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 2015 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Innovation at the reader disrupting the access control markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1284-ga-co-9826-ga-co-8421-ga.15906.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1284-ga-co-9826-ga-co-8421-ga.15906.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 177px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Many of the changes in the access control market are happening at the &ldquo;edge&rdquo; &ndash; at the reader level. Access control advances that continue to become more widespread include wireless and PoE-enabled access control hardware such as wireless locks and PoE door controllers, which both reduce installation costs. Other trends are related to mobility; one is the increased use of smart phones and tablets for day-to-day access control operations. Another is the increased adoption of mobile credentials &ndash;...Vanderbilt Industries provides SMS Access Control system at Crider Foods, Georgiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.16293.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.16293.htmlApplications NewsThu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Vanderbilt SMS system manages access for over 500 employees</strong> <strong>and contractors spread over 11 locations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt Industries</a>, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, recently announced that Crider Foods, Stillmore, GA, relies on Vanderbilt Industries SMS Access Control system to provide security for its large production and processing facilities. Tutela, Inc., out of...HID Global shares technology trends in secure identity market for 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16287.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16287.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 22 Jan 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>HID's annual assessment is intended to help organisations understand the latest security advances</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global</a>&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently issued its outlook on technology trends for 2015, as well as other anticipated developments across key vertical industries in the secure identity marketplace. The annual assessment is intended to help organisations understand and take advantage of the latest...Farpointe Data appoints Thomas E. Piston as East Coast Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2736-ga.16286.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2736-ga.16286.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 41px; height: 295px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Farpointe Data distributes its Data products and options to manufacturers in New England<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/farpointe-data-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Farpointe Data</a>, the access control industry's global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, recently announced that Thomas E. Piston, Jr. will help security system manufacturers and integrators from the New England and Mid-Atlantic states provide their customers with Farpointe Data products and...SALTO wireless access control solution provides secure environment for students and staff of Queen's College in Taunton, Somersethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga-co-11738-ga.16284.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga-co-11738-ga.16284.htmlApplications NewsThu, 22 Jan 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>SALTO effectively provides the college with a &lsquo;networked access control solution without the wires</strong>&rsquo;</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Queen's College is a co-educational independent school located in Taunton, Somerset. It is a day/boarding school for children aged 3&ndash;18, and incorporates Nursery, Pre-Prep, Junior and Senior schools.</p> <p>The college was aware that its existing security arrangements in the form of mechanical keyed locks and a very basic access control system were somewhat outdated and not up to...Honeywell Security appoints David Paja as Presidenthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-69-ga.16270.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga-co-69-ga.16270.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 88px; height: 320px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Paja joined Honeywell in 2003 and most recently served as vice president and general manager for Honeywell in India</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> recently announced the appointment of David Paja, 45, as president of Honeywell Security Group, effective January 19. Paja succeeds Ron Rothman, who is retiring from Honeywell to spend more time with family.</p> <p>In his new role, Paja will lead...Security Institute helps raise £28,795 for its Chairman's Charity PTSD Resolution in 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16260.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16260.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 21 Jan 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>The Security Institute also jointly raised &pound;14,618.26 at the inaugural Joint Security Associations Annual Fundraising Event<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-institute.html" class="blue_bold">Security Institute</a> is delighted to announce that it helped raise &pound;28,795.79 for its Chairman's Charity PTSD Resolution in 2014. It raised &pound;14,177.53 at various Security Institute events during 2014. In addition to this amount, The Security Institute also jointly...Galaxy Control Systems demonstrates unique capabilities of its access control benefits for education at Intersec Dubai 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga.16264.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga.16264.htmlEvents NewsTue, 20 Jan 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>System Galaxy helps maintain awareness of student movement around the facility, and improve overall security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>At this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec</a> trade show and convention, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/galaxy-control-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Galaxy Control Systems </a>is featuring the unique capabilities of its powerful access control software platform...Access control solutions provider Open Options completes website redesignhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2785-ga.16249.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2785-ga.16249.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 19 Jan 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 new site offers the latest information on Open Options&rsquo; software, video, lock, card, and reader integrations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="BodyA"><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/open-options-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Open Options</a>, a leading provider of innovative access control solutions, has upgraded the company website in a complete redesign which is now available at www.ooaccesscontrol.com.</p> <p class="BodyA">The new site offers the latest information on Open Options&rsquo; award-winning, open-architecture DNA Fusion access control...IriTech latest technology captures and processes iris images under direct sunlight of over 100,000 luxhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6568-ga-npr.16243.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6568-ga-npr.16243.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 19 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>IriTech, a leading iris based identity management technology solutions company has developed a new technology to effectively capture and process iris images under direct sunlight of over 100,000 lux &ndash; a move it claimed will boost iris recognition technology&rsquo;s convergence with the various industries such as the mobile device, wearables and automobile.</p> <p>Until now, one of the biggest impediment for the iris recognition industry to take the technology mainstream was capturing a clean iris image under direct sunlight as the visible light signals are too strong for iris cameras to capture the iris pattern within an IR region created by a LED light source that it would create reflections in the eye. Conventional solutions required bulky or expensive add-ons or components to eliminate the reflections that make obtaining a clean iris image difficult.</p> <p>The vendor said the technology does not require major extra hardware components thus additional cost will be...IHS forecasts Indian market for video surveillance equipment to grow over the next five yearshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.16230.