North American Video, Brick, N.J., will showcase its physical security capabilities at the World Game Protection Conference and Exhibition (WGPC) to be held in Las Vegas on Feb. 21 and 22, 2006. Further details about the conference are available at

Lenel Systems International, Rochester, N.Y., announced that it is part of a team led by Lockheed Martin, a global systems integrator, to provide an integrated security solution for the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Lenel develops integrated systems for the commercial security market and is part of UTC Fire & Security, a United Technologies Corp. business unit.

Honeywell, Syosset, N.Y., announced Future Connections LLC as a Honeywell Authorized Dealer for Commercial Security Systems. Future Connections, Miami, provides security solutions to developers and residents of Multiple Dwelling Units.

Honeywell’s Authorized Dealer Program for Commercial Security Systems supports mid-range commercial and industrial security markets by offering customized marketing support, targeted sales opportunities and technical training programs. The program is for dealers with expertise in intrusion and fire, video surveillance and access control.

In other Honeywell news, the company announced its WIN-PAK Software Support Agreement (SSA) program, which includes a scope of services such as around-the-clock technical support, free software updates and discounted on-site support visits. The program is meant as a cost-effective way for dealers and customers to protect their investments in their WIN-PAK software applications.

David Margulies, president of Margulies Communications Group, will work with the Security Industry Alarm Coalition.
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Frisco, Texas, recently retained The Margulies Communications Group (MCG) of Dallas as its agency of record for public relations and communications services. SIAC staff works with industry volunteers to conduct liaison, education and communications programs to reduce invalid dispatches.

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Brivo Systems, Bethesda, Md., announced the appointment of Steven Van Till as president and chief operating officer. Van Till will retain his responsibilities as chief technology officer, the position he has held since he joined Brivo in 1999.

Brivo also promoted Robert Mosler to executive vice president – sales and marketing, reporting to Van Till.

Brivo also an-nounced the launch of its new Brivo econtrol Online Access Control Web site.

Pelco, Clovis, Calif., announced the opening of a new office in Fort Collins, Colo. The office will be home to up to 50 new Pelco positions, and the initial hiring phase has begun already.

The majority of hires for the office will be northern Colorado residents. Pelco will be working with both NoCoNet and the Larimer County Workforce Center in the hiring process.

The Northern Colorado Economic Development Council (NCEDC) worked closely with Pelco in bringing the new office to Fort Collins. The NCEDC is a not-for-profit corporation serving northern Colorado that is dedicated to enhancing and supporting businesses in its communities.

Joe Stitgen joinedADS Security, Nashville, Tenn., as director of commercial sales, marketing and training.

ADT Security Services Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., a unit of Tyco Fire & Security, debuted its WellHealth line of health monitoring services at the White House Conference on Aging, Washington, D.C.

ADT’s WellHealth solutions make the home the center of care by helping keep better track of health regimens and medication compliance through employment of digital devices that connect patients to ADT’s customer monitoring centers, and if necessary, a registered nurse, pharmacist or medical professional.

Mace Security International Inc., Mount Laurel, N.J., completed the acquisition of Securetek, a Miami-based producer of electronic security products. The acquired Securetek business will be relocated and combined into the Company’s Mace Pro Surveillance Division located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Separately, Mace also has announced that its Consumer Surveillance Division, Dallas, has repositioned its direct catalog and e-commerce business. The repositioning will include utilizing the company’s Mace brand name as the name of its catalog, formerly called SecurityandMore; increasing its direct mail distribution two-fold; the addition of several new Mace product lines including additional do-it-yourself surveillance equipment and the company’s new Pepper Gel product. As part of repositioning this business, Mace has renamed its e-commerce web site to

ScanSource Security Distribution, Greenville, S.C., a sales unit of ScanSource Inc., has added two employees to its sales staff. Debby Maffei joined the company as sales manager and Brian Ellinger as sales representative.

Maffei works closely with ScanSource Security’s sales, business development and merchandising teams. Ellinger brings more than 13 years of experience to his sales position.

Bell Canada, Quebec, Canada, and March Networks, Ontario, Canada, have agreed to co-develop, market, and sell advanced digital video surveillance applications in the Canadian market. Working together, Bell Canada and March Networks will provide Canadian small, medium and large enterprises with an Internet-based surveillance solution. These solutions are designed specifically for organizations that demand secure, reliable and sophisticated surveillance solutions.

Under terms of the agreement, the companies will co-develop custom applications for joint customers at the recently opened Bell Advanced Solutions Innovation Centre. The Bell Advanced Solutions Innovation Centre is a joint venture between Bell Canada, and the Wesley Clover group of companies, largest shareholder of March Networks.

SafetyCare, Hackensack, N.J., named Tom Calabrese as its vice president of operations. Calabrese is a member of National Fire Protection Association, certified as a compliance agent for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is a licensed alarm monitoring professional in the state of Tennessee.

CapitalSource Finance LLC, Chevy Chase, Md., announced that Jackie Schmidt has joined its Healthcare and Specialty Finance group as a business development officer focused on security industry lending. Schmidt will be based in Dallas.

Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products Group, Irvine, Calif., a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., announced that it is adding bilingual support staff to provide technical assistance to French-speaking customers in Canada where Toshiba has experienced rapid sales growth for its video surveillance products. Toshiba’s toll-free technical support is available Monday through Friday during regular business hours at (877) 855-1FIX.

Pelco, Clovis, Calif., announced that all PelcoFiber products now meet and exceed NEMA TS-1/TS-2 and Caltrans Specifications for traffic signal control equipment.

PelcoFiber products offer a solution for the transportation industry as well as in other environments that require protection against extreme temperature and humidity with condensation, vibration and shock.

Digimerge, Ontario, Canada, announced the appointment of Eric Beam as regional sales manager. Beam’s territory will cover Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. He has five years of experience in the security industry.