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Get the most from investments in building security

From analogue to digital, from stand-alone to interlinked, building systems are in a state of transition. Moreover, the rate of change shows no sign of slowing, which can make it difficult to keep up to date with all the latest developments. If asked to pinpoint the single biggest driver of this revolution, one could point out the growing clamour for platform convergence. A security guard in a building doesn’t want to use different systems to check video cameras, fire alarms or if someone...

Cambridge Quantum enters into an agreement with Honeywell Quantum Solutions to form a new quantum computing company

Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQ), a pioneer in quantum software and algorithms, announces they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cambridge Quantum will combine with Honeywell Quantum Solutions (HQS), a Honeywell business unit and maker of the highest performing quantum computer currently available. Honeywell has been an investor in and commercial partner with Cambridge Quantum since 2019. The combination will form a new company that is extremely well-positioned to lead the qu...

Harris County Universal Services deploy Honeywell’s Pro-Watch Intelligent Command system in Texas’ Harris County region

Harris County, Texas, the third most populous county in the U.S., is deploying a new, next-generation security system in its buildings that will help make them more efficient and easier to operate. The new Honeywell system replaces multiple, disparate systems by integrating access control, security cameras, alarms and monitoring across the county's nearly 150 buildings situated over 1,777 square miles in Houston and the surrounding areas. Streamlined security platform Texas-based security int...

Connected Technologies SmartTest™ brings new customer reporting features to Connect ONE®

Security dealers are often faced with finding ways to differentiate their companies and add tangible value to the services they provide. Now Connect ONE® dealers can offer expanded reporting and documentation to their customers through SmartTest™, an embedded feature of the award-winning service and management platform from Connected Technologies.  SmartTest details all interaction with support documentation on exactly what was performed – so customers know what they are pa...

Honeywell launches E-Mon Class 6000 smart monitoring energy metres

Honeywell, a global front-runner in connected buildings, announced the launch of the Honeywell E-Mon Class 6000 product range, a new generation of multi-protocol-capable energy metres to provide fast, accurate tenant billing or to optimise a building’s energy use. The initial offering, Honeywell E-Mon Class 6200 Pulse metre, is a compact submetre that is versatile, field configurable and reliable with revenue-grade accuracy for better cost distribution. User-friendly The Honeywell E-Mon...

Honeywell introduces cloud-based Connected Life Safety Services that provides end-to-end connectivity to fire safety systems

Honeywell, a global provider of fire and life safety, launched the first tools from its new suite of Connected Life Safety Services (CLSS), its first all-in-one cloud platform for fire safety systems. Honeywell’s CLSS suite of tools, built on the Honeywell Forge platform, enable fire technicians to minimise disruption, prove compliance and reduce time needed for design, installation, commissioning, inspection, maintenance and reporting of life safety systems.   “Today&rsqu...

Honeywell launches 60 series IP video 5MP cameras for faster notification and verification of potential threats

Honeywell is launching a new 60 Series line of 5MP IP cameras that offer greater detail than traditional camera and recorder solutions; and are well suited for users who want fast notification and verification of potential threats and responses. The 5MP video delivers a clearer picture and can be zoomed in from greater distances, allowing for fewer cameras to cover a larger area of view. The Honeywell 60 Series IP cameras are designed for use as part of video systems which comply with the John...

Honeywell launches 30 series embedded network video recorders to provide end-to-end secure surveillance

Honeywell is adding to its video series line with the launch of the 30 Series Embedded Network Video Recorders (eNVR), the latest affordable and fully featured NVRs that offer 4K HD (UHD) video resolution. The Honeywell 30 Series eNVRs are designed for use as part of video systems which comply with the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act 2019 (NDAA), Section 889. They are also PCI-DSS compliant and include enhanced cybersecurity with a built-in FIPS chip set. Users will also benef...

Honeywell announces a software platform Pro-Watch® Integrated Security Suite for compliance with industry regulations

Honeywell announced the release of Pro-Watch® Integrated Security Suite, a software platform designed to help protect people and property, optimise productivity and ensure compliance with industry regulations. The platform provides complete visibility of all connected systems and the scalability of the software makes it easy to grow with the changing needs of a business. Pro-Watch Intelligent Command is a web-based user interface that provides organizations complete situational awareness of...

Traka announces integration of its key and equipment management solutions with Honeywell EBI R600 building management system

Traka, part of ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, announces the integration of its key and equipment management solutions with the Honeywell Enterprise Buildings Integration (EBI) R600 building management system, extending its reach to help secure, manage and audit physical keys and equipment across a business. The integration allows administrators to enrol Honeywell EBI users into the Traka database, grant access levels to key cabinets and intelligent lockers, and receive Traka events and alarms in...

Progress report: PSIA are enabling interoperability of physical and logical access

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) was founded in 2008 with a goal of creating ‘plug-and-play interoperability’ among physical security devices, systems and services. Since then, the organisation’s mission has both expanded to include logical security and focused more narrowly on identity, a critical aspect of security today. In recent years, PSIA has concentrated on its PLAI (Physical Logical Access Interoperability) specification, which provides a means t...

Honeywell unveils latest updates to its Pro-Watch 4.5 security platform

Honeywell announced the launch of Pro-Watch 4.5, the latest iteration of its flagship connected security platform for enterprise and critical infrastructure markets, is available beginning January 2019. Incorporating new features as well as program updates, Pro-Watch 4.5 meets the latest industry compliance requirements, reduces total cost of ownership and increases operator productivity with improved flexibility and scalability from single site to global deployment. Pro-Watch 4.5 security plat...

