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 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT 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...Fermax unveils its latest technological developments at various key security events in Europe, Asia, and Americahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-687-ga-co-5784-ga-co-9251-ga-co-5478-ga-co-8096-ga.14520.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-687-ga-co-5784-ga-co-9251-ga-co-5478-ga-co-8096-ga.14520.htmlEvents NewsWed, 09 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>Fermax presented its VIVO monitor that allows integration of home automation and video surveillance systems at the events</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With the start of the summer break, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/fermax-electr-nica-s-a-e.html" class="blue_bold">Fermax</a> assesses the launch of its latest technological developments at major international trade fairs throughout the first part of 2014. The Spanish brand unveiled its most state-of-the-art products successfully at up to six events in Europe, Asia,...CIE celebrates its 50th anniversary with a 550 mile cycle charity challenge across Francehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-413-ga.14236.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-413-ga.14236.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 27 Jun 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>This will be the seventh year that CIE-Group staff has taken on a charity cycle challenge<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Celebrating its 50th Anniversary year in the professional AV industry, leading UK distributor, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cie-security.html" class="blue_bold">CIE-Group</a>, will mark the occasion in September with its biggest charity challenge ever, as they enter three teams to take on a 550 mile cycle challenge across France: in just three days! The...Brivo Labs unveils its latest hotel check-in and keyless entry feature in conjunction with HotelTonighthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-npr.14423.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-npr.14423.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 26 Jun 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Recently at Google I/O in San Francisco, Brivo Labs, an Internet of Things company leading the emerging Social Access Management market, in conjunction with HotelTonight, unveiled frictionless hotel check-in and keyless entry. The partnership combines the convenience of searching, booking and payment of hotels on HotelTonight with Brivo Labs secured access control solutions.</p> <p>Google I/O is an annual developer conference featuring highly technical, in-depth sessions, and showcasing the latest from Google&rsquo;s product teams and partners from June 25-26. The demo at Google I/O will showcase how the HotelTonight Android app utilises Brivo Labs&rsquo; SAM API and Google+ Sign-In to authenticate the identity of a guest and unlock a hotel room door. If the guest chooses to bypass the front desk, they can use the Keyless Entry feature and head right to their room.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Working with Brivo Labs was a natural fit for providing a streamlined, seamless and now keyless...Biometric technology - Identifying values and benefitshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-2281-ga.14054.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-2281-ga.14054.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 05 Jun 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center" style="text-align: center;"><strong>What is it about biometrics that triggers so </strong><br /><strong>much worry?&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong><em>Initial resistance gives way to mainstream acceptance when <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technology-areas/biometrics.html" class="orangebold">biometric technology</a>&nbsp;allows convenient and secure access to healthcare, banking services, amusement parks, office buildings.&nbsp;</em></strong><strong><em>What is it about biometrics that triggers so much worry? In the past, concerns seemed to have their foundation in the use of fingerprints in law enforcement; the association...PCSC to demonstrate access control and fibre optic detections systems at IFSEC 2014 in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1284-ga-co-8096-ga.14113.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1284-ga-co-8096-ga.14113.htmlEvents NewsTue, 03 Jun 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>PCSC has been providing state-of-the-art card access systems to many dealers throughout the world and major OEMs</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/pcsc.html" class="blue_bold">PCSC</a> is a designer and manufacturer of quality access control solutions and fibre optic detection systems integration. From integrated hardware to sophisticated access control management software, including: door entry access, video badging, CCTV control, elevator control, alarm graphics, perimeter, pipeline and underwater...Mobotix AG to move UK headquarters to new offices in Stockley Park, near Heathrowhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.14059.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.14059.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 May 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="middle" align="center"><strong>The relocation will provide the UK operation with more demonstration, meeting and parking space</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 will move its UK headquarters to new offices in Stockley Park, near Heathrow. The relocation will provide the UK operation with more demonstration, meeting and parking space and will also be available to partners for customer engagement and training...Alpro’s shearlocks help secure the Three Hills Sports Park in Folkestone, Kenthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.14044.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.14044.htmlApplications NewsTue, 27 May 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>Alpro units have a shear holding force of 1,200kg and are securing doors on the main pavilion and indoor training facilities</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Shearlocks from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/alpro-architectural-hardware.html" class="blue_bold">Alpro Architectural Hardware</a> are being used to secure the Three Hills Sports Park in Folkestone, Kent. The &pound;7m park is a centre of sporting excellence providing national-standard facilities for hockey, cricket and netball.</p> <p>The Alpro units have a shear holding force of 1,200kg and...2N to demonstrate its latest Helios IP Verso HD modular door entry systems at IFSEC 2014 in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10746-ga-co-413-ga-co-8096-ga.14038.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10746-ga-co-413-ga-co-8096-ga.14038.htmlEvents NewsFri, 23 May 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>The Helios IP Verso is a modular security intercom system, ideal for a wide range of corporate and public sector applications</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Leading European telecommunications and intercom solutions provider, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/2n-telecommunications.html" class="blue_bold">2N</a> will be exhibiting at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-2014.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International</a> show taking place at ExCel, London from 17-19 June. Distributed in the UK by <a...Lenel to present Prism, its open Internet protocol (IP) video management solution (VMS) at IFSEC 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-8096-ga-co-5928-ga-co-3045-ga.14037.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-8096-ga-co-5928-ga-co-3045-ga.14037.htmlEvents NewsFri, 23 May 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>Lenel will also highlight access-intrusion integration based on the Advisor Master panel range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lenel-systems-international.html" class="blue_bold">Lenel Systems International</a>, a provider of integrated access and video solutions, will present Prism, its open Internet protocol (IP) video management solution (VMS), at the upcoming <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-2014.html" class="blue_bold">International Fire and Security Exhibition and Conference...IP-video intercom from Castel installed at Heartlands Hospital in Birminghamhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-11997-ga.14010.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-11997-ga.14010.htmlApplications NewsWed, 21 May 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 hospital required an intercom system that was future-proof and which had a range of intercom stations </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, the flagship hospital for the Heart of England NHS Trust, has chosen <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/castel.html" class="blue_bold">Castel</a> to supply an IP-video intercom solution throughout its large modern hospital estate. Recently updated in 2000 to a 737-bed capacity, the hospital is still being developed with new and upgraded buildings,...