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Read: Exclusive: Mid-Year Report Forecasts Growth in Latter Half of 2019

Exclusive: Mid-Year Report Forecasts Growth in Latter Half of 2019

In the face of recessionary rumblings, installing security and CE contractors report 5% to 10% growth in first half of year, with stronger growth projected. Hot product categories predicted.

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Read: Leading Surveillance Drone Provider Talks Opportunities, Growing Demand for UAVs

Leading Surveillance Drone Provider Talks Opportunities, Growing Demand for UAVs

Finding a demand in public safety and rising interest in other sectors, the executive team of a leading surveillance UAVs provider explains how the business is gaining altitude.

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Read: Raise Your Game With SSI’s Most Valuable Security Products of 2019

Raise Your Game With SSI’s Most Valuable Security Products of 2019

SSI’s Most Valuable Product (MVP) Awards program spans 10 categories to enable security providers to deliver today’s most innovative and efficient systems.

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Read: Guardian Protection Becomes ‘Official Smart Home Security Partner’ of Minor League Baseball

Guardian Protection Becomes ‘Official Smart Home Security Partner’ of Minor League Baseball

Guardian’s brand will be included on in-park signage, in promotional materials and in national marketing programs and events throughout the season.

Read: AvantGuard Monitoring App Designed With Security Dealer Feedback

AvantGuard Monitoring App Designed With Security Dealer Feedback

Some of the app’s features, like the location-based account lookup, resulted from surveys AvantGuard conducted with security dealers.

Read: Next-Generation PoE: IEEE® 802.3bt

Next-Generation PoE: IEEE® 802.3bt

The new IEEE 802.3bt standard increases the maximum PoE power available mainly by utilizing all four pairs of the structured wiring.

Read: Interlogix Teams With Inflotrolix to Limit Water Leak Damage

Interlogix Teams With Inflotrolix to Limit Water Leak Damage

Inflotrolix has more than 10,000 leak detection systems installed across Canada, with plans to begin U.S. sales of the NOWA system during 2019.

Read: Anixter Releases Dates for 2019 Stadium Training Series

Anixter Releases Dates for 2019 Stadium Training Series

The 2019 Anixter Stadium Series will feature training, networking, an expo, product demonstrations and an MLB ballgame.

Read: How This Dealer Uses an Alarm Communicator to Meld Security & the Smart Home

How This Dealer Uses an Alarm Communicator to Meld Security & the Smart Home

Smith Thompson Home Security utilizes Telguard’s TG-1 Express for LTE and 3G/4G panel signal transmissions, as well as setting up customers with the HC Flex smartphone app for automation and security controls.

Read: New London, Conn., Will Begin Fining False Alarm Offenders

New London, Conn., Will Begin Fining False Alarm Offenders

A new law passed by the City Council imposes fines and updates an antiquated ordinance that did not provide a mechanism for registering alarms.

Read: Vector Security Secures $450M Credit Facility to Finance Acquisitions, More

Vector Security Secures $450M Credit Facility to Finance Acquisitions, More

The credit facility will be used for working capital and corporate initiatives, to finance acquisitions and for repayment of existing debt.

Read: DICE Corp. Releases Video Verification App to Assist Dispatch Process

DICE Corp. Releases Video Verification App to Assist Dispatch Process

The app is capable of being used with most monitoring software that supports the product’s APIs, including DICE Corp.’s Matrix Monitoring.

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