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Talking panels and keypads with Marshall Marinace

September 8, 2014Leif Kothe

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y.—Marshall Marinace, owner of Marshal Alarm Systems, based here, was installed at ESX 2014 as the new president of the Electronic Security Association. A 38-year veteran of the industry, who has served multiple terms as vice president of ESA, Marinace hopes to follow the legacy of past presidents and make legislative activity a priority for the association. “We need to continue to concentrate on government relations,” he said. “It's key to our industry...

ESA, ESX, Honeywell, Marshall Marinace, physical security, Total Connect


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New Honeywell low-light camera ideal for dimly lit interiors

July 10, 2014SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell this week introduced the iPCAM-WL, a new indoor IP video camera that uses advanced night vision and light sensors to help home and business owners view activity in poorly lit spaces. The camera—with wired or wireless Internet connectivity—can capture clear, high-quality video and uses H.264 high-compression technology to maintain image sharpness, the company said in a July 9 news release. The camera is the latest addition to the Honeywell Total Connect video...

advanced night vision, Dean Mason, Honeywell, iPCAM-WL, Total Connect


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How I use my system: Talking panels and keypads with Dan Krumme of Cam-Dex

August 14, 2013Leif Kothe

Dan Krumme, branch operations manager at the Cam-Dex Security Corp. office in St. Louis, is a fourth-generation employee at the company, a Security-Net partner. “I grew up in the industry,” he said. “Out of college I worked for a Security-Net partner in Indianapolis to see a different perspective prior to coming back to Cam-Dex.” In March 2013, Krumme returned to Cam-Dex, an integrator specializing in design, assembly, installation and maintenance of integrated security systems....

Cam-Dex, Dan Krumme, home automation, Honeywell, intrusion detection, L5100, physical security, SSN, Total Connect


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Honeywell expands capabilities for Total Connect

June 10, 2013SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell's home automation platform, Total Connect is now supported by the company's Tuxedo Touch home controller, according to a news release. The expanded offering enables users to remotely control Z-Wave thermostats, lights, door locks, shades and video via compatible mobile devices, allowing customers to manage their homes remotely. The Tuxedo Touch offers a touchscreen and a full-color, 7-inch display that allows the controller to communicate with other devices on the Z-Wave...

Alan Stoddard, home automation, Honeywell, physical security, SSN, Total Connect, Tuxedo Touch, Z-Wave


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Honeywell to showcase mobile, cloud advancements

March 28, 2013SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—At ISC West, Honeywell plans to showcase products and services that reflect advancements in cloud and mobile device technology, according to a company statement. "If there's a common theme that runs across the technologies we're showcasing this year, it's probably 'mainstream,'" Scott Harkins, president of Honeywell Security Products, Americas, said in the statement. "A lot of trends like mobile, the cloud and connected home and business used to be considered novelties, but that...

Honeywell, ISC West, Lynx Touch 5100, Maxpro, Scott Harkins, Total Connect


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SAFE Security expands into DIY, with help from Honeywell

February 13, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Wow! SAFE Security is really making news lately. First, it was acquired late last year by ICV Partners, a New York-based investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies. Then, it announced earlier this month that it had just bought about 24,000 alarm monitoring accounts from Orem, Utah-based Pinnacle Security—a summer-model company the select assets of which Protection 1 recently purchased. Now, SAFE announced today that it's entering the DIY home security market by launching a new...

Honeywell, ICV Partners, Paul Sargenti, Pinnacle Security, Protection 1, SAFE Security, [email protected], Security Systems News, Total Connect


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Honeywell updates Total Connect 2.0 user guide

January 30, 2013SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell today announced the update of the Interactive User Guide for Total Connect 2.0 and it's now available on iTunes, according to a company statement. Total Connect is a remote service that allows customers to use smartphones, cameras and other compatible wireless devices to stay connected to their homes and businesses remotely. The app features several new tutorials, including Z-Wave home automation for thermostats, lighting and locks, enhanced notifications, user management,...

Honeywell, Total Connect, Z-Wave


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Residential

Niche dealer program helps make home automation affordable

July 10, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

YONKERS, N.Y.—Online Alarm Quotes, a niche dealer program based here, recently announced it has upped its funding to dealers. That allows dealers to offer customers the latest in home automation technology with no money down, said Tom Fowler, co-owner of the dealer program, which was launched early last year.“We're allowing our dealers to go up to $250 a month. That allows dealers to offer products and services like [Honeywell's] Total Connect, the cameras that you need for Total Connect,...

Honeywell, Online Alarm Quotes, Security Systems News, Tom Fowler, Total Connect


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Luxurious partnership for Honeywell

November 30, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

In this economic downturn, many security companies have bemoaned the fact that new housing starts are down. But Honeywell has formed a new partnership with Toll Brothers, a nationwide builder of luxury homes, that gives Honeywell an exclusive way to tap into the new construction market's lucrative side. Here's more from the news release that Melville, N.Y.-based Honeywell issued today: Honeywell has reached an exclusive agreement with Toll Brothers, America's Luxury Homebuilder, to provide its broad...

Bob Shipman, Felicia Ratka, Honeywell Security & Communications, Toll Brothers, Total Connect, VISTA, Westminster Security


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Honeywell to dealers: Future is now for remote services

November 17, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Ron Rothman, president of Honeywell Security Group, told dealers at the First Alert Professional 2011 Convention here they need to start offering remote services or the telecoms, cable companies and other competitors will take their customers away.“If you don't think there is going to be a difference between the digital dial-up, tin-can version of RMR and the remote-services version, I think you better take another look because it's coming and it's coming fast,”...

First Alert Professional 2011 Convention, Honeywell Security Group, remote services, Ron Rothman, Scottsdale, Total Connect


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