TOA Electronics, a manufacturer of commercial audio and security products, announced a new reseller rebate promotion for the House of Worship market that will be effective through June 30, 2009. The company is offering rebates of 5 percent to 10 percent on certain models of amplifiers and speakers or combinations of these products. For information visit www.toaelectronics.com.
On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI) added four new manufacturer’s representative firms to promote sales of its open architecture IP-based video surveillance software solutions in the Midwest and southern U.S. The rep firms joining the OnSSI team include Cabling Technologies of Sunrise, Fla.; Logically Integrated Network Components of McDonough, Ga.; Physical Layer Technologies of Downers Grove, Ill.; and Cleveland-based Tec-Rep. For information call (845) 732-7900, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.onssi.com.
Electronic security cooperative PSA Security Network added Communication Networks, doing business as ComNet, to its roster of supplier partners. ComNet serves the security market with products used for transmitting CCTV, access control, fire, and alarm signals over optical fiber. For information visit
MATE-Intelligent Video, a provider of intelligent video surveillance systems, integrated its Behavior Watch video content analysis capabilities with the Velocity Security Management System from Hirsch Electronics. Behavior Watch turns nearly any camera – IP or analog – into an intelligent sensor able to detect intrusion, suspicious objects, removed objects and undesirable behavior. The server-based Behavior Watch can send real-time alarms and alerts to the Velocity Security Management System, which can notify guards and authorities, execute pre-programmed actions and log event details. VideoIQ made a software development kit (SDK) available for the VideoIQ iCVR, which combines next-generation analytics, automated event detection, a built-in DVR and intelligent networking with a single IP camera. The SDK will provide technology partners with the ability to seamlessly integrate their solutions with the VideoIQ iCVR. SureView Systems and VidSys are the first partners to integrate the iCVR capabilities into their own offerings. For information visit www.videoiq.net.
Bosch Security Systems has shipped nearly 30,000 Allegiant Video Switcher/Control Systems as the company celebrates the product family’s 20th anniversary. Bosch introduced eight models of the Allegiant system over time. The product series enables display of video from any camera on any monitor connected to the system. For information visit www.boschsecurity.us.
UK-based company ACT Meters Ltd. celebrated its 10th year since the successful launch of its GOLD-IBT Intelligent Battery Tester in the U.S. market. The pocket-sized GOLD-IBT simulates a full 20-hour battery discharge test in 6 seconds and automatically displays DC voltage, temperature and DC capacity available. For information visit www.actmeters.com or contact your local ADI branch.
Southwest Microwave announced that effective February 1, 2009, the company introduced a comprehensive two-year extended warranty on its perimeter security systems. Coupled with the company’s standard one-year warranty coverage, this new program, provided at no additional cost to the customer, offers three years of warranty protection from the date of original shipment.
K-Tech Services, LLC, of Stamford, Conn., joined the SafetyCare National Authorized Partner Program to offer personal emergency response systems (PERS) to customers in Connecticut and beyond. Emergency medical technicians at SafetyCare’s response center will be able to communicate with clients, while notifying local emergency responders and anyone on the client’s emergency contact list. For information visit www.ktechservicesllc.com or www.MyEmt.net.
Attendees of product training seminars from Napco Security Technologies now can view and sign up from a list of seminars on the company’s Web page.
The company’s seminars are geared towards professionals of all levels in the security sector. Classes are offered throughout the year in U.S. distributor locations or hotels and are taught by the company’s sales staff. To enroll visit www.napcosecurity.com.
Azalea Networks, a provider of wireless network equipment, announced complete sales coverage with representative firms throughout North America. The company’s wireless mesh technology offers the ability to expand or modify a network as needs change. For information visit www.azaleanet.com.
Pelco welcomes a new distribution partner, Tech Data Corporation, to expand its reach to the IT reseller channel.
Tech Data is one of the world’s largest distributors of technology products from leading IT hardware and software producers serving more than 100,000 IT solution providers in more than 100 countries. For information visit www.pelco.com
Pivot3 received Lenel factory certification for its high-definition storage solutions. This certification formalizes the Pivot3 membership in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program. For information visit www.pivot3.com or www.lenel.com.
The Symmetry Security Management System (SMS) from AMAG Technology now integrates with a wide range of IP network cameras from Bosch Security Systems, Panasonic and Sony.
Expanding integration to include market-leading camera companies enables Symmetry SMS users to have enhanced system flexibility across a diverse range of security needs.
"We are pleased to offer our customers increased flexibility by integrating with such respected, market leading brands," said Matt Barnette, AMAG Technology vice president of sales and marketing. For information visit www.amag.com.
Sequel Technologies is the Gold Award winner for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) 2009 Mark of Excellence Awards in the Best Security Product category. The award, presented by CEA’s TechHome Division, recognizes Sequel’s ST8 security system with Ethernet module for outstanding achievement and innovation in trend setting custom home electronics technology. For information visit www.sequeltechnologies.com.
Siemens Building Technologies’ Security Solutions Business Unit branches in Cypress and San Diego Calif., earned certification from Software House as Enterprise Partners. The certification recognizes the recipient’s outstanding technical experience integrating Software House technologies, as well as its business acumen. For information visit www.usa.siemens.com/buildingtechnologies or www.swhouse.com.
Diebold Security will add 3VR’s intelligent video management solutions to its portfolio to support customers working to investigate and thwart check fraud, identity fraud, new account fraud, transaction fraud and return fraud. 3VR’s technology combines multi-analytic capabilities, facial surveillance capabilities, license plate recognition and advanced motion analytics with a comprehensive application integration platform. For information visit www.dieboldsecurity.com or www.3vr.com.
Lenel Systems International certified several IP-based cameras from Pelco for use with its OnGuard security management software and NVR systems. This certification allows Pelco cameras to work seamlessly with the Lenel products. For information visit www.pelco.com or www.lenel.com.
Speco Technologies “T” Series DVRs are now compatible with Mac computers. This includes all TL, TN, TH, TT and TS Series DVRs. For information visit www.specotech.com.
CSC is the first distributor to join Optelecom-NKF’s new distribution strategy for the U.S. to establish strong partnerships delivering increased presence in the mid-end of the security market. CSC will deliver Optelecom-NKF’s fiber transmission systems solutions to commercial, local, state and federal users.