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Monitoring everything

August 4, 2014Martha Entwistle

“The Internet of Things,” the ever-increasing number of devices that are connected to the Internet, may represent a new frontier in monitoring. As the number of connected products rises, so do the revenue and service opportunities for security dealers to monitor those devices.To fully take advantage of these opportunities, however, mindsets must change, according to executives from third-party central monitoring stations who spoke to Security Systems News for this story.“I think...

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Making money on mobile monitoring

May 28, 2014Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—Whether the talk is about mobile PERS devices with geo-fencing, speed alerts and lone-worker monitoring, or about smartphone apps that better connect subscribers with central stations, the takeaway is that the monitoring space is going mobile, and the transformation is happening fast, according to central station executives who are using these newer technologies.“[mPERS] is absolutely the fastest growing thing we see right now on the PERS side, with the emergence of multiple...

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Acadian Monitoring goes mobile

December 4, 2013Leif Kothe

LAFAYETTE, La.—Powered by the launch of a mobile app that helps technicians, Acadian Monitoring Services, based here, saw its dealer base grow substantially in 2013, Kristin Hebert, dealer and vendor relations at the company, told Security Systems News. Dealers regard the app as a boon, he said, because it allows technicians to operate more efficiently while doing installations. “It really helped dealers a lot,” Hebert said, “Now their technicians aren't waiting on hold,...

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Monitoring Matters

Video verification in the news

September 29, 2011Daniel Gelinas

I was going through my inbox the other day and I came across an email from RSI president Keith Jentoft. I've written beforeabout Keith's always-on-task, tireless promotion of video verification. He forwarded on a link to me of the security industry being spotlighted in a local news broadcast. It's nice to see the security industry get some positive coverage in the mainstream media. I've also written before about the black eye the industry often receivessince news only seems to cover security when...

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