ASIS International 2014 News

Using body-worn cameras in "prosumer" applications

The shooting in Ferguson, Missouri has highlighted the value of body-worn cameras for police officers. However, the largest manufacturer of body-worn cameras is also actively promoting their use by others outside law enforcement, including security officers, human resource (HR) professionals and even CEOs. Body-worn camera manufacturer VIEVU, Seattle, Wash., sees a growing market among “prosumers” (i.e., professional consumers). A “prosumer” might be anyone who needs to...

Demands for covert video surveillance in the home increase

Demand for covert cameras in the home has doubled in the last two years, according to one camera supplier. These additional “hidden” cameras are also increasingly being networked into home security systems, and installation of the newest covert IP cameras is do-it-yourself easy. Covert cameras appeal to consumers who don’t want the industrial look of video cameras disrupting their décor. They are also the latest variation on “nanny-cams” that keep watch...

SALTO Systems USA demonstrates NFC solutions at ASIS International 2014

SALTO Systems USA also displayed the SALTO XS4 electronic locker lock at the event Held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta GA, Sept 29 - Oct 2, SALTO Systems USA demonstrated its class leading NFC (Near Field Communications) solutions, its RFID wireless products for Residential, Healthcare and Education applications, SALLIS wireless technology for integrations and Clay™ SALTO’s new secure cloud based access control system that is revolutionary in design,...

An ASIS exhibitor notices how trade show attendees are changing

Are attendees at the ASIS trade show becoming more business-savvy? Have they mastered the technology basics and moved on to more complex issues of how various products can be used to help their businesses? One exhibitor at ASIS 2014 in Atlanta says they have, and the change is impacting how the company displays its products. “Boon Edam has been exhibiting at ASIS for 15 years, and we have observed a new trend in how our customers approach us today versus just a few years ago,” says...

What's next for Vicon? We asked the new CEO

The merger of Vicon and IQinVision has been one of the more interesting business developments in the security and video surveillance markets in 2014. Wondering how the merger is working out, I spoke with Eric Fullerton, CEO, Vicon Industries Inc., at the ASIS 2014 show in Atlanta. Here are some of his comments: SS.com: What drew you to Vicon; what opportunity do you see here? Fullerton: The merger of Vicon and IQinVision was announced at the end of Q1, and I thought: What is that? My first rea...

STANLEY Security announces TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program for higher education market

STANLEY Security's Grant Program will provide the opportunity to enhance safety and security across the country STANLEY Security, a leading global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, announces this year’s TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program, now open to the higher education market. In its second year, the STANLEY Security TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program will provide the opportunity to enhance safe...

AlliedBarton Security Services announces the completion of its two million AlliedBarton|EDGE training courses

The AlliedBarton|EDGE eLearning courses have been completed by AlliedBarton employees at all levels AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the completion of two million AlliedBarton|EDGE® training courses since 2009. The AlliedBarton|EDGE eLearning courses have been completed by AlliedBarton employees at all levels and help to develop skills useful in their everyday work environments. This milestone w...

Axis Communications features its latest products and held key sessions throughout ASIS International 2014

The Axis Partner Pavilion featured 20 partners, showcasing latest in analytics, access control integration and video management Axis Communications, the global leader in network video surveillance, featured a range of new products and spoke in key educational sessions throughout ASIS International (booth #1023) in Atlanta from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. This year’s theme invites attendees to discover the Power of 4 with Axis: “4” hardware offerings, new “4K&rd...

Axis Communications unveils A4011-E Reader at ASIS International 2014

The reader has an ergonomic design with an illuminated keypad and clearly identifiable symbols Axis Communications, the global leader in network video surveillance, recently introduced the AXIS A4011-E Reader. The reader has an ergonomic design with an illuminated keypad and clearly identifiable symbols. It supports touch-free entry with most entry card formats and is suitable for both indoor and outdoor installation. AXIS A4011-E was featured in the Axis booth (#1023) at ASIS...

Frontier Security appoints Norman Gilster as new Western Region Channel Manager, North America

Gilster brings a unique perspective on specifying comprehensive solutions with a specific focus on the unique needs of customers Frontier Security, a developer of integrated enterprise security management solutions for more than 35 years, announced recently the appointment of Norman Gilster as the company’s new Western Region Channel Manager, North America. Along with experience as a manufacturer and integrator, Gilster brings to Frontier a unique perspective on specify...

S2 Security displays its S2 Mobile Security Officer tablet app at ASIS 2014

S2 Mobile Security Officer is designed for speed of information sharing, and real time response to situations in the field S2 Security, the leader in IP-based integrated physical security systems, recently announced the introduction of S2 Mobile Security Officer™, a revolutionary tablet app that makes security departments more effective. With S2 Mobile Security Officer, security management and staff can now operate their S2 access control and video management systems fro...

CEM Systems emerald touch screen terminal awarded 2014 Security’s Best Award at ASIS Accolades

emerald is a Touch screen Reader,Door Controller, VOIP Intercom andSystem Terminal all in a single box CEM Systems, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, is pleased to announce that the emerald multifunctional touch screen terminal has been awarded 2014 Security's Best Award in the ASIS Accolades Awards. ASIS Accolades is an awards competition that recognises the security industry’s most innovative new products, services, and/...