As director of global product management for Tyco Security Products, Warren Brown is helping lead the company’s efforts to refocus its legacy analog brand to a provider of IP-based solutions.
Ray O’Hara, CPP, began a one-year term as president of ASIS Int’l on Jan. 1. He now takes the reins in executing the organization’s strategic plans, which he’s been intimately involved with the previous four years as a board member.
In keeping with this month’s “Technology Issue” theme, SSI invited Doug Marman, chief technology officer of video analytics provider VideoIQ, to share his insights on a range of topics affecting the security industry.
Tim Whall has wasted no time since becoming CEO of Protection One. For starters, since helping close the deal in June for the nation’s No. 2 electronic security provider, he’s met with employees in all 65 branches while assembling an impressive executive team. SSI spoke with Whall about his plans at P1 and other industry topics.
The Electronic Security Association (ESA, formerly NBFAA) formally introduced its new president, Dom D’Ascoli, at the recent Electronic Security Expo (ESX) in Pittsburgh.
UTC Fire & Security, already a formidable player in the electronic security industry, supersized itself by acquiring GE Security, an operation that was created through the acquisition of leading security and fire alarm systems.
Fast-growing APX Alarm of Provo, Utah, has lately raised indignation from dealers across the country, many of whom claim unscrupulous tactics used by some of its summertime door-to-door sales reps are soiling an entire industry's reputation.
The adoption of IP camera standards is considered a vital component to the continued expansion of the IP video surveillance market. A select few groups, including Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF), are leading the charge to create a global standard for interfacing network video products.
Despite operating during a severe recession, this year's ASIS Seminar and Exhibits experienced only a slight decrease in attendance, less than 9 percent, compared to 2008, according Michael Cummings, CPP, 2009 president of ASIS Int'l.
Michael Pope, president of Safety Technologies Inc. and Audio Video Interiors Inc. of Medina, Ohio, has been charging design fees for his security and high-end A/V installations for almost 10 years.
Although Underwriters Laboratories' UL Mark is recognized on innumerable electronics, many people are not aware the Melville, N.Y.-based organization's work dates back to 1894. Chris Hasbrook, vice president and general manager of UL's global fire and security sector, offers more insight about the organization.
HDcctv Alliance, an industry group that launched in June, says it will make its proposed high definition video surveillance standard (HDcctv Interoperability Specification 1.0) publicly available in September. The gist of the consortium is to offer the marketplace a cheaper alternative to IP megapixel cameras. Todd Rockoff, chairman of the HDcctv Alliance, offers further insight.
The most prevalent systems trend driving integrated security and surveillance solutions is networking. As security contractors continue adapting network technologies, the industry as a whole continues to define system parameters and standards - and the devices required to meet both.
Raul Calderon, vice president of strategic relations for Glendale, Calif.-based Arecont Vision, a supplier of megapixel cameras that utilize H.264, discusses the technology.
The federal stimulus package has allocated $53.6 billion to the U.S. Department of Education that will provide funding for the installation of fire/life-safety systems in ...
Keith Jentoft, president of RSI Video Technologies, a provider of remote monitoring solutions, assumes the “Hot Seat” this month to discuss issues arising from alarm verification.
The electronic security industry has proven it is not entirely immune to the more than year-long recession. With good leads and ...
A lot of information (some say disinformation) swirls around the wider adoption of IP ...
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