Smartvue to partner with Maryland-based Brivo

Nashville-based video security and surveillance company Smartvue Corp. announced today it will partner with Brivo Systems LLC of Bethesda, Maryland.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed in a release.   

With the deal, Brivo Systems and Smartvue will offer cloud-based and local video storage and management via web browsers, smartphones and tablets to small, medium and enterprise markets through the Smartvue Network Video Recorder.

"Smartvue and Brivo share a commitment to offer simple and elegant technologies that provide the leading cloud surveillance and security experience to customers worldwide," Martin Renkis (pictured), Smartvue founder and CEO, said in a release. "We are excited to partner with Brivo to make the world a safer place."

The Brivo OnAirSM Online Video Recording platform integrated with Smartvue provides organizations the ability to access both live feeds and recorded high-definition video to “improve facility safety, security and total cost of ownership,” according to the release.

“Our customers are always looking for ways to increase visibility, resiliency, span of control and long-term reliability,” said John Szczygiel, Brivo Systems executive vice president and chief operating officer. “Our partnership with Smartvue Corporation allows us to bring to them a unique and innovative video solution that addresses each of these needs.”

Founded in 1999, Brivo Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Elmhurst, Illinois-based The Duchossois Group, a privately held entity comprising companies it notes are valued at approximately $2 billion.

Jul 15, 2014 2:00 PM