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Jay Hauhn talks on Honeywell-RSI deal

March 2, 2016Spencer Ives

Yesterday it was announced that Honeywell acquired RSI Video Technologies (Videofied) for $123 million. Jay Hauhn, executive director for CSAA, talked with SSN about the deal. The deal could help RSI further develop its offerings, he said. “Adding Honeywell's R&D proficiency to RSI's verification competencies is very powerful from a product functionality perspective.” Having Honeywell and RSI could benefit central stations from a monitoring perspective. “I expect the combined offering...

CSAA, Honeywell, Jay Hauhn, RSI Video Technologies, Videofied


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Honeywell drops UTC bid, buys Videofied for $123 million

March 1, 2016Martha Entwistle

MELVILLE, N.Y.—In two separate announcements Honeywell today said it is no longer pursuing a merger with UTC, and it also said it has purchased video verification provider Videofied (RSI Video Technologies) for $123 million.Founded in 2000, RSI is based in Strasbourg, France, and Minnesota. Videofield has more than 1 million systems installed worldwide, and 110 employees in France and the U.S., according to Honeywell.RSI provides wireless battery-powered motion detectors with built-in cameras...

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Central stations tout value of regional shows

June 10, 2015Spencer Ives

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.—At the Northeast Security Systems Contractors Expo, held here on May 21, central stations said that regional shows are a great way to meet dealers, in person. The New England Alarm & Controls Council hosted the show.NEACC's new president, David Wescott, “Because it's a local show, a lot of the companies will not only send owners and managers, but they'll also send technicians,” he told Security Systems News.Wescott, who was recently appointed president, is also...

Affiliated, Alarm Central, All American Monitoring, COPS Monitoring, David Wescott, Instant Signal & Alarm Co., NEACC, NEXgeneration Central, Rapid Response Monitoring, RSI Video Technologies


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2015 Northeast Security Systems Contractors Expo roundup

May 22, 2015Spencer Ives

Yesterday, May 21, I headed down to this year's Northeast Security Systems Contractors Expo, in Marlborough, Mass. It was great to catch up with some of the companies I met at ISC West, and meet some new ones. In central stations, the biggest theme I heard about was that regional shows help monitoring centers get to know their dealers, in person and face-to-face. Just as I was starting my first lap of the show floor, I briefly met Russ Ryan, organizer for the show. After that, I ran into Jessica...

Affiliated Monitoring, Alarm Central, All American Monitoring, Centra-Larm, COPS Monitoring, ESA, NEXgeneration Central, Rapid Response Monitoring, RSI Video Technologies


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Video verification a priority for new CSAA president Hauhn

October 30, 2013Leif Kothe

VIENNA, Va.—Establishing the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response as a standing committee within the Central Station Alarm Association will be a top priority for recently elected CSAA President Jay Hauhn.“It is my intention to work with the PPVAR leadership and hopefully bring PPVAR into the CSAA,” Hauhn, CTO and VP of industry relations at TycoIS, said. “That is the No. 1 thing that I will be focusing on for the first several months of my tenure.”Hauhn, who...

Central Station Alarm Association, Don Young, Jay Hauhn, Keith Jentoft, Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response, Protection 1, RSI Video Technologies, TycoIS, Videofied


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Video verification goes mainstream

September 4, 2013Leif Kothe

HENDERSON, N.V.—In a move that some believe may spur broader mainstream adoption of video verified alarms, Honeywell Security has joined the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response as a platinum associate member, according to a statement from PPVAR.Founded in 2012, the PPVAR, based here, is an organization designed to strengthen public-private partnerships between those in law enforcement, the insurance sector and the alarm industry. The addition of Honeywell could prove to be a tipping...

Honeywell Security, Keith Jentoft, PPVAR, RSI Video Technologies


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Clerk's death brings call for mandatory video surveillance

November 20, 2012Rich Miller

City-mandated video surveillance? It's on the table in Pine Bluff, Ark. In the wake of the unsolved killing of a convenience store clerk, local leaders are considering an ordinance to require convenience stores and restaurants to install and maintain surveillance cameras on their properties, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported on Nov. 12. The move was prompted by the shooting death of Mohammad Islam during an attempted robbery Sept. 25 at the Big Red Food Mart. The shooter has not been apprehended,...

Keith Jentoft, RSI Video Technologies, Security Systems News


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Going video: New partnership links alarm industry, police, insurers

May 16, 2012Rich Miller

ST. PAUL, Minn.—What may have seemed like a pipe dream to many in the security industry a few years ago—getting alarm companies and law enforcement to work together, then adding the insurance industry to the alliance—is now reality with the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response.The new public/private endeavor brings together all of the stakeholders in property crime to reduce losses and increase arrests through the use of video intrusion alarms. Among the participants are...

Central Station Alarm Association, John Gannon, Keith Jentoft, Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response, PVAR, RSI Video Technologies, Security Systems News


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New partnership links alarm industry, police, insurers

May 2, 2012Rich Miller

What may have seemed like a pipe dream to many a few years ago—getting the alarm industry, the law enforcement community and the insurance industry on the same page—is now reality with the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response. The new public/private partnership brings together all of the stakeholders in property crime to reduce losses and increase arrests through the use of video intrusion alarms. Among the participants are the National Sheriffs Association and the National Insurance...

CMS, Don Young, Keith Jentoft, Protection 1, Rapid Response, RSI Video Technologies, Security Systems News, Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Steve Walker, UCC


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Video verification in the news

September 29, 2011Daniel Gelinas

I was going through my inbox the other day and I came across an email from RSI president Keith Jentoft. I've written beforeabout Keith's always-on-task, tireless promotion of video verification. He forwarded on a link to me of the security industry being spotlighted in a local news broadcast. It's nice to see the security industry get some positive coverage in the mainstream media. I've also written before about the black eye the industry often receivessince news only seems to cover security when...

Acadian Monitoring, Keith Jentoft, RSI Video Technologies, Videofied


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