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 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Honeywell Digital Video Manager R600 helps enhance security system managementhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11899-ga-co-2173-ga-npr.18417.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11899-ga-co-2173-ga-npr.18417.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell recently announced enhancements to Honeywell Digital Video Manager (DVM). The latest release, DVM R600, will enable organisations to more efficiently manage their security system with enhanced mobile capabilities and voice command, and mitigate business risk via support for current IT platforms.</p> <p><strong>Enhanced operator efficiency </strong></p> <p>Major updates to DVM include enhanced system access and usability, which are designed to improve operator efficiency and reaction time. Security personnel can now access high-definition, full-frame-rate video on a mobile device, for example, enabling continuous monitoring from almost any location. Operators can also control DVM using voice commands to more easily manage multiple video feeds and request near-real-time system updates.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Every second is important to an organisation when an incident occurs and security staff must take immediate action if there is a threat,&rdquo;</em> said John Rajchert,...Axxon Intellect PSIM with BACnet support enables security system integrationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1546-ga-npr.18399.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1546-ga-npr.18399.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 24 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>AxxonSoft, a leading Eastern European developer of smart integration systems for security and video surveillance, has added support for the BACnet protocol to its Axxon Intellect PSIM.</p> <p>BACnet (Building Automation and Control Building Automation and Control Networks) is an open communications protocol for automating and programming building systems.</p> <p>The BACnet integration module allows connecting BACnet-compliant devices to Intellect-powered systems, with the ability to exchange data, get events, and manage on-board software on devices.</p> <p>Leading manufacturers of security equipment and building automation systems include BACnet support with their products, including Siemens, Honeywell and others. The BACnet integration module significantly expands the list of devices supported in Intellect, enabling integration of both security subsystems and building management subsystems in a single integrated interface.</p>Casino security - HD IP cameras offer better video surveillance capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1239-ga-co-9294-ga-co-8173-ga.18345.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1239-ga-co-9294-ga-co-8173-ga.18345.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 14 Aug 2015 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>Large busy casinos must maintain continuous surveillance of multiple tables and machines</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em><strong>High-definition (HD) cameras are a perfect fit for the casino market. HD security cameras provide six times the resolution of analogue cameras, supplying images with sharper edges that easily identify faces, cards, dice, chips, currency, and fill slips. In addition, high-definition IP cameras can reduce camera count. A single, 1080p camera can effectively cover poker, roulette or craps tables where...Fibaro Home Center 2 home automation system US availabilityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-4351-ga-co-583-ga-co-13004-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-12085-ga-co-2993-ga-co-10419-ga-npr.18327.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-4351-ga-co-583-ga-co-13004-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-12085-ga-co-2993-ga-co-10419-ga-npr.18327.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 11 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Fibaro, a leading European manufacturer of wireless, intelligent home automation systems, announces the availability in the United States of Home Center 2, the centrepiece of Fibaro&rsquo;s total connected home ecosystem.&nbsp;</p> <p>Based on Z-Wave wireless technology, the Home Center 2 uses Fibaro and other Z-Wave sensors to provide complete control over hundreds of home automation devices and scenarios. As a result, the Home Center 2 brings a high level of convenience, safety and energy efficiency to homeowners.</p> <p>The Home Center 2 and its many diverse functions can be controlled via a user-friendly interface on a computer or through Fibaro&rsquo;s smartphone/tablet application. This application works with voice commands and GPS integration, and can be used anywhere in the world.</p> <p><strong>Compatibility with popular home automation devices</strong></p> <p>In addition to working with Fibaro Home Automation devices like the award-winning Fibaro Motion Sensor and...Casino IP video surveillance migration boosts as economy improveshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1239-ga-co-8421-ga.18310.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1239-ga-co-8421-ga.18310.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 07 Aug 2015 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></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <em><strong>Video surveillance systems are extensively used in the casino market, but ironically casinos are more often than not behind the curve when it comes to installing newer security systems. Video technology adoption in the casino market has recently slowed down because of the economy.