The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) Thursday announced that its new executive director will be Heather Terrence.
During IQ's October board meeting, Kathleen Schraufnagel, industry liaison for Monitronics was chosen as the newest member to join the IQ Certification Board and was also selected to head up the Membership Committee.
3xLOGIC announced that Donny Shaffer has been appointed director of customer support services.
Toshiba America Information Systems has announced the promotion of Greg Hartzell to Director of its Surveillance & IP Video Products business unit.
Pelco by Schneider Electric, a fully owned subsidiary of Schneider Electric, announced the appointment of Sharad Shekhar as Chief Executive Officer. Based at Pelco Headquarters in Clovis, California, Shekhar is responsible for the entire global video business.
MKS announced the hire of industry veteran Deanna Blair as the new Vice President of Business Development.
Ottawa-based Amika Mobile announced that its CEO, Sue Abu-Hakima has been named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner.
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, has released the last-call update of the Internet of Things (IoT) Trust Framework. The Framework is a comprehensive global initiative that provides guidance for device manufacturers and developers to enhance the security, privacy and sustainability of connected home devices, wearable fitness and health technologies, and the data they collect.
The 2015 ISC East event sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA) will feature a celebrity appearance and signing by former Major League Baseball player, Darryl Strawberry. ISC East is taking place November 18th & 19th in the Javits Center North, New York, NY.
To enhance its cybersecurity posture going forward from National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the empaneling of the SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board.
Security industry professionals explored their leadership styles, received tools and insights for dealing with health insurance trends, crisis communications and cyber security, and discussed technology trends and legal issues earlier this month in Sonoma, CA. The 2015 CSAA International Annual Meeting garnered rave reviews from attendees, who attended at the highest rate since 2008.
ONVIF, the global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced the Release Candidate for Profile A, a draft specification that establishes an interface for access control clients and expands the configuration options for ONVIF conformant access control systems.
Tyco Security Products announces the integration of Entertech Systems’ BioConnect identity management platform and Suprema biometric terminals with C•CURE 9000 security and event management solution from Software House, part of Tyco Security Products.
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) says it has released the test tool for its Physical Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) specification.
Eaton announced it is providing mass notification solutions for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.
Weiser Kevo smart lock, powered by UniKey technology, and the Ring Video Doorbell now work together, enabling homeowners to secure and control their entire entryway.
VIVOTEK has announced a new cooperation between Sony’s Edge Storage Solution and VIVOTEK’s H.265 5-megapixel network cameras. According to the company, this partnership enables a more reliable IP surveillance system during network dropouts and provides timely notification of microSD card maintenance requirements.
OnSSI announces that the System Galaxy access control solution from Galaxy Control Systems fully integrates and supports its Ocularis 5 Video Management Software (VMS). The integration of these VMS and access control solutions provides users with enhanced real-time situational awareness and streamlines the post-event investigation process.
Nortek, Inc. has announced that following receipt of an unsolicited proposal to acquire the Company, the Board and its advisors commenced a review of strategic alternatives. That review is now complete and all discussions in relation to this proposal have now ended.
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.
Integrator of the Year winner for 2015, Paladin Security, was celebrated at an award gala in Toronto on Oct. 21. The gala, sponsored by Anixter Canada, was attended by friends, colleagues and partners from across the security industry. Paladin was chosen as the recipient of this year's award based on a perimeter protection project conducted for client BC Hydro for a site in lower mainland B.C. Ted Reid, Paladin Security Systems president, accepted the award, saying he was grateful for all the hard work and effort that went into making the award-winning project a success. View the embedded image gallery online at: http://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleriab948926601
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
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