Physical Security

Centegix Acquires Ident-A-Kid, Launches Enhanced Visitor Management

Security company Centegix has acquired Ident-A-Kid, a provider of a visitor management solution used in some 7,000 schools in the United States.

According to Centegix, Ident-A-Kid's iVisitor Management will now be sold as Centegix Visitor Management. A version with additional functionality, including real-time visitor location monitoring and analytics, will be sold as Enhanced Visitor Management. The locating capability taps Centegix's location-aware network and mapping capabilities.

"Thousands of schools rely on our best-in-class CrisisAlert incident response solution to protect their staff and students. By joining forces with Ident-A-Kid, we can deliver a new, innovative visitor management solution for K–12 schools," said Brent Cobb, CEO of Centegix, in a prepared statement. "Centegix's Enhanced Visitor Management equips districts to know where visitors are located on campus at all times and delivers data about visitor sessions to inform visitor policies, manage vendors, approve visitor lists, and more."

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