</strong></em> <p><strong>Analogue to IP migration</strong></p> <p>The economic downturn slowed the analogue-to-IP transition process of video surveillance technology used in the gaming market, says Laurie Smock, vice president of...Honeywell expands HDZ Series PTZ range with IP 22x optical zoom 1080p versionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.18289.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.18289.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 05 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell recently expanded its range of HDZ Series PTZ cameras designed to handle installations where continuous detailed surveillance at longer distances is essential.</p> <p><strong>With an analogue version</strong></p> <p>Now available is an IP 22x optical zoom 1080p version along with an analogue version.&nbsp; The expanded HDZ Series is ideally suited for surveillance of cities, roads, airports, ports, government facilities, casinos, education campuses, stadia, critical infrastructure and industrial environments.</p> <p>Honeywell HDZ Series cameras can monitor a variety of environments, locations and conditions. The expanded range with up to 1080p resolution, 360-degree continuous rotation function and optical zoom lenses provides sharp clarity at any depth of field. In addition, the HDZ Series of True Day/Night PTZ cameras come equipped with wide dynamic range ideal for environments with high contrast and changing light conditions.</p> <p><strong>Captures continuous...Honeywell's MAXPRO Cloud wins 2015 ESX TechVision Challengehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2630-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12074-ga-co-9323-ga-co-2853-ga-co-737-ga-co-1261-ga-co-12792-ga-co-10778-ga-co-12725-ga-co-2173-ga.18217.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2630-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12074-ga-co-9323-ga-co-2853-ga-co-737-ga-co-1261-ga-co-12792-ga-co-10778-ga-co-12725-ga-co-2173-ga.18217.htmlEvents NewsMon, 27 Jul 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 MAXPRO Cloud integrated video surveillance and access control security system wins ESX award</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/electronic-security-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Electronic Security Expo</a> (ESX) - the national trade event where electronic security and life safety dealers, integrators, and monitoring professionals connect, learn, and prepare for the future - announced the winner of ESX 2015 TechVision Challenge.</p>...Home automation standards and protocolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-467-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10515-ga-co-10905-ga-co-10903-ga-co-12988-ga.18209.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-467-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10515-ga-co-10905-ga-co-10903-ga-co-12988-ga.18209.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 27 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>As the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/home-automation" class="blue_bold">home automation</a> industry has expanded with an ever growing number of devices and services, companies are placing bets on which wireless protocols will dominate. The past few years the leaders have been <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/z-wave-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">Z-Wave</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/zigbee-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">ZigBee</a>. Companies are also using a variety of other standards including <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/crestron-electronics-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Crestron&rsquo;s</a> Infinet, Insteon, and proprietary technologies such as <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lutron-electronics.html" class="blue_bold">Lutron&rsquo;s</a> ClearConnect.</p> <p><strong>Next-generation protocols: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi...Honeywell new fire and life safety solution announcementshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13134-ga-co-12896-ga-co-10210-ga-co-2173-ga-co-13133-ga-co-2962-ga-co-9750-ga.18085.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13134-ga-co-12896-ga-co-10210-ga-co-2173-ga-co-13133-ga-co-2962-ga-co-9750-ga.18085.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 10 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 234px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>New notification appliances from Silent Knight provide code-required low-frequency output</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Just before the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/nfpa-conference-and-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">National Fire Protection Association&rsquo;s (NFPA) World Safety Conference and Expo</a>, June 22-25 in Chicago, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> unveiled new solutions and...ESX conference connects integrators, manufacturers and association membershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10973-ga-co-390-ga-co-13121-ga-co-13119-ga-co-5999-ga-co-9976-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10883-ga-co-13120-ga-co-13122-ga.18053.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10973-ga-co-390-ga-co-13121-ga-co-13119-ga-co-5999-ga-co-9976-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10883-ga-co-13120-ga-co-13122-ga.18053.