Canon USA, Inc. News

BriefCam announces the appointment of Gil Briman as the company’s Chief Executive Officer

BriefCam, the industry’s renowned provider of Video Content Analytics and Video Synopsis solutions, has announced the appointment of Gil Briman as its Chief Executive Officer. Briman joins the organisation to build upon BriefCam’s momentum delivering the best-in-class video analytics platform. Business innovator “Gil is a stand-out international technology executive with an impressive track record of market-renowned business growth, operational excellence and innovation,&rdqu...

Canon Solutions America hosted a security event at MetLife Stadium for business development

Canon Solutions America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., hosted a special event at MetLife Stadium in New York on August 22 as an extension of its Security Roadshow program. Linking business leaders to subject matter experts in all facets of security, this event set out to provide insight into a comprehensive process – one that comprises strategies and technologies to help businesses develop a more proactive, in-depth approach to the many types of security risks they face...

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...

PSA Security announces a new financing solution partnership with Canon Financial Services

PSA, a systems integrator cooperative, is excited to announce a new vendor partnership with Canon Financial Services, Inc., (CFS) a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. CFS supports PSA systems integrators with innovative B2B lease financing solutions and programs designed to sell products and services in the network video surveillance market. “We are excited to formally join PSA as a Business Solutions Provider,” says Larry Brittingham, senior manager, sales support, from...

BriefCam announces acquisition by Canon for enhanced network video solution portfolio

BriefCam, a global provider of video synopsis and deep learning solutions, has announced its acquisition by Canon Inc., a global digital imaging solutions company. The addition of BriefCam to Canon’s market leading network video solutions products portfolio complements the Canon Group’s previous acquisitions of AXIS Communications and Milestone Systems with a breakthrough, innovative video content analytics solution.  Video content analytics The acquisition will drive furthe...

Milestone Systems' radar-based video surveillance system protects Hogle Zoo visitors from polar bears

Milestone Systems, an open platform company for IP video management software (VMS), has announced a collaboration with NMS Security, SpotterRF, Canon, Dell, Utah's Hogle Zoo, and Polar Bears International to implement a unique video surveillance solution that helps the city of Churchill, Manitoba, to keep citizens, sightseers and polar bears at a safe distance from each other. Every year, nearly 10,000 tourists pour into this small town of 1,000 to view the polar bears that migrate along the sh...

Arcules heightens value of IoT data and cloud video through focus on business optimisation

Leadership roles are changing inside enterprise companies, where higher profiles of roles like CIO and CISO are blurring the lines separating legacy security departments from the larger enterprise. The role of security – protecting the company – now overlaps with broader concerns such as business optimisation. The changes are impacting how technology is used; what was once considered a “security system” can now impact the company in larger ways. It’s not just prot...

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...

INTERPOL World 2017 receives strong support and participation from public and private sectors

INTERPOL World 2017 will see strong support and participation from international trade associations The second edition of INTERPOL World has garnered strong support from public and private sectors, both locally and on the international front. Owned by INTERPOL, the world’s largest police organisation with 190 member countries, the event is supported by Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the World Economic Forum and CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under M...

ONVIF highlights accomplishments at 2016 annual membership meeting

Per Björkdahl announced the recipients of the 2016 ONVIF Award at the annual membership meeting ONVIF, a standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting on October 25, 2016, updating members on ONVIF’s accomplishments of 2016 and its outlook for the year ahead. ONVIF member companies heard presentations on the final release of Profile Q in 2016 and the ongoing development of Profile T for video, in addition t...

Low-key ASIS 2016 reflects changes in the security industry

I have been unpacking from last week’s ASIS show in Orlando. It was a good show, except if you compare it to last spring’s ISC West in Las Vegas, which was especially well attended and generated a lot of excitement in the market. ASIS was definitely smaller, lower key and less crowded. And there were no big product announcements. But there was still plenty of technology on display. In particular, I saw the show reflecting several ongoing trends in the market. Impact of M&As Me...

Canon and Axis Communication change sales and marketing framework for major regional markets worldwide

Canon partners and customers will benefit from Axis’s marketing, sales, and technical expertise Canon and Axis Communications AB 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 portfolio of network video products and solutions, starting...