from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/united-states-of-america.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Geofire's Salamander fire door holders installed at prestigious London apartment complexeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12638-ga.18254.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12638-ga.18254.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 Jul 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>Salamander fire door holders improve ventilation in the building&rsquo;s corridors in case of fire emergency<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/geofire.html" class="blue_bold">Geofire</a>'s Salamander range radio-controlled fire door holders have been installed at one of London&rsquo;s most prestigious apartment complexes, The Whitehouse Apartments SE1, to legally hold open fire doors and improve ventilation in the building&rsquo;s corridors, while protecting occupants in case of a...Skyguard’s MySOS Mandown personal safety alarm for lone worker protectionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7998-ga.18253.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7998-ga.18253.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 Jul 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>MySOS Mandown provides lone workers with a simple yet effective way to call for help in any emergency situation</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In order to alleviate the risk to its lone working maintenance team, Circle Housing Property Services has introduced &lsquo;MySOS Mandown&rsquo; personal safety devices, developed exclusively by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sky-guaurd-security-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Skyguard</a>.</p> <p><strong>Easy to use personal safety alarm</strong></p> <p>Circle Housing...GJD, detector equipment specialist, releases D-TECT IP Detectorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-755-ga-co-780-ga-co-11246-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1156-ga-co-1164-ga-co-4392-ga-co-3289-ga-npr.18252.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-755-ga-co-780-ga-co-11246-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1156-ga-co-1164-ga-co-4392-ga-co-3289-ga-npr.18252.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>GJD, a leading British manufacturer and designer of professional external detector equipment has recently launched an innovative range of IP detectors. Combining advanced signal processing, PoE communications and unique optical systems, the new detectors offer flexible security solutions, whilst being easy to install and integrate with existing security systems and VMS platforms.</p> <p><strong>Seamless integration with VMS providers and CCTV systems</strong></p> <p>Suitable for all sector requirements, the company&rsquo;s D-TECT IP products offer comprehensive benefits including seamless integration with major VMS providers and CCTV cameras. Milestone, Mirasys, Seetec, Kentima Ethiris and Griffid are to name a few of the supported VMS systems. Compatible camera systems include Axis, Bosch, Sony and Mobotix. Mark Tibbenham, GJD&rsquo;s Managing Director commented: <em>&ldquo;Our new D-TECT IP detectors provide real-time remote access to enable remote monitoring from anywhere...Genetec Security Center improves security and safety of City of Lakeland, Floridahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-co-13216-ga-co-13215-ga.18251.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-co-13216-ga-co-13215-ga.18251.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 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>Genetec Security Center combines video surveillance, access control, ALPR systems into one central monitoring</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The challenge</strong></p> <p>The City of Lakeland in Florida has recently standardised its security operations with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technical-details/cctv/software.1/software/genetec-security-center.html" class="blue_bold">Security Center</a>, a unified security platform that combines video...Protection 1 completes “All for 1 Day” community service eventhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10787-ga.18250.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10787-ga.18250.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 Jul 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 projects ranged from serving meals at rescue missions to blood, food and clothing drives</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/protection-1.html" class="blue_bold">Protection 1</a>, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., recently announced that it has just completed its third annual &ldquo;All for 1 Day&rdquo; where its employees volunteered their time for local causes that will benefit the communities where they live and work....TDSi's French division appoints new technical support engineer, Thierry Tirmarchehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2312-ga-co-1645-ga.18249.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2312-ga-co-1645-ga.18249.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 Jul 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>Thierry will ensure that the customers continually have access to the technical support and assistance they need</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> has appointed Thierry Tirmarche as its new Technical Support Engineer, based at the company's French headquarters at Noisy-Le-Grand, Paris.</p> <p><strong>Strengthens TDSi's export team</strong></p> <p>Mica Negrilic, TDSi's International Business Development Manager, who heads up TDSi's French operations commented,...Physical security industry adopts social media monitoringhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13212-ga.18248.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13212-ga.18248.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 30 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><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/private-sector-security.html" class="blue_bold">Private security</a> professionals and law enforcement personnel are leveraging social media as a physical security tool to identify security threats and prevent crime.