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Honeywell to Acquire Smoke Detection and Video Security Company Xtralis

Upon completion of the deal, Xtralis will become part of Honeywell Security and Fire, a business unit of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions.

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June 30, 2006

June 30, 2006

June 30, 2006

The do-it-yourself (DIY) craze of the past several years — largely propagated by the rise of monolithic, nationwide home improvement centers — has been a detriment to the electronic security industry. It’s all well and good to caulk your own bathtub or hang a door (and even this is more challenging than it might seem), but it’s another thing entirely to self-install video surveillance, intrusion, fire or other security devices/systems. By Scott Goldfine · June 30, 2006

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has voted to amend NFPA 10 and NFPA 72 to include electronic monitoring of fire extinguishers. Up until now, fire extinguishers had to be physically inspected every 30 days. NFPA made the decision to amend existing code during its annual World Safety Conference and Exposition ... June 28, 2006

The Security Industry Association (SIA) presented its 2006 Statesman Award to Lynn de Seve, president of GSA Schedules Inc. and Jim Gingo, president of TransTech Systems. The awards were given ... June 27, 2006

Devcon Int’l Corp. announces the sale of Central One, its third-party central station company, to Lydia Security Monitoring Inc., a New York entity operating under the name C.O.P.S. Monitoring ... June 26, 2006

The Metro board recently voted to buy a $20 million wireless video system for surveillance and traffic signal control. With the new system, one officer in the Houston TranStar traffic control center can monitor ... June 25, 2006

The Smart Card Alliance is proposing contactless smart-card technology for the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) People Access Security Service (PASS) card program. The Alliance has offered a paper titled "Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative PASS Card: Recommendations for Using Secure Contactless Technology vs. RFID" ... June 18, 2006

GE Security and Network Multifamily Security Corp., a subsidiary of Protection One Inc., announce an agreement under which GE will provide its Allegro Collector wireless security systems and property management software exclusively to Network Multifamily Security for use in the residential security industry ... June 13, 2006


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