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SCC 2012:
Armstrong's National Alarm Monitoring

Director of business development Kim Schellenberg talks about company developments and the Harley Davidson giveaway

More video: Crosscheck Networks on the Forum Sentry XML Gateway Solution

Rutherford Controls sold to Dorma
Cambridge, Ont.-based company will continue "business as usual" under new ownership

Genetec to offer Cloud-based security
Montreal company forms an alliance with Microsoft to take advantage of the Windows Azure platform

Avigilon announces integration with S2 NetBox
Users can link video and events with credential authentication, alarm and temperature monitoring

Fortem secures a $1.43M investment for 3D security system
The creator of Omnipresence 3D receives funding from a group of private investors

IMS: Building automation systems starting to look like video games
U.K. research firm says that systems are moving towards more advanced GUIs


WDR camera
Channel Vision's 6901 is designed for situations with multi-window rooms
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Video client
Bosch's Video Client 1.4 (BVC) offer improved search and support
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Video decoder
Vicon Industries' VN-DECODER-2 is a two-channel video decoder
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What is industry consolidation doing to the Canadian security business?

  • Signals we're healthy and vital
  • Concentrates power into too few hands
  • Marks a new corporate era
  • Status quo – big companies or small, it's still the same business

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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:

BICSI Canadian Region Meeting Nov. 22 Ottawa, Ont.

Tri-Ed Halifax: DSC New Communications Training Nov. 22 Halifax, N.S.

Axis Communications Webinar - Sales & Support Programs Nov. 26 4:00-4:30pm EST

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

Tri-Ed Halifax: CNB Technology Counter Day Nov. 28 Halifax, N.S.

Tri-Ed Halifax: Potter Certification Training Seminar Nov. 28 Halifax, N.S.

Life safety trends, gaps & considerations within your "best practice" security management program Nov. 28 Toronto, Ont.

ISC East Nov. 28-29 New York, N.Y.

ADI Customer Appreciation Expo Dec. 4 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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