from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/switzerland.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 GMT All-over-IP Expo 2015: Synology's Niklas Poll to speak on video surveillance storage challengeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10674-ga-co-12027-ga.18458.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10674-ga-co-12027-ga.18458.htmlEvents NewsTue, 01 Sep 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>Niklas will discuss current and future state of video surveillance storage to help integrators select right storage solution for various installations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Synology Business Development Manager Video Surveillance, Niklas Poll will discuss the current and future state of video surveillance storage to help integrators find a safe way out of the jungle of selecting the right storage solution for various surveillance installations &ndash; at All-over-IP Expo 2015 in...Mission 500 raises $5,000 at the Second Annual Axis Golf Tournament in Brampton, Ontariohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.18457.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.18457.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 01 Sep 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>The 140 attendees at the July 16 event were given numerous options to help Mission 500</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, raised $5,000 at the Second Annual Axis Golf Tournament in Brampton, Ontario.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Addressing child poverty in Canada</strong></p> <p>The 140 attendees at the July 16 event, held at the Lionhead Golf Club &amp; Conference Centre, were given numerous options to help Mission 500, which...Ipsotek image recognition and incident detection system helps TfL to reduce traffic congestionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3223-ga.18456.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3223-ga.18456.htmlApplications NewsMon, 31 Aug 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>Ipsotek technology automatically detects traffic build-up &amp; alert traffic operators to quickly implement congestion-relieving procedures</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Helping to keep traffic flowing through one of Europe&rsquo;s busiest cities, Ipsotek, a world leader in Video Analytics, has developed a highly effective new technology in partnership with Transport for London (TfL).</p> <p>As one of a range of measures that is helping to smooth traffic flow in the capital, Ipsotek has worked closely with TfL to develop new CCTV analytic technology that can...Senstar Network Manager alarm reporting system certified with Lenel Onguard 7.0 access control security systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-1090-ga-npr.18455.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-1090-ga-npr.18455.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 31 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Senstar, the world&rsquo;s largest manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) is pleased to announce its Network Manager alarm reporting system has been certified with Lenel&rsquo;s OnGuard 7.0 access control security system, as part of Lenel&rsquo;s Open Access Alliance Program (OAAP).</p> <p><strong>Integration with OnGuard system</strong></p> <p>Network Manager is a software gateway which allows communication with a wide array of Senstar sensors, including FlexZone, FiberPatrol, OmniTrax and UltraWave. The interface provides two-way communications, with the OnGuard system receiving alarm and status information from Senstar sensors and enabling the control of local lighting and audible alerts by managing device relays. Using the alarm information, the full range of the OnGuard system&rsquo;s security responses can be initiated, including commanding camera actions and providing visual and audio alerts.</p> <p>Network Manager&rsquo;s interface with OnGuard...LifeSafety Power and BluBox team up to offer integrated access control solution to security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12699-ga-co-11474-ga.18454.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12699-ga-co-11474-ga.18454.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 31 Aug 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>The BluB&Oslash;X MCLASS enclosure comes in a variety of sizes to accommodate door count and wire management</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>LifeSafety Power&reg; and BluB&Oslash;X have partnered to bring the latest, intelligent access control solutions to the security industry through a new unified enclosure release. BluB&Oslash;X, a leading provider of cloud based physical security solutions, now deploys LifeSafety Power&rsquo;s MCLASS&trade; unified power systems specially engineered to house FlexPower&reg; modules alongside Mercury access...ZKAccess' upgraded V3.5 access control software for ZKTeco’s standalone readershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12725-ga-co-10741-ga-npr.18453.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12725-ga-co-10741-ga-npr.18453.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 31 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to announce its upgraded V3.5 software designed to manage all of ZKTeco's standalone readers. The V3.5 user-friendly interface makes it easy to learn, install, operate and maintain the system. ZKAccess V3.5 seamlessly syncs both user and device information between the computer, panels and readers.</p> <p><strong>Automated controls</strong></p> <p>Some of the many useful access control features in V3.5 include a user-friendly GUI with menu-driven dashboard display, quick-start links for common operations, and an automated tool which greatly simplifies fingerprint template-registration and template-management.</p> <p>Other V3.5 access control tools allow admins to configure; Door unlock duration, User-defined Weigand output string, Request to exit mode, and Anti-passback mode and Mantraps. The software also allows admins to configure two readers per door (for in-and-out reader configuration), as...QNAP QTS 4.2 brochure covers its innovative feature with distinct user interface illustrationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4180-ga-npr.18452.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4180-ga-npr.18452.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>QNAP&reg; Systems, Inc. recently released the comprehensive QTS 4.2 brochure &ndash; an informative QNAP NAS OS user guide that covers all of the innovative features with distinct user interface illustrations. With a revamped user interface and many exciting features, the QTS 4.2 beta has received a great market response and ardent user feedback.