Manything Introduces Innovative Cloud Surveillance Solution At ISC West


Manything is bringing their six years of cloud expertise to the professional security industry with the launch of Manything Pro at ISC West 2018. Manything began as an app allowing users to turn spare smartphones and tablets into home security cameras. The solution has now grown to empower professional security dealers and integrators to offer remote viewing and offsite cloud surveillance recording, creating a new source of Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR), with extreme ease.

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ASSA ABLOY Academy Launches With An Upgraded Learning Management System


ASSA ABLOY announced the launch of ASSA ABLOY Academy, a consolidation of its robust training programs that enable security professionals to be more effective at their job of protecting both people and places. The program features an upgraded learning management system to streamline coursework through an enhanced user interface. The Academy features all of the existing content from ASSA ABLOY Americas University including online courses, onsite classes at learning centers, and a Mobile Installation Training Vehicle that provides hands-on training at any location.

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Maxwell Kopsho Joins Middle Atlantic As Director of Training

Maxwell Kopsho

Middle Atlantic Products announced that Maxwell Kopsho will serve as the company’s new director of training. In this position, Kopsho is responsible for delivering best practices, application, and technical product training to customers. He is additionally responsible for application and technical training for Middle Atlantic’s sales team, reps, and customer-facing associates to strengthen their ability to solve customer challenges. The appointment is a demonstration of the company’s continuing mission to help integrators and specifiers deliver amazing AV experiences and develop industry-leading training initiatives that will support that pursuit.

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Vicon Delivers Surveillance To 9000 Acre Mountaintop Community


Vicon Industries, Inc. announced that Meyers Security Services of Chattanooga, TN, has completed the next phase of a video surveillance installation encompassing the Jasper Highlands luxury residential development located 30 miles west of Chattanooga. Video from a 12 MP Vicon camera mounted on the roof of “Pat’s Summitt” Jasper Highland’s outdoor entertainment pavilion located in the heart of the community, is so spectacular that the local Chattanooga Channel 9 weather forecast broadcasts its live feed.

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ASSA ABLOY And Forsythe Data Center Partner To Deliver Innovative Security Service


ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware is taking asset protection to the next level at Forsythe Data Center. More than 200 HES KS200 Server Cabinet Locks are now delivering powerful real-time access control to individual server cabinet locks in a single-card system at the Elk Grove Village, Illinois facility. The HES KS200 Series Integrated Wiegand Cabinet Locks extend access control to protect data center assets from intrusion and expensive downtime by bringing real-time access control in a single-card system to individual server cabinet doors.

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Dayton Church Catches The Bad Guys With Verified Video Surveillance


3xLOGIC, announced that Northwest Church of Christ in Dayton, Ohio was broken into recently and Sonitrol of SW Ohio, using technology from 3xLOGIC, worked with local law enforcement to apprehend the intruder and prevent damage or theft from the facility. The church is located in a rough part of town, with a large homeless population. Church of Christ has installed Multi-Sensor devices connected to the Sonitrol Central Station to provide an active, visible deterrent to break-ins. Unfortunately, the church was undergoing renovations and someone left a door unlocked.

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Industry Leaders To Discuss Cyber Protection For Physical Security


In today’s highly interactive and interconnected world, cybersecurity is not restricted to the IT department – it threatens and affects every connected device in every department. As connectivity continues to expand, the risks will increase. It is vital to understand what the cybersecurity threats are to physical security systems, how protections from cyber-attacks can be implemented and how security professionals must plan for incident recovery and ongoing protection. At ISC West, a panel discussion of industry experts, comprised of renowned executives representing surveillance, cloud access control, biometrics, identity management, and other categories will address these important cybersecurity topics.

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Dahua Unveils H.265 XVR Product Series


Dahua Technology has officially launched its H.265 XVR product series. After upgrading its codec format from H.264 to H.265 and then to H.265+, H.265 XVR delivers a more cost-efficient storage method with smaller storage, stronger compatibility and enhanced intelligence, solving the much higher demand on storage capability placed by the widespread of 4K/4MP UHD devices, and offering the customers and partners more business opportunities.

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Tokyo-based Entrepreneur Wins Milestone Community Kickstarter Contest


Milestone Systems announced Soko Aoki from Tokyo, Japan, the winner of the Milestone Community Kickstarter Contest 2018 during the community days in Las Vegas in February. The winning project is based on integrating Milestone Systems’ XProtect VMS (video management software) with 360 enabled cameras and a head mounted display (HMD) to see omni-directions by just moving your head using RTSP and MIP drivers.

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Avigilon Launches Blue Cloud Service Platform


Avigilon Corporation announced that Avigilon Blue, its new integrator cloud service platform, is now available for order. Avigilon Blue is a powerful and advanced cloud service platform for security and surveillance that is purpose-built for Avigilon partners and their customers. The first release of Avigilon Blue provides managed services for video surveillance, powered by patented Avigilon self-learning video analytics.

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