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The Security Vanguard Awards: NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

July 3, 2023
SecurityInfoWatch.com, Security Business and Security Technology Executive (STE) magazines honor the industry’s most innovative and collaborative security projects
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Despite initial headwinds, security Integrators are generally reporting positive gains in the school security market.
School Security

COVID’s Impact on the School Vertical

June 8, 2020
Integrators generally reporting positive gains in the market
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Security integrators have a duty not only to provide technology to school and other vertical end-users, but education and resources as well.
School Security

Confronting the Active Shooter Threat

June 8, 2020
Security integrators have a duty not only to provide technology to school and other vertical end-users, but education and resources as well
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From technology options to developing RMR, security integrators have many opportunities to flourish in the school vertical
School Security

How Integrators can Thrive on K-12 Campuses

June 8, 2020
From technology options to developing RMR, here is a guide for security integrators looking to flourish in the school vertical
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Focusing on specific technologies may help integrators gain further business in the higher education campus vertical.
School Security

Campus Security 101

June 8, 2020
Focus on these three security technology categories to get the attention of higher-ed administrators

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Emergency communications technology is a key aspect of campus and school security.
Emergency Communications Equipment

Roundtable Q&A: Emergency Communications on Campus, Sponsored by Gai-Tronics

June 8, 2020
Take a closer look at the technologies and strategies helping integrators deliver emergency notifications for school and campus end-users
Timothy J. Pastore, Esq., is a Partner in the New York office of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP (www.mmwr.com), where he is Vice-Chair of the Litigation Department. Before entering private practice, Mr. Pastore was an officer and Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the U.S. Air Force and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. Reach him at (212) 551-7707 or by e-mail at tpastore@mmwr.com.
Biometrics

Legal Brief: Biometrics and Returning to Work

As businesses begin to reopen, what can owners legally do with technology to help mitigate the spread of the virus?
Ray Coulombe is Founder and Managing Director of SecuritySpecifiers and the CONSULT Technical Security Symposium. Reach him at ray@SecuritySpecifiers.com, through LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/raycoulombe or follow him on Twitter, @RayCoulombe.
Wireless & Mesh Technologies

Tech Trends: CBRS May be the Key to 5G

June 8, 2020
The Citizens Band Radio Service accelerate the implementation of new high-speed networks
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.
Integrators

Modern Selling: Stay Motivated During COVID-19

June 8, 2020
10 Ways for salespeople to stay connected and on target
Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine (www.securitybusinessmag.com). Email him your comments or topic suggestions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com.
Integrators

Editor's Note: Your Customers Want to Help

June 8, 2020
A groundswell of support for local businesses creates options for security companies
Diana Hanna is National Sales Director – Business Development and Strategic Accounts for PSA Security Network. Request more info about PSA at www.securityinfowatch.com/10214742.
Integrators

Insider Intelligence: New Ways to Connect with Customers

June 8, 2020
How to keep sales personal in the age of COVID-19
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Integrators can use certain technologies to help to make active shooter response times faster and facilities safer.
Integrators

Technology’s Role in Active Shooter Prevention

June 4, 2020
How integrators can help to make response times faster and facilities safer
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Cybersecurity

UL unveils vendor cybersecurity evaluation tool

New designation analyzes a vendor's security practices across multiple trust categories, resulting in a documented supplier "Trust Level rating"
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Video Surveillance Storage

PSA announces partnership with VideoX Appliance manufacturer Arxys

VideoX Appliances offer GPU powered video motion detection, enterprise class storage and industry leading retention
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Sensors & Detectors - Miscellaneous

Allegion invests in AI-based building sensor system

May 26, 2020
VergeSense deep learning sensors are designed to help ease the transition of employees back into the workplace
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Video Surveillance

Eagle Eye Networks completes Mexico City surveillance project

May 26, 2020
13,720 cloud-managed cameras deployed in a cyber-secure city-wide surveillance program utilizing 4G connectivity
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this crisis will force global business to rethink how it approaches all aspect of its organizations and that this “restructuring”, which could last as long as three to five years, will create new and previously untapped opportunities and innovation related to digitization, data and human thinking.
COVID-19

Security’s role in getting back to business

May 22, 2020
Pierre Racz stresses that proper systems engineering will be key for businesses in the post-pandemic world
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Mass Notification Solutions

Boston selects Everbridge to power citywide emergency alerts

May 22, 2020
Spurred by coronavirus outbreak, city rolls out Everbridge’s Critical Event Management Platform to provide mass notification services
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SAFR's facial recognition system in action.
Facial Recognition Solutions

Manufacturer 1-on-1: SAFR’s Dan Grimm

May 21, 2020
Company’s general manager discuss the state of facial recognition technology in physical security
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Central Station Alarm Monitoring

TMA releases updated Operator Online Level 2 training program

Six new modules deliver advanced operator skills in areas of leadership, conflict resolution, advanced call handling, industry standards, telecommunications and enhanced technology...
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Altronix Power and S2 Security Access Solution.
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Video Surveillance

Security & Safety Things announces cameras that leverage its IoT platform

May 20, 2020
Major camera manufacturers are set to launch AI cameras
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Gunshot Detection

