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 2016 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT ASSA ABLOY and Nedap access control system protects staff, patients and data at Ghent’s new Hospital Maria Middelareshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-nedap-access-control-system-ghent-new-hospital-co-9380-ga-co-4108-ga.19624.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-nedap-access-control-system-ghent-new-hospital-co-9380-ga-co-4108-ga.19624.htmlApplications NewsThu, 11 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"> <p><strong>The hospital chose Nedap AEOS access control integrated with Aperio wireless locks</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A modern hospital demands secure, but flexible, access control, around the clock and 365 days a year. At Ghent&rsquo;s new Hospital Maria Middelares, ASSA ABLOY&mdash;in partnership with Nedap&mdash;delivered just that. Instead of old-fashioned mechanical locks and cumbersome keys, the hospital chose Nedap AEOS access control integrated with Aperio&reg; wireless locks to protect staff, patients and...Access control manufacturers address biometric myths & end user misconceptionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/access-control-manufacturers-biometric-myths-misconceptions-co-7994-ga-co-823-ga-co-12392-ga-co-12725-ga-co-11521-ga.19627.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/access-control-manufacturers-biometric-myths-misconceptions-co-7994-ga-co-823-ga-co-12392-ga-co-12725-ga-co-11521-ga.19627.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 10 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"> <p><strong>A number of misconceptions exist about the capabilities and technology of<br />biometrics, perpetuated in popular culture by films and TV</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">Like many categories in the security marketplace, the biometrics market suffers its share of misconceptions, ranging from misunderstanding of the technology to underestimating its utility for a broad range of uses.</span> </strong></p> <p class="blue_bold"><span style="font-size: small;">Misunderstandings created by pop...Cognitec FaceVACS-VideoScan technology to be demonstrated at World Game Protection Conference 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cognitec-facevacs-videoscan-technology-demonstrated-world-co-2232-ga-co-13702-ga.19608.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cognitec-facevacs-videoscan-technology-demonstrated-world-co-2232-ga-co-13702-ga.19608.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"> <p><strong>Cognitec FaceVACS-VideoScan technology helps strengthen physical security measures in Macau casinos</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Cognitec&rsquo;s highly specialised face recognition technology FaceVACS-VideoScan was selected to strengthen physical security measures in major Macau casinos by alerting security staff in real time about banned persons entering the premises.</p> <p><strong>Cognitec uses advanced face recognition technology</strong></p> <p>In partnership with Melco Crown Entertainment, Cognitec supported the large-scale...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...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></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 device, thus providing additional time savings in the field.</strong></p> <p>For security contractors, wireless offers many...Fermax presents video door entry systems and home automation integrations at Intersec 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/fermax-presents-video-door-entry-systems-co-687-ga-co-5478-ga.19584.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/fermax-presents-video-door-entry-systems-co-687-ga-co-5478-ga.19584.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>Visitors showed great interest in Fermax DOMINIUM video door unit and its remote control via smartphones and tablets feature</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Fermax participates, once again, at the new edition of Intersec, the largest international trade fair for the security industry.</p> <p>Intersec is the most important business platform of the Middle East and North of Africa regions. Fermax took the opportunity to present its wide range of video door entry systems and home automation integrations, and to introduce its latest launches.</p>...Geutebruck G-SIM security information management system helps secure B+B Parkhaus GmbH & Co.KGhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/geutebruck-sim-security-information-management-system-co-750-ga-co-11413-ga.19493.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/geutebruck-sim-security-information-management-system-co-750-ga-co-11413-ga.19493.htmlApplications NewsMon, 01 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 parking facilities required a management system to co-ordinate the mix of technical components, of various ages from different suppliers <br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> B+B Parkhaus GmbH &amp; Co.KG is a private, family-run parking facilities company based in Dusseldorf, Germany. It manages some 20,000 parking spaces in 60 properties. The technical management of the parking facilities is being centralised incrementally. At the centre of it all is a new Geutebruck video solution that utilises G-SIM, a powerful security information management system. The interfaces to the Schneider Intercom...Key control technology & guard tour systems enhancing security in healthcare organisationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/key-control-technology-guard-tour-systems-co-3579-ga.19437.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/key-control-technology-guard-tour-systems-co-3579-ga.19437.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 22 Jan 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"> <p><strong>Key control technology and guard tour systems provide a ready-made solution for healthcare organisations to enhance their security &amp; asset management protocols</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>Morse Watchmans, a leading provider of key management solutions explains how to provide top-notch security and manage asset with a combination of key control systems, asset lockers and guard tour systems.</strong></span></p> <p>The shift from...Anviz P7 biometric access control adopts touch activation technologies in fingerprint sensor and PoEhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/anviz-p7-biometric-access-control-adopts-co-11020-ga-npr.19428.