Physical Security Interoperability Alliance News

Arecont Vision displays 12 megapixel 180° panoramic dome camera with true WDR

Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, will demonstrate a new 12 megapixel 180° panoramic dome camera with true Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) at ASIS 2012 (booth #3323). In addition to its superior performance under challenging lighting conditions, the new SurroundVideo WDR 180° panoramic camera is 25 percent smaller than previous models. The camera is both ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) and PSIA (Physical Security Interoperability Alliance) c...

Arecont Vision adds 10 megapixel camera and WDR models to its MegaDome 2 camera series

Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP megapixel camera technology, announced the additions of both a 10 megapixel camera and Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) models to the MegaDome 2 camera series at ASIS 2012 (booth #3323). The addition of a 10 megapixel camera to the current MegaDome 2 lineup of 1.3, 1080p, 3 and 5 megapixel cameras will expand the series to meet growing customer demands for high-resolution megapixel camera solutions. Arecont Vision has also added two Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) came...

Arecont Vision unveils its spherically shaped all-in-one MegaBall series camera

Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announced the latest addition to their award-winning IP megapixel camera lineup – the new MegaBall series. Introduced at ASIS 2012, MegaBall comes in a spherically shaped all-in-one camera form factor, and provides a wide variety of configuration options to give security professionals the installation flexibility to meet the exacting needs of their customers. The MegaBall camera series comes with a dual encoder H...

OnCam introduces Evolution range of 360-degree cameras

Security solutions provider Oncam recently announced the launch of its Evolution range of next generation 360-degree cameras. The Evolution range is the first major product release since Oncam acquired Grandeye in July 2012 and it provides a more powerful platform that takes the Company’s position as leader in 360-degree imaging to a new level. Over the next 12 months Oncam will be launching a further two 360-cameras in the Evolution range with better imaging and a capability of up to 12...

PSIA enables interoperability among security systems and demonstrates at ASIS 2012

The PSIA has released seven systems specifications built with broad industry support Leading access control, intrusion detection, managed service providers, physical security information management (PSIM), video, and video storage vendors demonstrated the "plug and play" interoperability of their Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA)-compliant systems today during a series of demonstrations at ASIS 2012. The demonstrations showcased the utility of PSIA's newest s...

Leading security vendors to demonstrate PSIA-compliant systems at ASIS 2012

Nine use cases will be demonstrated at ASIS 2012, including automatic discovery of equipment and systems Leading security vendors will demonstrate the interoperability of their PSIA-compliant systems, including access control, intrusion detection, video, analytics and storage and physical security information management (PSIM), at ASIS 2012. At least nine use cases based on new and existing PSIA specifications will be demonstrated at ASIS 2012, including automatic discovery o...

PSIA to demonstrate its security products at ASIS 2012

The ability to share information, on an interoperable basis, is now a reality with specifications by the PSIA ASIS 2012 will showcase an even more impressive display of system interoperability with more than a dozen companies having interoperable systems and products relying on PSIA specifications.  IP-enabled security products have been available for more than fifteen years, but have been slow to realise their true potential as interoperable devices. The ability to shar...

Physical Security Interoperability Alliance releases Area Control V1.0 specification

 Area Control v1.0 specification is the fourth system-oriented specification from PSIA The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced the release of its Area Control v1.0 specification. This specification will standardise the communication into access control and intrusion products, making them truly interoperable with the overall security system. The Area Control spec gives an integrated solution that the industry needs to optimise security operations. This is the fou...

PSIA appoints Larry Lien as its new Chairman and Marine Drive as Vice Chairman

  Lien will work with the PSIA Board to develop strategies that maintain the organisation's leadership positionThe Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA), a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, recently announced it has elected Larry Lien of Proximex as its new Chairman and Marine Drive of Honeywell as Vice Chairman."We are pleased to have two extremely strong individuals help lead our initiat...

Arecont Vision introduced compact H.264 megapixel cameras at IFSEC 2011

 Arecont Vision showcased its expanded line of lower-cost H.264 compact megapixel cameras at IFSEC 2011 Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, displayed its expanded line of lower-cost H.264 compact megapixel cameras that are half the size and a third of the weight of previous models at IFSEC 2011.The new AV3115, AV5115 and AV10015 3, 5 and 10 megapixel cameras are the latest additions joining the Arecont Vision AV1315 (1.3 megapixel) and AV28...

PSIA to demonstrate its security suite specifications at ISC West 2011

 PSIA will demonstrate the final pieces of its security suite of specifications at ISC West 2011The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) announced it will host a reception at ISC West 2011 to demonstrate the final pieces of its security suite of specifications. Arecont Vision, Hikvision, Honeywell, IQinVision, ObjectVideo, Tyco, and UTC Fire & Security will demonstrate products relying on five PSIA specifications to support systems interoperability.The reception, sponsored...

PSIA focussed on ‘market shift towards IP products’ at China Security 2010

  PSIA's Executive Director Dave Bunzel stressed on the rising trends of market shifting towards IP products The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance presented on the need for standards to attendees at China Security 2010. One of the important messages, delivered by the organisation's executive director Dave Bunzel, is that the market is shifting rapidly to IP products, which offer significant benefits in sharing critical security information.PSIA, with its systems approach to i...

