Also Noted

Monitronics partners with WAVE Electronics

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03/31/2016

DALLAS—Monitronics partnered with WAVE to bring new distribution services for its dealers.

Tom Smith, former CSAA president, has passed away

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03/25/2016

BETHESDA, Md.—Thomas F. Smith, 96, an industry veteran who worked with CSAA and AICC, passed away on March 21.

ASSA ABLOY acquires Lighthouse

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03/25/2016

STOCKHOLM—ASSA ABLOY on March 15 announced it acquired Lighthouse, a sectional door and docking distributor based in Charlotte, N.C.

Vector Security employees support local Boy Scouts council

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03/24/2016

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.—Employees of Vector Security, a provider of intelligent security and home automation solutions, stepped in to lend a helping hand when relocation caused the Kingston, N.Y.-based Rip Van Winkle Council of the Boys Scouts of America to urgently need a new fire and security system. The volunteers, led by David Atkins, Sr. Service Technician for Vector Security and Assistant Scout Master for the council, even donated their time on a Saturday to install the system and make sure the office would be up and running.

Comcast launches 24/7 video for Xfinity Home

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03/24/2016

PHILADELPHIA—Comcast announced recently that 24/7 video recording, a cloud- and motion-based video monitoring solution, is now available for Xfinity Home customers. The residential home security provider now offers a continuous video recording service. According to Parks Associates, security cameras are the most popular smart home device, and more than 40 percent of people who own one, access the devices daily or almost daily through an app.

Habitec Security named 2016 top workplace

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03/21/2016

HOLLAND, Ohio—Habitec Security has been selected as one of The Toledo Blade Top Workplaces for the second year in a row.

Qolsys approved for ACA dealer program

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03/21/2016

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Qolsys, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, announced that its home security and smart home platform has been approved for distribution in the Alarm Capital Alliance (ACA) dealer program.

Protection 1 appoints industry veteran Ken Rosen as resi sales VP

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03/21/2016

ROMEOVILLE, Ill.—Protection 1, a full-service business and home security company, has hired Ken Rosen to serve as its new VP of residential Sales, reporting to chief revenue officer Jamie Haenggi.

Poll: People want a monitored system

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03/17/2016

PHILADELPHIA—A study, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of LivSecure, found that many Americans say it would be “important that the authorities are alerted by their security system.”

Viscount partners with DMP

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03/08/2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Viscount Systems, a software company specializing in physical and logical security solutions, announced a product partnership agreement with Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), a manufacturer of electronic alarms and access products.

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