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Honeywell Lyric Controller Home Security System supports Apple’s smart home platform

Honeywell, a Connected Home solutions provider, announced that its Lyric Controller Home Security System is now certified for use with Apple HomeKit. Honeywell’s offering is the first professionally installed and monitored security system to support Apple’s smart home platform, which enables homeowners to control their Lyric Controller security system with the Apple Home app or by simply asking Siri. “Smart home technology has made consumers more reliant on their mobile device...

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.   ...

Advanced threat detection: How video analytics is evolving to meet the need for speed

In the digital age, speed has never been more critical. Customers expect an instant response to a query. Executives expect sales data on their tablets in front of them in real-time. A site manager at an oil refinery needs an instant alert about a defective valve. An IT manager expects to know about a phishing email before it hits his employees’ inboxes. The 'need for speed' is impacting the physical security sector too. Customers increasingly expect their security systems to identify and...

ONVIF hosts 2017 membership meeting for company updates and future plans

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting in late October, providing an update to members on the accomplishments of ONVIF in 2017 and its outlook for the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile A in 2017 and the ongoing development of Profile T for advanced video streaming, activities which are enabling the growing prevalence of the nearly 9,000 ONVIF conformant products in bid and...

Honeywell introduces next-generation DIY Smart Home Security System

Honeywell, a Connected Home solutions provider, has announced that it is introducing the Honeywell Smart Home Security System, a self-installed, all-in-one security solution that is simple to set up and allows consumers to be aware of what’s happening in and around their homes. This self-monitored system features Amazon Alexa, and can be upgraded and customised with accessories to fit your specific needs for the comfort and security of your home. Connected home services The heart of the...

Honeywell expands equIP camera line and MAXPRO video management portfolio

Honeywell expands the equIP® Series Cameras line and the MAXPRO® video management portfolio to help security professionals deliver more efficient and effective surveillance for complex building environments. The new equIP Series features multi-imager and low-light dome and bullet models supported by new versions of the MAXPRO network video recorder (NVR) and video management system (VMS) to offer a complete, integrated video management solution. Advanced video analytics The new multi-i...

Honeywell announces results of portfolio review and plans for change

Honeywell announced the results of its comprehensive portfolio review, including its intention to separately spin off its Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution business, as well as its Transportation Systems business, into two stand-alone, publicly-traded companies. The planned separation transactions are intended to be tax-free spins to Honeywell shareowners for U.S. federal income tax purposes and are expected to be completed by the end of 2018. “Today’s announcement...

Honeywell releases Pro-Watch 4.3.5 security management solution for connected buildings

Honeywell, a provider of access control, intruder detection, video surveillance and integrated security solutions for connected buildings, has announced the next iteration of the Pro-Watch® security management solution for enterprise and critical infrastructure markets – Pro-Watch 4.3.5. Pro-Watch 4.3.5 is a connected buildings enterprise management platform that equips organisations with the right tools to protect their people and assets by combining access control, video surveillanc...

Intersec 2018 prepares for 20th anniversary edition in Dubai

Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens its doors in January 2018 in Dubai. Intersec 2018 exhibitors and visitors The 20th anniversary edition will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countries, while over 31,000 visitors from 128 countries are expected to attend as they seek the latest solutions across seven show sections of Commercial Security, Fire &...

Altronix demonstrates Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions at ASIS 2017

Altronix, a recognised provider of power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, is featuring its expanded offering of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions at ASIS 2017 (booth # 2823). New additions to the Trove series include Altronix integrations with Bosch, DMP, Honeywell, Kantech and Sielox access. These new models join the versatile line of Trove solutions which accommodate AMAG, CDVI, HID/Vertx, KABA/KeyScan, Mercury and Software House access controllers....

Honeywell Digital Video Manager latest release enables smart building surveillance

Honeywell, a global provider of connected buildings, announced an enhanced version of Honeywell Digital Video Manager (DVM) that offers smarter security and surveillance capabilities for today’s increasingly complex building environments. The new release, DVM R620, enables organisations to more easily secure large-scale security operations with features that improve operator efficiency and situational awareness for faster incident identification and resolution, and power more accurate and...

Mercury showcases open access control platform at ASIS International 2017

Consultants, integrators and end users are demanding industry-leading solutions that are optimised to meet the full range of customer requirements in today’s dynamic market. These solutions are enabled by open architecture–the key for ensuring flexibility, increased ROI and scalability for end user organizations throughout the lifecycle of their access control system.  Interoperable platform for systemised access control Mercury Security, a global leader in OEM access control...