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IHS: The rise of HD video surveillance spurs information explosion
How much data is in 413 Petabytes (PB)? The information produced in just one day by all the new video surveillance cameras installed worldwide in 2013

VIVOTEK CC8130 now fully integrated with ExacqVision
Integration means surveillance solution can maximize coverage and export video clips as useable evidence

Axis Communications reaches 1,000 external Certified Professionals
Axis Certification indicates knowledge of the latest IP video technologies, solutions and best-practice design and implementation

Speco Technologies VIP IP cameras now integrated with Control4
Integration means users can control cameras from same controls as used by other systems in their business

IHS: Mass notification software adopts smartphone alerts
Vendors believe they can use push notifications and apps to provide a more robust notification system

Stenette hired as office manager at Secura Key
Will be responsible for Customer Service Administration and HR

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B Series control panels
Bosch Security Systems has added new features to its B Series Control Panels, making them easier to use and maintain
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Access control system
Honeywell announces a technology upgrade to its NetAXS-123 web-based modular access control system to make it easier for small to mid-size businesses to secure their doors
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Wall rack enclosure
Video Mount Products debuts the ERWEN-12E 19-inch wall rack enclosure
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How has home automation changed the residential security market?

  • Opened up the market to new customers
  • Broadened the range of potential RMR opportunities
  • Brought new competitors into the market
  • Changed the public perception of home security
  • Still too early to tell what impact it is having

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Calendar of Events:

Tri-Ed Edmonton: Speco Counter Day Oct. 18 Edmonton, Alta.

CANASA's Monitoring Station Symposium Oct. 22 Toronto, Ont.

Security Canada Central Oct. 23-24 Toronto, Ont.

Axis Communications Webinar - Audio and Phantom Power with IP Video Surveillance Oct. 25 12PM EST

Alarm Technician Course Level 1 and Level 2 Oct. 25-26 Toronto, Ont.

Axis Communications Webinar - Lighting Sources for Network Video Oct. 28 12PM EST

Tri-Ed Calgary Counter Day: Bosch Oct. 30 Calgary, Alta.

Canadian Security Focus On Series: Health Care Security Oct. 30 Richmond Hill, Ont.

BICSI Canadian Region Meeting Nov. 6 Mississauga, Ont.

Honeywell CONNECT 2013 conference Nov. 7-10 Los Angeles, Calif.

ISC East Nov. 20-21 New York, N.Y.

ADI Expo Nov. 21 Montreal, Que.

Security Career Expo 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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