ASIS International, an association for security management professionals, announced that U.S. President George W. Bush will address attendees at the opening of the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), Sept. 25-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
With Puget Sound as a backdrop, the Electronic Security and Technology Association (ESTA) held its annual meeting at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, Wash., on April 30 – May 3, 2017. The theme of the meeting was “Grow What You Value,” with a focus on growing business through new revenue streams generated by new technology.
Everbridge Inc., a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications, announced the findings of its research into the safety of mobile, remote and traveling workers.
The Electronic Security Association has awarded $12,500 in scholarship funds to students from Virginia and New Jersey as a part of the association’s annual Youth Scholarship Program, sponsored by COPS Monitoring and DMP.
In sessions, keynotes and on the tradeshow floor, the word of the day seemed to be “change.” In fact, this year’s official theme was “Explore. Expand. Exchange. Evolve.” ESX was held in Nashville June 12-16, and most agreed this is a great venue. Next year’s event will return to Nashville, June 19-22, 2018, an announcement that was met with cheers.
A University of California, Santa Barbara, study demonstrated how unmanned aerial vehicles can use safe, everyday Wi-Fi signals to provide through-wall 3D imaging of unknown areas, including moving or stationary objects.
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) has recognized Engineered Protection Systems Inc. in Grand Rapids, Mich., with its 2016-17 Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) award. The PDQ award is given to the company that promotes best practices working with law enforcement to reduce the number of unnecessary dispatches to alarm customers. The award was presented at the ESX - Public Safety and Networking Luncheon at ESX on June 16th in Nashville, Tenn.
It’s an old axiom, but it holds up well. Money follows the security industry because the security industry delivers results. And while many things haven’t changed about how security dealers get financing, a few new trends are starting to emerge. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.