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Security Partners helps dealers with funding

Dealer receives multiple, no difference for the consumer’s payments

LANCASTER, Pa.—Security Partners, a wholesale central station based here, announced a new funding program for its dealers.

Dynamark enters mPERS

Trey Alter: Company will support dealers as they need

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark has entered the mPERS space, working with Numera and the Libris device, and introduced a new mPERS program to its dealers.

PPVAR makes headway in California

SIAC’s Stan Martin expects National Sheriff’s Association to join cause

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—More law enforcement organizations are recognizing the benefit of alarm verification; the California Police Chiefs Association board of directors adopted a resolution at its annual meeting that clarifies the term “verified alarm” and supports priority response.

CSAA votes to change name to The Monitoring Association

Jay Hauhn: New name better reflects what monitoring companies do

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Central Station Alarm Association name is on its way out.

Catalyst offers advice to prospective PERS dealers

Affiliated Monitoring’s new conference gives attendees ideas for starting or bettering a PERS business

NAPLES, Fla.—Attendees at Affiliated Monitoring’s Catalyst conference walked away with advice on how to start or advance a PERS business, such as devoting resources specifically to PERS sales and marketing and understanding which technology to sell.

NXT-ID to buy LogicMark

O’Connor: Biometrics have a place in PERS

NAPLES, Fla.—NXT-ID, a biometric sensor company, has agreed to acquire PERS manufacturer LogicMark for $20 million. NXT-ID’s expertise in biometrics and miniaturization will help LogicMark develop PERS solutions, LogicMark president Kevin O’Connor said.

CSAA may change name to ‘The Monitoring Association’

Members will vote on new name, other bylaw changes at ESX show in June

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Central Station Alarm Association may be renamed “The Monitoring Association,” if CSAA members approve the name change in a June 7 vote.

Morgan Hertel to focus on tech and trends in new role at Rapid Response

Communications pathways will be ongoing challenge for security industry

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—In his new role as Rapid Response Monitoring VP of technology and innovation, industry veteran Morgan Hertel intends to help Rapid leverage new and emerging technology in the monitoring space.

Numera releases new line of wearables

Wearables aims to make Libris users more comfortable

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Numera’s new line of wearables is designed to be used by Libris mPERS users when they’re  at home.

Wayne Alarm builds out headquarters

Doubled monitoring space brings hosted and managed access in-house

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service company based here, is building out its headquarters, expanding its monitoring space, and growing its account base, partly through acquisition.



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?