b'GLOSSARYAlarm Device: Security system peripheral that can detect some type of alarm event and send an alarm signal back to the security system 24-Hour Audible Alarm: Sends a report to a ULcontrol panel. listed central monitoring station and providesAlarm Notification Device: Security system alarm sounds at the keypad, control panel, andperipheral that alerts those in and around an external sirens.alarmed premise that an alarm has occurred. 24-Hour Silent Alarm: Sends a report to a ULThese devices can be audible, visual, or both. listed central monitoring station, but provides(e.g. sirens, speakers, strobes, etc.) no keypad display or audible alarm sounding atAlarm Event: An event triggered by an alarm the location.device that alerts the control panel that some 24-Hour Zone: A zone that is permanentlytype of emergency has occurred. active twenty-four (24) hours a day (such as aAlarm Monitoring: A service provided by a fire zone).central monitoring station, in which a security AC Power: Alternating current supplied fromsystem is connected 24/7 to a central station the plugged-in transformer.operator. Access Control: A type of security system thatAlarm Signal: Signal first initiated by an alarm restricts access to authorized users at certaindevice and then transmitted by a control panel times. Different access levels can be granted toto a central monitoring station. different personnel.Alarm Transmitter: An electronic device that Alarm: An audible or visual warning to a ULwirelessly transmits an alarm signal from an listed central monitoring station that there wasalarm device to a burglar alarm control panel. a problem caused by an alarm event.Alarm Verification: The means of verifying that Alarm Battery: A battery that is used in aan actual intrusion has taken place. There are wireless alarm device or security system controlmany ways to verify an alarm event has panel. Lithium alarm batteries typically lastoccurred. Video verification utilizes cameras longer than alkaline alarm batteries.that are installed in the same area as the alarm device so that the central station operators can Alarm Communication Path: The method inview what caused the alarm. Audio verification which a security system communicates with autilizes microphones so that operators can central monitoring station. Plain old telephonelisten in to determine if an alarm is real or not. service (POTS) is the oldest most commonlyCall verification utilizes phone calls to attempt used communication path. With advances into verify the alarm. wireless technologies, other more secureAmbient Temperature: Normal air temperature communication paths such as cellular alarmof an environment surrounding an alarm device. monitoring are gaining popularity. Internet protocol (IP) monitoring and dual pathApprehension: An actual arrest of a suspected (Cellular/IP) monitoring are some othercriminal resulting from the police department communication paths that do not require aresponding to a dispatched alarm. hardwired telephone line to be present at the property.Arm: The act of turning your security system on, so that it is ready to detect an alarm event. 77'