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This Weeks FARA News

Vector Security Goes Live with ASAP-to-PSAP in Dauphin County, Pa.

Vector Security Goes Live with ASAP-to-PSAP in Dauphin County, Pa.

With the launch of the automated secure alarm protocol (ASAP) in Dauphin County, Pa., on Feb. 26, Vector Security became the first alarm ...
Alarms Systems & Apartments Bulletin

Alarms Systems & Apartments Bulletin

Apartments and multi-unit buildings create special false alarm challenges for public safety. FARA offers training materials to help your alarm users resolve those issues.
Register Today for the 2019 Tampa Symposium

Register Today for the 2019 Tampa Symposium

Plan to Join us May 7 to May 9, 2019 in Tampa
Police silence on break-in sensor raises (false) alarm

Police silence on break-in sensor raises (false) alarm

Niagara, Toronto and London burglar alarm policy requires ‘verification’ before police respond. With 95% rate of false alarms in Hamilton, a policy change is under review, There are better messages to get than the one telling you your security system is suddenly not so secure.

FARA Industry News

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

ADT Pulse replaced by 'dream' security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.
Vivint Combines Car and Smart Home Security in a Single App

Vivint Combines Car and Smart Home Security in a Single App

The service, called Car Guard, allows homeowners to monitor the security, location and diagnostics of a car and sends notifications to users.
Best and Worst States for Amazon Package Theft

Best and Worst States for Amazon Package Theft

Study reveals Wyoming, Vermont and California are the worst states per capita for Amazon package theft. Mississippi is the safest. December and November months have highest theft…
3-25-19 NESA Monitor

3-25-19 NESA Monitor

Oxford police connect neighbors to curb crime - Ethics and biometric identity - Vivint Combines Car and Smart Home Security in a Single App - Best and Worst States for Amazon Package Theft

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