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Calipsa 2021 Video Monitoring Report shows security industry growth

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Calipsa 2021 Video Monitoring Report shows security industry growth

November 22, 2021SSN Staff

ASHBURN, Va.—Despite the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in five video security systems-related businesses reported growth in the past 12 months, according to a 23-nation survey conducted by Calipsa, a market-leading provider of deep-learning powered video analytics. Slightly less than half of businesses reported growth in a 2020 report. The Calipsa 2021 Video Monitoring Report is a look inside the industry and its biggest trends. The second annual report...

Brian Baker, Calipsa


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SSN Exclusive Interview: New TMA President Morgan Hertel

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SSN Exclusive Interview: New TMA President Morgan Hertel

October 27, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring, Inc., was recently inducted as The Monitoring Association’s (TMA’s) new President, succeeding Don Young, ADT's EVP and COO. Hertel has hit the ground running since taking over the TMA helm, with an agenda that includes realignment of the association, as well as enhancements of TMA’s education, training, and standards that have become a benchmark of the association...

Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response Monitoring, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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DICE Corp. achieves new level of redundancy with active-active data center

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DICE Corp. achieves new level of redundancy with active-active data center

October 26, 2021SSN Staff

BAY CITY, Mich.—DICE Corporation is pleased to announce the transition of its second UL 827A data center to an active-active state for signal processing in the security industry this week. Both DICE active-active data centers are located in the United States and are separated geographically to meet life safety UL standards. For additional redundancy, the data centers are powered by two different electrical power companies in addition to generators, battery backup, and other power technologies....

Cliff Dice, DICE Corp., The New DICE


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The Monitoring Association welcomes Morgan Hertel as new president

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The Monitoring Association welcomes Morgan Hertel as new president

October 19, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring, Inc., as its new President. Hertel officially began his two-year term on Thursday, Oct. 14, at the conclusion of TMA’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. He recently served a two-year term as Vice President on the TMA Executive Committee leading up to his presidency. Hertel succeeds Don Young, ADT's EVP and COO, who will serve...

celia besore, Morgan Hertel, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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Pinpoint provides solutions to prevent workplace violence in healthcare facilities

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Pinpoint provides solutions to prevent workplace violence in healthcare facilities

October 11, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—Ensuring the safety of doctors and nurses in healthcare facilities while taking care of patients offers much-needed peace of mind while ensuring their patients’ own well-being.   Even more so now, as we enter year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, the pressure that hospital workers are under is immense. Having the security of knowing that they could seek immediate help with the simple press of a button when under duress is a potentially lifesaving benefit, and a vital...

Corey Greenberg, emergency communication systems, Healthcare Monitoring Systems, Pinpoint, Inc.


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Milestone launches XProtect Rapid REVIEW for forensic video analytics

September 27, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

COPENHAGEN, Denmark—Milestone Systems, a leading provider of IP-based video management solutions, has introduced XProtect Rapid REVIEW, an intelligent video analytics solution for customers to accelerate investigations and find what they are looking for with speed and accuracy. Powered by video analytics technology from BriefCam, hours of video recordings can now be reviewed in minutes, bringing enhanced decision-making and momentum to any investigation. Keven Marier, Vice President of...

BriefCam, Milestone Systems, video analytics


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Pro-Vigil releases “concerning” report on AI bias in video surveillance

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Pro-Vigil releases “concerning” report on AI bias in video surveillance

September 22, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a provider of remote video monitoring, management and crime deterrence solutions, published an eye-opening research report that found companies are more concerned about their Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered video surveillance system’s ability to deter crime than any potential AI bias issues.  Pro-Vigil surveyed 100 users of AI-powered video surveillance systems from a variety of commercial vertical companies that use digital video surveillance,...

Jeremy White, Pro-Vigil


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TMA transitions 2021 Annual Meeting to virtual format

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TMA transitions 2021 Annual Meeting to virtual format

September 21, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced that it has, in consideration of its attendees’ health and well-being, made the decision to transition its in-person 2021 Annual Meeting to a virtual format.  Originally set to take place in Maui, Hawaii, from Saturday, Oct. 9 through Wednesday, Oct. 14, the virtual meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 12 through Wednesday, Oct. 14. The latest event information, including updated registration options, can be found on...

Don Young, John Brady, The Monitoring Association


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AvantGuard opens new monitoring center in Cedar City, Utah

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AvantGuard opens new monitoring center in Cedar City, Utah

September 10, 2021SSN Staff

OGDEN, Utah—Ogden-based AvantGuard (AG) announced the grand opening of their third monitoring center, strategically placed in Cedar City, Utah. "We chose Cedar City because of its highly educated and talented workforce. It's a beautiful community and they have truly rolled out the red carpet for us."  AG President Justin Bailey said. "We are currently serving over a million subscribers from Alaska to Puerto Rico, including residents, businesses, schools, hospitals.” The...

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Local Security partners with RapidSOS to send multimedia incident data to 911

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Local Security partners with RapidSOS to send multimedia incident data to 911

August 30, 2021SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Local Security, a Canadian security technology company, announced a partnership with RapidSOS to connect 911 personnel with remote operators in an emergency through the Local Security platform. "Local Security is committed to partnerships with communities and the organizations that use cutting-edge technology to secure them," Local Security CEO Adam Power said in the announcement. "Our partners can now deliver a complete digital status update including pictures and video...

Emergency Response Systems, LOCAL SECURITY, RapidSOS


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