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FEATURED NEWS: Q&A: Rob Martens, futurist and director of connectivity platforms, Allegion
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Tyco buys Innometriks to boost government offering

Tyco Security Products has acquired Innometriks and 2DogsStudios, developers of high assurance readers and software for federal government smart card credentials >> Read full article

PSA Security Network hands out vendor awards

Altronix and Windy City Wire received the highest honours from PSA Security Network >> Read full article

Vivint attracts investors to smart home tech

Vivint Smart Home will receive a US$100-million equity investment to aid its growth and product development >> Read full article

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Q&A: Rob Martens

Q&A: Rob Martens, futurist and director of connectivity platforms, Allegion

As Allegion’s futurist, Rob Martens identifies trends, posits outcomes, and determines strategy. He has an abiding interest in the Internet of Things and home automation, both of which are game-changers for security. “My mission, and the thing I’m passionate about, is demystifying the IoT. How do we make something that should be far more simple understood by folks so that they understand the benefits, but also equally importantly, what are the exposures for doing these types of things?” >> Learn More…


Thread Group appoints president, increases members

The Thread Group alliance has expanded its presence across the connected device industry, by bolstering its board of directors and membership, and deepening collaborative efforts >> Read full article

Seniors a growing focus of smart home devices

With an aging population, an opportunity exists in the smart home market for passive monitoring of habits and patterns of older people living independently >> Read full article

Take it to the next level

Entrepreneurs need to identify the best ways to raise their company’s profile and connect with potential new clients. They also need an ability to adapt because customers’ expectations of security have changed >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

CANASA Golden Horseshoe Regional Council Breakfast Meeting

Date: May 19, 2016
Location: Burlington, Ont. >> More Info

AlarmNet 360 and Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services

Location: Online webinar
Date: May 26, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm >> More Info

Security Canada Ottawa

Date: June 1, 2016
Location: Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, Ottawa >> More Info

ADI Expo

Date: June 2, 2016
Location: Winnipeg >> More Info

Security Canada West 2016

Date: June 15, 2016
Location: River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, BC >> More Info

BICSI Canadian Region Meeting

Date: June 16, 2016
Location: BCIT, Burnaby, BC >> More Info