LAS VEGAS - More than 100 participants turned out for the 2004 Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation/National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association golf tournament to benefit future AIREF industry research projects.
The event was held at Revere Golf Club just outside of Las Vegas, prior to the start of ISC West.
SILVER SPRING, Md. - The ballots have been counted for the National Burglar & Fire Alarm AssociationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s annual officer election and all four candidates running uncontested for separate positions can now be called NBFAA officers.
NeighborÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s system stops fatal disaster
BROOKLINE, Mass. - When a fire broke out in a Victorian townhouse here, it was not that homeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s newly installed security and fire alarm system that alerted homeowners a fire was in progress in the attic, but a neighborÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s security system that told authorities about the blaze.
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Law Enforcement and Security Alliance, an association formed to promote dialogue about alarm-related issues between public and private organizations, folded last month after four years of operations.
Another way to address the issues related to bandwidth is to put security on its own network, rather than sharing the existing IT infrastructure. This addresses not only capacity problems, but also the increasingly difficult issue of who manages the network.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?