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Genetec appoints de Souza Managing Director for LATCAR

June 14, 2024SSN Staff

MONTRÉAL — Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced the appointment of Jason de Souza as the new Managing Director for Latin America & the Caribbean (LATCAR). With over 25 years of experience in the IT and security sectors, de Souza brings a proven track record of delivering results, growing revenue, and building long-term relationships with customers, partners, and...

Genetec, Jason de Souza, Latin America & the Caribbean (LATCAR), Michel Chalouhi, Security Industry Association (SIA)


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Milestone Systems funds research project at University of Aalborg

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Milestone Systems funds research project at University of Aalborg

June 14, 2024SSN Staff

COPENHAGEN — The University of Aalborg, Denmark, has been honored for advancements in Harbor Safety Technology through a collaborative project with Milestone Systems. In a release from Milestone they specified its video technology and synthetic datasets deployed in a Danish harbor were recently awarded the Danish Spar Nord Foundation Research Award for research into detecting fatal accidents in harbors using Artificial Intelligence (AI)-trained models for thermal cameras. Milestone...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Milestone Systems, Neelu Madan, Rahul Yadav, thermal cameras, University of Aalborg, video technology


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IPMeter and IMRON Corporation announce cyber/physical integration at Security & Safety Summit

June 13, 2024SSN Staff

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — During the IMRON Security & Safety Summit, IPMeter and IMRON Corporation introduced an integration that bridges the gap between physical security and cybersecurity. Now, users of IMRON's environment can access the full suite of IPMeter features directly within the IMRON platform. When users open the IMRON environment, they can now find IPMeter's cybersecurity tools under the configuration "gear" icon. These tools include cybersecurity vulnerability assessments,...

Cybersecurity, IMRON, integration, IPMeter, Physical Security


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Product Launches: HID, Telguard, Hikvision

June 13, 2024SSN Staff

HID Mercury MP Controllers The new Mercury MP Controllers empower access control software providers and integrators to seamlessly combine a wide range of access control technologies, elevator control, building automation, IoT applications, and third party solutions into a unified, centralized and fully robust infrastructure. This open approach provides the freedom to choose the right solution for specific customer requirements. www.hidglobal.com Hikvision 4k IP Kits The Hikvision...

Access Control, Camera, HID, Hikvision, integrators, Telguard


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Wayne Alarm Systems acquires SAS Security Systems

June 13, 2024SSN Staff

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, Inc., a family-owned and operated provider of life safety and security solutions, has announced the acquisition of SAS Security Systems, Inc. of Watertown, Mass. This strategic move expands Wayne Alarm's footprint in the greater Boston area, allowing the company to deliver its premier security services to a wider range of customers. Wayne Alarm, founded by Ralph Wayne Sevinor, has a long-standing reputation for exceptional customer care and unwavering...

Leonard M. Frisoli, Mark Warner, Nathan Raustad, Ralph Wayne Sevinor, SAS Security Systems, Thomas Frisoli, Wayne Alarm Systems


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Axis unveils upgraded Boston Experience Center

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Axis unveils upgraded Boston Experience Center

June 12, 2024SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Axis Communications is celebrating the grand re-opening of its Axis Experience Center (AEC) in Chelmsford, MA. The upgraded Boston-area AEC has been renovated to include additional meeting spaces, an expanded lab, a demo room, and design studio. As the home to Axis’ Americas headquarters, the Chelmsford AEC serves a variety of local industries including retail, education, transportation, biopharma, and more, providing on-the-ground support for organizations using...

Aaron Kahn, Axis Communications, Axis Experience Center (AEC), biopharma, Camera, intercom, retail


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Adam Shane

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Specifically Speaking: Adam Shane on designing integrated security systems

June 12, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Adam Shane’s goal on any project he tackles is to design and integrate security systems so that data is shared across various applications in a seamless manner. “I assist clients on a range of projects related to data sharing across applications,” said Shane, systems integration manager at Burns Engineering, Inc. “In my role at Burns, I design various systems related to integrated security operations.” As part of Security Systems News’...

Adam Shane, Burns Engineering Inc., Security Systems News (SSN), Specifically Speaking


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Phil Langley

Suppliers

Security, A/V, IoT technology convergence is key to digital transformation, Langley says

June 12, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

DALLAS—Phil Langley sees the convergence of security, A/V (audio-visual) and IoT technologies as key elements in organizations’ digital transformation journeys. Langley, Wesco’s SVP, global enterprise A/V and UCC (unified communications and collaboration), told Security Systems News (SSN) that this technology convergence is extremely vital in areas such as smart building infrastructure and responding to threats that target organizations. “As organizations continue to...

AVIXA, Phil Langley, Security Systems News (SSN), WESCO


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SSN Access Control Webcast – Wrestling with the legacy to define modern electronic access control

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SSN Access Control Webcast – Wrestling with the legacy to define modern electronic access control

June 12, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — The advent of 2020 marked a change in the development of electronic access control as we know it, with systems evolving to meet the needs of a modern era. Security Systems News’ latest webcast, “Modern Electronic Access Control: Redefining the Enterprise,” gathered together expert panelists to explore the changing shape of electronic access control. The panelists discussed and shared their insights on topics like the changing requirements & expectations...

Access Control, Access Control Executive Brief, Brivo, Lee Odess, Manish Dalal, Maureen Perrelli, Robert Lydic, Security Systems News (SSN), Wavelynx, webcast, ZKTeco USA


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On The Editor's Desk

Camera jam

June 12, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

I’m staying local again for this week’s blog, as I fittingly “focus” on cameras, and how they relate to a topic that has been discussed in NYC circles for nearly two decades – congestion pricing.   Guess I should first briefly explain what congestion pricing is for those who do not live in the Northeast, or specifically the Greater NYC Metropolitan Area. Congestion pricing was a plan developed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) back in 2007 to...

Central Business District (CBD), congestion pricing, E-ZPass, Kathy Hochul, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), TransCore


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