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SIA announces appointment of new Chairman and 2020 Executive Committee, along with five new Board Members

The Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed a new chairman, announced its 2020 executive committee and welcomed five new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, held virtually on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. SIA’s The Advance SIA ratified the selection of Pierre Trapanese, CEO of Northland Controls, as SIA’s chairman of the board. Trapanese has 33 years of international project and financial management experience in the security...

Hanwha security cameras aids Convergint Technologies in protecting the Philadelphia Holocaust Memorial Plaza

The Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza, located in the heart of Philadelphia, is a living testament and tribute to the victims of the atrocities of the Holocaust. The goal of the Memorial Plaza is to educate visitors on this shameful time in history and compel them to work towards a world of tolerance and enlightenment wherein nothing like this could ever occur again. The Delaware Valley Intelligence Center (DVIC), weighed in on the needed security measures. Under the institutional umbr...

Boon Edam’s Tourlock 180+90 security revolving door secures Dallas Police Department headquarters’ lobby

There is a saying that ‘Everything is Bigger in Texas’, and the Dallas, Texas police department is no exception. The city of Dallas is ranked in the top 10 cities in the U.S. in terms of population, at 1.2 million people. The Dallas Police Department is the ninth largest municipal police force in the U.S., based on 3,012 sworn officers. It is led by Chief of Police, U. Reneé Hall. The department is located in the Jack Evans Police Headquarters building, which was built in 200...

Security and Safety Things (SAST) hosted hackathon security event at ISC West 2019

Security and Safety Things (SAST) - A Bosch IoT startup, hosted the first-ever live hackathon at ISC West on the 10th and 11th of April in the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas. The two-day event featured three teams racing against the clock to create the most deployable application for an American football stadium using the new Security and Safety things system, SAST OS (Operating system). Teams were provided with Google pixel phones, reference cameras and appropriate APIs and development kits, inc...

PSIA to demonstrate PLAI spec with vendors and agents at ISC West 2019

The PSIA will show continued momentum for its Physical Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) spec at ISC West 2019. “In past demos we were able to show some exchange of records between PACS systems, but this year we will have six vendors, and demonstrate existing employee identity data sets, which can be passed to other systems in the security environment beyond having just a clean start,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. Commercial PLAI agent One of the critical...

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...

Convergint Technologies acquires Firstline Security Integration to expand Western United States reach

Convergint Technologies, globally renowned service-based systems integration company, has announced the acquisition of Firstline Security Integration (FSI). Founded in 1992, Firstline Security Integration is a provider of cutting-edge, customised integrated security solutions to the western United States. Firstline Security Integration Headquartered in Anaheim, Calif., FSI has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the west, including those in the energy, utilities, muni...

Convergint Technologies expands fire and life safety business with the acquisition of CSG

Convergint Technologies, global service-based systems integrator, has announced the acquisition of Commercial Systems Group (CSG). Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Commercial Systems Group is a provider of commercial life safety and security systems that protect people and facilities. Fire and life safety With a dedicated focus on fire and life safety, CSG has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the Florida region, including those in the entertainment, transportation,...

Convergint Technologies expands geographic coverage into Quebec with Altel acquisition

Convergint Technologies, globally renowned service-based systems integration company, has announced the acquisition of Altel. With 28 years of systems integration experience, Altel develops sophisticated, intelligent electronic security solutions for customers across many vertical markets. "Altel brings us strong integration capabilities and deeply experienced colleagues," said Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies. "They will further enhance our reach and service offering, enabling us...

Convergint Technologies Acquires Access Control Technologies

Convergint Technologies has announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Access Control Technologies (ACT), bringing further electronic security systems experience to Convergint's deep breadth of service capabilities. Convergint controls ACT’s security solutions Headquartered in Clifton, NJ, ACT provides integrated security solutions involving access control, video surveillance, identity management and alarm monitoring to over 1,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaw...

OnSSI’s National Accounts Program provide partners with comprehensive technical support and rewarding incentives

OnSSI, provider of IP surveillance management solutions, announced an enhanced partner initiative for their National Accounts Program that will deliver benefits and incentives to valued channel partners. The company also recently announced the appointment of David Barber as the new National Account Manager, who together with this program, will support OnSSI’s partners. “The OnSSI National Accounts Program provides select reseller partners with a national footprint with additional be...

Convergint and Siklu continue the push towards connecting 200 Smart Cities

Siklu Inc., the global supplier of mmWave wireless solutions, has awarded Convergint Technologies, worldwide service-based systems integrator, as their Top Security Systems Integrator Partner in North America in 2017-2018. This decision was based upon the successful partnership between the companies over the past 2 years.  Siklu wireless fiber solutions Siklu’s wireless fiber solutions were chosen by Convergint in a number of video surveillance projects across North America, includi...