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NBFAA/CSAA study shows member companies are older than average and are working in varied end markets
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11/01/2007

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--The increased collaboration between the two major security associations--the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Central Station Alarm Association--first brought to light by the groups' plans to hold an industry educational conference and exhibit called ESX in Nashville in June 2008, was in further evidence Sept.

Tennessee BFAA to meet at ESX

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10/01/2007

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Tennessee Burglar & Fire Alarm Association president Scott Slough's enthusiasm for the newest security show on the calendar--the brand new Electronic Security Expo (called ESX) scheduled to debut here June 25 through 27, 2008--was evident in August when he announced that his organization would hold its annual convention at ESX (search "CSAA, NBFAA to team for show" at www.

Pastor on patrol praises ADT flexibility

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10/01/2007

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.--Donny Sims, a youth pastor at the Foursquare Church, Hope Christian Center, located here, is accustomed to counseling young men, not apprehending them.

Investors eye security firms with green crossover

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10/01/2007

SAN DIEGO--Airsis, a company offering web-based services that allow subscribers to monitor air quality and ship locations, recently closed a $1 million round of funding with angel investors, and currently has "two name-brand venture capital funds that are looking at a significant investment," said president Dean Rosenberg. As a firm that plays in a number of markets--business efficiency, security, environmental protection--it is indicative of a growing trend where investors are looking for opportunities to fund companies that "see the whole picture," said Rosenberg, and understand the varying ways that security firms can operate outside of their traditional roles.

Government Watch

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10/01/2007

Rhode Island alarm co. owner/state rep foresees relaxing of fire codes
It's not a done deal yet, but government officials, including Rep.

IPUG in Mass.

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10/01/2007

WALTHAM, Mass.--More than 125 people--integrators, end users, manufacturers and consultants--showed up here at the Forefront Center for Meetings and Conferences on Aug.

Mixed reac to Pelco deal

SSN readers split down the middle as to impact on market
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10/01/2007

YARMOUTH, Maine--Shortly after the announced purchase of video manufacturer Pelco by French conglomerate Schneider Electric, Security Systems News polled our readers as to how the deal will affect the security industry at large. After more than 200 readers weighed in, the results were decidedly mixed.

CA ACLU condemns public surveillance in report

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10/01/2007

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--The American Civil Liberties Union's California affiliates on Aug.

Triple team

NBFAA, Tri-Ed, The Summit Group offer business training this fall
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09/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--Distributor Tri-Ed has teamed with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and The Summit Group to offer comprehensive business training seminars in four markets this fall: Boston; Milford, Conn.; Garden Grove, Calif.

Saflink sells Registered Traveler assets to FLO

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09/01/2007

KIRKLAND, Wash.--Saflink, a manufacturer of biometric security technologies, announced last week the sale of its Registered Traveler assets to its subsidiary, FLO Corporation, for $6.

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SSN News Poll September 2017

A variety of dealers and monitoring centers have taken interest in the PERS, mPERS and medical monitoring space. How do you think PERS and security could interact?