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MONTRÉAL — Genetec Inc., a provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions has announced that Security Center Omnicast, its video management system, received the UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 cybersecurity certification.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — ASSA ABLOY has announced its new Preferred Installer program, a national network of Intertek certified hardware installers to provide physical installation of its integrated electronic locking devices.
Physically active baby boomers, now in their 60s, are creating the need for more mobile options
Joanne Rowe, ADI Toronto; Roger Miller, Northeastern Protection Service; and Richard McMullen, FCi are the latest inductees into SP&T News’ annual Security Hall of Fame.
VAUGHAN Ont. — Electrical products distributor Graybar Canada has officially opened its new branch in Vaughan, Ont., a consolidation of its Markham and Mississauga locations and the firm's biggest branch to date.
Saskatoon-based Reed Security recently announced it has acquired Detect Security Systems, based in Prince Albert, Sask.
Ottawa-based Feenics, a provider of access control as a service (ACaaS) technology, recently opened a new office in Beirut, Lebanon, led by Nancy Abou Eid.
HALIFAX, N.S. — Paladin Technologies has appointed Chris Clarke as director, Atlantic Canada.
TORONTO – Avante Logixx Inc. has announced the appointment of Dan Marston as its senior vice-president, Sales and Business Development.
Teaneck, N.J. – Hanwha Techwin America, a supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, has announced that Jordan Rivchun has joined the company to drive its retail projects and to lead solutions and strategy in the retail vertical and other related customer segments. 
BUFFALO GROVE, IL – Enterprise communication services firm ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, announced they have appointed Darren Giacomini, director of Advanced Systems Architecture at BCDVideo, to their Global Customer Advisory Board.
Los Angeles, Cali. – Network video solutions provider Arecont Vision Costar has announced the appointment of John Sprague as Regional Sales manager.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) recently announced the winner of its R.A. Henderson Award, which recognizes a member for outstanding contributions to the security community.
SP&T News presented Crime Stoppers with a cheque for $13,393.03 on behalf of Mission 500 at the Toronto Crime Stoppers Chief of Police Dinner, which was held at the Liberty Grand in Toronto on May 9.
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.
Fitch Security Integration was recognized as Integrator of the Year 2018 for a cutting-edge access control project where the company installed WiFi locks for a Toronto student residence facility
Pelco's new High Security Corner Mount Camera is part of the IBD Series. This specialized surveillance solution is the perfect fit for vandal prone areas.
Walking to classes, exploring the neighbourhood, making friends, studying into the night — the student residence can be more than just convenient lodging, it is a safe haven, the hub of campus life.
Speco Technologies recently announced new camera compatibility with OnSSI VMS, Ocularis 5.
Eagle Eye Networks and Arecont Vision Costar today announced a partnership to support Arecont Vision MegaIP cameras on the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS.
Legrand has integrated Amazon Alexa voice control with its Nuvo Player Portfolio whole home audio system when used in conjunction with an Amazon Echo device.
Toronto-based Avante Logixx Inc. has acquired all the outstanding shares of Watermark Security. The transaction closed August 7, 2018.
Avante Logixx Inc. has executed a share purchase agreement to acquire the remaining 49 per cent of the shares of its subsidiary, Architronics Ltd.
Regulatory authorities have approved Securitas’ acquisition of the division Kratos Public Safety and Security from Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc.
Security ONE Alarm Systems, a regional electronic security and life safety company headquartered in Leamington, Ont., has acquired customer accounts from Dorchester, Ont.-based Williamson Security Services.
Novacap, a Canadian private equity firm, recently announced it has finalized the acquisition of Horizon Telcom, a provider of fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services operating primarily in Ohio.
Avante Logixx Inc. recently announced that it has completed its previously announced offering, on a “bought deal” basis, pursuant to a short form prospectus, including the full exercise of the over-allotment option (the “offering”).
Toronto-based Fitch Security Integration received the 2018 Integrator of the Year Award, sponsored by Anixter Canada, at a gala presentation on Oct. 24.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) held its annual two-day Toronto conference and exhibition, Security Canada Central, on Oct. 24 and 25. The event opened with a keynote address from David Shipley, founder and CEO of Beauceron Security, and included manufacturers' training sessions, education "Flash" sessions on the show floor, and more than 150 exhibitors. According to CANASA, 2,700 people attended SCC — a record number for the event.
Belleville, Ont.-based Alarm Systems officially opened its new facility and signal receiving station on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and networking event for customers and security partners.
The second annual Security Summit Canada, held June 6 in Toronto, was attended by security and alarm professionals from across Canada and the U.S.
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

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