In this year’s market, growth is coming from newer technologies including emergency communications systems (ECS) and mass notification systems (MNS), carbon monoxide (CO) products and legislation, Internet protocol (IP) and wireless options.
ASSA ABLOY announced its partnership with StarRez, a provider of student housing software solutions. The partnership enables seamless integration between ASSA ABLOY’s PERSONA Campus™ software and StarRez’s student housing solution, making it possible to manage electronic access control for student housing via the same StarRez platform used for other housing management functions.
Stanley Security, Naperville, Ill., recently announced its partnership with the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP) and D. Stafford & Associates to sponsor a series of seminars in 2014 as part of the organization’s Advanced Clery Act Training Program.
DMP made some significant improvements to its Virtual Keypad 3.5.0 App. The mobile application now supports user code management and panel access. Master level users can add, edit and delete users of XT and XTL series control panels operating with Version 117 or higher software.
The defendant alarm company had a clause in its contract giving “either party” the right to have “an action or dispute” resolved by binding arbitration before an arbitrator instead of a judge in court. The plaintiff filed an action in small claims court for damages for breach of contract, breach of warranty and fraud. The defendant alarm company made a motion to dismiss the action and to compel arbitration.
Many manufacturers in the security industry have worked to develop eco-friendly products, many of which use less energy and are made from environmentally friendly materials. In some cases, these products also save costs while increasing efficiency.
Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with ELERTS Corp. to integrate the ELERTS Lock-It-Down (LID) mobile app with the C•CURE 9000 security and event management system.
Interlogix, a provider of security and life safety solutions for residential and commercial enterprises, acquired Ultra High Speed (UHS) from Australian company Hills Limited to broaden its global portfolio of intrusion product offerings and services.