SourceSecurity.com RSS - Honeywell news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Honeywell news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/co/honeywell.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT Wireless fire technology offers new installation opportunities at ISC Westhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2741-ga-co-2173-ga-co-3194-ga.17295.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2741-ga-co-2173-ga-co-3194-ga.17295.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 208px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p class="normal"><strong>SWIFT is a wireless fire detector line offered by Honeywell Fire Systems</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="normal"><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> Fire Systems, Northford, Conn., continues to enhance its line of wireless fire detectors, announcing new updates to its <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/fire-lite-alarms-honeywell.html"...Identiv demonstrates uTrust TS ScramblePad and TS government readers at ISC WEST 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-2293-ga-co-827-ga-co-2173-ga-co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-3194-ga.17267.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-2293-ga-co-827-ga-co-2173-ga-co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-3194-ga.17267.htmlEvents NewsThu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Identiv upgrades Hirsch ScramblePad with the uTrust TS ScramblePad</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/identive-group.html" class="blue_bold">Identiv, Inc.</a> recently released the uTrust TS ScramblePad, a significant update to the company&rsquo;s patented scrambling keypad door reader for high-security government and commercial entryways.</p> <p><strong>TS ScramblePad features</strong></p> <p>The TS ScramblePad modernises its predecessor, the <a...From barriers to Bluetooth at ISC West: Reinventing the door opening categoryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6145-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3383-ga-co-2173-ga-co-2855-ga-co-2942-ga-co-9917-ga.17271.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6145-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3383-ga-co-2173-ga-co-2855-ga-co-2942-ga-co-9917-ga.17271.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p class="normal"><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> discussed the importance of securing the critical infrastructure, the building and beyond, at a media press conference April 15 on the opening day of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West 2015</a> in Las Vegas.</p> <p class="normal">Martin Huddart, president of ASSA ABLOY&rsquo;s Access and Egress Hardware Group, based in New Haven, Conn., outlined some of the current and future objectives of the company, which continues to fine-tune its global leadership in door opening solutions while playing a significant role in the future of access control technologies.</p> <table style="width: 264px; height: 209px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="right"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h2><em>&ldquo;Guards and barriers are the first line of defence in access control, and the next layer...Maxxess eFusion safeguards residents at Spring Mews development in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9972-ga-co-3194-ga-co-3322-ga-co-1813-ga.17161.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9972-ga-co-3194-ga-co-3322-ga-co-1813-ga.17161.htmlApplications NewsSat, 11 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>eFusion provides unified security &amp; access control for students &amp; hotel guests assuring 24/7 safety<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/maxxess-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Maxxess</a>, a global corporation specialising in the access control sector and recognised for its extensive integration capabilities, has announced the implementation of its innovative security management solution, eFusion, to safeguard residents at Spring...Impact of school shootings on demand for security systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-4562-ga.17086.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-4562-ga.17086.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 227px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>School administrators are now choosing products that make the biggest, long-term impact on campus security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Well-publicised events such as the U.S. school shootings at Columbine and Sandy Hook lead to an increased demand of security equipment to protect kindergarten through 12<sup>th</sup> grade (primary/secondary) education campuses. But do they also result in buying decisions made on impulse that don&rsquo;t necessarily meet a school&rsquo;s most pressing security needs?</p> <p><strong>Increase in demand for security...Honeywell High Quality Analogue addeded to Performance Serieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.16990.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.16990.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell introduces its High Quality Analogue (HQA) to its Performance Series line up, a video surveillance solution that provides high-resolution images on analogue infrastructures, reducing the time and costs typically associated with installing new IP or hybrid HD systems.</p> <p><strong>Benefits for dealers:</strong></p> <p>Honeywell HQA uses high-definition over coax (HDoC) technology &ndash; allowing dealers to use existing analogue cable to get HD quality without the need to design new infrastructure or rip and replace wires. Additionally, a choice of nine different cameras and nine DVRs make it a more cost-effective solution than IP products.</p> <p><strong>High-Definition functionality:</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;HD quality has become an expectation in the surveillance industry because having sharp images is essential to the jobs of security personnel. This system allows you to convert your existing analog cable, use your existing infrastructure, and see HD video...Addressing the unique security challenges of primary/secondary schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Schools are unlike commercial buildings or other facilities in several ways, and the differences impact how they should be secured. For one thing, the inhabitants are mainly children and won&rsquo;t carry card credentials. Also, schools have distinct traffic flows and are open all hours of the day for after-school activities and evening and weekend usage. <em>&ldquo;Security solutions must take into account this flexible and fluid schedule,&rdquo;</em> says Minu Youngkin, vertical marketing manager, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>.