Rave Mobile Safety, provider of critical communication and data platform solutions, announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has formally recognized Rave Alert, Smart911 (the Rave 911 Suite) and Rave Panic Button as qualified anti-terrorism technologies through the award of both SAFETY Act Designation and SAFETY Act Certification. Through this award, key components of the Rave Platform are now on the DHS SAFETY Act’s Approved Technologies list.
Red Hawk Fire & Security LLC, a provider of fire, life safety and electronic security services, purchased Alarm Tech Solutions (ATS) a fire and life safety integrator in the Baltimore, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., areas.
American Alarm and Communications acquired Atlas Alarm Corp. of Weymouth, Mass., a fire alarm and life-safety systems company in the greater Boston area. The combined company will operate as American Alarm with $40 million in annual revenue projected for 2017.
This March, CSAA plans to officially change its name to The Monitoring Association. SDM recently spoke with CSAA’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Elizabeth Lasko, about what the change means and how the association arrived at this juncture.
Bucks County, Penn., became the first municipality in Pennsylvania to go live with Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), a technology that automates communication between alarm monitoring central stations and 911 centers, resulting in improved accuracy and speed of emergency response.
Alarm.com announced plans to develop autonomous, video-enabled drone applications to extend the capabilities of smart home and business security systems. The drones will be designed to autonomously navigate through the property and provide a high-resolution video feed to the property owner.
ADT LLC announced the launch of ADT Anywhere, a new family safety service and mobile app built in conjunction with partner Life360. The new app combines Life360's proprietary family location technology, 24/7 crash detection and roadside assistance with professional panic response monitoring via ADT Canopy.
ADT announced the nationwide availability of ADT Canopy, a month-to-month contract service with 24/7 professional security monitoring via LG Smart Security. ADT Canopy will also extend their intrusion detection and panic response service offerings through new partnerships with leading smart home and consumer electronics brands, including Samsung, NETGEAR and Glympse.
The video surveillance market is evolving with changing technology and greater integration. Integrators such as Sonitrol of Evansville's Chris Dingman are finding these opportunities as the market continues its upward trend. Read more about SDM February Issue.