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View Systems expands to California

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-View Systems has opened a new sales and service office in Southern California and hired four new executives to help the company keep up with its recent growth in the wake of the Sept.

Fire alarms via Internet final piece to the puzzle

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01/01/2002

Even with just a small percentage of alarm signals being sent via the Internet, Lou Fiore, past president of the Central Station Alarm Association, is hailing the approval of a Tentative Interim Amendment by the Standards Council of the National Fire Protection Association, which clears the way for Underwriters Laboratories to list equipment that is used to transmit fire signals.

"This is one of the few times in history that an alarm regulatory (group) has been proactive.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

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.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

Pittsburgh County, Okla.
Sheriff Jerome "Snookie" Amaranto has asked the Pittsburgh County commissioners to consider allowing him to charge security companies for false alarms.

Tyco Ele. targets residential cabling market

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

HARRISBURG, Pa.-Tyco Electronics has introduced a new residential cabling system that it plans to introduce to the residential multi-dwelling unit market, its first step to targeting the residential wiring market as a whole.

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