Author: Jay Bartlett

Milestone Focuses On Performance And Privacy In New Software Release

Milestone Systems has released XProtect 2018 R1. Milestone is responding to the market’s rising demands for cost-effective video business solutions with this first VMS update this year. In this release, Milestone pioneers the use of multiple NVIDIA graphics cards on top of Intel GPU acceleration (Graphics Processing Unit) to achieve ultra-high performance. The XProtect Smart Client 2018 R1 and Smart Wall now support hardware acceleration, where system performance can be boosted just by adding a supported graphics card to take over the heavy lifting in decoding video, leaving room for the system to handle other tasks.

Milestone Systems Launches System Builder Program

Milestone Systems announced a new global program for hardware partners in the Milestone community. This unique open program enables hardware manufacturers to ship their servers, clients and storage solutions powered by Milestone XProtect software. The Milestone Channel Partners and customers will benefit from tested and validated hardware configurations from leading hardware manufacturers.

Keri Systems Introduces Technology Roadshow With Allegion and Comelit

Keri Systems, in conjunction with industry partners Allegion and Comelit, announced a series of traveling road shows, aimed at using their integrated platforms to educate the access control industry and property managers. During these shows, each manufacturer will speak to attendees for about 10 minutes each hour, explaining the features and benefits of their respective products. There will also be a continual exhibit of the unified platform, consisting of access control, wireless locks, and intercom on a single interface.

New Hires And Promotions AT Milestone Americas

Milestone Americas aims to support growth of the open platform community with new hires and promotions. Recent months have brought the continued hiring of new resources and developments inside the organization with numerous positions for well-deserved internal upward movement.

Darren Giacomini Sets Off To Educate Integrators On Best Practice Networking

We are fortunate to have Darren Giacomini join Security.World as a monthly columnist to share his insights and knowledge on physical security networks and what it takes to deliver the most capable video surveillance network infrastructure. We asked Darren to share with us his background and expertise as a networking system matter expert. We hope you learn as much from Darren as we have.

Seven Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Security Entrances

Building a successful business in the security industry is not for the faint of heart. Consider the fact that 96% of companies fail within a decade. Even for those that don’t, there is no guarantee of continued future success. Today’s fast-paced business climate of technology upgrades, manufacturer offerings, tough customer expectations, and competitive pressure requires you to seek new ways to evolve your sales process to remain profitable and to grow your business. Still, the security industry is healthy, and in no area is this more apparent than in the market for security entrances.

Collaborative Approach To Moving Ideas, Data, and People

As you are reading this, the chances are pretty good that I’m on the road. Getting to meet new people, seeing their challenges, and helping to develop solutions is one of the best parts of my job. But, while this requires a lot of travel time, it has also afforded me the opportunity to see and know a wide variety of cities and their airports. In my experience, the best airports are those that have created a seamless collaboration between check-in, air-travel, and commerce. When travelers move easily through airport spaces, everyone benefits.

Arecont Vision Welcomes Badger Reps

Arecont Vision® announced that the Badger Reps firm has joined the company’s Manufacturer’s Representative Partner program. Badger Reps will enhance the Arecont Vision sales team in the US West region in providing expert pre-sales assistance to end users, systems integrators, and distributors. Badger Reps now has responsibility for California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Hawaii, and are now actively engaged in providing Arecont Vision sales support to their customers across the US West region.

ASSA ABLOY Shares Important Considerations For Door Security Solutions

ASSA ABLOY reflects on the learning moments of 2017 – the areas where the security industry learned, grew and shifted thinking to better provide products and solutions for buildings of all types, across all industries. The result of this reflection is a number of opportunities that ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions is excited to focus on in 2018.

Dallmeier Launches Innovative CAT System At ICE Totally Gaming 2018

At the ICE Totally Gaming 2018 in London, Dallmeier’s Casino Division team presented for the first time in Europe their brand new innovative Casino Automation Technology (CAT) dedicated to live gaming and table gaming automation. Dallmeier has recently successfully carried out numerous tests in live Casino environments and has proven CAT to be an accurate, secure and market ready product.