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Archive: April 2024


Scott Dunn

General News

SIA announces new Board of Directors chair, board members, executive committee

April 12, 2024SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced its new Board of Directors chair – Scott Dunn of Axis Communications – and presented four new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership gathering, held April 9 during ISC West. The new SIA Board of Directors members, who will serve an initial two-year term from 2024 to 2026, are: Andrew Elvish, vice president of marketing, Genetec Brian Harrell,...

Andrew Elvish, Björn Lidefelt, Board of Directors, Brian Harrell, Don Erickson, Hamish Dobson, Holly Borgmann, ISC West, James Rothstein, Jonathan Aguila, Julaine Simmons, Mike Mathes, ryan kaltenbaugh, Scott Dunn, Security Industry Association (SIA), Teresa Wu, The Advance


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LVT combines integration, new cameras to go distance

Monitoring

LVT combines integration, new cameras to go distance

April 10, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — LiveView Technologies (LVT), a provider of customizable mobile surveillance solutions, says an integration with Immix and the launch of two new cameras further empower security leaders to monitor and protect a range of environments.   According to LVT, more than 94% of Fortune 100 retailers use the company’s advanced mobile surveillance units and security solutions.  "LVT’s new cameras give our customers greater control in distinct...

cameras, Chris Brown, Immix, LiveView Technologies (LVT), mobile surveillance, Steve Lindsey


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Tracy Larson

General News

'WeSuite continues’ under PE ownership

April 10, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—WeSuite’s recent acquisition by Valsoft, a Montreal-based private equity firm with a “buy-and-hold" philosophy, will take the sales management solutions company to the next level, says President Tracy Larson.  “The biggest thing for us, as a small company, is we're going to be able to accelerate the path we were already on - to be able to deliver some of the big items on our roadmap more efficiently and quickly, and potentially expand into...

Aspire Software, Berkshire Hathaway, Dave Donaldson, QuoteAnywhere, Tracy Larson, Valsoft, WeEstimate, WeOpportunity, WeSuite


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Peter George

Monitoring

AI weapons detection technology included in NYC pilot program

April 10, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

NEW YORK—Evolv Technology’s AI system will be used as part of a new pilot program by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to detect weapons carried by travelers into the Metropolitan Transit Authority's (MTA) subway system.  According to a release by the Office of the Mayor of New York City, the NYPD seized 1,515 weapons in the subway system in 2023, compared to 947 weapons the previous year – a nearly 60% increase.  “The NYPD contacted Evolv to...

Eric Adams, Evolv Technology, Janno Lieber, Kathy Hochul, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York City Police Department (NYPD), Peter George, Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology (POST) Act, Security Systems News (SSN)


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Monitoring Matters

She sells security

April 9, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

I’m writing this after completing the first leg of my journey towards ISC West 2024, and I can safely say that “She Sells Sanctuary” by The Cult is the best road song of all time. What are some good runners up you might ask? “Roundabout” by Yes, and “Last Train Home” by Pat Metheny for sure. Late night drive? “No Sleep till Brooklyn” by the Beastie Boys, easily answered questions. What might not be an easily answered question is what programming...

2024, interview, ISC West, Security Systems News (SSN), video


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Inovonics to feature Inovonics Cloud Services software at ISC West, booth #3103

April 8, 2024Inovonics

Native content: Inovonics, known for four decades of providing wireless security hardware, plans to feature their innovative new Inovonics Cloud Services at ISC West this year. Inovonics Cloud Services is designed to leverage Inovonics’ dependable hardware and unparalleled network infrastructure to provide expanded capabilities, such as: The effortless management of an unlimited number of devices, giving you unparalleled scalability and flexibility. The real-time reporting of...

Craig Dever, Inovonics, Inovonics Cloud Services, ISC West, Mike Garavuso


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Also Noted

ISS announces strategic partnership with Unlimited Technology

April 8, 2024SSN Staff

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. and CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa.—ISS (Intelligent Security Systems) and Unlimited Technology announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to bring cutting-edge video intelligence solutions to clients across North America. Specifically, the companies will leverage their combined expertise to deliver AI-powered analytics to help critical infrastructure operators and government end-users mitigate against a wide range of threats. With more than 30 patents...

Intelligent Security Systems, John A. Petruzzi, Jr., Matt Powell, Unlimited Technology


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Bill Bozeman

General News

SIA names Bill Bozeman as honorary member

April 8, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) Executive Committee has named Bill Bozeman as an honorary SIA member. Bozeman – a security industry veteran and longtime SIA member and SIA Board of Directors member – is one of only six individuals to have received this honor, joining fellow honorary members Les Gold, Joe Grillo, Sandy Jones, Dave McGowan, and Scott Schafer. SIA will recognize Bozeman during ISC West. Bozeman is the founder of Bozeman Strategic...

Bill Bozeman, Bozeman Strategic Solutions, Dave McGowan, Delta Audio-Visual Security, Dictograph Alarm Systems, Don Erickson, ISC West, Joe Grillo, Les Gold, Pinkerton Systems Integration, PSA Security Network (PSA), PSA TEC, Sandy Jones, Scott Schafer, Securing New Ground (SNG), Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Systems News (SSN)


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Also Noted

LenelS2, Hanwha Vision announce new strategic partnership

April 5, 2024SSN Staff

PITTSFORD, N.Y.—LenelS2 and Hanwha Vision have announced a new strategic partnership that establishes LenelS2 as a reseller of Hanwha Vision cameras in the Americas. This collaboration marks a significant milestone as end users will gain access to the entire Hanwha Vision IP camera portfolio through LenelS2’s authorized value-added resellers (VARs) alongside LenelS2’s product and services portfolio.  Hanwha Vision cameras feature state-of-the-art camera technology,...

Hanwha Vision, LenelS2, ryan kaltenbaugh, Thomas Cook


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Also Noted

Shooter Detection Systems joins Partner Alliance for Safe Schools

April 5, 2024SSN Staff

ROWLEY, Mass. – Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and gunshot detection solution provider, has joined forces with the Partner Alliance for Safe Schools (PASS) to support their mission and advocate for critical school safety efforts.  As part of its commitment to PASS, Shooter Detection Systems is promoting the PASS guidelines for layered school safety and security among school administrators and public safety professionals. PASS guidelines provide school districts...

alarm.com, gunshot detection, PASS (Partner Alliance for Safer Schools) K-12 Partner, Rich Onofrio, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS)


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