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Telaeris announces support for HID Mobile Access solutions

June 18, 2024SSN Staff

SAN DIEGO — Telaeris, Inc., a provider of handheld solutions for Physical Access Control Systems (PACS), has announced its new XPressEntry handheld badge and biometric reader support for all HID Mobile Access solutions including HID employee badge and Student ID in Apple Wallet. Telaeris sees traditional credentials as easily lost or forgotten, thus creating a variety of physical security risks. In response to those challenges, Telaeris is enabling organizations to improve physical...

Access Control, Dr. David Carta, HID, Mobile Credentials, Physical Security, Rick Winter, Telaeris, XPressEntry Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) Emergency Evacuation Mustering


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DMP adds Heckert, Montoya to sales team

June 17, 2024SSN Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — DMP has added two new sales professionals to its roster with the addition of Brad Heckert as the director of sales, West, and Jeff Montoya as the regional sales manager for X1 West. Heckert joins DMP as part of a new sales management initiative that restructured territories to elevate the personalized service to dealers. He has over 20 years of experience in the security industry in numerous roles, from installer technician to service and sales management. Heckert has...

Access Control, Brad Heckert, Convergint, DMPro, Jeff Montoya, Video Surveillance


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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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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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Dean Drako acquires Cobalt AI

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Dean Drako acquires Cobalt AI

June 4, 2024SSN Staff

FREMONT, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas — Dean Drako, president and CEO of Eagle Eye Networks, IC Manage, and Drako Motors, announced his acquisition of Cobalt AI (formerly Cobalt Robotics). As Cobalt’s owner, Drako will serve as the company’s chairman, while Ken Wolff, Cobalt’s CEO, will continue leading the company. Cobalt AI will operate as an independent company with its current management team and entire staff. Cobalt is known as a provider of AI alarm filtering, remote...

Access Control, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cobalt AI, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), Ken Wolff, Mergers & Acquisitions, remote monitoring, security robots


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House proud

June 4, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

ST. LOUIS — Latch, soon to be DOOR, is launching the DOOR app, which consolidates its access control services, and introducing its AI assistant, Doorman.   “The DOOR app literally unlocks our technology in your building,” said Chief Doorman Jamie Siminoff, who founded Ring, sold it to Amazon and then launched Honest Day’s Work (HDW), during a video reveal event. “For those that currently have Latch in their building, the DOOR app will be replacing the Latch...

Access Control, Artificial Intelligence (AI), DOOR, Honest Days Work (HDW), Jamie Siminoff, Latch


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California Alarm Association honors Chaumont with award

May 23, 2024SSN Staff

PALM SPRING, Calif. — The California Alarm Association (CAA) recently announced that Lilianne G. Chaumont has been awarded the prestigious Mark Schubert Memorial Award for her outstanding dedication and contributions to the electronic security and life safety industries. The award ceremony took place on Friday, May 17, 2024, recognizing Lilianne's efforts and commitment to the industry. The CAA stated that Lilianne G. Chaumont, President of Chaumont Law Inc., has been a pillar of the...

Access Control, California Alarm Association (CAA), electronic security, intrusion detection, life safety, Lilianne G. Chaumont, Mark Schubert Memorial Award, monitoring, Sean Cooke


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Pye-Barker acquires security integrator Vermillion Systems

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Pye-Barker acquires security integrator Vermillion Systems

May 23, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has revealed it will now operate in Central Indiana after acquiring fast-growing security systems integrator Vermillion Systems. Pye-Barker said it remains steadfast in its commitment to provide full-service life safety offerings to better protect communities throughout the United States. Founded in 1999 by David Vermillion, Vermillion Systems is headquartered in Walkerton, Indiana, outside of South Bend and provides fire alarm monitoring, video surveillance,...

Access Control, Bart Proctor, David Vermillion, integrator, Mergers & Acquisitions, monitoring, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Vermillion Systems, Video Surveillance


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Verkada awarded Red Dot Design Award

May 20, 2024SSN Staff

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Verkada has been recognized with the Red Dot Design Award for four of its new designs. Red Dot Design's jury of industry experts awarded Verkada's AC12 Single Door Access Controller, CM42 Mini Dome Camera, GC31 Cellular Gateway, and GC31-E Cellular Gateway for their outstanding hardware engineering and industrial design. "We thoughtfully design each of our products to offer powerful capabilities without sacrificing simplicity and ease of use," said...

Access Control, Camera, John Russell, Red Dot Design Award, Verkada


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Acre adopts acre Intrusion branding

May 20, 2024SSN Staff

PLANO, Texas — Security system provider acre security is rebranding its SPC intruder detection system to acre Intrusion as part of its ongoing effort to unify and simplify its product offerings. The company said that this rebranding marks a strategic alignment within the company's streamlined branding framework. This approach also includes the acre Access Control and acre Visitor Management solutions, bringing a cohesive identity to the entire portfolio. Acre’s intrusion detection...

Access Control, acre, intrusion detection system (IDS), Mark Roberts, SPC


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