Select Security, Lancaster, Pa., completed an acquisition of the Reading, Pa.-based Pagerly Protection Services’ customer base.

In other company news, Select Security was awarded two exclusive contracts to install security systems for area builders. Wildflower Village, Lewisburg, Pa., is a condominium community of townhouses and single-family detached homes. Select Security will be working closely with Villager Realty to prewire and install security and fire alarm systems for the new construction. Homes previously built have the option of installing wireless security systems.

TCB Hillside Limited Partnership has contracted with Select Security for their Cambria Homes Hope VI Revitalization development in Coatesville, Pa. Select Security will prewire and install basic security systems for this townhouse community.

AMAG Technology, Torrance, Calif., appointed Jody Ross as senior business development manager for the East. Ross will be responsible for working with AMAG security engineering consultants, architects and engineers. She also will work collectively with regional sales managers.

AMAG Technology also promoted Adam Shane to manager of applications engineering. In his new role, Shane will provide technical pre-sales support to AMAG regional sales managers and authorized resellers, and provide sales tools and internal training on advanced technical subjects. He will act as a representative to government and industry forums on smart cards, biometrics and related standards efforts.

AlarmKey, Bellmore, N.Y., announced an agreement with CheckFree Corp., Atlanta, that will enable users of AlarmKey software to more easily manage credit card and electronic funds transfer (EFT) payments for security system and alarm services.

AlarmKey, celebrating 35 years in business, develops integrated business management and accounting software specifically for integrators and dealers in the security industry.

The integration of CheckFree credit card and EFT payment processing with AlarmKey will allow users of the security industry accounting software to process recurring monthly payments more quickly. Users have the potential for more predictable cash flow, reduced overhead and increased customer retention.

Arteco Vision Systems Inc., St. Louis, launched its Intelligent Video Solution (IVS) in the United States. The company is a member of the Arteco Global Family, located in Italy. The IVS system enables surveillance to be a proactive tool in both residential and commercial settings.

The intelligent analysis of this security technology is programmed to detect and evaluate a specific security event occurring within one of its camera views, immediately triggering a visible and audible signal. The guard receives this alert from his computer screen or mobile device (PDA) as an e-mail or SMS message, physically validates the threat by acknowledging the alert, and takes the appropriate countermeasures.

DynaPel Systems, Fort Myers, Fla., restructured its U.S.-based operations. Jeffery Vollmar, recently appointed vice president, has restructured DynaPel Systems’ foundation. The new team consists of Stephen Yusko, regional manager, Northeastern; Robert Moore, regional manager, Western; Bryan L. Niermeyer, regional manager, Central; Geoffrey Stoliker, regional manager, Southeastern; and Jeffrey Ogborn, technical support manager.