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April 26, 2023 – OpenEye – OpenEye is excited to welcome the Vintra team into the family following the announcement by of their acquisition of substantially all assets of Vintra, a software provider of award-winning AI-powered video analytics for the enterprise commercial market.

March 1, 2023 – OpenEye – OpenEye has updated the General Release version of Apex server software. The latest version, 2.6, includes several new features and 3rd party integrations, including: Analytics-Enabled Smart Motion Detection, ONVIF Multisensor Support, Axis Person and Vehicle, Axis 2-Way Audio, Add Multiple Cameras Using a CSV Import, Console Spot Monitor, Virtual Keyboard in Console, and Custom Security Certificate. Learn more about the update on the OpenEye website.

February 22, 2023 – Optex –OPTEX, the global leader in sensing solutions, is pleased to announce the newest additions to their indoor PIR sensor lineup, the AP-360B & AP-20NB series. The AP-360B/20NB is a series of recessed mount indoor PIR detectors. The AP-360B provides a 360° volumetric detection area while the AP-20NB provides a 20ft (6m) curtain area. Learn more about these sensors on the OPTEX website.

January 25, 2023 – OpenEye – The World War II American Experience museum is a labor of love for its founders, a couple who have spent decades collecting tanks, jeeps and memorabilia from all over the world. Learn how OpenEye Web Services helps the World War II American Experience museum protect its buildings and their historic contents.

January 17, 2023 – DW – MEGApix® PANO™ –  The new MEGApix® PANO™ multi-sensor IP cameras allow you to experience true 180° panoramic views at real-time 30fps. Learn more about this product here.

January 11, 2023 – OpenEye – OE-C3012T4B-S –OpenEye has released the OE-C3012T4B-S, a 4-megapixel outdoor IP turret camera with a 2.7~13.5 millimeter lens. It also features person, vehicle and line-crossing detection analytics. Learn more about this camera.

January 3, 2023 – HID – Indala® – Product Discontinuation – The ongoing semiconductor shortages and market disruptions continue to impact HID’s ability to meet standard lead times for Indala Proximity readers and accessories. To ensure that its customers have sufficient time to complete migrations, they have secured the necessary components and materials to allow for the further extension of the previously communicated End of Sales date for the selection of Indala readers in April 2022. The new End of Sales date will be at the end of Q2 2023, while supplies last. Learn more about HID product lifecycles here.

December 13, 2022 – DITEK – DITEK University Fundamentals of Surge Protection – DITEK is proud to announce the launch of its digital training platform, DITEK University, in partnership with and the CMOOR Group. DITEK University offers online, interactive training courses covering a variety of surge protection topics ranging from basic principles to best practice techniques for specific applications. DITEK University’s first course, The Fundamentals of Surge Protection, is a 2-1/2 hour training course designed to provide attendees with an in depth understanding of surge protection.

December 6, 2022 – Vanco – 10 Button Programmable Keypad – Mount as a single gang wall plate into the wall or a box in a conference room table, and with a press of a button commands are automatically sent to other components. With up to 10 presets, the EVCTL10B is a perfect solution to automate different actions and themes for any space.

December 5, 2022 – OpenEye – Cloud Based Web Client – OpenEye is excited to announce the upcoming release of the cloud-based web client. Expected to be released in early December, the new cloud-based web client delivers a completely new live and playback experience, served directly from the OpenEye Web Services (OWS) Cloud Portal. Learn more about the new OpenEye Cloud Based Web Client here.

November 16, 2022 – Optex –INS-CUBEOPTEX, the global leader in sensing solutions, is pleased to announce the newest addition to the InSight Visual Verification PIR Camera Series: The InSight Cube (INS-CUBE). The InSight Cube offers a compact PIR based visual verification solution ideal for indoor applications where the InSight Outdoor PIR Camera Series may be too large or bulky.

November 7, 2022 – Altronics – LINQ Power Solutions – LINQ embedded solutions provide off-site management of power and real-time diagnostics via the network. Whether resetting IP devices or troubleshooting issues, LINQ eliminates costly service dispatches – promoting the well-being of all in today’s environment.

