Physical Security Interoperability Alliance News

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...