Corporate News

Genetec Introduces Security Center for Airports to Unify Airport Security and Operations

Genetec announced Security Center for Airports, a new solution designed to help airports of all sizes manage and optimize their security and airport terminal operations. Available immediately, Security Center for Airports enables security managers, control room operators, terminal and ground handling staff as well as passenger experience managers to work together using a single unified product tailored to their unique needs.

Oyster2 and Yabby GPS Receive Verizon LTE-M Certification

Digital Matter announced that Verizon has officially certified the Oyster2 and Yabby 4G LTE-M GPS devices to operate on the most reliable wireless data network in the United States. Designed for tracking any non-powered asset for extended periods of time, common applications of the Oyster2 and Yabby battery-powered tracking devices include tracking trailers, containers, bins, bikes, scooters, pallets, livestock and more.

Rekor Systems Appoints Christopher Kadoch as Chief Technology Officer

Rekor Systems announced it has appointed Christopher Kadoch as its Chief Technology Officer. Kadoch will lead the engineering team with a focus on product development and innovation. Kadoch is an artificial intelligence and video analytics solution and applications expert with more than 20 years’ experience building AI applications within various business and technology markets.

Costar Technologies Returns to the Desert for ISC West 2020!

Costar Technologies will meet with members of their International Sales and Executive Teams in Booth No. 8045, from March 18th through March 20th at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. They will be announcing their latest video surveillance solutions first-hand while engaging in interactive demonstrations of their products, all connecting to multiple live locations

SALTO Systems to Showcase Electronic Locks & Access Control Management Solutions at ISC West 2020

SALTO Systems will showcase the latest in technologically-advanced electronic locks and access control management–including a new line of residential smart lock solutions–at ISC West this March in Las Vegas. The latest version of SALTO ProAccess SPACE 6.0 access control management software allows systems administrators to utilize the latest SALTO SPACE features and security enhancements on SALTO BLUEnet smart locks.

iProov Expands Its Presence in U.S. Biometric Security Market

iProov™ announced that it has expanded its footprint in the U.S. market and opened a North American headquarters location in Catonsville, Maryland. Used for ID verification in applications such as onboarding and border control, and for strong customer authentication in banking, healthcare and enterprise access management, Flashmark is the company’s unique process for guaranteeing liveness and authenticity of an individual.

Boon Edam to Introduce New Compact Turnstile and Demonstrate Integrated Solutions at ISC West

Boon Edam announced they are introducing a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, in a world premiere, at the ISC West 2020 in Las Vegas on March. In addition to showcasing this newest member of their premium optical turnstiles, the company will also be showcasing fully integrated solutions that address physical perimeter security and control pedestrian access. Boon Edam is also the official turnstile sponsor of the show.

Zigbee Alliance Announces New Chairman of the Board

The Zigbee Alliance announced that John E. Osborne II will transition his role within the Alliance to Chairman Emeritus and Bruno Vulcano of Legrand Group will assume the position of Zigbee Alliance Board Chairman, previously held by Osborne. The changeover takes effect this week at the conclusion of the Alliance’s 60th Member Meeting. The move comes at an opportune time as the Alliance shifts into a new gear to set the course for the IoT industry.

SAFR Appoints Eric Hess as Senior Director of Product Management

SAFR announced the appointment of Eric Hess as Senior Director of Product Management. Hess will lead the product strategy and will be responsible for expanding and accelerating the core SAFR application globally, with a particular emphasis on the public safety and gaming markets. Eric Hess is a well-known expert in the use of video analytics and facial recognition technologies for expedient resolution of criminal investigations.

MIPS 2020 Dallas – An Open Invitation for Business, Technology, and Security

Milestone Systems is hosting the 2020 Milestone Integration Platform Symposium conference, in Dallas, Texas on February 17-19, 2020. Partners, customers and influencers are invited to register for the special two-day event. Milestone will feature a variety of speakers and topics, including TEDx speaker Anders Sorman-Nilsson, and one of the Top Ten Futurists in the world, Gerd Leonhard. The event will also include an exhibition pavilion featuring products and programs from leading partners.

