July 2022

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The Zio 4000 enables complex visualization and enhanced situational awareness by simultaneously displaying multiple video sources onto any size video wall or even across multiple walls, with various size models supporting from 2 to 128 displays.
Monitors & Video Walls

RGB Spectrum's Zio 4000 Video Wall Processor

Aug. 15, 2022
Solution features advanced capabilities for remote collaboration - GSX 2022 Booth 2351
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The Security Business magazine expert integrator panel offers invaluable advice on how, when and why to expand into new verticals.

Integrator Roundtable: Emerging Markets

July 11, 2022
The Security Business expert integrator panel offers invaluable advice on how, when and why to expand into new verticals
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To increase project success, security and systems integrators must adopt a project management culture. They need to provide the infrastructure, including written procedures and training to allow the project manager to effectively manage.

Tips for Frontline Project Management

July 11, 2022
A step-by-step guide to completing projects on time and to a customer’s satisfaction
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Authorized Dealer Programs

Partnership Possibilities 2022

July 11, 2022
Security Business magazine's annual listing of active and recruiting authorized dealer programs
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Why it is time for integrators to move beyond the break-fix model to a proactive approach when it comes to video surveillance.
Video Surveillance

Modern Device Management: Smart Business for Integrators

July 11, 2022
Why it is time for integrators to move beyond the break-fix model to a proactive approach

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Nourish + Bloom Market (N+B) in Fayetteville, Ga., an autonomous grocery store with robotic delivery, leverages optical turnstiles as a key technology.

Technology Roundtable: Optical Turnstiles Join the Revolution

New capabilities and integrations are making the technology more applicable across a range of vertical markets (Sponsored by Alvarado, a dormakaba Group company)
Paul F. Benne is a 35-year veteran in the protective services industry. He is President of Sentinel Consulting LLC, a security consulting and design firm in based in New York City. Connect with him at www.linkedin.com/in/paulbenne or visit www.sentinelconsulting.us.

Tech Trends: Technology Fails and How to Avoid Them

July 11, 2022
Five areas for improvement on technology implementations and customer relationships that will help prevent costly mistakes down the road
Ryan Joseph is an Executive Recruiter for Recruit Group (https://recruitgrp.com), with a focus on security industry operations, sales, and sales leadership. For help with your security recruiting efforts, contact her at ryan@recruitgrp.com or call (954) 278-8286.

Recruiting Roadmap: Staying Ahead of a Recession

July 11, 2022
Why security businesses should keep hiring during a potential economic downturn
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The Smart Money: Beyond Access Control

July 11, 2022
How evolving and advanced features are enabling integrators to penetrate new verticals such as apartments, vacation rentals and more
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. Use 'Security Business' as a coupon code to receive a 10% lifetime discount at www.vectorfirmacademy.com. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.

Modern Selling: Why They Shouldn’t do it Themselves

July 11, 2022
Three ways to overcome the biggest obstacle salespeople face when selling services
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Residential Technologies

Editor's Note: From Apartments to Solar Power

July 11, 2022
Residential security’s quest for increased penetration rates has vendors and integrators attacking from multiple angles
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.

Legal Brief: Legal Holds Prompt Integrators to Preserve Records...or Else

Whether for an internal or external incident, data retention is a key legal concept for a typical security business
Tim Brooks is VP of Sales for PSA Security Network. Request more info about PSA at www.securityinfowatch.com/10214742.

Insider Intelligence: An Old Solution to a Modern Problem

July 11, 2022
How a decades old theory about leadership can provide a path to employee satisfaction and retention
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Security Business New Products (July 2022)

July 11, 2022
The latest from security manufacturers
Access Control Trends & Technology is an annual bonus publication to Security Business magazine and Security Technology Executive magazine.
Access & Identity

Access Control Trends & Technology 2022

July 11, 2022
A bonus publication to Security Business, Security Technology Executive and Locksmith Ledger magazines.
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More people are using their smartphones now more than ever to open doors.
Access & Identity

The Growing Mobile Revolution in Access Control

July 11, 2022
Mobile credentials are slowly but surely becoming the next technology disrupter in access control
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The ubiquitous smartphone brings immense potential for new access control uses and better integration in our daily lives.
Access & Identity

