Surveillance & Security News for February 2017

IDIS and GardaWorld deploy video surveillance technology across multiple sites in United States and Canada

The installations feature customised combinations of latest generation technology from IDIS IDIS and GardaWorld announced the successful installation rollout of IDIS video surveillance technology across multiple sites in the United States and Canada. The existing installations include more than 800 IDIS cameras and recorders, a number that will continue to grow with ongoing and planned installations in 2017. IDIS DirectCX analogue and DirectIP technology The international in...

IDIS wins two video surveillance “World Class Product of Korea” awards

The annual program evaluates Korean companies and their global exports from an array of industry sectors IDIS, South Korea’s largest surveillance manufacturer, announces that the company has received two esteemed World Class Product of Korea awards from the Ministry of Trade Industry and Energy (MOTIE) and the Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA). The annual program evaluates Korean companies and their global exports from across an array of industry sectors,...

What is an open system? Is there a consensus in the marketplace of the definition of “open?”

Open systems are great at providing freedom for end user customers. But does the term “open system” mean the same thing throughout the industry? In the bad old days before the introduction and broad acceptance of open systems, security vendors produced proprietary systems that used only their own hardware and software. This locked in a customer to a specific vendor’s product line, and if another vendor offered a better product, the only way to get it was to switch to that vendo...

ZKAccess becomes AMAG Technology Symmetry preferred partner

ZKAccess and AMAG Technology have cooperatively tested and certified the integration ZKAccess is proud to announce that it is now officially an AMAG Technology Symmetry preferred partner and member of the Symmetry Preferred Partner Programme. Symmetry access control system The ZKAccess OP-200 fingerprint reader interfaces with the Symmetry  Access Control system to provide biometric capabilities without needing additional middleware. ZKAccess and AMAG Technology coopera...

Honeywell adds video alarm verification to key connected building offerings

Integration with AlarmNet quickly transmits alarms and eliminates the need for physical relay devices Honeywell has enhanced several key commercial products with cloud-based, video alarm verification (VAV) technology to help verify alarm severity and combat one of the security industry’s most-common challenges: false alarms. The company’s AlarmNet communications network has expanded its integration with the patented I-View Now VAV technology through Honeywell&rsqu...

Connected Technologies upgrades Connect ONE cloud-hosted service to initiate system control through home and mobile platform

Millennial customers are helping drive the integration of loT connectivity and want the latest solutions Connected Technologies, LLC, Crystal Lake, Illinois, continues to respond to new industry and market trends through the Connect ONE cloud-hosted service, including the exciting capability to add voice-initiated system control through home and mobile platform systems such as Siri and Google Assistant. Voice recognition control "With our new voice recognition control, monit...

STANLEY Security announces premier partnership and educational initiatives with IACLEA

STANLEY Security to provide major scholarship funding for leadership conference The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA), an authority for campus public safety, announced that STANLEY Security, an integrator of comprehensive security solutions and IACLEA Corporate Partner, renewed its commitment to IACLEA’s educational programs in 2017 as a Premier-level Corporate Partner. Protecting institutions of higher education STANLEY Securi...

Matrox C900 nine-output card wins InAVation Award under “Digital Signage” category at ISE 2017

Single-slot graphics card wins top honours in “Technology for Digital Signage” category at ISE 2017 Matrox Graphics Inc. announces that the Matrox C900 nine-output graphics card was chosen as winner in the “Digital Signage” category at the InAVation Awards held on February 7, 2017. Voters choice With over 35,000 total votes cast for 92 products in 14 categories, the C900 card was selected as the voters’ choice in the digital signage category, ed...

Suprema to launch BioSign 2.0 mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm at Mobile World Congress 2017

BioSign 2.0 algorithm yields matching speed up to twice as fast as the best competitor’s solution Suprema, a provider of biometrics and ID solutions, announced that the company will showcase BioSign 2.0, a game-changing mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm featuring world’s fastest matching speed at Mobile World Congress 2017. BioSign 2.0 features Thanks to the company’s latest artificial intelligence technology, the new BioSign 2.0 algorithm yields...

Milestone pledges to 'Make the World See' at upbeat MIPS 2017

Are the glory days of IP video behind us? Not by a long shot, if you listen to the upbeat message at ‘Milestone Community Days’ in San Antonio this month. Pledging to ‘Make the World See,’ the community of technology partners, distributors, integrators and customers joined in a celebration of past successes, with an emphasis on future possibilities, at the yearly gathering hosted by the video management system (VMS) vendor. Milestone software integrations "The industry...

Hikvision Canada launches French language website to expand its footprint in the North American security market

New website designed to help serve Canada’s French-speaking population Hikvision Canada Inc. launches a French language website to better serve its growing customer base in French-speaking Canada and to continually expand its footprint in the North American security market. The French website complements the Hikvision Canada website, which was launched in August 2016. Adapting security offerings to the market Jeffrey He, president of Hikvision Canada Inc., and Hikvisio...

Airbus DS EBS provides ASR-S radar systems to modernise air traffic control at German military airfields

The ASR systems will replace the 30-year-old radars which were used until now in military air traffic control The modernisation of air traffic control at German military airfields through the installation of the ASR-S (Aerodrome Surveillance Radar, Series) by Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS), in future HENSOLDT, has gained in momentum. The delivery of an ASR system to the German Air Force’s technical training centre South (Untermeitingen) at Lagerlechfeld...

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