PSA, a global security and systems integrator cooperative, has announced that 3xLOGIC will exhibit at PSA-TEC 2018. TEC, presented by PSA, is the premier education and networking event for all professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets. For 2018, TEC gets 'Amplified' with a new location at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, CO March 12-16, 2018. TEC will host more than 100 security and audio-visual manufacturers showcasing products and services during dedicated exhibit hours on March 14, 2018. Cloud access control in focus In addition to exhibiting at the show (booth #320), 3xLOGIC will be delivering a total of three presentations to attendees: The show kicks off at 8 am Monday, 12 March with Donny Shaffer, Director of Support Services, delivering 3xLOGIC infinias Certification Training. Unique to this event: this training is free to anyone who wishes to gain certification. On Tuesday morning at 10 am, Charlie Erickson, EVP Product Development, and Bill Hobbs, Senior National Sales Director, present a panel discussion entitled, 'Designing and Deploying Cloud Access Control Solutions'. Returning in the afternoon that same day at 3:30, Erickson and Hobbs will present another lively panel discussion, 'How to Position the Cloud Access Control Solution?' Enhancing networking possibilities “We look forward to this event every year,” said Matt Kushner, 3xLOGIC CEO. “This year we are bringing a strong team, we have a lot of new technology on display, and we’re presenting technical training as well as two highly topical presentations by two of our senior executives. We’re looking forward to a very successful show.” “With a new location we are excited to bring an innovative floorplan to the exhibit hall on Wednesday afternoon,” said Craig Patterson, Director of Vendor Management at PSA Security Network. “Exhibit booths will be set up to enhance the networking possibilities between everyone on the show floor. Education sessions will also break while the exhibit hall is open so that all attendees can visit the booths.”
PSA customers will now receive direct access to Umbo CV’s award-winning security solutions. Umbo CV provides the most advanced artificial intelligence platform available to the security industry, at a reduced cost. With cloud hosted solutions and A.I.-as-a-service, Umbo CV makes it easier to cement stronger customer ties and build sustainable recurring monthly revenue. Umbo CV Umbo CV brings machine learning to the forefront, boasting 98% accuracy. Customers love it’s quick-to-learn, easy-to-use app and desktop portal, and low-cost of entry. From intrusion detection projects in the cannabis industry, to accurate and real-time human counting at major shopping centres, to prison violence detection, Umbo CV has made great strides in advancing the security industry’s capabilities. The company has been the recipient of numerous accolades and honours at ISC West, Nvidia ECS, CVPR 2016, and the DARPA Robotic Challenge. “Umbo CV is changing the approach that security is managed and reacted to by reducing costs and complexity from all angles of the integrator appointment lifecycle,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management at PSA. “This approach streamlines everything from concept, to installation, to deployment and training, to maintenance and support, and allows integrators to handle more customers with less work and fewer costs.” For more information, please visit www.umbocv.ai
HySecurity leads the access control industry with highest reliability access control point (ACP) products HySecurity announces their partnership with PSA Security Network. This relationship makes HySecurity premium commercial, industrial and anti-terrorist automated gate systems available to PSA Security Network integrators. Highly reliable ACP products HySecurity leads the access control industry with highest reliability access control point (ACP) products. “HySecurity automated gates protect the United States’ most critical infrastructure and key assets including The Pentagon, Fort Knox, the U.S. Mint, almost every U.S. international airport, most U.S. embassies worldwide, industrial sites, data centres, and commercial enterprises,” says Richard Woltjer, HySecurity VP of Marketing. “Security equals reliability, and HySecurity gate operators’ completely enclosed, hardened and connected systems require minimal maintenance and last decades.” “PSA is excited to now offer HySecurity products to our integrators,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management for PSA Security Network. “Our integrators have turned to HySecurity for many of their applications over the years so this product line is a phenomenal addition to our offerings of perimeter protection solutions.” HySecurity leads the ACP industry with fully connected systems. They communicate operational and security threat intelligence to the security command and control in real time, ensuring appropriate and measured security response. Cornerstone of perimeter security “This win/win partnership meets the mission specific needs of PSA security integrators for highest quality, difficult to thwart, completely integrated perimeter security solutions,” says Woltjer. “For many PSA integrators, HySecurity is already a cornerstone of their perimeter security design.” Products alone don’t define security manufacturing. Accessible and industry-leading design, systems integration, implementation, commissioning, and follow-up support is crucial. Ours is a complex, quick-to-innovate industry. HySecurity security-credentialed specification engineers provide decisive site-specific assistance to ensure project goals are met or exceeded. HySecurity simplifies an increasingly complex industry. Whether designing a secure and functional military base ACP or a VIP private estate security gate, HySecurity provides solutions proven in hundreds of thousands of ACPs nationwide and around the world. We’re pleased to now deliver direct access to HySecurity ACP security solutions to PSA owner/members.
