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Sonitrol audio alarm foils would-be jewelry thieves

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06/07/2013

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—A pair of thieves attempting a heist at Koosh Jewelers here found themselves headed to jail instead after a Sonitrol audio detection alarm system heard them, barred them from entering and alerted authorities, according to a news release.

Guardian to hold sales contest

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06/06/2013

WARRENDALE, Pa.—Guardian Protection Services, based here, announced a $25,000 sales contest for dealers, according to a press release.

Samsung Techwin IP Institute schedules summer sessions

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06/06/2013

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Summer sessions for the Samsung Techwin IP Institute have been finalized for California and Kentucky, according to a news release.

Comcast, Osram Sylvania form agreement

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06/06/2013

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., and DANVERS, Mass.—Media and technology giant Comcast has entered into an agreement with Osram Sylvania, a lighting solutions company, to deploy the company’s light bulbs in Xfinity Home, Comcast’s automation platform, according to a news release.

Life Alert sues Connect America, LifeWatch USA

PERS provider alleges trademark infringement, role in fraudulent telemarketing
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06/05/2013

LOS ANGELES—Life Alert, a leading provider of personal emergency response systems, has filed suit against competitors Connect America and LifeWatch USA, alleging they have been impersonating Life Alert through fraudulent “robo-calls” and other telemarketing to obtain new customers.

DVTEL to launch IP Institute

New COO Zvi Peled says ‘cool tools’ will help integrator partners
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06/05/2013

RIDGEFIELD, N.J.—Video surveillance provider DVTEL is launching IP Institute, where the company will offer online and classroom instruction on IP-based security for its integration partners.

IHS: Genetec, Milestone top VMS rankings

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06/05/2013

LONDON—Since 2004, the first year of IHS’ VMS rankings, Copenhagen-based Milestone has had a monopoly on the top spot. Nine years later, the company still has the top spot, but it now has to share it with Genetec, a Montreal-based vendor.

Honeywell’s Cote named 'CEO of the year'

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06/05/2013

GREENWICH, Conn.—Chief Executive magazine recently named David Cote, chairman and CEO of Honeywell, the “2013 CEO of the Year,” according to the magazine’s website. Cote was nominated and selected by a group of his peers.

Select Security names new executive VP

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05/31/2013

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security has appointed Steve Firestone to its newly created position of executive vice president, according to a press release.

Bosch inks distribution deal with Ingram Micro

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05/30/2013

FAIRPORT, N.Y.— Bosch Security Systems has signed a new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, making its products available to the distributor’s U.S. channel partners, according to a press release.

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