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Security Trends 2012:
Todd Myers, Chubb Edwards

Todd Myers, vice-president and general manager of Chubb Edwards, talks about IP network solutions for access control and video and other security technologies that are shaping the market in 2012

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Mission 500 Security 5/2K race at ISC West raises more than $95,000
The third Mission 500 Security 5/2K charity run at ISC West in Las Vegas raised more than $95,000 to benefit Mission 500, a charitable organization that engages security professionals to sponsor children in need through the World Vision organization

Schneider Electric Canada appoints Alan Taaffe director of business development for buildings business
Taaffe will primarily be accountable for developing the business development strategy, products and solutions offer, establishing and driving key business growth initiatives, and meeting the overall top line/margin results for the Buildings business

Metal thefts in U.S. increase 81 per cent
A recent report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) shows that metal theft in the United States has increased 81 per cent since 2008


How does the Cloud fit into the security business?

  • It's been great for my business
  • Still too early to tell
  • I'm looking into it right now
  • It's overhyped - I'm not interested

Take the poll here


VMP features new ER-S1U4P Rack Shelf at InfoComm 2012
The ER-S1U4P is a one-space adjustable, four-post vented rack shelf fitting components up to 16.85-inches wide with a load capacity of up to 200 lbs. View Now

Altronix releases eBridge ethernet adapters
Advantages include infrastructure sustainability and extended transmission distances View Now

DSC introduces TouchScreen Keypad
Designed for PowerSeries control panels, the keypad features an interactive way to manage and control security systems View Now

On deck:

Coming up in the May 2012 issue of SP&T News

Home Automation
A driving force in the security business, smart homes are creating new revenue opportunities for dealers, installers and vendors. We spotlight some of the hottest technologies

Condo Security Management
Condominiums are finding a new software, Zenapsis, is providing one centralized system for security incidents, inspection reports, administrative records and even residents' party room bookings

Regular Features and Columnists:
Industry News
Product Previews
Company Profile
Attrition Buster with Bob Harris
CANASA update with JF Champagne
Convergence Corner with Robert Moore, Axis Communications
Lessons Learned with Victor Harding, Harding Security
Fast Forward with Steve Bocking, Genetec

Calendar of Events:

Axis Partner Road Show April 26, 2012, Montreal, Que.

Tri-Ed Mississauga - Counter Day: American Dynamics, DSC & Kantech April 27, 2012, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free BBQ lunch 1-800-255-8743

Axis Communications - Webinar: Axis Communications Product Overview April 27, 2012, 12-1 p.m. EST

Axis Communications - Webinar: AXIS Video Motion Detection April 30, 2012, 12-1 p.m. EST

Tri-Ed Vancouver - FireLite Fire Certification Course May 2 & 3, 2012, May 2: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., May 3: 9 a.m.-noon. Free lunch. Please register (space is limited) 1-800-863-9596

IAHSS - 44th Annual General Membership Meeting and Seminar Program May 6-9, 2012, Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas, Nev.

CANASA Hamilton Mini-trade Show and Conference May 10, 2012 Carmen's, Hamilton, Ont.

Anixter Montreal Showcase May 31, 2012 Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel, Montreal, Que.

Check out the Calendar of Events on the SP&T News website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions. Got an event you want us to include on the website? Please send an e-mail to editor Neil Sutton:

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