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Officials claim owner delayed alarm installation

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02/27/2013

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—Nassau County fire officials claim that a property owner of Hempstead Village apartments, where a deadly fire claimed two lives last week, was slow in putting in a new automatic fire alarm system, according to an article from FireEngineering.com.

2013 ESX to make security robotics a focal point

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02/26/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Electronic Security Expo, set to take place here June 19-20, will produce new media and event opportunities to help connect makers and distributors of security robots and robotics platforms with physical security companies, according to an ESX statem

VidSys PSIM software used by Houston during NBA All-Star Weekend

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02/26/2013

VIENNA, Va.—VidSys, a provider of PSIM software, today announced that the city of Houston deployed its software to manage potential security threats during the NBA All-Star festivities held Feb. 14-17, according to a company statement.

Genesis recommends HDVR for IP migration

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02/26/2013

GERMANTOWN, Md.—Genesis Security Systems, a security systems integrator based here, is helping its clients understand that the time is ripe to migrate from analog to digital IP video.

Women's Security Council announces Women of the Year awards

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02/25/2013

LAS VEGAS—The Women's Security Council, a network of security professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the industry, will again recognize top female professionals in the physical security industry at the 2013 WSC Women of the Year awards, according

Ackerman employees organize women’s health fundraiser

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02/21/2013

ATLANTA—Three call center employees at Ackerman Security Systems, based here, organized a “Go Red For Women” day at the corporate headquarters, according to a company statement. 

MOBOTIX partners with Avad to target home automation

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02/20/2013

NEW YORK—MOBOTIX, a provider of network-based surveillance systems, has announced a new distribution relationship with Avad that is geared towards the home automation market, according to a company statement.

Airport evacuated after alarm malfunction

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02/20/2013

AUSTIN, Texas—The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport was briefly evacuated Tuesday after a fire alarm malfunctioned, according to an article from the Austin-American Statesman, a newspaper based here.

ADT Pulse adds remote door locks

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02/20/2013

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT Pulse customers will now be able to lock or unlock doors in their home using tablets, smartphones or desktop computers, the company announced Feb. 20. The ADT Corp.

Boyd & Associates acquire Get Alarmed

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02/19/2013

PALM DESERT, Calif.—Boyd & Associates, a private security company based here, has announced the acquisition of Get Alarmed, an Indio, Calif.-based burglar and fire alarm company, according to a company statement.

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