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Custom Electronic Supply Acquired By Security Distribution Veterans

Custom Electronic Supply, a wholesale distributor of security electronics based in San Jose, California, was acquired on August 30th, 2019 by security distribution veterans Jason Dennis, Lannie Green, Matthew Green, and Danny Cranford. Dennis, along with Matt and Lannie Green, has deep distribution roots. They are the former owners of San Antonio-based Security General International, a privately-held solutions provider specializing in the distribution of emerging technology products and connect...

Pyronix Adds ProControl App To Enhance Installation Value For Video Verification

Pyronix is delighted to provide even more value and capabilities to installers and users alike, with the addition of video verification to ProControl+. Now, using our Enforcer V10 control panel, Wi-Fi cameras and security and life safety peripherals, the system can be tailored to detect, notify and verify any activity. “We’re really pleased to add this latest feature to our ProControl+ app,” said Pyronix Marketing Manager, Laurence Kenny. "Video verification delivers fantastic...

OPTEX Introduces WX Shield Outdoor PIR Sensors That Provide 180 Degree Detection Coverage

Introducing OPTEX WX Shield series, a new range of outdoor PIRs that offer panoramic 180 degree detection coverage and 12m/40ft radius to detect any intrusion around a residential or commercial building. The four new models in the WX Shield series complement the existing WX Infinity series and are built upon OPTEX’s extensive track record in providing outstanding sensing performance for outdoor intruder detection applications, while the wide (180 degree) detection area coverage brings a fe...

OPTEX Introduces WX Shield Outdoor PIR Sensors That Provide 180 Degree Detection Coverage

Introducing OPTEX WX Shield series, a new range of outdoor PIRs that offer panoramic 180 degree detection coverage and 12m/40ft radius to detect any intrusion around a residential or commercial building. The four new models in the WX Shield series complement the existing WX Infinity series and are built upon OPTEX’s extensive track record in providing outstanding sensing performance for outdoor intruder detection applications, while the wide (180 degree) detection area coverage brings a fe...

Ajax Systems Explain Steps For Connecting Uniview Cameras To Ajax DVRs

Uniview is one of the most popular video surveillance systems on the market. Uniview devices secure thousands of homes, offices, shops, hospitals, and even cities: Troyes in northern France or one of the most densely populated areas of Seoul, Gangnam. A user can now view Uniview video streams in the Ajax app. With an integrated security system, the user can check at any time whether the stove is turned off, where is their cat, whether the children are back home, or what triggered the motion det...

NAPCO Security Expands Its StarLink Universal Cellular Communicators Line With Release Of AT&T LTE Universal Cell Communicators

By popular demand, NAPCO Security Technologies, known for innovative technology and reliable professional security solutions, is expanding its globally renowned and award-winning line of StarLink Universal Cellular Communicators with new models on the AT&T LTE network, so important in various areas of the United States of America. The much-anticipated StarLink LTE AT&T Cell and Cell/IP Communicator models include StarLink Fire Commercial Fire Communicators, plus StarLink Intrusion Cellu...

SIA Releases ANSI-approved ANSI/SIA CP-01-2019 Standard For False Alarm Reduction Features

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved ANSI/​SIA CP-01-2019, a security systems standard for false alarm reduction features. The standard leverages technology, industry experience and common knowledge to pinpoint the causes of and decrease the frequency of false alarm dispatches, detailing recommended design features applicable to both residential and commercial properties protected by electronic security systems. The 2019...

Miotta Releases SPaaS, 'Smarter Premises As A Service' Based On Advanced Mobile-Cloud Software

Miotta, formerly Mivatek, has unveiled its newest “Smarter Premises as a Service,” allowing global service providers to offer turnkey, RMR-based, smart home, enterprise, and care protection services. Miotta SPaaS Multi-Cloud Software The new Miotta Smarter Premises as a Service, or SPaaS, relies on Miotta’s advanced mobile-cloud software The new Miotta Smarter Premises as a Service, or SPaaS, relies on Miotta’s advanced mobile-cloud software. Using this specialized sof...

Resideo Technologies Showcases Latest Security And Smart Home Technologies At ISC West 2019

Resideo Technologies, Inc. is highlighting its latest offerings at ISC West 2019 for the first time as a standalone company, following its successful spinoff from Honeywell. The security industry will see Resideo’s new home automation platforms, a new security dealer loyalty program and how the companies’ new voice, video and mobile solutions integrate with consumer’s connected lifestyles to give dealers opportunities to expand their businesses. Home Security “We are fu...

Ajax Systems Attracts $10 Million Investment From Horizon Capital’s Emerging Europe Growth Fund III

Horizon Capital, a U.S. private-equity firm investing in high growth export-oriented and domestic companies in Ukraine and the near region, and Ajax Systems, a producer of smart security systems in Ukraine, have announced that Horizon Capital’s latest $200 million fund, Emerging Europe Growth Fund III, LP (EEGF III) has acquired a minority stake in the Company for $10 million. EEGF III’s investment was made through the purchase of a portion of the shares held by SMRK, an early-stage...

DICE Corporation Announces Carl Galsterer As The New Chief Network Architect

DICE Corporation is pleased to announce and welcome Carl Galsterer as the company’s new chief network architect. Galsterer will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s information technology infrastructure, including the design and implementation of customer networks and process standardization. More About Carl With over 16 years of experience in network engineering as a senior engineer, Galsterer was pivotal in building the Charter Spectrum network throughout Mi...

FIREX International Moves Forward In 2020, Along With IFSEC International And Safety & Health Expo

FIREX International, alongside the co-located IFSEC International, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show, has announced that the Protection & Management series of events will be moving to a new dateline of 19-21 May for the 2020 edition at ExCeL, London. FIREX International 2019 Dates Unchanged  Gerry Dunphy, Exhibition Director, FIREX, explains: “Major business decisions are made at FIREX every year, and the event has been in huge growth in its home in London, as we anti...