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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.

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.

Can you believe it?

Axis-commissioned study finds IP video is price competitive--here's the man who conducted the study
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12/01/2007

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--A study commissioned by Axis Communications' North American offices here found that an IP-based system of 40 cameras offers a lower total cost of ownership than an analog-based surveillance system of the same size.

Diddell to head SIA

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12/01/2007

WASHINGTON--Six weeks after she was elected president of the Security Industry Association (SIA), Wendy Diddell landed at the Central Station Alarm Association's annual meeting in Kona, Hawaii. But this was no vacation; Diddell was hard at work meeting SIA members, putting a face to the association, and shaping relationships between the two, something she feels is a large part of her job now.

Axis hits a million

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12/01/2007

COPENHAGEN--Axis executive vice president Anders Laurin and U.S.

CSAA: the picture of health

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12/01/2007

KONA, Hawaii--Here at the first-class Fairmont Orchid resort, the Central Station Alarm Association declared in its annual business meeting it has hit a number of benchmarks set for itself as a first-class industry association. Treasurer Daniel Demers, head of Reliance Protectron in Montreal, announced a fifth straight year of surpluses and a bank account holding a full year of dues in reserve.

Pepper to receive Weinstock Award at CAA

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12/01/2007

SAN FRANCISCO--Well known in the security industry as a partner at Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp and principal author of the California Alarm Company Act, Alan Pepper will receive the California Alarm Association's George A. Weinstock Award for Lifetime Achievement and Service to the Security Industry at the Dec.

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.

New report looks at state of convergence

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11/01/2007

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Santa Clara Consulting, a market analysis and consulting firm based here and traditionally working in the IT storage field, has released a new report for the security marketplace: Technology Convergence: Trends for the Physical Security Industry.

ASIS showcases new partnerships, technology

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11/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--As visitors crowded into the Las Vegas Convention Center here for the opening of this year's ASIS International conference, they were greeted with the sounds of bagpipes as IP access control manufacturer Viscount held a "wake" for the control panel, which featured a procession through the red-carpeted aisles. There was even a coffin.

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