SourceSecurity.com RSS - Audio, video or keypad entry news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Audio, video or keypad entry news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/audio-video-or-keypad-entry.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT 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...Digital Monitoring Products announces Charlie Osborn as Dealer Development Manager for New Englandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16870.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16870.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Charlie will be responsible for <br />developing new sales and providing <br />on-going service to DMP authorised <br />dealers throughout the region</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/digital-monitoring-products-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Digital Monitoring Products</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>(DMP) has named Charlie Osborn to the position of Dealer Development Manager in the New England Region, which includes upstate New York. He will be responsible for developing new sales and providing on-going service to DMP...MOBOTIX AG secures access to Specialized Bicycle Components headquartershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-co-11478-ga-co-4177-ga.16860.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-co-11478-ga-co-4177-ga.16860.htmlApplications NewsWed, 18 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 9px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The system allowed Specialized to set up flexible access control and monitoring options at multiple locations<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/mobotix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">MOBOTIX AG</a>, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Specialized Bicycle Components in the UK to secure access to its headquarters, workshop and showroom protecting high value engineering tools and concept models.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #777777; font-family:...Talkaphone video door entry station for tough environmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3020-ga-npr.16790.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3020-ga-npr.16790.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Talkaphone has introduced a compact video door entry station that features a contemporary new design and IP66 weather rating for tough environments. The embedded wide-angle megapixel camera is ONVIF compliant and offers a clear view of the caller.</p> <p>Unlike closed intercom systems, Talkaphone&rsquo;s compact video door entry station works with major video management system (VMS) vendors and offers greater deployment flexibility to higher education institutions, healthcare and corporate facilities, and other institutions where it is necessary to retain video evidence.</p> <p>Talkaphone&rsquo;s high quality speaker and microphone components coupled with a proprietary audio enhancement algorithm offer the best sound clarity in the industry. This combination of performance and contemporary style has become synonymous with the Talkaphone brand.</p> <p>The compact video door entry station is SIP compliant and allows other IP devices to be connected directly into the unit and...SALTO’s JustIN Mobile Key enhances management at Astoria 7 hotel in Spainhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.16776.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.16776.htmlApplications NewsThu, 12 Mar 2015 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>SALTO&rsquo;s new JustIN mobile key technology allow its guests to access their rooms by using their own smart phones</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> The Astoria 7 hotel in San Sebastian, Spain, is one of the first in the world that can now manage the reservations and stays of its guests by sending their room keys direct to their smart phones. <p>Opened in April 2009, the Hotel Astoria 7 is the ideal hotel for lovers of cinema. Built on the foundations of a former Gipuzkoa cinema, the hotel appeals to an eclectic mix of travellers, business executives...Is home automation driving a security renaissance?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9561-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12713-ga-co-11565-ga.16732.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9561-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12713-ga-co-11565-ga.16732.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 06 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; height: 333px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>According to research firm IHS Technology, the residential intrusion alarm market is expected to grow by 9.4 percent in 2015</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>For years, the industry&rsquo;s penetration rate for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-alarm-systems.html" class="blue_bold">security alarm systems</a> has hovered from a conservative 18 percent of households to a more liberal 22 percent or so. According to research firm <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS</a>, the residential...Comelit supplies its IP video door entry system for Hammers Lane site in Mill Hill, Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-449-ga-co-12683-ga-co-7220-ga.16580.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-449-ga-co-12683-ga-co-7220-ga.16580.htmlApplications NewsWed, 18 Feb 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>Comelit&rsquo;s Black Planux Lux video monitors were installed &amp; linked to ViP entrance panels throughout eight apartment blocks</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Globally renowned door entry manufacturer, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/comelit.html" class="blue_bold">Comelit Group UK</a>, has supplied an IP video door entry system for a multi-block residential development in an exclusive gated community within the idyllic north London village of Mill Hill. Hertfordshire-based...NAPCO Security Technologies Inc. introduces iBridge Messenger notification servicehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8294-ga-npr.16427.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8294-ga-npr.16427.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 03 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc, Amityville, NY is pleased to introduce iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Messenger, a complementary add-on and extension of its iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Connected Home line for dealers transitioning into the lucrative smart home market and available for all new and retrofit Gemini Security System accounts. iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Messenger is an SMS or MMS message notification service, for subscribers who want to stay connected and in control of their premises&rsquo; alarm, video, temperature, lighting &amp; locking, receiving custom SMS simple text messages or daily reminders, or enhanced MMS live video alert messages.</p> <p>Unlike competitive services, iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Messenger is broadband-based, not cellular/GSM, and is therefore able to provide event- triggered alerts plus VGA-quality video of the premises, pre- and post- the event or alarm using MMS, or multimedia message service, instead of just SMS, ie., traditional short message service....Q&A: Integrator weighs in on the security of web-based serviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12634-ga.16413.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12634-ga.16413.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 03 Feb 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></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.installers.html" class="blue_bold">Installers</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators</a> still have questions about cloud-based services, so we asked Service Manager Michael Troiani of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/idesco-corporation.html" class="blue_bold">Idesco Corp.</a> in New York City for his input.</p>...Barix to exhibit its latest forward-compatible IPAM302 module at ISE 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4534-ga-co-6573-ga.16422.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4534-ga-co-6573-ga.16422.htmlEvents NewsTue, 03 Feb 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>IPAM302 module ensures that OEMs can freely build a product today and easily replace the module in field moving forward</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>IP audio and control specialist <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/barix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">Barix</a> has long had a strong OEM business, with the company&rsquo;s IPAM module series at the core of tens of thousands of devices deployed worldwide today. At <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/integrated-systems-europe-2015.html"...Digital Monitoring Products names Reece Tarwater as Dealer Development Manager for Texas regionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16357.