October 31, 2022 – Altronics – Tango1B™ Power Supply/Charger – Altronics’ new Tango PoE driven power supplies with Lithium battery backup are an industry game changer for access control. Learn how Tango can make access control installations faster and less expensive.

October 27, 2022 – Vivotek – CD9381-HN Series Cameras – Vivotek’s new NDAA-compliant CD9381-HN Series consists of two vandal-proof network cameras, specifically designed for prisons, correctional facilities, and many other institutions. Learn more from Vivotek.

October 21, 2022 – Ditek – Power over Ethernet Surge Protector – DITEK’s DTK-MRJPOES is designed with state-of-the-art circuitry to provide superior protection for Shielded 10GbE Power over Ethernet connections. This point of use surge protector can be installed at the equipment end, or ahead of injectors and midspan devices. Learn more here.

October 12, 2022 – Johnson Controls – Illustra Body Camera – Know where your people are and see what they see with reliable video streaming and live GPS data from our live streaming body worn cameras – even when network conditions are poor. The Illustra Body Worn Camera provides a higher level of situational awareness for businesses and arms employees with an extra set of eyes and ears.

September 21, 2022 – OpenEye – MD-Series – The MV-Series cloud-managed appliance with built-in PoE is being discontinued and will be replaced by the MD-Series. For more information, read the release from OpenEye here.

September 7, 2022 – Ava – Coming Soon – Flex – The Flex is the latest in Ava’s world-class portfolio of intelligent cloud-native security cameras that deliver AI-powered protection to your facilities cost-effectively. Ava Flex features wireless connectivity for the quickest onboarding experience, sensory insights and crisp footage even in challenging light. Coming Q4 2022. Learn more here.

August 16, 2022 – AV Costar – ConteraIP® Bullets – Get Amazing Discounts on Select ConteraIP® Bullets While Supplies Last. The AV CostarTM ConteraIP Bullet Promotion is a limited-time incentive program that offers AMAZING DISCOUNTS on select ConteraIP Bullet cameras. To learn more, or to redeem, contact SourceIT at Offer good for models: AV5426PMIR-S, AV05CLB-100, AV02CLB-100, and AV02CMB-100.

August 16, 2022 – Hanwha Wisenet Wave 5.0 – Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of intelligent video surveillance solutions, is responding to the changing needs of security professionals and system integrators with a significantly updated version of its Wisenet WAVE Video Management Software (VMS). Learn more here.

August 4, 2022 – Spectrum IPVMS Gen 5 – DW – DW’s newly updated flagship video management software delivers an even more intuitive user experience focused on cyber security improvements and enhanced usability. Check out the newest features here.

August 3, 2022 – New Analytics-Enabled Cameras – OpenEye – OpenEye has released three new analytics-enabled cameras that feature improved person and vehicle detection, improved detail in low light, and true wide dynamic range. Learn more about the 8 MP Outdoor IP Bullet Camera, the 8 MP Outdoor Turret Camera, and the 4 MP Outdoor IP Dome Camera.

June 14, 2022 – New Replacement Cameras – OpenEye – OpenEye is discontinuing two cameras to align with the official release of their analytics-enabled replacements: the OE-C2012B8 is being replaced with the OE-C2012B8-S, and the OE-C3012T8 is being replaced with the OE-C3012T8-S.

June 9, 2022 – NDAA and FCC Compliant Camera and NVR Solutions – Hanwha – The Wisenet A series product line includes cost-effective camera and NVR solutions equipped with the essential functionality security professionals demand.

June 8, 2022 – New Cloud Multisensor Camera – Ava – Ava Security is excited to announce the release of the first true cloud multisensor camera with embedded analytics, Ava Quad. This camera was designed for both indoor and outdoor installations in areas where you need more coverage.

June 8, 2022 – New Analytics-Enabled Bullet Camera & More – OpenEye – Person and vehicle analytic events provide more accurate event-based video recording and help increase days of recorded video by reducing false positives. Learn about the new OE-C2012B4-S Outdoor Bullet Camera and the OE-C3011D4-S Indoor Dome Camera from OpenEye today.

May 26, 2022 – Wifi Streaming Amplifier – Pulseaudio – The new Wifi Streaming Amplifier from Pulseaudio creates a simple distributed audio system to stream music over a wireless internet connection. Learn more from Vanco today.

