Genetec Inc. has announced the appointment of Kris P. Hornung as Vice President of Sales for Latin America. In his role, Hornung is responsible for Mexico, the Andean and South Cone regions, Central America and the Caribbean.
In 1990, when Kevin Leonard was hired as a technician at Huronia Alarm & Fire Security Inc., security systems required a massive amount of installation work. “We had to drill holes everywhere in a house to run wires and then find a place to mount a big black security camera. That often made houses look like Fort Knox.” Leonard said. “Today, security equipment fits almost anywhere, and it has more features and capabilities than even the Jetsons imagined.”
Bosch Security Systems, Inc. has named Jacquelyn Hall-Davies Vice President of Sales, Canada. In this position, she will lead the Canadian sales team for the company’s security and communications product portfolios.
Sony Electronics’ Security Systems Division named Steven Ciric North Central Security Manager, effective immediately.
S2 Security has created a customer service team to serve the needs of S2 Security certified integrators. The new team will provide integrators with a single point of contact to resolve common product, ordering and support requests.
Vicon Industries, Inc. announces that Christian Bohn has been brought on as a consultant to lead Vicon’s strategy planning process for expanded business growth.
Baseball rivalries run deep in the metropolitan New York region. Still, on Saturday, September 12 those feelings were put aside when more than 20 competing companies came together to play ball in support of Mission 500.
ONVIF, the global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has reached nearly 5,000 IP-based physical security products registered as ONVIF compliant, grown to more than 500 member companies, and has developed its fifth profile specification - Profile A for advanced access control, to the industry for feedback.
ASIS International, the leading organization for security professionals worldwide, has selected its 2015 ASIS Accolades Award winners. ASIS Accolades is an awards competition that recognizes the security industry's most innovative new products, services and/or solutions.
The Canadian Security Association has announced the line-up for its annual monitoring station symposium, held this year on Oct. 20 at the International Plaza Hotel, Toronto.
Hikvision USA has announced that the Security Industry Association (SIA) will award the 2015 George R. Lippert Memorial Award to Frank De Fina posthumously.
Hikvision has announced a partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. With a focus on funding cancer research and providing access to medical care, the organization has quadrupled blood cancer survival rates over the past 40 years.
QNAP and Solink have announced a technology partnership that enables QNAP devices to record and store video through Solink’s central data management platform. This partnership combines QNAP’s storage devices with Solink’s cloud-based video discovery to deliver fraud prevention as a service for retailers and financial institutions.
At the ASIS International Conference, Genetec and Sensity Systems Inc. announced a strategic alliance to develop security-focused solutions and applications for municipalities, retail and more, built on Sensity’s NetSense platform.
OnSSI announces a new integration between their Ocularis 5 VMS and Samsung Techwin America’s new WiseNet Lite line of cameras.
Zetron has signed a comprehensive agreement with IPVideo Corporation that names Zetron a preferred distributor of IPVideo’s products, systems, and services. These offerings will be available through Zetron’s worldwide network of resellers and will be sold to existing and new public safety, education, transportation, utility, and industrial customers.
Over 250 people came out for the second edition of Connected+ (formerly Home Connect) to hear the latest on home automation, smart energy and take a glimpse into the future.
iView Systems has announced the addition of a new Canadian and U.S. distribution partner, Anixter International, distributor of wire, cable communications and security products.
For the third quarter ended July 31, 2015, AlarmForce Industries reported revenues of $14.1 million. Net income fell by 126% in the third quarter year-over-year, driven by one-time non-recurring items totaling $2.5 million. Diluted earnings per share fell to a loss of $0.03 per share in the third quarter of 2015 from $0.13 during the same quarter of 2014.
Siklu Inc., a global market player in millimeter-wave technology, has announced that it has closed $18 million in Series-D funding. The new investor in this round, Sercomm Corporation, was joined by existing investors Argonaut Private Equity, Evergreen Venture Partners, DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, The Tamares Group and Amiti Ventures.
Ring, a maker of a video doorbell, has just landed Richard Branson, head of the Virgin Group, as an investor.
Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,000,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Alarm.com. The shares were expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on June 26, 2015 under the symbol "ALRM."
Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., a platform solution for the connected home, announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock.
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).
The Canadian Security Association hosted two Security Canada Expos in June: Security Canada Ottawa on June 3 and Security Canada West, in Richmond, B.C., on June 17. The Ottawa event was also the scene for CANASA's AGM where a new board was elected, a new president was appointed (Richard McMullen), and several board members received awards for their service to CANASA. Here are some photo highlights from those events. For more information, please check out the June/July issue of SP&T News (AGM photos are courtesy of CANASA). View the embedded image gallery online at: http://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleriad4cc065725
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.
CSAA International 2015 Annual MeetingFri Oct 09, 2015
CEDIA ExpoWed Oct 14, 2015
CPTED training Ottawa - Level 1Mon Oct 19, 2015
Security Canada Central 2015Wed Oct 21, 2015
CPTED training Ottawa - Level 2Thu Oct 22, 2015
Anixter Showcase Montreal 2015Fri Oct 30, 2015