Interlogix News

Interlogix™ Presents A New Range Of Video Surveillance, Residential Intrusion Products And Security Alarms

Interlogix, a leader in security and life safety solutions for residential and commercial enterprises, featured several recently-released products and showcased interactive services solutions in a realistic home environment at ISC West 2011 in Las Vegas. Interlogix is a business of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.Interlogix's residential intrusion products include the newest release of the GE Simon XT security system and wireless Two-Way Talking Touch Screen with inte...

Access Control And Intrusion Now Fall Under PSIA Specifications

 The reception at ISC West 2011 will showcase the benefits of the PSIA security systems approach to interoperability The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced it will host a reception at ISC West 2011 to demonstrate the final pieces of its security suite of specifications. Arecont Vision, Hikvision, Honeywell, IQinVision, ObjectVideo, Tyco, and UTC Fire & Security will demonstrate products relying on five PSIA specifications to support systems intero...

UTC Fire & Security To Offer Its Security Devices Through New Brands

Onity's in-room safeIn line with its commitment to delivering best in class security products that customers can depend on, UTC Fire & Security announced that it will offer its comprehensive range of security products through four primary brands - Interlogix, Lenel, Supra and Onity. UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corporation.This follows an announcement in March 2010 that UTC Fire & Security had acquired GE Security. UTC Fire & Security operates thr...

Avigilon's Control Center Software Integrates With Other Security Management Systems

Avigilon's surveillance software, Control Center's open architecture enables effective interoperabilityAvigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced at IFSEC 2010 that its award-winning Avigilon Control Center software has been integrated successfully with the industry's leading access control, critical communication, alarm monitoring, intrusion detection, and visitor management systems. Avigilon Control Center now combines...

Avigilon IP Management Software Receives Industry Award

Avigilon have now announced integration into access control leaders Lenel, RS2, GE Security and CardaxAvigilon's Network Video Management Software (NVMS) has won industry awards for its innovative approach and simple user interface.With more and more integration modules being available through Avigilon's front end software, it is fast becoming the platform of choice for multi system control. Avigilon have now announced integration into access control leaders Lenel, RS2, GE Security and Cardax wi...

GE Seeks Sale Of Security Unit; Could Fetch $2 Billion

GE Security forecast an increase in sales, driven by demand in emerging markets General Electric Co. is seeking to sell its security unit, which builds surveillance cameras and alarms, and may fetch about $2 billion, three people with knowledge of the matter said. GE hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. to find a buyer for most of GE Security, said the people, who declined to be identified because the talks are confidential. Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE asked potential buyers to submit preliminary...

SIA Welcomes First Four Sponsors To Tri-Association Awards Dinner

ADI, GE Security, HID Global, and Siemens sign up to support the annual  '2009 Tri-Association Awards Dinner'ADI, GE Security, HID Global and Siemens have signed on as initial sponsors of the 2009 Tri-Association Awards Dinner, the Security Industry Association has announced.SIA, the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) honor two members of the security industry each year at a jointly-hosted awards dinner in New York Cit...

Avocado Security Unveils Partners Portal For CCTV Video Surveillance Security Monitoring And Business Intelligence Software

Businesses partners gear up for big opportunities with Avocado Security software solutionsAvocado Security, the world's pioneer of the first On-Demand Security and BI Optimization Platform, today announced the formation of its new partner portal to support channel partners including value-added resellers (VARs), OEM and Technology partners. The team is made up of highly skilled technical-sales-information agents, who previously managed a nationally recognized and award winning partner program.Av...

Seven Security Industry Leaders Join SIA Board Of Directors

 Several industry leaders have joined SIA's board of directorsThe Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to announce that several industry leaders have joined its Board of Directors. Seven new directors were elected to two-year terms on the now-16-member Board in a vote by SIA members at the association's annual meeting on October 30 in New York City."As SIA's membership evolves to reflect the marketplace, so has our Board, and I'm very excited about our new directors and the k...

Smiths Detection Forms Joint Venture With General Electric Company

Smiths Group plc ("Smiths") and General Electric Company ("GE") announce that they have signed a letter of intent (the "Letter of Intent") to form Smiths GE Detection (the "JV").  Smiths will own 64% and GE will own 36% of the JV.The JV will combine Smiths Detection with GE Homeland Protection to create a leading global business serving the fast-growing detection and homeland protection markets.Smiths GE Detection will offer a broad range of technolog...

Virginia Port Authority Teams With GE Security

Creating first U.S. CommerceGuard Secure Cargo Corridor in the U.S.The Virginia Port Authority today announced that they have joined with GE's Security business to install fixed readers infrastructure at the Port of Virginia's, Norfolk International Terminals and Portsmouth Marine Terminal to communicate with Container Security Devices (CSDs) mounted in ocean-going cargo containers as they pass through the terminal.This step will make The Port of Virginia the first U.S. port in a worldwi...

Cubic And GE Security Support Public Transit Explosives Detection Study

First Automatic Fare Collection System with Integrated Explosives Detection Undergoes Operational Testing as part of Baltimore PilotCubic Corporation and GE's Security business, today announced the successful conclusion of the first real-world operational test of the companies' jointly-developed automatic public transit ticket vending machine with integrated early warning explosives detection and supporting faregate capability.The Baltimore Rail Security Study tested and collected data f...