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NMC hires new director of national sales

Industry veteran Nicola Oakie brings more than 20 years’ experience to her new role
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12/13/2017

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—NMC recently hired Nicola Oakie, who previously worked as the general manager with American Video and Security and then the director of business development at I-View Now, as the company’s new director of national sales.

Allegion surveys baby boomers on smart home interests

Thirty-two percent of responding baby boomers already use smart devices
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12/13/2017

CARMEL, Ind.—Schlage, a lock brand within Allegion, recently looked into the baby boomer generation and its feelings on smart home devices by surveying about 500 U.S. adults aged 53-71.

Five Questions: Stephen Grein

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12/13/2017

Stephen Grein was recently hired as director, Enterprise Solutions, for Guidepost Solutions LLC, a Dallas-based company specializing in compliance, investigations, and security and technology consulting. Grein brings his extensive experience in technology, business expansion strategies, development of engineering solutions, and high-level contract negotiation to the firm. His systems experience includes video systems, cybersecurity, networking equipment and vital network services. Security Systems News asked him five questions.

TMA releases new Level 1 operator training course

Association to work on false alarm training course and updating Level 2 in 2018
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12/13/2017

VIENNA, Va.—The Monitoring Association recently announced a new Level 1 training course for operators.

Body camera company opens dealer network

Occly makes a body camera for personal and commercial use
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12/06/2017

CHICAGO—Occly, a manufacturer of a monitored wearable body camera alarm system founded in 2015, is now looking to build out a national dealer network, Marc Harris, company co-founder, told Security Systems News.

PSA TEC 2018 conference program and agenda announced

Registration opens this month as show moves to Denver in mid-March
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12/06/2017

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, one of the world’s largest security and systems integrator cooperatives, recently announced the education lineup and conference agenda for TEC 2018, which will be held March 12-16, 2018, in Denver.

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