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July 2019 Industry News


Henrik Hooks developed a new unmanned boat and recovery system designed to recover unmanned and autonomous crafts in difficult sea conditions with fewer personnel. Developed in Norway, the new Henriksen system can launch and recover a range of crafts, including large, remotely controlled and autonomous unmanned surface vehicles. The system can be used with existing davits and does not require special tools during launch or recovery.


Ricoh USA, Inc., received an IDG 2019 CIO 100 award for Smart Hands, a hands-free method for field technicians to directly connect with cloud-hosted knowledge repositories and subject matter experts.


Geospark Analytics will support the U.S. Air Force through development of Hyperion’s threat and risk assessment applications for integration into command, control, communications, intelligence, and networks (C3I&N) systems. Hyperion, a cloud-based platform, provides analysts and operators with situational awareness of political, economic, and social risks at country, region, and city levels.


GIACT Systems released a new industry white paper, The Changing Landscape of Identity Fraud. The report explores six emerging fraud trends that are altering the dynamics of the battle against identity fraud and recommends solutions professionals can use to protect customers.​


Bee’ah, a Middle East sustainable solutions company, selected Johnson Controls and Microsoft artificial intelligence and smart building solutions to enhance its new headquarters.

Smiths Detection Inc. will supply Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with Hi-Scan XCT 10080, a next-generation, high-speed explosives detection system.

First Data, a commerce-enabling technology company, will bundle Advanced Cyber Security’s CyberLockID into its small and medium-sized business solution to prevent keylogging spyware.

Mergers & Moves​

ACRE & RS2 Technologies
ACRE acquired RS2 Technologies to expand its access control business and product portfolio. ​

Jensen Hughes & Hillard Heintze
The deal will expand fire and life safety engineering and consulting firm Jensen Hughes’ global portfolio.

Kaspersky Lab & Dicker Data
Dicker Data will distribute Kaspersky products in Australia and New Zealand. ​​

By Light Professional IT Services LLC & Metova Federal, LLC
By Light bought Metova to help its clients combat complex challenges.