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Global video surveillance pioneer March Networks® acquired by Delta

Canadian-based video surveillance and business intelligence front-runner March Networks® announced the completion of its acquisition by Delta, a global pioneer in power and thermal management solutions. Through its subsidiary Delta International Holding Limited B.V., Delta acquired 100% of the shares in Infinova (Canada) Ltd., owner of March Networks, from Infinova International Ltd. About March Networks Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, March Networks is a global pioneer in enter...

Acre announces key acquisitions of Feenics & Matrix to close out 2021

ACRE, a global pioneer providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced the strategic acquisitions of Feenics and Matrix Systems. Cloud and integrated security The acquisition of Feenics brings cloud-based access control solutions to ACRE’s rapidly growing network of global customers while also expanding its portfolio to support the growing demand for cloud-based security solutions. Matrix enables ACRE to expand the addressable market for the company’s technology portfolio,...

The British and Australian privacy regulator order Clearview AI to delete photos of people from its database

Facial recognition company Clearview AI is facing a potential fine in the UK and has also been handed a provisional notice to stop further processing of UK citizens’ data and to delete any data it already holds as a result of what the British Information Commissioner’s Office described as “alleged serious breaches” of national data protection law. The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office announced the provisional orders following a joint investigation with...

Teledyne announces the release of the Teledyne FLIR ITC Category 1 Thermography Qualification course

Teledyne has announced the release of the ITC Category 1 Thermography Qualification preparation course for achieving qualification as a category 1 certified thermographer. Teledyne FLIR ITC Category 1 Thermography Qualification course explains the basics of infrared, how to operate an infrared camera under different conditions and for various purposes, how to appropriately judge a measurement situation in the field and how to identify potential error sources to enable participants to undertake...

Sage appoints Caroline Santiago and Jonathan Smithwick to expand their business operations

Sage Integration, a security integration provider serving enterprise Fortune 100 clients, has named Caroline Santiago as a Senior Account Executive and Jonathan Smithwick as Business Development Manager. The two are part of a growing team to accommodate Sage's rapid expansion during the past year. Santiago will develop new business, specialising in utility and petrochemical organisations while maintaining and growing existing business in Texas and all U.S. states east of the Mississippi River....

Johnson Controls introduces largest rollout of cloud-enabled cameras with the cloudvue gen3 series cameras

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, has introduced six new additions to the Cloudvue camera portfolio, greatly expanding the range of camera options and form factors for customers to leverage the power and convenience of cloud video surveillance. With this launch, Johnson Controls can offer customers one of the most robust portfolios of cloud-enabled cameras, which are in high demand thanks to substantial growth in the emerging cloud-based technolo...

Irisity announces the opening of its UAE office

Irisity AB (publ), an AI video analytics provider, continues its international expansion with the appointment of Marc Sanders as Sales Director for GCC, based in Abu-Dhabi, UAE. It continues its international expansion, opening a new sales office in the United Arab Emirates. The office, based in Abu-Dhabi, will be headed by Marc Sanders who will be responsible for managing the company’s sales activities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,...

Euralarm welcomes new member Sitasys

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Sitasys, the Swiss pioneer in alarm management, best-in-class finger-print identification, and secure communication. The company will join the services section of Euralarm. Sitasys will benefit from Euralarm’s services in terms of representation towards European institutions and standardisation organisations. This includes the monitoring of legislative and standardisation issues relevant to the industry. Sitasys w...

TopSource provides a comprehensive payroll solution to Retail Hub Solutions

Retail Hub Solutions Ltd. is a subsidiary of Raymond Ltd. Retail Hub is engaged in sales of all Raymond brand like: Raymond Premium Apparel ColorPlus Park Avenue Parx Makers Notting Hill Multi-location existence Retail Hub required full HRIS and employee self-service module. Employee data collection was an issue due to the pan-India multi-location existence of the client. Employees were not getting payslips & Income tax reports on time. This led to incomplete employee data colle...

Hakimo brings their AI smart monitoring software to manage enterprise physical security operations

Hakimo, a venture-backed company dedicated to modernising physical security, is announcing the release of its smart monitoring software powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to holistically manage enterprise physical security operations. Hakimo’s software significantly streamlines the workflow of a global security operations center (GSOC) by freeing up time for operators and by surfacing security threats which would have gone unnoticed previously. Deep learning technology “Hakim...

ATG Access achieves the international ISO 45001 standard for their commitment to occupational health and safety

ATG Access has achieved the international ISO 45001 standard, having demonstrated an outstanding commitment to occupational health and safety (OH&S) as part of its ongoing ambition to enhance trust and professionalism across the security sector. The manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers has become one of a small number of businesses across the UK to be accredited to the ISO 45001 standard, after undergoing a comprehensive audit of its OH&S processes. Reduced insu...

Calipsa’s 2021 Video Monitoring Report shows continuous security industry growth, despite COVID-19-related staff issues

Despite the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in five video security systems-related businesses reported growth in the past 12 months, according to a 23-nation survey conducted by Calipsa, the market renowned provider of Deep Learning-powered video analytics. Slightly less than half of the businesses reported growth in a 2020 report. Calipsa 2021 Video Monitoring Report The Calipsa 2021 Video Monitoring Report is a look inside the industry and its biggest trends. The...

