from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/monaco.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Providing technical support in the home systems environmenthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12223-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.15012.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12223-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.15012.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>A pessimist might see the coming &ldquo;Internet of Things&rdquo; as the &ldquo;Internet of Things that Could Go Wrong.&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>Clearly the networking of more machines in the home, including <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">video and security systems</a>, suggests that somebody (or something) needs to be available to make sure that the resulting home automation system is working as intended. If you need technical support for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-10903-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.13919.html" class="orangebold">home automation</a>, who do you call?</p> <p>It&rsquo;s not just a theoretical question, given the accelerating trend toward networked home automation systems that connect everything from lighting controls and big-screen TVs to climate control to (coming soon) refrigerators and even clothing. According to <a...Morpho unveils world’s fastest contactless four finger scanner – ‘Finger On the Fly’http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11321-ga-npr.15007.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11321-ga-npr.15007.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Morpho (Safran), recently announced the commercial launch of Finger On the Fly&reg;, the world&rsquo;s fastest contactless four finger scanner. Using advanced imaging technology, this innovation simultaneously captures four fingerprints from a single wave of the hand. Finger On the Fly&reg; will be on display at the 2014 Global Identity Summit in Tampa, Florida from September 16-18 (booth #301).</p> <p>Finger on the Fly&reg; simultaneously delivers high security through multi finger matching, and extremely fast touchless convenience. Delivering high-resolution fingerprint capture in less than one second, Finger On the Fly&reg; is also the market&rsquo;s fastest contactless biometric device.</p> <p>Finger on the Fly&reg; ensures that markets and industries which necessitate truly touchless operation can now also benefit from the world&rsquo;s leading fingerprint technology from Morpho. Finger On the Fly&reg; is ideally suited for applications such as border control at airports,...Researchers demonstrate how to thwart backscatter X-ray screeninghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6432-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.15006.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6432-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.15006.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Backscatter x-ray is a full-body scanning technology, typically used for passenger screening at airports and to detect plastic bombs and other hidden weapons. The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/transportation-security-administration-tsa.html" class="blue_bold">Transportation Security Administration</a> (TSA) has taken backscatter x-ray machines out of U.S. airports because of changing requirements, although they are still used internationally and at other venues, such as courthouses, prisons, etc. Controversy has plagued the devices since they were introduced in 2009, including concerns about safety and privacy.</p> <p>But how well do they work? More to the point, could a group of intrepid terrorists figure out a way to outsmart them? Several U.S. scientists from three universities decided to find out, and their results include a list of multiple ways to get around the detection provided by backscatter x-ray machines. Here are some ways a...Global unit shipments of smart cards expected to rise by 2.1 billion from 2014 according to IHS Technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.15005.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.15005.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>IHS states Smart card shipments in 2019 will rise to 10.9 billion units, up from 8.8 billion in 2014</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Global unit shipments of smart cards are expected to rise by 2.1 billion from 2014 through 2019&mdash;about equal to the combined populations of China, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil, according to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS Technology</a>.</p> <p>Smart card shipments in 2019 will rise to 10.9 billion units, up from 8.8 billion in 2014, as shown in the attached figure. To put this in perspective,...Samsung Techwin signs Premier SGI as its new manufacturer’s rep for Northern Californiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9381-ga-co-12219-ga.15003.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9381-ga-co-12219-ga.15003.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 133px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Premier SGI offers Samsung&rsquo;s lIP video products and solutions to systems integrators in the region</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/samsung-techwin-america.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin America</a> is pleased to announce it has signed <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/premier-sgi.html" class="blue_bold">Premier SGI</a> as its new manufacturer&rsquo;s rep for Northern California. The firm brings a lengthy track record of security product sales and marketing in the...CNL Software IPSecurityCenter PSIM latest release to be showcased at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-8497-ga.15000.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-8497-ga.15000.htmlEvents NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 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>CNL IPSecurityCenter supports organisations to ensure compliance and homogenize security protection levels</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cnl-software.html" class="blue_bold">CNL Software</a> will be demonstrating the latest release of its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution, at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS International</a> in booths 1043 and 2211...Software House introduces iSTAR Ultra 32 reader network door controllerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2554-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.14999.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2554-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.14999.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces iSTAR Ultra, a 32 reader network door controller built on the Linux platform for improved security and scalability.</p> <p>iSTAR Ultra uniquely combines support for traditional hard-wired access control doors with support for wireless locksets, all in the same controller. Up to 32 readers are supported by iSTAR Ultra, of which 16 may come from the Access Control Module&rsquo;s (ACM) I/O units; the rest can be made up of ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless lock sets and devices. iSTAR Ultra communicates with the latest version of C&bull;CURE 9000 security and event management system for a complete access control solution.</p> <p>In addition to the increased reader capacity, iSTAR Ultra also provides a higher capacity of inputs and outputs per controller &ndash; near double the amount supported by iSTAR Pro today.</p> <p>Ideal for enterprise and government applications, iSTAR Ultra features dual GigE network...VIVOTEK network cameras safeguard factory operation at Shakelli Dairy Companyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11388-ga-co-1795-ga.14998.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11388-ga-co-1795-ga.14998.htmlApplications NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 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>VIVOTEK&rsquo;s FE8172V, IP8372, IP8362, and FD8335H IP cameras were installed at the company</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Upgrading a 100 year-old facility with a top of the line surveillance system</strong></p> <p>Like many companies before it, Shakelli Dairy Company started out small. Before making a splash in the food industry, Shakelli grew from roots planted in the northwestern Iranian town of Tabriz &ndash; a city that today boasts a population of almost 1.5 million people. Steady development throughout the...ABUS to demonstrate a host of integrated security products at Security ESSEN 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6884-ga.14996.