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Calipsa appoints Brian Baker as VP of the Americas

June 11, 2020SSN Staff

LONDON— After a successful period as Vice President of Sales, Americas for Briefcam, newly appointed Vice President of the Americas at Calipsa, provider of deep learning powered video analytics for false alarm reduction, Brian Baker, brings experience in the video analytics and surveillance market, as well as an extensive background in sales, marketing and business development.  “Brian has a proven track record of scaling commercial teams in the U.S. and an unrivaled knowledge of the physical...

BriefCam, Calipsa, false alarm, false alarm reduction, video analytics


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Security industry goes virtual during crisis

March 25, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As more and more city-based governments across the U.S. order residents to “shelter-in-place” and “non-essential” businesses to close, not only is security considered an “essential” business that can and must remain open and functional, but it's been quite refreshing to see that the industry has transitioned to the virtual world, almost frictionlessly and seamlessly. Of course, “shelter in place” roughly translates to “work...

access control, AI, Alcatraz AI, artificial intelligence, Axis, Axis Communications, Body Cameras, Cloud, facial recognition, false alarm


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Casper City Council approves first reading of alarm ordinance

May 13, 2014SSN Staff

CASPER, Wyo.—The City Council here recently approved the first reading of its nuisance fire alarm ordinance, according to an article from the website of K2 radio, a local news radio station. The ordinance passed 7-2. Under the ordinance, alarm subscribers in both residential and commercial settings will get two free false alarms annually but will be liable for a $100 fine for a third false alarm and each subsequent false alarm, according to the paper. Those with alarm systems that are unregistered...

Casper, false alarm, physical security, SSN, Wyoming


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Atlanta suburb begins fines for false alarms

December 28, 2012SSN Staff

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga.—This suburb north of Atlanta is about to join the growing group of Georgia cities fining alarm system owners for excessive false alarms that result in police or fire dispatch, according to 11 Alive, an Atlanta-based NBC affiliate. Sandy Springs' new false alarm ordinance will take effect in the first few months of 2013. The ordinance will require system owners to register with the city. Sandy Springs police are hopeful that the ordinance will drastically reduce the number...

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Bethlehem to increase alarm fees

September 22, 2010SSN Staff

BETHLEHEM, Pa.—A Sept. 20 story from the Morning Call reports business and residential alarm users may soon be paying more for their alarms. City officials have unveiled a new ordinance that would force roughly 3,000 home and business owners with burglar and fire alarms to pay a new annual registration fee. The proposal would update a 1987 ordinance and the fees would bring roughly $80,000 a year to a city desperate for new revenue. Under the new law, the penalties for false alarms will also...

Bethlehem Pennsylvania, false alarm, false alarm ordinance


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