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 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT HID Global and sustainability in the security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-823-ga-sb.18051.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-823-ga-sb.18051.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>My first impression on visiting <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global&rsquo;s</a> headquarters in Austin, Texas, was a profusion of light. Plenty of Texas sunshine beams through the abundant windows to provide brightness throughout the building.</p> <p>Mike Klein, HID Global&rsquo;s manager of corporate communications and global public relations, led a tour of the headquarters facility on my recent trip to Austin. Including 250,000 square feet of manufacturing space, the building consolidates several previous North American manufacturing facilities into one location. The building&rsquo;s modern design &ndash; including all those windows &ndash; also provides space for the company&rsquo;s distribution and operations such as marketing, finance, IT, and customer service.</p> <p><strong>Plenty of natural light</strong></p> <table style="width: 300px; height: 61px;" border="0" cellspacing="8"...ACT access control equipment protects Welsh schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-38-ga-co-591-ga.18046.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-38-ga-co-591-ga.18046.htmlApplications NewsThu, 02 Jul 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>Staff and students are benefiting from ACTpro 4000 door controllers and ACTpro door stations on interior and perimeter doors</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/dyfed-alarms-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dyfed Alarms</a> is installing access control equipment from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/access-control-technology.html" class="blue_bold">ACT</a> at a mixed comprehensive school in Wales.</p> <p>Ysgol Dyffryn Aman has 1,600...TDSi raises money for children’s charityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18042.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18042.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 02 Jul 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>The team also took part in a 'Guess how many teabags in the jar' competition to raise further money</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The team at Integrated security manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a>'s Head Office in Poole, Dorset, have hosted an event entitled 'Time for Tea' to raise money for the company's chosen charity for the year, Dorset and Wiltshire Children's Hospices Julia's House (registered charity number 1067125).</p> <p>TDSi's Marketing Co-ordinator, Sophie Wilkins commented,...TDSi stand reports 25% increase in export market visitors at IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-11899-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga.18019.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-11899-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga.18019.htmlEvents NewsTue, 30 Jun 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>TDSi believes the increase in visitors reflects continued and rapid expansion of the globalised security market</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With a 25% increase in export market visitors to its stand at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC 2015</a>, integrated security manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> believes this reflects the continued and...Nedap presents at IFSEC: How to create a security solution ready for tomorrow’s technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga-co-8096-ga.18013.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga-co-8096-ga.18013.htmlEvents NewsMon, 29 Jun 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>Nedap developed a presentation about the innovation and integration of the new software release &ndash; AEOS v3.1</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>At <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC</a>, Daryn Flynn, UK Security Business Manager, presented at the Innovation centre and highlighted why the modular software (think &lsquo;apps&rsquo;) design of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/nedap-security-management.html" class="blue_bold">Nedap</a> has never been more relevant. For...Cloud usefulness and effectiveness for physical securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.18007.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.18007.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 196px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The great increase in the amount of data is driving physical security to the cloud</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Physical security is migrating to the cloud &mdash; because it improves the performance of physical security technology while holding down costs.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Essentially what is happening is that physical security technologies are growing more powerful and generating more and more data,&rdquo;</em> says Steve Surfaro, business development manager and security industry liaison with <a...Aurora FaceSentinel biometric facial recognition systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2360-ga-npr.17996.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2360-ga-npr.17996.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 26 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Pioneering facial recognition specialist, Aurora, has launched FaceSentinel, the world's first biometric access control authentication product powered by Deep Learning. Designed for integration with existing access control systems, the ground-breaking facial recognition system uses AI and infrared light to achieve unparalleled facial recognition speed, accuracy and reliability.</p> <p><strong>FaceSentinel authenticates pass holders</strong><br /> <br /> FaceSentinel works with existing high-security access control systems to authenticate pass holders: a registered user swipes his or her pass card or key fob and FaceSentinel simply confirms whether the person holding the credential is the same person registered within the organisation's access permissions system. This authentication happens in a second or less, thanks to the core technology behind FaceSentinel: Deep Learning.