Tyco Integrated Security News

How NERC/CIP compliance is boosting US power grid security

Protecting power grids is essential to deliver electricity that serves millions of consumers. Transmission substations are a component of the power infrastructure that presents unique security challenges. These important facilities often sit out in the open, in remote locations, and were historically protected by little more than cameras or chain-link fences. Much of the current concern about securing electrical substations in the United States originated in response to a 2013 sniper attack, us...

What will be the big news at ISC WEST 2017?

The minutes are counting down to one of the biggest security industry trade shows of the 2017 calendar. Expectations are high going into ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas: Last year’s show was very well attended and highlighted lots of new technologies. Looking ahead to this year’s show, we wanted to get the Expert Panel Roundtable’s take on what news will dominate the show. So we asked our panel: What do you expect to be the big news at ISC West 2017?

What are the security industry’s newest buzzwords?

Changes in our industry’s technologies are reflected in the language we use. Over the years, more than one industry trend has been tied to associated buzzwords – for better or worse. As the technologies change, so does the language. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the industry’s newest “buzzwords” and what do they reflect about the changing market?

SourceSecurity.com's top 10 expert panel roundtable discussions in 2016

SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel covered a lot of ground in 2016 about a variety of topics in our Roundtable discussions. The very most-clicked-on Roundtable discussion in 2016 was about how to choose between a cloud-based system and a server-based system. Other hot topics that made the Top-10 list of Roundtable discussions included edge-based video storage, the challenges of commoditisation, and mistakes customers make when buying and installing security systems. Here is...

Fast-paced change impacts panoramic and megapixel camera market

2016 was a year of fast-paced changes in the market for video surveillance, especially for higher-resolution and panoramic cameras. We spoke with Scott Schafer, Arecont Vision’s Executive Vice President, for his thoughts on 2016 and the year ahead.   SourceSecurity.com: Did your predictions for 2016 match up with what you thought back at the end of 2015? How has the intervening year changed the thoughts? Scott Schafer: Looking back on our predictions for industry trends...

Cloud video, predictive maintenance & emergency preparedness top security trends for 2017

Three key trends will continue dominating the security industry looking ahead to 2017 – cloud video, predictive maintenance and emergency preparedness.   Cloud video The continued integration of cloud and hosted video into security programmes offers a lot of benefits for customers. The convenience of remotely viewing video footage in real-time or historic footage has been a great benefit to our customers and provides significant business intelligence. It helps with ever...

How can integrators and end users stay informed about the changing technology landscape?

In a fast-moving market like physical security, sharing information is an essential component of growth. However, there often seems to be more information available than an integrator or end user could ever digest and put to use. How does one go about finding the information he or she needs in an environment that can seem to be drowning in information (sometimes the wrong information). We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to share their strategies and suggestions. Specifically, we...

Who should be ‘In the Room’ when deciding to buy security systems?

We in the physical security market tend to watch closely how the buying decision is made. If anything, the buying process has become more complex in recent years. We have seen the impact of security systems extending beyond the core security department, and with greater impact come more stakeholders. “Buying by committee” is more the rule than the exception, and the committee is getting rather large in some situations. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Who should be...

Percepto demonstrates future of perimeter protection with autonomous drones

The future of drones in the security and safety industry is sooner than you think. Tyco Integrated Security and Percepto offered a glimpse of that future at ASIS 2016: Autonomous drones that can patrol a perimeter 24 hours a day, seven days a week, managed remotely and able to perform multiple tasks on-site. The technology was developed by Israeli-based Percepto, based on innovation with roots in the Israeli military. Percepto has sharpened its focus on computer vision and applied it to allow d...

ASIS 2016 Day 2 highlights: New product releases, technology innovations & data

The ASIS show has not traditionally been a big forum for new product introductions -- those happen mostly at ISC West in the spring. Even so, there is plenty of technology to see at this year's show, and many exhibitors now say the products they were talking about last spring are now ready to ship. On Day Two of the show, it seems a lot of the attendees are ready, too. Video camera technology The technologies of video cameras march on, and Hanwha Techwin America has embraced the new H.265 cod...

Tyco Integrated Security to present advanced security solutions at ASIS 2016

At ASIS 2016, Tyco Integrated Security will also unveil recent projects developed through the Tyco Innovation Tel Aviv global innovation center Tyco Integrated Security, a security systems integrator, will attend ASIS International’s 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Orlando, Florida, from September 12 through September 14, 2016. During the event, the company will showcase a number of security solutions at its booth, #1600, and unveil recent projects developed through...

Tyco Integrated Security and EyeLock Partner to enhance biometric technology offering

Iris Identity Authentication Technology expands TycoIS access control portfolio with EyeLock Tyco Integrated Security (TycoIS), one of the leading security systems integrator, today announced it will partner with EyeLock LLC, one of the market leaders of iris-based identity authentication solutions, to offer Iris Identity Authentication Technology to its customers.Through this partnership, TycoIS will help provide its high-security customers with the additi...