Smart R Distribution explains how the need to switch to IP network-based video surveillance solutions is no longer a question

Simon Shawley, Business Development Manager at Smart R Distribution, explains “How recent advances in video recording technology means that installers can help end-user clients to extend the life of their existing analogue CCTV systems, while enabling them to migrate to a full IP network based video surveillance system, at their own pace.” IP network-based video surveillance solutions offer users significant advantages over traditional analogue CCTV systems. These include the abilit...

Edge360's first-ever fully containerised VMS surveillance system delivers it functionality and trust to mission-critical organisations

Video surveillance is by no means a new addition to the security market, and in fact, is one of the few solutions that almost every vertical requires. However, because so many VMS systems deployed today are outdated and utilise older technology, most businesses are not experiencing the full scope of security across their organisation as they could.  Containerised VMS v/s traditional VMS Containerised VMS systems have all the prerequisites pre-configured and installed for functionality and...

CMC Rescue announces the schedule of courses for rescue professional training

CMC, the rescue and work-at-height company dedicated to helping save lives and keeping people safe, announces its 2022 CMC School schedule of courses for rescue professional training. Offering education in many disciplines at strategic locations around the country, the CMC School provides hands-on learning and practical scenarios, including Confined Space Rescue, Rope Rescue and Trench Rescue classes. Two new classes have been added this year: Introduction to Rope Access for Rescue and Arizona...

ADT and NVFC urge Congress to upgrade 911 by leveraging tech to save lives

Due to the GPS in mobile phones, users live in a world where friends and family can track each other’s every move, mobile apps, and smart home devices to meet up, stay connected, and even watch one another make it safely home. But in an emergency, if a person calls 911 from a mobile phone, the operator likely has less information than a rideshare driver. Despite significant advances in technology that allows for the collection and sharing of geolocation information, few severely underfund...

Hikvision announces the appointment of three sales engineers to expert level based on their field dedication

Hikvision, a pioneer in delivering high-performance professional security solutions with tremendous value, announced it has elevated three sales engineers to expert level based on dedication in the field. These three professionals were designated from the company’s established team of engineers across the U.S. and reinforces Hikvision’s support for its extensive base of dealers and customers across North America. Possible security solutions “Our team of sales engineers help...

PSIA approves the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) announces it has approved the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification. The PSIA has been working with a broad group of industry pioneers in the access control industry to come up with this specification, which is likely to have a significant influence on the future of secure mobile credentials. Mohammad Soleimani, the Chief Technology Officer of Kastle Systems and the Chairman of the SCI Work Group, introduced this concep...

RaySecur appoints former Boston Police Commissioner, Ed Davis to the company’s Advisory Board

RaySecur, a security imaging technology company with the world’s first DHS Safety Act-designated millimetre wave (mmWave) desktop scanner, for mail and package threat detection, announced that former Boston Police Commissioner, Ed Davis has joined the company’s Advisory Board. Ed Davis will leverage his decades of law enforcement experience, in order to help RaySecur accelerate adoption of its flagship MailSecur mail and package threat detection solutions. MailSecur scanners MailS...

Sepura announces appointment of the company’s CEO, Steve Barber to the TETRA and Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Board

Sepura’s CEO Steve Barber has been elected to the TETRA and Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Board, adding considerable experience to the leadership team of the industry body. Steve Barber brings to the TCCA Board, a thorough understanding of global critical communications’ user requirements, as well as extensive experience in supplying and manufacturing fit for purpose devices, and managing technology evolution. Open critical communications standards His election pledge...

Eagle Eye Networks ranks number 307 fastest-growing company in North America on the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

Eagle Eye Networks announced it ranked 307 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, in its 27th year. As the number one provider of video surveillance solutions for the third year in a row, Eagle Eye earned the number 12 overall spot in the category of Electronic Devices/Hardware. The company grew 403 percent during that period. Cloud and artificial...

Safer Scotland appoints Phil Bunting as their new Managing Director to enhance growth operations

Safer Scotland, the tech disruptor, which is transforming the security sector, is embarking on a new era with the appointment of one of the UK’s most accomplished security experts as its new Managing Director. Phil Bunting, who pioneered the first Smart Tower CCTV solution more than 20 years ago, has been charged not only with accelerating the Paisley-based business’s expansion into the rest of the UK, but also breaking into European markets within his first year. Existing square f...

Boon Edam Inc. expands USA headquarters with new office space and showroom facility in Raleigh, North Carolina

Boon Edam Inc., a globally renowned company in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced plans for a significant new expansion of their North Carolina offices, in the United States of America. North America HQ facility In the first quarter of 2022, the company will open a new headquarters, which will be located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. The brand-new facility will be home to many of Boon Edam’s office staff, as well as a new showroom and technology ce...

Traka receives factory certification for its key and asset management solution under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP)

Traka announced that the company has received LenelS2 factory certification for OnGuard access control solution, as a LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) partner. Traka’s key and asset management system interfaces with the OnGuard access control system, and provides seamless, single-credential access to property secured by Traka. LenelS2 OAAP factory certification “Traka has completed the required factory testing at LenelS2, to validate the functionality of its interface to...

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