SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control software news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control software news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/software.2.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Frank De Fina, Hikvision USA's Senior Director, passed awayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1277-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.18240.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1277-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.18240.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 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>De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including Samsung-Techwin, SightLogix, and Hikvision<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Frank De Fina, a security executive whose career spanned more than two decades at Panasonic, died suddenly over the weekend. Since leaving <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/panasonic-system-communications-company-europe.html" class="blue_bold">Panasonic</a> in 2008, De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including security industry players <a...ASSA ABLOY Aperio V3 platform offers improved RFID performancehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-npr.18233.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-npr.18233.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 28 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Wireless locks react in a heartbeat with the new Aperio&reg; V3 platform. For organisations looking to supercharge unlocking speeds, ASSA ABLOY&rsquo;s new generation of battery-powered locks pack more powerful electronics and guarantee faster response times. And that means less time wasted hanging around at the door.</p> <p><strong>Instant remote unlocking commands</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Using the new V3 platform, remote unlocking commands pass from system to door almost instantly,&rdquo;</em> says Gareth Ellams, Aperio&reg; Business Development Director at ASSA ABLOY EMEA. <em>&ldquo;It represents a major upgrade in Aperio&reg; processing power and memory space, and offers improved RFID performance when compared with the current V2 platform.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>The boost in performance comes without sacrificing Aperio&reg; class-leading energy efficiency. With wireless locks running the Aperio&reg; V3 platform, for example highly-frequented entrance doors still run for...Tyco and Alarm.com to serve cloud-based interactive services to residential and commercial markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6145-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.18232.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6145-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.18232.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 28 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products announced recently the expansion of a strategic global partnership with Alarm.com that will enable smart interactive services for both the residential and small-to-medium commercial market.</p> <p><strong>Integration with Alarm.com</strong></p> <p>Alarm.com is a leading platform solution for the connected home, making connected home services broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. With the integration of Tyco Security Products&rsquo; PowerSeries Neo system and Alarm.com&rsquo;s cloud-based interactive services&mdash;including interactive security, intelligent automation, video monitoring and energy management solutions&mdash;dealers and integrators can serve residential and small-to-medium commercial customers with a single, scalable solution.</p> <p>PowerSeries Neo combines the flexibility of a modular, hardwired system with the simplicity of a wide range of compatible wireless devices. This exceptionally flexible platform leverages...Honeywell's MAXPRO Cloud wins 2015 ESX TechVision Challengehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2630-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12074-ga-co-9323-ga-co-2853-ga-co-737-ga-co-1261-ga-co-12792-ga-co-10778-ga-co-12725-ga-co-2173-ga.18217.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2630-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12074-ga-co-9323-ga-co-2853-ga-co-737-ga-co-1261-ga-co-12792-ga-co-10778-ga-co-12725-ga-co-2173-ga.18217.htmlEvents NewsMon, 27 Jul 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>Honeywell MAXPRO Cloud integrated video surveillance and access control security system wins ESX award</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/electronic-security-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Electronic Security Expo</a> (ESX) - the national trade event where electronic security and life safety dealers, integrators, and monitoring professionals connect, learn, and prepare for the future - announced the winner of ESX 2015 TechVision Challenge.</p>...Security systems training specialist, Tavcom offers 15% discount to all IPSA membershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-930-ga-co-10236-ga-co-1640-ga.18211.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-930-ga-co-10236-ga-co-1640-ga.18211.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 24 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>Tavcom offers courses to meet the training requirements of security professionals at all levels</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tavcom-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Tavcom</a>, the world&rsquo;s leading provider of accredited security systems training, is offering all <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/international-professional-security-association.html" class="blue_bold">IPSA</a> members a 15% discount on its internationally accredited and recognised BTEC...inter airport South East Asia 2017: Dates confirmedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12853-ga.18206.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12853-ga.18206.htmlEvents NewsThu, 23 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 2017 edition will provide a wider range of airport equipment, technology, security, design, and service providers than ever before</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Organisers of South East Asia&rsquo;s leading and largest event for airport professionals &ndash; inter airport &ndash; have announced the 5th edition of the South East Asian show will take place at Singapore Expo from the 15-17 February 2017.