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Read: American Alarm Purchases Eaglestar Security

American Alarm Purchases Eaglestar Security

The monitoring of former Eaglestar customer locations has been transferred to American Alarm’s company-owned and operated UL-Certified central monitoring station.

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Read: Exec Interview: Ring Looks to Engage Pros With New Installer Initiative

Exec Interview: Ring Looks to Engage Pros With New Installer Initiative

Company leaders reveal how what has been a DIY-oriented business, that expanded into security systems and surveillance cameras, is actively growing its pro install channel.

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Read: Alula Launches New Touchpad With Live Video, 2-Way Talk Capability

Alula Launches New Touchpad With Live Video, 2-Way Talk Capability

The seven-inch Slimline touchpad from Alula enables real-time command of intrusion security, video cameras and automation devices.

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Read: NMC Appoints Mark Matlock as Vice President of Sales

NMC Appoints Mark Matlock as Vice President of Sales

In Matlock, a wholesale monitoring industry veteran, NMC adds experienced leadership to support its aggressive growth strategy.

Read: Stop Stalling: Now Is the Time to Game Plan for the 3G Sunset

Stop Stalling: Now Is the Time to Game Plan for the 3G Sunset

With the 3G sunset fast approaching, it’s time to put together a game plan, or face the possibility of losing customers as well as lawsuits and potentially lives.

Read: Memphis Police to Increase False Alarm Fines in 2020

Memphis Police to Increase False Alarm Fines in 2020

Under new rules individuals and businesses will be fined $140 after their first false alarm dispatch beginning in January.

Read: VSC Fire & Security Agrees to Be Acquired by Insurer Markel Corp.

VSC Fire & Security Agrees to Be Acquired by Insurer Markel Corp.

Through its subsidiary Markel Ventures, Markel makes investments in businesses that operate outside of the insurance marketplace.

Read: Do Liability Safeguards Continue in Renewals and Terminations?

Do Liability Safeguards Continue in Renewals and Terminations?

An exculpatory clause provides that the alarm company is not liable for damages suffered by the subscriber in certain circumstances.

Read: DICE Corp. Receives Patent for Authenticated and Functional SMS Links

DICE Corp. Receives Patent for Authenticated and Functional SMS Links

The invention described in U.S. Patent no. 10,447,686 is for a computer system that creates pre-authenticated, functional URLs within SMS messages

Read: City of South Fulton (Ga.) to Enforce False Alarm Ordinance in New Year

City of South Fulton (Ga.) to Enforce False Alarm Ordinance in New Year

The city council has voted to approve an ordinance that penalizes home and business owners for repeated nuissance alarms.

Read: How Fire Alarm Communications Have Evolved Over the Decades

How Fire Alarm Communications Have Evolved Over the Decades

Fire and life-safety expert Shane Clary examines fire alarm communications’ past, present, and where he believes it will end up.

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