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 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT ASSA ABLOY acquires Quantum Securehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-2415-ga.17002.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-2415-ga.17002.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Quantum Secure acquisition gives ASSA ABLOY customers a robust, policy-driven software application</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> has acquired <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/quantum-secure-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Quantum Secure, Inc</a>, the leading provider of solutions to help enterprises manage identities and meet compliance requirements in highly-regulated industries.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;I am...Global Gaming Expo Asia releases exhibitor listhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga.16938.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga.16938.htmlEvents NewsTue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 231px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>This year&rsquo;s showcase of new products and services will feature more than 30 exhibitors</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/g2e-asia-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Global Gaming Expo Asia</a> (G2E Asia), the premier Asian trade event and largest regional sourcing and career development platform for the global gaming entertainment industry, has released its list of new exhibitors and products. G2E Asia 2015 will be held May 19 &ndash; 21 in the Cotai Expo at the Venetian...Wireless access control: The truth is out there… or is it?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16988.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16988.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 30 Mar 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>According to ASSA ABLOY the market knows less about wireless locks</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Let&rsquo;s begin with something that&rsquo;s hardly front-page news: the market potential for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/wireless-security.html" class="blue_bold">wireless</a> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">access control</a> is huge. At January&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec...Secutech 2015 opens its doors for the 18th edition in Taiwanhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5478-ga.16983.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5478-ga.16983.htmlEvents NewsTue, 31 Mar 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>Secutech offers a series of concurrent events with substantial support from the industry&rsquo;s foremost brands and associations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The 18th edition of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/secutech-international-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Secutech</a> will take place from 28 &ndash; 30 April 2015 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwan. Organised by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/messe-frankfurt.html" class="blue_bold">Messe Frankfurt New Era Business...Morse Watchmans receives updated Lenel factory certificationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-3579-ga-npr.16975.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-3579-ga-npr.16975.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 30 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Morse Watchmans has received an updated factory certification from Lenel Systems International, Inc. to include KeyWatcher&reg; Touch Key Management System support for v6.6 and v7.0 of the Lenel&reg; OnGuard access control system. The updated certification ensures that KeyWatcher Touch supports segmentation in the OnGuard system. In addition, the OnGuard module adds a dozen standard card formats and supports the ability to add card formats generated by the new card format builder utility in KeyWatcher Touch.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Morse Watchmans has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate support for the newest versions of the OnGuard system, as well as the additional functionality of its interface. End users are assured of platform compatibility for managing their KeyWatcher system configuration through OnGuard along with the convenience of additional card formats,&rdquo;</em> said Gidon Lissai, director, strategic alliances, Lenel. <em>&ldquo;We look forward to...Air crash in French Alps raises access control questionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16967.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16967.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 27 Mar 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>The questions surrounding Germanwings Airbus A320 air crash also deal with access control and lone worker protection topics</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Questions surrounding the Germanwings Airbus A320 air crash centre not just on mental health, but on a topic we deal with daily &ndash; <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">access control</a>. According to the flight recorder, the co-pilot of the doomed aircraft locked himself alone in the cockpit and deliberately slammed...ISC West combines the familiar with the unexpectedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-8173-ga-co-7919-ga-co-3292-ga-co-1508-ga-sb.16964.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-8173-ga-co-7919-ga-co-3292-ga-co-1508-ga-sb.16964.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>For attendees at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a> in Las Vegas, the show each year brings together elements that are comfortably familiar with elements that are brand new, even unexpected. The U.S. security marketplace&rsquo;s largest yearly gathering is an unrivalled forum for new product introductions, and the exhibition sets the stage for much that happens in the market throughout the rest of the year.