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The Monitoring Association reveals results of compensation study

August 6, 2020SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced the release of its latest Wage & Comp Survey, which provides monitoring and security services companies with salary and benefits information to guide hiring and compensation decisions. The Survey was created in partnership with TRG Associates, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in the security alarm industry. Participation in the Survey was open to all security monitoring companies. Company specific information is not published to...

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TMA 2020 Fall events pivot to virtual format

July 20, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) Board of Directors announced their decision to transition the organization’s 2020 Annual Meeting and Ops-Tech (formerly known as Fall Operations Management Seminar and Technology Summit) from face-to-face to virtual meetings. The increase in the spread of COVID-19 in recent weeks raised great concern for the wellbeing of their members and other prospective attendees.“My colleagues on the Board of Directors and TMA staff are very excited about...

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The Monitoring Association acquires IQ Certification

February 21, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has assumed control of the Installation Quality Certification Program “IQ Certification,” a quality control program for installations, maintenance and service of electronic security systems.The program was initially developed by the Electronic Security Association's (ESA) False Alarm Committee as a means to reduce the occurrence of false alarms and has been broadly endorsed by security industry associations including CANASA, ESA, the...

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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 celebrating 70th Anniversary

January 2, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.— The Monitoring Association (TMA) is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2020 with personal remembrances that will be shared throughout 2020 across all of TMA's communications and a special celebration at TMA's 2020 Annual Meeting, Oct. 24-28 in Marco Island, Fla. “This year, as the TMA community joins together to celebrate this historic milestone, I am honored to be its president and to have the great and humbling opportunity to recognize the amazing men and women whose joint...

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The Monitoring Association welcomes 35th president

October 17, 2019SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce Don Young, CIO and EVP of operations at ADT, as the new president. Officially beginning his two-year term on October 17, 2019 at the conclusion of TMA's 2019 Annual Meeting, Young recently served a two-year term as vice president on the Executive Committee, leading up to his presidency. He succeeds Ivan Spector, Sentinel Alarm, Montreal, who will now serve an additional two-year term as immediate past president on the TMA Executive...

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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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ADT joins PPVAR

September 28, 2016Spencer Ives

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT has joined PPVAR, the Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response, according to an announcement on Monday. “As a full industry member, ADT is entitled to participate in the ongoing development of best practices between the alarm industry and law enforcement on many different levels,” Larry Folsom, president of PPVAR told Security Systems News in an email interview. “As members, PPVAR stakeholders are moving beyond the 'wait and see' of alarm verification...

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ADT strengthens its monitoring with deeper I-View Now integration

August 17, 2016Spencer Ives

HENDERSON, Nev.—I-View Now, a cloud-based central station video platform, deepens product integration with ADT for video verification and central station video monitoring services.“We're developing an API with ADT so that when accounts are built in ADT's normal business process, they're automatically built in I-View Now,” Larry Folsom, president of I-View Now, told Security Systems News.“This is a real reduction of labor in terms of building accounts and managing accounts,”...

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PPVAR panels at ISC West merit a close look

March 19, 2014Leif Kothe

For anyone monitoring the progress of the latest push toward a comprehensive verified alarm standard, there's a pair of consecutive PPVAR panel sessions at ISC West that are can't-miss in stature. The first session, moderated by Steve Walker, vice president of Stanley Convergent, kicks off on Thursday, April 3 in Room 502, and is especially noteworthy because it brings several outside-the-industry perspectives into the same forum. Titled “Insurance and Law Enforcement Review Verified Alarms,”...

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