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 2014 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT AMAG Technology announces PPM as member of Symmetry™ Extended Business Solutions Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-4267-ga.14681.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-4267-ga.14681.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The integration between the two systems enables a faster and efficient response<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With the certification of its latest incident management connector, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ppm-2000-inc.html" class="blue_bold">PPM</a> is now a member of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG Technology</a>&rsquo;s Symmetry&trade; Extended Business Solutions (EBS) Program. AMAG...Viscount Systems wins contract to secure U.S. Federal Government facilities in Missouri and Massachusettshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.14677.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.14677.htmlApplications NewsMon, 28 Jul 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>Viscount is able to deliver security solutions that meet the Government's high compliance standards</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 that it has been awarded additional contracts to secure U.S. Federal Government facilities in Missouri and Massachusetts for the Department of Homeland Security - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).</p> <p><em>"The pace of...TDSi's EXgarde 4.2 integrates with ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s Aperio® locking solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1645-ga-npr.14676.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1645-ga-npr.14676.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>TDSi became the first to partner with ASSA ABLOY Access Control&rsquo;s Aperio&reg; wireless locking solutions using innovative IP hub technology to deliver sustainable total building security.</p> <p>Aperio&reg; was featured on TDSI stand operating with its EXgarde 4.2 fully featured access management system, designed to support multiple doors as standard with the option to extend using an unlimited door licence and meet the needs of even the largest of access control networks.</p> <p>John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi said: <em>&ldquo;By connecting with ASSA ABLOY Access Control&rsquo;s Aperio&reg; IP hub technology, we can present a simple installation solution with greater flexibility to upgrade the controllability and security level of any premises. IFSEC International 2014 was the perfect opportunity for us to demonstrate this to our customers and stand visitors.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>The Aperio&reg; range of cylinders, locks and escutcheons integrate with TDSi Exgarde...Xentry Systems Integration names Andy Deems as Account Executivehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12031-ga.14669.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12031-ga.14669.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 Jul 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>Deems brings over 17 years of sales management experience in the commercial and homeland security markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/xentry-systems-integration.html" class="blue_bold">Xentry Systems Integration</a>, a systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security solutions and healthcare technologies, has named Andy Deems as its new Account Executive. In this role, Deems will leverage his wide range of technology and sales experience to increase sales at Xentry while...ADT closes acquisition of Reliance Protectron, Inc.http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-10492-ga.14668.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-10492-ga.14668.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 57px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The acquisition will significantly strengthens ADT's business in Canada</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/adt-security.html" class="blue_bold">ADT Corporation</a> recently announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/reliance-protectron-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Reliance Protectron, Inc.</a> (Protectron), from Reliance Comfort Limited Partnership, a portfolio company of investment funds managed by Alinda Capital Partners. ADT acquired Protectron...ADT Pulse® Voice smart home security app now availablehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-npr.14664.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-npr.14664.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Leading security and home automation provider ADT recently announced availability of ADT Pulse&reg; Voice, a new app that combines the ADT features customers know and love with the security and convenience of personal voice commands. ADT Pulse Voice technology is the first of its kind in the smart home space, enabling homeowners to log in and log out of the Pulse Voice app via custom technology that recognises unique voice signatures. Once logged in, users can arm and disarm their Pulse security panel, control their home&rsquo;s lighting, adjust thermostats, lock and unlock doors, and check the overall status of their home &ndash; all verbally and virtually touchless through an iOS or Android smart phone. It&rsquo;s a new frontier in the world of smart home technology, and it&rsquo;s brought to consumers first by ADT.</p> <p>ADT recognises consumers&rsquo; increasing need for easy-to-use technologies that can adapt to the pace of today&rsquo;s lifestyles. From long hours at the...Allegion’s Schlage L-Series mortise locks improve classroom security at Olathe Public School Districthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.14658.