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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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As I write this, the championship fate of the Los Angeles Lakers — the NBA team I have rooted for since boyhood — hangs in the balance against a tough Boston Celtics squad. Typically, when sports titles are on the line, the difference boils down to role players, or who has the strongest bench. No matter how great or talented he is, Kobe Bryant can’t ... By Scott Goldfine · June 30, 2008

Aging fiber-optic cable in Brooklyn and Queens is preventing the completion of a planned high-tech system of surveillance cameras meant to safeguard the subway and commuter railroads, according to a newspaper report. The system, which is expected to cost at least $450 million ... June 25, 2008

Bosch Security Systems and NetApp, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., have formed a partnership to develop storage devices for the IP video surveillance market. Under terms of the agreement, Bosch will sell and support co-branded NetApp storage devices as part ... June 25, 2008

Dedicated Micros is collaborating with mobiDEOS, a privately held mobile technology company based in Sunnyvale, Calif., to deliver video surveillance footage to cell phones. The mobiDEOS MobileIPCamViewer will allow customers to watch and control cameras connected to Dedicated Micros’ DVRs via their ... June 24, 2008

Stanley Convergent Security Solutions Inc. (Stanley CSS) has acquired the retail branch business from Norwalk, Conn.-based National Guardian Security Services Inc. June 22, 2008

Pixim Inc., a provider of image sensors and processors for enterprise security cameras, has solved a persistent technical issue affecting the accuracy and usability of CCD video security cameras. Pixim-powered cameras using v3.2 firmware with Enhanced Flicker Reduction (EFR) mode are able to overcome video sampling issues that can diminish camera performance, including ... June 18, 2008

Fire-Lite Alarms, part of Honeywell’s Life Safety Group, is hosting more than 25 free educational sessions throughout the United States. The classes will range from fire alarm basics to detailed hands-on ... June 11, 2008

More than 40 National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) members took their messages direct to the nation’s capitol during the association’s Day on Capitol Hill event in a successful grassroots effort to educate national legislators about ... June 03, 2008

Patrick Egan, founder and former president of the Pennsylvania Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (PBFAA), has presented the first-place Youth Scholarship Program award to graduating student ... June 03, 2008

The ability to remotely view video of building renovations via an Internet-connected security camera has become a popular innovation in the construction industry. When that renovation involves the home stadium of a major sports team, the use of such technology provides fans with the ability to see the progress unfold ... May 31, 2008


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