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Special report: Anixter Showcase
In a special report for SP&T News, Electrical Business magazine editor Anthony Capkun speaks to Jeff Hofstetter, Anixter's director of marketing, enterprise cabling and security solutions and Robert Cherun, CEO of UCIT Online at the Anixter Showcase in Toronto

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Honeywell LYNX Touch system adds French language support
Upgrades also include remote camera viewing, weather, news and traffic information

G4S takes on Washington State ferry division upgrade
Ferry system serves eight counties in Washington, as well as British Columbia

Senstar Delivers $3.4 million order for Latin America oil facilities
Karp, Ont. company expands footprint with project that includes 125 oil wells

IDV Solutions appoints new executive

Scott Sieracki's background includes Tyco, Quantum Secure and Open Options

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What has the emergence of monitoring services from cable companies meant to the security business?

  • Hasn't had much of an impact
  • Much greater impact than expected
  • Still too early to tell
  • The industry benefits from their participation

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On deck:

Coming up in the November/December 2012 issue of SP&T News

The surveillance side of security has long promised more information and better real-time analysis when it comes to interpreting camera data. We check in with leading vendors to gauge their product offerings and see if the "free with purchase" solutions are worth hanging on to or if third-party add-ons are still the go-to option for end users.

Licence plate recognition:
It's widely regarded as a police and parking tool, but the field of LPR has grown beyond expectations. Find out how it's being used today and how it might be used tomorrow.

Event management:
Vendors and integrators can act as a resource for security managers when it comes to safely organizing an event and setting up security protocols. A leading expert walks us through the paces.

Product Focus: Sensors

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:

Axis Communications Webinar Axis Product/Accessory Selector Tool, Oct. 12 12-1pm EST

Axis Communications Webinar Sales & Support Programs, Oct. 13 4-4:30pm EST

Axis Communications Webinar The Importance of Resolution, Oct. 15 12-1pm EST

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

iTech Infrastructure Technology Summit Oct. 25 Vancouver, B.C.

ISC East Oct. 30-31 New York, NY

SecureTech Oct. 30-31 Ottawa, Ont.

Tri-ed Montreal Customer Appreciation Day Nov. 1 Montreal, Que.

Securing New Ground Nov. 1-2 New York, NY

Canadian Security's Focus On Series: School (K-12) Security Nov. 28 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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