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EyeLock LLC announced a partnership with Stanley Security to deliver EyeLock's full suite of hardware and software access control solutions to its customer base in North America.
David Price, marketing manager, previews Camden Door Control's latest access control products, including VoIP telephone entry, electric strikes, and more
John Voyatzis, Canadian national sales manager, Digital Watchdog, outlines the company's video surveillance products, including recorders, encoders, cameras, VMS and more
Richard Ramos, regional sales manager for Optex, showcases the company's dual PIR detection products
SP&T News is now accepting nominations for the annual Integrator of the Year award, sponsored by Anixter Canada. Previous winners have included Houle Electric, Paladin Security, Habtech and more.
John M. Merklinger, director of the Rochester/Monroe County 911 Centre and 311 Call Centre, is the recipient of The Monitoring Association’s 2017 Public Sector Award, given in recognition of a public sector individual’s contribution to the alarm industry.
FLIR Systems, Inc. announced that James J. ("Jim") Cannon has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement after 33 years of service was previously announced in February.
The Canadian Security Association Thursday announced the appointment of a new Executive Director, Patrick Straw.
Avigilon Wednesday announced the promotion of James Henderson to Chief Operating Officer.
Eyal Assa is new CEO of Siklu, which delivers multi-gigabit, fiber-like wireless connectivity in urban, suburban and rural areas.
The Canadian Security Association announced Tuesday that J. David Ritter has resigned from his position as executive director due to health reasons.
Domenic Isola recently joined KBC Networks, a manufacturer of transmission equipment for security, commercial and networking solutions, as director of strategic accounts.
The Monitoring Association (TMA) is the new name of the 67-year-old Central Station Alarm Association. The name change “reflects an adjustment in mission and focus necessitated by growth and changes in the alarm monitoring industry”, the company stated.
The 2nd Annual Security Industry Hockey Classic for Mission 500 brought the heat on Feb. 16 in Toronto with over 60 security professionals hitting the ice to raise money for children in need.
The annual Security Industry Hockey Classic for Mission 500 is back! Mark Feb. 16 down in your calendars now!
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, is adding a security requirement to its interoperability certification, requiring manufacturers to adopt “the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry”, Z-Wave Alliance says.
Teresa Gonzalez, president of United Central Control, was awarded the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA)’s highest honor, the Stanley C. Lott Memorial Award for Exemplary Service, at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Marco Island, Florida on October 26.
Mission 500 raised more than US$55,000 at its second annual Security Softball Game on August 20 in East Meadow, New York. Additionally, 300 school bags were filled with school supplies by game attendees for donation to children attending Title One schools in the South Bronx – the poorest congressional district in the United States.
Allegion says it has made, through one of its subsidiaries, an equity investment in Yonomi – a mobile application and cloud platform provider for connected living.
ONVIF hosted its 16th ONVIF Developers’ Plugfest (ODP) May 10–12 in Québéc City, Québéc, at the Delta Hotel Quebec City in the Old Town district.
Huronia Alarm & Fire Security Inc. has acquired Peerless Security & Muskoka Fire Protection Services Limited in Utterson, Ont.
Toronto-based security and protection company Regal Security has launched two affiliate companies: Regotec Systems and Regolive Monitoring.
Convergint Technologies announced the acquisition of Operational Security Systems, Inc. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., and with an additional location in Orlando, Fla., Operational Security Systems is a full-service provider of the design, installation, and maintenance of electronic security systems.
Genetec Inc. has added STid, a French developer of RFID door controllers, to its ecosystem of supported access control partners. Through this agreement, the STid Architect series of ergonomic RFID readers — which is supported by the Genetec Synergis access control system in Genetec Security Centre — will be available through Genetec and its certified global network of resellers.
ViewSonic Corp., a global provider of visual solution products, says it has completed its first full calendar quarter with a “realigned” Canadian organization under the leadership of Deidre Deacon, general manager.
3M says it has completed the sale of its identity management business to Gemalto.
2016 was a year of “solid growth”, says Hikvision, after releasing its official 2016 financial results. Highlights of the report include revenue of $4.6 billion, a 26 per cent increase in net profits, as well as plans to establish an R&D Centre in Montreal and a Research Institute in Silicon Valley, Calif.
Johnson Controls has signed a “definitive agreement” to sell its Scott Safety business to 3M in a cash transaction valued at about $2.0 billion, the company announced on Thursday.
Total revenues for AlarmForce’s first three months of 2017 were $13.9 million vs. $14.2 million over the same period in 2016, the company has reported, which is also a decrease of 3 per cent (2 per cent in constant currency).
Avigilon Corporation has reported financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2016.
ISC West, the annual security industry trade show, held April 5-7 this year, drew large crowds, more than satisfying exhibitor expectations.
SP&T News visited with exhibitors and attendees at ADI Expo's annual Toronto visit, which was held on March 14. Each year, the distributor hosts a series of trade show and educational events across North America. Additional Canadian stops for ADI will include Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa, 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#sigProGalleria0364e88e64
Hammond Manufacturing recently opened the doors to its new factory in Guelph, Ont. — a 119,000 sq. ft. facility staffed by 103 employees on two shifts.
Canon Canada recently hosted a media event to mark the opening of its new 180,000-square-foot facility and Canadian headquarters in Brampton, Ont.
SP&T News toured the 29th PM Expo, part of The Buildings Show 2016, last week at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Johnson Controls Canada recently held an open house to showcase its newest facility, located in Richmond Hill, Ont. Staff moved into the facility earlier this year and offered a behind-the-scenes tour to industry partners and colleagues in November.

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