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, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT Intersec 2015: BSIA members experience positive responsehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga-co-882-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1386-ga-co-1623-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1813-ga.16670.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga-co-882-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1386-ga-co-1623-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1813-ga.16670.htmlEvents NewsFri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 13px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The BSIA-organised UK Pavilion the focal point of the highest-ever turnout of UK companies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <span class="blue_bold"><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec exhibition</a></span> held in Dubai last month is fast becoming a must attend event for British security providers. 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...Nedap to host ASIS Welcome Party 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-4108-ga.16654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-4108-ga.16654.htmlEvents NewsThu, 26 Feb 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>Nedap has been ASIS' exclusive partner since last year</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em>&lsquo;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/nedap-security-management.html" class="blue_bold">Nedap</a> organised the ASIS Welcome Party in The Hague for the first time last year. During the evaluation of this we quickly agreed that Nedap should do this again in Frankfurt,&rsquo;</em> said Michiel Gen, Director EMEA &amp; APAC from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/asis-international.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS...CriticalArc SafeZone improves safety and security at the University of South Australiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12056-ga.16646.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12056-ga.16646.htmlApplications NewsWed, 25 Feb 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>UniSA selected SafeZone to enhance safety while reducing costs across six disparate campuses<br /><br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/criticalarc.html" class="blue_bold">CriticalArc</a> recently reports that the University of South Australia (UniSA) has improved on-campus safety and security for 34,000 students and staff with the successful implementation of its innovative SafeZone&trade; distributed command and control solution.</p> <p>UniSA selected SafeZone to enhance safety while...Essentra Security provides HSCIC Smartcard printershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11614-ga.16645.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11614-ga.16645.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Magicard Enduro+ custom printer has been tested during a thorough evaluation period<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/essentra-security.html" class="blue_bold">Essentra Security</a>, Europe's leading provider of ID solutions, has been entrusted to play a key role in the provision of a new generation of Smartcard printers throughout the healthcare service.</p> <p>The contract to supply the new card printers has been awarded by the Health and Social Care...Amthal upgrades fire and security system at The Marlborough Science Academyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga.16025.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga.16025.htmlApplications NewsTue, 24 Feb 2015 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>Amthal ensured complete perimeter security and a smooth operating system throughout the Academy</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 upgraded the fire and security measures at The Marlborough Science Academy to feature high performance IP CCTV, access control and automatic fire detection systems to provide ultimate peace of mind for staff, pupils and visitors.</p> <p>The Marlborough Science Academy,...Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe 2015 to open with a Ministerial keynote presentationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16616.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16616.htmlEvents NewsMon, 23 Feb 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>Minister Opstelten will provide a strategic overview from the political position to the country's and Europe's changing position on security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The opening of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/critical-infrastructure-protection-and-resilience-europe-2015.html" class="blue_bold">2nd Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe</a> conference will see Mr Ivo Opstelten, Minister for Security and Justice of The Netherlands, deliver an opening keynote presentation.</p> <p>Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe will take...ECKey VP1 dual mode readerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6909-ga-npr.16604.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6909-ga-npr.16604.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>ECKey, the market leader in Smartphone readers and access control systems, recently announced the ECKey VP1 reader which is now available for purchase.</p> <p>The VP1 reader is a complete electronic access control system that eliminates the hassle and expense of panels, cards, readers, software and networks. It works with VIZpin, ECKey&rsquo;s cloud based SaaS (Security as a Service), that lets users send, revoke and monitor electronic keys anytime from anywhere. The VP1 uses long-range Bluetooth so users can mount it in a secure area, away from weather and vandals or out-of-sight for architecturally and historically sensitive installations.