September 15, 2008

Ingersoll Rand Joins 3VR International Network of Certified Channel Partners

3VR Security, Inc., the pioneer of searchable surveillance, today announced that Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, headquartered in Carmel, IN, has joined the 3VR International Network of Channel Partners. Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, which employs over 14,000 employees, provides comprehensive security solutions and quality services to customers around the globe.

"3VR brings a lot to the table for our customers," said Gary D'Aries, vice president, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, Schlage software and controllers. "Because they offer a full platform for intelligent video management with DVRs, cameras, mobile solutions and, most notably, advanced search and analytics, they help raise the value of the video surveillance solutions we bring to our customers."

3VR uniquely combines video analysis, search and intelligent video management in an integrated surveillance solution. 3VR effectively prevents fraud and theft and enables efficient investigations. Before selling 3VR solutions, Schlage sales professionals participate in a rigorous 3VR training and certification program to assure the highest quality service and expertise. With vast experience, expert training and advanced 3VR technology, Schlage sales professionals are able to provide the industry's most advanced security solutions to banking, retailers, and critical infrastructure.

"We are very excited to be working with Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies to offer industry-leading service combined with award-winning 3VR technology to the business community," said Gary Kallman, vice president of sales for 3VR Security. "Their Schlage brand has established a reputation for quality service and its broad expertise in many industries. Together, we will be able to meet the sophisticated needs of security conscious customers."

About 3VR

3VR Security, Inc,, the pioneer of searchable surveillance, provides the first video management system powered by a search engine with integrated video analytics. 3VR systems lower physical and operational costs while dramatically improving the effectiveness and efficiency of investigations for fraud, theft, and other crimes. Based in San Francisco, CA, the company is privately held with funding from Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Buyers, VantagePoint Ventures, In-Q-Tel, and DAG Ventures. 3VR is the three-time winner of the SIA best new video product, was named security product of the year from Frost & Sullivan 2006 and 2007 among other awards. For more information please visit:

About Ingersoll-Rand Security Technologies

Ingersoll Rand's Security Technologies sector is a leading global provider of products and services that make environments safe, secure and productive. The sector's market-leading products include electronic and biometric access control systems; time-and-attendance and personnel scheduling systems; mechanical locks; portable security; door closers, exit devices, architectural hardware, and steel doors and frames; and other technologies and services for global security markets. Website is

Ingersoll Rand is a leading diversified industrial company providing products, services and integrated solutions to industries ranging from transportation and manufacturing to food retailing, construction, and agriculture. With a 135-year-old heritage of technological innovation, we help companies worldwide to be more productive, efficient and innovative. In every line of our business, Ingersoll Rand enables companies and their customers to create progress.