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Thursday, July 23, 2009
I've added a new blog to the roll on the bottom right. ObjectVideo's got a new one, which, as you might expect, will talk about video analytics, standards, government initiatives, etc.

Even more great press (though not for IP)

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009
For whatever reason, there's been a run lately of local media basically telling home and business owners they'd be morons not to invest in a security system. This seems like a good thing to me.

Another way to cut you out of the deal

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009
DIY home surveillance systems are getting ever more sophisticated, and the manufacturers are starting to figure out the recurring revenue part, too.

This is great press

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009
I'd encourage every security company to offer up a story like this one to the local TV stations. Great publicity:

CIT update

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009
This Bloomberg article gives you just about all you need on where CIT is right now (as in: not a good place).

Evidence of the new economy

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009
If you think you're living in the same world you were living in five years ago, you're the mayor of Wrongtown.

Good news for resi security

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Monday, July 20, 2009
It may not be time for you resi dealers to pop the champagne, but at least some of the numbers are moving in the right direction. From WSJ's Marketwatch last week, here's some news about housing starts:

Depends what your definition of "security system" is

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Friday, July 17, 2009
I'm not sure if people are following what happened at Mount Rushmore (a place I've been twice - it's amazing and worth the trip), but it's gotten pretty out of hand.

Some perspective

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Friday, July 17, 2009
Just when I start to think the security industry might not be as small as everyone says it is, I'm presented with a reminder of its relative size.

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