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LaserShield dealer forum motivates

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01/01/2008

ORLANDO, Fla.—Not often at security events do you get smoke, lights and a live appearance by Dr.

Alarm Ordinance Watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2008

Smithfield, Va.
The Daily Press reported in early December that the Town Council here has passed a new false-alarm ordinance, modeled on a policy adopted by Isle of Wight County officials in October.

HID vet Grillo joins XceedID board of directors

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01/01/2008

GOLDEN, Colo.—Roughly six months after saying his goodbyes at Assa Abloy, Joe Grillo has reemerged in the access control industry, taking a board position with XceedID, a card and reader supplier focusing on RFID solutions.

Service is the buzz of Securing New Ground

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01/01/2008

NEW YORK—Here at the Roosevelt Hotel on Madison Avenue, the 12th Annual Securing New Ground conference was dominated by speakers emphasizing the increasing importance of service revenue for security systems integrators. From featured speakers Julie Donohue (vice president of IBM Global Technology Services for Security and Privacy) and John Koch (president of ADT North America) to “Reinventing the Dealer” panelist Joe Nuccio (president and chief executive officer at ASG) to conference co-host Jeff Kessler (industry analyst at Lehman Brothers), the message was loud and clear that forward thinking integrators are looking to increase service revenue and financial players highly value those efforts.

Government watch

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01/01/2008

The Security Industry Association outlined its legislative agenda for 2008 and Don Erickson, legislative director for the group, noted that, of the dozen priorities listed, “We’ve got some new things, like the hospital grants, some recurring issues such as Port Security, as well as non-funding issues like the government end-user training idea and establishing a DHS federal physical security advisory committee.”
Following are excerpts from SIA’s top 12 legislative priorities for 2008:
Rail/Public Transit System Security Grants: Similar to the “Improving America’s Security Act of 2007,” which authorized $3.

Hotmail co-founder to lead Proximex

Jack Smith: The security industry is ‘similar to what IT was like 10-to-15 years ago’
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01/01/2008

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—Jack Smith has a pretty good resume.

IQinVision pushes ‘pixel per foot’

Is this the new standard for how video surveillance is specified?
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01/01/2008

BOSTON, Mass.—Here in the Architects Building on Broad Street in the Financial District, IQinVision held a cozy seminar Dec.

Virginia association votes to realign with NBFAA

SSN Staff  - 
12/06/2007

ASHLAND, Va.--The Virginia Burglar & Fire Alarm Association announced yesterday that its members have voted to realign with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association effective January 2008.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

Isle of Wight, Va.
Isle of Wight county officials approved a false alarm ordinance on Oct.

Sonitrol system catches thieves hiding in rafters

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12/01/2007

HOUSTON--A Sonitrol alarm system helped police locate two men, of five who had broken into a car stereo and electronics store here Oct. 12, hiding in the rafters of the store.

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