Pedestal PRO provides pedestals, housings, hoods, and custom manufacturing to installers Pedestal PRO announced it has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute Pedestal PRO’s line of pedestals, housings, and hoods for the security industry—including Pedestal PRO’s new architectural stainless steel pedestals. Through this partnership PSA integrators will gain access to the world’s largest offering of pedestal solutions, custom fabrication services, and strategic pricing to help them be more competitive for new and existing customers. Mounting access control and security devices PSA Security Network is an electronic security cooperative, owned by security integrators throughout North America. Combined, PSA members boast over 300 branch locations, employ nearly 6,000 security industry professionals, and are responsible for over $3.5 billion annually in security, fire and life safety installations. “Pedestal PRO brings a unique offering for our integrators,” said Craig Patterson, Director Of Vendor Management for PSA Security Network. “We are excited to provide better ways for our integrators to mount access control and security devices in non-wall applications and are pleased to kick off 2017 with such a great addition to our line card.” Old-school craftsmanship "As a one-stop-shop, we’ll take the sketch they make on their napkins and turn their pedestal imaginations into realities" “Aside from the 80+ SKUs in our inventory, Pedestal PRO looks forward to introducing PSA integrators to our new series of architectural pedestals that target the preferences of Fortune 500 companies and premium clients that want world class pedestal aesthetics to match their electronics,” said Pike Goss, President and CEO at Pedestal PRO. “Pedestal PRO’s ability to quickly service customer needs with old-school craftsmanship combined with a mature understanding of today’s access control devices will bring exceptional convenience and predictability for PSA integrators. As a one-stop-shop, we’ll take the sketch they make on their napkins and turn their pedestal imaginations into realities.” Custom manufacturing Pedestal PRO specialises in mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminium mounting configurations in non-wall applications for card readers, cameras, intercoms, keypads, entry-exit buttons, phone entry, and more. With over 250,000 installations across the U.S., Pedestal PRO has become the leading pedestal manufacturer in the industry and has recently completed projects for Facebook, Google, Comcast, FBI, and many more. Pedestal PRO provides pedestals, housings, hoods, 3D modelling services, and custom manufacturing to a national network of installers. Pedestal PRO works remotely and quickly with project managers and sales professionals to design special requests in SolidWorks 3D Modeling software, deliver CAD drawings to customers within 48 hours, offers unlimited revisions, and provides custom fabrication services in 10 business days or less. Pedestal PRO’s stock product ships within 24 hours.
PSA integrators to offer Dahua’s network cameras, NVRs, HD analogue products and solutions Dahua Technology USA and PSA Security Network announced a partnership to distribute Dahua’s video surveillance solutions for the security industry. Through this partnership, PSA integrators will gain a competitive edge by offering Dahua’s breakthrough network cameras, NVRs, and HD analogue products and solutions to their customers. Leading-edge features Dahua’s high-value, total security products deliver unparalleled quality, reliability, and stability. Dahua’s cameras and NVRs are state of the art and offer a host of leading-edge features. These include Smart H.264+ that saves up to 70 percent on bandwidth compression, and Starlight technology with 0.005 lux for outstanding colour and clarity in extreme low-light conditions. Dahua was the first to introduce analogue-to-HD technology to the industry and continues to expand its HDCVI 3.0 solution that brings exceptional high-res images over traditional analogue video surveillance systems through coax cabling. Expansion in North America “Our partnership with PSA is a key factor in further driving our expansion in North America,” said Tim Wang, CEO of Dahua Technology USA. “We are especially pleased to be a part of the PSA network, where leading systems integrators will have access to our products." PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. Combined, PSA members boast over 300 branch locations, employ nearly 6,000 security industry professionals, and are responsible for over $3.5 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations. Quality video surveillance "PSA is delighted to begin our new partnership with Dahua," said Craig Patterson, Director of Vendor Management for PSA Security Network. "They bring a full line of quality video surveillance solutions to our member network at aggressive price points and are a welcomed addition to the PSA line card." Save
This partnership will allow PSA to distribute Welbeck’s network connection and management solutions for the security industry PSA Security Network and Welbeck Secure announces that Welbeck has entered into a partnership with PSA to distribute Welbeck’s network connection and management solutions for the security industry. Through this partnership PSA integrators will gain a competitive edge by offering unique and quality secure connectivity products to their customers. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. Combined, PSA members boast over 300 branch locations, employ nearly 6,000 security industry professionals and are responsible for over $3.5 billion annually in security, fire and life safety installations. Increasing security and reducing cost “PSA is delighted to begin our new partnership with Welbeck,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management for PSA Security Network. “Several of our members have already adopted Welbeck’s secure connectivity and remote management solutions. In fact, they played an important role in introducing Welbeck to PSA and adding this new product line to the PSA line card.” “Welbeck offers unique patented technologies that increase security and reduce cost for integrators and their customers,” said Bob Smith, President and CEO of Welbeck. “Our AutoConnectTM and RealTimeResourceTM technologies allow an installer with no IT background to set up a secure connection simply by connecting a network cable. The Welbeck device does all the work – there is no need for port forwarding at the customer site and no need to know the customer’s IP addressing scheme.” Welbeck offers a full line of physical and virtual devices that easily and securely connect security equipment at the customer site and allow the integrator or monitoring centre to connect, provision, monitor and manage equipment on customer sites remotely. Save