New Standards Help Deliver a Mobile Future for Access Control

July 11, 2022
The mobile workforce is here to stay creating a challenge for security to adapt
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PACS deployed across large-scale corporate campuses generate thousands of alerts a day, with more than 90% reporting as false alerts.
Access Control

AI in Security: The New Era of Access Control

July 11, 2022
Innovations in computer vision and AI can be augmented to create an efficient and actionable approach to perimeter security
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The growing adoption of physical access control systems to monitor occupancy data is just one of the many unexpected outcomes of the global pandemic.
Access & Identity

The Current State of Physical Access Control Technology

July 11, 2022
The growing adoption of physical access control systems to monitor occupancy data is just one of the outcomes of the global pandemic
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Many opportunities abound in small access control applications.
Door Hardware

Small Access Control Jobs are Big Business

July 11, 2022
Most access control systems cover fewer than eight doors
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In reality, most legacy access control providers have been focused on today only, so in turn, so do the features and roadmap of their products.
Access Control

How to Future-Proof Enterprise Access Control

July 11, 2022
What used to be a slow-moving technology space is rapidly evolving as use cases expand
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SiteOwl software was named Best in Show at the ESX 2022 TechVision Challenge. (L-R): Steve Firestone (judge); Stephanie Mayes, VP Sales for SiteOwl; Joseph Ndesandjo, CEO of SiteOwl; and judges Dee Ann Harn and Mark Reimer.
Alarms & Monitoring

Show Report: ESX 2022

June 23, 2022
Recapping the top honorees from last week's Texas show
EarthCam and Kastle are launching a promotional partnership to offer the construction industry a job site monitoring solution that combines high-resolution, AI-powered time-lapse camera technology with cloud-based on-site video surveillance technology to meet the widest-ranging specialized visual data requirements for security, surveillance, and documentation.

Kastle Systems announces partnership with EarthCam

June 22, 2022
Partnership to offer the construction industry a job site monitoring solution
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Dealers, Integrators & Installing Companies

Sciens Building Solutions acquires Anchor Fire Protection

June 22, 2022
Acquisition expands company's presence in the Pennsylvania and mid-Atlantic market
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IP Network Surveillance Cameras

Vicon's Roughneck Pro PTZ 5 MP

June 22, 2022
now available in 5 MP resolution for higher pixel density, a wider field-of-view, and better forensic details like facial features and license plates


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SIA conference for young professionals in the security industry
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The new Prasensa 1.50 features an improved user experience and enhanced connectivity, especially for large installations requiring multiple controllers and subsystems, along with more options for system redundancy.
Emergency Communications Equipment

Bosch's Praesensa Public Address and Voice Alarm System V1.50

Update provides greater scalability, flexibility and increased usability
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Residential Technologies

Alarm.com debuts Solar Program

June 21, 2022
With the Solar Monitoring add-on, Alarm.com subscribers can track energy data for the day, week, past month, and past 12 months
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Installation Tools & Equipment

NSI Industries acquires Lynn Electronics

June 21, 2022
Acquisition brings telecommunications products, including fiber optic and copper assemblies, to the NSI line
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OnGuard Version 8.1 provides major updates including more fully featured browser clients, modernized desktop clients, deeper integration with the Magic Monitor unified client and Milestone video management systems, support for scripted cloud deployments and more.
Access Control Software & Management Systems

LenelS2 OnGuard Security Management System Version 8.1

June 21, 2022
Latest release enhances and unifies user experience, facilitates users’ cloud journeys, and deepens analytics
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Originally developed for the military, Camero-Tech's micropower radar solutions, based on ultra-wideband (UWB) radar imaging technology, are now being used to help rescue workers find survivors in the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters.
Sensors & Detectors - Miscellaneous

From the battlefield to the disaster zone

June 20, 2022
Ultra-wideband radar detection solution from Camero-Tech can help save lives in natural and man-made catastrophes
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Smart Home

Z-Wave Alliance surpasses 4,000 certified devices

June 17, 2022
Milestone achieved on the heels of first Z-Wave Long Range certified devices hitting the market
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Unlimited Technology adds 3 veteran security execs to Board of Directors

Industry executives Bill Bozeman, Adam Coffey and James Rothstein. as new board members who bring a wide and diverse range of corporate management and business experience
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Hosted/Managed Video Surveillance

LiveView Technologies closes $50M, priming intelligent safety and security solution for massive expansion, international growth

June 15, 2022
Innovative video software and safety surveillance solutions demonstrated to help reduce violent crime by 60%, decrease theft more than 65% in industries plagued by $49B in theft...
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The OE-C3212D8-S is compatible with all 32-Series mounting accessories to fit a broad range of applications making it an excellent choice for users looking for a cost-competitive, full-featured smart camera.

