Surveillance & Security News for March 2016

Europe on high security alert in wake of Brussels terror attacks on Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro

Heightened security is the watchword throughout Europe and around the world after the recent dual terror attacks in Brussels. Two explosions at Brussels’ Zaventem airport were followed an hour later with a third bomb at the Maelbeek Metro station, just 100 metres (about 300 feet) from the headquarters of the European Union. In all, 35 people died (including three suicide bombers), and more than 300 others were injured, 62 critically. Raised security levels worldwide In Belgium, flights w...

Open Options DNA Fusion access control software and SSP-D2 intelligent controller registered on GSA Approval list

Open Options, an industry leader in open platform access control solutions, has announced that DNA Fusion access control software and the SSP-D2 intelligent controller are now registered on the United States General Services Administration (GSA) Approval list (APL #10075) under the PACS Infrastructure category. Eligible for federal purchasers The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201-2 notified Open Options that both DNA Fusion and the SSP-D2 intelligent controller have been succe...

SMARTair wireless access control secures Frankfurt’s Tower 185 skyscraper

The SMARTair™ electronic accesscontrol solution replaced Tower 185'sproblematic mechanical locking system A recent 200-metre addition to Frankfurt’s skyline, Tower 185 incorporates several advanced environmental elements in its design. The original plans specified that the entire building should be equipped with a mechanical locking system. However, with repeated key loss, the management company decided to install a more flexible, user-friendly solution suited to s...

Qognify releases VisionHub, web-based video management solution for situational awareness and security incident management

Qognify, formerly NICE Security, recently announced the release of VisionHub, a next-generation web-based video management solution (VMS) providing extended video surveillance and security management. Based on Qognify’s 20 years of experience, VisionHub includes new, robust VMS capabilities and extends to offer situational awareness and effective security incident management, making it the most powerful VMS in the market. Open platform solution Based on Qognify’s VMS core, trusted...

Sony’s new SNC-VB770 network camera offers clear images in extreme low-light conditions

Sony’s new 4K network camera, model SNC-VB770, offers the highest sensitivity in its class - under 0.004lx, ISO 409600. The new model combines ultra-high sensitivity with 4K resolution and advanced networking capabilities to give video professionals more flexibility to capture details even in extreme low-light conditions. High resolution and sensitivity The new SNC-VB770 camera achieves high resolution and sensitivity, in addition to low noise due to its image processing and full-frame 3...

Idesco to exhibit access control & ID badging solutions at the Cooperator Expo New York 2016

Idesco will exhibit In Motion Identification system from FST Biometrics and mobile access devices and ID card printers from HID Idesco Corp., a leading New York-based security systems integrator, recently announced it will be exhibiting at The Cooperator Expo New York at the New York Hilton Midtown on April 13, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The show brings together local building owners, property managers and board members, and focuses on products and services for their...

Business Insight 3's Daview S and LR video analytics products receive Secured by Design accreditation

Business Insight 3 Ltd (Bi3) are proud to announce they have received the coveted Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation for their video analytics products: Davantis Version 70 ‘Daview S video analytics’ perimeter protection - sterile zone monitoring & transmission Davantis Version 70 ‘Daview LR video analytics’ perimeter protection long range - sterile zone monitoring & transmission The above products therefore meet both the Police Approved Standards and Po...

Tyco Security Products to launch hattrix Five Diamond Program from Kantech at ISC West 2016

The programme will offer Five Diamond MSPs access to the highest level of cloud-based infrastructure available Tyco Security Products is pleased to introduce the hattrix Five Diamond Program from Kantech, a new cloud-based access control partnership programme for managed service providers (MSPs) who are active in or interested in offering hosted or managed access control services through Kantech. The programme, launching on Thursday, April 7 at ISC West in Las Vegas, will offe...

Zetron's updated CAD system improves speed and accuracy of incident management and response

Zetron, a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions worldwide, announced that the new release of its computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system offers a range of new capabilities that improve the ways  public-safety agencies obtain, use, and track incident information and resources. These improvements include: Enhanced incident handling and incident management. New capabilities allow users to: access information based on incident role; link incident-management records; dete...

International Ship and Port Facility Security Code to be discussed at International Port Security 2016

David Galt, Port Security Officer, Port Security Authority, Liverpool & Manchester will discuss the weaknesses of the ISPS code SMi’s 7th annual International Port Security will return to London on the 1st and 2nd June, 2016. With continued migration into the EU through sea borders and the serious threat of terrorism, there is a pressing need for the maritime security community to collaborate and further strengthen relations in order to boost security. Internationa...

Paxton adds Genuine HID Technology to its P50M, P75, Net2 PaxLock and Net2 Entry reader range

Paxton, the market leader in IP access control, door entry and building intelligence systems, has announced the addition of HID™ functionality to its most popular readers. Easy enrolment Paxton has expanded the technology in its P50M Reader, P75 Reader, Net2 PaxLock and Net2 Entry reader range by adding Genuine HID Technology™. Customers can now use existing HID 125kHz credentials already issued on any of these readers, including the company’s desktop enrolment reader. Wiegan...

OnSSI receives 2015 Partner of the Year Award from Hanwha Techwin America

The award was presented during the Samsung Techwin STEP Partner Summit held in Puerto Rico OnSSI, the market leader in open architecture and intelligent IP video surveillance software, has been awarded the 2015 Partner of the Year Award from Hanwha Techwin America, highlighting OnSSI’s outstanding ability to integrate with Hanwha’s product line. The award was presented during the Samsung Techwin STEP Partner Summit held in Puerto Rico from March 6-9, 2016. &nb...

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