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Nortek Security & Control acquires IntelliVision to expand presence in Artificial Intelligence and video analytics market

Leaping to the forefront of the rapidly growing fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and video analytics, Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), a global provider of smart connected devices and systems for residential, security, access control and digital health markets, announced the acquisition of San Jose, California-based IntelliVision Technologies Corp., a pioneer and leader in Artificial Intelligence, smart cameras and deep learning-based video analytics software. IntelliVision will o...

Kogniz launches AI based surveillance camera with facial recognition technology

Kogniz, a California-based technology company, announced the introduction of the company’s first product, AICam. The technology offers businesses fully artificial intelligence surveillance cameras that identifies people and threats in real-time, using video-based facial recognition and object detection. “In business environments, surveillance requires identifying problematic people and situations in real time, something humans aren’t good at. Kogniz leverages computer vision,...

ISC West 2018 preview: Cyber, smart homes and drones

A few friends from the security industry will gather this April to see, hear and touch the latest technologies to make the world a safer place. Actually, more than a few: there will be more than 30,000 security professionals gathering at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas April 11-13 for the International Security Conference and Exposition, usually known as ISC West. Many of the attendees will be returning to what has become a yearly ritual. The site, the players, the pace and even atmosphere of ISC...

CES 2018: Security technologies influencing the consumer electronics market

Security is more-than-ever linked to consumer electronics, especially in the residential/smart home market. CES 2018 in Las Vegas is therefore brimming with news that will have a direct impact on the security market, today and especially looking into the future. Products for the future of security   CES is a giant trade show for consumer electronics with 2.75 million net square feet of exhibitor space and featuring more than 3,900 exhibitors, including 900 startups - in cont...

Sigma Designs' Ring Protect system features Z-Wave SmartStart and Security 2 technologies

Sigma Designs®, a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart TV platforms and smart home IoT, is pleased to share that Ring has announced Ring Protect, the first products to feature the combination of Z-Wave Security 2 (S2) and Z-Wave SmartStart technologies. Z-Wave SmartStart Ring’s first professionally monitored alarm system deploys the latest Z-Wave advancements, S2 and SmartStart, in its base station, keypad, and sensors. Ring Protect can be self-i...

ADT reaches 2 million customer milestone for Pulse interactive security platform

ADT Pulse allows customers to arm and disarm their security system, and access home automation features ADT LLC, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, recently surpassed the 2 million customer milestone for its groundbreaking Pulse interactive security platform. Introduced in 2010, ADT Pulse was the first mass market security and home automation platform available to consumers, delivering a seamless ecosystem to create a smarter, safer home....

Ring compatible with Kisi, Lockstate wireless smart locks

Ring recently announced its product is now compatible with both Kisi and Lockstate wireless smart locks. Now, users can remotely control these smart locks directly through the Ring iOS or Android app. Whether the user is a homeowner who wants to keep an eye on the house from afar and let the kids in when they forget their keys, or a small business owner in need of a versatile, easy-to install security system, the Ring Video Doorbell and Lockstate/Kisi combination provides a comprehensive solutio...