Subscribe to Suppliers


BRS Labs adds sales staff


HOUSTON—Behavioral Recognition Systems (BRS), a provider of behavioral recognition systems, has added five senior sales staff, according to a Jan. 21 news release., iControl, Telular end patent infringement cases

Now iControl and have a cross-licensing agreement that allows subscribers of either company to access patents covered under the agreement

YARMOUTH, Maine—Patent infringement lawsuits involving, iControl Networks and Telular have all been dismissed, the companies announced this week.

Verint’s latest deal may impact security business, eventually

Verint to buy KANA software for $514 million

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Verint’s Jan. 6 agreement to acquire KANA software for $514 million will not directly impact Verint’s video surveillance and physical security business immediately, but there may be some integration of KANA capabilities into the Verint’s video intelligence business at some point.

Matrix Systems splits, creates Frontier and Xentry

Frontier will be manufacturing division, Xentry will be a systems integrator

MIAMISBURG, Ohio—Matrix Systems’ transformation, which began last year when Holly Tsourides took on the role of CEO, continued Jan. 6, when Tsourides announced that the company is creating two separate lines of business: Frontier, a manufacturing business and Xentry Systems Integration, a systems integrator.

OV signs licensing agreement with FLIR

OV CEO says recent Avigilon/VideoIQ deal validates importance of analytics

RESTON, Va.—Video analytics provider ObjectVideo today signed its 17th licensing agreement, this time with thermal camera provider FLIR, Raul Fernandez, OV CEO, told Security Systems News.

Avigilon to buy VideoIQ for $32 million on New Year’s Eve

Fernandes: Purchase brings opportunity to increase sales of VideoIQ and Avigilon

VANCOUVER, Canada—HD surveillance provider Avigilon announced Dec. 31 that it will pay $32 million to acquire VideoIQ, a Billerica, Mass.-based video analytics company.

AT&T launches mPERS unit

The EverThere is professionally monitored and manufactured by Numera, has both enterprise and direct-to-consumer solutions

ATLANTA—AT&T has launched its mobile PERS units, called the EverThere, a small wearable device manufactured by Numera, a Seattle-based provider of mobile health solutions.

Fingerprint biometrics gives hospitals more security choices

Tyco’s popular hospital security system integrates with Entertech

WESTFORD, Mass.—Users of Software House’s C-Cure 9000, the security and event management system popular at hospitals, can now add another layer of security with the addition of Suprema fingerprint readers.

Tyco partners with

Tyco Security Products will offer products in 2014

CONCORD, Ontario—Tyco Security Products is adding to its list of technology partners; by the middle of next year, will be available on DSC IMPASSA series and hybrid panels.

Growth prospects positive for IR spinoff Allegion

As a stand-alone entity, Allegion will have free cash flow of $150 to $200m solely for security

DUBLIN, Ireland—Ingersoll Rand spinoff company, Allegion, is now an independent, pure play security company, “a $2 billion startup” with potential for continued growth in North America and big growth outside of North America, according to Allegion executives Dave Petratis and Tim Eckersley, as well as security analyst Jeff Kessler, who all spoke to Security Systems News.



SSN News Poll November 2015

Security industry executives need to make careful decisions about attending tradeshows and conferences. Time away from the office needs to be worth the time and money. How do you decide which events to attend?

Refresh Type the characters you see in this picture. Type the characters you see in the picture; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.  Switch to audio verification.