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RAIN RFID Tag IC 2021 Sales Volume Rockets Up 36% Breaks 100 Billion Sold Barrie

RAIN Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag integrated circuits’ (IC) worldwide sales volume for the second year in a row smashed industry forecasts increasing 36% over the last year helping to nudge lifetime sales past the 100 billion tag IC sold barrier. This is the seventh year in a row of sales growth for RAIN RFID tag IC sales according to the RAIN Alliance, an industry technology group.

Allied Universal Appoints Darren Pedersen to Lead and Expand Canadian Operations

Allied Universal announces the appointment of Darren Pedersen as President, Allied Universal Canada with the expansion of security services in Canada under the Allied Universal brand. Allied Universal acquired G4S Secure Solutions Ltd. last year creating the leader in global security services. Darren Pedersen joined G4S Cash Solutions in 1997 starting as Operations Supervisor and worked his way up to General Manager for Mississauga/Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Loko Ai Celebrates the Grand Opening of their new Office Space

Loko Ai that aims to provide security and safety to the supply chain, essential businesses, communities, and schools through real-time human behavior and risk management recognition, recently moved into their brand new office space in Irvine, California. The new office space is located at 525 Technology Drive in Discovery Park. In celebration of this move, and all of the exciting new opportunities their new office location provides, Loko Ai hosted a Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

National Monitoring Center Announces Installation Quality certification

National Monitoring Center announced that is has successfully met the requirements to renew its “Installation Quality (IQ)” certification. As the only quality control program for electronic security system installation, monitoring, maintenance, and service, The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) IQ certification demonstrates NMC’s pledge to adhere to a stringent code of ethics and provide the highest quality maintenance and service to dealers and end-users.

Allied Universal Becomes a Global Leader in Electronic Monitoring Through Attenti Acquisition

Allied Universal continues its strategic growth with the acquisition of Attenti Group. Allied Universal will integrate Attenti Group with G4S Monitoring Technologies, to create Allied Universal Electronic Monitoring Services. The combined business has pro-forma 2021 revenues over $150m with operations in more than 35 countries, and will establish Allied Universal Electronic Monitoring Services as a global market leader in electronic monitoring solutions.

Secure Logiq Adds to Senior Staff

Secure Logiq has hired George Petkov as its new IT Operations Manager. This senior position will see Petkov work closely with Secure Logiq CTO Aleksandar Uzunov across a range of activities within the manufacturer’s technical department. In his new role, Petkov will assist with hardware parts procurement while also developing new partnerships and bringing more suppliers to Secure Logiq.

Secure Logiq celebrates technology partners at The Security Event

Secure Logiq will be highlighting how its relationship with Toshiba allows the manufacturer to offer a five-year warranty on all of its servers on its expanded booth at The Security Event. The trade show takes place at NEC Birmingham on April 5-7 with Secure Logiq on booth 3 J45 and J50. Secure Logiq relies on Toshiba’s MG Series hard drives for its servers, and it is these that allow the company to offer the full five-year warranty.

Genetec Names Leon Langlais Chief Product Officer for the APAC Region

Genetec announced the appointment of Leon Langlais as Chief Product Officer for the APAC region. In this newly created position, Langlais will be responsible for defining the company’s strategic product and services vision to ensure that Genetec offerings are well suited to the needs of the APAC region. Based in Singapore and working in close collaboration with the region’s Managing Director, Daniel Lee, and the full APAC team, Langlais will keep a close connection with head office, and play a key role in connecting regional priorities with the company’s main objectives.

dormakaba Innovations Front and Center in ISC West Booth 14039

It’s a wrap! ISC West 2022 may be over, but the security industry news and stories shared and previewed live on. dormakaba had a great show and was especially pleased to see so many industry professionals face-to-face again. Access control solutions leader dormakaba will showcase multiple innovations that enhance safety, security, and sustainability in booth 14039 at ISC West, March 22-25, in Las Vegas. In this brief video, Alex Housten, President, dormakaba Americas, provides a preview and an invitation to visit the company in booth 14039.

Axis Presents Genetec With 25-Year Anniversary Gift

ISC West 2022 in Las Vegas became an event to celebrate Genetec’s 25 year anniversary in business. Industry partners Axis Communications dropped by the Genetec booth and hand-delivered an anniversary present to Genetec CEO Pierre Racz. Axis Communication co-founder Martin Gren and VP of Americas Fredrik Nilsson presented the gift of an original Axis Neteye 200 alongside a current model IP-camera and best wishes for 25 years.

