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LifeStyle branch opens showroom

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

DALLAS-LifeStyle Technologies has opened a showroom in an existing branch here to showcase its products through demonstrations to builders and homeowners in the area.

The Dallas/Fort Worth LifeStyle Technologies branch is the first franchise of the company located in the west, in an area estimated to be one of the top five housing markets in the country.

Delaware false alarm bill gets shelved

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07/01/2002

DOVER, Del.-The fate of a bill that would have imposed a state-wide verified response policy and ordered false alarm fines for security companies won't be decided this year, according to state alarm officials in Delaware.

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.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Texas

The city's police chief has outlined a plan that allows police to stop responding to burglar alarms and shift the responsibility to the private guard companies.

If approved, the change would begin Sept.

Brink's revenues up nin percent

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

DALLAS - A hefty increase in installations as well as a slightly lower rate of customer disconnects helped Brink's Home Security post a nine percent increase in revenues for the first quarter of 2002, compared to the same period last year.

Revenues of $67.

Home technology franchise retools strategy

Company will be spun off from parent company to raise capital, attract investors
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06/01/2002

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

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SSN News Poll October 2015

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