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Preliminary technical review period is open for the TMA‐AVS‐01 Alarm Validation Standard

The Monitoring Association (TMA) Standards Committee has opened a Preliminary Technical Review Period for its TMA‐AVS‐01 Alarm Validation Standard.
Initiated in 2020, the standard provides a method of creating an alarm scoring or classification metric for unauthorised human activity detected by alarm systems that will assist law enforcement with resource allocation and Call‐for‐Service prioritisation.
Purpose of the review
The purpose of this optional review process is to allow interested stakeholders to provide feedback before the commencement of the official ANSI public comment period.
Professionals from across the physical security industry, law enforcement, and emergency communications are asked to review and submit comments. All comments must be received through the TMA portal no later than 8:00 PM ET on Friday, June 17, 2022.
The standard for security communities
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