Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

Viking’s new PSA-IP converts analogue speakers into IP speakers

No matter if the speaker is 8 Ohm, 25 Volt, or 70 Volt – any option works with the new PSA-IP analogue to IP speaker adapter. “The PSA-IP adapter will be the go-to for customers looking for a cost-effective way to convert their existing analog paging speakers to SIP/multicast speakers,” said Greg Yocom, Engineering Manager, Viking Electronics. Key features  The PSA-IP features a high-efficiency 6 Watt class D amplifier. This allows a single PSA-IP to power up to six pag...

ISC West unveils a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event

ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), has recently unveiled a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event. Taking place July 19-21 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Las Vegas, ISC West proceeds into May with positive momentum and an optimistic outlook, as developments regarding vaccine distribution, Las Vegas re-openings, and trade event approvals have continued to move in an encouraging direction. Public safety...

IDIS predicts an increased demand for integrated video, access, and systems in hospitality and leisure due to the boom in travel

A predicted boom in U.S. travel this summer will lead to increased demand for integrated video, access, and systems in hospitality and leisure settings, says IDIS America. Most Americans – almost three quarters, according to one recent survey by CNBC – will travel domestically for this year’s vacation, as uncertainty remains about travelling overseas. For many hotels, restaurants, bars, and visitor attractions, the prospect of record-high customer volume offers a chance to rep...

Teledyne completes acquisition of FLIR

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced the successful completion of the acquisition of FLIR Systems, Inc. At each of the respective company's special meeting of stockholders held on May 13, 2021, the stockholders approved and adopted merger proposals related to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated January 4, 2021. FLIR will now be included in Teledyne's Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR. Under the terms of the agreement, FLIR stockholders received $28.00 p...

Boon Edam Inc. resumes on-site security entry evaluations

Boon Edam Inc., a global pioneer in security entrances and architectural revolving doors announced the resumption of on-site entry evaluations, a building or campus analysis that aids security managers in creating a defensible physical security entrance strategy against the costly liabilities associated with tailgating and piggybacking. These evaluations have proven to be critical to the success of entrance projects. During the COVID pandemic, to support community health and safe...

PSA network expands LenelS2 product offerings

PSA, one of the largest systems integrator consortium announced that it will expand its LenelS2 product offerings. In addition to the feature-rich OnGuard® access control system, PSA will also carry the NetBox™ browser-based, appliance-oriented access control system and the Elements™ cloud-based access control and video management system for purchase by authorised and approved PSA value-added resellers. Advanced physical security solutions LenelS2 is a global pioneer in advance...

Suprema’s new X-Station 2 supports mobile access, QR codes and RFID cards

Suprema, a global pioneer in access control, biometrics, and time & attendance solutions, announced the new product launch of the X-Station 2, a versatile intelligent terminal with credential options of mobile access, QR, and barcodes as well as RFID cards and PIN. Multiple credential options X-Station 2 enables flexible access control system design by supporting multiple credential options. The terminal is compatible with most types of existing RFID cards including EM, MIFARE, iCLASS, DES...

Air Partner company Redline secures six new business wins

Redline, an Air Partner company and a provider of global security solutions, has recently secured six business wins with both UK and international customers, totaling in excess of £1 million in revenues. Customers include international airports, public transport operators, regulatory bodies, and government support agencies.  In a demonstration of continued customer trust in Redline's services, four of these six contracts were renewals or extensions. This includes a three-year contrac...

Zscaler report reveals double extortion attacks are targeting essential industries causing business disruptions

Zscaler, Inc., a pioneer in cloud security announced its new Ransomware Report featuring analysis of key ransomware trends and details about the most prolific ransomware actors, their attack tactics, and the most vulnerable industries being targeted. The Zscaler™ ThreatLabz embedded research team analysed over 150 billion platform transactions and 36.5 billion blocked attacks between November 2019 and January 2021 to identify emerging ransomware variants, the...

Patriot One Technologies announces accuracy enhancements to VRS for weapons and threat detection

Patriot One Technologies Inc. announced enhancements to its Video Recognition Software (VRS) for identifying weapons and other threats in crowds. Patriot One’s VRS is an advanced artificial intelligence (AI)-based video analytics solution that provides unprecedented accuracy in detecting threats and enabling businesses, schools, and other organisations to protect employees, students, customers, and assets. Businesses can also use their capabilities to gain valuable intelligence on custome...

Dahua provides Intelligent Residential Solution to improves the overall efficiency of property management

The rapid development of IoT, AI and mobile technology is greatly changing the work and lifestyle. As these technologies are increasingly applied to commercial and residential buildings, smart living is no longer a fantasy. However, traditional residential solutions are usually operated by multiple independent systems, resulting in time-consuming management and unpleasant living experience. As a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, Dahua Technology is actively promoting the in...

Hikvision launches AX PRO wireless alarm system a more reliable intrusion detection, with fewer false positives

To help businesses and homeowners boost security, Hikvision has created its AX PRO wireless alarm system. This includes remote video verification to detect security breaches, secure wireless transmission technology for alarms and video images, and a wide variety of wireless products that trigger alarms rapidly and reliably in the event of a break-in or other security breach. The system also includes the AX PRO hub, which can connect up to 210 detectors to meet customers’ specific security...

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