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Motorola Solutions buys Pelco for $110m in cash

August 5, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

CHICAGO—Motorola Solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of video security solutions provider Pelco Inc. based in Fresno, Calif. for $110 million in cash.Alex Asnovich, head of global marketing, Video Security and Analytics for Motorola, told Security Systems News there are no plans to change the Pelco brand, noting, “Motorola Solutions recognizes the value of the Pelco brand.”He added that the Pelco team "brings significant knowledge and experience, and we expect to rely on...

Alex Asnovich, Greg Brown, Motorola Solutions, Pelco


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Motorola acquires data and analytics company

January 9, 2019SSN Staff

CHICAGO—Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced recently that it has acquired VaaS International Holdings Inc. (VaaS), a data and image analytics company, for $445 million in a combination of cash and equity.VaaS, a “video analysis as a service” company, is a global provider of data and image analytics for vehicle location. The company's image-capture and analysis platform, which includes fixed and mobile license plate reader cameras driven by machine learning and artificial intelligence,...

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Avigilon to be acquired by Motorola Solutions

February 14, 2018SSN Staff

CHICAGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia—In early February, Motorola Solutions announced its definitive agreement to acquire video surveillance and access control manufacturer Avigilon. Avigilon later announced that its CEO and chairman of the board, Alexander Fernandes, is retiring following the deal.“This acquisition will bring Avigilon's advanced video surveillance and analytics platform to the rapidly evolving public safety workflow, while also expanding our portfolio with new products...

Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon, Greg Brown, Motorola Solutions, Ric Leong


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IHS: Market for wireless infrastructure radios to hit $705m by 2017

April 2, 2013Martha Entwistle

LONDON—The market for wireless infrastructure radios used in video surveillance applications grew 11 percent last year, rising from $274 million in 2011 to $304 million in 2012, according to a study by the research firm IHS. Demand will continue to increase, IHS predicts, and global revenues will reach $705 million in 2017.While much of the growth is expected to come from China and India, “the North American market is currently the largest market and is expected to exhibit steady year-on-year...

Cambium Networks, Cisco, Firetide, IHS, Josh Woodhouse, Motorola Solutions, Security Systems News


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MicroPower Technologies gets $6.5m from Motorola

January 11, 2012Martha Entwistle

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and SAN DIEGO—Jonathan Siann, founder and CEO of solar-powered, wireless surveillance provider MicroPower Technologies, says his company's mission “is to change the economics of camera deployment,” and he now has $6.5 million in capital to achieve that goal.“When we say wireless, we mean wireless,” Siann told Security Systems News. “There is zero cabling.”San Diego-based MicroPower will use the new funding for “promotion, marketing...

Jonathan Siann, Mel Gaceta, MicroPower Technologies, Motorola Solutions, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Tama McWhinney


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Cisco invests in VidSys

September 16, 2011SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.VidSys, a major PSIM provider based here, announced today it has closed a recent round of funding that includes Cisco. A company spokesperson would not disclose the size of Cisco's equity investment, but said the funding would be used to accelerate the PSIM maker's growth. "The PSIM market is really taking off," Kelly Fiedler, VP of marketing at VidSys, told Security Director News sister publication of Security Systems News. "We're seeing growth in a lot of areas and the funding will...

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