Surveillance & Security News for September 2021

Farpointe Data promotes Alcala to Sales Manager, North America

Farpointe Data, the access control industry's OEM for RFID credentials and readers, has announced that long-time employee Francisco Alcala has been promoted to Sales Manager North America. "In his new role, Alcala will be tasked with growing Farpointe Data's North American sales to achieve the company's aggressive annual sales plan," explains Scott Lindley, general manager of Farpointe Data. "Fundamental to Alcala's success will be the roles, duties, and responsibilities which are focused on w...

National Training Center (NTC) announces flash sale on its study books and training guides from October 6 to October 8, 2021

National Training Center (NTC) study books are commonly used by security technicians, locksmiths, and life-safety professionals, for self-improvement, company education, and to prepare for examinations of all kinds. From October 6 to October 8, 2021, save on NTC training book purchases, as the National Training Center has announced a flash sale on its publications. The sale applies to all the NTC training books and guides, including: Red Book | Fire Alarm Certification Guide Orange Book |...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase door security and access control solutions at the GSX 2021

ASSA ABLOY’s presence at the 2021 Global Security Exchange (GSX) will focus on helping attendees identify opportunities to improve the safety, security and health of their facilities. Visit Booth #1353 to see the latest innovations in comprehensive door security and access control.    “Amid the health, economic, natural, and social crises we’ve experienced in the past 18 months, the role that security plays in creating safe and healthy environments is more critical t...

Security Industry Association opens applications for the SIA RISE Scholarship, aimed at young professionals and students

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened applications for the SIA RISE Scholarship, a programme, presented by the SIA RISE community, for young security professionals and students. Through this year’s SIA RISE Scholarship, selected candidates will receive US$ 3,000 cash awards that can be used towards continuing education, student loan repayment and professional development programmes, such as training and certifications. SIA RISE Scholarship “Applying for an SIA RISE Sc...

Iris ID looks at growing federal government use of Iris biometrics

Learn how the federal government is using iris biometrics for the collection of personal identity and authentication data by joining Iris ID, the global pioneer in iris recognition technology for 20 years, at Connect: ID 2021, Oct. 5-6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, Washington, D.C. Agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are vetting iris-based technology for uses such as identifying people crossing U.S. borders and processing passengers at airport secur...

Aeroturn Turnstiles helps organisations nationwide safely re-open with new integrations to the latest touchless security technology

Aeroturn LLC, a leading turnstile manufacturer that offers 100% Made in The USA turnstiles announced that the company has managed to adapt to these uncertain times and take the reins of emerging trends. Aeroturn has been involved in the introduction of touchless facial recognition biometric credentials at multiple locations. Facial recognition system In the past year, Aeroturn along with its security integrator partner, Siemens-Beltsville, MD, developed the integration of a prototype faci...

Vicon appoints Andronicus Turner and Jason Lloyd as new regional sales managers

Vicon Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Cemtrex Inc., and leading designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware, and components, announced the appointment of both Andronicus Turner and Jason Lloyd as Regional Sales Managers. The appointments follow several other key additions to the Vicon team. Vicon is expanding rapidly to address escalating demand as end-users seek a reliable source of video surveillance and access control technologies fit for today&rsq...

ATG Access launches industry-first long span swing gate

ATG Access has expanded its physical security portfolio with the launch of the Vulcan Long-Span Gate, the industry’s first manual swing gate with a 12-metre clear opening to be successfully impact-tested to withstand impact from a 7,200kg vehicle travelling at 80kph.   The gate, which has been impacted tested to the IWA 14-1 standard, is effortless in operation, making it ideal for securing large width entrances into critical national infrastructure or busy crowded spa...

Dahua Technology unveils DeepHub smart interactive whiteboard for efficient and collaborative video conferencing

Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, is introducing its Dahua DeepHub Smart Interactive Whiteboard – an IFPD (Interactive Flat Panel Display) device designed for modern meeting rooms and remote communication demands. Based on customer needs of digital transformation, Dahua Technology has been exploring the video conferencing market for years and has utilised its technological innovation capability to equip Dahua DeepHub with a user-friendly...

G4S secures Aalborg University’s buildings in Denmark in one of Europe’s largest access control systems implementation project

With 4,500 card readers installed across 55 university buildings, Aalborg University in Denmark is G4S’s biggest integrated access control implementation in Europe. G4S access control system What started out as a simple security contract, providing a handful of officers at two university buildings, nearly 25 years ago, has grown into G4S’s biggest integrated access control implementation in Europe. Aalborg University, founded in 1974, is Denmark’s fourth-largest higher educa...

Hanwha Techwin launches serverless Wisenet parking guidance solution

The introduction of the Wisenet TNF-9010 360° Parking Guidance device could not perhaps come at a better time with city centre and office car parks once again often filling up to capacity. To maximise revenue for car park operators by optimising occupancy levels and reducing congestion and queues, the Wisenet Parking Guidance Solution is designed to help drivers quickly locate vacant car parking bays. AI-based vehicle detection With built-in AI-based vehicle detection functionality, the Wi...

Messe Frankfurt brings Intersec 2022 to deliver industry benchmark for the security industry

Intersec – the emergency services, security and safety event – will mark its return in 2022 with a ground-breaking, elevated new program uniting global and regional leaders as they explore solutions for the rapidly evolving challenges facing the industry. Never-before-seen additions to the event will see Cybersecurity and technology take centre stage, along with some of the world’s best speakers in the UAE for the first time. The 23rd edition of the flagship event, under the p...

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