Infusion Direct to Support SNA’s HALO IOT Smart Sensor Sales in FL

“We are proud to join forces with such prestigious companies as SNA and IPVideo Corporation to help facilitate the growth of  HALO in the Florida market,” - Monique Merhige, President, Infusion Direct Marketing
“We are proud to join forces with such prestigious companies as SNA and IPVideo Corporation to help facilitate the growth of  HALO in the Florida market,” - Monique Merhige, President, Infusion Direct Marketing

Infusion Direct Marketing, a leading public relations firm specializing in the security industry, has today announced that the company is kicking off 2020 with a new sales representative agreement in the Florida territory with Security Network Associates (SNA) of Colorado.

In this new sales role, Infusion Direct will be responsible for supporting SNA’s sales efforts for IPVideo Corporation’s HALO IOT Smart Sensor, a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, throughout the state of Florida.

HALO has taken off this year in response to the nationwide youth vaping epidemic.

It is the only product proven to detect vaping and smoke detection of Nicotine or Marijuana (THC oil).

(Learn More. Rep King, Long Island Officials Launch Offensive Against Flavored E Cigarettes, Teen Vaping. Courtesy of CBS News, IPVideo Corp and YouTube. Posted on Nov 18, 2019.)

HALO also includes multiple safety features in addition to vape detection, which includes abnormal sound detection, chemical detection and air quality monitoring, with Alert notifications.

HALO connects directly to your security monitor and VMS – no need for separate applications, so there are no annual cloud fees and IPVideo Corporation can provide additional support for your organization with school security grant and aid applications.
HALO connects directly to your security monitor and VMS – no need for separate applications, so there are no annual cloud fees, and IPVideo Corporation can provide additional support for your organization with school security grant and aid applications.

This product has been exceptionally helpful at schools across the country combat vaping, with sales in over 1000 schools in the US and has just recently expanded into international markets.

Over the past twelve years, Infusion Direct has made a huge impact on the security industry by handling public relations and media planning for a wide variety of clients nationwide ranging from high profile security manufacturers to security system integrators.

Infusion Direct has represented IPVideo Corp as its public relations arm for many years,” explains Rick Cadiz, IPVideo’s VP of Sales & Marketing.

They know the security industry well and we are looking forward to them leveraging that knowledge to support the dealers in Florida.” 

(Hear directly from Rick Cadiz, on how the HALO IOT Smart Sensor detects vape in bathrooms, locker rooms and more and can send text/email alerts to staff upon detection. Courtesy of IPVideo Corporation and YouTube. Posted on Oct 30, 2019.)

With its corporate office located at W Executive Suites in Port St. Lucie, Florida and extensive industry knowledge, Infusion Direct was the perfect choice to help increase HALO’s brand exposure in the Florida territory.

Mike Davis, SNA’s Managing Director at Security Network Associates (SNA)
Mike Davis, SNA’s Managing Director at Security Network Associates (SNA)

As managing director for Security Network Associates (SNA), I am pleased to announce a new partnership with Monique Merhige and Infusion Direct to support our growing sales efforts in the state of Florida,” said Michael Davis, SNA’s Managing Director. 

“We are all well aware of the exceptional track record Infusion has had partnering with industry leading technology manufacturers.”  

“Now we are happy to bring that same drive and excellence to help us support sales of IP Video’s HALO Smart Sensor in the Florida market.

The HALO IOT Smart Sensor intended to combat school vaping can also detect fluctuations in noise levels to help identify and alert security personnel about aggressive behavior such as gun shots or yelling; making it the perfect tool for preventing an incident taking place on school grounds and more.
The HALO IOT Smart Sensor designed to combat school vaping can also detect fluctuations in noise levels to help identify and alert security personnel about aggressive behavior such as gun shots or yelling; making it the perfect tool for preventing an incident taking place on school grounds and more.

Infusion Direct continues to stand out from “typical” PR firms and offers clients an expertise in the security industry that is second to none.

“We are proud to join forces with such prestigious companies as SNA and IPVideo Corporation to help facilitate the growth of  HALO in the Florida market,”  added Monique Merhige, Infusion’s President.

Our goal is to help schools across Florida combat the vaping epidemic and also improve school safety with this innovative security technology.”

Infusion Direct Marketing logoInfusion Direct will begin kicking things off at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) on January 16th at IPVideo’s Booth #4922.

To schedule a meeting at the show, please contact Monique Merhige at 772-236-0233 or info@infusiondirect.com.

