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Steady Growth Projected in Remote Monitoring Services Market

Posted by Amy Hite on July 1, 2013

Commercial building contracts are forecast to amount to more than 80 percent of the $400 million remote monitoring services industry for intelligent buildings by 2016, according to a study by IMS Research (now part of IHS Inc.).This represents a shift away from traditional guard…

Convicted Burglars Comment on the Effectiveness of Alarm Systems

Posted by Amy Hite on June 28, 2013

[caption width="500" align="aligncenter"]  photo by Trebz | Flickr.com[/caption] Further cementing the importance of having a live monitored surveillance system, a survey funded by the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) revealed that burglars are…

Threat of Copper Theft as High as Ever

Posted by Amy Hite on June 26, 2013

photo by Bart Everson (Editor B) | Flickr.com According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), copper theft has accounted for a staggering 96 percent of all reported metal thefts in the past three years, 55 percent of which occurred on commercial property. In…

David Charney to Speak to the Fire Prevention Association of North Texas

Posted by Amy Hite on June 10, 2013

We are proud to announce that Stealth Monitoring’s own David Charney was asked for the second time this year to speak about the company’s ability to help prevent and deter arson at a meeting of the Fire Prevention Association of North Texas (FPANT). He will be speaking between…

Police Embrace Live Monitoring with Real-Time Crime Centers

Posted by Amy Hite on June 4, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2193" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Stealth Monitoring Control Center[/caption] More and more cities across the nation are opening up Real-Time Crime Centers, or RTCCs, to aid city police departments in deterring crime by providing real-time…

Commercial Tenants are Happier than Ever

Posted by Amy Hite on May 31, 2013

[caption width="245" align="alignleft"]  photo by Konstantinos Koukopoulos | Flickr.com[/caption] Real estate research and consulting services provider Kingsley Associates reports that as of the end of 2012, commercial tenants are more satisfied now than ever with their…

Corinth Car Dealership Plagued by Theft

Posted by Amy Hite on May 3, 2013

[caption width="500" align="aligncenter"]  photo by ryantxr | Flickr.com[/caption] A Corinth, Texas, auto dealership has posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those persons responsible for the theft of several catalytic converters…

When Metal Theft Goes Wrong

Posted by Amy Hite on April 30, 2013

photo by Charles Roberts (ckroberts61) Dallas Police have done an astounding job fighting metal theft and continue to improve their capabilities and intelligence, as portrayed by a recent news story in the Dallas Observer. At 4:00 a.m., an officer with the Dallas Police…