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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…


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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

The 5802WXT wireless panic pendants by Honeywell of Melville, N.Y., are 25% smaller than previous models and can be worn as a pendant, on a wristband, as a belt clip or on a keychain. SSI Staff · April 23, 2012

Legislation currently being deliberated in Congress if adopted could result in the subsequent auctioning of portions of radio spectrum used by the electronic security industry to transmit alarm signals ... By Rodney Bosch · April 12, 2011

AlarmForce Industries Inc. has announced an impressive 12-percent increase in its subscriber accounts during a rough economic downturn. The company, which specializes in the installation and monitoring of residential systems that include two-way voice communications, boasts an increased subscriber base of slightly more than 102,000 accounts. December 13, 2009

PERS is a term that is gathering familiarity in the electronic security industry vernacular. Known as personal emergency response systems, these monitored devices are designed to summon help in the event of various urgent situations such as when an elderly person falls. May 31, 2009


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