In the time since Hurricane Ike blew onto Texas’ Galveston Island on Sept. 23 engulfing the ...
By Rodney Bosch · October 31, 2008
Nine people died each day in structural fires in the United States in 2007 - 3,430 people in that year. And while there was a 5.2 percent decrease of reported fires during 2007, property damage climbed significantly by 29.5 percent from 2006. However, the industry's recent efforts to legislate better fire protection - taking advantage of improved technologies - have spurred changes in fire code that will help reduce the loss of lives and property.
October 31, 2008
Wilson has been in the industry for years — probably more than his age would indicate! His company monitors more than 850,000 accounts and is one of the top three largest wholesale central stations in the world. Tony is young, bright and a real pro ...
By Ron Davis · June 30, 2008
Whether for alarm video verification at a central station or for a manager to check up on his/her employees, requests to monitor video remotely have become the rule rather than the exception.
May 31, 2008
There was a time when it was a night watchman who sounded the alarm when a fire broke out. It was his job to patrol industrial and commercial facilities as well as city streets. Today, it’s an automatic fire alarm system that detects the fire, alerting the authorities in one of several ways.
May 31, 2008
April 30, 2008
In the aftermath of October firestorms that torched the Southern California landscape, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION spoke with several industry executives to discuss the impact on their ...
November 30, 2007
With the FCC-approved obsolescence of AMPS squarely in its sights, the alarm industry is poised to embark on a new era of wireless communications.
July 31, 2007
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) and Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) have partnered to own and produce the annual Electronic Security Expo (ESX).
July 02, 2007
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) warns a new burglar alarm system that deploys dense smoke to incapacitate an intruder is likely to activate smoke alarms, prompting a fire department response.
May 29, 2007