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Read: Columbus (Ga.) City Council Approves False Alarm Fines

Columbus (Ga.) City Council Approves False Alarm Fines

A new ordinance that took effect Jan. 1 aims to curb an increasingly large number of false intrusion and fire alarms.

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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.

Products News

Read: Johnson Controls to Release UL 268-Compliant Smoke Detection Sensors

Johnson Controls to Release UL 268-Compliant Smoke Detection Sensors

Next year the new UL 268 7th edition standard will require smoke sensors, detectors and smoke alarms to pass more than 215 new or revised performance tests.

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Read: Is This Camera-less DIY System the Future of Home Security?

Is This Camera-less DIY System the Future of Home Security?

Minut uses passive infrared heat detection to detect living things, in addition to tracking changes in the environment such as temperature or noise disturbances.

Read: Infusion Direct, Security Network Associates Partner to Market Smart Sensor

Infusion Direct, Security Network Associates Partner to Market Smart Sensor

PR firm Infusion Direct will be responsible for supporting SNA’s sales efforts for IPVideo Corp.’s HALO IOT Smart Sensor in Florida.

Read: TMA Onboards 63rd Jurisdiction to ASAP-to-PSAP Service

TMA Onboards 63rd Jurisdiction to ASAP-to-PSAP Service

ASAP-to-PSAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs.

Read: Alarm Panel Dispute Lives on Despite End of UL Investigation

Alarm Panel Dispute Lives on Despite End of UL Investigation

UL says it found no compliance issues related to claims that tens of millions of alarm panels should be recalled due to safety concerns.

Read: Why Gunshot Detection Systems Are Becoming More Affordable

Why Gunshot Detection Systems Are Becoming More Affordable

The IoT and Cloud platforms combined with more cost-effective AI engines are paving the way for a new generation of indoor gunshot detection.

Read: Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Entries for the annual PDQ Award program, which honors excellence in false alarm management, are due by April 30.

Read: TMA/SSI Monitoring Technology Marvel Award Opens for Nominations

TMA/SSI Monitoring Technology Marvel Award Opens for Nominations

The Marvel Award honors innovations in monitoring technology. The winning organization will be announced at ESX 2020 and featured in SSI.

Read: Tech Systems Earns TMA Five Diamond Designation

Tech Systems Earns TMA Five Diamond Designation

The designation is granted annually to monitoring centers that satisfy commitment to all requirements of the “five points of excellence.”

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