D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in data-driven system integration software, announced that TRENDnet has officially joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. A global leader in reliable SMB and consumer networking and surveillance solutions, TRENDnet now makes it easier for networking, security, and technology professionals using D-Tools to specify TRENDnet products in projects of any size.
Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), a leading developer of low-power, HD and Ultra HD video processing semiconductors, introduced the S5L and S5LM SoC (System on Chip) families to enable a new generation of 4K IP security cameras. The S5L is designed for professional IP-cameras and includes 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) processing, multi-streaming, on-chip lens distortion correction, and dual video inputs. The S5LM targets the home monitoring market, including battery-powered IP-cameras and video doorbell cameras, and uses a single 16-bit DDR memory for low-power operation.
Milestone Systems, the global number one open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), again presents a strong financial report for 2016 with a solid growth of 18% over 2015. Milestone Systems reports 2016 invoiced revenue of DKK 805 M (EUR 108 M). Net revenue was DKK 709 M (EUR 95 M), an increase of 18% compared to 2015.
The video surveillance industry is undergoing a significant transformation—organizations are storing ever-increasing amounts of video captured from low-cost, high-resolution cameras, and they’re retaining the content for longer periods of time due to business mandates, new legislation, and/or future analysis. This is leading to an influx of surveillance data, and finding a cost-effective, high performance storage solution is crucial.
BCDVideo introduced 35-year security industry veteran Perry Levine as Director of Strategic Alliances. The newest member of BCDVideo’s Executive Team, Levine will be responsible for articulating the BCDVideo technology message and product platform to National and local security integrators, camera manufacturers, Video Management Software companies, distributors, industry associations, and all technical partners associated with BCDVideo.
Digital Defense, a leading provider of Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS), announced it has received IBM PartnerWorld’s Ready for IBM Security Intelligence designation for its Frontline™ Vulnerability Manager. As a result, Digital Defense’s Frontline Vulnerability Manager has been validated to integrate with IBM Security products to help better protect customers around the world.
Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), an innovator in artificial intelligence and robotics, announced that weSECURE Robotics has joined the growing list of RAD authorized partners. weSECURE, which delivers robotic solutions that increase operational efficiencies, boasts a strong penetration in the oil and gas industry, and will extend RAD’s presence in strategic vertical markets.
Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced that AMAG Technology, a leading access control, IP video, identity management, visitor management and intrusion detection solution provider, has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. AMAG’s Symmetry™ CompleteView VMS (video management system) is certified for use with Arecont Vision megapixel cameras, and is available in the MegaLab™ as part of the program.
Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announces that Nigel Spinks has been named Chairman of the Associate Members’ Liaison Committee for The Monitoring Association, formerly known as the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA). Spinks, who is the Global Senior Director Communication Service Provider Sales at Tyco Security Products, is a long time member of The Monitoring Association and will lead a committee that serves as the voice for manufacturers who are members of the association.
Johnson Controls has announced that David Grinstead has been named Vice President and General Manager, Global Security Products, a newly created position within Johnson Controls, to oversee all of the company’s security products operations. Grinstead leads Global Security Product’s operations and will be responsible for the organization’s sales, marketing, product management, innovation, engineering, and operations, which includes nearly 3,000 employees.