This is another article in Security.World’s Company Grows series. We were fortunate to catch up with Pierre Racz, Founder, President and CEO of Genetec and chatted about how Genetec has grown over the years. Pierre Racz is not your typical growth company CEO in that he is first and foremost an engineer. He has a master of the underlying technologies, however, he has a keen sense of the market, where he and his company, Genetec, fits into the marketplace. Racz also is atypical in that he has been able to stay current on new technologies, grow his company past the pure entrepreneur stage, and now runs an industry leading video management software company.
The new Bosch Video Management System 8.0 (BVMS 8.0) from Bosch offers stitching, GPU (Graphics Processor Unit) decoding and 64-bit function – all of which allows surveillance operators to respond faster to incidents by monitoring a greater number of video cameras concurrently. The BVMS 8.0 offers an additional cost-efficiency, and it supports the latest ‘fusion’ dual-sensor technology.
Amazon recently announced Amazon Key, a new service allowing for delivery when homeowners aren’t home by giving drivers a special digital key. With the help of a compatible smart lock and security camera, delivery drivers will be able to unlock the front door and deliver the package inside, all while the customers watches from their smartphone.
Amazon Key will be available on November 8 in 37 cities and surrounding areas across the U.S., with more locations rolling out over time. Delivery is available on tens of millions of items sold on Amazon.com and the delivery is available at no extra cost for Prime members. Amazon Key works with Same-Day, One-Day, Two-Day and Standard Shipping. Once set-up is complete, receiving in-home delivery is as simple as a click: customers select “in-home” while shopping and Amazon handles the rest. No passcodes, no fuss.
Altronix unit is designed to provide installers with the versatility of deploying access control devices with different voltages using a single power source. In addition to saving valuable space, the OLS120D2X provides substantial reductions in labor and equipment costs by eliminating the need to install additional power supplies.
Arecont Vision® announced that Ipsotek®, the world leader in scenario-based video analytics, has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. Ipsotek’s VISuite is a real-time video content analysis (VCA) solution with a unique combination of software running on purpose-built hardware.
March Networks® and KIND Financial have partnered to deliver an enhanced tracking and security solution to the cannabis industry to help ensure seed-to-sale compliance. The solution combines video from high-resolution IP-cameras with data from radio frequency identification (RFID)-tagged plants and packages, enabling operators to seamlessly track and visually verify inventory as it moves within cultivation and on to dispensaries.
ISONAS announced that the company will sponsor the Cloud+ 2017 Conference taking place on November 28th and 29th at the iconic Lost Pines Resort in Austin, TX. Cloud+ is the only cloud-centric event in the physical security industry and brought to the industry by Security Systems News, the producers of the TechSec Solutions Conference. The Cloud+ conference is a two-day event that will include powerful educational sessions relevant to today’s rapidly changing industry.
Johnson Controls announces the immediate availability of the DSC iotega, its next generation wireless security and automation solution designed to provide safer and smarter living for homes and small businesses. With built-in, industry-leading PowerG wireless technology, iotega provides a fully encrypted security system that elevates homes and businesses to a new level of security while including remote interactive smart services and allowing new revenue streams for security dealers. It provides superior reliability with end-to-end 128-bit AES encrypted 2-way sensors and includes multiple advanced security features such as a built-in siren, 2-way voice, 99 user codes and Transport Layer Security.
Farpointe Data announced that access control system manufacturers, integrators, and dealers will be able to provide their customers with a mobile, smart phone application and hardware that provides free download, user’s choice of smart phone or smart card, and distribution via existing or independent access control software.