Also Noted

Active Alarm installs donated system at historical society

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01/20/2016

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill.—John Gatsakos, president of Active Alarm Company in Lake Zurich, Ill., installed a new donated fire and intrusion system at the Mount Prospect Historical Society.

Wayne Alarm’s Paul Silva named to NFPA committee

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01/20/2016

LYNN, Mass.—The National Fire Protection Association has appointed Paul Silva, customer service manager for Wayne Alarm Systems, as the Central Station Alarm Association’s voting member to their NFPA 72 Supervising Station Systems Committee, according to the Lynn Daily I

Washington to pay property owners for camera installation

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01/14/2016

WASHINGTON—The Washington D.C. City Council unanimously voted to increase rebates for local property owners who install security cameras on their premises, the Washington City Paper reported in early January.

CES upped security this year

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01/12/2016

LAS VEGAS—CES, a consumer-based electronics expo held here Jan. 6-9, increased security for 2016, adding bag restrictions, body screening, more security personnel and increasing registration and identification requirements.

Atlantic City to increase surveillance

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01/06/2016

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—The famous Atlantic City Boardwalk will get up to 230 additional surveillance cameras, according to a report from the Press of Atlantic City.

Vivint: Pet owners’ passion may be smart home entry

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12/23/2015

PROVO, Utah—Pet owners’ passion “could be a significant entry point for many into the smart home … and is likely to be one of the strongest demand drivers” in coming years, according to Vivint.

Broadband households plan for smart bulbs, appliances

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12/23/2015

DALLAS—Thirty percent of U.S. broadband households intend to purchase a smart light bulb by end of 2015, according to research from Parks Associates.

Some 17 percent intend to buy a smart kitchen appliance, and 14% plan to purchase a smart thermostat.

Futurist, economist scheduled as keynotes at ESX 2016

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12/23/2015

FORT WORTH, Texas—Nicholas Webb, business futurist and innovation thought leader, will be the opening keynote speaker at ESX 2016.

ASSA ABLOY buys in Netherlands

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12/23/2015

STOCKHOLM—ASSA ABLOY will acquire IAI industrial systems B.V., and its subsidiaries, from its parent company DOCDATA N.V.

MicroPower announces K-12 grant program

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12/22/2015

SAN DIEGO–MicroPower Technologies, a provider of surveillance solutions, announced in December that it will offer its SOLVEIL integrated solar, wireless surveillance platform to K-12 schools through a newly developed grant program designed to help schools better address threats and further strengthen security efforts.

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