For the past 13 years, U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Chad Watson (Ret.) has proven the resiliency and toughness of U.S. service members by creating a new life for himself after he lost half of his right leg in a 2006 IED explosion in Iraq. In recognition of Watson’s sacrifice and determination throughout his difficult recovery, the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence, Supporting Empowerment) program selected him to receive a brand new smart home in Illinois, complete with security, automation and entertainment technologies from Nortek Security & Control LLC.
While Nexkey might be new to the security scene, the company has already made a name for itself, earning a coveted New Product Showcase Award from the Security Industry Association in the wireless access control device and peripheral category at ISC West last year.
This year’s CONNECT conference, held Oct. 24-26 in Phoenix, Ariz., marked a new beginning for Resideo, as it was the first the company has hosted independently since spinning off from Honeywell last year. The three-day-long event didn’t hesitate to send a strong message as to what Resideo’s focus will now be: playing to the strengths of its security dealers and other professionals in the HVAC, plumbing and electrical trades to bring seamlessly connected and easy-to-use smart home technologies to consumers.
Anixter, a global distributor of communication and security products, released a technical application guide on Utility Grade Infrastructure (UTG), a new technology platform, assurance program and design approach that redefines the infrastructure layer to support multiple building subsystems, technologies and applications.
Calcagni Real Estate offers services from residential brokerage to new construction marketing and representation to commercial sales. Calcagni employs 120 agents who work from five offices in Connecticut.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) — as part of a coalition of organizations and trade associations — has issued a letter to congress outlining its concerns regarding potential bans on public sector uses of facial recognition technology.
ADT, a smart home security provider serving residential and business customers ranked No. 1 on the SDM 100, has taken another step to enhance its owned and operated professional monitoring services by acquiring I-View Now, a video alarm verification service.