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Intelligent video providers look for next wave of users

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01/01/2005

The protection of government installations, borders and ports has been the focus for many players in the video analytics field. But the role of the technology continues to expand as companies explore new applications and end users seek new ways to maximize the video they collect and store.

Ohio reviews competing licensing bills

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01/01/2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Burglar & Fire Alarm Association recently introduced legislation to require state licenses and background checks for installers of low-voltage systems. Not long after, a second legislation venture to make security systems installers receive an electrical contactor’s license gained the attention of the OBFAA.

ISC East endorsed by local and national security associations

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISC’s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

Moorestown, Pa.

The Moorestown Township Council revealed an ordinance that would revise the existing fire code to include the growing concern of false alarms that tax the resources of its two volunteer fire districts, reported the Burlington County Times.

Ad Hoc Committee could shape NBFAA’s Future

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01/01/2005

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Findings from the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association ad hoc committee examining membership polices were set to come out in December at an executive board meeting and could shape the future of the national association.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

Bexar County, Texas
Facing the rising cost of false alarms as well as wasted manpower and resources, Bexar County is launching a program to target false alarms.

In mid-October, the sheriff’s department created a unit to oversee alarm permits and assess fines at locations where deputies are summoned to the same location more than five times.

ISC East draws steady traffic and hits its target attendance number

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12/01/2004

NEW YORK - The ISC East Show, which returned to New York for the first time in three years, faired better than expected in terms of attendee traffic.

The two-day trade show and conference, held Nov.

Top industry awards handed out at Tri-Association Awards dinner

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

NEW YORK - Four leaders within the security industry were recognized for their contributions to the security market at the Tri-Association Awards dinner, hosted by the Security Industry Association, National Burglar & Alarm Association and the Central Station Alarm Association, held here on Nov. 4.

Integrators are A key Aspect to IP camera market’s growth

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12/01/2004

While bandwidth remains a concern, and price has been a factor in how well network cameras sell, one of the biggest hurdles may be the knowledge of the security dealer and integrator and the ease with which this group aids the transition.

“They don’t have the (network) understanding at this point,” said Joe Cook, network camera sales manager for Toshiba America Information Systems.

NBFAA 30-percent dues increase receives OK from association’s board

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12/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md. - In an effort to update and expand on their National Training School courses, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has elected to adopt its first member dues increase since 2001.

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