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Hikvision Canada launches localized website

With the launch of, the company hopes to give customers better insight about which Hikvision products would work best in Canadian applications >> Read full article

Huawei joins ZigBee Alliance board

The Chinese provider of information and communications technology has chosen to support the ZigBee Alliance standards for low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT) >> Read full article

PAL Aerospace buys Canadian ISR company

Provincial Aerospace has acquired CarteNav Solutions, a Nova Scotia-based software developer that provides situational awareness and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions >> Read full article

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Lenel, Interlogix team up to protect Little League players

Baseball teams from around the world converged on Williamsport, Penn., in late August for the 70th annual Little League Baseball World Series championship. And, as it has for the past 18 years, security systems provider Lenel was there to help keep the iconic summer event safe and secure. From Lenel mobile apps that allow on-site officers to monitor and share video to Interlogix technology to help protect the on-site police station, advanced security solutions were in place throughout the World Series complex. >> Learn More…

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Episode 5 of SP&T News’ Selling Points video series discusses the cost of buying an alarm system and what that means for Canadian alarm dealers.

Bob Harris, founder and president of Attrition Busters, talks about price and the value proposition that alarm companies have to show customers in order for them to want to spend a little more money with your company. Learn how to explain to clients why they should choose your alarm company instead of your competitors when you are not the lowest price option in your market.

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Q&A: Robert Mowles, Aartech Canada

Mowles is part of a movement in security that has seen DIY and dealer models begin to coincide and overlap. SP&T News recently spoke to Mowles about how home security is changing and how dealers and installers may ultimately benefit >> Read full article

Open Options, Allegion offer lock integration

With Open Options’ DNA Fusion access control software, Schlage NDE series wireless locks will be supported via the Allegion NDE Gateway and may provide a cost-effective way to expand electronic access control >> Read full article

Medeco quantifies locks’ green credentials

Medeco Security Locks has developed environmental product declarations for nine of its mechanical and electronic locks to meet the demands of green construction >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

AlarmNet 360 and Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services

Date: Sept. 8, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Online webinar >> 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