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Becklar acquires Eyeforce, wholesale provider of remote guarding solutions

June 6, 2023  By  SP&T Staff

Becklar, the parent company of AvantGuard, Armstrongs and Freeus announced the acquisition of Eyeforce, a provider of wholesale monitored remote guarding solutions.

Eyeforce combines video surveillance, AI/machine learning analytics, and live audio operator response intervention.

“At Becklar, we are passionate about saving lives and protecting property. We are thrilled to bring the unique and innovative remote guarding solutions provided by Eyeforce to our family of brands,” said Steve Richards, CEO, Becklar, in a statement. “With this addition, Becklar’s portfolio of connected safety services is unmatched in scope or scale, providing the next level of enhanced security for dealers, partners and customers.”

Eyeforce is a video monitoring partner for businesses including auto and tractor dealerships, construction and construction supply, storage facilities, logistics centres and more, according to Becklar. Becklar says its acquisition of Eyeforce allows existing dealers to offer expanded video surveillance and remote guarding solutions to their customers including:

  • Remote guards trained in preventative video surveillance
  • AI technology for any equipment brand
  • Remote guard gate entry/exit verification and protection
  • Camera-agnostic onboarding

No additional hardware is required, states the company.

“Eyeforce is proud to join the team at Becklar. We share the same drive for high-quality solutions, innovation and care for our dealers,” said Daniel Forrest, CEO, Eyeforce. “This combination allows Eyeforce to innovate in technology and processes quickly and exponentially, to further enhance our standing as the leader in remote guarding across the U.S. and Canada.”

“The advanced video and remote guarding services provided by Eyeforce provides yet another growth opportunity and revenue stream for our dealers,” added Justin Bailey, president, Becklar.

AvantGuard, a Becklar company, acquired Armstrongs, based in the Maritimes, in 2022.

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