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Business And Home Security Company, Protection 1 Names John Mendoza As Wichita Branch's GM

Mendoza will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations for commercial and residential sales activities Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., recently announced that it has named John Mendoza to the position of general manager for its Wichita branch. Mendoza will report to Regional Vice President Robert Kerr. ”John has been a valuable part of the Protection 1 family for the past 12 years and during that time he has...

Kwikset Promotes Keith Brandon As Divisional Vice President

Brandon will continue to oversee marketing and sales responsibilities for Kwikset’s RAS business Kwikset, the leader in residential security, announces that Keith Brandon has been promoted to the position of Divisional Vice President – Residential Access Solutions (RAS) Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Brandon will continue to oversee all marketing and sales responsibilities for Kwikset’s RAS business. This includes Kevo™, the first to market Bluet...

Nortek Acquires Numera's MPERS And Telehealth Business Assets

Numera’s mobile platforms provide seniors and those with special needs with personal security Nortek Security & Control LLC, a Nortek, Inc. company and a leader in the residential and commercial security and smart control markets, recently announced it acquired mobile personal emergency response system (mPERS) and telehealth business assets from privately held Numera, Inc. Safety And Health Monitoring Services Headquartered in Seattle, Numera creates best-in-class,...

Z-Wave Mid-year Milestones

With over 325 company’s memberships, 1350 certified products, Z-Wave dominates the residential IoT market According to a new Markets and Markets report, the smart home industry is estimated to reach $58.68 billion by 2020. Segments such as security and smart locks are driving the smart home market currently and with over 90% penetration in this segment, the Z-Wave Alliance continues to grow the Z-Wave smart home ecosystem for consumers and manufacturers, alike. With a r...

FLIR TCX Thermal Bullet Camera For IFSEC 2015

Powered by FLIR’s TAU thermal camera core, TCX Thermal Bullet combines 24/7 thermal video and built-in video motion detection FLIR Systems, Inc. proudly announced the new FLIR TCX Thermal Bullet, the first class of security cameras to feature high-performance, high-resolution thermal technology for the best intrusion detection and visual awareness in daytime or night-time conditions. Powered by FLIR’s industry-leading TAU® thermal camera core, the TCX Thermal B...

Connect ONE And ELK Products Partner For Residential Integrators

The Connect ONE interface is fully compatible with ELK Products’ Security and Automation Control Systems The partnership between ELK Products, a premier manufacturer of security and automation solutions and Connect ONE®, the flagship, integrated security management platform from Connected Technologies, LLC, provides the perfect segue for residential integrators to move into the world of commercial systems solutions and increase their recurring revenue streams with ne...

FLIR TCX Thermal Mini Bullet Camera

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced recently the availability of the new FLIR TCX thermal mini bullet camera, a security camera combining 24/7 high-contrast thermal video and high-performance built-in video motion detection with a level of affordability that the industry has never seen. FLIR TCX is powered by the company’s revolutionary Lepton camera core. FLIR TCX outperforms visible-light security cameras by providing the advantage of seeing clearly in complete darkness without any illuminatio...

Comelit To Launch Its SimpleHome Home Automation System At IFSEC 2015

A core function is video door entry, with the facility for call recording by visitors & a touchscreen monitor Comelit is to launch its ground-breaking SimpleHome intelligent home automation system at IFSEC 2015. With options for remote management from smart devices adapted to the individual lifestyles of users, SimpleHome epitomizes the latest in home automation technology. A core function of the system is video door entry, with the facility for call recording by visi...

ASSA ABLOY To Announce New Integration Partners At IFSEC 2015

Across Europe 70% of the OEM market has integrated one or more of ASSA ABLOY’s product lines With plans to announce new integration partners at this year’s IFSEC exhibition, ASSA ABLOY will showcase its unrivalled integration and global scope. The Integration Zone (D1700, Hall S17) highlights the collective strength of ASSA ABLOY technologies, and demonstrates how this can benefit system integrators and OEMs. Across Europe approximately 70% of the OEM market h...

Comelit To Demonstrate Mini Video Door Entry Phone At IFSEC 2015

The design enhances user convenience & minimizes delays for visitors Comelit has added to its market-leading access control range for apartment blocks and residential complexes with the ‘Mini’ video door entry phone, which the company will be demonstrating at this year’s IFSEC 2015 in June at London’s Excel Centre. The ‘Mini’ is an enhanced version of Comelit’s entry-level solution, which maximizes security while remaining uno...

Protection 1 Appoints Michael S. Fredricks As VP Of Residential Sales

Mike brings wealth of experience in leading consumer-based, self-gen and door-to-door sales Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., recently announced that it has hired Michael S. Fredricks to fill the role of Vice President, Residential Field Sales. Fredricks will report to Jamie Haenggi, Protection 1’s Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer and will be based out of the company’s Chicago headquarters. &ldquo...

Safran Morpho Biometric Access Solution Wins SIA Award At ISC West 2015

MorphoWave biometric access solution captures and matches four fingerprints with a single wave of the hand MorphoWAVE from Safran Morpho took the top honor at the Security Industry Association's 2015 New Product Showcase (NPS), winning the coveted Best New Product Award at the NPS awards ceremony at ISC West on Wednesday. MorphoWave is the market's first biometric access solution featuring high-speed touchless fingerprint matching. MorphoWave captures and matches four fingerp...