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False Alarm Reduction: Building Meaningful Public-Private Partnerships

False Alarm Reduction: Building Meaningful Public-Private Partnerships

The False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) is directly involved with finding best practices for alarm companies, responding authorities and consumers.
Door-to-door home alarm sale practices being investigated

Door-to-door home alarm sale practices being investigated

 When Cornel Blouin had a knock on his door last November, he never suspected a thing. ... He now has two alarm system contracts and two bills to pay for a total of $100 for home security charges. ... Even ADT says it's investigating 13 complaints from consumers in the Baton Rouge area ...
CES shows off security devices that intrigue

CES shows off security devices that intrigue

The expanding meaning of IoT and AI converge to create new possibilities
01.13.20 NESA Monitor

01.13.20 NESA Monitor

Public Safety Updates GA: City Council approves ordinance to penalize for false alarms ... 1.10.20 - WRBL ...

BUSINESS TIPS

Be Wary Of Investing Too Heavily In Facial Recognition

Be Wary Of Investing Too Heavily In Facial Recognition

Recent legislative bans and criticisms of facial recognition technology should give integrators pause when they consider offering it to customers
What AV Integrators Can Learn from My 96-Year-Old Technophobe Grandmother

What AV Integrators Can Learn from My 96-Year-Old Technophobe Grandmother

Although Nani never owned a computer and didn’t understand anything about the AV integration world, she can still impart some important lessons.
Good News, Bad News: What’s Better and Worse About the Security Industry

Good News, Bad News: What’s Better and Worse About the Security Industry

Like every industry, security has seen its ups and downs. Experts give their takes on the good (demand, emerging tech) and the bad (increased competition, DIY).

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Two States Join NESA

Two more states have joined the National Electronic Security Alliance (NESA) effective January 1,...

New Texas laws going into effect on Jan. 1

some new laws will begin in Texas starting Jan. 1. ... House Bill 492 allows a temporary property tax exemption for a portion of an appraised value of property damaged in a disaster area. ... Senate Bill 1264 was created to protect consumers against health care ...