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Read: New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

For the past 20 years most hardwired alarm panels have been manufactured in deviation to UL 1023, UL 985 and NFPA 72 standards, Jeffrey Zwirn contends.

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Read: A Guide to Verified Alarm Trends and How to Utilize Them

A Guide to Verified Alarm Trends and How to Utilize Them

Video verification has been gaining momentum as the technology continues to improve and get less expensive. Find out about new technology, best practices and much more in this area.

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Read: Honeywell VESDA-E VES Smoke Detectors Introduce Advanced Zoning

Honeywell VESDA-E VES Smoke Detectors Introduce Advanced Zoning

The VESDA-E VES sector addressability provides individually configurable alarm levels for each of the four sectors for early detection.

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Read: Valley Alarm Celebrates Renovation of Historic Elks Lodge

Valley Alarm Celebrates Renovation of Historic Elks Lodge

The long-time Los Angeles area security provider hosted an event attended by state and local dignitaries to mark the opening of its renovated headquarters.

Read: COPS Announces Migration to jBASE Monitoring Software Platform

COPS Announces Migration to jBASE Monitoring Software Platform

The switch has yielded results with increased queries and reporting speeds that complete in a fraction of the time it took on the prior platform, says the company.

Read: Why Ascending Mobile PERS Market Is Ripe for Opportunity

Why Ascending Mobile PERS Market Is Ripe for Opportunity

The PERS market is estimated to reach more than $8.6 billion by 2022, with a large majority of market growth expected to be driven by the mPERS segment.

Read: Guardian Alarm Partners With NBA’s Detroit Pistons

Guardian Alarm Partners With NBA’s Detroit Pistons

Guardian Alarm branding will be shown throughout Little Caesars Arena during Pistons home games as part of the partnership.

Read: Bates Security Acquires Absolute Protection Team, Opens 4th Office

Bates Security Acquires Absolute Protection Team, Opens 4th Office

The acquisition adds over 2,000 accounts to Bates’ customer base as well as a second office location in Florida, its fourth overall.

Read: UL Update Opens New Opportunities for Monitoring Centers

UL Update Opens New Opportunities for Monitoring Centers

An update to UL 827A allows monitoring centers to offer central station hosting services, which can bring increased efficiencies and increased redundancy.

Read: TMA Now Issuing Certificates of Verification for FirstNet Services

TMA Now Issuing Certificates of Verification for FirstNet Services

Certificates will be issued to qualifying alarm companies to support review of eligibility for FirstNet services.

Read: How Technology Partners Are Working With Monitoring Stations to Reduce False Alarms

How Technology Partners Are Working With Monitoring Stations to Reduce False Alarms

False alarm reduction is a real opportunity for professional security providers to differentiate themselves from DIY competitors.

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