UTC Fire & Security News

Alula appoints Warren Hill as Director of Partner Development so reinforce the importance of the dealer channel

Alula, a provider of smart home security and automation systems for professional installers, announced the addition of Warren Hill as Director of Partner Development. In this role, Hill will continue to drive the company’s engagement within the professional dealer channel and deepen Alula’s partnerships within the smart home security industry. Hill joins Alula from UTC Fire & Security, a division of United Technologies, where he spent nearly a decade in various leadership roles....

Addressing the latest in fire safety and disaster prevention in Taiwan and APAC at Fire & Safety, Secutech 2020

Fire & Safety, concurrently held with Secutech Taiwan April 2020, will have international and local manufacturers showcasing products and solutions for best practices in fire safety for various verticals as well as effective disaster prevention and mitigation technologies. Countries from the APAC region is expected to see an increase in fire safety demands as increase in infrastructure developments requires both in pass and active fire safety equipment. Government regulation also plays a ma...

Further acquisitions in the pipeline for parent company ACRE

One of the biggest recent security divestitures in the news was the sale of Mercury Security to HID Global, which occurred around a year ago. The seller in that transaction was ACRE (Access Control Related Enterprises), also the parent company of Vanderbilt and ComNet. We recently spoke to founder and CEO Joe Grillo, a 30-year industry veteran, about the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, ACRE’s future, and new opportunities opened up by the Mercury sale. Q: What’s new wit...

Security Essen 2018 witnessed 950 exhibitors from 43 countries to showcase innovations to over 36,000 visitors

Security Essen 2018 presented itself as the international source of inspiration for the industry. 950 exhibitors from 43 countries showed their innovations for increased safety and convenience to over 36,000 trade visitors from 125 nations at Messe Essen on topics ranging from cyber security to innovations for building security and new solutions for the protection of valuables. The representatives of the companies, associations and institutions were in great demand as discussion partners. There...

Bellit Security adopts Interlogix’s ZeroWire and UltraSync smart home technologies

The latest generation ZeroWire and UltraSync technologies from Interlogix, a brand represented by UTC Fire & Security UK Ltd in the United Kingdom, are the solutions being used by leading security provider Bellit Security. UltraSync’s app-controlled and ZeroWire’s wireless packages bring together intruder, video and home automation features and add the advantage of 24/7 control via the user’s mobile phone. Bellit Security Managing Director Daniel Halenko believes they are...

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 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...

SourceSecurity.com’s 10 most clicked articles posted in 2016

Again in 2016, the most well-trafficked articles posted at SourceSecurity.com tended to be those that addressed timely and important issues in the security marketplace. In the world of digital publishing, it’s easy to know what content resonates with the market: Our readers tell us with their actions; i.e., where they click.   Let’s look back at the Top 10 articles we posted in 2016 that generated the most page views. They are listed in order here with the author&r...

UTC Fire & Security UK releases new analogue and digital linear heat detection systems at IFSEC 2016

UTC Fire & Security will be demonstrating the Kidde Alarmline II systems at stand G1300 at IFSEC Kidde Alarmline® II linear heat detection system is a powerful new version of UTC’s popular and long-established Kidde Alarmline linear heat detection offering. Alarmline II offers improved installation options for challenging environments, easier configuration and alarm point location, and will be on display at the IFSEC International in London on June 21-23. Digit...

IFSEC international to launch a Borders & Infrastructure area in 2017

IFSEC Borders & Infrastructure will be a dedicated event strategically placed within the main body of the IFSEC exhibition IFSEC International, organised by UBM EMEA, have today announced the introduction in 2017 of the new Borders & Infrastructure Exhibition area, directly focusing on large scale security challenges including border control, national infrastructure, transport and key strategic assets. Supported by the BSIA and LPCB, IFSEC Borders & Infrastructure...

UTC’s TruPortal 1.7.1 with elevator integration showcased at IFSEC 2016

TruPortal 1.7.1 delivers key features that help users manage their people, property and assets more efficiently UTC Fire & Security UK Ltd. will be showcasing the new features introduced with the latest update to the TruPortal access control system at IFSEC International June 21-23 in London. TruPortal is a web-based, multi-building solution, which offers mobile device applications for remote management, video surveillance and mustering. TruPortal 1.7.1 delivers key featu...

IFSEC 2016: Engineers of Tomorrow annual competition for fire & security apprentice engineers now fully-booked

64 of fire and security industry’s young engineers will head to IFSEC 2016 to put their skills against each other in live installation challenge IFSEC International, organised by UBM EMEA, have recently announced that all places on the prestigious Engineers of Tomorrow annual competition are now filled. 64 of the fire and security industry’s brightest young engineers will head to IFSEC International over the 21-23 June 2016 to put their skills against each other in...