Becklar, the parent company of AvantGuard, Armstrongs and Freeus, announced the acquisition of Eyeforce, a leading provider of wholesale monitored remote guarding solutions.
Eyeforce combines 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.
Combining these services with Becklar’s 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 announcement.
“At Becklar, we are passionate about saving lives and protecting property. We are thrilled to bring the unique and innovative remote guarding solutions provided by Eyeforce to our family of brands,” said Steve Richards, CEO of Becklar. “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.”
Eyeforce provides remote video monitoring for across a range of industries, including auto and tractor dealerships, construction and construction supply, storage facilities, logistics centers, and more.
Becklar’s acquisition of Eyeforce allows all existing dealers to offer expanded video surveillance and remote guarding solutions and services to their customers, including remote guards trained in preventative video surveillance; optimized AI technology for any equipment brand, reducing false alarms; remote guard gate entry/exit verification and protection; simplified camera-agnostic onboarding; and more.
Eyeforce CEO Daniel Forrest commented the acquisition will allow 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.”
Justin Bailey, president of Becklar Enterprise Monitoring, said, “The advanced video and remote guarding services provided by Eyeforce provides yet another growth opportunity and revenue stream for our dealers. These services provide cost savings and superior protection for commercial customers in North America.”
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.