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Home security owners want protection beyond the home, says new report

April 19, 2021SSN Staff

BOSTON, Mass.—TrueMotion, a leading smartphone-only driving data platform, announced a new report on home security owners’ willingness to purchase protection beyond the home, specifically car crash detection and emergency response. The report reveals that as home security providers look for strategies to grow revenue and increase customer loyalty, paid car crash detection and emergency response products are a viable path forward. New products that can grow revenue and increase customer...

Brendan Bellefeuille, TrueMotion


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PowerHouse Alliance and Azione Unlimited announce partnership

April 19, 2021SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH, Pa. —The PowerHouse Alliance, a national consortium of regional wholesale distributors for the residential and commercial audio/video, home entertainment, security, networking, IT and consumer electronics accessories markets, announced a unique partnership with Azione Unlimited, The Smart Home Association. This new partnership creates unparalleled opportunities for connection and business growth between Azione dealer members and the PowerHouse Alliance distributor members. As...

Azione Unlimited, Dennis Holzer, PowerHouse Alliance, Richard Glikes


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HID Global adds WorkforceID Authentication to cloud platform

April 19, 2021SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, announced the general availability of WorkforceID Authentication solution, the latest addition to its cloud platform for creating a seamless, effortless experience for issuing, managing and using identity credentials in physical and digital workplaces. Workforce ID Authentication builds upon HID’s proven and widely deployed multi-factor authentication platform for consumer applications including...

HID Global, Julian Lovelock


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News Poll: Industry making mental health a priority

April 19, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—During Security Systems News’ first-ever virtual SecurityNext conference in February – toward the end of the “What End Users Want” panel – the topic of mental health came up, spurring some important discussion around an area that is often overlooked. For many who have been forced to work remotely this past year during COVID, it has been even more difficult to find that work-life balance. The goal of this month’s News Poll is to get the...

COVID-19, Mental Health, SSN News Poll, Wellness


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SnapAV partners with Delta Smart for distribution, support and training in Argentina

April 16, 2021SSN Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—SnapAV, a leading global source of professional A/V, surveillance, control, networking, and remote management products, announced it has partnered with electronics distributor Delta Smart in Argentina to quickly and efficiently serve partners in that country. The agreement, the first of its kind for SnapAV in Argentina, will make it easy for new and existing SnapAV and Control4 partners to acquire and deploy the company’s solutions. “We’re eager to continue...

Blake Van Cleave, Dario Haustech, Delta Smart, Herbert Bansbach, SnapAV


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US a leader in leveraging video monitoring for a safe ‘return-to-work’

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US a leader in leveraging video monitoring for a safe ‘return-to-work’

April 16, 2021SSN Staff

NEW YORK—U.S. firms are avidly re-purposing their existing video monitoring systems to support the ‘COVID Safe’ return to offices and workplaces across North America, according to a multi-country survey of organizations running video monitoring systems conducted by Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) provider Ava Security. Half (50 percent) of the 100 IT, Facilities Management (FM), Operations or Security managers queried during March 2021 were already leveraging their video...

cloud-based technology, COVID-19, information technology, LPR, video analytics


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IDIS, VMI extend remote monitoring with deep learning analytics

April 16, 2021SSN Staff

COPPELL, Texas—IDIS America and virtual guarding and monitoring service partner Virtual Management Intelligence (VMI) are working together to deliver AI-supported remote surveillance services, including business operations monitoring, in sectors such as transportation, warehousing, cannabis production, food processing, banking, and finance. The two companies noted that buyers of video technology are focusing increasingly on business protocol enforcement applications, in addition to traditional...

deep learning analytics, IDIS, VMI


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SALTO, Livly partner for multifamily housing smart electronic locking solutions

April 16, 2021SSN Staff

ATLANTA—SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of wire-free smart electronic locking solutions, and Livly, a Chicago-based developer of operating systems for multifamily rentals, have partnered to deliver SALTO’s electronic access control features from within Livly’s multifamily management platform and resident app. “SALTO continues to be an innovative company, and Livly has developed an impressive multifamily property management tool,” said Colin DePree, SALTO Sales...

Alex Samoylovich, Colin DePree, Livly, SALTO Systems


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ADRF, Edwards enter strategic agreement to provide in-building wireless solutions

April 16, 2021SSN Staff

BURBANK, Calif.—Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), a leading provider of in-building Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and repeaters for public safety and commercial radio frequencies, announced a strategic agreement with Edwards, a leading provider of fire detection and alarm solutions, to provide Edwards customers with mission-critical, emergency radio communication enhancement systems (ERCES) for first responders. The agreement expands Edwards’ fire and life safety products...

ADRF, Angie Gomez, Dennis Burns, Edwards


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Axis unveils access control solution, outlines 2021 goals during press breakfast

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Axis unveils access control solution, outlines 2021 goals during press breakfast

April 15, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Axis Communications, a manufacturer of network cameras for the physical security and video surveillance industries, announced the release of two new camera products, while also remaining optimistic about 2021 goals during its 14th Annual Axis Press Breakfast on April 14. Dr. Martin Gren, Axis Communications Co-Founder, and Fredrik Nilsson, Vice President of the Americas for Axis, hosted the breakfast, held virtually for the second straight year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Camera...

access control, Axis Communications, Fredrik Nilsson, Martin Gren, video surveillance


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