Surveillance & Security News for August 2015

Nedap provides secure storage solutions for Municipality of Arnhem employees

When the Municipal Council of Arnhem needed secure and flexible lockers to safeguard employees' personal possessions, electronic lockers from Nedap were considered as a safe option. “In 2005, the Municipal Council of Arnhem decided to combine seven different locations into two locations, with 1400 flexible workplaces for 1800 civil servants. In order to save space and costs, drawer units were banned and ‘flex cases’ were introduced. This meant that we needed secure and flexibl...

ISONAS IP PowerNet™ reader-controller provides access privileges for medication cabinets at Sinai Hospital

Like other hospitals around the country, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore deals with the often competing goals of improving patient safety and satisfaction, nurse satisfaction and nursing efficiency, all while controlling costs. A recent project – the installation of single-patient, automated medication cabinets in each patient room – has resulted in improvements in all of these areas. The initial goal of the project was to decrease the potential for error during medication administratio...

Ipsotek image recognition and incident detection system helps TfL to reduce traffic congestion

Ipsotek technology automatically detects traffic build-up & alert traffic operators to quickly implement congestion-relieving procedures Helping to keep traffic flowing through one of Europe’s busiest cities, Ipsotek, a world leader in Video Analytics, has developed a highly effective new technology in partnership with Transport for London (TfL). As one of a range of measures that is helping to smooth traffic flow in the capital, Ipsotek has worked closely with TfL...

Senstar Network Manager alarm reporting system certified with Lenel Onguard 7.0 access control security system

Senstar, the world’s largest manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) is pleased to announce its Network Manager alarm reporting system has been certified with Lenel’s OnGuard 7.0 access control security system, as part of Lenel’s Open Access Alliance Program (OAAP). Integration with OnGuard system Network Manager is a software gateway which allows communication with a wide array of Senstar sensors, including FlexZone, FiberPatrol, OmniTrax and UltraWave....

LifeSafety Power and BluBox team up to offer integrated access control solution to security market

The BluBØX MCLASS enclosure comes in a variety of sizes to accommodate door count and wire management LifeSafety Power® and BluBØX have partnered to bring the latest, intelligent access control solutions to the security industry through a new unified enclosure release. BluBØX, a leading provider of cloud based physical security solutions, now deploys LifeSafety Power’s MCLASS™ unified power systems specially engineered to house FlexPower&re...

ZKAccess' upgraded V3.5 access control software for ZKTeco’s standalone readers

ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to announce its upgraded V3.5 software designed to manage all of ZKTeco's standalone readers. The V3.5 user-friendly interface makes it easy to learn, install, operate and maintain the system. ZKAccess V3.5 seamlessly syncs both user and device information between the computer, panels and readers. Automated controls Some of the many useful access control features in V3.5 include a user-friendly GUI with menu-driv...

QNAP QTS 4.2 brochure covers its innovative feature with distinct user interface illustrations

QNAP® Systems, Inc. recently released the comprehensive QTS 4.2 brochure – an informative QNAP NAS OS user guide that covers all of the innovative features with distinct user interface illustrations. With a revamped user interface and many exciting features, the QTS 4.2 beta has received a great market response and ardent user feedback. Empower users with system efficiency “QNAP redesigned QTS and refined its UI to empower users with system efficiency, operation flexibility, an...

ASSA ABLOY Phoenix urges local businesses to support Maricopa Heat Relief Network

ASSA ABLOY Phoenix organised a company-wide water donation challenge during the month of July ASSA ABLOY Phoenix is urging fellow local businesses to get involved in the Maricopa Association of Government’s Heat Relief Network in downtown Phoenix. Local organisations that have joined the Heat Relief Network are helping provide hydration, refuge and wellness checks for homeless, elderly and people with disabilities during extreme hot weather. With temperatures consistentl...

Camden Door Controls' CV-550SPK standalone keypad with proximity card reader

Camden Door Controls has released its new CV-550SPK surface mount, weather and vandal resistant, backlit, stand-alone keypad with proximity card reader. Benefits of keypad/reader The HID format prox reader and keypad supports up to 2,000 users with card, PIN, or card and PIN access. Rugged and attractive, the keypad/reader is designed for high traffic indoor and outdoor applications. CV-550SPK features a cast metal housing with fully potted electronics, making CV-550SPK both weather (IP 65 ra...

Lenel’s electronic security technology helps protect Little League World Series

Lenel is there for the 17th consecutive year helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans As 16 teams from around the world converge for the 69th annual Little League World Series, Lenel, a leading provider in advanced security systems, is there for the 17th consecutive year helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans. Lenel is part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. Annual participation Each year, Lenel contr...

System Galaxy access control solution now on GSA Approved Products List with FIPS 201 approval

Following an extensive testing and evaluation process, System Galaxy from Galaxy Control Systems has earned Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 201 (FIPS 201) Certification and is now on the GSA Approved Products List (APL) in the PACS Infrastructure category. “U.S. Government agencies rely on the GSA Approved Product List to identify solutions that meet the stringent requirements of the federal government, and we are proud that System Galaxy met the rigorous testing requi...

RoadPixel RPX-SMARTCLIENT ANPR solution for car dealerships

RoadPixel have launched RPX-SMARTCLIENT, an innovative ANPR solution specifically designed for Car Dealerships. The turnkey system is designed to help dealerships form a more personal and long lasting relationship with their customers by improving the visit experience. Issues alerts to staff With the use of ANPR technology, RPX-SMARTCLIENT is able to issue alerts to staff as soon as a customer or potential customer arrives on site. For the Service team this means that once a customer arrives o...

