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ULC 561 awaits change

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10/01/2007

MONTREAL--A proposed amendment to ULC 561 is intended to streamline the compliance process for existing ULC-certified Canadian central stations if the amendment is passed later this year. ULC SQ 561, a standard issued by the Underwriter Laboratories Canada that covers the construction, operation, installation, inspection and tests applicable to fire signal receiving centres (SRC), is being changed again.

SafetyCare gets PERS biz in Penn.

Also announces partnership with WestRock
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09/01/2007

READING, Penn.--SafetyCare Technologies, a home security monitoring and medical emergency assistance company, announced Aug.

Guardian wins False Alarm Reduction Award

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

WARRENDALE, Pa.--Guardian Protection Services, a privately owned company that sells, installs and monitors residential and commercial security systems, was recently awarded the Industry False Alarm Reduction Achievement Award presented by the False Alarm Reduction Association.

The end of an era

Tom Few Sr., founder of Criticom, dies at age 60
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09/01/2007

OAKLAND, N.J.

SGS collects Phoenix Data

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09/01/2007

IRVINE, Calif.--The ability to monitor and collect data on a continuous basis will revolutionize the security industry, according to Hank Goldberg, vice president of Secure Global Solutions (SGS), a company that develops products for central stations.

A Grande effort

NextAlarm heads south of the border with a new partnership
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09/01/2007

OJAI, Calif., and GUADALAJARA, Mexico--NextAlarm announced in late July it is making its first foray into Latin America by partnering with Megacable Communications and IP Monitor, both of which provide services in and around Guadalajara, Mexico.

Dallas repeals response verification policy

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

DALLAS--The Dallas City Council voted yesterday to repeal its commercial verified response ordinance that had been in effect since March 2006. The ordinance, which required businesses to independently confirm activated alarms in an effort to reduce false alarms, was repealed by an 11-to-4 vote.

McAleer leaves Per Mar for DMP

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09/01/2007

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Jeffrey McAleer has joined Digital Monitoring Products, a privately held manufacturing company specializing in networked intrusion, fire and access control systems, as vice president of sales, effective June 25.

Supreme adds medical monitoring

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

UNION, N.J.

Diebold is UL 2050 provider

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

NORTH CANTON, Ohio--Diebold announced on June 26 it had been listed by Underwriters Laboratories as a provider of UL 2050 Certificated Systems. The 2050, or CRZH, listing enables Diebold to provide, install and maintain alarm systems certified as National Industrial Security Systems for the U.

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SSN News Poll July 2017

Research firms, such as ABI Research and IHS Markit, have recently examined the smart home market, how it is changing and what its future might look like. Parks Associates is currently gearing up for its annual conference on smart home technology. What are you seeing in the smart home market?