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Hikvision acquires intrusion detection technology

Hikvision has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of Pyronix, a security manufacturer focusing on intrusion alarm systems >> Read full article

Avigilon adds Darren Seed to management team

Avigilon is expanding outreach efforts in communications and investor relations with the appointment of Darren Seed as vice-president, capital markets and communications >> Read full article

Wood products manufacturer chooses Tyco for wireless intrusion system

Millworks Custom Manufacturing in Toronto has installed a wireless intrusion system throughout its custom millworks facility using DSC PowerSeries Neo >> Read full article

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Q&A: Pam Petrow

Q&A: Pam Petrow, president, Central Station Alarm Association International

As the current president of CSAA International and CEO of Vector Security, Pam Petrow is almost uniquely qualified to talk about the current state of monitoring. On DIY home monitoring, she says: “I think the reality of it is, more and more people are doing these things themselves. They are getting cameras at Costco or Best Buy and they’re monitoring them on apps. More and more we will continue to see that and how we co-exist will play out in the coming years.” >> Learn More…

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SP&T News - Come celebrate with us

Share your security industry memories

SP&T News is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. We are proud to have covered this vital and growing industry for the past two decades and grateful to our readers for sharing the journey with us. Please visit and share your thoughts and memories. >> Learn more...


Tyco, Johnson Controls merger on track for savings

The merger of Johnson Controls and Tyco International is on track for October and executives are confident they will be able to cut $1 billion in costs in the years ahead >> Read full article

ZigBee Alliance welcomes 38 new members

Among the new members of this alliance to create standards for IoT are Johnson Controls, Linx Technologies and Nortek, plus Sinopé Technologies Inc. and Stelpro from Canada >> Read full article

Chubb aligns with ADT for protection in U.S.

ADT Custom Home Services provides Chubb's high-net-worth insurance customers access to property protection, with monitoring against intrusion, fire, smoke and flood >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

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


Date: October 17-19, 2016
Location: Toronto, ON >> More Info