</p> <p>The ISC West exhibit hall at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas will be open April 15-17, and education sessions will be April 14-16. Each year, ISC West hosts more than 1,000 international and domestic security product <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">manufacturer</a> companies and more than 26,000 security professionals. The event is sponsored by the <a...ISC West 2015: ISONAS to showcase network-based “Pure IP” access control technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-3194-ga.16959.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-3194-ga.16959.htmlEvents NewsTue, 31 Mar 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>At the booth, attendees can learn how Pure IP technology expands access control to non-traditional applications</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/isonas-security-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">ISONAS Inc.</a>, a leading pure IP access control system manufacturer, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West </a>trade show, the largest security event in the...Addressing the unique security challenges of primary/secondary schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Schools are unlike commercial buildings or other facilities in several ways, and the differences impact how they should be secured. For one thing, the inhabitants are mainly children and won&rsquo;t carry card credentials. Also, schools have distinct traffic flows and are open all hours of the day for after-school activities and evening and weekend usage. <em>&ldquo;Security solutions must take into account this flexible and fluid schedule,&rdquo;</em> says Minu Youngkin, vertical marketing manager, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>.</p> <p>Also, schools tend to have a longer selling cycle &ndash; typically an average of 18 months, Youngkin adds. The sales process is also more complex and involves multiple stakeholders. Other considerations include propped doors, multiple visitors, high staff turnover and competing budgets.</p> <strong>Each school presents its own unique challenges</strong> <p>The...Counter Terror Expo 2015: dedicated to mitigate the threat of terrorism in UK and abroadhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga-co-824-ga.16941.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga-co-824-ga.16941.htmlEvents NewsFri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>CTX to showcase the latest technology, equipment, and training services which will strongly assist anti-terror services</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/counter-terror-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Counter Terror Expo (CTX)</a>, the leading international exhibition and conference dedicated to mitigating the threat of terrorism, will be staged at Olympia, London on April 21 and 22, 2015. <p>The event comes at a time when the threat from terrorism across much of the world is at...Farpointe Data long range wireless transmitter installed at Kolea, Waikoloa Beach Resorthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-420-ga-co-574-ga-co-2736-ga-co-2298-ga-co-1191-ga.16943.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-420-ga-co-574-ga-co-2736-ga-co-2298-ga-co-1191-ga.16943.htmlApplications NewsThu, 26 Mar 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>Integrated with gate entry system, long range solution opens Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort's main gate</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/farpointe-data-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Farpointe Data</a>, a <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/dorma.html" class="blue_bold">DORMA Group Company</a>, the access control industry's trusted global partner for RFID solutions, recently announced that its Ranger WRR-4+...SIA responds to BBC report alleging fraudulent licencinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1-ga-co-4414-ga.16936.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1-ga-co-4414-ga.16936.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 229px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em>A BBC report Monday alleges instances when <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-industry-authority-uk.html" class="blue_bold">Security Industry Authority (SIA)</a> licences were fraudulently obtained, prompting questions about licencing processes and whether unqualified candidates are being "fast-tracked" and provided SIA cards without taking the required hours of training and passing exams. </em></p> <p><em>Following is a statement provided to SourceSecurity.com by Robert Buxton, head of communications, Security Industry Authority, about the matter:</em></p> <p><strong>SIA assures...Sports security: Ensuring safety at sports venues a continuing challengehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16933.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16933.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 135px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Anything that can incite a crowd surge is a security threat in a sports arena</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Security at sports stadiums is making headlines across several countries during a week when UBM announced that Protection &amp; Management 2015 (which includes the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International</a> trade fair) will feature Karren Brady (Baroness Brady), a career soccer executive, as one of its...ISC West 2015: Insights from more than two decadeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12772-ga.16932.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12772-ga.16932.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Budinoff believes that ISC West is the most comprehensive product show for the physical security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Daniel Budinoff, president of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-specialists.html" class="blue_bold">Security Specialists</a>, Stamford, Conn., is almost a permanent fixture at trade shows, especially <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a>. He attends some six to seven...Lower costs by getting security assessments righthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-12770-ga.16931.