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
Monitronics Int’l, a national-based alarm monitoring
company operating within the United States, has selected
ADI, a leading security and low-voltage distributor, to
receive its Vendor of the Year award ...
June 13, 2006
The University of Florida recently released its annual National Retail Security Survey, analyzing theft incidents from 107 of the largest U.S. retail chains. Results indicate ...
June 12, 2006
Three-hundred-fifty member attendees representing 88 companies, 95 vendors, plus vendor staff, conference instructors, consultants and other industry professionals brought total attendance to more than 800 at the 2006 PSA-TEC ...
June 07, 2006
Honeywell has received certification from UL to integrate fire annunciation capabilities into its newest security system platform, the Honeywell Vindicator V5 Network Security Appliance™ ...
June 01, 2006