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NBFAA members may select association status after approval

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05/01/2005

LAS VEGAS --National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association members are closer to having a choice when it comes to association status, now that the NBFAA board of directors approved moving forward membership revisions in the beginning of April that would enable members of the organization an option to join at the state or the national level--a first for this industry association.
The changes, which were recommended by the ad hoc committee formed by the Chartered State Association a year ago, would give a choice to either become a member of the national association or the state association.

SIA's New Product Showcase honors A4Vision at ISC west

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05/01/2005

LAS VEGAS--A4Vision's debuted its 3-D facial biometric enrollment camera and was named "Best of Show" by the Security Industry Association as part of its New Product Showcase held during ISC West.
The judges chose the product from a field of 83 products that participated in the new product showcase.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2005

Allentown, Penn.
The Pennsburg borough council stiffened the town's false dispatch ordinance in April.

Fire alarm system alerts authorities to business ablaze

The RIght Response
SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2005

SAN ANTONIO--In early March, the Aprotex Corp. of Midland, Texas, a third-party monitoring station, received an alert on an alarm from a customer's business here.

Dealer programs can prove to be a useful finance tool

The stigma associated with dealer programs - that they foster financially unsound firms - is beginning to change
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02/01/2005

While many owners of alarm companies traditionally think they only have two sources to raise capital for their business, securing a loan from a specialty lender or one from a local bank, they often forget about another, and often readily available solution - dealer programs.

For years, the security industry has attached a stigma to dealer programs.

Event unites integrators and end users

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2005

SARASOTA, Fla. - Security Systems News and sister publication Security Director News have teamed up to create TechSec Solutions, a conference about the security industry’s shift to IP, wireless, software and networking technologies.

Ontario will revise legislation to protect and secure

Starting in 2007, the new Private Security and Investigative Services Act would require licensing and training
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02/01/2005

ONTARIO - The government here has introduced a Private Security and Investigative Services Act that if passed would make licensing and training mandatory for all private and proprietary security personnel.

The proposed legislation will implement licensing, license portability, training, and standards for uniforms, equipment and vehicles used by security personnel.

Securing a loan can be tough if you run a small firm

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02/01/2005

Whether company owners like it or not, most of them are going to need to seek some kind of financing at one point or another in the development of their business.

There are many reasons to secure funding.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2005

COBOURG, Ontario

Residents are now charged a fee for owning a residential alarm each year. The alarm provider will collect the fees and then advance it to the police.

TRANSMISSION

Microwaves provide a solution to long-distance transmissions
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02/01/2005

Although there are some limitations to its usage, microwave technology has certainly broadened the scope of security installations.

According to Keith Simpson, president and chief executive officer at Simpson Security Systems, an increasing number of jobs they are handling involve microwaves to move both data and video signals, including those from pan-tilt-zoom cameras.

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SSN News Poll August 2016

The final sunset date for 2G—Dec. 31, 2016—is fast approaching. Speakers at last year’s Honeywell CONNECT conference said that dealers needed to get started. John Loud said in early 2016 that avoiding the hassle of 2G conversions would result in more companies looking to sell. Where is your company in the sunset?

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