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Johnson Controls deploys its integrated security solution to safeguard Otopeni Henri Airport – Bucharest Nord Railway Link

Compania Naţională de Căi Ferate ‘CFR’ - SA, the state railway carrier of Romania, has invested in an integrated security and safety solution from Johnson Controls, to protect passengers travelling on a new railway link, connecting the Otopeni Henri Coandă International Airport to Bucharest Nord main railway station, in Bucharest, Romania. Securing Bucharest’s new rail link The 2.95 km rail link, which was planned to facilitate the large number of fans travelling from the int...

Johnson Controls announces the launch of Tyco Software House iSTAR Ultra G2 door controller

Johnson Controls, the pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announces the launch of its Tyco Software House iSTAR Ultra G2, a next-generation door controller designed for cyber resiliency, providing customers with faster processing power, advanced enterprise functionality and the building blocks needed for future expansion. Ideal for mid-size to large scale deployments in higher education, healthcare, government, data centre, industrial and manufacturing facilities, the iSTAR Ul...

Johnson Controls announces the launch of Tyco Illustra Pro Gen4 Edge-AI mini-domes

Johnson Controls, the pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings has announced the launch of Tyco Illustra Pro Gen4 2MP, 4MP and 8MP Edge-AI mini-domes. These latest mini-domes are part of an ever-increasing portfolio of IP cameras that focus on delivering AI classifications, customisable rules and accurate event notification at the edge, while still maintaining the core attributes of ease of installation and enhanced cyber security. Light commercial organisations “Edge-AI is...

Johnson Controls combine the power of victor with VideoEdge intelligence in their VideoEdge 2U High Capacity Network Video Recorder

Johnson Controls, the global company for smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions and architect of the OpenBlue digital platforms, has announced a powerful recording solution to meet demanding requirements with its VideoEdge 2U High Capacity Network Video Recorder. This solution combines the powerful capabilities of victor with the intelligence of VideoEdge NVRs, fuelled by Tyco Artificial Intelligence, for video management that provides actionable insights to save time, money and live...

Vector Flow integrates physical security platform with the C•CURE 9000 security solution from Johnson Controls

Vector Flow, an innovator of AI and data-driven physical security solutions, announces integration with the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management solution from Johnson Controls. The integration allows customers to manage personnel, automate physical access assignments more efficiently by leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make recommendations on access needed. The integration also optimises the configuration of physical security devices managed by C•CUR...

PSIA announces Secure Credential Interoperability initiative and SCI Work Group for its development

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced its Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) initiative and a working group to advance its development.  “The physical access control industry has demonstrated a need for a universally compatible secure credential and we believe that we have found a simple, yet elegant solution to address this with SCI,” said Mohammad Soleimani, CTO of Kastle Systems and Chairman of the SCI Work Group.  SCI Work Group M...

Johnson Controls makes C-One2 mobile terminals from Coppernic available for the C•CURE Go Reader

Johnson Controls, the provider of smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, and architect of the OpenBlue digital connected platforms announce the availability of the new C-One2 mobile terminals from Coppernic for the innovative Tyco Software House C•CURE Go Reader. C•CURE Go is an application that extends the capabilities of the C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with portable, secure access control functionality, even in remote or disconnected areas. Ideal mobil...

Johnson Controls announces an integration with Tyco Kantech EntraPass and StoneLock GO for touchless authentication

Johnson Controls, the provider of smart and sustainable buildings and the architect of OpenBlue digital platforms, is announcing the integration with Tyco Kantech EntraPass and StoneLock GO for opt-in ‘faceless’ recognition, designed to protect users by safeguarding their privacy without the use of photographs, while eliminating the need to physically touch the reader. Combining StoneLock GO with Kantech EntraPass security management software offers a completely contactless, univers...

Johnson Controls launches Tyco Illustra Insight access management solution for work environment

Johnson Controls, the pioneer for smart and sustainable buildings, launches Tyco Illustra Insight, an intelligent frictionless access management solution for work environments where there is a requirement for a high level of security without disrupting the constant flow of employees, contractors and visitors. The solution offers an unobtrusive, stress free way for authorised people to smoothly move around buildings, places and spaces, and yet provides security personnel with a highly effective...

Johnson Controls acquires Qolsys, Inc. to enhance its smart building solutions portfolio

Johnson Controls has announced it has acquired the remaining stake of Qolsys Inc., a globally renowned residential and commercial security and smart-home manufacturer, after owning a majority stake in the company since 2014. Smart building solutions expert Qolsys enhances Johnson Controls global innovation platform, delivering next generation security and smart building solutions. The Qolsys founders and leadership team will remain in Silicon Valley (San Jose, California), assuming key roles i...

PSA adds Johnson Controls’ Tyco Cloud services to the Managed Security Service Provider Program (MSSP)

PSA, the consortium of professional systems integrators, announces the addition of Tyco Cloud to its Managed Security Service Provider Program (MSSP). Tyco Cloud is a cloud-based physical security management suite from Johnson Controls developed for video surveillance, access control, intelligence, and integration services on an open and modern micro services architecture. “Tyco Cloud has more than 20 years of experience providing cloud-based security services,” said Tim Brooks, PSA...

Johnson Controls release Illustra Pro Gen3 Bullet Camera with smart wide dynamic range

Johnson Controls has added to its successful Illustra Pro camera family with the Illustra Pro Gen3 Bullet, featuring new Smart Wide Dynamic Range that optimises video quality while minimising configuration time. Available with standard or telephoto lens and in megapixel resolutions of 3MP and 4K, the Pro Gen3 Bullet provides customers with a selection of video images to match their operational requirements and is ideal for a wide variety of deployments in both medium and large-sized facilities....

