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Honeywell reveals the new name of home/ADI spin-off

Company estimates its network includes 110,000 contractors, 3,000-plus distributors and 1,200 OEMs, retailers and online merchants.

Avante Logixx acquires remaining 49 per cent of Architronics Ltd.

“Given the renewed strategy and reorganization into strategic business units, we believe that it would be a better strategic fit to have Architronics wholly owned by Avante," said Craig Campbell, CEO, Avante Logixx.

Dealer Spotlight : Bob Hoevenaars, owner, Alarmtech Security Systems

In each issue of SP&T News, we will be highlighting a different alarm dealer. We recently spoke to Bob Hoevenaars, owner of London, Ont.-based Alarmtech Security Systems, to learn more about how the company has grown, the impact of technology and market trends, and more.

Niagara Regional Police Services transitioning to verified alarm response

Police outline circumstances under which an alarm may be verified resulting in a dispatch.
Featured News 

Understanding the reasons behind attrition and how to earn customer loyalty

For alarm dealers and monitoring centres, attrition is part of life. But is your attrition really as low as you think? With the advent of do-it-yourself (DIY) systems and higher customer expectations, understanding and managing attrition is more important than ever before. » Learn more...

ONVIF announces winners of the Open Source Spotlight Challenge

The winning app, CAM X, submitted by Canada-based developer Liqiao Ying, offers an AI-based object detection system that utilizes blockchain solutions for storing information obtained from ONVIF cameras. » Read full article

IHS Markit: growth in video surveillance equipment market accelerated in 2017

According to analysis from IHS Markit, the world market for professional video surveillance equipment grew by 9.3 per cent in 2017. This is a much higher rate of growth than in 2016 (3.9 per cent) and 2015 (1.9 per cent). » Read full article
Event Calendar 

CANASA Eastern Ontario Regional Council Golf Tournament

Date: August 15, 2018
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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CANASA Prairie Regional Council Golf Tournament

Date: August 22, 2018
Location: Rosser, Man.
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Security Canada Atlantic

Date: September 12, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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CANASA Atlantic Regional Council Golf Tournament

Date: September 13, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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Global Security Exchange

Date: September 23-27, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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