Who We Are

The Monitoring Association (TMA) is the trade association that represents companies who install, service, and monitor security systems for commercial, government, and residential markets, in addition to manufacturers and industry service providers

TMA Featured News

TMA’s 2021 Monitoring Center Awards Competitions Opening

TMA’s 2021 award competitions are opening. Apply now for the TMA/SSI Marvel Technology Award. Watch for the Excellence Awards to open in January.

Take a TMA Online Operation Training this Winter–Level 1 or 2

Recognized as the “Gold Standard” for monitoring center operator training, TMA’s online courses set you up for success. Take one this winter!

Final of Six-Part Fire Code Series Set for Feb. 22

In his final webinar, Honeywell’s Richard Roberts will introduce low frequency audible alarm requirements. Don’t miss his final presentation!

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – New Dialing Code

Are your alarm panels programed to dial out seven digits to reach the monitoring center? Read about changes to the dialing code for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

TMA Programs

ASAP to PSAP

Save time and improve accuracy of emergency signals with ASAP-to-PSAP

ASAP-to-PSAP is designed to increase the efficiency and reliability of signals from monitoring centers to PSAPs.

Five Diamond

Give your business a unique advantage in today’s competitive market

The Five Diamond designation is granted annually to monitoring centers that demonstrate TMA’s five points of excellence.

FirstNet

Apply for FirstNet services today for your alarm communications

FirstNet is the nationwide public-safety wireless broadband network platform, built and deployed through a first‐of‐its‐kind public‐private partnership.

IQ

Build a positive revenue stream and drive-up customer satisfaction

The IQ Program is the only quality control program for installations, monitoring, maintenance and service of electronic safety systems.

30,318,246

That’s over 8% of the U.S. population that is protected under TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP service.

Honoring Our Veterans, November 2020

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TMA is proud to honor those within our community who have served…

Acquisitions

Brivo has acquired Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building solutions which include sensors, thermostats, wireless locks and lighting controls. The acquisition...

Giving Back

COPS Monitoring donated laptops to the Veterans Memorial Home, in Vineland, NJ, giving its residents the ability to connect with loved ones during the necessary quarantines imposed by COVID-19...

Awards

With a dedicated week of service and many events throughout the course of the year, including Seasons of Service events around the holidays, ADT provides numerous opportunities for its employees to participate in community service...

Products and Technology

OpenEye, Interface Security Systems Partner for Remote Video Surveillance Solution The strategic partnership will combine Interface’s interactive monitoring service with OpenEye’s web services platform (OWS) to deliver a remote video surveillance solution with Cloud video management to retailers...

UL Revises Virtual Workplace Guidelines

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Underwriter's Laboratories (UL) has revised its March 16th Virtual…

7 Tips to Enhance Virtual Office Efficiency

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Find yourself "working" in a new place or under different circumstances - Check out these 7 tips for how to be productive!

5G is on the Move

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Verizon hits goal of launching 5G in more than 30 cities Re-post…

TMA Aims to Reduce False Alarms

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Since its founding in 1950, TMA has worked to create and grow…