Tyco launches a video support portal to provide technical support to its users

Tyco, the security brand of Johnson Controls, launches a new video support portal which offers a comprehensive and easy to use one-stop resource for installers, system integrators and distributors who may require technical support for American Dynamics and Illustra video solutions. Visitors to the support portal are able to raise a support ticket for any product under warranty or use a Live Chat facility to instantly connect with a member of the video technical support team based at Tyco’...

Universal Security wins the Johnson Controls’ C-CURE 2019 partner of the year award

Universal Security Systems Limited has won the 2019 C-CURE Enterprise Partner of the Year Award. The Award was presented to Alex Deal, Operations Director of Universal Security Systems, by Gordon Morrison, GB Sales Director for the Johnson Controls’ Tyco access control and video brands, at the C-CURE Enterprise Partner Appreciation Dinner, which took place on 15th January at Boisdale of Canary Wharf. User-friendly access control platform “We enjoyed significant sales growth during...

Johnson Controls announces C•CURE 9000 and victor VMS platforms receive UL- 2610 certification

Johnson Controls announces that its Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 v2.8 and Tyco American Dynamics victor 5.4.1 are the first platforms to be officially certified as meeting new third-party security standards from UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for on-premise commercial security systems. UL- 2610, which provides standards for Commercial Premises Security Alarm Units and Systems, updates the requirements for this technology to include cybersecurity provisions and cloud functionality. UL&rs...

Qumulex seeks to simplify the integrator community’s transition to the cloud

Qumulex is a new startup with a mission to provide physical security integrators a transition path to embrace the technology of the cloud and a subscription-based business model. Qumulex’s products seek to provide capabilities to embrace the cloud without an integrator having to turn their back completely on the ‘transactional revenue’ of installing new systems. As the transition happens, Qumulex offers a product line that supports any mix of systems from on-premises to the cl...

Camden promotes David Price to Vice President, Communications and Corporate Development

Camden Door Controls, global provider of door activation, control and locking products, is pleased to announce the promotion of David Price to the position of Vice President, Communications and Corporate Development. David joined Camden Door Controls as Marketing Manager in 2010 and has been instrumental in the rapid growth of the company since that time. Door solutions expert In his new position, Price will continue to manage all internal and external corporate communications, Camden’s...

exacqVision integrates with Percolata to create customised computer vision and predictive analytics for retailers

exacqVision now integrates with Percolata to form an integrated solution using data from employees, traffic sensors, marketing calendars, historical information, and video from exacqVision’s VMS to create customised computer vision and advance predictive analytics. Retail businesses and malls can benefit from the integration with reliable and actionable data to recalibrate business decisions that increase sales. Features for physical retail stores The integration provides powerful featur...

Tyco launches campaign to encourage more installers to sign up to its partner programs

Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls, has launched a campaign to encourage more installers to sign up to its partner programs which are designed to help identify new business opportunities and ensure end-users achieve maximum benefit from their investment in an integrated electronic security solution. “Feedback from the marketplace indicates that many small to medium size installers believe that manufacturers’ partner programs are ‘closed shops’ and t...

Johnson Controls announces Tyco cloud to encourage its users to use cloud services

Johnson Controls announces Tyco Cloud, a new cloud-based security suite developed to help customers move costly and complex security infrastructure for access control and video surveillance to the cloud. With Tyco Cloud, organisations can reduce costs, improve enterprise security management and scale security operations on demand, providing unlimited possibilities to deliver security services over the internet. Accelerating digital transformation Tyco Cloud empowers this digital transformatio...

Cybersecurity: when cybersecurity meets physical security

As physical security systems increasingly resemble the architecture of an IT (information technology) network, the cybersecurity risks are increasing. Sometimes hacks in physical security go unrecognised because of poor detection. Here's part two of our Cybersecurity series.  Going forward, the physical security industry should adopt the same principles as the information security market, embracing new elements such as risk assessment and certifications. A change in culture is needed to al...

Alcatraz AI’s facial authentication enables frictionless access control

Effective access control can be achieved without the use of cards using a new generation of secure facial authentication enabled by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Alcatraz AI is introducing a system that deploys a sensing device, about the size of a badge reader, with multiple colour and infrared cameras that can detect facial features and confirm an identity. Real-time 3D facial mapping avoids anyone using a photograph, video or mask to spoof the system and confirms there is a r...

Tyco to launch a wide range of access control, intrusion and video products at The Security Event 2019

Visitors to The Security Event will be among the first to see live demonstrations of some of the latest products to be launched by Tyco, the security division of Johnson Controls. A wide range of access control, intrusion and video products from the American Dynamics, Exacq, Illustra, Bentel, CEM Systems, DSC, Kantech, Software House and Visonic brands, which are supplied under the Tyco umbrella, will be on show on stand SE102. These include: Access control credential iotega, an all-in-one sm...

WBE announces names of its founding partners for The Security Event 2019

The Security Event has built a platform which is truly designed by the industry, for the industry, with game-changing collaborations with manufacturers, distributors, service providers, associations and industry leaders, industry media and complementary events. Spearheading this approach, a truly outstanding group of global companies has been selected from a range of disciplines to help shape this game-changing new exhibition. The Security Event is proud to have support of its ten founding part...