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Microsoft Azure Vision AI Principal Manager to keynote TMA virtual event

November 15, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The keynote for The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) upcoming 2021 Virtual OPSTech is Rouzbeh Aminpour, Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence Platform's Computer Vision Business & Strategy Principal Manager. Aminpour will share how Azure’s Cognitive Services are enabling users to deliver breakthrough experiences through the use of industry-leading Vision AI models. Top-of-mind topics such as industry trends, use of edge and cloud infrastructures, enterprise grade...

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SSN Exclusive Interview: New TMA President Morgan Hertel

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SSN Exclusive Interview: New TMA President Morgan Hertel

October 27, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring, Inc., was recently inducted as The Monitoring Association’s (TMA’s) new President, succeeding Don Young, ADT's EVP and COO. Hertel has hit the ground running since taking over the TMA helm, with an agenda that includes realignment of the association, as well as enhancements of TMA’s education, training, and standards that have become a benchmark of the association...

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The Monitoring Association welcomes Morgan Hertel as new president

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The Monitoring Association welcomes Morgan Hertel as new president

October 19, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring, Inc., as its new President. Hertel officially began his two-year term on Thursday, Oct. 14, at the conclusion of TMA’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. He recently served a two-year term as Vice President on the TMA Executive Committee leading up to his presidency. Hertel succeeds Don Young, ADT's EVP and COO, who will serve...

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Advances in monitoring technology changing the standards landscape

July 18, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace within security, monitoring companies and third party standards organizations such as UL are doing their best to understand what this means for central stations today, especially in regard to creating requirements that reflect the current state of innovation within the industry.In March, UL published a proposal to extend the effective dates for two sets of requirements that are new to the eighth edition of UL 827, The Standard...

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TMA announces two award recipients

October 25, 2017Spencer Ives

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—The Monitoring Association recently recognized two notable professionals: Morgan Hertel, vice president of technology and innovation of Rapid Response Monitoring Services, and Sascha Kylau, vice president of sales at OneTel Security. Hertel was awarded The Monitoring Association's highest honor, the Stanley C. Lott Memorial Award for Exemplary Service. “This award was created to honor the memory of Stanley C. Lott, a TMA (CSAA) past president renowned for his above-and-beyond...

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Central Monitoring Operators: training, empathy and thinking really fast

August 30, 2017Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—A central monitoring station can be a cool place to work—if your idea of cool is not knowing what's going to happen from one minute to the next, or talking people through crises, real and perceived, or getting information fast and accurate while determining whether lives are at stake.Experts at four security firms weighed in recently on the stressors and satisfaction that operators experience—and the kinds of support these employees receive to keep fresh.“It...

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TechSec 2017 Panel: Monitoring the next tech

March 15, 2017Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—The hot topics in the industry—drones and robotics, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, big data and data mining—all impact monitoring centers, as well as integrators and end users.At the TechSec Solutions 2017 panel, “Monitoring the next tech,” Morgan Hertel, VP of technology and innovation for Rapid Response Monitoring, and Jim McMullen, president, COO and founder of COPS Monitoring, explored how industry trends will impact their side of the business.Jay...

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The challenge of hiring

February 16, 2017Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Many companies, of all sizes in the industry, face the difficulty of finding the most qualified and best fitting candidates to join their team. Security Systems News talked with a few of these companies to hear what the applicant pool looks like, what they look for in new hires and how they bring in the best talent.“[Hiring] is a huge challenge—a completely different challenge than it was even five years ago,” Mary Bauer, VP of human resources at Doyle Security...

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CSAA looks for experts to form new tech standards

August 3, 2016Spencer Ives

VIENNA, Va.—CSAA is looking for subject matter experts on a variety of up and coming technologies to join its new Emerging Technologies Committee—a division of its Standards Committee—to help form new standards.“We have all this new stuff that's coming into the central station world, and much of it the police, emergency responders, and fire departments really don't know anything about yet,” Morgan Hertel, chair of the Emerging Technologies Committee and Rapid Response...

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Morgan Hertel to focus on tech and trends in new role at Rapid Response

May 18, 2016Spencer Ives

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—In his new role as Rapid Response Monitoring VP of technology and innovation, industry veteran Morgan Hertel intends to help Rapid leverage new and emerging technology in the monitoring space.“As I start to transition out of that operations role, it'll free up a lot of my time to be able to work specifically on the technology and other people will start to fill in the gaps on the operational side,” Hertel said. This transition will “really take shape over the...

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