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, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT Sounds of security: convenience stores adding audio to reduce crimehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2931-ga.17026.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2931-ga.17026.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 251px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Audio systems can enhance liability protection</strong>.</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Recently, a large regional convenience store chain with units across the Midwest and South supplemented its <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/ip-video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">video surveillance</a> security system with an audio monitoring system.</p> <p><strong>Retail stores with Louroe audio system:</strong></p> <p>The technology has been installed in more than 700 of the convenience retailer&rsquo;s...Alpro’s transom door closers and bespoke handles used at the Exhibit in south Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.17243.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7509-ga.17243.htmlApplications NewsThu, 16 Apr 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>Alpro&rsquo;s overhead transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of an aluminium door</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Exhibit, a retro-themed bar, restaurant and cinema in south London, is using transom door closers and bespoke handles from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/alpro-architectural-hardware.html" class="blue_bold">Alpro Architectural Hardware</a>. The Balham site which has a focus on art and creativity wanted custom-made aluminium-framed glass doors with a Fifties design which have been constructed by Essex-based IDF...Suprema's revolutionary fingerprint terminal 'BioStation 2'http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga-npr.17217.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga-npr.17217.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and security, announced the launch of BioStation 2. A revolutionary new fingerprint terminal that re-defines the boundaries of biometric technology with unmatched performance in speed and accuracy.</p> <p><strong>BioStation 2: web-based open security platform</strong></p> <p>BioStation 2 leverages powerful hardware and sophisticated algorithms to improve accuracy and provide matching speeds of up to 20,000 fingerprints per second. The terminal also features a new optical sensor that enhances the capture of wet or dry fingers.</p> <p>BioStation 2 has Power-over-Ethernet, Wiegand, IP65 certified exterior to allow system designers to place the terminal in both indoor and outdoor environment. The terminal also features extensive communication interfaces including TCP/IP, RS485, Wiegand and USB.</p> <p>BioStation 2 is a perfect extension to the BioStar 2 ecosystem. BioStar 2 is Suprema&rsquo;s newly released web-based open security platform....Online and offline locks: Leveraging the best of both optionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.17149.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.17149.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 13 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 234px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Online wireless locks enable real-time online access control functionality</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>Organisations require more than a &ldquo;one-size-fits-all&rdquo; approach from their access control technology. Today, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators</a> leverage a mix of both online wireless and offline locks to provide a more customised system for each end user. By combining online and offline locks, integrators have the ability to expand the...Counter Terror Expo 2015: Abloy UK to exhibit electric locks and LPS-rated padlockshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-30-ga-co-4970-ga.17135.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-30-ga-co-4970-ga.17135.htmlEvents NewsFri, 10 Apr 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>Visitors will be able to get an interactive demonstration of Abloy&rsquo;s number of electric locking solutions<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/abloy-uk.html" class="blue_bold">Abloy UK</a> is showcasing its PROTEC2 CLIQ system, range of compliant and secure electric locks, and LPS-rated padlocks at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/counter-terror-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Counter Terror Expo (CTX) 2015</a>. CTX is the largest international event to mitigate threats, protect against terrorist attacks and understand...Nedap’s uPASS Reach reader shortens vehicle access procedure for Stonebridge HOA residentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.17120.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.17120.htmlApplications NewsThu, 09 Apr 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>Nedap offers the latest gate entry solutions in the residential security industry</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/nedap-security-management.html" class="blue_bold">Nedap</a> is the leading expert for long-range Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems for Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI). With a wide product portfolio Nedap offers the latest gate entry solutions in the residential security industry. uPASS Reach offers vehicle identification up to a distance of 5 meters...Viscount to launch Enterphone iQ telephone entry system at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-3077-ga.17110.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-3077-ga.17110.htmlEvents NewsThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 231px; height: 293px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Enterphone iQ enables to effectively control visitor access to residential, mixed use, and resort complexes</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/viscount-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Viscount Systems Inc.