May 2019 Industry News
School Guard Booths
B.I.G. Enterprises, Inc., recently manufactured new enclosures for St. Mary’s, a K-8th grade private school, providing perimeter security and access control as well as a secure location for school security guards. The booths present a visual deterrent for would-be attackers and are placed at every entry to the campus. These prefab units are built to meet all state codes, include the most recent energy codes, and ship as a complete one-piece unit ready for an easy installation. The booths include modern features such as all galvanized steel construction and a coated roof that offers a solar reflective index of 95 or greater.
The Hazardex Awards program, part of the annual Hazardex Conference and Exhibition, awarded the Personnel Protection Technologies (PPT) Innovation Award to Oncam’s Evolution ExD Explosive Environment Camera Range for the best innovation in PPT equipment to improve safety within the process and high hazard industries.
General Dynamics Information Technology will support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency through its new information technology support services contract vehicle over a five-year base period.
IXP Corporation authored a new industry white paper, NG911 & FirstNet: Emergency Communication Centers Provide the Critical Link. The report explores how 911 communication centers can successfully navigate Next Generation 911 technologies and the FirstNet public safety broadband network and its users.
AbedGraham and BridgeHead Software coauthored a white paper, Legacy Applications: A Healthcare Cybersecurity Nightmare, which outlines the cyber risks and consequences of running vulnerable legacy systems.
The South Grand Community Improvement District in St. Louis, Missouri, is using Genetec Inc.’s Stratocast cloud surveillance to reduce license plate theft and collaborate with the local police department.
INTERNET OF THINGS
The Kudelski Group’s IoT security platform will integrate into IDEMIA’s DAKOTA IoT and other solutions for combined network connectivity management and IoT security.
Mergers & Moves
NSI Industries, LLC & Platinum Tools
NSI, an electrical and control products provider, merged with the datacom producer to expand its product portfolio and market reach.
Doyle Security Systems & Commercial Instruments & Alarm Systems (CIA)
Doyle, a regional provider, purchased CIA customer accounts, expanding the company’s scope in New York state.
NTT Security Corporation & Whitehat Security
NTT signed a definitive agreement to acquire the privately owned application security provider.
FLIR Systems & Endeavor Robotic Holdings, Inc.
FLIR becomes a leading provider of unmanned aerial and ground solutions to support military, public safety, and critical infrastructure missions.