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Vicon Industries, Inc. announces the newest addition to Vicon’s Marketing Department, Fredrik Wallberg. Wallberg has been appointed to a newly created position, Director of Field Marketing to further position the business for growth.
Claude Desrochers, President, has announced the appointment of Michelle Dimech as the new Branch Manager at the APA-Toronto Branch.
Aiphone Corporation has announced the recent appointment of Karlis Praulins as Regional Sales Representative for the Province of Ontario.
FST Biometrics has announced the appointment of Yaron Zussman to CEO of FST Biometrics America. Yaron recently joined the company as an industry veteran with over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology and Security industries.
WatchNET Inc. has hired Roman Dabrowski, RCDD, as Canadian Vice President Sales and Operations. Dabrowski comes to WatchNET with a strong background in security and telecommunications from companies such as Ingram Micro and Bell Canada.
DVTEL, INC., has announce that Winston Churchill, Managing General Partner of SCP Partners, will join the DVTEL Board of Directors. Churchill replaces Edmundo Gonzalez, whose personal commitment and unique analytical skills over many years of being a loyal member of DVTEL’s Board of Directors have proven to be incredibly valuable in helping the company overcome hurdles and meet business goals.
MorphoWAVE from Safran Morpho took the top honour at the Security Industry Association's 2015 New Product Showcase (NPS), winning the coveted Best New Product Award at the NPS awards ceremony at ISC West on Wednesday.
The Women’s Security Council, a network of successful professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the security industry, is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 WSC Women of the Year awards. The award program lauds the top female professionals in the security market in a variety of categories.
Mission 500, a charitable organization engaging security professionals to sponsor needy children through the World Vision organization, has announced the winners of its annual Humanitarian and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards.
NICE Systems’ nominations are now open for the 2015 PSAPs’ Finest Awards, an annual recognition program for public safety communications professionals.
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies deploying Z-Wave, the world's largest ecosystem of wireless control products and services, is announcing a brand new competition to support and incentivize innovation on the Z-Wave platform.
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, the world's largest ecosystem of wireless control products and services, has announced that SmartThings has become a Member of the Alliance's Board of Directors.
BlackBerry Limited announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox Ltd. to further enhance BlackBerry’s mobile security and give enterprises unmatched control over their files even after data leaves the corporate network.
Axis Communications has announced further expansion of its North America Business Development group to include more focus on partnerships, solutions and professional services.
On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) continues to solidify its position in the evolving VMS arena by expanding its global presence and introducing new VMS solutions for existing and new customers.
SightLogix announces the launch of a new outdoor security service that makes the benefits of their established technology available to end-users for a monthly fee, while providing RMR participation to a select group of certified channel partners.
3VR, the video intelligence company, has announced that the company has enhanced its lineup of video surveillance appliances with a new network video recorder (NVR) for ATMs and has expanded its sales channel through agreements with four manufacturers’ representative firms.
Oncam has announced the creation of the Oncam Partner Program to provide a high level of support and service to the company’s valued channel partners. Partners can benefit from competitive levels of upfront discounts, and can boost their margins even further with an industry-leading Deal Registration scheme and Volume incentives.
Suprema announced financial results for its 2014 fiscal year ended Dec 31, 2014. The company posted record high yearly revenue of $65.5 million (USD) and increase in market capital to $357 million (USD).
Razberi Technologies — a developer of network video solutions for professional video surveillance and security applications — has raised $3.5 million in capital led by Texas-based LiveOak Venture Partners and has appointed security industry veteran Ken Boyda as non-executive Chairman of the Razberi Technologies Board of Directors.
Avigilon Corporation recently announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. All figures are stated in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted.
  View the embedded image gallery online at: http://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleria5988d82393 CANASA's Golden Horseshoe Sub-Chapter held a breakfast meeting on Oct. 28 featuring guest speaker Stephen Donohoe, a forensic video analyst with Halton Regional Police Service's Technical Crime Unit. The topic presented by Donohoe was: Forensic Video Analysis – the Sharp End of the CCTV Business. (Photos: Scott Hammond).
Anixter was there to help Habtech celebrate Anixter was there to help Habtech celebrate Integrator of the Year 2014 award Integrator of the Year 2014 award Mike Godara, Habtech, recieves his award Mike Godara, Habtech, recieves his award Anixter and Habtech with publisher Peter Young Anixter and Habtech with publisher Peter Young Sharing conversation during cocktail reception Sharing conversation during cocktail reception The Habtech team The Habtech team Networking reception Networking reception Mission 500's Canadian board members Mission 500's Canadian board members Catching up with friends and colleagues Catching up with friends and colleagues   View the embedded image gallery online at: http://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleriade8d6f0c04 Mississauga, Ont.-based Habtech received the Integrator of the Year award at a gala event in October sponsored by Anixter Canada. Colleagues and industry partners were on hand to wish them well.
ASSA ABLOY's press conference ASSA ABLOY's press conference Axis Communications' Martin Gren marks the company's 30th anniversary Axis Communications' Martin Gren marks the company's 30th anniversary The "Great Debate 2014" with Fredrik Nilsson, Axis Communications; Steve Van Till, Brivo Systems; Donald Zoufal, SDI; and Jay Hauhn, TycoIS The "Great Debate 2014" with Fredrik Nilsson, Axis Communications; Steve Van Till, Brivo Systems; Donald Zoufal, SDI; and Jay Hauhn, TycoIS Scott Lindley, president, Farpointe Data Scott Lindley, president, Farpointe Data ISC West broke attendance records in 2014 ISC West broke attendance records in 2014 Mircom's David Andersen and David Ito Mircom's David Andersen and David Ito ISC West's New Exhibitor Pavilion ISC West's New Exhibitor Pavilion RCI's Alex Grenda with the NPS award-winning 0563 1/2" Rim Strike RCI's Alex Grenda with the NPS award-winning 0563 1/2" Rim Strike Domingo Martinez, Video Insight Domingo Martinez, Video Insight Mike Scirica, WavestoreUSA Mike Scirica, WavestoreUSA   View the embedded image gallery online at: http://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleriadf831187d0 ISC West 2014 drew record crowds in 2014. Here are some highlights from the annual Las Vegas, Nev., security conference.
The security industry came together on Oct. 19 to recognize Contava, an Edmonton-based integrator, for their excellent work on a Calgary Transit CCTV upgrade project. Contava received the SP&T News Integrator of the Year 2011 award, sponsored by Anixter Canada, based on their achievements   View the embedded image gallery online at: http://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleria4da32eb544
Familiar faces from the security industry attended the annual SP&T News Integrator of the Year awards dinner. This year's winner, Rick Steele, accepted the award for Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.'s mobile access control solution.
Lots of faces from the security industry were on hand recently when Bulldog Fire & Security accepted the Security Integrator of the Year 2009 award for their work with Sleeman Breweries.

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