Surveillance & Security News for August 2018

Orion Entrance Control to launch DoorGuard System at GSX Global Security Exchange Cybersecurity Summit 2018

Through an exclusive agreement, Orion Entrance Control, Inc. (Orion) is now offering a unique new entrance control system that enhances security and monitoring at any doorway within a building where access is a security concern. The new DoorGuard system, which utilises LIDAR (light detection and ranging) technology that is a key component in autonomous motor vehicles, will be featured in Orion’s booth 521, at the GSX Global Security Exchange in Las Vegas September 25 through 27. Orion is a...

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions releases white paper on key management for void properties

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions, has released its latest white paper on key management and control for void properties in the social housing sector. According to the Department for Communities and Local Government, housing associations and local authorities own five million homes in the UK, with 610,000 of these homes empty at any one time between tenancies - approximately an eighth of the total stock. Impact of effective key man...

Six reasons security integrators should adopt cloud technology today

As technology advances, the world is becoming increasingly connected, changing the way users think about and interact with security systems, which continue to evolve across all verticals and applications. With this change comes new opportunity for security integrators; security systems are advancing, creating new needs for products and services — some of which can be met through the adoption of cloud-based service systems. Cloud technology is no longer a dreamt-up version of the future of...

HID Global Fargo DTC Printer utilised to provide secure access systems at Maine School Districts

It began with a desire to help students fit in. Officials in Maine School Administrative District (MSAD) 58 introduced uniform bar-coded plastic ID cards to replace their existing colour-coded punch cards so that students eligible for free lunches would not easily be identified by their friends. “In the past, students used punch cards to buy their lunches,” said Angel Allen, Technology Director for both MSAD 58 and neighboring district, MSAD 9. “The different colors identified...

CNL Software and Herta Security form technology partnership under the CNL Software Technology Alliance Program

CNL Software, a provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce that it has entered a technology partnership with Herta, a developer of facial recognition solutions. The partnership, formed under the CNL Software Technology Alliance Program, has enabled the companies’ technologies to work together to help secure one of the world’s most iconic museums. Herta focuses on the development of user-friendly software solutions that enable the int...

TeleEye launches MP5061E 360° fisheye camera with 6MP Sony CMOS sensor

TeleEye, a supplier in video surveillance systems, announces the introduction of a 360° fisheye camera to their extensive camera product line. The MP5061E Fisheye Camera adopts 6MP Sony CMOS sensor and features 180° horizontal viewing angle and 360° round viewing angle, providing continuous monitoring, overseeing security concerns and managing customer traffic. Thi fisheye camera also integrates with different professional video management application including TeleEye GN8 series DVR...

Louisa County Public Schools uses Vicon security solutions to prepare for emergency situations

Vicon Industries Inc. (VCON: OTCQB Venture Market) ("Vicon"), designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announced today that Louisa County Public Schools, in Northern Virginia, has completed installation of a district-wide Vicon Valerus video management solution that encompasses its six school buildings and connects nearly 400 cameras. The system includes multiple application servers and NVRs running Valerus VMS software, as well as a w...

TDSi unveils intuitive features for EXgarde Web integrated security solution

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce exciting new features for its powerful EXgarde Web security solution. Additional functionality includes approving door entry PIN codes and photo capture, all from any secure Internet-enabled device. Alex Rumsey, Director of UK Sales at TDSi commented, “EXgarde Web was originally launched in 2014 and offers an additional option to interface with TDSi’s powerful EXgarde solution. It allows security operators or authorised st...

GET Group appoints Matthew Robinson as Director of Customer Service for better customer engagement

GET Group North America, a provider of end-to-end solutions for secure credentials with over 20 years of experience in identity management, announces the appointment of Matthew Robinson as Director of Customer Service. In his new role, Mr. Robinson will leverage past government contracting experience to support GET Group’s business objectives and develop strategies for optimal customer engagement. Continuing government contracts Before joining GET Group North America, Mr. Robinson was th...

alliantgroup named associate member of the Electronic Security Association

alliantgroup announces that it has been named an associate member of the Electronic Security Association (ESA).  Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of cha...

Open Options appoints Shannon Diddell and Brent Mucher as South Central and Pacific Northwest sales managers

Open Options, the provider of open platform access control solutions, is excited to announce Shannon Diddell and Brent Mucher as the company’s new South Central and Pacific Northwest territory sales managers, respectively. Enhancing Open Options’ partnerships Diddell began his career in the security industry with Southeast Security Products, where he sold video, access control and AV. Now with nearly 13 years of experience, Diddell will be focusing on enhancing partnerships in Open...

Matrix's SATATYA IP IR professional dome cameras uses Sony STARVIS sensor and higher MTF lens

Matrix project series IP cameras are built using Sony STARVIS sensor and higher MTF lens to offer enhanced image quality, especially during the low light conditions. Powered by True WDR algorithm, these cameras offer consistent image quality even in highly varying lighting conditions. Built-in intelligent analytics including intrusion detection, trip wire, etc. ensure real-time security. Moreover, H.265 compression and automatic motion-based frame rate reduction save bandwidth and storage b...

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