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 2014 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT Alpro Architectural Hardware door closers installed at The Philip Morant School and Collegehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.15030.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.15030.htmlApplications NewsMon, 01 Sep 2014 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>Philip Morant School and College is also using door handles from Alpro&rsquo;s Impressionist range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Philip Morant School and College in Colchester, Essex, is using transom door closers from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/alpro-architectural-hardware.html" class="blue_bold">Alpro Architectural Hardware</a>. The school is a high achieving 11- 18 academy that was rated as &lsquo;outstanding&rsquo; in its last Ofsted inspection.</p> <p>The Alpro closers have been fitted on doors manufactured by...Allegion installs eSIGNO access control system at The Grand Hotel Verona in Italyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.15020.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.15020.htmlApplications NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Allegion upgraded the hotel guest room</strong><br /><strong>door locks to CISA eSIGNO locks</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>, formerly known as Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, has completed a project to install a new access control system at The Grand Hotel Verona in Italy.</p> <p>Originally the town house of the aristocratic Reichenbach family from Austria, The Grand Hotel Verona is a four star hotel with 65 guest rooms, situated a short walk from the Plazza Bra and the Roman Arena.</p>...Genetec’s Security Center enhances security at North Bend Central School District in Nebraskahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-2566-ga-co-823-ga.15016.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-2566-ga-co-823-ga.15016.htmlApplications NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 61px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>NBCPS uses Security Center to manage network cameras from Axis Communications and HID door readers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec&trade;</a>, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions recently announced that North Bend Central School District (NBCPS) has chosen and installed the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technical-details/cctv/software.1/software/genetec-security-center.html"...STANLEY Security introduces ELITE Partnership Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2283-ga.15015.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2283-ga.15015.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The ELITE's mission is to recognise the loyalty and expertise of exceptional locksmiths, installers and technicians<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/stanley-security-solutions.html" class="blue_bold">STANLEY Security</a>, a leading provider of access control and integrated security solutions, announces the launch of its new ELITE Partnership Program, offering recognition, rewards and extensive benefits to the...TDSi to showcase access control readers at IFSEC Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga.15011.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga.15011.htmlEvents NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 8px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>TDSi is demonstrating its new versions of TDSi&rsquo;s readers, which are offered in a variety of technologies including MIFARE PLUS and NFC</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> will be giving visitors a preview of its new range of access control readers on stand UK17 at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-south-east-asia-2014.html"...IHS reports market for security and fire equipment and services to be $1 billion+ in oil and gas industryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14997.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14997.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Many oil and gas companies utilise independent systems for incident management, crisis management and security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>It&rsquo;s no secret that the security and fire industry is home to hundreds of suppliers, each competing for a slice of a global $100+ billion market. In niche industries such as oil and gas, where <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS</a> sizes the market for security and fire equipment and services to be more than $1 billion, increased competition...TDSi Managing Director John Davies urges businesses to fearlessly expand into new export marketshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-1645-ga-co-6064-ga.14968.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-1645-ga-co-6064-ga.14968.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 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>John Davies pointed out a number of key considerations before launching into potential markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em>&ldquo;Making the leap from a UK-only or EU-only supplier to a wider international exporter can be a daunting one. For many companies it is a significant deviation from their comfort zone and yet, there are some very hungry and buoyant markets to explore around the world that offer lucrative returns for UK businesses prepared to do their homework and provide the...Security at your fingertips through Zwipe optical and capacitive sensorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11521-ga-npr.15018.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11521-ga-npr.15018.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Zwipe has brought security to your fingertips. The technology behind fingerprint scanners can be categorised into two types: optical and capacitive.</p> <p>An optical sensor, using an internal light source, illuminates your finger allowing the scanner to turn the light signals into digital pixels like a digital camera. A processor then converts that image into a fingerprint template.