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DTT appoints new CEO

Mike Coffey takes the reigns as Sam Naficy moves to chairman of the board
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01/16/2018

LOS ANGELES—A week after securing an $80 million credit facility and completing the first acquisition in its 20 year history, DTT announced the appointment of Mike Coffey as chief executive officer. Sam Naficy, DTT’s previous CEO and founder, will assume the position of chairman of the board of directors, where he will focus on strategy and M&A activity, Naficy told Security Systems News.

Medical Guardian launches Freedom Guardian

New smart watch includes emergency response, transportation, and messaging capabilities
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01/16/2018

LAS VEGAS—PERS company Medical Guardian at CES 2018 launched a new product, the Freedom Guardian, a smart watch designed specifically for seniors’ everyday use as well as for emergencies.

Wayne Alarm makes acquisition, gains about 8,700 accounts

Company purchased of Lexington Alarm Systems, plans to maintain brand
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01/10/2018

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service security company based here, on Jan. 3 finalized its acquisition of Lexington Alarm Systems, based in Bedford, Mass.

ADT brings verification to SMB customers using its Pulse platform

Company plans to bring verification to residential Pulse customers in 2018
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01/10/2018

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced in late December that it could verify alarms through cameras connected for small- to medium-sized business customers on the ADT Pulse platform nationwide.

DTT closes on $80m debt facility, makes first acquisition

Combined entity to provide full suite of loss prevention services, surpass $4m in RMR
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01/09/2018

LAS VEGAS—DTT, a provider of video-based managed loss prevention solutions to the hospitality and C-Store industries headquartered in Las Vegas, announced today the closing of an $80 million debt facility led by administrative agent Capital One and CapitalSource, a division of Pacific Western Bank.

IC Realtime releases Ella

New video search tool can save time when looking for specific clips
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01/08/2018

POMPANO BEACH, Fla.—IC Realtime, a provider of digital surveillance and security technologies based here, on Jan. 8 officially launched Ella, a cloud-based search engine designed for going thorough video data using natural language.

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SSN News Poll February 2018

Security Systems News recently announced the program for its 2018 TechSec Solutions conference, focused on the latest in security trends and technology. Panels will address a variety of relevant topics in the industry, include access control, AI and IT. What do you see for the future of these technologies?