Surveillance & Security News for August 2019

Identiv strengthens cyber security by replacing unsecure passwords with bluetooth smart card reader

Identiv, Inc. announced the launch of uTrust 2920 F Bluetooth Smart Card Reader, focusing on portable security and powerful authentication in mobile cyber security. uTrust 2920 F provides a mobile, cable-free solution for secure multi-platform access to email, portals, and authenticated collaboration sites. Identiv's uTrust 2920 F is a Bluetooth 3.0 and 4.0-enabled, ISO/IEC7816-compatible contact smart card reader. The cable-free smart card reader solution secures mobile access through multiple...

Genetec launches ClearID for physical identity and access management system

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence, announced Genetec ClearID™, a self-service physical identity and access management (PIAM) system that standardises and enforces security policies to help make organisations more efficient, compliant and secure. Available in North America in September 2019, and globally in early 2020, ClearID will be showcased at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Chicago, in booth #1533. From...

DMP Production Supervisor Jeff Rathjen joins Northern Texas' central sales team as DDM

DMP is pleased to announce the expansion of its central sales leadership team with the promotion of Jeff Rathjen as the company’s Dealer Development Manager (DDM) for Northern Texas. Rathjen first came to DMP in 1999. Presently, he is a Production Supervisor in the company’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Springfield, Missouri. As a supervisor, Rathjen leads the team who builds all of DMP’s panels and keypads, as well as the DualCom™ and CellCom™ commun...

Eagle Eye Networks unveils Eagle Eye Cloud VMS to expand camera compatibility

Eagle Eye Networks unveiled enhancements to the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS supporting 15 additional third-party mobile and body worn cameras. The Eagle Eye VMS provides simultaneous operations, search, and cloud storage for fixed and mobile cameras. Managing and retrieving body-worn camera video has historically been a separate process from the primary video surveillance system. With Eagle Eye this can now be an integrated and cohesive process that requires less training, is more secure, and more reli...

ASIS International’s Security Cares education program to examine workplace safety and security issues at GSX 2019

ASIS International, the membership organisation for security management professionals, will be staging its fourth annual Security Cares program at Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, to be held from September 8-12 in Chicago. A multi-faceted community-based program, Security Cares provides leaders of Chicago area community organisations and small-to-medium sized businesses with free access to valuable security education, networking, funding opportunities, and resources. The 2019 Security Cares...

SALTO unveils Aelement Fusion DIN electronic locking solution with advanced BLUEnet wireless technology

The new Aelement Fusion DIN lock from SALTO is packed with innovative features including a JustIN Mobile application for mobile access with NFC and BLE engine, SALTO BLUEnet wireless technology for real-time access control management and SALTO Virtual Network (SVN) data-on-card technology. Aelement Fusion electronic lock Aelement Fusion is an electronic lock with a sleek round reader that eliminates the need for lock hardware on the door Aelement Fusion is an electronic lock with a sleek roun...

Hanwha Techwin America unveils advanced Wisenet WAVE 4.0 VMS solution at GSX 2019

At GSX 2019, in booth 251, Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, will announce availability in September for Wisenet WAVE 4.0, the next version of their VMS (Video Management System) designed to support the advanced features and license-free onboard video analytics that are unique to Hanwha cameras. Wisenet WAVE 4.0 VMS Available from Hanwha’s network of authorised distributors, Wisenet WAVE 4.0 is ideally suited to meet the needs of cus...

Canon Solutions America hosted a security event at MetLife Stadium for business development

Canon Solutions America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., hosted a special event at MetLife Stadium in New York on August 22 as an extension of its Security Roadshow program. Linking business leaders to subject matter experts in all facets of security, this event set out to provide insight into a comprehensive process – one that comprises strategies and technologies to help businesses develop a more proactive, in-depth approach to the many types of security risks they face...

Bird Home Automation releases indoor station for DoorBird door intercom product line

Bird Home Automation, a pioneer in IP video intercom technology, has released the first indoor station for its DoorBird door intercom product line. The A1101 indoor station displays a live video feed from the DoorBird door station and provides 2-way audio communication with visitors. With a customisable high-resolution touchscreen display and hard keys for commonly used functions, the A1101 indoor station is intuitive and flexible. With the release of the A1101, DoorBird can be a solution for a...

ASIS congratulates winners of ASIS Foundation’s 2019 scholarships and grants

ASIS International, the association of security management professionals, is pleased to congratulate the winners of the ASIS Foundation’s 2019 scholarships and grants. In all, the Foundation awarded 54 scholarships totaling more than $38,000 — including 34 scholarships for ASIS certifications that were awarded to ASIS members in 15 countries and six academic scholarships awarded to students pursuing careers in security management. “The ASIS Foundation has no greater mission t...

Geutebrück organises roadshows at various cities to promote face recognition and cloud security

Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Birmingham and Paris are the stops of this year's Geutebrück Roadshow, which takes place in October and November. The one-day events will examine topics such as predictive maintenance, face recognition and cloud, as well as the added value of video security in these environments. Professionals from the logistics, automobile, financial and security-related industries will share insights on how these themes interact with video security and how the resulting challen...

Qualitest appoints Yoav Ziv as its first Chief Transformation Officer

Qualitest, the largest independent software testing and quality assurance company, announced that Yoav Ziv will be joining its executive leadership team as its first Chief Transformation Officer. In this new role, Mr. Ziv will focus on operationalising and evolving a strategic framework for the organisation, while identifying and implementing a range of initiatives that will speed growth and add further value for Qualitest’s clients. Mr. Ziv joins the company from Amdocs, where he served...

