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Avigilon goes to The Hub

February 12, 2016SSN Staff

SOMERVILLE, Mass.—Avigilon, a video surveillance, access control and security solution provider based in Vancouver, today opened a new office here, just outside of Boston. The new Avigilon Analytics and Data Science Center of Excellence will occupy nearly 33,000 square feet of the Assembly Row building.� "Avigilon continues to expand the boundaries of innovation in intelligence and security solutions. Our new office location is in close proximity to some of the world's leading universities...

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Tyco Security Products sponsors women's symposium

November 26, 2014SSN Staff

WESTFORD, Mass.—Tyco Security Products is sponsoring the 10th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women on Dec. 4 in Boston. The conference features nationally recognized speakers and provides professional women with workshops and seminars on entrepreneurship, professional development and personal/professional life balance. Tyco Security Products will showcase some of its solutions during the conference as well as bring one of its leaders to host a panel. Anita Santos, VP of marketing...

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General News

Police chief gives Panic Button 'rave' review

August 22, 2014Amy Canfield

MILFORD, Mass.—Milford Police Chief Tom O'Loughlin looked at a number of systems to give him and his force better, faster emergency contact with local schools. Having had “great success” in his town of 27,000-plus with Rave Mobile Safety's Smart911 and SmartPrepare, he opted for the Rave Panic Button. All school staff members will have the mobile app on their cell phones. Training for school staff and officers will take place this fall “and then we'll be...

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Vivint Solar is Massachusetts' top residential solar provider

June 5, 2014SSN Staff

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.—Following the recent opening of a new facility here, Vivint Solar now has four locations in Massachusetts, according to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. In 2013, Vivint Solar was the state's top residential solar provider, with more than four megawatts worth of solar systems installed, the paper reported May 19. Vivint Solar, an affiliate of Provo, Utah-based home automation/home security company Vivint, sells solar panels to homeowners for affordable electricity generation,...

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Brockton wants more surveillance

May 29, 2014SSN Staff

BROCKTON, Mass.—Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter is working on three video surveillance initiatives that he says will act to deter lawlessness and aid police in solving crimes, according to a report in the Brockton Enterprise. One proposal would stipulate that establishments serving alcohol after midnight install a video surveillance system covering the inside and outside of their buildings. Failure to comply would mean that business would have to close at midnight. Carpenter and Police Chief...

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State gives alarm company nearly $57K to train staff

December 14, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

Some good job news for a change in this bleak economy: Massachusetts has a new Workforce Training Fund and an Arlington, Mass. alarm company is one of the beneficiaries, according to a recent news report. The Arlington Patch said American Alarm & Communications will receive $56,805 from the state to train its workers. Here's more from the news item: American Alarms is one of 138 Massachusetts companies that will receive more than $11.3 million in grants for workforce training, according to a release...

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