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Polaroid to enter commercial security market
Polaroid will open for business in the summer with an "integrator-centric" channel strategy

ISD takes top honours in New Product Showcase
The Lynx, an edge surveillance camera that runs on Windows, was chosen by judges as best new product

Honeywell expands Open Technology Alliance
New members include Exacq, LG, Oncam Grandeye, ImmerVision, Panasonic, Pelco and Sony

DVTel names partners of the year
Camera company recognizes MCM Integrated Systems as VAR of the Year, and KLM Marketing as Rep of the Year at ISC West

WSC announces women of the year
The Women's Security Council (WSC) awarded seven leading industry women in the second annual Women of the Year award

HAI by Leviton awards Five-Star dealers
Canadian winners include Cybernetics Systems, Shaw's Electrical, Digital Security and TouchStart

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Anixter Showcase 2013

Come out and see how Anixter and our network of industry leading manufacturer partners can help you meet the needs of your most challenging infrastructure projects. Attendees of this year's Calgary Showcase will be put into a draw to win a Microsoft 32Gb Surface Windows RT*.

This year's keynote speakers:
Andy Jimenez
Vice President of Technology - Anixter Enterprise Cabling and Security Solutions
Member of TIA TR-42.7 & IEEE802.3 LAN/MAN Standards Committees

Jonathan Jew
President at J&M Consultants
Co-chair TIA TR-42.1.1, Co-editor of ANSI/TIA-942-A, Vice-chair TIA TR-42.6, Co-author of ANSI/TIA-606-A-1, Vice-chair TR-42.1 and Co-chair of the BICSI data center subcommittee

Event Details
May 7, 2013
Registration at 8:00 am
Tradeshow 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
RegisterThe Calgary Stampede BMO Center
Box 1060, Station M
Calgary Alberta T2P 2K8


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The STI-14300NC offers protection against physical damage, dust and grime, and severe environments
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Control4's Operating System 2.4 features 3G/4G connectivity to the system via iOS or Android
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What has the availability of consumer-grade cameras done for the industry?

  • Helped raise awareness of all security products
  • Created false impressions over pricing/performance
  • Resulted in more DIYers in security
  • No appreciable effect on the professional market

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Calendar of Events:

Security Canada East April 24 Laval, Que.

Anixter Showcase May 7 Calgary, Alta.

Security Canada Alberta May 15 Calgary, Alta.

Anixter Showcase May 30 Montreal, Que.

APA Roadshow June 4 Quebec City, Que.

APA Roadshow June 6 Montreal, Que.

Security Canada West June 12 Richmond, B.C.

Canadian Security Focus On Series: Government Security June 19 Richmond Hill, Ont.

Anixter Showcase Sept. 19 Toronto, 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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