</p> <p><strong>2017 edition to be larger and busier</strong></p> <p>After a successful return to the region in January 2015, which saw over 3,000 airport...Pulse Secure Appliances to power Next Generation Secure Access frameworkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13048-ga-npr.18199.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13048-ga-npr.18199.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 23 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Pulse Secure, the leader in next generation secure access solutions for enterprises and service providers, recently introduced a family of Pulse Secure Appliances built to power its Next Generation Secure Access framework that helps companies blend cloud services and data center applications into a seamless enterprise user experience.</p> <p><strong>Mobile applications and cloud services</strong></p> <p>Mobile applications and cloud services are redefining the enterprise user experience giving workers anytime access to the corporate information they need with the productivity applications they want. Gartner reports that, <em>&ldquo;in today's digital workplace, knowledge workers use, on average, three different devices in their daily routine. This will increase to five or six devices with the advent of technologies such as wearable devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) eventually becoming mainstream. Gartner forecasts mobile phone sales of 2.1 billion units by 2019, which...Tyco with ADT to offer UK & South Africa home automation solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-8421-ga.18187.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-8421-ga.18187.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 22 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>Tyco&rsquo;s PowerMaster 360 intrusion gateway is leveraged in the smart home automation solution<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tyco-security-products.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco Security Products</a> recently announced that its advanced intrusion products and technology will enable new interactive and smart home automation solutions for residential customers of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/adt-fire-and-security.html"...Matrix biometric access control, time-attendance solutions deployed at STFChttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.18186.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.18186.htmlApplications NewsWed, 22 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 293px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center">(<a href="/docs/moredocs/images/Matrix-STFC-bigger-image.jpg" target="_blank" class="blue_bold">see bigger image</a>)</td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>STFC was looking for a centralised time-attendance &amp; access control solution for all branches</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Company profile</strong></p> <p>Shriram Transport Finance Company is having 700+ branches across India with headquarter at Mumbai. The organisational structure comprises of HO, Regional Offices and Branch...Body search and airport security – maximising safety and dignity for travellershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18184.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18184.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 22 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 188px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A US Department of Homeland Security investigation showed that undercover agents defeated airport screening in 95 percent of cases by smuggling mock explosives and weapons past checkpoints. With admirable transparency, U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) has described how so-called &ldquo;Red Teams&rdquo; posed as regular passengers and exposed inadequate measures at some of the busiest airports across the United States. The revelations came a few days before <a...Securitas officers honoured with six BSIA national awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6484-ga-co-306-ga-co-7962-ga.18161.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6484-ga-co-306-ga-co-7962-ga.18161.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 21 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 national awards pay tribute to the outstanding work of security officers over the past 12 months</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/securitas-security-services-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Securitas</a> has scooped another personal best at the 2015 <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) Awards.</p> <p>The national awards pay tribute to the outstanding work of security officers over the past 12 months...Biometric security: Growth and challenges in fingerprint technology and new deviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-13149-ga-co-11521-ga.18139.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-13149-ga-co-11521-ga.18139.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 15 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Biometrics is most useful as an additional <br />level of authentication &mdash; determining that <br />you are who you say you are</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Over the years, the growth of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technology-areas/biometrics.html" class="blue_bold">biometric security</a> technology has faced challenges of cost and pushback from users. Prices have been higher than more traditional technologies. In addition, users did not advocate storage of their personal biometric data by employers or the government.<strong> <br /></strong> <p><em>&ldquo;I believe this is changing,&rdquo;</em>...Vanderbilt security management system provides access control at Oregon State Universityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11605-ga-co-12200-ga.18138.