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WISE choice - women form leadership org.

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2005

DULUTH,Ga. - Women In Security Electronics, a non-profit professional networking organization has formed to provide professional development, mentoring and networking for women of the security market.

TRANSMISSION

Are you wired? You may not need to be anymore
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02/01/2005

The security industry's options continue to improve when it comes to reliable and quick video and data transmission

Homeland security-based concerns, especially regarding the addition of cameras for surveillance, has stepped up efforts to improve and enhance video transmission, both from a wired and wireless standpoint.

As more cameras are added to the security equation, the means to get clear images and accurate data from multiple points has intensified.

The finance market finally begins to heat up

It still may be a challenge to find the right financing partner, but the money and interest in security is there
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02/01/2005

The financial side of the security industry has gone through its ups and downs in recent years.

A shrinking pool of specialty lenders, more stringent financing guidelines and for those looking to sell accounts, lower multiples, are just some of the challenges faced by installers and systems integrators seeking financing for capital improvements or to grow their business.

State group moves to the front of the security learning curve

Continuing education units gain approval from state committee for electrical license holders
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02/01/2005

WILTON, Conn. - Connecticut’s regulations review committee approved continuing education regulations for electrical license holders.

Dealer programs can prove to be a useful finance tool

The stigma associated with dealer programs - that they foster financially unsound firms - is beginning to change
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02/01/2005

While many owners of alarm companies traditionally think they only have two sources to raise capital for their business, securing a loan from a specialty lender or one from a local bank, they often forget about another, and often readily available solution - dealer programs.

For years, the security industry has attached a stigma to dealer programs.

States drop NBFAA status while one joins

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01/01/2005

BALTIMORE, Md. - Although the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association reports 38 state members, its membership has fluctuated in recent years.

Video analytics at center stage as a video management solution

With more images being captured than ever before, an intelligent video system can make it manageable
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01/01/2005

With cameras every where - and more being installed every day - the collection of video for surveillance purposes has skyrocketed.

But with this explosion in image capture and storage has come the issue of sorting through all this video, which has given rise to the need for analyzing images, so security personnel can go quickly to those images and events that are outside the norm or are of interest based on pre-determined policies.

Back to New York: ISC East returns with regional focus

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

Leaving New York’s never easy. But that is why ISC East has returned to the city that never sleeps.

NBFAA okays warranty plan

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

SILVER SPRING, Md. - The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has endorsed an extended warranty program for its commercial alarm dealer members to offer to customers.

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