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Galaxy Control Systems to showcase System Galaxy and Cloud Concierge Access Control Platforms at ISC West 2020

Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, will demonstrate the latest enhancements to its flagship System Galaxy and Cloud Concierge Access Control Platforms at ISC West 2020 in booth 6089. The combined offering of best-in-breed on-premise and Cloud access control solutions provides users the ability to select and implement the solution they need most at the price point they can afford. Also featured will be a highly-versatile IP Intercom Entry Syst...

Mission 500 announces a Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2020

Mission 500 is excited to announce this year’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2020 will be held on Thursday, March 19th. The event will be located at 2601 East Sunset Road, in Las Vegas, Nevada and will benefit children and families in need across the United States. Registrations to participate in this year’s event are open. Those who are unable to attend or participate in the physical event can sign up and donate as a virtual runner or walker. Wide array of new securit...

How technology contributes to better healthcare facility security

Video, access control and visitor management are among the technologies that are enabling greater safety and security at hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Video surveillance systems enable hospital management and security professionals to know what goes on in and around a medical facility. Recording images in high resolutions (megapixels and gigapixels) is becoming more and more important in healthcare, says Jason Ouellette, Product Line Director – Access Control, Tyco Security P...

Opportunities for security integrators in the healthcare vertical

The healthcare market is rife with opportunity for security systems integrators. Hospitals have a continuous need for security, to update their systems, to make repairs, says David Alessandrini, Vice President, Pasek Corp., a systems integrator. “It’s cyclical. Funding for large projects might span one to two years, and then they go into a maintenance mode. Departments are changing constantly, and they need us to maintain the equipment to make sure it’s operating to its full po...

Registration open for Mission 500’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2019

The Mission 500 5/2K fundraiser is a tradition for many attendees at ISC West. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mission 500’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West to help children and families in need across the U.S. Registration to participate in this year’s event, scheduled for April 11 at 7:30AM, is now open at www.security5kreg.com. For those who are unable to attend the event but wish to donate or sign up as a virtual runner can do so by visiting the registration website...

Galaxy Control Systems promotes Rick Caruthers as the new President from his earlier role as a Vice President

The Board of Directors of Digital Systems Corporation, the parent company of Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, announces the appointment of Rick Caruthers to the position of President at Galaxy Control Systems. Effective immediately, this appointment reflects the company’s long-term planning and succession strategies. “Rick has essentially been working in the capacity as president of Galaxy Control Systems for the past several ye...

ASSA ABLOY partners with USO at ISC West 2018 to provide deployment kits to military troops

ASSA ABLOY is excited to announce a partnership with the USO at ISC West 2018 that will provide deployment kits loaded with food, toiletries and other personal items, for active duty military personnel waiting on their personal gear to join them at their destination. Both ASSA ABLOY and the USO are inviting all attendees of the show to stop by and help pack the 300 kits at the ASSA ABLOY booth (#8061). The event continues the collaboration between ASSA ABLOY and the USO to find innovative ways...

Galaxy Control Systems to demonstrate new enhancements for System Galaxy v10.5.6 at ISC West 2018

Galaxy Control Systems, global provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is demonstrating the latest enhancements and integrations for their flagship access control system, System Galaxy, here at ISC West 2018 (booth #5089). New enhancements to System Galaxy v10.5.6 include integrations with LENSEC’s Perspective VMS and Launchpoint App, Invixium biometric readers, and OpenEye’s Apex VMS solutions. The additions of new resident and cloud-based VMS capabilities, enh...

Galaxy Control Systems showcases cloud-based biometric access control solutions at ISC West 2018

Galaxy Control Systems, a manufacturer of cloud-based and on-site access control solutions, is showcasing its latest technologies and programs here at ISC West 2018 (booth #5089). Highlights include new enhancements and integrations for the company’s flagship System Galaxy on-site access control software, and its cloud-based Cloud Concierge SaaS offering, which has gained tremendous traction with resellers since its introduction last year. Additional news from Galaxy Control Systems at IS...

Galaxy Control Systems showcases Cloud Concierge access control solution at ISC West 2018

Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is showcasing enhancements made to its Cloud Concierge cloud-based access control solution here at ISC West 2018 (booth #5089). The featured addition to Galaxy’s Cloud Concierge includes integration of LENSEC’s Perspective VMS and Launchpoint App, enabling users to view live or recorded video from virtually anywhere via web browser or App. “The latest enhancements to Cloud Concierge provide...

Invixium unveils IXM TITAN biometric access control solution at ISC West 2018

Invixium, a provider of next-generation biometric products for enterprise access control, time and attendance and smart home markets, unveiled its innovative IXM TITAN multimodal, multifactor, multipurpose biometric solution at ISC West 2018 (booth #6109). The company is also highlighting its growing family of access control integration and technology partners that continue to contribute to the development of superior solutions and integration capabilities.  Combining biometrics and surve...

