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 Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Castel’s CAP IP intercoms to enhance security at Aldi’s new regional distribution and staff administration centres across the UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-12413-ga.15709.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9148-ga-co-12413-ga.15709.htmlApplications NewsFri, 14 Nov 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 brief from the supermarket chain was for an intercom-over-IP system that would enhance the security of the site</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>German supermarket giant, Aldi, best known for its ultra-low prices and &lsquo;stacked-up-high&rsquo; goods in its stores, has selected <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/castel.html" class="blue_bold">Castel</a> to supply IP intercom systems for its new regional distribution and staff administration centres across the UK. The first development,...Vivint CSO brings lessons of government cybersecurity to home automationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-10901-ga-sb.15684.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-10901-ga-sb.15684.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Cybersecurity is an ongoing concern in the realm of home automation and security systems. Joe Albaugh brought a unique perspective to the subject in July when he became Chief Security Officer (CSO) of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vivint-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Vivint</a>, the second largest <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/residential-security-systems" class="blue_bold">residential security</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>and home automation provider in the United States. Albaugh&rsquo;s approach to the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/cyber-security" class="blue_bold">cybersecurity</a> aspects of home automation is based on his 20 years of experience including past positions as chief information security officer for three large, critical infrastructure agencies of the U.S. government.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>&ldquo;I preached in the federal government that there is a convergence between automation, operations and...Urmet opens new showroom at the Building Centre in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.15654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.15654.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 07 Nov 2014 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>Urmet has installed a range of fully functioning door entry systems at the showroom</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 announce the opening of a new showroom display situated at The Building Centre, central London. This convenient new location is open from Monday to Saturday, all year round, excluding bank holidays. The aim is to enable a wide range of potential users, from architects and developers to...Keyscan announces its acquisition by Kaba Holding AGhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-984-ga-co-10325-ga-co-2910-ga.15645.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-984-ga-co-10325-ga-co-2910-ga.15645.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 06 Nov 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"> <p><strong>The acquisition of Keyscan strengthens both companies&rsquo; product offerings</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/keyscan-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Keyscan Inc</a>, is pleased to announce it has been acquired by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kaba-management-and-consulting-ag.html" class="blue_bold">Kaba Holding AG</a>,&nbsp;based in Switzerland. <p>The acquisition of Keyscan Inc., a recognised leader in networked access control solutions, will strengthen both companies&rsquo; product...Urmet delivers IP-based door entry system for Fulham Reach development project in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.15571.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.15571.htmlApplications NewsWed, 29 Oct 2014 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>Urmet was able to deliver the powerful IPervoice IP-based door entry system &amp; IP PoE 7 inch Imodo touchscreens</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> continues to dominate the high-volume, high-end residential door entry market with the award of another prestigious development contract, working alongside London&rsquo;s leading property developers, St George. Fulham Reach, positioned on the north bank of the River Thames and...Talkaphone introduces latest compact Voice over IP call stations for front door entry, gates, and other applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3020-ga-npr.15566.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3020-ga-npr.15566.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Talkaphone has introduced compact Voice over IP call stations for front door entry, gates, and other applications where both space-savings and security are desired. The new VOIP-200 Series call stations feature a contemporary new design and IP66 weather rating for tough environments.</p> <p>Talkaphone&rsquo;s high quality speaker and microphone components along 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>VOIP-200 Series IP call stations have a 13-gauge vandal-resistant marine grade stainless steel faceplate and are available with an optional integrated IP camera.</p> <p>An integrated secondary Layer 2 switch Ethernet port allows other IP devices to be connected directly into the unit. Advanced supervision feature sends the results of a microphone and speaker test back to the user.</p>SALTO impresses international visitors at Security Essen 2014 in Germanyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.15552.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.15552.htmlEvents NewsTue, 28 Oct 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>Headlining at the SALTO booth was the product line of the all new access control platform XS4 2.0</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html" class="blue_bold">Security Essen</a> once again proved to be the most important security exhibition in Europe. With over 40,000 visitors from 110 countries the show boasted impressive numbers. This was reflected at the <a...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> </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 factors and how they contribute to the future of access control.</em></strong></p> <p>Security, total cost of ownership (TCO) and...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...