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Knowledge is power, and we&rsquo;re all learning to cyber-sleuth to keep up with the bad guys,&rdquo;</em> says Wendy Patrick, JD, PhD, Deputy District Attorney, special operations division, San Diego District Attorney&rsquo;s office and president of...PSIM transition to Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM)http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.18236.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.18236.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 325px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center">(<a href="/docs/moredocs/images/converged_security.jpg" class="blue_bold">see bigger image</a>)</td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The very nature of true enterprise PSIM software is that it has the capability to connect to other systems and subsystems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <em><strong>In this article, James I. Chong, CEO &amp; Founder of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vidsys.html" class="blue_bold">Vidsys</a>, sheds light on true <a...BSIA elects new section chairmen following Annual General Meetinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2466-ga-co-9830-ga-co-13199-ga-co-306-ga-co-13201-ga-co-408-ga-co-13200-ga-co-7991-ga-co-590-ga-co-984-ga-co-1007-ga-co-11713-ga-co-6872-ga-co-5560-ga-co-13086-ga-co-1528-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-1726-ga-co-11221-ga-co-8886-ga.18226.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2466-ga-co-9830-ga-co-13199-ga-co-306-ga-co-13201-ga-co-408-ga-co-13200-ga-co-7991-ga-co-590-ga-co-984-ga-co-1007-ga-co-11713-ga-co-6872-ga-co-5560-ga-co-13086-ga-co-1528-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-1726-ga-co-11221-ga-co-8886-ga.18226.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 Jul 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>Each chairman guides their section at quarterly meetings and throughout term to improve private security sector on the whole</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following its Annual General Meeting which took place on Wednesday 15th July 2015, the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a> (BSIA) has elected chairmen and vice chairmen to serve its sections of membership.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The BSIA is very proud...Security and life safety systems provider, Stanley launches new websitehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2283-ga.18247.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2283-ga.18247.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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>The updated website is a part of STANLEY&rsquo;s commitment to improving security and safety of people and their daily environment</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/stanley-security-solutions.html" class="blue_bold">STANLEY Security GB</a> recently launched its updated and expanded website, STANLEYSecurity.co.uk, as part of its continued commitment to improving the security and safety of people and their daily environment. The website...BSIA's new white paper - 'Information destruction in the public sector'http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.18246.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.18246.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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 paper is designed to provide the correct protocols in the destruction of sensitive items and materials</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a> (BSIA) and its Information Destruction section are pleased to announce the publication of a white paper to be used by public sector entities.</p> <p><strong>Provide correct protocols</strong></p> <p>The paper is designed...Security solutions provider, Galaxy Control partners with four new manufacturers’ rep firmshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13208-ga-co-2813-ga-co-13209-ga-co-13211-ga.18245.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13208-ga-co-2813-ga-co-13209-ga-co-13211-ga.18245.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 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>Galaxy adds four new manufacturers&rsquo; rep firms to handle sales and support activities in markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/galaxy-control-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Galaxy Control Systems</a>, a leading provider of integrated access control, video and security solutions, has partnered with four new manufacturers&rsquo; representative firms to handle sales and support activities in markets that continue to show rapid expansion opportunities for the company.</p>...EtherWAN’s new EX78900 Hardened Managed 16-port Gigabit PoE++ switch serieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7102-ga-npr.18244.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7102-ga-npr.18244.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>EtherWAN Systems Inc. launches the EX78900 series, a Hardened Managed DIN-Rail 16-port Gigabit PoE switch, supporting PoE++ (also known as Ultra PoE) of 60W per port.</p> <p>The EX78900&rsquo;s PoE/PSE ports are not only IEEE802.3af/at compliant, but they are also enhanced with ultra-powerful PoE chips to boost the PoE output power up to 60 watts per port, utilising all 4 pairs of a single CAT5e cable. It enables a wide range of applicable cases with broader end devices support, such as VoIP telephony, Wireless Access Points, high-definition PTZ dome cameras, infrared network illuminators, physical access control with door locks, information kiosks, digital signage, and so on.</p> <p><strong>Improves network performance and security features</strong></p> <p>In additional to superior high-power PoE support, the EX78900 switch is equipped with a total of 16 Gigabit ports. The versatile design of the EX78900 series allows port configurations as many as 12 full Gigabit copper...LEGIC welcomes Cardag Deutschland GmbH to its ID networkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13210-ga-co-1040-ga.18243.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13210-ga-co-1040-ga.18243.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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>Cardag is installing LEGIC transponder chips in its contactless cards<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cardag-deutschland-gmbh.html" class="blue_bold">Cardag Deutschland GmbH</a>, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/legic-identsystems-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">LEGIC</a> welcomes another partner to its ID Network. Cardag has specialised in the development, production and sale of adaptable chip cards and works with the entire...VIVOTEK’s new 16 channel ND8422P PoE NVR for diverse surveillance applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1795-ga-npr.18241.