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 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT **BREAKING NEWS** Vanderbilt to acquire Siemens' Security Product Businesshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15506.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15506.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong></strong><strong></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 providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/security-products-from-siemens.html" class="blue_bold">Siemens&rsquo; Security Products</a> business, part of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/siemens-building-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Siemens&rsquo; Building Technologies</a> Division. The business will be...Matrix to showcase security solutions at IFSEC India 2014 in New Delhihttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.15483.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.15483.htmlEvents NewsMon, 20 Oct 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>Matrix will showcase its recently introduced access control panel and readers</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrix-comsec.html" class="blue_bold">Matrix</a>, a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade Security and Telecom solutions is participating in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-india-2014.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC India</a>. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of security products encompassing range of Access Control, Time-Attendance...Key trends driving access control growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2298-ga.13440.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2298-ga.13440.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 161px; height: 278px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Access control growth is driven by several factors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>Access Control is the second-fastest growing area in the security market. A major shift from PC-based clients systems to solid state, embedded operating systems, browser-based user interfaces, remote services, and changes in compliance legislation are just a few factors driving access control adoption both across the residential and commercial markets. John LaFond, VP of Integrated Systems at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/linear-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Linear LLC</a>, explains these...Hospital security departments bracing for Ebola impacthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-12335-ga-sb.15451.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-12335-ga-sb.15451.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 16 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Spread of the Ebola virus beyond Western Africa has heightened concerns among healthcare professionals and the general public. In practical terms, healthcare facilities &ndash; including their security departments &ndash; are preparing to deal with whatever happens next as concerns about the disease continue. Even areas that are not a &ldquo;hot zone&rdquo; for Ebola virus exposure may face additional challenges, given uncertainty about the spread of the disease and a possible influx into hospitals of &ldquo;worried well&rdquo; patients who seek treatment but may not have actually been exposed.</p> <p>Fortunately, hospitals and their security departments are generally well equipped to respond to most emergency situations, says John M. White, president/CEO of Protection Management, a consultant who works with hospitals to address their security needs. However, hospitals are currently re-examining their plans to ensure they are prepared to meet the challenges specific to...ABUS Group recalls successful participation at Security Essen 2014 in Germanyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5108-ga-co-1137-ga.15446.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5108-ga-co-1137-ga.15446.htmlEvents NewsThu, 16 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 10px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The four ABUS group companies presented their new packaging concept as well as sales support solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Around 40,000 visitors from over 110 countries flocked to the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/messe-essen-gmbh-security.html" class="blue_bold">Messe Essen</a> conference centre in the last week of September 2014. When they arrived, the many attendees were welcomed with the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/abus-security-center-corp.html" class="blue_bold">ABUS Group</a>'s conference motto: <em>"Welcome to a world of...HID Global named silver partner in Samsung Enterprise Alliance Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-9381-ga.15418.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-9381-ga.15418.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 14 Oct 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 partnership brings HID Mobile Access and Trusted Tag Services into the SEAP network</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 been named a silver partner in the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/samsung-techwin-america.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung</a>&reg; Enterprise...What's next for Vicon? We asked the new CEOhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-2060-ga-co-1756-ga.15415.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-2060-ga-co-1756-ga.15415.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 14 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>The merger of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/vicon-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vicon </a>and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/iqinvision.html" class="blue_bold">IQinVision </a>has been one of the more interesting business developments in the security and video surveillance markets in 2014. Wondering how the merger is working out, I spoke with Eric Fullerton, CEO, Vicon Industries Inc., at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS 2014</a> show in Atlanta. Here are some of his comments:</p> <p><strong>SS.com: What drew you to Vicon; what opportunity do you see here?</strong></p> <p><strong>Fullerton: </strong>The merger of Vicon and IQinVision was announced at the end of Q1, and I thought: What is that? My first reaction was that it&rsquo;s a losing proposition - putting a struggling camera company and a struggling solutions...TDSi to showcase range of integrated security solutions at 2014 Norbain Roadshow (North)http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1233-ga-co-1645-ga.15395.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1233-ga-co-1645-ga.15395.htmlEvents NewsMon, 13 Oct 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>TDSi's EXgarde access control software and VUgarde video monitoring system will be shown at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> will be showcasing its latest range of solutions to visitors at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/norbain-roadshow-2014-north.html" class="blue_bold">Norbain Roadshow (North)</a>, which is being held at...BSIA hosts CoESS General Assembly 25th anniversary celebrationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.15394.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.15394.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 13 Oct 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>The assembly saw debates on pan-European issues, regulatory provisions and best practice</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>More than a hundred security experts from across Europe gathered in London to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the CoESS General Assembly, hosted by 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>.</p> <p>CoESS - the Confederation of European Security Services - is the Brussels-based European trade...TDSi builds commanding market share in China’s security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.15385.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.15385.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 10 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 5px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>TDSi has made significant inroads into the Chinese market, according to Managing Director John Davies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In terms of the trade deficit, the UK will always struggle to tip the balance in its favour with China. With well over 1.3 Billion people (a staggering 19% of the world&rsquo;s population) any nation would be hard pushed to successfully tap the full opportunities of such a vast potential market. However, the answer for many companies looking to export to China is to find the perfect niche and to build towards a commanding market...SST, Inc. launches an unprecedented gunfire detection system to provide indoor and outdoor coverage at Universities and Schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11429-ga-npr.15377.