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Assa Abloy acquires Focuscura in the Netherlands

Assa Abloy has signed an agreement to acquire Focuscura, a leading provider of technology solutions for senior care in the Dutch market. Focuscura has developed a software platform, which in combination with other products and technology services, enables elderly care organisations to focus on care. “I am very pleased to welcome Focuscura and their employees […]

Axis cameras provide real-time traffic info in Croatia

Without a doubt, Croatia is a popular tourist destination. In 2019, a record number of 21 million tourists visited this Southern European country, many of them by car. The large numbers of seasonal tourists join local drivers each year and put the Croatian road infrastructure under immense pressure. Furthermore, depending on the location, traffic can […]

Motorola Solutions has bought Pelco

Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired video surveillance heavyweight Pelco for a total of US$110 million, marking the communications giant’s third major video surveillance purchase in two years and making it a growingly influential player in the video surveillance business. Motorola Solutions announced on August 3 that it has completed the $110 million acquisition

New dates announced for Intersec Saudi Arabia

Kingdom’s premier security, safety and fire protection exhibition scheduled for March 2021 in Riyadh Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: New dates have been announced for Intersec Saudi Arabia, with the Kingdom’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, now scheduled to take place from 15-17 March 2021 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Positive outlook for post pandemic security market

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Post-Pandemic Growth Opportunity in the Global Security Industry, finds that the security industry has tremendous investment opportunities despite the economic slowdown witnessed due to COVID-19. The research company suggests that under an aspirational recovery scenario, the global security industry is likely to grow at a compound

Amazon pauses police use of its facial recognition software

Answering widespread demands for new curbs on aggressive policing in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, Amazon is halting law enforcement use of its facial recognition platform for one year, the company said Wednesday. The company has marketed its software platform, called Rekognition, to law enforcement agencies for years, and its short blog post announcing […]

Motorola and Avigilon selected to safeguard Alabama supermarkets

Motorola Solutions and Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, announced that they have been selected to help protect Marino’s Market in Alabama. With over 18,000 customers shopping each week at its two store locations, it is crucial for Marino’s Market to protect its business from customer theft, false liability claims, shrinkage and procurement issues. To

New leadership signals new era at Vivotek

Vivotek recently held its 2020 Annual Shareholder and elected a new Board of Directors. There are nine Directors: Bill Lo, Simon Chang, Judy Wang, Zoe Cherng, Owen Chen (in the middle of picture above), Eddy Lan, Ji-Ren Lee, Sin-Hui Yen, and Chung-Yang (Ric) Huang. Three of those elected Ji-Ren Lee, Sin-Hui Yen, and Chung-Yang (Ric) […]