Corporate News

LenelS2 Expands OnGuard Cloud Availability

LenelS2 continues its move to the cloud with its flagship enterprise security platform OnGuard using the new OnGuard Cloud Edition to run in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. A pre-configured version of the OnGuard platform enables value-added resellers (VARs) to rapidly deploy the software without lengthy installation or the need for onsite servers. LenelS2 is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

All 3xLOGIC and Sonitrol Online, On Demand Training is FREE

3xLOGIC announced the immediate availability of its infinias and VIGIL certification training courses, as well as sister company Sonitrol’s CLOUD access and mySonitrol.net courses. For a limited time only, training is available at zero cost. Over 750 people have already taken advantage of this FREE offering. During these challenging times, the company has rolled out its best-in-class, eLearning Academy that’s just as user-friendly.

Dahua AI technology Ranked Number One in the MIT Scene Parsing Benchmark

Dahua Technology recently ranked 1st in the MIT Scene Parsing Benchmark. Based on deep learning algorithms, Dahua Technology’s Scene Segmentation Technology tops the world’s best results, surpassing other major AI companies and academic research institutions and exceeding scene parsing research results in relevant papers of ICCV, ECCV and CVPR. This achievement marks Dahua Technology’s leading position in the field of scene parsing.

Industry Veteran Tom Larson Lands At MBX

In 2009, Tom Larson co-founded a business that would deliver physical security solutions based on I.T. technology (always interesting that our industry latched onto the phrase IP-based solutions – instead of IT-based solutions). The challenge with such new technologies, is that those individuals already in the industry have a hard time picking up new technologies. Larson, a technical geek, has been in the industry in one way or another for 26 years.

Safeture Receives Order From Siemens

Siemens purchases the Safeture Enterprise platform for its employees with a focus on business travelers. The initial order value is estimated to 767 thousand EUR over the next three years. Safeture is a SaaS company based in Lund, Sweden. The company offers a complete cloud-based platform, Safeture Enterprise, designed to manage employee security and safety and risk/crisis management and is used globally by more than 3 000 major companies.

Bosch Video Management System Joins Ranks of PlateSmart ALPR Integrations

Bosch customers to have access to award-winning ALPR and vehicle recognition solution. PlateSmart Technologies has added yet another major VMS brand to its portfolio of integrations. The company announced its flagship enterprise automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) and vehicle recognition solution — PlateSmart ARES — is now integrated with the Bosch Video Management System (BVMS).

Verint to Kickoff New Webinar Series With Webinar on How Video Management Tools Can Empower Stronger Security and Fraud Detection

Verint Systems will host a webinar on Thursday, April 2, at 11 a.m. MDT demonstrating the value of innovative security tools that allow security and fraud investigators to swiftly locate and analyze the information needed to determine the proper resolution to an incident. In our current landscape, security leaders need to work smarter and more efficiently. When security and fraud investigators go to work, they must be able to realize higher levels of intelligence while increasing productivity.

New Initiative Helps Secure Healthcare Facilities Without Risking COVID-19 Exposure

Viakoo is offering 100 days free use of the company’s innovative Video Assurance Service for Remote Problem Resolution to healthcare facilities across the U.S. The Viakoo 100 Day Healthcare Initiative was conceived to join the national fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The VAS for Remote Problem Resolution is a service to assess operations of security cameras and identity management applications infrastructure and IoT devices.

Tavcom and PerpetuityARC Training Enable Professional Development During Lockdown with 25% off BTEC and IQ Accredited Courses

Linx International Group announced that it has reduced the cost of all online courses provided by Tavcom Training and PerpetuityARC Training by 25%, for three months, including BTEC and IQ accredited course. Last week, the company reported a surge in demand for its online courses from security professionals and employers around the world, as they look at ways to continue to support learners whilst in lockdown.

Dortronics Strengthens Market Presence with New Rep Organization

Dortronics Systems announced the appointment of Coastal Security Consultants as sales representatives in the Southeast United States effective March 1st, 2020. Coastal Security Consultants will be representing Dortronics in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. Coastal Security Consultants was founded by Tim Russell and Doug DiFranco, security industry veterans with a proven track record that spans over 30 years providing sales leadership to security integrators.

