Milestone Systems’ annual Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) conference focused on the importance of building partnerships within the security industry. Security systems integrator Johnson Controls was named Milestone Systems National Partner of the Year.
SSI Staff · March 05, 2015
ADT’s new campaign features Golden Globe award-winning actor Ving Rhames as the living personification of the security brand to promote smart home security solutions.
SSI Staff · February 16, 2015
A home intruder forgot to log off of Facebook before he fled the scene. The homeowner was able to catch the criminal using the intruder's own social media account.
Ashley Willis · February 12, 2015
Alarm technicians licensed by the Arizona Board of Technical Registration (BTR) must undergo FBI background checks. However, House Bill 2504 would remove the requirement and put all alarm company licensing under the Arizona Registrar of Contractors (ROC). The bill is supported by the Arizona Alarm Dealers Association (AADA), while the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA) supports conducting background checks for technicians.
SSI Staff · February 11, 2015
A representative for The Alarm Guys allegedly told a California woman that his firm had taken over Vivint, prompting the customer to sign a five-year-contract with his alarm company.
SSI Staff · February 05, 2015
Westinghouse Security, formerly NextLock, launched the Nucli, a mega-featured door lock with Z-Wave, BLE and Wi-Fi home automation hub built in, at CES 2015.
Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2015
UTC's Interlogix is now shipping the ZeroWire self-contained wireless security and home automation system to select high-volume dealers. The company plans to integrate the system with other UTC brands like Carrier and Kidde will be forthcoming
Jason Knott · January 08, 2015
Video surveillance footage shows a male suspect breaking into the home of the owners of Brantley Security.
SSI Staff · December 22, 2014
At ISC East, Napco's Jorge Hevia details the four key elements of the iBridge Connected Home Dealer Program, including training, marketing assistance, and special product pricing.
Jason Knott · November 21, 2014
Change was in the air and on the minds and lips of presenters and attendees of Honeywell’s Connect 2014 event, held Nov. 13-15 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Fla.
Scott Goldfine · November 15, 2014