Linx International Group Makes Security Training More Accessible and Affordable for Armed Forces Personnel

Linx International Group announced it is supporting members of the armed forces, veterans and the wider military community. A wide range of 28 classroom and online courses, focusing on security management and technical skills are available now from PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training with a 20% discount. The Defence Discount Service is the only official Ministry of Defence discount service for the Armed Forces, Veterans and Defence Community.

ADT Commercial Purchases Alliant Integrators, Inc.

ADT Commercial continues growing its geographic footprint and strengthening its capacity to serve mid-market, national and large-scale commercial customers with today’s announcement that it has purchased Alliant Integrators, based in Louisville, KY. Established in 2006 by Beverly and Jim Bozarth, Alliant Integrators, Inc., is one of the largest providers of commercial fire alarm detection, installation, inspection and maintenance services in the Kentucky and Southern Indiana region.

STANLEY Security Donates $10,000 to Fishers Police Department

STANLEY Security announced a donation of $10,000 to the Fishers Police Department. With the death of K-9 Harlej in November 2019, STANLEY wanted to support the Fishers PD with a contribution for a new canine officer. STANLEY Security first established roots in Fishers, Ind. in August of 2017. Since their arrival in Fishers, they have worked with the Fishers PD in a number of projects including a donation of the K-9 “Macho” Stanley in 2018.

Galaxy Systems to Showcase On-Premise and Cloud Platforms that Make Access Control More Accessible at ISC West 2020

Galaxy Control Systems will demonstrate the latest enhancements to Galaxy and Cloud Concierge Access Control Platforms at ISC West 2020. The combined offering of best-in-breed on-premise and Cloud access control solutions provides users with the ability to select and implement the solution they need most at the price point they can afford. Also featured will be a highly versatile IP Intercom Entry System that makes entry communications easy and affordable.

Aeroturn Turnstiles Kicks Off 2020 With Award of Five GSA Sites

Aeroturn LLC announced that the company is currently manufacturing multiple types of turnstile lanes – all ADA compliant – for five different GSA sites on the northeast, west and east coasts. Aeroturn is currently a national preferred manufacturer and installer of turnstiles for multiple federal and state agencies due to past & current performance as well as the company’s long-term success with many integrators, contractors and end-users.

Leidos to Acquire L3Harris Technologies’ Security Detection and Automation businesses

Leidos Holdings entered into a definitive agreement to acquire L3Harris Technologies’ Security Detection and Automation businesses, for $1 billion in cash. The Boards of Directors of both companies unanimously approved the transaction. L3Harris’ Security Detection and Automation businesses provide airport and critical infrastructure screening products, automated tray return systems and other industrial automation products.

Tavcom Training and SSAIB Partner to Maintain High Standards Throughout the UK Security Industry

avcom Training has announced a partnership with the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB). Tavcom will provide registered firms of the professional certification body with access to technical security training, as part of a long-term initiative to raise standards throughout the UK security industry. The first joint activity is a BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Mains Compliance.

PerpetuityARC Training Launches UK’s Only ASIS Associate Protection Professional Course for Security Management Professionals

PerpetuityARC Training announced that it is the first and only organisation in the UK to offer training for the ASIS International APP certification. The APP exam assesses the knowledge of security management fundamentals – business operations, risk management and response management. This Board certification is an internationally-recognised security management accreditation.

PACOM GMS Multi-site Platform Provides Security for Georgia’s Largest Credit Union

PACOM Systems announced that Delta Community Credit Union has deployed PACOM’s GMS security platform to its growing network of 29 branches. The value-added reseller (VAR) for this on-going project is Southern Bank Equipment & ATMs of Duluth, Georgia. The $6 billion Delta Community is Georgia’s largest credit union with more than 400,000 members, 26 metro Atlanta branches and three out-of-state branch locations.

HID Global Names Björn Lidefelt President and CEO

HID Global announces Björn Lidefelt has been named President and CEO. Björn joins the company after serving as Chief Commercial Officer at HID parent company ASSA ABLOY, where he oversaw branding, communications, commercial development and strategy. He also has extensive experience in international sales and marketing, having spent more than nine years in Asia Pacific markets including China and Malaysia.