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Global home automation market to hit $78b by 2022

North America is currently dominating the market
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05/23/2016

DALLAS—The global home automation market is forecasted to more than double by 2022, according to a recent Marketsandmarkets report, in part due to the Internet of Things and home automation features that save money by reducing energy consumption.

Cloud+ goes to Austin

The industry’s only conference dedicated to cloud
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05/20/2016

AUSTIN, Texas—Security Systems News today announced that the second annual Cloud+ conference will take place Nov. 29-30 at the Lost Pines Resort in Austin, Texas.

Market Trends: Mobile access control today—where are we?

Smartphone usage for access control and security management increasing
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05/19/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—Access control is one of those areas in commercial security that just screams for smartphone compatibility. People seldom leave their home, car or office without their phone in tow, and scanning a prox card or identity badge seems so, well, 2006.

FBI chief Celestini to speak about cybersecurity at ESX

ESX Public Safety Luncheon featured speaker is senior executive FBI representative to the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command
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05/18/2016

FORT WORTH, Texas—FBI Section Chief Philip Celestini will be the featured speaker for the ESX Public Safety Luncheon on June 9, ESX organizers announced today.

ESX announces competitors for 2016 TechVision Challenge

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05/13/2016

FORT WORTH, Texas—ESX announced the 10 companies, all ESX Innovation Award Winners, that will face off with in this year’s TechVision Challenge for the title of ESX’s “Best in Show.”

Specifically Speaking with Paul F. Benne

President of Sentinel Consulting, based in New York
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05/06/2016

How is Sentinel Consulting different from consulting firms that work for architects?

Nominations open for Security Systems News’ ‘20 under 40’ Class of 2016

Nominate a colleague or yourself
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05/06/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—If you have an exceptional colleague, one who deserves recognition for their work in the security industry, we’d like to hear about them. Security Systems News is calling for nominations for its annual “20 under 40” awards.

Qualcomm, ADT, August to talk trends at ESX

Panelists will assess the competitive landscape for the security industry
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05/04/2016

FORT WORTH, Texas—ESX on May 3 announced that speakers from Qualcomm, ADT and August will be the panelists for its OpenXchange Breakfast, which will take place here on June 8.

How I Use My System: Joe Ebright

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05/02/2016

Joe Ebright joined Shiver Security Systems, a full service company based in Cincinnati, two years ago. The company maintains its own central station and last year moved into a new building. As the company’s territory sales manager, Ebright sells and manages accounts—for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In mid-April, just after ISC West, Security Systems News spoke to Ebright about the system he has at home.

Tyco Security Products' Anita Santos at Mentor Factor

Santos will speak on 'putting courageous leadership into practice'
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04/29/2016

WESTFORD, Mass.—Tyco Security Products announced that Anita Santos, Tyco Security Products VP of marketing, on May 2 will speak at an event developed by Mentor Factor, a professional development program for high-potential women in the financial services industry. The event will take place in New York.

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SSN News Poll August 2016

The final sunset date for 2G—Dec. 31, 2016—is fast approaching. Speakers at last year’s Honeywell CONNECT conference said that dealers needed to get started. John Loud said in early 2016 that avoiding the hassle of 2G conversions would result in more companies looking to sell. Where is your company in the sunset?

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