Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies News

ASSA ABLOY joins Z-Wave Alliance’s Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces the addition of ASSA ABLOY to the Alliance Board of Directors. Owner of leading and trusted lock brands such as Yale, Mul-T-Lock and ABLOY, ASSA ABLOY joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Huawei, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs. Smart security and connected access control “ASSA...

Huawei joins the Z-Wave Alliance’s Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces the addition of leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, to the Alliance Board of Directors. Huawei joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs. Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with innovative solutions, pro...

Z-Wave Alliance welcomes smart lock provider August Home to its membership

August Home joins over 450 members in supporting the Z-Wave standard in smart homes all over the world The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organisation dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, welcomes leading smart lock provider August Home to its membership. August Home joins over 450 members in supporting the Z-Wave standard in smart homes all over the world. August Smart Lock Pro August Home has also announced the August Smart Lock Pro...

IFSEC will reflect industry's rapid growth, says analyst/speaker

This year's IFSEC International show in London will provide a reflection of the physical security industry's rapid growth, especially in the video sector, says one industry observer who is also a speaker at the show, coming up 16-18 June. “If we look at the overall trend, it is no surprise to anyone that IP is driving the growth and the future of the security business,” says Jim McHale, managing director of research company Memoori, and a speaker at IFSEC. Secur...

Ingersoll-Rand to release its Q1-2015 results

Chairman & CFO will hold a conference call for analysts & investors on same day Ingersoll-Rand plc will release its 2015 first-quarter financial results on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 7 a.m. ET. On the same day, Michael W. Lamach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Susan K. Carter, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will hold a conference call for analysts and investors, beginning at 10 a.m. ET, to review the company’s results. A rea...

M&A activity likely to continue in dynamic security market

Success in the access control arena is enhanced if the business has a global presence Vanderbilt 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: In 2014, our industry continued to be quite dynamic. While there are several “conglomerates” in the industry, such as UTC and Honeywell, who have been consolidators, there are also other companies (like ours) that are focused solely on security. The industry moves in both directions—some companies consolidating and acquiring, while...

The year in mergers and acquisitions: Top 10 of 2014

2014 was a year for eye-popping merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the security space. The big deals of the year included some of the largest names in the industry. One name is larger than any in the security market – Google, which made not one but two acquisitions this year that could impact the future security market. It was also the year that a smaller player in the video camera market (although a huge familiar brand overall) bought a large, open systems V...

Vanderbilt's acquisition of Siemen's Security Products business in Europe creates new global player

There’s a new international company in the security market this week with the acquisition of Siemens’ Security Products business in Europe by Vanderbilt Industries, a new U.S. company that rebranded the Schlage Security Management Systems (SMS) product line after acquiring it from Ingersoll Rand in August 2012. The European arm of the new global player will be called Vanderbilt International, based out of Germany and led by Managing Director Joseph Grillo, who many remember from his...

Allegion provides electronic access control system to B&B Hotels Italia

Allegion’s CISA eSIGNO contactless locks fulfilled the hotelier’s requirements while enhancing the guest experience Safety and security specialist Allegion (formerly known as Ingersoll Rand) has announced the completion of a project to provide an electronic access control system for B&B Hotels Italia - the Italian brand of the European hotel chain B&B Hotels Group, which has more than 300 hotels across the continent. Well-established in the low cost qualit...

Allegion announces key appointment of Colin Green as Area Sales Manager Hospitality

Colin Green's role will cover the Midlands and North regions of the UK Allegion (formerly Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies) has announced a key appointment which will see the leading provider of safety and security products strengthen its share of the electronic access control market in the UK hospitality sector. Colin Green has joined Allegion as Area Sales Manager Hospitality, covering the Midlands and North regions. Having worked in both the security and hospitality s...

Allegion to demonstrate innovative range of Electronic Access Control (EAC) systems at IFSEC 2014

Allegion will demonstrate products from its Schlage range of biometric technology security solutions at IFSEC 2014 Leading global provider of security and safety solutions, Allegion (formerly Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies), will be demonstrating its innovative range of Electronic Access Control (EAC) systems at IFSEC International from Tuesday 17 – Thursday 19 June at the ExCeL in London. Throughout the three day event, Allegion will be demonstrating products fro...

ADT bringing "Voice of the Customer" to the Z-Wave board

ADT is looking to "bring the voice of the customer" into the continuing development and expansion of Z-Wave, the radio frequency (RF) communication and product-level interoperability technology that enables wireless networking of battery-powered devices in the home. ADT is the newest Principal Member of the Z-Wave Alliance consortium. Z-Wave is one of the enabling technologies of ADT’s Pulse security and home automation system, which enables a home's electronics to communicate with each o...