OpenEye's OE-C3212D8-S Outdoor IP Dome Camera

June 15, 2022
8MP camera equipped with a 2.8~12 mm varifocal, autofocus, zoom lens and person, vehicle and line-crossing detection analytics
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Video Surveillance

Vicon backs entire line of IP cameras with new five-year warranty

June 15, 2022
No cost warranty extension in alignment with company’s mission to provide best-in-class products without supply chain disruption impact
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Liam Galin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of BriefCam.
Video Surveillance

Liam Galin named CEO of BriefCam

June 15, 2022
Veteran tech CEO to lead next phase of company’s growth
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Smart Home

ADT acquires IOTAS

June 15, 2022
Company's smart apartment tech to become a part of the ADT portfolio
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The ME8 Series IP cameras from March Networks use Deep Neural Network processing power to accurately detect both people and vehicles.

March Networks' ME8 Series IP Cameras

June 14, 2022
Provides built-in video intelligence for accurate and rapid detection of security incidents
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Security Executives

GSO 2025 Q&A: Sulev Suvari

June 14, 2022
Consultant CSO weighs in on the challenges facing today’s security leaders and the skills they need to cultivate to better communicate with senior management
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Residential Technologies

Comcast to offer professional monitoring option for its Notion DIY smart home system

June 10, 2022
Notion PRO upgrade to provide 24/7 monitoring for consumers at $10 a month
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Convergint expands STEP Up Program, prioritizes school safety as part of annual, Global Convergint Social Responsibility Day

Convergint’s offices close to allow employees to focus on charitable initiatives and prioritize school safety projects
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Altronix joins PSA Partner Program as inaugural member

P3 technology partners meet a set of criteria that aligns with PSA’s strategic initiatives and provides the most benefit to members and owners
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Matt Powell has joined Intelligent Security Systems (ISS) as Managing Director, Transportation.
Video Surveillance

Matt Powell joins ISS

Powell leaves Convergint to head ISS's Transportation Group
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B Safe Security acquires Action One Alarm

June 7, 2022
Acquisition expands company's footprint in Pennsylvania
SecurityInfoWatch.com (SIW) recently caught up with Ray Bernard to discuss what differentiates GSO 2025 from other industry events.
Security Executives

GSO 2025 Q&A: Ray Bernard

June 7, 2022
Veteran security consultant and event co-founder discusses what differentiates GSO 2025 from other industry conferences
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AlarMax Distributors acquires Cassidy Technologies

June 6, 2022
Company expands to 25 locations across the U.S.
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Altus Fire and Life Safety acquires BK Systems, Inc.

June 2, 2022
Seventh strategic acquisition enhances the Altus platform's presence in northern New England
Guard Communications & Radios

Hytera PNC360S Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) radio

June 1, 2022
features digital noise suppression and high-volume speakers
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Allegion has announced that its president and CEO, David Petratis, will retire following a 40-year career.
Access & Identity

Allegion President and CEO David Petratis announces retirement

May 31, 2022
Deere & Company exec John Stone named as successor to the role
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Automation is not just about cost savings for these companies but about creating more valuable, compelling and satisfying jobs for their employees.
Protective Operations & Guard Services

Automation can be the antidote to the security labor shortage

May 30, 2022
The positive aspect to the labor shortage is an opportunity to build a better organization
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Emergency Communications Equipment

Viking announces 'Enhanced Weather Protection'

May 24, 2022
Provides extra protection from moisture, extreme temperatures and other environmental hazards
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Facial recognition as a credential is the ideal solution for organizations looking to deploy the most current, accurate, and rapid technology while simultaneously enhancing the user experience in most access control applications.
Facial Recognition Solutions

5 reasons why faces are superior access control credentials

May 4, 2022
Improved accuracy and benefits provided by today's facial recognition tech make it an ideal primary access control authentication tool