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AiN Group 2014 Live & Learn Conference

AiN (Authorized Integrators Network) Group, now in its 13th year, held its first stand-alone conference in late January at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. AiN is the managing partner of GE Home and Security Technologies (GEHT), a network of about 200 dealers who are authorized to sell and install GE-branded security systems from Interlogix, as well as sound systems, lighting, home automation, central vacuum, and other technologies from approximately 30 approved vendors.


Diebold Security added more than 30 new national and global commercial customers in 2013. Bill Fitzhenry, vice president of Commercial Sales for North America, Diebold Security, discusses what led to such growth and describes Diebold Security’s strategy going forward.

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BCDVideo Archiver Certified for up to 500 Cameras

BCDVideo has announced Genetec's certification of their popular BCD380V8 video recorder to archive up to 500Mbps, and an additional 200Mbps dedicated for video redirection (700Mbps total throughput).

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Z-Wave Enabled Products Remote Controllable

 The Z-Wave dimmable LED light bulb from Linear LLC, a Nortek company, is an instant-on, screw-in bulb that provides soft-white illumination equivalent to a 60-watt incandescent bulb.  

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2015 January

In the January 2015 edition of SDM learn about the growth companies are experiencing through various security services and why it's looking like 2015 will be a good year for the security industry according to the experts' forecast. Read about the impact of authorized dealer programs and see what's "heating up" for thermal imaging cameras.

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January 22, 2015

Newtown Votes to Tear Down Home of Sandy Hook Gunman

 Officials in Newtown voted night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
January 21, 2015

Modesto City Schools to Employ Campus Security Team

Modesto City Schools will form an eight-member security team by next fall to patrol its high schools.  Read more here:
January 13, 2015

Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools for Lax Security

Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, for inadequate school ...


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The SDM 100 Report ranks U.S. companies that earn their revenues from the sale, installation, service and monitoring of electronic security systems - such as intrusion and fire alarm, access control, video surveillance, and related low-voltage systems - to residential and non-residential customers.
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