News: February '05

Video Surveillance Sales Drive Expansion Rapidly increasing sales as the CCTV industry adopts digital IP video has led IndigoVision, the New Jersey-based IP video company, to expand its sales and support operations. The sales team increases with the...


Video Surveillance Sales Drive Expansion
Rapidly increasing sales as the CCTV industry adopts digital IP video has led IndigoVision, the New Jersey-based IP video company, to expand its sales and support operations. The sales team increases with the appointments of Allan Stone to South Regional Sales Manager, Geof Toner to North Regional Sales Manager and Lynden Yates to West Regional Sales Manager. The support operation team also expands with the appointment of Dennis Girardin to Support Engineer based in New Jersey.

IndigoVision's new VB8000 is a fully comprehensive control center product, and network video recorder. For more information, visit www.indigovision.com.

Systems Integration Expo Nears
PSA Security Network and the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) are combining their efforts once again at the 2005 Systems Integration Expo, March 10-12, 2005, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

PSA is overseeing the security/life safety education tracks at the expo, which will include information from technical, networking, sales and project management to technical demonstrations and training seminars, taught by industry experts. Experienced integrators will especially benefit from the new Challenger Series courses. The education tracks are open to non-members as well as members.

During the combined expo, PSA will hold private PSA functions including its Vendor Appreciation Awards Banquet, opening mixer and stockholders/business meeting. For further information, contact Shelly Binder at 800-525-942, ext. 120 or shelly@psasecurity.com.

No Growing Pains Here
Indala Corporation, manufacturer of contact and contactless cards, tags, readers, and core electronics modules for physical and logical access control, has achieved record growth in 2004 for the second consecutive year. Joe Grillo, chief executive officer of Indala's parent company, Identification Technology Group (ITG), credits Indala's growth to a number of factors, including its experienced staff, several successful product launches in its traditional proximity product line, and the development of identification solutions to support the growing demand for logical access-control solutions. Indala's recent acquisition of MR Access, (now Indala, Ltd.) increases the company's product range, customer portfolio, and production capacity, positioning 2005 as another strong year for the company. For more information, visit www.indala.com.

SIAC PR Chair is Named
Dave Simon of Brinks Home Security has been named chairman of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) Public Relations Committee. SIAC is a central resource for the alarm industry, law enforcement, and government agencies on alarm management issues. For more information on the Security Industry Alarm Coalition and resources, visit www.SIACinc.org.

Changes in Latitude
Ionit Technologies, Inc. has moved its corporate headquarters to: 601 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062. The telephone and facsimile numbers are not changed.

Industry Innovators Honored
The Sacramento Area Alarm Association presents Mark Snider of Capitol Alarm and Donna Blakeman of Brink's Home Security with the Prestigious "Parker Maurie Memorial Award" for their involvement, support and promotion of the alarm industry and the Sacramento Area Alarm Association. The Parker Maurie Memorial Award was established in 1994 to commemorate the life of Parker Maurie and his dedication and contributions to the alarm industry and the SAAA. The awards were presented by SAAA Treasurer Gary Buth during a recent dinner meeting held in Sacramento, CA.

Top Technology in Taiwan
The 4th Global Digital Surveillance Forum (GDSF) is being held in conjunction with SecuTech Expo 2005, scheduled to take place from March 31 to April 2, 2005 in the Taipei World Trade Center, Taiwan.

Complimenting this forum, an Access Control Pavilion will be set-up at SecuTech Expo where proximity card systems, smart card solutions, vehicle security systems, hybrid card locks and much more can be found.

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