Also Noted

Qolsys approved for ACA dealer program

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03/21/2016

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Qolsys, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, announced that its home security and smart home platform has been approved for distribution in the Alarm Capital Alliance (ACA) dealer program.

Protection 1 appoints industry veteran Ken Rosen as resi sales VP

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03/21/2016

ROMEOVILLE, Ill.—Protection 1, a full-service business and home security company, has hired Ken Rosen to serve as its new VP of residential Sales, reporting to chief revenue officer Jamie Haenggi.

Poll: People want a monitored system

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03/17/2016

PHILADELPHIA—A study, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of LivSecure, found that many Americans say it would be “important that the authorities are alerted by their security system.”

Viscount partners with DMP

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03/08/2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Viscount Systems, a software company specializing in physical and logical security solutions, announced a product partnership agreement with Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), a manufacturer of electronic alarms and access products.

Tyco to Participate in International Women's Day Forum

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03/07/2016

CORK, Ireland—Tyco today announced that it will present at the sixth annual International Women's Day Forum being hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the United Nations Office for Partnerships in New York on March 7 and 8. The event will convene public and private sector leaders to explore inclusive solutions that create opportunities for women and girls around the world.

Technavio identifies four connected home trends

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03/04/2016

LONDON—Technavio’s latest report on the global connected home security system market provides an analysis of four emerging trends impacting the connected home security system market through 2020.

Washington transit police get new control center

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02/29/2016

WASHINGTON—The Washington DC Metro opened a new security operations control center in Hyattsville, Md., acting as a “hub for thousands of cameras inside and outside the metro rail stations,” ABC7 reported.

VideoEdge debuts facial biometrics

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02/29/2016

WESTFORD, Mass—Tyco Security Products in Febrauary introduced facial biometrics within VideoEdge video surveillance systems for immediate detection and verification of individuals.

Avigilon to give preferred rates to ‘early adopters’ of its patent license plan

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02/29/2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon, video surveillance, access control and security solution provider, in February announced the launch of the “Early Adopter Plan” for the Avigilon patent license program. The plan offers preferred license rates and terms to companies that enter into a patent license agreement with Avigilon prior to April 30, 2016.

Business executives expect IT breaches

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02/23/2016

LONDON—As we hear more and more about cybersecurity concerns among physical security integrators and manufacturers, business owners around the world are concerned about cybersecurity, according to an NTT Com Security report.

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