</p> <p>Other Bluetooth readers only support Bluetooth Smart (aka Bluetooth Low Energy) devices and may only work with the latest iPhones which is less than 25% of the installed base. The VP1 reader is a dual mode Bluetooth reader works with ALL Bluetooth Classic or Bluetooth LE devices including flip phones (aka feature phones),...Idesco Corp. and FST Biometrics announce strategic partnershiphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7994-ga-co-12634-ga.16585.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7994-ga-co-12634-ga.16585.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 19 Feb 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>Idesco will now offer In Motion Identification technology that includes facial recognition and behavioural analytics</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/idesco.html" class="blue_bold">Idesco Corp.</a>, a leading New York-based security systems integrator, recently announced its strategic partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/fst-biometrics-corporation.html" class="blue_bold">FST Biometrics</a>, a leading provider of biometric access control...New appointments for AMAG Technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga.16582.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga.16582.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="/images/moreimages/pressrelease_2015/feb_2015/AMAG-logo-220.jpg" border="0" alt="&ldquo;AMAG has been doing business in Canada for over 30 years, and we are excited to add Bill in this new position to better support customers in Western Canada,&rdquo; said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Sales, Greg Love. &ldquo;Our Northwestern US customers benefit as well with the addition of an experienced rep like Kristina. Both sales managers come from the industry and offer years of experience.&rdquo; In this new position, Bill will support existing Symmetry&trade; authorised resellers and develop new business in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Yukon Territory. In the Northwest territory, Kristina will support Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Wyoming. Bill comes to AMAG from Stanley Security Solutions where he was the Senior National Account Manager and...Matrix Comsec to launch access control panel and readers at Secutech India 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.16578.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.16578.htmlEvents NewsWed, 18 Feb 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>Matrix will showcase its Access Control, Time-Attendance and Video Surveillance Solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrix-comsec.html" class="blue_bold">Matrix Comsec</a> a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade security and telecom solutions is participating in a leading trade fair for Safety &amp; Security &ndash;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/secutech-india-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Secutech India 2015</a> for the fourth time. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of security...TDSi supports the British Heart Foundation’s ‘Wear it. Beat It’ fundraising dayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.16568.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.16568.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 233px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>TDSi supported the event raising awareness about health issues </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> The team at integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> recently supported the British Heart Foundation&rsquo;s <em>&lsquo;Wear it. Beat It&rsquo;</em> fundraising day by wearing red and enjoying a fine selection of red food. <br /> &nbsp;<br /> Embracing the spirit of the event, the TDSi team members each came wearing a red item of clothing (donating &pound;1 each to do so)...World Counter Terror Congress to be held along with Counter Terror Expo at London Olympiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga.16566.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga.16566.htmlEvents NewsTue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 234px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Prominent figures in counter terrorism are set to gather this April at the World Counter Terror Congress</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Prominent figures in counter terrorism are set to gather this April at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/world-counter-terror-congress-2015.html" class="blue_bold">World Counter Terror Congress</a>. Held in conjunction with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/counter-terror-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Counter Terror Expo</a> at London...RISCO Group appoints Ian Stones as Head of Regional Saleshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1403-ga.16556.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1403-ga.16556.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 234px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Ian will be responsible for the team of RISCO Regional Sales Managers and Sales Engineers</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Global integrated security solutions provider, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/risco-group.html" class="blue_bold">RISCO Group</a>, has appointed Ian Stones to the role of Head of Regional Sales.</p> <p>With over twenty years of security industry experience, Ian&rsquo;s previous appointments have included Sales Manager at <a...IFSEC expands its team to continue to grow internationallyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10347-ga.16548.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10347-ga.16548.htmlEvents NewsFri, 13 Feb 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>Peter Poole and Tristan Norman has been appointed as Sales Director and Head of Business Development Security &amp; Fire, respectively</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>IFSEC Global Security &amp; Fire Portfolio is pleased to announce expansion plans to continue to grow the worldwide show <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International</a>.