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Boring Toolbox extends enterprise functionality and compatibility with 5,000+ cameras and 100,000+ devices

The Boring Lab announced that The Boring Toolbox, a set of performance and maintenance tools to help customers more efficiently manage Milestone Systems’ XProtect video surveillance networks, has added key features for enterprise and large-scale sites with 5,000+ cameras and 100,000+ devices. The Boring Toolbox V3 offers a smoother user experience and optimised performance features, both of which were necessary to support larger installations. The Boring Toolbox allows customers to mainta...

Arecont Vision Costar unveils MegaIP, ConteraIP megapixel cameras and ConteraVMS solution at ISC West 2019

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, will reveal multiple new MegaIP and ConteraIP single- and multi-sensor megapixel cameras and the latest release of the ConteraVMS cloud-enabled video management system.  These newest offerings are all part of the company’s Total Video Solution and will be on display in the Costar Technologies, Inc. booth (#8045) at ISC West 2019. The expo will be held at the Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada,...

Arecont Vision Costar appoints Ernie Duran as Vice President of Global Supply Chain

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the appointment of Ernie Duran as Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Costar Technologies, Inc. (“Costar”), based at the new Advanced Technology Center in Clovis, California.  Costar’s Global Supply Chain organisation manages the company’s manufacturing, operations, purchasing, supplier relationships, warehousing, and shipping/receiving teams. This includes the CohuHD...

ISC West 2019: Costar Technologies encompasses five operating companies

Booth number: 8045 Costar Technologies, Inc. is a public company that designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a full range of products for the video surveillance and machine vision markets. Costar consists of five operating companies: Arecont Vision Costar, CohuHD Costar, Costar Video Systems, Innotech, and IVS Imaging. The combined product portfolio consists of surveillance cameras, video surveillance systems, recorders, monitors, lenses, cables, accessories, and cloud-enabled services...

Arecont Vision Costar appoints Troy Fairchild as Vice President of Technical Services

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces appointment of Troy Fairchild as Vice President of Technical Services, Costar Technologies, Inc.  Arecont Vision Costar’s Technical Services organisation includes skilled Field Application Engineers (FAEs) who primarily provide pre-sale technical and configuration support. This includes both remote and onsite assistance to authorised security dealers and integrators, working in conjunction wi...

Arecont Vision Costar opens new corporate headquarters, manufacturing, and warehousing operation centres in California

Arecont Vision Costar, the pioneer in network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the opening of new corporate headquarters, manufacturing, and warehousing operations, plus the creation of an Advanced Technology Center (ATC). Arecont Vision Costar launched in July of 2018 as a business unit of Coppell, Texas based Costar Technologies, Inc. The company took over the original Arecont Vision LLC’s Los Angeles County facilities in Glendale, California without interruption. Through c...

iluminar achieves a milestone of completing a decade in the security industry

iluminar is proud to announce that January 2019 signifies a decade in business. Ten years ago, Eddie Reynolds and Joni Hamasaki came together to launch iluminar with a mission to supply high-quality and reliable lighting and license plate recognition products to the video surveillance market, backed by unsurpassed customer service. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics’ Business Employment Dynamics report, less than one third of all small businesses make it to the 10-year mark....

Arecont Vision Costar expands sales and technical teams with two new hires

Arecont Vision Costar, global provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announced the addition of sales and technical resources with two new hires. Matt Bernfeld has been appointed as the Regional Sales Manager for the US Mid-Atlantic Region. Mark Wicinski has joined the company as a Field Application Engineer for the US East and Canada regions. Total Video Solution products “We are committed to providing outstanding pre- and post-sales support to our customers and partners...

Milestone Systems Device Pack 10.1a offers firmware support for partners and customers using XProtect video solutions

Milestone Systems, the number one global provider of open platform networked video management systems, has released Device Pack 10.1a for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. The latest Device Pack offers new firmware support for partners Axis, FLIR Systems, Hanwha Techwin, Honeywell and MOBOTIX. New features include support for SRTP (Secure Real-time Transport Protocol), a feature that ensures that camera video streams are received via secure end-to-end encrypted tr...

Arecont Vision Costar announces COM-TECH Systems as manufacturer’s representative for Southeast region

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces that COM-TECH Systems, Inc. has joined as a new authorised manufacturer’s representative for the US Southeast region.  “Clint and his experienced team will add immense benefit to our customers and partners in the Southeast,” said Kyle Parker, Vice President, Americas Sales. “COM-TECH will bring key sales resources to assist John Bujarski’s regional team in spreading th...

Top ten security industry mergers and acquisitions of 2018

Consolidation persisted in the physical security industry in 2018, and big companies such as Motorola, Canon and UTC continued to make moves. Also among the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) news in 2018 was a high-profile bankruptcy (that ended well), continuing consolidation in the integrator market, and the creation of a new entity called “LenelS2.” Here’s a look at the Top 10 M&A stories in 2018: 1. Motorola acquires Avigilon Motorola Solutions announced in Februar...

Arecont Vision Costar announces TMG Sales Agents as new Authorised Manufacturer’s Representative

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the signing of TMG Sales Agents, Inc. (TMGSA) as a new Authorised Manufacturer’s Representative. TMGSA will be focussed exclusively on increasing sales support to customers and prospects in the state of Florida. Supporting customer needs “The TMG Sales Agent team that Olivier has assembled has strong expertise in supporting customer needs,” said Kyle Parker, Vice President, Americas S...

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Arecont Vision Costar delivers megapixel camera solutions for banking and financial services

Retail banks and financial services companies have a long history of dealing with the risk and potential threat of criminal activity. Arecont Vision Costar understands the unique needs of the retail banking and financial services market and provides customer-proven megapixel camera technology to specifically meet those needs for our customers around the world. Bank crime statistics In a typical year in the United States, according to the FBI cash losses total around $7.5 million, only about...

Arecont Vision video surveillance deployed by Monterey Bay Aquarium, California

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has a rich history of innovation. Since its founding in 1984, the facility has become one of the world’s leading public aquariums and ocean conservation organisations.   Monterey Bay Aquarium has produced significant insights into the life history of sharks, sea otters, and bluefin tuna. The aquarium also was the first to exhibit a living kelp forest, and in 2004 it was the first to successfully exhibit and return to the wild a young great white...

Arecont Vision Costar megapixel cameras slash healthcare video costs & increase quality and coverage

Hospitals, medical centres, university training centres, clinics and other healthcare institutions are exposed to legal liability, ethical concerns and are subject to litigation and lawsuits, as well as changing regulation worldwide. Facilities have drugs and medical equipment onsite, making them a tempting target for crime.  Healthcare industry challenges At the same time, aging populations in developed nations will drive increased demand for patient treatment. Rising populations and eco...