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GPS ‘a different animal’ for central stations

Experts say mobile devices bring new challenges that require new approaches
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05/30/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine—What’s worse than a false alarm? A moving false alarm, according to panelists at a recent ESX webinar, who cited a growing challenge for monitoring companies as they move deeper into the world of GPS and mobile PERS devices.

ESX returns to its roots in 2012, 2013

Born in Nashville four years ago, the show is coming home
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07/05/2011

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Popular demand is bringing the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) back here to the city where it started four years ago—for 2012 and 2013.
Ralph Sevinor, chairman of the board of ESX, which is owned and sponsored by the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA), said the board listened to exhibitors and attendees in returning the educational and networking event for security integration and monitoring companies to Nashville.

SCTNow raises awareness, funds, at ESX

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06/24/2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Representatives from Stop Child Trafficking Now (SCTNow) had a booth on the show floor of ESX to raise awareness and funds for their non-profit organization.

CSAA, ESA recognize industry excellence at ESX 2011

Annual awards given out
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06/09/2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Two of the security industry's biggest national associations, the Central Station Alarm Association and the Electronic Security Association, held their annual awards ceremonies at this year's Electronic Security Expo here.

ESX revved up for Charlotte in June

Exhibitors up 20 percent, attendance expected to reach 3,000
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04/21/2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Electronic Security Expo is scaling up from the 2010 event, according to current ESX chair George De Marco.
 “There will be over 200 exhibitors at ESX 2011 in Charlotte this June, which is a 20 percent increase over the 2010 event,” De Marco told Security Systems News. “The registration numbers are running 50 percent-plus over the same period last year. We expect to reach our projections of 2,500-3,000 total attendees.”

AT&T terminates Xanboo dealer agreement

Telco says don’t sell Xanboo after July
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04/14/2011

LAS VEGAS—AT&T, which in December of 2010 acquired home security and automation provider Xanboo, is to stop selling Xanboo products by July 5.

Mobile security moving to the forefront?

Extending central station monitoring beyond the home
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03/17/2011

LOS ANGELES—The idea of mobile security has been around for a while, but according to some security industry observers, the proliferation of smartphone use and technology may signal the real advent of the mobile security market.

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