</a> ("Viscount") recently announced that it will launch a new mid-priced telephone entry system, "Enterphone iQ" this year at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a>, the largest security industry trade show in the U.S. Enterphone iQ is based on...Ingersoll-Rand to release its Q1-2015 resultshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2140-ga.17103.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2140-ga.17103.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 232px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Chairman &amp; CFO will hold a conference call for analysts &amp; investors on same day<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/ingersoll-rand-security-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Ingersoll-Rand plc</a> will release its 2015 first-quarter financial results on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 7 a.m. ET.</p> <p>On the same day, Michael W. Lamach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Susan K. Carter, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will hold a conference call...Addressing the unique security challenges of primary/secondary schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Schools are unlike commercial buildings or other facilities in several ways, and the differences impact how they should be secured. For one thing, the inhabitants are mainly children and won&rsquo;t carry card credentials. Also, schools have distinct traffic flows and are open all hours of the day for after-school activities and evening and weekend usage. <em>&ldquo;Security solutions must take into account this flexible and fluid schedule,&rdquo;</em> says Minu Youngkin, vertical marketing manager, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>.</p> <p>Also, schools tend to have a longer selling cycle &ndash; typically an average of 18 months, Youngkin adds. The sales process is also more complex and involves multiple stakeholders. Other considerations include propped doors, multiple visitors, high staff turnover and competing budgets.</p> <strong>Each school presents its own unique challenges</strong> <p>The...Digital Monitoring Products announces Charlie Osborn as Dealer Development Manager for New Englandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16870.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16870.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Charlie will be responsible for <br />developing new sales and providing <br />on-going service to DMP authorised <br />dealers throughout the region</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/digital-monitoring-products-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Digital Monitoring Products</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>(DMP) has named Charlie Osborn to the position of Dealer Development Manager in the New England Region, which includes upstate New York. He will be responsible for developing new sales and providing on-going service to DMP...MOBOTIX AG secures access to Specialized Bicycle Components headquartershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-co-11478-ga-co-4177-ga.16860.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-co-11478-ga-co-4177-ga.16860.htmlApplications NewsWed, 18 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 9px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The system allowed Specialized to set up flexible access control and monitoring options at multiple locations<br /></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 has released details of a project at Specialized Bicycle Components in the UK to secure access to its headquarters, workshop and showroom protecting high value engineering tools and concept models.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #777777; font-family:...Talkaphone video door entry station for tough environmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3020-ga-npr.16790.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3020-ga-npr.16790.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Talkaphone has introduced a compact video door entry station that features a contemporary new design and IP66 weather rating for tough environments. The embedded wide-angle megapixel camera is ONVIF compliant and offers a clear view of the caller.</p> <p>Unlike closed intercom systems, Talkaphone&rsquo;s compact video door entry station works with major video management system (VMS) vendors and offers greater deployment flexibility to higher education institutions, healthcare and corporate facilities, and other institutions where it is necessary to retain video evidence.</p> <p>Talkaphone&rsquo;s high quality speaker and microphone components coupled with a proprietary audio enhancement algorithm offer the best sound clarity in the industry. This combination of performance and contemporary style has become synonymous with the Talkaphone brand.</p> <p>The compact video door entry station is SIP compliant and allows other IP devices to be connected directly into the unit and...SALTO’s JustIN Mobile Key enhances management at Astoria 7 hotel in Spainhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.16776.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.16776.htmlApplications NewsThu, 12 Mar 2015 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>SALTO&rsquo;s new JustIN mobile key technology allow its guests to access their rooms by using their own smart phones</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> The Astoria 7 hotel in San Sebastian, Spain, is one of the first in the world that can now manage the reservations and stays of its guests by sending their room keys direct to their smart phones. <p>Opened in April 2009, the Hotel Astoria 7 is the ideal hotel for lovers of cinema. Built on the foundations of a former Gipuzkoa cinema, the hotel appeals to an eclectic mix of travellers, business executives...Is home automation driving a security renaissance?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9561-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12713-ga-co-11565-ga.16732.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9561-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12713-ga-co-11565-ga.16732.