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 2014 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Key trends driving access control growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2298-ga.13440.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2298-ga.13440.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 161px; height: 278px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Access control growth is driven by several factors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>Access Control is the second-fastest growing area in the security market. A major shift from PC-based clients systems to solid state, embedded operating systems, browser-based user interfaces, remote services, and changes in compliance legislation are just a few factors driving access control adoption both across the residential and commercial markets. John LaFond, VP of Integrated Systems at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/linear-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Linear LLC</a>, explains these...An ASIS exhibitor notices how trade show attendees are changinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-286-ga-co-177-ga-sb.15450.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-286-ga-co-177-ga-sb.15450.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 16 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Are attendees at the ASIS trade show becoming more business-savvy? Have they mastered the technology basics and moved on to more complex issues of how various products can be used to help their businesses?</p> <p>One exhibitor at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS 2014</a> in Atlanta says they have, and the change is impacting how the company displays its products. &ldquo;<em>Boon Edam has been exhibiting at ASIS for 15 years, and we have observed a new trend in how our customers approach us today versus just a few years ago,&rdquo;</em> says Mark Borto, president and CEO, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/boon-edam.html" class="blue_bold">Boon Edam</a>, which supplies a range of entrance technologies including turnstiles, revolving doors and portals. <em>&ldquo;In the past, most customers would see a security revolving door and ask, &lsquo;How does this thing...Access Control division of ASSA ABLOY UK partners with Schneider Electrichttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-3188-ga.15436.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-3188-ga.15436.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 15 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The latest Aperio&reg; products&nbsp;have</strong><br /><strong>been integrated into the Schneider</strong><br /><strong>Electric access control product line</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="center" style="text-align: left;">Global specialist in energy, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/schneider-electric-limited.html" class="blue_bold">Schneider Electric</a> has partnered with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">Access Control, a division of ASSA ABLOY UK</a>, to enhance its Continuum building management system.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">Access Control&rsquo;s...MOBOTIX presents i25 compact sized Hemispheric camera at ASIS 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-1164-ga.15291.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-1164-ga.15291.htmlEvents NewsTue, 30 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>MOBOTIX is also demonstrating its remote station for IP video door intercom and introducing new software developments</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>At this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">60th Annual ASIS International Conference and Exhibition</a>, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/mobotix-corp.html" class="blue_bold">MOBOTIX</a> presents a new compact sized Hemispheric camera, demonstrates its recent remote...Maxxess unveils ambit its latest communications technology at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9972-ga-co-177-ga.15200.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9972-ga-co-177-ga.15200.htmlEvents NewsWed, 24 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 138px; height: 293px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Maxxess executives will be on hand September 30 at ASIS booth number 2921 to demonstrate and discuss ambit</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/maxxess-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Maxxess</a>, a leading provider of proven software and hardware for a wide range of integrated security systems, announced recently that it will unveil a groundbreaking new communications technology, ambit.</p> <p>ambit is a patented, leading-edge technology and managed service that dramatically...Castel CAP IP intercom stations secure Unilever’s UK-based Port Sunlight laboratory and research centrehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-774-ga.15105.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-774-ga.15105.htmlApplications NewsThu, 11 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>Castel&rsquo;s IP intercom units were installed at gates, barriers and turnstiles, as well as at staff and visitor entrances</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Located on the Wirral, Merseyside, Unilever&rsquo;s main UK-based laboratory and research centre at Port Sunlight has upgraded its security system using the latest CAP IP intercom stations from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/castel.html" class="blue_bold">Castel</a>. With over 750 scientists at the facility working on...Open Options to showcase DNA Fusion Fusion Web at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2785-ga-co-177-ga.15107.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2785-ga-co-177-ga.15107.htmlEvents NewsThu, 11 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 32px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>DNA Fusion Web v2.5 offers a convenient method of access control management to mobile end users</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/open-options-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Open Options</a>, an industry leader in open platform access control solutions, will showcase the latest release of DNA Fusion, Fusion Web and highlight exciting new integrations with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">AXIS Communications</a> and <a...Security Essen presents over 40 market segments in 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga-co-5188-ga.15100.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga-co-5188-ga.15100.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html" class="blue_bold">Security Essen</a> marks its 40th anniversary in 2014 as a global fair for security and fire protection technology. With more than 1,000 exhibitors from 40 countries taking up more than 85,000 square meters (914,932 square feet) of booth space, Security Essen honours pioneering companies in security innovation and highlights young companies with new solutions &ldquo;made in Germany.&rdquo; Security Essen 2014 will be held on September 23rd -26th.</p> <p>In 2014, Security Essen gathers more than 40 market segments under one roof for the first time &ndash; from mechanical security technology via fire protection and video surveillance to crime detection technology and counter-terrorism. Manufacturers for civil security technology from major industrial nations are represented in 2014. Security Forum educational sessions are held in Halls 5 and 7.</p> <p><a...ASSA ABLOY UK to exhibit remote door opening solutions at Education Facilities Forum 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.15091.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.15091.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 Sep 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>Among the products being showcased will be ASSA&lsquo;s SMARTair&trade; and CLIQ&trade; remote door opening solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> UK is exhibiting at this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/education-facilities-forum.html" class="blue_bold">Education Facilities Forum</a>, showcasing two of its business units, as the global leader in door opening...SALTO Systems access control technology safeguards All Saints’ College in Perth, Western Australiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.15040.