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Finding plenty to be grateful for in 2020


Like everyone else, we at Eclipse Media Group didn’t have the year we planned, but we’re lucky to still have plenty to be grateful for this year. We adopted new pets, spent lots of time playing outside and even started experimenting with a little homesteading. We consider ourselves lucky to have been able to savor a few moments of peace and joy…

Security & Safety Things highlighted collaborative power of open systems at inaugural escon 2020 event


17 November, 2020 — Security and Safety Things GmbH, along with a roster of industry leaders, highlighted the benefit of an open approach at the first ever escon 2020 digital Ecosystem Conference last week, discussing the current successes and future developments of smart cameras and open systems. Security & Safety Things (S&ST) also offered a sneak preview of 2021, which included the company’s positioning as the fastest growing app store for smart cameras and several pilot projects in various vertical markets.

5 Home Office Tools We’re Thankful For This Year

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By Rachel Peck This time last year, we wrote a blog on four PR and marketing tools we were thankful for, but so much can certainly change in 12 short (long) months. As we head into Thanksgiving week, we’re reflecting on how our personal and work lives have changed, as well as the landscape of the holiday season. More than ever, we’re…

Johnson Controls releases new victor Application Servers for scalable video management


MILWAUKEE (November 17, 2020) – Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart and sustainable buildings and architect of the OpenBlue digital platforms, introduces the Tyco American Dynamics victor Application Servers. These servers are ideal when managing video from VideoEdge NVRs via the victor VMS. Scalable from single-site locations to enterprise-level deployments (SAS and MAS), these servers are available in several form factors…

ONVIF Hosts 22nd Developers’ Plugfest as a Virtual Event

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – November 12, 2020. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its 22nd ONVIF Developers’ Plugfest as a virtual event in October – supporting the continued demand for interoperable solutions. Nearly 50 developers and engineers from 26 ONVIF member companies gathered virtually over two weeks in October and completed nearly 200 hours of testing….

3 Tips for Managing Burnout

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By Rachel Peck Here in Maine, we’ve soundly turned the corner from fall and are heading steadily towards winter. While we’d typically be preparing for the holidays, regrouping after a busy event season and prepping for mid-winter shows, this year is, of course, very different. The sunny and dry summer and fall months afforded us some sense of normalcy, making it easy…

How smart surveillance can optimize retail operations and increase sales during the holiday season


5 November, 2020 — Retailers who have successfully navigated difficult spring and summer months are finding themselves facing new obstacles in the critical holiday season shopping. While businesses have been safely and successfully reopening with proper health and safety guidelines in place to protect customers and employees, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on holiday shopping is yet to be seen.

Aiphone adds a new weather-resistant IP video door station to its IX Series portfolio


Redmond, Wash. – November 5, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has added the IX-EA IP video door station intercom to its robust IX Series portfolio.  The IX-EA is a surface mount, weather-resistant IP video door station equipped with a 1.23-megapixel fixed color camera that can be programmed to call up to 20 different stations…