Shooter Detection Systems announces enhanced capability that connects gunshot detection alerts directly to central station monitoring

Company meets changing market demand for a turnkey solution that eliminates on-prem software, server requirements and complex integrations while continuing to protect employees...
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Smart Home

OvrC Remote Management and Monitoring Platform from Snap One

May 20, 2020
Smart home management and servicing system includes new mobile app
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Healthcare

MED Protective Cabinets from STI

Polycarbonate Cabinets Guard Against Unwanted Germs, Tampering and Theft
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Locks

EL570 solenoid lock from ABLOY

May 20, 2020
The EL570 from ABLOY is a solenoid lock used in wooden and metal doors. It is often used where the advantages of handle-controlled unlocking needs to be combined with mechanical...
In Reality Safe Space
COVID-19

InReality Thermal Mirror and Occupancy Monitor

May 20, 2020
Solutions for contactless, AI-enabled temperature detection and occupancy monitoring
Fargo Connect
Badge Printers & Printing Supplies

HID Global Emergency Badging Solution

May 20, 2020
Includes cloud-based system and desktop card printer
Automatic Systems Turnstiles Solutions
Turnstiles

Temperature Monitoring integrated turnstiles from Automatic Systems

May 20, 2020
Detects if an individual seeking access is wearing a face mask and also verifies their body temperature while in motion
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COVID-19

2021 RSA Conference pushed back to May

May 20, 2020
Annual San Francisco event was originally scheduled for February 2021
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Jay Geldmacher has been named president and CEO of Resideo.
Residential Technologies

Jay Geldmacher named president and CEO of Resideo

May 19, 2020
Appointment to become effective later this month
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Patrick Moran, President and COO of AES Corporation, recently passed away following a very brief illness.
Alarms & Monitoring

AES President and COO Patrick Moran passes away

May 18, 2020
Moran, who had been with company since 2017, died after a very brief illness
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Emergency Communications Equipment

Viking Electronics’ 25AE-70V Paging Horn

May 18, 2020
Distributes sound evenly, accurately and affordably
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Access Control

Marks USA introduces new virtual online and field training locking and door hardware classes

Classes can serve as a tech refresher or new introduction, ideal while working from home
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Openpath has announced an advanced hands-free “Wave to Unlock” feature as part of a new firmware release, helping reduce common touch points and allowing a contactless user experience at a safe distance.
Access Control

Openpath releases ‘Wave to Unlock’ contactless technology to reduce risk for workplace re-entry

May 18, 2020
Company responds to growing demand for workplace solutions with new firmware designed to eliminate touch risks for access
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Video Surveillance

SIA announces new 'SIA Women in Security Forum' scholarship opportunity

SIA invites employees of member companies and SIA student members to apply for program designed to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for a diverse security...
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Alarm Signal Communications Equipment

Alula's Connect-XT Alarm Communicator

May 15, 2020
Pro-guided install addresses looming cellular sunset for Simon panels amid COVID-19
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Honeywell Thermorebellion
Night-Vision, Thermal & Infrared Cameras

Honeywell's ThermoRebellion Thermal Imaging Solution

May 15, 2020
System can also identify if individuals are wearing the necessary personal protective equipment
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Integrators

ADT contributes $1M to assist over 100 nonprofits across America hit hard by coronavirus

Funds from ADT Always Cares program being allocated in $5K and $10K increments to nonprofits in communities where company's employees live and work
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Fire & Life Safety

NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute publishes '2019 Year in Review' report

May 15, 2020
Report examines current health of the fire and life safety ecosystem
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Access Control

SALTO Systems announces partnership with Amazon Key

May 14, 2020
Business collaboration to eliminate delivery hassles for building managers
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The 2020 Security Essen show has been canceled.
Industry Trade Associations

Security Essen canceled

May 14, 2020
Germany trade show becomes the first major fall event shuttered
3xlogic
Hosted/Managed Video Surveillance

3xLOGIC cloud-based video platform to leverage AWS

May 8, 2020
VIGIL CLOUD to use Amazon Web Services and IoT services
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ISC West

VIVOTEK withdraws from ISC West 2020 due to continuing pandemic concerns

May 7, 2020
Company says decision was made to protect its employees from health risks due to unnecessary possible exposure to COVID-19
Bosch Aviotec
IP Network Surveillance Cameras

Bosch’s AVIOTEC IP starlight 8000 Camera

Camera provides video-based fire detection optimized for twilight conditions
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Market research firm Memoori predicts that through 2020 and the first six months of 2021, the consequences of COVID-19 will give rise to a higher volume of acquisitions and a slightly higher value than they had previously forecast in 2019.
Video Surveillance

Why COVID-19 could drive increased industry consolidation

May 6, 2020
Memoori predicts higher volume, value of M&A deals in wake of pandemic
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Residential Technologies

Alarm.com subsidiary PointCentral acquires Doorport

May 4, 2020
Acquisition to expand company's smart residential property management solutions
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Biometrics

Invixium's IXM TITAN and TOUCH 2 Biometric Devices

March 21, 2018
New Fever Detection Enhancement Kit and facial recognition options added