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ADT Commercial to leverage AI technology for retail customers
ADT Commercial is investing in Percepta Labs, an artificial-intelligence technology startup out of Philadelphia. The $1M investment will fund the commercialization and application of the startup's cutting-edge AI technology to help detect and deter shoplifting.
More U.S. Consumers Feel ‘Safe Enough’ With Pro Monitored Smart Home Gear
In a recent survey of U.S. broadband households, Parks Associates found that a larger percentage of consumers (60%) feel “safe enough” with only a professionally monitored home security system, versus 55% expressing they feel “safe enough” with only a self-monitored home security system.
Essential Keys to Keeping Up With Your Customer Base Virtually
As the industry continues to evolve into the “new normal” of social distancing, remote learning and well-planned budgets, it’s more important than ever to stay connected with your most valuable asset — your customers.
How Security Dealers/Integrators Can Improve Their Operations
“Security dealers are wise to continually seek efficiency. Anything they can do to be more efficient helps them to grow, scale and deliver value. Efficiency really applies everywhere. One element of this would be to integrate systems — streamline data entry and make use of a single portal that spans billing, support/service, alarm history, etc.
These laws include: tougher requirements under the State's “Mini-WARN” Act; a CROWN Act, which expands the law to prohibit discrimination based on hair style; an amendment to the Equal Pay for Equal Work law; and a ban on salary history inquiries.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office now has access to hundreds of cameras around the county, all feeding live into the new Real Time Crime Center at the sheriff’s office headquarters. Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services Division Chief Paul Bovino said the video feeds come from schools, intersections, beaches, parks, license plate readers, doorbell cameras and even home and business surveillance systems.
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.
Louisiana lawmakers announced Monday that they will convene a special session next week to address the near-bankruptcy of the state unemployment trust fund, to work on Hurricane Laura recovery and to try to scale back the governor’s emergency powers in the latest battle over Gov. John Bel Edwards’ coronavirus response.
Franklin said attracting officers to serve in Oklahoma's second-largest city was already a challenge because Tulsa requires officers to have a bachelor's degree, and the coronavirus pandemic has limited recruiting on college campuses.