LONG BEACH, Calif. -General Monitoring Services is wrapping up the final touches on a major technological and physical upgrade to its central station here that will provide a platform for new services and additional account growth.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -An independent contract monitoring center is looking to build a backup central station here, a move that company officials expect will boost both the reliability of the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s monitoring operations as well as its West Coast market share.
CAMPBELL, Calif. -IR Recognition Systems, a unit of IR Security & Safety GroupÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Electronic Access Control, has struck a deal with Sonitrol to link IRÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s HandReader biometric hand geometry device with SonitrolÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s access control panels.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -Following months of steadily declining stock prices and public complaints from dealers regarding operational issues at the company, troubled wholesale monitoring company Security Associates International in late November announced that it was in danger of being delisted from the American Stock Exchange because of its financial status and is also the subject of a complaint letter filed with Underwriters Laboratories.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The association that represents the nation's high ranking municipal law enforcement officers has adopted a policy to encourage private sector central stations to make multiple verification attempts by phone before dispatching an alarm to police.
HOUSTON - A holding company here with a structured cabling division has launched a home security monitoring service and is looking at bundling its home installation and other residential product manufacturing divisions into a national retail and installation model over the next five years.