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SSN Interview with Executive Director Russell Marino

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SSN Interview with HCA Executive Director Russell Marino

January 19, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

BATON ROUGE, La. – Last year Security Systems News reported on the installation of Athena Security’s weapon detection system at Hosanna Christian Academy. We sat down with school Executive Director Russell Marino to discuss how it’s been going. This interview has been edited for length. SSN: Could you tell me a little bit more about yourself and the Academy? Marino: Coming out of LSU as a college graduate, I went into the Air Force and served as a pilot. I rose to the rank...

access control, Athena Security, concealed carry, Hosanna Christian Academy, Hosanna First Assembly, Russell Marino, Security, security cameras, weapon detection system


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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety expands alarm division through acquisition of Bevan Security Systems

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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety expands alarm division, acquires Bevan Security Systems

January 12, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has acquired New Jersey-based Bevan Security Systems, giving the company even more comprehensive security and alarm services in its portfolio.  This expansion to Pye-Barker's alarm division enhances the company’s offerings in the New Jersey area. Thanks to its recent aggressive growth, Pye-Barker has become one of the leading fire and safety companies in the northeastern United States, it claims. For Pye-Barker, the acquisition...

access control, acquisition, alarm services, Bart Proctor, Bevan Security Systems, Phillip Gardner, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Randall J. Bevan, Reliable Alarms Systems, Security, Surveillance Systems


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NAPCO’s Alarm Lock Trilogy wins 2022 Maintenance Innovation Award for Safety

January 3, 2023SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. – NAPCO Security Technologies Inc. announced that its Alarm Lock Trilogy series access control locks have been recognized by facility management decision makers as the winner of the 2022 Maintenance Innovation Award for Safety.  Presenters state that the award is to “recognize innovations and excellence in products, that contribute to the efficient and profitable operation and management of commercial buildings and institutions in the...

access control, Alarm Lock Trilogy, Cloud-Based Access Control System, door locks, NAPCO Security Technologies Inc.


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Arcules adds support for access control with IMRON

December 16, 2022SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions provider Arcules has announced its cloud-based video platform now interfaces with IMRON’s UnityIS access control platform. Arcules said that the combination of the two SaaS products support automation, rapid workflows, and integrated data capture that enhances security, ROI, and improves situational awareness. Thanks to integration with the plugin, joint customers can access a unified security monitoring experience that combines...

access control, Arcules, automation, cloud-based video platform, IMRON, Imron Hussain, Security-as-a-Service (SaaS), Steve Prodger


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Genetec predicts 2023 physical security industry trends

December 14, 2022SSN Staff

MONTREAL – Security company Genetec has shared its predictions for the physical security industry for the upcoming year of 2023. The Genetec 2022 State of Physical Security Report found that half of respondents said their physical security team experienced challenges relating to human resources in 2022. Genetec says that in 2023 security leaders are re-evaluating their available technology to see if they can streamline tasks and processes to improve efficiency. They cite video surveillance,...

access control, automatic license plate recognition, Cybersecurity, Genetec, Genetec 2022 State of Physical Security Report, physical security, Security, video surveillance


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Axis Communications opens Technology Center in Mall of America

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Axis Communications opens Experience Center in Mall of America

December 8, 2022SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass. – Axis Communications continues to expand its presence in the Midwest with the opening of another Axis Experience Center (AEC) at the Mall of America office tower. Adjoining the famous Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., this latest experience center makes the fifth opened this year and Axis Communications' 15th overall in the Americas. This, the company says, underscores their commitment in growing its “On-the-ground” presence in key markets...

access control, Axis Communications, Axis Experience Center (AEC), Genetec, intercom, Karl Radke, Mall of America, Milestone, Rich Hoge, rooftop cameras


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NAPCO offers free classes on Air & E-Access cellular, cloud-based access control systems

November 30, 2022SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, NY – NAPCO Security Technologies is offering a pair of free training classes to integrators, dealers, and locksmiths on their AirAccess and E-Access Cellular or cloud-based access control system solutions. AirAccess systems (powered by StarLink Cellular) and E-Access software frees systems are described by NAPCO as being great alternatives to more complex enterprise systems and much simpler to scale for SMBs. “These intro classes, cover both systems, and are designed to...

access control, AirAccess, David Donovan, Napco Security Technologies, Security, SMB, StarLink, Wiegand


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Suprema launches BioStation 3

November 4, 2022SSN Staff

SEOUL, KOREA – Biometrics and access control company Suprema has launched their new contactless access control terminal, BioStation 3. Suprema says that the BioStation 3 has been specialized for facial recognition for the post-covid era. It integrates 20 years of Suprema’s access control expertise and authentication technology to present a security package that includes QR codes, barcodes, mobile access cards, and RFID cards. “BioStation 3 features increased usability and a compact,...

access control, AI processor, biometrics, BioStation 3, FaceStation F2, Hanchul Kim, Suprema


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Axis Communications opens “Space City” experience center

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Axis Communications opens “Space City” experience center

October 12, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

CHELMSFORD, Mass. – Swedish security device manufacturer Axis Communications has recently celebrated the opening of their new “Space” themed experience center in Houston, Texas. The Houston Axis Experience Center (AEC) will be Axis’ 13th experience center built in the Americas and follows hot on the heels of the opening of another AEC location opened in Toronto a few weeks prior. The centers are designed to provide interested parties from customers all the way to business...

access control, Axis Communications, Axis Experience Center (AEC), intercom, Security Solutions, Steve Stanberry


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Boon Edam entrances now available on BSD SpecLink

August 10, 2021SSN Staff

LILLINGTON, N.C. —Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced that its most in-demand entrance products are now available on SpecLink, an online specification platform. SpecLink helps architects, engineers, specifiers, building owners and designers simplify and improve their approach to creating and collaborating on building project specifications. It is a cloud-based tool created by Building Systems Design, Inc. that streamlines workflow,...

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