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
TeleAlarm, provider of emergency response systems, has acquired SafetyCare monitoring center, according to company officials.
April 18, 2007
Hackett Security has launched a new high-speed central station monitoring system through which end users can use their PC or computer network as part of the process ...
August 02, 2006
The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) has awarded a Five Diamond Certification to Union, N.J. security provider Supreme Security Systems.
November 17, 2005
September 30, 2005
The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) has awarded a Five Diamond Certification to Scottsdale, Ariz., alarm company Safeguard Security and Communications.
September 27, 2005
The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) was ready to assist alarm monitoring companies that experienced communication system problems because of Hurricane Rita.
September 22, 2005
Joe Freeman: The
December 31, 2004
Joe Freeman: Phone lines used by Regional Bell Operating Companies' (RBOCs) customers have dropped by almost 20 percent in the past four years, while Internet phone use tripled from 2003 to 2004 and is expected to continue to grow.
September 30, 2004
When the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) granted approval of a new standard allowing data networks to be used to report fire alarm and other life safety-related signals to central monitoring facilities, the move heralded a new age in life safety. By approving Formal Interpretation (FI) 72-99-1 and Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) 99-3, NFPA took the first step towards nearly instantaneous transmission of life-safety alarms.
December 31, 2001