Surveillance & Security News for October 2018

ADT acquires Red Hawk Fire & Security to expand its growth in the commercial security market

ADT Inc., the provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Boca Raton, FL-based Red Hawk Fire & Security, a leader in commercial fire, life safety and security services and portfolio company of Comvest Partners, for $317.5 million in cash. This transaction accelerates ADT’s growth in the commercial security market and expands the company’s pro...

DICE Corporation announces dates for Tech Security Summit for Spring 2019

DICE Corporation has announced that the company is launching a new Tech Security Summit that will combine the annual DICE User Group conference with exclusive training and educational resources for professionals in all sectors of the security industry. 2019 Tech Security Summit The inaugural event takes place April 29 through May 2, 2019 at the Sheraton Grand National Downtown in Nashville, TN. Event highlights include panel discussions with DICE representatives and industry experts, product d...

Dahua Technology imou launched as consumer IoT brand at imou Brand Launch Conference

The ‘Enjoy Smart Life’ imou Brand Launch Conference was held in Beijing, where industry experts, imou primary partners, and user representatives gathered together to witness the launch of imou and the new brand image it delivers. The conference also demonstrated new AI products and ‘1+N+X’ concept. As a Dahua Technology’s brand for consumer IoT products, imou is based on the ‘Dahua Heart of City (HOC)’ framework, focussing on a brand new strategy for the...

Centralite door and motion sensors among the first to be certified with Amazon Echo Plus and Alexa App

Centralite Systems, Inc., premier manufacturer of reliable, wirelessly connected devices based on the Zigbee home automation platform, has announced that its 3-Series Micro Motion Sensor and Micro Door Sensor have been certified to work with Echo Plus, Amazon’s popular voice assistant. Centralite Motion and Micro Door Sensors Amazon recently added support for motion and door sensors to Echo Plus Amazon recently added support for motion and door sensors to Echo Plus; with this announcemen...

Mul-T-Lock launches eCLIQ access control system for retailers to manage remote access permissions

Mul-T-Lock launches its new eCLIQ access control system for larger retailers, allowing organisations to remotely manage access permissions at the click of a button. The new and advanced eCLIQ technology allows organisations to both grant and remove access permissions remotely. This includes the ability to schedule individual access permissions for each key, as well as to provide time-limited access. If a key is lost, access can be also be revoked using the eCLIQ software, all managed from a clou...

Altronix dual voltage access power controller modified and fitted with bi-colour output LEDs

Altronix, global power and transmission solutions provider for the professional security industry, has enhanced the ACMS8 Dual-Voltage Access Power Controller with bi-colour output LEDs to visually indicate 12VDC or 24VDC at-a-glance. The unit’s switch-selectable versatility adds greater flexibility when combining 12VDC and 24VDC devices further facilitating ease of installation and adding a new level of protection in the same system. ACMS8 dual-voltage access power controller The ACMS8...

HGH Infrared Systems wins contract to equip warships with SPYNEL panoramic thermal cameras

HGH Infrared Systems has won a multi-million contract from a shipyard, to equip three new warships with the latest generation of SPYNEL panoramic thermal cameras. In a context of maritimisation of the global economy, HGH Infrared Systems affirms its position in the field of security optronics for wide area surveillance. Edouard Campana, Sales Director at HGH Infrared Systems, said: "We are proud to have been selected as the preferred wide area surveillance sensor manufacturer by an African navy...

Dahua releases Heart of City strategy at Security China 2018, promoting smart city development

Dahua Technology hosted its ‘Dahua Heart of City (HOC)’ Launch Conference at Damei Center in Beijing, China. At the conference, business representatives, industry experts, as well as security and mass media witnessed the unveiling of the Dahua Heart of City (HOC) New Smart City Framework, as well as the release of Dahua Technology’s latest cutting-edge technologies, which fully demonstrated the leadership of the Dahua HOC in empowering smart industry transformation. Dahua Chai...

Secutech 2019 to focus on integrated solutions shaped by artificial intelligence and IoT

Secutech, the business platform for safety and security products returns for its 22nd edition next year with a sharpened focus on artificial intelligence and IoT technology. The fair will be held from 8 – 10 May 2019 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre in Taipei. IoT and artificial intelligence technologies are continuing to transform the security industry by opening up new avenues for product functionality. The traditional surveillance camera that was once used solely for security pu...

STANLEY Security receives ISO 9001:2015 accredition for its quality management principles

STANLEY Security, one of the UK’s security companies, has been accredited with ISO 9001:2015 - the latest Quality Management System Standard. ISO 9001:2015 is awarded for fulfilling criteria for a quality management system by an organisation, by ensuring a structured approach with an increased importance given to risk management. The accreditation is based on a number of quality management principles such as strong customer focus, motivation and implication of top management, process appr...

Rave Mobile Safety shares findings from survey on Emergency Preparedness and Security Trends in Healthcare

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a trusted partner for safety software protecting millions of individuals, released key findings from its 2018 survey, Emergency Preparedness and Security Trends in Healthcare after polling hundreds of healthcare safety leaders across the United States. The survey results, which will be revealed in a webinar on Thursday, October 25, examined the current and most pressing emergency concerns for hospitals and healthcare facilities. Specific building emergencies, such as...

Research by Morphean shows that organisations are shifting towards cloud for security and business growth

A new study of 1500 IT decision makers across Europe into the attitudes towards and behaviours behind cloud adoption has provided some revelatory insight that will serve the physical security industry. The survey, conducted by Morphean, a Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) innovator, highlights not only a favourable shift towards cloud but also a need to adopt technology to extract the intelligent insights needed to accelerate business growth. Respondents from organisations with 25 employe...

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