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Motorola Solutions introduces compass decision management system to provide enterprises with security intelligence

Motorola Solutions announced the newest addition to its video security and analytics portfolio, the Compass Decision Management System™ (Compass). Compass provides organisations with security intelligence that helps users prevent human error by outlining standard procedures, automating incident reporting, and highlighting key performance indicators to achieve effective and consistent outcomes.  Real-time event response By enabling security managers to customize step-by-st...

Motorola Solutions enters agreement to acquire cloud-based mobile access control solutions provider, Openpath

Motorola Solutions has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Openpath Security Inc., a cloud-based mobile access control provider. Motorola Solutions expects to close the transaction by the end of the month. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed in the announcement. Openpath company takeover Openpath is a renowned company within the access control industry. Openpath’s solution makes businesses more secure with multi-factor authentication, enables a contact...

Webinar to explore impact of AI and analytics on physical security

Benefits include faster reactions and investigation, more reliable detection of risks How can video combined with artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics bring ground-breaking improvements to a company’s safety and security operations? IndigoVision, a U.K.-based provider of end-to-end video security solutions, will explore the possibilities in a webinar June 15, seeking to provide a better understanding of how AI and advanced analytics can transform situational awareness by learning mo...

Motorola Solutions’ Safe Hospitals solution offers a unified technology ecosystem to help hospitals proactively manage threats

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the health care systems and brought new challenges to the safety and security operations of hospitals. On top of this, hospitals still have to manage a variety of pre-pandemic concerns, such as attempted patient elopement, prescription drug theft, unruly visitors and trespassing. Safe Hospitals solution Motorola Solutions has announced its Safe Hospitals solution, a unified technology ecosystem that combines video, data, analytics and...

Evolv Technology becomes publicly traded through the merger with Newhold Investment Corp.

Evolv Technology, the front-runner in AI touchless security screening, and NewHold Investment Corp. a special purpose acquisition company, announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for a business combination that will result in Evolv becoming a publicly traded company. It is anticipated that Evolv will trade on the with the ticker symbol “EVLV” after the deal closes in Q2 2021. Unrivalled technology and market presence Evolv is transforming the physical securit...

Motorola provides VB400 body-worn video solutions to the frontline workers at London Ambulance Service to respond to threats

London Ambulance Service announced that 529 violent incidents have been reported between April 2020 and January this year. To protect their frontline workers, the Ambulance Service has started to roll out Motorola Solutions VB400 body-worn video solutions to help their frontline workers to deal with assaults and threats. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our crews are of utmost importance. We want to take every precaution possible to ensure that our frontline people are safe whilst at...

Motorola Solutions opens new facility in Richardson, Texas, manufacturing NDAA-compliant video security solutions

Motorola Solutions announced the opening of its new, Video Security & Analytics (VS&A) manufacturing facility in Richardson, Texas. The 136,000 square foot building represents the company’s continued investment in North American manufacturing and the expansion of its production and shipping capabilities to further the growth of its video security portfolio which serves customers around the world. “We’re proud to be building upon our commitment to provide advanced video...

Will the new decade represent a ‘Roaring Twenties’ for security?

The “Roaring Twenties” was a decade of economic growth and widespread prosperity, driven by recovery from devastation, a construction boom, and welcoming of new technologies such as automobiles and electricity. As we look ahead to the big picture of the 2020s, 100 years later, are there parallels that suggest a successful decade ahead? Might recovery from the devastation of COVID-19 help to drive even higher levels of economic growth and technical innovation? We asked this week&rsquo...

Looking back at 2020: Security mergers and acquisitions continue despite COVID-19

Consolidation continued in the physical security marketplace in the turbulent year 2020. There were several mega-deals in addition to shuffling among small and medium-sized companies. Here is a sampling of M&A from this year, compiled from our archive of company news. With the changing economic climate, how much more is ahead in 2021? Stay tuned. Wesco merges with Anixter WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services and supply chain...

Motorola Solutions launches Avigilon H5A Explosion-Protected camera line with enhanced object detection and tracking

Motorola Solutions, announced the newest addition to its video security and analytics portfolio, the Avigilon H5A Explosion-Protected camera line. The H5A Explosion-Protected cameras bring the functionality of Avigilon’s industry video analytics to the explosion-protected camera form factor suitable for hazardous environments such as oil and gas, mining and industrial sites. This includes enhanced object detection and tracking, along with support for Avigilon Appearance Search™ tec...

Motorola Solutions adds H4 Thermal ETD Solution to detect elevated body temperature of a person

Motorola Solutions, announces the availability of the newest addition to its video security and analytics portfolio, the H4 Thermal Elevated Temperature Detection (ETD) Solution. The Avigilon H4 Thermal ETD solution is a pre-screening solution that can be used to detect indications of an elevated body temperature in a person. “By screening for indicators of an elevated body temperature at an entry point, we are helping businesses protect their teams’ health and well-being,” sa...

Ecl-ips announces the acquisition of alarm specialist Security Group to provide comprehensive services to their clients

Security and monitoring firm Ecl-ips, has bought Bristol-based alarms specialist, Security Group, to expand its services to clients. Ecl-ips is a CCTV and access control system designer and installer based in Worcestershire which has always strived to offer clients the most advanced solutions it can. Its current preferred partners are Avigilon, part of Motorola Solutions, for CCTV and Paxton, for access control. Meanwhile, Security Group specialises in designing, installing, maintaining and rep...