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PPM bought by Toronto-based equity firm

Edmonton-based incident management software company PPM announced Wednesday that it has been sold to a Toronto private equity group that has an interest in not only growing the company but using it as a platform to acquire more >> Read full article

Samsung’s side of the Hanwha acquisition

A week after Korean firm Hanwha announced it had purchased a significant portion of Samsung Techwin, Samsung issued a statement about the deal >> Read full article

Viscount appoints new VP of sales

Viscount Systems has appointed Scott Sieracki as its new vice-president of sales effective immediately. Sieracki will report directly to Viscount president and CEO Dennis Raefield >> Read full article

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Bosch recognized by Ingram Micro

Bosch Security Systems has earned the 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award for Physical Security from Ingram Micro The honour recognizes Bosch’s performance in 2014, and reflects a successful working relationship with Ingram Micro >> Read full article

RBH’s UNC100 wins award

RBH Access Technologies' newest addition to the Axiom and Integra line of Controllers, the UNC100, has won the title of “Access Control Product of the Year” at the IFSEC Security Excellence Awards 2014. Now in their sixteenth year the Security Excellence Awards, held at the Hilton Park Lane London, have consistently broken new grounds in highlighting the very best people, projects, and equipment the UK’s security sector has to offer >> Read full article

ADI appoints president for North America

ADI has named Rob Aarnes president of ADI North America. In this position, Aarnes will be responsible for leading all ADI business operations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico >> Read full article

FLIR Systems announces favourable verdict in litigation

FLIR Systems has announced that the company and its subsidiary, Indigo Systems Corporation (now known as FLIR Commercial Systems Inc.), have received a favourable verdict in a previously disclosed lawsuit filed by Raytheon Corporation >> Read full article

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IP camera with low light sensitivity

IP camera with low light sensitivity

Point Grey has announced the addition of a new 1080p60 model to its Cricket IP security camera line. The new Cricket CR-POE-20S3C model features a 1/2" Sony IMX185 Exmor CMOS sensor capable of 1920 x 1080 resolution at 60 FPS. This 2.0 MP sensor uses the same 3.75 micron pixel structure as the existing 1.3 MP Cricket camera with the Sony IMX139, which offers impressive low light performance and wide dynamic range. Like all Cricket cameras, the new model uses Sony's Xarina image processing platform, which enables multi-image WDR functionality, multi-streaming, noise reduction, video encoding and ONVIF support >> View now

 Event Calendar 

TechSec Solutions

Location: Delray Beach, Fla.
Date: February 3-4, 2015 >> More Info

BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 22-26, 2015 >> More Info

Focus On Education (K-12) Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: March 25, 2015 >> More Info

ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 15-17, 2015 >> More Info