SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control readers news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control readers news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/readers.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Zwipe deploys biometric card for managing access to door and printers at Simonsen VogtWiig law firm in Norwayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11521-ga.14708.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11521-ga.14708.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Jul 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>The Zwipe biometric card is DESFIRE EV1 and MIFARE Classic compatible</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/zwipe-as.html" class="blue_bold">Zwipe</a>, which provides contactless smart cards with on-card fingerprint reading, recently announced that Simonsen VogtWiig, a well reputed law firm located in the middle of the financial district of Oslo, is deploying the Zwipe biometric card for managing access to doors and printers. The Zwipe biometric card quickly reads the user's fingerprint in less than a second. Eliminating the problems of solely...TDSi looks towards education sector security as market for expansion and growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2113-ga.14707.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2113-ga.14707.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 30 Jul 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>TDSi&rsquo;s installation and maintenance partner Frontline Security Solutions recently installed a TDSi solution in a leading private school</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> The education sector has become an important vertical market for the security industry. With recent high-profile cases of security issues in some schools, it is a market that looks set to become even more security focussed. Many educational establishments are looking more closely than ever at the security of their facilities, to protect people, property and assets...Smart cities to quadruple within 12-year period according to latest IHS reporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14702.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14702.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>There will be at least 88 smart cities all over the world by 2025, up from 21 in 2013</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The number of smart cities worldwide will quadruple within a 12-year period that started last year, proliferating as local governments work with the private sector to cope with a multitude of challenges confronting urban centres, according to a new report from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">IHS</span>...ASSA ABLOY designs and installs range of high performance security doors at multiple London locationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14701.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14701.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 69px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ASSA ABLOY Security Doors supplied its steel doorsets to London Underground&rsquo;s Bond Street Tube Station</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</span></a> Security Doors has designed, manufactured and installed a range of high performance security doors for multiple specification projects across London.</p> <p>From the installation of innovative fire doorsets in the Shard, to...Allegion provides biometric access control system at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-2200-ga-co-11605-ga.14694.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-2200-ga-co-11605-ga.14694.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 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>Allegion&rsquo;s Schlage HandPunch hand readers were installed, utilising turnstiles from the original construction project</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a> has completed a project to provide a biometric access control system at one of Europe&rsquo;s largest ever construction projects, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, with the system installed verifying the credentials of over 10,000 workers during an 18-month build project.</p> <p>The project formed part of a...TDSi provides fully integrated security solution at Shanghai Metrohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.14687.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.14687.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Jul 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"><strong>The access control solution features TDSi&rsquo;s EXpert controllers, EXgarde Enterprise software platform and MIFARE&reg; smart card readers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With successful installations already in full operation on Shanghai Metro&rsquo;s Line 6 and Line 9, security specialist Beijing STY turned again to access control specialist <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a>&rsquo;s products, in partnership with its distribution partner in...AMAG Technology announces PPM as member of Symmetry™ Extended Business Solutions Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-4267-ga.14681.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-4267-ga.14681.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The integration between the two systems enables a faster and efficient response<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With the certification of its latest incident management connector, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ppm-2000-inc.html" class="blue_bold">PPM</a> is now a member of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG Technology</a>&rsquo;s Symmetry&trade; Extended Business Solutions (EBS) Program. AMAG...PSA Security Network appoints Kim Garcia as Director of Marketinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.14675.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.14675.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 Jul 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>Garcia will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the marketing and communications strategy</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/psa-security-network.html" class="blue_bold">PSA Security Network</a>&reg; recently announced the addition of Kim Garcia as Director of Marketing. Garcia will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the marketing and communications strategy to support the company&rsquo;s sales goals, educational programs, and member services.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The...Xentry Systems Integration names Andy Deems as Account Executivehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12031-ga.14669.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12031-ga.14669.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 Jul 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>Deems brings over 17 years of sales management experience in the commercial and homeland security markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/xentry-systems-integration.html" class="blue_bold">Xentry Systems Integration</a>, a systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security solutions and healthcare technologies, has named Andy Deems as its new Account Executive. In this role, Deems will leverage his wide range of technology and sales experience to increase sales at Xentry while...ADT closes acquisition of Reliance Protectron, Inc.http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-10492-ga.14668.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-10492-ga.14668.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 57px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The acquisition will significantly strengthens ADT's business in Canada</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/adt-security.html" class="blue_bold">ADT Corporation</a> recently announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/reliance-protectron-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Reliance Protectron, Inc.