Also Noted

Honeywell introduces commercial-grade fire controls

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01/07/2013

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell today announced the introduction of commercial-grade fire control panels with features from the company’s VISTA Turbo line, according to a company statement.

Former Vivint CFO joins Viamedia

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01/07/2013

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Chris Black, who recently departed as chief financial officer at Vivint, has been named to the same position at Viamedia, which is based here and specializes in selling advertising to local, regional and national advertisers on behalf of U.S.

IMS study: ACaaS offers additional revenue and penetration

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01/07/2013

AUSTIN, Texas – Access Control as a Service generates additional revenues and end-user penetration opportunities that traditional control solutions do not, according to a recent study published by IMS Research.

Ackerman Security Systems wins Kudzu award

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01/04/2013

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems, a residential and commercial company based here, was named a Best of 2012 winner in the Atlanta Security Services category on Kudzu, a consumer research website, according to a company statement.

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.

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