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.14658.htmlApplications NewsThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The new key system is compatible with restricted Schlage Primus XP keys being used in some applications</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion PLC</a>, a leading global provider of security products and solutions, recently announced that the Olathe Public School District is improving classroom security and simplifying key control by replacing multiple brands of locks on classrooms and other doors with Schlage locks and a patent-protected Everest...Genetec integrates its unified security platform with Digital Monitoring Products’ Command Processor™ panelshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-2566-ga-npr.14657.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-2566-ga-npr.14657.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Genetec&trade;, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions, recently announced a new integration between its unified security platform, Security Center and the Command Processor&trade; panels from Digital Monitoring Products (DMP). The first panels to be integrated will be the XR100N, XR500N and XR500E, with additional integrations expected in the future as this technical alliance evolves.&nbsp; By centralising access control, video and intrusion systems into one unified platform, security operators will be able to make decisions based on a more complete view of their security environment. Additionally, intrusion events and alarms tagged with video will help reduce false alarms and their associated costs, while increasing the overall efficiency of security teams.</p> <p>The DMP intrusion panels can be quickly and easily connected to Security Center over any IP network, thereby avoiding the need for additional wired connections, facilitating deployment and ensuring...AMAG Technology’s Symmetry access control system enhances security at Hudson Yards in New York cityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-7914-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2900-ga.14656.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-7914-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2900-ga.14656.htmlApplications NewsThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 7px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>AMAG&rsquo;s Symmetry access control system will integrate with Genetec&rsquo;s video management system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States, has announced its selected <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG Technology</a> part of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/g4s-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">G4S</a> the world&rsquo;s leading security...Hikvision receives Lenel Systems OpenAccess Alliance Program Certificationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1042-ga.14654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1042-ga.14654.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 24 Jul 2014 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>Hikvision has been recertified for the interface of its IP cameras and HD speed domes with Lenel&rsquo;s latest OnGuard access control system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd</a> has been recertified by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lenel-systems-international.html" class="blue_bold">Lenel Systems International</a> for the interface of its latest Internet protocol (IP) camera series...Corporate data security and access control needs evolving with growth of BYOD and cloud applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.14606.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.14606.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 215px; height: 249px;" 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 class="BodyText1"><strong><em>Applications </em></strong><strong><em>that reside in the cloud offer enterprises previously unavailable levels of agility, productivity and vital flexibility &ndash; all at a crucially lower cost than ever before. However, </em></strong><strong><em>with many enterprise cloud deployments now successfully up and running, plus the integration of the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) culture into the workplace, the complex issue of data security and access control have leapt to the fore.&nbsp;</em></strong><strong><em>Ian Lowe, S</em></strong><strong><em>enior Product Marketing Manager,...Mul-T-Lock SMARTair™ electronic handle sets installed at The Glen Mona and The Rosslyn hotels in Douglas, Isle of Manhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6308-ga.14637.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6308-ga.14637.htmlApplications NewsWed, 23 Jul 2014 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>HQ Bar upgraded from mechanical to </strong><strong>Mul-T-Lock SMARTair </strong><strong>across all rooms and facilities</strong></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 innovative SMARTair&trade; electronic handle sets have proven such a popular security upgrade at The Mereside Hotel in Douglas that the system is now also being installed at the HQ Bar &amp; Restaurant&rsquo;s two other four star independent hotels, The Glen Mona...Suprema introduces fingerprint scanner SDK on Android for use with BioMini Slimhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga-npr.14629.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga-npr.14629.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and identification, has announced the launch of a fingerprint scanner software development kit (SDK) for Android operating system (OS).<br /><br /><span style="font-size: 12px;">The new SDK is specially designed for use with Suprema&rsquo;s latest fingerprint scanner, the BioMini Slim. It assures the same powerful performance as the test-proven SDK for desktop computers. For instance, like the SDK for desktop computers, the SDK for Android also enables mobile devices to capture fingerprints under harsh environmental conditions as well as direct sunlight of up to 100,000 LUX.<br /><br /></span><span style="font-size: 12px;">With a high speed of 15fps (frames per second), the new SDK supports a &lsquo;Live Preview&rsquo; in the verification process, designed to make BioMini Slim apply to an even wider range of applications. Suprema is the first to provide a &lsquo;Live Preview&rsquo; function on mobile devices in...HID Global supplies ActivID® CMS to Eid Passport’s latest Interoperable (PIV-I) managed servicehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12141-ga-co-823-ga.14620.