Allied Universal, a security and facility services company ranked No. 56 on the SDM 100, announced the acquisition of Advent Systems Inc. — a low-voltage integrator of IP video, access control, structured cabling and audio/visual systems based in Elmhurst, Ill. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The DHD516A 16-channel hybrid network video recorder from LILIN allows customers to introduce IP cameras to their surveillance systems as their needs and budget allow, while preserving their initial analog camera investment without sacrificing video storage capacity.
Located one hour outside of London, the borough of Runnymede is a local government district with over 80,000 residents in the county of Surrey. It is one of the most prosperous parts of the London commuter belt and home to some of the U.K.’s most expensive real estate. In order to enhance public safety, the borough council contracted service provider Safer Runnymede. Working with Nottinghamshire-based systems integrator Central Security Systems, the experts installed a platform combining public safety technology with personal safety services such as care solutions for the elderly.
ISONAS Inc. and Genetec Inc. have announced a technology integration that will allow users to pair the s ISONAS Pure IP hardware with the enterprise functionality of the Genetec Security Center unified security platform. The open architecture of Security Center unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) allowing customers to manage their platform all from a single interface.
Early in 2017, the School of Information and Communication (FIC) was inaugurated at the University of the Republic of Uruguay (Udelar). They announced a new headquarters to support the core mission of the school utilizing a large space that had gone unused for decades. This structure of 8,500 square meters and four floors now houses nearly 4,000 students, 200 teachers and 80 administrative and logistics staff on a daily basis.
LILIN Americas, an entity of Taiwan-based IP video manufacturer Merit LILIN, and UK-based GJD Manufacturing Limited are teaming up to reduce false alarms common in standard motion detection sensors that occur while monitoring and illuminating large areas for intruders, while at the same time providing convenient, cost-effective compatibility with most major VMS and home automation systems, including LILIN Surveillance, Mirasys Carbon, Milestone XProtect, Wavestore, Control4, Crestron and RTI.
ipDatatel debuted a new cloud video offering, SecureSmart Cloud. SecureSmart Cloud is an easy-to-use, affordable cloud video solution designed with dealers in mind, with applications for both businesses and homeowners.