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First Capital inks new licensing pact

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

HOUSTON - First Capital International, a Houston-based technology company, has found a new distributor for their VIP home automation system.

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ASIS develops new guidelines and standards

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - In response to what it perceives as a concerted need for standards regarding security issues in the U.

ASIS coins new name, ASIS International

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01/01/2003

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -After 47 years as the American Society for Industrial Security, the security industry organization has changed its name to ASIS International.

Market realities spark changes to dealer funding

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01/01/2003

The short-term realities may be harsh, but in the long run, members of the security industry’s financial community say, the recent changes in dealer programs and how they operate financially is having a positive impact on the alarm business.

The decision by ADT Security Services to reducing funding for its authorized alarm dealer program, combined with Leasecomm Corp.

GE Interlogix picks wireless winners

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

NORTH ST. PAUL, Minn.

New technology leads B.C. legislature to propose new law

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01/01/2003

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -In response to massive technological growth in the last two decades, British Columbia is proposing a new law to expand the licensing of security employees in the province.

According to the British Columbia Solicitor General’s office, the proposed Security Personnel and Agencies Act seeks to ensure that security clearances and minimum training standards are applied consistently across the industry.

Arizona BFAA seeks state-wide reciprocity

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01/01/2003

TEMPE,Ariz. -Several years after an unsuccessful campaign for the adoption of a state-wide security licensing law, the Arizona Burglar and Fire Alarm Association is in discussions with several municipalities in the state to adopt a reciprocal licensing agreement that would lessen the administrative burden on its security company members.

Installer arrested for stealing ring from customer’s house

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

by Mike Higgins

NEW ORLEANS -A New Orleans man working for a local alarm installation company was arrested on Nov. 27 on charges he allegedly stole a ring from a customer’s house.

Israeli companies join forces to provide systems

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

YEHUD, Israel -MATE-Media Access Technologies and Buzz-VC, two Israeli companies, recently signed an agreement to market an integrated system that enables active, real-time surveillance and response of remote sites.

“The Integration of MATE real time face recognition and area surveillance capabilities with Buzz-VC remote video control capabilities result in a powerful package for both customers and control centers alike,” said Dr.

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