Posts Tagged ‘Morgan Hertel’

The new central station

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 9:33 Be the first to comment

Central station evolving to ‘hub’ and ‘information-processing center’ By Daniel Gelinas The security industry is a technology-driven ecosystem. This year’s ISC West show in Las Vegas is proof enough of that. There were new technologies on display and talk everywhere about new technologies that integrate the information from disparate technologies into a single interface (physical [...]

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Poll: ECV and municipality cooperation

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 9:13 Be the first to comment

SSN readers see value in working with municipalities Many already using ECV By Daniel Gelinas YARMOUTH, Maine—An October story and follow up blog from Security Systems News showcased the resolution of a pivotal legal battle between the city of Fontana, Calif. and the Inland Empire Alarm Association. Through its discussions with industry experts, SSN uncovered [...]

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Special report: The IP central station: ‘Why would anybody do this?’

Thursday, January 7, 2010 11:44 Be the first to comment

IP technology has been “coming” to security—mostly accompanied by fanfare—for a while. As numerous reports have made clear, IP opens up all kinds of new opportunity for the security industry in the form of new services and added value for the end user—both of which translate to more revenue. It also, however, opens up new worlds of complexity and expense in the form of new infrastructure needed, more training for personnel, and the convergence of security and IT.

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