New professionally monitored subscribers spend $5 more per month on their services than average security households

New professionally monitored subscribers spend $5 more per month on their services than average security households | #TpromoCom #AlarmSystem #Monitoring #Security | Security research from Parks Associates finds consumers who bought their home security system in the past 12 months spend $55 per month on average for their monitoring services, $5 more than the average cost among all security households. 360 View: Residential Security attributes the increase in RMR (recurring monthly revenue) among new subscribers to an increasing adoption rate of home controls and interactive services.

Dina Abdelrazik, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates, will present Parks Associates’ new security research during the “Security in the Connected Home” session at ISC West on April 11 at 11:00 a.m.

“More than 60% of households with a security system, which equal 16% of all US broadband households, have an interactive home security system,” said Dina Abdelrazik, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates. “For new security subscribers, the adoption of interactive services is 80-95%, so new customers are driving interactive services to reach maturity.”

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ADT pairs with Scott Brothers to roll out new smart home security system

ADT pairs with Scott Brothers to roll out new smart home security system | #TpromoCom #SmartHome #SmartAutomation #Security | ADT Security is finally rolling out its new smart home system, connecting to multiple IoT devices to extend the way someone secures their space. The company is partnering with Scott Brothers, ADT customers themselves, who believe that home security should be paired with professional know-how in the home.

Announced at CES 2019, the new ADT Command Panel & Control Platform lets home owners direct the system through a mobile app, as well as a touchscreen panel in the house.

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When you’re done with each project, what do you do with the leftover equipment?

When you’re done with each project, what do you do with the leftover equipment? | #TpromoCom #Surplus #Buy #Sell | Of course, the hope is that there will be no surplus equipment at the end of the job to sell, but we both know that this is not always the case. Post it on Security & Fire Buy or Sell Forum on Facebook and sell it! You must be a professional so please answer the questions posed as this is a closed group. Go to: http://bit.ly/2AkwgWt

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Identiv strengthens ID offering with Thursby acquisition

Identiv strengthens ID offering with Thursby acquisition | #TpromoCom #Security #Software #Acquisition | Identiv, Inc., a global provider of physical security and secure identification, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Thursby Software Systems, Inc., an Arlington, Texas-based provider of security software for mobile devices.

The acquisition is expected to strengthen Identiv’s identity offerings with complete solutions for secure and convenient logical access across smart cards and derived credentials on Apple IOS and Android mobile devices. It is also a major strategic step towards Identiv’s vision of converged, highly secure yet frictionless access to information and places through a single identity and a single infrastructure platform. (continued below)

Thursby’s software solutions provide strong security for enterprise and personal mobility, supporting bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and two-factor authentication (2FA) on mobile devices. The company enables Department of Defense (DoD) issued Common Access Cards (CAC), federally issued Personal Identification Verification (PIV) cards, derived credentials, and commercially issued PIV-I cards to access, sign, encrypt, and decrypt information and emails from Apple iOS and Android mobile phones or tablet devices. These capabilities have allowed over a hundred thousand DoD and federal employees, including the U.S. Navy Reserve via the Ready-2-Serve (R2S) mobile application, to use personal and government-furnished mobile devices to access needed information on-the-go. “

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Modular DITEK Surge Protector Removes the Guesswork

Modular DITEK Surge Protector Removes the Guesswork | #TpromoCom #Power #Security | Notifies 3 Ways When Compromised; Offers Rapid-Replacement Module. New Deflector Series is Ideal for Convenience Stores with Audio Alert, UL Approval and No Separate Enclosure Needed

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Las Vegas, NV (October 8, 2018) – DITEK, the leading provider of surge protection solutions, announces the launch of the new Deflector Series Surge Protective Devices. With its audible alarm, flashing LED indicator and remote notification capability, the Deflector lets the user know in three ways when it requires attention. Unique rapid-replacement modules make it possible to have the unit up and running again in only a few seconds. The Deflector is conveniently wall-mountable, with no additional enclosure required, allowing it to be placed in close proximity to core systems or devices that warrant the highest levels of protection.

“The Deflector Series makes it even easier to keep fire alarm panels – or any mission-critical 120-volt device not exceeding 20 amps – safe from damage or destruction from power surges,” said Jason Klein, National Sales Manager, DITEK. “Up until now, it’s been a problem for users who may not see a visible out-of-service indicator until it’s too late and their equipment has been damaged by a power surge. The Deflector solves that problem with a unique audible alarm that can’t be ignored. The Deflector is ideal for convenience stores as owners/operators will know immediately if a power surge puts their facility out of commission, and it would take only three seconds to pop in a new module and have it working again.”

The first product in this new series, the DTK-DF120S1 Deflector Series Surge Protector is a 120-volt dedicated circuit protection device designed to minimize damage from AC supply voltage spikes by isolating incoming surges that originate from lightning strikes and other sources. The device is simple for a licensed electrician to hardwire into a circuit, with no enclosure or rack required.

When the Deflector does its job by absorbing a power surge and stops functioning, the unit sounds a loud audible alarm and an LED flashes, indicating that the module needs to be replaced. Intelligent notification is also available via dry contacts which can be connected to alarm panels to alert central station monitoring that the module needs replacing.

“With the Deflector Series, you’ll always know when the surge protection on your critical devices and systems requires immediate attention. When it goes, you’ll hear it and see it, and it’s a true rapid-replacement for the module,” said Klein. “Whether it’s a fire alarm panel or a whole rack of servers, our new Deflector Series will best protect every device powered by 120 volts.”

The Deflector Series is UL1449 listed as a Surge Protective Device (SPD), as well as UL1283 listed for EMI/RFI noise filtering.

For more information, please contact us at 800-753-2345, visit us at NACS (booth # 7481) or www.diteksurgeprotection.com.

 

 

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Three lines of defense: APD shares how to protect your home or business

Three lines of defense: APD shares how to protect your home or business | #TpromoCom #CrimePrevention #Crime #Video | The Amarillo Police Department spent Thursday evening interacting with members of the community in an effort to reduce crime.

The goal of the new Community Crime Prevention Program is to help reduce the chances of someone falling victim to a crime.

The program drew a full room as residents came to hear tips on how to beat the number one crime in our area – theft.

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