April 2019 Industry News
Physical access control and long-range readers for automatic vehicle identification, supplied by Nedap N.V., were incorporated into the new AZ Zeno medical care center in Knokke-Heist, Belgium. The hospital, which opened in April 2018, includes a rehabilitation center, outpatient clinic, auditoriums, public event space, and heliport. The solutions provided by Nedap include physical access control and a staff locker management system. The TRANSIT long-range readers allow emergency vehicles swift access to hospital premises.
Johnson Controls was named “Industrial IoT Innovator of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough, recognizing the top companies, technologies, and products in the global Internet of Things (IoT) market today. The company’s Digital Solutions works to create smarter buildings, increase efficiencies, and generate new business value for clients.
Raytheon UK signed a contract with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense for 11 years of support and sustainment services to the Royal Air Force’s Shadow aircraft fleet.
Canadian tech company TrackTik Software Inc. announced financing to help security guard companies propel new product development, including disruptive artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, which will simplify operations and maximize profitability.
Caroni Solutions, LLC, and StrikeForce Technologies, Inc., launched an authentication solution for Ecuador’s banks, corporations, universities, and government agencies.
Norwich University students and security professionals worked with Respond Software to screen for malicious cyber activity during the NCAA playoffs.
PSA partnered with Solutions360 Inc. so PSA members can streamline business procedures and workflow.
Optex partnered with CHeKT to provide a solution incorporating visual verification technology.
MERGERS & MOVES
Verint Systems Inc. & Foresee
Verint will acquire Foresee, a cloud voice of the customer (VoC) vendor, creating a comprehensive omnichannel cloud VoC portfolio.
EverCommerce & Secure Global Solutions
The deal will facilitate the delivery of a next-generation automation platform to the alarm and security industry.
Simpatico Systems & TelsInc
The merger will expand cybersecurity, physical security, consulting, and IT solutions operations for clients.
WC SACD One, Inc. & Intersections, Inc.
The acquisition will enable WC SACD One to create a unified digital threat protection platform under its Intrusta brand.