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Prism Connect launched

November 11, 2014SSN Staff

SAN FRANCISCO—Prism Skylabs, a provider of cloud-based video intelligence and imagery, in November announced it has opened up its platform to device manufacturers, powering a new type of visual sensor with broad applications in retail and other customer-facing businesses of all sizes. “We wanted to make Prism's software available to a new class of users,” said Prism CEO and founder Steve Russell, in a prepared statement. “There's been tremendous advancements in video sensors...

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Digital Watchdog's plans for ISD

March 4, 2014Martha Entwistle

Updated March 5 with interviews with DW's Wade Thomas and Ian Johnston of ISD. Whenever a big company like Digital Watchdog acquires a start-up like Innovative Security Design (ISD), as happened earlier this week, a common concern is whether the acquired company will be allowed to continue to innovate. Executives from both DW and ISD told Security Systems News, there's no need to worry. Most companies want an acquisition to “assimilate into [its] culture, revenue and business model,”...

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TechSec 2014 to feature security directors from, MIT, leading banks

October 15, 2013Amy Canfield

YARMOUTH, Maine—Organizers of TechSec Solutions 2014 announced the educational program for the conference, which will take place Jan. 28-29 at the Delray Beach Marriott in Delray Beach, Fla.“Want to know what the IP camera of the future will look like? Wondering if the security system you installed might be a gateway for hackers? Want to know how to get more business in the financial vertical? You can hear what some of the smartest folks in the security industry have to say on these topics...

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Industry vet launches new camera company Innovative Security Designs

March 21, 2012Martha Entwistle

IRVINE, Calif.—The reason so many analog cameras are still being installed, says Ian Johnston, industry veteran and CEO of a new camera company called Innovative Security Design (ISD), is that IP cameras are “largely the same as they were five years ago.” “Everyone talks about resolution,” he said, but the issue with IP cameras is that “getting IP cameras up and running is such a pain.”Johnston, who was CTO of IQInvision until August of last year, aims with...

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