PetroCloud security, monitoring and automation solutions provider rebrands as Twenty20 Solutions

PetroCloud, a provider of security, monitoring and automation solutions for customers with remote operations, announced that it has changed its name from PetroCloud to Twenty20 Solutions. “We’ve studied how to best represent ourselves to our customers, and this name transition is the perfect solution,” said Peter Shaper, interim CEO, Twenty20 Solutions. “Our new name better reflects who we are today and how we serve customers across many different industries.” Int...

Luxul to showcase technology lineup and a wide range of solutions at CEDIA Expo 2019

Luxul, the innovator of IP networking solutions for AV integrators, announces its technology lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place September 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Legrand | AV's booth 905, Luxul will exhibit a wide range of solutions that deliver reliable, high-performance networks in smart homes, including a new wireless mesh solution and cloud remote monitoring and management system; Self-Healing managed Gigabit switches; the next generation of wireless cont...

MOBOTIX thermal imaging cameras and OpenView fire detection system installed at Your Homes Newcastle

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) manages more than 26,000 properties on behalf of Newcastle City Council. They are piloting an innovative fire detection system in partnership with OpenView Security Solutions, the UK’s largest privately-owned independent security company and a national supplier of fire, electrical and mechanical services to the public and private housing sector. MOBOTIX thermal imaging cameras have been installed in 3 multi-storey blocks across the city to continually monitor te...

System Surveyor appoints Rod Whisnant as the CTO to enhance system design platform

Applying a quarter century of software experience, technology pioneer Rod Whisnant has joined System Surveyor as its CTO. He will lead the next stage of development for System Surveyor, an intelligent system design platform. The mobile, SaaS-based platform enables virtual teams to work together to better plan, install, and maintain the systems required in all commercial, education, healthcare, and government facilities. “Rod’s diverse background, strong focus on the user experience,...

GlobalPlatform appoints Chris Steck as Strategic Director for IoT security

Given the increasing need for internet of things (IoT) device security and trust, GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has appointed a Strategic Director with significant expertise in IoT development and deployment. Chris Steck, Head of Standardisation, IoT & Industries at Cisco, a full member of GlobalPlatform, will work to accelerate the organisation’s work on IoT security. He will provide strategic guidance to the Board of Directors on GlobalPlatfor...

Safer Scotland enhances security at a West Lothian site with canine capability to deter intruders

He is man’s best friend, but the bad guys’ worst enemy. That is why technology-based security specialist Safer Scotland backed up its state-of-the-art crime prevention precautions at a troublesome site in West Lothian recently with a canine capability which has sent the local predators packing. The Paisley-based company brought in what Safer Scotland Director Ryan Clark said is the ‘last line of defence’ – a trained dog handler and his German Shepherd companion &nd...

Legrand announces its 10-minute training schedule for CEDIA Expo 2019

Legrand | AV Residential Solutions announces its 10-minute training schedule for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Booth 905, Legrand | AV brands and seven of its key technology partners will conduct 10-minute presentations covering a wide range of topics — all accompanied by giveaways — every half hour for the duration of the show. "Providing a quick and convenient way to learn about a wide of range of topics, our 10-minute tr...

Avigilon Corporation’s announces Third Generation High Definition Video Appliance

The Third Generation HDVA is designed to reduce the cost and complexity of video security by simplifying deployment and maintenance. Its all-in-one solution includes an Avigilon Control Center (ACC) server, a managed network switch, a storage server and an ACC™ Client workstation for local video access. Video Management Software A flexible licensing structure provides the option to choose any edition and number of ACC licenses and pre-loaded video management software, helping to reduce t...

MOBOTIX attains ‘CNPP certified’ product certification; commits to resist electronic cyber-attacks

MOBOTIX is the first manufacturer in Europe to receive the “CNPP certified” product certification, offering a commitment to resist IT and electronic cyber-attacks. “This recognition is proof of quality, performance, and also of the trust of our customers at a time when digital security is becoming a key issue for all stakeholders,” says Patrice Ferrant, Regional Sales Manager, France. MOBOTIX announced its intention to focus more on cyber-security over one and a half yea...

NuTech National hires Wayne Kalish as its new Chief Financial Officer

NuTech National, is a 38-year national security alarm technology company based in Maitland, Florida with government clearances, securing government and military contractors (Lockheed Martin, Embraer, Brinks, Dunbar). NuTech’s second division includes some of the largest national retail chains (Ascena Retail Group, Estee Lauder, Finish Line, Walmart) and ecommerce groups (Amazon) in North America. Aviation security expert Greg DeTardo, CEO of NuTech National, announced Wayne joining NuTec...

Frost & Sullivan’s Global First Responder C3I Market report highlights impact of digital surveillance

Frost & Sullivan’s latest analysis, Global First Responder C3I Market, Forecast to 2025, reveals that digitisation, automation, and event analysis are transforming first responder technologies. The report further states that latest advancements in equipment and technology are needed for more proactive operations and intelligence-led mission planning. Digital mobile radios Special emphasis is being placed on digital surveillance and digital mobile radios over legacy solutions for incr...

Linx International Group’s Ciaran Barry admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals

Linx International Group, a pioneer in the provision of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, announced that its Director of Group Operations, Ciaran Barry CSyP, has been admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals, which is recognised as the gold standard of competence in security. The Register of Chartered Security Professionals was established under a Royal Charter issued to the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals in the UK and was launched i...

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