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GEM adds SIMS

Software upgrade allows for disaster recovery, off-site access
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03/01/2006

INDIANAPOLIS--General Emergency Monitoring took an avant-garde approach when upgrading its automation software; the company invited its board of directors, a group of non-industry professionals from the community, to examine product options.
After the discussion, the central selected the SIMS windows-based UL version and it is expected to be running in March.

Cooperative Response Center walks through upgrade

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02/01/2006

AUSTIN, Minn.--Cooperative Response Center's director of contact centers and central station Jeanne Hentges knew her operators "had to walk before they could run," when it came to a Bold Technologies Manitou upgrade.

The Land of Oz

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02/01/2006

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--When ECS added video monitoring to its service line-up in January, the central navigated a technology that would help decrease false dispatches, work with jurisdictions that have gone to a verified response policy and improve monthly revenue services for dealers.

Brink's has own grand ole opening, central begins operations

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02/01/2006

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--After 10 months of construction, the Brink's Home Security alarm monitoring and customer care facility center is scheduled to flip the switch for a first quarter opening.

Quick Response: swift to better serve integrators

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02/01/2006

CLEVELAND--Quick Response, a regional monitoring provider in the Midwest, has begun incorporating access control monitoring, recently obtained Five Diamond Certification for its dispatchers and looks forward to adding video monitoring.
The central, like others, is noticing that more of their customers are systems integrators.

Industry walks to D.C.

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2006

WASHINGTON-- The Central Station Alarm Association and the Alarm Industry Communications Committee on Feb. 7 and 8 will hold briefings and visit members of Congress.

IASG goes to the bank

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2006

ALBANY, N.Y.

Video verification takes center stage at ESC

Distributor and monitoring firm train dealers on technology to reduce false alarms
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02/01/2006

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--Third-party monitoring station ESC Central plans to curb false alarms, work with verified response locations and spike RMR by adding video verification--with help from the VVM-110 DSC alarm panel, which uses OzVision technology.

SafetyCare UL-listed

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2006

HACKENSACK, N.J.

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SSN News Poll November 2016

ASIS International's 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits sparked a lot of conversations about the technologies and issues within the industry today. Which technologies were most talked about, and what are the industry's biggest challenges?