SourceSecurity.com RSS - Intruder detectors news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Intruder detectors news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/detectors.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Mon, 25 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT Mon, 25 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT BSIA members to present latest security solutions at IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-285-ga-co-289-ga-co-306-ga-co-512-ga-co-9216-ga-co-755-ga-co-857-ga-co-1350-ga-co-1640-ga-co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga-co-1840-ga.17691.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-285-ga-co-289-ga-co-306-ga-co-512-ga-co-9216-ga-co-755-ga-co-857-ga-co-1350-ga-co-1640-ga-co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga-co-1840-ga.17691.htmlEvents NewsMon, 25 May 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>The members will have access to BSIA&rsquo;s Members&rsquo; Lounge throughout the show, with seating available for meetings &amp; coffee breaks</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Members 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> (BSIA) are looking forward to showcasing the very latest in innovative security technology to an impressive audience of international buyers and specifiers, as <a...Rethinking DIY: new opportunities for recurring revenuehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13012-ga-co-9385-ga-co-8421-ga.17684.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13012-ga-co-9385-ga-co-8421-ga.17684.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 22 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>According IHS Technology, more than 11 million consumer and DIY network cameras will be shipped worldwide this year</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Perhaps we should start looking at do-it-yourself (DIY) systems such Google&rsquo;s Nest and other devices as an opportunity for existing security contractors &ndash; those that are open-minded anyway &ndash; to bring in additional customers and new streams of recurring monthly revenue (RMR).</p> <p>DIY systems continue to proliferate in the marketplace and are available online, at big box...Apollo acquires Protection 1 and ASG Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-150-ga-co-9807-ga-co-10787-ga.17677.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-150-ga-co-9807-ga-co-10787-ga.17677.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 21 May 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>The newly created company enables Apollo to generate $500 million annual revenue</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/protection-1.html" class="blue_bold">Protection 1</a>, a leading full-service business and home security company in the United States, recently announced it has signed definitive agreements to be acquired by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, &ldquo;Apollo&rdquo;). By partnering with <a...Amthal partners with Building Futures Group for maintenance supporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.17669.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.17669.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 21 May 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>Amthal has joined the organisation to raise its profile and offer further support and guidance on safety and security<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amthal-fire-and-security.html" class="blue_bold">Amthal Fire &amp; Security</a> has become a member of Building Futures Group (BFG), as part of a strategic growth plan to enhance its planned preventative maintenance support.</p> <p><strong>BFG: safeguards buildings across various sectors...Honeywell Vindicator CCDE critical asset protection at U.S. Air Forcehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17660.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17660.htmlApplications NewsWed, 20 May 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>Vindicator products are also approved for operation across the Air Force&rsquo;s data networks</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> recently announced that its newest generation of Vindicator&reg; Command, Control and Display Equipment (CCDE) has been certified to protect critical assets at U.S. Air Force bases worldwide.</p> <p>The Air Force awarded the certification after exhaustive qualification, testing and evaluation. Vindicator solutions have been on...Tyco Integrated Security - a fast start in the small business sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-10181-ga-sb.17654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-10181-ga-sb.17654.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 20 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>It has been seven months or so since <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tyco-integrated-security.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco Integrated Security</a> entered the small business security sector, and the company&rsquo;s focused approach is paying off well in the five initial markets of Chicago; South Florida; Dallas-Fort Worth; Orange County, Calif.; and Burbank, Calif.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s no wonder they hit the ground running. TycoIS had plenty of time to prepare for its September 2014 launch into the small business market. Expiration of a two-year non-compete agreement after the company split from ADT specified exactly when they could enter the small business market &ndash; and gave them two years to plan for it.</p> <p><strong>Entering the small business security sector</strong></p> <p>Small business owners are very different from the commercial and enterprise customers that TycoIS had focused on since the split from <a...exacqVision integrates with Sensormatic EAS detection systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10023-ga-co-1531-ga-npr.17646.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10023-ga-co-1531-ga-npr.17646.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>exacqVision is now integrated with the Sensormatic electronic article surveillance (EAS) detection system. The combination of exacqVision and Sensormatic EAS gives retail customers a unified solution to improve their loss prevention and shoplifting protection within one interface.