Honeywell, a leader in products, software, and technologies for connected buildings and homes, announced Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell’s global security business and Dino Koutrouki as the president of Honeywell’s global fire business. In their new leadership roles, Lattanzi and Koutrouki will drive greater customer focus. Both will continue to report to Michael Flink, president of Honeywell Security and Fire.
Dahua, the large Chinese IP-camera manufacturer, has taken to the sky in delivering an unmanned aerial vehicle —drone— to its offering of security oriented products. Dahua is looking to distinguish their drone as being an industry-level commercial device geared for public safety operations. This is a new direction for Dahua and one that has been undertaken by other IP-camera manufacturers. What distinguishes a Dahua Drone from other Civilian UAVs is the mission it is positioned for: to undertake safety from above. There are in fact two levels of drones, consumer-level and industry-level. Dahua Drones belong to the latter group.
CNL Software, the world’s leading pure play Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) provider is pleased to announce it has entered a technology collaboration with the leading developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, Promise Technology.
iluminar Inc., the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, announced that it will join Ameristar Perimeter Security’s Perimeter InSite partnership initiative as the expert in perimeter lighting technology. Spearheaded by Ameristar, Perimeter InSite is a strategic initiative that aims to bring together industry leaders from several technology sectors to offer customers integrated perimeter security solutions that address and mitigate a variety of threats.
In the past year, LENSEC —a Houston, TX-based provider of VMS software— customer support team has faced numerous technical and logistical challenges, including new ownership, staff expansion, customer growth, and most recently a historic hurricane. This knowledgeable and steadfast group has overcome these obstacles daily with professionalism and grace to close more support cases and provide its highest level of quality support in LENSEC’s 19-year history.
OnSSI continues to leverage its investment funding by expanding the company’s roster of industry professionals supporting OnSSI’s Ocularis and other innovative VMS solutions. The latest appointment to the OnSSI team is Earl Bolanos, who will serve as Southwest Regional Manager. Earl will be responsible for Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii working closely with the company’s manufacturer’s rep, Bassett Sales Corporation, to drive demand for the Ocularis 5 VMS solution.
Oncam, the leading provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced today the addition of John Haspel as the company’s new Director of Technology Programs, bringing more than 30 years of industry experience to the Oncam team. Haspel joins Oncam from Avigilon, where he oversaw the development of the company’s global training initiatives.
StoneLock, a global leader in designing and manufacturing biometrics solutions, announced Jim Trani as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Bringing forty years of experience in research and development of engineering solutions, Jim will lead StoneLock’s continued technology growth in developing biometric applications for identity and credential management. As CTO, Jim will create the technology vision for StoneLock and translate that vision into new products, through his management of the engineering teams.
Bosch Security Systems has appointed two new associates to expand its inside sales and application design teams in Canada. With these appointments, the company aims to provide enhanced support for customers of Bosch security products and for customers of Sony video security products in the country. Don Maxey, Application Design Specialist, joins the Bosch team with 18 years of experience in security system sales, design, and project management. His role is to support Bosch security integrators and distributors in Ontario in their efforts to win new business using Bosch products and solutions.
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that leading universities, including six of the Associated Press (AP) U.S. top-10 rated pre-season football schools, are staying one step ahead of terrorists and errant drivers on their campuses by identifying vulnerable areas and securing them within minutes with Delta MP5000 temporary, portable barriers. These mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers carry a K8 rating (M40 ASTM rating), stopping 7.5 ton (6400 Kg) vehicles traveling 40 mph (64 kph). With vehicle attacks becoming terrorists preferred choice of creating panic, many universities are adding such defenses.