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Johnson Controls acquires Qolsys

Companies hope to create a global force in the converging intrusion and smart building markets
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08/05/2020

CORK, Ireland—Johnson Controls acquired the remaining stake of Qolsys Inc., a residential and commercial security and smart-home manufacturer, after owning a majority since 2014.

Motorola Solutions buys Pelco for $110m in cash

SSN talks with company about its plans to keep and grow the Pelco brand
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08/05/2020

CHICAGO—Motorola Solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of video security solutions provider Pelco Inc. based in Fresno, Calif. for $110 million in cash.

ADT and Google partner with plans to dominate smart home

Behemoths look to create end-to-end platform for a secure and intelligent home
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08/04/2020

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT and Google announced a long-term partnership with the goal of creating an end-to-end smart home solution that combines Google’s technology platform with ADT’s installation, service and professional monitoring network.

STANLEY Security partners with Evolv Technology

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08/04/2020

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, STANLEY Security announced its investment in Evolv Technology, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-based touchless security screening.

LenelS2 and FLIR Systems announce strategic collaboration

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08/03/2020

PITTSFORD, N.Y.—LenelS2 and FLIR Systems signed an agreement to integrate select FLIR thermal cameras with LenelS2’s OnGuard access control system.

Ken Gould elected as new NJELSA president

Industry veteran committed to transformative leadership and broadening organization reach
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07/31/2020

MARLBORO, N.J.—The New Jersey Electronic Life Safety Association (NJELSA), which represents members of the security and life safety industry as well as locksmiths in the state of New Jersey, elected Kenneth J. Gould, of Ken Gould Consulting and Gould Alarm and Communications, as its new president.

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SSN News Poll September 2020

With so many companies working from home, combined with using more online and virtual events and meetings, malicious cyber activity has been increasing as cyber criminals take advantage of so many people letting their guard down during this time. This month's News Poll looks to gauge what SSN readers are experiencing.