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, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT 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...Camden Door Controls' CV-550SPK standalone keypad with proximity card readerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2646-ga-npr.18427.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2646-ga-npr.18427.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Camden Door Controls has released its new CV-550SPK surface mount, weather and vandal resistant, backlit, stand-alone keypad with proximity card reader.</p> <p><strong>Benefits of keypad/reader</strong></p> <p>The HID format prox reader and keypad supports up to 2,000 users with card, PIN, or card and PIN access. Rugged and attractive, the keypad/reader is designed for high traffic indoor and outdoor applications.</p> <p>CV-550SPK features a cast metal housing with fully potted electronics, making CV-550SPK both weather (IP 65 rated) and vandal resistant.&nbsp; CV-550SPK has inputs for REX switch/sensor, door contacts, a Form &lsquo;C&rsquo; relay, and a tamper alarm.</p> <p>The unit also has a Wiegand 26 bit input and output, which allows the CV-550SPK to operate as a dual credential (prox reader and keypad) access control system device. User cards or tags can easily be individually or batch enrolled.</p> <p>CV-550SPK is ideal for professional offices, healthcare, schools,...Urmet’s IPervoice video entry and access control solution secures St Joseph’s Gate in Mill Hill, Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.18329.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.18329.htmlApplications NewsWed, 12 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 Urmet products&nbsp; has </strong><strong>the ability to blend with the Grade II-listed architecture</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Urmet&rsquo;s IPervoice video entry and access control solution has been installed at St Joseph&rsquo;s Gate, an apartment complex located at a former foreign missionary college in Mill Hill, London. The system was chosen for the redevelopment of the Berkeley Group&rsquo;s site due to its simple installation process and the ability of Urmet products to blend with the Grade II-listed architecture.</p> <p><strong>IPervoice installed across the whole...Comelit provides access control for Embassy Gardenshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-449-ga-co-13235-ga.18299.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-449-ga-co-13235-ga.18299.htmlApplications NewsThu, 06 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>Comelit's ViP range of stainless steel digital entrance panels were installed at door stations across seven blocks of apartments</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Working with installers, Blakegow, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/comelit.html" class="blue_bold">Comelit</a> has provided access control for 639 apartments &ndash; both high-end and affordable &ndash; in a 60-acre mixed-use development site in Battersea, London. The site will also accommodate the new...School security & safety best practices: Designing physical security frameworkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3019-ga.18255.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3019-ga.18255.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 03 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><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/school-security.html" class="blue_bold">School security</a> has increasingly become an area of focus among school boards and municipalities. Officials are constantly seeking to implement or improve security and safety policies, procedures and technologies to offer the highest level of protection for students, staff and visitors. Every second counts in an emergency or crisis, making it imperative that schools have policies and procedures in place that make it possible to lock down buildings instantly...Geofire's Salamander fire door holders installed at prestigious London apartment complexeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12638-ga.18254.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12638-ga.18254.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 Jul 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>Salamander fire door holders improve ventilation in the building&rsquo;s corridors in case of fire emergency<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/geofire.html" class="blue_bold">Geofire</a>'s Salamander range radio-controlled fire door holders have been installed at one of London&rsquo;s most prestigious apartment complexes, The Whitehouse Apartments SE1, to legally hold open fire doors and improve ventilation in the building&rsquo;s corridors, while protecting occupants in case of a...Tyco and Alarm.com to serve cloud-based interactive services to residential and commercial markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6145-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.18232.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6145-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.18232.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 28 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products announced recently the expansion of a strategic global partnership with Alarm.com that will enable smart interactive services for both the residential and small-to-medium commercial market.</p> <p><strong>Integration with Alarm.com</strong></p> <p>Alarm.com is a leading platform solution for the connected home, making connected home services broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. With the integration of Tyco Security Products&rsquo; PowerSeries Neo system and Alarm.com&rsquo;s cloud-based interactive services&mdash;including interactive security, intelligent automation, video monitoring and energy management solutions&mdash;dealers and integrators can serve residential and small-to-medium commercial customers with a single, scalable solution.