NovusEdge Partners with Controlco

NovusEdge, Austin, Texas, announced that it has entered into a product distribution agreement with Controlco Automation Distributors, a provider of advanced building and plant automation controls. Under the terms of the agreement, Controlco will add the EdgeProtect open standards security solution to its commercial and industrial product portfolio to offer customers a more complete intelligent building automated system and physical asset protection solutions.

March Networks Launches Video Network

March Networks, Ottawa, Ontario, has just launched Managed Video Network Services as a complementary offering to its portfolio of DVRs and software. The value-added service was designed to provide the company’s customers with an additional level of video network reliability, as many of these deployed networks have grown to exceed thousands of systems spanning multiple geographic regions. The company is initially making the service available to North American customers and has signed its first Managed Video Network Services contract with Sheetz Inc., a convenience store chain based in Altoona, Pa. with more than 300 locations.

Compass, WebEyeAlert Enter Strategic Partnership

Compass Technologies, Exton, Pa., and WebEyeAlert Inc., Chelmsford, Mass., have entered into a strategic partnership for a fully integrated security system solution providing both advanced video surveillance/video monitoring and access control.

WebEyeAlert’s DVR+ digital video recorder and NVR+ network video recorder systems will be integrated with Compass Technologies’ Access Control systems, in order to enable convenient one-click access from the Compass Access Control event Console to live video, video playback and export of video. In this way, access control events can be seamlessly correlated with video data.

Eclipse in Compliance with HSPD-12

Digital Horizon Solutions, Dallas, announced that the company’s Eclipse 300 access control has achieved compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive Number 12 (HSPD-12). The system also meets the specified intent of the Federal Information Processing Standard 201 (FIPS 201). “We are excited to introduce the highest level of biometric security available at a time when our government clients must act to implement a solution that can meet the presidential directive,” said Digital Horizon CEO John Carter.