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My, how you have grown

May 15, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

I’m channeling Van Morrison for this week’s blog after spending the last few days at PSA TEC 2024, a conference being fittingly held in “Big D.” Why do I say, “fittingly held?” Well, they say that everything is bigger in Texas, and I’m in Dallas, a city whose nickname is “Big D.” What I’m trying to say is that PSA TEC has gotten bigger each year since I started coming to the integrator-based conference, and it doesn’t seem like...

2024, Access Control, Bill Bozeman, integrators, PSA TEC

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SAGE Integration, Tech Systems win top awards

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SAGE Integration, Tech Systems win top awards

May 15, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

DALLAS—SAGE Integration took home the Bill Bozeman Award and Tech Systems took home the Integrator of the Year award in the large business category during a luncheon at PSA TEC 2024.  Alscan, based out of Birmingham, Ala., won the Integrator of the Year award in the medium business category ($6 million to $25 million); and AK Technologies, out of Austin, Texas, won the Integrator of the Year award in the small business category (up to $5 million).   “I’m incredibly...

AK Technologies, Alscan, Integrator of the Year/Bill Bozeman Awards, integrators, Matt Sturdivant, PSA TEC, Sage Integration, Tech Systems Inc.

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Product Launches: Telaeris, IDIS, Hikvision, Allegion

April 18, 2024SSN Staff

Telaeris XPressEntry software integration Telaeris has announced from the International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC West) its new XPressEntry software integration with ZKTeco USA access control solution. Telaeris‘ XPressEntry handheld badge and biometric readers enhance access control and security management by providing a flexible, mobile solution that goes beyond traditional door readers and addresses specific safety and security challenges.  IDIS DC-I6212WRX...

Allegion, Biometric, Hikvision, IDIS, integrators, Telaeris

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XTEN-AV secures strategic investment from Resideo Technologies

January 23, 2024SSN Staff

UNION CITY, Calif. – XTEN-AV, a provider of professional audio-visual design and proposal software, has announced it has received a minority investment from Resideo Technologies. XTEN-AV said that this investment marks a significant milestone for the company and prepares it for expanded growth across the Pro AV industry. The company provides a collaborative software platform for integrators to conceptualize designs and streamline proposal processes. "We continue to see Pro AV...

Cloud-Based, integrators, Resideo Technologies, Sahil Dhingra, Stu Tisdale, XTEN-AV

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Snap One Launches Control4 Connect & Control4 Assist


Snap One launches Control4 Connect & Control4 Assist

January 18, 2024SSN Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Snap One has announced the launch of Control4 Connect & Control4 Assist – new software and support offerings that improve end-user experiences. Snap One said that it spent more than a year developing the Control4 Connect & Control4 Assist offerings in close collaboration with 23 integrators, while also leveraging experience from thousands of Parasol customers and more than 100,000 4Sight subscribers. “The homes and businesses of today rely on a wide...

Control4, integrators, intercom, John Heyman, Remote Access, Snap One

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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


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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Security-Net welcomes Louis Boulgarides

November 27, 2023SSN Staff

EXTON, Pa. – Security-Net, a network of security system integrators, has introduced its newest member, Louis Boulgarides from Ollivier Managed Security, based in Los Angeles. With this addition, the company said this expands Security-Net's reach on the West Coast and brings its membership total up to 18 security integration company partners in North America. Boulgarides brings with him a diverse and extensive career in the security industry. With more than 33 years of experience,...

Bill Hogan, Global Security Operations Center (GSOC), integrators, Louis Boulgarides, Ollivier Managed Security, security system, Security-Net

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SSN Interview with Altronix’s Ronnie Pennington


Altronix’s Ronnie Pennington - ‘We listen to the integrator, we listen to the customers and that helps us develop new products’

October 11, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

DALLAS – The Altronix Corp. is a supplier that keeps its ear to the ground and an open mind to meet the needs of its clients, and that diligence falls to people like its Director of Sales for the Americas, Ronnie Pennington. Security Systems News (SSN) had the opportunity to speak with Pennington during GSX this year, and it marks our final interview from the show. The below interview has been edited for length and clarity: SSN What is Altronix up to here at GSX this year? Ronnie...

2023, Altronix Corporation, Global Security Exchange (GSX), integrators, Ronnie Pennington, supplier, Video Surveillance

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Kaadas receives certification, announces distributor support

July 25, 2023SSN Staff

ONTARIO, CA – Dedicated lock maker Kaadas announced that several of its Z-Wave smart lock models have been certified by as the company signed several new distributor partners. The KA200 Key Free Deadbolt Lock, KA201 Keypad Deadbolt Lock, and KA211 Touchpad Deadbolt Lock have each been certified via According to Kaadas the certification ensures the interoperability of select Kaadas locks with, and with certification complete, integrators and installers..., Distributor, installers, integrators, Kaadas, Nick English, smart lock

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Snap One enters distribution agreement with Ness Corporation

April 13, 2023SSN Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Snap One has announced the launch of first time local product sales in Australia through a distribution agreement with Ness Corporation. A leading alarm and surveillance manufacturer, the agreement with Ness Corporation allows Snap One to provide partners with first time local in-store availability of a curated selection of Snap One products. Since Ness Corporation has store locations in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth, integrators who sign-up as customers...

Adam Merlino, alarm and surveillance manufacturer, distribution agreement, integrators, Naz Circosta, Ness Corporation, Snap One

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