VANCOUVER—In a $17 million cash purchase, high-definition surveillance provider Avigilon Corp. on May 30 announced it acquired privately held RedCloud Security, a provider of Web-based physical and virtual access control systems.
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y.—Polaroid—a brand name with a rainbow logo that was synonymous with cameras for generations of Americans—on June 1 is launching a new security division called Polaroid Professional Security Products, headed by security industry veteran Nathan Needel.
VIENNA, Va.—Alarm.com, an interactive services provider based here, filed suit this week against Telular Corp., contending that Telular has been using Alarm.com’s patent-protected products and services without permission as its own.
WOODBURY, N.Y.—Tri-Ed Distribution’s latest expansion, which includes five new branch locations, will focus on connectivity products as well as security products, Pat Comunale, Tri-Ed Distribution CEO, told Security Systems News.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Innovative Security Design (ISD) launched its netSeries—the first IP camera that uses Microsoft Windows as the base operating system—at ISC West in March, but a lot of PSA Security integrators were taking a good look at the product last week at the PSA-TEC conference.
FALLS CHURCH, Va.—Kastle Systems International, an integrator and full-service security company that specializes in managed services, announced that it has acquired CheckVideo, a provider of cloud-based intelligent video surveillance.