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dormakaba launches SVP self-locking emergency escape locks with emergency escape function

dormakaba launches the latest generation of its SVP self-locking emergency escape locks. The range is ideally suited for use on emergency exits and escape routes where doors requiring access control can be balanced with safety in an emergency. The SVP range of locks offers a number of different options from mechanical locking with emergency escape function to locks that also feature electronic access control and optional microswitch monitoring functions. Preventing unauthorised access The eme...

STANLEY drives IT-centric solutions for security and greater business value

As security embraces IT-centric solutions, it can provide business value over and above security. Now in charge of managing a variety of data – e.g., from video platforms – a company’s security function has access to a range of new metrics. While security may use video to analyse a security event, machine learning can analyse the same data for other business capabilities, such as quality control or when a policy has been breached. “It’s the same camera, but with d...

dormakaba supports National Fire Door Safety Week 2019 to spread fire door safety awareness

Manufacturer of security and access solutions dormakaba is pledging its support to National Fire Door Safety Week 2019, to raise awareness around fire door safety and robust specification. Launched in 2013 in response to a legacy of fire door neglect, Fire Door Safety Week is a mass awareness campaign designed to increase public understanding of the role that fire doors play in protecting life and property. Showing signs of wear and tear Aligned with British Woodworking Federation, dormakaba...

Security Industry Association announces winners of the 2019 Legislator of the Year Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-N.J.) as the 2019 recipients of the SIA Legislator of the Year Award. The awardees will be honoured at the upcoming SIA GovSummit, taking place June 26-27 in Washington, D.C. The SIA Legislator of the Year Award is presented annually to members of Congress and other elected officials who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in advancing legislation and po...

IFSEC International 2019: packed with technologies and opportunities to learn

The focus of the global security industry will shift to London this month for IFSEC International, Europe’s ‘integrated’ security event focusing on the latest technologies and the opportunity to learn from the industry’s top leaders and experts. IFSEC will be held from 18-20 June, 2019, at ExCel London, welcoming 27,000 security directors and managers, installers, integrators and distributors. The exhibition at IFSEC may not be as large as previous years, and several bi...

Top 10 mergers and acquisitions in the security industry for 2017

Rapid changes in the physical security market this year have largely overshadowed one arena where change has slowed down in 2017 – mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Although there were no “mega-mergers” as in years past (such as Axis-Canon and Johnson Controls-Tyco, M&A activity still made headlines last year on SourceSecurity.com. In 2017, we wrote about M&A news involving companies such as HID Global, Eagle Eye Networks, ADT, and Honeywell.   ...

dormakaba sponsors All-over-IP 2017 in Moscow

dormakaba Group, a provider of access and security solutions, has committed to be a sponsor of All-over-IP 2017 in Moscow, 22-24 November. All-over-IP is a premier networking event that drives business through lead generation, knowledge sharing and highlighting leadership practices across all segments of the IP-enabled world. "These days, when security has become an integral part of IT infrastructure and the corporate strategy that improves business operations and adds value, All-over-IP gives...

Touchless Biometrics Systems technology protects medical research at Celgene

Celgene’s business field is very sensitive. Researching, developing and marketing new therapies for treating hitherto incurable diseases requires security and know-how protection. In addition to the American headquarters in New Jersey, protection was also needed for the company’s European headquarters in Boudry, Switzerland. Biometric focus Celgene is an innovative high-tech company, and has equally high expectations for its security. It quickly became apparent that the focus shoul...

Intersec Saudi Arabia 2017 - Exhibition space nears full capacity

The event will focus on fire safety, access control, intrusion detection systems, and video surveillance Global players are counting down for the inaugural edition of Saudi Arabia’s foremost security, safety, and fire protection trade show in Jeddah, as exhibition space reaches full capacity ahead of opening in May 2017. Largest commercial security and fire safety market The inaugural edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia will feature more than 130 exhibitors from 25 countr...

dormakaba access management products and solutions to be showcased at Intersec Dubai 2017

dormakaba Virtual Design Centre is designed to provide an immersive experience, in a virtual environment dormakaba with over 150 years of experience and millions of installed products and solutions worldwide is participating at Intersec 2017, the largest safety and security event held in the Middle East. The company will be exhibiting its comprehensive and innovative range of access management products, solutions, and services, from a simple mechanical hardware, to physical ac...

Stanley Black & Decker to sell majority of mechanical security businesses to dormakaba for $725 million cash

The sale includes the commercial hardware brands of BEST Access, phi Precision and GMT Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 global diversified industrial company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the majority of its Mechanical Security businesses to dormakaba for $725 million in cash. The sale includes the commercial hardware brands of BEST Access, phi Precision and GMT, which together represented LTM revenues and EBITDA of approximately...