The Security Industry Association (SIA), the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) and the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) together are pleased to announce that the2006 Triton Awardrecipient is Charles G. Darsch of Honeywell Fire Systems. The security industry veteran is being recognized for his dedication and contributions to the work of the associations and to the security industry at large.

The Triton Award will be presented to Darsch at “Razamataz and All That Jazz” – the 2006 Tri-association Awards Dinner on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at Cipriani’s 23rd Street in New York City.

Darsch currently serves as a non-voting vice president for SIA and serves as SIA’s industry liaison to AIREF. He also represents SIA to the NBFAA board of directors at the will of the SIA president. Darsch also serves on the NBFAA board of directors as the ex officio AIREF representative. He was chairman of the industry foundation for more than 15 years and continues to serve on the AIREF board. Darsch is an active member of ASIS and NFPA and is a life member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Those interested in expressing their appreciation to Darsch may make reservations to attend the event or purchase a page in the memory and recognition book by visitingwww.siaonline.orgor contacting Leigh McGuire, manager of meetings, (703) 647-8493 orlmcguire@siaonline.org.

ScanSource Security Distribution Inc., Greenville, S.C., a value-added distributor of physical security products, added DVTel, a developer of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, to its line card.

“By partnering with DVTel, we are able to offer our customers an added level of efficiency by allowing them to combine multiple data sources into a unified solution and access the data through one interface,” said Tony Sorrentino, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security Distribution Inc.

ScanSource Security Distribution exclusively serves the reseller community and does not compete with its dealer or reseller partners. The company offers access control, surveillance/CCTV, intrusion, fire and identification products. For more information, visitwww.scansourcesecurity.com.

Tri-Ed Distribution, Woodbury, N.Y., opened another branch location. The Pennsauken, New Jersey center is located at 7884 Browning Road.

The branch, just outside Philadelphia, is fully stocked and offers same day shipping to the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware regions.

Buzz Jackson, branch manager, brings over 15 years of security industry experience. The Pennsauken branch can be reached at (856) 661-9002.

For more information about Tri-Ed, an independent wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products, visitwww.tri-ed.com

AVerMedia Technologies, Milpitas, Calif., a manufacturer of digital video technology, launched the company’s new Web site, www.avermedia-usa.com. The homepage makes the site user-friendly by allowing users to click on one of the three AVerMedia divisions. By clicking on “AVerDigi Surveillance Products,” browsers are taken to AVerMedia’s security Web site, which includes DVRs and accessories.

Per Mar Security Services, Davenport, Iowa, appointed Dean Guyette to chief financial officer. Guyette has been a part of the Per Mar team for 27 years and will continue in his position as vice president of administration along with his duties as CFO. In his new role, he will manage and direct Per Mar’s financial department.

Maria Earl joined the Alarm Insurance Agency (AIA), Charleston, S.C., as senior account manager. Earl will help alarm contractors determine their insurance needs and understand how the AIA can address those needs. She will also handle new policies, renewals and changes. Earl may be reached at (800) 474-0933 or via e-mail atmearl@alarmins.com.

Windy City Wire, Hillside, Ill., andColeman Cable, Waukegan, Ill., joined forces to promote the availability of 22 gauge, 2 and 4 conductor stranded Coleman Cable coils in bags at Windy City Wire. The wire comes in a heat-shrink bag, which allows for structurally intact deliveries. Upon receiving the wire, the integrator can then pull the cable straight through the center and begin the installation. For more information call (800) 379-1191.