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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.

SNG highlights IBM, ADTSNG highlights IBM, ADT

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11/01/2007

NEW YORK--The 12th annual Securing New Ground conference brings together traditional and new players in the security installation market with a pair of featured speakers from IBM and ADT. Kicking off the event on Nov.

Unintentional proof of concept

Thieves caught after breaking into video surveillance company
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11/01/2007

PLEASANTON, Calif.--Vigilant Video, a video-analytic software-development company, had the unfortunate opportunity to test its software in an all-too-real setting.

Rain does not deter crowds at ISC East

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11/01/2007

NEW YORK--It was raining so hard here on Sept. 11, the first day of ISC East, that in a few small spots it actually rained inside the Jacob Javits Center.

ESX is topic of conversation at NBFAA meeting

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11/01/2007

NEW YORK--It was standing room only at the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association's "associate member luncheon," which took place in a meeting room Sept. 11 at the Jacob Javits Center during ISC East.

What's everyone doing?

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.

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.

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SSN News Poll February 2018

Security Systems News recently announced the program for its 2018 TechSec Solutions conference, focused on the latest in security trends and technology. Panels will address a variety of relevant topics in the industry, include access control, AI and IT. What do you see for the future of these technologies?