This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Identive And Aventura Partner To Increase Security For Wichita, Kansas Schools

Stocks in this article: INV INVE

SANTA ANA, Calif. and HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., June 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Identive Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:INVE) (Frankfurt:INV) and Aventura Technologies, Inc. are partnering to implement a comprehensive, centralized security system for the Wichita Public Schools system. The $3 million project is designed to make campuses more secure and provide local first responders with better information to protect more than 100 schools as well as district offices and other sites in Wichita, Kansas.

The new system closely integrates Identive's HIRSCH access control and security management solutions into Aventura's digital video surveillance platform to provide the Wichita school district with modernized security capabilities encompassing state of the art video surveillance, access control and visitor management. Working with local law enforcement as well as school board and school administration personnel, the two companies will pilot the new system over the summer at an area elementary, middle and high school. The pilots will help all participants to learn how to use the system effectively and to develop rollout models for each of the school types prior to the beginning of the next school year.

"Partnering with Identive allows us to incorporate market-leading HIRSCH access control and visitor-management solutions into our persistent surveillance architecture in order to offer a comprehensive security platform that is intuitive and easy-to-use," said Jack Cabasso, Managing Director of Aventura. "Like school districts across the country, Wichita Public Schools is working to anticipate evolving challenges to ensure the safety of students, staff and parents. The solution that we and Identive have developed for the district is designed to deter criminal activity, increase reliability and performance, enable a coordinated response to security events and give security staff remote visibility and access to all systems."

Scott Elliott, Director of Government Sales for Identive stated, "The global security industry is undergoing a major shift from proprietary to open platform technologies, making it possible to combine best in class systems to create seamless, interoperable solutions. Identive seeks to partner with companies that excel in their areas of expertise. Our expanded partnership with Aventura is a good example of this trend, which has yielded the Wichita school district centralized surveillance and access control solution. This is the first significant result of our growing collaboration, and we look forward to continuing the successful relationship with Aventura on a number of additional projects in the future."

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,804.80 +26.65 0.15%
S&P 500 2,070.65 +9.42 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,765.38 +16.9840 0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs