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Avigilon adds AI to entry-level camera lines

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06/19/2018

VANCOUVER, Canada—Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, recently announced it has extended its video analytics platform to the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines with the addition of Unusual Motion Detection (UMD) technology.

Dynamark forms strategic alliance with National Network Group

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06/19/2018

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark Security Centers recently announced a partnership with National Network Group, a consulting firm based out of Pittsburgh, Pa. that connects end users with integrators.

Four mistakes to avoid when hiring sales people

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06/19/2018

If there is one statistic that is common throughout the security industry, it’s the miserable rate of success in hiring and retaining successful sales people.

Five Questions: Kurtis Erdman

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06/18/2018

Kurtis Erdman, recently hired at third party monitoring center NMC as its South Eastern regional sales manager, is based out of Pensacola, Fla. “I’m really tasked with promoting the NMC brand throughout the Southeast,” Erdman said. He called Southeast a “relatively untapped area” for NMC—“The Southeast is really a ripe territory for us. There’s lots of business there. There’s lots of great independent alarm installers.” In early June, Security Systems News asked Erdman five questions.

Specifically Speaking with Jarod Stockdale

Director security consulting and design, NV5, in Hollywood, Fla.
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06/18/2018

What's your role at the company?

NV5 is a dynamic engineering and consulting firm.We offer a wide variety of services from environmental and civil engineering, to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire, and technology design. My role as a director in the Buildings, Technology, and Sciences (BTS) division of the company is to help lead the future of our business.

SSN News Poll gauges reader familiarity with GDPR

As of early June, most respondents know a little bit about the GDPR but are learning more
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06/18/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine—The EU General Data Protection Regulation—better known as the GDPR—became enforceable as of May 25. This regulation addresses how personal data of EU citizens is handled, with GDPR fines that could amount to more than 1 million euros per violation.

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SSN News Poll August 2018

IHS Markit expects voice-operated alarm systems to grow at a 7 percent CAGR between 2017 and 2022. What’s your opinion of voice activated technologies for home control and security?