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.
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.
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.
LONG GROVE, Ill.—U.S. Alarms/Dynamark Security, based in Bethlehem, Pa., has purchased the assets of 4 Seasons Security, the alarm division of Deiter Bros., according to a statement from The Davis Group, which facilitated the acquisition.
PROVO, Utah—Vivint Solar, a provider of solar energy solutions, introduced Dan Rapp as the company’s inaugural chief technology officer, according to a company statement. Until it was purchased by Blackrock at the end of 2012, Vivint Solar was a division of Vivint.
BURR RIDGE, Ill.—Stacey Toscas was about to step into the shower when her ADT smoke detector began to beep. Seconds later, she discovered her dining room had erupted in flames, according to a report from The Chicago Sun-Times Burr Ridge website.