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Fire alarms via Internet final piece to the puzzle

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01/01/2002

Even with just a small percentage of alarm signals being sent via the Internet, Lou Fiore, past president of the Central Station Alarm Association, is hailing the approval of a Tentative Interim Amendment by the Standards Council of the National Fire Protection Association, which clears the way for Underwriters Laboratories to list equipment that is used to transmit fire signals.

"This is one of the few times in history that an alarm regulatory (group) has been proactive.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

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.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

Pittsburgh County, Okla.
Sheriff Jerome "Snookie" Amaranto has asked the Pittsburgh County commissioners to consider allowing him to charge security companies for false alarms.

Tyco Ele. targets residential cabling market

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

HARRISBURG, Pa.-Tyco Electronics has introduced a new residential cabling system that it plans to introduce to the residential multi-dwelling unit market, its first step to targeting the residential wiring market as a whole.

Monitoring takes Internet route

Internet alarm monitoring expected to ride wave of broadband growth
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01/01/2002

Internet alarm monitoring expected to ride wave of broadband growth

With an anticipated 5.6 mil-lion residential DSL subscribers in 2002 and a forecast for nearly four million broadband business lines in North America by 2004, it's little wonder the alarm monitoring industry has turned its attention to Internet usage.

EST training to begin in Chicago

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Va.-A private vocational and business school in Chicago will begin classes for the certification for Electronic Systems Technicians (EST) in the fall semester, announced the Consortium for Electronic Systems Technician Training.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

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.

Strategis Group predicts growth in home networks

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

WASHINGTON-The Strategis Group, a global telecommunications research and consulting firm, predicts that 2.3 million U.

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Poll

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.