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Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G), a division of STANLEY Security, recently launched S&G Lock Shop, an e-commerce site that will sell direct to consumers.
The Toronto Police Service is moving to a verified response model for burglar alarm activations, according to the Canadian Security Association.
Knowing what makes your alarm customers leave — and then taking steps to keep them with you — is a foundation of success in the monitored security industry.
According to the Zigbee Alliance, research conducted by market firm ON World, indicates that half a billion Zigbee chipsets have been sold to date. Their analysts predict that 802.15.4 mesh chipset sales will grow to 4.5 billion by 2023 with the majority of those being based on Zigbee Alliance technology standards.
Boon Edam recently announced the launch of new interactive troubleshooting guides for accelerating the diagnosis and problem-solving process for service technicians.
Ilitch Holdings Inc. has selected Motorola Solutions and Avigilon Corp. to help enhance safety at its properties in Detroit.
HID Global has appointed two executives to senior positions within the company.
Code Blue Corp. has promoted Katie Petre to director of distribution.
DW Complete Surveillance Solutions has appointed security industry veteran James Somerville to the position of Director — Strategic Accounts.
Control4 Corporation announced the appointment of Charlie Kindel as Senior Vice President of Products & Services.
Intelligent Security Systems (ISS) recently appointed Janet Fenner to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).
Avigilon recently announced James Henderson, Avigilon’s president and COO, has been selected as a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award for 2018.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) recently announced the winner of its R.A. Henderson Award, which recognizes a member for outstanding contributions to the security community.
SP&T News presented Crime Stoppers with a cheque for $13,393.03 on behalf of Mission 500 at the Toronto Crime Stoppers Chief of Police Dinner, which was held at the Liberty Grand in Toronto on May 9.
SP&T News is pleased to announce that The Monitoring Association (TMA) has joined Security Summit Canada as an official association partner.
SP&T News is getting ready to launch the third annual Hockey Classic in support of Mission 500.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) and ASIS International recently signed a memorandum of understanding, announcing an intent to work together to pursue mutual goals.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) has announced that Brittany McBain, Supervisor of the Greater Toronto Area Criminal Analysis Section and a member of the National Critical Infrastructure Team with the RCMP, will be the keynote speaker at the opening of Security Canada Central in Toronto on Oct. 18.
Genetec recently announced that its unified platform, Security Center, has been integrated with Secure Store, a profit protection and exception reporting solution developed by Appris Retail.
Senstar announced that Senstar Symphony (formerly Aimetis Symphony) has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP).
Bosch and Connected ONE have partnered to integrate Bosch B and G Series Control Panels and Connect ONE by Connected Technologies.
Digital Watchdog (DW) and Connected Technologies LLC recently announced the release of the DW Spectrum integration with Connect ONE.
Arteco has completed its integration with Paxton’s networked access control system, Net2.
ASSA ABLOY recently announced that the company is working to support mobile access capabilities for student IDs with Apple Wallet.
Toronto-based Avante Logixx Inc. has acquired all the outstanding shares of Watermark Security. The transaction closed August 7, 2018.
Avante Logixx Inc. has executed a share purchase agreement to acquire the remaining 49 per cent of the shares of its subsidiary, Architronics Ltd.
Regulatory authorities have approved Securitas’ acquisition of the division Kratos Public Safety and Security from Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc.
Security ONE Alarm Systems, a regional electronic security and life safety company headquartered in Leamington, Ont., has acquired customer accounts from Dorchester, Ont.-based Williamson Security Services.
Novacap, a Canadian private equity firm, recently announced it has finalized the acquisition of Horizon Telcom, a provider of fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services operating primarily in Ohio.
Avante Logixx Inc. recently announced that it has completed its previously announced offering, on a “bought deal” basis, pursuant to a short form prospectus, including the full exercise of the over-allotment option (the “offering”).
Belleville, Ont.-based Alarm Systems officially opened its new facility and signal receiving station on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and networking event for customers and security partners.
The second annual Security Summit Canada, held June 6 in Toronto, was attended by security and alarm professionals from across Canada and the U.S.
Annual security industry trade show ISC West was held last week in Las Vegas, April 11-13. The event, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA),  hosted more than 1,000 manufacturers and was expected to draw approximately 30,000 industry professionals. In addition to the usual roster of security-related companies, ISC West organized several specialty areas on the trade show floor including "Connected Home," featuring home automation products and services, "Global Expo," showcasing a large assortment of international security providers, and returning for a second year, the "Unmanned Security and Safety Expo," featuring drones, robots and other unmanned systems.
SP&T News visited with exhibitors and attendees at the ADI Expo Toronto on March 15, 2018. The annual conference and showcase is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and features educational seminars and exhibitors from across the security and audio industries. The distributor will hold additional events this year in Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Montreal.   View the embedded image gallery online at: https://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleria576c940bfb
SP&T News hosted the third annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic on Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Canlan Ice Sports complex at York University, raising more than $17,000 in support of Toronto Crimestoppers Youth Programs.
On October 31, Peel Regional Police hosted a retirement celebration for Gerry Miller, Peel Regional Police's alarm program supervisor.

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