At IFSEC, AC2000 will be integrated with American Dynamics cameras and DSC alarm monitoring panels forming a single
Tyco is providing value to its customers by offering differentiated solutions through a holistic, integrated approach

Tyco Security Products, part of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, will be back at IFSEC 2014, 17-19 June on Stand D1100 with a full and innovative technology portfolio that provides a growing array of solutions for the most complex of security requirements.

“We are proud to be among the market leaders in nearly every technology segment in which we have an offering, but it’s through the deep integrations between our products that the real story of Tyco Security Products is told,” said Phil Dashey, Vice President and General Manager of Tyco Security Products EMEA.  “We focus on providing value to our customers by producing innovative, standalone products and also by providing differentiated solutions through a holistic, integrated approach.”

Headlining the intrusion portfolio for Tyco Security Products is PowerSeries Neo from DSC, an innovative solution for residential and scalable commercial installations that combines the flexibility of a modular, hardwired system with the simplicity of a wide range of wireless devices and peripherals, resulting in the most comprehensive hybrid system available in the market today. PowerSeries Neo leverages the superior capabilities of PowerG – the security industry’s leading-edge wireless intrusion technology and features innovative alarm verification solutions, along with a comprehensive remote service software suite for intuitive management.

American Dynamics continues to outpace the market with its huge number of IP camera releases including the new, low-cost, high-resolution Illustra Flex Series, the industry’s fastest Illustra 625 PTZ and the Illustra 825 Fisheye, with on-board de-warping technology.

"We are proud to be among the market leaders in nearly every technology segment in which we have an offering, but it’s through the deep integrations between our products that the real story of Tyco Security Products is told"

This growing array of camera options provides the perfect complement to an equally robust portfolio of recording options, beginning with the flagship American Dynamics video management system (VMS) solution – VideoEdge and victor v4.5 — which adds new analytics capabilities such as heat mapping and POS integration with ease of use functionalities like auto discovery and watermarking.

Rounding out the recording options is the exacqVision VMS v6.0 from Exacq Technologies, which makes searching for video surveillance evidence faster and more intuitive with the new SpeedSearch feature. Exacq will also showcase the new ELP-Series, a line of hybrid and IP camera network video recorders (NVR) available with up to 8 TB of storage to easily view and record up to 16 analogue and 24 IP cameras per server.

CEM will debut the version 6.8 software release of its powerful AC2000 access control and integrated security management system, offering a host of new features including enhancements to the AC2000 WEB platform. At IFSEC, AC2000 will be integrated with American Dynamics cameras and DSC alarm monitoring panels forming a single, integrated Tyco Security Products solution. Also from CEM is emerald, the industry’s most advanced multifunctional intelligent access terminal, featuring an innovative touch screen reader and controller in one.

On display from Software House is C•CURE 9000 v2.3, a powerful access control and security management software platform with a host of new features. Utilising the victor Unified Client from American Dynamics, you can easily view access control events, video, and intrusion alarms from one central user interface or remotely on the go with the C.CURE Go app for mobile devices. Also from Software House is the new C•CURE 9000 SiteServer, a powerful access control solution ideal for enterprise applications looking for a cost-effective way to expand their security to smaller offices or remote branches.

Proximex will debut v7.0 of its Surveillint Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solution, which delivers improved situational awareness whilst simplifying deployment and operator experience in even the largest and most complex customer environments.

One of the highlights from Kantech is the new Intevo integrated security platform, designed to be up and running in minimal time. It includes a customised dashboard for easy system management and is preloaded with Kantech’s EntraPass Corporate Edition security management software and exacqVision video management software. Kantech will also showcase the ioPass SA-550 Stand Alone Door Controller, which brings the reader and controller together in an easy-to-use software free solution.

Also on display at the stand from
the intrusion portfolio is the
PowerMaster-33 G2 distributed
wireless security, safety and
control system from Visonic,
which is suitable for both light
commercial and residential
environments

Also on display at the stand from the intrusion portfolio is the PowerMaster-33 G2 distributed wireless security, safety and control system from Visonic, which is suitable for both light commercial and residential environments. The PowerMaster-33 G2 can be installed in a hidden location and configured via a wireless keypad.

Bentel Security is introducing the latest 3.50 release of the ABSOLUTA intruder alarm control panel, with full support via the ABS-IP LAN board for Sur-Gard receiver communications, BOSS programming software for customised email notifications, and ITV2 support for third party integration opportunities. The new ABSOLUTA M-TOUCH touchscreen keypad features a 7” full colour display, and the ABSOLUTA App enables remote control of ABSOLUTA control panels remotely a smartphone using IP or GPRS connection or SMS commands.

Rounding out the IFSEC technology introductions is the Lone Worker Emergency Call Transmitter, part of the Elpas Emergency Call Solution, ideal for high- risk environments where personnel operating on their own can send alerts about their situation. The new ALC reader provides increased range to a proximity-card based system for reliable and quick exit detection of tagged assets, including individuals.

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