Author: Jay Bartlett

BriefCam Credited For Catching Alleged Child Predator

Meet Sgt. O’Hare of the Hartford PD who used BriefCam to locate and arrest a suspected child predator just last week at the BriefCam booth at ASIS 2017 in Dallas. Jose Japla-Yanes, 34, of Hartford, CT, was arraigned in Superior Court Thursday, after he allegedly tried to lure a 10-year-old girl into his van, and exposed himself to her while she walked to her school bus stop Monday morning. Police said the incident took place on Stonington Street in Hartford. A concerned citizen helped the little girl and called police.

Avigilon Announces Avigilon Blue: New Subscription-based Cloud Service Platform

Avigilon Blue is a powerful cloud service platform for security and surveillance that is purpose-built for Avigilon partners and their customers (“Subscribers”). It will offer a new recurring monthly revenue model based on site subscriptions. Avigilon Blue will enable Subscribers to add new services as the platform expands, bringing additional value to their business.

Alyssa Van Sant To Head Up Hanwha Techwin America Inside Sales

Hanwha Techwin America (HTA), a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announced the development of its Inside Sales Department. Alyssa Van Sant will lead the department as the new Inside Sales Manager with Searah Hawkins, Joy Kang, and Tyler Spatz as Inside Sales Specialists and multiple other positions planned to be filled this year to support HTA STEP Dealer and sales growth.

IBM’s Storwize And Tiger Bridge Are Milestone Certified Solutions

Milestone Systems has completed the Milestone Solution Certification of IBM’s Storwize and Tiger Bridge, a cost-effective online data storage system. Important considerations for storing huge volumes of video archives include simplicity, scalability, and affordability. IBM Storage, including IBM Storwize systems, provide a cost-effective platform for online storage.

Milestone Is All Ears For Audio From Video Cameras In New Device Pack

Milestone Systems, the number one open platform company in networked VMS, has released Device Pack 9.3 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. These updates are always a priority at Milestone: supporting the widest possible range of devices is a crucial part of the company’s open platform promise to the Milestone Community.

Iris ID Demonstrates Mobile Biometric Enrollment And Identification

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, announced two lightweight handheld mobile devices integrated with the OPALi™ (opal-eye) iris recognition camera module providing fast and accurate multimodal enrollment and identification capabilities for field use by border control, customs, immigration, law enforcement, and other officials.

Genetec Announces New Access Control As A Service Offering

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced Security Center Synergis SaaS edition. This new edition will offer a turnkey access control solution for easier deployment and maintenance. Synergis SaaS edition removes the need to purchase and install costly on-premises servers and streamlines maintenance, allowing the corporate IT staff to focus on other business-critical projects.

Transition Networks Launches Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Media Converters With Small Form-Factor Pluggable Optics

Transition Networks, Inc., a leading provider of innovative, high-value, data network integration solutions, today announced its new family of 10/100/1000 Ethernet small form-factor pluggable (SFP)-based enterprise-class media converters (SGPAT1040-x05) with Power-over-Ethernet Plus (PoE+). These products are new additions to the recently announced multi-port Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ family of media converters.