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Qolsys, new home security/automation manufacturer, launches in Vegas

‘All in one’ IQ Panel, made by Foxconn, works on Alarm.com and Android
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04/10/2013

LAS VEGAS—The home security and home automation space has a new player: Qolsys. Based in Silicon Valley, the company introduced its first product, the 7-inch touch-screen IQ Panel, at ISC West today.

Security expertise ‘not paramount’ for next Diebold CEO

Thomas Swidarski steps down amid poor earnings forecast
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01/24/2013

CANTON, Ohio—Diebold CEO Thomas Swidarski resigned Thursday and a search for a replacement is under way. In that search, security industry expertise may be a plus, but it is "not paramount," a Diebold spokesman told Security Systems News.

HID Global completes NFC-enabled smartphone pilot at two enterprise businesses

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09/25/2012

IRVINE, Calif.—HID Global on Sept. 25 announced the completion of two pilot programs validating how Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled smartphones allow employees to open doors with a mobile device.

N.C. school district moves from people to tech for access control

42 schools to receive Aiphone system
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09/11/2014

WILMINGTON, N.C.—Visitors to most schools in the New Hanover County district at the start of the new school year will be viewed on video before being allowed in. For the 42-school district, which previously “relied on people” for access control, that’s a big security move, its safety director said.

Idesco goes cloud

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09/11/2014

NEW YORK—Idesco, a security systems integrator based here, on Sept. 2 announced its partnership with Brivo, a provider of cloud applications for security management.

Quantum teams with Siemens

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09/11/2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Quantum Secure in September announced it has formed a value-added reseller (VAR) alliance with Siemens Building Technologies division.

Tyco brings its CEM to Americas

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09/11/2014

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco Security Products on Sept. 9 announced that it is bringing its CEM Systems access control products to the Americas.

Viscount to secure DHS sites

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09/11/2014

BURNABY, British Columbia—Viscount Systems’ Freedom Access Control solutions will be used to secure additional government facilities in Washington, D.C., and Ohio for the Department of Homeland Security – United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the company announced in September.

Makeover for Frontier

Access control provider to debut Cylon platform, ‘new approach’
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09/10/2014

MIAMISBURG, Ohio—Access control provider Frontier has secured some significant real estate on the ASIS show floor, a 30- by 40-foot booth, to introduce its philosophy as well as its new products to the security industry

ESCO Communications wins school bid

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09/03/2014

INDIANAPOLIS—ESCO Communications’ approach to designing a school security project helped land the integrator a $1.39 million project that involves 10 schools and 1,054 camera views.

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