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 2015 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT 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...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...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...System Galaxy access control solution now on GSA Approved Products List with FIPS 201 approvalhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-npr.18423.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-npr.18423.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Following an extensive testing and evaluation process, System Galaxy from Galaxy Control Systems has earned Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 201 (FIPS 201) Certification and is now on the GSA Approved Products List (APL) in the PACS Infrastructure category.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;U.S. Government agencies rely on the GSA Approved Product List to identify solutions that meet the stringent requirements of the federal government, and we are proud that System Galaxy met the rigorous testing requirements to earn a place on that list,&rdquo;</em> said Robert Laughlin, President, Galaxy Control Systems. &ldquo;<em>Galaxy Control Systems is dedicated to providing government customers with an innovative access control software platform that will meet their needs today and well into the future.&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>FIPS 201</strong></p> <p>FIPS 201 is a U.S. government standard that specifies Personal Identity Verification (PIV) requirements for federal employees and...Airport security to school safety – effective access control measureshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2969-ga.18429.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2969-ga.18429.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 311px;" 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>Airport security has tightened ever since the September 9/11 catastrophic event. Post-incident investigation of such events often brings to light a particular weakness in security. As a result, security and safety protocols are developed in reaction to such traumatic events. Similar to the security measures adopted by airlines, school safety systems have also undergone major changes with a variety of electronic...IHS publishes 2011 - 2015 trend report on smart home energy management deviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.18409.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.18409.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 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>Report analyses market potential for smart home energy management devices as well as in-depth analysis across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>According to a recently published IHS report (Smart Home Energy Management Devices Report &ndash; 2015) analysing the market for demand-response enabled smart home energy management devices, in-home displays and smart thermostats will lead the way in terms of installed base numbers but will generate less revenue than smart appliances &ndash; a combined US$57 million compared to nearly US$3 billion &ndash;...IHS report: Brazilian electronic access control market to struggle before positive growth in 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.18403.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.18403.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 307px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center">(<a href="/docs/moredocs/images/IHS-Brazilian-access-control-market-chart-985x785.jpg" target="_blank" class="blue_bold">see bigger image</a>)</td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Access control market in Brazil is forecast to decline by 1.2% in 2015 and decline by another 0.8% in 2016 before growth returns in 2017</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Blake Kozak, Principal Analyst for Security and Building Technologies at IHS Inc., in his research note discusses about the...LifeSafety Power, Gallagher to integrate access control solutions with UL-listed enclosureshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-723-ga-co-11474-ga.18400.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-723-ga-co-11474-ga.18400.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 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>Gallagher now incorporates LifeSafety Power enclosure as part of its access control product suite</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>LifeSafety Power&reg; and Gallagher have announced a partnership to integrate Underwriters Laboratories (UL)-listed powered cabinets into Gallagher&rsquo;s leading access control solution.</p> <p>Gallagher - a global provider of integrated &nbsp;access control, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/intruder-alarms.html" class="blue_bold">intruder alarms</a> management and <a...SIA announces Securing New Ground 2015 conference agendahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3371-ga-co-9380-ga-co-2293-ga-co-1042-ga-co-1239-ga-co-2782-ga-co-10787-ga-co-1508-ga-co-13270-ga-co-13269-ga-co-4909-ga.18395.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3371-ga-co-9380-ga-co-2293-ga-co-1042-ga-co-1239-ga-co-2782-ga-co-10787-ga-co-1508-ga-co-13270-ga-co-13269-ga-co-4909-ga.18395.htmlEvents NewsFri, 21 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>SNGTM takes a broad look the latest research, and commercial and industrial market trends in the security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda for Securing New Ground&reg; (SNGTM), the security industry&rsquo;s top executive conference, scheduled for Oct. 28-29, 2015, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.</p> <p><strong>The SNGTM 2015</strong></p> <p>This executive forum takes a comprehensive look at the state of the security industry, the latest research, and commercial and...AMAG's Symmetry Preferred Partner Programme for technology partnershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga.18389.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga.18389.