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Napco Highlights StarLink Universal Alarm Radios at ISC West

Napco's Dave Sheffey gave SSI a tour of its booth at ISC West to show off the company's StarLink universal alarm radios.


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An online survey found that 93% of Americans say their home security system should contact authorities in the event of a burglary, fire or other incident at their home. It also found that 63% of Americans say MIY security systems are not as safe as professionally-monitored systems. Stephen Sellner · March 09, 2016

Some alarm contractors might assume their insurance policies will cover them in the event of a claim filed against them. But when installing security systems for certain types of businesses, insurance might not be there for you, leaving you to self-fund your legal defense. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · March 07, 2016

Honeywell CEO David Cote said on Wednesday that the company's dropped merger bid with United Technologies was "an incredible deal" but that he would not get hostile with UTC trying to force a deal. SSI Staff · March 03, 2016

The Webinar discusses best practices for terminating Cat-6a cable to Cat-6a shielded connectors, among other termination practices and principles. SSI Staff · February 29, 2016

The security investment is intended to provide police with rapid alerts of gunfire incidents, but some school district officials believe the money could be used in other ways to improve student safety. SSI Staff · February 29, 2016

Without automatic renewal, alarm services would (or at least should) terminate abruptly. The consequences of such termination of services for fire alarm protection, personal emergency response, environmental alarms and intrusion alarms expose not only the subscriber but the alarm company. Ken Kirschenbaum · February 25, 2016

An ordinance was unanimously approved in Davenport, Fla., to implement a fine system for false alarms. A third false alarm will result in a $50 for a false dispatch of the Davenport Police Department and Fire Department. SSI Staff · February 24, 2016

Honeywell and United Technologies have discussed a possible merger, according to a CNBC report. The possible merger could produce a company that has a combined $94 billion in sales. SSI Staff · February 22, 2016

The alarm industry should keep track of these hearing dates on fire-life protection, as well as new editions of NFPA codes. Shane Clary · February 18, 2016

Security dealers have an opportunity to appeal to customers by showcasing their knowledge of fire safety when installing alarms or other residential appliances. Bob Dolph · February 16, 2016


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