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12141-ga-co-823-ga.14620.htmlApplications NewsTue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 5px; height: 248px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Provisioning the cards using HID Global&rsquo;s ActivID CMS makes it easy to define and apply policies to manage data</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 it has teamed with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/eid-passport.html" class="blue_bold">Eid Passport</a>&reg;, Inc., a market leader in high-assurance identity management...IndigoVision Lenel Integration Module enhanced to allow seamless two-way communication of alarms and eventshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga-co-1042-ga-npr.14615.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga-co-1042-ga-npr.14615.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>The IndigoVision Lenel Integration Module has been upgraded to allow seamless two-way communication of alarms and events between the Lenel access control system and IndigoVision's Complete IP Video Security Solution.</p> <p>Live video, move PTZ cameras, start recordings and send notification emails can all be triggered automatically in IndigoVision's Control Center software from events generated in the Lenel OnGuard system.</p> <p>Additionally, relays in IndigoVision&rsquo;s Control Center software can now be used to perform actions such as locking or unlocking doors in the Lenel system. This allows for a fully integrated solution between both systems, dramatically improving operator response time.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>HID Global ActivID DisplayCard Tokens deployed at mBank in Poland for secure internet and mobile bankinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.14597.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.14597.htmlApplications NewsFri, 18 Jul 2014 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>HID&rsquo;s ActivID token has enabled mBank to offer its corporate banking customers a customised authentication solution</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 mBank, a leading Polish Bank (owned by Commerzbank), has successfully deployed HID Global&rsquo;s ActivID&reg; DisplayCard Tokens. The tokens provide mBank&rsquo;s...British Security Industry Association (BSIA) presents award to a cash-in-transit courier guard for braveryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14593.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14593.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 17 Jul 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>Nick was presented with a Special Award for Outstanding Service during BSIA&rsquo;s Annual Luncheon</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A security guard has been presented with a prestigious award from 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> for his immense bravery following an incident where he was attacked on shift while on duty as a cash-in-transit courier.</p> <p>Nick Lyons has been working as part of a...Bosch integrated security system provided for China Minsheng Bank’s headquarters in Shunyi New Town, Beijinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga.14590.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga.14590.htmlApplications NewsThu, 17 Jul 2014 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 system designed around Bosch&rsquo;s BIS, serves as central integration and management platform for wide variety of security solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/bosch-security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Bosch Security Systems</a> has delivered a comprehensive and integrated security system for the headquarters of China Minsheng Bank in Shunyi New Town, Beijing. The solution comprises video surveillance, intrusion detection,...BSIA chairman Pauline Norstrom recognises contribution of individuals and organisations to its ongoing successhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-309-ga-co-512-ga-co-625-ga-co-7962-ga.14587.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-309-ga-co-512-ga-co-625-ga-co-7962-ga.14587.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 17 Jul 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>BSIA's chairman&nbsp;Pauline Norstrom selected winners from various cateogries</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Newly-elected Chairman of 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>, Pauline Norstrom, has personally recognised the significant contributions made by five individuals and organisations to the ongoing success of the UK&rsquo;s private security industry.</p> <p>Presenting the annual...FST Biometrics receives factory certification from Lenel Systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7994-ga-co-1042-ga-npr.14582.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7994-ga-co-1042-ga-npr.14582.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 16 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>FST Biometrics has received factory certification from Lenel Systems International and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). FST Biometrics' In Motion Identification&trade; (IMID) software interfaces with the OnGuard&reg; access control system to provide approved users with seamless access at the speed of life.</p> <p>FST Biometrics has completed required Lenel factory testing to validate the functionality of its interface with the OnGuard system. <em>"FST's biometric access solution combines facial recognition and behavioural analytics and is able to identify authorised individuals in motion without the need to stop or slow down,&rdquo;</em> said Gidon Lissai, director of strategic alliances, Lenel. <em>&ldquo;We look forward to FST Biometrics&rsquo; continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.&rdquo;</em></p> <p><em>"FST Biometrics is very pleased to have received Lenel factory certification,"</em> stated Shahar Belkin, FST chief technology...