WASHINGTON - A bomb scare on the last day of the National Summit on Security Show prompted Washington Convention Center officials to evacuate the building, sending exhibitors and attendees to the streets.
WASHINGTON - The Open Security Exchange, a group that plans to define best practices and promote vendor neutral specifications for the integration of security devices, welcomed several new members to the group.
BREA, Calif. - Avery Dennison, a company perhaps best known for its Ã¢â‚¬Å“Hello, my name isÃ¢â‚¬Â labels and other office supplies, announced its entrance into the physical security market during the ASIS International Show with a suite of visitor ID system products.
Standards developers are in agreement on one thing - the overriding need for standards to improve the industryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s image and longevity. And many to whom the standards would be applied see a benefit as well.
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?