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De Fina joins Hikvision USA

May 18, 2015Martha Entwistle

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.–Frank De Fina, who has worked with video surveillance companies such as Panasonic, Samsung and Sightlogix, has joined Hikvision USA, one of the fastest growing video surveillance companies, Hikvision announced today.As senior director, strategic sales, a newly created position, De Fina will expand sales growth particularly in the systems integration business in North America, the company said.De Fina told Security Systems News he is impressed by Hikvision's products and...

Frank DeFina, Hikvision USA, Panasonic, Samsung, SightLogix

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On The Editor's Desk

ISC West 2013: Day 1 & 2

April 12, 2013Martha Entwistle

Lots of people on the show floor on Wednesday! 29,900 square feet of exhibit space and 1003 booths, is what I heard. Wednesday started for me with the Axis Press Breakfast, where the network camera company introduced three new cameras and an upgraded Axis Camera Companion. In 2012, there were 60,000 downloads of the software, according to Axis' Fredrik Nilsson. The cameras of the future will be customized for customers with apps, the same way we currently customize our smartphones, Nilsson...

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Samsung brings mobility enabled robot to North America

November 2, 2011Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Samsung will be offering a new border-patrol product to certain integrators—a mobility enabled armored robotic vehicle [which has yet to be formally named]—starting in 2012.“We're leveraging our robotic portfolio to solicit some key systems integrators,” Frank DeFina, Samsung SVP Sales told Security Systems News.The product, which integrates with the full Samsung video product line, is currently available in Korea. This will be the first time it will be...

Ed Wassall, Frank DeFina, Janet Fenner, mobility enabled armored robotic vehicle, Samsung, SIPI

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General News

Edward Wassall, Ph.D. to direct Samsung's IP business development

July 25, 2011SSN Staff

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Samsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance and security products, on July 21 announced the appointment of Edward Wassall, Ph.D. as director of IP product and business development. He will report to Frank DeFina, Samsung's SVP of sales and marketing, North America. Wassall Worked for 17 years in two stints at national distributor Anixter and was director of systems engineering, vice president of integration services and later vice president of national...

Edward Wassall, Frank DeFina, Samsung Techwin America

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Samsung has new sales squad with a mission

May 10, 2011Martha Entwistle

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J—Samsung's “sales generation squad,” a new business development team dedicated to working with Samsung integrators, is up and running, according to Frank DeFina, Samsung senior VP sales and marketing for Samsung, which is headquartered here. DeFina told Security Systems News of his plans to build this team in December. “We've hired seven of the targeted eight salespeople and have deployed them in Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Detroit,...

Frank DeFina, Samsung, Samsung’s Strategic Integrator Program

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