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Metrodial to go live with trio of mobile apps

July 2, 2014Leif Kothe

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—With several different mobile PERS models gaining traction in the monitoring space, it's not yet clear what type of device and what combination of features will be the winner in the marketplace.Metrodial Corp., a wholesale central station based here, is taking the no-hardware, app-based route. The company is slated to be the first central station to go live with some new services from Boca Raton, Fla.-based SmartTek Systems, an app and virtual services company founded in 2013....

Andy Lowitt, Bud Wulforst, Mark Fischer, Metrodial, mPERS, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Physical Security, SmartTek Systems

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World Wide Security changing the PSAP data model for mPERS

May 7, 2014Leif Kothe

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—Since the inception of mobile PERS, central stations have faced the problem of getting the devices to cheaply and reliably identify the appropriate public safety answering point during an emergency situation. World Wide Security, a full-service security company here, has developed a service for mPERS that seeks to address these challenges while creating a new RMR stream for central stations. The company's PERS division, Life Button 24, recently introduced an mPERS service...

Life Button 24, Mark Fischer, mobile PERS, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Physical Security, Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), World Wide Security

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SSN poll takers favor national monitoring license

May 12, 2011Daniel Gelinas

YARMOUTH, Maine—While there were strong opinions on both sides, a recent unofficial poll conducted by Security Systems News showed a clear majority of respondents favored national licensing. Nearly 70 percent of poll respondents felt a national license would aid the monitoring industry, while about 20 percent felt national licensing was not the answer, and another roughly10 percent felt licensing of any kind was unneeded. SSN asked readers to voice their opinion on ongoing efforts to...

Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC), Article 6-E, Dennis Raefield, James Haas, Mace, Mark Fischer, Milwaukee Alarm, National monitoring license, NationWide Digital Monitoring, Trey Alter

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