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Fla. first to pass ECV

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--On July 1, Florida became the first state in the United States to implement an enhanced call verification law, HB 1351, requiring central stations to call a second phone number for residential and commercial accounts before contacting police, in an effort to curb the number of false dispatches.

Monitronics leads new customers to dealers

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08/01/2006

DALLAS--In an effort to generate more leads for Monitronics' network of 400 dealers nationwide, the company has developed the Lead Generation Program, which directly markets to the customer Monitronics services using Internet, radio and direct mail marketing campaigns. The leads come into in-house lead generation customer service representatives at Monitronics' corporate office, who pass along the information to dealers.

Madison to revise verified response

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

MADISON, Wis.--City Council members plan to introduce an amendment this summer to Madison's new verified alarm policy to exclude residential alarms from the ordinance, which goes into effect January 1.

Quick Response expands sales with Premier Marketing

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08/01/2006

CLEVELAND, Ohio--It might seem odd for a monitoring provider and manufacturer representative agency to partner, but for Jeff Cohen, vice president of wholesale monitoring firm Quick Response, and Mike Andrews, owner of Premier Marketing, a manufacturer representative agency, the business partnership formed earlier this year made sense for expanding sales efforts for each company in the markets they serve.
Premier Marketing represents 12 manufacturers serving the dealer market spanning northern Ohio, Michigan, western Pennsylvania, western New York, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana and offers product lines in the video, access control and fire product market.

Diebolds expands reach in Mexico with purchase

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08/01/2006

NORTH CANTON, Ohio--As part of a strategic plan to expand into new markets internationally, Central de Alarmas Adler, a subsidiary of Diebold and full-service alarm company, increased Diebold's reach in Mexico with the purchase of Cerberus Pyrotronics Servicios, a division of Siemens and full-service alarm company, this June. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

High Tech learning a focus at CSAA event

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07/01/2006

SAVANNAH, Ga.--At the 2006 Central Station Alarm Association Electronic Security Forum & Exposition Program held here in May, more than 300 attendees, including central station owners, managers, staff, manufacturers and consultants, networked with peers and attended technical product presentations and continuing education classes, which examined video verification, techniques and access control, for example.

SentryNet takes video monitoring classes on the road to dealers

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07/01/2006

PENSACOLA, Fla.--As the demand for video monitoring increases, SentryNet, a wholesale monitoring operation with two central stations in Pensacola, Fla.

Dealer learns to sell video

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

GULFPORT, Miss.--As dealers seek out opportunities to tap into added revenue, video monitoring is part of the solution.

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SSN News Poll March 2017

Drones are making more of an entrance in security, as well as in the smart home space. Recently, Alarm.com announced that it is working on drones for the residential market. Sunflower Labs also detailed the ways drones can protect homes. Where is this technology headed?