Xtralis News

Euralarm announces speaker line-up at Euralarm Symposium 2018

In the course of five years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as the most important event on significant market developments of innovative, legislative, regulatory and standardisation nature, impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety. The speakers at the Euralarm Symposium 2018 have now been announced, with only a few additions still to be confirmed. The event will take place in Bucharest, Romania, on June 4th. Fire and security...

Honeywell announces new additions to equIP series IP cameras

Honeywell has announced new additions to its lines of equIP® Series IP cameras, designed to provide high image picture quality in ultra-low light environments. With a unified and simple design, the new equIP cameras offer a superior user experience that makes them easy to install, use, and maintain and integrate with other connected building solutions. Honeywell equIP series The new equIP cameras have the latest technology, providing higher resolution, bandwidth optimisation and embedded v...

Honeywell and Xtralis collaborate to create complete remote monitoring systems

The new update allows integrators to connect Xtralis offerings with Honeywell Performance and HDZ Series cameras A new Honeywell software update makes it easier for security integrators to create complete remote monitoring systems for end-users. Xtralis Operating System update The Xtralis® Operating System update – XOa 3.2.33 – allows integrators to connect key Xtralis offerings with Honeywell Performance, equIP® and HDZ Series cameras. Combining these ca...

Top 10 security industry mergers & acquisitions in 2016

Merger and acquisition activity has become a familiar topic in the physical security market. In 2016, SourceSecurity.com covered M&A news involving some of the industry’s largest companies, including high-profile names such as Tyco, Honeywell, Hikvision, ADT, and Ingram Micro. Here’s a look at the top 10 M&A stories in 2016, as covered by SourceSecurity.com:   1. Johnson Control and Tyco merge Johnson Controls and Tyco announced their merger into one comp...

Body worn cameras: From forensic recording to live situational awareness for law enforcement

Body worn cameras help to provide better evidence documentation, increased accountability and transparency in law enforcement Forensic recordings – or the audio and video recordings from 911 calls, traffic cameras, CCTV systems and more – are virtually everywhere.  However, in most cases the devices are static and fixed and often do not provide immediate or real-time information on incidents or pending threats.  For example, the Boston Marathon bombers we...

Manned guarding equipped with latest technology improves security and threat detection

Technology solutions enhance and make manned guarding moreeffective and efficient the quickest way Most companies believe manned guards can help mitigate disturbances and neutralise situations, while at the same time reducing the chance of criminal activities and/or accidents occurring. However, people cannot be omnipresent or always be in the right place at the right time. When combining manned guards with the power of today’s technology, the results are unmatched. Dev...

Honeywell completes acquisition of Xtralis to further strengthen security and fire portfolio

Xtralis will be integrated into Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solution strategic business group Honeywell announced that it has completed its acquisition of Xtralis, a leading global provider of aspirating smoke detection, advanced perimeter security technologies, and video analytics software for $480 million. Fire verification and perimeter security technologies “The acquisition of Xtralis is a good strategic fit to our current fire detection portfolio and...

Security industry speculates as Honeywell-UTC deal falls through

In a year of mega-deals impacting the security marketplace, one of the big news stories recently was a deal that did not happen – between giants Honeywell and United Technologies (UTC). Financial news pages have been full of the back-and-forth between these two companies. It seems Honeywell wanted to merge with UTC, but UTC declined because of “insurmountable regulatory obstacles and strong customer opposition.” So the deal is off, at least for now. Impact on the security mark...

Honeywell acquires Xtralis, video security and fire detection company, for $480 million

Honeywell has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xtralis, a leading global provider of aspirating smoke detection along with advanced perimeter security technologies and video analytics software, for $480 million from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners. Xtralis smoke detection solutions for facility security and incident management Xtralis aspirating smoke detection solutions protect many Fortune 500 companies, iconic sites and cr...

FLIR thermal imaging cameras combat organised theft at Skoda dealership in Hannover, Germany

The Škoda dealership had sufferedfrom a series of thefts and vandalismin their parking areas With over 25 years of experience, Rindt & Gaida has become a firmly established car dealership for the Škoda brand in the Hannover region. Customers have come to appreciate the good service, well-maintained used cars and the high-quality new Škoda vehicles offered by Rindt & Gaida. Unfortunately, this is true not only for honest customers, but also for crim...

Xtralis VESDA LaserScanner installed at new Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Building

Xtralis VESDA was the only detector that could ensure early and reliable fire detection Xtralis VESDA VLS aspirating smoke detectors will provide fire prevention at the new Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), scheduled to open in 2017. The MTB will be the largest in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and one of the region’s most architecturally impressive structures. Xtralis VESDA & VESDA-E aspirating smoke detectors (ASD) now protect many of the...

Axis showcases innovation in network video at its Partner Showcase events in UK and Sweden

The two events saw more than 30 partners showing solutions covering a number of different areas Axis showcases software and technologies with partners to over 400 attendees at highly successful 2015 events in UK and Sweden. Axis Communications, the global market leader in network video was joined by its partners for two highly successful events showcasing some of the leading innovation in the network video industry. Convergence of software and hardware partners The two even...