Also Noted

Protect America partners with police to combat burglary

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07/24/2014

AUSTIN, Texas—Protect America, a home security company based here, has joined with the Austin Police Department’s Burglary Unit in a commitment to fight property crime in this city, according to a recent news release.

AMAG selected for Hudson Yards

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07/22/2014

TORRANCE, Calif.—Hudson Yards has selected AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Enterprise v7.0.1 Card Access Control System to secure 10 Hudson Yards in New York City, the first office tower under construction in the development.

PSIA has new officers

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07/22/2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) on July 16 announced it has elected Mohammad Soleimani, CTO and EVP of Kastle Systems, as its chairman; and Joshua Jackson, director, global product integration for Stanley Security, as its vice chairman.

HID and Eid Passport team up for deal

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07/22/2014

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global on July 21 announced that it has teamed with Eid Passport, a provider of high-assurance identity management solutions and the largest commercial provider of vendor credentials at military facilities, to supply Eid Passport with HID’s ActivID Cred

ConsumerReports likes Honeywell’s ‘innovative’ thermostat

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07/18/2014

YONKERS, N.Y.—ConsumerReports has included Honeywell’s new voice-activated thermostat in its latest recommended list of home thermostats, according to a July 17 report from that nonprofit, consumer-products ratings publication, based here.

Residents warned of security scam

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07/18/2014

CLIFTON, N.J.—Police this week were warning residents to beware of scammers posing as security company employees to gain access to their homes, according to the Clifton Journal.

NFPA honors former president with award in his name

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07/17/2014

In recognition of outstanding leadership, vision and commitment to reducing fire loss through advocacy, the NFPA honored outgoing President Jim Shannon with the first James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal.

OnSSI has new licensing structure

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07/15/2014

PEARL RIVER, N.Y.—VMS provider OnSSI on July 15 announced a new licensing structure designed to accelerate the migration from analog to IP video surveillance operations.

BRS Labs adds 27 channel partners

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07/15/2014

HOUSTON—-BRS Labs, creator of AISight, the artificial intelligence analytics solution that teaches itself to recognize and alert on unexpected patterns within massive volumes of data, announced July 15 that 27 value added resellers have joined the company’s channel partner program during the second quarter of the year.

MicroPower gets NCS4 approval

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07/15/2014

SAN DIEGO—Wireless video surveillance provider MicroPower Technologies, based here, announced July 8 that its solar, wireless surveillance system has achieved a positive evaluation by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4).

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