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TMA presents Pennsylvania public safety professional with Public Sector Award

October 22, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has presented its 2021 Public Sector Award to David Holl, Director of Public Safety, Lower Allen Township in Camp Hill, Pa. This special honor, established in 2015, is presented by TMA to a public safety professional whose contributions have supported the monitoring industry’s mission to protect and save life and property. The award was presented virtually via Zoom at the conclusion of the Spotlight on Public Safety Panel Presentation...

David Holl, Don Young, Public Sector Award, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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DMP names Adam Fisher as Dealer Development Manager for Southern California

October 22, 2021SSN Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), an independent manufacturer of innovative intrusion, fire, access control, network and cellular communication products, has added Adam Fisher to the West Sales team as Dealer Development Manager for Southern California. Dealers across that area can look to Adam for ongoing service and support. “I knew I liked DMP before I started. Going through the new employee onboarding process has confirmed I’ve made the right choice,”...

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Women in Security

Women in Security Feature: Holly Sanson, ADT Commercial

October 21, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Holly Sanson, Marketing Manager at ADT Commercial. “My current title is Marketing Manager and my responsibilities mostly surround cultivating and building up our internal culture efforts to ensure all employees feel seen and valued across...

ADT Commercial, Holly Sanson, Security Industry Association (SIA), women in security, Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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Latch names Lee Odess as GM of New Market Development

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Latch names Lee Odess as GM of New Market Development

October 21, 2021SSN Staff

NEW YORK—Latch, maker of the full-building enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform LatchOS, announced that Lee Odess has joined its leadership team as General Manager of New Market Development. “As we continue to build upon our vision for LatchOS and expand our foothold in the market, our team is laser focused on finding new ways to deliver on our promise of making all spaces better,” said Latch Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder Dhruva Rajendra. “Lee has spent...

Dhruva Rajendra, Erin Mann, Latch, Lee Odess


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Eagle Eye Networks launches its Cloud VMS Enterprise Edition

October 21, 2021SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Global cloud video surveillance leader Eagle Eye Networks announced enhancements to the Eagle Eye Cloud Video Management System (Eagle Eye Cloud VMS), providing three Editions: Enterprise, Professional and Standard. Customers can choose the Edition that best meets their needs, based on factors such as: number of locations, number of users, system complexity, and regulatory requirements. Eagle Eye Networks growing customer base includes organizations of all sizes and types that...

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CEDIA names Daryl Friedman as Global President and CEO

October 21, 2021SSN Staff

FISHERS, Ind.—CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, has named Daryl Friedman as Global President and CEO. He will assume the role on Nov. 29, 2021. Friedman has spent more than 30 years in nonprofit leadership roles, having overseen membership, advocacy, industry relations, and the technical wing for the 25,000-member Recording Academy. The Academy, known globally for the GRAMMY Awards, is the association representing technical and creative professionals in...

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On The Editor's Desk

Jetting into the future

October 20, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

Security Systems News Managing Editor Cory Harris’ blog last week, Get Smart, got me thinking. Not just about TV shows from my childhood, but the topic of the smart home and how much more “the home” – no matter where and what you call home – is becoming more and more of an epicenter of activity, at levels never before seen in my life. But getting back to fun TV shows from our past (sorry I couldn’t resist!), my mind went to The Jetsons, that fun-loving...

Parks Associates, Smart home automation, Smart Home Monitoring, Smart Home Security


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TMA honors two award winners at General Business Meeting

October 20, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va. —The Monitoring Association (TMA) had the distinct opportunity to recognize the exceptional contributions of two outstanding supporters of the association during its recent virtual General Business Meeting. TMA Standards Committee Chair Glenn Schroeder of NetOne received the Mel Mahler Award, while TMA Past President Robert R. Bean, formerly of Alert Alarm of Hawaii, was presented with the association’s highest award, the Stanley C. Lott Memorial Award, on Tuesday, Oct....

Donald Young, Glenn Schroeder, Mel Mahler Award, Robert R. Bean, Stanley C. Lott Award, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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Agent Vi, Axis Communications partner to offer video surveillance solutions

October 20, 2021SSN Staff

TEL AVIV, Israel—Agent Vi, a global provider of innovative AI-powered video analytics software solutions, has partnered with Axis Communications to offer end-to-end intelligent video surveillance solutions for real-time event detections and alerts, video investigation and business intelligence applications. As a longtime member of Axis Communications’ Technology Integrations Program, Agent Vi has solved complex customer problems since 2005, enabling customers to maximize their surveillance...

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ADI integrates with D-Tools business management software solutions

October 20, 2021SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—ADI Global Distribution, a leading wholesale distributor of security, AV and low-voltage products, announced it has integrated with D-Tools business management software solutions D-Tools Cloud and System Integrator. Customers can now access ADI's full product offering directly from the D-Tools software interface. D-Tools software is designed to drive sales and improve operating efficiency by streamlining the entire project workflow, including estimating and proposals,...

ADI Global Distribution, Barrie McCorkle, Bob Appleby, D-Tools


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