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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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Micro Key Solutions partners with The New DICE Corp.

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Micro Key Solutions partners with The New DICE Corp.

June 11, 2021SSN Staff

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Micro Key Solutions and the New DICE Corporation have partnered to provide central stations who are using Millennium Monitoring automation software with the ability to add interactive and advanced video services with AI analytics. While the two companies both offer monitoring and video solutions currently, the partnership allows central stations powered by Millennium Monitoring to take advantage of interactive video services offered by Matrix Interactive.  “The...

Avi Lupo, cloud-based technology, Micro Key Solutions, The New DICE


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COPS acquires wholesale monitoring business from Security Partners

June 9, 2021SSN Staff

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—COPS Monitoring, a provider of wholesale professional alarm monitoring services in North America, announced that it has purchased the wholesale monitoring assets of Security Partners LLC at auction on May 27, 2021.  Upon completion of the acquisition and subsequent preparations, the alarm companies and their 100,000+ subscriber accounts will be migrated to COPS and monitored by its network of six UL listed and TMA Five Diamond certified monitoring stations located...

COPS Monitoring, Jim McMullen, Security Partners


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National Monitoring Center celebrates 20-year anniversary

June 2, 2021SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—National Monitoring Center (NMC), the nation’s premier third-party monitoring center, proudly announced the 20th anniversary of the company’s founding. In those years, NMC has evolved from a single 10,000-square-foot facility to two fully redundant leading-edge monitoring centers located in California and Texas. “We are thrilled and honored to have reached this milestone,” said Woodie Andrawos, President, National Monitoring Center. “Our...

National Monitoring Center, Woodie Andrawos


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Prince William County, VA launches “ASAP to PSAP” automated alarm dispatch

June 1, 2021SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security announced that Prince William County, Virginia has become the 88th municipality in the nation to implement Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) at its Emergency Communication Center (ECC)/Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). ASAP automates communication from alarm monitoring central stations to ECCs and 911 centers, resulting in faster, more accurate emergency response by delivering alarm notification information directly from the alarm monitoring centers to...

Anita Ostrowski, Pam Petrow, Vector Security


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The Monitoring Association opens registration for 2021 Annual Meeting

May 18, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va. —The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced the opening of online registration for its 2021 Annual Meeting, which will be held in person at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on the island of Maui in Hawaii on Oct. 9-13, 2021. The meeting is open to all security professionals. “We are thrilled to host our 2021 Annual Meeting in person,” said TMA President Don Young. “This meeting has long been a hallmark of the security industry. Top executives and key decision-makers...

Don Young, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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IDIS, VMI extend remote monitoring with deep learning analytics

April 16, 2021SSN Staff

COPPELL, Texas—IDIS America and virtual guarding and monitoring service partner Virtual Management Intelligence (VMI) are working together to deliver AI-supported remote surveillance services, including business operations monitoring, in sectors such as transportation, warehousing, cannabis production, food processing, banking, and finance. The two companies noted that buyers of video technology are focusing increasingly on business protocol enforcement applications, in addition to traditional...

deep learning analytics, IDIS, VMI


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The Monitoring Association launches revised IQ Certification program

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The Monitoring Association launches revised IQ Certification program

April 9, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has revised the Installation Quality Certification Program “IQ Certification,” noting that its the only quality control program for installations, maintenance and service of electronic security systems. The program was initially developed by the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) False Alarm Committee as a means to reduce the occurrence of false alarms and has been broadly endorsed by security industry associations including...

false alarm reduction, IQ Certification program, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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Double-digit growth predicted for home monitoring and security devices

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Double-digit growth predicted for home monitoring and security devices

March 29, 2021SSN Staff

NEEDHAM, Mass.—Worldwide shipments of smart home devices are forecast to surpass 1.4 billion in 2025 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2 percent as consumers seek out additional conveniences brought about by home automation products and ambient computing, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Home monitoring and security devices, which represents 20.5 percent of the market share, are estimated to grow at an even more impressive CAGR of 13 percent...

Global smart home market, IDC, Smart Home Monitoring


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Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway (Ret.) to keynote TMA’s 2021 Mid-year Meeting

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Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway (Ret.) to keynote TMA’s 2021 Mid-year Meeting

March 22, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced that Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway (Ret.) will deliver the opening keynote address, Leadership Lessons from an Old Jarhead, at the association’s 2021 Mid-year Meeting. The three-day meeting will be held virtually April 20-22. General Conway’s comments will reflect on his extensive experience as a military leader. He will speak on Tuesday, April 20, at 11 a.m. ET. “Leadership, which has always played...

Don Young, General James T. Conway (Ret.), The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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