Digital Video Recorders

Further acquisitions in the pipeline for parent company ACRE

One of the biggest recent security divestitures in the news was the sale of Mercury Security to HID Global, which occurred around a year ago. The seller in that transaction was ACRE (Access Control Related Enterprises), also the parent company of Vanderbilt and ComNet. We recently spoke to founder and CEO Joe Grillo, a 30-year industry veteran, about the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, ACRE’s future, and new opportunities opened up by the Mercury sale. Q: What’s new wit...

Arecont announces key staff promotions and new appointments to improve international growth

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the promotion of a key staff member and the addition of skilled new sales resources to improve customer and partner support across several international growth regions. The company, a business unit of Costar Technologies, Inc. is increasing its presence in Europe, the Middle East, and India through strategic hiring. The international sales organisation has its regional headquarters in Dubai, United Arab...

Bosch releases BVMS 9.0 with an enhanced user experience and reduced storage consumption

The security industry is driven by a constant stream of new innovations. However, innovation can have a negative knock-on effect when it leads to increased complexity, makes installation more complicated, set-up more confusing and operations more strenuous. It is a guiding principle that means every technical and software innovation is designed around the people who matter the most: installers, users, operators, integrators and IT specialists. UserFirst ensures every innovation not only advance...

Seagate Technology launches SkyHawk Health Management feature at Security China 2018

Seagate Technology plc, a provider of data storage solutions, announced a new SkyHawk Health Management feature at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security 2018 in Beijing. SkyHawk Health Management (SHM) is the industry’s first embedded drive monitoring software designed for data prevention, intervention, and recovery with Seagate’s Skyhawk & SkyHawk AI surveillance-optimized hard drives in Network Video Recorder (NVR) and Digital Video Recorder (DVR...

Johnson Controls simplifies enterprise-level security operations with victor and VideoEdge 5.3 VMS solutions

Johnson Controls announces the latest version of the victor and VideoEdge flagship video management solution (VMS). This release features an array of tools to improve analytic reporting and streamline device and user management across multi-location installations. The victor client on VideoEdge hardware platforms allows users to leverage high-performance video streaming, audio, video intelligence and an expansive feature set for improved real-time command and management. victor and VideoEdge VM...

Matrox Graphics announces shipping of the Maevex 6120 dual 4K enterprise encoder appliance

Matrox Graphics Inc. announces that the Matrox Maevex 6120 dual 4K enterprise encoder appliance is now shipping. Leveraging the same best-in-class capture and real-time encoding technology as the game-changing Matrox Maevex 6150 quad 4K encoder, Maevex 6120 delivers simultaneous dual 4K capture, stream, and record—with options to stream and record even more channels in different configurations—all on a standard one Gigabit Ethernet network. The powerful standalone appliance is ideal...