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SIA Supports Common Sense Alarm Legislation in Maryland

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently testified in support of two bills before the Maryland General Assembly—Maryland House Bill (HB) 645 and Maryland HB 1117. Maryland’s HB 645 would update long-outdated local regulations by providing a statewide exemption for wireless, low-voltage alarm systems from electrical permitting requirements. These requirements were established when wired systems were…

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The Standards Driving Biometric Adoption in Physical Security

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SIA Education @ISC West will provide conferees with more than 70 sessions of valuable information on important topics in the security industry at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas on April 10-12. John Santini Jr., Chief Engineer, Princeton Identity, based in Stonington, Connecticut, will team up with Blaine Frederick, Vice President of Product Management, EyeLock,…

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SIA Releases Latest Version of Architectural Graphics Standard for Security System Layout

Silver Spring, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) today released the latest Architectural Graphics Standard CAD Symbols for Security System Layout, also known as AG-01, v. 3.1. The standard comes as a joint effort between SIA and the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC). It is meant to be used by architects, engineers, building contractors…

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Non-category cabling, twisted pair wiring
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IP Connectivity Over Non-Category Cables

​Th​e Impact of IP and PoE on Electronic Security Installations The internet protocol (IP) evolution in electronic security installations continues to accelerate. The major manufacturers in our industry are producing innovative new products and services, with most of these new technologies using IP connectivity to provide communications and control of security systems over LAN and…

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New AG-01 Architectural Graphics Standard Is Coming

The Security Industry Association (SIA) established the Architectural Graphics Standard and CAD Symbols for Security Layout, or AG-01, first released to the public more than two decades ago. Today, it’s a joint effort supported by the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), and SIA and IAPSC are working on an update for release in…

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