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.16230.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 19 Jan 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>The market is forecast to almost double in size between 2013 and 2018</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Indian market for video surveillance equipment exceeded $300 million for the first time in 2013 and is forecast to grow at an increasing rate over the next five years. This is according to a recently published report by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS</a> Inc. entitled <em>&ldquo;The Indian Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment&rdquo;.</em></p> <p>Much of the market growth is forecast to come from increased government spending. In...It takes a security village to end deceptionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5961-ga.16173.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5961-ga.16173.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 16 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Unscrupulous companies reversing positive steps made by security industry to remove stigma of being known as "trunk slammers"</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em><strong>ABC<em>&nbsp;news report reaffirms need for industry action</em></strong></em></p> <p>For the businesses that make up the electronic security industry, it&rsquo;s an issue that undermines all the progress we have made to date. It&rsquo;s deceptive door-to-door sales tactics, and it&rsquo;s still having an impact on the alarm...Pro-Vision Distribution signs agreement to supply and support Videx Security’s Portal Plus rangehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga-co-1774-ga.16245.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga-co-1774-ga.16245.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 16 Jan 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>Portal Plus is an advanced access control system for proximity, coded access and bio access devices</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/pro-vision-distribution-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Pro-Vision Distribution Limited,</a> the distributor of branded CCTV and access control equipment, has recently signed an agreement to supply and support the Portal Plus range from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/videx-security-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Videx Security</a>.</p> <p>Videx has been...Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi sponsors Parkstone Grammar School team in Greenpower scheme final at Goodwoodhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-268-ga-co-1645-ga.16228.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-268-ga-co-1645-ga.16228.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 15 Jan 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>TDSi sponsored the "Speedwell" team due to involvement of Rachel Little, daughter of Greg Little, Sales Support &amp; Estimator at the company</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Pupils from Parkstone Grammar School in Poole have taken part in the final of the Greenpower scheme, which was held at the world-famous Goodwood Motor Circuit, with the help of sponsorship from local integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> and technical assistance from engineers at <a...IHS report indicates global video surveillance industry to grow by more than 10 percent in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.16225.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.16225.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 15 Jan 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>By 2018, worldwide revenue will reach a projected $23.6 billion</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The global market for video surveillance equipment was worth an estimated $15.0 billion by the end of 2014, up from $13.5 billion in 2013. By 2018, worldwide revenue will reach a projected $23.6 billion, as shown in the attached figure, equivalent to a five-year compound annual growth rate of 12 percent.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The year 2014 has been one of the most interesting&mdash;and disruptive&mdash;in recent memory for both the professional and consumer video surveillance...Octavian ranked in the top 5% of UK businesses following its annual SIA audithttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1254-ga.16137.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1254-ga.16137.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 15 Jan 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>The SIA&rsquo;s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) awarded Nottingham-based Octavian with 157 points - an increase of 25 points on last year&rsquo;s score</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/octavian-security.html" class="blue_bold">Octavian Security</a>, the leading UK security provider, has once again been ranked in the top 5% of UK businesses following its annual Security Industry Authority&rsquo;s (SIA) audit.</p> <p>The SIA&rsquo;s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), which is...Terrorism in Paris: What are the lessons for physical security?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16216.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16216.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 14 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 297px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Right after the Paris terrorist attacks, a headline I read throughout the media asked: <em>&ldquo;Did intelligence services drop the ball?&rdquo;</em> The question has a familiar ring, and you&rsquo;ll find variations on it throughout the last and present centuries concerning events that range from presidential assassinations to 9/11, 7/7 in London and the 2008 Mumbai bombings.</p> <p>But <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a>, rather than information gathering, is our scope here. From the moment I saw <a...CriticalArc’s SafeZone helps provide round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff at the University of Yorkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12056-ga.16206.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12056-ga.16206.htmlApplications NewsTue, 13 Jan 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>The SafeZone system allows security or first aid personnel to pinpoint the location where help is needed</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The University of York launched <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/criticalarc.html" class="blue_bold">CriticalArc</a>&rsquo;s SafeZone on the 8th January to provide round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff. York is the first University in the Russell Group to roll out the simple-to-use, free application designed to help those on campus to summon security or safety assistance via their mobile...EOS Innovations President David Lemaitre shares his thoughts on the rapidly growing security robotics markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12099-ga.16194.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12099-ga.16194.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 12 Jan 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>The implementation of security robots does not act as a replacement for human workers or lead to job cuts</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Flourishing and rapidly evolving, the security industry is well suited to adopting new technologies. Companies are increasingly active in looking for advanced methods to protect their high-value goods.</p> <p>To meet this demand, all kinds of innovations have been developed to overcome existing limitations and thereby optimise the work of security professionals. Surveillance cameras are becoming more and...CriticalArc’s SafeZone helps improve safety and security of students and staff at Northumbria Universityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12056-ga.16174.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12056-ga.16174.htmlApplications NewsFri, 09 Jan 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>The University selected SafeZone to reduce costs through increasing the efficiency of everyday security operations<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/criticalarc.html" class="blue_bold">CriticalArc</a> recenlty announced that Northumbria University has rolled out its revolutionary distributed command and control solution, SafeZone&trade;.</p> <p>The University selected SafeZone to enhance staff and student safety while reducing costs through increasing the efficiency of everyday security operations...