Dealers & Integrators


The Next Evolution

The longstanding practice of watching hundreds and thousands of cameras for suspicious behavior, and then reacting, is over. This method has proven ineffective, especially as surveillance continues to proliferate in home, business, smart cities and other connected environments.

Any questions about tradeshows? GSX is back. Some people I talked with said maybe 70 percent. I think that is way too low.

Back in the Saddle

Any questions about tradeshows? GSX is back. Some people I talked with said maybe 70 percent. I think that is way too low.

With the first day of GSX in the books, I wanted to share a few observations and products that have caught my eye. I try to get everywhere but unfortunately, there is not time enough. Let’s look.

Things to See and Touch at GSX

With the first day of GSX in the books, I wanted to share a few observations and products that have caught my eye. I try to get everywhere but unfortunately, there is not time enough. Let’s look.

Several years ago, after attending my fourth or fifth (ASIS) GSX event I got wind of another opportunity called ASIS International. At that time, I thought it was another tradeshow. What I found was a meeting a worldwide group of security influencers

Viva la France

Several years ago, after attending my fourth or fifth (ASIS) GSX event I got wind of another opportunity called ASIS International. At that time, I thought it was another tradeshow. What I found was a meeting a worldwide group of security influencers

State Farm Invests $1.2 Billion in ADT

State Farm recently announced a $1.2 billion equity investment in ADT Inc. resulting in State Farm owning approximately 15% of ADT after the equity investment and related transactions close. This partnership launches State Farm into a new category, allowing the company to reimagine the homeownership experience and innovate new ways to apply Smart Home technology to home insurance, with customer benefits that may include lowered costs, reduced claims, and smart home security devices that help to proactively mitigate loss caused by water, fire, or intrusion.

TSA Executive Joins K2 Security Screening Group

K2 Security Screening Group is excited to announce that Keith Jeffries, formerly the Federal Security Director (FSD) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), will be joining the company next month as Vice President.

Arcules Experiences Rapid Growth as Demand Soars for Secure and Flexible Video Surveillance-as-a-Service Solutions


Arcules has announced a strong quarter for the company with growth driven by enhanced services, partnerships, customer wins, and global expansion.

Former Buffalo Police Officer Aaron Salter, Jr. is Recipient of 2022 Ralph Day Memorial Security Award

ASIS International announced that the late Aaron Salter, Jr., an Allied Universal security professional and retired police officer who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting shoppers at the Tops Friendly Market during a mass shooting, is the recipient of the 2022 Ralph Day Memorial Security Officer Heroism Award.



ESA Establishes Resolution to Support Alarm Dispatch Reduction by Adopting Technology

The Electronic Security Association’s board of directors unanimously passed a resolution on August 24, 2022, to support efforts to reduce false alarms through more efficient and effective notification methods.

Paxton Founder Tony Ratcliffe Retires – Passes the Reins to His Son

Thirty-eight years after founding Paxton, Tony Ratcliffe, group chairman of technology manufacturer Paxton Access Ltd., is stepping down. His son, Sholto Ratcliffe will take on the role, continuing Paxton’s international journey and his father’s legacy.

Alcatraz AI Names Tad Druart Vice President of Marketing to Accelerate Growth

Alcatraz AI has announced that it has hired Tad Druart as vice president of marketing. In this role, Druart will oversee the company's global marketing programs, including brand strategy, product marketing and communications to accelerate growth.

SALTO Partners with Southwest Architectural Sales to Increase Presence in Texas and Neighboring States

SALTO Systems has hired Southwest Architectural Sales (SWAS), LLC, to sell and market SALTO’s innovative security products in Texas and neighboring states in the South.

SIA NCRSF Will Host 9th Charity Golf Outing

SIA NCRSF Will Host 9th Charity Golf Outing

The Security Industry Association (SIA) National Capital Region Security Forum (NCRSF) – a community of leading D.C.-area security professionals representing industry and government – has revealed the details for its ninth annual charity golf tournament.

National Security Expert Brian Harrell Joins Shooter Detection Systems in Advisory Role

SDS works with education, business, government, healthcare, manufacturing and other customers to deliver smart, sensor-driven active shooter detection solutions to reduce response time during active shooter incidents.

ESA’s Executive Management Professionals Group Accepting New Members

ESA’s Executive Management Professionals (EMP) Group is accepting applications for new members. It is the leading community for individuals charged with the strategic and financial leadership of electronic security integration and monitoring companies.

Study: U.S. Corporations Facing Increasing Volume of Threats

Study: U.S. Corporations Facing Increasing Volume of Threats

U.S. corporations are facing an increased volume of threats driven by persistent political, social and economic issues, including Roe v. Wade, gun control, diversity, equity and inclusion, the war in Ukraine, return-to-office and COVID-19.

Security Industry Association Announces RISE Scholarship Opportunity

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the SIA RISE Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA RISE community for young professionals.

i-PRO Opens of New Global Headquarters in Tokyo

Located in the vibrant business district Shinagawa, i-PRO’s new headquarters will become a new core hub to highlight the company’s latest technological innovation through interactive demonstrations, training sessions, certification classes, and presentations.

NAPCO Promotes Warehime to Vice President of National Accounts

Napco Security Technologies Inc. is announcing that long-time employee Duane Warehime is now the vice president of national accounts for Napco Security Technologies.

Unique Hiring Demands

Unique Hiring Demands

Mitigating risks and threats along with extensive intelligence analysis are at the core of comprehensive and effective customized executive protection programs.

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    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

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

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    Automatic Systems V07

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