IPVideo Wins Multiple-Awards in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at ISC East

Rick Cadiz (left to right); David Antar, President; Mike Madsen; AST Publisher, Frank Jacovino; and Jack Plunkett, CTO of IPVideo Corp accept One of Three 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards from Madsen at ISC East.
Rick Cadiz (left to right); David Antar, President; Mike Madsen; AST Publisher, Frank Jacovino; and Jack Plunkett, CTO of IPVideo Corp accept One of Three 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards from Madsen at ISC East.

IPVideo Corporation

      • 2019 New Product of the Year Award
        IOT Sensor Solution

  • HALO IOT Smart Sensor

  • HALO IOT Smart Sensor is a multi-sensor capable of detecting vape, smoke, THC and sound abnormalities like shouting in areas a camera cannot be placed.

HALO has 12 unique detection sensors that work in conjunction to detect a multitude of measurements with unlimited customization. It’s the only Vape Detector that detects THC oil!
HALO has 12 unique detection sensors that work in conjunction to detect a multitude of measurements with unlimited customization. It’s the only Vape Detector that detects THC oil!
  • The product was initially driven by schools to combat the vaping and school shooting epidemics, and have now expanded for wide-spread implementation across industries, as added layer of security in places normally not covered by traditional surveillance cameras.

  • The addition of a New Pressure Sensor is being utilized in the Healthcare and Aviation Markets but the biggest impact was the addition of a New Sensor that detects Vaping with THC the chemical found in Marijuana Oil, as students across the country arriving at emergency rooms with tainted THC. 

  • Additional sensors give HALO the ability to monitor air quality for temperature, humidity, hazardous chemicals and more!

      • Best Alert Notification Solution

  • HALO IOT Smart Sensor

  • HALO IOT Smart Sensor for Vaping, room occupancy, sound frequency, gunshots, aggressive behavior & more.

(Learn More about utilizing a HALO IOT Smart Sensor for room occupancy, sound frequency, gunshots, aggressive behavior & more. Courtesy of IPVideo Corporation and YouTube. Posted on Nov 11, 2019.)

  • Best Security Workforce Mgmt Platform

  • Avfusion

  • Avfusion is a recording solution designed specifically to work with network (IP) video cameras and take advantage of network connectivity with total flexibility in how you set up your system.

  • Best Metal/Weapons Detection Solution

  • ViewScan

  • ViewScan is an easy-to-use, passive walkthrough Concealed Weapons Detection System. Its PC-based software displays and tracks those who are carrying threat objects.

  • ViewScan’s sensor technology accurately detects the location and number of threat objects such as knives, guns and razor blades, while ignoring personal artifacts like coins, keys and jewelry; it can also detect and locate threat objects which have been covered or masked with materials such as aluminum foil, lead and plastic.

  • IP Video Corporation was also recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.

The 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program surpassed expectations with a record number of nominations received from industry leaders and government agencies, and drew over 200 attendees to the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Banquet – an exclusive gourmet luncheon and networking opportunity which filled to capacity, before having to turn away late registrants.

The ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon featured an impassioned and compelling keynote address by William (Bill) Bratton, former police commissioner of the NYPD twice, the BPD, and former chief of the LAPD, on the history of policing in America and the evolution of critical communication capabilities in our post 9/11 landscape.

The event featured an impassioned and compelling keynote address by William J. Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) twice, the Boston Police Department (BPD), and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), as he walked attendees through 50 years of American policing history, the impacts on the communities, and the evolution of critical communication capabilities in our post 9/11 landscape.

Commissioner Bratton, one of the world’s most respected and trusted experts on risk and security issues and Executive Chairman of Teneo Risk a global advisory firm, was recognized as the ‘2019 ‘ASTORS’ Person of the Year’ for his Lifetime of Dedication and Extraordinary Leadership in Homeland Security and Public Safety.

Why the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program?

2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East

American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

Over 200 distinguished guests representing Federal, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Firms, gathered from across North America, Europe and the Middle East to be honored among their peers in their respective fields which included: 

  • The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
  • United States Marine Corps
  • The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
  • Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
  • United States Postal Inspection Service
  • DHS S&T 
  • United States Marshals Service (USMS)
  • The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Police (PAPD)
  • The Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • The New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services (NYS DHSES)
  • United States Border Patrol
  • AlertMedia, Ameristar Perimeter Security, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, Bellevue University, BriefCam, Canon U.S.A., CornellCookson, Drone Aviation, FLIR Systems, Hanwha Techwin, HID Global, IPVideo Corp., Konica Minolta Business Solutions, LenelS2, ManTech, Regroup Mass Notifications, SafeLogic, SolarWinds, Senstar, ShotSpotter, Smiths Detection, TCOM LP, Trackforce, Verint, and More!

