Surveillance & Security News for April 2020

Dallmeier deploys 19 "Safe City" segment German cities with data protection-compliant video technology

The German video technology manufacturer Dallmeier is looking back on three extremely successful years in the "Safe City" market sector in Germany. To date, the inventor of the "Panomera" multifocal sensor technology with cameras, recording systems and software for video analysis and management has been able to execute 19 major projects in German cities. Successful investigations into recent incidents once again confirmed the quality of the systems. Essentially, three factors determine the succ...

PoE Ethernet Extender provides security solutions to New Cross Hospital with the CCTV expansion options

As a consequence of COVID-19, many hospitals have needed to quickly erect new portable buildings to expand the capacity of certain sensitive areas. This in turn has created a requirement to immediately expand the scope of existing CCTV systems to ensure control room operators are able to monitor and react appropriately to any suspicious activity in the vicinity of the new buildings. New Cross Hospital, which is run by the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, is just one of many hospitals th...

AlertEnterprise launches COVID-19 Workforce and Workspace Health & Safety software to strengthen business strategies for reopening

Across the globe, organisations are preparing to get back up and running in a new normal wherein the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic spread is a persistent threat. AlertEnterprise has announced the launch of the Workforce and Workspace Health & Safety Access Governance and Intelligence software modules to help organisations in automating and proactively enforcing policies for workforce re-entry, workspace social distancing, effective infection response and maintaining business continuity. Workfo...

Genetec Connect’DX Review: Pondering the lasting impact of the pandemic on the security industry

The COVID-19 global pandemic will have a profound and lasting impact on the physical security industry. It will boost adoption of new technologies to address new types of threats. It will map out a path for new involvement of physical security technologies in areas of public health. It will raise new notions of privacy and turn previous thinking about privacy on its head. And the aftermath of the pandemic will give rise to all these changes in a breathtakingly accelerated timeframe. In the wak...

SecurityTrax launches customisable customer relationship management platform with powerful integrations

SecurityTrax, an Alarm.com company, has launched an all-new, customisable cloud-based platform that unites the business operations of security and automation providers, including customer relationship management (CRM) and more.   The completely redesigned interface streamlines workflows, and provides a single, intuitive and user-friendly experience on any device or web browser.   Enhanced APIs let businesses customise the platform to fit their specific operational needs and processes...

Climax Technology announces the launch of TSP-3 Touchscreen Keypad access control solution

Climax’s TSP-3 is a Touchscreen keypad. Featuring a 7” full-colour, high-resolution touchscreen, TSP-3 provides quick and secure access to arm/disarm/home arm the system and an intuitive way to operate the security system. Connected to the control panel via Wi-Fi network, TSP-3 displays an overview of the system with its intuitive graphic user interface. By gaining control over security and home automation sensors in the system, TSP-3 enhances convenience and comfort level of living....

Climax Technology announces the launch of SDC-1ZBS slim door and window contact

SDC-1ZBS is a discreet ultra-thin wireless ZigBee door contact that detects and reports the irregular opening / closing of doors and windows. At only 4 mm thick, SDC-1ZBS can be embedded within door and window frames, making it undetectable and ideal for security application, especially to hide from intruders looking to disarm the user’s security system. This slim and tapered door contact is easy to install and simply disappears within the user’s door and window frames, making their...

Climax Technology adds VDP-3 Video Doorphone to its suite of access control solutions

VDP-3 is an AC-powered video door phone that is designed for the user to view and speak with the visitor at the door with a smartphone from anywhere. With a built-in 1080p high resolution camera and night vision technology, this video door phone gives its users a clear and wide view, day and night. VDP-3 also has built-in motion sensor to capture alarm videos when irregular motion or presence has been detected. With its ultra-slim design, small size and multiple colour options, VDP-3 can easily...

Climax launches ZX-3 Smart Camera Telecare Alarm to enhance home security system

ZX-3 Smart Camera Telecare Alarm is an all-in-one personal safety medical alarm solution with monitoring videos/images, mobility check, and Bluetooth medical device pairing, keeping seniors safe in their own homes. ZX-3 also has telecare alarm features, including emergency monitoring, inactivity monitoring, home automation capabilities, and voice recognition and voice control via voice extenders and Google Home and Amazon Alexa, assisting seniors to have a more secure, healthy living. Visual m...

Climax Technology announce the launch of a range of PERS locator with Wi-Fi location tracking

Advanced Mobile Lite Series is a 4G/LTE PERS locator that is equipped with Wi-Fi location tracking. Leveraging industry-certified A-GPS and Wi-Fi technology, Mobile Lite has improved location accuracy especially when users are inside the buildings. In addition to both GPS and Wi-Fi positioning technologies, Mobile Lite Series has built-in fall detection (Mobile Lite-R15/R18 only), providing comprehensive care for all seniors. The positional information can be accessed via Climax’s online...

Inner Range hires Brad Sheen as first dedicated NSW/ACT Business Development Manager

Inner Range Ltd. announces appointment of Brad Sheen as the company’s first dedicated NSW/ACT Business Development Manager. Born and bred in New South Wales, Australia, Brad is an avid motorbike rider and brings with him over 10 years of experience in the security industry, out of which seven years have revolved around security manufacturing. Security manufacturing expert With a vast network and having experienced a variety of roles in sales, distribution and technical specialism, Brad...

Climax releases WTRVS-8/15 lightweight voice reach talking pendant to enhance security communication

WTRVS-8/15 is a small and lightweight voice reach talking pendant. Compact and easy-to-use, WTRVS-8/15 is designed to provide complete protection anywhere around the home at any time with the simple touch of a button. WTRVS-8/15 allows immediate post-alarm voice follow up after an emergency call without any delay and effort. With a simple press of a button it can open two-way voice communication channel between the user and the Central Monitoring Station. Additionally, users can talk to the Cen...