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/anviz-p7-biometric-access-control-adopts-co-11020-ga-npr.19428.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 20 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Anviz Global, a world-wide leader in the security sector, is releasing its latest innovation onto the market in January 2016. The release of the biometric-access control device P7 adopts touch activation technologies in fingerprint sensor and PoE for easy installation.</p> <p>P7 is a new generation access control device from Anviz. As an access control device with PoE communication and access interface separation, the P7 is designed for ease of installation and costing down of labour. The powerful access control function is indispensable for P7, with relay output for door control, Wiegand output and group, time zones. It also has multi communications with TCP/IP, RS485 and Mini USB port. The Alarm push function provides additional security.</p> <p><strong>Smart sensor, the latest AFOS fingerprint reader</strong></p> <p>P7 adopts Anviz's waterproof, dustproof and scratchproof AFOS series fingerprint sensor which contains the infrared optical imaging technology. This allows the...How are biometrics companies expanding system functionalities for better security and identification?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/biometrics-companies-expanding-system-functionalities-security-co-7994-ga-co-823-ga-co-13471-ga-co-12392-ga-co-10741-ga-co-11521-ga.19424.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/biometrics-companies-expanding-system-functionalities-security-co-7994-ga-co-823-ga-co-13471-ga-co-12392-ga-co-10741-ga-co-11521-ga.19424.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 18 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Facial and body behavior analytics can identify people &ldquo;without interfering<br />with the pace of life&rdquo;</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>Biometrics companies throughout the security marketplace are expanding the functionality of their systems for a variety of uses. This article will take a look at what several companies are up to.<em> </em></strong></span></p> <p><strong>SRI International</strong>&rsquo;s identity solutions seek to bring convenience, speed and security to existing workflows. SRI&rsquo;s...Key and asset management are vital parts of security strategy, but more integration is neededhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/key-asset-management-vital-parts-security-co-1708-ga.19387.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/key-asset-management-vital-parts-security-co-1708-ga.19387.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 15 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Traka attributes a large part of its success to the extensive work completed in previous years in the US markets</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">2015 has been a huge success for key and asset management company Traka. The manufacturer is predicting growth between 20 and 30 percent. It attributes a large part of its success to the extensive work completed in previous years in the U.S. markets, as the foundations set are now coming to fruition.</span> </strong></p> <p>However, Traka has also encountered a real...Storm Storm-AXS S60 integrated keypad/reader to showcase innovative technology and contemporary design at Intersec 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/storm-axs-s60-integrated-keypad-intersec-2016-co-5478-ga-co-10911-ga.19349.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/storm-axs-s60-integrated-keypad-intersec-2016-co-5478-ga-co-10911-ga.19349.htmlEvents NewsMon, 11 Jan 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>Storm integrated keypad/reader<br />uniquely exploits the use of light<br />and form</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Increasing use of architectural glass and polished stone wall finishes create unique challenges for installers of access control systems. Keypads and readers must be easily installed (or pre-installed) within the width of a door frame or mullion. They must also convey an uncompromised commitment to luxury, quality and style.</p> <p><strong>Storm-AXS S60 keypad/reader</strong></p> <p>To meet this demand for both innovative technology and contemporary design, Storm has...DoorBird CEO Sascha Keller, Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess & Richard Choi from LG opened CES 2016 with keynote speechhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/doorbird-volkswagen-LG-CES-2016-keynote-co-13552-ga-co-1044-ga.19335.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/doorbird-volkswagen-LG-CES-2016-keynote-co-13552-ga-co-1044-ga.19335.htmlEvents NewsFri, 08 Jan 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>The keynote included presentation of clever connection between Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive world of today</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess, DoorBird CEO Sascha Keller and Richard Choi from LG officially opened CES 2016 in Las Vegas with their keynote speech. The keynote included the presentation of the new VW electric car which VW used to demonstrate the clever connection between the Internet of Things (IoT) and the automotive world of today.</p> <p><strong>IoT &amp;...IoT-based key management systems with access control strengthens risk management strategieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/iot-based-key-management-systems-access-co-2173-ga-co-1042-ga-co-3579-ga-co-2554-ga.19304.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/iot-based-key-management-systems-access-co-2173-ga-co-1042-ga-co-3579-ga-co-2554-ga.19304.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 05 Jan 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"> <p><strong>The IoT also helped to drive key control system innovation along with improved integration capabilities</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">Although 2015 seemed like the year of data breaches, it was also the year that the Internet of Things (IoT) achieved real traction. Key management systems and most other advanced security solutions can now be integrated with the networked security system (i.e. identity management, access control, IP video surveillance,...Traka intelligent key cabinets help prevent robbery at King Liftinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-intelligent-key-cabinets-prevent-robbery-co-1708-ga.19290.