</p> <p>PowerSeries Neo combines the flexibility of a modular, hardwired system with the simplicity of a wide range of compatible wireless devices. This exceptionally flexible platform leverages...ASSA ABLOY subsidiary, UNION supplies Optimus3 72mm lockcases for Arts University Bournemouthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-13204-ga-co-1736-ga.18228.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-13204-ga-co-1736-ga.18228.htmlApplications NewsTue, 28 Jul 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>The residences were fitted with UNION&rsquo;s Optimus3 72mm lockcases, providing reliable access to the students&rsquo; flats and rooms</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/union-part-of-assa-abloy-security-solutions.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">UNION</span>, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions</a>, a UK division of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a>, the global leader in door opening solutions has supplied products to student...Securitas’ new team to offer proactive security solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7962-ga.18204.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7962-ga.18204.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 23 Jul 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>The team will be driving the firm's strategy to integrate traditional guarding solutions with evolving technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/securitas-security-services-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Securitas</a> has announced the creation of a new specialist team which will play a vital role in driving forward the security firm's strategy to integrate traditional guarding solutions with evolving technologies.</p> <p><strong>Brings a specialist technical...Tyco with ADT to offer UK & South Africa home automation solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-8421-ga.18187.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-8421-ga.18187.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 22 Jul 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>Tyco&rsquo;s PowerMaster 360 intrusion gateway is leveraged in the smart home automation solution<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tyco-security-products.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco Security Products</a> recently announced that its advanced intrusion products and technology will enable new interactive and smart home automation solutions for residential customers of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/adt-fire-and-security.html"...Body search and airport security – maximising safety and dignity for travellershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18184.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18184.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 22 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 188px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A US Department of Homeland Security investigation showed that undercover agents defeated airport screening in 95 percent of cases by smuggling mock explosives and weapons past checkpoints. With admirable transparency, U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) has described how so-called &ldquo;Red Teams&rdquo; posed as regular passengers and exposed inadequate measures at some of the busiest airports across the United States. The revelations came a few days before <a...ASSA ABLOY subsidiary Adams Rite supplies Sentinel M lock to secure commercial propertyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-61-ga-co-9380-ga-co-13170-ga.18157.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-61-ga-co-9380-ga-co-13170-ga.18157.htmlApplications NewsMon, 20 Jul 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>Adams Rite supplied its innovative Sentinel M commercial multi-point locks</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/adams-rite-an-assa-abloy-group-company.html" class="blue_bold">Adams Rite, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions</a>, a UK division of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a>, the global leader in door opening solutions, has helped to provide solutions to a prestigious...NEC NeoFace Watch facial recognition system chosen for 14 international airports across Brazilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2763-ga.18151.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2763-ga.18151.htmlApplications NewsFri, 17 Jul 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>NEC's NeoFace Watch solution enables automatic facial recognition through photos, CCTV images, recorded videos and webcams</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nec-corporation-of-america.html" class="blue_bold">NEC Corporation</a> recently announced its selection by the Receita Federal (Brazilian National Tax Collection Agency) to provide NeoFace Watch facial recognition technology for 14 international airports throughout Brazil, including the major hub of Governador Andre Franco Montoro International airport (Guarulhos...LOCKEN CyberKey® Vault 20Shttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9728-ga-co-11163-ga-npr.18098.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9728-ga-co-11163-ga-npr.18098.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 09 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>LOCKEN, leading developers of cable free access control, whose unique solution concentrates on power, intelligence and communication in one smart key, has announced the addition of the CyberKey&reg; Vault 20S to its innovative solution.</p> <p><strong>Secure up to 20 rechargeable digital keys</strong></p> <p>Based on Cyberlock technology, the Vault 20S brings additional value to LOCKEN&rsquo;s solution in environments where it is more appropriate or advantageous to keep the keys in a centralised location. The vault prevents keys from ever leaving the premises, and with an integrated on-board computer it is designed to secure up to 20 rechargeable digital keys at any one time.