SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control systems & kits news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control systems & kits news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/access-control-systems-and-kits.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2016 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Identiv to present networked physical access solution at Cisco Live events in Berlin, Melbourne and Las Vegashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/identiv-present-networked-physical-access-solution-co-827-ga.19621.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/identiv-present-networked-physical-access-solution-co-827-ga.19621.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 Feb 2016 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 ICPAM solution is a distributed intelligent premises access control solution</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Identiv, Inc. recently announced that it will present its networked physical access solution at Cisco Live! Berlin, Cisco Live! Melbourne, and Cisco Live! Las Vegas. Cisco Live! is Cisco's premier education and technical updating destination for IT professionals, customers, experts, and partners.</p> <p><strong>Event: </strong><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/cisco-live-2016.html" class="blue_bold">Cisco Live! Berlin</a></p> <p>Date:...SIA Government Relations Committee Chair Kathleen Carroll recommends measures to strengthen security credentials at U.S. airportshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/sia-government-relations-committee-chair-kathleen-co-823-ga-co-1508-ga.19612.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/sia-government-relations-committee-chair-kathleen-co-823-ga-co-1508-ga.19612.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 10 Feb 2016 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>Ms. Carroll recommended measures of biometric identity authentication and liveness detection<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Representing the Security Industry Association (SIA) on Wednesday, Feb. 3, Kathleen Carroll, Vice President, Government Affairs, HID Global Corp., made recommendations to Congress to strengthen security credentials at U.S. airports.</p> <p><strong>Use of biometric authentication</strong></p> <p>In testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee&rsquo;s Subcommittee on Transportation...Essence to present Nest compatibility, new video services, and announce partnership with FPT Telecom at MWC 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/essence-present-nest-compatibility-video-services-co-12074-ga-co-8519-ga-co-11888-ga-co-12085-ga-co-10903-ga.19609.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/essence-present-nest-compatibility-video-services-co-12074-ga-co-8519-ga-co-11888-ga-co-12085-ga-co-10903-ga.19609.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 Feb 2016 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>Essence&rsquo;s WeR@Home Smart Living solution has recently been awarded &ldquo;Works with Nest&rdquo; approval</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has created new service revenue opportunities for operators and service providers with valuable enhancements to its ecosystem.</p> <p>Essence&rsquo;s WeR@Home Smart Living solution has recently been awarded &ldquo;Works with Nest&rdquo; approval, adding significant value to users of the Nest Self-Learning...Brivo's Mobile Pass and channel partnerships drive its growth in physical security industry in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/brivo-mobile-pass-channel-partnerships-drive-co-2293-ga-co-12058-ga.19606.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/brivo-mobile-pass-channel-partnerships-drive-co-2293-ga-co-12058-ga.19606.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 10 Feb 2016 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 access control market grew at a pace of 10% in 2015, while Brivo&rsquo;s revenue grew by 20%</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Brivo Inc., the worldwide leader in cloud-based physical access control systems, recently announced significant 2015 growth in demand for cloud-based access control solutions. Brivo&rsquo;s momentum within the physical security industry was driven by the release of new integrations, Brivo Mobile Pass, and strategic channel partnerships.</p> <p><strong>Growth in access control market</strong></p> <p>According to Memoori, the access control...Siemens appoints Steven Foxley as Managing Director for UK and Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-steven-foxley-managing-director-uk-ireland-co-1546-ga.19614.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-steven-foxley-managing-director-uk-ireland-co-1546-ga.19614.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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>Steven brings breadth of experience in customer facing roles, business administration and lifecycle services</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Siemens has appointed Steven Foxley as the new Managing Director of Siemens Building Technologies for the UK and Ireland.</p> <p>Steven assumed the role on 4th January 2016 and brings with him a considerable breadth of experience in customer facing roles, as well las business administration, programme performance, project delivery and lifecycle services.