SEMINOLE, Texas—Plagued with false alarms, surly technnicians and other problems, Seminole Independent School District Board members unanimously decided to dump their current integrator and go with Balco for fire alarm system installation and repairs at its junior high, according to a report in the Seminole Sentinel.
LAFAYETTE, Tenn.—North Central Security Services (NCSS), on Dec. 9 announced it has been chosen as the security company for Loftis Underground, a full-service excavation, cabling/boring company and Macon Pride Car Wash, a local car wash facility.
EDMONTON, Alberta—Incident management software provider PPM 2000 announced Dec. 10 that it has been acquired by Klass Software, the acquisition group of Klass Capital, an enterprise software, growth equity fund based in Toronto.
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.