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Atlas' new location, management teams help drive good to great

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05/01/2006

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Full-service security company Atlas Security Service and its UL-listed central station, the Alarm Control Center, moved into new digs in late February for the first time since the southwest Missouri company opened in 1962.

Diebold's Central de Alarmas Adler offers Internet monitoring

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SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2006

NORTH CANTON, Ohio--Central de Alarmas Adler, a subsidiary of Diebold, now offers Internet alarm monitoring to its commercial and residential customers in Mexico.
The service works by transmitting a secure signal from an alarm panel through a data network connection to the central station.

False dispatch tackled by two call

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2006

ST. LOUIS--CenterPoint Technologies reduced false dispatches 30 percent by applying two-call verification last summer to roughly 3,500 accounts after the city instituted an alarm ordinance requiring the service.

Bays National Security takes on tech

IP-based video monitoring part of technology upgrade
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05/01/2006

TULSA, Okla.--Bays National Security, a full service alarm company, never wanted to be at the bleeding edge of technology, said president Jim Koelle.

ACCENT the positive

Meeting of the minds concludes video monitoring standards needed
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05/01/2006

LAS VEGAS--A group of more than 40 members of the ACCENT Listserv, including manufacturers, central station managers and consultants in the alarm monitoring community, convened to discuss the current climate of the industry at the ISC West show last month.
Ellen Rodrigues, manager of corporate services at Monitronics, started the conversation by saying, "There is so much more than just alarm monitoring," when describing what central stations do now.

AssureRITE adds a video surveillance technology

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04/01/2006

WESTERVILLE, Ohio--AssureRITE, a third party central station, in February launched AssureCAM, a service that integrates CCTV systems with alarm panels to provide video monitoring.
Paul Bargnesi, owner and chief executive officer, wanted to establish a program that anticipates the changing climate of video surveillance technology and provides video verification to curb false alarms.

American Burglary gets certification

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SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2006

FENTON, Mo.--American Burglary and Fire, a family-owned and -operated full-service alarm company received Central Station Alarm Association Five Diamond Certification late last year.

Major Monitoring delivers on promises

Under new leadership, the central is relocating, upgrading software
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04/01/2006

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Caif.--Todd Lindstrom joined Major Monitoring in February 2005 to lead the company in a new direction in terms of values and business practices.

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SSN News Poll May 2017

Big data, utilizing the abundance of data gathered by various devices, was a consistent theme at TechSec 2017. An entire session tackled the topic, which you can read more about here. Panelists in TechSec’s "Monitoring the next tech" talked about the value of data in the wholesale monitoring world. Where do you see the benefit of data analytics?