“Public safety and enterprise security products are in more demand than ever,” said Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown on CNBC’s Mad Money on September 2022.
Motorola Solutions is set to benefit from a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that includes dedicated public safety investment funds. The timing pairs perfectly with a radio refresh that occurs every seven years. Whether it’s fire departments, police stations, or emergency medical technicians, they’re likely all using Motorola products.
“The demand is the best, record backlog. The funding is the best, and the innovation coming out of this company and the acquisitions we’re making, there’s a lot of room to run,” Brown told CNBC.
The company followed up with the launch of its new Avilgilon physical security suite in March of 2023. Avilgilon has served as the centerpiece of Motorola’s video and security business which has netted over $1.5 billion in annual sales.
The security system is the result of strategic acquisitions made by Motorola Solutions: Avigilon in 2018, Openpath in 2021, and Ava Security in 2022. “Individually, Avigilon, Ava Security, and Openpath offer excellence in their fields; together, they’re exponentially more powerful,” said Motorola Solutions’ John Kedzierski, senior vice president of video security and access controls, in a prepared statement.
He added, “The new Avigilon security suite makes enterprise-grade physical security accessible to businesses of any size, with modular layers of security that can be tailored to protect them from the increasing number and complex nature of threats around the world. It fills a critical void in the market today, bringing together the necessary capabilities to help keep people, property, and assets safe.”
The company’s continuing focus on safety and security has led to the company being named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Video Security as a Service Vendor Assessment. The report is an in-depth, qualitative, and quantitative assessment of VSaaS providers.
Motorola has also been busy publishing its own findings. The 170-page report, titled “North America Public Safety Wireless Communication Market,” investigates the information and communication technology industry to examine trends and economic potential for the future.
Paul Bartusiak, lead intellectual property counsel at Motorola Solutions, has spent an incredible twenty-seven years enabling innovative technology and helping creators bring their inventions to market. The attorney is responsible for strategic IP and patent licensing, litigation, transactions, and IP portions of mergers and acquisitions.
Over the course of his career, Bartusiak has also gained significant experience in both offensive and defensive patent licensing, claim charting, invalidity and infringement analysis, licensing negotiations, and settlements.
The lawyer’s deep underside of the products he supports cannot be underscored enough. Bartusiak spent eight years, including three in-house at Motorola, in lead engineer and technical roles. The lawyer doesn’t just have his JD, he also has a bachelor’s and master’s in electrical engineering.
During his engineering career, Bartusiak worked on the radar seeker for the Harpoon missile, as well as research involving energy bandgap manipulation and semiconductor optimization of hetero-junction transistors. He also designed integrated circuits for satellite subscriber units and covert communication systems.
Bartusiak has also been willing to share his wide skillset, presenting for organizations like the Association of Corporate Counsel, Centerforce, and other groups. Outside of the office, the lead IP counsel has published multiple spy thrillers and science fiction, including Source*Forged Armor; Indomeneo, Cool Jazz Spy; and Pencils Down, Faces Up.
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