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.15040.htmlApplications NewsTue, 02 Sep 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>School authorities and budgeting committees are realising the importance of prevention over response</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Competent access control is the prime mover of school safety. From primary schools to the largest colleges, prevention and deterrence are the keys to protecting our most valuable asset, our children and young people. Access control was once just a big-city concern, but today many suburban and rural schools are just as interested or even more interested in access control than their...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...Real-Time Technology Group announces technology partnership with All Points Logisticshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10526-ga.14984.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10526-ga.14984.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The companies are partnering to leverage RTTG&rsquo;s expertise in developing identity management programs</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/real-time-technology-group.html" class="blue_bold">Real-Time Technology Group</a>, an industry-leading provider of secure and hosted Identity Management solutions for secure operations and incident response, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with All Points Logistics, a Service...Key control and management for emergency situations at educational facilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.14885.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.14885.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 272px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>It used to be that the word &ldquo;lockdown&rdquo; was only ever used in reference to an emergency protocol to restrict movement in a prison environment. Today however, the term is in common usage in educational and other environments to describe measures taken under certain conditions of threat. In this article, Fernando Pires, VP of Sales and Marketing at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/morse-watchmans.html" class="blue_bold">Morse Watchmans</a>, explains that lockdowns, along with building evacuation and sheltering procedures, are an integral part of a school&rsquo;s emergency...The Shield Group appoints former Greater Manchester Police officer Stuart Pizzey as Police Liaison & Commercial Risk Advisorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14877.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14877.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 13 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>Stuart will be developing relationships with businesses across Greater Manchester and the North-west</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Stuart Pizzey, MBE, has been appointed Police Liaison &amp; Commercial Risk Advisor at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/the-shield-group.html" class="blue_bold">The Shield Group</a>, the UK&rsquo;s largest independent Total Security Solutions (TSS) provider. Mr Pizzey, will be joining The Shield...Security risks - "insider threats" from ex-employeeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12181-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14810.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12181-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14810.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong><em>How much is the security risk each time an employee leaves a company?</em> Unfortunately, many enterprises don&rsquo;t manage the risk very well. Often, processes for cancelling passwords or retrieving physical assets may be slipshod, or even non-existent.</strong></p> <p>Research by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/is-decisions.html" class="orangebold">IS Decisions</a> highlights the problem: Over a third (36 percent) of desk-based workers in the United States and the United Kingdom are <a href="http://cf.datawrapper.de/7sykr/1/" target="_blank" class="orangebold">aware of having access to a former employer&rsquo;s systems or data after leaving an organisation</a>. The number is even higher for younger workers &ndash; <a href="http://cf.datawrapper.de/TRB04/1/" class="orangebold">more than half (58 percent) of workers between 16 and 24 years</a> of age say they still can access a former employer&rsquo;s systems or data, and almost...Alpro transom door closers help secure Le Bistrot Pierre on Caroline Street in Cardiffhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.14732.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.14732.htmlApplications NewsFri, 01 Aug 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"><strong>Alpro&rsquo;s overhead transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of aluminium doors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Transom door closers from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/alpro-architectural-hardware.html" class="blue_bold">Alpro Architectural Hardware</a> have been installed at Le Bistrot Pierre on Caroline Street in Cardiff. The venue, which is in the heart of the city and near the Millennium Stadium, is the eleventh to open in a...Urmet supplies IP video door-entry solution to prestigious development in Kensington, Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.14703.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.14703.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 7px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The IPervoice system installed at 375 Kensington High Street features a 2-door controller called the "PIO" Controller<br /></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 have been involved in a prestigious, award-winning development by leading UK property developer, St. Edward, which is part of the Berkeley Group. The Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2014 &ldquo;<em>Best...ADT Pulse® Voice smart home security app now availablehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-npr.14664.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-npr.14664.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Leading security and home automation provider ADT recently announced availability of ADT Pulse&reg; Voice, a new app that combines the ADT features customers know and love with the security and convenience of personal voice commands. ADT Pulse Voice technology is the first of its kind in the smart home space, enabling homeowners to log in and log out of the Pulse Voice app via custom technology that recognises unique voice signatures. Once logged in, users can arm and disarm their Pulse security panel, control their home&rsquo;s lighting, adjust thermostats, lock and unlock doors, and check the overall status of their home &ndash; all verbally and virtually touchless through an iOS or Android smart phone. It&rsquo;s a new frontier in the world of smart home technology, and it&rsquo;s brought to consumers first by ADT.</p> <p>ADT recognises consumers&rsquo; increasing need for easy-to-use technologies that can adapt to the pace of today&rsquo;s lifestyles. From long hours at the...British Security Industry Association announces national winners for its 2014 Security Personnel Awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-11917-ga-co-7839-ga-co-7962-ga-co-11918-ga-co-8886-ga-co-4109-ga.14659.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-11917-ga-co-7839-ga-co-7962-ga-co-11918-ga-co-8886-ga-co-4109-ga.14659.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 24 Jul 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 awards provide a platform to showcase excellence and outstanding performances displayed by BSIA member companies&rsquo; employees</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The hard work and achievements of 15 outstanding security professionals have been recognised in the national round of this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a> (BSIA) Security Personnel Awards, which were presented recently (16th July)...BSIA chairman Pauline Norstrom recognises contribution of individuals and organisations to its ongoing successhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-309-ga-co-512-ga-co-625-ga-co-7962-ga.14587.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-309-ga-co-512-ga-co-625-ga-co-7962-ga.14587.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 17 Jul 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>BSIA's chairman&nbsp;Pauline Norstrom selected winners from various cateogries</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Newly-elected Chairman of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a>, Pauline Norstrom, has personally recognised the significant contributions made by five individuals and organisations to the ongoing success of the UK&rsquo;s private security industry.</p> <p>Presenting the annual...