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Mircom at Security Canada Central
Mircom's David Ito discusses the company's latest touchscreen technology


Allegion ramps up K-12 school security resources
Company announces its 2014 line-up of training courses, seminars and webinars

HID Global's new white paper tackles cloud access control
Document addresses the ongoing evolution of security data and access

Axis introduces interactive camera visualization tool
Provides 3D models of network cameras to aid in planning and design of surveillance systems

OPTEX and Mobile Pro Systems create rapid-deployment security solution
Solution is being used by Alberta condo builder Cove Properties to secure construction sites

Linear expands communication and connectivity options
Company introduces two new modules for the PERS-4200 emergency reporting system

Honeywell's Pro-Watch M-5 conversion revives legacy access control systems
Drop-in board replacement allows integrators to migrate third-party legacy systems

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Electronic cabinet locks
CyberLock electronic cabinet locks are designed to retrofit into standard cam lock openings
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Thermostat protector
STI's Thermostat Protector with key lock (STI-9110) helps protect thermostat and energy sensors
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Wall rack enclosure
Video Mount Products' ERWEN-12E and ERWEN-15E 19-inch wall rack enclosures feature adjustable front and rear rails
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What impact will the Google purchase of thermostat and smoke detector maker Nest have on the home security market?

  • Will benefit everyone by bolstering public interest in home automation
  • Signals a shift towards technology/online service companies taking a larger piece of the market
  • Traditional security companies will need to innovate faster to keep up
  • Still too early to tell

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Calendar of Events:

Graybar Canada hosting 2GIG by Linear Product Training Feb. 27 Calgary, Alta.

Kantech Corporate Edition Certification Training Seminar Feb. 27 Edmonton, Alta.

February Events at Tri-Ed Mississauga Feb. 27 Mississauga, Ont.

Graybar Canada hosting 2GIG by Linear Product Training Feb. 28 Edmonton, Alta.

Axis Communications Webinar - Encoders and Decoders - Fast Lane to IP surveillance benefits Feb. 28 12PM EST

Axis Communications' Academy - Sales Essentials March 4 Toronto, Ont.

Graybar Canada Counter Day & Product Training With Speco March 5 Markham, Ont.

Incident Management Live Seminar Series presented by PPM March 5 Calgary, Alta.

Digital Watchdog: DW Spectrum IPVMS Certification March 10 Mississauga, Ont.

Focus on Financial Security March 27 Richmond Hill, Ont.

APA Ottawa Roadshow 2014 March 18 Ottawa, Ont.

APA Montreal Roadshow 2014 March 20 Montreal, Que.

ISC West April 1-4 Las Vegas, Nev.

Security Canada East April 23 Laval, Que.

BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition April 27-30 Vancouver, B.C.

Security Canada Alberta May 8 Calgary, Alta.

Anixter Showcase May 29 Montreal, Que.

Security Canada Ottawa June 4 Ottawa, Ont.

Security Canada West June 25 Richmond, B.C.

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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