Yesterday, congress announced legislation that would prohibit the use of biometric recognition technology in most public and assisted housing units funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), with the goal of protecting tenants from “biased surveillance technology.”
Integrated Fire and Security Solutions Inc., a provider of integrated security, IT and fire technologies and services, has received a private equity investment to drive strategic growth and further build its presence in the southeastern U.S. market. The sizable investment will be used to expand sales operations, acquire similarly aligned service providers and boost service offerings focused on recurring revenue services.
In a world dominated by high-tech talk like IoT, AI, cloud, mobile credentials, etc., it can be easy to overlook the fact that one of the original electronic access control technologies — the keypad — is not only still relevant today, but could be the best fit for certain applications.
Digital Ally was the winner of the 2019 Golden Eagle Award, presented last week at the National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition, in New Orleans, La. The company was one of three finalists, whose case studies were presented to conference attendees who then voted for the winner.
ABLOY USA continues to bolster its distributor network and has reached an agreement with New York City-based Standard Wholesale Hardware to sell high security padlocks and cylinders and other supplies to locksmiths. Supplying the community since 1945, Standard Wholesale Hardware services the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Mitchell Klein has been chosen as this year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Klein will be honored at the CEDIA Expo Opening Keynote hosted at the Colorado Convention Center on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.
VITAPROTECH Group, a provider of security for critical sites, continues its European development with the acquisition of VAUBAN SYSTEMS, a provider of “100% made in France” access control products and systems.
Allied Universal, a security and facility services company in North America, has acquired Shetler Security Services, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based company offering security solutions on a national level. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
AMAG Technology, a provider of unified security solutions that help organizations mitigate risk, announced that Newsweek named its Symmetry Access Control software one of the Best Business Tools of 2019.
In our August issue, we present "State of the Market: Smart Home". Check out the winners of "The 14th Annual Monitoring Center Excellence Awards" and "3 Recommendations for Making the Most of Today’s Intercoms". Also, check out the "5 Critical Factors for Video Power & Transmission Success".