</p> <p><strong>Meeting demand for...Alarm Lock, ContinentalAccess and Marks USA now offer ArchiTech Designer Wireless Networx lockshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/alarm-lock-continentalaccess-marks-usa-offer-co-8305-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2937-ga-co-8294-ga-npr.19605.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/alarm-lock-continentalaccess-marks-usa-offer-co-8305-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2937-ga-co-8294-ga-npr.19605.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Now available from NAPCO Security Group of Companies - Alarm Lock, Continental Access and Marks USA - are the new ArchiTech&trade; Designer Wireless Networx locks with BlueTooth LE&trade; Technology and iLock App. ArchiTech Designer Wireless Networx Locks now offer mobile access and key-/card-free smart device unlocking convenience. Based on proven Networx lock reliability and class-leading battery life plus a custom choice of over 300 Grade 1 architectural lock styles and finishes, the Series features better security, teaming universally-compatible Bluetooth LE technology and a wirelessly paired iLock App, so the ArchiTech and smartphone each supply stored encrypted data, providing users convenient, secure access without a key.</p> <p><strong>Ideal wireless access control solution</strong></p> <p>ArchiTech Designer Wireless Networx Locks are an ideal access control solution &ndash; elegantly blending advanced wireless access control convenience within any decor, in an...Feenics to display Keep cloud-hosted access control and security management system at ISC West 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/feenics-display-cloud-hosted-access-control-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-289-ga-co-11861-ga-co-823-ga-co-3194-ga.19595.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/feenics-display-cloud-hosted-access-control-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-289-ga-co-11861-ga-co-823-ga-co-3194-ga.19595.htmlEvents NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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>Keep monitors live, real-time events and pushes alarm or manual notifications out via email</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Feenics will display its award-winning Keep&trade; by Feenics cloud-hosted access control and security management system, now in its most powerful 15.3 software version, at ISC West in Las Vegas at booth 29093. The latest iteration has faster, real-time alarm management, increased functionality and enhanced scalability in the industry leading hosted security management solution.</p> <p><strong>Monitoring real-time events<br /></strong></p>...Paxton Access appoints Kevin Reyes and Chris Donohue as Application Engineershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/paxton-access-appoints-kevin-reyes-chris-co-1283-ga.19593.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/paxton-access-appoints-kevin-reyes-chris-co-1283-ga.19593.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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>Kevin &amp; Chris will work with Paxton&rsquo;s RSMs to provide presales system designs &amp; conduct training courses</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Paxton Access has announced the appointment of Kevin Reyes and Chris Donohue as Application Engineers to further strengthen the company&rsquo;s thriving support team.</p> <p>Kevin and Chris will work closely with Paxton&rsquo;s Regional Sales Managers (RSMs) to provide presales system design, and conduct training courses in the field. They will also offer onsite technical support and advanced...JoAnna Sohovich appointed The Chamberlain Group's CEOhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joanna-sohovich-appointed-chamberlain-group-ceo-co-12791-ga-co-1664-ga-co-13695-ga.19589.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joanna-sohovich-appointed-chamberlain-group-ceo-co-12791-ga-co-1664-ga-co-13695-ga.19589.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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>Sohovich's IoT &amp; technology experience will be an asset to CGI's connectivity strategy for integrated products<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (CGI), maker of LiftMaster&reg; and Chamberlain&reg; access control brands, announced recently that JoAnna Sohovich has been appointed CEO.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;We are very excited about the strategic expertise JoAnna will provide our company,&rdquo;</em> said Craig Duchossois, CEO of CGI parent company The Duchossois Group. <em>&ldquo;Her background and values made her the obvious fit for this...Wireless technology attracts security installers’ attention for its reliability and cost-effectivenesshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wireless-technology-attracts-security-installers-attention-co-9380-ga-co-12988-ga-co-10903-ga.19596.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wireless-technology-attracts-security-installers-attention-co-9380-ga-co-12988-ga-co-10903-ga.19596.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Wireless offers many opportunities for security contractors to increase<br />the base of installations and add subscribers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Security installation contractors have many different choices when it comes to wireless signalling technologies for their customers. Radio frequency (RF) communications have become more reliable, more robust and include inherent safeguards, such as encryption, to prevent hacking or takeover of wireless devices. Wireless can also allow for remote programming, depending on the...Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Interior Ministry spokesperson to deliver keynotes at ASIS Middle East 2016 conferencehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/kingdom-saudi-arabia-interior-ministry-spokesperson-co-177-ga.19586.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/kingdom-saudi-arabia-interior-ministry-spokesperson-co-177-ga.19586.htmlEvents NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 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>His Excellency Major General Mansour S. Al-Turki will be speaking on, "Managing the Haj Crowds: The Official View from the KSA."&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Under the patronage of His Excellency Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security, the ASIS 7th Middle East Security Conference &amp; Exhibition, will be held on 21-23 February 2016 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE.</p> <p>His Excellency Major...LifeSafety Power to exhibit FlexPower Gemini RGM and NetLink network module at ISC West 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/lifesafety-power-exhibit-flexpower-gemini-rgm-co-11474-ga-co-6621-ga-co-3194-ga-co-13233-ga.19585.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/lifesafety-power-exhibit-flexpower-gemini-rgm-co-11474-ga-co-6621-ga-co-3194-ga-co-13233-ga.19585.htmlEvents NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 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>FlexPower Gemini RGM series and NetLink Network Communications Module are now tested and certified for cybersecurity capabilities</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>LifeSafety Power, Inc. will highlight its industry leading network and IT-centric Smart Power Solutions during ISC West 2016 at booth 14121, including the dually listed Underwriters Laboratories (UL)/Underwriters Laboratories Canada (ULC) FlexPower&reg; Gemini RGM series and its premier NetLink&trade; Network Communications Module, now tested and...Brian Huitt appointed CPSG Board Chairman, Ross Porter named President and Chief Operating Officerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/brian-huitt-appointed-cpsg-board-chairman-co-5856-ga-co-13695-ga.19583.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/brian-huitt-appointed-cpsg-board-chairman-co-5856-ga-co-13695-ga.19583.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 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>Huitt&rsquo;s role on the board will allow him greater influence on CPSG&rsquo;s long-term strategic vision</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Controlled Products Systems Group (CPSG) announced recently the appointment of Brian Huitt, CEO, to the additional role of Chairman of the Board. Huitt has 25 years of experience in the industry and co-founded a division of CPSG. His role on the board will allow him greater influence on the company&rsquo;s long-term strategic vision.</p> <p>Additionally, Ross Porter was...Matrix COSEC PANEL LITE standalone access control solution for SMB and SME unitshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-cosec-panel-lite-standalone-access-co-10086-ga-npr.19576.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-cosec-panel-lite-standalone-access-co-10086-ga-npr.19576.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Matrix COSEC PANEL LITE is a standalone access control solution, ideal for SMB and SME units where door controllers are connected to a small panel on the Ethernet. It does not require any kind of software installation. This small panel manages up to 25,000 users and 255 door controllers, and provide all advance access control features required for fool proof security. Standalone access control solution enhances security, improves security, simplifies installation and improves reliability required for an ideal access control.</p> <p><strong>Features:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Controls 255 door controllers</li> <li>Templates of up to 25,000 users</li> <li>Storage up to 500,000 events</li> <li>Ethernet and RS-485 ports available</li> <li>USB for Wi-Fi, 3G/4G/LTE and Data Transfer</li> <li>Auxiliary input and output ports</li> <li>Wiegand OUT port available for integration</li> <li>Advance access control features</li> </ul>Antaira expands industrial networking infrastructure family with LMX-0802 Ethernet switch serieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/antaira-industrial-networking-LMX-0802-ethernet-switch-series-co-11317-ga-npr.19575.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/antaira-industrial-networking-LMX-0802-ethernet-switch-series-co-11317-ga-npr.19575.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Antaira Technologies is a global leading developer and manufacturer of industrial device networking and communication product solutions for harsh environments and is proud to announce its expansion in the industrial networking infrastructure family with the LMX-0802 series.</p> <p>Antaira&rsquo;s new industrial managed Ethernet switch line (LMX-0802 series) has been designed to fulfil applications in harsh or outdoor environments. Some applications where the LMX-0802 switch works well in include: power/utility, solar grids, windmills, mining infrastructures, factory/process control automation, ITS - roadway traffic control/monitoring, building facility outdoor infrastructures or security surveillance and access control systems.