But false alarms continue to decay the industry, and the only way to ensure the future health of installing and monitoring companies is to drill down deep to the root of the problem.
October 31, 2005
Deputy Brian Wondra was racing to save the day after an alarm went off in Scott County, Minn., when a big rig slammed into his vehicle, leaving him with injuries that nearly cost him his life. The incident turned even more tragic when Wondra learned he was responding to a false alarm. Now, Wondra tells his story and gives his views on the false alarm issue.
February 29, 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
Security software developer Dice Corp. announces it is offering in-house financing to qualified dealers to obtain and use the company's central station monitoring software.
June 05, 2001