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Hanwha Techwin unveils new chip set

January 25, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

TEANECK, N.J.—Hanwha Techwin unveiled its latest chipset, Wisenet 5, on Jan. 20, announcing that the company is also moving forward with a branding initiative that will put the Wisenet logo, instead of Samsung's, on all its cameras and products moving forward.Tom Cook, vice president of sales for North America at Hanwha Techwin, noted that the company has been cobranding with Samsung and its Wisenet chips since 2007, including the release of Wisenet 3 in 2013.“Wisenet has become a strong...

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Hanwha Techwin America moves to new headquarters

January 11, 2017Spencer Ives

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Hanwha Techwin America, based here for the past 12 years, will be moving into its new headquarters in Teaneck, N.J., by Jan. 16.Tom Cook, company vice president of sales, told Security Systems News that several reasons motivated the company to find a new space: expanding the physical space, updating and refreshing the offices and expanding the company's technical capabilities relating to new products.“We're rolling out a lot of VMS online testing, camera testing...

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Big ISC West exhibitors feature cybersecurity and name changes

March 16, 2016Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—Some of the biggest exhibitors are approaching the show with new topics top of mind, for some it's cybersecurity, for others it's branding after a name change.“Throughout the day, every day of the show, we're going to be presenting our stance on cybersecurity; what people need to do to protect themselves against existing threats, what do people need to do to make sure their customers are protected, [and] what Hikvision is doing to make sure all products are safe,” Alex...

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Goodbye Samsung Techwin, hello Hanwha Techwin

March 9, 2016Martha Entwistle

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—The Samsung name will stay on its products for now, but as of April 1, video surveillance provider Samsung Techwin America is changing its name to Hanwha Techwin America.Tom Cook, Samsung VP sales for North America, called the name change “the next move as we incorporate ourselves into Hanwha, a $56 billion corporation.”Hanwha became the majority owner of Samsung Techwin in December of 2014.Cook said that the products will eventually be rebranded. They may...

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Samsung has new majority owner

December 10, 2014Martha Entwistle

Video surveillance provider Samsung Techwin has a new majority owner, Hanwha Group, a $34 billion conglomerate based in South Korea. The deal, announced Dec. 5 is "a stock transaction, not an acquisition," Samsung's senior marketing group manager Tom Cook said during a Dec. 8 conference call. Samsung Electronics announced Dec. 5 that it had entered into an agreement to sell its shares, which amount to a 32 percent stake in Samsung Techwin to Hanwha, which has expressed an interest in increasing...

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