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Remote monitoring marketing materials

Monday, January 7, 2008
Stories like this one about the nuclear industry's new panic about sleeping guards just couldn't be better marketing fodder for those of you out there peddling remote monitoring and video analytics.

AMPS-It's everybody's problem

Friday, January 4, 2008

Despite all the clamor in the security world about the looming analog deadline, this mainstream news article points out the more widespread panic about analog getting the axe.

CEA says digital TV conversion opportunity for integrators

Thursday, January 3, 2008
For those of you eyeing the home automation space, it might be interesting to note that the CEA now believes at least half of all U.S. homes have a digital television.

10 Manchester, NH bars, clubs without fire protection

Thursday, January 3, 2008
For ten years Manchester, NH fire officials had been reminding (but not forcing) a local restaurant, T.R. Brennan's, to install a fire alarm system.

Mission:Possible - Door to desktop (bear with me)

Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Okay, so I'm watching the original Tom Cruise remake of Mission:Impossible, and it gets to that very famous scene where Cruise is hanging from the air conditioning duct and can't make the temperature go up, or

Congratulations Nick!

Tuesday, January 1, 2008
I learned yesterday that one of my best sources—an expert on all things fire—went and retired on me! ( And before I could talk to him for a story I'm writing this week about IP technology and fire installations. Not happy about this, Nick.)

This is why analytics seem so attractive

Sunday, December 30, 2007
Wondering why analytics seem like such a good idea? See this story. The big question is whether alarm events can programmed to produce small electronic charges.