</p> <p><strong>Sensormatic and exacqVision allows retailers to:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Connect surveillance device data with video</li> <li>Notify employees when someone tries to remove an EAS tag from a location or exits the store</li> <li>See live exacqVision video images of the alarm event as it is occurring</li> <li>Search previous EAS system events for corresponding exacqVision video at the time the event happened</li> <li>Quickly identify suspects for potential theft instances</li> <li>Improve real-time response to shrinkage control</li> </ul> <p>This integration requires exacqVision version 6.6 or later, and Sensormatic Local Device Manager Configurator version 8.3.</p>Halo Smart Labs Halo WX smoke alarm now availablehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12969-ga-npr.17616.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12969-ga-npr.17616.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 14 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Halo and Halo WX, the world&rsquo;s safest and smartest smoke alarms, are available from Halo Smart Labs. Halo is an industry-first combination of sensor technology for flash fires, smoldering fires and carbon monoxide in a single device. It has been designed to offer better protection than any other smoke alarm at a price that is affordable to a majority of homeowners. Halo will be available beginning at $60.</p> <p><strong>Features and benefits</strong></p> <p>Halo WX is the only smoke alarm to combine all of the features and benefits of Halo with customisable natural disaster alerts to create the most comprehensive alert system for hazards in and around a home. With Halo Smart Labs&rsquo; patented &ldquo;Imminent Danger&rdquo; feature, users can choose to set the device to alert them to other threats that are important to them and their family. Imminent Danger alerts include floods, tornadoes, wildfires, tsunamis, hurricanes and nuclear emergencies.</p> <p>During an...ESX show to provide inspiration, education and technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-10883-ga.17604.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-10883-ga.17604.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 14 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 243px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ESX is designed to provide information and knowledge alarm companies can&rsquo;t get at any other event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>For those of you who have been honky-tonking the last several years during the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/electronic-security-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ESX Show</a>, there&rsquo;s a new game in town &ndash; as the annual educational, exhibits and networking event moves to Baltimore, Md., June 24 to 26, and the excitement of the Inner Harbor.</p>...Meet the first woman president of CSSA Internationalhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12940-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-4909-ga.17589.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12940-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-4909-ga.17589.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 14 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Petrow began her career at Vector Security <br />in&nbsp; </strong><strong>1982, and was appointed senior vice <br />president&nbsp; </strong><strong>of the Central Stations and <br />Information </strong><strong>Services Group in 1997</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Pamela J. Petrow, chief executive officer (CEO) of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vector-security-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Vector Security Inc.</a>, Warrendale, Pa., has been appointed President of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/central-station-alarm-association.html" class="blue_bold">CSAA International</a>, the industry&rsquo;s leading, 65-year-old...Despite benefit of more efficient 911 responses, ASAP-to-PSAP implementation lagshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12940-ga-co-390-ga-co-3194-ga-co-12612-ga-co-4909-ga.17537.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12940-ga-co-390-ga-co-3194-ga-co-12612-ga-co-4909-ga.17537.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 08 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 311px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ASAP-to-PSAP technology automates communications between alarm monitoring companies &amp; PSAPs and dispatches emergency service</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In April 2015, Cary, N.C., adopted a technology called Automated Secure Alarm Protocol to Public Safety Answering Point (ASAP-to-PSAP), but currently they are among only a handful of emergency 911 call response locales that use ASAP-to-PSAP technology in the United States. Commander Scott Edson of the Los Angeles County...Counter Terror Expo 2015 sees 30% more visitors compared to 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga.17533.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga.17533.htmlEvents NewsThu, 07 May 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"><strong>Event have seen increase in overseas visitors from the paramilitary and law enforcement sectors<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Records were broken at this year's <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/counter-terror-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Counter Terror Expo (CTX)</a> exhibition and conference as this pivotal event for the security and counter terror sectors demonstrated its international appeal. Held at Olympia London on 21 and 22 April, CTX attracted VIP visitors from over 30 countries, a 30% increase on...DMP and SecureCom introduce Video Verification to Central Stationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-12934-ga-npr.17531.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-12934-ga-npr.17531.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 07 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>For several months now, the Virtual Keypad&trade; App has provided Video Verification for the end-user to confirm or cancel an alarm. During an alarm situation video verification delivers video from the premises to the system owner via their Virtual Keypad&trade; App enabling instant visual assessment of the situation for the appropriate response. DMP and SecureCom Video are now introducing Video Verification to the Central Station. This patent pending technology is compatible with any Automation Software, and makes live and pre-alarm video clips available to the central station operator immediately as the intrusion alarm screen displays.