Why American Security Today?

The traditional security marketplace has long been covered by a host of publications putting forward the old school basics to what is Today – a fast changing security landscape.

The traditional security marketplace has long been covered by a host of publications putting forward the old school basics to what is Today – a fast changing security landscape.

American Security Today is uniquely focused on the broader Homeland Security & Public Safety marketplace with over 75,000 readers at the Federal, State and local levels of government as well as firms allied to government.

American Security Today brings forward a fresh compelling look and read with our customized digital publications that hold readers eyes throughout the story with cutting edge editorial that provides solutions to their challenges.

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AST puts forward the Largest and Most Qualified Circulation in Government with Over 75,000 readers on the Federal, State and Local levels.
AST puts forward the Largest and Most Qualified Circulation in Government with Over 75,000 readers on the Federal, State and Local levels.

The AST Digital Publications is distributed to over 75,000 qualified government and homeland security professionals in federal, state and local levels.

‘PROTECTING OUR NATION, ONE CITY AT A TIME’

AST Reaches both Private & Public Experts, essential to meeting these new challenges.

Today’s new generation of public safety and security experts need real-time knowledge to deal with domestic and international terrorism, lone wolf attacks, unprecedented urban violence, shifts in society, culture and media bias – making it increasingly difficult for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Military and Private Security Professionals to implement coordinated security measures to ensure national security and improve public safety.

American Security Today

These experts are from Government at the federal, state and local level as well as from private firms allied to government.

AST provides a full plate of topics in our AST Monthly Magazine Editions, AST Website and AST Daily News Alerts, covering 23 Vital Sectors such as Access Control, Perimeter Protection, Video Surveillance/Analytics, Airport Security, Border Security, CBRNE Detection, Border Security, Ports, Cybersecurity, Networking Security, Encryption, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Campus Security, Security Services, Corporate Facilities, and Emergency Response among others.

AST has Expanded readership into integral Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other potential targets of terrorism.

Other areas of concern include Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – all enticing targets due to the large number of persons and resources clustered together.

To learn more about the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners solutions, please go to the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Championship Edition Fully Interactive Magazine – the Best Products of 2019 ‘A Year in Review’.

The ‘ASTORS’ Champion Edition is published annually and includes a review of the ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning products and programs, highlighting key details on many of the winning firms products and services, includes video interviews and more.

It is your Go-To source throughout the year for ‘The Best of 2019 Products and Servicesendorsed by American Security Today, and can satisfy your agency’s and organization’s most pressing Homeland Security and Public Safety needs.

From Physical Security (Access Control, Critical Infrastructure, Perimeter Protection and Video Surveillance Cameras and Video Management Systems), to IT Security (Cybersecurity, Encryption, Data Storage, Anti-Malware and Networking Security – Just to name a few), the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS EDITION will have what you need to Detect, Delay, Respond to, and Mitgate today’s real-time threats in our constantly evolving security landscape.

It also includes featured guest editorial pieces from some of the security industry’s most respected leaders, and recognized firms in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program.

HALO connects directly to your security monitor and VMS – no need for separate applications, so there are no annual cloud fees and IPVideo Corporation can provide additional support for your organization with school security grant and aid applications.
HALO connects directly to your security monitor and VMS – no need for separate applications, so there are no annual cloud fees and IPVideo Corporation can provide additional support for your organization with school security grant and aid applications.

An industry pioneer since its introduction of one of the first network-based surveillance recording solutions in 1996, IPVideo Corporation is at the forefront of developing unique, innovative solutions that harness the power of IP video technology.

The company’s systems are trusted by Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and municipalities, utilities, healthcare facilities, school districts and leading universities to mitigate risk while protecting people and properties.

A commitment to an open-standards philosophy and delivering best-in-class performance and value underlies all offerings, from the company’s physical security solutions that bridge to the Internet of Things (IoT), to purpose-built HD audio/video recording solutions for education, law enforcement, healthcare, and beyond.

IPVideo CorporationThe company’s worldwide client base is served by a network of certified distributors, dealers and system integrators, who benefit from ongoing corporate support and training.

IPVideo Corporation is headquartered in Bay Shore, NY. For more information, visit www.ipvideocorp.com.

To learn about advertising opportunities with American Security Today, please contact Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at mmadsen@americansecuritytoday.com.

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