LAS VEGAS—Education will be a robust feature of the 2014 National Fire Protection Association Conference & Expo. The number of education sessions grew to 150 last year and will remain at that level this year when the annual event is held June 9-12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center here.
OMAHA, Neb.—With the goal of increasing the percentage of revenue it derives from services from 25 to 40 percent, G4S Technology, a national systems integrator and project management company for electronic security systems and communication networks, has launched a new division.
PALATINE, Ill. and Vienna, Va.—Schneider Electric and Alarm.com have teamed up to bring Schneider’s Wise home management system to home builders, utilities and other service providers in the efficient energy space, the companies announced today.
PARIS—Schneider Electric, based here, is working with bankers to assess a bid for Tyco International, according to an April 11 Bloomberg report, which cited “three people with knowledge of the matter.”
CHICAGO—The Pelco and Schneider Electric Buildings Department has realigned key functions of the organization to bring them all under a common leadership, Schneider Electric executives told Security Systems News.
BOSTON— On the morning of Nov. 17, two security officers used extended mirrors to sweep under his Massport vehicle, checking for bombs, and they carefully verified our identification credentials before the tilt gate opened and my host, Tom Domenico, director of IT operations at the Massachusetts Port Authority, could drive us onto the airfield at Boston Logan International Airport.
CHICAGO—The increasing demand for integrators to be able to talk the talk with IT professionals prompted Schneider Electric to pursue Cisco Video Surveillance Authorized Technology Provider status for its integrators, the company announced on Sept. 29.