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Electronic Security Association Unveils Online Security Technician Assessment Tool To Gauge Practical Areas Of Proficiencies

Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) National Training School has launched a valuable new tool to help employers with one of the biggest challenges faced when hiring new security technicians, gauging practical areas of proficiencies. Gauging proficiency areas “Many other professions use skills assessments to verify computer or accounting expertise, for example, so the Electronic Security Association felt with the thousands of test questions we have available from our courses tha...

Evolution Launches New Logo To Mark 25th Anniversary

Evolution, the foremost integrated Fire & Security systems business, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of its new company logo. The logo has been given a stylish and modern refresh to reflect the development of the business since its foundation in 1996 and to symbolize the company’s ethos of always looking towards future success. Delivering excellence Richard Lambert, Managing Director of Evolution, says this is an important milestone for the company: “Since...

Dutch Army Tests Smart Shooter's SMASH Solution In The Austrian High Mountains

The Dutch Army has recently completed a two-day live-fire counter-drone trial using Smart Shooter's SMASH Fire Control System. The test took place in the Austrian High Mountains, as part of the Dutch Defense Department examination of different ways to combat small unmanned systems. Tested at a range of up to 200 meters, in harsh weather conditions, fog, and blowing snow, the SMASH Fire Control Systems proved to be highly effective as all 67 drone targets were successfully hit with up to 3 shots...

Euralarm Urges To Consider Harmonized Standards As Basis For Green And Digital Transition

Euralarm congratulates the Portuguese EU Council Presidency and fully supports the Presidency's objectives of supporting the European Single Market and leading the European Union towards a more resilient, global, greener, fair, and more digital society. Since 1970, the association has worked hard to contribute to the European ideals by representing the interests of the fire safety and security industry in the areas of standardization development and legislation. Over the past years, Euralarm ha...

Pyreos Announces Commercial Success In Gunfire Detection And Identification With Safe Zone Technologies

Pyreos, one of the world’s first suppliers of integrated digital ezPyro SMD pyroelectric sensor subsystems for gas, flame, and analysis applications, announces a significant design win with Safe Zone Technologies Inc which supplies gunfire detection systems for indoor spaces. In this application ezPyro infrared detectors are used for high-speed muzzle-flash detection and analysis. The Pyreos sensor is integrated into a very small networked multi-sensor solution which is easily installed w...

Telguard Increases Its Commitment To The Pro-Installed Channel And ESA In 2021

Telguard, a front-runner in cellular alarm communication for security and life safety systems, has increased its support of the pro-installed channel and ESA by boosting the strategic partnership with the association from Gold to Platinum for 2021. “Moving up to the Platinum level is a natural step in the progression of our brand,” Telguard President, George Brody, says. “We look forward to a very prosperous 2021 for our dealers, distributors, central stations, employees, and...

Paxton Unveils Paxton10 Access Control System That Combines Access Events And Video Footage In One Single System

Paxton Access Ltd. (Paxton Inc.) is excited to introduce Paxton10, the company’s most powerful system yet. The system combines access control, video, free Bluetooth smart credentials (with zero license fees), feature-rich software and for the first time, Paxton10 cameras, all in one system. Paxton10 access control system Paxton’s Vice President Sales, Jonathan Lach, said “Using the latest technology to combine access events and video footage in one place, Paxton10 will simpli...

Open Security & Safety Alliance Joins Euralarm To Accelerate IoT Integration Across Security And Safety Standards

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of stakeholders from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, announced it has joined Euralarm, the association of European manufacturers, installers and service providers from the electronic fire safety and security industry. By joining the Security Section within Euralarm, OSSA will contribute valuable expertise in the domain of Internet of Things (IoT), while leveraging on Euralarm’s pro...

MSA Safety Acquires U.K. Firefighter Turnout Gear Manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

MSA Safety Incorporated announced it has acquired U.K.-based Bristol Uniforms in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million. The acquisition strengthens MSA's position as a front-runner in fire service PPE products while providing an avenue to expand its business in the U.K. and key European markets. Headquartered in Bristol, U.K., Bristol Uniforms is a foremost innovator and provider of protective apparel to the fire and rescue services sector, with annual revenue of approxima...

LRG Inc Celebrates 20th Anniversary With $20,000 In Customer Appreciation Prizes

LRG Inc., an independent manufacturer's rep firm serving the electronic security industry, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary milestone in a big way. To show appreciation to its dealer and distribution partners, LRG will award two winning Dealer entries and two winning Distributor entries $500 at the end of each month through August 2021. Ranking as one the largest security and low voltage representation firms in the Central U.S., LRG has opened the contest to all installers/dealers and distr...

FLIR Systems Elaborate On The Products In Their Complete Thermal Firefighting System Range

Firefighters depend on a number of technologies to help them in fire situations, search and rescue operations, wildland fires, and scenarios when they are battling hazardous chemical leaks. When entering a structure with a lot of smoke and little to no-visibility, thermal imaging can give sight to help analyze and assess the situation, identify obstacles, and help save lives. FLIR offers a number of solutions for fire departments and their firefighters for all aspects of their jobs. Having the...

Marks USA By NAPCO Security Technologies Announces The Launch Of LifeSaver Life-Safety Locks

Marks USA, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies, announces that its new anti-ligature slide models are gaining popularity. New to the LifeSaver series, the 5-Point Ligature-Resistant Slide Behavioral Health Models are Grade 1 anti-ligature locksets, available in cylindrical and mortise. The solid stainless steel handle slides down freely in the locked or unlocked position and is tamper-proof through-bolted for durability and easy-installation. They meet the latest BHMA 156.34 Anti-Ligature...