RSI Video Technologies News

IHS Markit: Disruption coming to professional smart home market

Professionally monitored smart home accounts will surpass traditionally monitored accounts in 2022 Alarm.com and Comcast’s acquisition of Icontrol, finalised March 8, will mean stiff competition in the coming years for other providers of professional home automation systems. Although Comcast is a telecom, and telecoms often get poor customer service reviews, this has not slowed its growth as a home automation and security provider. Robust smart home platform IHS Markit...

Honeywell acquires RSI Video Technologies, leading provider of Videofied intrusion detection systems

The acquisition of RSI enhances Honeywell’s ability to meet increasingglobal customer need for video verification Honeywell announced that it has acquired privately held RSI Video Technologies (RSI), a leading global provider of intrusion detection systems for commercial and residential security applications under the brand Videofied®, for approximately $123 million (€113 million). $123 million deal RSI’s wireless battery-powered motion detectors with bu...

CSAA/ANSI alarm verification standard to improve law enforcement responsiveness & reduce false dispatches

Improved alarm verification standards will help reduce the number of false dispatches of law enforcement officers The verification of alarms continues to progress with more affordable technology as well as an updated industry standard set for release as soon as the end of February 2016. The definition of alarm verification is getting a makeover in the standard, guided by a range of stakeholders including the security industry, law enforcement, associations and other intereste...

PSA to distribute RSI Video’s Videofied wireless cameras and video alarm systems

PSA partnership with Videofied opens untapped markets for its members RSI Video Technologies, Inc. recently announced it has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute Videofied’s next generation of wireless outdoor battery-powered cameras along with the rest of Videofied’s wireless video alarm systems. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throug...

PPVAR advocates use of video verified alarms to increase arrests and reduce property crime

In practice, 90 percent or more of burglar alarms are false, and studies have estimated the related arrest rate at about 0.02 percent. No wonder law enforcement responds as a low priority, if at all. In contrast, a video-verified security alarm provides the virtual equivalent of an eye-witness to a crime in progress, and responding to video alarms yields arrest rates in the double digits – 20 percent or higher. That's a thousand times higher than non-video alarms. The...

RSI Video Technologies’ integrates its Videofied solution with Bold Gemini’s software platform

Bold have refined verification technology in the way they combine different elements of security technology RSI Video Technologies has becoming one of the most successful product manufacturers in the alarm verification sector with the Videofied solution being widely deployed and having an outstanding track record of detection success.  It can now be handled in any alarm receiving centre using the Bold Gemini software platform.  Bold have refined verification technol...