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Authorities allege in court papers Lifewatch is responsible for hundreds of millions of robocalls and that its campaigns are illegal. SSI Staff · July 16, 2015

Personal emergency response system (PERS) provider Nortek Security & Control (formerly Linear), has acquired Numera, maker of cellular-enabled health and wellness systems including fall detection and telehealth. Julie Jacobson · July 01, 2015

Consolidation of Securus GPS and Zoombak strengthens BrickHouse Security as a leading GPS provider. SSI Staff · March 12, 2015

Freeus is a new sister company to wholesale alarm monitoring provider AvantGuard Monitoring. SSI Staff · March 03, 2015

If security system integrators are offering mobile personal response systems (mPERS) to their clients, they need to be aware of the laws that require the safeguarding of personal medical information, specifically HIPAA Security, Privacy and Breach Notification Rules. Ken Kirschenbaum · November 18, 2014

GC Alarm, a member company of World Wide Security Group, is providing all customers with a free mobile security app. SSI Staff · July 18, 2014

Alarm.com, a provider of connected home and interactive services, will showcase a new platform to enhance independent living at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). January 05, 2014

The PERS-4200 system by Linear of Carlsbad, Calif., is a personal emergency reporting system (PERS) that extends transmission range and expands wireless capabilities, according to the company. SSI Staff · October 01, 2012

The PERS-4200 system by Linear of Carlsbad, Calif., is a personal emergency reporting system (PERS) that extends transmission range and expands wireless capabilities, according to the company. SSI Staff · October 01, 2012

Adding A/V systems to your portfolio can help fend off new competitors. By Kevin Lehan · May 15, 2012




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