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 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...HID Global UHF RFID tags for industrial environmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.16660.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.16660.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 26 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that its Identification Technologies division has launched its new High Temperature Label portfolio of wafer-thin UHF RFID tags that endure harsh industrial environments. The company&rsquo;s High Temperature Labels were originally designed for the automotive industry, where manufacturers use them to identify and track each vehicle both during assembly and throughout its life on the road. Lifetime traceability of parts and components yields more accurate and efficient records which can help automakers expedite service in the event of a recall.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Our automotive customers need durable UHF tags that can withstand years of exposure to high temperatures, flames, chemicals, pressure and torsion,&rdquo; </em>said Richard Aufreiter, director of product management, Identification Technologies with HID Global. <em>&ldquo;The new High Temperature Label portfolio of tags delivers...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...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...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...Milestone certifies BCDVideo Nova Server and Storage Series with XProtect VMShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-1151-ga.16539.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-1151-ga.16539.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 248px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>BCDVideo&rsquo;s enterprise-grade VRP solution has been designed for maximum performance on a Milestone XProtect platform </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has now tested and reported performance component certification of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/bcdvideo.html" class="blue_bold">BCDVideo</a>&rsquo;s Nova Server and...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...Grosvenor Technology releases SATEON 2.8 access control system with Galaxy Intruder and Simplex fire panel compatibilityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2488-ga-npr.16498.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2488-ga-npr.16498.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>SATEON, the 100% browser based access control system from Grosvenor Technology, has received a new update adding even greater functionality and compatibility.</p> <p>The access control system boasts integration with a growing list of hardware, and with release 2.8, SATEON can now seamlessly communicate with Galaxy <span class="blue_bold" style="color: #999999;"></span> Intruder and Simplex fire panels along with Aperio wireless lock systems. Adoption of wireless electronic locks will continue to grow rapidly as end users become familiar with the benefits they offer and SATEON 2.8 now opens integrators to this market. These systems can be quickly and cheaply installed, avoiding the need for extensive wiring, and offer the potential to use smart phones as access keys via NFC.</p> <p>The rapid feature development on SATEON has led to increasing upgrade demand from users of our Janus legacy system. Thanks to the intuitive migration tool within SATEON 2.8 it now takes just a few...Need help choosing an access control system?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2293-ga-co-386-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-988-ga-co-1191-ga-co-1284-ga-co-1417-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8421-ga-co-3077-ga.16411.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2293-ga-co-386-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-988-ga-co-1191-ga-co-1284-ga-co-1417-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8421-ga-co-3077-ga.16411.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 04 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 170px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Overwhelmed by too many choices for an access control system? Where do you start? Always seeking to help, <strong>SourceSecurity.com</strong> asked access control suppliers to describe what differentiating characteristics set their systems apart from others in the market.<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>AMAG: Easy migration, simple pricing model</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amag-technology-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AMAG&rsquo;s</a> Symmetry platform includes access control, photo ID badging, visitor management and digital video server software,...Q&A: Integrator weighs in on the security of web-based serviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12634-ga.16413.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12634-ga.16413.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 03 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 297px;" 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><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.installers.html" class="blue_bold">Installers</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators</a> still have questions about cloud-based services, so we asked Service Manager Michael Troiani of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/idesco-corporation.html" class="blue_bold">Idesco Corp.</a> in New York City for his input.</p>...BCDVideo releases SMARTcontrol Management Software for its video recorder and access control server platformshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-npr.16406.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-npr.16406.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 02 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>BCDVideo announced the release of their SMARTcontrol Management Software (SMS). SMS is an evolution<strong> </strong>in health monitoring for physical security technology for both BCDVideo&rsquo;s video recorder and access control server platforms. BCDVideo will be making this a standard no-charge feature on its entire Nova Series platform, effective in February.</p> <p>SMS is a comprehensive, easy-to-use program which serves as a mission-control centre inside the product. Its key feature is that it sends alerts based upon criteria pre-set by the system administrator. This new level of Enterprise Intelligent Video Recorders will deliver advanced system analytics, as well as regulate and provide incident notification regarding; power usage, CPU usage, memory usage, hard drive utilisation, along with full reporting capabilities.</p> <p>Among the standard modules found within BCDVideo&rsquo;s SMARTcontrol Management Software include SMARTrestoration, a disaster recovery program...Access control keeps schools safehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12621-ga.16389.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12621-ga.16389.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 223px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Schools are beefing up their security, with access control their go-to technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Schools are back in session after the winter break, but security is a 24/7 matter any time of year.<strong> </strong>K-12 and upper education are on high alert, dealing with increased incidents of violence, crime and vandalism. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">Access control</a> is often the chosen technology of this vertical market, pairing well with <a...IP Solutions provide multiple layers of access control at transit hubshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16122.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16122.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" style="width: 257px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Airports, metro systems and other transportation centres must deploy multiple layers of access control for restricted areas. They need solutions that can accommodate high-volume traffic. Each transportation application has unique requirements, from systems that enable the use of multiple types of credentials on one reader, to <span class="blue_bold"></span>reader options designed to match specific risk levels by incorporating PIN and biometric verification for higher security. <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global&rsquo;s</a> IP-based networked access solutions deliver security in the...Identiv partners with CCV Deutschland to develop contactless payment solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga.16363.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga.16363.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 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>CCV used Identiv Labs to design, develop, and produce a family of network-connected frontend contactless readers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/identive-group.html" class="blue_bold">Identiv, Inc.</a>, a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, recently announced that CCV Deutschland, a German provider of electronic payment products and electronic payment processing, has partnered with...Digital Monitoring Products names Reece Tarwater as Dealer Development Manager for Texas regionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16357.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga.16357.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 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>Reece will be responsible for developing new sales and providing ongoing service to DMP authorised dealers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/digital-monitoring-products-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Digital Monitoring Products</a> (DMP) has named Reece Tarwater as the Dealer Development Manager in the company&rsquo;s Texas Region. He will be responsible for developing new sales and providing ongoing service to DMP authorised dealers throughout the state, helping them...ASSA ABLOY expands profile in Middle East following successful involvement at Intersec 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlEvents NewsTue, 27 Jan 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>The most requested ASSA ABLOY products at Intersec were wireless technologies SMARTair&trade; and Aperio&reg;. SMARTair&trade;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Successful involvement at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a> saw <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> further expand its profile in the fast-growing Middle East market. ASSA ABLOY demonstrated key wireless access products...