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CCTV market headed for growth, changes

Analog-based systems most prevalent now, IP-based to take over

NOIDA, India—The CCTV market is poised for growth, according to a RNCOS report, with a 7.5 percent CAGR expected in North America from 2014 to 2020, and a 12.2 percent CAGR globally during the same time period.

Fike solution: Security and fire detection in one camera

SigniFire Server gets ONVIF certified; double-duty cameras called upsell possibility for integrators

SPARKS, Md.— Fike’s SigniFire Server recently received ONVIF certification, making that cost-effective NVR-based early warning detection solution more broadly available, according to Rick Jeffress, sales manager, Americas, for Fike Video Image Detection.

Cancer hospital employees better not go where they don't belong

No added costs for integration with Dana Farber’s Tyco upgrade

BOSTON—An upgrade of its access control system has enabled the Dana Farber Cancer Institute here to introduce Wi-Fi locks without building a new system to manage them, has provided more information about cardholders and provides automatic reports.

Resi grows fast at Custom Alarm

Interactive services a key driver for growth in Custom Alarm’s residential business

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Now in its 45th year, Custom Alarm, based here, is finding residential security to be one of the fastest growing aspects of its business, said Nikki Johnson, the company’s vice president and director of marketing.

Axis stays atop IHS video surveillance rankings, claims top spot for video encoders


CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Axis Communications, a provider of network video surveillance solutions, retained the top spot in IHS Research’s annual rankings of the top video surveillance companies, according to a news release.

Honeywell adds Vermont company to dealer network


MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell has added Countryside Lock & Alarms, based in Mt. Holly, Vt., to its First Alert Professional Dealer program, according to a company statement.

G4S expands western footprint


OMAHA, Neb.—G4S Technology, a systems integrator based here, is expanding its western presence by opening up a new regional office in Seattle, according to a news release.

Three security companies land FPS contracts


WASHINGTON –Three area security companies in the nation’s capitol region received contracts from the Federal Protective Services to install alarm systems, closed circuit television systems and intrusion detection systems, according to a Department of Homeland Security st

General Dynamics awarded contract to enhance security at LAX


FAIRFAX, Va.—General Dynamics Information Technology was awarded a $27 million contract by the city of Los Angeles to enhance the closed-circuit television and video management system at the Los Angeles International Airport, according to a company statement.

Samsung spotlights DIY home security


RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Samsung Techwin America, a leader in consumer video monitoring and security products, recently announced the introduction of two new, all-in-one CCTV kits, the SDE-4003 and SDE-5003, which the company says will make home and business security more a