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Legrand Launches A Smart Video Doorbell Equipped With High Definition Wide Angle Camera

Installers across the UK can further enhance their security installation capability, after Legrand unveiled its first ever smart video doorbell to join a suite of connected products from its User Interface business unit. Allowing end users to see visitors at their door from anywhere in the world, Legrand’s smart doorbell is compatible with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Part of Legrand’s popular Netatmo smart home devices range, the new doorbell offers long-term saving...

Airwards Becomes The First Global Awards Platform Recognizing Groundbreaking Drone Work

With an industry predicted to be worth $42.8B by 2025, drones continue to transform a number of industries, from medical and agriculture to transport and construction. Now, there is a unifying global awards scheme recognizing best practice drone work (also called UAS or UAV). Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (ARPAS-UK) is introducing the Airwards: a not-for-profit awards platform which champions the breadth of pioneering work accomplished with drones. A first digital awards sche...

Brinks Home Security Announces Long-Term Contract With Its Major Authorized Dealer, Skyline Security

Monitronics International, Inc. and its subsidiaries doing business as Brinks Home Security has announced that it has reached an agreement on a new long-term contract with its major Authorized Dealer, Skyline Security (‘Skyline’), which extends their partnership for another five years. The new agreement is expected to improve the Brinks Home Security’s overall profitability through a reduction in the up-front cost to acquire accounts while providing Skyline with an increased s...

Effective Security Devices To Protect Banknote Due To Counterfeiting Cash Scam Says International Trade Body

News of the UK’s largest cash counterfeit scam has focused fresh attention on the vital importance of stepping up investment in effective security devices to protect banknotes, says a global trade body. According to the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), news that three men have received jail sentences for their part in printing fake banknotes worth millions of pounds, adds to concerns about sophisticated criminals looking to defraud people and cash in on advancement...

Technological Innovations Group To Offer GUDE’s Power Distribution Units For Crestron Home Systems

Technological Innovations Group (TIG), the technology sales agency in the EMEA region offering integrated automation and control solutions for smart spaces, is pleased to announce that it is now able to offer Power Distribution Units (PDU) from GUDE that integrate with Crestron Home systems. This means users can now remotely control and monitor smart space devices in residential settings. As an official partner of Crestron, GUDE has developed and now offers drivers that allow their IP power str...

Sectigo Launches New Secure Partner Program That Offers Multiple Benefits, Such As Access To The Connect Partner Portal

Sectigo, a globally renowned company in digital identity management and web security solutions, has announced the launch of its new Secure Partner Program, furthering Sectigo’s commitment to the company’s base of more than 1,200 partners worldwide. Partners in the program gain myriad benefits, including access to the new Sectigo Connect Partner Portal, advancing their ability to build new capabilities, deliver more value to customers, drive higher profits, and accelerate growth in t...

ESA Becomes Sole-Owner Of ESX, The National Tradeshow

“While it has certainly been a tough year for in-person events, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) sees the value that the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) delivers each year to the pro-installed electronic security and life safety industry,” says ESA President, Jamie Vos. “As a previous co-owner of ESX, ESA has now acquired full ownership of the industry’s only national tradeshow developed by and for the pro-installed community. ESX is a place where you can feel th...

Zigbee Alliance Taps Marketing And Strategy Leaders To Guide Global IoT Initiatives As Interest Soars Around Connectivity Standards

The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the addition of two new team members to steer significant change, guide burgeoning growth, and set new directions for the Alliance as it moves into a pivotal year for its members and the broader IoT market. Michelle Mindala-Freeman joins effective immediately as Head of Marketing and Krista Ingram assumes the new Director of Marke...

HENSOLDT UK Launches SPEXER 600 Ground-Based Surveillance Radar

HENSOLDT UK are pleased to announce the launch of SPEXER 600 multi-mission, X-Band ground-based surveillance radar utilizing SharpEye solid-state transceiver technology. Building upon the excellent pedigree of well-established HENSOLDT products and technologies, SPEXER 600 complements the SPEXER family of Active Electronically Scanned Array or AESA radars, offering a cost-effective and truly crew portable field deployable solution. Design and function Designed to meet user requirements to det...

Ferrero Rocher Outfits New Global Headquarters In Luxembourg With Custom Golden Boon Edam TQA Automatic Revolving Door

Boon Edam Inc., a globally renowned company in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that Ferrero Rocher, an international famous chocolatier, has outfitted its new global headquarters building in Luxembourg with a ‘golden’ TQA automatic revolving door. The unique color of the door provides a visual reference to the chocolatier's signature use of golden wrappers around each piece of chocolate. Aside from elevating their brand, Ferrero Rocher also instal...

Allied Universal Announces The Acquisition Of Atlanta-Based Security Company, SecurAmerica

Allied Universal, a globally renowned security and facility services company in North America, has announced the acquisition of SecurAmerica, a privately held, Atlanta, Georgia-based security company with 49 offices located throughout the United States of America. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. US-based, private security firm SecurAmerica was founded by Frank Argenbright, a Georgia entrepreneur who, over the past 40 years, has built both security and facilities management companies with...

DigiCert Reaches Milestones For Nordic Region Expansion With Growing Customer Base And Channel Partner Community

DigiCert, Inc., a globally renowned provider of TLS/SSL, IoT and other PKI solutions, announced details of its expansion within the Nordic region, including new partnerships, recruitment, customer wins and market leadership. DigiCert has hit a milestone of signing its 30th strategic partnership agreement within the region amongst major systems integrators, solution providers and global consultancies. The growing list includes respected leaders from across the Nordics, such as NNIT in Denmark, A...

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