ISC West 2018 to focus on cyber protection for surveillance and physical security with industry experts

In today’s highly interactive and interconnected world, cybersecurity is not restricted to the IT department – it threatens and affects every connected device in every department. As connectivity continues to expand, the risks will increase. In this environment, surveillance and physical security systems will continue to play a critical role in keeping organisations, staff and visitors safe. It is vital to understand what the cybersecurity threats are to physical security systems, ho...

How should your security company measure total cost of ownership (TCO)?

How much does a security system cost? We all know that total costs associated with systems are substantially higher than the “price tag.” There are many elements, tangible and intangible, that contribute to the costs of owning and operating a system. Taking a broad view and finding ways to measure these additional costs enables integrators and users to get the most value from a system at the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). However, measuring TCO can be easier said than done. We...

Galaxy Control Systems and Invixium integrate to offer real-time biometric security solutions

Galaxy Control Systems is adding to its growing list of partners by integrating with Invixium to offer biometric access control solutions. The combination of Galaxy’s System Galaxy access control and security management platform with Invixium’s MERGE, MYCRO, SENSE and TOUCH products will deliver biometric solutions in a variety of configurations to the market at a reduced price point. “This partnership grew from the demand for this product from our Middle East and African regi...

LENSEC announces software integration with Galaxy Control Systems

Galaxy Control Systems, a privately held company headquartered in Walkersville, Maryland, is a technology firm in the integrated access control industry. The company's hardware and software solutions, all manufactured in the USA, provide access control, video surveillance, alarms, photo-imaging, badging, elevator control, building management, and time and attendance for small applications, fully integrated security management systems and enterprise-class control systems. Perspective VMS and Sys...

How evolving access control solutions will benefit the security industry in 2018

In 2017, access control solutions evolved and expanded within physical security operations, aligning with the overall industry trend of moving security from a reactive to a more proactive model. Access control serving the industry From increased integration capabilities to mobile applications to predictive analytics, access control served as the platform that enabled this transition in physical and data security. Other steady growth areas included wireless readers, smartphone usage as a crede...

Galaxy Control Systems and LENSEC will launch new integration at Intersec 2018

Galaxy Control Systems, manufacturer of access control solutions, has announced a new integration between its access control products, Cloud Concierge and System Galaxy software, and the Perspective VMS® from LENSEC, a producer of IP video surveillance solutions. The integration will be officially launched at Intersec 2018, January 21-23, 2018 in Dubai, where Galaxy will exhibit at booth S1-C20. Monitor, detect and respond to security incidents The unique bi-directional integration between...

Galaxy Control and Allegion’s Schlage integrate to offer enhanced cloud-based door access control

Galaxy Control Systems, a manufacturer of access control solutions, announces that it has enhanced the level of integration between its System Galaxy Access Control and Cloud Concierge products and Schlage NDE and LE wireless locks from Allegion, a prominent global security products and solutions provider. “This new integration is a win-win for both integrators and security end users,” said Rick Caruthers, Executive Vice President, Galaxy Control Systems. “We are thrilled to p...

Galaxy Control Systems demonstrates Cloud Concierge access control solution at ISC East 2017

Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is showcasing the unrivaled versatility and efficiency of its cloud-based, fully hosted and managed Cloud Concierge access control and monitoring solution at ISC East in New York City. The turnkey solution, on display in booth # 829, includes professional 24/7 management and supports industry standard access technologies. “Cloud Concierge is changing the way access control systems are deployed and used...

What is the impact of standards on security systems and technologies?

Industry standards make it possible for systems and technologies to connect and work together. Standards enable today’s integrated systems. But does adherence to standards stifle innovation? Does the necessity to interface using an industry-wide standard slow down the implementation of newer (and possibly not standards-compliant) capabilities? Or do standards eliminate extraneous variables, empower more integration and encourage greater innovation? We asked this week’s Expert Panel R...

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...

Galaxy showcases Cloud Concierge Access Control solution at ASIS 2017

Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is featuring its recently launched Cloud Concierge Access Control solution this week at their booth (#2241) at ASIS 2017. Galaxy Cloud Concierge is a complete turnkey, cloud-based, fully hosted and managed access control and monitoring solution that includes professional 24/7 management and supports industry standard access technologies. Available in three configurations, Cloud Concierge provides users and in...

System Galaxy Access Control demonstrates improved key integrations and administration functions at ASIS 2017

Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is demonstrating the latest updates and integration support for their flagship access control system, System Galaxy (booth #2241) at ASIS 2017. Additional features for System Galaxy v10.5.1 now include updated support for OnSSI, ASSA ABLOY, Salto Systems and Allegion products, as well as enhancements to reports and security group import functions. “Staying current with our integration partners is criti...

Galaxy Control Systems’ integration with ASSA ABLOY delivers significant savings for installers and integrators

Galaxy Control Systems has added to its list of partners by completing an integration with IP-enabled solutions from ASSA ABLOY. The combination of System Galaxy and WiFi and PoE locks from ASSA ABLOY Group brands Corbin Russwin and Sargent will allow end users and integrators to harness the power of these industry-leading solutions at reduced expense. Significant savings over traditional solutions “Wireless and IP-based technologies reduce installation time and material cost to increase...