May 26, 2022 – Low Profile Cameras – Vivotek – The new CC9160-H features a low-profile network camera and height stick camera designed for 180 degree panoramic indoor surveillance. Learn more on the Vivotek website.

May 24, 2022 – Two Cameras Being Replaced with Analytics-Enabled Versions – OpenEye – OpenEye, the cloud video platform company, has discontinued two cameras to align with the official release of their analytics-enabled replacements. Please visit the OpenEye website for recommend replacement information: OE-C2012B4 and OE-C3011D4.

May 11, 2022 – Three Discontinued Cameras Now Out of Stock – OpenEye – OpenEye, the cloud video platform company, has discontinued three cameras and they are now out of stock. Please visit the OpenEye website for recommend replacement information: OE-C1012D2, OE-C1014D4, and OE-C97512.

May 4, 2022 – New 5MP NDAA Cameras – Vivotek – Vivotek, a leading brand in global security surveillance, has released 7 new 5MP NDAA cameras to market, including both fixed lens and motorized lens models. Learn more here.

April 7, 2022 – Analytics-Enabled Cameras – OpenEye – OpenEye, the cloud video platform company, has introduced a family of analytics-enabled cameras capable of detecting person, vehicle and line-crossing video events. The AI-equipped cameras are available in multiple form factors and resolutions and combine with OpenEye Web Services (OWS) to receive real-time alerts and streamline video event search. More models will be released later this year. Read more here.

March 22, 2022 – New Outdoor 12 MP Fisheye Camera – OpenEye – OpenEye, the cloud video platform company, has added an outdoor 12-megapixel IP fisheye camera to its lineup. The OE-C9112F12 camera is equipped with a 1.65-milimeter fixed lens for 360-degree single-camera coverage in ultra-high definition. Read more here.

March 8, 2022 – Several Products Discontinued – OpenEye – OpenEye is discontinuing several cameras to align with the official release of its analytics-enabled replacements, including the OE-C1012D2 (replaced by OE-C1012D2-S), OE-C1011D4 (replaced by OE-C1011D4-S), OE-C1014D4 (OE-C1014D4-S), and OE-C3012T4 (replaced by OE-C3012T4-S).

February 23, 2022 – New Analytics-Enabled Mini Turret Camera – OpenEye – The OE-C1016T2-S is a 2MP, compact IP mini turret camera equipped with person, vehicle and line-crossing detection analytics. It has a 2.8-millimeter fixed lens, true wide dynamic range (WDR) and true day/night functionality that yields high-definition video. The low-maintenance turret housing and compact size make it well suited for installation in high-traffic areas, as well as areas that are difficult to access. Adaptive infrared (IR) technology prevents overexposure of objects close to the camera, further enhancing the low-light performance.

February 23, 2022 – Product Discontinuation Notice – OpenEye – OpenEye has announced updates to multiple recorders in its recorder line, including the introduction of new, and the end-of-life of some existing, model configurations. Details of these updates, and links to additional information, are included below. All changes are reflected in the most recent pricelist update sent to Partners. Please reach out to your OpenEye Sales Representative with any questions.

February 16, 2022 – AI based auto tracking – Vivotek – Smart Tracking Advanced is a state-of-the-art technology with intelligent people tracking and Video Content Analysis (VCA), designed to improve the performance of tracking objects via PTZ IP cameras.

February 16, 2022 – New Order & Shipping Report – OpenEye – OpenEye is excited to announce the release of the Order and Shipping Report, a new partner tool within OpenEye Web Services (OWS) that provides real-time information on your OpenEye orders. The Order and Shipping Report was made available earlier this week to Channel Partner Users within the OWS Cloud Portal. Available to admin users by default, the report requires enabling an OWS permission for other Channel Partner users. See details below.

January 6, 2022 – Product Discontinuation Notice – OpenEye – The ME-Series Cloud-Managed Appliance with Built-In PoE also known as OE-MEX at OpenEye being discontinued. As a replacement, customers are recommended the MD-Series Cloud-Managed Appliance with Built-in PoE (OE-MDX). This series will only be sold while supplies last, so get yours while you can! Learn more about this discontinuation, and the recommended replacement here.