Also Noted

ASSA ABLOY acquires Lighthouse

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03/25/2016

STOCKHOLM—ASSA ABLOY on March 15 announced it acquired Lighthouse, a sectional door and docking distributor based in Charlotte, N.C.

Vector Security employees support local Boy Scouts council

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03/24/2016

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.—Employees of Vector Security, a provider of intelligent security and home automation solutions, stepped in to lend a helping hand when relocation caused the Kingston, N.Y.-based Rip Van Winkle Council of the Boys Scouts of America to urgently need a new fire and security system. The volunteers, led by David Atkins, Sr. Service Technician for Vector Security and Assistant Scout Master for the council, even donated their time on a Saturday to install the system and make sure the office would be up and running.

Comcast launches 24/7 video for Xfinity Home

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03/24/2016

PHILADELPHIA—Comcast announced recently that 24/7 video recording, a cloud- and motion-based video monitoring solution, is now available for Xfinity Home customers. The residential home security provider now offers a continuous video recording service. According to Parks Associates, security cameras are the most popular smart home device, and more than 40 percent of people who own one, access the devices daily or almost daily through an app.

Habitec Security named 2016 top workplace

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03/21/2016

HOLLAND, Ohio—Habitec Security has been selected as one of The Toledo Blade Top Workplaces for the second year in a row.

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.

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