<br /> <br /> Deep Learning is a pioneering technique used to create a highly optimised Artificial...Software House C•CURE 9000 integrates with CoprometroUSA's facial recognition readerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11860-ga-co-2984-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.17991.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11860-ga-co-2984-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.17991.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 25 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world&rsquo;s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the integration of the Stone Lock Pro Biometric Facial Recognition reader from CoprometroUSA&reg; with the C&bull;CURE 9000 security and event management solution (v 2.20 and higher).</p> <p><strong>Enhancing critical security situations</strong></p> <p>Stone Lock Pro is an extremely fast and accurate infrared biometric facial recognition device, designed for access control applications that require instant, easy, and reliable confirmation of identity. The combined solution is the ideal application for critical security situations, including campuses, correctional facilities, military bases, and financial and major corporate institutions where a PIN or password alone isn&rsquo;t enough. Through the deep integration with C&bull;CURE 9000, users have only one personnel database to manage, saving time and reducing problems with...IFSEC 2015 review - best of the global security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-353-ga-co-1277-ga-co-3289-ga-co-8421-ga-co-8096-ga.17964.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-353-ga-co-1277-ga-co-3289-ga-co-8421-ga-co-8096-ga.17964.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 24 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMTAs my trip to London for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International</a> ends, I can look back on three days jam-packed with new approaches, new technologies, and the best the global security market has to offer. I met people from all over the world who share an interest in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a><span class="blue_bold"></span> technology -- and how it can be used to make the world a safer place.<br /> <br /> I heard several exhibitors mention that business was slow in Europe in the early part of 2015. However, the show highlighted that R&amp;D investment has continued throughout the slowdown, and companies are now poised with a new wave of products just when an economic resurgence will increase demand. Almost every exhibitor in the hall saw greater success on the horizon. Was it optimism or an industry on the verge of...IFSEC 2015 postscript: better navigation and less noise!http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1029-ga-co-8096-ga.17963.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1029-ga-co-8096-ga.17963.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 23 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 238px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>In the vast centre of the hall almost none of the randomly shaped stands display their index number</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> I enjoy <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC</a> each year, spending three days walking the halls. I do feel frustrated by the acres of "me too" products prompting a "meh" response. So often I&rsquo;m left feeling the "big news" is that hype and lies are growing and continue to drown out the truth. If companies' marketing budgets were simply given over to their...System integration major theme at IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-co-2366-ga-co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga-co-1813-ga.17962.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-co-2366-ga-co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga-co-1813-ga.17962.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 23 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>When asking exhibitors at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International 2015</a> about what drives their markets, many cite system integration as a key factor. And they want more of it.</p> <p><strong>Integration as business &ldquo;driving force&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>For example, John Davies of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSI</a> says customers are now seeking out system integration. <em>&ldquo;They want a solution rather than components</em><em>, such as linking access control with building management systems or with an organisation&rsquo;s IT network to control access to its computers,&rdquo; </em>he says.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/suprema.html" class="blue_bold">Suprema</a> &ndash; a specialist in fingerprint <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technology-areas/biometrics.html"...LEGIC Connect for Woodlands Resort in Texashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1040-ga.17944.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1040-ga.17944.htmlApplications NewsFri, 19 Jun 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>Using Connect, the process of deploying electronic room keys to cell phones is fast</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>From now on, guests of The Woodlands Resort &amp; Conference Center near Houston, Texas can open their hotel room with their own smartphone. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/legic-identsystems-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">LEGIC</a> provides its secure and proven trusted service LEGIC Connect. The latter deploys smartcards onto smartphones &ndash; at the touch of a button.</p> <p>The Woodlands Resort &amp;...Fermax's fully digital two-wire video door entry system - Duoxhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-687-ga-npr.17942.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-687-ga-npr.17942.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Some two-wire video door entry systems were already available on the market. But none like this. Fermax is launching the first one that is fully digital. A pioneering technological milestone worldwide, set to revolutionise the sector.</p> <p>Duox is extraordinarily easy to install. Technically it provides more quality, greater capacity and better flexibility. And, from the commercial standpoint, it is a paradigm shift: it means that purchasing decisions are no longer up to the residents' community, but to each individual owner. DUOX opens up a new era for everyone involved in the video door entry business.