A new national survey from the Center for Data Innovation finds that just one in four Americans (26 percent) want government to strictly limit the technology, and that support drops to fewer than one in five (18 percent) if it would come at the cost of public safety.
In today’s intelligence-driven world, it’s no surprise that the security industry is evolving — and much of the change comes from the influence of information technology. As IT becomes a greater force in the world of security, it is paramount that security integrators and end users understand how IT innovations have a direct impact on security deployments. When knowledgeable about both functions, stakeholders solidify the chance to adopt a modern approach that will be valuable far into the future.
Honeywell announced that its board of directors has declared a pro rata dividend of Resideo Technologies Inc. common stock, to be made effective at 12:01 a.m. EDT on October 29, 2018, to Honeywell’s shareowners of record as of 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 16, 2018, the record date.
Honeywell announced Resideo will be the corporate name of the Honeywell Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution businesses when they become a stand-alone, publicly traded company following completion of a spin that is expected by the end of 2018. Honeywell will license its brand to Resideo under a long-term agreement for use in its home comfort and security hardware, and software solutions for all channels.
Family-owned Kenton Brothers Systems for Security relocated from the Crossroads District to a building 10 times the size in the Truman Road Corridor at 3401 E. Truman Road. Expansion was necessary due to several consecutive years of growth, 40 percent in just the past year alone, the company stated in a press release.
Allegion plc, a global security products and solutions provider, has agreed to acquire ISONAS through one of its subsidiaries. The transaction is expected to close early in the third quarter of 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.
With a focus on transparency, efficiency and responsibly sourced product ingredients, ASSA ABLOY is a committed advocate for sustainability. At AIA 2018, several ASSA ABLOY solutions and products that help architects and designers build better buildings and better cities will be on display at booth #1207.
August Home Inc, a provider of smart and secure front door solutions, announced a partnership with Alarm.com to strengthen the security of the front door. By integrating the August Smart Lock Pro into the Alarm.com platform, homeowners with smart home security systems powered by Alarm.com will be able to remotely control access to the front door, manage their security system and connect to multiple devices around the home with a single tap on the Alarm.com app.
SDM recently spoke with Richard Ginsburg, president and CEO of Central Security Group (CSG), Tulsa, Okla., a company that is ranked No. 9 on the SDM 100 Report for 2018. Ginsburg refers to CSG as the largest security company you hear from the least often, and that’s with good reason, SDM found. The company, which is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, is laser-focused on providing the best customer experience possible to end users, along with consistent and reliable performance.