Canon Solutions America hosted a special event at MetLife Stadium in New York on August 22 as an extension of its Security Roadshow program. Linking business leaders to subject matter experts in all facets of security, this event set out to provide insight into a comprehensive process – one that comprises strategies and technologies to help businesses develop a more proactive, in-depth approach to the many types of security risks they face.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., debuts its third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE 3rd edition platform. Building upon the success and reliability of its predecessors, the new lineup features Security Information Event Management (SIEM)1 integration and other cybersecurity feature enhancements that allow for efficient activity monitoring and threat detection2 that extend beyond traditional MFP security features designed to help prevent unauthorized access to organizational assets. The solutions expand Canon’s existing focus on reliability and workflow efficiency.
BriefCam announced its acquisition by Canon Inc., a world leader in digital imaging solutions. The addition of BriefCam to Canon’s market leading Network Video Solutions products portfolio complements the Canon Group’s previous acquisitions of AXIS Communications and Milestone Systems with a breakthrough, innovative video content analytics solution. The acquisition will drive further, rapid innovation in video analytics by BriefCam as well as new co-innovation activities with Canon and its market leading portfolio companies.
Shunichi Morinaga, president and chief executive of Canon Hong Kong, said increased sales revenue at physical retail shops is one benefit of the system which monitors consumers using real-time data analysis. Canon is delighted to partner with NTT Communications, the global ICT solutions provider, to introduce a smart and reliable business solution for retailers in Hong Kong that will enable them to increase revenue as they face the dual challenges of increasing competition and an uncertain economic climate. We believe that real-time business intelligence can be a game changer for the Hong Kong market, especially in the retail industry.
Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, announced a new Video Cloud IoT as a Service business based in California called ARCUS Global Inc. Owned by Canon Europe and built on the intellectual property, technology and expertise of Canon Group company, Milestone Systems, ARCUS Global Inc. will address the significant unmet global market demand from large enterprises for Video Cloud IoT as a Service for security and business optimisation. ARCUS Global, Inc., is a spin-off from Milestone Systems and is headquartered in California.
As part of the recently announced marketing and sales framework initiative between Axis Communications and Canon, Axis introduced seven new models in the Canon network camera product line to its customers in EMEA and North America. Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, complements its portfolio by introducing seven new Canon network cameras. The majority of the new models are designed for outdoor surveillance and they all offer HDTV 1080p resolution in full frame rate.
Axis Communications and Canon, Inc. announced an agreement under which the two companies would change their sales and marketing efforts in major regional markets worldwide. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and North America, Axis will assume responsibility for the marketing and sales of Canon’s entire network video product portfolio, starting in EMEA on September 1 and in North America on October 1.
As truly global companies, Canon and Milestone work with partners around the world and yet it seems —in the U.S. at least— this long-term “open platform” business strategy for Milestone has its vocal doubters.
As 2015 gets underway, it’s always interesting to look back over the past year and review those stories that grabbed our attention and imagination. Here are some of those articles that we highlighted on SecurityHive.com – Anyone remember Canon buying Milestone?
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has expanded its line of network cameras with ten new feature-packed models in a variety of resolutions and designs to serve the needs of a wide range of video security and surveillance applications. Delivering superb imaging, low-light performance, high-resolution detail, and vital color information through Genuine Canon Lenses, advanced imaging sensors, two proprietary Canon DIGIC processors (DIGIC DV III and DIGIC NET II), these new cameras provide the image quality necessary for detailed video analysis.