</p> <p>From now on, owners wishing to install a video entry system in their homes will be able to do so without forcing their neighbours who prefer to rely on audio alone to spend any money. Choose the model you like and with the extras you prefer. You can also change it whenever you want without having to ask the other residents for permission. All this thanks to the new...Matrix COSEC for Adani Group’s business units in India and Indonesiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.17938.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.17938.htmlApplications NewsFri, 19 Jun 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 centralised time-attendance and access control solutions has made the group&rsquo;s most of the attendance process accurate and faster</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Introduction</strong>:</p> <p>Adani Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Its diversified businesses include resources, logistics, agri-business and energy sectors. Managing employee&rsquo;s attendance and timing from a central place is critical for them. They wanted to have centralised...Honeywell's enhanced GX Remote Control mobile apphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17937.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2173-ga.17937.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Following the successful launch of the Honeywell GX Remote Control app V2.1 earlier this year, Honeywell recently announced new functionality to the mobile app with the addition of output control.</p> <p>With smartphone and tablet usage skyrocketing, the app is designed to provide users with an easier and more intuitive way to remotely access, manage and control their Galaxy&reg; Flex and Galaxy Dimension intruder alarm systems wherever they are in the world. The app already allows busy business owners or homeowners to instantly request a status report, set and unset the alarm and review log information but the update adds further functionality:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Output Control</strong> which allows the control of electrical systems ranging from heating and air-conditioning, to lighting and gate control via the App. Users can control these systems remotely enabling remote home &amp; business automation from any smart device. This function also enables simple control of...ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless locks secure assisted-living facility in Swedenhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11685-ga-co-9787-ga.17928.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11685-ga-co-9787-ga.17928.htmlApplications NewsFri, 19 Jun 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>Ume&aring; targeted a sustainable solution to keeping its most vulnerable residents safe in the new &Auml;ldrecentret Teg</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>When the city of Ume&aring;, Sweden, needed a modern electronic locking system to secure a new assisted-living facility, it turned to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tidomat-ab.html" class="blue_bold">Tidomat</a> and Aperio&reg; from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a>. The...BSIA achieves UKTI Accredited Trade Organisation statushttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-8096-ga.17923.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-8096-ga.17923.htmlEvents NewsThu, 18 Jun 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>BSIA will lead the way in facilitating UK security companies' attendance at overseas trade shows<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>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> has successfully achieved UKTI Accredited Trade Organisation status and will lead the way in facilitating UK security companies' attendance at overseas trade shows.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>BSIA...Newmark's Grosvenor opens office in Hong Konghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1221-ga-co-12159-ga-co-3188-ga-co-1726-ga-co-2488-ga.17921.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1221-ga-co-12159-ga-co-3188-ga-co-1726-ga-co-2488-ga.17921.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 18 Jun 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>The new office will give Grosvenor a hub from which to access the lucrative and growing Asian market</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Leading security solutions group <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/newmark-security-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Newmark Security plc</a> has announced its entry into Asia with the opening of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/grosvenor-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Grosvenor Technology</a> Hong Kong. Grosvenor Technology is Newmark&rsquo;s wholly owned electronic security...HID Global’s North American Operations Centre achieves ISO 14001:2004 certificationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.17920.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.17920.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 18 Jun 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 ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard certificate was issued by SGS</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 announced that its worldwide headquarters and North America Operations Centre located in Austin, Texas, has achieved certification to the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard.&nbsp; The certificate was...IDIS and Swift Fire & Security sign partnership agreement at IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-1621-ga-co-8096-ga.17901.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-1621-ga-co-8096-ga.17901.htmlEvents NewsWed, 17 Jun 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>Swift team validated IDIS and DirectIP on the IDIS stand at IFSEC</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/idis.html" class="blue_bold">IDIS</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/swift-fire-and-security.html" class="blue_bold">Swift Fire &amp; Security</a>, one of the UK&rsquo;s leading independent fire safety and security service providers, recently announced and signed a strategic partnership agreement during <a...