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ADT, Google Integrate RapidDeploy Emergency Response Platform

ADT, Google Integrate RapidDeploy Emergency Response Platform

RapidDeploy will directly integrate supplemental emergency data from some of the largest and most influential companies in technology and public safety.
Vivint Accused of Impersonating CPI Security Reps in Latest Lawsuit

Vivint Accused of Impersonating CPI Security Reps in Latest Lawsuit

The lawsuit claims Vivint’s sales representatives posed as CPI employees or affiliates and tricked customers into signing up for Vivint's service.
BBB Sounds the Alarm About Alarm Salespeople.

BBB Sounds the Alarm About Alarm Salespeople.

If you are shopping for a security system for your home or business, the Better Business Bureau wants you to use caution. This is one of those industries in which you may be approached by an unsolicited salesperson door-to-door or on the phone
9-21-20 NESA Monitor

9-21-20 NESA Monitor

Public Safety Updates KS: City adopts compliance program for fire alarm inspections ...9.15.20 – Leavenworth ...

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How 5G Will Change The World

How 5G Will Change The World

5G will free that equipment so that it no longer needs to be tied down, enabling optimal configuration options to maximize productivity. The lack of latency also makes warehouses safer. An operator can run the equipment from another part of the world and adjustments will occur in real time.
The Most Frustrating Things AV Installers Hear from Clients

The Most Frustrating Things AV Installers Hear from Clients

What are audio visual installers sick and tired of hearing from clients? Plenty... but mostly, it's about money and how to do their jobs.
What to Consider When Deploying Human Temperature Screening

What to Consider When Deploying Human Temperature Screening

Body temperature screening systems are critical to prepare for our new normal. Understand they do come with various requirements and compliance concerns.
Tax Implications of the Paycheck Protection Program are Now Cropping Up

Tax Implications of the Paycheck Protection Program are Now Cropping Up

If your business took a loan from the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, there are some tax implications you'll want to know.
Campus Safety Survey: COVID-19 Is Driving Big Access Control Changes

Campus Safety Survey: COVID-19 Is Driving Big Access Control Changes

The pandemic is impacting everything from policies to technology uses, according to the 2020 Campus Safety Access Control, Lock and Lockdown Survey.
5 Steps to Protecting Outdoor Assets

5 Steps to Protecting Outdoor Assets

This guide will help you walk customers through what they need to know about outdoor perimeter security and the steps they should take when considering an outdoor security system.
Keynote Panel Admits Pandemic Has Helped the Industry

Keynote Panel Admits Pandemic Has Helped the Industry

CEDIA Expo Virtual keynote panel of industry leaders makes analytical determination that COVID-19 has been good for the market.

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Three Webinars Now Available Online

Join Together to Tackle False Alarms,, Answering Tough Questions and the Are You Certifiable? webinars were recorded and are available for free on the FARA training website.

Board for 911 passes budget

The Jefferson County 911 Administrative Board approved a $2.9 million budget for 2021 on Thursday for the Metropolitan Emergency Communications Association (MECA) as well as the transfer of 911 money to fund a new computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system, the first such system upgrade the communications center has had since 2007.