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Gerry Miller reflects on the industry

SP&T News asked Gerry Miller, Peel Regional Police's alarm program supervisor, to reflect upon the industry and what she expects to see.

Honeywell introduces new self-monitored security package

Honeywell announced the forthcoming launch of a new self-monitored home security package — Honeywell Smart Home Security System. The customizable system, which features Amazon’s Alexa service, is expected to launch in the U.S. at CES in January.

ONVIF highlights achievements of 2017 in annual meeting

At ONVIF’s annual membership meeting, the company gave its members an update on the accomplishments of 2017 and its outlook for 2018.

Enhancing video analytics

For those working with video analytics and video monitoring systems, chances are you’ve encountered a client who looks at footage of a security incident and says, “Let’s enhance that.” But, as Stephen Donohoe will tell you, it just doesn’t happen that quickly.

The Monitoring Association releases new operator training course

“The monitoring center operator is an integral part of the alarm monitoring process that keeps people and property safe. Our course is the foundation that operators need to successfully become part of that process,” said Jay Hauhn, TMA Executive Director.

ASSA ABLOY acquires August Home

"I am very pleased to welcome August into the ASSA ABLOY Group. August constitutes a strategic addition to the Group and reinforces our position in the residential smart door market,” said Johan Molin, president and CEO, ASSA ABLOY.
Featured News 

BCE to acquire AlarmForce in $166M deal

Bell said the acquisition will enable it to expand its home security portfolio quickly into Ontario and Quebec. AlarmForce’s offerings will be integrated into the residential services already offered by Bell, as well as providing “new service bundling and technology development opportunities.” » Learn more...
Featured Product 

New additions to Genetec’s Streamvault line of security infrastructure solutions

Featuring the latest cybersecurity standards, each product is delivered pre-hardened to safeguard security systems and their supporting networks against cyber threats. A variety of storage options are also available. » Learn more...
Event Calendar 

PM Expo

Date: Nov. 29 - Dec.1, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Focus on Health Care Security

Date: December 6, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Fraud and Anti-Counterfeiting Conference

Date: December 6-8, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Date: January 9-12, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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BICSI Winter Conference

Date: February 4-8, 2018
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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