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HID acquires Quantum Secure

Kessler: Acquisition is 'last step' to fill out identity portfolio

AUSTIN, Texas—Secure identity provider HID Global has acquired Quantum Secure, a provider of identity management software. Denis Hebert, HID Global CEO, told Security Systems News that the deal brings an important new capability to HID.

Icontrol targets independent dealer

New connected home platform designed to give big-company technology to smaller dealers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Independent dealers for the first time now can take advantage of Icontrol Networks’ connected home platform.

Axis introduces Zipstream for more compression

New technology reduces storage, bandwidth by half

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—In what Axis’ Fredrik Nilsson called a “major innovation that will fuel the growth of the [network video] market” Axis Communications launched Zipstream, a new compression technology, that it says consumes half of the storage and bandwidth of H.264.

Transforming products to services

Women in security technology profile: Irene Lam, VP of R&D and engineering, Tyco Security Products

BOSTON—After eight years working for startups, Irene Lam joined Tyco Security Products in 2004 to check out the 9-to-5 world of corporate America.

Razberi moves to bigger HQ

Triple the size, about a mile away

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas—Tom Galvin, CEO of Razberi, a supplier of network video solutions, said his company only missed two days in production when it moved to a bigger headquarters here.

3xLOGIC purchase of Infinias completes cloud offering

Business intelligence capabilities sealed three major deals

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—With the purchase of cloud-based access control provider Infinias, 3xLOGIC has acquired the missing piece of its integrated security solution.

Vanderbilt eyes future acquisitions

Siemens Security Products deal to close in second quarter

WIESBADEN, Germany—Though Vanderbilt’s acquisition of Siemens Security Products will not close for another month, Vanderbilt CEO Joe Grillo says plans for more acquisitions and more collaboration between U.S. and overseas R&D groups are well underway.

BrickHouse acquires Securus’ GPS business

Company expands customer base by 25 percent

NEW YORK—BrickHouse Security, a supplier of alarm systems and GPS-tracking based here, on March 4 acquired Securus’ GPS business, shortly after the sale of Securus’ PERS business to Freeus. Terms of the deal were not released.

Oncam Grandeye to offer analytics, cloud service

Jumbi Edulbehram is new head of the Americas for 360-degree camera provider

LOWELL, Mass.—Jumbi Edulbehram said he didn't join 360-degree camera provider Oncam Grandeye just to sell cameras. "I've done enough of that," he said. He's interested in expanding Oncam Grandeye into video intelligence and cloud service.

Pivot3 gets $45 million

Storage provider says video analytics is part of the plan

AUSTIN, Texas—Video analytics is an area of interest for video surveillance storage provider Pivot3, which received a $45 million equity and bank financing on Feb. 24.



SSN News Poll May 2018

Rave Mobile Safety recently released survey info on employees’ understanding and perception of their workplaces’ emergency plans. Active shooters have become a more prevalent concern for schools, businesses and other meeting areas. Can security companies be better involved with emergency management?