Also Noted

PSA adds Emcom Systems to partner network

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01/16/2020

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, recently announced a partnership with Emcom Systems to offer end-to-end Voice Over IP (VoIP) solutions to its network.

Senate passes of Bipartisan DIGIT Act

The SIA-supported bill will facilitate the growth of IoT technologies
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01/14/2020

WASHINGTON.—The U.S. Senate recently passed the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act, which calls for the creation of a working group of federal entities and experts from the private and academic sectors tasked with providing recommendations to Congress on how to facilitate the growth of connected IoT technologies.

ONVIF hosts 21st Developers’ Plugfest in Rome

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01/14/2020

SAN RAMON, Calif.—ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its 21st Developers’ Plugfest late last year in Rome, an event that highlighted the continued demand for interoperable solutions.

SIA announces RISE Scholarship winners

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01/09/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected five recipients for the 2020 SIA RISE Scholarship, a program offered through SIA’s RISE community of young security professionals that supports the education and career development goals of young indu

Securitas acquires customer contracts of iVerify

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01/07/2020

UNIONTOWN, OHIO - Securitas Electronic Security Inc. (SES) has acquired the customer contracts and certain select assets of iVerify.US Inc. (iVerify).

Resideo joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

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01/06/2020

DAVIS, Calif.—The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its Board of Directors.

29 percent of US broadband homes own a smart home device

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01/03/2020

DALLAS—Approximately 29 percent of U.S. broadband households now own a smart home device, a 20 percent growth rate from one year ago, according to new research from Parks Associates based on its 4Q 2019 survey of 10,000 broadband households.

DIY camera maker Wyze suffers data breach, 2.4 million affected

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01/02/2020

SEATTLE—DIY smart home camera maker Wyze reported last week that 2.4 million customers’ data was exposed as part of a data breach that happened between December 4th – December 26th.

The Monitoring Association celebrating 70th Anniversary

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01/02/2020

McLEAN, Va.— The Monitoring Association (TMA) is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2020 with personal remembrances that will be shared throughout 2020 across all of TMA’s communications and a special celebration at TMA’s 2020 Annual Meeting, Oct.

Hanwha’s top five video surveillance trends for 2020

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12/20/2019

TEANECK, N.J.—Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions announced its top five key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. 

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