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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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Paladin's Ashley Cooper named 2012 Pacific Entrepreneur Of The Year
Recognized by Ernst & Young for expanding Paladin Security into a national player

Axis cameras watch final Endeavour mission
Space shuttle is watched by "leap-frog" camera system through the streets of Los Angeles

Owner of Toronto monitoring company passes away
Bruce Turner, owner of Security Monitoring Systems in Toronto, passed away suddenly at the age of 57

IMS forecasts security market growth through 2016 for the Americas
Latin America is on pace to grow at an increased rate, according to the U.K.-based researcher

JVC cameras integrated with exacqVision software
VMS includes integration with JVC's line of HD box, mini-dome, and dome security cameras

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Thermal alarm
Bosch adds thermal temperature change alarm feature to MIC Series 612 PTZ Cameras
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Cat5e and Cat6 Plugs
Platinum Tools's modular plugs combine standard style modular plugs for terminating cables
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Image sensor
The Image Sensor is a wireless home security motion sensor that includes a built-in still camera
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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
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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 M11 Series, Oct. 19 4-4:30pm EST

Axis Communications Webinar AXIS Camera Companion, Oct. 22 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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