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Milestone reorganized into three divisions

New Silicon Valley office opened

LAS VEGAS—Open-platform VMS provider Milestone Systems has reorganized into three business units. Milestone executives announced details of the company's new structure, which was instituted last summer, here recently at the annual Milestone Integration Platform Symposium.

HID’s Hébert evaluates ‘move to mobile’

Annual HID Global Strategy Briefing at ISC West focuses on potential and pitfalls of mobile access

LAS VEGAS—A talkative crowd had gathered and a long line formed outside of a Venetian ballroom well before the doors opened for Denis Hébert’s annual HID Global Strategy Briefing and luncheon on April 11.

Minuteman refines final documentation process

Integrator issues iPads instead of costly manuals

ANDOVER, Mass.—Minuteman Security Technologies has updated the way it deals with the final documentation required in the specifications for bid jobs, going digital with a process that has been time-consuming, costly and involves a lot of paper.

Qolsys, new home security/automation manufacturer, launches in Vegas

‘All in one’ IQ Panel, made by Foxconn, works on and Android

LAS VEGAS—The home security and home automation space has a new player: Qolsys. Based in Silicon Valley, the company introduced its first product, the 7-inch touch-screen IQ Panel, at ISC West today.

Axis looks to banking and government as growth verticals

Network camera provider says customers like its 'IT DNA'

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Citing the opportunities in the financial and  government sectors, network camera provider Axis Communications is beefing up its business development team and has created new positions to oversee those sectors.

Milestone debuts embedded VMS

Arcus runs on Linux, Mac or Windows

COPENHAGEN—With an eye toward taking advantage of consumers moving from analog to IP-based systems, open-platform VMS provider Milestone has announced a new embedded video surveillance platform for its hardware partners that is specially designed to make the installations of IP-based video surveillance systems easy and inexpensive.

Next Level Security Systems growing

NLSS to announce Matrix partnership, new audio analytics

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Next Level Security Systems executives say their sales revenue more than doubled in 2012 over 2011, and they’re projecting more of the same for 2013.

Pivot3 eyes service and software for growth

CEO Rich Bravman calls goal 'imminently doable'

AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3, a $31 million provider of storage appliances for video surveillance and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), plans to increase the percentage of its revenues that it derives from services to north of 25 percent, CEO Rich Bravman told Security Systems News.

Vivint gets into R&D

Security and home automation provider opens Innovation Center

LEHI, Utah—With the goal of being “vertically integrated” and “in control of all components” of its offerings, security and home automation provider Vivint announced that it has opened the Vivint Innovation Center here.

Nortek to buy 2GIG for $135m

Deal includes five-year supply agreement with Vivint

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Nortek, parent company of Linear, announced this morning that it will acquire 2GIG Technologies for $135 million.



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