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Lantronix, Motorola invest in Xanboo home automation system

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04/01/2002

NEW YORK-Xanboo Inc., a developer of home automation technology, in late February announced that it had received investments from two companies that will allow Xanboo to build its in-home management system.

Microtec increases available credit

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

ST-AUGUSTIN, Quebec-Microtec Enterprises announced that it had secured a deal that expanded its revolving credit to $65 million, bringing its total available credit to $80 million.

That increase, from loan syndicate GE Capital Canada Equipment Financing Inc.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

Per Mar Security picks up Arrowhead

The acquisition gives Per Mar locations in two mid-sized Midwestern markets
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04/01/2002

DAVENPORT, Iowa-Midwest alarm company Per Mar Security picked up a two-location security company in early February, an acquisition that gives Per Mar 19 locations in at least five states.

Per Mar's purchase of Arrowhead Security Systems, based in Duluth, Minn.

Siedle, AcSys deliver face recognition

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04/01/2002

BROOMALL, Pa.-AcSys Biometrics Corp.

Financing activity predicted to rise as year progresses

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04/01/2002

Financing activity predicted to rise as year progresses

How do capital providers view 2002?

With optimism and an eye toward new business and increased acquisitions activity, according to interviews with Security Systems News.

While the pendulum has swung in a conservative direction over the past year, Henry Edmonds, chief executive officer of SLP Capital in St.

Eagle Broadband reorganizes ClearWorks home subsidiary

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04/01/2002

LEAGUE CITY, Texas-Eagle Broadband has reorganized its ClearWorks installation subsidiary into separate divisions, moved locations and cut the workforce to reflect the new efficiencies.

The residential installation company, which merged with Eagle Broadband in February of 2001, was one company that had two distinctly separate missions, said Manny Carter, president and chief executive officer of Eagle.

Digital poised to take over the CCTV market

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

Lower cost, a greater selection and a series of transitional products have spurred the interest, say some.
Whether the transition comes as quickly as a couple of years, or is stretched out over a longer period, manufacturers concur the move to digital systems for recording and storing CCTV data is under way.

New product showcase produces 12 winners

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

LAS VEGAS-Salinas, Calif.-based Radionics received top honors in the SIA New Product Showcase at the 2002 ISC Expo, held in March at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Poll

SSN News Poll December 2018

Cybersecurity has been an ongoing topic in the industry, and SIA just released a new study benchmarking the area. The study delves into new increases in cybersecurity spending, cyberthreat vectors, and technologies that could help cybersecurity. Where do you see some of these trends headed?