Honeywell launches new initiative to increase interoperability of IP products

 Honeywell will work in alliance with other security and IT manufacturers to integrate its IP cameras and systems Honeywell announced it is developing new strategic relationships with security manufacturers to increase interoperability among third-party IP systems. Earlier this year, the company formed the Honeywell Open Technology Alliance, dedicated to sharing IP technology and forging effective collaborations. Alliance members include Arquero, IProNet, Milestone Systems, Sureview Sy...

PSIA speeds up development of IP-based specifications to increase interoperability of IP security devices

PSIA is committed to developing IP specifications for all product segments including IP video and access controlThe Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA), a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, is ramping up development of its entire range of IP-based specifications to achieve system-wide interoperability of IP security devices.PSIA is committed to developing IP specifications for all product segments inclu...

ASIS hosts extensive video surveillance and access control offerings from Samsung

SSA-R2000V vandal-resistant proximity/smart card and PIN readerSamsung Techwin America is reaffirming the goals of their Vision 2010 strategic business initiative to firmly establish Samsung as a comprehensive supplier of security systems including video surveillance and access control. In addition to highlighting its broad line of megapixel, IP-based and analogue video systems at ASIS 2010, the company is introducing several new video products and unveiling an extensive new access control produ...

Implementation of PSIA's video analytics specification to be showcased by Synectics at ASIS

"Synectics is a long-time supporter of PSIA and its systems-based approach to the development of IP standards"Synectic Systems, Inc. (Synectics), a leading supplier of integrated surveillance and security systems for specialised vertical markets, announced that it is participating in the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance's (PSIA) Interoperability Reception at the ASIS International 56th Annual Seminar & Exhibits in Dallas, Texas. Synectics' award winning Synergy™ vi...

Green security, High-Definition (HD) & IP Surveillance form the theme of CompoSec 2011

Composec will offer a series of product design solution seminars for security product manufacturersNearly 50 security component manufacturers and suppliers from around the world are exhibiting at CompoSec, the world's only event for component suppliers. The show will take place from 20 - 22 April 2011 at the Nangang Taipei World Trade Centre and will offer a series of product design solution seminars for security product manufacturers. The seminars are organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era B...

Could free Video Management Software from Milestone be the key to access low end surveillance market?

The network video surveillance market has, to date, not been successful in the low-end of the marketMilestone Systems has announced that it will start supplying XProtect Go, a free eight channel version of its video management software (VMS) platform. But what does this mean for the video surveillance industry? Free VMS is not a new phenomenon - a number of network security camera vendors supply VMS for free, bundled with their cameras. So is this announcement significant to the VMS market?Unlik...

Physical security association, PSIA, welcomes Dave Fowler as its new Chairman

As Chairman of PSIA, Fowler will serve as an advocate for interoperability in the security industryThe Physical Security Interoperability Alliance, a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, announces Dave Fowler as its new Chairman. Fowler replaces Robert Hile, who held the position for two consecutive terms. "I am honoured that I have been selected to become the next Chairman of PSIA and I am eager to follow through...

Videotec integrates PSIA protocol in ALBERT units for video analytics

Standards for networked security devices will increase market opportunities for IP-enabled solutionsVideotec joined PSIA in 2009 and since then has actively worked to gain a thorough knowledge of the protocol. Now this common language has been successfully integrated within their ALBERT units for video analytics. A prototype was shown at the ISC West exhibition at Las Vegas. All visitors at Videotec's stand saw and tried the system to remotely control the PTZ telemetry through the PSIA prot...

ISC West 2010 gets first hand demonstration of Ocularis' surveillance features

Ocularis IP software is compliant with standards from both PSIA and ONVIFMaking security professionals more productive is an essential element of effective security management, especially given today's business mandate to contain costs and optimise resources. At ISC West, On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI), the leading supplier of IP video surveillance control and management software, highlighted how exclusive features of the newly updated Ocularis IP video-centric physical secu...

GDSF Asia 2010 to educate on new technologies in IP surveillance

Global Digital Surveillance Forum highlights IP video trends, benefits and applicationsGlobal Digital Surveillance Forum (GDSF) highlights IP video trends, benefits and applications. The 9th GDSF Asia, held concurrently with SecuTech Expo 2010, brings together industry heavyweights from all over the world. Providing world-class education on IP surveillance, GDSF informs security professionals, market players and quality buyers about the changing security landscape. With a focus on IP convergence...

GDSF Asia 2010 hosts discussion on latest video standards in the surveillance industry

GDSF Asia 2010 unites the PSIA, ONVIF and HDcctv Alliance under one roof for unparalleled dialogueStandardisation is one of the hottest topics in video surveillance today. GDSF Asia 2010 unites the PSIA, ONVIF and HDcctv Alliance under one roof for unparalleled dialogue. Hear about the latest in video standards and interoperability on April 22.The panel discussion - "Video Surveillance 2.0: HD Standards and Challenges" - will be moderated by John Shih, Editorial Director of A&S mag...