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    Winners of SIW's Readers Choice Awards for 2023 announced

    Nov. 9, 2023
    Seventy-nine security industry manufacturers and software developers submitted products that had been introduced in the physical security industry over the 12-month span.
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    The Security Business magazine 2022 State of the Security Industry report appears in the December 2022 issue of the magazine.

    State of the Security Industry 2022 - An Integrator's Perspective

    Dec. 13, 2022
    This annual Security Business magazine report is the result of a comprehensive research survey of the industry’s top security systems integrators and consultants, looking to assess...
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    Security Gives Back in 2022

    Dec. 13, 2022
    Security Business magazine exclusive: Read how integrators volunteered, donated and inspired others to help in their communities
    The Winter 2022 BIG BOOK product guide is a bonus publication to Security Business magazine, Security Technology Executive magazine and Locksmith Ledger International.

    Big Book Winter 2022

    Dec. 13, 2022
    The security industry's buyer's guide, featuring new products AND the winning products in the first annual SecurityInfoWatch Readers' Choice Awards
    Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.
    Residential Technologies

    Editor's Note: Why DIY is Winning

    Dec. 13, 2022
    When it comes to smart homes, consumers are speaking to us with their wallets

    More content from December 2022

    Photo: Prosegur via Twitter
    Prosegur's robot dog Yellow is meant to augment a security guard force, not replace it.

    Tech Trends: Four reasons why robotics and drones took center stage at GSX

    Dec. 13, 2022
    There would not have been 30-plus companies exhibiting the robotics and drone related technology if there was not a market
    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: Sell Like it’s 1999

    Dec. 13, 2022
    Seven old-school tactics that will make you stand out in 2023
    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: Recruiting Agency Red Flags

    Dec. 13, 2022
    Is your recruiting partner displaying any of these five danger signals?
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    Residential Technologies

    The Smart Money: Home Wi-Fi Opportunities

    Dec. 13, 2022
    Additional smart devices require a better network, which is causing difficulties for many residential integrators
    Allen Riggs IS CFO of PSA Security Network. Request more info about PSA at www.securityinfowatch.com/10214742.

    Insider Intelligence: Internal Information Sharing

    Dec. 13, 2022
    Managing information flow within a company does not have to be difficult, but it can be the key to success
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    Resideo's Jamie Quanrud and Scott Harkins help pack a disaster relief kit for Florida residents.
    Alarms & Monitoring

    Resideo to consolidate security, HVAC and plumbing dealer programs

    Nov. 17, 2022
    Company unveils new dealer strategy, new products, award-winners and more at annual CONNECT conference
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    ADT Commercial names Philippe Sawaya as first Director of Artificial Intelligence

    Nov. 17, 2022
    Sawaya founded Percepta, which was recently acquired by ADT
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    Alarm Systems & Intrusion Detection

    CHeKT prepares release of automation rules and active alarm deterrent response system

    Nov. 16, 2022
    CHeKT said the company is preparing its long-anticipated release of Alarm Automation Rules, and dealers interested in evaluating a beta version of the release can do so by request...
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    Fire & Life Safety

    SimpliSafe expands Fast Protect technology

    Nov. 16, 2022
    Two new features – alarm texts and critical alarm notifications – will contribute to faster and more accurate emergency response.
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    Video Surveillance

    Drako: AI will be monitoring the world’s cameras

    Nov. 14, 2022
    The way Dean Drako sees it, the technologies afforded by video surveillance and artificial intelligence will go together like “cookies and milk” in the future – not just by design...
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    Video Surveillance

    Netwatch integrates with Eagle Eye Networks to expand proactive video monitoring

    Nov. 14, 2022
    Technology collaboration combines cloud-based video and audio monitoring initiatives with artificial intelligence (AI)
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    Perimeter Security

    DoorGuard tailgating technology awarded U.S. patent

    Nov. 11, 2022
    U.S.-based security turnstile and technology company Orion Entrance Control is announced its LiDAR-based, inference engine-driven tailgating solution DoorGuard has been awarded...
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    Video Surveillance

    IronYun announces integration of Vaidio AI vision platform with Genetec Security Center

    Nov. 10, 2022
    IronYun, a leader in AI vision for security, safety and operational applications, today announced the integration of the award winning Vaidio AI Vision Platform with Genetec Security...
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    Central Station Alarm Monitoring

    Captis facial recognition technology integrated with Immix central monitoring software

    Nov. 10, 2022
    Enables professional monitoring agents the ability to scan surveillance face-images across the exclusive Captis database of over 85 million criminals
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    PSA announces new partnership with Genea

    New relationship expands the technology base of integrators for advanced access control and visitor management solutions
    Rob Dobler and Bruce Kopperud of ComTronix pictured with Eric Garner, who leads Pye-Barker’s alarm division.

    Pye-Barker Fire & Safety adds ComTronix in Wyoming

    Acquisition of commercial and residential security and fire alarm monitoring company expands footprint in Mountain states
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    Dealers, Integrators & Installing Companies

    ADT Commercial recognized for employing military veterans

    Nov. 9, 2022
    ADT Commercial is one of the 835 recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award presented by the U.S. Department of Labor
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    Employee-owned security integration company launched

    Nov. 1, 2022
    APTURA Group has launched APTEK, intended to bring dedicated and wholistic service to commercial openings by providing electronic safety, security, and convenience solutions.

    Alula launches enhanced features for smart security app, dealer portal

    Nov. 1, 2022
    Alula announces enhanced features and updates to the Alula Smart Security App and AlulaConnect dealer portal to help streamline processes that help save time and money.
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    Industry Trade Associations

    Intel's Kasia Hanson to receive the SIA Progress Award

    Honor presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum (WISF) celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry
    Industry News

    ASSA ABLOY acquires D&D Technologies in Australia

    Nov. 1, 2022
    ASSA ABLOY has acquired D&D Technologies, a leading designer and manufacturer of premium gate hardware, based in Australia.
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    Video Surveillance

    Milestone to offer XProtect for healthcare

    Nov. 1, 2022
    Vertical-specific VMS version scheduled for release in 2023
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    Video Surveillance

    Ambient.ai announces integration partnership with Axis Communications

    Nov. 1, 2022
    Ambient.ai not only integrates with Axis’ video feeds but also leverages Axis’ VAPIX APIs to integrate with Axis speakers
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    Security Industry Services

    Security Industry Association names Scott Schafer as 2022 George R. Lippert Memorial Award Winner

    SIA's past board chair and longtime association member will be recognized for his dedicated security industry service at the 2022 SIA Honors Night
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    Video Surveillance

    Active Intelligence debuts security solutions at ISC East

    Oct. 26, 2022
    Active Intelligence to debut groundbreaking proactive anomaly detection solution
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    Threat Detection, Imaging & Inspection

    Teledyne to acquire ETM-Electromatic

    Oct. 26, 2022
    Company makes high-energy X-ray subsystems for defense and security applications