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Five Questions: Chad Swain

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12/23/2014

Chad Swain is the new general manager of Protection 1’s Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, markets. His experience elsewhere ranges from commercial sales and installation manager to executive sales trainer, senior vice president of sales and regional general manager. Swain also owned and operated his own company as a manufacturer and distributor of security products including video, IP and HD cameras and DVRs. In November, Security Systems News caught up with Chad and asked him five questions.

CFATS reauthorization, at long last, awaits presidential approval

Four-year reauthorization will benefit industry
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12/22/2014

WASHINGTON—After a long wait for those in the industry, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) bill is now on the president’s desk awaiting his signature.

Avigilon buys ObjectVideo’s patents, licensing program for $80.3m

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12/19/2014

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon Corp. has acquired ObjectVideo Inc.’s entire video analytics patent portfolio and patent licensing program, which includes major global clients, for $80.3 million U.S. dollars.

American Alarm and Communications’ unique approaches

Unique in central station composition to employee outlook
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12/17/2014

ARLINGTON, Mass.—For American Alarm, it’s not just about the growth of the company, but an invested growth in the individual—which, itself, facilitates company growth. The company on Dec. 15 hosted a visit for a new Security Systems News editor.

Dice Users' Group Conference 2014

New products revealed
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12/17/2014

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.—Dice Corp. has released a selection of new products at its most recent annual users' group conference, where 30 percent of its client base was present.

Chubb Edwards becomes exclusive Edwards provider in Canada

Offers single source for product line
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12/17/2014

MISSISSAGUA, Ontario—Chubb Edwards will become the exclusive provider of the Edwards EST fire and life safety product line and the Edwards signaling product range throughout Canada as of Jan. 1.

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