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Diebold implements ECV at central

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04/01/2005

NORTH CANTON, Ohio - In an effort to reduce false alarms, Diebold implemented enhanced call verification for burglar alarms at its event-monitoring center on the first of the year.

Enhanced call verification is a system that monitoring centers deploy when an alarm signal arrives at the station.

Consolidated starts ad program for its dealers

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03/01/2005

EDMONTON, Alberta - In its push to add up to 3,000 accounts this year, Consolidated Monitoring embarked on an advertising campaign for the first time in its history and looks to offer remote video monitoring services within the next few months.

“Our growth has always been word-of-mouth, through respect in the industry,” said Gord Willey, general manager at the company.

Firm invests in technology, people

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03/01/2005

ESTACADA, Ore. - Looking for modest, sustainable growth over the next few years, Central Station Monitoring invested in a number of technology upgrades and created a new position to help promote its services to prospective dealers.

Rapid Response answers the call

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y.

Renovated station a perk for all at SAI

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03/01/2005

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - In an effort to keep up with the success of its wholesale monitoring activities and authorized dealer program, Security Associates International renovated its central station here with meeting and technology enhancements.

UMS adds new tech

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03/01/2005

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Careful not to jump on any technology bandwagons, United Monitoring Services spent more than a year researching and planning the company’s recent upgrade to Digital Security Controls’ Sur-Gard System III receiver.

Due diligence brings GPS service home

After two years of research, COPS Monitoring begins offering location services to its dealers
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03/01/2005

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.

AvantGuard paints its success

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02/01/2005

OGDEN, Utah - Seizing an opportunity to grow its monitoring business, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers purchased and upgraded Security Associates International’s regional central station here and increased its overall business to more than 40,000 in little more than one year.

Before consolidating its nationwide monitoring activities, SAI operated numerous central stations throughout the country.

As monitoring tide shifts, Seacoast seeks UL-listing to shore up future

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02/01/2005

WEST ROCKPORT, Maine - With more and more insurance companies requiring UL-listed central stations for fire and burglar monitoring, Seacoast Security has initiated a plan to be fully compliant and approved by the organization by the third quarter of 2005.

“Our focus this year is to improve internal structure in a number of ways,” said Dave Haynes, president of the 30-year-old company.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2005

CSAA conducts new compensation survey

VIENNA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association announced plans to conduct an abbreviated version of its bi-annual compensation, benefits and incentive practices survey.

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