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Eagle Eye Networks acquires AI leader Uncanny Vision

September 30, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

AUSTIN, Texas, and BANGALORE, India—Global cloud video surveillance leader Eagle Eye Networks announced the acquisition of artificial intelligence (AI) innovator Uncanny Vision, including the company’s research and development capabilities and a new regional office in Bangalore, India. Eagle Eye Networks CEO Dean Drako told Security Systems News that Uncanny stood out among other AI companies because they are “entirely and completely focused on AI; It’s not an afterthought,”...

AI, cloud-based video surveillance, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks, Mergers & Acquisitions


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September 29, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

We are entering a really busy time here at Security Systems News, highlighted by the recent big announcement of the partnership with PSA on our new Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, which took almost a year of hard work and planning to create; the soon-to-be-announced “40 under 40” Class of 2021 winners; the list of Women in Security honorees who we will be featuring with Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) Women in Security Forum (WISF) in 2022; and, last...

40 under 40, advisory board, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Systems News, Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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TMA waives fees for members to attend virtual annual meeting

September 29, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce that through the generosity of its meeting sponsors, TMA members may now register to attend its upcoming 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting for FREE. Nonmembers may also register at a reduced rate of $450 for the three-day education and networking meeting. The virtual meeting will take place Tuesday, October 12th-Thursday, October 14th. The 2021 meeting sponsors are: Platinum - Alarm.com; Johnson Controls; MAS; and Resideo Gold...

celia besore, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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ISC East returns to New York City’s Javits Center Nov. 17-18

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ISC East returns to New York City’s Javits Center Nov. 17-18

September 29, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

NEW YORK—The International Security Conference & Exposition – also known as ISC East – returns to an in-person event for the first time in two years when it takes place Nov. 17-18, 2021 at the Javits Center in New York City. Last year, ISC East was held virtually as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In July 2021, the ISC West show in Las Vegas represented the first full-scale in-person event for security professionals since the onset of the pandemic. ISC East is the Northeast’s...

ISC East, Will Wise


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Ring partners with Home Depot, unveils solutions for alarm pros

September 29, 2021SSN Staff

HAWTHORNE, Calif.—Ring announced an exclusive partnership to help support alarm professionals as well as several new home security devices, features and services recently, from robotics to connectivity to computer vision. Ring’s exclusive collaboration with The Home Depot uses custom Ring home security products and services to provide builders with an affordable, customizable solution to protect job sites big and small. “We’ve seen how effective Ring devices can be in...

Home Depot, Jamie Siminoff, Ring, smart home


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Senstar announces new Sensor Fusion Engine

September 28, 2021SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—Senstar, a leader in video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions, announced at GSX here this week that its new sensor fusion engine which synthesizes data from multiple sensors to generate actionable information. “The concept of sensor fusion is not new, but we have taken it beyond simple Boolean logic integration to develop an engine that analyzes real-time data alongside historical, locational, environmental, and classification data before generating...

Global Security Exchange (GSX), Senstar


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Security Industry Association opens applications for SIA RISE Scholarship

September 28, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened applications for the SIA RISE Scholarship, a program presented by the SIA RISE community for young security professionals. Through this year’s RISE Scholarship program, selected candidates will receive $3,000 awards that can be used toward continuing education, student loan repayment and professional development programs such as training and certifications. “Applying for a SIA...

Don Erickson, Security Industry Association, SIA, SIA RISE


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Johnson Controls debuts Tyco Security Robot at GSX

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Johnson Controls debuts Tyco Security Robot at GSX

September 28, 2021SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—Johnson Controls debuted the Tyco de robot in the Tyco Demo Room & Innovation Center at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) Conference here in Orlando this week. Johnson Controls has chosen Ava Robotics, a leader in designing and developing intelligent robots for workplace applications to improve human productivity, safety and quality of life, to power its new Tyco Security Robot powered by Ava Robotics. "Ava's mobile, autonomous and innovative robotics technology helped...

Global Security Exchange (GSX), Johnson Controls, Security Robotics, Tyco


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WKS Restaurant Group selects Interface to deploy video-verified alarms

September 28, 2021SSN Staff

EARTH CITY, Mo.—Interface Security Systems, a leading managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS and business intelligence solutions, has announced that WKS Restaurant Group is relying on Interface’s managed video-verified intrusion alarm monitoring across over 380 restaurants.  WKS, one of the fastest-growing multi-brand restaurant franchisees in the U.S., is a licensed franchisee of El Pollo Loco, Wendy’s, Denny’s, Krispy Kreme...

Christopher Magana, Interface Security Systems, WKS Restaurant Group


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Securitas unveils technology life cycle asset management tool at GSX

September 27, 2021SSN Staff

UNIONTOWN, Ohio—Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. (SES) introduced at Global Security Exchange (GSX) conference in Orlando this week the latest innovation to the SecureStat family of web services. As an advanced feature of SecureStat, 360 tracks, manages and reports on a products’ full spectrum of data from product deployment to replacement. Integrated through a sleek new dashboard, 360 provides a product part number, serial number, firmware, installation date, sold date, location...

Global Security Exchange, GSX, Securitas Electronic Security, Tony Byerly


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