Arecont Vision® announced today that Jemez Technology LLC has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. Jemez Technology provides the industry’s most advanced and cost-effective video surveillance technology for critical asset protection.
CNL Software, the world’s leading pure play Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) provider is pleased to announce it has entered a technology collaboration with the leading developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, Promise Technology.
iluminar Inc., the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, announced that it will join Ameristar Perimeter Security’s Perimeter InSite partnership initiative as the expert in perimeter lighting technology. Spearheaded by Ameristar, Perimeter InSite is a strategic initiative that aims to bring together industry leaders from several technology sectors to offer customers integrated perimeter security solutions that address and mitigate a variety of threats.
Best Buy and Vivint Smart Home announced a strategic partnership to give customers an easy way to automate and manage their homes, called Best Buy Smart Home powered by Vivint. With a nationwide rollout beginning this summer, Best Buy customers will be able to visit one of more than 400 of the chain’s large-format stores to consult with a smart home expert, design a comprehensive system, and receive professional installation and monitoring, often within 24 hours.
Genetec announced it has added STid, a French developer of RFID door controllers to its growing ecosystem of supported access control partners. Through this agreement, the STid Architect® series of ergonomic and highly secure RFID readers —which is supported by the Genetec Synergis™ access control system in Genetec Security Center— will be available through Genetec and its certified global network of resellers. Thanks to the Genetec open-architecture strategy, Synergis end-users now have even more choice for their access control management with the addition of the STid Architect series of ergonomic and highly secure RFID readers.
Pivot3, the technology leader of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, announced a strategic original equipment manufacturer (OEM) relationship with Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), an innovator in the development of advanced video management and video analytics software. Under the agreement, ISS will license the Pivot3 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform and integrate it with ISS video management software (VMS) to supply more robust security intelligence and video storage options to customers.
After the official approval of the antitrust authorities, the business partnership of Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation in the field of video security solutions became effective by February 1, 2017. Both companies will now focus on strengthening their collaboration that was first announced in November 2016. The partnership entails both a sales and marketing cooperation as well as a technical collaboration. As part of the sales and marketing partnership, Sony’s video security sales and marketing associates joined a newly formed dedicated team within the Bosch Security System organization. Sony’s video security customers, in all markets except Japan, will be served and supported by this sales and marketing team.
Genetec, a leading provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions, announced that Mercury Security, the global leader in the supply of OEM access control hardware, has chosen Genetec to join its group of Platinum Elite Partners. The Platinum Elite Program recognizes Mercury’s select business partners who demonstrate sustained market growth, and access control technology based on an open architecture with the deepest levels of integration with Mercury solutions.
Feenics, Inc., Ottawa, Can., has achieved elite Platinum Partner Status for Mercury Security, Long Beach, Calif., indicative of the company’s commitment to non-proprietary hardware cloud-computing environments. Authentic Mercury Security is one of the most widely used and specified access control hardware brands in the world.
Security-Net, Inc., a global provider of security system services to customers both locally and nationally, has announced a strategic partnership with Vector Firm to develop an enhanced sales training program for its team. Founded by Chris Peterson, Vector Firm is a consulting company that has specialized in developing training programs for more than 25 companies within the security industry.
Five9 and Verint® Systems announced a new partnership in which Five9 will resell the complete Verint Enterprise Workforce Optimization™ (WFO) suite in the cloud. Verint Enterprise Workforce Optimization is now being offered as an integral part of the Five9 portfolio, fully integrated and deployed alongside the award-winning Five9 cloud Virtual Contact Center. Five9 will sell and support the complete range of Verint WFO solutions that Five9 will make available from the cloud to organizations of all sizes. Featuring a single user interface and unique business process workflows, Verint’s WFO solution offers rich functionality for call recording, quality management, workforce management, performance management, elearning and coaching, and desktop and process analytics, as well as speech analytics.
The partnership will integrate Sony’s unique imaging technologies, such as high resolution solutions like 4K and terrific light sensitivity, with Bosch’s state-of-the-art video analytics and bitrate management. Bosch’s technology will help interpret data as well as achieve highly efficient bitrates with minimum storage requirements. Their combined technological capabilities in video surveillance will enable the companies to create solutions that deliver optimum image quality in all lighting conditions, in addition to superior video analytics and bitrate performance. Thus, this will set new standards in high-resolution and low light video imaging.
In an effort to improve cyber-threat information sharing and analysis, Johnson Controls, a global leader in energy efficiency, integrated solutions and building controls, announces a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Cybersecurity and Communications. The agreement will help secure our nation’s critical infrastructure from those with malicious intent.
Genetec Inc.(“Genetec”), a leading provider of open-architecture, unified IP security solutions, and MOBOTIX AG (“MOBOTIX”), a German manufacturer of video surveillance devices, today announced a technology relationship in which both companies will work together in research and development, testing, business development, and sales support for new and existing enterprise clients. Both companies have a global reputation for quality, reliability, great customer support and expertise in delivering flexible security solutions.
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week. It was their largest-ever gathering with close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies in the Technology Showcase that demonstrated integrated solutions for enhancing safety and optimizing business.
Axis Communications, the global leader in network video surveillance, and Solink, the first event-driven video discovery platform, are partnering to deliver a fully integrated contextual analytics solution. This partnership allows Axis IP-cameras to work seamlessly with the Solink platform and its banking and retail applications.
SALTO Systems, world leaders in wire-free and wireless access control technology, and Maxxess, a U.S.-based, global corporation recognized for its award-winning security software, announced a strategic partnership. The collaboration brings together SALTO’s Virtual Network (SVN) with Maxxess’ universal security management software, eFusion to deliver a powerful integrated platform for managing both online and offline access points.
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has elevated Samsung Techwin to the status of Elite Partner in the Milestone Camera Partner Program (CaPP). To be named a Milestone Elite partner, companies must demonstrate outstanding sales, implementation, consulting and support for Milestone Systems solutions and consistently show excellence in business initiatives and marketing.
Kastle Systems, Washington, DC’s Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), and prominent Washington area real estate firms launched Capital Shield, a partnership that allows MPD direct access to an interconnected network of private security cameras, floor plans, and other critical information in business locations across the city. Enabling MPD with direct access to a large new pool of video cameras and building information in times of crisis allows first responders to quickly gain the situational awareness required for responding to serious threats.
SeeTec AG and BCDVideo, a global manufacturer of high-performance IP recording systems for the video surveillance market, announced their Technology Partnership for SeeTec Cayuga and the BCDVideo product family. As both companies are leading in their segment the cooperation provides high standard for video surveillance projects of any size.