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Johnson Controls integrates exacqVision with ShotPoint for improved active shooter detection, reaction

MILWAUKEE (October 26, 2017) – Johnson Controls announced that its exacqVision video management system now integrates with Databuoy Corp.’s ShotPoint acoustic gunshot detection and localization system to speed response time and heighten the decision-making process for local responders during active shooter situations.

ShotPoint is an automated sensor-based system that reliably detects indoor and outdoor gunfire. Through the integration of ShotPoint’s camera cueing feature and exacqVision’s web client, designated responders are able to observe and react to a situation as it unfolds. Both an initial retrieved JPEG image and a video clip are made available based on exacq camera IDs within the shot zone.

ShotPoint’s shot zone reports, which identify a specific area where a gunshot occurred, are associated with various cameras via a look up table within Shotpoint. This association enables customers to more accurately manage their video surveillance cameras in real-time during an active shooter incident.

“Combining Shotpoint’s instantaneous shot detection with associated exacqVision surveillance imagery enables everyone involved, from first responders to site security personnel, to enhance their situational awareness,” said Ryan Hulse, senior product manager, Building Technologies & Solutions, Johnson Controls. “Knowing where shots are being fired and being able to see those areas leads to better decisions in critical, time-sensitive situations.”

For more information, visit www.exacq.com.

About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit
http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

About Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions
Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire protection or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We operate in more than 150 countries through our unmatched network of branches and distribution channels, helping building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit
www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow @JCI_Buildings on Twitter.

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