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Siemens opens flagship central

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11/01/2002

IRVING, Texas - Siemens Security Systems has opened a new, 9,000-square-foot central station at the company's Dallas area campus that provides a redundant back up monitoring network for its customers in the U.S.

Network cameras put focus on versatile security options

While network cameras won't soon replace existing analog and digital cameras, these web-friendly products are becoming
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11/01/2002

With products aimed at both the low and high ends of the security market, network camera manufacturers are witnessing steadily increasing interest in this next generation technology.

While the current consensus is that network cameras won't soon replace existing analog and digital cameras, these web-friendly products, with built-in servers and Internet and Ethernet capabilities that surpass the capabilities of their analog counterparts, are becoming attractive to everyone from homeowners and small business people to large, multi-campus organizations.

As network cameras evolve, so too will recording options

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11/01/2002

The expanded use of network cameras is likely to have a ripple effect in how information is recorded and stored, according to network camera manufacturers interviewed by Security Systems News.

While current analog and digital camera systems are linked to VCRs, mulitplexers and DVRs, network cameras' Internet and intranet connections can allow information to be stored directly on PCs or into other more sophisticated storage devices.

IEI partners to add biometrics

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11/01/2002

CANTON, Mass. - International Electronics Inc.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2002

Country Club Hills, Mo.

Country Club Hills alderman recently voted to start charging fines for repeated false alarms at homes and businesses as part of increasing fees for several municipal permits.

Download the latest Security Stats

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2002

To download the latest .pdf file of Security Stats, just click on the link below;

Security Stats- October.

ADT cuts funding, announced changes to dealer program

The changes include reduced or no account funding for some of its dealers
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10/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.--In a much anticipated move, ADT Security Services announced in late August that is was dramatically reducing funding for its authorized dealer program, at least for the month of September.

NBFAA presents Weinstock and other awards

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

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.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

Arlington, Texas

A proposal by the city's police department to stop responding to burglar alarms without verification first received a cool reception by the Arlington City Council.

Some council members at its meeting in late May cautioned against such an ordinance, which would require confirmation that an emergency is in progress before police respond to the scene, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.

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