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Alarm Systems

Read: Vivint Responds to Claims of Charging Elderly Woman for Service She Never Used

Vivint Responds to Claims of Charging Elderly Woman for Service She Never Used

A Vivint spokesperson gives the company’s side of the story.

Read: Vivint Charges Woman for 5 Years Worth of Cancelled Alarm Service, Finally Refunds

Vivint Charges Woman for 5 Years Worth of Cancelled Alarm Service, Finally Refunds

Vivint continued to make automatic withdrawals from an elderly woman’s checking account despite knowing she wasn’t using the alarm system.

Read: Why the Alarm Industry Needs to Agree on a Common Communications Method

Why the Alarm Industry Needs to Agree on a Common Communications Method

2G may have just seen its sunset, but between now and 2021 the industry will also have to replace every 3G/4G radio out there.

Read: Mother Says Surveillance Footage of Her Home Being Robbed Shows Son’s Killers

Mother Says Surveillance Footage of Her Home Being Robbed Shows Son’s Killers

Francine Barnes believes the same men who broke into her home on Monday morning also beat her son to death. Charles Barnes was found dead later that day.

Read: 6 Active Security Measures That Arm Customers’ Businesses, Homes Against Intruders

6 Active Security Measures That Arm Customers’ Businesses, Homes Against Intruders

Instead of an alarm system that merely detects and reports, these components can take physical action against an intruder in a non-lethal way.

Read: Don’t Get Duped by Offers of ‘Free’ Alarm System Installations

Don’t Get Duped by Offers of ‘Free’ Alarm System Installations

Buyers should beware of these ‘free’ systems, and alarm companies that install these systems might be increasing their liability.

Read: How Do DIY, MIY Security Systems Affect Police Response to Alarm Activation?

How Do DIY, MIY Security Systems Affect Police Response to Alarm Activation?

Detective H.W. “Robbie” Robinson of the Phoenix Police Code Enforcement Unit, Alarm Inspections explains how police prioritize dispatches to potential crimes.

Read: Alarm Installers: Don’t Allow Yourselves to Inherit Another Company’s Problem Through Negligence

Alarm Installers: Don’t Allow Yourselves to Inherit Another Company’s Problem Through Negligence

Alarm expert Jeffrey D. Zwirn explains why it’s important for alarm installers to perform initial testing on the existing system to prevent liability if it doesn’t work properly.

New Study Is a Home Run for Alarm Industry

Report:  Alarm Market to Approach $20B by 2011

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