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, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Storm to introduce new generation of keypads with integrated Genuine HID contactless technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-10911-ga.15930.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-10911-ga.15930.htmlEvents NewsTue, 09 Dec 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 new generation of Storm keypads with HID contactless technology will be unveiled at Intersec 2015</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Back in the year 2000, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/storm-interface.html" class="blue_bold">Storm</a>&rsquo;s AXS StrikeMaster keypads were voted No.1 by professional security installers. These award winning keypads have been a firm favourite ever since. Their durability and reliability built a reputation for being the &ldquo;fit and forget&rdquo; access control product.</p>...How cloud-based services will transform the access control markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-co-5188-ga-co-8421-ga.15880.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-co-5188-ga-co-8421-ga.15880.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 97px; height: 306px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Cloud-based services for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">video surveillance</span></a> or hosted access control are garnering more attention in the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>industry. Most people today are already using or are familiar with cloud-based applications in their day-to-day life, so it will only be a matter to time before the benefits of the...Anviz’s AIM CrossChex access control device helps manage small businesseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11020-ga-npr.15901.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11020-ga-npr.15901.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 10 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>AIM CrossChex is an intelligent management system of access control and time attendance devices. The user-friendly and interactive design makes this system very easy to operate, the powerful function makes this system realise the management of department, staff, shift, payroll, access authority, and exports different time attendance and access control reports, satisfying different time attendance and access control requirements in different complicated environments.</p> <p><strong>Features</strong></p> <ul> <li>Manages departments and employees</li> <li>Manages devices and access restrictions</li> <li>Manages schedules, shifts and reports</li> <li>Rules out unauthorised overtime</li> <li>Imports/exports data in various file formats, such as CSV, XLS/XLSX, PDF, etc.</li> <li>Exports attendance reports to 3rd party accounting/payroll software</li> <li>Sends reports via email</li> <li>Connect to SQL database or Access database for easy installation and maintenance</li> </ul>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...