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-intelligent-key-cabinets-prevent-robbery-co-1708-ga.19290.htmlApplications NewsThu, 31 Dec 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>Through the intelligent software, King Lifting has been able to control which drivers can access specific keys to vehicles</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Traka, the key and asset management specialist, has installed intelligent key cabinets at King Lifting, the UK&rsquo;s leading provider of lifting equipment and cranes, preventing a robbery that could have cost thousands of pounds.</p> <p><strong>Customer</strong></p> <p>King Lifting, installed the key cabinet under a trial period and it was during this time that the attempted robbery occurred.</p> <p>Previously, the crane hire company had used a traditional key...Hikvision USA and Control4 to bring video surveillance technology to Smart House markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-usa-control4-bring-video-surveillance-co-9561-ga-co-12558-ga.19289.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-usa-control4-bring-video-surveillance-co-9561-ga-co-12558-ga.19289.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 31 Dec 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>A recent poll conducted shows that homeowners feel safe if they were able to remotely monitor their homes</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Hikvision USA Inc., the leading provider of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions in North America, has partnered with Control4, a leading provider of home automation and control systems, to bring cutting edge video surveillance technology to the Smart House market. Hikvision cameras are easily integrated with the Control4 smart home operating system, adding to a robust suite of features by...Tyco Security Products’ home automation access control solutions to be showcased at CES 2016 in Las Vegashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-products-home-automation-access-co-5961-ga-co-6145-ga-co-2855-ga-co-12085-ga-co-9746-ga-co-1726-ga-co-8421-ga.19285.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-products-home-automation-access-co-5961-ga-co-6145-ga-co-2855-ga-co-12085-ga-co-9746-ga-co-1726-ga-co-8421-ga.19285.htmlEvents NewsWed, 30 Dec 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>Tyco will highlight its IQ panel, a robust wireless smart home solution, at the event&nbsp;in Las Vegas </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Tyco Security Products, part of Tyco, the world&rsquo;s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, will showcase its connected home solutions in its debut appearance at the 2016 CES show, January 6-9, 2016, in Las Vegas. The world&rsquo;s gathering place for consumer technologies provides an ideal platform to feature the company&rsquo;s expanding range of technology-inspired products and capabilities for the smart...Traka key management systems help enhance health and safety compliance process at Nestle Yorkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-key-management-systems-enhance-health-co-1708-ga.19265.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-key-management-systems-enhance-health-co-1708-ga.19265.htmlApplications NewsWed, 23 Dec 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"> <p><strong>Traka software has been programmed to revoke access to keys based on up-to-date licenses and health surveillance</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Traka key management systems are helping the Nestl&eacute; packaging and ingredients site in York better its health and safety compliance process.</p> <p><strong>Traka software restricting access to sensitive areas</strong></p> <p>The warehousing and logistics centre where the Traka key cabinets have been installed are being used to manage access to forklifts and other material handling equipment, as well as restricting access to sensitive areas. The...ASSA ABLOY to demonstrate Aperio and Traka key management integrations at Intersec 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-demonstrate-aperio-traka-key-co-1137-ga-co-1708-ga-co-9787-ga.19252.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-demonstrate-aperio-traka-key-co-1137-ga-co-1708-ga-co-9787-ga.19252.htmlEvents NewsTue, 22 Dec 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"> <p><strong>On display at the ASSA ABLOY stand will be the latest Aperio&reg; hardware with V3 electronics</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ASSA ABLOY brings more speed, expanded interoperability and upgraded wireless hardware to Intersec 2016. The global leader in door opening solutions presents customers with the concrete benefits of faster, better integrated products from Aperio&reg; wireless access control and Traka intelligent key management, in Hall 2, Stand G12.</p> <p><strong>V3 platform to be showcased</strong></p> <p>Highlights of the ASSA ABLOY showcase include new V3 platform for...IdentyTech fingerprint readers integrated with Software House C•CURE 9000http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/identytech-fingerprint-readers-integrated-software-house-co-8421-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8560-ga-npr.19244.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/identytech-fingerprint-readers-integrated-software-house-co-8421-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8560-ga-npr.19244.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 21 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products introduces the integration of IdentyTech&trade; fingerprint readers with Software House&rsquo;s C&bull;CURE 9000 security and event management solution. The IdentyTech line of fingerprint access control readers security systems also provides users with advanced analytics capabilities and situational awareness.</p> <p><strong>True multi-factor identification</strong></p> <p>Made for harsh environments, the indoor/outdoor IdentyTech fingerprint&bull;CURE 9000 supports up to 500,000 users and also has standalone capacity for up to 100,000 users. Versatile in their design, these readers can provide true multi-factor identification and verification terminal functionality with their integrated smart card reader, CTP keypad and are capable of voice audio and video. The IDTWallmount&trade; reader also offers a power LED interface for 5-megapixel video capture, which is useful when access is denied to entrants. Critical information contained within the readers and...