Surveillance & Security News for January 2018

QNAP launches TVS-x73e 4/6/8-bay NAS, featuring AMD RX-421BD Quad-core APU

QNAP Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the high-performance TVS-x73e series – an SMB NAS lineup featuring an AMD RX-421BD quad-core APU, up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD slots (for SSD cache acceleration with Qtie auto-tiering), the unique USB QuickAccess port, dual 4K HDMI output, and hardware-assisted 4K video transcoding acceleration. Private cloud  Designed for versatile business needs, the secure and scalable TVS-x73e series provides a pair of PCIe slots for...

Advances in cybersecurity, security robotics and video analytics were prominent in 2017

The overall economy and climate always has a bearing on growth from a macro standpoint and certainly the security market is impacted as well. US economic growth has been healthy at 3% through the first half of 2017. Combining that with jobs growth and we have a marketplace that is ripe for growth and expansion. Continued focus on cybersecurity One major trend that expanded in 2017 would be the continued focus and concerns on cybersecurity. There is stronger demand from customers and company ex...

How society and politics impacted the security industry in 2017

For the security industry, 2017 was a good year, but not a great year. With political changes coming and greater interest in border control, perimeter security and analytic technologies, we have seen an increase in enquiries from both federal, and state law enforcement agencies and municipalities. The political security landscape The series of unexpected, natural and self-inflicted disasters that swept across the United States over the last few months have also created a greater interest...

Learning to combine the cloud and on-premise security in 2018

This time last year, we predicted 2017 would be the year digital identities began transforming trusted access and other interactions in physical and online environments. Continuous authentication experience Demand grew for unified identity and access management systems supporting both cards and mobile devices. Trusted identities began bridging the gap between connected workers and smart buildings. We saw new IoT use cases that employ location services technologies to create a continuous authe...

SALTO Systems redesigns Hospitality website to be mobile-friendly

SALTO Systems, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has redesigned its Hospitality website with a completely new and interesting look. The mobile-friendly Hospitality website adds a new flavor to SALTO’s digital presence, offering more accessibility and easy-to-use features. Electronic lock solutions for hotel doors The new SALTO Hospitality website emphasises the theme “A hotel experience you need to discover” and offers innovative additions for introd...

Johnson Controls releases new exacqVision update with new features

Johnson Controls introduced the latest version of exacqVision video management system (9.0), which adds important features that help ensure the overall health of a customer’s security environment while providing tools that aid in faster mitigation of security events. exacqVision is well known for its focus on providing critical information on the health and performance of the VMS. This latest release brings that same attention to access control and intrusion panels, incorporating health a...

Galaxy Control Systems and LENSEC will launch new integration at Intersec 2018

Galaxy Control Systems, manufacturer of access control solutions, has announced a new integration between its access control products, Cloud Concierge and System Galaxy software, and the Perspective VMS® from LENSEC, a producer of IP video surveillance solutions. The integration will be officially launched at Intersec 2018, January 21-23, 2018 in Dubai, where Galaxy will exhibit at booth S1-C20. Monitor, detect and respond to security incidents The unique bi-directional integration between...

S2 Security launches new security management app, S2 Mobile Security Professional

S2 Security, developer of complete enterprise security solutions, announced the release of S2 Mobile Security Professional, a security management app for smartphones and tablets. S2 Mobile Security Professional allows both security managers and staff to operate their S2 access control and video management systems from anywhere, dramatically improving productivity, decision-making and response time. The new app is a complete reimagining of the award-winning S2 Mobile Security Officer. With a str...

Sofradir Snake SW Tecless imaging solution facilitates efficient security monitoring

Sofradir, a manufacturer of advanced infrared (IR) detectors for aerospace, defence and commercial markets, has announced the launch of Snake SW Tecless, the smallest footprint high-resolution (VGA) shortwave infrared detector (SWIR). It is designed for use in high-volume industrial, scientific and surveillance applications, such as inspection, sorting, thermography or security monitoring tasks etc. Snake SW Tecless brings camera makers important cost benefits, whilst offering fast frame rates...

Alarm Lock announces integration of Trilogy Networx wireless locks and Software House platform

Alarm Lock Systems, a division of Napco Security Technologies, has announced seamless integration of its Trilogy Networx and ArchiTech’s networked wireless electronic access locking solutions with popular Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform from Tyco Security Products. Real-time wireless locking access control With this integration, customers can monitor and control advanced Trilogy Networx locks within the C•CURE 9000 software to gain the addition...

ADT partners with Life360 to launch ADT Go app for enhanced personal security

ADT, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, today announced the launch of ADT Go, an innovative and easy-to-use mobile app to connect and protect families wherever life takes them. ADT Go was created in partnership with trusted locator and communication tool Life360, and a free premium trial is now available for anyone looking to experience ADT professional monitoring outside of their home or business.  “We believe everyone deserves to feel safe, n...

Milestone Systems celebrates 10th consecutive year at Intersec 2018 in Dubai

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in network video management software (VMS) celebrates its 10th consecutive year at Intersec January 21-23rd in Dubai. Milestone invites you to their stand in Saeed Hall 1, Stand H28 to learn more about how intelligent video systems will shape the future and to find new, cutting-edge propositions from the Milestone partner community. There will also be a dedicated Milestone media community event at Dubai World Trade Center on January 20th at 6pm. Memb...

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