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11429-ga-npr.15377.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 09 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>SST, Inc., the maker of ShotSpotter Flex&trade; and the global leader in gunfire detection and analysis, recently announced the launch of SecureCampus&trade;, an unprecedented gunfire detection system designed to provide both indoor and outdoor coverage at university and school campuses and other critical infrastructure locations. SecureCampus instantly detects gunfire and notifies law enforcement, campus security personnel, on-site staff, and other first responders, allowing them to quickly mitigate active shooter situations as soon as possible and minimise lost lives.</p> <p>Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, Georgia is the first university in the country to roll out an external and internal installation of SecureCampus, and has worked to ensure that it will be in place for the 2014-2015 school year. Prior to the rollout at SCAD, SST conducted extensive proof-of-concept testing for SecureCampus at several other school locations over the last year.</p>...Lenel awarded Authorised Provider accreditation by IACEThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-5928-ga.15358.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-5928-ga.15358.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 08 Oct 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>Lenel offers technical training for authorised Value Added Resellers (VARs) and system users worldwide</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lenel-systems-international.html" class="blue_bold">Lenel Systems International</a> its prestigious Authorised Provider accreditation. IACET Authorised Providers are the only organisations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education...TrakLok adds new security features to its GeoLok and TrakLog cargo security platformhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12308-ga-npr.15357.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12308-ga-npr.15357.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 08 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>TrakLok&reg; International LLC, a cargo security firm specialising in trailer and container security, recently announced that it has upgraded its Application Programing Interface (API) to allow a seamless integration with security integration and call monitoring companies. The company has also added new security features to its GeoLok and TrakLog cargo security platform.</p> <p>The latest enhancements to the integrated lock, alarm and tracking system further enable fleets to proactively protect cargo by improving monitoring and alerts for lock and latch status changes, enter and exit fences, and low battery issues. In addition to text and email messages, these alarms and alerts can be transmitted to key partners via the API.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Our engineering team continues to advance our security system based on our customers growing needs,&rdquo;</em> said Tom Mann, president of TrakLok. <em>&ldquo;The layered approach of a robust locking solution, integrated sensor/alarm...cryptovision delivers software for Nigeria's national electronic identity cardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9553-ga-co-7950-ga.15339.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9553-ga-co-7950-ga.15339.htmlApplications NewsTue, 07 Oct 2014 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>Nigerian eID is the first national project in the world that combines eID functionality with a payment system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> With 160 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. Now this emerging country can claim another title. After several years of preparation time, the National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) has now launched the first national electronic identity card with a payment application. <p>At the end of August 2014 the first residents of Nigeria received their copy of this...Software House announces C•CURE Enterprise Level Certification for UK systems integratorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-420-ga-co-11899-ga-co-2554-ga-co-1703-ga-co-8421-ga-co-1744-ga.15335.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-420-ga-co-11899-ga-co-2554-ga-co-1703-ga-co-8421-ga-co-1744-ga.15335.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 06 Oct 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>With this certification, Total Security Protection and Universal Security Systems join the C&bull;CURE Partner Program</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/software-house-tyco-international.html" class="blue_bold">Software House</a>, part of the Security Products business unit of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tyco-security-products.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco</a>, is pleased to announce that two systems...CEM Systems emerald touch screen terminal awarded 2014 Security’s Best Award at ASIS Accoladeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-386-ga.15323.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-386-ga.15323.htmlEvents NewsFri, 03 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>emerald is a Touch screen Reader,</strong><br /><strong>Door Controller, VOIP Intercom and</strong><br /><strong>System Terminal all in a single box</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/cem-systems-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">CEM Systems</a>, part of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tyco-security-products.html" class="blue_bold">Security Products business unit of Tyco</a>, is pleased to announce that the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technical-details/access-control/readers-and-controllers/readers/cem-emerald-ts300-access-control-reader.html"...ASSA ABLOY access and door control solutions provide advanced security to UK education sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.15307.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.15307.htmlApplications NewsFri, 03 Oct 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>ASSA ABLOY has provided a &lsquo;one-stop shop&rsquo; for specifiers working on<br />education projects</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Although many believe that Chancellor George Osborne&rsquo;s pledge to invest &pound;21billion into new schools and the refurbishment of existing buildings by 2021 will fall short of the mark, especially considering the current backlog of repair work, there has been a noticeable rejuvenation within this market.</p> <p>The Security Solutions team at <a...Securitas welcomes Valerie Dale as new Human Resources Directorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-1484-ga-co-4414-ga-co-3753-ga.15310.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-1484-ga-co-4414-ga-co-3753-ga.15310.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 02 Oct 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>As Human Resources Director,&nbsp;Valerie Dale will be responsible for the overall HR Strategy for the Company</strong></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 announced the appointment of a new Human Resources Director who will support the business to achieve its strategy of growth and commercial success.</p> <p>Valerie Dale joins the security firm from <a...AMAG Technology announces release of Symmetry V8 access control software at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-3425-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1286-ga-co-4022-ga-co-3289-ga-co-1753-ga-co-177-ga.15306.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-3425-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1286-ga-co-4022-ga-co-3289-ga-co-1753-ga-co-177-ga.15306.htmlEvents NewsWed, 01 Oct 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 Symmetry V8 software supports the new Symmetry EN-2DBC Network<br />Access Controller</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG Technology</a>, a market leader in integrated access control, IP video and intrusion, recently at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS International</a> announces the release of its Symmetry V8 access control software....Rapiscan Systems unveils its latest RAPISCAN DETECTRA HX at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2164-ga-co-177-ga.15497.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2164-ga-co-177-ga.15497.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 29 Sep 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 RAPISCAN DETECTRA HX is an easy-to-operate handheld device capable of detecting trace explosives</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/rapiscan-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Rapiscan Systems, Inc.</a>, a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, announced recently at the 60th Annual <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS International Seminar and Exhibit</a> that it had launched the...