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6884-ga.14996.htmlEvents NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Among the products being shown will be the new range of mechanical additional security facilities with integrated alarm function</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The entire world of security technology will be exhibited on more than 550 m2. Visitors to the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/abus-kg.html" class="blue_bold">ABUS Group</a> stand (hall 1, stand 108) at the <em>&ldquo;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html#.U_xVLqwzKno"...Significance of data protection in physical security systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.14991.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.14991.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 27 Aug 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></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>In the digital world, people own personal information just like they own physical assets such as cash, keys and clothes in the real world. But because personal information is intangible, its value has been overlooked by many for a very long time. With the increase in cyber crimes on personal data and the infamous Snowden affair, this issue has become more prominent. Fei Liu from <a...BSIA appoints Elmdene Managing Director Ian Moore as Chairman of the Association’s dedicated Export Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga.14964.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga.14964.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>A long-term contributor to the BSIA&rsquo;s Export Council, Ian&rsquo;s expertise continues to help new exporters gain a foothold in overseas markets</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html#.U_WPo6wzKno" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a>&rsquo;s AGM, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/elmdene-international-limited.html#.U_WPqqwzKno" class="blue_bold">Elmdene...AxxonSoft to showcase video management software at Security Essen 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-1137-ga.14994.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-1137-ga.14994.htmlEvents NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 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>AxxonSoft will feature its Axxon Next VMS as well as its Axxon Intellect PSIM software platform at Security Essen<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/axxonsoft.html#.U_xN3aOYEXE" class="blue_bold">AxxonSoft</a> is scheduled to take part in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html#.U_xN8qOYEXE" class="blue_bold">Security Essen</a>, an exhibition to be held this fall from 23 to 26 September in Essen, Germany.</p>...Z-Wave expands in retail market with major American retailers showing interest in its product linehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10903-ga.14993.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10903-ga.14993.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Smart home solutions powered by Z-Wave have been recently introduced by Home Depot</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/z-wave-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">Z-Wave</a>, the world's most broadly adopted wireless protocol for smart home control, is experiencing a surge of market expansion as a result of new products and systems brought to consumers by several of America's largest retailers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Smart home solutions powered by Z-Wave have been recently introduced by Home Depot, the world's largest...VIVOTEK network surveillance cameras and Exacq video management software deployed at Prairie Hill School Districthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10023-ga-co-12217-ga-co-1795-ga.14992.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10023-ga-co-12217-ga-co-1795-ga.14992.htmlApplications NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The school decided to deploy the VIVOTEK network cameras because of their superior image quality<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Prairie Hill School District is a gateway community on the North East state line. The District is part suburb and 100% committed to offering the finest instructional program in the area. It believes that an effective instructional program requires a school environment where student safety is top priority. To ensure the safety of its students, as well as staff, the...Honeywell announces The Mercury Group as a Honeywell Authorised Dealer for Commercial Security Systems (CSS)http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-12216-ga.14987.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-12216-ga.14987.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 120px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Mercury Group offers a range of security technology, including perimeter protection systems and management software</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/the-mercury-group.html" class="blue_bold">The Mercury Group</a> as a Honeywell Authorised Dealer for Commercial Security Systems (CSS). For more than 36 years, the company&rsquo;s three...Keyscan partners with Parallel Solutions LLChttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2910-ga-co-10132-ga.14986.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2910-ga-co-10132-ga.14986.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 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>The partnership will continue to raise the Keyscan brand in Illinois and Eastern Wisconsin markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/keyscan-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Keyscan Access Control Systems</a> is pleased to announce it has partnered with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/parallel-solutions.html#.U_rq3KNIpqU" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Parallel Solutions, LLC</span></a> as Keyscan&rsquo;s new Manufacturer&rsquo;s Representative serving Illinois and Eastern...Airbus Defence and Space provides Indonesian Air Force with latest aircraft identification and air surveillance equipmenthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga-co-12214-ga.14985.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga-co-12214-ga.14985.htmlApplications NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 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>Airbus Defence and Space has improved the air traffic control and air defence capabilities of Indonesia's 15,000 islands</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/airbus-defence-and-space-formerly-cassidian.html#.U_rZA6OYEXE" class="blue_bold">Airbus Defence and Space</a> provides the Indonesian Air Force with the latest aircraft identification and air surveillance equipment, thus improving the air traffic control and air defence capabilities over the...Real-Time Technology Group announces technology partnership with All Points Logisticshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10526-ga.14984.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10526-ga.14984.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The companies are partnering to leverage RTTG&rsquo;s expertise in developing identity management programs</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/real-time-technology-group.html" class="blue_bold">Real-Time Technology Group</a>, an industry-leading provider of secure and hosted Identity Management solutions for secure operations and incident response, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with All Points Logistics, a Service...ACTi’s Mobile Vehicle solution ensures safer transportation environmenthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2097-ga.14982.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2097-ga.14982.htmlApplications NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 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>ACTi's Mobile Vehicle solution provides active monitoring and displays a live feed in-vehicle to deter criminal activity</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Today, Mobile Security has become much more significant for many reasons. Passengers, drivers, fleet operators and managers are each looking for a means to increase personnel and passenger safety on the road, protection against false accusations or insurance scams, and cargo security.</p> <p><a...CNL Software’s IPSecurityCenter PSIM software provides security management system for hospital facility in South Africahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8497-ga-co-10139-ga.14981.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8497-ga-co-10139-ga.14981.htmlApplications NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 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>CNL Software partnered with e-Thele SQD Networks to provide security management system for the South African hospital</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cnl-software.html#.U_rE-qOYEXE" class="blue_bold">CNL Software</a>, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/e-thele-sqd-networks-pty-ltd.html#.U_q-46OYEXE" class="blue_bold">e-Thele SQD Networks</a> a market leader in...