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Wayne Alarm builds out AES Network

August 5, 2015Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Driving up to Wayne Alarm Systems it's hard to miss the 340-foot tower, which supports the company's AES mesh radio network.Paul Silva, Wayne Alarm customer service manager, lauded the AES network, which currently has about 850 radios set up. “It's something that we're very happy to be a part of. It has proven to be a very reliable technology,” he told Security Systems News.Wayne is expanding its AES network to Nantucket, off the coast of Cape Cod, where it has done...

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General News

Biometrics access control: not perfect, but possibly inevitable

May 27, 2015Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Biometrics is the present and the future of access control. Some integrators and manufacturers of facial, iris and fingerprint recognition systems talk as if the markets are growing so fast that cards and keys may seem as old-school as paper checks. Others, however, caution that end users still need time to digest what is happening and what's ahead.John Aksoy, president and CEO of Plugout, a technology integration-solutions firm based in New York City, said, “It's definitely...

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Readers see reality of 'sunset' after AT&T sets 2G deadline

October 16, 2012Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—AT&T's 2G “sunset” announcement in August didn't surprise many people in the alarm industry: Only 9 percent had doubted it was imminent, according to a recent SSN News Poll. But despite that perspective, a majority of respondents said they had not yet begun upgrade their cellular equipment to 3G or 4G.What a difference a deadline makes.AT&T's declaration that it will phase out its 2G service by Jan. 1, 2017 knocked a lot of people off the fence, with 55 percent of...

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