</p> <p><strong>Empower users with system efficiency</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;QNAP redesigned QTS and refined its UI to empower users with system efficiency, operation flexibility, and cross-platform control,&rdquo;</em> said Tony Lu, product manager of QNAP, adding <em>&ldquo;following positive feedback and constructive suggestions from over 10,000 users, we have overhauled the entire OS to make it more intuitive, more convenient, more polished, and simply more beautiful. With QTS 4.2, users are limited only by their imaginations.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>Users can find detailed QTS feature introductions and app download information from...TeleEye launches GX680 HD DVRs series for professional video surveillance applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1653-ga-npr.18451.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1653-ga-npr.18451.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>TeleEye GX680 Series is a range of 4-, 9- and 16-channel HD digital video recorders, which are specifically designed for professional video surveillance applications. Now TeleEye are pleased to announce that the functionalities of the GX680 HD DVRs are extended to work with Axis cameras. It is indeed a crucial development in the video surveillance industry because the GX680 HD DVRs are the ideal solution to a number of important requirements that have not been addressed by other NVRs in the marketplace.</p> <p><strong>Hacker resistance</strong></p> <p>There have been multiple incidents reported in the news, indicating IP cameras being easily exposed to security threats. In order to address the security issues, the GX680 HD DVRs are incorporated with our own Hacker Resistant Technology. With the 5-layer protection, hackers are denied unauthorised access to your video network and data stream, safeguarding confidential information, which is crucial for serious security users such...Lock-Tech deploys SALTO Aelement electronic locking system to secure No Man’s Forthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10707-ga-co-3322-ga.18450.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10707-ga-co-3322-ga.18450.htmlApplications NewsFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>SALTO Aelement electronic locking system was selected for its ability to incorporate the client&rsquo;s existing door handles</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A mile offshore from the Isle of Wight, appearing to float in the Solent, you can find one of Britain&rsquo;s most unique Victorian structures. Built between 1867 and 1880, No Man&rsquo;s Fort has recently been re-launched as a luxury hotel and party venue by AmaZing Venues, part of the Clarenco Group.</p> <p>Originally designed to house 80 soldiers defending the country from possible invasion, AmaZing Venues has turned it into a unique...Milestone releases Device Pack 8.1 using XProtect monitoring solutions for partners and customershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-7121-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3289-ga-npr.18449.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-7121-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3289-ga-npr.18449.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has released Device Pack 8.1 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect monitoring solutions.</p> <p>A highlight of this release is support for Digital Barriers&rsquo; TVI wireless video streaming that contains a patent-protected codec which dynamically adjusts video image resolution and pixel density to fit the quality of bandwidth available for video transmission. TVI thereby ensures delivery of highly reliable, secure, real-time video over mobile and other low-bandwidth networks from first-responder units to control rooms and Accident &amp; Emergency (A&amp;E) units.</p> <p>Also notable in Device Pack 8.1 is XProtect support for the Sony Generation 7 4K cameras and the Samsung WiseNet Lite camera series. This release further expands on the number of supported devices in XProtect to more than 4,600 (plus various devices in series and non-listed OEM devices). 145 hardware...BSIA’s Export Council members to exhibit at IFSEC Southeast Asia 2015 in Malaysiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1350-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga-co-306-ga.18448.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1350-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga-co-306-ga.18448.htmlEvents NewsFri, 28 Aug 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>As part of the UK Pavilion, organised by BSIA, Pyronix and TDSi will be showcasing the latest in security technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Members of the British Security Industry Association&rsquo;s Export Council are preparing to exhibit at IFSEC Southeast Asia, the region&rsquo;s leading security, fire and safety exhibition and conference, which takes place from 2nd &ndash; 4th September in Kuala Lumpur.</p> <p>Billed by organisers, UBM Malaysia, as the centre for local security buyers...RoadPixel RPX-SMARTCLIENT ANPR solution for car dealershipshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13285-ga-npr.18447.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13285-ga-npr.18447.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>RoadPixel have launched RPX-SMARTCLIENT, an innovative ANPR solution specifically designed for Car Dealerships. The turnkey system is designed to help dealerships form a more personal and long lasting relationship with their customers by improving the visit experience.</p> <p><strong>Issues alerts to staff</strong></p> <p>With the use of ANPR technology, RPX-SMARTCLIENT is able to issue alerts to staff as soon as a customer or potential customer arrives on site. For the Service team this means that once a customer arrives on site they can be personally greeted in the car park with their service paperwork ready to help them have a fast turnaround and get to work.</p> <p>As a sales tool, RPX-SMARTCLIENT can also give your Sales team a very important heads up when a prospective client arrives. For example, a client will expect to be approached when their hire contract is nearing its end and opportunities can easily be missed when the Service and Sales departments are not working...Matrix Comsec to showcase access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions at IFSEC Malaysia 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.18446.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.18446.htmlEvents NewsFri, 28 Aug 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>Matrix will showcase its access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Matrix Comsec, a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade security and telecom solutions is participating in a leading trade fair for Safety &amp; Security - IFSEC, Malaysia. