Author Archives: Spencer Ives

TycoIS partnering with EyeLock to enhance biometric offerings

TycoIS partnering with EyeLock to enhance biometric offerings BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco Integrated Security, a national security systems integrator based here, will partner with EyeLock LLC, a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, to offer iris identity authentication technology to its customers. “We support all of the biometric technology out there today, but what I

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SRI Identity becomes Princeton Identity

SRI Identity becomes Princeton Identity PRINCETON, N.J.—Princeton Identity, formerly SRI Identity, on Aug 29 announced its separation from SRI International, launching as an independent company. “We basically have taken the entire biometrics line of business [from SRI], with the people, and spun that out into Princeton Identity,” Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity, told Security

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SSI launches new cybersecurity division

SSI launches new cybersecurity division ROCKLIN, Calif.—Surveillance Systems Incorporated, a security integration company that specializes in system design engineering, project management, and system implementation for physical infrastructure based here, has launched a new cybersecurity division, SSI Threat Protect. Todd Flowers, president of SSI, said the new division provides service solutions with consultation, management, and remediation

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SecurityTrax increases integrations

SecurityTrax increases integrations TYSONS, Va.—SecurityTrax, a cloud-based CRM offering from Alarm.com, integrated with four new monitoring centers recently. Jeff Hansen, president of SecurityTrax, said that its integrations set the SecurityTrax CRM apart from others. “The focus of SecurityTrax really is to provide a platform to our dealers to help them run their business more efficiently.

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Digi Security Systems partners with Axis Communications

Digi Security Systems partners with Axis Communications PRYOR, Okla.—Digi Security Systems, a provider of integrated electronic security systems based here, has partnered with Axis Communications, a global provider of network video products, to offer its customers an even wider range of video security camera products. “Digi Security Systems has responded to our customers and partnered

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NorthStar Alarm sees benefits after moving

NorthStar Alarm sees benefits after moving OREM, Utah—After NorthStar Alarm Services moved into a new 30,000 square foot facility here, the company was able to improve internal communications, bring the company together more and increase local recognition. “It’s really brought a new invigorated work environment, for everybody to be in a brand new building and

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CSM to double capacity for accounts

CSM to double capacity for accounts ESTACADA, Ore.—Central Station Monitoring, a wholesale monitoring center based here, is reorganizing its central to make room for doubling its operators, which will allow the company to grow. CSM through moving monitoring equipment out of the operator’s room will double its capacity for dispatchers. “We have five operators on,

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Five Questions: Gary Franklyn

Five Questions: Gary Franklyn Gary Franklyn was recently promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president of dealer sales at SAFE Security, a national security company headquartered in San Ramon, Calif. Franklyn is responsible for all facets of dealer management including dealer sales and marketing and dealer recruitment and retention. He is based

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Avigilon helped to secure Rio’s 2016 Olympics

Avigilon helped to secure Rio’s 2016 Olympics VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon’s technology—including video surveillance cameras, network video recorders and the company’s video management software—was used to keep the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro safe and secure, the company announced on Aug. 22. “It was a great honor to be part of the Olympics and

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