Dealers & Integrators


Former TSA Executive Steve Karoly Joins AI Board of Advisors

Analytical AI announced the addition of Steve Karoly to its Board of Advisors. Karoly, a former TSA executive, will provide strategic advice to the Birmingham, AL company, which develops artificial intelligence threat identification solutions for clients around the world.

Allied Universal Compliance and Investigations Utilizes Guidewire App to Combat Insurance Fraud

Guidewire and Allied Universal® Compliance and Investigations announce Allied Universal’s new Ready for Guidewire add-on for Guidewire ClaimCenter, which is now available in the Guidewire Marketplace.

Hanwha Techwin Unveils Its New Innovation and Technology Experience Center

Hanwha Techwin America officially opened its new Hanwha Innovation and Technology Experience (HITE) on March 29.

Study: Home Technology Industry Now Exceeds $20 Billion

CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, recently released the Integrated Home Market Analysis in partnership with leading market research firm, Ancrage Consulting LLC. The results highlight the strength and stability of the estimated $20.1B integrated home market.

Allied Universal® Becomes a Global Leader in Electronic Monitoring Through Attenti Acquisition

Allied Universal® continues its strategic growth with the acquisition of Attenti Group. Allied Universal will integrate Attenti Group with G4S Monitoring Technologies, to create Allied Universal Electronic Monitoring Services.

A Line in the Sand

There is a line in the sand where security is evident, and if crossed security begins to wane. In our security pursuits each day as journalists, we’re fortunate to be able to talk with many of you and learn about new technology, adaptable solutions and secure outcomes.

Systems Integration or Unification?

Systems Integration or Unification?

In the physical security industry, the terms integration and unification are often used interchangeably. It is common to hear people mention ‘unified security’ when talking about integrating systems. The truth is— there is a difference between these approaches.

The Benefits of On-site Security

The Benefits of On-site Security

Global video surveillance has exploded in the past few years. In fact, the market is expected to reach a value of more than $90 billion by 2026.



Defining a Role

The sudden long lines at gas stations in the United States, last May were for many, a surprising sight. Indeed, the situation emerged without warning: A ransomware attack disabled computer systems for a major regional provider, Colonial Pipeline, creating shortages and panic-buying.

A Firm Foundation

As more devices move onto network-based infrastructure, the boundaries between technology categories are starting to blur.

Answering What, Why and How

While service-focused sales models is not new, system integrators selling hardware or equipment as-a-service is still a fresh and misunderstood concept. The one-time sales model is all integrators know.

SALTO Takes a Majority Stake in Bluefield Smart Access Technology Company

SALTO Systems is investing in the Dutch company Bluefield Smart Access, strengthening its portfolio of access control solutions. The investment enables Bluefield Smart Access to anticipate the rapid international growth of opportunities concerning its unique cloud-technology solutions.

Study: Fire Protection System Sales to Reach $138 Billion by 2032

Fact.MR predicts the sales of the fire protection systems to exceed $138 billion by registering a positive CAGR of 6.3% in the forecast period 2022-2032. Increasing urbanization and changing designs of commercial infrastructure have given a rise to fire instances.

Vicon Expands the U.S. Sales Team, Appointing Steve DeTroye as Field Sales Engineer

With his extensive experience, DeTroye will deliver technical sales support for Vicon's U.S. customer base.

Boon Edam’s North American Headquarters Receives SHARP Certificate at Formal Ceremony

Boon Edam Inc. has been presented with a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certificate during a formal ceremony on March 2.

Motorola Solutions Acquires Ava Security Limited

Motorola Solutions today announced it has acquired Ava Security Limited, a global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics, based in London.

Resideo Acquires Arrow Wire & Cable

Resideo has acquired privately held Arrow Wire & Cable, based in Chino, Calif. Arrow was founded in 1989 and is a leading regional distributor of data communications, connectivity and security products.

Going Beyond Security

Going Beyond Security

Houston, the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the country, is the fourth most populous city in the nation with an estimated population of approximately 2.3 million residents as of April 2020. Houston is home to 24 headquarters of Fortune 500 companies in the larger metropolitan area and continues to expand.

Manage video and alarms with VSaaS

Manage video and alarms with VSaaS

Each year demand for video surveillance continues to grow, as organizations seek to increase the security and safety of people and property. Searching for a solution that scales with their operations while minimizing upfront investments is challenging for companies with many locations.

Protecting a Budding Industry

The legalized cannabis industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in North America, and when it comes to the security of the facilities that grow it, the stakes are high.

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  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3