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Company buys minority stake in Canadian installation firm

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06/01/2002

EDMONTON, Alberta-A subsidiary of a Canadian provider of financial services to the alarm industry in April purchased a portion of Voxcom Inc.'s shares, making it a small majority owner in the company.

NiceVision's DVR secures diamond maker

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

RA'ANANA, Israel-A leading diamond manufacturer in Israel plans to install Nice Systems' NiceVision digital video recording system to secure its headquarters, safe rooms and diamond offices in the city of Ramat Gan.

The NiceVision system was selected by Schachter & Namdar, a company with 1,000 employees and offices in nine countries, from a bid process involving the major CCTV companies in Israel, Nice officials said.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Texas

The city's police chief has outlined a plan that allows police to stop responding to burglar alarms and shift the responsibility to the private guard companies.

If approved, the change would begin Sept.

Brink's revenues up nin percent

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

DALLAS - A hefty increase in installations as well as a slightly lower rate of customer disconnects helped Brink's Home Security post a nine percent increase in revenues for the first quarter of 2002, compared to the same period last year.

Revenues of $67.

Home technology franchise retools strategy

Company will be spun off from parent company to raise capital, attract investors
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06/01/2002

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

NBFAA presents Weinstock and other awards

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented a number of different awards during the ISC Show in Las Vegas, including awards for Fire Official of the Year, the Morris F.

SIA sponsors Securing New Ground conference

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06/01/2002

NEW YORK-The Security Industry Association has thrown its support behind the Securing New Ground conference, becoming the event's organizational sponsor by hosting a Homeland Security panel and networking reception.

It marks the first time an industry association has joined the seven-year-old event as a sponsor.

Contract saves alarm company from liability

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

TILLSONBURG, Ontario-A couple who lost $92,500 (Canadian) in ginseng due to a 1999 break-in cannot collect the money they lost from the alarm company that installed their system.

A Superior Court judge issued the decision in late April following a lawsuit filed against Hooten Security Systems, a division of Hooten Sales and Services Ltd.

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