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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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Floor space filling up fast at ESX

March 20, 2013Rich Miller

ESX is one of the fastest-growing trade shows in the country, a distinction that hasn't been lost on the industry's top monitoring and integration companies. The expo floor is already more than 70 percent sold for this year's event, which will be moving down the street from Nashville's Convention Center the new Music City Center. More than 140 exhibitors were on board as of Monday, including 30 companies that weren't on the floor last year. Among the new participants from the...

CMS, Criticom Monitoring Services, Electronic Security Expo (ESX), Metrodial, SAFE Security, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Riders on the storm: Central stations take Sandy in stride

October 31, 2012Rich Miller

The snowy remnants of Hurricane Sandy are still blowing across the ridges of West Virginia, but the worst is over for the Eastern Seaboard. Now the recovery begins. And as is the case with any natural disaster, preparation holds the key to the extent of the difficulties ahead. The lesson—one that's often learned the hard way—is that it pays to do your homework and have a backup plan in place. The monitoring industry prides itself on that, of course, a fact that was validated by a quick...

Andy Lowitt, COPS Monitoring, Don Maden, Metrodial, Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response, Security Systems News (SSN), Tom Piston

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