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IHS Markit: Obstacles to smart home growth

According to a recent research note from IHS Markit analyst Tim Hewitt, lack of awareness is hampering the growth of the smart home market >> Read full article

Paxton's Net2 integrates with Intreba’s visitor management system

Intreba's Arke utilizes a user’s mobile phone to bring additional functionality to PIN-based visitor management through Paxton’s Net2 access control >> Read full article

Samsung SmartThings integrates with iHome

iHome announced that its SmartPlug products are now fully compatible with Samsung's SmartThings platform and app >> Read full article

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Do (some of) It Yourself

Hybrid models are beginning to emerge where users install their own systems but have the option to have them monitored by a third-party on an opt-in or pay-as-you-go basis. Vendors, providers and dealers assess the situation and the overall implications for the monitoring industry >> Learn More…


Vicon appoints interim CEO

CFO John Badke steps in after the resignation of Eric Fullerton from his position as CEO of Vicon Industries >> Read full article

NTT enters managed security services field

NTT Security Corp. has begun operations as a specialized security subsidiary of NTT Group, bringing together NTT’s advanced analytics technologies, threat intelligence and security experts >> Read full article

How to keep the hackers away

Colin Bodbyl outlines some relatively simple ways to keep networked surveillance systems safe >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

Tri-Ed Halifax Customer Appreciation Event & Expo

Date: Aug. 11, 2016
Location: Hatfield Farms, Hammonds Plains, N.S. >> More Info

CANASA Central Ontario Boat Cruise

Date: Aug. 25, 2016
Location: Toronto, Ont. >> More Info

Security Canada Atlantic 2016

Date: Sept. 21, 2016
Location: Casino New Brunswick, Moncton, N.B. >> More Info

ADI Expo

Date: Sept. 22, 2016
Location: Vancouver >> More Info

Anixter Showcase

Date: September 30, 2016
Location: Montreal >> More Info


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

Security Canada Central

Date: October 19-20, 2016
Location: Toronto, ON >> More Info