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Advance Technology management reorg propels growth

July 15, 2015Martha Entwistle

SCARBOROUGH, Maine—Advance Technology president Rob Simopoulos credits a management reorganization with helping propel the company's growth. Simopoulos is projecting revenues of $9 million this year, a 37 percent increase over 2014.“Last year, we took a look at the way we were built as an organization,” Simopoulos told Security Systems News.The company was getting too big for Simopoulos to manage every aspect of the business. He said he read an SSN story where PSA Security CEO Bill...

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On The Editor's Desk

Calling all women in security technology

March 4, 2015Martha Entwistle

In the March issue of Security Systems News we launched a new series of stories dedicated to Women in Security Technology. It's a topic I've written about frequently. Here's a blog I wrote last May when I was at PSA-TEC and interviewed IST's Christine Lanning (who was also subsequently featured in our Women in Security feature in November.) We decided to formalize the topic of Women in Security Technology into a series last month after I interviewed  Ellen Cargill, CTO for video surveillance provider...

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Creating the perfect image

January 28, 2015Martha Entwistle

BOSTON—She's been creating imaging systems for more than 25 years, but Scallop Imaging CTO Ellen Cargill says doing this kind of work in the security field is different.Security video “needs to run flawlessly 24-7. The reliability [requirement in security] is very different from other fields,” Cargill told Security Systems News.“In security, imaging is information, and you want to maximize the information contained in the images,” she said. “That is different.”“You...

Ellen Cargill, Olaf Krohg, Scallop Imaging, Security Systems News (SSN), Women in Security Technology

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