This is Verisure Securitas Direct
Securitas, the company Verisure derives from, is founded in Helsingborg, Sweden.
Securitas Direct is founded 1988 as a division within Securitas. The idea is to offer affordable home alarms of high standard, in Sweden to begin with.
The company starts its geographic expansion by establishing in Norway.
Securitas Direct starts selling alarm solutions for small businesses.
Securitas Direct introduces the first wireless alarm.
Securitas Direct launches video verification as a method for the alarm centre to immediately verify the cause of the alarm and quickly take the right action.
Securitas Direct becomes a stand-alone company and is listed on the stock exchange.
The company is unlisted from the stock exchange.
The Verisure concept is introduced as a product brand - a platform holding future-proof technology for home alarms and future services.
Verisure is introduced in Chile, as the first in a line of South American countries. It’s also the starting point of profiling Verisure as a consumer brand.
The company breaks the 1,5 million customers barrier. The same year Securitas Direct in Finland changes name to Verisure, as the first European office.
Verisure expands from its core business, professionally monitored intrusion and fire alarms, to include connected services for the smart home.
Securitas Direct in Sweden, Norway, Belgium and the Netherlands change name to Verisure as another step towards a total name change.