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 06 Jul 2015 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>ESA opens the 2015 exhibit show floor with a ribbon cutting ceremony</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/electronic-security-association.html" class="blue_bold">Electronic Security Association</a> (ESA) wrapped up <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/electronic-security-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ESX 2015</a>, June 24 to 26 in Baltimore, Md., drawing integrators, manufacturers and association members from across the country to attend the annual educational, exhibits and...Expanding market for home automation sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 01 Jul 2015 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></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Just how big is the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/home-automation.html" class="blue_bold">home automation</a> industry? One way to tell is by looking at the sheer number of companies &ndash; large and small&mdash;that have rushed to enter this fast-growing space. They include some of the world&rsquo;s largest corporations &ndash; Apple and Google &ndash; along with the nation&rsquo;s biggest cable and telecom companies &ndash; Comcast and AT&amp;T. It includes big names in security like <a...Honeywell's enhanced Le Sucre wireless security systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.18025.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.18025.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell recently announced several new features for Le Sucre&trade; wireless security systems using Honeywell Cloud Services to enhance the capabilities and customer preferences for the popular security solution.</p> <p>Developed in response to homeowners changing needs, Le Sucre with Honeywell Cloud Services now offers a complete self-monitoring and remote service solution that can be placed anywhere in the home. Supported by Honeywell Cloud Services, the system also provides homeowners with a quality self-monitoring security system based on radio frequency (RF) technology.</p> <p><strong>Text message notifications</strong></p> <p>New features include text message notifications, in addition to email notification services, when an alarm is triggered. This optional service is easy for users to set up using the Total Connect 2.0E app, and is available for a two year period that can be renewed.</p> <p>Le Sucre and Total Connect 2.0E can also now report the temperature of rooms...Honeywell's enhanced GX Remote Control mobile apphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17937.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17937.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Following the successful launch of the Honeywell GX Remote Control app V2.1 earlier this year, Honeywell recently announced new functionality to the mobile app with the addition of output control.</p> <p>With smartphone and tablet usage skyrocketing, the app is designed to provide users with an easier and more intuitive way to remotely access, manage and control their Galaxy&reg; Flex and Galaxy Dimension intruder alarm systems wherever they are in the world. The app already allows busy business owners or homeowners to instantly request a status report, set and unset the alarm and review log information but the update adds further functionality:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Output Control</strong> which allows the control of electrical systems ranging from heating and air-conditioning, to lighting and gate control via the App. Users can control these systems remotely enabling remote home &amp; business automation from any smart device. This function also enables simple control of...High growth numbers reflect democratisation of home automationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-467-ga-co-2173-ga.17724.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-467-ga-co-2173-ga.17724.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 02 Jun 2015 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>Reductions in cost are putting home automation within the reach of a greater number of people</strong><br /><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Not too long ago the idea of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/home-automation.html" class="blue_bold">home automation</a> was strictly the province of the rich and famous. With costs that soared as high as $100,000 or more, controlling HVAC, lighting, doors and security from a single source just wasn&rsquo;t in the budget for Main Street America.</p> <p>That was then, but now is an entirely...FST Biometrics combines security with conveniencehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7994-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1042-ga-co-8421-ga-sb.17708.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7994-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1042-ga-co-8421-ga-sb.17708.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 28 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Security vigilance can be sporadic at many companies and institutions. Facilities tend to tighten security in the days after a scary event happens or makes headlines, and people are generally tolerant of the associated inconvenience &ndash; for a time. But as memory fades, so too does tolerance for being inconvenienced. We want to be safe, but we also don&rsquo;t want to be bothered. We want a <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">security system</a> that both provides safety and is unobtrusive.