ATLANTA--David Duley, chief executive officer and co-founder of PEARL Protected, creators of the Permanent Escape and Rescue Ladder that can be monitored through existing alarm systems, said, "There is truly a gap in residential fire safety."
"Every two hours someone dies in a residential fire in America.
LAS VEGAS--Active Response Monitoring, a division of Canadian security solutions provider Voxcom, made its American debut here at ISC West in late March. Active Response Monitoring, which features a wholesale dealer program, employs SecureNet, a monitoring, notification and video services platform developed by Infinity Systems, a software development company based in Australia.
CLEVELAND--Quick Response Monitoring Alarm Center last week announced a new dealer funding program, called Flexi-Funding, that will allow dealers to borrow money without losing control of their accounts.
"Flexi-Funding will give dealers additional flexibility to help grow their company through acquisitions or projects that they might need capital for," said Andy Ramos, sales manager for Quick Response.
The Alarm Verification and Notification Procedures Standards Committee has opened the CS-V-01 standard for revision. This is an important standard that has given birth to Enhanced Call Verification as one of its components.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?