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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 technology world is ever changing as consumers clamor for the slimmest flat-screen TV, flash their new iPhone™ and show off their eco-friendly car in the center of their driveway for all to see. For those of them who own homes, that mentality carries over. These homeowners — particularly the affluent — want it all, and they want ... July 31, 2008

On Feb. 14, 2008, Steve Kazmierczak shot and injured more than a dozen people on the Northern Illinois University campus. The end result was five dead and a dozen more injured. Police have yet to establish ... July 31, 2008

Ever since I was a wee lad (hard to imagine, I know) I have had a fascination with statistics, facts and figures. Like most boys, it all began with sports. In my case, it was when my dad showed me how to keep score at my first baseball game, circa 1970, as the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates. By Scott Goldfine · July 31, 2008

ADI, a wholesale distributor of custom electronics, security and low voltage products, will help deliver hands-on training to custom installers as a sponsor of the Learning Lab Experience at this year’s CEDIA Expo in Denver. The event will be held Sept. 3-7. The Learning Labs include three separate rooms equipped with the latest ... July 23, 2008

ADT Security Services, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the American Kennel Club (AKC) are teaming up to help save an estimated 500,000 pets affected in home fires each year. Pet safety offers any security provider another potential avenue to turn prospects into customers or sell additional solutions to an existing ... July 15, 2008

Several improvements to Bosch Security Systems’ CCTV technical support organization in Lancaster, Penn., is resulting in greater productivity of support specialists and enhanced customer service, according to the company. Among the changes, Bosch created a dedicated ... July 02, 2008

FLIR Systems Inc. will be offering courses during the second half of 2008 at its Infrared Training Center (ITC) located in Billerica, Mass. The center offers entry-level and advanced infrared training and certification, including a wide variety ... July 01, 2008

June 30, 2008

Davidson College, the nationally-respected liberal arts school located near Charlotte, N.C., is a case-in-point of how IP-based alarm signal communications is hastening the evolution of traditional security and fire/life-safety systems. Strapped with excessive recurring cost to operate its legacy solution, the college turned to ... By Rodney Bosch · June 30, 2008

The New York Giants were not the only victors of Super Bowl XLII. Behind the scenes of professional sports’ greatest spectacle was another winning team — one that helped ensure the safety of the 73,000+ rabid football fans who descended upon University of Phoenix Stadium. Its name: Benson Systems. By Scott Goldfine · June 30, 2008


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