Viakoo Extends Zero Trust to IoT Through Automation With New Device Certificate Manager

Viakoo announced the release of its Device Certificate Manager (DCM) as a part of the Viakoo Action Platform to help organizations extend Zero Trust to IoT Networks. DCM can be leveraged to authenticate devices with 802.1x certificates and encrypt traffic with TLS certificates. This ensures that authorized IoT devices maintain consistent and secure network access by automatically managing the IoT certificate process.

Honeywell Announces Updated Security Tech at ISC West

Honeywell will showcase the latest upgrades to its security, fire and life safety products at the 2022 International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West), March 22-25 in Las Vegas. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about Honeywell’s broad portfolio of solutions, which provide streamlined operational efficiency, real-time response, and flexible integration that ultimately help reduce costs and increase revenue for customers.

RAJANT Features Security and Safety Real-Time Communications at ISC WEST

Rajant Corporation and its technology partners will be attending ISC West in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo. Rajant will be featuring its latest products for safety and security – the Hawk FE1-4950 and FE1-5050, Peregrine Hybrid LTE, and ES1-5050CS. Present to showcase the real-time video/voice/data communications for public safety and industrial security will be Rajant, Dejero, Easy Aerial, Safety Dynamics, and Vorbeck. The event runs from March 22nd to March 25th, with Rajant joining partners in Booth 31045.

Arcules Increases Industry Expertise with Leadership Appointment

Arcules announced the appointment of Maureen Carlo as the company’s Director of Strategic Account Development. Carlo brings extensive experience in both industry leadership and scaling operations to Arcules. For more than 15 years, her diverse background, business acumen, and achievements have influenced some of the high-tech industry’s most well-respected and innovative brands.

SALTO Takes a Majority Stake in Bluefield Smart Access Technology Company

SALTO Systems is investing in the Dutch company Bluefield Smart Access, strengthening its portfolio of access control solutions. The investment enables Bluefield Smart Access to anticipate the rapid international growth of opportunities concerning its unique cloud-technology solutions. Bluefield Smart Access is a Dutch company that specializes in the development and implementation of physical identity and access management and integration solutions for corporate, industrial, real estate, and other markets.

VIVOTEK Unveils its New VSaaS, VORTEX, at ISC WEST

VORTEX, VIVOTEK’s new cloud-based video surveillance a service (VSaaS). By integrating deep-learning based cameras with cloud hosting services, VORTEX is able to process multiple data streams (video, audio, and analytics metadata), issue incident alerts, and perform video searches using metadata. The service is built on cloud architecture, making multi-site surveillance both simple and cost effective. VORTEX is accessible via APP or web browser, making surveillance control and management easier and smarter than ever. VORTEX will be on display at VIVOTEK’s booth (No. 22015) at ISC WEST 2022.

Matrox Imaging division to be acquired by Zebra Technologies

Matrox announce that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement with Zebra Technologies Corporation, pursuant to which Zebra intends to acquire the Matrox Imaging division. The Matrox Video division (Matrox Graphics Inc.) is not part of the transaction and will remain under the ownership of Matrox President and Co-Founder Lorne Trottier, as it continues to pursue its successful growth path through ongoing innovation and development of its award-winning video technology products. The head offices of the Matrox Video division and the Matrox Imaging division will remain in Montreal.

Seagate and Secure Logiq Host Future of Surveillance Industry Storage Webinar

Secure Logiq and Seagate are bringing together their combined knowledge to host a webinar on the future of storage in the surveillance industry. The free webinar will take place at 9am UTC on March 23rd 2022. Earlier this year, the manufacturers announced a strategic relationship drawing on Seagate’s world-renowned expertise in very high-density storage applications and Secure Logiq’s cutting edge understanding of the surveillance industry.

SIA Selects two Allied Universal Leaders for 2022 Women in Security Forum Power 100

Allied Universal is proud to announce that two company leaders, Caress Kennedy and Floria Chiu, were selected as inaugural honorees for the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum Power 100. This initiative, presented by the SIA Women in Security Forum, honors 100 women in the security industry each year who are role models for actively advancing diversity, inclusion, innovation and leadership in the community.