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of security products encompassing range of access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions.</p> <p><strong>COSEC ARC IP based access control</strong></p> <p>During IFSEC, Matrix...PSA-TEC 2016's calls for presentation now openhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.18445.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.18445.htmlEvents NewsFri, 28 Aug 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>TEC 2016 is the premier education and networking event that is open to everyone in the physical security industry</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> PSA Security Network (www.psasecurity.com), the world&rsquo;s largest electronic security cooperative, recently announced the call for presentations for the TEC 2016 security conference will be open August 24 &ndash; September 14, 2015. The theme of TEC 2016 is &ldquo;Beyond the Edge.&rdquo;&nbsp; <p><strong>Premier education and networking event</strong></p> <p>TEC 2016 is the premier education...Mobile access control and smart phones proving convenient in hoteling worldhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.18444.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.18444.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 28 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> <p><em><strong>More and more commercial buildings today are replacing mechanical keyed locks with card access systems. The basic reason is familiar to security professionals: card systems, once installed, cost less to manage and maintain. &ldquo;When people are let go, if you don&rsquo;t get their keys back, you have to rekey the locks and give everyone new keys,&rdquo; says Brett St. Pierre, director, education solutions with Austin, Texas-based HID Global. &ldquo;With a card system, all you have to do is deactivate the...Dakota Security Systems on what security integrators want from manufacturershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9392-ga.18443.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9392-ga.18443.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 297px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Manufacturers need to come to integrators with a multi-faceted approach on how a wholesale change could be made</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>Dakota Security Systems Inc., Sioux Falls, S.D., a security systems integration company is nearly 40 years old and started as a lock shop. Eric Yunag, president and chief executive officer, has been at the helm of the award-winning company for nearly 10 years. In an exclusive Q&amp;A, SourceSecurity.com asked Yunag what he looks for from his manufacturer-partners.</em></strong></p> <p><strong>Security...Increasing demand for biometric and face recognition applications: TDSi IP access control sales surge in Europehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18439.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18439.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 28 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>Customers are seeking systems integration as a solution rather than a component</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em><strong>The migration of access control systems from conventional technology to IP has had a positive impact on TDSi&rsquo;s sales for IP equipment. &nbsp;Increasing demand for biometric and face recognition applications has also paved the way for better and improved access control systems. According to John Davies, Managing Director of access control company TDSi, the state of any given market depends on where that market is situated. For...ASSA ABLOY Phoenix urges local businesses to support Maricopa Heat Relief Networkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.18430.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.18430.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 28 Aug 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>ASSA ABLOY Phoenix organised a company-wide water donation challenge during the month of July</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ASSA ABLOY Phoenix is urging fellow local businesses to get involved in the Maricopa Association of Government&rsquo;s Heat Relief Network in downtown Phoenix. Local organisations that have joined the Heat Relief Network are helping provide hydration, refuge and wellness checks for homeless, elderly and people with disabilities during extreme hot weather. With temperatures consistently exceeding 110 degrees, bottled water at Hydration Stations...Camden Door Controls' CV-550SPK standalone keypad with proximity card readerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2646-ga-npr.18427.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2646-ga-npr.18427.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Camden Door Controls has released its new CV-550SPK surface mount, weather and vandal resistant, backlit, stand-alone keypad with proximity card reader.</p> <p><strong>Benefits of keypad/reader</strong></p> <p>The HID format prox reader and keypad supports up to 2,000 users with card, PIN, or card and PIN access. Rugged and attractive, the keypad/reader is designed for high traffic indoor and outdoor applications.</p> <p>CV-550SPK features a cast metal housing with fully potted electronics, making CV-550SPK both weather (IP 65 rated) and vandal resistant.&nbsp; CV-550SPK has inputs for REX switch/sensor, door contacts, a Form &lsquo;C&rsquo; relay, and a tamper alarm.</p> <p>The unit also has a Wiegand 26 bit input and output, which allows the CV-550SPK to operate as a dual credential (prox reader and keypad) access control system device. User cards or tags can easily be individually or batch enrolled.</p> <p>CV-550SPK is ideal for professional offices, healthcare, schools,...Lenel’s electronic security technology helps protect Little League World Serieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5928-ga-co-1042-ga.18426.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5928-ga-co-1042-ga.18426.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 28 Aug 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>Lenel is there for the 17th consecutive year helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As 16 teams from around the world converge for the 69th annual Little League World Series, Lenel, a leading provider in advanced security systems, is there for the 17th consecutive year helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans. Lenel is part of UTC Building &amp; Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp.</p> <p><strong>Annual participation</strong></p> <p>Each year, Lenel contributes its...