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Product Launches: DMP, Allegion, iPRO, NAPCO, Hanwha

July 15, 2024SSN Staff

DMP TMSentry Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) announces the release of the TMSentry. This new control panel represents the latest alarm system technology designed specifically for monitoring automated teller machines (ATMs) and interactive teller machines (ITMs). High security features are built into this panel, with the specific needs of the financial industry in mind and includes compact size, free network, built-in encryption, and more. www.dmp.com Allegion Von Duprin 70 Series...

Allegion, Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), Hanwha, iPro, lockdown, NAPCO, Surveillance


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Axelera AI raises $68 million Series B funding

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Axelera AI raises $68 million Series B funding

June 27, 2024SSN Staff

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. and EINDHOVEN, Netherlands — Axelera AI, a provider of purpose-built artificial intelligence (AI) hardware acceleration technology for generative AI and computer vision inference, has announced its successful close of an oversubscribed $68 million Series B financing round. This latest round brings the total amount raised to $120 million. Axelera AI has spent the past three years building a team of 180+ employees (including 55+ PhD’s with more than 40,000 citations...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Axelera AI, Fabrizio Del Maffeo, Generative AI, Marco Chisari, Series B Funding round, Surveillance


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Pye-Barker closes out May with a pair of acquisitions

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Pye-Barker closes out May with a pair of acquisitions

May 29, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has recently made a few more acquisitions to round out the month of May. On May 29th, Pye-Barker acquired Security Solutions Inc., a security, alarms and surveillance systems provider serving the Norwalk, Connecticut area. A family-run business for more than 30 years, Security Solutions has built a presence with customers from Greenwich to New Haven. Founded and led by the Orvis family, Security Solutions Inc. (SSI) offers security alarms, fire alarms,...

Bart Proctor, Electronic Security Association (ESA), James Orvis, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Scott Fire Protection, Security Solutions Inc. (SSI), Surveillance


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ALCEA and LRG Inc. announce security partnership

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ALCEA and LRG Inc. announce security partnership

April 26, 2024SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas – ALCEA, formerly ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions – Critical Infrastructure (AAGS-CI), has announced an agreement with Houston-based LRG Inc. As the internal systems integrator partner across the ASSA ABLOY ecosystem, ALCEA said it offers partners a comprehensive assortment of security solutions and access management systems. Ranging from security hardware, locks, and devices, to key management and access control systems, solutions that can be customized, digitalized and...

Access Control, ALCEA, Assa Abloy, ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions – Critical Infrastructure (AAGS-CI), Jerry Burhans, John Swinford, Lanier Rep Group (LRG), security hardware, Surveillance, systems integrator


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Poll respondents assess risk of theft, cyberattacks & more

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Poll respondents assess risk of theft, cyberattacks & more

April 23, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - A majority of respondents to a recent SSN News Poll report that enhanced physical security and surveillance is the best answer to the rising problem of retail theft, while some wonder if that constitutes a sufficient response.  Among this month’s questions we discussed the rising problem of retail theft from organized crime groups and best practices to combat this trend. Most respondents, 60%, feel that enhanced physical security and surveillance is the best answer...

LockBit, News Poll, Physical Security, retail, Surveillance, UnitedHealthcare


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Monitoring Matters

Aired grievances

March 13, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

A dozen lawsuits later and it sounds like Airbnb has finally put the kibosh on indoor security cameras in its policies. I’m not an aficionado of the rental properties lifestyle but I suppose I assumed that it was, at the very least, frowned upon beforehand to install security cameras indoors at places like this. Obviously, bathrooms and bedrooms were already a no-go but having a bunch of Norman Bates’ peeping on tenants while having a somewhat ambiguous policy on indoor surveillance...

Airbnb, Andrew Witty, security cameras, Surveillance, UnitedHealthcare, Wyze


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Speco adds John Graves as new regional sales manager

February 7, 2024SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. – Speco Technologies, a surveillance, access control, and audio technology company, has tapped John Graves for the position of regional sales manager. “We are pleased to announce the appointment of John Graves as the newest member of the S peco sales team, responsible for Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina,” the company wrote. “John hails from South Carolina, having spent his formative years in North Myrtle Beach, where he developed...

Access Control, John Graves, Speco Technologies, Surveillance


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Monitoring Matters

Eyes wide open

January 17, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Now that CES is behind us let’s step back from smart home security products for a minute and talk about AI-based surveillance platforms and what an impact they’re making. By impact of course I mean that with AI everything being so en vogue it’s been particularly popular for surveillance where it’s being used to do everything from authenticated visitors and license plates to identifying dangerous patterns and harmful devices. That last one is especially notable since...

AEGIX Global, AI-based, Rich Onofrio, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), Surveillance, ZeroEyes


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ONVIF forming new group focused on metadata specs and data ontology

December 21, 2023SSN Staff

SAN RAMON – The Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) has announced an agreement with the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) to take over development of data ontology and metadata specifications. In a release ONVIF stated that the work will continue under a new ONVIF metadata working group originally under OSSA. According to ONVIF, the new metadata working group is focused on developing standardized ways of richly describing the context in which objects of interest appear in...

Internet of Things (IoT), Leo Levit, metadata, Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF), Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), Surveillance


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Snap One launches Luma Insights platform

November 21, 2023SSN Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Snap One has launched Luma Insights, a new AI-based surveillance solution for Control4 customers. The company revealed that the Luma Bridge device comes bundled with a three-year subscription to the Luma Insights service, which allows users to integrate new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning features that Snap One said exceed the capabilities of their IP cameras and Network Video Recorders (NVR) alone. The Insights service is compatible at launch with...

AI-based, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Derek Webb, IP cameras, Network Video Recorder (NVR), Snap One, Surveillance


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