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TMA transitions 2021 Annual Meeting to virtual format

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TMA transitions 2021 Annual Meeting to virtual format

September 21, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced that it has, in consideration of its attendees’ health and well-being, made the decision to transition its in-person 2021 Annual Meeting to a virtual format.  Originally set to take place in Maui, Hawaii, from Saturday, Oct. 9 through Wednesday, Oct. 14, the virtual meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 12 through Wednesday, Oct. 14. The latest event information, including updated registration options, can be found on...

Don Young, John Brady, The Monitoring Association


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AvantGuard opens new monitoring center in Cedar City, Utah

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AvantGuard opens new monitoring center in Cedar City, Utah

September 10, 2021SSN Staff

OGDEN, Utah—Ogden-based AvantGuard (AG) announced the grand opening of their third monitoring center, strategically placed in Cedar City, Utah. "We chose Cedar City because of its highly educated and talented workforce. It's a beautiful community and they have truly rolled out the red carpet for us."  AG President Justin Bailey said. "We are currently serving over a million subscribers from Alaska to Puerto Rico, including residents, businesses, schools, hospitals.” The...

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Local Security partners with RapidSOS to send multimedia incident data to 911

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Local Security partners with RapidSOS to send multimedia incident data to 911

August 30, 2021SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Local Security, a Canadian security technology company, announced a partnership with RapidSOS to connect 911 personnel with remote operators in an emergency through the Local Security platform. "Local Security is committed to partnerships with communities and the organizations that use cutting-edge technology to secure them," Local Security CEO Adam Power said in the announcement. "Our partners can now deliver a complete digital status update including pictures and video...

Emergency Response Systems, LOCAL SECURITY, RapidSOS


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TMA Executive Director Celia Besore honored by ASAE

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TMA Executive Director Celia Besore honored by ASAE

August 27, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce its Executive Director, Celia T. Besore, has been selected to join with nine other association executives in The American Society Association Executives’ (ASAE) 2021 Class of Fellows. The Fellows program bestows an honorary recognition upon exceptional association leaders making noteworthy and sustained contributions of leadership to their organizations, ASAE and the association management profession. Ms. Besore...

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UL President and CEO to Keynote TMA’s 2021 Annual Meeting

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UL President and CEO to Keynote TMA’s 2021 Annual Meeting

August 24, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—UL president and CEO Jennifer F. Scanlon will provide the opening keynote for The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) 2021 Annual Meeting, which is set for Oct. 9-13, 2021, at Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on the island of Maui, Hawaii. On Oct. 11 at 10:15AM/HST, Scanlon will present her session, Collaboration—Our Force Multiplier for Forging a Profitable Future, where she will address the megatrends that are reshaping the alarm and monitoring industry. “UL has long been...

Don Young, Jennifer F. Scanlon, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Underwriters Laboratories (UL)


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Netwatch North America announces partnership with Avigilon

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Netwatch North America announces partnership with Avigilon

August 23, 2021SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Netwatch North America, a leader in proactive video monitoring solutions, is now an authorized partner for Avigilon, a subsidiary of Motorola Solutions, specializing in the design and manufacture of AI-powered video analytics and network video management software and hardware. Through this partnership, Netwatch’s purpose-built platform for proactive video monitoring will integrate with Avigilon Control Center video management software and analytics. “We are...

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ADT’s safety app now detects car accidents, alerts first responders

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ADT’s safety app now detects car accidents, alerts first responders

August 16, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.— ADT has partnered with Cambridge Mobile Telematics, a leading mobile telematics provider, to allow ADT’s Personal Safety App SoSecure to offer crash detection and emergency response. By teaming with Cambridge, ADT’s personal safety app, which is available for download on iOS and Android, help keeps roads and drivers safer. “As consumers continue to rely on more intuitive and interactive security products and services, ADT is expanding beyond the home to...

ADT, Cambridge Mobile Telematics, Medical Alert Systems


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Vector Flow’s SOC Automation Suite reduces false alarms by 80%

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Vector Flow’s SOC Automation Suite reduces false alarms by 80%

August 2, 2021SSN Staff

SARATOGA, Calif.—Vector Flow, Inc., a company that specializes in AI and data-driven physical security solutions, announced that their Security Operations Center (SOC) Automation Suite is proven to reduce false and nuisance alarms by over 80 percent in real-world applications. Vector said this “enormous reduction in false alarms” not only dramatically improves SOC efficiency and productivity, it lets SOC operators focus on real alarms and provide improved services. “The...

false alarm reduction, GSOC, Vector Flow


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Alarm.com unveils Ambient Insights for alarm response

August 2, 2021SSN Staff

TYSONS, Va.—Alarm.com has introduced Ambient Insights for alarm response, a new solution that recognizes activity around a property and delivers contextual information to monitoring stations in the event of an alarm. Monitoring stations can use this real-time data to prioritize alarms and dispatch police, fire or emergency medical services to properties faster. Ambient Insights also allows for responses to a wider range of emergencies and reduces dispatches for false alarms. For every alarm...

AI, alarm.com, Machine Learning, verified alarms


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SecureNet Technologies and COPS Monitoring announce partnership

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SecureNet Technologies and COPS Monitoring announce partnership

July 16, 2021SSN Staff

LAKE MARY, Fla. and WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—SecureNet Technologies and COPS Monitoring announced an "industry changing" partnership that gives security dealers the ability to meet the explosive demand more effectively for professionally monitored smart home and security services. Under this unique program, dealers will have access to a bundled service offering that includes smart home interactive services, video, and professional monitoring for the first time. Priced at a significantly reduced...

COPS Monitoring, professional monitoring, SecureNet Technologies, smart home


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