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, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT 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,...Importance of open technology platform for electronic access controlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.13979.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.13979.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 21 May 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 233px; height: 298px;" 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><strong><em>Looking at electronic access control (EAC) from an applications perspective is very helpful to security professionals when analysing how to best protect a facility and its people. The fact is, no two doors are alike and no two end users are alike. Breaking down individual doors into a series of classifications can be most helpful in assuring that the EAC is performing to the highest standards that the budget allows. Karen Keating, <a...Samsung Techwin Europe appoints Joanne Herman as Marketing Manager for its Security Solution divisionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-co-8096-ga.13891.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-co-8096-ga.13891.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 06 May 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 32px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Joanne will be responsible for driving forward Samsung Techwin's marketing strategy</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Joanne Herman has been appointed Marketing Manager for the Security Solution division of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd.</a></p> <p>Previously Marketing Proposition Manager for the Finance sector at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/misco-uk-limited.html" class="blue_bold">MISCO Systemax</a>, one of the UK&rsquo;s...Barix names Thorvin Electronics as Canadian distributorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4534-ga.13881.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4534-ga.13881.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 02 May 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" style="width: 247px; height: 248px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center" style="text-align: center;"><strong>Barix aims to increases its presence across the provinces and territories of Canada</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Barix has appointed Thorvin Electronics as its new Canadian distributor as the company increases its presence across the provinces and territories of North America&rsquo;s largest geographical country.</p> <p>Thorvin Electronics specializes in quality audio, video and digital signage products and systems, supporting communications dealers across Canada. The Thorvin Electronics team sees Barix as an ideal match for its portfolio based on the acceleration of IP transitions across AV and broadcast systems throughout Canada.</p>...TDSi to take part in key presentations at IFSEC 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga-co-2472-ga.13859.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga-co-2472-ga.13859.htmlEvents NewsTue, 29 Apr 2014 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>TDSi will also be showcasing its latest integrated security products and services at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Integrated security manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a>, announces it will be taking part in three key presentations at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-international.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC 2014</a>, which is being held at its new venue at the ExCel London from 17th to 19th...MOBOTIX secures Wm Morrison Supermarkets critical infrastructure siteshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.13820.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.13820.htmlApplications NewsWed, 23 Apr 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>Morrisons decided upon a strategy to upgrade each of these vital IT and comms rooms </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 Wm Morrison Supermarkets that is helping to secure access and reduce management complexity across 40 critical sites supporting the retailers &ldquo;farm to fork&rdquo; business strategy.</p>...SitexOrbis welcomes Guy Other as its new Chief Executivehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10981-ga.13815.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10981-ga.13815.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 23 Apr 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"> <p><strong>Guy will take the reins of the business during an exciting time of growth</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Vacant property expert <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sitexorbis-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">SitexOrbis </a>has appointed Guy Other as its new Chief Executive. Guy has more than 20 years&rsquo; success as a b2b services leader in a broad range of commercial sectors. Most recently he was Chief Operating Officer at Stalbridge Linen Services and a main Board Director at Johnsons Apparelmaster.</p> <p>Guy will take the reins of...Zenitel announces partnership with SKIDATAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3879-ga-co-3411-ga.13799.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3879-ga-co-3411-ga.13799.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 22 Apr 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>STENTOFON audio communication solutions will integrate with SKIDATA parking devices</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/zenitel-nv.html" class="blue_bold">Zenitel AS</a>, a global leader and supplier of the STENTOFON&reg; and VINGTOR&reg; brands of security and safety communication systems, is pleased to announce their partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/skidata-ag.html"...