The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), with support from the Foundation for Criminal Justice (FCJ), released a report entitled, Policing Body Cameras: Policies and Procedures to Safeguard the Rights of the Accused.
The Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response (PPVAR) will host the Future of Priority Response panel discussion at ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas. The panel will feature experts from law enforcement, technology, defense and security, and will discuss many aspects of priority response and verified alarms, including future technologies, industry forecasts, the law enforcement perspective and ASAP to PSAP as a delivery mechanism for priority response.
Hanwha Techwin, a provider of global security, just concluded its “STEP Into the eXperience” Partner Summit in Cancun, Mexico. The event, held at the Grand Fiesta Americana Hotel & Resort, provided more than 400 top reseller partners from across North and South America, and Canada with detailed information on Hanwha Techwin’s product portfolio — including the company’s new Wisenet X Series with Wisenet 5 technology.
Alarm.com, a platform for the connected home and business, announced the acquisition of substantially all of ObjectVideo Inc’s. business, including the company’s products, technology portfolio and personnel.
Criterion Security has merged with Paladin Security, a privately-owned North American security company, forming security super-company, PalAmerican Security. The marriage between organizations will immediately increase service offerings and the company’s reach, operating in 16 states from coast to coast, the company reported.
LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, has recently published its 2017 IR LED/IR Laser and Optical Sensor Market Report. In the report, LEDinside states that that the global market scale of IR LED and IR laser components used in iris and facial recognition solutions will grow from $145 million in 2017 to $827 million in 2025.
SIGNET Electronic Systems Inc., a privately held systems integrator in New England and ranked No. 19 on the SDM Top Systems Integrators Report, has been named the winner of the 2016 Unified Systems Sales Achievement Award by industry partner Genetec Inc., a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions.
Police Protection, based in Charlotte, N.C., announced that security platform company Global Guardian, out of McLean, Va., is using its Cooperative Alarm Sharing Transmission (CAST) product and that a dozen large monitoring companies have agreed to pilot it.
The general outlook across the industry is highly optimistic as dealers and manufacturers ride the wave of integrated technologies and consumer interest to more and more growth. But there are also cautionary notes. Read more about SDM February Issue.