Pivot3 announced it experienced accelerated growth in 2017, including significant traction among multi-workload environments in data centers and smart city and safe city initiatives. In 2017, Pivot3’s sales increased by more than 65 percent from the first half to the second half of the year, reflecting the increased market demand for high-performance products like Pivot3’s Acuity platform and purpose-built appliances for streaming media.
The world of physical security has undergone seismic changes in the last 10 years in video, analytics, and the utilization of security technologies for business intelligence. Technology that once was considered science fiction has now become a reality. In the education market, these technologies have come at a very opportune time with constrained budgets, administrative staff reductions, and tragic incidents requiring lockdowns and video observations reaching an all-time high. One of the greatest advancements that has come to market during this time has been cloud-based access control.
Are you talking about cabling, software that needs to be installed, megabits per second and hardware to the prospect? Don’t do it, because you’re probably just confusing them. Is that the way Nest or Ring goes to market? Quite the opposite: they focus on how the user’s lives will be more convenient and safer. Here’s the way to make security simple for the customer: cloud-hosted integrated platforms that manage every technology through a single common interface.
Regroup Mass Notification, an industry leading provider of mass communication solutions, announced a strategic alliance with Code Blue Corporation, the pioneering manufacturer of emergency communication solutions, such as the iconic blue light Help Points® found at thousands of locations around the world. By partnering with Code Blue, mutual clients will be able to easily activate Code Blue speakerphones and public address systems through Regroup’s intuitive and easy-to-use messaging interface, enabling them to broadcast critical messages to large areas without requiring costly integrations.
Connected Technologies’ Connect ONE® cloud-hosted security management platform integrates security, access control, mobile credential access, video, and critical environmental monitoring in a single solution. Connect ONE interfaces with the complete line of Bosch Security, DMP, Elk Products and Honeywell Turbo controls and provides an easy way to add managed services through its cloud offering. The company provides numerous free, value-added services to its dealer customers and it’s simply the firm’s philosophy of serving the dealer.
Temperatures here in Montreal have once again settled into the low negative 30s. Rather than complain, we embrace the cold and head outside. And this year, it’s with the added benefit of getting ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. To be fair, we are not all Olympic athletes able to compete in bobsledding, skeleton, or moguls. But we do feel like winter sports are an essential part of our everyday lives. We feel personally connected with the event, and, for me, this extends to issues of security. A few years ago, I had the opportunity to talk with Juliette Kayyem, a professor who teaches on homeland security at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. At the time, she said something that has stayed with me ever since: “If you want to have a perfectly safe Super Bowl, don’t have a Super Bowl.”
3xLOGIC Inc., announced release of its infinias access control 6.2 software. infinias hosted server software now offers seamless integration with 3xLOGIC VIGIL video appliances and much more. With this latest release, 3xLOGIC end users can view live or playback video for a specific access control event or view live video for a specific door.
Camcloud has released a major mobile app update that introduces an all-new Multi-View capability to the Hosted Cloud Video mobile app. Watch a demo video and then update your app to check it out yourself!
LENSEC announces joint integration between its enterprise-class video surveillance software, Perspective VMS®, and Galaxy Control Systems products, Cloud Concierge and System Galaxy Software. The integration will be officially launched at Intersec in Dubai in January. LENSEC and Galaxy Control Systems will be exhibiting at the international trade show January 21-23, 2018 in booth S1-C20.
IC Realtime, announces the introduction of Ella, a new cloud-based deep-learning search engine that augments surveillance systems with natural language search capabilities across recorded video footage.