</p> <p>Also, schools tend to have a longer selling cycle &ndash; typically an average of 18 months, Youngkin adds. The sales process is also more complex and involves multiple stakeholders. Other considerations include propped doors, multiple visitors, high staff turnover and competing budgets.</p> <strong>Each school presents its own unique challenges</strong> <p>The...Identiv enters into bilateral partnership with 3Mhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8018-ga-co-289-ga-co-827-ga-co-1042-ga-co-2554-ga-co-130-ga-co-2173-ga.16814.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8018-ga-co-289-ga-co-827-ga-co-1042-ga-co-2554-ga-co-130-ga-co-2173-ga.16814.htmlCorporate NewsSat, 14 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Identiv's uTrust TS Reader technology is being integrated into 3M's MiY multi-factor authentication biometric devices</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hirsch-identive.html" class="blue_bold">Identiv, Inc</a>. recently announced that it has entered a bilateral partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/3m-cogent.html" class="blue_bold">3M</a>, an innovative technology company that serves consumer, electronics and energy, healthcare, industrial, and safety and...Honeywell IS335 Motion Detectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.16747.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.16747.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 10 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell recently expanded its line of Performance Series IP embedded network video recorders (NVRs), giving customers more flexibility when designing customised IP video systems. Now available in eight or 16 channel models, the embedded NVRs are compatible with Honeywell&rsquo;s equIP Series and Performance Series IP cameras, broadening options for IP-based surveillance systems.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Making the transition to IP cameras doesn&rsquo;t have to be a big hassle &ndash; or a big burden on customers&rsquo; wallets,&rdquo;</em> said John Smith, Honeywell senior product marketing manager. <em>&ldquo;Our line of embedded NVRs enables security dealers to provide high-definition IP video surveillance solutions tailored to customers&rsquo; unique channel capacity needs at a cost-effective price point.&rdquo; </em></p> <p>Customers can select from a wide range of IP cameras, including Honeywell&rsquo;s recently released equIP Series S line of cameras &ndash; featuring pancake,...Honeywell announces Symon Systems as authorised security dealerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-12690-ga.16609.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-12690-ga.16609.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Honeywell&rsquo;s authorised security dealer program supports residential and commercial dealers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> recently announced that <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/symon-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Symon Systems, LLC</a> has been named a Honeywell authorised security dealer. Specialising in fully integrated low-voltage solutions, the Tallahassee-based company...Apex Investigation & Security becomes Honeywell authorised dealerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12682-ga-co-2173-ga.16577.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12682-ga-co-2173-ga.16577.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 18 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Honeywell&rsquo;s authorised security dealer program supports residential and commercial dealers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> recently welcomed <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/apex-investigation-and-security-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Apex Investigation &amp; Security Inc.</a> as a Honeywell authorised security dealer. For over 37 years, the company has provided quality security systems and services to commercial,...Identiv’s uTrust TS government readers for premises access receive U.S. Government FICAM certificationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-130-ga-co-2173-ga-co-2554-ga-npr.16473.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-130-ga-co-2173-ga-co-2554-ga-npr.16473.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMTIdentiv, Inc., a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, recently announced that Identiv&rsquo;s uTrust TS Government Readers for premises access are now included on the U.S. government&rsquo;s FICAM Approved Products List (APL). The General Services Administration (GSA) lab, which is part of the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) Testing Program, has evaluated and approved Identiv&rsquo;s uTrust TS Government Readers. <p>Identiv&rsquo;s uTrust TS Government Reader is specifically designed for U.S. government customers to support any existing building access system (such as Identiv, Lenel, AMAG, Honeywell, or Software House) and provide a forward path to FICAM compliance. Featuring high security with an inbuilt secure processor certified to the highest standards (EAL 6+), uTrust TS Readers support all major commercial and government access credentials, including U.S....Honeywell releases multilingual demo apps for LYNX Touch 5200 and 7000 home security systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.16438.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.16438.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 04 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell recently released two first-of-their-kind multilingual demo apps for its LYNX Touch 5200 and 7000 home security systems. Dealers and integrators can now easily transition between English, Spanish and French languages within the same app, depending on a customer&rsquo;s language preference, to demonstrate system capabilities.&nbsp;</p> <p>The apps interactively showcase the features of Honeywell&rsquo;s latest LYNX Touch security systems by simulating the experience on an iPad&reg; or iPhone&reg;. Dealers can demonstrate functions such as how to arm and disarm the system, view video, open and close garage doors, modify thermostat temperatures, and control lights and door locks.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Easily transitioning between three languages using one app lets dealers more effectively demonstrate end-to-end security and lifestyle systems to a more-diverse group of consumers in North America,&rdquo; </em>said Alan Stoddard, senior marketing director, Honeywell...Need help choosing an access control system?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2293-ga-co-386-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-988-ga-co-1191-ga-co-1284-ga-co-1417-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8421-ga-co-3077-ga.16411.