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FST21 partners with HID for increased coverage, more secure access control

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12/15/2010

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.—FST21, a provider of intelligent controlled access and automation solutions and services, in early November announced a new technology partnership with access control provider HID for integration of its RFID technology into FST21’s intelligent building solution SafeRise.

Axis: If there are 14 cameras, IP system cheaper

Network camera manufacturer touts new TCO study
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12/10/2010

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—At what point is it cheaper to install an IP camera system versus an analog camera system? Three years ago, network camera maker Axis Communications commissioned a “Total Cost of Ownership” study that found the magic number to be 32 cameras. A new study, which Axis touted in a Dec. 8 announcement, says that the break-even point in 2010 is lower: It’s now 14 cameras.

Mace, dogged by legacy issues, makes progress

Mace sells digital media biz for $1.1 million, settles with ex-CEO
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12/02/2010

HORSHAM, Pa.—Mace CEO Dennis Raefield has steered clear of the speaker circuit in the past two years as he’s concentrated on resolving some of Mace’s well-publicized problems. With most of those headaches behind him now, and solid indications that the company is getting “very close to the break-even stage,” Raefield has plans to speak at the Imperial Capital Security investor conference in a couple weeks.

Comunale says SDC deal brings known quantities inhouse

Purchase builds out footprint, more in store
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11/24/2010

HOUSTON—Tri-Ed Northern president Pat Comunale told Security Systems News that the acquisition, announced Nov. 23, of Security Data & Cable HQ, is a strategically important purchase that brings a well-known business and security executive into the Tri-Ed fold.

Visonic ready to take on ‘the giants’

New technology launch, revamping of N.A. operations will be key
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11/18/2010

TEL AVIV, Israel—Over the past several months, Visonic, a wireless home security component manufacturer, has made some changes in its North American operation. It has hired a new president, Mark Ingram, hired three new sales managers, and it has worked to deepen its relationships with major distributors, says Avi Barir, Visonic president and CEO.

iControl uControl merge

First came ADT, next will be broadband, and ‘utilities will jump onboard in the next 18 to 14 months.
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11/09/2010

PALO ALTO, Calif.—Home security and management providers iControl and uControl are no longer competitors following their Nov. 4 merger. The new company will assume the iControl Networks’ name and be headquartered here while uControl’s Austin, Texas office will become a division of iControl. Jim Johnson, CEO of uControl, and Paul Dawes, CEO of iControl, are now co-CEOs of the new company.

PSNA touts cross-vertical flexibility at ASIS

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11/02/2010

DALLAS—In a reflection of what the company itself has done, the PSNA (Panasonic Systems Network company of America) booth at the ASIS show here in October featured a panoply of Panasonic products—security-specific, and non-security specific—grouped together to show solutions for different vertical market applications for a school, stadium, retail outlet, and a courtroom.

Opgal acquires Vumii

More resources for Vumii, Opgal gets entre into N.A. market
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10/27/2010

ATLANTA—In a deal that brings detection and assessment capabilities together, night vision camera manufacturer Vumii announced Oct. 26 that it had been acquired by Israel-based Opgal Optronics, a maker of thermal imaging systems and infrared cameras.

Dedicated Micros’ reorg gives customers direct access

DM chief clarifies role, wants to bring IP to masses
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10/26/2010

CHANTILLY, Va.—Among several re-organized companies at ASIS this year was CCTV solutions manufacturer Dedicated Micros, which was sporting a new executive line-up.

Biometrics supplier Global Rainmakers secures $40m

Iris-capture company rebrands as Hoyos
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10/21/2010

NEW YORK—Worldwide biometrics provider Global Rainmakers has secured $40 million in new funding and undergone a name change in preparation for the next phase of its growth, according to chief development officer Jeff Carter. The company has also changed it's name from Global Rainmakers to Hoyos, after it's CEO.

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