</p> <p>A capacitive sensor, like those on an iPhone 5S and Galaxy S5, also uses images of a fingerprint, but creates that image with a different technology. The capacitive sensor contains an array of small capacitive plates, ranging from a few hundred to many 1000s, and each plate has its own electrical circuit. The sensor often looks like a raised bar (or stripe) and contains a single row of sensors. After swiping your finger over the sensor, the processor then <em>&ldquo;stitches&rdquo;</em> together each line of scans to create the image.</p> <p>One of the more...G4S Technology enters into Master Services Agreement with Cox Enterpriseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8519-ga.15017.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8519-ga.15017.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 28 Aug 2014 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>The agreement allows G4S to offer Cox Enterprise single-source efficiencies through a unique layered security approach</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/g4s-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">G4S Technology</a>, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems, has entered into a Master Services Agreement with Cox Enterprises. The agreement includes nationwide systems...Honeywell enhances Tuxedo Touch with voice command capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.14977.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-npr.14977.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>The home of the future took another step toward reality today when Honeywell announced voice command capabilities for Tuxedo Touch, its touchscreen security and home automation controller that can serve as the central hub of a connected home or business. The technology now allows homeowners to use select voice commands such as <em>&ldquo;leaving the house&rdquo;</em> to perform a range of tasks, including arming their security systems, adjusting their thermostats, turning their lights on or off and locking their doors.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Security today is just as much about the user experience as it is about keeping homes and businesses safe, and adding voice command capabilities to Tuxedo Touch is the latest illustration of that trend,&rdquo;</em> explained Alan Stoddard, senior marketing director, Honeywell Security Products Americas.</p> <p>In addition to the voice capabilities, Honeywell announced several other enhancements to Tuxedo Touch, including:</p> <ul> <li>The...Suprema launches Xpass S2 IP access control multi-smartcard reader and controllerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga-npr.14966.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga-npr.14966.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, recently announced the launch of a new model of IP access control multi-smartcard reader and controller, &lsquo;Xpass S2&rsquo;.</p> <p>Compared to its predecessor Xpass Slim, Xpass S2 is remarkably enhanced in RF performance as it now supports reading of various more card technology standards including MiFare, DESFire, ISO14443A/B, ISO15693 and FeliCa, as well as NFC. It also reads and writes data on the card sectors.</p> <p>In addition, with IP65 ingress protection rating, Xpass S2is equipped with built-in adaptive heater and works under a harsh environment at a wide operational temperate range of -35? to 65?. It also supports expanded capacity, up to 50,000 user badges and 100,000 event logs for enterprise level organisations as well as small and medium sized businesses.</p> <p>Xpass S2 comes not only with TCP/IP interface, but also more traditional interfaces such as RS485 and Wiegand to...Software House introduces iSTAR Ultra 32 reader network door controllerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2554-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.14999.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2554-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.14999.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces iSTAR Ultra, a 32 reader network door controller built on the Linux platform for improved security and scalability.</p> <p>iSTAR Ultra uniquely combines support for traditional hard-wired access control doors with support for wireless locksets, all in the same controller. Up to 32 readers are supported by iSTAR Ultra, of which 16 may come from the Access Control Module&rsquo;s (ACM) I/O units; the rest can be made up of ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless lock sets and devices. iSTAR Ultra communicates with the latest version of C&bull;CURE 9000 security and event management system for a complete access control solution.</p> <p>In addition to the increased reader capacity, iSTAR Ultra also provides a higher capacity of inputs and outputs per controller &ndash; near double the amount supported by iSTAR Pro today.</p> <p>Ideal for enterprise and government applications, iSTAR Ultra features dual GigE network...ABUS to demonstrate a host of integrated security products at Security ESSEN 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6884-ga.14996.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6884-ga.14996.htmlEvents NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Among the products being shown will be the new range of mechanical additional security facilities with integrated alarm function</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The entire world of security technology will be exhibited on more than 550 m2. Visitors to the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/abus-kg.html" class="blue_bold">ABUS Group</a> stand (hall 1, stand 108) at the <em>&ldquo;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html#.U_xVLqwzKno"...BSIA appoints Elmdene Managing Director Ian Moore as Chairman of the Association’s dedicated Export Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga.14964.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga.14964.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>A long-term contributor to the BSIA&rsquo;s Export Council, Ian&rsquo;s expertise continues to help new exporters gain a foothold in overseas markets</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html#.U_WPo6wzKno" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a>&rsquo;s AGM, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/elmdene-international-limited.html#.U_WPqqwzKno" class="blue_bold">Elmdene...Z-Wave expands in retail market with major American retailers showing interest in its product linehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10903-ga.14993.