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Arecont Vision Costar Appoints Troy Fairchild As Vice President Of Technical Services

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces appointment of Troy Fairchild as Vice President of Technical Services, Costar Technologies, Inc.  Arecont Vision Costar’s Technical Services organization includes skilled Field Application Engineers (FAEs) who primarily provide pre-sale technical and configuration support. This includes both remote and onsite assistance to authorized security dealers and integrators, working in conjunction wi...

Arecont Vision Costar Opens New Corporate Headquarters, Manufacturing, And Warehousing Operation Centers In California

Arecont Vision Costar, the pioneer in network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the opening of new corporate headquarters, manufacturing, and warehousing operations, plus the creation of an Advanced Technology Center (ATC). Arecont Vision Costar launched in July of 2018 as a business unit of Coppell, Texas based Costar Technologies, Inc. The company took over the original Arecont Vision LLC’s Los Angeles County facilities in Glendale, California without interruption. Through c...

iluminar Achieves A Milestone Of Completing A Decade In The Security Industry

iluminar is proud to announce that January 2019 signifies a decade in business. Ten years ago, Eddie Reynolds and Joni Hamasaki came together to launch iluminar with a mission to supply high-quality and reliable lighting and license plate recognition products to the video surveillance market, backed by unsurpassed customer service. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics’ Business Employment Dynamics report, less than one third of all small businesses make it to the 10-year mark....

Arecont Vision Costar Expands Sales And Technical Teams With Two New Hires

Arecont Vision Costar, global provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announced the addition of sales and technical resources with two new hires. Matt Bernfeld has been appointed as the Regional Sales Manager for the US Mid-Atlantic Region. Mark Wicinski has joined the company as a Field Application Engineer for the US East and Canada regions. Total Video Solution Products “We are committed to providing outstanding pre- and post-sales support to our customers and partners...

Milestone Systems Device Pack 10.1a Offers Firmware Support For Partners And Customers Using XProtect Video Solutions

Milestone Systems, the number one global provider of open platform networked video management systems, has released Device Pack 10.1a for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. The latest Device Pack offers new firmware support for partners Axis, FLIR Systems, Hanwha Techwin, Honeywell and MOBOTIX. New features include support for SRTP (Secure Real-time Transport Protocol), a feature that ensures that camera video streams are received via secure end-to-end encrypted tr...

Arecont Vision Costar Announces COM-TECH Systems As Manufacturer’s Representative For Southeast Region

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces that COM-TECH Systems, Inc. has joined as a new authorized manufacturer’s representative for the US Southeast region.  “Clint and his experienced team will add immense benefit to our customers and partners in the Southeast,” said Kyle Parker, Vice President, Americas Sales. “COM-TECH will bring key sales resources to assist John Bujarski’s regional team in spreading th...

Top Ten Security Industry Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2018

Consolidation persisted in the physical security industry in 2018, and big companies such as Motorola, Canon and UTC continued to make moves. Also among the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) news in 2018 was a high-profile bankruptcy (that ended well), continuing consolidation in the integrator market, and the creation of a new entity called “LenelS2.” Here’s a look at the Top 10 M&A stories in 2018: 1. Motorola Acquires Avigilon Motorola Solutions announced in Februar...

Arecont Vision Costar Announces TMG Sales Agents As New Authorized Manufacturer’s Representative

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the signing of TMG Sales Agents, Inc. (TMGSA) as a new Authorized Manufacturer’s Representative. TMGSA will be focused exclusively on increasing sales support to customers and prospects in the state of Florida. Supporting Customer Needs “The TMG Sales Agent team that Olivier has assembled has strong expertise in supporting customer needs,” said Kyle Parker, Vice President, Americas Sa...

Arecont Vision Costar Announces Sales Expansion With Bongiorno And Associates Partnership

Arecont Vision Costar, global network-based video surveillance solutions provider, announces the addition of Bongiorno and Associates, Inc. as a new Authorized Manufacturer’s Representative. The company will provide additional sales resources to the Arecont Vision Costar team in the North Eastern United States, including the New York City Metro Area. “The Bongiorno team brings expertise in security and related industries with long-standing relationships with key VARs and Architect &...

Arecont Vision Costar Appoints John Sprague As Regional Sales Manager

Arecont Vision Costar, global supplier of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the appointment of John Sprague as Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Sprague is responsible for customer and partner sales support across the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada. The company is a new business unit of Costar Technologies, Inc. (CTSI) that first launched on July 13th, 2018 and is continuing to expand its sales and support teams across the Americas. MegaIP Megapixel Product Line Th...

Arecont Vision Costar Appoints Brian White As Regional Sales Manager For The Great Lakes Region

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the selection of Brian White as Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Region. The company, a new business unit of Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets Group: CTSI), was launched on July 13th, 2018 and is expanding its sales and support across the Americas.  “Brian brings nearly two decades of senior-level sales experience in security and cloud computing to our customers in the Great La...

Arecont Announces Key Staff Promotions And New Appointments To Improve International Growth

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the promotion of a key staff member and the addition of skilled new sales resources to improve customer and partner support across several international growth regions. The company, a business unit of Costar Technologies, Inc. is increasing its presence in Europe, the Middle East, and India through strategic hiring. The international sales organization has its regional headquarters in Dubai, United Arab...

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Arecont Vision Video Surveillance Deployed By Monterey Bay Aquarium, California

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has a rich history of innovation. Since its founding in 1984, the facility has become one of the world’s leading public aquariums and ocean conservation organizations.   Monterey Bay Aquarium has produced significant insights into the life history of sharks, sea otters, and bluefin tuna. The aquarium also was the first to exhibit a living kelp forest, and in 2004 it was the first to successfully exhibit and return to the wild a young great white...

Arecont Vision Costar Megapixel Cameras Slash Healthcare Video Costs & Increase Quality And Coverage

Hospitals, medical centers, university training centers, clinics and other healthcare institutions are exposed to legal liability, ethical concerns, and subject to litigation and lawsuits, as well as changing regulation worldwide. Facilities have drugs and medical equipment onsite, making them a tempting target for crime.  Healthcare Industry Challenges At the same time, aging populations in developed nations will drive increased demand for patient treatment. Rising populations and econom...

Arecont Vision Costar Delivers Megapixel Camera Solutions For Banking And Financial Services

Retail banks and financial services companies have a long history of dealing with the risk and potential threat of criminal activity. Arecont Vision Costar understands the unique needs of the retail banking and financial services market and provides customer-proven megapixel camera technology to specifically meet those needs for our customers around the world. Bank Crime Statistics In a typical year in the United States, according to the FBI cash losses total around $7.5 million, only about...