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NAFED launches new website

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01/04/2013

CHICAGO—The National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors has expanded its membership offerings with the launch of a new website, according to a statement from the organization.

Interoperability a focal point of ONVIF’s annual gathering

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01/03/2013

CORAL GABLES, Fla.—ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, recently held its annual gathering of members here to “set the stage for continued progress toward interoperability of IP security devices in 2013,” the organization sa

IMS Research ranks NICE atop PSIM market

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01/03/2013

RA'ANANA, Israel—NICE Systems was ranked the global leader in providing PSIM software solutions, according to a report from IMS Research. The report, titled “Physical Security Information Management World Report,” counts NICE as the leading supplier of PSIM software base

Vivint raises $1.5 million for charitable ventures

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01/03/2013

PROVO, Utah—Vivint today announced it raised $1.5 million through its 2012 Vivint Gives Back “Year of Service” Initiative, according to a company statement. The money was generated solely through employee contributions and Vivint corporate matches.

Atlanta suburb begins fines for false alarms

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12/28/2012

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga.—This suburb north of Atlanta is about to join the growing group of Georgia cities fining alarm system owners for excessive false alarms that result in police or fire dispatch, according to 11 Alive, an Atlanta-based NBC affiliate.

PSIM market to grow, report says

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12/28/2012

NAPERVILLE, Ill.—A new report prepared by market analysts at TechNavio says the global Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 30.34 percent over the period 2011-2015.

Insurer sues over false alarm

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12/28/2012

BATON ROUGE, La.—An insurer that paid out in excess of $2 million following a restaurant fire caused by arson last year is suing the businesses that installed the restaurant’s alarm system and phone line to the system, according to an article from The Advocate, a newspap

GVTC partners with Honeywell

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12/26/2012

SMITHSON VALLEY, Texas—The Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative is partnering with Honeywell to launch the co-op’s next generation of security services for residential and business customers, The Gonzales Cannon reported Dec. 20.

Loud Security wins two Business of the Year awards

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12/26/2012

KENNESAW, Ga.—Loud Security Systems recently received the Kennesaw Business of the Year award and the Acworth (Ga.) Business of the Year award, according to a company statement.

Florida university receives $500,000 gift from ADT

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12/26/2012

BOCA RATON, Fla.—The Florida Atlantic University athletics department recently received a gift of $500,000 for its stadium from ADT, according to a company statement.

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