YARMOUTH, Maine—What can a school do when a monstrous EF5 tornado is barreling down upon it, packing winds of at least 200 mph? Follow through on what should already have been practiced many times, school security experts say.
BROOKFIELD, Wis.—A neighbor who heard an alarm activated at a nearby home May 8 was concerned about a break-in. The neighbor contacted police and went to the house and rang the doorbell, according to an article from the Patch.com outlet for Brookfield, Wis.
BURNABY, British Columbia—Viscount Systems, a supplier of security systems and software, based here, received a contract to have its access control technology installed at a U.S. government facility in Philadelphia, according to a press release.
NORTHFORD, Conn.—Fire-Lite Alarms, a division of Honeywell, has earned the top mass notification system award in the Security Industry Association’s new products showcase competition, according to a company statement.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Building on a service formula that has allowed it to carve out a market niche in the Southeast, Z-Tech Central has rolled out a virtual operator app for its dealers and is expecting double-digit growth in 2013, partner Jonathan Frase told Security Systems News.