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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.

NICE Systems launches PSAP tool

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08/16/2013

RA’ANANA, Israel—NICE Systems recently announced the launch of NICE Inform Version 6, which enables Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) to evaluate the quality of service delivered across an entire emergency incident, according to a company statement.

ONVIF announces Profile G Release Candidate for video storage and recording

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08/15/2013

SAN RAMON, Calif.—ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced Aug. 14 the Release Candidate of Profile G, the second in a series of releases.

Intertek launches new educational website

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08/08/2013

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Intertek, a third-party testing and certification company, recently launched a new microsite—PartnershipInSafety.com—to serve as an educational resource specially designed for state fire marshals, building inspectors, electrical inspectors and other authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), the company announced this week.

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