QUINCY, Mass.—The National Fire Protection Association in April released an updated report on the total cost of fire in the United States, which showed that the total cost of fire in 2011 was estimated at $329 billion, or roughly 2.1 percent of U.S.
SAN JOSE, Calif.—A Bay Area congressman on Friday called for tougher security standards and a technology study after an incident two weeks ago in which a teenager managed to scale a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stow himself away in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound airliner, according to an article from the San Jose Mercury News.
SAN DIEGO—Alarm Relay, a UL-listed central station based here, is rolling out new products and services to enable interactive features designed for use on iPhone and Android mobile phones, according to a news release.
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco International on May 2 announced that its board of directors approved a proposal to change its incorporation location from Switzerland to Ireland. Tyco shareholders will to vote on the proposal at a special general meeting of shareholders.
MONTREAL—VMS provider Genetec in April announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with SALTO, a leading developer of wireless locking solutions, “as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to delivering an open approach to access control,” according to G