Also Noted

Kwikset locks now supported by iBridge-equipped Napco panels

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05/07/2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Kwikset, a residential security company based here, has announced that its deadbolt locks are now supported through the Z-Wave automation functionality of any new or existing iBridge-equipped Gemini control panel from Napco Security Technologies, a ma

Missouri communities make fire/emergency dispatch changes

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05/07/2013

ELLISVILLE, Mo.—The Central County Emergency 911 Board has approved contracts to provide fire and emergency medical dispatching services to the two departments that currently are served by the North Central County Fire Alarm operation, according to an article from Newsma

Protect America names new creative director

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05/06/2013

AUSTIN, Texas—Protect America, a provider of wireless home security systems, based here, has appointed Rylan Francis its new creative director, according to a company statement.

Wrongly placed dorm fire devices trigger nuisance alarms

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05/06/2013

CHICO, Calif.—About 105 fire alarms have been triggered this academic year at an off-campus cluster of residences near Chico State University, according to an article from The Orion, the university’s student-run newspaper.

ADT Q2 profit rises

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05/03/2013

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income rose 2 percent, an increase aided by additional customers for its ADT Pulse home automation system, according to an AP report

Verint VMS deployed on Minneapolis public transport

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05/03/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., and MELVILLE, N.Y.—The Metro Transit in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., is standardizing parts of its transportation platform with Verint’s Nextiva VMS, according to a company statement.

Google security manager to keynote PSA event

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05/03/2013

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Robert Bastida, regional safety and security manager at Google, will deliver the keynote address at PSA Security Network’s PSA-TEC 2013, according to a company statement.

Proposals to exempt fire sprinklers in IRC withdrawn

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05/02/2013

QUINCY, Mass.—Several proposals that would have provided exemptions to the fire sprinkler requirement in the International Residential Co

Integration heavyweights top revenue rankings

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05/02/2013

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.—Vivint, ADT and Guardian Protection Services all secured a top-five ranking for the annual CE Pro 100 list, which recognizes the highest revenue residential integration companies in North America.

Honeywell recommends pull stations be replaced

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05/01/2013

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell Fire Systems has identified an issue with its BG-10 Series fire alarm pull stations that can affect normal operation, according to a company bulletin. Honeywell strongly recommends that such devices be replaced.

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