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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.

County sheriff ropes Iris for badging update

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

SAN DIEGO - The Fairfax County Sheriff’s office has selected Iris Companies to update the office’s photo badging solution with the IWS EPI Suite photo ID software by ImageWare.

When the project is complete, the office will be able to produce a variety of secure identification cards for authorized personnel such as civilian officers, court employees, reserve deputies, jail volunteers and other authorized county officials.

ISC East coinciding with election time not creating much concern

Event officials said November dates are a one-time deal and event will return to August dates next year
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10/01/2004

NEW YORK - The dates for this year’s ISC East show may raise some eyebrows, but officials organizing the event said concerns from the industry have been minimal.

ISC East’s opening day is Nov.

Certification for systems integrators is heading this way

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10/01/2004

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Security Industry Association is working on a certification program for people who integrate security systems.

Security moves to the head of the class with educational offerings

But despite the growing selection, some are slow to jump on the learning bandwagon
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10/01/2004

Every industry struggles with employment and, specifically, finding qualified and reliable people to fill open slots. The security industry seems to especially suffer from this - mostly because it is not a career path many follow from an education perspective.

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