HANGZHOU, China—Video surveillance provider Hikvision is anticipating 80 percent growth in its fastest growing region, North America, according to CEO Yangzhong Hu, president of Hikvision who spoke to a group of trade media reporters, through an interpreter, at the company’s headquarters here on Oct. 26.
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Access control provider Lenel and physical identity and access management (PIAM) software provider AlertEnterprise on Sept. 28 signed a strategic alliance that will enable Lenel VARS to resell AlertEnterprise’s solution to its customers.
MEQUON, Wis.—Secure Global Solutions, a provider of central station technologies like its Stages platform, has patented its Network Navigator, an easy-install device ensuring a secure connection for communications.
TORRANCE, Calif.—AMAG Technology this week introduced Symmetry CONNECT, an enterprise-wide software platform designed to help multi-site organizations operate more efficiently, mitigate risk and reduce operating costs.
ORLANDO, Fla.—Westinghouse Security’s Nucli smart lock raised $90,000 in two weeks on crowdfunding site Indiegogo, far surpassing its goal of $50,000. At the same time, Indiegogo is affording Nucli principals insights into what potential customers want in a smart lock.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?