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 06 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; height: 333px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>According to research firm IHS Technology, the residential intrusion alarm market is expected to grow by 9.4 percent in 2015</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>For years, the industry&rsquo;s penetration rate for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-alarm-systems.html" class="blue_bold">security alarm systems</a> has hovered from a conservative 18 percent of households to a more liberal 22 percent or so. According to research firm <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS</a>, the residential...Suprema's biometric time and attendance solution deployed across Caribou Coffee chains in the UAEhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga.17173.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga.17173.htmlApplications NewsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 6px; 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 uses the benefits of an automatic biometric system to efficiently manage a dynamically altering workforce</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/suprema.html" class="blue_bold">Suprema</a> announced the deployment of a biometric time and attendance solution across Caribou Coffee chains in the United Arab Emirates. The project involves management of more than 300 employees across 50 locations throughout the region by automating the process of manual data capturing.</p> <p>Al-Sayer Holding, a...Comelit supplies its IP video door entry system for Hammers Lane site in Mill Hill, Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-449-ga-co-12683-ga-co-7220-ga.16580.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-449-ga-co-12683-ga-co-7220-ga.16580.htmlApplications NewsWed, 18 Feb 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&rsquo;s Black Planux Lux video monitors were installed &amp; linked to ViP entrance panels throughout eight apartment blocks</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Globally renowned door entry manufacturer, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/comelit.html" class="blue_bold">Comelit Group UK</a>, has supplied an IP video door entry system for a multi-block residential development in an exclusive gated community within the idyllic north London village of Mill Hill. Hertfordshire-based...NAPCO Security Technologies Inc. introduces iBridge Messenger notification servicehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8294-ga-npr.16427.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8294-ga-npr.16427.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 03 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc, Amityville, NY is pleased to introduce iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Messenger, a complementary add-on and extension of its iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Connected Home line for dealers transitioning into the lucrative smart home market and available for all new and retrofit Gemini Security System accounts. iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Messenger is an SMS or MMS message notification service, for subscribers who want to stay connected and in control of their premises&rsquo; alarm, video, temperature, lighting &amp; locking, receiving custom SMS simple text messages or daily reminders, or enhanced MMS live video alert messages.</p> <p>Unlike competitive services, iBridge<sup>&reg;</sup> Messenger is broadband-based, not cellular/GSM, and is therefore able to provide event- triggered alerts plus VGA-quality video of the premises, pre- and post- the event or alarm using MMS, or multimedia message service, instead of just SMS, ie., traditional short message service....Q&A: Integrator weighs in on the security of web-based serviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12634-ga.16413.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12634-ga.16413.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 03 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 297px;" 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><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.installers.html" class="blue_bold">Installers</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators</a> still have questions about cloud-based services, so we asked Service Manager Michael Troiani of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/idesco-corporation.html" class="blue_bold">Idesco Corp.</a> in New York City for his input.</p>...Barix to exhibit its latest forward-compatible IPAM302 module at ISE 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4534-ga-co-6573-ga.16422.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4534-ga-co-6573-ga.16422.htmlEvents NewsTue, 03 Feb 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>IPAM302 module ensures that OEMs can freely build a product today and easily replace the module in field moving forward</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>IP audio and control specialist <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/barix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">Barix</a> has long had a strong OEM business, with the company&rsquo;s IPAM module series at the core of tens of thousands of devices deployed worldwide today. At <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/integrated-systems-europe-2015.html"...Digital Monitoring Products names Reece Tarwater as Dealer Development Manager for Texas regionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16357.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16357.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 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>Reece will be responsible for developing new sales and providing ongoing service to DMP authorised dealers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/digital-monitoring-products-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Digital Monitoring Products</a> (DMP) has named Reece Tarwater as the Dealer Development Manager in the company&rsquo;s Texas Region. He will be responsible for developing new sales and providing ongoing service to DMP authorised dealers throughout the state, helping them...