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10903-ga.14993.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Smart home solutions powered by Z-Wave have been recently introduced by Home Depot</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/z-wave-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">Z-Wave</a>, the world's most broadly adopted wireless protocol for smart home control, is experiencing a surge of market expansion as a result of new products and systems brought to consumers by several of America's largest retailers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Smart home solutions powered by Z-Wave have been recently introduced by Home Depot, the world's largest...Keyscan partners with Parallel Solutions LLChttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2910-ga-co-10132-ga.14986.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2910-ga-co-10132-ga.14986.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 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>The partnership will continue to raise the Keyscan brand in Illinois and Eastern Wisconsin markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/keyscan-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Keyscan Access Control Systems</a> is pleased to announce it has partnered with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/parallel-solutions.html#.U_rq3KNIpqU" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Parallel Solutions, LLC</span></a> as Keyscan&rsquo;s new Manufacturer&rsquo;s Representative serving Illinois and Eastern...CNL Software’s IPSecurityCenter PSIM software provides security management system for hospital facility in South Africahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8497-ga-co-10139-ga.14981.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8497-ga-co-10139-ga.14981.htmlApplications NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 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>CNL Software partnered with e-Thele SQD Networks to provide security management system for the South African hospital</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cnl-software.html#.U_rE-qOYEXE" class="blue_bold">CNL Software</a>, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/e-thele-sqd-networks-pty-ltd.html#.U_q-46OYEXE" class="blue_bold">e-Thele SQD Networks</a> a market leader in...Kantech releases Intevo integrated security platform featuring exacqVision VMShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3094-ga-co-583-ga-co-10023-ga-co-988-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.14972.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3094-ga-co-583-ga-co-10023-ga-co-988-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.14972.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Kantech, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world&rsquo;s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the release of the Intevo integrated security platform which now includes the latest version of the exacqVision video management system (VMS) software.</p> <p>Designed to unify access control, IP video and intrusion for small to medium size businesses, Intevo seamlessly integrates the Kantech EntraPass software with exacqVision VMS software into a single solution. Intevo also includes support for DSC PowerSeries and other alarm panel integrations, giving users plug-and-play capability.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;With the move to the Exacq software, Intevo brings the powerful and intuitive features of the exacqVision VMS, such as faster and more intuitive video searching capabilities, to customers as part of an easy to deploy, integrated security platform,&rdquo;</em> said Rafael Schrijvers, Product Marketing Manager, EMEA, Tyco Security...ASSA ABLOY to display its Aperio, SMARTair and eCLIQ at Security Essen 2014 in Germanyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-227-ga-co-11651-ga-co-1137-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1546-ga.14971.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-227-ga-co-11651-ga-co-1137-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1546-ga.14971.htmlEvents NewsFri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Security Essen 2014 attendees can see live Aperio&reg; integrations running on the floor at multiple ASSA ABLOY partner OEM stands</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Innovation in wireless access control is on display at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html#.U_bOe6wzKno" class="blue_bold">Security Essen 2014</a>, thanks to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html#.U_bRS6wzKno" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a>. The global leader in door opening solutions showcases...HID Global expands SlimFlex Tag portfolio with addition of Near Field Communication-readable tagshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14970.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14970.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that its Identification Technologies division has added Near Field Communication (NFC)-readable tags to its rapidly expanding SlimFlex&trade; Tag portfolio of pliable, high- durability tags. The SlimFlex Tag family has gained wide acceptance in UHF RFID applications due to the tags&rsquo; flexible yet robust thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) housings. Today, high frequency (HF) systems can also take advantage of the tags&rsquo; resistance to repeated bending, torsion and harsh elements.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The original SlimFlex Tags continue to expand the potential for enhanced logistics speed and accuracy, using UHF RFID technology,&rdquo;</em> said Richard Aufreiter, director of product management, Identification Technologies with HID Global. <em>&ldquo;We are excited by the possibilities that the new versatile, durable HF SlimFlex tags bring to customers who are integrating NFC and industrial high...