Milestone And Axis Enhance User Experience With New Device Pack

Milestone xProtect VMS

Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 9.6a for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. AXIS Optimizer for Milestone XProtect is a dedicated suite of plugins and features for the Milestone Smart Client that streamline the usability of cameras from Axis Communications in XProtect VMS. The plug-in was showcased at this year’s global Milestone Community Events.

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ASIS International Commends STOP School Violence Legislation

STOP School Violence Act passed

ASIS International hailed passage of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that will help increase school security by providing grant money for a variety of school safety measures. ASIS International is drafting a letter of support to share with key Senate offices as they consider this important legislation. ASIS members will be updated as action is taken by the Senate.

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Siklu Adds Executive Talent As The mmWave Market Takes Off

David Sumi and Gerard Halimi

Siklu Inc. announced the addition of two senior executives to expand its leadership position in the burgeoning market for Gigabit wireless solutions. David is joining Siklu as VP of Marketing and Product Management after his latest position at Proxim where he held Senior Executive positions. With over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Gerard Halimi joins Siklu as VP Sales ROW, after his latest position with ECI, where he directed the African Market.

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LTO Program Outlines Generation 8 Specifications

LTO Ultrium Technology

The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced the specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format, generation 8, which is now available for licensing by media manufacturers. The LTO Program also released a new LTO technology roadmap, detailing specifications up to twelve (12) generations of tape technology, extending the total capacity of data held on one LTO Ultrium generation 12 tape cartridge to 480TB – an increase of 32 times the capacity of current-generation 7 cartridges.

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OnSSI Selects SP DYNAMIC As Manufacturers’ Representative For Canada

Steve Peters

SP DYNAMIC as OnSSI manufacturers’ representative for Canada will manage sales for the OnSSI Ocularis 5 VMS to dealers and systems integrators across Canada. SP DYNAMIC, led by President, Steve Peters, has more than 25 years of experience in customer service, sales skills, marketing and experience working with physical security solutions, for a variety of applications and markets. Key enhancements of the Ocularis version 5.5 include new Smart Camera Drivers for Dahua, Panasonic and TKH Security Solutions cameras for immediate support for all new cameras without the need to wait for individual camera drivers or driver packs.

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Teleste Showcases Its Smart Solutions For Airports

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Teleste Corporation will showcase its smart video surveillance and information management solution at Passenger Terminal Expo 2018. Teleste’s smart video surveillance and information management solution, the S-VMX, makes it possible to address security and operational challenges throughout the entire airport environment. The S-VMX offers airport operators a flexible and reliable option to build a future-proof security hub.

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VITEC’s MGW Ace HEVC Encoder Receives U.S. DoD’s JITC Certification


VITEC announced that its MGW Ace Encoder —the industry-leading HEVC video streaming appliance engineered to deliver broadcast-grade, low-latency video streams— is the first HEVC encoder to receive certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). JITC also certified VITEC’s MGW Pico and Pico TOUGH encoders. JITC is the DoD’s joint interoperability certifier and the only non-service operational test agency for information technology/national security systems, responsible for ensuring Joint Warfighting IT capabilities are interoperable.

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Manything Introduces Innovative Cloud Surveillance Solution At ISC West


Manything is bringing their six years of cloud expertise to the professional security industry with the launch of Manything Pro at ISC West 2018. Manything began as an app allowing users to turn spare smartphones and tablets into home security cameras. The solution has now grown to empower professional security dealers and integrators to offer remote viewing and offsite cloud surveillance recording, creating a new source of Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR), with extreme ease.

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ASSA ABLOY Academy Launches With An Upgraded Learning Management System


ASSA ABLOY announced the launch of ASSA ABLOY Academy, a consolidation of its robust training programs that enable security professionals to be more effective at their job of protecting both people and places. The program features an upgraded learning management system to streamline coursework through an enhanced user interface. The Academy features all of the existing content from ASSA ABLOY Americas University including online courses, onsite classes at learning centers, and a Mobile Installation Training Vehicle that provides hands-on training at any location.

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Maxwell Kopsho Joins Middle Atlantic As Director of Training

Maxwell Kopsho

Middle Atlantic Products announced that Maxwell Kopsho will serve as the company’s new director of training. In this position, Kopsho is responsible for delivering best practices, application, and technical product training to customers. He is additionally responsible for application and technical training for Middle Atlantic’s sales team, reps, and customer-facing associates to strengthen their ability to solve customer challenges. The appointment is a demonstration of the company’s continuing mission to help integrators and specifiers deliver amazing AV experiences and develop industry-leading training initiatives that will support that pursuit.

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