Tyco International News

The Security Event 2019: a new security event to reconnect UK commercial security industry

There is a new event on the calendar for the security industry in 2019: The Security Event 2019, 9-11 April, at NEC, Birmingham. For additional details and a preview of the new trade show and conference, we spoke with Tristan Norman, Founding Partner and Event Director, The Security Event. Q: It seems recently that some trade shows have been on the decline in terms of exhibit size and attendance. Why does the physical security industry need another trade show? Norman: I think there are numer...

Johnson Controls announces Frontline Security Solutions as winner of the 2018 C-CURE Partner of the Year Award

Frontline Security Solutions has won the 2018 C-CURE Partner of the Year Award. The award was presented to Chris Masters, Director of Frontline Security Solutions, by Gordon Morrison, GB Sales Director for the Tyco access control and video brands, at the C-CURE Enterprise Partner Appreciation Dinner which took place on 28th November at Boisdale of Canary Wharf. It was also announced at the dinner, which was attended by representatives from many of the UK’s leading security system integrat...

Cyber Security comes to the fore with the unveiling of C•CURE 9000 web-based access management portal

“With C•CURE 9000 at the heart of so many high security solutions, it is not surprising that end-users want to be kept informed on any emerging cyber threats and how we are dealing with them,” said Gordon Morrison, GB Sales Director for the Tyco access control and video brands. “In this respect the well-established Tyco Cyber Protection Program, which we see as part of our long-term' holistic approach to supplying customers with quality solutions, is helping us maintain a...

Has consolidation shifted to the security integrator/installer market?

Consolidation – a decrease in the number of companies in a market achieved through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) – has been an important trend among manufacturers in the physical security market for many years. More recently, the trend has also appeared to extend to the integrator market. Larger integrators have been buying up other large integrators; in some cases, they have also been buying up smaller, regional integrators to expand their geographic coverage area. We wondered...

IFSEC Global confirms stellar judging panel for ‘Top influencers in Security and Fire 2018'

IFSEC Global has announced that Microsoft CSO Mike Howard, security consultant Don Randall MBE and Baroness Neville-Jones, chair of the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), star on a 30-strong judging panel for its ‘Top influencers in Security and Fire 2018.’ Lead judge Grant Lecky, co-founder of the Security Partners Forum, drew on his extensive contacts network to appoint a diverse line-up of judges. He said: “Many of these judges were appointed based on strong recomm...

Johnson Controls introduces Illustra Flex 3MP Compact Mini-Dome for discrete settings

Johnson Controls introduces the Illustra Flex 3MP Compact Mini-Dome, a hard-working, outdoor quality day/night camera that can produce HD-quality images in low light conditions, and is small enough to fit seamlessly into discrete settings, whether it’s a retail store, bank, or healthcare facility. Illustra Flex 3MP Compact Mini-Dome Like other Illustra Flex cameras, the 3MP Compact Mini-Dome goes beyond H.264 and H.265 for bandwidth management via its powerful Illustra® IntelliZip co...

Software House C-CURE 9000 now integrates with Allegion's Schlage wireless locks

Allegion, a provider of security products and solutions, and Software House, a prominent security software brand from Johnson Controls, are now providing customers with a cost-effective and scalable access control solution. The latest integration seamlessly pairs the Schlage® LE and NDE wireless locks with Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system. Previous integrations include the Schlage AD series locks.  Electronic access control with smart credentials &l...

Intersec 2018 prepares for 20th anniversary edition in Dubai

Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens its doors in January 2018 in Dubai. Intersec 2018 exhibitors and visitors The 20th anniversary edition will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countries, while over 31,000 visitors from 128 countries are expected to attend as they seek the latest solutions across seven show sections of Commercial Security, Fire &...

ASIS 2017 Day 1: Surveillance companies moving beyond integration

ASIS 2017 was off to a strong start on Tuesday, presenting a new wave of innovation to the U.S. security end user community. Many attendees to the Dallas show are well-placed in their companies to influence or direct the purchase of security products and equipment, and exhibitors sought to impress them with a range of new and enhanced options. Moving from integration to unification In general, the ASIS show has a quieter, less frantic feel than the spring ISC West show in Las Vegas. Conversat...

Johnson Controls introduces Software House iSTAR Ultra LT network door controller

Johnson Controls introduces the iSTAR Ultra LT Door Controller from Software House, a special edition iSTAR Ultra door controller that provides a full IP architecture and enterprise level features for small to mid-sized access control deployments. Centralised access control decision processing iSTAR Ultra LT centralizes all access control decision processing and secures network communications while allowing end users to use existing infrastructure and Power over Ethernet capabilities to reduce...

Arecont Vision surveillance cameras secure Ottawa School District

The Ottawa Elementary School District is in Ottawa, Illinois, a river town 80 miles southwest of Chicago. The district consists of five schools, the campuses of which include Jefferson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, McKinley Elementary School, Shepherd Middle Schools, and the Jefferson Elementary “Art House” building.   In the spring of 2015 a variety of issues caused the schools’ administration to determine that they needed a surveillance syst...

ISC WEST 2017 panel: The Future of Priority Response

The panel will feature experts from law enforcement, technology, defence and security, including priority response The Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response (PPVAR) has announced it will host the Future of Priority Response panel discussion at ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas. The panel will feature experts from law enforcement, technology, defence and security and will discuss many aspects of priority response and verified alarms, including future technologies, industry...