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, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Global unit shipments of smart cards expected to rise by 2.1 billion from 2014 according to IHS Technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.15005.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.15005.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Aug 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>IHS states Smart card shipments in 2019 will rise to 10.9 billion units, up from 8.8 billion in 2014</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Global unit shipments of smart cards are expected to rise by 2.1 billion from 2014 through 2019&mdash;about equal to the combined populations of China, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil, according to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS Technology</a>.</p> <p>Smart card shipments in 2019 will rise to 10.9 billion units, up from 8.8 billion in 2014, as shown in the attached figure. To put this in perspective,...Software House introduces iSTAR Ultra 32 reader network door controllerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2554-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.14999.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2554-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.14999.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces iSTAR Ultra, a 32 reader network door controller built on the Linux platform for improved security and scalability.</p> <p>iSTAR Ultra uniquely combines support for traditional hard-wired access control doors with support for wireless locksets, all in the same controller. Up to 32 readers are supported by iSTAR Ultra, of which 16 may come from the Access Control Module&rsquo;s (ACM) I/O units; the rest can be made up of ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless lock sets and devices. iSTAR Ultra communicates with the latest version of C&bull;CURE 9000 security and event management system for a complete access control solution.</p> <p>In addition to the increased reader capacity, iSTAR Ultra also provides a higher capacity of inputs and outputs per controller &ndash; near double the amount supported by iSTAR Pro today.</p> <p>Ideal for enterprise and government applications, iSTAR Ultra features dual GigE network...ABUS to demonstrate a host of integrated security products at Security ESSEN 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6884-ga.14996.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6884-ga.14996.htmlEvents NewsWed, 27 Aug 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"> <p><strong>Among the products being shown will be the new range of mechanical additional security facilities with integrated alarm function</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The entire world of security technology will be exhibited on more than 550 m2. Visitors to the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/abus-kg.html" class="blue_bold">ABUS Group</a> stand (hall 1, stand 108) at the <em>&ldquo;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html#.U_xVLqwzKno"...Significance of data protection in physical security systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.14991.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.14991.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 27 Aug 2014 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></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>In the digital world, people own personal information just like they own physical assets such as cash, keys and clothes in the real world. But because personal information is intangible, its value has been overlooked by many for a very long time. With the increase in cyber crimes on personal data and the infamous Snowden affair, this issue has become more prominent. Fei Liu from <a...BSIA appoints Elmdene Managing Director Ian Moore as Chairman of the Association’s dedicated Export Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga.14964.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga.14964.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Aug 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"> <p><strong>A long-term contributor to the BSIA&rsquo;s Export Council, Ian&rsquo;s expertise continues to help new exporters gain a foothold in overseas markets</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html#.U_WPo6wzKno" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a>&rsquo;s AGM, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/elmdene-international-limited.html#.U_WPqqwzKno" class="blue_bold">Elmdene...Z-Wave expands in retail market with major American retailers showing interest in its product linehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10903-ga.14993.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10903-ga.14993.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Smart home solutions powered by Z-Wave have been recently introduced by Home Depot</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/z-wave-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">Z-Wave</a>, the world's most broadly adopted wireless protocol for smart home control, is experiencing a surge of market expansion as a result of new products and systems brought to consumers by several of America's largest retailers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Smart home solutions powered by Z-Wave have been recently introduced by Home Depot, the world's largest...Keyscan partners with Parallel Solutions LLChttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2910-ga-co-10132-ga.14986.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2910-ga-co-10132-ga.14986.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 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>The partnership will continue to raise the Keyscan brand in Illinois and Eastern Wisconsin markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/keyscan-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Keyscan Access Control Systems</a> is pleased to announce it has partnered with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/parallel-solutions.html#.U_rq3KNIpqU" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Parallel Solutions, LLC</span></a> as Keyscan&rsquo;s new Manufacturer&rsquo;s Representative serving Illinois and Eastern...Real-Time Technology Group announces technology partnership with All Points Logisticshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10526-ga.14984.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10526-ga.14984.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The companies are partnering to leverage RTTG&rsquo;s expertise in developing identity management programs</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/real-time-technology-group.html" class="blue_bold">Real-Time Technology Group</a>, an industry-leading provider of secure and hosted Identity Management solutions for secure operations and incident response, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with All Points Logistics, a Service...ASSA ABLOY to display its Aperio, SMARTair and eCLIQ at Security Essen 2014 in Germanyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-227-ga-co-11651-ga-co-1137-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1546-ga.14971.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-227-ga-co-11651-ga-co-1137-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1546-ga.14971.htmlEvents NewsFri, 22 Aug 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"> <p><strong>Security Essen 2014 attendees can see live Aperio&reg; integrations running on the floor at multiple ASSA ABLOY partner OEM stands</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Innovation in wireless access control is on display at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html#.U_bOe6wzKno" class="blue_bold">Security Essen 2014</a>, thanks to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html#.U_bRS6wzKno" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a>. The global leader in door opening solutions showcases...HID Global expands SlimFlex Tag portfolio with addition of Near Field Communication-readable tagshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14970.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14970.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that its Identification Technologies division has added Near Field Communication (NFC)-readable tags to its rapidly expanding SlimFlex&trade; Tag portfolio of pliable, high- durability tags. The SlimFlex Tag family has gained wide acceptance in UHF RFID applications due to the tags&rsquo; flexible yet robust thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) housings. Today, high frequency (HF) systems can also take advantage of the tags&rsquo; resistance to repeated bending, torsion and harsh elements.