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Arecont Vision Costar announces new product portfolio, business plans, and executive leadership team

Arecont Vision Costar, the industry provider of IP-based megapixel cameras and video surveillance solutions, announced its key product portfolio, business plans, and executive leadership team following the initial launch of the business in July, 2018. The new company is a business unit of Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets Group: CTSI), a Coppell, Texas-based corporation that designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes a wide range of proven products for the video surveillance and mach...

Arecont Vision Costar announces availability of all ConteraIP single-sensor megapixel camera models

Arecont Vision Costar, global provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, announces the immediate availability of all ConteraIP single-sensor cameras. The four new bullet and dome models are part of the Arecont Vision Total Video Solution, composed of megapixel cameras, video management system, cloud-enabled web services, and video recorders. The Total Video Solution and its components will be on display this week at both GSX 2018 Las Vegas, in Conference R...

Eagle Eye Network partners with Arecont Vision Costar for MegaIP cameras on cloud-based VMS

Eagle Eye Networks, the global provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions, and Arecont Vision Costar, the IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced a partnership for supporting next generation Arecont Vision MegaIP cameras on the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS.   “Many of Arecont Vision’s customers have long been demanding a secure and robust commercial cloud solution for their VMS,” stated Dean Drako, CEO of Eagle Eye Networks. “Our...

Arecont Vision Costar MegaIP cameras now supported on Eagle Eye Cloud VMS

Eagle Eye Networks, the global provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions, and Arecont Vision Costar, the pioneer in IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced a partnership for supporting next generation Arecont Vision MegaIP cameras on the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS.   “Many of Arecont Vision’s customers have long been demanding a secure and robust commercial cloud solution for their VMS,” stated Dean Drako, CEO of Eagle Eye Networks....

Arecont Vision Costar leadership plans for growth

It has been an eventful few months for Arecont Vision, which has gone through Chapter 11 bankruptcy and, ultimately, was acquired by Costar Technologies Inc. What emerged is a new company, Arecont Vision Costar, poised for future growth unfettered by previous debt. For insights into what’s next for the newly minted company, we posed several questions to Jim Pritchett, CEO, Costar Technologies Inc., and Raul Calderon, President, Arecont Vision Costar. Q. Please relate how Costar came to...

Costar Technologies' acquisition of Arecont Vision approved by bankruptcy court

Arecont Vision, the provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced that the acquisition by Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC markets Group: CSTI) of its assets has been approved by the bankruptcy court (“Court”). It is anticipated that the sale will close on July 13, 2018. As previously announced, Arecont Vision initiated proceedings under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the District of Delaware in May, 2018 and has achieved its goal...

IFSEC International 2018 highlights solutions approach and open systems

IFSEC International 2018 kicked off last week at London’s ExCel Centre. Visitors were lucky enough to experience a rare three days of British sunshine as they came together to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the physical security industry. Many exhibitors commented on how the show seemed smaller than previous years, with stands more spread out, and fewer ‘double-decker’ offerings than earlier shows. Although exhibitors represented all aspects of physical security...

Arecont Vision unveils complete video security solutions for European customers at IFSEC 2018

Arecont Vision, an IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions provider, is slated to demonstrate the company’s new Total Video Solution at IFSEC International 2018. Arecont Vision executives will join members of the European sales team in stand D400, June 19 – 21, 2018 at the ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, UK. A presentation of Arecont Vision’s remote setup technology will also be on the conference agenda. IFSEC 2018 will be the first public unve...

Arecont Vision unveils Total Video Solution for European customers at IFSEC International 2018

Arecont Vision, the industry pioneer in IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, will demonstrate the company’s new Total Video Solution here at IFSEC International 2018. Arecont Vision executives will join members of the European sales team in stand D400, June 19 – 21, 2018 at the ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, UK. A presentation of Arecont Vision’s remote setup technology will also be on the conference agenda. IFSEC 2018 will be the first p...

Arecont Vision signs asset purchase agreement with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners

Arecont Vision, the global provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced that it has executed an asset purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners, LLC (“Turnspire”) under which Turnspire will acquire substantially all of the Company’s assets. As previously announced, the Company has initiated proceedings under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the District of Dela...

The road forward for Arecont Vision after bankruptcy and acquisition

Arecont Vision is a company in transition to say the least. With its balance sheet burdened with debt, the company is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and simultaneously being acquired by a private equity firm. The ‘new’ Arecont Vision that will emerge after several months when the process is complete will have a new owner, a clean balance sheet, and be poised to succeed in the competitive world of video surveillance, says Raul Calderon, Arecont Vision CEO and General Manag...

Arecont Vision LLC to execute asset purchase agreement with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners

Arecont Vision, the industry provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced that it will execute an asset purchase agreement (the ‘Purchase Agreement’) with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners, LLC (‘Turnspire’) under which Turnspire will acquire substantially all of the Company’s assets. To eliminate the company’s debt, the Company has initiated proceedings under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the...

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Arecont Vision 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 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 22% of...

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 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...