</p> <p><strong>Enhanced alarm verification</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;The Virtual Keypad App gives users tremendous remote monitoring and control features</em>,&rdquo; said SecureCom Wireless, General Manager, Jeff Britton. <em>&ldquo;Video Verification raised the App&rsquo;s value to a new level. And now, system owners can rest assured that...MIPS 2015 attracts 100 new companieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-161-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-6163-ga-co-10489-ga-co-11155-ga-co-823-ga-co-954-ga-co-9251-ga-co-2894-ga-co-4108-ga-co-11751-ga.17527.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-161-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-6163-ga-co-10489-ga-co-11155-ga-co-823-ga-co-954-ga-co-9251-ga-co-2894-ga-co-4108-ga-co-11751-ga.17527.htmlEvents NewsThu, 07 May 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>MIPS 2015 focused on security systems used in implementing smart city projects and the creation of a single urban information</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/mips-2015.html" class="blue_bold">MIPS</a>, the 21st international exhibition on protection, security and fire safety took place in pavilion 75 of Moscow&rsquo;s VDNKh from 13 &mdash; 16 April 2015.</p> <p>Over the past 20 years, MIPS has established itself as an authority among...Linx International acquires majority shareholding in Tavcomhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12926-ga-co-10236-ga-co-12927-ga-co-1640-ga.17508.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12926-ga-co-10236-ga-co-12927-ga-co-1640-ga.17508.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 229px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Paul Tennent, Sales Director for Tavcom, has been appointed Group Sales Director for Linx International </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/linx-international-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Linx International</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tavcom-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Tavcom</a> announce they have concluded an agreement resulting in Linx acquiring a majority shareholding in Tavcom.</p> <p>Tavcom is the...Wavestore to participate at the IFSEC International 2015 in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8096-ga-co-1813-ga.17490.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8096-ga-co-1813-ga.17490.htmlEvents NewsMon, 04 May 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>At the event, Wavestore to offer its partners and end-clients a scalable and future-proof video management solution</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> It was announced on 21st April 2015 that <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/wavestore.html" class="blue_bold">Wavestore</a>&nbsp;had been presented with awards Queen&rsquo;s Awards for Enterprise for International Trade and for Innovation. <p><strong>Wavestore wins most prestigious accolades</strong></p> <p>Wavestore is just one of only two businesses to...Vanderbilt to demonstrate its latest innovations at IFSEC International 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-268-ga-co-8096-ga-co-12200-ga.17487.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-268-ga-co-8096-ga-co-12200-ga.17487.htmlEvents NewsMon, 04 May 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>This will be first appearance of Vanderbilt at a trade event following its completion of acquisition of Security Products from Siemens</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt</a>, formerly <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/security-products-from-siemens.html" class="blue_bold">Security Products from Siemens</a>, has announced that it will appear at <a...Amthal Fire & Security upgrades fire and security solutions across Verulam Schoolhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.17483.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.17483.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 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>The school needed to upgrade all security and fire safety measures to ensure the safety of all who attend</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Verulam School has used <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amthal-fire-and-security.html" class="blue_bold">Amthal Fire &amp; Security</a> to upgrade the security and fire safety measures across the school for the benefit of staff, pupils and visitors.</p> <p>Based in St Albans, Verulam School is a secondary school for boys with academy status. The...ISCON Imaging's screening solutions win Platinum and Gold-level Government Security awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11052-ga.17475.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11052-ga.17475.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 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>The awards recognise outstanding products that address security and operational challenges </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/iscon-imaging.html" class="blue_bold">ISCON Imaging Inc</a>., a manufacturer of patented infrared (IR) imaging screening systems, recently announced that it has been honoured with Platinum- and Gold-level Government Security awards for its FocusScan and SecureScan screening solutions. The awards, presented by leading industry trade publication Security Products,...System Sensor redesigns WFDN Series Waterflow Detectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9750-ga-npr.17437.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9750-ga-npr.17437.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>System Sensor&rsquo;s WFDN Series Waterflow Detector is fully redesigned to meet the needs of today&rsquo;s fire sprinkler professional. The new features of the timer dial, cover, and terminal block add convenience and save on installation time.</p> <p>The new timer dial is a first for water flow detectors with a built-in time delay. Not only is it large and easy to turn, but its high-contrast, pad-printed markings and tactile features make it easy to set by feel in dimly lit or hard-to-reach locations. The detector&rsquo;s built-in time delay mechanism is still immune to dust and other contaminants, but now it&rsquo;s also designed for improved timer accuracy and repeatability.</p> <p><strong>Non-metallic material is UV and damage-resistant</strong></p> <p>The directional cover is molded so it can only be installed in one orientation, allowing the building owner or installer to see the direction of water flow at a glance. The new non-metallic material is UV and...