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Dispatches from GSX 2018: a smaller but successful show for visitors

The last day of Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Las Vegas proved to be the calm after the storm. But a slower third day could not undermine a largely successful 2018 show for exhibitors and attendees. Sometimes the success of a trade show isn’t measured by numbers of attendees (which were reportedly down again this year). Sometimes it’s the individual successes that make an impression. “Just learning about this made the whole trip worthwhile,” said one GSX attendee at...

Axis’ North American operations to integrate 2N’s US and Canadian operations in 2018

Axis Communications, a provider of network video, has announced that the integration of 2N’s North American operations with Axis North America will be completed as of January 1, 2018. Axis 2N acquisition In 2016, Axis acquired 2N, a provider of IP-intercom, and this integration will help further expand 2N’s position in the U.S. and Canadian intercom market. Additionally, aligning with 2N will help Axis accelerate growth in the quickly converging IP-Intercom market. 2N employees in...

Arteco integrates video event management software with 2N Helios IP Intercoms

Arteco, a provider of video event management solutions, announces the integration of its flagship video event management software platform with 2N Helios IP Intercoms. Arteco - 2N integration Arteco Video Event Management Software (VEMS) is now integrated with the 2N Helios platform. Events are presented within the Arteco VEMS interface, allowing customers to gain greater insight to make more informed decisions regarding their security postures. Operators can manage door alerts and triggers, a...

Leveraging IP network technology in the security intercom market

The transition from analogue to IP technologies has had a large impact on the ways intercoms are used in the security industry. The analogue-to-IP transition has generated a lot of attention in the camera market, and the transition is also taking place for intercoms. Twenty years ago, Axis Communications (2N’s parent company) led the industry in converting from analogue cameras and video to IP. Integrated IP system The conversion took 15 years to achieve, but the same conversion in inter...

How are open standards driving the security intercom market?

Part 4 in our Intercoms in Security Series The ONVIF standard makes it simple to integrate the intercom with other ONVIF-compliant video management systems, access control solutions, and cameras Open standards are enabling new capabilities in the intercom market, some of it driven by the transition to systems based on Internet protocol (IP). Today’s most-used phrase in the intercom business is interoperability, given that the intercom is integrated with solutions s...

Innovation in the intercom market drives more access control capabilities

Part 3 of our Intercoms in Security Series: Zenitel’s Call Access Panel manages intelligible critical communications through a security operations centre or control room Greater connectivity, security software enhancements, more customisation, and better sound quality are some of the enhancements driving the intercom market.An advantage now offered on Code Blue’s emergency speakerphones include self-diagnosing software that monitors the status of the phones an...

Intercom technology and entry security: Keeping pace with security innovation

Part 2 of our Intercoms in Security Series The 2N Helios IP family intercoms present a comprehensive portfolio of security offerings for businesses and individuals Some integrators and end users may think of intercoms as older technology that isn’t required as part of a robust security system. Not true. Intercoms include innovative technologies that have developed rapidly, keeping pace with other categories. Just as cameras and access control systems have made techn...

Intercoms increasingly popular in education, campuses and multi-tenant housing markets

Part 1 in our Intercoms in Security Series Lambert-St. Louis International Airport uses Code Blue intercoms Organisations are demanding a new level of interoperability among mission-critical security systems. Intelligible audio, the ability to hear, be heard and be understood, is critical to communication, which is essential to the core security processes within an organisation, as well as to emergency situations. Intelligible audio provides a platform to optimise various...

New security technologies driving excitement on busy ISC West Day One

ISC West in Las Vegas kicked off Wednesday with an expanding focus on new technologies and new applications, including some that go beyond any narrow definition of “the security industry.” Qognify QBlock and Cloudscann “Technology is disrupting the market and executives are taking our solutions beyond security,” says Moti Shabtai, CEO and President of Qognify. “They are starting with security and quickly moving to other risk and business continuity issues in the...

Axis Communications acquires leading IP intercom provider 2N

The 2N acquisition addresses the growing IP video intercom market and strengthens Axis’ solution offering Axis acquires 2N, the number one company in IP intercom. The acquisition addresses the growing IP video intercom market and further strengthens Axis Communications’ solution offering. 2N is the number one player in the field of IP intercom, and also operates in other areas, for example IP audio and IP lift intercom. The company has well-established sales chann...

Intersec 2016: Middle East aviation security to be key point of interest

Global providers will showcase latest aviation and airport security solutions at the event With the Middle East, and in particular the GCC, emerging as major international air travel hub, aviation security will be a key point of interest at Intersec 2016, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection. Rise in airport security market investments Investment in the airport security market continues to rise; a March 2015 report titled ‘Glob...

All-over-IP Expo 2015: Security and IT innovations and growing markets in Russia for 2016

The new All-over-IP topics helped leading global brands stand out on the show floor and highlight the new value for their sales partners All-over-IP Expo 2015, Russia's premier IP event since 2008, welcomed over 4200 local security and IT professionals to Sokolniki Moscow to explore the latest innovations and hear from the best in the industry over two amazing days on November 18 and 19. Sponsored by AxxonSoft, Milestone Systems, Hikvision, Basler AG, Quantum, Dahua, Bosch, GN...