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Network cameras put focus on versatile security options

While network cameras won't soon replace existing analog and digital cameras, these web-friendly products are becoming
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11/01/2002

With products aimed at both the low and high ends of the security market, network camera manufacturers are witnessing steadily increasing interest in this next generation technology.

While the current consensus is that network cameras won't soon replace existing analog and digital cameras, these web-friendly products, with built-in servers and Internet and Ethernet capabilities that surpass the capabilities of their analog counterparts, are becoming attractive to everyone from homeowners and small business people to large, multi-campus organizations.

As network cameras evolve, so too will recording options

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11/01/2002

The expanded use of network cameras is likely to have a ripple effect in how information is recorded and stored, according to network camera manufacturers interviewed by Security Systems News.

While current analog and digital camera systems are linked to VCRs, mulitplexers and DVRs, network cameras' Internet and intranet connections can allow information to be stored directly on PCs or into other more sophisticated storage devices.

IEI partners to add biometrics

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11/01/2002

CANTON, Mass. - International Electronics Inc.

Download the latest Security Stats

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2002

To download the latest .pdf file of Security Stats, just click on the link below;

Security Stats- October.

ADT cuts funding, announced changes to dealer program

The changes include reduced or no account funding for some of its dealers
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10/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.--In a much anticipated move, ADT Security Services announced in late August that is was dramatically reducing funding for its authorized dealer program, at least for the month of September.

Wireless networking likely to boost electronic locking systems

The idea is to audit and program lock accounts remotely, but this service concept is still in its infancy
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07/01/2002

Already well accepted as an alternative to more costly, hard-wired access control systems, standalone locking systems seem poised for another growth spurt with the advent of widespread, wireless networking systems.

Many companies are focusing on developing the technology that would allow a single transmitter to control and program a population of doors.

Western Resources garners new credit agreement

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

TOPEKA, Kan.-Western Resources announced in June it had secured a $735 million credit agreement that would provide for a $585 million term loan and a $150 million revolving credit facility, both arranged by J.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

Protection One grows telecom deal

The service has now expanded to 12 markets
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07/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.-ADT Security Services has agreed to pay nearly $650,000 in customer refunds and change its new residential security services contract in a settlement reached between the security company and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, a settlement that all together will cost the company $1.

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