Also Noted

Georgia fire officers win national anthem contest for NFPA's 2014 Conference & Expo

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05/16/2014

LAS VEGAS—Capt. Mark Ware of the Sandy Springs Fire Department in Sandy Springs, Ga., and Lt.

PERS provider, home care company team up

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05/13/2014

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. and HAVERTOWN, Pa.—MedScope, the a provider of medical alert systems, and Visiting Angels, an in-home care company, have announced a partnership to provide MedScope’s array of PERS devices and services to Visiting Angels’ franchisees, according to a joint statement.

Casper City Council approves first reading of alarm ordinance

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05/13/2014

CASPER, Wyo.—The City Council here recently approved the first reading of its nuisance fire alarm ordinance, according to an article from the website of K2 radio, a local news radio station. The ordinance passed 7-2.

Washington city may begin charging for false alarms

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05/13/2014

MERCER ISLAND CITY, Wash.—Police in this city near Seattle have responded to an average of 858 false alarms annually over the past three years, with about 300 believed to be repeat offenders, according to a report from the Mercer Island Reporter, a newspaper based here.

DirectView to secure cannabis grow facility

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05/12/2014

NEW YORK—DirectView Security announced May 12 it has been selected by Sundance Gardens, a privately held Colorado-based company, to upgrade the security system at its 3,000-square-foot cannabis grow facility in Denver Colorado.

Edulbehram joins Samsung

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05/12/2014

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Samsung Techwin America has appointed industry veteran Jumbi Edulbehram to the role of director of business development.

AlertEnterprise integrates with AMAG’s Symmetry

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05/12/2014

TORRANCE, Calif.–AMAG Technology, an access control, IP video and intrusion detection solution provider, announced in April that AlertEnterprise is now a certified partner.

Cableco’s home security solution powered by iControl

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05/08/2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Connected home technology provider iControl Networks announced May 1 that its iControl Converge software platform is powering the Bright House Networks Home Security & Control solution.

‘Test Drive’ of Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 available

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05/08/2014

MELVILLE, N.Y.—To help dealers sell remote services, Honeywell has developed a ‘Test Drive’ interactive demo feature for the iPhone, the company recently announced.

NFPA: Total cost of fire up 34 percent from 1980

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05/08/2014

QUINCY, Mass.—The National Fire Protection Association in April released an updated report on the total cost of fire in the United States, which showed that the total cost of fire in 2011 was estimated at $329 billion, or roughly 2.1 percent of U.S.

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