Executive Strategic Partners exhibit industry support via the ESA Program

ESA is proud to recognise the distinguished group of companies supporting the industry in 2018 through its Executive Strategic Partners program. Executive Strategic Partners program This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry" “This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry,” says Merlin Guilbe...

IrisAccess iCAM 7S enrollment and system management process fully integrates with Honeywell Pro-Watch

Iris ID, a provider of iris recognition technology, announced its IrisAccess iCAM 7S series enrollment and system management process is now fully integrated with the latest version of the Honeywell Pro-Watch security management suite. The integration makes it more convenient for Pro-Watch users to employ the added benefits of biometric identity authentication. Pro-Watch 4.4 is the latest version of Honeywell’s popular solution for enterprise and critical infrastructure customers. The Pro-...

Honeywell showcases commercial security solutions and connected building technologies at GSX

Honeywell will showcase Connected Buildings technologies that aim to minimise response times and eliminate human delays in critical situations at the Global Exchange Security Conference and Expo (GSX) in Las Vegas 2018. The company will demonstrate products that help commercial buildings detect threats early, respond to incidents faster, centralise decision making, and allow management from anywhere. These solutions are part of Honeywell’s Connected Buildings portfolio designed to turn bui...

Honeywell releases AlarmNet 360 Insights - an interactive analytics dashboard for security dealers

AlarmNet 360 Insights business management platform is an interactive dashboard that helps security dealers and central stations better understand, protect and grow their business Honeywell released AlarmNet 360 Insights, an interactive analytics dashboard in the AlarmNet 360 cloud-based business management platform that makes it easier for security dealers and central stations to explore customer data, uncover opportunities and expose problem areas. “For more than 30 ye...

Honeywell upgrades Lyric Security and Home Control platform to include mobile access

Easy to set-up, the Lyric Gateway installs quickly with either Ethernet or Wi-Fi connectivity Honeywell, a provider of connected homes solutions, announced a new addition to its Lyric Security and Home Control platform that seamlessly allows consumers to control their home security and automation systems on their personal devices. The Lyric Gateway is designed for the mobile lifestyle and opens up new markets—including renters, condo and second home owners, and those who...

Low-key ASIS 2016 reflects changes in the security industry

I have been unpacking from last week’s ASIS show in Orlando. It was a good show, except if you compare it to last spring’s ISC West in Las Vegas, which was especially well attended and generated a lot of excitement in the market. ASIS was definitely smaller, lower key and less crowded. And there were no big product announcements. But there was still plenty of technology on display. In particular, I saw the show reflecting several ongoing trends in the market. Impact of M&As Me...

Allied Market Research predicts situation awareness systems (SAS) market to reach $32.6 billion by 2022

By industry vertical, military and defence dominated the situation awareness system market in 2015 A new report published by Allied Market Research titled, "Situation Awareness System (SAS) Market - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2015 - 2022", states the situation awareness systems (SAS) market is projected to garner $32.6 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 8.2% during the forecast period of 2016 - 2022. North America dominates the global SAS market, ow...

Honeywell expands network coverage for security alarm communications with Verizon

The CDMA L57 Radio completes Honeywell’s suite of alarm communications radioscompatible with Verizon 1xRTT technology Honeywell has announced expanded cellular coverage with Verizon CDMA coverage for its LYNX 5210 and LYNX 7000 self-contained control panels, giving security dealers more options to expand their businesses in alternative cellular coverage areas. The CDMA L57 Radio completes Honeywell’s suite of alarm communications radios compatible with Verizon 1xRT...

Top trends driving expansion of home automation in the security industry and beyond

It’s the 21st century already. Isn’t it time we all lived in smart homes? For technophiles everywhere, the smart home can’t come soon enough. The same might be said for the security marketplace, which is well positioned to thrive in the coming era of home automation. The wait could be shorter than we think, given some recent trends and events we are seeing in the home automation market. Let’s consider several of them: 1. Home automation is getting attention from Silic...

Quantum Secure’s SAFE Aviation software deployed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

By implementing SAFE, Phoenix Sky Harbor has met their goals of maintaining a comprehensive security credential management solution Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has launched Quantum Secure’s SAFE for Aviation software to provide a modern approach to the required processes surrounding vetting and badging airport workers. Phoenix Sky Harbor set a goal to eliminate paper-based processes and use technology to streamline the management of the over 20,000 worker id...

Viscount Systems appoints Dennis Raefield as Chief Operating Officer

Dennis Raefield has a long and distinguished career in the access control and security industry Viscount Systems Inc. (VSYS) a high technology supplier of security systems and software, recently announced the addition of Dennis Raefield as its Chief Operating Officer. Dennis Raefield has a long and distinguished career in the access control and security industry. Mr. Raefield was President of Honeywell Access Systems, a $100M+ division of Honeywell International, which manufa...

The Security Industry Association recognises Fire-Lite Alarms for 25 years of membership

Fire-Lite Alarms is one of only 19 tenured companies to have achieved this membership milestone Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell is being recognised by the Security Industry Association (SIA) for its 25 years of membership with the popular security advocacy group. Of SIA’s nearly 500 corporate members, Fire-Lite Alarms is one of only 19 tenured companies to have achieved this membership milestone. “Together with the support of companies like Fire-Lite, SIA has been a...