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CANASA honors pair for industry involvement

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

TORONTO - The Canadian Security Association honored two members of the security industry for their achievements at the Security Canada International Security Conference and Exposition held here Oct. 20 and 21.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

Bexar County, Texas
Facing the rising cost of false alarms as well as wasted manpower and resources, Bexar County is launching a program to target false alarms.

In mid-October, the sheriff’s department created a unit to oversee alarm permits and assess fines at locations where deputies are summoned to the same location more than five times.

Despite security theme of show, company suffers from theft

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11/01/2004

DALLAS- Present to demonstrate its latest intrusion detection system, Zareba discovered that not even one of the world’s largest security trade shows could deter theft.

At the ASIS International 2004 Seminar & Exhibits conference in Dallas in September, Zareba arrived to the trade floor early on the last day of the show to discover one of two bullet cameras stolen.

Airports select ObjectVideo for surveillance

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

MIAMI- ObjectVideo has been selected by Miami International Airport and Key West International Airport to provide both locations with the company’s intelligent video surveillance technology.

The Florida airports were recently awarded grants from the Transportation Security Administration to purchase, deploy and test ObjectVideo VEW product as part of a program to enhance airport terminal security.

Back to New York: ISC East returns with regional focus

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

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

Billing and registration service for false alarms to be online by end of this year

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11/01/2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla.- A service that streamlines registration and billing for false alarms started by a county sheriff’s alarm administrator a year ago will be available as a web-based solution by the end of the year.

Network cameras make inroads for home surveillance

Cameras can provide another set of eyes and are being used beyond traditional commercial applications
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11/01/2004

The desire for remote monitoring, whether it’s for a second home, a vacation residence, a boat or even a home viewed from an office, has given rise to sales of network-based cameras in the home surveillance market, according to participants in that market.

This trend has taken shape as technology advancements enable people to remotely view video from any location and the cost for cameras with this capability has come down.

NBFAA annual dues increase fails on first go around

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11/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md.- The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association’s effort to increase membership dues for the first time since 2001 was narrowly defeated by the association’s board of directors at its meeting in late September.

The next step: Saving images

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11/01/2004

Although most users of home-based network cameras use them for instant viewing, the market for recording and saving images is ramping up.

“The small guy, he’s just looking at it right now,” said Craig Scott, vice president-business development at Smartvue Corp.

ISC East endorsed by local and national security associations

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISC’s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.

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SSN News Poll May 2017

Big data, utilizing the abundance of data gathered by various devices, was a consistent theme at TechSec 2017. An entire session tackled the topic, which you can read more about here. Panelists in TechSec’s "Monitoring the next tech" talked about the value of data in the wholesale monitoring world. Where do you see the benefit of data analytics?