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1795-ga-npr.18241.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>VIVOTEK is proud to announce the launch of its all-new smart and efficient ND8422P PoE NVR. With the full-features of a Linux- embedded system, this new NVR supports up to 16 channels of network cameras, and is equipped with 8 built-in PoE complaint ports. This advanced connectivity means users can connect cameras directly to the NVR without any additional hardware. The new ND8422P PoE NVR is also equipped with a fisheye network camera de-warping function, which makes it an ideal choice for a wide range of applications such as retail shops, restaurants, and supermarkets.</p> <p><strong>Supports fisheye network camera de-warping function</strong></p> <p>To meet the demands of diverse applications, VIVOTEK offers not only the existing 8 channel ND8322P PoE NVR, but also a new 16 channel ND8422P PoE NVR. Both NVRs are ground-breaking for their class, and both fully support the de-warping function for fisheye IP cameras directly from the NVR, allowing areas of interest to be...Frank De Fina, Hikvision USA's Senior Director, passes awayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1277-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.18240.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1277-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.18240.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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>De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including Samsung-Techwin, SightLogix, and Hikvision<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Frank De Fina, a security executive whose career spanned more than two decades at Panasonic, died suddenly over the weekend. Since leaving <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/panasonic-system-communications-company-europe.html" class="blue_bold">Panasonic</a> in 2008, De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including security industry players <a...AMAG introduces Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 VMS and PowerProtect NVRshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-3107-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-8519-ga-co-12558-ga-co-4022-ga-co-9381-ga-co-3478-ga-co-3802-ga-npr.18239.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-3107-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-8519-ga-co-12558-ga-co-4022-ga-co-9381-ga-co-3478-ga-co-3802-ga-npr.18239.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>AMAG Technology announces the release of Symmetry CompleteView Video Management System version 4.5 and four new Symmetry PowerProtect NVRs. Earlier this year AMAG announced a deepened partnership with Salient Systems, Inc. where AMAG now offers Salient&rsquo;s CompleteView VMS, PowerProtect NVRs and TouchView Mobile App video solutions as part of the Symmetry product line. This is the first software upgrade and NVR addition since the initial announcement in March.</p> <p><strong>Symmetry CompleteView 4.5</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 delivers advanced capabilities such as dynamic video management tools to support and streamline complex enterprise deployments, yet remains affordable to provide a powerful standalone system for any size organisation,&rdquo;</em> said AMAG Technology, Senior Product Manager-Video, Jim Murray.</p> <p>Symmetry CompleteView VMS 4.5 includes a suite of software tools called Dynamic Video Management. Designed to increase...OT Systems, IP transmission solutions provider, celebrates 10th anniversaryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3349-ga.18238.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3349-ga.18238.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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>As part of celebration, OT Systems honoured its local and international employees for their commitment and dedication</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/ot-systems-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">OT Systems</a>, a leading security-industry company dedicated to transmission solutions, recently commemorated its 10-year anniversary with a celebration, honouring many of its local and international employees for their commitment and dedication to the company's growth...Oncam expands Americas headquarters in Billerica, Massachusettshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9294-ga.18237.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9294-ga.18237.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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 Boston-area location will offer a highly branded environment for employees, customers and guests</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/oncam.html" class="blue_bold">Oncam</a>, the security division of Oncam Technologies and leading provider of 360-degree camera technology, announced recently it has expanded the headquarters for its Americas operations. The new location is indicative of the company&rsquo;s sustained growth and is part of a corporate strategy to strengthen its presence in...Seek Thermal and Kondor collaborate to offer thermal image smartphone camera in Europe and the UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13205-ga-co-13206-ga.18235.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13205-ga-co-13206-ga.18235.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 28 Jul 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 new partnership will allow Seek Thermal the opportunity to reach the millions of people across the globe in Europe</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Through a partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kondor.html" class="blue_bold">Kondor</a>, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/seek-thermal-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Seek Thermal</a>, creators of heat seeking thermal imaging smart tools designed for consumer and commercial applications that save energy, time, and improve safety, announced that after winning...