After a two-week trial in Anchorage, Alaska, the United States District Court for the District of Alaska entered a judgment for just under $1.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the plaintiff, Security Alarm Financing Enterprises LP (SAFE), in its case against defendants, Alder Holdings LLC, Alarm Protection Technology LLC, Alarm Protection Technology Alaska LLC, and Alarm Protection Alaska LLC.
Alarm.com, a platform for the connected home and business, announced the acquisition of substantially all of ObjectVideo Inc’s. business, including the company’s products, technology portfolio and personnel.
Criterion Security has merged with Paladin Security, a privately-owned North American security company, forming security super-company, PalAmerican Security. The marriage between organizations will immediately increase service offerings and the company’s reach, operating in 16 states from coast to coast, the company reported.
In response to the rise of attacks on houses of worship in the U.S. and around the world, ASIS International, the world’s largest membership association for security management professionals, is providing a suite of free resources to help support those responsible for protecting these vital community institutions.
Oncam, a provider of 360-deg. video capture and business intelligence technology, will host a lunch-and-learn event during the 2017 ISC West Conference and Expo April 5-7, in Las Vegas. The interactive panel, “OnCampus: Best Practices for School Safety and Security,” is dedicated to the ongoing discussion about the security and operational challenges facing today's educational facilities, and will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in Veronese Room 2504 inside the Sands Expo Center.
Police Protection, based in Charlotte, N.C., announced that security platform company Global Guardian, out of McLean, Va., is using its Cooperative Alarm Sharing Transmission (CAST) product and that a dozen large monitoring companies have agreed to pilot it.
Paxton Access, a manufacturer of IP access control and door entry solutions, has announced a new dealer training program across its access control product range: Net2 and Paxton BLU. Paxton’s dealer workshops are being offered at a variety of locations nationwide, with more than 600 training sessions available in 2017.
The general outlook across the industry is highly optimistic as dealers and manufacturers ride the wave of integrated technologies and consumer interest to more and more growth. But there are also cautionary notes. Read more about SDM February Issue.