Sage Integration Looking to Transform Enterprise Security

With decades of combined security industry leadership and experience, new Sage Integration brings a client-centric approach to protecting the people, facilities and reputation of enterprise customers nationwide. Sage combines the proven capabilities of AYSCO Security Consultants and DTS Security, two regional security powerhouses, with the resources and commitment of Talisman Capital, one of the country’s most recognized equity partners.

Arcules Expands Sales Leadership by Appointing New Senior Director of Sales

Arcules announced the appointment of Bruce Nisbet as Senior Director of Sales. In this role, Nisbet will help guide the regional sales teams and develop strategic initiatives for expanding the reach of the company’s cloud-based services in key markets. Nisbet joins Arcules from Hanwha Techwin America, where he was instrumental in driving sales planning and management. Nisbet joins Arcules from Hanwha Techwin America.

STANLEY Security Names Chadi Chahine as Chief Financial Officer

STANLEY Security appointed Chadi Chahine as Chief Financial Officer on March 18. Chadi will be responsible for helping accelerate short- and long-term business objectives while also ensuring strategic financial decisions and initiatives operate with excellence. Chahine brings to STANLEY Security over 22 years of experience as a highly accomplished global market financial executive, driving profitable, sustainable and compliant growth.

Cedr Factory Employs Dahua Surveillance Solution to Improve Security Level

With a history of over 20 years, Cedr factory is one of the leading manufacturers of wooden doors, kitchen cabinets and other wood products in Russia. Today, it has a few of its own modern and automated plants with a wide range of products and innovative production approaches. For such a modern wood factory, safety is of paramount concern. Advanced video surveillance systems need to be introduced in the internal and external areas of the factory.

Motorola Acquires IndigoVision In £30m Deal

US conglomerate Motorola has acquired Edinburgh Scotland-based video security company IndigoVision, in a deal worth £30.4 million. The acquisition price of approximately US$4.90 per share represents a premium of approximately 129% to the closing price of US$2.14 per IndigoVision Share.Motorola Solutions, a global provider of mission-critical communications and analytics, has a strong presence in the large and expanding area of physical security and video surveillance.

Jenoptik helps increase road safety and security in North America with new traffic camera systems

Jenoptik, a world-leading supplier of road safety and public security solutions, has secured traffic safety equipment orders totaling over 21 million US dollars in the US and Canada that help support Vision Zero initiatives. Vision Zero is a multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a highway system with no fatalities or serious injuries involving road traffic. The orders will consist of existing TraffiStar road safety equipment and Jenoptik’s latest release of the VECTOR camera platform.

Interface Security Systems and OpenEye form Startegic Partnership

Interface Security Systems is announcing a new strategic partnership with OpenEye. The strategic partnership will combine the proven solutions of both companies to deliver a powerful remote video surveillance solution with seamless cloud video management to retailers, restaurants, and distributed enterprises. Enterprises can now leverage the power of the Interface central command center’s 24/7 virtual monitoring and the ease of use of accessing and managing video on the OWS platform.

Milestone Systems Withdraws From Expo Seguridad Mexico 2020

Milestone Systems withdraws from 2020 Expo Seguridad Mexico, the largest exhibition for security products and solutions in Latin America. Due to recent developments of COVID-19 in Mexico as reported by the Mexican Ministry of Health, Milestone is enacting this proactive health measure. Milestone is presently cancelling all its events in April 2020 and will continue to monitor how COVID-19 unfolds.

Tavcom Training Opens New State-of-the-Art Technical Training Centre for Security Professionals in the North of England

Tavcom Training is celebrating its 25-year anniversary with the opening of a state-of-the-art training centre of excellence. The centre in Shipley, West Yorkshire is ideally located to meet all the training needs of the many security professionals in the North of England. With two world-class teaching facilities in the UK and a growing portfolio of bitesize and online interactive courses, Tavcom is making it easier for security professionals at all levels, to access its award-winning training courses.

RemoteLock Partners with PSA Security Network as Part of Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Program

RemoteLock announced it has been added to PSA Security Network’s Managed Security Services Provider Program. The partnership will make RemoteLock’s cloud-based software, EdgeState, along with its line of OpenEdge smart locks available to the PSA integrator network. This cloud-based solution enables integrators to offer managed access solutions to their customers.