Surveillance & Security News for October 2017

Aiphone emergency towers help Toronto’s Baycrest Health Sciences improve employee and visitor safety

Baycrest Health Sciences, a Toronto-based global leader in geriatric healthcare and research – with a special focus on brain health and aging – recently installed Aiphone IX Series emergency towers in its 500-space parking lot to improve the safety and security of employees and visitors. Aiphone emergency towers The Baycrest campus facility includes a 330-bed hospital, 472-bed long-term care and 171- unit residential assisted living facility and the internationally recognised Rotma...

Sigma Designs' Ring Protect system features Z-Wave SmartStart and Security 2 technologies

Sigma Designs®, a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart TV platforms and smart home IoT, is pleased to share that Ring has announced Ring Protect, the first products to feature the combination of Z-Wave Security 2 (S2) and Z-Wave SmartStart technologies. Z-Wave SmartStart Ring’s first professionally monitored alarm system deploys the latest Z-Wave advancements, S2 and SmartStart, in its base station, keypad, and sensors. Ring Protect can be self-i...

IPVideo Corporation will demonstrate Mobile Vehicle Command and C3fusion at ISC East 2017

IPVideo Corporation, a manufacturer of IP-based video surveillance and command centre solutions, has announced it will be showcasing its Mobile Command Vehicle and actively demonstrating its C3fusion® IoT Management and command centre platform at booth #729 at the ISC East Show at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC on November 15th and 16th. ISC East demonstrations ISC East is the northeast’s largest security industry event and attracts over 4,500 physical security buyers from the Northe...

Hikvision partners with software supplier JVSG to enhance surveillance system design

In a move designed to support system specifiers and designers, Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has partnered with CCTV design software supplier, JVSG. JVSG System Design Tool Hikvision distributors, systems integrators and installers will now be able to use the JVSG’s IP Video System Design Tool, to select any of Hikvision’s 2 Series EasyIP camera range, 4 Series and 6 Series smart network cameras, for inclusion in video surveillance s...

Allegion merges its aptiQ and XceedID access control brands under Schlage brand

Two of Allegion’s smart technology brands will join the Schlage label to offer a unified access control portfolio. Unified solutions aptiQ and XceedID Providers of physical access control solutions Allegion have moved to merge their two leading access control product brands under the Schlage brand in order to offer unified solutions to their customers for products using proximity, smart and biometrics technologies.  The two brands, aptiQ and XceedID, will have their logo and brandin...

Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance deploys Matrix centralised biometric time-attendance system

Financial management has existed right from the era of Kingdoms in Indonesia. The Ministry of Finance is an institution under Indonesian Government, which has an important role in conducting economic development. In Indonesia, the important role of the Ministry of Finance is managing state’s finances and assisting the leader in the state’s finance and asset. Therefore, the Ministry of Finance can be considered as the guard of state finance. Business challenges After having a word w...

VuWall Technology announces new plugin for Genetec Security Center unified security platform

VuWall Technology Inc. has announced a new plugin for the Genetec™ Security Center unified security platform. The VuWall plugin now enables security system builders to integrate Matrox® Mura IPX high-density decoder cards for the simultaneous decoding of hundreds of IP cameras on a single video wall. The plugin also allows system operators to access the powerful VuWall2 video wall software feature set from within the Genetec software interface to manage all IP sources. Video feed cont...

Johnson Controls exacqVision VMS now integrates with ShotPoint for improved response time

Johnson Controls announced that its exacqVision video management system now integrates with Databuoy Corp.’s ShotPoint acoustic gunshot detection and localisation system to speed response time and heighten the decision-making process for local responders during active shooter situations. Indoor and outdoor gunfire ShotPoint is an automated sensor-based system that reliably detects indoor and outdoor gunfire. Through the integration of ShotPoint’s camera cueing feature and exacqVisi...

Zebra unveils new TC20 Android enterprise smartphone for small and medium-sized businesses

Zebra Technologies Corporation, a provider of rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time enterprise visibility, has introduced the TC20, a rugged, value-driven mobile computer designed to meet the specific needs of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). TC20 mobile device The TC20 is a light, durable and long-lasting mobile device developed for indoor use for SMBs in sectors such as retail and hospitality, where ba...

Dahua thermal imaging enables ability to effectively monitor areas in all lighting conditions

Like many cutting-edge technologies, thermal imaging was first developed for military use in the 1950s and 1960s, when the US successfully introduced cooled infrared detectors onto missiles. Infrared detectors eventually evolved into thermal imaging technology, which has made its way into non-military applications, and is now widely used in various areas such as industrial inspections, medical diagnoses, and in satellites. An important milestone in the advancement of this technology was the inv...

Pyronix wins SOTpay Excellence in Customer Service award at 2017 Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards

Pyronix is proud to have won the SOTpay Excellence in Customer Service Award at the annual Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards 2017. This esteemed award recognises the organisation that best demonstrates that it has the customer at the heart of the business and Pyronix is delighted to be named the winner at one of the most prestigious business events for its region. Customer service success “To win this award is a magnificent achievement and one that is of particular significance to P...

Hikvision USA launches cybersecurity hotline for integrators, clients and technology partners

Hikvision USA Inc., a North American provider of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced the launch of a cybersecurity hotline that Hikvision integrators, clients and technology partners can call for direct support related to cybersecurity concerns. Hikvision encourages its partners to update all equipment to the latest available firmware. “Updating firmware is an effective way to safeguard equipment from cyberattacks and eliminate known vulnerabilities. Firmware updates...

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