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The original SlimFlex Tags continue to expand the potential for enhanced logistics speed and accuracy, using UHF RFID technology,&rdquo;</em> said Richard Aufreiter, director of product management, Identification Technologies with HID Global. <em>&ldquo;We are excited by the possibilities that the new versatile, durable HF SlimFlex tags bring to customers who are integrating NFC and industrial high...Quantum Secure named as Solution Innovation Partner by the Security Executive Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14952.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14952.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 20 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 108px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The SIP program allows practitioners to more easily identify trusted, capable solutions for unique environments</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/quantum-secure-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Quantum Secure</a>, the leading provider of enterprise software to streamline physical identity and access management across multiple sites and systems, has been selected as a Solution Innovation Partner by the Security Executive Council (SEC), a research and advisory services firm...Security Partners expands its top management team with new appointmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9318-ga.14938.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9318-ga.14938.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 19 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 74px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Schott will oversee aspects of IT in company&rsquo;s 3 central stations and Ipson will manage day-to-day at nationwide monitoring stations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With more than 40 years of combined industry experience, Steve Ipson and Bob Schott are joining the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-partners.html" class="blue_bold">Security Partners</a> team as Vice President of Operations and Director of Information Technology, respectively. Schott will oversee all...NICE Systems security solution helps Los Angeles International Airport extend its situation management capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9744-ga-co-1229-ga.14921.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9744-ga-co-1229-ga.14921.htmlApplications NewsTue, 19 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 139px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>NICE installed its Situator Enterprise Geographical Information System</strong> <strong>Web application at the airport</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nice-systems-inc-security-sector.html" class="blue_bold">NICE Systems</a> and AECOM Technology Corporation recently announced that they are helping Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) extend its situation management capabilities from the control room to the field. The airport deployed the NICE Situator Enterprise...Mul-T-Lock’s MT5 patented key and cylinder system secures the Leicester City Football clubhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10940-ga-co-6308-ga.14913.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10940-ga-co-6308-ga.14913.htmlApplications NewsTue, 19 Aug 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"> <p><strong>For the club, the security system is encrypted and a tight security protocol has been implemented<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/mul-t-lock-technologies-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Mul-T-Lock</a>&rsquo;s MT5 patented key and cylinder system has been installed by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/morgans-locksmiths.html" class="blue_bold">Morgans Locksmiths</a> at Leicester City Football club, as part of the newly promoted team&rsquo;s security...Viscount Systems completes UL 294 certification testing of the Freedom Access Control and ID Management Systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.14911.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.14911.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 19 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 198px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Systems have been certified to UL 294 Standard for Access Control System Units by Intertek ETL</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/viscount-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Viscount Systems</a>, a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, recently announced the successful completion of UL 294 certification testing of the Freedom Access Control and ID Management Systems with its IP encryption bridges.</p> <p>The Systems have been certified to...ASSA´s SMARTair electronic access control solution installed at the Lion Medical Centre in the UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-11442-ga.14912.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-11442-ga.14912.htmlApplications NewsMon, 18 Aug 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"> <p><strong>SMARTair help manage footfall around the centre, while keeping installation time and upheaval to a minimum</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ASSA, part of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions</a>, a division of ASSA ABLOY, is helping transform an historic foundry building into a state-of-the-art medical centre, supplying its innovative SMARTair&trade; electronic access control solution.</p> <p>The Lion Medical Centre will provide GP...Gordon Brady joins The Shield Group as Chief Operating officerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14809.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14809.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 15 Aug 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"> <p><strong>Mr Brady will be responsible for the manpower operations across the UK and Europe<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Gordon Brady has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/the-shield-group.html" class="blue_bold">The Shield Group</a>, the UK&rsquo;s largest independent total security solutions provider . Mr Brady, who joined the firm in 2012 as a Managing Director of National Accounts, has more than 23 years&rsquo;...Web-based access control system from Vanderbilt Industries unveiledhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga-npr.14904.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga-npr.14904.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Vanderbilt Industries, a global leader in access control innovation, recently announced the introduction of lite blue&trade;, a new 2-door web-based access control system with expansion capabilities to 8 devices.&nbsp;</p> <p>lite blue&trade; boasts the same easy-to-use software as the company&rsquo;s bright blue&reg; Intelligent Access Management System and is easily upgradeable to a full bright blue 32-door system.&nbsp; The Vanderbilt lite blue&trade; controller includes two on-board reader interfaces, thereby allowing for easier installation and enhanced cost savings.&nbsp; Built on the Authentic Mercury&trade; controller platform, lite blue&trade; supports standard Wiegand devices, Schlage AD Series electronic locks, and various card formats and technologies such as proximity, smart card, magnetic stripe and Bluetooth&reg;.</p> <p>Designed in the same manner as Vanderbilt&rsquo;s flagship web-based controller, utilising embedded intelligence, lite blue&trade; does not...The Shield Group appoints Eric Roberts as Managing Director of its Monitoring and Systems divisionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14813.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14813.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 14 Aug 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"> <p><strong>Mr Roberts will oversee the company's new Monitoring Centre</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/the-shield-group.html" class="blue_bold">The Shield Group</a>, UK&rsquo;s largest independent total security solutions provider, has announced Eric Roberts as the Managing Director of the company&rsquo;s Monitoring and Systems division. Mr Roberts, whose last position was Business Development Director - Monitoring at Corps Security, will be joining The...British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to host networking event for UK’s Information Destruction sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14865.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14865.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 13 Aug 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 seminar aims to bring together key players from across the industry as well as suppliers and stakeholders</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As the trade body representing the UK&rsquo;s Information Destruction sector, the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association (BSIA)</a> is holding a seminar and charity networking event, which aims to bring together key players from across the industry...