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TMA onboards 63rd PSAP

January 30, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced the onboarding of its 63rd PSAP in the United States — The Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Tenn. Department of Emergency Communications. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA's ASAP-to-PSAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs. “The security industry is in the business of life safety. Manufacturers and service providers collectively...

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The Monitoring Association onboards its 50th, 51st and 52nd PSAP

June 12, 2019SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce the addition of three new PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service, bringing the total number of participating jurisdictions up to 52. Bradley County, TN; Virginia Beach, VA; and, Burleson, TX are the three latest municipalities to go live. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA's ASAP-to-PSAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm...

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I-View Now announces new service

May 16, 2018Spencer Ives

I-View Now recently announced the launch of a new service: Police Alarm Portal. The process is powered by I-View Now's Software as a Service Video Verification platform, and will send video directly to authorized emergency responders through the ASAP to PSAP program. Additionally, I-View Now will provide the service to law enforcement free of charge. In the announcement, I-View Now said that Police Alarm Portal helps the entire electronic security industry by improving the path of communications...

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ASAP expands in Virginia

August 9, 2017Spencer Ives

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security announced in early August that Newport News, Va., is now live with Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). Newport News joins other municipalities in the state of Virginia using ASAP, such as the City of Richmond, James City County, York County, and Henrico County. The ASAP to PSAP program, created by The Monitoring Association—formerly CSAA—and the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials automates communication between alarm monitoring central...

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Pennsylvania starts getting ASAP to PSAP

January 26, 2017SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH—Bucks County in Pennsylvania went live with the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol, making it the first in the state. "More than 3,500 alarm users in Bucks County will benefit from faster and more accurate emergency response with the implementation of ASAP," Anita Ostrowski, vice president of central station services for Vector Security, said in a prepared statement. "We hope the positive impact that ASAP will bring to Bucks County will encourage other major 911 centers in Pennsylvania...

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ASAP expands in N.C.

June 22, 2016SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH—The Automated Secure Alarm Protocol is now live in Durham and Kernersville, N.C., bringing almost 1,700 Vector Security customers with it. “ASAP is an initiative we strongly believe in at Vector Security and we are proud to help enable this partnership between the public and private sectors,” Anita Ostrowski, Vector Security vice president of central station services, said in a prepared statement. “As such, we consistently seek ways to promote its value to municipalities...

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ESX 2016 sessions look at key topics for central stations

March 9, 2016Spencer Ives

ESX recently announced its educational tracks for its 2016 show; Run Your Company, Grow Your Business, Maximize Your Central Station, and Rethink the Future. At the end of 2015, I wrote about the biggest trends of the year for monitoring, and I see quite a few of those topics coming up in the Maximize Your Central Station track at this year's ESX. ASAP to PSAP had a big year last year, with the announced involvement of big names like ADT, Vivint and Stanley. On June 9, ESX has a session on the program,...

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Top 2015 monitoring trends: ASAP, DIY, PERS and cloud

December 16, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—CSAA's ASAP to PSAP program, DIY being paired with 24/7 professional monitoring, PERS, and cloud automation were talked-about trends in monitoring in 2015.This was the year that ASAP came to fruition. ASAP is a program that improves the speed and accuracy of central station dispatches by sending alarm information electronically to responders. ADT joined the program in August, and CSAA's executive director Jay Hauhn predicted that other nationals would be close behind.Vivint...

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ADS Security implements ASAP

December 11, 2015SSN Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security implemented the ASAP program, starting with Morgan Country, Ala., the company announced in December. “ADS Security is proud to be at the forefront of new monitoring innovations and technologies that help keep our customers protected,” Scott Lickteig, ADS director of monitoring operations, said in a prepared statement. “ADS plans to continue to work with PSAPs across the Southeast to roll this program out in the other markets it serves,”...

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Stanley enhances its monitoring

November 24, 2015Spencer Ives

It seems that Stanley Security has really been focusing on how it approaches monitoring lately. Monday, the company announced its partnership with I-View Now, a cloud-based platform for central station video verification. Last week CSAA announced Stanley's participation in its ASAP to PSAP program. Additionally, all of this is coming just weeks after Stanley announcedits acquisition of SentryNet, a wholesale monitoring center. Steve Walker, VP of customer service for Stanley said this could lead...

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