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Smart dealers can benefit from smart thermostats

IHS: Added value can bring in more customers, cut attrition rate

AUSTIN, Texas—Smart and connected thermostats offer traditional resi dealers a way to make an impact in the home security market if they take the right approach, according to Omar Talpur, market analyst, security and building technologies, for IHS Technology.

ISC East picks up steam, organizer says

Growing show focuses on hot topics this year

NORWALK, Conn.—Cyber security melding with physical security, dealers and installers competing with the DIY market, law enforcement’s wearable cameras: All will be hot topics at this year’s ISC East conference, scheduled for Nov. 18-19 in New York City.

SGS patents cybersecure connectivity device

Company lauds ‘plug-and-play’ capabilities

MEQUON, Wis.—Secure Global Solutions, a provider of central station technologies like its Stages platform, has patented its Network Navigator, an easy-install device ensuring a secure connection for communications.

CryWolf to help New Orleans false alarms

Software solution to increase fines and collections

NEW ORLEANS—CryWolf False Alarm Solutions gained a contract to manage New Orleans’ false alarm management program, which entails issuing and collecting fines, permit fees, and compiling alarm system data.

Numera releases activity tracking platform EverThere

Company’s acquisition by Nortek Security & Control adds backing for Numera

SEATTLE—Numera is rolling out EverThere, a new proactive activity tracking platform attached to its Libris mPERS, allowing users or family members to track activity levels, note trends and set alerts.

Lenel and AlertEnterprise now allies

Lenel VARs can now resell PIAM and compliance solution

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Access control provider Lenel and physical identity and access management (PIAM) software provider AlertEnterprise on Sept. 28 signed a strategic alliance that will enable Lenel VARS to resell AlertEnterprise’s solution to its customers.


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SSN News Poll November 2015

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