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11605-ga-co-12200-ga.18138.htmlApplications NewsWed, 15 Jul 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>Oregon State University relies on Vanderbilt&rsquo;s SMS to provide access control for 100,000-square-foot Austin Hall</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 in the delivery of innovative, highly reliable technologies that help organisations ensure safety and security, recently announced that Oregon State University relies on Vanderbilt&rsquo;s Security Management System (SMS) to provide access control for its...IFSEC 2015 celebrates another hugely successful yearhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-12377-ga-co-1645-ga-co-6064-ga-co-8096-ga-co-3045-ga-co-2540-ga.18130.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-12377-ga-co-1645-ga-co-6064-ga-co-8096-ga-co-3045-ga-co-2540-ga.18130.htmlEvents NewsTue, 14 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>IFSEC welcomed 23,079 visitors through the doors, increasing attendance by 2% from 2014, driven by UK attendees</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International 2015</a>, organised by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/united-business-media-limited.html" class="blue_bold">UBM EMEA</a>, is pleased to announce another hugely successful year for Europe&rsquo;s largest security event. Running from 16-18 June at ExCeL London,...Allegion welcomes Simon Osborne as Sales Leader for the UK and Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.18118.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.18118.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 14 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>Simon will work closely with Allegion&rsquo;s Inspec Demand Creation team to maximise opportunities for the growing specification division</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Specialist security provider, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>, has appointed Simon Osborne as sales leader for the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland in an effort to expand support for the industry and the businesses it serves.</p> <p><strong>Experience in developing business strategy</strong></p> <p>With more than 20 years of...Gallagher's latest security technology to be displayed at Security Exhibition and Conference 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-723-ga-co-3194-ga.18095.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-723-ga-co-3194-ga.18095.htmlEvents NewsWed, 08 Jul 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>Gallagher will demonstrate T20 Terminal with Alarms, Controller 6000 starter kits, and Command Centre v7.30</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-exhibition-and-conference-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Security Exhibition and Conference</a> returns to Melbourne to celebrate its 30th birthday, long-time exhibitor and R&amp;D heavy-weight, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/gallagher-security.html" class="blue_bold">Gallagher</a> are...TDSi's latest readers and security software showcased to end-user and installers at Norbain North Roadshowhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1233-ga-co-1645-ga.18070.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1233-ga-co-1645-ga.18070.htmlEvents NewsTue, 07 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 231px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Visitors showed interest in TDSi's brand new readers, which have been designed with user feedback</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> highlighted the benefits of its installer partner programme and showcased its latest range of readers and security software to end-user and installers visiting the <a...Suprema Axxon Intellect PSIM software integrationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.18062.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.18062.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Suprema, a leader in biometrics and security technology, has announced integration of Axxon Intellect PSIM software with Suprema biometric technology. The seamless integration leverages power of true identity and combines it with an intelligent video analytics platform to provide flexible, convenient and yet highly secure security system.</p> <p><strong>Consolidates diverse hardware in a single software interface</strong></p> <p>The Suprema integration module allows sharing of information about events and alarms between Suprema biometric access control devices and Axxon Intellect PSIM platform, enabling creation of security system that consolidates diverse hardware in a single software interface. As a result, administrators can manage entire groups of facilities, designate access schedules, quickly block access to certain areas and monitor events in real time with a single program.</p> <p><strong>Suprema&rsquo;s versatile BioEntry Plus</strong></p> <p>The integration features...Video technology transformation requires recalibrating the markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.18008.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.18008.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><a href="/docs/moredocs/images/Recalibrating_the_Market_Figure_1.jpg" target="_blank" class="blue_bold"><em>See bigger image</em></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Old pyramid w # of cams</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>It&rsquo;s clear that the network-based <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a> industry has matured rapidly over the past few years. As the technology and other components of security solutions have advanced, so too have...Expanding market for home automation sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 01 Jul 2015 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>Just how big is the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/home-automation.html" class="blue_bold">home automation</a> industry? One way to tell is by looking at the sheer number of companies &ndash; large and small&mdash;that have rushed to enter this fast-growing space. They include some of the world&rsquo;s largest corporations &ndash; Apple and Google &ndash; along with the nation&rsquo;s biggest cable and telecom companies &ndash; Comcast and AT&amp;T. It includes big names in security like <a...