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Axcess Intl partners with TVL

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

DALLAS - Axcess International Inc. announced a technology integration partnership with TVL Inc.

S2 Security joins forces with International Electronics

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

WELLESLEY, Mass. - S2 Security Corp.

AUTOMATION

Building automation’s lead in open systems presents options
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09/01/2004

It’s about facilitating communication via open platforms

As more security systems become integrated with building automation, the call for open systems grows louder.

Most modern systems are using fairly common communications technologies, said Steve Thompson, director of marketing, fire and security at Johnson Controls.

Key figures in Sept. 11 tragedy to keynote

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Guiliani and Picciotto will take center stage at ASIS and ISC East
Two recognized figures from the days of Sept. 11 will be delivering keynote speeches at this fall’s conferences.

AUTOMATION

Security opps abound with building management
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09/01/2004

Integrating components allows for streamlined operations and greater efficiencies of security with other systems

The possibilities seem to be infinite and the benefits tangible.

By integrating the security components of a building, such as CCTV, access control and the like with the basic building management controls, companies can streamline their operations and mine data to make the building safer and more efficient to run.

Research program will focus on relationship of technology and privacy

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09/01/2004

OTTOWA, Ontario - Even though Canada’s privacy law went into effect January 1, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner has launched a research program that will study the effects of technology and privacy - with a section specifically focusing on video surveillance, radio frequency identification and biometrics, among other commonly used security technologies.

Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has already established guidelines for the use of video surveillance cameras and some may look at the research program as a way for the office to set additional rules for emerging technologies.

Fight against no-response begins in Milwaukee

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09/01/2004

MILWAUKEE - This mid-western city has become the latest battleground over a plan by police to stop responding to burglar alarms, unless verified by a third party.

Alarm professionals first learned about the Milwaukee Police Department’s decision in July.

The Right Response

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Security system alarm ends Commercial robbery attempt
DOVER, Del. - After dealing with a number of break-ins over a six-month period, the Battery Warehouse of Dover enlisted the services of Sonitrol of Delaware.

cVideo named fast growing co.

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

SAN DIEGO - Network digital video application company cVideo will be named to Deloitte & Touche’s list of Technology Fast 50 Program, which recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in this area. The ranking is based on a percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over a five-year period, from 1999 to 2003.

ISC East and ASIS offer variety of training programs

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

NEW YORK - A new program will be vying for attendees’ attention at ISC East 2004 - the ISC East Manufacturer Training Program.

The program, new to the conference and tradeshow this year, allows dealers and integrators the opportunity to learn about certain manufacturers’ products and services.

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