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VSaaS market could top $1 billion by 2014    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With increasing demand for hosted surveillance solutions, IMS Research is predicting that the world market for video surveillance-as-a service (VSaaS) could exceed $1 billion by 2014. According to the 2012 edition of the U.K.-based research firm's VSaaS report, the market was worth over $500 million in 2011, which represented a 25 percent jump from the previous year. More

Online registration is now ready for the ALOA 2012 Convention July 7-14
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ALOA 2012 – July 7-14 in Las Vegas. The premier event of the industry. Get an upper hand with your business. Immerse yourself in info-packed classes and seminars on the latest techniques. Spend hands-on time with the hottest new products from your favorite suppliers. And build valuable, lifelong industry connections that will pay off in spades! Click here to register online. More

Scammers: Stop the insanity
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Help stop illegal marketing tactics killing your business and harming the consumers by bait and switch tactics. More

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There's no better way to shore up your success than immersing yourself in the education and networking opportunities available at SAFETECH 2012 and there's no better place to do it than in the beautiful shores of Myrtle Beach, S.C. Click here to register online now.

No planes, no trains but automobiles and motorcycles
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Time is running out to register for Automotive Week classes at the ALOA Training Center in Dallas, April 2 – 7.

Classes are Basic Automotive Servicing, Intermediate Automotive Servicing, Advanced Automotive Servicing, Motorcycle Servicing and Automobile Locksmithing by KeyPro.

Hurry, registration ends March 19. Go to or contact or call 800.532.2562 Ext. 101 for more information or to register.

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Make a small investment to dramatically grow your business! Now through March 31st, purchase A1's Herty Gerty and get a tubular pick free-a $75 value. You'll have EVERYTHING you need to meet all tubular key cutting & duplicating needs, plus you can pick the lock with the free tubular pick!

Continue your ALOA membership and win HPC 1200CMB Blitz™ Key Machine
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The Original Blitz Machine, from its introduction more than 30 years ago, revolutionized the locksmith industry. The 1200CMB Blitz simplified the code cutting process, and its innovative design earned it 3 U.S. Patents. It is the best selling code machine, renowned as the "Standard of the Industry", and after more than three decades, HPC's Blitz machine has become an integral part of virtually every locksmith business. More

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Diamond-certified locks resist lock bypass efforts
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The UK Master Locksmiths Association is working to develop a new type of lock to prevent break-ins by burglars, following a spate in West Yorkshire, U.K. Research shows that the use of a particular type of lock bypass is on the increase, with more than 27 percent of burglaries in the county carried out in this way, according to the Master Locksmiths Association. More

Major Brands Electrified Cylindrical Locks

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Flexible lockdown options address campus security challenges
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With emergency response plans being a top priority for many, Kaba Access Control has incorporated multiple lockdown options in its E-Plex Wireless Access Control System. From the Dashboard, users can centrally manage lock commands such as remote unlock, passage and emergency lockdown. The system's lockdown choices suit virtually any site and include global, door group or single door lockdown. In addition, lockdown can be executed right at a door, providing instantaneous and convenient security. More

Ingersoll Rand's contactless AD-Series locks to feature multi-technology readers
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Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, announced that, it will only offer the Multi-Tech and Multi-Tech with Keypad options for contactless credentials with the standard AD-Series platform. More

The lowdown on low light
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An owl's nocturnal vision is legendary. It can spot the slightest movement in the shadows of night and swoop down on unsuspecting prey. Human visual perception in the hours from dusk to dawn falls far short of that mark. We might be able to sense movement, but discerning details like facial features, license plate numbers or the colors of objects and clothing diminishes in direct correlation to the waning light. It is precisely why the criminal element is so active at night. More

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