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ESX honors I-View Now integration

Larry Folsom discusses the integration, TechVision Challenge

HENDERSON, Nev.—I-View Now’s recent integration with Honeywell Total Connect, recently announced as an ESX 2015 Innovation Award winner, will be the monitoring contender in the first TechVision Challenge at this year’s show.

EMERgency24 partners with first ‘RERS’ provider

BluePoint provides rapid emergency response system

DES PLAINES, Ill.—EMERgency24, a monitoring center based here, partnered with BluePoint Alert Solutions to offer a rapid emergency response systems (RERS): a new system capable of two-way communication between first responders and people inside a building under threat.

Monitronics moves to bigger, unified facility

Bruce Mungiguerra: Move adds to company culture

DALLAS—Monitronics is moving to a new facility in July, combining three separate buildings in the Dallas area under one roof. It’s a move that will improve company culture, Bruce Mungiguerra, SVP of operations, told Security Systems News.

Vector’s Pamela Petrow named CSAA president

CSAA is ‘old boys’ club’ no more

VIENNA, Va.—Pamela J. Petrow, president and CEO of Vector Security and newly named president of CSAA International, has set her sights on changing the association’s image, improving value for members and increasing member involvement.

American Alarm sends first ASAP response in New England

Program reduces time and error in alarm response

ARLINGTON, Mass.—American Alarm and Communications, an installing central station based here, says it is the first New England monitoring center to use the ASAP program to respond to an alarm signal.

Law enforcement association defines verified alarms

Steve Walker: ‘a big step’ for PPVAR

GALVESTON, Texas—Steve Walker, president of the Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response, called the Texas Police Chiefs Association’s definition of the term “verified alarm” a big step for future conversations on alarm verification.

All American Monitoring offers line of ‘MeyeView’ cameras, NVRs

Video verification is part of the package

LAS VEGAS—All American Monitoring is now offering dealers its own branded NVRs and cameras, backed with a video verification program.

On Location: Central Station with Security Partners

Company to offer Mace brand products

LAS VEGAS—Security Partners officially opened its fourth central station here, following its November announcement, and now its dealers are going to offer a line of exclusive

On Location: Central Station with Centra-Larm

New Hampshire based company looks to expand nationally

MANCHESTER, N.H.—Centra-Larm Monitoring, a wholesale monitoring company based here, is actively seeking a fourth central station to bolster its national presence, Kevin Helmig, company president and CTO, told Security Systems News.

Dynamark offers sign-on bonus

Amounts of up to $25,000

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark, a third party monitoring center based here, on April 1 started an up-to-$25,000 incentive for dealers to transfer their accounts to Dynamark.



SSN News Poll December 2016

Some companies take a focused approach to breaking into­—or growing within particular—vertical markets; "We are really heavy on the casino side, so we decided—let’s be the No. 1 gaming integrator in North America,” said Surveillance Systems Inc. president Todd Flowers. Where do you see the next big opportunity?