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MBFAA elects chair of alarm committee

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

ROCKFORD, Minn. -A monitoring center operations manager has been elected as the chairperson of the Minnesota Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s Alarm Response Management Committee.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

Enfield, Conn.

The town council unanimously passed an alarm ordinance in November that fines repeat false alarm offenders $50 for each false alarm.

PSA sets 2003 conference date

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

DENVER -Systems integrator cooperative PSA Security Network has set dates for its annual conference.

The event is scheduled for Feb.

ASIS coins new name, ASIS International

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01/01/2003

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -After 47 years as the American Society for Industrial Security, the security industry organization has changed its name to ASIS International.

Video transmission moves to next level

of sophistication with expanded options
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12/01/2002

As network and digital camera use grows, so grows the need for transmitting these cameras' images in the fastest, clearest formats possible.

"What has always been an issue," explained Ben Donahue, director of product development for Axcess Inc.

Own a City program takes off, eyed by others

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12/01/2002

SPOKANE, Wash. - A statewide program here designed to foster a better relationship between the alarm industry and local police and fire officials is now being considered for adoption by other states and the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association.

Fargo sales hit $17.8 million;

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2002

debt paid down
MINNEAPOLIS - Fargo Electronics in October reported net sales for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, of $17.

Wireless touted as next wave

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12/01/2002

Despite the fairly rapid changes taking place in the video transmission market, spurred by the acceptance of digital technology and improved bandwidth and compression scenarios, industry players are already looking ahead to the next wave of technology.

Craig Scott, director of marketing and product management for Silent Witness, said "the next move is to wireless.

Nice Systems buys Thales

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2002

RA'ANANA, Israel - Nice Systems announced in October it completed its acquisition of Thales Contact Solutions, a developer of customer-facing technology for public safety, wholesale trading and call centers.

Nice Systems bought Thales for $30 million, plus 2.

ImageWare to supply IDs

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2002

SAN DIEGO - ImageWare Systems has been selected by the Department of Transportation to provide the credentialing component of the Federal Aviation Adminstration's ID Media Program. The program calls for the creation and management of about 16 different credentials, badges and ID cards for FAA executives, employees, contractors and others.

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