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Securing universities without compromising the campus experience

How do we provide the best security for our students, faculty, staff and visitors yet still allow them to move freely throughout the campus? How do we bolster physical security without sacrificing easy access to campus facilities, resources and services? These are the questions that colleges and universities are routinely asking themselves around campus security.

Tyco enhances Connected Partner Program with new portal

Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, has announced the addition of a new partner portal for its Connected Partner Program “to further simplify the third-party integration process with various Tyco Security Products brands”.

Boon Edam’s Tom Barnes appointed security manager for Canada

Tom Barnes has been appointed Boon Edam’s new Business Development manager for the entire Canadian market for Security — turnstiles, gates, revolving doors and security portals. The company has also changed its sales structure for 2017, allowing sales teams to focus on either security or architectural product lines.
Featured News 

Canadian consumers being left behind in voice-activated tech wars

Virtual assistants are hard to come by in Canada, a Toronto Star article stated recently, noting that while Alexa (Amazon’s virtual assistant featuring artificial intelligence and machine learning) is readily available in electronics stores in the U.S., an Amazon spokesperson declined to comment when asked about when it might be available in Canada. » Learn more...

Milestone’s Device Pack 9.0 now supports 6,000 devices

Milestone Systems, an open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has released Device Pack 9.0 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. » Read full article

OnSSI releases Ocularis smart driver for Bosch IP cameras

With the release of Ocularis Video Management Software (VMS) 5.3, OnSSI introduces a smart driver that it says “ensures immediate support” of current and future Bosch IP cameras. » Read full article

Avigilon reports Q4 and Year-End 2016 results with “record revenue and profit”

Avigilon Corporation has reported financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2016, noting it has “once again” set records for revenue. » Read full article
Featured Product 

New Matrix IR 2.0 promises stronger night surveillance

LTS has introduced Matrix IR 2.0 technology for network IP and HD-TVI cameras to capture “stronger forensic details” in high definition at night in little to no lighting. » Learn more...
Event Calendar 

AlarmNet 360 and Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services webinar

Date: March 9, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm
Location: Online
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ADI Expo

Date: March 14, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Focus On Cyber Security

Date: April 12, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Security Canada East

Date: April 26, 2017
Location: Laval, QC
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Security Summit Canada

Date: June 14-15, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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