[funsec] Cisco to Acquire Video Surveillance Firm
drsollyp at drsolly.com
Tue Mar 7 10:26:59 CST 2006
> Cisco Systems today announced a definitive agreement to acquire
> privately-held SyPixx Networks, Inc. of Waterbury, Connecticut. SyPixx
> Networks offers network-centric video surveillance software and hardware
> that enable existing analog video surveillance systems to operate as
> part of an open IP network. This acquisition will enable Cisco to
> deliver video surveillance as part of an Intelligent Converged
> Now Cisco will make it possible for customers to continue using their
> existing video surveillance systems and to integrate them into an
> overall physical security program, while enhancing the safety of people
> and the protection of assets. Video will be accessible at any time from
> any place, enabling real time incident response, investigation and
> resolution. This will support the deployment and control of new security
> applications and maximize the value of live and recorded video.
> As a result of this acquisition, Physical Security will become a new
> Emerging Technology area for Cisco.
I had a webcam mounted on a homemade pan-tilt device in my Data Garage a
couple of years ago. Maybe I should have patented it.
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