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RapidSOS’s answer to monitoring in digital age: ‘Intelligent safety’

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RapidSOS’s answer to monitoring in digital age: ‘Intelligent safety’

May 22, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

NEW YORK — RapidSOS has spent the last few years trying to enhance operator experience in monitoring centers by improving delivery of critical data and staffing shortages. The company’s answer: Unite and Harmony.  During its 2024 Innovation Day, the company revealed RapidSOS Unite, the latest evolution of its intelligent safety response platform; and RapidSOS Harmony, an AI co-pilot system for 911 operators and first responders.  “Intelligent safety is all about...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Michael Martin, monitoring centers, public safety, RapidSOS, RapidSOS Harmony, RapidSOS Unite


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Interface Systems launches enhanced AI-powered voice-down solution

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Interface Systems launches enhanced AI-powered voice-down solution

May 15, 2024SSN Staff

ST. LOUIS — Managed service provider Interface Systems has announced the launch of its enhanced intelligent voice-down system. The updated solution now integrates with Interface Systems’ Interactive Security Operations Center (iSOC), allowing for immediate intervention by remote specialists to augment AI-powered automated deterrents. Interface’s intelligence voice-down system can proactively detect individuals and vehicles loitering or behaving suspiciously by leveraging state-of-the-art...

AI-powered, Interactive Security Operations Centers (iSOCs), Interface Systems, managed service provider, Steve Womer, voice-down


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Interface rolls out enhanced customer portal, participating in webinar SOC tour

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Interface rolls out enhanced customer portal, participating in webinar SOC tour

May 10, 2024SSN Staff

ST. LOUIS — Managed service provider Interface Systems has released it's now enhanced customer portal, One View Edge. The service promises its customers greater visibility and easier access to critical information on all Interface services. According to Brian Garavuso, CTO at Interface, “The new One View Edge portal will provide immediate benefits to our customers with its intuitive user interface, comprehensive network analytics, security management, and streamlined self-management...

Brian Garavuso, Cradlepoint, Interface Systems, Loss Prevention Foundation, Managed Services Provider (MSP), security operations center (SOC)


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Axis Communications upgrades Texas presence with new Dallas Experience Center

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Axis Communications upgrades Texas presence with new Dallas Experience Center

May 9, 2024SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass. – Axis Communications has celebrated the grand opening of its latest Axis Experience Center (AEC) in Frisco, Texas. Axis said that the new Dallas-area facility replaces its original Irving AEC location with a larger, state-of-the-art facility built to accommodate the need for a greater Axis presence in North Texas as its product portfolio expands and its partner ecosystem grows. The space also offers additional meeting space, with plans to expand staffing in the future. With...

Access Control, analytics, Axis Communications, Axis Experience Center (AEC), Healthcare, information technology, Steve Stanberry


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Milestone commits to 'responsibility by design’

May 1, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

LAS VEGAS—Rahul Yadav, chief technology officer (CTO) at Milestone Systems, sat down with Security Systems News (SSN) at ISC West to discuss what’s behind the company's record-breaking year, why it's committing to Responsible Technology and open platforms, and how a “true transformation” is taking place that will influence its future.   SSN: Milestone recently announced net revenues of DKK 1.69 billion (approximately $244.9 million) for the year. What...

ISC West, Milestone Systems, Rahul Yadav, Responsible Technology, Technology Partnerships and Open Platform, XProtect


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Genetec ‘takes to the cloud’ with new Security Center SaaS solution

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Genetec ‘takes to the cloud’ with new Security Center SaaS solution

April 17, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

LAS VEGAS – Genetec recently launched its new enterprise-grade SaaS platform, Security Center SaaS, as well as connection direct-to-cloud with the latest Axis Communications, Bosch, Hanwha and i-PRO cameras.  Based on an open platform architecture, Security Center SaaS brings an organization’s existing access control and camera hardware to the cloud through a new range of Genetec Cloudlink appliances, facilitating the migration of security systems to a modern hybrid cloud architecture,...

Adam Lowenstein, Andrew Elvish, Axis Communications, Bosch, cameras, Genetec, Hanwha, i-PRO, SaaS


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Axis launches Axis Cloud Connect, Camera Station VMS at ISC West

April 16, 2024SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Axis Communications introduced Axis Cloud Connect, an open cloud-based platform designed to provide customers with more secure, flexible, and scalable security solutions, as well as its new Camera Station VMS at ISC West 2024. With two decades of experience in cloud connectivity and over a million cloud-connected Axis cameras in use today, Axis Cloud Connect is created to work together with Axis devices to enable a range of managed services that support system...

2024, Axis Camera Station VMS, Axis Cloud Connect, Axis Communications, Bill Geary, Christian Morin, Genetec, ISC West, Johan Paulsson, KONE, Security Center SaaS, WESCO


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LVT combines integration, new cameras to go distance

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LVT combines integration, new cameras to go distance

April 10, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — LiveView Technologies (LVT), a provider of customizable mobile surveillance solutions, says an integration with Immix and the launch of two new cameras further empower security leaders to monitor and protect a range of environments.   According to LVT, more than 94% of Fortune 100 retailers use the company’s advanced mobile surveillance units and security solutions.  "LVT’s new cameras give our customers greater control in distinct...

cameras, Chris Brown, Immix, LiveView Technologies (LVT), mobile surveillance, Steve Lindsey


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AI weapons detection technology included in NYC pilot program

April 10, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

NEW YORK—Evolv Technology’s AI system will be used as part of a new pilot program by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to detect weapons carried by travelers into the Metropolitan Transit Authority's (MTA) subway system.  According to a release by the Office of the Mayor of New York City, the NYPD seized 1,515 weapons in the subway system in 2023, compared to 947 weapons the previous year – a nearly 60% increase.  “The NYPD contacted Evolv to...

Eric Adams, Evolv Technology, Janno Lieber, Kathy Hochul, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York City Police Department (NYPD), Peter George, Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology (POST) Act, Security Systems News (SSN)


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Hivewatch partners with Verkada to offer integration of hardware and software

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HiveWatch partners with Verkada to offer integration of hardware and software

April 5, 2024SSN Staff

LOS ANGELES – Physical security software company HiveWatch has announced it has integrated its HiveWatch Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Operating System (OS) with Verkada’s access control and video security solutions. According to a release from the companies, this partnership allows Verkada customers to bridge the gap between existing investments in legacy infrastructure and the purchase of new Verkada hardware, using the HiveWatch GSOC OS to bring together the disparate...

Access Control, Filip Kaliszan, HiveWatch, Hivewatch GSOC OS, Physical Security, Ryan Schonfeld, Verkada, video security


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