Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

Interface Security Systems appoints Brian Garavuso as their new CTO to accelerate technology innovation

Interface Security Systems, a managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, announces that it has appointed Brian Garavuso as its Chief Technology Officer. Highest quality products With almost 30 years of global executive leadership experience, Garavuso has served in C-level and advisory roles for companies that include OfficeMart, Diamond Resorts International, Hilton Grand Vacations Company, Inter...

ASSA ABLOY’s CWM Reporting & Analytics Tool helps enhance data analytics and reporting to unleash the power of electronic access control

Could the data that the access control system generates reveal priceless business insights? In many businesses, the answer is affirmative. The problem is how to analyse that data quickly and accurately to bring valuable, digestible business benefits. As reported by the Houston Chronicle, ‘Data is at the core of nearly every business decision made. A new Reporting & Analytics Tool for CLIQ access control systems enables security and facility managers to extract, visualise and analyse t...

Gunnebo launches EntraLinq office security gate monitoring app

Gunnebo Entrance Control announced the launch of EntraLinq, new software as a service (SaaS) application providing remote monitoring and control of office building accesses. The app, which connects to Gunnebo speed gates, delivers both intuitive yet in-depth visibility of building access processes and performance, serving as an easy at hand decision-making support tool for managing people flow, maintenance and security as efficiently as possible. EntraLinq uses the intelligence and connectivity...

Beyond Identity announces expansion in Europe

Passwordless identity management provider Beyond Identity announced its expansion into Europe with a series of new hires to its sales, marketing and engineering team as well as a new Frankfurt data centre. Launched in April 2020 by Silicon Valley heavyweights Jim Clark and Tom (TJ) Jermoluk, Beyond Identity has introduced a revolutionary passwordless identity management solution. The company completely eliminates insecure passwords and replaces them with asymmetric cryptography, a technology th...

EmpiricAI secures a new distribution agreement with QED to provide computer vision AI solution to the UK and European markets

EmpiricAI has secured a major new distribution agreement with electronic security distributor QED, its’ first UK partner, that will see its innovative computer vision AI (Artificial Intelligence) solution offered across the UK and Europe. The announcement comes against a growing realisation that the security industry plays a crucial role not only in the protection of people and places but providing peace of mind for employers and employees in a wide variety of workplaces. Advanced AI sol...

Allegion’s Schlage Multi-Technology Readers approved for government use, when paired with LenelS2 Onguard access control system

Allegion US, a globally renowned provider of security products and solutions, has announced that it has received federal government approval for its Schlage Multi-Technology (MT-485) Readers, when paired with the LenelS2 OnGuard version 7.6 access control system. Schlage MT Readers Schlage’s MT Readers simplify access control solutions by recognising magnetic stripe, proximity, Schlage smart card and NFC-enabled smart devices with a firmware update, ensuring a seamless transition to high...

Williams Racing welcomes Vuzion as Acronis #CyberFit Delivery Partner

Williams Racing is pleased to welcome Vuzion, a UK-based cloud distributor, as the Acronis #CyberFit Delivery Partner, in line with the Cyber Protection Partnership between Williams and Acronis that was renewed earlier this year. Since Williams and Acronis first partnered at the start of the 2018 Formula One season, Acronis has helped the team manage growing volumes of data without compromising the security and flexibility mandated by the sport. AI-enhanced solution Williams has benefited fro...

Security Industry Association announces the creation of the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC)

The Security Industry Association (SIA) announces the creation of the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC), a new industry credential developed by SIA with support from PSA Security Network and Security Specifiers and the first-ever certification focused specifically on cybersecurity and physical security convergence. The SICC program is designed for security industry professionals and assesses and validates the core competencies these individuals must possess to effectively per...

Resideo Technologies acquires Shoreview Distribution to expand business operations in the adjacent markets

Resideo Technologies, Inc., a global provider of home comfort and security solutions and distributor of commercial and residential security and audio-visual products, announces it has acquired privately held Shoreview Distribution (‘Shoreview’), based in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Shoreview was founded in 1989 and is a distributor of professional audio, video, lighting, display and broadcast equipment. With warehouse locations on the east and west coasts, Shoreview serves customers acr...

Allegion receives federal government approval for their Schlage Multi-Technology (MT-485) readers

Allegion US, a provider of security products and solutions, announces that it has received federal government approval for its Schlage Multi-Technology (MT-485) readers, when paired with the LenelS2 OnGuard version 7.6 access control system. Schlage’s MT Readers simplify access control solutions by recognising magnetic stripe, proximity, Schlage smart card and NFC-enabled smart devices with a firmware update, ensuring a seamless transition to high-security smart technology in the future....

Continental Access launches E-Access readers for their E-Access embedded access control line

Continental Access, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies is pleased to introduce their all-new E-Access readers for Continental’s E-Access embedded access control line. E-Access readers feature ultra-fast transaction times, under a second, Wiegand & OSDP support, easy automated credential issuance and no-touch Bluetooth mobile credentials. Several models are available for standard and mullion applications, and also with digital keypad. Cloud-based system E-Access is Continental...

XIMEA announces X-ray camera alternatives with large field of view for discontinued KAI sensors

Last year marked another step in the slow discontinuation of CCD sensors. The biggest impact had the announcement of ‘End of Life’ status for large format KAI sensors from ON Semiconductor (originally from Kodak and later Truesense), including the 11 Mpix KAI-11002, 16 Mpix KAI-16000 or KAI-16070 and 29 Mpix KAI-29052. XIMEA was utilising these sensors among others in the family of compact X-ray cameras called xiRAY. Next-gen scientific CMOS sensors To offer equivalent or even bett...

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