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Emergency24 launches LifeCard program


CHICAGO - After a year of development, wholesale monitoring firm Emergency24 has launched the LifeCard Services program, enabling dealers and their affiliates to market three new services to both customers and non-customers, alike.

The three programs - Life-CardHome, LifeCardHealth and LifeCardSecure - are yearly services that offer remote storage of personal and financial information that is available upon request by subscribers and third parties.

IASG acquires Alliant out of bankruptcy

Acquired portfolio consists of 17,000 accounts in northern and southern California


Detroit’s false alarm rate drops 31%


DETROIT - A year after eight local monitoring centers and two national central stations took a pledge to reform the top 5 percent of alarm abusers, false alarms in the city dropped 31 percent during the first five months of this year.
The dramatic reduction is thanks to the efforts of the Burglar & Fire Alarm Association of Michigan that drafted the Michigan Alarm Industry Pledge last fall, through its Detroit False Alarm Reduction committee.

Same town, different side of tracks

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C-Chip Technologies to acquire Unique Security for $1.3M U.

Know thy contract


MONTREAL - In an unlikely marriage of companies, remote access provider C-Chip Technologies signed a letter of intent to acquire Unique Security for $1.3 million in an acquisition that provides C-Chip immediate access to the alarm company’s monitoring base and standing within the emerging market of automatic vehicle location.


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ADS Security receives highest certification from CSAA
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Central Station Alarm Association has recognized ADS Security with a five-diamond certification, its highest level of endorsement.

President post provides prime positioning plan

Doug Beaulieu is Alarm Center’s new prez

LACEY, Wash. - A new president at the helm of the Alarm Center Inc.



SSN News Poll May 2015

It seems that another cloud-based security product or service comes out every day. Do you believe, as 3xLOGIC’s Matt Kushner said, “[Integrators] who continue to offer conventional access and video are going to be adding to a shrinking market. The new, growing market is cloud-based managed services.”? Is 2015 the year that cloud will finally have its security industry day in the sun?

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