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Protect America, Yale Locks launch child safety initiative

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09/04/2014

AUSTIN, Texas—Home security provider Protect America and interactive door lock provider Yale Locks & Hardware have initiated a HomeSafe campaign targeting “Latchkey Child” safety as children return to school this fall, according to a Sept. 2 news release.

Honeywell add voice commands to Tuxedo Touch

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08/22/2014

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell this week announced voice command capabilities have been added to Tuxedo Touch, its touchscreen security and home automation controller that can serve as the central hub of a connected home or business.

Honeywell: New ‘installer-friendly’ sensors represent next evolution in motion detector technology

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08/22/2014

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell this week introduced the IS3000 and DT8000 Series of hardwired sensors—a portfolio of seven high-performance indoor motion detectors for virtually any installation, from the most basic residential to the most complex commercial application.

AvantGuard dispatcher helps foil burglar

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08/13/2014

OGDEN, Utah—A dispatcher at AvantGuard helped stop a burglar from entering the home of a subscriber.

ONVIF launches education, enforcement campaign

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08/13/2014

SAN RAMON, Calif.—ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that it is launching a proactive education and enforcement campaign designed to ensure the validity of all claims of ONVIF conformance by manufacturers of

Ascent Capital reaps rewards of acquisition

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08/13/2014

DALLAS—Boosted by the 2013 Security Networks acquisition, Ascent Capital, the holding company for Monitronics, a provider of home security alarm monitoring services based here, posted net revenue increases of 31.7 percent and 32.2 percent for the three and six months, re

Security Electronics acquires Milwaukee Dynamic Security

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08/12/2014

MUSKEGO, Wis.—Security Electronics, a home and business security company based here, has purchased the accounts of Milwaukee Dynamic Security, according to a news release from the Davis Mergers and Acquisitions group, which assisted Milwaukee Dynamic Security in the tran

AT&T Digital Life expands in Indiana

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08/07/2014

DALLAS—AT&T, based here, announced in late July that it was expanding its home security/home automation service, Digital Life, to cover the Indiana communities of Michigan City, La Porte, Rolling Prairie, Westville and Union Mills.

AtHoc wins patent for innovative MNS

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08/07/2014

SAN MATEO, Calif.—AtHoc, a leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems, announced in late July that it has been awarded a patent centered on the use of mobile alerting and safeguarding information security throughout the alerting cycle.

Fire-Lite lightens up monitoring costs

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08/07/2014

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell today released the Lite-Connect multimode fiber solution, designed to join as many as 16 remote fire alarm control panels together to report all systems’ signals to a central monitoring station as one.

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