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Analogue versus IP
IP camera sales may be growing quickly, but the analogue market is still significant, says Tyco Security Products president Mark VanDover

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JVC appoints VP for security division
Prior to this position, Nakano led Sanyo's U.S. security division for eight years

Former Linear president retires
Dan Stottlemyre retired after 24 years with the company late last month

VSS Monitoring receives Frost & Sullivan award
VSS has been awarded the 2012 Global Competitive Strategy Leadership Award in the infrastructure packet broker market

Bosch integrates cameras with MG Squared's lowering system
With a lowering system from MG Squared MIC Series camera installation can be performed on the ground by one technician


Fire alarm communicator
Honeywell has released a fire alarm communicator that offers a choice of single or dual pathways using IP or GSM
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SMB cameras
Bosch has announced seven new cameras, including IP and analogue models, for the Advantage Line
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Unified security management
NLSS Gateway 3.0 allows users to leverage facial recognition and detection, and create audio alerts
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What do you think of IMS Research's prediction that IP will overtake analogue surveillance sales next year?

  • Next year is a good estimate
  • In my experience, IP is already more popular
  • It will happen, but not as soon as they think
  • Analogue will remain popular for years to come

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On deck:

Coming up in the August/September 2012 issue of SP&T News

The power of e-learning
With so many manufacturers and distributors offering online learning through webinars, YouTube videos and other distance options, integrators are spoiled by choice. We speak to some pioneers in the field to find out what works and what doesn't.

Wi-Fi and access control
Using a wireless network as part of a building's access control system means no wire pulls in order to secure locks and doors, making installation that much easier — particularly for hard-to-reach locations. We look at the advantages of the technology, where it makes the most sense and the precautions necessary to transmit secure data wirelessly.

Standards Update:
Checking in with ONVIF and PSIA. How have these vendor-backed standards affected the industry and do they ultimately matter to today's integrator?

Product Focus:
Identity management

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
Taking Care of Business with James Brown

Calendar of Events:

Graybar Canada BBQ feat. Hubbell July 25, 2012, Kitchener, Ont.

Hybrid DVR solutions: MyGuard Distribution July 26, 2012, Coquitlam, B.C.

Tri-Ed Ottawa Training & Counter Day: Video IQ July 26, 2012, Ottawa, Ont.

Tri-Ed Mississauga: DSC Power Series Training July 30, 2012, Mississauga, Ont.

Ottawa Sub-Chapter Golf Tournament Aug. 22, 2012, Hammond, Ont.

Safe and Sound: Bosch Security and Audio Tour Sept. 5, 2012, Toronto, Ont.

Safe and Sound: Bosch Security and Audio Tour Sept. 7, 2012, London, Ont.

ASIS Canada Night Sept. 9, 2012, Philadelphia, Pa.

ASIS International Sept. 10-12, 2012, Philadelphia, Pa

Security Canada Atlantic Sept. 12, 2012, Moncton, N.B.

Anixter Toronto Showcase Sept. 19, 2012, Toronto, Ont.

Canadian Security's Focus On Series: Health Care Security Sept. 26, 2012, Richmond Hill, Ont.

SecTor IT Security Conference Oct. 1-3, 2012, Toronto, On.

Security Canada Central Oct. 24-25, 2012, Toronto, Ont.

Canadian Security's Focus On Series: School (K-12) Security Nov. 28, 2012, Richmond Hill, Ont.

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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