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Qolsys, new home security/automation manufacturer, launches in Vegas

‘All in one’ IQ Panel, made by Foxconn, works on Alarm.com and Android
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04/10/2013

LAS VEGAS—The home security and home automation space has a new player: Qolsys. Based in Silicon Valley, the company introduced its first product, the 7-inch touch-screen IQ Panel, at ISC West today.

Security expertise ‘not paramount’ for next Diebold CEO

Thomas Swidarski steps down amid poor earnings forecast
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01/24/2013

CANTON, Ohio—Diebold CEO Thomas Swidarski resigned Thursday and a search for a replacement is under way. In that search, security industry expertise may be a plus, but it is "not paramount," a Diebold spokesman told Security Systems News.

HID Global completes NFC-enabled smartphone pilot at two enterprise businesses

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09/25/2012

IRVINE, Calif.—HID Global on Sept. 25 announced the completion of two pilot programs validating how Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled smartphones allow employees to open doors with a mobile device.

Five Questions: Daniel Jackson

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11/15/2017

Surveillance Systems Inc., a commercial integrator based in Rocklin, Calif., recently brought on Daniel Jackson to be director of technical sales, where he not only designs and sells systems but is involved in tech support and overall account management. Security Systems News asked Jackson five questions.

SSN honors ‘20 under 40’ End User Class of 2017

Winners exemplify how the industry is now driven by IT, new tech
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11/08/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to introduce and honor its “20 under 40” End User Class of 2017, made up of the next generation of security professionals leading the industry today.

How I Use My System: Nick Perry

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11/01/2017

Nick Perry, NorthStar Alarm Services’ vice president of business development, joined the company in January and has been focused on building and supporting NorthStar’s new Authorized Affiliate Funding Program. Security Systems News talked with Perry in early October about the home security system he currently has and what he likes about it.

Specifically Speaking with Pierre Bourgeix

Bourgeix is president of Cleveland-based ESICONVERGENT
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11/01/2017

What services does the company provide and what vertical markets does the company specialize in?

News Poll: How do security companies prepare for natural disasters?

Fifty-six percent support the idea of a coordinated industry effort to help those affected
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10/25/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—In August and September large weather events—Hurricanes Harvey and Irma—made landfall in the United States; Security Systems News asked its readers how they prepare ahead of natural disasters, and what can be done for those affected.

How I Use My System: Rick Simpson

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10/18/2017

Rick Simpson, vice president technical services of Vector Security, has been with the company for 33 years. He “started as a service technician, then moved up through the ranks.” Simpson is a past chair of the ESA Standards Fire/Life Safety Committee. Security Systems News talked with Simpson in August about the security system he uses at home.

Meet SSN’s ‘20 under 40’ Integrator Class of 2017

Winners highlight the ability to help others and the benefits of including experience from outside of the security industry
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10/04/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—Every year Security Systems News receives a great list of nominations for its “20 under 40” awards and we are proud to announce this year’s integrator winners.

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