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Monitoring Matters

The smart toilet ... oh crap!

July 22, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

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, the smart toilet … Scientists...

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


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Axis Communications matches $15k pledge

May 28, 2020SSN Staff

MIAMI, Fla.—As Mission 500 brings their Feeding America campaign to a close, they would like to recognize the countless individuals that stepped up to the “plate” to help feel families across America.  Mission 500 launched their Feeding America Million Meal Challenge campaign in late March, focused on securing meals for families across the U.S. and initially helped secure over 180,000 meals. Hikvision USA led the charge in helping to match the first $5,000 in donations made. That match...

Axis Communications, Feeding America, George Fletcher, Hikvision USA, Kenneth Gould, Mission 500


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General News

Security industry goes virtual during crisis

March 25, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

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


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Women in Security

Women in Security: Kerri Sutherland

December 9, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

For Axis Communications' Kerri Sutherland, female role models have played an instrumental role throughout her career.“I have been blessed with many amazing role models and mentors, who helped me develop throughout my career,” she said, calling out Gail Boudreau, who taught her the “importance of adjusting my communication and work style to my audience as needed. She always had facts and data to back up her opinions and initiatives, which made her highly respected by the managers...

Axis Communications, Kerri Sutherland, Security Industry Association (SIA), women in security, Women in Security Forum


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Suppliers

Axis re-opens newly renovated Experience Center

May 8, 2019SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass—The official grand re-opening ceremony at the Axis Experience Center (AEC) was held here on May 2nd at Axis' North American headquarters.The event was truly a celebration, featuring speeches delivered by Fredrik Nilsson, VP, Americas, Axis Communications, Inc., Larry Newman, Senior Director of Sales, Axis Communications, Inc., and Steve Stanberry, Business Area Director, Northeast, Axis Communications, Inc. and a ribbon cutting to officially re-open the AEC.Photo: Holding the...

Axis Communications, Experience Center


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General News

All for one, one for all

March 25, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As an avid runner and someone who has always tried to give back through charitable events, Brinks Home Security President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Gardner, loved the idea of participating in the Mission 500 Security 5K in Las Vegas when he first heard of the event from an employee at the company several years ago. But as he tells Security System News, little did he know at that time how inspired he would become, and, more importantly, how many families and children...

Alan Forman, Altronix Corporation, Axis Communications, Brinks Home Security, Fredrik Nilsson, George Fletcher, Jeff Eichenlaub, Jeff Gardner, Mission 500, Tom Nolan


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Security 101 Announces Gift of Security Winners

January 23, 2019SSN Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Security 101, a national security systems integrator, announced 13 winning non-profit organizations (see list below) in the 7th Annual Gift of Security. More than 32,825 online voters selected the winners, each of which will receive $10,000 worth of integrated security services and equipment from 13 participating Security 101 offices and product partners, Axis Communications and WESCO. Each office enlisted local public officials and civic leaders to nominate three non-profit...

Axis Communications, Gift of Security, Security 101


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2N announces new CEO

January 2, 2019SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—2N, an IP intercom manufacturer that was acquired by Axis Communications in 2016, announced that Michal Kratochvl has been appointed as new CEO for the company, effective Jan. 1.Former 2N CEO Old?ich Stejskal has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors at 2N starting Jan. 1, where he will move on from the day-to-day operation and focus on long-term strategic tasks instead, working on the board together with Peter Lindstrm, director, New Business, and Fredrik Sjstrand,...

2N, Axis Communications


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Monitoring Matters

Security at the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series

August 22, 2018Spencer Ives

Five manufacturers of security technologies have teamed up to provide safety and security at the 72nd Annual Little League Baseball World Series (LLBWS) for the players, coaches and fans. For the first time, BriefCam and Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS Company are joining Axis Communications, Lenel and Milestone Systems to provide video surveillance systems, access control and network connectivity for the 10-day tournament. These five technology providers have come together to develop a comprehensive security...

Axis Communications, Bart Giordano, BriefCam, Jeremy Scott, Jim Ferguson, Lenel, Milestone Systems, Robert Muehlbauer, Ruckus Networks, Stephanie Weagle


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On The Editor's Desk

SIA honors Axis Communications' James Marcella

March 7, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected James Marcella, director, Technical Services, Axis Communications Inc., as 2017 SIA Committee Chair of the Year for his work with the SIA Education Committee. With this award, SIA honors Marcella for his work in strengthening education programming for the security industry through SIA Education. SIA Chairman Denis Hbert will present the 2017 Committee Chair of the Year Award to Marcella at The Advance, SIA's annual membership meeting, scheduled...

Axis Communications, Don Erickson, James Marcella, Scott Dunn, SIA


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