Corporate News

New Office in Sacramento Expands Security 101 Footprint in California

Security 101 has opened an office in Sacramento, California. It’s the franchise’s third office in the Golden State joining Security 101 —San Diego and Security 101— Los Angeles. The new office will serve the Sacramento Valley region. The franchise owner for Sacramento is Kalib Smith, an experienced entrepreneur with a proven track record in business ownership and management. He acquired and revitalized two retail businesses and helped another to grow significantly.

3xLOGIC Showcases TRENDS, Other Innovations for Retail at NRF Protect

3xLOGIC and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ announced the company will be showcasing its AI-enhanced TRENDS Business Intelligence software at the NRF Protect show among a wide array of innovations for the retail market. 3xLOGIC TRENDS is designed to meet the needs of medium to large multi-site enterprises. The software provides actionable intelligence from the massive amount of dark data available from devices such as sensors, cameras, ATMs, point of sale, and other analytical tools.

Berk-Tek, Cree Lighting, and Transition Networks Join Forces to Offer the Industry’s First Complete Solution for the Emerging utility LAN (uLAN)

Berk-Tek defines the uLAN as an emerging network made up of non-traditional ethernet-enabled utility devices that are now connecting to the network. While the traditional Core LAN—comprised of the PC, VoIP phone and WiFi—is not expected to undergo significant change through 2022, the emerging uLAN is expected to grow significantly over that time. The uLAN and the network infrastructure supporting it will be largely responsible for connecting and powering the billions of new devices.

Interlogix TruProtect Commercial Security Solution Wins ESX Innovation Award

Interlogix announced its TruProtect commercial security solution is a winner in the 2019 Electronic Security Expo (ESX) Innovations Awards. TruProtect combines intrusion monitoring, access control and video surveillance into a robust single platform. Interlogix is part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

ALPR Provider Earns Milestone Gold Partner Classification

PlateSmart has partnered with video management software platform provider Milestone Systems since 2016. Recently, the two organizations enhanced their relationship when PlateSmart earned Milestone Gold Partner classification. The PlateSmart ARES® automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution, which is camera-agnostic and software-only, integrates seamlessly with the Milestone XProtect® VMS. This allows ARES to trigger actions within XProtect, such as alerts, emails and physical alarms.

NIST Recommends ONVIF Video Export Spec as New Standard for FBI

ONVIF® announced that its Export File Format, the ONVIF specification for the export of video from security surveillance recording platforms, is the new standard recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the exporting and playback of video surveillance recordings. In a research project commissioned by the FBI to aid law enforcement in forensic investigations, NIST worked in conjunction with ONVIF to adopt the Export File Format to serve as the FBI’s new minimum interoperability requirements.

Qognify Appoints Jeremy Howard as Vice President Of Physical Security Sales for the Americas

Qognify has announced the appointment of Jeremy Howard as Vice President of Physical Security Sales for the Americas. Jeremy has more than 20 years’ experience working with security hardware and software infrastructure, in use by Qognify customers throughout the Americas. He will be working with the team to grow Qognify’s partner and key account channels, using his proven ability to deliver highly customized solutions that meet the security requirements of large enterprises.

Vision-Box Achieves Top Ranking on latest NIST’s Facial Recognition Vendor Test

Vision-Box has submitted their facial recognition algorithm to tests by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), outperforming other top competitors. NIST provides an independent assessment of facial recognition technology for industry, governments and law enforcement agencies across the globe. The latest benchmark covering 109 algorithms from over 63 providers has ranked Vision-Box´s algorithm within the top 15.

As Sonitrol Celebrates a 55th Anniversary, 2019 Brings New Franchises and Expansions on Current Markets in Several States

Over a fifteen-month period, Sonitrol has opened new franchises and expanded current markets in eight states including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California, and Florida. The expansion of current markets where Sonitrol has a footprint assist in the growth of the Sonitrol brand and secure more businesses with the best in verified electronic security, keeping our communities safe and keeping more criminals off the streets.

General John F. Kelly to Present Keynote Address at GSX 2019

ASIS International announced that General John F. Kelly, U.S. Marine Corps will present a keynote address on Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at the 2019 Global Security Exchange (GSX). The presentation is titled Geopolitics and Security. As a 4-Star General, as well as former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and White House Chief of Staff, General Kelly has provided leadership in protecting the United States throughout his distinguished career.