Surveillance & Security News for October 2017

Is the security industry shifting toward end-to-end solutions?

Products are the building blocks of systems and solutions. How those products are combined, and where the integration happens, is a variable in the physical security market. Before the advent of open systems, a single manufacturer typically combined his own products, using proprietary connections, into end-to-end solutions for customers. Open systems undermined that paradigm to some degree and made it possible for customers to pick and choose products from multiple manufacturers to be integrated...

Bosch delivers energy efficient solutions for public buildings and facilities to Morbegno, Lombardy in Italy

The town of Morbegno in the Italian Alps near the Swiss border will be relying on the competence of Bosch Energy and Building Solutions Italy to boost energy efficiency in its public buildings and other facilities within the scope of a long-term project financing contract. 2017 Safe Parks Project Among other things, it includes installing LED technology in all public lighting and in the interior lighting systems of municipal buildings, upgrading the municipal heating systems while continuing t...

ISC EAST 2017 announces Ray Kelly as headlining keynote speaker addressing public safety and cyber threats

Legendary Former Commissioner of the NYPD, Ray Kelly will deliver this year’s keynote address at ISC East, sponsored by the Security Industry Association. ISC East, the Northeast’s largest converged security tradeshow, will be taking place at the Javits Center in New York on November 15 & 16. The keynote will take place on Wednesday, November 15 at 2:00 pm and is sponsored by Altronix Corporation, the global provider of power and transmission solutions for professional security,...

TDSi’s Tina Baker reflects on accelerating pace of security software innovation

Tina Baker, Software Development Manager at integrated security manufacturer TDSi, is celebrating 13 years of service with the company. Having reached this impressive milestone, Tina has also been reflecting on the developments and evolution of the security software industry and where it could lead in the future. The move to fully integrated software Tina commented, “Since I joined TDSi there have been enormous changes in the security industry, especially in the software systems and appl...

SALTO Systems appoints Gerry Rupper to Regional Sales Manager role for New York City

SALTO Systems, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has appointed Gerry Rupper to the commercial sales team position of Regional Sales Manager. XSperience Center Rupper will oversee sales of SALTO products in New York City and will also host partners, consultants and prospects at SALTO’s new XSperience Center located near Penn Station in Manhattan. The XSperience Center is a unique resource dedicated to demonstrating and training for SALTO’s comprehensive and vers...

HID Global showcases electronic ID and ePassport solutions at ICAO TRIP 2017 Symposium

HID Global®, a provider of trusted identity solutions, will be at the ICAO TRIP 2017 Symposium next week showcasing its portfolio of end-to-end electronic identification (eID) and ePassport solutions which were expanded earlier this year with the acquisition of Arjo Systems, a provider and system integrator of physical and digital identities for secure government ID applications. Counterfeit-proof security “Our theme at ICAO TRIP 2017 is the transformation of traveller identification...

V5 Camera Adaptive Platform integrates with Pelco Sarix Professional IP cameras for portable, wireless, self-powered outdoor security

V5 Systems, a provider of self-powered outdoor security and computing solutions, has been selected by Pelco, by Schneider Electric , for integration with its V5 Camera Adaptive Platform (V5 CAP). The integration will enable Pelco to expand the capabilities of its world-class Sarix Professional IP Surveillance Cameras to the outdoor security market in areas without fixed power and communications. As a result, public safety can be improved in any outdoor area, even remote zones or blind spots. Pe...

Getting to know Scott Brothers, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Oncam

Scott Brothers is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Oncam. He has worked at the company since July 2014 in several different roles. Prior to Oncam, he worked at Axis Communications and TAG Company.  How did you come to work in the security industry? In 1996, I was training to become an electrical engineer when I spotted an ad for an apprentice engineer. I applied and was successful in being chosen to join the Sensormatic apprenticeship scheme in the United Kingdom a...

One Dalton makes use of next-gen security from Milestone Systems and Evolv Technology

As the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street rises to claim its place on the Boston skyline, details inside the building are also taking form. One Dalton developer, Richard L. Friedman, President and CEO, Carpenter & Company, set out to find the most innovative companies in the security industry, tasking them with developing a plan for Boston’s tallest residential building. Seamless and safe security The result of Friedman’s search is three key partnership...

3xLOGIC announces infinias Google and Outlook Calendar integration feature now available in the Cloud

3xLOGIC, Inc., a provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, has announced that the infinias Google and Microsoft Outlook Calendar integration everyone knows and loves is now available in infinias CLOUD. Users can create exception schedules for their doors simply by booking a calendar invitation in Google or Outlook calendar. Calendar Integration requires no user training, so approved staff can easily modify open and close door schedules to accommodate evolving needs and last-minute...

ASSA ABLOY signs agreement to acquire August Home smart lock business

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire August Home, a leading smart lock business in the US. Residential smart door market "I am very pleased to welcome August into the ASSA ABLOY Group. August constitutes a strategic addition to the Group and reinforces our position in the residential smart door market," says Johan Molin, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. "August Home strengthens our residential smart door strategy with complementary smart locks, expansion into video doorbells and comp...

NextGen Motorsports and March Networks support hurricane and earthquake victims at NASCAR Xfinity Race

In response to the devastation that has occurred in the United States, Mexico and many of the Caribbean islands following recent natural disasters, NextGen Motorsports, a NASCAR series team, and March Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, are joining forces to help support relief efforts. Xfinity NextGen 55 March Networks is sponsoring NextGen Motorsports and driver Josh Berry, who will drive the Xfinity NextGen #55 in the NASCAR Kansas Lottery 300 on October 21 i...

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