PSA-TEC 2016's calls for presentation now open

TEC 2016 is the premier education and networking event that is open to everyone in the physical security industry PSA Security Network (www.psasecurity.com), the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, recently announced the call for presentations for the TEC 2016 security conference will be open August 24 – September 14, 2015. The theme of TEC 2016 is “Beyond the Edge.”  Premier education and networking event TEC 2016 is the premier...

TeleEye launches GX680 HD DVRs series for professional video surveillance applications

TeleEye GX680 Series is a range of 4-, 9- and 16-channel HD digital video recorders, which are specifically designed for professional video surveillance applications. Now TeleEye are pleased to announce that the functionalities of the GX680 HD DVRs are extended to work with Axis cameras. It is indeed a crucial development in the video surveillance industry because the GX680 HD DVRs are the ideal solution to a number of important requirements that have not been addressed by other NVRs in the mark...

Mobile access control and smart phones proving convenient in hoteling world

More and more commercial buildings today are replacing mechanical keyed locks with card access systems. The basic reason is familiar to security professionals: card systems, once installed, cost less to manage and maintain. “When people are let go, if you don’t get their keys back, you have to rekey the locks and give everyone new keys,” says Brett St. Pierre, director, education solutions with Austin, Texas-based HID Global. “With a card system, all y...

Lock-Tech deploys SALTO Aelement electronic locking system to secure No Man’s Fort

SALTO Aelement electronic locking system was selected for its ability to incorporate the client’s existing door handles A mile offshore from the Isle of Wight, appearing to float in the Solent, you can find one of Britain’s most unique Victorian structures. Built between 1867 and 1880, No Man’s Fort has recently been re-launched as a luxury hotel and party venue by AmaZing Venues, part of the Clarenco Group. Originally designed to house 80 soldiers defen...

Milestone releases Device Pack 8.1 using XProtect monitoring solutions for partners and customers

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has released Device Pack 8.1 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect monitoring solutions. A highlight of this release is support for Digital Barriers’ TVI wireless video streaming that contains a patent-protected codec which dynamically adjusts video image resolution and pixel density to fit the quality of bandwidth available for video transmission. TVI thereby ensures delivery of highl...

Dakota Security Systems on what security integrators want from manufacturers

Manufacturers need to come to integrators with a multi-faceted approach on how a wholesale change could be made Dakota Security Systems Inc., Sioux Falls, S.D., a security systems integration company is nearly 40 years old and started as a lock shop. Eric Yunag, president and chief executive officer, has been at the helm of the award-winning company for nearly 10 years. In an exclusive Q&A, SourceSecurity.com asked Yunag what he looks for from his manufacturer-partners. S...

BSIA’s Export Council members to exhibit at IFSEC Southeast Asia 2015 in Malaysia

As part of the UK Pavilion, organised by BSIA, Pyronix and TDSi will be showcasing the latest in security technology Members of the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council are preparing to exhibit at IFSEC Southeast Asia, the region’s leading security, fire and safety exhibition and conference, which takes place from 2nd – 4th September in Kuala Lumpur. Billed by organisers, UBM Malaysia, as the centre for local security buyers and decision ma...

Matrix Comsec to showcase access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions at IFSEC Malaysia 2015

Matrix will showcase its access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions at the event Matrix Comsec, a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade security and telecom solutions is participating in a leading trade fair for Safety & Security - IFSEC, Malaysia. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of security products encompassing range of access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions. COSEC ARC IP based access control During IFSEC,...

Increasing demand for biometric and face recognition applications: TDSi IP access control sales surge in Europe

Customers are seeking systems integration as a solution rather than a component The migration of access control systems from conventional technology to IP has had a positive impact on TDSi’s sales for IP equipment.  Increasing demand for biometric and face recognition applications has also paved the way for better and improved access control systems. According to John Davies, Managing Director of access control company TDSi, the state of any given market depends on...

IDIS signs distribution agreement with Videnda for Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Under the agreement, Videnda will distribute the IDIS flagship offering, DirectIP, an end-to-end IP surveillance solution IDIS, the Korean headquartered surveillance powerhouse, and Videnda, have signed a strategic partnership that sees the specialist trade-only distributor of communications and surveillance solutions offering the full IDIS line up across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. IDIS total surveillance solution Under the agreement, Videnda will distribu...

IFSEC SEA 2015, a leading security, fire and safety exhibition, to commence from September 2

IFSEC SEA 2015 is a highly anticipated event among industry professionals Next week, South-East Asia’s leading Security, Fire and Safety exhibition and conference, IFSEC Southeast Asia (IFSEC SEA), will open its doors from 2 - 4 September, 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia. As part of the world’s leading portfolio of security, fire and safety events, IFSEC SEA 2015 is a highly anticipated event among industry professionals. “While th...

DIGIEVER NVR certified with ImmerVision Enables video standard to display 360° images

DIGIEVER, a world leading company of Linux-embedded IP video surveillance system, is delighted to announce that DIGIEVER NVR has been certified ImmerVision Enables, the 360° Video Standard. DIGIEVER customers are able to select certified 360° panomorph cameras and lenses from DIGIEVER compatibility list in which DIGIEVER has integrated over 100 network camera brands and more than 3,600 IP camera models. Ability to display 360° images captured with certified panomorph lenses ImmerVi...

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