Anixter International Inc. News

The Security Event 2019: a new security event to reconnect UK commercial security industry

There is a new event on the calendar for the security industry in 2019: The Security Event 2019, 9-11 April, at NEC, Birmingham. For additional details and a preview of the new trade show and conference, we spoke with Tristan Norman, Founding Partner and Event Director, The Security Event. Q: It seems recently that some trade shows have been on the decline in terms of exhibit size and attendance. Why does the physical security industry need another trade show? Norman: I think there are numer...

(US) ONVIF holds 10th Annual Meeting to elect new committee members and recognise individuals from its technical committees

ONVIF, global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products held its annual membership meeting in early November this year, with an overview of important activities of 2018 and perspective on the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile T in 2018, an advancement which represents how ONVIF keeps pace with technological advancements that affect product development and interoperability between IP-based physical security products. Profile T for...

TDSi appoints Richard Money as Distribution Channel Manager

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Money as Distribution Channel Manager. In his new role, Richard will be a central point of contact for TDSi’s Distribution Partners including ADI, Norbain, EET Europarts, Advanced Access, Enterprise Security Distribution and Anixter. Reflecting upon his new role, Richard commented, “I am excited to be joining the TDSi team. The company has a fantastic range of products that will suit any environm...

Bosch Building Technologies along with four other security companies establish Open Security and Safety Alliance

Bosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Pelco, and Vivotek Inc. jointly established the Open Security & Safety Alliance, Inc. This alliance is a non-profit, non-stock corporation that brings together likeminded organisations in order to outline specifications for a common standardised platform for security and safety solutions. “With this initiative, we set the foundation for the creation of a secure and reliable ecosystem for the security and safety industry t...

Executive Strategic Partners exhibit industry support via the ESA Program

ESA is proud to recognise the distinguished group of companies supporting the industry in 2018 through its Executive Strategic Partners program. Executive Strategic Partners program This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry" “This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry,” says Merlin Guilbe...

Open Security and Safety Alliance provides a standard security platform to reputed security companies

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (‘the Alliance’) is a non-profit, non-stock corporation that brings together like-minded organisations in order to outline specifications for a common standardised platform for security and safety solutions which are accessible for everyone. The Alliance was formed in reaction to today’s market characterised by the continued evolution of the Internet of Things and the aggregation of data. Security and safety solutions are fragmented due...

Anixter explores smart building technology on Science Channel series Tomorrow’s World Today

Anixter International announced it will provide an update on smart building technology on a new Science Channel series, Tomorrow’s World Today. Tomorrow’s World Today is a new technology-inspired television programme dedicated to exploring topics such as sustainability, educating viewers on new technology, and showcasing worldwide concepts around innovation. Tomorrow’s World Today will air on the Science Channel in May 2018.  Aymon DeMauro, VP Branded Content Distributio...

Anixter expands its North American flagship distribution center with smart building technology

Anixter is expanding the footprint of its North American flagship distribution Center in Alsip, Illinois, with the addition of a 238,000-sq.-ft. facility, equipped with an intelligent conveyor system and voice picking technology, making it Anixter’s largest—and smartest—distribution center. With 30 to 40 percent more storage capacity and new automation technology, Alsip is expected to speed up shipments significantly to customers. “The new facility will significantly dec...

Anixter to showcase its smart building solutions on Science TV Channel

Anixter International Inc. announced it will provide an update on smart building technology on a new Science Channel series, Tomorrow’s World Today. Tomorrow’s World Today is a new technology-inspired television program dedicated to exploring topics such as sustainability, educating viewers on new technology, and showcasing worldwide concepts around innovation. Tomorrow’s World Today will air on the Science Channel in May 2018. Smart building applications...

Arecont Vision unveils MegaDome UltraHD IR dome camera at Intersec Dubai 2018

Arecont Vision, a manufacturer of IP-based megapixel cameras and technology, has unveiled the newest member of the MegaDome feature-rich camera series. The new MegaDome UltraHD camera is on display here at Intersec Dubai 2018, in stand A11. “The MegaDome family continues to lead the dome camera segment with the many features and capabilities built into this installer-friendly camera series that our customers have come to expect,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President of Product Develo...

Arecont Vision showcases PoE-enabled network video recorders at Intersec Dubai 2018

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced the availability of the AV NVR all-in-one network video recorder series. The new AV NVR is on display at Intersec Dubai 2018, and is the first network video recorder to be offered by Arecont Vision. “Customers have increasingly requested that Arecont Vision provide them with an NVR platform for their small to mid-sized project requirements,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President of Product Development, A...

ONVIF hosts 2017 membership meeting for company updates and future plans

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting in late October, providing an update to members on the accomplishments of ONVIF in 2017 and its outlook for the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile A in 2017 and the ongoing development of Profile T for advanced video streaming, activities which are enabling the growing prevalence of the nearly 9,000 ONVIF conformant products in bid and...