Our March issue featured pre-show new product announcements, some seminar recommendations and a brief highlight of other events scheduled for ISC West 2004 in Las Vegas, but this monthÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s issue is all about products.
To browse a compilation of the latest in DVRs, access control products, smoke detectors, and just about anything else you could imagine, all scheduled to make their security industry debut at the show, visit our roundup of ISC West New Product introductions.
With the caveat that the information is Ã¢â‚¬Å“quite preliminary,Ã¢â‚¬Â and some topics may be on the table to a higher or lesser degree than others, Lee Richardson, senior electrical engineer and staff liaison for NFPA 72, said the National Fire Protection Association is looking at a number of residence-related topics as it begins its code review process scheduled for completion in July 2006.
Among the issues up for discussion, he said, is the use of alarms that feature a parentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s recorded voice to get the attention of a sleeping child.
LAS VEGAS - More than 100 participants turned out for the 2004 Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation/National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association golf tournament to benefit future AIREF industry research projects.
The event was held at Revere Golf Club just outside of Las Vegas, prior to the start of ISC West.
SILVER SPRING, Md. - The ballots have been counted for the National Burglar & Fire Alarm AssociationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s annual officer election and all four candidates running uncontested for separate positions can now be called NBFAA officers.
NeighborÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s system stops fatal disaster
BROOKLINE, Mass. - When a fire broke out in a Victorian townhouse here, it was not that homeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s newly installed security and fire alarm system that alerted homeowners a fire was in progress in the attic, but a neighborÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s security system that told authorities about the blaze.