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ACRE Acquires Feenics and Matrix Systems

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ACRE has made 2 acquisitions, acquiring cloud access provider Feenics and conventional access control provider Matrix Systems. Earlier this year, ACRE itself was acquired by a new investment firm, at the time pledging greater ambition for...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - about 5 hours ago

Motorola Acquires Envysion

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Motorola has acquired Envysion, a 15-year old US VSaaS Provider, and now has 4 video surveillance companies (plus OpenPath acquired 4 months ago), including 3 acquired in the last 2 years (following the acquisitions of IndigoVision in 2020 and...

By John Honovich - 29 days ago

March Networks Being Acquired By Taiwan's Delta Electronics

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Nearly a year after being put up for sale, March Networks is leaving PRC government-controlled Infinova and is being sold to Delta, one of Taiwan's largest electronics manufacturers. Delta is most known in video surveillance for its majority...

By John Honovich and Carl Stoffers - about 2 months ago

Eagle Eye Acquires Uncanny Vision

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US Eagle Eye, which raised $40 million in VC funding in late 2020, has now acquired India video analytics developer Uncanny Vision. In this report, we analyze the acquisition, including feedback from an interview with Eagle Eye.

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Agent Vi Acquired By Sweden's Irisity

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Agent Vi, one of the oldest video surveillance analytics developers, has been acquired by Irisity, a publicly-traded, though mostly unknown, Swedish company. Inside this note, based on feedback from Irisity CEO Marcus B├Ącklund, we examine the...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Motorola Paid $297 Million For Openpath

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Motorola Solutions has disclosed it paid $297 million for Openpath, the 5-year old access control startup, it announced acquiring last month. $297 million is a significant amount for a company with such a low revenue base but investors are...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

APi Group Acquires Chubb Fire And Security

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The multi-billion-dollar Chubb Fire & Security business has finally been sold to APi, a relatively unknown company within physical security. Inside this note, we examine why Carrier made the move, what APi intends to achieve, plus Chubb's...

By Haris Khurshid - 4 months ago

Pivot3 Sells Video Surveillance Business To Quantum

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After a quarter plus billion dollars spent, mass layoffs in 2020, Pivot3's video surveillance business has finally found a home, in publicly traded Quantum Corporation, who told IPVM that Pivot3 employees are 'thrilled' with the deal. In this...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Motorola Solutions Acquires Openpath

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Motorola has acquired Openpath, the company's 3rd physical security acquisition since last year, expanding Motorola into cloud/mobile access control. In this note, based on a conversation with John Kedzierski, the head of Motorola's...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Everbridge Financials

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Everbridge's revenue grew 35% YoY in 2020 and their valuation grew 1,650% since their IPO in 2016, but is this growth sustainable?

By Zach Segal - 5 months ago

Hanwha's Mexico Business Examined

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Hanwha has become a major competitor in the US, but its Mexico and overall Latin America businesses continue to face a major branding issue, among other challenges. IPVM investigates. Inside this note, we examine: Estimated Market...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 5 months ago

ADI's Emerging Acquisition Plan Examined

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Already, America's biggest distributor, with nearly $3 billion in annual revenue, ADI has a plan to get even bigger. Inside this note, we share feedback from ADI, their financial filings, and a recent new hire to examine ADI's acquisition plan.

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Sighthound Acquires Boulder AI

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Sighthound says they are going to make a number of acquisitions and have started with deep learning startup Boulder AI, which was briefly run by ex-Avigilon executive Bryan Schmode. We spoke to Sighthound's CEO and Boulder's CEO, and in this...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Hikvision Acquires Major Stake in Mexico Distributor Syscom

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Hikvision, the world's largest security camera manufacturer, has acquired a major stake in Mexico's largest security systems distributor, Syscom. Inside this note, we examine the details of Hikvision's move as well as its significance.

By Robert Wren Gordon - 5 months ago

ShotSpotter Financials and Business Examined

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ShotSpotter has become famous for its wide-area outdoor gunshot detection in the US, but its organic growth is slowing and faces criticisms over its effectiveness. IPVM analyzes the company's financials and business...

By Zach Segal - 6 months ago

SenSen Video Analytics Company Profile

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Australia's SenSen is a publicly-traded company that has made 2 acquisitions in the past year and aims to be the SAP of video, but what does that mean and how is the company positioned? IPVM analyzes the public company's financials and speaks...

By Zach Segal - 6 months ago

Axis Divests Citilog And Discontinues Demographics

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Axis has divested Citilog, a video analytics company it acquired in 2016, and also discontinued its Demographic Identifier, a product from Cognimatics, a video analytics company also acquired in 2016. With video analytics increasingly...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

ACRE Acquires Time Data Security (TDS)

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ACRE has acquired Ireland-based Time Data Security (TDS) aiming to significantly expand its cloud-based visitor management system offering. This is ACRE's first acquisition since it was acquired last month by a larger private equity firm. In...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

Convergint Acquires Latin America's Seal Telecom

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Convergint has acquired Brazil-based Seal Telecom, further expanding the system integrator's international business. Inside this note, IPVM examines the combination and, in particular, what this means for the future of Seal Telecom. This...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 8 months ago

ACRE Acquired, Aims For Ambitious Expansion And Acquisitions

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ACRE has grown to nearly $200 million in revenue, but ACRE CEO Joe Grillo tells IPVM that they will be even more ambitious in expanding and acquiring with new owner Triton. In this note, we share feedback from our interview with ACRE's CEO,...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Exacq Favorability Statistics 2021

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Exacq was once an integrator-favorite VMS, but their positioning has declined since Tyco's acquisition in 2013. Can they turn this trend around in 2021? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from 200+ security integrators...

By Ethan Ace - 9 months ago

ARES Speaks On The Future Of Vidsys And PSIM

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Vidsys the company is no more but Virginia HQ'ed ARES Security, acquired a significant portion of Vidsys that had previously raised over $60 million, for pennies on the dollar. ARES management spoke to IPVM about what they acquired and in this...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 10 months ago

LenelS2 Favorability Statistics 2021

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One is among integrator's favorite access control manufacturers. The other is among integrator's choices for being the worst. Combined in 2018, they are now LenelS2. We examine the key themes for 200+ integrator responses favoring and...

By Brian Rhodes - 10 months ago

Alarm.com Acquires Shooter Detection Systems

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While Alarm.com is best known for its residential business, the company has just completed its 4th commercial acquisition, adding Shooter Detection Systems (SDS) to OpenEye, ObjectVideo, and Secure-i. Inside this note, we share feedback from...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

Allied Universal Acquiring G4S to Become $18 Billion Company

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Allied Universal, the largest security services company in North America, is planning to acquire G4S, a larger British competitor, to create an $18 billion goliath. In this report, IPVM examines the deal, including: G4S and Allied...

By Isabella Cheng - 12 months ago

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