ADT on July 11 announced a home surveillance service called Safewatch Videoview, a new offering that builds on ADT's standard home alarm and security services. It offers homeowners added security plus the flexibility to check in on their household even when they are away from home.
BROOKHAVEN, Pa.--Residing in the building that once housed Tri-State Alarm, Connective Home has grown into a residential installation company that works in security, A/V, HVAC and home networking throughout eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
IRVING, Texas--Network Multifamily Security Corporation in late June introduced the "Multifamily 360 EZ," a product that will enable existing Multifamily alarm systems to be upgraded to work in apartments that do not have a land-line telephone.
Network Multifamily is a division of Protection One that focuses on apartment dwellings.
IRVING, Texas--Brink's Home Security got a big pat on the back from its neighbors in Dallas in May when the home security giant received the 2007 Consumer Choice Award in the category of "Home Alarm Security Systems and Business Security Alarm Systems."
"Brink's Home Security was identified as Best in Class in its categories in such areas as quality, value, service and appearance of the business, " Consumer Choice Award chairman Jeffrey Chernoff said in a statement.
YARMOUTH, Maine--Although some shun terms such as "green" or "earth friendly," many independently owned security companies are avidly recycling batteries, scrap metal, and the reams of paper and piles of cardboard that filter through their offices daily. They're also thinking about energy efficient fleet vehicles.
NEW YORK--Tyco International's stock hit a 52-week high on May 31, one month before the expected split of the conglomerate into three separately traded entities. It's a possible indication, said Jack Mallon, managing partner of Mallon Associates, that Wall Street "expects that there are better things ahead with the break up.
PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm--which emerged as a major player in the home security market in 2006 by generating upwards of 90,000 accounts--is well into its 2007 summer selling season, and Apx executives say they're on track to sell 130,000 accounts this summer.
Looking beyond this year, the company is considering expanding into Mexico and abroad.
BOCA RATON, Fla.--Devcon president Robert Farenhem described news discussed during the company's May 29 investor call as "anecdotal" evidence of the company's progress toward becoming a pure-play security company.