Home automation

Actuate Announces Closure Of Series A Funding Round To Enhance Its AI Software For Smart Security Cameras

Actuate, the globally renowned provider of automation and intelligence software for smart security camera systems, has announced that it has closed its Series A financing of US$ 8 million to expand the capabilities of its computer vision technology and build on the company’s growing portfolio of customers. The funding round was led by Tribeca Venture Partners and joined by Scribble Ventures, OCA Ventures, and Context Ventures, with additional support from existing investors, including Bli...

What New Technologies And Trends Will Shape Video Analytics?

The topic of video analytics has been talked and written about for decades, and yet is still one of the cutting-edge themes in the physical security industry. Some say yesterday’s analytics systems tended to overpromise and underdeliver, and there are still some skeptics. However, newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) are reinvigorating the sector and enabling it to finally live up to its promise. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What new technologies a...

ADT brings trademark suit against Amazon’s Ring

ADT, the trusted brand in smart home and business security, brought an action for willful trademark infringement, unfair competition, and related violations against Ring LLC (Ring), an Amazon company and provider of smart home security devices. In March 2021, the complaint asserts, Ring adopted a blue octagon mark that is virtually indistinguishable from ADT’s iconic blue octagon mark, which is protected under numerous federal trademark registrations. ADT’s blue octagon is iconic in...

Paxton Announces Its Combined Video Management And Access Control Platform, Paxton10 Offers Multi-Site Management Support

Paxton’s combined video management and access control platform, Paxton10, now allows administrators to manage multiple sites, spanning cities, countries, and even continents.   Paxton10 Paxton10 is the newest and most powerful system, developed by the international security manufacturer, Paxton Access Limited (Paxton). The new system is critically acclaimed among industry experts, as well as a favorite for Paxton installers. One Paxton installer and the Managing Director of Seen Se...

Johnson Controls Receives A Project With The U.S. Administration To Improve Facilities And Energy Efficiencies Of Landmark Buildings

Johnson Controls, the pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announces that it has been awarded a $91 million project with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to improve facilities and energy efficiencies of landmark buildings. As part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit (NDER) program, the GSA is upgrading building technologies in the pursuit of net zero energy consumption while achieving energy goals prescribed in various federal Energy Acts. Support systemic manag...

Bird Home Automation Offers Full Integration Of Their DoorBird IP Video Door Stations With Yale And August Smart Locks

DoorBird IP video door stations can now fully integrate with Yale and August smart locks. Home owners can connect their smart lock to the smart door station for a seamless ‘approach to entry’ experience. IP video door stations integration The new integration works with the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, any August Smart Lock with a Wi-Fi Connect, and the Yale Assure Locks and Levers with Wi-Fi. Through the DoorBird app, residents will have access to the following features: Know who st...

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