Tyco Fire & Security News

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...

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...

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...

Costs, usability, and support among access control challenges

Access control can sometimes get overshadowed by video surveillance Technology is shifting rapidly in the access control market, but another obstacle is the need to communicate the value of the technology to users. Specifically, access control can sometimes get overshadowed by video surveillanceas it competes for a share of the customer’s security dollars. From a pure security standpoint, electronic access control is better suited than video surveillance to keeping...

American Dynamics and Software House upgrade security system at TSYS

Each of the facilities with Intellex unit can review video from any of the similarly equipped sites by using the TSYS WAN In the middle of the night, something breaks an infrared beam protecting the perimeter of a critical data centre for the United Kingdom operations of TSYS, the largest third-party processor of international card payments. Immediately, halogen lamps on top of the building light the area. The access control system records an alarm and displays the camera with...

CNL Software partners with Tyco Fire & Security for security management project in the UAE

Tyco UAE will provide CNL’s IPSecurityCenter PSIM to manage a wide range of security systems CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, has partnered for an iconic security management project with Tyco Fire & Security UAE, who specialise in turnkey solutions including design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Fire Protection and Fire Detection Systems, as well as state-of-the-art Security and Integrated...

American Dynamics Intellex keeps watch over customers and employees at Lincoln Park

Intellex DVMS finds missing bags and money and validates employees’ attendance at Lincoln Park Just as with many gaming environments, Lincoln Park, a casino and racetrack (“racino”) just outside of Providence, R.I., has always placed a high value on security. Four years ago, to meet the regulations of the state’s lottery commission, the racino moved from using VCR tapes to a fully digital video management system (DVMS). Today, to support a substantial...