Genetec Achieves Top-5 Global Market Share Ranking and Rises to 2nd Place in the Americas

Genetec ALPR

Genetec has become one of the world’s leading and fastest growing providers of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology, according to a recently-released report by IHS Markit. According to the report “ANPR and Detector Sensors Report – 2018”, Genetec has now become a top 5 global provider of ANPR technology for surveillance applications, climbing from 10th place in 2016 to 4th place in this $453 M market.

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Aiphone eBook Helps Administrators Protect Campuses

Aiphone Campus Safety Guide

Aiphone released “Best Practices for Keeping Students Safe: A Guide to Campus Security”, an eBook providing public and private K-12, college and university campus administrators with proven best practices for protecting an entire campus population. The free 31-page eBook looks at current technologies, policies and procedures required to handle a variety of security challenges. It includes interactive checklists to prepare for new security projects and for choosing a security integrator.

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Viakoo Welcomes PSA Security Network As Latest Platinum Partner

Viakoo Premium Partner PSA

Viakoo has announced PSA Security Network as it’s latest Platinum Partner. As a Viakoo Platinum Partner, integrators within the PSA Security Network benefit from PSA co-branding within Viakoo’s products, preferential pricing and enhanced support. In support of the partnership, Viakoo will be exhibiting their RMR-generating solutions that ensure physical security systems work properly, at PSA TEC 2019.

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Percepto Autonomous Drone Solution Assessed in U.S. Operational Experimentation Program

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Percepto revealed that it has participated in an operational experimentation program with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Science and Technology Directorate in collaboration with the U.S. Army. Percepto was invited to participate in the program to evaluate the ability of autonomous drones to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations and to confirm the presence of adversary assets.

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US Surveillance Market Gets First Look At The Expanded Suite Of COLDSTORE Video Storage Solutions

Vracity Coldstore Colossus

Veracity will be demonstrating its expanded suite of COLDSTORE™ solutions at ISC West this year. The solutions on display would include the new COLDSTORE 2U delivering 112TB video storage in a compact rack-mounted space up and the COLDSTORE Colossus, the 4U, 45-bay, 630TB video storage solution. The COLDSTORE family offers unique benefits including a 10x increase in hard disk life and power savings of 90%+.

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Princeton Identity Introduces the IOM Access600e Iris and Face Biometric Identity Device


Princeton Identity announced the lauch of its new IOM Access600e™ iris and face biometric capture device, a premium level unit designed for high volume enrollment and fast, convenient identification in high security, high throughput applications. The Access600e replaces the company’s Access500e model, offering superior performance, significantly lower pricing, and a sleek, updated form factor that allows it to fit easily on tight table counters.

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ISS Welcomes New Director Of Sales

Shawn Mather

Intelligent Security Systems announced the hiring of Shawn Mather as Director of Sales for the U.S. Mather will manage ISS’ sales strategy, alignment of verticals, channel expansion, and technology partnerships. Mather’s more than 20 years of technical and manufacturing product sales experience includes leadership roles in the security industry. He has successfully built sales and channels with Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups.

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Security Industry Association Names Chris Grniet as Committee Chair of The Year for 2018

Christopher Grniet at SIA

The Security Industry Association has selected Chris Grniet, CPP, as the recipient of the 2018 SIA Committee Chair of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals for excellence in leading SIA committees and advancing member objectives. SIA will present Grniet with the honor at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, during ISC West. Grniet chairs the SIA New Product Showcase Committee and also serves as regional vice president of the security and technology consulting division at Guidepost Solutions.

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Abloy Opens Competence Centres Worldwide to Modernize Access Management in Rail Industry

Abloy Access Control for Rail Industry

Locking solutions provider Abloy opens several competence centres worldwide to support the digital transformation in professional access management and locking. The focus is to bring operational excellence to the rapidly evolving and critical rail industry. Finnish locking solutions provider Abloy is expanding its international business operations. The main focus in 2019 will be in the global railway industry, which is undergoing a rapid digital transformation.

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Lanner Electronics Partners with Interactor to Accelerate Edge Computing Deployment


Lanner Electronics has formed a partnership with Interactor, the leading edge compute software provider for Enterprise IoT, to address the challenges in today’s IIoT (Industrial IoT) deployments. The joint solution of Lanner’s validated white-box gateway integrated with the edge computing software by Interactor is developed to enable interoperability and connectivity on both hardware and software levels in industrial automation and smart city deployments.

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