Tyco Fire & Security News

Johnson Controls releases the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software

Johnson Controls, the pioneer in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and architect of the OpenBlue digital connected platforms, releases the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software. EntraPass version 8.30 features additional support for Tyco DSC PowerSeries intrusion alarm panels, including a fully functional virtual keypad, enhanced support for EntraPass web macOS functionality, cybersecurity updates and other optimisations for a more streamlined user ex...

Johnson Controls launches exacqVision Facial Matching solution and displays at NRF 2020

Johnson Controls introduces the exacqVision Facial Matching solution, an Artificial Intelligence enabled system that provides immediate notification of persons of interest who are returning to a retail business, venue, or other premise. Tyco will be displaying the solution at Booth 4142 at the NRF 2020 show in New York, January 12-14. Using highly accurate deep learning analytics, exacqVision Facial Matching serves as a “front door host,” with immediate recall of recognised visitors...

Johnson Controls secures Bahrain International Airport with CEM Systems AC2000 Airport access control solution

Johnson Controls announce that the aviation specific CEM Systems AC2000 Airport access control solution has been selected to secure the new Bahrain International Airport. The powerful CEM Systems AC2000 Airport software and industry leading CEM Systems hardware is being installed at Bahrain International Airport to ensure the highest level of integrated security and assist in controlling passenger flow across the airport. The contract was awarded by Thales and will be delivered by regional part...

A busy year: rapid mergers & acquisitions suggests more to come in 2019

A rapid string of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions as 2018 passed into 2019 suggests the physical security industry may be on the verge of a busy year of companies buying other companies. Observers have noted a large amount of investment capital currently available to be invested in security M&A, and plenty of entrepreneurial companies are looking to be acquired. Joe Grillo, CEO of ACRE, previously hinted at upcoming M&A activity for his company by the end of 2018, foreshad...

Johnson upgrades Illustra IR PTZ camera with enhanced zoom and low light capabilities

Johnson Controls developed the competitive Illustra IR PTZ camera with powerful zoom and control capabilities to handle even the most challenging lighting conditions. Illustra Flex IR PTZ indoor and outdoor cameras feature a 30x optical and 12x digital magnification to effectively resolve scene details at up to 1000 feet. The powerful IR illuminators on the outdoor model allow for a night scene illumination of up to 150m. Packaged in a bubble-free, environmentally sealed, and vandal-resistant d...

Secutech India 2018 set to open amid strong demand in security and fire safety industries

Secutech India 2018 opens this week amid growing industry demand for products in the security, fire and safety industries. The trade fair will take place in Mumbai from 5 – 7 April at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, and will provide regional buyers the opportunity to source products from some of the world’s leading safety and security brands. With India’s accelerating economic growth continuing to drive industry demand, the fair presents an ideal opportunity for leading players...

Open platform access control the focus at MercTech4 event in Miami, Florida

Open architecture in physical access control is built around Mercury Security’s access control panels, the de facto standard embraced by more than two dozen access control original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Mercury and several of its OEMs teamed up March 3-4 to present MercTech4, a conference in Miami aimed at updating security consultants about the latest developments related to the Mercury platform. MercTech4 highlighted a new generation of access control products, which are incre...

Arecont Vision's megapixel solution enhances perimeter security at BASF China facility

BASF is one of the world’s leading chemical companies. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. The company has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885 and currently is one of the largest foreign investors in the Chinese chemical industry with major investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing. Need for protection According to BASF’s Greater China Report published in 2012, local production enabl...

ASIS Europe 2016: Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Metropolitan Police Service of London announced as keynote speaker

Assistant Commissioner Rowley joins an educational programme that has been expanded to more than 50 sessions in five tracks ASIS International is pleased to announce that Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations, Metropolitan Police Service of London, will be a keynote speaker at the ASIS 15th European Security Conference and Exhibition (ASIS Europe 2016), 6 to 8 April in London, UK. Assistant Commissioner Rowley joins an educational programme that has be...

IHS offers insight into Johnson Controls & Tyco International merger, combined company to hold 5% global market share

The combined company will be known as Johnson Controls plc and it forecasts revenues of $32 billion in 2016 Johnson Controls and Tyco International announced this week plans to merge, with the deal expected to close at the end of 2016. The deal is still subject to approvals by regulators and shareholders. The combined company will be known as Johnson Controls plc and it forecasts revenues of $32 billion in 2016. Johnson Controls is a large industrial company with 130,000 empl...

Tyco integrated solution deployed by The American University

Sending your kids off to college is an exciting and nerve wracking time for any parent, and the last thing a parent wants to do is worry about the safety of his or her child. The Department of Public Safety at American University understands these concerns and prides itself on maintaining a safe and secure environment. That’s why American University invested in an integrated solution from Tyco Fire & Security comprised of a Software House C•CURE 800 access control system and an Am...

ASIS European Security Conference & Exhibition witnesses 500 visitors from 46 countries

ASIS International showcased Europe’s leading suppliers of security technology and solutions ASIS International held its 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition on 29-31 March 2015 at the Messe Frankfurt Congress Centre in Frankfurt, Germany. Almost 500 attendees from 46 countries gathered to take part in a rich programme composed of exciting networking events, key industry presentations with exceptional keynote speakers and an industry exhibition showcasi...