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Solar-powered security system withstands Sandy

November 26, 2012SSN Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Although power was down in the northeast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, solar-powered Electric Guard Dog security systems weathered the storm, according to a company statement. Customer service at EGD reported that their two largest customers in the Northeast, who have a combined 15 sites in the affected areas, said their perimeter systems worked without issue at all sites. The day after Hurricane Sandy, Electric Guard Dog technicians across the U.S. were told they might be...

Electric Guard Dog, Hurricane Sandy, Jack DeMao

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SW24's Fusion Centre a lifeline during Sandy

November 7, 2012Rich Miller

NEW YORK—With Hurricane Sandy making landfall and forecasters' worst fears coming true, Gene Dellaglio drove out into the night on Oct. 29 to check on SecureWatch 24's new Fusion Centre in Moonachie, N.J. As trees fell and the power grid faltered, he arrived at the central station and prepared for the worst.“I got there just before the storm hit,” said Dellaglio, chief technology officer for SW24, a Manhattan-based security company that specializes in property surveillance and facilities...

Fusion Centre, Hurricane Sandy, SecureWatch 24, Verizon

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Honeywell helps first responders respond to Sandy

November 7, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

At Honeywell's First Alert Professional conference in Hollywood, Fla. last week, everyone there expressed concern about the victims of Hurricane Sandy, which battered the East Coast last week. But Honeywell isn't just expressing sympathy—this week it said it's also taking action by donating more than a half a million dollars in first responder products for relief efforts and also providing financial and other assistance to its employees impacted by the storm. New York and New...

Dave Cote, Honeywell, Hurricane Sandy, Morning Pride, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Connecting—with costumes and without—at Honeywell's Connect 2012

November 2, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Imagine Scott Harkins, president of Honeywell Security Products, lumbering about in an inflatable sumo wrestler suit. Envision Stan Martin, executive director of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition, stalking around in a long cape as Count Dracula, looking for blood as well as donations to SIAC. And then picture Patrick Egan, president of Select Security, scarily attractive in drag as a red-lipsticked brunette in an elegant gown. Those attending the Honeywell First Alert Professional Convention...

2012, CONNECT, Honeywell, Hurricane Sandy, Patrick Egan, Scott Harkins, Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Security Systems News (SSN), Select Security, Stan Martin

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General News

ISC East postponed, new dates not yet determined

October 29, 2012Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—ISC East organizers announced that the trade show scheduled for Oct. 29-31 here at the Javits Center is postponed, due to Hurricane Sandy. The Security Industry Association's Gala, originally scheduled for Oct. 30, has also been postponed. PSA Security Network CEO Bill Bozeman, the 2012 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award, was to be honored at the event. Details on rescheduled events will be available at and Further information is also...

Bill Bozeman, Hurricane Sandy, ISC East

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