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16357.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 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>Reece will be responsible for developing new sales and providing ongoing service to DMP authorised dealers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/digital-monitoring-products-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Digital Monitoring Products</a> (DMP) has named Reece Tarwater as the Dealer Development Manager in the company&rsquo;s Texas Region. He will be responsible for developing new sales and providing ongoing service to DMP authorised dealers throughout the state, helping them...MOBOTIX AG appoints Dr. Tristan Haage as Chief Sales Officerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.16131.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.16131.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 05 Jan 2015 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>Dr. Haage, will assume responsibility in the Management Board starting 1st April 2015<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Supervisory Board of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/mobotix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">MOBOTIX AG</a> has appointed Dr. Tristan Haage as a new member of the Management Board for the area of Sales. With a PhD in physics, Dr. Haage comes from Kaiserslautern and will assume responsibility in the Management Board starting 1st April 2015. With Dr. Haage, MOBOTIX AG gains a leader with many...Grants drive education and healthcare communication systems purchaseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-96-ga.16009.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-96-ga.16009.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 24 Dec 2014 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">&nbsp;<strong>Grants continue to be available for schools to purchase products such as our intercoms and communication systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>2014/2015 Aiphone Review and Forecast:</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/ip-video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">Video surveillance</a>, audio, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">access control and locks</a> are the four security solutions that typically work...Storm to introduce new generation of keypads with integrated Genuine HID contactless technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-10911-ga.15930.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-10911-ga.15930.htmlEvents NewsTue, 09 Dec 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>The new generation of Storm keypads with HID contactless technology will be unveiled at Intersec 2015</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Back in the year 2000, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/storm-interface.html" class="blue_bold">Storm</a>&rsquo;s AXS StrikeMaster keypads were voted No.1 by professional security installers. These award winning keypads have been a firm favourite ever since. Their durability and reliability built a reputation for being the &ldquo;fit and forget&rdquo; access control product.</p>...How cloud-based services will transform the access control markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-co-5188-ga-co-8421-ga.15880.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-co-5188-ga-co-8421-ga.15880.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 97px; height: 306px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Cloud-based services for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">video surveillance</span></a> or hosted access control are garnering more attention in the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>industry. Most people today are already using or are familiar with cloud-based applications in their day-to-day life, so it will only be a matter to time before the benefits of the...Anviz’s AIM CrossChex access control device helps manage small businesseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11020-ga-npr.15901.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11020-ga-npr.15901.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 10 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>AIM CrossChex is an intelligent management system of access control and time attendance devices. The user-friendly and interactive design makes this system very easy to operate, the powerful function makes this system realise the management of department, staff, shift, payroll, access authority, and exports different time attendance and access control reports, satisfying different time attendance and access control requirements in different complicated environments.</p> <p><strong>Features</strong></p> <ul> <li>Manages departments and employees</li> <li>Manages devices and access restrictions</li> <li>Manages schedules, shifts and reports</li> <li>Rules out unauthorised overtime</li> <li>Imports/exports data in various file formats, such as CSV, XLS/XLSX, PDF, etc.</li> <li>Exports attendance reports to 3rd party accounting/payroll software</li> <li>Sends reports via email</li> <li>Connect to SQL database or Access database for easy installation and maintenance</li> </ul>Castel’s CAP IP intercoms to enhance security at Aldi’s new regional distribution and staff administration centres across the UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-12413-ga.15709.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-12413-ga.15709.htmlApplications NewsFri, 14 Nov 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>The brief from the supermarket chain was for an intercom-over-IP system that would enhance the security of the site</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>German supermarket giant, Aldi, best known for its ultra-low prices and &lsquo;stacked-up-high&rsquo; goods in its stores, has selected <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/castel.html" class="blue_bold">Castel</a> to supply IP intercom systems for its new regional distribution and staff administration centres across the UK. The first development,...Vivint CSO brings lessons of government cybersecurity to home automationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-10901-ga-sb.15684.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-10901-ga-sb.15684.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Cybersecurity is an ongoing concern in the realm of home automation and security systems. Joe Albaugh brought a unique perspective to the subject in July when he became Chief Security Officer (CSO) of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vivint-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Vivint</a>, the second largest <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/residential-security-systems" class="blue_bold">residential security</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>and home automation provider in the United States. Albaugh&rsquo;s approach to the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/cyber-security" class="blue_bold">cybersecurity</a> aspects of home automation is based on his 20 years of experience including past positions as chief information security officer for three large, critical infrastructure agencies of the U.S. government.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>&ldquo;I preached in the federal government that there is a convergence between automation, operations and...Urmet opens new showroom at the Building Centre in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.15654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.15654.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 07 Nov 2014 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>Urmet has installed a range of fully functioning door entry systems at the showroom</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/urmet-domus-communication-and-security-uk-ltd.1.html" class="blue_bold">Urmet</a> is pleased to announce the opening of a new showroom display situated at The Building Centre, central London. This convenient new location is open from Monday to Saturday, all year round, excluding bank holidays. The aim is to enable a wide range of potential users, from architects and developers to...Keyscan announces its acquisition by Kaba Holding AGhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-984-ga-co-10325-ga-co-2910-ga.15645.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-984-ga-co-10325-ga-co-2910-ga.15645.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 06 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The acquisition of Keyscan strengthens both companies&rsquo; product offerings</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/keyscan-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Keyscan Inc</a>, is pleased to announce it has been acquired by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kaba-management-and-consulting-ag.html" class="blue_bold">Kaba Holding AG</a>,&nbsp;based in Switzerland. <p>The acquisition of Keyscan Inc., a recognised leader in networked access control solutions, will strengthen both companies&rsquo; product...