CAMBRIDGE, England--Fen Technology, in conjunction with Securecom Technologies, developed a panic alarm system that provides location information when activated. The unit is comprised of a wearable pendant with Bluetooth technology and either a Bluetooth-enabled GSM mobile phone or satellite phone.
St. Louis--CenterPoint Technologies adapted to the ever, increasing availability of voice over Internet protocol services by incorporating IP-based equipment at its central station and promoting the cost saving benefits to its dealers.
EXTON, Pa.--As part of the company's effort to attain UL listing, The Protection Bureau upgraded its central station software to Micro Key Software's Millennium platform and at the same time marked the event by receiving its 12th-million alarm signal.
WESTMINSTER, Mass.--SimplexGrinnell invested in its central station operations this year--moving its primary monitoring facility in April to a better designed and newly equipped building here and relocating its back-up center to Missouri from Florida.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--Security Networks reeled in wholesale central station Marlin Central Monitoring in April, enabling the full-service installation firm to better control its own accounts and branch into third-party monitoring.
Colorado Springs, Colo.--Bold Technologies ended an almost 10-year experiment in December, splitting from Dutch partner Enai Systems and reorganizing its corporate structure that puts Rod Coles in the president's chair from general manager.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?