</p> <p><strong>Ideal for high reliability &amp; distance extension applications</strong></p> <p>Antaira Technologies&rsquo; LMX-0802 series is a cost effective 8-port industrial managed Ethernet switch with a 12~48VDC power input range support. Each...Viscount Systems appoints Yvonne Zheng as Principal Financial Officer, promotes Boris Margovskiy to VP of Operationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/viscount-systems-yvonne-zheng-boris-margovskiy-promotions-co-3077-ga.19527.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/viscount-systems-yvonne-zheng-boris-margovskiy-promotions-co-3077-ga.19527.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 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>These key appointments are part of&nbsp;Viscount's strategy for strengthening&nbsp;management depth &amp; growth</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Viscount Systems, Inc., a software company driving the convergence of physical and logical security solutions, announced recently the hiring of Yvonne Zheng as its Principal Financial Officer, and the promotion of Boris Margovskiy as the team&rsquo;s Vice President of Operations.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Yvonne Zheng - cost control &amp; streamlined business strategy<br /></strong></p> <p>Yvonne Zheng has served as Viscount&rsquo;s...AMAG announces Farpointe Data as certified member of its Symmetry Preferred Partner Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/amag-farpointe-data-certified-member-symmetry-preferred-partner-co-130-ga-co-2736-ga.19580.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/amag-farpointe-data-certified-member-symmetry-preferred-partner-co-130-ga-co-2736-ga.19580.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 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 a certified partner, Farpointe&rsquo;s Ranger long-range readers and transmitters integrate with AMAG&rsquo;s Symmetry Access Control</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that Farpointe Data is a certified member of AMAG&rsquo;s Symmetry&trade; Preferred Partner Program. As a certified partner, Farpointe Data&rsquo;s Ranger&reg; Long-Range Readers and Transmitters integrate with AMAG&rsquo;s Symmetry Access Control System. AMAG Technology and...Tyco Security Products releases EntraPass v6.05 security management systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-products-releases-entrapass-v6-co-8421-ga-co-988-ga-npr.19579.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-products-releases-entrapass-v6-co-8421-ga-co-988-ga-npr.19579.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products has announced the release of version 6.05 of Kantech&rsquo;s EntraPass security management system that features Microsoft Active Directory (AD) integration to simplify the management of EntraPass operator profiles, and enhancements to the mobile and Web interfaces for remote video viewing and playback.</p> <p><strong>Automatic directory synchronisation &amp; authentication<br /></strong></p> <p>EntraPass v6.05 uses the LDAP protocol to import and synchronise Active Directory users with EntraPass operators, thus eliminating the need for manual creation &amp; synchronisation of operators in the EntraPass database. This upgrade also enables single sign on, where EntraPass operators are automatically authenticated and logged into EntraPass via their Windows credentials with one simple click. Compatible with Windows 10 Enterprise, EntraPass v6.05 also enables backups by the mirror database, freeing the primary server from this function and improving its...Gemalto to supply border and visa management system to Gabon’s Department of Homeland Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/gemalto-supply-border-visa-management-system-co-3462-ga.19569.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/gemalto-supply-border-visa-management-system-co-3462-ga.19569.htmlApplications NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 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 visa management system simplifies and speeds the issuance of visas, e-Visas and resident&rsquo;s permits</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected as end-to-end solution provider by Gabon&rsquo;s Department of Homeland Security DGDI to supply and implement a fully integrated border and visa management system. The new scheme will strengthen national security, improve operational efficiency and enhance the travelling experience for people entering and leaving the Central African state.</p>...Security & Counter Terror Expo 2016 to reflect national security and counter terrorism developmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-counter-terror-expo-2016-reflect-co-13680-ga-co-745-ga-co-2763-ga.19551.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-counter-terror-expo-2016-reflect-co-13680-ga-co-745-ga-co-2763-ga.19551.htmlEvents NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 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>It is the premier event for all professionals looking to preserve national security, protect assets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Over recent years there have been significant developments in international terrorism with attacks being carried out globally. The threat is constantly evolving and is currently at a significantly high level worldwide. Following recent events in Europe, the issue of national security and counter terrorism is at the top of government agendas.</p> <p><strong>Showcasing latest innovations</strong></p>...