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Fire & Intrusion

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Read: DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

The startup Konnected Alarm Panel is billed as the first-of-its kind solution to convert a wired alarm system for app-based smart home controls.

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Read: How Comcast’s Xfinity Home Is Disrupting Residential Security

How Comcast’s Xfinity Home Is Disrupting Residential Security

Take a deep dive into one of the leading players — Comcast’s Xfinity Home — and a winning formula that has surpassed 1 million customers.

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Read: Honeywell Updates Pro-Watch Platform to Support Mobile Devices

Honeywell Updates Pro-Watch Platform to Support Mobile Devices

The latest version of Honeywell Pro-Watch security management solution also uses the SIA’s OSDP protocol.

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Read: How Security Pros Can Incorporate DIY Systems

How Security Pros Can Incorporate DIY Systems

Selling DIY security systems isn’t as easy as you may think, but there are various ways to include it.

Read: Trump Authorizes PASS Act, Exempts Security Systems From DoE Energy Restrictions

Trump Authorizes PASS Act, Exempts Security Systems From DoE Energy Restrictions

President Trump signed the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act that exempts security systems from having to abide by DoE’s no-load energy restrictions.

Read: Warner Robins (Ga.) Adopts CryWolf False Alarm System After Yearlong Delay

Warner Robins (Ga.) Adopts CryWolf False Alarm System After Yearlong Delay

Police delayed the implementation of the monitoring software in 2016 due to public confusion and other issues surrounding the city’s false alarm ordinance.

Read: Why Fire Inspection Opportunities Are Heating Up for Alarm Dealers

Why Fire Inspection Opportunities Are Heating Up for Alarm Dealers

Industry innovator Cliff Dice dishes on how software advancements spur more efficient fire inspections.

Read: Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) Arrives in Tennessee

Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) Arrives in Tennessee

ASAP automates communication between 911 centers and alarm monitoring central stations, resulting in improved accuracy and speed of emergency response.

Read: Honeywell Connect 2017 Inspires Dealers to ‘Differentiate, Disrupt & Deliver’

Honeywell Connect 2017 Inspires Dealers to ‘Differentiate, Disrupt & Deliver’

The annual conference provided Honeywell dealers a bevy of learning and networking activities, all geared to make stronger organizations in this time of disruption. Check out this image gallery for sights and informative tidbits.

Read: COPS Monitoring Obtains SOC 2 Type Audit to Demonstrate ‘Trust Services Principles’

COPS Monitoring Obtains SOC 2 Type Audit to Demonstrate ‘Trust Services Principles’

The independent audit verifies that internal controls and processes at COPS Monitoring adhere to the highest standards.

Read: TMA Launches Online Course Geared to Improve Operator Onboarding Process

TMA Launches Online Course Geared to Improve Operator Onboarding Process

Several central station professionals helped create the e-learning curriculum, which has already been accredited in Oregon for state licensing.

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