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Talking keypads and panels with Mark McCall

April 23, 2014Leif Kothe

SAN ANTONIO—Mark McCall, director of information technology at United Central Control, entered the security industry in somewhat of an indirect fashion. With a background firmly in IT, McCall was asked by a friend, who owns Pensacola, Fla.-based SentryNet, to write a white paper evaluation of the company, highlighting its strengths and weaknesses, particularly with respect to IT infrastructure and staffing issues. “I gave a road map for his business for things that, in my professional...

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Suppliers, iControl, Telular end patent infringement cases

January 15, 2014Tess Nacelewicz, Leah Hoenen

YARMOUTH, Maine—Patent infringement lawsuits involving, iControl Networks and Telular have all been dismissed, the companies announced this and iControl Networks announced Jan. 14 that settlements have been reached in patent infringement suits involving those two companies.And Telular announced the same day that an lawsuit against Telular has been dismissed with prejudice.The two cases are related, Jay Kenny, VP of marketing for, an interactive services..., cross-licensing agreement, iControl Networks, Jay Kenny, patent infringement lawsuit, Shawn Welsh, Telular

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Avista Capital completes Telular acquisition

June 25, 2013SSN Staff

NEW YORK and CHICAGO—Avista Capital Partners has completed the acquisition of Telular, according to a news release. As previously announced, Joe Beatty has stepped down as CEO of Telular as part of the closing. Avista Capital's Allen Yurko will act as interim CEO while the board of directors conducts a search for a permanent successor, the release noted. “I am very pleased to be joining Telular at this exciting time,” Yurko said in the statement. “I look forward to working...

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Suppliers accuses Telular of taking intellectual property

May 22, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

VIENNA, Va.—, an interactive services provider based here, filed suit this week against Telular Corp., contending that Telular has been using's patent-protected products and services without permission as its contends that Telular has infringed on's patented systems and methods for providing users with wireless notification of alarm system events and also for monitoring a property using a mobile device. says the infringing products and services..., Avista Capital Partners, Jay Kenny, physical security, SSN, Telguard HomeControl, Telguard Interactive, Telular

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Fire Systems Installation

Telguard communicator meets 2013 NFPA 72 requirements

February 4, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

CHICAGO—Telular Corp. recently announced that its Telguard TG-7FS cellular communicator is now compliant with the National Fire Protection Association 2013 edition requirements for sole-path communications. The latest edition of NFPA 72, the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, allows sole-path cellular communications to be supervised for commercial fire systems once every 60 minutes, instead of every five minutes as required by the 2010 edition, the company said.The development—and...

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Telguard kit upgrades 2G communicators facing 'sunset'

September 26, 2012Rich Miller

ATLANTA, Ga.—Telguard, a provider of wireless alarm monitoring solutions, has rolled out a conversion kit that allows dealers to upgrade their commercial 2G cellular communicators to 3G/4G without voiding UL certifications at the installation site.The TG-KIT is designed for all six 2G communicators (GSM and GPRS) in the TG-7 series from Telguard, a division of Telular Corp. The upgrade involves replacing the circuit board in a unit without having to remove its enclosure, antenna or power supply.Shawn...

ESX, Security Systems News, Shawn Welsh, Telguard, Telular

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Telguard step ahead of '2G sunset'

February 14, 2012Rich Miller

CHICAGO—The “2G sunset” is coming—it's just hard to say when. But the 2G fade-out has already begun, eating into the frequency spectrum and posing a threat to the effectiveness of cellular alarm communicators.Like analog before it, 2G technology—most commonly GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications)—is destined to become a technological footnote. The exact date for the “sunset” will not be determined by the Federal Communications Commission or...

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ASIS 2011: News and notes from the show floor

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—There was plenty of news being made at ASIS 2011, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center Sept. 19-21. Below are some editor round-ups from ventured out onto the show floor to collect news and other goings-on. Here's Martha's round-up: The ASIS news started rolling in well before the show floor opened with the news released around 7 a.m. yesterday that Tyco International plans to split into three independent, publicly traded companies. Over at the BRS Labs booth,...

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Telular delivers manufacturer-agnostic, cellular, two-way voice solution

August 25, 2011Daniel Gelinas

CHICAGO—Wireless connectivity solution provider Telular on Aug. 16 announced the availability of two-way voice over cellular using its Telguard TG-1 Express solution. According to Telular vice president of marketing and business development Shawn Welsh, the TG-1 Express will save time and money for central stations and dealers by becoming the one-stop shop for two-way voice communication from the panel to the central station. "First and foremost this works with virtually everyone. It's not...

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Does AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile threaten the industry?

March 24, 2011Daniel Gelinas

YARMOUTH, Maine—Ever since rumblings of a POTS sunset began last year, the security industry has been concerned with where a dependable communications pathway would come from. Most eyes have turned to broadband and GSM as two alternatives. With the March 20 announcement of AT&T's agreement to buy competitor T-Mobile for $39 billion, a new wrinkle to the communications pathway has been introduced with which the security industry must contend, assuming the acquisition passes muster with the SEC. Wireless...

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