Climax launches DIO-52 DI/DO integrator to create automated responses and enhanced security

DIO-52 is a DI/DO module that integrates wired devices into wireless networks to create automated responses and enhances security and convenience. With a digital input (DI) and a digital output (DO) connecting to wired devices, DIO-52 serves as a bridge of reliability and fast communication between a security system and wired devices. DIO-52 turns the device connected to its DI point into the trigger of events, and its DO point into the responder of events. Open it, close it, turn it on, turn i...

DITEK unveils DTK-DF120S12 Deflector Series modular surge protector for convenience stores and fueling stations

DITEK, globally renowned provider of surge protection solutions, has announced the launch of a new Deflector Series Surge Protective Device model, DTK-DF120S12, specifically designed to protect convenience stores and multi-dispenser fueling stations from unnecessary damage caused by electrical surge events. DTK-DF120S12 This unique new configuration delivers a wide range of benefits to store operators by protecting sensitive fuel pump control systems and more from damage while ensuring that pr...

Security Industry Association announces the agenda and speaker lineup for the virtual 2020 SIA GovSummit

The Security Industry Association (SIA) announces the agenda and speaker lineup for the 2020 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference, taking place June 1-4. Due to concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, SIA GovSummit will be held as a virtual event in 2020, and for the first time ever, the conference will be entirely free to all attendees from industry and government. Offering additional sessions “SIA GovSummit 2020 will explore how security...

Alcatraz and Intelligent Systems Marketing collaborate on Northern California, Northern Nevada, and Rocky Mountains regions expansion

Alcatraz, developer of secure frictionless access control products, has partnered with Intelligent Systems Marketing, Inc. (ISM), to sell and market Alcatraz’s innovative security solutions. Access control solutions ISM is a manufacturer’s representative company covering Northern California, Northern Nevada, and the Rocky Mountain States that specialises in the sale and installation of a variety of security products including comprehensive access control solutions. "We're always e...

PSA partners with ConsorcioTec to expand business and reach more systems integrators in Latin America

PSA, the consortium of professional systems integrators, announces a new partnership with ConsorcioTec, part of Latin Press, for PSA and USAV. ConsorcioTec is the first pan-regional buyers consortium for local low-voltage integrators specialising in Electronic Security, DataCom Networks, Custom Electronics, Building Automation and Controls, Systems Integrations, and Multimedia Installations. “Our partnership with Latin Press and ConsorcioTec will help PSA and USAV reach more systems integ...

How can cybersecurity impact physical security (and vice versa)?

We are all more aware than ever of the need for cybersecurity. The Internet of Things is a scary place when you think about all the potential for various cyber-attacks that can disrupt system operation and negatively impact a customer’s business. Because most physical security systems today are IP-based, the two formerly separate disciplines are more intertwined than ever. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How can cybersecurity challenges impact the physical security of a...

Arc Monitoring provides electric bike to employee to help carry out company service during COVID-19 pandemic spread

Arc Monitoring’s Control Room Operator, Jack, is a frequent bus traveller, using them to get to and from work. Due to changes in the bus timetable caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Jack’s commute to work had doubled in time. The reductions also meant no buses were available at the end of his shift. As Jack doesn’t hold a driving license, he had no other option than to try and get a taxi back home. Not only were Jack’s working days getting longer, but his bank balance was...

Pangea integrates thermal imaging cameras with biometric access control technology to meet evolving COVID-19 challenges

To limit the spread of COVID-19, many governments, municipalities and enterprises world-wide are introducing new health and safety measures to ensure that all entrants to public buildings are screened for above average temperatures. In response to these new measures, Pangea, a global supplier of digital identity and security solutions is announcing the integration of thermal imaging technology as part of its biometric access control and incident management solution. The thermal imaging technolo...

The digital transformation of access control solutions

The safeguarding of premises through the monitoring of entrance and exit points has traditionally been a very manual aspect of security. Human operators have been relied on to make decisions about who to admit and deny based on levels of authorisation and the appropriate credentials. But the access control business, like many industries before it, is undergoing its own digital transformation; one where the protection of premises, assets and people is increasingly delivered by interconnected sys...

Inner range releases firmware for Inception offering easy integration with Milestone XProtect

Inner Range has released the latest firmware for Inception, their award winning web-based security and access control solution. For those who have been living under a rock, Inception is an integrated access control and security alarm system with a design edge that sets it apart from the pack. Its web-based software is built directly into the main system controller, and the Inception system is easy to access using a web browser on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Inception firmware update The...

IDEX Biometrics partners with Tongxin Microelectronics’ to create a biometric payment card for secure payment

IDEX Biometrics ASA, a provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is pleased to announce that IDEX’s fingerprint sensor and Tongxin Microelectronics’ Co., Ltd. (TMC) secure element have been included in a biometric payment card certified by China UnionPay. This is the first biometric payment card to be certified by China UnionPay. TMC is a secure element supplier in China focused on the smart card industry and is partnering with IDEX to accelerate...

One Identity partners with HashiCorp to protect critical assets from cybersecurity threats

One Identity, a pioneer in identity-centred security, announces a partnership with HashiCorp, a provider of multi-cloud infrastructure automation software used by developers, operators and security professionals. With the integration of One Identity’s privileged access management (PAM) Safeguard for Privileged Sessions, HashiCorp Vault users can now securely manage, monitor, record, and audit privileged and administrative access to their vaulted tokens, passwords, certificates, API keys a...

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