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 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 program is now managed by Vice President of Products, David Ella, a Symmetry product expert</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>AMAG Technology, a leading provider of access control, video management and end-to-end security management solutions, announces its Symmetry&trade; Preferred Partner Programme. Formerly known as the Symmetry Extended Business Solutions Programme, the new name reflects how important this program is to AMAG and its technology partners to come together and deliver an integrated solution for our joint customers. AMAG...All-over-IP Expo 2015 to witness latest security technology and innovationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10746-ga-co-30-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-6163-ga-co-13263-ga-co-3637-ga-co-289-ga-co-290-ga-co-11715-ga-co-457-ga-co-13184-ga-co-4261-ga-co-527-ga-co-713-ga-co-746-ga-co-10674-ga-co-823-ga-co-3425-ga-co-11138-ga-co-13260-ga-co-12015-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10746-ga-co-30-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-6163-ga-co-13263-ga-co-3637-ga-co-289-ga-co-290-ga-co-11715-ga-co-457-ga-co-13184-ga-co-4261-ga-co-527-ga-co-713-ga-co-746-ga-co-10674-ga-co-823-ga-co-3425-ga-co-11138-ga-co-13260-ga-co-12015-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1.htmlEvents NewsWed, 19 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>All-over-IP Expo brings together recognised global ICT and security brands to educate local sales partners and end-customers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Meeting the right people and getting hands on with the newest technology are central to the All-over-IP Expo experience. With new exhibitors joining the show in Moscow in 2015, local sales partners and end-customers have even a better opportunity.</p> <p><strong>Latest innovations to be showcased</strong></p> <p>In 2015, the latest innovations in <a...Wavestore’s Better Together partner programme supports VMS security solution installationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1813-ga.18371.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1813-ga.18371.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 19 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>Wavestore&rsquo;s Better Together <span class="translate_hls">programme</span> is designed to offer benefits to security installers and integrators</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <em><strong>An independent video management system (VMS) offers an open platform that can support the &ldquo;best-in-breed&rdquo; components of security systems, according to James Smith, director of marketing at Wavestore.</strong></em> <p><em>&ldquo;We offer a truly open platform and are truly independent &ndash; what we do really well is bring disparate technologies together,&rdquo;</em> says Smith. Integration for...inter airport Europe 2015 Innovation Awards now open for online votinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12853-ga.18369.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12853-ga.18369.htmlEvents NewsWed, 19 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 products &amp; services in areas such as energy efficiency, modern airports and baggage handling have been submitted</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>inter airport Europe 2015, held from 6-9 October 2015, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre, will once again present Innovation Awards in the four exhibition categories interTERMINAL, interRAMP, interDATA and interDESIGN. The submission of entries from exhibiting companies at inter airport Europe 2015 is now closed. A variety of innovative products and services with advancements in areas such as energy...Big players, startups, technologies driving future of home automationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6591-ga-co-13135-ga-co-467-ga-co-9561-ga-co-10901-ga.18362.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6591-ga-co-13135-ga-co-467-ga-co-9561-ga-co-10901-ga.18362.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 17 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>Small-timers with big ideas can always make their way into the industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>In recent years, <span class="blue_bold"></span>home automation technology has given birth to the &ldquo;Smart Home&rdquo; in which internet-enabled and controlled devices are bringing a new level of comfort to the standard house. From locking doors to setting the temperature to opening the blinds for a view of the sunset, technology is transforming the home into something reminiscent of the now-quaint...ViconNet 8 video management software now availablehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1756-ga-npr.18357.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1756-ga-npr.18357.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 17 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Vicon Industries, Inc., trusted designer and producer of video security systems and high-performance IP cameras, announced the August 17th availability of the newest version of their popular video management software, ViconNet 8. This new version offers a more efficient system for managing video surveillance with faster and better organised video management and has strengthened the level of integration with all open-standard devices.</p> <p>In keeping with Vicon&rsquo;s new directive to drive towards standards-based interoperation, ViconNet 8 opens up compatibility, most significantly with their Express plug-and-play NVRs and DVRs and their new VAX Access Control System. In addition, this new release updates connection monitoring, provides direct access to edge playback, exports video clips faster and with better resolution, supports group sorting for easier programming, simplifies the archive export tool and auto adjusts the ViconNet UI to the monitor screen. This new version 8...GreenPeak Technologies, leading RF-semiconductor company, opens office in Mumbai, Indiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13256-ga.18355.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13256-ga.18355.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 17 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>GreenPeak has established Indian office in response to growing demand for its RF chips for Smart Home market</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>GreenPeak Technologies, the leading low power RF-semiconductor company, recently announced that, as part of its ongoing expansion into international markets and following a period of significant growth in India, it opened a new office in Mumbai. GreenPeak has established the Indian office in response to the growing demand for its innovative RF chips for the operator/service provider and Smart Home market....Wavestore VMS for two Harley-Davidson dealerships in NYhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11496-ga-co-1795-ga-co-1813-ga.18354.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11496-ga-co-1795-ga-co-1813-ga.18354.htmlApplications NewsMon, 17 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>Wavestore management and storage server was set up to support domes and 360 degree cameras by Vivotek</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>From across the Atlantic comes news that Wavestore Video Management Software (VMS) is helping to maintain a high level of security at two Harley-Davidson dealerships.</p> <p>Harley-Davidson of NYC Tribeca is a unique two-level space in the heart of New York City which has become a recent welcome addition for bike enthusiasts from the area and for visitors from around the world. The Manhattan located dealership is run by Asaf Jacobi, President of Harley-Davidson of...