Ogden, Utah — Becklar—the parent company of AvantGuard, Armstrongs and Freeus—has added remote guarding solutions provider Eyeforce to the family, the companies announced today in a joint press release.
Eyeforce brings together video surveillance, AI/machine learning analytics and live audio operator response intervention “to protect commercial property, enhance safety, prevent crime, and reduce theft and loss,” the release says.
“Combining these services with Becklar’s industry-leading enterprise monitoring, personal health and safety, and workforce safety solutions results in the market’s broadest and most innovative portfolio of connected safety offerings across North America,” according to the joint announcement.
“At Becklar, we are passionate about saving lives and protecting property,” says Becklar CEO Steve Richards in the press release. “We are thrilled to bring the unique and innovative remote guarding solutions provided by Eyeforce to our family of brands.
“With this addition, Becklar’s portfolio of connected safety services is unmatched in scope or scale, providing the next level of enhanced security for dealers, partners and customers,” he says.
Eyeforce has been the video monitoring partner for some of the largest, most high-profile companies in industries including auto and tractor dealerships, construction and construction supply, storage facilities, logistics centers and more for more than 25 years.
What the Deal Means
Becklar’s acquisition of Eyeforce allows all existing dealers to offer expanded video surveillance and remote guarding solutions to their customers including remote guards trained in preventative video surveillance, optimized AI technology, remote guard gate entry/exit verification, camera-agnostic onboarding and no additional hardware.
“Eyeforce is proud to join the team at Becklar,” says Eyeforce CEO Daniel Forrest in the joint announcement. “We share the same drive for high-quality solutions, innovation and care for our dealers.
“This combination allows Eyeforce to innovate in technology and processes quickly and exponentially, to further enhance our standing as the leader in remote guarding across the U.S. and Canada,” he says.
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