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NAD Recommends Supporting Advertising Claims For SimpliSafe Home Security

The National Advertising Division (“NAD”) determined that SimpliSafe, Inc. supported certain advertising claims for SimpliSafe Home Security, including claims that the system is equipped with features to keep it functioning after an event which may disrupt the system and that SimpliSafe did not have a material connection with certain third-party endorsers. Self-regulatory and dispute resolution programs However, NAD recommends modification or discontinuation of other challenged cla...

OPTEX Releases QX Infinity Series High/Low Mount Outdoor PIR And Dual-Technology Detectors

OPTEX, the globally renowned provider of outdoor detection technology solutions, has announced the release of its latest QX Infinity Series (QXI), a family of high or low mount outdoor PIR and dual-technology sensors that provide a 120° wide and 40ft detection area. Quad-Element technology The QXI Series features OPTEX's advanced Quad-Element technology, which provides highly reliable detection performance within a compact and sleek design, fit for any residential or commercial application...

USecureProp LLC Unveils Patented Device For Homeowners To Self-monitor Existing Security System

uSecureProp LLC wants to make security monitoring companies a thing of the past. The Jacksonville-based company recently received a U.S. patent for a simple and elegant self-monitoring solution that attaches to any existing home or business alarm system. It uses the customer’s own Wi-Fi to send security-related alerts directly to a smartphone. Self-monitoring solution This process eliminates the need for an alarm monitoring company, which is nothing but a middleman, by performing this fu...

Climax Technology Releases Details About Their Mobile Pro Enhanced Smart Care System

Mobile Pro Series is an enhanced smart care system, combining a medical alarm panel and a 4G/LTE PERS locator. Leveraging Wi-Fi location tracking and A-GPS technology, the GPS locator now provides enhanced location accuracy especially when users are indoors. The series goes beyond typical emergency response products by integrating fall detection (Mobile Pro-R15/R18 only), safety home monitoring, telecare capabilities, and GPS location tracking all-in-one, providing protection for seniors at hom...

Namib Property Patrols Using SmartTask To Deliver Cost-Effective, High-Quality Security Services

Namib Property Patrols Ltd, the Oxfordshire-based security and protection company, is using employee scheduling and mobile workforce management software SmartTask to streamline operational processes, saving both time and money. The company is using the software for proof of attendance and guard monitoring across its mobile patrol and alarm response operations, which has helped reduce in administration by more than 15-hours a month, while enhancing service delivery to customers. Credible and tra...

Messe Frankfurt Shares Details Of The 9th Edition Of Secutech India 2020 To Be Held In Mumbai

Attracting trade visitors from across the subcontinent, the region’s most influential trade fair for the security industry, Secutech India, is scheduled to return for its 9th edition from 7 – 9 May 2020 at the Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai. With exhibitor registration still open, the fair has already attracted more than 350 of the world’s leading security brands with less than three months remaining before it commences. The 2020 exhibition will feature Axis Communication, C...

OPTEX And Fiber SenSys Inc Showcase Sensor Solutions And Range Of IP Towers At Intersec 2020

OPTEX and Fiber SenSys Inc., both OPTEX Group companies, have hailed the success of Intersec Dubai, especially noting the positive reaction to their point locating sensor solutions for high-end applications and the latest range of IP connected beam towers. The new Terrain Defender TD100, buried sensor from Fiber SenSys, shown for the first time at the Intersec, proved extremely popular with visitors. It is the only software-defined radio-based covert solution of its kind and adds another level...

Inner Range Releases Inception With New Updates That Automate Actions Triggered By User-Counts

Access control manufacturer Inner Range has released a new update for its entry-level product Inception, allowing operators to set automated actions in response to specific user numbers. Automated actions based on user-count triggers include being able to change heating and air conditioning depending on the number of people on site, or in a particular area, showing messages about parking availability for drivers as they enter car parks, depending on how many other vehicles are there or automatic...

Checkpoint Systems Unveils Retail Technology Solutions At EuroShop 2020

Checkpoint Systems has unveiled a host of new, pioneering solutions at EuroShop 2020 that demonstrate how technology can help brands navigate the evolving retail landscape. The only fully vertically integrated solutions provider, Checkpoint, has developed an extensive understanding of the complex challenges presented by the retail digital transformation. And, its collaboration with leading retailers, such as LPP and Desigual, demonstrates how it is building an agile, responsive in-store environ...

OPTEX Group To Showcase Their Outdoor Sensors And Bespoke Detection Solution At SICUR 2020

OPTEX and RAYTEC, both OPTEX Group companies, will be exhibiting at SICUR (25-28 February, Hall 10, Stand A37) with their Spanish speaking team to showcase its new outdoor detection sensors and the latest suite of renowned LED lighting solutions, and engage with the market. OPTEX sales, marketing and technical team, will be attending one of Spain’s largest security fair to support successful growth in the Iberian region and to have the opportunity to hear the voice of the market. Part of...

Arcules Partners With Milestone Systems And Introduces The Arcules-XProtect Hybrid VMS Solution

Arcules, innovators in integrated video and access control cloud services, announced the commercial availability of the Arcules-XProtect Hybrid VMS Solution in North America and Europe. The solution represents a combination of the Arcules Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) integrated with Milestone XProtect Corporate on-premise video management software (VMS). The result is a flexible and feature-rich hybrid video surveillance solution ideal for organizations looking to centralize their di...

UK Drone Delivery Group Makes An Urgent ‘Call To Action’ To Provide Testing Areas For Drones

One of the UK’s pioneers in drone experts urged British property owners and business leaders to leverage the opportunity of their under-used land for drone testing, to help accelerate the rate of growth of the UK drone industry, in the face of what he described as ‘an emerging ‘bottleneck’ to growth’. Robert Garbett founder of the UK Drone Delivery Group, which is the first industry initiative to provide guidance on the steps required to enable accelerated commerci...