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Numerex confirms talks with BT Group

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

ATLANTA-Numerex Corp. announced that it is in discussions with BT Group plc to acquire BT's RedCARE business, which provides an "intelligent signaling" secure network dedicated to the telemetry marketplace.

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.

CSAA aligns with Argentinean, Israeli groups

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

VIENNA, Va.-The trade group for dealers with central stations has formed a reciprocal membership deal with the Camara De Empresas De Monitorei De Alarmas De La Republica Argentina (CEMARA), a trade organization of monitoring companies in Argentina.

SIA forms Homeland Security Advisory Council

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04/01/2002

WASHINGTON-To aid federal policy makers in their mission to improve homeland security, the Security Industry Association has formed the Homeland Security Advisory Council to represent SIA's different technology groups on the national stage.

Chaired by Peter Michel, former chief executive officer of Brink's Home Security, the council was chartered by SIA's board of directors to develop policies about homeland security and be the association's voice on that issue.

ADT office subject of weekend burglary

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

TAMPA, Fla.-An ADT Security office was broken into in early March, according to a report in The Tampa Tribune.

IQ Biometrix goes public in reverse merger

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

CUPERTINO, Calif.-IQ Biometrix California Inc.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

Vancouver, Wash.
Officials here and in Clark County are considering changes to the area's false alarm ordinances that would require alarm companies to verify the alarm and cancel the 911 call if the alarm was false.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

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.

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