Also Noted

PPVAR names Verisk exec to board

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01/31/2013

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Anthony Canale, vice president of Verisk Crime Analytics, has joined the board of directors of the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response, the group announced this week.

March Networks announces new NVR platform

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01/31/2013

OTTAWA—March Networks, a provider of IP video solutions, has launched its new 8000 Series hybrid network video recorders (NVRs), according to a company statement.

Honeywell updates Total Connect 2.0 user guide

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01/30/2013

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell today announced the update of the Interactive User Guide for Total Connect 2.0 and it’s now available on iTunes, according to a company statement.

Security Networks adopts Honeywell Wi-Fi monitoring

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01/30/2013

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Security Networks affiliates are now offering Wi-Fi monitoring on Honeywell’s LYNX Touch 5100 security system, according to a company statement.

Biometrics turns inward, shifts security focus to knees

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01/29/2013

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—While biometrics is often associated with fingerprints, iris recognition and voice identification, a new trend could involve identifying people by their kneecaps, according to EurekaAlert, an online science news service.

Barnes Buchanan conference to kick off Feb. 7

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01/29/2013

PALM BEACH, Fla.—The 18th annual Barnes Buchanan Security Alarm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 7-9 at The Breakers resort.

Bay Area Rapid Transit to upgrade security

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01/29/2013

OAKLAND—Bay Area Rapid Transit will soon begin major upgrades to its police communications center and computer systems, according to a report from a San Francisco CBS affiliate.

2GIG adds indoor infrared HD camera

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01/28/2013

LIBERTY, Mo.—2GIG Technologies, based here, has added the HD100 indoor high-definition camera to its family of security and home automation products, according to a company statement.

University taps CallFire to implement emergency notification system

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01/28/2013

SANTA MONICA, Calif.—South Carolina Wesleyan University, based in Central, S.C., has partnered with CallFire to bring an Emergency SMS Notification system to its campus, according to a company statement.

Security and access control expert pens book on school security

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01/25/2013

APPLE VALLEY, Minn.—Dave Jabas, a specialist in electrified security hardware that ties into card access and fire alarms, has written an e-book exploring ways to improve school security, according to a press release.

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