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House Budget Proposes $10B for NG911

The House Energy & Commerce Committee released its portion of the Budget Reconciliation Act on August 24, which appropriates $10 billion for Next Generation 911 (“NG911”).  The funds are to remain available until September 30, 2026 and be used for equipment and services to implement, operate, and maintain NG911 and to cover associated training costs.  The bill […]

IACP Endorse Model Alarm Ordinance

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently passed a resolution that endorses the Model Alarm Ordinance as a tool for promoting “bests practices” to achieve a reduction in alarm dispatches and recommends the ordinance to its 31,000 members in 165 countries. The ordinance, already in use in approximately 1,000 jurisdictions, was developed and […]

VA 757/948 Area Code Overlay – REMINDER – Alarm, Security, and Elevator Letter

Please reference this letter for information about the Virginia 757/948 area code overlay as it relates to actions that may need to be taken by providers of Alarm, Security, and Elevator equipment. Beginning on September 11, 2021, it is imperative that alarm, security, and elevator alarm companies reprogram alarm panels in their customers’ premises if […]

AICC News – Reminder: DC 202/771 Area Code Overlay

DOWNLOAD LETTER – This letter contains information about the District of Columbia 202/771 area code overlay as it relates to Alarm and Security Service Providers. As co-chairs of the Industry’s DC 202/771 Area Code Overlay Implementation Committee, Karen Riepenkroger of T-Mobile and I would appreciate your assistance in sending out the attached letter to your […]

The Monitoring Association Launches Newly-designed Learning Management System

The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly-designed learning management system, known as the TMA Learning Center or TLC. TMATraining.org features a dynamic, expanded training catalog and includes a topic-based index with full shopping cart capability and training management options through our popular training manager portal. The Continuing Education menu […]

TMA Executive Director Honored for Association Leadership and Professional Contributions

The American Society Association Executives (ASAE) recently announced that TMA Executive Director Celia Besore was selected to join with nine other Association executives ASAE’s 2021 Class of Fellows. The Fellows program bestows an honorary recognition upon exceptional association leaders making noteworthy and sustained contributions of leadership to their organizations, ASAE and the association management profession. Celia joins 273 […]

UL President and CEO to Keynote The Monitoring Association’s 2021 Annual Meeting

The opening keynote for The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) 2021 Annual Meeting is Ms. Jennifer F. Scanlon, president and CEO, UL Inc. In her session, Collaboration—Our Force Multiplier for Forging a Profitable Future, Ms. Scanlon will address the megatrends that are reshaping the alarm and monitoring industry. The venue for this year’s Annual Meeting is the […]

Attend UL’s Building Innovation Summit, Aug. 31-Sept. 2

UL will host UL’s Building Innovation Summit 2021 on Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, 2021. This virtual event is for the building material and construction industry covering various topics of interest for architects and consultants,  building owners, manufacturers, fire safety professionals, and associations. The built environment industry is transforming faster in recent times, as the […]

The New Dice and Calipsa Present VPR on New Innovations of Interactive Video Monitoring

Register now to attend a TMA Virtual Product Review presented by two TMA members who have partnered to innovate a new interactive video offering. The New Dice and Calipsa will provide a high level overview of DICE’s new generation of interactive video monitoring technologies – including cloud video recording, remote guarding, AI video analytics, data […]

Immix presents innovative dispatch solution in next TMA VPR

Register now to attend TMA’s upcoming Virtual Product Review (VPR) presented by Immix. The Last-Mile Solution for Dispatch August 18, 2021 | 1:00PM/ET This webinar will outline and demonstrate the integration between Immix and IncidentCo in providing a dispatch solution that provides real-time video and information to responding authorities, creating a faster, safer and more […]