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ADT installers, techs unionize in North Carolina

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08/30/2013

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—A group of The ADT Corp. employees in North Carolina has joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), according to that union.

Gamewell-FCI: New touch-screen fire alarm panel simplifies use

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08/29/2013

NORTHFORD, Conn.—A full-color, touch-screen interface brings the style of smartphones and tablets to a new fire alarm system that provides smoke, carbon monoxide, gas and multi-criteria detection and more, Gamewell-FCI announced this week.

University launches sprinkler ed campaign after student floods dorm

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08/29/2013

NEWPORT, Ky.—College student Rick Seal needed a place to hang his shirt. He opted for the closest fire sprinkler head.

Burglar must pony up for victims’ new security system

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08/29/2013

AUGUSTA, Maine—After their house was robbed, a Maine couple lost their feeling of security. They had an alarm system installed to help them feel safe. A judge has ordered the burglar to pay for his victims’ security system. 

Police call for camera database following armed robbery

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08/23/2013

DANVILLE, Ill.—In the wake of an Aug. 12 armed robbery, Danville police want to develop a database providing law enforcement with the locations of all the city’s security cameras to help speed up future investigations.

Port Angeles set to install 28 security cameras

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08/23/2013

PORT ANGELES, Wash.—The city of Port Angeles hopes to have 28 digital security cameras installed along the city waterfront by year’s end. 

VideoIQ announces award of 10 new patents

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08/22/2013

BEDFORD, Mass.—VideoIQ, maker of security cameras and encoders with analytical and storage technology, announced this week that it has earned 10 new patents in the U.S. and the U.K. The company now holds more than 25 international patents.

Genetec, ASSA ABLOY form strategic partnership

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08/22/2013

MONTREAL—A new partnership between VMS provider Genetec and ASSA ABLOY, manufacturer of access control systems and locks, will allow customers to use the two companies’ products together for a more complete view of their security systems, the companies said in a press re

ADT celebrates birthday with community-service launch

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08/16/2013

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT, the largest residential-security company in North America, plans to celebrate its 139th birthday with the launch of ADT Always Cares, a community-service program.

Little League World Series showcases surveillance technology

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08/16/2013

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.—Players, fans and spectators at the Little League Baseball World Series, held Aug. 15-Aug. 25 in South Williamsport, Pa., will be kept safe in part by a network of IP video surveillance systems.

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