Motorola Solutions to Acquire Avigilon for C$1.2 billion

by vmstoday - on Feb 1st 2018 - No Comments

Motorola Solutions today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avigilon (TSX: AVO) in an all-cash transaction that will enhance Motorola Solutions’ portfolio of mission-critical communications technologies.
Under the terms of the agreement, Motorola Solutions will acquire all of Avigilon’s outstanding shares for CAD$27.00per share. The enterprise value of the transaction is approximately US$1.0 billion including Avigilon’s net debt. (more…)

Shaw Business Launches Enterprise-Grade Video Surveillance Solution for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

by vmstoday - on Dec 11th 2017 - No Comments

Shaw Communications Inc. today announced the launch of SmartSurveillance, an enterprise-grade managed video surveillance solution designed to help owners monitor and protect their businesses while providing valuable analytical insights.

“Until now, the market has been dominated by off-the-shelf surveillance systems and expensive corporate offerings, with no high-quality solutions designed to meet the needs and budgets of small and medium-sized businesses. SmartSurveillance changes that,” said Ron McKenzie, senior vice president and chief operating officer, Shaw Communications. “Powered by Cisco Meraki’s industry-leading surveillance technology, SmartSurveillance gives owners peace of mind by keeping them connected to their business wherever they are at an affordable price.” (more…)

Bosch To Launch “i” Camera Range And Exhibit Product Portfolio At Intersec 2018

by vmstoday - on Nov 27th 2017 - No Comments

From 21th to 23th January INTERSEC 2018 in Dubai will showcase the latest products in security, safety and fire protection. Bosch Security Systems will display its innovative security, safety and communications products on booth S1-I22, Saeed Hall 1.

Future Of Video Security

The IoT is changing the way we view video security, quite literally. Now, cameras need to be so much more than devices with which to simply capture images; they need to be far smarter than that. Today cameras are becoming an integral part of the vast digital connectivity infrastructure, they need to be shaped into intelligent sensors that have the ability to extract invaluable data to help businesses make improvements in the area of video security, and beyond. At INTERSEC Bosch introduces her latest “i” camera portfolio. This intelligent camera portfolio with built-in video analytics as standard will rewrite the rules of video security. (more…)

Salient Systems Has Eye On IoT With Video Surveillance Management Platform

by vmstoday - on Nov 15th 2017 - No Comments

Salient Systems – a longtime force in video surveillance – is taking its CompleteView VMS platform into the booming Internet of Things market. (more…)

Hikvision Boosts Video Surveillance System Performance with New DeepinView Camera Series

by vmstoday - on Oct 31st 2017 - No Comments

Hikvision, a developer of video surveillance products and solutions, has followed up its launch of the world’s first Deep Learning NVRs with a new series of IP cameras. The new “DeepinView” IP Camera Series delivers power and intelligence to boost the value of surveillance system performance across a broad range of security and management applications. (more…)

BioCatch VP touts behavioral biometrics as wave of the future

by vmstoday - on Oct 11th 2017 - No Comments

Behavioral biometrics is a breakthrough cybersecurity technology that identifies people by how they do what they do, rather than by their physical characteristics, what they know, or by the authentication technology they possess.

Behavioral biometrics is defined as the measurement and analysis of human activity patterns. Historically, these have included keystroke patterns, gait, and handwritten signatures. However, today’s advanced behavioral biometric techniques now capture a wider array of human interactions between a device and an application, such as hand-eye coordination, pressure, hand tremors, navigation, scrolling and other finger movements. (more…)

Convergint Technologies acquires Integrated Security Systems Division of SDI Presence

by vmstoday - on Sep 20th 2017 - No Comments

Convergint Technologies, announces the acquisition of the Charleston-based Integrated Security Systems Division (ISSD) of SDI Presence. A key trait shared between ISSD and Convergint is uncompromising customer service. (more…)

Identiv and S+P Samson partner to protect patients with RFID technology

by vmstoday - on Sep 13th 2017 - No Comments

Identiv announced that the company has partnered with S+P Samson to produce the latest innovation for surgery instruments and medical devices using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. In working directly with hospitals and Identiv, S+P Samson has developed an extremely thin, small ultra-high frequency (UHF) RFID label to stick on stainless steel and plastics, like medical instruments. With a key component — a UHF inlay — this label can withstand cleaning, disinfection, or hot steam treatments and continue to track all life-saving tool maintenance parameters that hospitals require. (more…)

3xLOGIC announces new VIGIL Client 10.0 release

by vmstoday - on Sep 5th 2017 - No Comments

3xLOGIC, a leading provider of integrated intelligent security solutions announced the release of the latest version of its VIGIL Client software.

VIGIL Client 10 now offers seamless integration with Infinias CLOUD or Infinias access control local servers. Users can monitor doors in the Client tree view and can access live video (if a camera is available) as well as view events and people associated with those doors. Tools within the Client allow users to perform momentary unlocks, view live events, and search past events. (more…)

IC Realtime to Lift Curtain on Next Gen Cameras at CEDIA 2017

by vmstoday - on Aug 24th 2017 - No Comments

IC Realtime will be flexing its muscles at the CEDIA 2017 with the introduction of its more advanced, next generation thermal imaging, corrosion resistant, multi-sensor and 4K cameras. The company will also be demonstrating its ICMyCloud cameras streaming to Amazon’s new Echo Show smart speaker. (more…)