</p> <p>Security doesn&rsquo;t have to be inconvenient. That&rsquo;s a core message of FST Biometrics, which leverages multiple technologies to identify people in motion, ensuring non-invasive, seamless security in a variety of environments.</p> <p><strong>&ldquo;In Motion Identification&rdquo;</strong></p> <table style="width: 305px; height: 48px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="right"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h2><strong><em>FST...Honeywell launches Command and Control Suite - smart building technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.17668.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.17668.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 21 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Honeywell today announced the next generation of smart building technology, Command and Control Suite, which turns complex facility data into recommendations and easy-to-implement changes that help boost business outcomes &mdash; lowering costs, minimising risk and reducing downtime.</p> <p>By combining intelligent automation, advanced analytics and visualisation with the simplified user experience of today&rsquo;s home and mobile electronics, Command and Control Suite links building automation and the enterprise. It provides a holistic view of a connected building&rsquo;s video feeds, access control and fire alarms, for example, and pulls in relevant information from human resource applications. Integrating data from these disparate systems could help security personnel track occupants and make sure they exit the facility in the event of an evacuation, improving employee safety.</p> <p>Investing in this type of smart building technology typically pays for itself within one or...Honeywell Vindicator CCDE critical asset protection at U.S. Air Forcehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17660.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17660.htmlApplications NewsWed, 20 May 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>Vindicator products are also approved for operation across the Air Force&rsquo;s data networks</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 its newest generation of Vindicator&reg; Command, Control and Display Equipment (CCDE) has been certified to protect critical assets at U.S. Air Force bases worldwide.</p> <p>The Air Force awarded the certification after exhaustive qualification, testing and evaluation. Vindicator solutions have been on...Redvision to exhibit alongside Maxxess at IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-9972-ga-co-9252-ga-co-3322-ga-co-1813-ga.17610.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-9972-ga-co-9252-ga-co-3322-ga-co-1813-ga.17610.htmlEvents NewsThu, 14 May 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"> <p><strong>The stand to demonstrate how access control, intruder and fire alarms can all be used to trigger Redvision PTZ dome cameras<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/redvision-cctv-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Redvision</a>, the UK manufacturer of the X-SERIES&trade; rugged PTZ dome cameras and Redcop&trade; rapid deployment systems, will have staff present and products displayed on the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/maxxess-systems-inc.html"...Technology contributes to holistic security approach at primary/secondary schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-2173-ga-co-12634-ga-co-6100-ga-co-9826-ga-co-2942-ga-co-823-ga.17478.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-2173-ga-co-12634-ga-co-6100-ga-co-9826-ga-co-2942-ga-co-823-ga.17478.htmlExpert CommentarySat, 02 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 189px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Honeywell recently helped the Penns Valley Area School district in Pennsylvania design and implement a custom security system </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Security systems are just part of the solution to protecting primary/secondary schools. Technology can contribute to a broader, holistic approach to security that is customised to meet the needs of each educational institution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> has helped many schools customise security systems to meet each...Top US and Canadian integrators receive AMAG's Eagle award at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1-ga-co-7623-ga-co-12916-ga-co-12917-ga-co-10495-ga-co-12918-ga-co-12915-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10236-ga-co-3292-ga-co-9647-ga-co-10537-ga-co-12914-ga-co-2283-ga-co-10493-ga-co-1744-ga-co-130-ga.17477.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1-ga-co-7623-ga-co-12916-ga-co-12917-ga-co-10495-ga-co-12918-ga-co-12915-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10236-ga-co-3292-ga-co-9647-ga-co-10537-ga-co-12914-ga-co-2283-ga-co-10493-ga-co-1744-ga-co-130-ga.17477.htmlEvents NewsThu, 30 Apr 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>Top 2014 Symmetry Authorised Resellers were presented with Eagle Awards</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Top performing integrators from throughout the US and Canada were awarded <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG Technology</a>&rsquo;s coveted Eagle Award at the company&rsquo;s annual Eagle Award reception held at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a> on April 17. Top 2014 Symmetry Authorized Resellers were presented with Eagle Awards in...