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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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The DIY Home Automation market is expected to reach $21.3 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 37.9% between 2015 and 2020, according to a new market research report. An increasing desire of the consumer for convenience connectivity, safety & security and the low cost of DIY systems are the major drivers for the market. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

Emergency responders from various departments worked as a team, with communication and coordination between agencies an important goal. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

Bates Security announced on Tuesday it has acquired Kentucky Alarm Services from Ken and Sandy Duff. Bates Security described the acquisition as a “perfect match” as both family-owned companies are based in Lexington, Ky. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

When taking over an existing account, there are things alarm installers need to be mindful of about the existing system. Alarm expert Jeffrey D. Zwirn explains the importance of testing the system to prevent the company from being held liable for any emergency that the system does not properly respond to. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · November 10, 2015

Flatulence from more than 2,000 goats triggered smoke alarms in the cargo hold, forcing pilots to divert the flight. SSI Staff · November 06, 2015

The silicon phototransistor, which could help to enhance images captured in a low-light setting, depends upon electronic light sensors and mimics the behavior of the eyes of mammals. SSI Staff · November 02, 2015

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is developing the Linear Heat Detecting System that will help family's detect fires outside of their homes. SSI Staff · November 02, 2015

Sure Signal Products is recalling approximately 375,000 heat-activated fire alarm devices due to a defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm that can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers of a fire. SSI Staff · November 02, 2015

Tech Electronics service supervisor Mark Bicknell relays tips and responsibilities for fire alarm service providers to remember. By Mark Bicknell · October 30, 2015

Tony Byerly, executive vice president of Diebold Global Electronic Security for the past three and a half years, will continue on as president of Securitas Electronic Security. SSI Staff · October 29, 2015




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