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Mobile PERS market welcomes the Brighton Sky LTE 4G solution

December 16, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

UNION, N.J.—The broader trend among consumers toward wearable technology, like exercise trackers and smart watches, is also being felt in the personal emergency response system (PERS) industry. This demand from consumers has been filled by mobile PERS devices that have GPS or other location awareness technology, and communicate to the monitoring center over the cellular network. Increasingly, consumers, including seniors, want the ability to summon help for health or safety reasons while they're...

4G, Affiliated Monitoring, AT&T, Brighton, Daniel Oppenheim, mPERS, PERS, Sky LTE, Verizon 4G LTE


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Capturing the magic of Catalyst 2019 with these “need-to-knows” about PERs, mPERS and professional monitoring

May 22, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Earlier this month, I attended Catalyst 2019, hosted by Affiliated Monitoring, at the “happiest place on Earth,” where “magic” literally happens moment by moment. With two main goals—education and networking/relationship building—this year's Catalyst provided a ton of “magical” nuggets that all PERS and mPERS professionals need to know. Need to Know Data Daniel Oppenheim, Affiliated Monitoring's CEO, pumping up the audience with his keynote and survey...

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PERs, Mickey Mouse and … sharks? Heading to Orlando to cover Affiliated Monitoring's Catalyst 2019

May 8, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

As the Jaws warning theme song plays in my head, along with the 'Baby Shark' song that became an internet sensation, patterns of “do-do-da-do” fill my head as I anticipate the first-ever Affiliated Monitoring Shark Tank at Catalyst 2019. I'm excited to be heading out to sunny Orlando's Four Seasons at Walt Disney World Resort® to get a first-hand look at the PERs/mPERs niche of the security industry. This is Affiliated's 4th Catalyst Conference and I feel congratulations are in order,...

Affiliated Monitoring, Catalyst 2019, Disney World, Florida, mPERS, Orlando, PERS


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Where is video monitoring now?

July 25, 2018Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Video monitoring, including proactive video monitoring, guard tours, video verification and even MIY among consumers, is on the rise, according to six wholesale monitoring professionals interviewed by Security Systems News.“The subscriber is demanding more video monitoring options and we are continuing to invest in our video monitoring capabilities,” Woodie Andrawos, president of NMC, told SSN in an email interview. “NMC has been a big proponent of video monitoring...

Affiliated Monitoring, Anthony Iannone, CMS, Daniel Oppenheim, Jim McMullen, Lydia Security Monitoring, Niall Kelly, NMC, Peter Brass, Woodie Andrawos


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Updates from Affiliated Monitoring's Catalyst 2018

May 22, 2018Spencer Ives

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla.—I arrived Monday on Amelia Island, Fla., for Affiliated Monitoring's third annual Catalyst conference, focused entirely on the sales and marketing aspects of the medical alert industry. The first full day began with a welcome from, Mike Zydor, managing director for Affiliated Monitoring. He brought up the idea of “forced networking,” making sure that people are meeting and conversing with a multitude of different professionals, including ones they haven't met...

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Affiliated expands educational structure for Catalyst 2018

March 14, 2018Spencer Ives

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla.—Affiliated Monitoring is gearing up for its third Catalyst conference, an annual event focused on PERS sales and marketing, which will be held here this year from May 21 to 23. Daniel Oppenheim, Affiliated's executive vice president, spoke with Security Systems News about some of this year's speakers and educational sessions.Zappos' speaker of the house, Erica Javellana, will be Catalyst 2018's featured speaker. Her presentation will cover “how to improve customer...

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Affiliated's Catalyst 2017

May 16, 2017Spencer Ives

MIAMI—On Monday I headed down to Aventura, Fla., just outside of Miami, to attend Affiliated Monitoring's second annual Catalyst, a conference focused on the sales and marketing aspects of PERS technologies. There have been a lot of interesting conversations happening at the conference; included below is a brief overview of the conference and some of the topics discussed. Prior to the first official day of this year's Catalyst, the company held a PERS marketing primer for attendees. Mike Zydor,...

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Affiliated and Essence USA launch new PERS program

May 10, 2017Spencer Ives

UNION, N.J.—On Monday, connected living solutions provider Essence USA announced a new program, created in partnership with Affiliated Monitoring, to benefit dealers of Essence's PERS products. “The fully customizable program gives dealers a range of options about how to best run their PERS offerings, including order fulfillment - direct to the consumer or distributed to the dealer, customer service, invoicing and collections, equipment retrieval and refurbishment, and branding options,”...

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Affiliated to host second annual Catalyst

March 29, 2017Spencer Ives

MIAMI—Affiliated Monitoring is bringing its Catalyst conference, focused on PERS sales and marketing, to Turnberry Isle here for its second year, May 15 through 17.“We already have more people registered to attend at this point in time than actually attended last year. So, we are expecting it to be much larger by every measurement than 2016,” Daniel Oppenheim, Affiliated's VP, told Security Systems News. All of Catalyst's sponsorships are sold out for this year's conference, he...

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Monitoring: The argument for wholesale

November 16, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Throughout the year one topic has been cropping up: the benefits of switching to a wholesale central station. Several companies this year have opted to pick a third party monitoring center over continuing to operate their own central; RFI Communications switched to Rapid Response in March, Red Hawk Fire & Security partnered with Affiliated in October and recently, Comtronics switched its monitored accounts to NMC. Some of these companies said that the move allowed them to refocus...

Affiliated Monitoring, Comtronics, NMC, Rapid Response, Red Hawk Fire & Security, RFI Communications, wholesale monitoring


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