Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, will reveal multiple new MegaIP and ConteraIP single- and multi-sensor megapixel cameras and the latest release of the ConteraVMS cloud-enabled video management system.
Cruise ships and ferries serve as an important means of transportation across the globe. Yet they are also subject to real threats. Criminal activities or terrorist attacks are some examples. Meanwhile, the safety of passenger is another concern, amid man overboard reports from time to time. These threats emphasize the importance of video surveillance and cruise ship cameras, which can play a key
When the prestigious Aloft Dubai South in the United Arab Emirates opened on October 15, 2018, guests, visitors and staff at the new hotel were already protected by an advanced video surveillance system with Arecont Vision Costar megapixel cameras.
More and more, ferries and cruise ships have become important modes of transportation. Amid their rising importance, the safety and security of passengers onboard has also become critical. Security equipment and solutions, then, can come in handy in this regard.
One of the popular refrains in the world of entertainment today seems to be, “what once was old is new again,” given all of the remakes of popular films and television shows that Hollywood has put out of late. It’s a novel concept...
Consolidation persisted in the physical security industry in 2018, and big companies such as Motorola, Canon and UTC continued to make moves. Also among the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) news in 2018 was a high-profile bankruptcy (that ended well), continuing consolidation in the integrator market, and the creation of a new entity called “LenelS2.”
In July Arecont Vision Costar was formed after Costar Technologies acquired Arecont Vision. Arecont Vision Costar is now a business unit of Costar Technologies a Texas-based corporation that designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes a wide range of proven products for the video surveillance and machine vision markets. Most of the employees and the executive leadership team transitioned to the new business, as did all existing products, technologies, patents, and trademarks of the original company. We asked Raul Calderon, President of Arecont Vision Costar, about the first months of the new formed company, the next steps and Arecont’s plan to go forward.