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7.27.22 – SIW 

Review and comments due by September 13, 2022

ANSI public comment period open for TMA-AVS-01 Alarm Validation Standard. July 27, 2022. Review and comments due by September 13, 2022.

July 15, 2022, McLean, VA – The Monitoring Association (TMA) Standards Committee has received confirmation from ANSI that the Public Comment Period for its TMA-AVS-01 Alarm Validation Standard is officially now open through September 13, 2022.

Initiated in 2020, the standard provides a method of creating an alarm scoring or classification metric for unauthorized human activity detected by alarm systems that will assist law enforcement with resource allocation and Call-for-Service prioritization.

All comments must be received through the TMA website no later than 8 p.m. ET on Sept. 13, 2022. All interested may access the draft document at https://tma.us/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/TMA-AVS-01-Pub-Com-R1.pdf and the TMA online comment form at https://tma.us/tma-avs-01-public-comment-portal/.

Learn more about AVS-01 in the Security Business magazine May 2022 cover story on the topic at https://www.securityinfowatch.com/alarms-monitoring/article/21264920/alarm-classification-the-next-evolution-of-monitoring.  

If you were unable to be in attendance for TMA’s informational AVS-01 webinar on May 2, 2022, you may view a recording at https://vimeo.com/705870823/2d66afe899.