Video Surveillance

The most rapidly growing sector of the security industry is undoubtedly video surveillance, which has seen fast adoption with a boost in video quality and a drop in system prices. Video surveillance systems empower security personnel to see across vast enterprises, but they also provide other benefits such as demonstrating patterns in customer behavior.

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New Member Profile: Manything

Manything developed an app that empowers security professionals with remote viewing and offsite cloud storage to camera installations. With Manything Pro, practitioners can set up remote viewing of their security cameras in less than five minutes, according to the company, which has U.S. offices in San Francisco. Manything recently joined the Security Industry Association (SIA),…

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Tax Incentives for Security Systems and Fire Protection Systems
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SIA Explains Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems in New Fact Sheet

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) today released a fact sheet, “New Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems,” to explain how new U.S. tax reforms allow many businesses to deduct the full cost of security and fire protection systems as an expense for the tax year in which they are placed in service. Under…

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The Security Buzz: February 16, 2018

Florida’s governor and lawmakers joined together in a call for change to prevent future tragedy after the recent school shooting. The incoming Senate president is proposing $100 million for mental health programs for schools and more to harden them against attacks. SIA supports efforts to improve the safety and security of U.S. K-12 schools. To learn…

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Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks

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SIA Education@ISC West will provide conferees with more than 80 sessions of valuable information on important topics in the security industry at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas on April 10-12. Robert Ehlers, Vice President of Business Development, RGB Spectrum, will present Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks at Thursday, April 12, at 9:45…

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SIA to Testify Against Vermont Right to Repair Bill

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Montpellier, VT—SIA Government Relations Manager Joe Hoellerer will appear before the Vermont Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 7, as a witness in opposition to S. 180, the Vermont Fair Repair Act. The Security Industry Association (SIA) has concerns that requirements in the legislation would harm companies in the security industry, where SIA represents more than 800…

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SIA Opposes Right to Repair Legislation

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Recently, the Security Industry Association (SIA) expressed opposition to legislation that requires original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of digital electronic products to disclose proprietary diagnostic, source code and repair information to independent repair shop owners (IRO) under a concept known as “Right to Repair.” So far in 2018, lawmakers in five states have introduced Right to…

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SIA Member Exchange: Bolstering Education with Axis Communications

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In a recent visit to the headquarters of the Security Industry Association (SIA), James Marcella, Director of Industry Associations, Axis Communications Inc., emphasized the importance of partnerships to his company. Axis Communications values long-term loyal partnerships, which it views as the backbone to its success, in part because its sales strategy involves two-tiered distributions. Axis…

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The Security Buzz: January 19, 2018

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Industry News Congratulations to SIA member company ADT, named 2017 SDM Dealer of the Year. SDM chose ADT as its 2017 Dealer of the Year because of the company’s new management approach, the support of the latest in analytics and other back-end technology, and ADT’s customer-first mantra. Several SIA Member companies to include, ADT, Anixter, ASSA ABLOY, and Honeywell, named in…

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The Security Buzz: January 5, 2018

2018 cybersecurity trends and predictions As we enter 2018, the security industry is buzzing with predictions of new challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity. See what made the top trends lists below. According to CSO Online, top predictions for the industry include: AI-powered attacks, reduced sandboxing technologies effectiveness, cyberhijacking, more compliance regulations, cyberinsurance policies, cyberwar, and…

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SIA New Member Profile: Aventura Technologies Inc.

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Headquartered in Commack, New York, Aventura Technologies Inc. has a strong history as an innovative manufacturer of hardware and software products and peripheral solutions for government, military and enterprise. Aventura recently became a new member of the Security Industry Association (SIA)! So, SIA chatted with Jack Cabasso, Managing Director, Aventura Technologies, to discover more about…

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