</p> <p>The keys retained in the Vault 20S remain un-programmed until an authorised user presents an approved PIN or RFID device to the vault: the vault&rsquo;s internal server will then programme a key with the specified permissions. Once the user has returned the key to the cabinet, it charges the...SALTO contactless RFID solution helps secure Bunbury Catholic Collegehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga-co-12294-ga.18097.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga-co-12294-ga.18097.htmlApplications NewsThu, 09 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 7px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>SALTO Systems provide everything the college wanted, and offered the best return on investment (ROI)</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Bunbury Catholic College is proud of its status as one of the leading co-educational high schools in Western Australia, and comes from the Marist and Mercy orders and formed after the amalgamation of St Francis Xavier&rsquo;s College (Marist Brothers) and St Josephs College (Mercy Sisters) in 1973.</p> <p>Today the College continues this tradition to provide a catholic secondary...Home automation opportunities for security companies with growth of smart home technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9561-ga-co-10901-ga-co-13135-ga.18086.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9561-ga-co-10901-ga-co-13135-ga.18086.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 09 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 186px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Many security dealers and installers are expanding their offerings to include home automation equipment</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The growth of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/home-automation.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">home automation</span></a> and &ldquo;smart home&rdquo; technology has created a unique opportunity for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies.html" class="blue_bold">security companies</a> of all kinds. With <a...HID Global and sustainability in the security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-823-ga-sb.18051.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-823-ga-sb.18051.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>My first impression on visiting <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global&rsquo;s</a> headquarters in Austin, Texas, was a profusion of light. Plenty of Texas sunshine beams through the abundant windows to provide brightness throughout the building.</p> <p>Mike Klein, HID Global&rsquo;s manager of corporate communications and global public relations, led a tour of the headquarters facility on my recent trip to Austin. Including 250,000 square feet of manufacturing space, the building consolidates several previous North American manufacturing facilities into one location. The building&rsquo;s modern design &ndash; including all those windows &ndash; also provides space for the company&rsquo;s distribution and operations such as marketing, finance, IT, and customer service.</p> <p><strong>Plenty of natural light</strong></p> <table style="width: 300px; height: 61px;" border="0" cellspacing="8"...ACT access control equipment protects Welsh schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-38-ga-co-591-ga.18046.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-38-ga-co-591-ga.18046.htmlApplications NewsThu, 02 Jul 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>Staff and students are benefiting from ACTpro 4000 door controllers and ACTpro door stations on interior and perimeter doors</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/dyfed-alarms-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dyfed Alarms</a> is installing access control equipment from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/access-control-technology.html" class="blue_bold">ACT</a> at a mixed comprehensive school in Wales.</p> <p>Ysgol Dyffryn Aman has 1,600...Expanding market for home automation sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 01 Jul 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>Just how big is the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/home-automation.html" class="blue_bold">home automation</a> industry? One way to tell is by looking at the sheer number of companies &ndash; large and small&mdash;that have rushed to enter this fast-growing space. They include some of the world&rsquo;s largest corporations &ndash; Apple and Google &ndash; along with the nation&rsquo;s biggest cable and telecom companies &ndash; Comcast and AT&amp;T. It includes big names in security like <a...Fermax's fully digital two-wire video door entry system - Duoxhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-687-ga-npr.17942.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-687-ga-npr.17942.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Some two-wire video door entry systems were already available on the market. But none like this. Fermax is launching the first one that is fully digital. A pioneering technological milestone worldwide, set to revolutionise the sector.</p> <p>Duox is extraordinarily easy to install. Technically it provides more quality, greater capacity and better flexibility. And, from the commercial standpoint, it is a paradigm shift: it means that purchasing decisions are no longer up to the residents' community, but to each individual owner. DUOX opens up a new era for everyone involved in the video door entry business.</p> <p>From now on, owners wishing to install a video entry system in their homes will be able to do so without forcing their neighbours who prefer to rely on audio alone to spend any money. Choose the model you like and with the extras you prefer. You can also change it whenever you want without having to ask the other residents for permission. All this thanks to the new...