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Security Central CEO Says Firm ‘Not Responsible For Any Delay’ in Deadly Elder Facility Fire

Brett Springall states the monitoring firm completed its dispatch request to authorities 34 seconds after receiving alarm signal from retirement complex.


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The company hired two veteran specialists to staff the new division. Rodney Bosch · April 29, 2015

Honeywell tried a new presentation approach, with connected home, cloud and life-safety grabbing attention at ISC West 2015. Scott Goldfine · April 23, 2015

Two elderly residents living in the same senior apartment complex in Pewaukee, Wis., have each received bills of more than $7,000 for false fire alarms. The 88-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit against the village to get the bill thrown out, while the 86-year-old man refuses to pay the fee. SSI Staff · April 21, 2015

Increasingly vendors are striving to provide one-stop shop to become a single provider of video surveillance, access control and related cloud-based services. Read on for insights to the trend. Rodney Bosch · April 21, 2015

The U.S. Commerce Department has halted $154 million in funding for a Los Angeles County emergency communications system because many cities are backing out of the project, resulting in the job being severely behind schedule. SSI Staff · April 13, 2015

Mircom’s deal for metis Secure will extend its portfolio of intelligent building systems. SSI Staff · April 13, 2015

ISC West in Las Vegas is just around the corner, and so Security Sales & Integration Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares the top 10 things associated with the industry’s biggest show he is most looking forward to. Scott Goldfine · March 30, 2015

The Clean Water Act includes requirements to reduce pollutants that may enter the nation’s water system. With this in mind, security systems integrators need to understand the importance of testing waterflow switches for fire systems. Shane Clary · March 30, 2015

The patent-pending battery, with a companion mobile app, combines a lithium battery and Wi-Fi in a 9V battery form factor. SSI Staff · March 27, 2015

The American Gaming Association argues the Department of Homeland Security has not ranked gaming as a priority industry. SSI Staff · March 24, 2015




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