Qognify Upgrades Ocularis VMS Platform

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PEARL RIVER, N.Y.—Qognify, a provider of video and enterprise incident management solutions, has announced an upgrade program for customers of its video management system (VMS) Ocularis. Launching in May 2023, the program will provide a clear roadmap that will enable existing Ocularis customers to upgrade seamlessly to the flagship Qognify VMS. A next-generation management system, Qognify VMS combines the powerful …

The Chicago Cubs Partner with Genetec to Modernize Security at Wrigley Field

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MONTRÉAL – Genetec recently helped the Chicago Cubs’ security and technology departments undertake a massive upgrade to modernize security at the iconic Wrigley Field ballpark. Based on Genetec Security Center, Omnicast and Streamvault, the new solution extends security to neighboring venues, parking lots and the Chicago Cubs front office. The security modernization effort followed a multi-year restoration of the 100+ …

The Advantages of Virtual Barrier Video Analytics

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning have transformed the perimeter security landscape through the use of video analytics for intrusion detection. Highly-sensitive motion-based analytics, capable of detecting microscale movement at impressive ranges, have seen widespread adoption. However, that technology has its drawbacks. In this new download, “The Advantages of Virtual Barrier Video Analytics,” you’ll learn how new video analytics technology overcomes …

Honeywell Emphasizes CLSS Products

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ATLANTA—Honeywell recently showcased key technologies from its security and fire and life safety product lines at the just completed 2023 International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) in Las Vegas. “The present and future of public safety relies on technology,” states Sameer Agrawal, vice president and general manager, Fire Americas, Honeywell. “With our latest fire and life safety innovations, we …

AMG Announces 150 Series of PoE Power Injectors

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BIGGLESWADE, U.K.—AMG Systems of the United Kingdom and U.S., has introduced the AMG 150 series of PoE power injectors for PoE applications requiring up to 90 Watts of operating power. The British company explains the need for higher wattage PoE continues to drive innovation throughout the industry. The latest standard IEEE802.3bt has allowed for simple connectivity via CAT5e/CAT6 cable to …

IDIS Introduces AI in the Box DV-3200

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COPPELL, Texas—IDIS unveiled its NDAA-compliant AI in the Box (DV-3200) at the recently completed ISC West 2023 show in Las Vegas. IDIS states the new preconfigured video analytics server gives large-scale users the ability to boost the efficiency of their surveillance operations and take a proactive approach to safety and security with highly accurate and in-house developed deep learning analytics. …

The University of Vermont Transitions to Qognify VMS

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Qognify has announced that the University of Vermont (UVM) has transitioned to Qognify VMS, the company’s next-generation enterprise-class video management system (VMS). The VMS has been deployed to improve how the university’s Police Dispatch team manages real-time emergency events, as well as its post-incident investigation and daily on-campus surveillance. As with many schools, colleges and universities, UVM relies on its …

i-PRO Sees Double-Digit Growth, Releases 100+ New Camera Models

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. – i-PRO reports that it has experienced double-digit growth in its first year in business following its independence from Panasonic. The company notes that it has, in a single year, also introduced more than 100 new camera models, built key partnerships and launched in multiple locations around the world. “We are all proud to be here and …

Affiliated Monitoring and Podium Announce Partnership

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UNION, N.J.—Affiliated Monitoring, a provider of live agent alarm monitoring services and technology, has integrated its partner tools for alarm dealers with Podium, a developer of interaction management platforms. Affiliated has announced integration with Podium, designed specifically for alarm dealers. Podium, already a popular communication tool for alarm dealers the companies boast, now gets easier and more powerful to use …

Resideo Announces New Video Solutions at ISC West

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Las Vegas – Resideo Technologies has announced a new professionally installed video doorbell – the First Alert VX1 HD Video Doorbell – as well as enhancements to its ProSeries Platform. Resideo showcased the new products at ISC West 2023 (booth #10047). The First Alert VX1 HD Video Doorbell offers durability, leading video quality and enhanced artificial intelligence (AI), plus simple …

Alarm.com for Business Expands Commercial Offerings

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TYSONS, Va.  – Alarm.com for Business has introduced new commercial offerings including an expanded line of Pro Series commercial-grade Power Over Ethernet (PoE) cameras, Third-Party Camera Support and Cell Connector for Access Control. The growing system of commercial products seamlessly works together through Alarm.com’s unified business platform to enhance and upgrade small business and commercial security systems. The new commercial …

When You Should Say Yes to a VMS

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Video management systems or software (VMS) play a leading role in the overall performance of a surveillance solution. Thus, choosing the right VMS is a crucial video system decision. Although just about any manufacturer involved in IP video surveillance today offers some level of software categorized as a VMS to manage networked video feeds, recordings and storage, there is a …

Johnson Controls Showcases Full Suite of Security Solutions at ISC West

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Milwaukee – Johnson Controls will be showcasing its full suite of intrusion, access control and video security solutions at ISC West in Las Vegas. The company will highlight its “One Platform” theme, demonstrating how its range of new products “provide the right solution for every customer’s security needs, from residential to commercial applications.” “In today’s world, maintaining safe, secure buildings …

DMP Introduces XV-24 with AlarmVision

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), has announced the release of the XV-24 with AlarmVision. The Midwest company explains AlarmVision’s patent-pending technology seamlessly integrates cameras, analytics and the XR Series control panels in one platform to create a smart motion detector that triggers panel responses and alarms in real time. “The XV-24 with AlarmVision not only detects important objects but can …

IDIS to Acquire Costar Technologies

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COPPELL, Tex. – IDIS Co., the largest manufacturer of  South Korean-made video tech, has announced that it will acquire Costar Technologies, the Texas-based developer, designer, manufacturer and distributor of surveillance cameras, lenses, digital video recorders and high-speed domes. IDIS will continue using the Costar name, with Costar becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of IDIS. The present Costar management team and …

Hailo Introduces Hailo-15 AI-Centric VPUs for Next-Gen Intelligent Cameras

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TEL AVIV – Hailo has announced its new Hailo-15 family of high-performance vision processors, designed for integration directly into intelligent cameras and to deliver superior video processing and analytics at the edge. With Hailo-15, says the company, smart city operators can more quickly detect and respond to incidents; manufacturers can increase productivity and machine uptime; retailers can protect supply chains …

Hanwha Vision’s Range of Intelligent Surveillance Solutions at ISC West

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TEANECK N.J. –Hanwha Vision America is bringing its full line of intelligent video security and surveillance solutions to the show floor at ISC West 2023 in Las Vegas. Hanwha Vision is highlighting a new serverless surveillance system with onboard solid state drive storage, AI-powered four-channel multi-sensor cameras for accurate object detection and classification, AI PTZ cameras, cloud solutions, audio technologies, …

Technology Matters on Higher Level for A.M.E. Churches

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Recurring revenue and world-class service come in a variety of flavors and are often interrelated. Most see recurring monthly revenue (RMR) as the revenue generated from central station monitoring or other services on an ongoing basis. Although this is true, others experience it as new revenue that is generated periodically by way of providing world-class service to their video and …