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ASSA ABLOY integrates IP-enabled access control locks with Viscount Systems’ Freedom Access Control

ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, announced the integration of its IP-enabled PoE (Power over Ethernet) and WiFi access control locks with Viscount Systems’ open platform, web-based security management solution: Freedom Access Control. The IP integration offers end-users more options for expanding their physical security system easily and affordably using IP-enabled locks from ASSA ABLOY Group brands CORBIN RUSSWIN and SARGENT. The IP-enabled range include locks t...

ASSA ABLOY announces partnerships and software integrations at ISC West 2018

ASSA ABLOY, global door opening solutions provider, has announced several new and exciting partnerships that provide integrators with security solutions to create new opportunities for collaboration with both existing and potential clients. Software integrations The new partnerships include: Averics, BluB0X, Dot Origin, Identiv and Viscount. In addition, ASSA ABLOY is also collaborating with select access control partners to ensure easy integration of its PIV-enabled WiFi and PoE locks with ac...

WaveLynx Technologies announces release of SIA-Standard OSDP Access Reader

WaveLynx Technologies, a developer of customisable physical security readers and credentialing, announced the release of their newest wall mount access reader to their Ethos product portfolio. The Ethos product line are the first access readers manufactured to leverage the full extent of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) V2.1.7 specification with the use of Secure Channel-encrypted communication and remote upgrade and maintenance capabilities....

Should marketers seek to leverage violent incidents?

When a big security breach occurs, the phones start ringing at security companies, or so the expectation goes. The nature of security is that it takes a security breach, or even a high-profile tragedy, to convince managers of the need for security technology. When a school shooting occurs, schools take note. When terrorism strikes a soft target, other vulnerable institutions notice. Same for hospitals and airports and even nightclubs. When an event occurs, it gets attention that could translate...

Joint Commission accreditation impacts healthcare security upgrades

 Part 11 of our Security in Healthcare series The Joint Commission’s mission is to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders Compliance with Joint Commission accreditation can impact hospital and healthcare safety and security decisions, and can even drive security system improvements at healthcare facilities. An independent, not-for-profit organisation, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21...

Vidsys & partners launch Safe City Technology Consortium at ASIS International 2016

Vidsys, along with leading technology partners, will demonstrate Smart City use cases for organisational value at ASIS International 2016 Vidsys, the software technology manufacturer of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) and Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced the launch of the Safe City Technology Consortium, comprised of five industry-leading product companies with best-of-breed technologies. The Consortium will showcase an i...

How does the “perception of safety” impact system choices?

Does seeing video cameras at a location make you feel safer or less safe? Do you feel better to know that video surveillance is capturing everything that happens, thus discouraging crime? Or do you think: What kind of neighbourhood (or store) is this that needs a CCTV camera watching everything? Do you feel more secure when the security guard at the hotel elevator asks to see your room key? Do airport screenings ease your mind about getting on an airplane with 100 strangers? The “perceptio...

Viscount announces Freedom 9.2.B web-based physical access control solution for IT architectures

Viscount Systems, Inc. (“Viscount”), a global solutions provider delivering physical and logical security platforms, recently announced the release of Freedom 9.2.B. Freedom allows entry devices to be connected and controlled by standard building IT networks without the need for expensive control panels or wiring. A comprehensive enterprise-class security solution Viscount Freedom 9.2.B provides deeper integration with IT architectures to deliver a comprehensive enterprise-class s...

Viscount integrates Freedom IT-centric access control platform with DMP intrusion alarm products

This partnership enables joint customers to enhance integration capabilities between each brand’s products Viscount Systems, Inc. (“Viscount”), a software company specialising in physical and logical security solutions, announced its product partnership agreement with Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), a manufacturer of electronic alarms and access products. New integration capabilities for joint customers Viscount and DMP have agreed to allow for the integ...

Viscount Systems appoints Yvonne Zheng as Principal Financial Officer, promotes Boris Margovskiy to VP of Operations

These key appointments are part of Viscount's strategy for strengthening management depth & growth Viscount Systems, Inc., a software company driving the convergence of physical and logical security solutions, announced recently the hiring of Yvonne Zheng as its Principal Financial Officer, and the promotion of Boris Margovskiy as the team’s Vice President of Operations.   Yvonne Zheng - cost control & streamlined business strategy Yvonne Zh...

Viscount Systems Certified Channel Partner Programme announced

The initiative is designed to help system integrators expand business opportunities and revenue growth Viscount Systems, Inc., a software company specialising in physical and logical security solutions, recently announced its Viscount Systems Certified Channel Partner Program. The initiative is designed to help system integrators expand business opportunities and revenue growth through the delivery of Viscount access control and security management solutions.   Developin...

Sarah James appointed Viscount's Senior Director of Sales

James will drive strategies and opportunity for Viscount’s innovative product portfolio Viscount Systems, Inc., (“Viscount”), a software company specialising in physical and logical security solutions, announced the addition of Sarah James as Senior Director of Sales. James will drive strategies and opportunity for Viscount’s innovative product portfolio, including the IT-centric Freedom Access Control platform. She reports to Viscount CEO Scott Sierack...