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False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

Arlington, Texas

A proposal by the city's police department to stop responding to burglar alarms without verification first received a cool reception by the Arlington City Council.

Some council members at its meeting in late May cautioned against such an ordinance, which would require confirmation that an emergency is in progress before police respond to the scene, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.

Home networking company teams with Panasonic

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07/01/2002

PALO ALTO, Calif.-A home management network company has announced a partnership with Panasonic to bring to market a home security and control system that the companies would sell through national broadband service providers.

Home technology franchise retools strategy

Company will be spun off from parent company to raise capital, attract investors
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06/01/2002

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

NBFAA presents Weinstock and other awards

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented a number of different awards during the ISC Show in Las Vegas, including awards for Fire Official of the Year, the Morris F.

SIA sponsors Securing New Ground conference

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06/01/2002

NEW YORK-The Security Industry Association has thrown its support behind the Securing New Ground conference, becoming the event's organizational sponsor by hosting a Homeland Security panel and networking reception.

It marks the first time an industry association has joined the seven-year-old event as a sponsor.

Contract saves alarm company from liability

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

TILLSONBURG, Ontario-A couple who lost $92,500 (Canadian) in ginseng due to a 1999 break-in cannot collect the money they lost from the alarm company that installed their system.

A Superior Court judge issued the decision in late April following a lawsuit filed against Hooten Security Systems, a division of Hooten Sales and Services Ltd.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

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SSN News Poll October 2020

With the flurry of activity in partnerships and acquisitions recently — ADT partnering with Google to take on the smart home market; Motorola buying Pelco; Johnson Controls acquiring Qolsys; and S3 expanding into Western Virginia — this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the M&A market.