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August 2020 Industry News

MOTORWAY SURVEILLANCE

Working with Juniper Networks, AMG Systems helped digitize the traffic monitoring system for the hard shoulder bus lanes on two main highways and motorways in Belfast, Ireland. As part of a Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure extension project on the M1 and M2 motorways, the installed IP-based surveillance system will transmit high-grade images in real-time back to the city’s Traffic Information and Control Centre (TICC) and its traffic management teams, all aimed at improving the motorways’ efficiency, security, and reliabilty. AMG connected the newly upgraded IP cameras onto the existing fiber network and the new monitoring equipment, providing the TICC with nine switches on the M1 fiber network, 15 switches for the M2, and four switches at the TICC control room.

Mergers & Moves

WESCO International, Inc. // Anixter International Inc.
The merger created a global business-to-business distribution and supply chain solutions company.

FON Advisors, LLC // FON Corporate Finance, LLC
FON Corporate will center on providing professional, strategic, and financial advisory services, focusing on the aerospace, defense, and government industry.

Sealing Technologies Inc // Quark Security Inc.
With the acquisition, Sealing Tech provides additional mobile, cross-domain, and critical infrastructure solutions to its clients.

Raytheon Company // United Technologies Corporation
Raytheon Technology Corporation, formerly United, provides a portfolio of high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.

AWARD
The Security Industry Association’s Open Supervised Device Protocol standard was approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission’s technical committee on alarm and electronic security systems as an international standard.

CONTRACT
Teleste Corporation will supply information displays and passenger information system to the Braunschweig Transit Authority in Germany.

ANNOUNCEMENT
Hanwha Techwin America announced a new occupancy monitoring system and mask detection analytic to ensure occupancy levels stay below preset limits and masks are worn as businesses reopen.

PARTNERSHIPS

WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
TrackTik Software, Inc., is working with Badger Technologies’ PatrolBot autonomous robot for security guard tour scheduling, real-time checkpoint logging, and more.

INTERNET OF THINGS
Keyfactor and PrimeKey partnered to enable a simplified and automated public key infrastructure for large-scale enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments.

DIGITAL ASSETS
Aon UK Ltd and GK8 partnered to allow GK8’s clients to benefit from up to $500 million in insurance coverage of digital assets.

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