SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association Nov. 6 recommended incorporating image and audio recording technologies to safety onboard U.S. passenger and freight trains to an advisory committee of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). The FRA will require cameras on trains by April 1, 2015.
CHICAGO—Homesecurity systems provider Scout Alarm is finalizing partnerships with Lockitron and IFTTT that will allow consumers to integrate Scout’s home security product with Lockitron and IFTTT by the end of the year, according to Scout.
MANCHESTER, N.H.—American Alarm and Communications has acquired First Stop Security’s installation, service and systems monitoring business. First Stop, based in Milford, N.H., serves about 100 homes and businesses in the area.
SAN FRANCISCO—Prism Skylabs, a provider of cloud-based video intelligence and imagery, in November announced it has opened up its platform to device manufacturers, powering a new type of visual sensor with broad applications in retail and other customer-facing businesses of all sizes.
HOUSTON—IT solution provider GDT and Behavioral Recognition Systems (BRS Labs), a provider multi-sensor data analytics in November announced a partnership that will help bring behavioral recognition technology to new markets.
NEW YORK—ISC East announced an addition to the educational program at this year’s conference: a multi-session program called “Demystifying the Mass Evacuation and Notification Market.” This free program will be held Nov. 19 during the 2014 ISC East conference at New York’s Javits Center.