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Integrators are A key Aspect to IP camera market’s growth

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12/01/2004

While bandwidth remains a concern, and price has been a factor in how well network cameras sell, one of the biggest hurdles may be the knowledge of the security dealer and integrator and the ease with which this group aids the transition.

“They don’t have the (network) understanding at this point,” said Joe Cook, network camera sales manager for Toshiba America Information Systems.

NBFAA 30-percent dues increase receives OK from association’s board

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12/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md. - In an effort to update and expand on their National Training School courses, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has elected to adopt its first member dues increase since 2001.

Network cameras make inroads for home surveillance

Cameras can provide another set of eyes and are being used beyond traditional commercial applications
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11/01/2004

The desire for remote monitoring, whether it’s for a second home, a vacation residence, a boat or even a home viewed from an office, has given rise to sales of network-based cameras in the home surveillance market, according to participants in that market.

This trend has taken shape as technology advancements enable people to remotely view video from any location and the cost for cameras with this capability has come down.

NBFAA annual dues increase fails on first go around

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11/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md.- The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association’s effort to increase membership dues for the first time since 2001 was narrowly defeated by the association’s board of directors at its meeting in late September.

The next step: Saving images

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11/01/2004

Although most users of home-based network cameras use them for instant viewing, the market for recording and saving images is ramping up.

“The small guy, he’s just looking at it right now,” said Craig Scott, vice president-business development at Smartvue Corp.

ISC East endorsed by local and national security associations

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISC’s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.

VistaScape protects airport

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- The Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport has deployed an application by Atlanta-based VistaScape Security Systems as part of its perimeter security system.

The Right Response

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

Thieves fail to thwart security systems during hurricane
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Along with personal safety issues, Florida business owners had to cope with crucial security concerns associated with Hurricane Frances, which struck the Florida coast in early September.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

Hillsborough County, Fla.

A new security alarm ordinance is now in effect in Hillsborough County that reduces the number of false alarm residents or businesses can have within a year.

Despite security theme of show, company suffers from theft

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11/01/2004

DALLAS- Present to demonstrate its latest intrusion detection system, Zareba discovered that not even one of the world’s largest security trade shows could deter theft.

At the ASIS International 2004 Seminar & Exhibits conference in Dallas in September, Zareba arrived to the trade floor early on the last day of the show to discover one of two bullet cameras stolen.

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