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2293-ga-co-386-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-988-ga-co-1191-ga-co-1284-ga-co-1417-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8421-ga-co-3077-ga.16411.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 04 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 170px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Overwhelmed by too many choices for an access control system? Where do you start? Always seeking to help, <strong>SourceSecurity.com</strong> asked access control suppliers to describe what differentiating characteristics set their systems apart from others in the market.<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>AMAG: Easy migration, simple pricing model</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG&rsquo;s</a> Symmetry platform includes access control, photo ID badging, visitor management and digital video server software,...Innovation at the reader disrupting the access control markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1284-ga-co-9826-ga-co-8421-ga.15906.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1284-ga-co-9826-ga-co-8421-ga.15906.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 177px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>More attention needs to be placed on the development of readers that can accommodate Wireless and Wi-Fi technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Many of the changes in the access control market are happening at the &ldquo;edge&rdquo; &ndash; at the reader level. Access control advances that continue to become more widespread include wireless and PoE-enabled access control hardware such as wireless locks and PoE door controllers, which both reduce installation costs. Other trends are related to mobility; one is the increased use of smart...Honeywell Security appoints David Paja as Presidenthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-69-ga.16270.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-69-ga.16270.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 88px; height: 320px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Paja joined Honeywell in 2003 and most recently served as vice president and general manager for Honeywell in India</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> recently announced the appointment of David Paja, 45, as president of Honeywell Security Group, effective January 19. Paja succeeds Ron Rothman, who is retiring from Honeywell to spend more time with family.</p> <p>In his new role, Paja will lead...M&A activity likely to continue in dynamic security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-2293-ga-co-2173-ga-co-2785-ga-co-268-ga-co-12200-ga-co-3045-ga-co-2140-ga.15992.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-2293-ga-co-2173-ga-co-2785-ga-co-268-ga-co-12200-ga-co-3045-ga-co-2140-ga.15992.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 31 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Success in the access control arena is enhanced if the business has a global presence</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Vanderbilt 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:</strong></p> <p>In 2014, our industry continued to be quite dynamic. While there are several &ldquo;conglomerates&rdquo; in the industry, such as <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/utc-fire-and-security.html" class="blue_bold">UTC</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html"...ASIS President outlines industry-changing trends for 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-177-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1042-ga.16102.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-177-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1042-ga.16102.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 26 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>&nbsp;&ldquo;Winners&rdquo; in 2015 will be multinational security solutions companies and recruiters for mid-to senior-level employment placement</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>ASIS International 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:<br /></strong></p> <p><em><strong>Spending on <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">security systems</a> was up in 2014: In general, it seems that there was an increase in capital projects for 2014. Two likely contributing factors are a slightly better economic...Honeywell’s new HD IP Video kits provide complete end-to-end video surveillance solution for small to mid-size businesseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.15889.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.15889.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 10 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell is now offering bundled IP Video kits that give small to mid-size businesses a hassle-free option for upgrading to high definition IP video. The kits consist of Honeywell&rsquo;s new four-channel embedded NVR with four ball or four bullet style high definition IP cameras. These kits are affordable, easy to install and provide a complete end-to-end video surveillance solution.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The common problem for NVR systems is that they&rsquo;re too expensive and too difficult to install, so many organisations stick to what they know, which is the standard analogue DVR system,&rdquo;</em> said Uli Hopfstock, product manager EMEA, <em>&ldquo;Our Performance Series&rsquo; IP kits address those concerns by providing a cost-effective, easy-to-install system that makes IP video a greater reality for organisations with cash-strapped budgets. It&rsquo;s as easy to set up as a DVR.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>The simple, low-profile camera designs are ideal for tight spaces, and...Costs, usability, and support among access control challengeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9826-ga-co-9003-ga.15812.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9826-ga-co-9003-ga.15812.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 103px; height: 306px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Access control can sometimes get overshadowed by video surveillance</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Technology is shifting rapidly in the access control market, but another obstacle is the need to communicate the value of the technology to users. Specifically, access control can sometimes get overshadowed by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">video surveillance</a>as it competes for a share of the customer&rsquo;s security dollars. <p>From a pure security standpoint, <a...