</p> <p>Peter Poole has been appointed as Sales Director and will be responsible for all commercial activity across the...ASSA ABLOY offers affordable wireless access control solutions for education premiseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.16546.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.16546.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 13 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 11px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ASSA ABLOY UK is reducing energy costs for education premises, by providing cheap to run and quick to install, wireless access control</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Access Control, a division of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY UK</a> is reducing energy costs for education premises, by providing cheap to run and quick to install, wireless access control.</p> <p>The Department for Education is faced with an estimated budget shortfall of &pound;600...Integrated Systems Events takes majority share in invidis consulting Digital Signage Conferencehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6591-ga-co-6590-ga-co-2165-ga-co-6573-ga.16533.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6591-ga-co-6590-ga-co-2165-ga-co-6573-ga.16533.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 13 Feb 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>ISE takes a majority share in respect to its Digital Signage Conference, an annual event that takes place in Munich, Germany</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/integrated-systems-events.html" class="blue_bold">Integrated Systems Events</a>, the company that produces the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/integrated-systems-europe.html" class="blue_bold">ISE</a> exhibition, recently announced that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with...Nedap Automatic Vehicle Identification technology helps regulate taxi flow across airport terminalshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga.16521.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga.16521.htmlApplications NewsWed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>AVI technology from Nedap enables airports to monitor, control and optimise taxi access</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Taxi transportation is an important way of travelling from and to an airport. To regulate traffic flow of commercial vehicles across terminals, airport authorities are using <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nedap-identification-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Nedap</a>&rsquo;s Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) technology. This system, based on long-range RFID technology, reduces waiting times at taxi ranks and allows a smooth, timely...Zwipe integrates access biometric card with HID Global's iCLASS & 125 kHz ProxCardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11521-ga-npr.16512.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11521-ga-npr.16512.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p><a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001h8u1rc-TXtM03OU9J8WO1ZyZyPZdVm57ZJc_l3Vs1KDofYQ2fI1FyScx1B1aljPDclSAP5ljeyFef4eV_pq_rENX94oBVmPLjJA1XF_GLjhz4BaRfE-omMoOomP9_UjIwfzmCgnriRlTzD10UmTLqgUzeRC9YfVP-t8ZTdEiLs4=&amp;c=lx4-kqmx2DPyUSDo5nwCnixE2KGPcY3YaYAgIdp6VtqARHNvnA5Igg==&amp;ch=I0aczC5yE1uNdLPi-Jd3JtT3Fs8KUMQbHJgSI5VdFmddwODo-GYahw==" target="_blank">Zwipe</a>, a global leader in <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001h8u1rc-TXtM03OU9J8WO1ZyZyPZdVm57ZJc_l3Vs1KDofYQ2fI1FyQzPe-oLmtrwixIiXb0q9IfNoB4yl2AHe45ch-fKVEazB00oShkP-SORZNn4K1eH_8gWZYyPArycMbJ7bHD4oElz9uFcrvTYA3a5rr5eUAYncByku3-Jnw7A6cC58B5yeg==&amp;c=lx4-kqmx2DPyUSDo5nwCnixE2KGPcY3YaYAgIdp6VtqARHNvnA5Igg==&amp;ch=I0aczC5yE1uNdLPi-Jd3JtT3Fs8KUMQbHJgSI5VdFmddwODo-GYahw==" target="_blank">biometric authentication technology</a>, announced that HID Global's iCLASS&reg; and 125kHz ProxCard&reg; users can now easily integrate the Zwipe Access biometric card, eliminating the need to add biometric readers to an existing HID...Future optimistic for enhanced usage of security systems in transportationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-823-ga-co-1097-ga-co-1151-ga-co-6080-ga-co-1753-ga.16114.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-823-ga-co-1097-ga-co-1151-ga-co-6080-ga-co-1753-ga.16114.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 142px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Better, faster networking plays into the optimistic outlook for the transportation vertical</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Our market has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future of security systems in the transportation vertical. <em>&ldquo;Given the advances in processing power and technology, we can only imagine what the capability of an IP camera will be in five years,&rdquo;</em> comments Anthony Incorvati, business development manager, critical infrastructure and transportation, <a...AlertSystems stresses on the need for sufficient security to avoid damage during an arson attackhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-118-ga.16504.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-118-ga.16504.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 10 Feb 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>When a fire of this magnitude occurs, authorities already have an uphill battle when it comes to determining the cause</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The reaction comes following a report in the Black Country-based Express and Star, detailing a fire that destroyed an industrial estate in the region late last year, with evidence from local authorities confirming that the blaze was started deliberately.</p> <p>The fire at Middlemore Industrial Estate, situated in the town of Smethwick in the West Midlands, occurred throughout the early hours of December 3rd and continued for several...