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Nortech strengthens partnership with Nedap to enhance vehicle access control solutions

After a strong start to 2018, people and vehicle access control specialists Nortech has once again been recognised as a certified partner of Nedap for long-range identification. Following the presentation of the certification at this year’s Intertraffic exhibition, Nortech’s Managing Director Stephen Blackler commented, “Nortech is proud to be part of the Certified Partner Programme as it shows the company’s commitment and ability with Nedap’s long-range identifica...

Year in review: Top 10 security industry expert panel discussions from 2017

SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel covered a lot of ground in 2017 about a variety of topics resonating in the security market.   The most-read Roundtable discussion in 2017 was about a familiar and ongoing debate: What is an open system? Other hot topics that made the Top-10 list of Roundtable discussions included smartphones, buzzwords, standards and product life cycles. Here is a listing of our Top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable discussions posted in 2017,...

Nedap’s AEOS access management software certified by Kone for lift integration projects

AEOS, Nedap’s access control system, has been granted an acceptance test certificate by Kone – a global provider in the lift and escalator industry. This is a big step forward for both security and access management, as AEOS can now be integrated with each of Kone’s six lift types. Integration in action The first project to benefit from this type of lift integration will be Three Snowhill in Birmingham in the UK. This new landmark has 18 stories and a floor space of 420,000 s...

What are the security challenges of critical infrastructure facilities?

They call it “critical” for a reason. The so-called “critical infrastructure” is composed of the basic services that citizens have come to depend on, and which are necessary to support society and ensure national stability. The term includes high-visibility segments such as airports, refineries, transportation, wastewater, nuclear reactors, electric utilities, pipelines, and more. Because these functions are so critical, the stakes of providing security are higher than fo...

Nedap and Milestone integration shows latest innovation in cyber-secured access control at Integration Expo

Nedap is playing a key role at Milestone Systems’ Integration Expo event on 12th September in Daventry, as it shows its AEOS end-to-end security solution. The free to attend event gives delegates a unique opportunity to see how integrated solutions are developed, and will bring together installers, developers, integrators and specially selected Milestone Alliance Partners, including Nedap, Milestone’s New Solution Partner of the Year. Nedap AEOS and Milestone XProtect integration I...

Does the political climate affect spending on security systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...

IFSEC 2017: Collaboration and customer-centric solutions stand out

With global events putting security at the forefront of everyone’s minds, IFSEC International 2017 was a chance for the industry to come out in force. Over 600 exhibitors and numerous seminars kept visitors informed on the latest innovations in security products, solutions and best practice. Despite the challenging heatwave, exhibitors were raring to go for the three mercifully air-conditioned days of the exhibition. SourceSecurity.com took to the show floor to check out what exhibitors we...

Nedap and ASSA ABLOY join hands for open system integrations in access control

Nedap Security Management has a strong focus on sustainable partnerships with leading players in the field of security. One of these partners is ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions. Matthias Weiss, EMEA Product Manager Aperio at ASSA ABLOY and Jeroen Harmsen, Product Manager at Nedap Security Management, discuss recent developments and explain why their companies are a great match. “Our company has a long history of supporting successful integrations by working closely with l...

Milestone XProtect VMS integrates with Nedap’s AEOS Access Control as part of strategic partnership

Milestone Systems and Nedap Security Management announced a strategic partnership recently. The main driver for this close cooperation was the increasing demand for smart buildings and integrated IT and security systems for monitoring and managing people and buildings. As part of their partnership, both companies committed to a deep integration of the Milestone XProtect VMS and Nedap’s AEOS Access Control. In May, Nedap Security Management received Milestone’s New Solution Partner of...

Nortech Control Systems joins AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Preferred Partner Program

Nortech Control Systems Ltd. Announces that they have been selected to join AMAG Technology’s rapidly growing Symmetry Preferred Partner Program. AMAG has certified the integration of Nortech’s uPASS Reach and Transit Ultimate long range readers which utilise proven Nedap technologies. Both of these products offer reliable Vehicle Access Control and are certified to be used with AMAG’s latest Symmetry Access Control software. The products require specific card types but these W...

Milestone to feature open platform technology and Milestone community innovations at IFSEC 2017

Milestone Systems, the leading open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), will once again be at IFSEC International 2017 in London, June 20-22. On show at the Milestone booth E750 will be the full Milestone XProtect 2017 portfolio of products and the Milestone Husky Advanced NVRs for enterprise use, in addition to the full range of Milestone Husky NVRs. A number of Milestone partners will be showcasing integrated solutions at the Milestone booth and throughout the show...

Nedap IFSEC 2017 preview: Interview with Maarten Mijwaart

Nedap considers IFSEC to be one of the main security events throughout the year. Mainland Europe is well presented at the trade and Nedap Identification Systems uses the show to launch new products and new innovations. As a preview of the 2017 show, Maarten Mijwaart, general manager of Nedap Identification Systems, explains what he expects from Nedap at IFSEC 2017. What solutions and products will Nedap be demonstrating this year? Maarten Mijwaart: This year we will demonstrate to the industry...

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Nedap AEOS access control system secures Swiss Re buildings

Swiss Re, a global reinsurer, will equip 48 of its buildings with the latest version of AEOS, Nedap’s physical access control system. Through a state-of-the-art badge system, using Mifare Desfire card technology, employees with specific safety and security clearance will be able to access dedicated Swiss Re buildings. The implementation of AEOS is part of the Global PACS project to replace ageing access control systems in Swiss Re buildings around the world. The AEOS system is designed to...

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Nedap AEOS Security Management Platform secures BNP Paribas bank

“It’s obvious that a prominent bank like BNP Paribas has to take processes like security extremely seriously", said Alan Ford, Security Manager at BNP Paribas. Spread over several office buildings, more than 4000 staff make daily use of the AEOS Security Management Platform to enter the restricted areas for which only they have been authorised. BNP Paribas needs be certain that they can rely on their access control system. Even though their previous Nedap WinXS system did just t...

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Nedap AEOS provides centrally managed access control for Dutch municipality

The municipality of Haarlemmermeer wanted to replace the existing access control system and bring city hall security up to modern standards. They looked for a system that could manage all municipal buildings centrally. For this reason, the system had to be easily expandable. The access control system also had to include camera supervision of employees' sign-in and sign-out process. Existing access control infrastructure When implementing the new system, the municipality wanted...