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Drako on Cobalt AI: ‘An open platform is a winning strategy’

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Drako on Cobalt AI: ‘An open platform is a winning strategy’

June 5, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — Dean Drako is a man with his thumb on the pulse of the security industry, and with his recent acquisition of Cobalt AI, he sees a diamond worth polishing.  The president and CEO of Eagle Eye Networks, IC Manage and Drako Motors, and now chairman of Cobalt AI, talked to Security Systems News (SSN) about this most recent addition to his portfolio, what drew him to the company and why he changed its name.  SSN: In a press release you mentioned that you were searching...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cobalt AI, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), interview, Mergers & Acquisitions, monitoring, security industry, Security Systems News (SSN)


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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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Eagle Eye Camera Direct wins SIA New Product Award

April 22, 2024SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas – Cloud video surveillance provider, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), announced that its Eagle Eye Camera Direct won the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Award in the Video Management Surveillance System category. “We brought Eagle Eye Camera Direct to market to deliver the ideal solution for businesses looking for a high-performance cloud video management system with no extra hardware, the ability to cloud sync edge storage, and flexible purchasing options,” said...

Camera, Cloud, Dean Drako, Don Erickson, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), Video Surveillance


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Eagle Eye 911 Camera Sharing offers 'eyes on scene’ to first responders

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Eagle Eye 911 Camera Sharing offers 'eyes on scene’ to first responders

April 3, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

AUSTIN, Texas—Eagle Eye Networks has launched Eagle Eye 911 Camera Sharing, a technology that gives Emergency Communication Centers instant access to security cameras during an emergency and delivers critical incident information to first responders, through a partnership with RapidSOS.  RapidSOS is an intelligent safety platform that directly and securely links life-saving data from more than 540 million connected devices, apps and sensors to more than 16,000 911 and field responder...

911, Call-for-Service to Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs), Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), first responders, Michael Martin, RapidSOS


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On The Editor's Desk

20, 2024 hours to go

January 24, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

Yes, I am channeling the legendary Ramones for my first blog of 20, 20, 24 - wait, let me correct that - 2024. See where my mind is this week? I’m far from being sedated; as a matter of fact, I’m pretty pumped about what’s ahead for Security Systems News readers in the coming days, weeks, and months ahead. But before I get into 2024, I have to look back at the end of 2023, and the tremendous webcast we hosted in December, titled “State of the Industry - A Look Ahead...

2024, Andrew Lanning, Antoinette King, Dean Drako, Don Joos, Greg Massullo, Integrator of the Year/Bill Bozeman Awards, Ivan Avramov, PSA Security Network (PSA), PSA TEC, Ramones, Security Systems News (SSN), Senthilkumar Chandrasekaran, SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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“The amount that customers will spend on video surveillance will triple because of the increased value and utility of the product.” EEN drops 2024 Trends Video Surveillance Report

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Report - Spending on video surveillance will triple

January 10, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

AUSTIN, Texas – Eagle Eye Networks (EEN) has just released its 2024 Trends in Video Surveillance report, which revealed organizations are betting big on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the cloud. EEN said the annual report is a resource for business leaders, security professionals and IT managers, providing information about new technologies such as AI and License Plate Recognition (LPR), and analysis and tips about how the technology is being used in schools, global enterprise...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), integrators, License Plate Recognition (LPR), Video Surveillance


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SSN webcast sees thought leaders discussing 2024’s top trends and challenges

January 3, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – The evolution of cyber-physical security convergence and the emergence of mobile wallets in the access control space were some of the hot topics addressed during a thought leaders webcast hosted by Security Systems News.  Titled “State of the Industry - A Look Ahead to 2024's Top Trends and Challenges in the Security Space”, the webcast featured a panel of industry professionals - Antoinette King, director of regional sales for the East and...

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Eagle Eye Networks announces technology integration enhancement with Immix

November 5, 2023SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Cloud video surveillance provider Eagle Eye Networks has announced a technology integration enhancement with central station monitoring software provider Immix, securely connecting any business location using the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS (video management system) with any central station using Immix. The integration brings the distinct advantages of cloud, including greatly simplified installation, robust end-to-end cybersecurity, centralized management of multiple locations,...

Chris Brown, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), Immix, Securitas Technology, Tony Byerly


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Eagle Eye Networks Debuts Eagle Eye QL Stream Technology

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Eagle Eye Networks debuts Eagle Eye QL Stream technology

October 19, 2023SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas – Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), a global cloud video surveillance company, today launched Eagle Eye QL Stream, a new technology that powers live, full-resolution, low-latency camera feeds to enhance local video viewing. According to the company, with Eagle Eye QL Stream, security professionals can immediately and directly view surveillance video that is high quality, cyber-secure, full resolution, and full-frame rate when on the local network. Developed to improve the local video...

Cloud, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), Security, security cameras, Video Surveillance


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Eagle Eye Networks Launches V3 of Video API

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Eagle Eye Networks launches V3 of Video API

September 8, 2023SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas – Cloud video surveillance provider Eagle Eye Networks has launched V3 of the Eagle Eye Video API Platform. Used by Eagle Eye developers, resellers, and technology partners worldwide, this new version of the API is comprehensive, built for faster implementation of video applications by developers, and builds upon the API foundation of V1 and V2. Eagle Eye said it is committed to an open platform with a comprehensive RESTful API accessible by all, and extensive camera support. “Over...

API, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Chris Brown, cloud video surveillance, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), Immix, software development kits (SDKs)


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