Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) News

PSIA announces Mohammad Soleimani as Chairman and Joshua Jackson as Vice Chariman

Mohammad and Joshua bring to the PSIA strong technology, commercial and industry leadership skills The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) recently announced it has elected Mohammad Soleimani, CTO and Executive Vice President of Kastle Systems, as its Chairman; and Joshua Jackson, Director, Global Product Integration for STANLEY Security, as its Vice Chairman. The PSIA membership develops specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data and in...

Hikvision releases DS-2CD6362F-I(S)(V) 6MP IR fisheye network camera

Hikvision is set to reveal its newest edition: the DS-2CD6362F-I(S)(V) 6MP IR Fisheye Network camera. This 6MP IR Fisheye features a 1/1.8” progressive scan CMOS sensor to provide high-resolution images of up-to 3072 x 2048, 30 frames-per-second, and a 1.19 mm fisheye lens for a 360° panoramic view. Choice of 3MP model with WDR A 3MP model of the WDR Fisheye Network Camera is also available - the DS-2CD6332FWD-I(S)(V). This 3MP model features a 1/3” progressive scan CMOS sensor...

STANLEY Security Director Joshua Jackson elected as Vice Chairman of Physical Security Interoperability Alliance

Jackson will join new Chairman Mohammad Soleimani to help develop PSIA specifications STANLEY Security announced recently that Joshua Jackson, Director – Global Product Integration, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA). Jackson will join new Chairman, Mohammad Soleimani, CTO and Executive Vice President of Kastle Systems, to help develop specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data and intelli...

PSIA releases draft proposal of its Physical-Logical Access Interoperability specification at ISC West 2014

PLAI specification streamlines and standardises the management of physical and logical identities Cost effective, automated synchronisation of physical and logical identities, privileges and credentials took a major step toward becoming an industry standard today, with the Physical Security Interoperability Association (PSIA) releasing a draft proposal of its Physical-Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) specification. "We're excited about the potential the PLAI specificati...

Milestone to display its NVR Husky series at ISC West 2014

The Milestone Husky appliances featuring automatic device discovery with wizards for configuring the entire system Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces extended availability for the Milestone Husky Series of network video recorder (NVR) appliances. These NVR appliances – pre-installed with Milestone’s XProtect® video management software (VMS) – will be available in 2014 Q2 in Europe, Middle East and...

Hikvision introduces its ultra low-light DS-2CD6026FHWD DarkFighter network camera

Hikvision is setting new standards for ultra low-light surveillance with the launch of the DS-2CD6026FHWD DarkFighter network camera. This cutting-edge camera utilises Hikvision’s industry-leading, ultra low-light MP lens and is designed specifically to capture sharp colour and monochrome images in extreme, low-light conditions. The result is crystal-clear colour images down to 0.002 Lux and B/W to 0.0002 Lux. The DarkFighter’s ultra low-light performance delivers full colour images...

PSIA’s Area Control 2.0 incorporates its Access Control and Intrusion Detection Profiles

The PSIA is committed to providing integrators and security end users with specifications that deliver true interoperability. The recent upgrade of PSIA’s Area Control specification sets a high bar for vendors, which helps ensure plug-and-play compatibility among PSIA-compliant products. In December, the PSIA released Version 2.0 of the specification and made it open and publicly available to all industry manufacturers in addition to PSIA members. Area Control 2.0 incorporates PSIA’...

PSIA's accomplishments in 2013 pave way for specifications in 2014

The PSIA specifications deliver a wide range of security solutions based on easily integrated tools and systems “The New Year is still young, and the PSIA already has a variety of projects under way that build on our many accomplishments in 2013. We're planning a Plugfest for products and systems based on our Area Control specification, version 2.0 of which was released late last year. Our Recording and Content Management (RaCM) specification is being enhanced with t...

PSIA releases version 2.0 of its Area Control Specification

In a move designed to further the spread of de-facto standards and standards-based interoperability in the physical security industry and beyond, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) recently released Version 2.0 of its industry-leading Area Control Specification. The PSIA also announced it is making the specification open and publicly available to all industry manufacturers in addition to PSIA member companies. Area Control 2.0 incorporates the PSIA’s Access Control and...

IQinVision introduces Next Generation Alliance-mini camera

Known for its compact size and versatility, the Alliance-mini not only includes the increased processing power needed to run analytics or VMS applications at the edge, it also features WDR, on-camera storage, and true day/night capability. Available in H.264 vandal dome models with support for HD720p, HD1080p, and 3MP resolutions (5MP coming Q1 2014). The Alliance-mini provides the highest quality megapixel images with the lowest bandwidth demands. Both ONVIF and PSIA compliant, this next genera...

Microsoft Global Security links with Physical Security Interoperability Alliance

Microsoft’s three GSOCs monitor 700 sites for nearly 200,000 active personnel access accounts Microsoft Global Security, which is responsible for providing physical security at Microsoft Corporation, has joined the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) board of directors, signaling its support for the PSIA’s system-level approach to developing standards for the security industry. Microsoft’s three Global Security Operations Centers (GSOCs) monit...

PSIA announces launch of Physical-Logical Access Interoperability Working Group

The new PSIA specification will build on standards already used in the logical identity and access management world Tackling one of the most expensive and complex security challenges businesses face, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) recently announced it has launched the Physical-Logical Access Interoperability Working Group. This group will develop a specification to unify logical and physical identities so that security industry manufacturers, integrato...