PSA TEC 2019 Opens Call For Presentations

PSA announced the call for presentations for PSA TEC 2019 is open. TEC, presented by PSA, is the premier education and networking event for all professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets. TEC features industry leading education and certification programs, networking, and dedicated exhibit hours designed to advance the skills and expertise of industry professionals nationwide. This premier training venue is open to all industry professionals and is designed to meet the educational needs of all employees within an integrator’s organization.

Axis And Canon Announce Change Of Global Sales And Marketing Framework For Network Video Portfolio

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.

How to Secure the Budget for a Video Surveillance Upgrade in Retail Organizations

While loss prevention is a valid reason from a security perspective, it is often much easier to get the budget signed off when colleagues from other departments can be convinced to support the proposal. Examples of cross-functional use of network video include dwell time analysis to allow store managers to alert their team when extra customer assistance is needed. The heat map function can be set up to proactively alert the staff about low-traffic in campaign areas so they can quickly rectify the situation. Lastly, people counting is useful for conversion rate and sales planning.

Kim Loy Named Vice President of Marketing, Pelco Video Line

Pelco by Schneider Electric announced the appointment of Kim Loy to the role of Vice President of Marketing for the Pelco Video Line of Business. In this role, Loy will drive strategic marketing initiatives on a global level in support of the company’s continued investment and commitment to its Pelco IP video surveillance solutions.

Security Partners and WAVE Electronics Announce Collaborative Rebate

Security Partners and WAVE Electronics today announced the introduction of the “4-Star Program,” a collaborative rebate program between the two companies that gives security dealers a profit advantage for products purchased from WAVE Electronics with monitoring services from Security Partners.

3xLOGIC Appoints Marketing Leader to Help Drive Company’s Ambitious Growth Plans

3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, announced that Wendi Burke has been appointed as the company’s Senior Director of Marketing. Based out of the Westminster corporate headquarters, Burke has been tasked with building a structured marketing organization and marketing strategy, utilizing web-based tools, social media platforms, and a more comprehensive product marketing offering, along with standard marketing initiatives.

Linear Launches Dealer Program for Enterprise Access Control

Linear, a Nortek Inc (NASDAQ: NTK) company and leading security and access control manufacturer for residential and commercial markets, introduces an exclusive dealer program for its embedded, IP browser-based Linear Enterprise access control system, designed for sites with 1 to 128+ doors. Additional incentives unique to Linear’s Enterprise dealer program include special demonstration gear, co-op opportunities, and free freight for qualified purchases.

PSA Security Network Hires Director of Marketing

PSA Security Network® announced the addition of Kim Garcia as Director of Marketing. Garcia will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the marketing and communications strategy to support the company’s sales goals, educational programs, and member services. “The company already has a great reputation in the security industry,” said Garcia. “The opportunity […]

Samsung Techwin’s WiseNetIII DSP Chipset Wins Prestigious ‘Rewarding Innovation’ Award

The WiseNetIII DSP chipset was among the winners of nine different categories, including access control, intruder alarm, perimeter protection, infrastructure security, and video surveillance solutions. The winners were announced at an award ceremony which took place on the Benchmark stand at IFSEC International on 18th June and were chosen by a judging panel which included […]

Cognitec Upgrades FaceVACS Video Scan Biometric

Face recognition technology provider Cognitec Systems has released its latest version of FaceVACS-VideoScan. Now available in version 5.2, the technology that allows for real-time face recognition in live video streams includes the latest facial biometric algorithm B8, as well as major system upgrades. The upgrades are a response to the growing number of use cases […]

Indigovision Encoder Aids Migration To IP

Indigovision’s new BX100 four channel encoder is engineered to bring high-end performance to mid-range markets by migrating mid-range DVRs to IP. “The security industry thinks analog is dead, but there are millions of analog cameras still used worldwide. Most are in mid-range systems that are 20 cameras or less.” stated Marcus Kneen, Indigovision’s Chief Executive […]

Wavestore Appoints Tim Denby As Analytics Account Manager

Wavestore announced that in a newly created role, Tim Denby will assist his colleagues within the Wavestore sales team to bring to the attention of consultants, installers, and systems integrators the exciting new business opportunities offered by the wide range of analytical products when they are integrated into Wavestore’s VMS. Previously Marketing and Sales Director […]

DVS To Distribute Retail Analytics System Prism Skylabs In UK

DVS, the UK’s distributor of IP surveillance equipment, has entered into an agreement with San Francisco-based Prism Skylabs which will see DVS distribute their cutting-edge retail analytics and visual merchandising cloud service in the UK. Prism Skylabs allows any surveillance camera to be used to provide powerful analytics, including dwell, footfall, and product lift – […]

Samsung Techwin Appoints Joanne Herman European Marketing Manager

Joanne Herman has been appointed Marketing Manager for the Security Solution division of Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd. Previously she was the Marketing Proposition Manager for the Finance sector at MISCO Systemax, one of the UK’s leading IT hardware, software, and service providers. Joanne is looking forward to driving forward Samsung Techwin’s marketing strategy in Europe. […]

Why Facial Recognition Isn’t The Way of the Future…Yet

It’s the how the future is meant to be, isn’t it? The good guys need to find a bad guy in a crowd of people, so they start scanning the environment with a camera that is equipped with facial recognition technology. Seconds later, they scan a face that’s a positive match with an entry in […]

HID Global Infographic Reveals Attitudes About Best Practices For Physical Access Control

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently released an infographic illustrating the results of a survey it conducted on physical access control. The survey of 600 respondents revealed enterprise end users’ perceptions about change and the importance of industry best practices, and how well today’s technology and policy best practices are being […]

WavestoreUSA Appoints Susan Brady To Lead Marketing Efforts

WavestoreUSA, a provider of professional digital video and audio recording solutions for video surveillance applications, has appointed Susan Brady as Marketing Manager effective immediately. She reports to Mike Scirica, President, WavestoreUSA. Brady is a seasoned industry professional who most recently served as Managing Director of IP UserGroup USA. Previously, Brady was Editor-in-Chief of Security Dealer […]

Milestone Expands VMS Solution Certification

Milestone Solution Partners for IT Infrastructure components are tested, proven and documented for interoperability and optimized configurations. Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS) announces fully reported performance certification of Milestone Solution Partners with IT infrastructure components such as servers, storage, and workstation products. The first to achieve this comprehensive […]

Milestone Hires New Directors For Marketing And Distribution

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has hired Inger Holm Vinther as Director of Corporate Marketing and Kitty Van Der Sluis as Director of Sales Distribution in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Christian Bohn, VP Alliances and Corporate Marketing, says: “Inger’s experience from marketing positions at large […]