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Freedonia releases new study, Safety & Security Alarms, which discusses DIY home security

The rise of DIY home security is driving traditional vendors to pursue new growth strategies. Recent activity at ADT exemplifies how firms that have historically focused their business on professional monitoring are expanding to offer their own branded security equipment that users can monitor themselves without having to sign a long-term contract – a key to competing with firms like Amazon, Nest, and SimpliSafe. Freedonia’s newly published Safety & Security Alarms explores the i...

Johnson Controls launches CEM Systems AC2000 v10.2 security management system with enhanced Time & Attendance app

Johnson Controls has announced  the release of CEM Systems AC2000 v10.2, which offers new features such as an enhanced Time & Attendance application, improved Pass Design, advanced room booking with access control and additional features that increase the performance and scope of the access control system suite. AC2000 v10.2 Time Hub CEM Systems’ AC2000 Time Hub is an enhanced Time & Attendance workstation client and web application CEM Systems’ AC2000 Time Hub is an...

FiRa Consortium promotes the ‘fine ranging’ capabilities of UWB technology

For the security market, the ‘fine ranging’ capabilities of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology opens up a range of new uses based on the ability to determine the relative position and distance of two UWB-equipped devices with pinpoint accuracy – within centimetres. UWB is more accurate and secure, even in challenging environments full of interference, compared to narrow band wireless technologies. UWB technology transmits a large amount of data over short distances using a small...

Key Industry Players establish FiRa Consortium to drive seamless user experiences using Ultra-Wideband technology

Recognising the need for emerging applications to build on a strong foundation that supports interoperability among all categories of devices, four sponsor members – The ASSA ABLOY Group which includes HID Global, and NXP Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics, and Bosch, leading companies in access, secure connectivity and mobile/CE device solutions – announced the launch of the FiRa Consortium. The new coalition is designed to grow the Ultra-Wideband (UWB) ecosystem so new use cases...

Matrix secures Parekh Integrated Services with its video management software solution

Parekh Integrated Services Pvt. Ltd (PISPL) is in the business of providing high-quality logistics services that give customers a competitive advantage in the Indian market. Established in 1981, PISPL is a one-stop shop logistics and supply chain service provider in India offering storage and distribution services, freight forwarding, transportation, information technology and cold chain management solutions along with other value added services to multiple industry verticals. Video surveillan...

Connexin wins IoT Breakthrough award for smart city deployment of the year

Home-grown technology firm Connexin has been announced winners of the IoT Breakthrough Award for Smart City Deployment of the Year, for the Newcastle Smart Road pilot. This year’s awards program attracted more than 3,500 global nominations covering a range of categories, including industrial and enterprise IoT, smart city, connected home, home automation and connected car. Connexin fought off stiff competition to join an impressive array of companies winning awards from other categories i...

Airbus and Samsung partner to establish next-gen terminal and platforms for professional users

Airbus and Samsung have agreed on a partnership to establish next-generation terminal and collaboration platforms for professional users in Germany. This solution intends to facilitate German public safety’s future multimedia communications. Both partners will use their competencies in order to create secure end-to-end solutions based on Long Term Evolution (LTE) technologies. As police officers, firefighters, paramedics and industrial workers expect secure and easy-to-use multimedia comm...

Secutech Vietnam 2018 showcases innovations in security, fire safety & rescue and smart solutions

Ho Chi Minh City welcomes Vietnam’s largest trade fair for the safety, security and fire sectors this week, as security industry stakeholders from around the world gather at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center for the 11th edition of Secutech Vietnam. The rising security requirements of Vietnam’s commercial and residential property sectors have set the stage for a fruitful three days of business at the show, which takes place from 16 – 18 August 2018. A new zone showca...

Gradiant showcases latest launch of biometric signature technology at CES 2018

For the first time, industrial water treatment solutions firm Gradiant takes part in the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018, the international fair with the greatest impact in the consumer technologies industry. Hand-in-hand with ICEX, Gradiant showcases in Las Vegas biometric solutions for digital on boarding and KYC processes, and biometric login on mobile devices. Dynamic Signature Verification With its own space within the Eureka Park, Gradiant presents in Las Vegas the integration of Dy...

Samsung selects Suprema's BioSign mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm

Suprema, a global provider of biometrics and identity solutions, has announced that the company's BioSign mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm has been selected by Samsung for the Galaxy J5 2017 and Galaxy A7 (for SK Telecom) smartphone models. Partnering with Egis Technology, a Taiwan-based sensor provider, Suprema provides its integrated solution to global smartphone manufacturers. AI technology supports biometrics Suprema introduced BioSign 2.0 in February at the Mobile World Congres...

Kwikset locks on Samsung SmartThings or Wink platform integrated to enable voice controlled locking with Amazon Alexa

The SmartCode 916 features Kwikset’s patent-pending SecureScreen technology Kwikset, brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc, Hardware and Home Improvement Division, a provider of residential security, announced that homeowners using Samsung SmartThings or Wink to control their Kwikset SmartCode 910, 912, 914 and 916 electronic locks can now ask Alexa-enabled devices to lock their deadbolts. This feature is a result of a new API launch from Amazon tha...

Pro-Vision launches latest product catalogue featuring CCTV, Access Control and Public Address equipment

Latest products from Bosch, Dallmeier, IDIS, Panasonic, Pelco and Samsung Wisenet are included in the publication Pro-Vision, the UK distributor of security equipment has recently launched its latest 216 page product catalogue (dated March 2017) featuring the very best in branded CCTV, Access Control and Public Address equipment. David Westwood, External Sales Manager for Pro-Vision told us, “The very latest products from Bosch, Dallmeier, IDIS, Panasonic, Pelco and Sam...