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Huronia acquires in Ontario

Company expands its account base, gains a redundant central station
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05/19/2017

MIDLAND, Ontario—Huronia Alarm & Fire Security Inc., a full service security company based here, announced on May 10 the largest acquisition in its history, purchasing Peerless Security & Muskoka Fire Protection Services Limited. The deal adds 2,000 accounts to Huronia’s existing base of 6,000 accounts.

Boon Edam sustains double-digit growth rate

Demand for anti-tailgating products increasing globally, CEO says
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05/17/2017

LILLINGTON, N.C.—Boon Edam, a global company that specializes in secure entry solutions, continues its strong double-digit growth rate as demand for its products increases both here in the U.S. and globally, according to Boon Edam CEO Mark Borto.

How I Use My System: Anne Campau

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05/17/2017

Anne Campau, Comtronics’ executive vice president and general counsel, has been with the company since 1999. She has a background in mergers and acquisitions, which she brought to Comtronics. In late March, Security Systems News spoke with Campau about the home security system that she uses.

Parks Associates’ annual conference set for Silicon Valley

Research firm says recurring revenues from smart homes will exceed $1 billion by 2021
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05/17/2017

DALLAS—Nearly 38 million U.S. households will have a smart home controller by 2021, generating more than $1.2 billion in recurring service revenue, according to research firm Parks Associates, which is hosting its 21st annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 23-25, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport.

Essence to release mobile solution

Rafi Zauer calls Care@Home Active a ‘step forward’ for mPERS
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05/17/2017

HERZLIYA, Israel—Essence announced a new PERS product for a more mobile demographic today, the Care@Home Active, which Essence’s head of marketing Rafi Zauer called a “seamless extension of current PERS capabilities.”

Former president George W. Bush to speak at ASIS 2017

ASIS looked to include diverse perspectives with this year’s speakers, ASIS CEO says
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05/16/2017

DALLAS—ASIS International recently announced a few speakers for its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits to be held here, Sept. 25-28, including president George W. Bush, futurist Scott Klososky, and Boston Marathon bombing investigators Richard DesLauriers and Ed Davis.

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SSN News Poll July 2017

Research firms, such as ABI Research and IHS Markit, have recently examined the smart home market, how it is changing and what its future might look like. Parks Associates is currently gearing up for its annual conference on smart home technology. What are you seeing in the smart home market?