Motorola Acquires WatchGuard


Motorola Solutions has acquired WatchGuard, a provider of mobile video for public safety organizations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

In a statement, Motorola said by adding WatchGuard to their video platform they will be able to capture incidents from all vantage points.

Texas-based WatchGuard designs and manufactures in-car video systems, body-worn cameras, evidence management systems and software. The acquisition expands Motorola Solutions’ video security solutions platform that includes fixed cameras and advanced analytics from Avigilon and license plate recognition (LPR) cameras and software from Vigilant Solutions.

Motorola’s video platform is designed for law enforcement, public safety and critical infrastructure. The company offers mobile and fixed video solutions so that responders can upload video in the field or review video from fixed locations. The platform offers complementary technologies including license plate recognition and security solutions to provide comprehensive information back to organizations and enterprises.


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