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Security industry’s top 10 mergers & acquisitions of 2015

For the second year in a row, Canon made the biggest M&A move in the security marketplace in 2015. How could Canon top the industry shockwaves it created in 2014 when the Japanese giant acquired VMS company Milestone Systems? That’s easy: They bought Axis Communications for $2.8 billion in 2015.   Although the Canon-Axis deal grabbed the most headlines and was easily the most shocking M&A announcement of 2015, it was certainly not the only big news on the mergers...

NVT Ethernet over Coax solution installed at Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction / international education center inspired by the ideals of its visionary founder, Muhammad Ali. Featuring two-and-a-half levels of interactive exhibits and captivating multimedia presentations, the Ali Center carries on Ali's legacy and inspires the exploration of the greatness within ourselves. It includes a five-screen orientation theatre, timeline of Ali's life, historical Civil Rights era and fight footage, exhibit galleries, and hands-on box...

NVT acquisition gives Phybridge footprint in the security market

Phybridge is an unfamiliar name in the physical security market. That’s because the Canadian company first made its mark in the telecommunications market, serving customers transitioning from analogue to digital telephone systems using “voice-over-IP.” The telecommunications transition came six to 10 years before a similar transition happening now in the physical security market, and the infrastructure solutions that succeeded in the former market are also applicable to the la...

NVT acquired by Phybridge

Phybridge is bringing its pioneering Long Reach Ethernet technology into the security market Phybridge, a technology company focused on the long reach transmission needs of the Communications and Physical Security industry, has entered into an agreement to purchase NVT, a global supplier of IP and PoE transmission products focused on the Security market. With the goal of bringing excellence to the Security market, "Phybridge's innovative solutions will allow NVT to continue i...

NVT TBus Ethernet installed at New York’s airport

NVT’s TBus affords re-use of many existing cables within airport site for IP & PoE transmission Built as an aircraft test facility during the World War II, Linden Airport in the New York City metro area is home to light aircraft traffic. Just three miles away from Newark Airport and home for around 100 aircraft, Linden Airport covers an area of 188 acres, has a landing area of 4,140ft X 100ft, and handles over 120 flight operations each day. Its location also mak...

What do you expect to be the "big news" coming out of ISC West this year?

The U.S. physical security market will be focused on Las Vegas this week and the big ISC West trade show for 2015. But what should attendees expect when they get to Sin City? We asked our panelists for their insights into what will be making “big news” at this year’s show. Fortunately, the suspense is almost over!

Milestone's XProtect VMS connects NYC marathon team and local agencies

The networked solution integrated components from top vendors of IP and wireless security systems Milestone Systems XProtect® open platform video management software (VMS) was at the core of the collaborative effort between the 2014 New York City Marathon team and many local agencies. The networked solution integrated components from top vendors of IP and wireless security systems equipment, including remote and mobile technology that resolved issues of critical overview f...

NVT upgrades surveillance system for leading grocery chain in U.S.

The integrator F & N Enterprises of Tucson, AZ is a low voltage systems integrator specialising in commercial/residential installation of burglar, fire and surveillance security systems. They are experts in the deployment of structured cabling, voice and data infrastructures, using UTP and Fiber Optics. Project background A leading grocery chain’s corporate security and loss prevention departments had requested an overall upgrade to the region’s facility surveillance systems...

When should a video system be part of the corporate network?

This week’s Expert Panel revisits a classic question that has been around since the advent of IP video: Should an enterprise’s video system have its own network, or should it share the corporate network? Our panellists' responses reflect new IT trends, technology changes and shifting priorities that are impacting how the question is approached. Rising concerns about cyber-security (such as fears that video might provide a hacker entry into the enterprise system) are one new aspect. N...

NVT’s UTP video transmission solution suitable for various prison and detention centre environments

Within the unique high-security environment of Prisons and Detention Centres, CCTV images can be used not only to prevent unauthorised access but also to detect violent confrontations, smuggling of contraband, self-harm / suicide attempts, escape, and to protect prison infrastructure from vandalism. In modern Detention facilities, images can prove vital for evidential purposes of events during arrest procedures – to assure the safety of both detainees and officers. In order to protect pri...

Does it matter where a security system component is manufactured?

We live in a global market, and goods can easily be manufactured anywhere in the world and then shipped anywhere else. For many years, companies have taken advantage of the consequent flexibility to save costs and increase profits by manufacturing products around the world, especially in low-cost areas such as China. Historically, goods made in China (and some other locales) have been characterised as somehow lower in quality, and yet many of the top companies (such as Apple, for example) have m...

Premier mixed-use property protected by NVT's IP Migration Solution

The mission TWELVE in Atlantic Station is Atlanta's premier live-work-play condo community. Its 26 stories of stunning architecture and luxury condominium residences are built atop a stylish boutique hotel and located in the heart of “Intown” Atlanta. The complex has over 80 cameras, covering the campus and additional areas such as sport recreation, parking garage, retail stores, and building perimeter. To meet today’s higher resolution standards, the original 2005-installed...