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False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2003

Calgary, Alberta

False alarms to the Calgary Police Service are continuing to drop, thanks to a fine introduced four years ago, but security companies are complaining the amount of the fine is too high.

According to a report in the Calgary Herald, since a $75 fine for a false alarm was established in 1999, the number of false burglar alarms reported to police has dropped 45 per cent.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

Albuquerque, N.M.

ISC West seminar picks

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

ISC officials boast that this year’s seminar offering is bigger and better than in year’s past. Below are some seminars that installing dealers have picked as their top selections to take in at the show.

Swing toward proactive technology fueled by software advancements

The latest advancements in intelligent software are putting the industry in a more dynamic mode
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03/01/2003

As the demand for and use of video surveillance grows, so has the need for intelligent software to drive and refine these systems. Security companies, software manufacturers and others are increasingly jumping into the fray with software that not only expands the scope of how images are captured, but then processes the resulting information for optimal results.

Good economics make the case

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03/01/2003

If all seems rosy for security industry software developers, there still exists the challenge of getting companies to invest in acquiring the latest technology.

Larry Bowe, director-product management and alliance development for Loronix, said the issue for the industry “is to articulate the return on investment.

Police eye 900 system to curb false alarms

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland - Faced with an increasing number of false alarms, the Newfoundland Department of Justice is looking toward a 1-900 system to make security system calls more efficient and effective.

R.I. police look to cameras

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

NEWPORT, R.I.

ISC West to focus on government impact on security

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

NORWALK, Conn. - ISC West 2003 is scheduled to be held from March 25 - 27 at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas.

eBay sells security stickers to consumers

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03/01/2003

SAN JOSE, Calif. - People visiting the popular Internet auction site eBay can purchase just about anything from stuffed bears to used cars.

Graybeards plans seminar program

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

LONG GROVE, Ill. - Ron Davis, managing partner of Davis Marketing Group, has developed a new presentation designed for both national and regional associations.

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