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Costar Technologies' acquisition of Arecont Vision approved by bankruptcy court

Arecont Vision, the provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced that the acquisition by Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC markets Group: CSTI) of its assets has been approved by the bankruptcy court (“Court”). It is anticipated that the sale will close on July 13, 2018. As previously announced, Arecont Vision initiated proceedings under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the District of Delaware in May, 2018 and has achieved its goal...

IFSEC International 2018 highlights solutions approach and open systems

IFSEC International 2018 kicked off last week at London’s ExCel Centre. Visitors were lucky enough to experience a rare three days of British sunshine as they came together to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the physical security industry. Many exhibitors commented on how the show seemed smaller than previous years, with stands more spread out, and fewer ‘double-decker’ offerings than earlier shows. Although exhibitors represented all aspects of physical security...

Arecont Vision unveils complete video security solutions for European customers at IFSEC 2018

Arecont Vision, an IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions provider, is slated to demonstrate the company’s new Total Video Solution at IFSEC International 2018. Arecont Vision executives will join members of the European sales team in stand D400, June 19 – 21, 2018 at the ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, UK. A presentation of Arecont Vision’s remote setup technology will also be on the conference agenda. IFSEC 2018 will be the first public unve...

Arecont Vision unveils Total Video Solution for European customers at IFSEC International 2018

Arecont Vision, the industry pioneer in IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, will demonstrate the company’s new Total Video Solution here at IFSEC International 2018. Arecont Vision executives will join members of the European sales team in stand D400, June 19 – 21, 2018 at the ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, UK. A presentation of Arecont Vision’s remote setup technology will also be on the conference agenda. IFSEC 2018 will be the first p...

Arecont Vision signs asset purchase agreement with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners

Arecont Vision, the global provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced that it has executed an asset purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners, LLC (“Turnspire”) under which Turnspire will acquire substantially all of the Company’s assets. As previously announced, the Company has initiated proceedings under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the District of Dela...

The road forward for Arecont Vision after bankruptcy and acquisition

Arecont Vision is a company in transition to say the least. With its balance sheet burdened with debt, the company is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and simultaneously being acquired by a private equity firm. The ‘new’ Arecont Vision that will emerge after several months when the process is complete will have a new owner, a clean balance sheet, and be poised to succeed in the competitive world of video surveillance, says Raul Calderon, Arecont Vision CEO and General Manag...

Arecont Vision LLC to execute asset purchase agreement with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners

Arecont Vision, the industry provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced that it will execute an asset purchase agreement (the ‘Purchase Agreement’) with an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners, LLC (‘Turnspire’) under which Turnspire will acquire substantially all of the Company’s assets. To eliminate the company’s debt, the Company has initiated proceedings under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the...

Arecont Vision launches ConteraVMS, ConteraWS web services, and ConteraCMR cloud managed video recorders

Arecont Vision, the global provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announces the immediate availability of the Contera line of video surveillance software, cloud-managed web services, and cloud-managed video recorders for customer ordering. Contera offers a complete, integrated solution for traditional local or advanced cloud-managed video surveillance project requirements. “Those visiting our ISC West booth in Las Vegas were quite excited about the Contera...

Arecont Vision launches end-to-end cloud surveillance solution at ISC West

As ISC West opens today in Las Vegas, many companies will be introducing new products. But the announcements today from Arecont Vision will have a larger impact, and they involve much more than new products. In fact, the megapixel camera company is staking a claim to a broader slice of the market, and expanding its go-to-market strategy in the process. “The industry has changed, and the amount of competition out there today is significantly different and more pervasive,” says Raul C...

Arecont Vision showcases Contera surveillance cameras at ISC West 2018

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, announces the new Contera megapixel camera family. The single- and multi-sensor cameras are on display in booth #8045 at ISC West 2018, held at the Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, April 11 – 13, 2018. Integrated IR dome cameras Contera cameras are available in five series of two cameras each, loaded with features and new capabilities to complement the popular and cyber-secure Mega...

Arecont Vision unveils Contera cloud-based video surveillance solution at ISC West 2018

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, will unveil a complete video surveillance solution that supports both traditional and cloud-based project requirements at ISC West 2018. The new Contera offerings are part of a complete video surveillance solution which is on display in the Arecont Vision booth (#8045) in the Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, April 11 – 13, 2018. “Our customers have come to rely on the quality,...

Arecont Vision showcases cloud-based video surveillance solutions at ISC West 2018

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, announces the launch of new products that together deliver an advanced, comprehensive video surveillance solution. The company now offers megapixel cameras, cloud-managed video recorders, and a range of video management system choices for a complete and flexible solution to address traditional and cloud-based video surveillance project requirements. All of the new Arecont Vision product offerin...

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Arecont Vision video surveillance deployed by Monterey Bay Aquarium, California

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has a rich history of innovation. Since its founding in 1984, the facility has become one of the world’s leading public aquariums and ocean conservation organisations.   Monterey Bay Aquarium has produced significant insights into the life history of sharks, sea otters, and bluefin tuna. The aquarium also was the first to exhibit a living kelp forest, and in 2004 it was the first to successfully exhibit and return to the wild a young great white...

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Arecont Vision megapixel cameras slash healthcare video costs & increase quality and coverage

Hospitals, medical centres, university training centres, clinics and other healthcare institutions are exposed to legal liability, ethical concerns and are subject to litigation and lawsuits, as well as changing regulation worldwide. Facilities have drugs and medical equipment onsite, making them a tempting target for crime.  Healthcare industry challenges At the same time, aging populations in developed nations will drive increased demand for patient treatment. Rising populations and eco...

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Arecont Vision delivers megapixel camera solutions for banking and financial services

Retail banks and financial services companies have a long history of dealing with the risk and potential threat of criminal activity. Arecont Vision understands the unique needs of the retail banking and financial services market and provides customer-proven megapixel camera technology to specifically meet those needs for our customers around the world. Bank crime statistics In a typical year in the United States, according to the FBI cash losses total around $7.5 million, only about 22% of...