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-12770-ga.16931.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 141px; height: 297px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>A comprehensive security assessment will tell how to plan and manage security in the facility</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A comprehensive security assessment will tell you how to plan and manage security in your facility. Without an assessment, you can only guess about security. For facilities with existing security programs, an assessment can also reveal whether the pieces of the system are working as they should.</p> <p>As a security director, can you do the assessment yourself? Sure, although a large school of thought favours &ldquo;fresh...Viscount Systems Q4 and full year 2014 resultshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.16927.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.16927.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 25 Mar 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>Viscount Systems CEO and President will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 26</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/viscount-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Viscount Systems Inc</span>.</a> ("Viscount"), a software company specialising in physical and logical security solutions, recently announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, after the close of the U.S. financial...Dantech new range of power supplies for use within security applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-528-ga-npr.16924.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-528-ga-npr.16924.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Designed specifically for use within security applications, Dantech Electronic Engineering have released their new range of flexible installation, high-performance, SecurePoE and battery maintained MidspanUPS power supplies.</p> <p>Offering installers and designers a flexible, simple and cost-effective solution, the new Dantech SecurePoE products feature a secure enclosure with all connections inside and unique anti-tamper contacts, which can be used to increase system security. Making installation and set-up easy, the new power supplies allow direct engineer access via a laptop, to any connected PoE devices, allowing faster remote set-up and maintenance, saving time and money.</p> <p><strong>Various output configurations &amp; mounting packages</strong></p> <p>The high-efficiency and high-reliability SecurePoE products are IEEE 802.3:2012 (802.3at, 802.3af) compliant, deliver a guaranteed 30W per port to all compatible load devices, and are available in Gigabit and 10/100...Elpas expands Infant Protection Solution with introduction of Mother Bracelethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9535-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.16923.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9535-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.16923.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Elpas, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, expands its Infant Protection Solution with the introduction of the Elpas Mother Bracelet, a wearable electronic bracelet designed for ease of use by mothers and hospital staff in maternity departments.</p> <p><strong>Elpas Mother Bracelet &ndash; Ensures accuracy and safety of mother-baby pairings</strong></p> <p>The Mother Bracelet is used to ensure the accuracy and safety of mother-baby pairings, preventing mismatches or possible infant abductions within maternity, obstetrics, neonatal and paediatric departments.</p> <p>The Mother Bracelet pairs with the RFID-enabled Elpas Charm. As part of the Infant Protection Solution, the Elpas Charm provides real-time indoor positioning data to determine the location of an infant. A simple local match test may be performed at any time after initial pairing between Mother Bracelet and Infant Charm, indicating to the nursing staff or the mother that there is a proper match...Vicki Hawkes appointed as Alpro Southern Area Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga-co-9917-ga.16920.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga-co-9917-ga.16920.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 25 Mar 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>Vicki will be based in Worcestershire area and will cover the South of England dealing with Alpro&rsquo;s considerable OEM base</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/alpro-architectural-hardware.html" class="blue_bold">Alpro Architectural Hardware</a> (A division of IEC Limited), based at Poole Dorset have appointed Vicki Hawkes as their new Southern Area Sales Manager. Vicki will be based in the Worcestershire area and will cover the South of England dealing with Alpro&rsquo;s...Mul-T-Lock offers Traka21 standalone key management systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6308-ga-co-1708-ga-npr.16917.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6308-ga-co-1708-ga-npr.16917.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Mul-T-Lock UK offers the Traka21, stand-alone key management system. Traka21 combines innovative RFID technology and robust design for locksmiths to offer small and medium sized businesses intelligent management of up to 21 keys or keysets in an affordable plug and play unit.</p> <p>Traka21 authorises, secures and monitors all keys, automatically controlling and recording when a key is used and by whom &ndash; information which is made available either through the cabinet&rsquo;s display or by exporting on a USB pen drive.</p> <p><strong>Easy to operate</strong></p> <p>Easy to operate, the user can simply enter a unique PIN code to gain access to the cabinet, with green LEDs indicating those keys to which this user has access. The user cannot remove keys highlighted by the red LEDs, which continue to remain locked in place.</p> <p>To return the key, the user enters their PIN to access the cabinet again, and an amber light indicates the return position. Simple reports can be...