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Legrand North and Central America recently outlined a series of ongoing partnerships and technology initiatives that will help develop IoT for residential and commercial applications.
Hikvision integrator Off Grid Surveillance Platform (OGSP) recently installed a surveillance system provided by Hikvision Canada Inc. to secure a building during the remodelling process for Ajax Hyundai in Ontario.
IndigoVision has announced that the next release of their Artificial Intelligence powered by BriefCam will include the latest security features, and will be launched in the coming weeks, in addition to it being previewed at ISC West 2018 this week.
IPConfigure took home top honours as Best in Show and won Best New Product for its Orchid Core VMS for AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) in the SIA New Product Showcase (NPS) at ISC West 2018, announced the Security Industry Association (SIA).
The doors opened Wednesday to the ISC West 2018 Exhibit Hall, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.  
At ISC West this week, Dortronics announced an informative session designed for resellers to compare and review the various types of door interlocking systems, mantraps, sally ports, cleanroom air locks and their applications.
Allegion plc has appointed Charles L. Szews, former CEO of Oshkosh Corporation, to the company’s board of directors.
Lucas Boselli has succeeded Thanasis Molokotos as president of the Americas division and executive vice president — head of the Americas for ASSA ABLOY.
Françoise Gagnon, CEO of ADGA Group Consultants Inc., was recently confirmed into the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) board of directors after CADSI held its annual general meeting.
Honeywell announced it will appoint former company executive Roger Fradin as the Chairman of the Board for the Homes and Global Distribution business spin-off announced last year.
Senstar has named Fabien Haubert as vice president, sales — EMEA region.
Brian McLaughlin is the new CEO of IPR Inc. He will lead the recently merged company (previously ipDatatel and Resolution Products) and be responsible for all aspects of the business.
SP&T News is pleased to announce that The Monitoring Association (TMA) has joined Security Summit Canada as an official association partner.
SP&T News is getting ready to launch the third annual Hockey Classic in support of Mission 500.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) and ASIS International recently signed a memorandum of understanding, announcing an intent to work together to pursue mutual goals.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) has announced that Brittany McBain, Supervisor of the Greater Toronto Area Criminal Analysis Section and a member of the National Critical Infrastructure Team with the RCMP, will be the keynote speaker at the opening of Security Canada Central in Toronto on Oct. 18.
The Canadian Security Association's executive director Patrick Straw offers thoughts on new opportunities for the security industry and how CANASA can support future development
ONVIF has announced the Release Candidate for Profile T, a draft specification with advanced streaming capabilities that includes support for H.265 video compression and an expanded feature set that extends the capabilities of ONVIF video Profiles for systems integrators and end users.
Fire Monitoring of Canada Inc. Monday said it has acquired Waterloo, Ont.-based integrator Bulldog Fire & Security Inc.
At ISC West 2018 this week, ASSA ABLOY announced several new partnerships that the company says provide integrators with security solutions to create new opportunities for collaboration with existing and potential clients.
MOBOTIX has revealed new integration partners at ISC West 2018 including ABP Technology, ClearSite Communications, Genetec and Konica Minolta.
Manything announced at ISC West today that they are building on their integration with Hikvision cameras with the addition of Axis and Dahua camera integrations.
Speco Technologies has announced compatibility with Synology’s Surveillance Station with the integration of  Speco’s most popular IP camera models into Synology’s NAS systems.
SALTO Systems has partnered with Phunware to deliver integrated mobile access control platforms that offer easy-to-use applications for multi-family residential property managers and residents.
Cemtrex Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire ownership of approximately 46 per cent of the outstanding common stock of Vicon Industries Inc., a provider of mission critical security and video surveillance systems.
Motorola Solutions Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of all issued and outstanding common shares of Avigilon Corporation.
According to reports, Boca Raton, Fla.-based ADT priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $14.
ADT announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 105,000,000 shares of common stock at an initial public offering price of $14 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions.
Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding equity interests in Next IT Corporation and its affiliate Next IT Innovation Labs, LLC (collectively, “Next IT”), a developer of artificial intelligence-powered intelligent virtual assistants.
IHS Markit has released The Physical Security Equipment and Services Report 2017, which provides a combined analysis of the largest and most interesting markets within the IHS Markit portfolio on physical security, the company says. This fifth edition report presents a global overview of the physical security market by equipment, service, vertical and geographic region.  
Annual security industry trade show ISC West was held last week in Las Vegas, April 11-13. The event, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA),  hosted more than 1,000 manufacturers and was expected to draw approximately 30,000 industry professionals. In addition to the usual roster of security-related companies, ISC West organized several specialty areas on the trade show floor including "Connected Home," featuring home automation products and services, "Global Expo," showcasing a large assortment of international security providers, and returning for a second year, the "Unmanned Security and Safety Expo," featuring drones, robots and other unmanned systems.
SP&T News visited with exhibitors and attendees at the ADI Expo Toronto on March 15, 2018. The annual conference and showcase is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and features educational seminars and exhibitors from across the security and audio industries. The distributor will hold additional events this year in Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Montreal.   View the embedded image gallery online at: https://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleria576c940bfb
SP&T News hosted the third annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic on Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Canlan Ice Sports complex at York University, raising more than $17,000 in support of Toronto Crimestoppers Youth Programs.
On October 31, Peel Regional Police hosted a retirement celebration for Gerry Miller, Peel Regional Police's alarm program supervisor.
For the second year in a row, Houle is the recipient of the Integrator of the Year Award, sponsored by Anixter Canada.
The Canadian Security Association kicked off its annual Security Canada Central Toronto showcase, the largest show of its kind in Canada, with a focus on the monitoring community. CANASA brought back its Monitoring Symposium on Oct. 17 this year with speakers and content focused on how the industry is reacting — or in some cases not reacting — to the issues of self-monitoring and cybersecurity and the growing influence of companies like Amazon and Google on the home automation market. The speaker list included Bell Canada's Ken Short, ULC's Alan Cavers, CANASA executive director Patrick Straw and The Monitoring Association's new president Ivan Spector (the first Canadian ever to hold that position).