UTC Climate Controls & Security News

GSX 2018 day one reflects consolidation and acquisiton

The Global Security Exchange (GSX) seems smaller this year, which is not surprising given the absence on the show floor of several big companies such as Hikvision and ASSA ABLOY (although their subsidiary HID Global has a big booth). A trend affecting the number of companies exhibiting at GSX 2018, and other trade shows, is industry consolidation, which is impacting the show even beyond the fewer exhibitors this year in Las Vegas. GSX is the new branding for the trade show formerly kno...

Edwards unveils Genesis LED G1 series of wall-mounted horns, strobes and horn/strobes at GSX 2018

Edwards introduces the next generation of Genesis notification appliances, offering installation flexibility and ultra-low electric current draws. The new energy-efficient Genesis LED G1 series of compact wall-mounted horns, strobes and horn/strobes will debut at Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Las Vegas, Sept. 23-27. Edwards is part of UTC Climate Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. With minimised current draw, building owners can expect lower installed costs as syst...

UTC Climate agrees to acquire S2 Security for providing enhanced solutions across the world

UTC Climate, Controls & Security has agreed to acquire S2 Security, a developer of unified security and video management solutions. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a provider of fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration systems, and is a unit of United Technologies Corp. Enhanced service capabilities "This move is well aligned with our strategic focus to grow our core business and increase innovation," said Alex Hou...

Lenel’s OnGuard’s enhancements focus on unification, mobility, cybersecurity and cloud compatibility

Lenel, a provider in advanced security systems, offers an extensive set of new features and utilities with the introduction of OnGuard version 7.5. The enhanced OnGuard 7.5 access control solution deepens Lenel’s focus on unification, mobility, cybersecurity and cloud compatibility with platform updates, including enriched browser clients and a next-generation visitor management suite - all adding to its already substantial capabilities. Lenel is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Securit...

Lenel provides OnGuard access control system to keep the annual Little League Baseball World Series safe and secure

Every summer, teams from around the world gather in South Williamsport, Pa., for one of baseball’s great classics – the annual Little League Baseball World Series. And for the 20th consecutive year, Lenel provides systems and services to help keep the iconic youth baseball event safe and secure for players, coaches, officials and fans. Lenel is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. Teams from eight international and eight U.S. regions will...

U.S. President signs government ban on Hikvision and Dahua video surveillance

The U.S. Congress has voted on, and the President has signed, a ban on government uses of video surveillance equipment produced by two of the world’s top manufacturers – Hikvision and Dahua. The provision is buried in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives on July 26 and the Senate on August 1. The President signed the NDAA into law on August 13. The provision was originally introduced as an amendment to...

Lenel provides LifeSafety Power’s ProWire systems for Onguard-connected devices

Lenel, a provider of advanced security systems, is making available LifeSafety Power’s ProWire Unified Power Systems for Lenel OnGuard-connected devices. ProWire is an innovative, next-generation access system that integrates power and panels and is pre-wired for system power, lock power and communication to eliminate hours of installation labour. Available with capabilities for Lenel OnGuard power monitoring, ProWire’s real-time data monitors the performance of network-connected p...

UTC Fire & Security UK unveils new Interlogix TruVision camera models at IFSEC 2017

UTC Fire & Security UK will be featuring new additions to the Interlogix TruVision camera range at the IFSEC security exhibition in London, June 20-22, stand G1300. UTC Fire & Security UK Ltd. and Interlogix are part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. UTC TruVision PTZ units The new TruVision 1080p HD-TVI PTZ units feature over-the-coax telemetry control that allows existing analogue cameras to be easily replaced without the need for additional...

Lenel to sell Milestone Systems VMS through Lenel Value Added Reseller channel in North America

Milestone Systems has also been a member of the Lenel Open Access Alliance Programme since 2011 Lenel, a provider of advanced security systems for over 20 years, announced that it will begin selling Milestone Systems video management software (VMS) solutions directly through the Lenel Value Added Reseller (VAR) channel in North America. This alliance will reduce the total cost of ownership for users by offering both the Lenel OnGuard access control and the Milestone XProtect V...

Lenel and Interlogix to showcase access control solutions with mobile credentials at ISC West 2017

The BlueDiamond mobile ecosystem is a complete cloud-based service with a smartphone app and Bluetooth readers Mobile devices are changing how people access hotel rooms, office buildings and even their homes. At the forefront of the movement to make security products more accessible on the go, brands like Lenel and Interlogix are delivering innovative mobile solutions that add to end-user convenience, safety, and security. Both brands, alongside Supra and Onity, will be on-han...

Mercury Security names Lenel Platinum Premier partner for collaboration on open access control solutions

To recognise their business relationship, Mercury has named Lenel it’s first-ever Platinum Premier partner Since 1995, Lenel, a provider of advanced security systems, and Mercury Security, a leader in the supply of OEM access control hardware, have collaborated to deliver innovative, open access control solutions to security professionals around the globe. To recognise this significant and long-established business relationship, Mercury has named Lenel it’s first-...

Interlogix introduces TruVision Navigator 7: Complete security system management

TruVision Navigator 7 now works seamlessly with Interlogix TruPortal™ access control systems and IFS® network switches Interlogix, a provider of security and life-safety solutions, introduces TruVision® Navigator 7, the latest release of its video management software. TruVision Navigator 7 now works seamlessly with Interlogix TruPortal™ access control systems and IFS® network switches – allowing end users to manage their entire security system fro...