Dormakaba News

ISC West unveils a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event

ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), has recently unveiled a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event. Taking place July 19-21 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Las Vegas, ISC West proceeds into May with positive momentum and an optimistic outlook, as developments regarding vaccine distribution, Las Vegas re-openings, and trade event approvals have continued to move in an encouraging direction. Public safety...

PSIA announces Secure Credential Interoperability initiative and SCI Work Group for its development

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced its Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) initiative and a working group to advance its development.  “The physical access control industry has demonstrated a need for a universally compatible secure credential and we believe that we have found a simple, yet elegant solution to address this with SCI,” said Mohammad Soleimani, CTO of Kastle Systems and Chairman of the SCI Work Group.  SCI Work Group M...

Security Industry Association announces the winners of the 2020 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2020 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards, the flagship awards program in partnership with ISC West recognising innovative security products, services and solutions. Top among the winners – who were recognised on July 9 during a virtual awards show – was Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, receiving the 2020 Best New Product Award. Since its inception in 1979, the SIA New Product Showcase has been the security indust...

Dormakaba UK & Ireland acquires 1st Access Group Ltd

With immediate effect, Dormakaba UK & Ireland has acquired 1st Access Group Ltd, an award-winning company specialised in premise security and redesigning shopfronts including aluminium shopfronts, windows, roller shutter and automatic door requirements. Paul Wright, Managing Director of Dormakaba UK and Ireland Ltd, comments “We are delighted to welcome the team from 1st Access Group and through the synergies of our businesses driving further sustainable growth and service excellence...

dormakaba acquires Action Doors Ltd., as part of its business expansion plan

dormakaba acquired Action Doors Ltd. on the 6th January 2020, a business move that will see dormakaba UK further expand its service and maintenance offering. Automatic and manual doors Action Doors Ltd., based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, has been in operation since 1996 and is a long-standing service provider of 24/7 maintenance and installation of automatic and manual doors, predominantly working on a commercial client base comprised of local authorities, education, care and retail sect...

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...