Also Noted

Fire department auctioning old fire-alarm system

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09/09/2013

ASHLAND, Wis.—In the days before cell phones and sophisticated electronic alarm systems, residents here dashed to the city’s fire alarm boxes to call for help in an emergency. The relics, which sent telegrams to the fire department and triggered a series of bells, are now being sold on eBay to raise money for the department.

Vivint Solar gets new CEO

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09/05/2013

PROVO, Utah—Greg Butterfield has been named the new CEO of Vivint Solar, the residential solar integrator announced in a Sept. 5 news release.

Faulkner to lead Cox Home Security

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09/05/2013

ATLANTA—Kristine Faulkner has been promoted to vice president and general manager of Cox Home Security and Smart Home, the company announced in a Sept. 5 news release

March Networks provides video surveillance for Hideaway Pizza

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09/05/2013

OTTAWA, Ontario—Hideaway Pizza, an Oklahoma restaurant chain, is now using a March Networks video surveillance system, including its latest network video recorders and IP cameras, according to a Sept. 4 news release.

TOTUS, SecureWatch24 announce partnership

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09/04/2013

AUSTIN, Texas—TOTUS Solutions, Inc. and SecureWatch24 have teamed up to offer a channel partnership combining lighting-based security systems and video surveillance. The companies announced the deal Sept. 3.

Universal announces acquisition, new executive position

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09/03/2013

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Universal Protection Service, one of the nation’s largest security guard providers which also does some security integration is growing.

CANASA, ASIS to collaborate on Ottawa security show

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09/03/2013

MARKHAM, Ontario—The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) and ASIS International 140 Ottawa Chapter will team up to put on the Security Canada Ottawa trade show in June 2014.

ADT installers, techs unionize in North Carolina

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08/30/2013

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—A group of The ADT Corp. employees in North Carolina has joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), according to that union.

Gamewell-FCI: New touch-screen fire alarm panel simplifies use

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08/29/2013

NORTHFORD, Conn.—A full-color, touch-screen interface brings the style of smartphones and tablets to a new fire alarm system that provides smoke, carbon monoxide, gas and multi-criteria detection and more, Gamewell-FCI announced this week.

University launches sprinkler ed campaign after student floods dorm

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08/29/2013

NEWPORT, Ky.—College student Rick Seal needed a place to hang his shirt. He opted for the closest fire sprinkler head.

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