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NYC accepts video image smoke detection

July 16, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

SPARKS, Md.—Video image smoke detection is now accepted under the New York City Building Code, opening a large new market for such detection systems.“This is a pretty big deal,” Rick Jeffress, sales manager, Americas, for Fike Video Image Detection, which is based here and is a business division of Fike, told Security Systems News. “We are starting to receive calls for systems in high-rise and other mechanical equipment rooms.”The New York City Building Code currently...

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Costar Technologies buys CohuHD for $10m cash

July 9, 2014Martha Entwistle

COPPELL, Texas—In the month since it closed a $10 million cash deal to buy CohuHD, Costar Technologies and CohuHD have closed three deals together.“These are opportunities that we would not have had [as separate companies]. The products [of the two companies] are complementary but not competing,” Tom Kampfer, president of CohuHD Costar, told Security Systems News. “We don't need to reconcile sales teams or product lines, [tasks that can] create a distraction and be disruptive...

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DirectView to open Colorado office

April 8, 2014SSN Staff

NEW YORK—DirectView Security, a subsidiary of DirectView Holdings, based here, recently announced that it plans to open a Colorado office to support the expansion of its cannabis industry security and surveillance business, according to a news release. The company expects to establish an office at Legacy Construction Company of Colorado's office complex beginning in April. The company will initially staff two sales professionals to work with Legacy as well as other potential partners and customers...

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