December 3, 2013
Tyco Security Products and Alarm.com have entered into a partnership with Alarm.com to offer interactive services globally.
November 14, 2013
Analysts have forecast intelligent devices in perimeter security to top $200 million in 2013 as video surveillance and analytics are becoming an integral part of electronic perimeter security solutions.
November 7, 2013
Sonitrol has assisted in more than 170,000 documented apprehensions — approximately one apprehension every 111 minutes — within the last 36 years, the company announced Wednesday.
October 28, 2013
Technical difficulties with a third-party alarm-monitoring contractor have prompted this city to put its alarm permit ordinance, initially scheduled to take effect Oct. 1, on hold until Nov. 1.
October 17, 2013
The Avondale (Ariz.) City Council has expanded the duties of CryWolf False Alarm Solutions to help curb false alarms.
September 18, 2013
The Atlanta Police Department has contracted with a third-party vendor to administer a new alarm management program that is being implemented after the city enacted a series of amendments to its existing false alarm ordinance.
August 1, 2013
Amherst Alarm and COPS Monitoring are among the 14 companies that have renewed their Installation Quality (IQ) certifications.
July 9, 2013
Electronic security contractors can now view SecuritySales.com content on a Web site optimized for their smartphones.
July 3, 2013
The Memphis city council has approved the second reading of an ordinance to change provisions for repeated false alarms.
June 19, 2013
Vector Security’s ongoing efforts to reduce false alarm dispatches have earned it the 2012 Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award. Company representatives accepted the honor on Tuesday during a special ceremony at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX).
June 12, 2013
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) will honor alarm industry veteran Sharon Elder with the 2013 William N. Moody Award at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX).
June 11, 2013
During the next three years, the penetration rate for residential intrusion alarm products in the United States will increase by 5% to 8%, according to a new study by IMS Research, now part of IHS.
June 11, 2013
Cable provider Comcast has launched its Xfinity Home Control service in an effort to reach consumers that want smart home solutions but do not want to pay for professional security monitoring, the company announced this week.
May 16, 2013
Georgia is joining the list of states to mandate alarm management best practices to conserve police resources while maintaining police response for burglar alarms. Beginning July 1, central stations will be required to make two telephone calls to alarm owners prior to dispatching police to an alarm site.
May 14, 2013
A new survey funded by the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) reveals that burglars are often deterred from specific targets that have alarm systems installed.
May 3, 2013
After announcing that it would stop responding to unverified burglar alarms by May 1, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has decided to extend its response policy until the end of the year.
May 2, 2013
As part of a new ordinance to reduce false alarms here, city council members Monday awarded a contract to Cry Wolf False Alarm Solutions to administer a new alarm management program.
April 25, 2013
As part of its alliance with the Sonitrol National Dealers Association (SNDA), the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response (PPVAR) has formed a new committee to focus on audio verification.
April 17, 2013
Since implementing a fee-based program to curb false alarms in 2010, this city has collected nearly $500,000 in false alarm fines and registration fees.
April 16, 2013
Alarm communicator manufacturer Uplink has teamed up with RSI Video Technologies to provide network services for RSI’s Videofied alarm systems throughout North America.