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Hospital deploys DVTEL’s IP video system

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03/05/2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, based here, has deployed DVTEL’s IP video surveillance system throughout its facility, according to a company statement.

Alarm companies refuse to pay bills for false alarms in Flint

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03/05/2013

FLINT, Mich.—Alarm companies are refusing to pay nearly $134,000 in bills to the city of Flint for police response to false alarms, according to an article from The Associated Press.

Elementary school installs security system in wake of report

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03/05/2013

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—An elementary school in this city had a security system installed this week, a day after a local newspaper reported that “Christmas bells,” literally bells on on a rope hanging outside a school office, were the school’s de facto security system, accordin

SAFE Security gets $130m refi

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03/04/2013

SAN RAMON, Calif.—A five-bank syndicate led by Bank of America has refinanced SAFE Security’s senior debt facility with a $130 million capital infusion, according to a company statement. The capital will be used toward the company’s growth strategy.

Judge dismisses lawsuit over alarm company IPO

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03/04/2013

NEW YORK—A New York judge has thrown out a lawsuit seeking damages from Siemens First Capital Commercial Finance for canceling an initial public offering for a security alarm company, according to a Reuters article.

Former Ohio sheriff used campaign funds to have security system installed

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03/04/2013

AKRON, Ohio—Retired Summit County Sheriff Drew Alexander used campaign cash finances last year to install a security system at his house, according to an article from the Akron Beacon Journal.

Lenel introduces IP VMS

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03/01/2013

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Lenel Systems International, a provider of integrated systems and access control systems, is introducing the Prism Video Management System, an open IP VMS, according to a company statement.

Pennsylvania city mulls future of antiquated alarm system

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03/01/2013

YORK, Pa.—City officials in this Pennsylvania city are considering a proposal to terminate a 127-year-old fire alarm system, according to an article from the York Dispatch, a newspaper based here.

McGinn, Smith seek acquittal

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03/01/2013

ALBANY, N.Y.—Former Albany brokers Timothy McGinn and David Smith have filed motions asking a federal judge to overturn their convictions on fraud and tax evasion charges, according to an article from the Times Union, a newspaper based here.

Vivint CEO named 2013 entrepreneur of the year

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02/28/2013

PROVO, Utah—Todd Pedersen, co-founder and CEO of Vivint, has been named the 2013 entrepreneur of the year by MountainWest Capital Network, according to an article from The Digital Universe, a campus newspaper at Brigham Young University.

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