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Assa Abloy ITG gains Latin American presence

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11/01/2002

IRVINE, Calif. - To expand its reach in the Latin American market, Assa Abloy ITG recently bought product distributor Codas Electronica based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Bandwidth issues still provide challenges for network cameras

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11/01/2002

Whether network cameras are sending images to users via the Internet or a private, secure network, system bandwidth continues to be part of the debate.

Frank Abram, vice president at Panasonic, explained the conundrum this way: "Our problem with networking is that the industry and the technology are ready to go on the network, but the networks aren't ready for us.

Siemens opens flagship central

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11/01/2002

IRVING, Texas - Siemens Security Systems has opened a new, 9,000-square-foot central station at the company's Dallas area campus that provides a redundant back up monitoring network for its customers in the U.S.

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.

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SSN News Poll March 2020

With the Consumer Electronics Show wrapping up last week in Las Vegas, the show’s influence on and relevance for the security industry becomes increasingly more apparent, as new technology is disrupting and changing the way the industry looks at providing security. This month’s News Poll looks to see just how influential the show is getting.