</a> (Protectron), from Reliance Comfort Limited Partnership, a portfolio company of investment funds managed by Alinda Capital Partners. ADT acquired Protectron...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...PSIA announces Mohammad Soleimani as Chairman and Joshua Jackson as Vice Charimanhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9450-ga-co-7919-ga-co-2283-ga.14632.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9450-ga-co-7919-ga-co-2283-ga.14632.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 25 Jul 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>Mohammad and Joshua bring to the PSIA strong technology, commercial and industry leadership skills</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/physical-security-interoperability-alliance-psia.html" class="blue_bold">Physical Security Interoperability Alliance</a> (PSIA) recently announced it has elected Mohammad Soleimani, CTO and Executive Vice President of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kastle-systems.html"...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)...Allegion’s Schlage L-Series mortise locks improve classroom security at Olathe Public School Districthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.14658.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.14658.htmlApplications NewsThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The new key system is compatible with restricted Schlage Primus XP keys being used in some applications</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion PLC</a>, a leading global provider of security products and solutions, recently announced that the Olathe Public School District is improving classroom security and simplifying key control by replacing multiple brands of locks on classrooms and other doors with Schlage locks and a patent-protected Everest...Genetec integrates its unified security platform with Digital Monitoring Products’ Command Processor™ panelshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-2566-ga-npr.14657.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-2566-ga-npr.14657.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Genetec&trade;, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions, recently announced a new integration between its unified security platform, Security Center and the Command Processor&trade; panels from Digital Monitoring Products (DMP). The first panels to be integrated will be the XR100N, XR500N and XR500E, with additional integrations expected in the future as this technical alliance evolves.&nbsp; By centralising access control, video and intrusion systems into one unified platform, security operators will be able to make decisions based on a more complete view of their security environment. Additionally, intrusion events and alarms tagged with video will help reduce false alarms and their associated costs, while increasing the overall efficiency of security teams.</p> <p>The DMP intrusion panels can be quickly and easily connected to Security Center over any IP network, thereby avoiding the need for additional wired connections, facilitating deployment and ensuring...AMAG Technology’s Symmetry access control system enhances security at Hudson Yards in New York cityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-7914-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2900-ga.14656.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-7914-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2900-ga.14656.htmlApplications NewsThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 7px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>AMAG&rsquo;s Symmetry access control system will integrate with Genetec&rsquo;s video management system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States, has announced its selected <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG Technology</a> part of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/g4s-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">G4S</a> the world&rsquo;s leading security...IPSA signs historic agreement with the Qatar International Centre for Safety and Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-930-ga.14652.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-930-ga.14652.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 24 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"><strong>The agreement provides for graduates from QICSS security related courses to be automatically enrolled as individual members with IPSA for 12 months</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>On 25th June 2014 the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/international-professional-security-association.html" class="blue_bold">International Professional Security Association (IPSA)</a> signed a historic agreement in Doha, Qatar with the Qatar International Centre for Safety and Security (QICSS). The agreement provides for...British Security Industry Association announces winners of Apprentice Installer Awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-408-ga-co-1007-ga-co-1350-ga-co-4109-ga.14651.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-408-ga-co-1007-ga-co-1350-ga-co-4109-ga.14651.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>All four winners were presented with their awards by Guest of Honour, The Rt. Hon. Baroness Smith of Basildon</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Four outstanding young apprentices from the UK&rsquo;s private security industry were recently presented with national awards in recognition of their academic and practical success in the field of electronic security installations.</p> <p>Awarded by the <a...Y3K experiences increase in visitor numbers at IFSEC 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8096-ga-co-1850-ga.14650.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8096-ga-co-1850-ga.14650.htmlEvents NewsThu, 24 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"><strong>Two new ranges ofXvision IP cameras were also launched: Xvision Pro HD and Xvision ELITE</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>After a busy three days, leading HD CCTV and specialist security distributor, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/y3k.html" class="blue_bold">Y3K</a>, has reported a significant increase in visitor numbers compared with shows in previous years. Y3K showcased its own latest HD CCTV technologies, as well as vehicle CCTV solutions from sister company, SmartWitness, and new access control and time attendance...HID releases latest RFID transponder for memory intensive applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14644.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14644.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that its Identification Technologies division is shipping the IN Tag&trade; 300 8KB RFID transponder, which is ideal for memory intensive applications. IN Tag&trade; 300 8KB incorporates ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM) technology from Fujitsu Semiconductor. This accelerates data access close to the maximum high frequency (HF) speed; endures billions of read and write cycles; and withstands gamma radiation up to 50 KGray to survive e.g. medical sterilisation processes.</p> <p><em>&nbsp;&ldquo;The new IN Tag 300 8KB delivers the optimum in speed and memory size for the ISO/IEC 15693 protocol,&rdquo;</em> said Richard Aufreiter, director of product management, Identification Technologies with HID Global. <em>&ldquo;This and the radiation resistance make the tag ideal for demanding automation, medical or nuclear applications.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>With FRAM &ndash; providing write cycles up...