SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has appointed David Latreille to the new position of Senior Account Manager for the Eastern United States. David previously served as SALTO Senior Account Manager for Hospitality. Based in New York, David will develop, strengthen and execute sales strategies and support to achieve key SALTO end user and partner program goals within the Eastern United States region.
Altronix will obtain an even greater presence in the Midwestern U.S. with the mergers of long-time manufacturer rep partners PMA Marketing and Legacy Marketing, who together will operate under the Legacy Marketing brand. The combined resources and expertise of Legacy Marketing will further support systems integrators and resellers of Altronix power and transmission solutions across the Great Lakes region including IL, IN, KY, WV, VA, WI, PA, OH, and MI.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has identified and announced the 2019 Security Megatrends – the foundation of SIA’s signature yearly report defining the major trends and forces at play in the global security industry. Forecasting of 2019’s top 10 Security Megatrends was based on survey data generated in September and October 2018 from top security industry business leaders, association leadership and key volunteers and speakers for the next Securing New Ground (SNG) —the security industry’s executive conference— taking place Oct. 25-26 in New York City.
Milestone Systems invites coders, developers, individuals, and organizations to test their development skills within video management technology. The Milestone Community Kickstarter Contest is a unique opportunity to discover new applications and capabilities within video management, security surveillance and even beyond security; applications that can “plug in” to the XProtect® VMS product family. The winning concept can be an integration, added functionality, widget or code that extends the use of video in physical security or improves everyday life.
Kogniz announced a $4M seed financing round led by The Entrepreneurs’ Fund, Tom Chavez (Krux acquired by Salesforce.com), Auren Hoffman (Liveramp acquired by Acxiom), and other industry investors who are uniquely focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence. After 24 months of development, the Kogniz team has launched its first suite of products that use computer vision and AI to enhance security, safety and efficiency in any physical environment.
TLDR announced the expansion of its security division with a prominent hire from the federal and cybersecurity sectors. Jon Fisher, veteran Supervisory Special Agent and U.S. Naval Officer, has been appointed to Director of Security to lead up the TLDR Security Services team. Fisher joins a team of seasoned security experts, military officials, and FBI Cyber Agents in delivering enterprise-level security techniques to leading institutions, exchanges, and projects. His years of physical and cyber security experience will further drive TLDR’s overall mission to protect investors and businesses within the blockchain industry against hackers and token theft.
Security 101 announced security industry veteran Carl Stark has been appointed president of the Global Accounts team. The team provides integrated security solutions for enterprise organizations with multi-site facilities throughout the U.S. and in 14 other countries. Stark has been with Security 101 as a national accounts sales executive for the past two years. He previously served as business development manager for Tampa-based Convergint Technologies.
Dahua Technology has participated in MVTec’s Image Acquisition Partner program, and now its machine vision products with GigE and USB 3.0 interface are compatible with MVTec’s HALCON and MERLIC software. MVTec software users are now able to enjoy Dahua Technology’s cutting-edge technologies. With over 20 years of experience in image acquisition and processing, Dahua Technology focuses on “turning vision into productivity,” offering an extensive portfolio of cutting-edge, high-precision machine vision products.
Morse Watchmans, the world leader in key and asset management, is proud to announce the latest addition to their executive management team – Tim Purpura, security industry veteran and Chairman of Mission 500, will be joining as International Sales Manager. Tim Purpura has been an important contributor in the security industry for more than a decade, most recently as VP and Publisher at a leading security publication, Security Systems News (SSN). He also holds the positions of Secretary and Chairman of the Board for the security industry’s non-profit initiative, Mission 500.
The Security Industry Association has named industry veteran Edwina (Eddie) Reynolds —president and CEO of Iluminar Inc.— as the 2018 recipient of the inaugural SIA Progress Award, an honor presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry. The award will be presented to Reynolds during SIA Honors Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in New York City. Reynolds has been the founder and CEO of multiple established CCTV lighting companies.