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Why video management software is integral and interwoven into 2018’s security outlook

  The record-breaking attendance at the 2017 industry trade shows was a clear indication of a growing need for and interest in security. While cybersecurity was a main theme, with encryption and automatic-updating technology taking centre stage, customised solutions and visible examples of increased manufacturer’s support were also highlighted. These latter two are interwoven through activities such as manufacturer’s training seminars that highlight the advanced f...

How can security systems be used to predict bad things?

It seems there are more “bad things” happening than ever before. We hear news every day of workplace shootings and terrorist attacks, of smash-and-grab thefts and child abductions. Beyond the possible human tragedy involved, such events pose a persistent question to anyone involved in the realm of security: Could we have prevented it? The first step toward prevention is to predict or foresee an event before it happens. Too often, technology enters the picture after the fact, most com...

OnSSI showcases Ocularis 5 video management software at ISC East 2017

OnSSI showcases the latest enhancements to its Ocularis Video Management Software (VMS) at this year’s ISC East show, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Visitors to the company’s booth (#613) at ISC East can view a demo of the new Ocularis 5 to fully experience and appreciate all of its benefits and features. “We’re excited to demonstrate how the latest enhancements to Ocularis provide users with a powerful, yet easy-to-use VMS platform that accommodates the lates...

What is the impact of smart buildings on the security market?

We have been hearing about smart buildings for more than a decade, but the increasing profile of the Internet of Things (IoT) expands the possibilities for intelligent building systems and makes them even more attainable. Security is often among the “smart” functions of a building, and the capabilities of many physical security systems can contribute in new ways to building intelligence. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What is the impact of “smart buildings&...

Arecont Vision® Megapixel cameras deployed at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, USA

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport opened to serve the state of New Hampshire and the surrounding New England community in 1927, a little over two decades after the Wright brother’s first powered flight. Located three miles south of central Manchester, the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is the fourth largest passenger and third largest cargo airport in New England. The airport is also the busiest in the state, qualifying under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a “small...

Open Options and OnSSI expand access control and VMS partnership with two-way integration

Open Options, a provider of open platform access control solutions, and OnSSI, a provider of video management solutions, have expanded their existing technology partnership to provide a two-way integration between the Ocularis and DNA Fusion applications, allowing access events to be shown in the VMS client. DNA Fusion Open Options has supported an integration with OnSSI for several years that allows DNA Fusion users the ability to pull up live and recorded video based on access events, utilis...

OnSSI to showcase new Ocularis 5.5 VMS at ASIS 2017 Dallas

At ASIS 2017, OnSSI is showcasing the new Ocularis 5.5, the latest version of the company’s Video Management Software (VMS) solution. Available November 8th, 2017 and building on the open platform and advanced management and recorder capabilities of Ocularis, the updated version features new integrations and automation functions that increase overall performance and cost-efficiency. Key enhancements to Ocularis “This newest release of Ocularis is more powerful and comprehensive tha...

OnSSI unveils new changes in technology, operations and reach at ASIS 2017

OnSSI has undergone major changes since the last ASIS, and has emerged more energised and prepared for global market expansion moving forward. Armed with aggressive development of its VMS technology, an infusion of investment capital and expanded global reach driven by an influx of new experienced employees, OnSSI will build upon its core base of physical security customers, while developing exciting new technology solutions that transcend traditional security markets into logistics and business...

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...

Pelco to demonstrate advanced video technology at APS 2017

At this year’s APS Show, Pelco by Schneider Electric is demonstrating their approach to meaningful innovation, showcasing a wide range of video management systems and cameras. At the lead is the recent launch of VideoXpert Professional, the most intuitive VMS available, offering enterprise features at a mid-market price.  Panomersive HD imaging Also being featured are the company’s Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras that are integrated with the industry’s leading VMS...

OnSSI hires Steve Lenox as Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager

OnSSI has named Steve Lenox as its Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager as part of the company’s revitalised growth initiative for continued success, and to further improve customer support and service. A seasoned professional surveillance and security expert, Lenox has spent more than two decades designing and deploying advanced physical security and video surveillance solutions for large enterprise and U.S. government customers. “Steve brings a wealth of experience and skill in physical...

Pelco Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor cameras now integrate with industry’s leading VMS solutions

Pelco by Schneider Electric, the provider of surveillance and security products and technologies, announces that its Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras are integrated with over 20 of the industry’s leading Video Management System (VMS) solutions. “Panoramic cameras’ ability to increase situational awareness, lower TCO and increase security makes them an increasingly popular imaging solution with users and integrators alike. Pelco Optera panoramic cameras now integrate with...