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ASIS press releases, part 1

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Monday, September 21, 2009
Here's a place to run down some of the news being put out there today. It's a bit of a firehose because a lot of companies requested a Sept. 21 embargo on their news. Why, I'm not sure, but I'll post these from time to time during the show when I have time (which means not that often).

What I learned at the Flir event

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Monday, September 21, 2009
In the past, we've covered Flir fairly loosely, with the basic idea that thermal imaging was too expensive for most of our readership base to be installing on a regular basis. That's increasingly wrong-headed of us.

What's going on at ASIS?

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Friday, September 18, 2009
Or, maybe better put, What's going on at ASIS. With a period because I'm telling you. But they say questions make for good headlines on the web. Maybe I should stop listening to my web optimization guy... Anyway, here's the drill:

Check out the stats on alarm company complaints here.

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Thursday, September 17, 2009
You know all those jokes about how everyone hates lawyers? Ha, ha, ha. Well, if the BBB can predict popularity, those lawyers may soon be telling funny jokes about how everyone hates alarm companies. And everyone's gonna get the joke.

Why doesn't every vendor use video like this?

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Thursday, September 17, 2009
Admittedly, Feeling Software has been a little hard to wrap my arms around. Not only is the name kind of off-putting (software with feelings? software that feels me up?

A brief rant about PR types

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Actually, I like most PR people. They serve a needed function and many PR professionals are great at their jobs - they set up phone calls with busy executives and they issue good press releases that draw my attention to things I think my readers care about.

Which Md. security co is going green?

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Homesafe Security of Baltimore is going green. I got a press release from them this morning about a contract they secured to install GE's Ecomagination Smart Command systems (along with security and other low-voltage services) at a new development in Anne Arundel County Maryland.

New online video monitoring entrant

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Monday, September 14, 2009
I was contacted recently by the proprietor of www.ugolog.com, a site that offers live peek-in, as well as cloud storage, to end users who'd like to hook up an IP camera and watch pets, nannies, office spaces, etc.

Got something to say? SIA says 'Say it here.'

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Friday, September 11, 2009
Following on the heels of CSAA's call for industry commentary on their pending standards, SIA has sent a call for commentary out to you, the security industry.

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