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SIA releases ANSI-approved false alarm reduction standard

The new ANSI/​SIA CP-01-2019 standard is actually a revision of ANSI/SIA CP-01-2014 and builds on the 2014 version in several ways, including providing new guidance for handling informative signals and definitions for remote devices to reduce the frequency of false...

180000 smoke alarms recalled because they may not work

7.11.19 - KIRO Seattle- The recall, issued Wednesday, is specifically for 10-year battery-operated ionization smoke and fire alarms with model numbers MI3050S and MI3050SB and with date codes between 2015JAN19 through 2016JUL11, according to the U.S. Consumer Product...

5-Year Study of Verified Alarms in New England Shows Fire Is Biggest Threat to Properties

Arlington, Mass.-based American Alarm and Communications provides security and monitoring services throughout the New England region. 7.8.19 - SSI - The study was completed by American Alarm and Communications by analyzing data collected at the company’s monitoring...

7-15-19 NESA Monitor

Public Safety Updates IL: Landlord Shocked To Find He Was Charged For Police Responses To ... 7.11.19 - CBS Chicago- Accidentally setting off your home alarms seems like no big deal, but it could cost thousands of dollars like it did for one landlord in Matteson ......

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SIA releases ANSI-approved false alarm reduction standard

SIA releases ANSI-approved false alarm reduction standard

The Security Industry Association (SIA) on Monday announced that it has released a new standard aimed at reducing false alarms. Approved by the American ...
180000 smoke alarms recalled because they may not work

180000 smoke alarms recalled because they may not work

The recall, issued Wednesday, is specifically for 10-year battery-operated ionization smoke and fire alarms with model numbers MI3050S and MI3050SB and ...
5-Year Study of Verified Alarms in New England Shows Fire Is Biggest Threat to Properties

5-Year Study of Verified Alarms in New England Shows Fire Is Biggest Threat to Properties

The study was completed by American Alarm and Communications by analyzing data collected at the company’s monitoring center from 2014 to 2018.
7-15-19 NESA Monitor

7-15-19 NESA Monitor

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Office Envy: Alarm.com’s Tysons HQ Puts Employee Comfort at a …

Office Envy: Alarm.com’s Tysons HQ Puts Employee Comfort at a …

CEDIA Expo 2019: 5 Wellness Companies You Never Heard of

CEDIA Expo 2019: 5 Wellness Companies You Never Heard of

Parks Associates: Consumers Have Major Concerns About Smart Home Privacy and Safety

Parks Associates: Consumers Have Major Concerns About Smart Home Privacy and Safety

For Networking Geeks Only: Why Router-on-a-Stick is Good

For Networking Geeks Only: Why Router-on-a-Stick is Good

The Pros and Cons of Facial Recognition Technology in AV

The Pros and Cons of Facial Recognition Technology in AV

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The IRS Taxpayer Advocate has released a “Subway Map”

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