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Johnson Controls announces partnership with DigiCert to provide customers with trusted connectivity for smart building technology

Johnson Controls, the provider of smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announces it has partnered with DigiCert, the provider of digital certificate services and PKI solutions, to provide customers the most advanced secure, trusted connectivity for smart building technology. The partnership enables the Johnson Controls OpenBlue digital solutions suite to utilise the DigiCert ONE PKI platform. Smart building solutions “This strategic partnership allows Johnson Controls to offer our...

Tyco Kantech launches EntraPass software to strengthen intrusion support, mobile and cybersecurity applications

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, and architect of the OpenBlue digital connected platforms has released the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software. Enhanced intrusion detection EntraPass version 8.30 features additional support for Tyco DSC PowerSeries intrusion alarm panels, including a fully functional virtual keypad, enhanced support for EntraPass web macOS functionality, cybersecurity updates, and other op...

Johnson Controls adds powerful, cloud-based door access control to Cloudvue platform

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, is introducing Cloudvue with access control, with the Tyco Kantech KT-1 one-door controller. This powerful technology collaboration enables centrally managed cloud video surveillance and access control across an entire organisation from a single browser, part of Johnson Controls' commitment to providing technology so customers can maintain safe building environments, healthy business operations, and seamless occu...

Johnson Controls releases the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software

Johnson Controls, the pioneer in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and architect of the OpenBlue digital connected platforms, releases the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software. EntraPass version 8.30 features additional support for Tyco DSC PowerSeries intrusion alarm panels, including a fully functional virtual keypad, enhanced support for EntraPass web macOS functionality, cybersecurity updates and other optimisations for a more streamlined user ex...

What new technologies and trends will shape video analytics?

The topic of video analytics has been talked and written about for decades, and yet is still one of the cutting-edge themes in the physical security industry. Some say yesterday’s analytics systems tended to overpromise and underdeliver, and there are still some skeptics. However, newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) are reinvigorating the sector and enabling it to finally live up to its promise. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What new technologies a...

Tyco Illustra Flex camera range strengthened with eight new NDAA-compliant cameras from Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls, a smart, healthy, and sustainable building, and architect of the OpenBlue digital platforms has announced the introduction of eight additions to its popular Tyco Illustra Flex camera series. High performance and safety With enhanced image processing, improved low-light capability, and secure boot protection against cyber-attacks, the new NDAA compliant Illustra Flex Gen3 cameras are designed to provide high performance, cost-effective solutions for virtually any video surveil...

How can the security industry enhance contact tracing?

Contact tracing has been more than a buzzword during the coronavirus pandemic. In some cases, it has been an issue of life and death. Tracking who an infected person has been in contact with is an important tool to minimise disease spread, and technology from the physical security industry claimed a role in contact tracing early on – and continues to provide benefits as companies seek to reopen. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How can the security industry enhance conta...

George Oliver, CEO of Johnson Controls invited by President Biden to speak at Leaders Summit on Climate

Johnson Controls, a global company for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, announced that its chairman and CEO George Oliver has been invited by U.S. President Joe Biden to participate in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate. Addressing climate crisis The summit will bring together leaders of the world’s major economies and other vital partners for an urgent and open dialogue on ways to strengthen collective efforts to address the...

Which security technologies are becoming outdated or obsolete?

When technology performs a required task effectively, there is little reason to upgrade to the ‘next big thing’. In this regard, the physical security market is notoriously slow to change. Much of yesterday’s most robust and dependable equipment is still in place at thousands of customer sites, still performing as well as the day it was installed. However, there comes a point when any technology becomes outdated. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which securi...

Johnson Controls receives a project with the U.S. administration to improve facilities and energy efficiencies of landmark buildings

Johnson Controls, the pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announces that it has been awarded a $91 million project with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to improve facilities and energy efficiencies of landmark buildings. As part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit (NDER) program, the GSA is upgrading building technologies in the pursuit of net zero energy consumption while achieving energy goals prescribed in various federal Energy Acts. Support systemic manag...

ADT Security Australia selects Essence SmartCare solution to enhance its Health and Wellness services offering in Australia

Essence SmartCare, part of global IoT solutions provider, Essence Group, has announced that ADT Security Australia, a globally renowned provider of security monitoring services, has selected its Care@Home Enhanced Telecare Services platform to expand ADT’s Health and Wellness services offering in Australia. Care@Home solution ADT Security Australia is part of Johnson Controls, the global company in smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions. This partnership was facilitated in con...

Johnson Controls makes C-One2 mobile terminals from Coppernic available for the C•CURE Go Reader

Johnson Controls, the provider of smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, and architect of the OpenBlue digital connected platforms announce the availability of the new C-One2 mobile terminals from Coppernic for the innovative Tyco Software House C•CURE Go Reader. C•CURE Go is an application that extends the capabilities of the C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with portable, secure access control functionality, even in remote or disconnected areas. Ideal mobil...