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There's never been a better time to peddle . According to the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association, sales of electronic security alarms and related products should increase 3.8 percent per year through 2010, hitting $4.6 billion.

One of the big trends shaping this highly competitive industry is the integration of alarm systems with home automation systems, "so the entire house can be controlled and programmed from a touch panel or even remotely," says Daniel Rosenberg of Global Security Consulting Inc. a security consulting company. Rosenberg also sees buyers interested in advanced perimeter detection with fiber-optic fencing and magnetic wires.

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