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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...

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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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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...

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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 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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Red Hawk chooses Affiliated for monitoring

October 12, 2016Spencer Ives

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Red Hawk Fire & Security†announced this week that its accounts will now be monitored by Affiliated Monitoring as part of a new alliance between the companies. Additionally, Affiliated will now own and operate Red Hawk's central as a load-balancing monitoring center.“The strategic partnership with Affiliated really allows us to focus on our core business Ö [and] really put all of our energies forward into providing the best customer experience,” Mike McWilliams,...

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Wholesale monitoring company success: It's all about the dealer

September 16, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Wholesale monitoring centers use a variety of methods to grow their revenue and account bases, but dealer relations and support is the key to success, according to several executives who spoke to Security Systems News.Affiliated Monitoring's VP Daniel Oppenheim put it this way: “We are in a business, much like equipment manufacturers, where our success is dependent on the success of our dealers.”Third party central stations grow by adding more dealers or supporting...

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Apple Watch SOS and mPERS: Apples and oranges?

July 14, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—On first inspection, the Apple Watch's newly announced 'SOS' feature may seem similar to an mPERS device, but PERS experts who spoke to Security Systems News said comparing an Apple Watch with an mPERS device is like comparing apples and oranges.Apple in June announced new features for its Apple Watch 2, which its expects to release later this year. Here's how the Apple Watch SOS feature works: If an Apple Watch user holds down the device's side button, nearby emergency services...

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Industry reacts to Apple, other possible PERS threats

June 29, 2016Spencer Ives

In last week's Monitoring Matters blog, I discussed the Apple Watch's new SOS feature, and its similarities and differences between PERS functions. A few security professionals took me up on the opportunity to respond. Daniel Oppenheim, VP of Affiliated Monitoring, said that the heightened consumer awareness of personal emergency features could grow the market, instead of cannibalize it, and that the demographics are different. “I think the Apple Watch, specifically, is for a more mobile, more...

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Affiliated's Catalyst PERS conference sold out

April 29, 2016Spencer Ives

Affiliated Monitoring's new PERS conference, Catalyst, sold out three-and-a-half weeks prior to the inaugural event on May 17. Affiliated's VP Daniel Oppenheim told SSN that Catalyst booked so quickly due to its “focus on sales and marketing, and Affiliated's reputation as a PERS specialist.” “We have 160 attendees, and including staff and vendors, we're going to be at about 200 total,” Oppenheim said. Oppenheim believes it will be the largest PERS conference ever held. Oppenheim...

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