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Alarm Ordinance Watch

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2007

Highland Park, Texas
In a letter to alarm installers working in the town, Highland Park announced a new alarm ordinance. Effective immediately, all alarm systems installed in Highland Park must include a fire alarm system that complies with NFPA standards.

Jouret kicks off ISC West

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05/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--Cisco's Guido Jouret issued a "call to action'' during his March 28 ISC West keynote address here, urging physical security professionals to "think about a convergence-ready business strategy."
Close to 700 people crowded into a room at the Sands Convention Center on a Wednesday morning to listen to and pose questions to Jouret, who is chief technology officer of Cisco's Emerging Markets Technology group.

NBFAA fights "withholding tax"

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05/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--Security businesses stand to lose money or may have to charge more for their services if a federal "withholding tax mandate" is allowed to go into effect. Consequently, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association is working to repeal the mandate--scheduled to go into effect in 2011--that would allow the federal government to skim three percent off the top of security integrators' bills when integrators do business with federal and state governments and some local governments.

Insurance money pays for surveillance

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05/01/2007

UPPER MORELAND TOWNSHIP, Pa.--Town officials here have used grant money from the Delaware Valley Insurance Trust to install a $7,600 surveillance system at a public park with an in-line skating rink.

ISC taps IT sector for keynote

Cisco's Emerging Markets CTO Jouret to kick-off conference
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04/01/2007

NORWALK, Conn.--Guido Jouret, chief technology officer of Cisco's Emerging Markets Technology Group, will deliver the keynote address on March 28 at 8:30 a.

Les Gold speaks to limited liability

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04/01/2007

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--As the sun shined brightly outside the Loews Santa Monica hotel, site of the fifth annual Security Growth Conference, conference organizer Les Gold, of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp, addressed a potentially dark cloud hanging over the traditional alarm industry.

Pixim nabs $15M in new funding

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04/01/2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Digital imaging provider Pixim announced March 7 a $15 million round of funding that will be used for new product development and working capital.

CoVi takes Certified program global

Selectron among first 30 trained partners
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04/01/2007

AUSTIN, Texas--Selectron, a regional commercial integrator based in Portland, Ore, since 1960, was among an early few to take advantage of CoVi Technologies' Certified Solution Provider Program for its Crystal HD system. That program is now being offered to global integration partners with Cisco CCNA and/or Microsoft MCSE or A+ certifications.

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2007

Minneapolis, Minn.
The Downtown Journal reported that the City Council debated a new burglar alarm ordinance in early March that would start charging residents and businesses a fee for every false alarm, eventually sending the measure back to committee for further review.

Attacking the floor at ISC West in Las Vegas

Some dos and don'ts from those who've been there and done it
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04/01/2007

It's the first day of ISC West, and you are pumped full of excitement. Your arms are not yet tired from carrying literature and tchotchkes from booth to booth, and your new shoes haven't started to pinch even a little bit.

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