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Alarm.com wins security product of the year at CES

Company’s new Smart Signal technology recognized with CTA’s Mark of Excellence Award
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01/15/2019

TYSONS, Va. and LAS VEGAS—Alarm.com won Security Product of the Year for its new Smart Signal feature at the Consumer Technology Association's Mark of Excellence awards presented at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) last week.

Open Options appoints Steve Wagner as president

Wagner shares with SSN his views on new role, future of the company
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01/15/2019

ADDISON, Texas—Open Options, an open platform access control solution company that was acquired by ACRE, LLC in December, has appointed Steve Wagner as the company’s new president.

Former UCC executive Mark Matlock joins Pro-Vigil

As VP of Indirect Channel Revenue, he will drive growth of recent Lydia dealer partnership
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01/14/2019

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a global provider of video-based security solutions, announced the appointment of Mark Matlock to the position of vice president of Indirect Channel Revenue.

ADT acquires another commercial integrator

Company continues commercial expansion with purchase of Advanced Cabling Systems
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01/11/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions, announced the acquisition of Advanced Cabling Systems, a technology integration company based in North Little Rock, Ark.

LifeShield introduces new services, equipment

Voice control, custom rules and a new HD video doorbell demonstrated at Pepcom’s Digital Experience!, ahead of CES 2019
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01/09/2019

LAS VEGAS—LifeShield, a wireless home security system company, welcomed the New Year with two announcements, one about the addition of service offerings the other about a new piece of equipment.

Mission 500 exceeds 2018 goals with higher expectations for 2019

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01/09/2019

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in severe need across the U.S., made some amazing strides this year raising funds through a number of events that were held throughout the year.

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SSN News Poll February 2019

As we head into 2019, this month's poll looks to gauge the overall state of industry.