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The smart toilet ... oh crap!

July 22, 2020Ginger Hill

The loo, bathroom, restroom, el bano, latrine, water closet, washroom, powder room, lavatory, outhouse, toilet, commode, throne, potty … whatever your special name is for this place, we all know others shouldn’t be “privy” to our private moments here. But, as technology advances and new “smart” apparatuses tempt the must-have-it-all-type of consumer, privacy wanes and cybercriminals find new ways into the more personal parts of people’s lives. Case in point,...

Antoinette King, Axis, Axis Communications, connected devices, cyber security, Smart Devices

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Security industry goes virtual during crisis

March 25, 2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—As more and more city-based governments across the U.S. order residents to “shelter-in-place” and “non-essential” businesses to close, not only is security considered an “essential” business that can and must remain open and functional, but it's been quite refreshing to see that the industry has transitioned to the virtual world, almost frictionlessly and seamlessly. Of course, “shelter in place” roughly translates to “work...

access control, AI, Alcatraz AI, artificial intelligence, Axis, Axis Communications, Body Cameras, Cloud, facial recognition, false alarm, false alarm dispatches, Pierre Trapanese, Rapid Response Monitoring, Security Industry Association

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Also Noted

Axis named as Great Place to Work

November 2, 2015SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass—Great Place to Work Institute has named Axis Communications one of its 2015 50 best small and medium workplaces in the United States. The annual list of Best Small & Medium Workplaces was published in Fortune magazine. Ranked at 17, this is the second consecutive year Axis has been honored, according to a prepared statement. For more than a decade, the list recognizes companies with “exceptional workplace cultures,” Great Place to Work says. Ratings were based on...

Axis, Fredrik Nilsson, Great Place to Work

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IoT, drones to drive wireless video surveillance market

October 28, 2015Spencer Ives

LONDON—The wireless video surveillance market will grow across the globe, according to market research firm Technavio, and IoT and drones will play a big role in that growth.“The global wireless video surveillance market is close to 21 percent CAGR [from] 2014 to 2019,” Technavio senior industry analyst, Amrita Choudhury told Security Systems News. Technavio estimated the global market's 2014 value at $399 million, rising to about $1.05 billion in 2019.The Americas, including North...

Amrita Choudhury, Axis, Bosch, Cisco, Drones, Hikvision, IoT, Security Systems News, TechNavio

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The biggest booths at ASIS 2015

August 11, 2015Spencer Ives

ANAHEIM, Calif.—At ASIS International's 2015 Seminar and Exhibits, which will take place here Sept. 28-Oct. 1, Protection 1 is upping its presence and other top companies, such as ASSA ABLOY and Axis, are looking toward being greener, while TycoIS and STANLEY focus on interactivity.Protection 1 is increasing the size of its booth at ASIS, from 800-square-feet in 2014 to 3,000-square-feet this year. “This year we're going back to a large booth,” Lisa Ciappetta, senior director marketing...

ASIS 2015, Assa Abloy, Axis, Beth Tarnoff, Hank Monaco, James Marcella, Lisa Ciappetta, Martin Huddart, Protection 1, Scott Hucksoll, Stanley, TycoIS

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North American perimeter security market to grow

May 11, 2015Spencer Ives

LONDON—Technavio predicts growth in North America's perimeter security market to be about $5.7 billion by 2019, up from $4.1 billion in 2014, a 39 percent increase.Technavio defines perimeter security as an “intrusion prevention system, which consists of components like barrier and gate sensors, personal identification system control, [and] access communications,” Amrita Choudhury, Technavio senior industry analyst, told Security Systems News.Increasing government regulations that...

Amrita Choudhury, Axis, Bosch, Ed Breen Tyco, NICE Systems, perimeter security, TechNavio

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Canon-Axis deal done despite hedge-fund holdout

April 29, 2015Martha Entwistle

TOKYO—In a bid that industry analysts told Security Systems News is intended to get Canon to increase its $2.8 billion offer for Axis Communications, Elliott Management, a New York hedge fund, increased its stake in Axis to 10.91 percent and has not yet sold those shares to Canon.Canon now owns 84 percent of Axis shares. On April 24, Canon extended the offer period a second time, from the original April 15 to May 5. Canon said it would neither extend the offer period again nor raise its offer...

Axis, Canon, Elliott Management, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Richard Berger

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Axis introduces Zipstream for more compression

March 25, 2015Martha Entwistle

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—In what Axis' Fredrik Nilsson called a “major innovation that will fuel the growth of the [network video] market” Axis Communications launched Zipstream, a new compression technology, that it says consumes half of the storage and bandwidth of H.264.“We launched H.264 in 2008; people ask if Zipstream is as big of a deal? It's a bigger deal,” Fredrik Nilsson, Axis Communications GM Americas told Security Systems News.Why is it a bigger deal?Zipstream...

Axis, Fredrik Nilsson, H.264, Zipstream

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The biggest and the newest at ISC West

March 18, 2015Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—At the 2015 ISC West show, exhibitors put a lot of thought into their booths—rather literally with Hikvision's “Thought Theater”—and some companies, like IDIS, are using big booths at ISC West to introduce themselves to the industry.IDIS, a global manufacturer, is setting up a 2,800 square-foot booth—one of the top 10 biggest booths at the show this year—as a first time exhibitor. This booth heralds IDIS' entrance into the U.S. market, IDIS said.The...

Anixter, Assa Abloy, Axis, Bosch, Clark, David Gottlieb, Doug Wheaton, Hikvision USA, Honeywell, IDIS, Keith Drummond, Liz Cohen, Lynette Baranowski, Nissan, Pelco, Reed Expo, Samsung, Steve LaRoche, Tri-Ed, Trish Moubayed, Tyco, UTC

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Canon to buy Axis for $2.8 billion

February 10, 2015Martha Entwistle

TOKYO—Within a year of buying the leading VMS provider, camera manufacturer Canon has made an offer to buy Axis Communications, the leading network camera provider, for $2.8 billion cash.The deal is expected to be completed in April, pending stockholder approval. The Axis board of directors has approved the deal and the three largest shareholders in Axis, including the founders, who hold close to 40 percent of the total number of shares, have approved the plan.Fredrik Nilsson, Axis GM Americas,...

Axis, Canon, Fredrik Nilsson, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Milestone

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