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IoT ripe for monitoring

July 15, 2015Amy Canfield

BALTIMORE—Consumers with home automation systems most trust security companies to monitor them, according to “Monetizing the IoT” panelists at ESX 2015. That's a fact that the industry needs to embrace for future success, they said.Consumers say that security is their top reason for buying into smart home systems, according to numerous studies the panelists said at the conference, held here June 24-26.The security industry often views home automation merely as an add-on, but consumers...

ADT. Kirk MacDowell, alarm.com, ESX 2015, Gordon Hope, Honeywell, Jeff Bedell, Mike Hackett, Paul Plofchan, Qolsys


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Monitoring

Market Trends: NOC, NOC

November 11, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Like many elements of the competitive and warp-speed security industry, network operations centers have different meanings for different players in different roles.One industry expert says a true NOC has limited presence in the security industry, while another applies a broader definition of NOCs.It's easy to define what a NOC is not. It's not a central monitoring station, and it's not a security operations center. But if it quacks like a duck and waddles like a duck, is it...

G4S, Gordon Hope, Honeywell, Interface Security Systems, Jeff Frye, Jerry Cordasco, Morgan Harris, NOC, Protection 1


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Also Noted

Gordon Hope to receive Lippert Award at SIA Honors Night

November 6, 2014SSN Staff

NEW YORK—Honeywell's Gordon Hope and Microsoft's Mike Howard will be among those honored at the Security Industry Association's (SIA) Honors Night, Wednesday, Nov. 19. The event, which will take place at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City, starting at 6:30 p.m., is part of the ISC East. Hope, general manager for Honeywell's AlarmNet, is receiving this year's Lippert Award. “Hope was chosen to receive the award by a unanimous vote of former winners,” according to a...

Gordon Hope, Honeywell's Alarmnet, Mike Howard, Paul Mecurio, SIA Honors Night, Tom Cellucci


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Honeywell expands 4G to VISTA line of alarm panels

October 24, 2012Rich Miller

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell has expanded 4G alarm communications to its popular VISTA platform, which the company says will maximize equipment longevity and performance for dealers.The company's first 4G VISTA panels, the GSMX4G and the GSMV4G, were launched on Oct. 22. Like the LYNX Touch 5100, a self-contained 4G system that made its debut in March at ISC West, the new products are based on the HSPA+ network.Gordon Hope, general manager of AlarmNet at Honeywell, said the decision to standardize...

4G, Gordon Hope, Honeywell, LYNX, VISTA


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Monitoring Matters

3G vs. 4G: AT&T's 'sunset' fuels debate

August 15, 2012Rich Miller

While AT&T has finally set a date and ended the discussion over when it will push 2G into the sunset, the points of contention grow sharper over 3G versus 4G and the merits of each for cellular alarm communication. Boiling down the argument to its simplest terms, this much is clear: Technology touted as 4G is faster and more expensive. But is that extra speed worth the money, and more importantly for alarm dealers, will it contribute to longevity in the field? And what is “real” 4G anyway? On...

AlarmNet by Honeywell, AT&T, Gordon Hope, Security Systems News, Shawn Welsh, Telguard


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AT&T: 2017 end of the line for 2G

August 15, 2012Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—AT&T will phase out its 2G networks by 2017, setting a long-anticipated timeline for the “sunset” of the technology and giving the alarm industry a target date to upgrade cellular equipment.The telecom giant made the announcement on Aug. 3 in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company cited “significant spectrum and capacity constraints on its wireless network in certain markets” as it continues to transition customers to 3G and...

2G, 3G, 4G, AlarmNet at Honeywell, AT&T, CDMA, Code Division Multiple Access, Global System for Mobile Communications, Gordon Hope, GSM


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Showdown at the cableco corral? ESX has ammo

June 20, 2012Rich Miller

The big, bad cable giants and telecoms are riding into town, aiming to steal your horses and accounts and whatever else they can toss a lasso around. Everyone knew the day was coming, but now that it's here, are you prepared to hold your ground? Do you really have what it takes to compete, or will you forever be at the mercy of the black hats? Rest assured there's hope, and you can tap into it at ESX. A number of sessions are planned to help alarm companies deal with this new landscape by staying...

2GIG, alarm.com, ESX, GE, Gordon Hope, Honeywell, Jay Kenny, Kirk MacDowell, Kristen Simmons, Lance Dean


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Onward through the blog: Day Two at ISC West

March 30, 2012Rich Miller

ISC West kept up a strong head of steam on Day Two. It started at 7:30 a.m. with the Security 5K to benefit Mission 500, a nonprofit group that aids impoverished children. An impressive turnout of runners raised an equally impressive funding total, according to race organizers, and the group later said it had topped its goal of 500 children sponsored. Then it was on to the show floor for another day of networking and discussion among the thousands, with no letup from Day One's brisk pace. Here are...

Cliff Dice, DICE Corp., Gordon Hope, Honeywell, Keith Jentoft, Mission 500, Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response, Secure Global Solutions, Security Systems News


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General News

ISC Solutions kicks off with news

November 3, 2011Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—ISC Solutions kicked off at noon on Nov. 2 with the usual ceremony and an announcement of some notable news.From the small stage outside the entrance to the trade show, Gordon Hope, chairman of the Security Industry Association's board, announced that longtime SIA director of government relations, Don Erickson, has been chosen as SIA's new CEO. Erickson cut the ribbon to officially open ISC Solutions 2011."[Erickson's] dedication, impeccable reputation and track record of success at...

Amy Schneeberger, Beth Blake, Beth Welch, Brent Doherty, Chris Phillips, Courtney Mamuscia, Danny Garrido, Don Erickson, Gordon Hope, ISC Solutions


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SIA CEO search for Chace replacement continues

July 11, 2011Daniel Gelinas

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Security Industry Association Executive Committee on June 7 announced it had stepped up its chief executive officer search activities and is accepting resumes to find a replacement for former CEO Richard Chace. An email solicitation for resume submissions advised candidates to submit their information via email to [email protected] SIA Executive Committee chairman Gordon Hope (Honeywell VP marketing and business development) said SIA has "received and continue[s]...

Executive Committee, Gordon Hope, Rand Price, Richard Chace, Security Industry Association, SIA


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