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Monitoring Matters

Not quite wrapped

September 27, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

I hope you will be both refreshed and comfortable as you read this week’s blog, safe in the knowledge that you will have achieved more restful sleep than I have, dear readers. That’s right, I’m burning the midnight oil lately as I have spent this week chasing the last of my GSX content out the door. Well, there’s bound to be some leftovers, but come next week I’ll be back into the normal flow as I gear up to tackle October (it’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month,...

2023, Cybersecurity, Global Security Exchange (GSX), monitoring centers, Netwatch, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), Vistacom

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Security Partners closes central station after operator tests positive for coronavirus

April 29, 2020Paul Ragusa

LANCASTER, Pa.—Based here in one of the hardest hit counties being in such close proximity to New York, Security Partners LLC had what any company would consider its worst fear come true: An employee working at one of its three central stations had tested positive for coronavirus.“We were hit hard and we feel it's important to share and talk about it, rather than hide behind this virus,” Security Partners Owner and CEO Patrick Egan told Security Systems News. “We also wanted to talk about...

central stations, Coronavirus, monitoring centers, Pat Egan, Security Partners LLC

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CHeKT brings VMS, AI into the central station

April 24, 2020SSN Staff

LANSDALE, Penn.—CHeKT recently announced support for AI and video analytics with integration into alarm monitoring centers. With CHeKT's firmware update, the OPTEX Visual Verification Bridge can now supervise cameras with analytics over the IP network and generate alarms based on the camera's analytics. When an analytic event occurs, the Bridge creates a video clip of the incident and transmits the Contact ID alarm code into the monitoring center, giving operators instant access...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), CheKT, John Milliron, monitoring centers, Video Analytics

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