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 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT 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...Sovereign access control and lift destination system for Ty Admiral in Cardiffhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5418-ga-co-1645-ga.17939.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5418-ga-co-1645-ga.17939.htmlApplications NewsFri, 19 Jun 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 solution reduces time spent by staff queuing and improves the efficiency of people getting to their work floor</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5205-ga-co-5418-ga-co-1645-ga.15097.html" class="blue_bold">Sovereign Fire and Security </a>has recently completed a state of the art building management system at Ty Admiral in Cardiff. The new access control and lift destination system reduces time spent by staff queuing and improves the efficiency of...Vanderbilt study: British businesses report loss due to security breacheshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.17935.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.17935.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 19 Jun 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>Study reveals that more than one in four British businesses suffer loss, disruption or inconvenience as result of security breaches</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A comprehensive study conducted across four European countries by YouGov for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt</a> reveals that more than one in four (28%) of small and medium sized British businesses have suffered loss, disruption or inconvenience as a direct result of physical or cyber security...Day one at IFSEC 2015: Security and beyondhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-386-ga-co-9665-ga-co-1261-ga-co-3322-ga-co-1708-ga-co-8096-ga.17893.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-386-ga-co-9665-ga-co-1261-ga-co-3322-ga-co-1708-ga-co-8096-ga.17893.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 17 Jun 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>Security beyond its traditional boundaries is a big theme at IFSEC 2015</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="Body"><em><strong>The security landscape is changing. Touring exhibitors on the first day of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International</a> in London, it seems an increasing number of vendors are offering products that go beyond what may be termed "security," offering solutions for applications such as health and safety and data collection. They are also offering more smart technology with mobile phones and...TBS biometrics solutions for IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11127-ga-co-8096-ga.17885.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11127-ga-co-8096-ga.17885.htmlEvents NewsTue, 16 Jun 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 3D and 2D finger scanning technology will be demonstrated in combination with TBS Video and TBS Anti-tailgating</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/touchless-biometric-systems-tbs.html" class="blue_bold">Touchless Biometric Systems</a>, Swiss manufacturer and biometric solution provider, recently announced it will showcase its biometrics innovations at this week&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International 2015</a> in London June 16-18 2015.</p>...Connect ONE and ELK Products partner for residential integratorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12491-ga-co-2707-ga.17867.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12491-ga-co-2707-ga.17867.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Jun 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>The Connect ONE interface is fully compatible with ELK Products&rsquo; Security and Automation Control Systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The partnership between <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/elk-products-inc.html" class="blue_bold">ELK Products</a>, a premier manufacturer of security and automation solutions and Connect ONE&reg;, the flagship, integrated security management platform from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/connected-technologies.html"...