DIRAK’s access control solutions are designed specifically for IT/server racks and outdoor enclosures DIRAK, Inc. has announced that it has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute E-LINE by DIRAK’s premium access control solutions designed specifically for IT/server racks and outdoor enclosures. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, composed of the most progressive security integrators throughout North America, offering industry leading education and training, as well as vetted solutions and services that can enhance any security company’s operations. “Our partnership with DIRAK will bring our members solutions with the highest standards of access control, secure operations, and ensured compliance,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management for PSA Security Network. “We are happy to have them on board as a partner who can satisfy the new standards of security minded customers who want to protect more than just typical door entrances.” Electromechanical solutionsSecurity is not a question of size – all companies are exposed to wide-ranging forms of risk and E-LINE by DIRAK understands the importance of being proactive when it comes to securing critical assets. These electromechanical solutions are designed to secure openings and areas other than standard doors and entrances, such as IT server racks and outdoor enclosures. These high-quality, tamper-proof solutions can be retrofitted onto any existing rack or enclosure design and deliver real-time monitoring and gapless auditability. Central monitoring The E-LINE by DIRAK solutions can be integrated into the MLM Administration Suite software or an existing management system – giving the system administrator the ability to monitor, control, and report all activity occurring any time of day – mitigating the risk of internal threats and unauthorised entry. E-LINE by DIRAK’s mechatronic locking solutions secure enclosures locally while monitoring them centrally; helping to improve emergency response time, protect critical infrastructure, and ensure uninterrupted functionality. E-LINE by DIRAK’s versatile line of access control solutions feature cutting-edge technologies and enable organisations to proactively address risks and vulnerabilities by ensuring that next level of security to prevent all possibilities of unauthorised access – guaranteeing maximum control of their most sensitive data and critical infrastructure. “We know PSA Security Network to be a group of thought leaders who bring industry experts and revolutionary products to their organisation of integrators. We are looking forward to partnering with them to gain valuable insight from their vast industry experience, and continue our role as market leaders,” says Aldon Blackwood, Product Manager for E-LINE by DIRAK.
PSA integrators will offer EyeLock’s market leading iris biometrics products to their vast customer base EyeLock LLC, a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, recently announced it has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network, the world’s largest electronic security cooperative. Through this partnership, PSA integrators will offer EyeLock’s market leading iris biometrics products to their vast customer base. Proprietary iris authentication technology EyeLock’s technology provides an unprecedented level of convenience and security with unmatched biometric accuracy, making it the most proven way to authenticate identity aside from DNA. EyeLock’s proprietary iris authentication technology looks at more than 240 unique iris characteristics, and is one of the only companies in the world to utilise dual-eye authentication. “This partnership with PSA is an important part of our global distribution strategy,” said Anthony Antolino, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at EyeLock. “Iris access control is fast becoming a critical component of enterprise security and EyeLock’s suite of products offers a market leading, cost-effective solution to PSA’s wide reaching network of integrators and end users.” PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. These leading security systems integrators are responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations. “PSA is thrilled to be working with EyeLock,” said Craig Patterson, Director of Vendor Management for PSA Security Network. “EyeLock’s solutions are user friendly, interoperable with major access control platforms, and are priced right. EyeLock is going to create a significant competitive advantage for our members and their businesses.”
PSA Vendor Programme is designed to enhance the relationship between PSA vendors and integrators PSA Security Network, the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, recently announced LifeSafety Power® has joined its Premier Vendor Programme. The programme is designed to enhance the relationship between PSA vendors and integrators. By meeting a number of qualification criteria, LifeSafety Power has joined the Premier Vendor Programme, which offers additional opportunities to foster brand visibility and increase sales volume through PSA. PoE solutions for access control and CCTV LifeSafety Power leads the industry in Smart Power Solutions and patented remote networking capabilities, providing modular, intelligent low voltage AC, DC and PoE power solutions for access control, security and CCTV. “LifeSafety Power has been an outstanding partner to PSA and a solid addition to the PSA line card,” said Craig Patterson, Director of Vendor Management for PSA Security Network. “We are excited to further develop our partnership through the Premier Vendor Programme with them.” Enhancing integrator and vendor relationship LifeSafety Power and PSA established a partnership in 2012 to bring their FlexPower® Unified Power Systems and remote networked monitoring solutions to PSA. The company’s award winning FlexPower products are high performance, network-connected, power management systems that help integrators simplify job design and provide installation efficiencies while promoting managed services and boosting recurring monthly revenue (RMR). Most recently, LifeSafety Power and Mercury Security partnered to bring the PSA dealer community Underwriters Laboratories (UL)-Listed enclosures (U.S. and Canada) that include the complete mechanical integration of access controller boards, system power, lock power and remote monitoring options in a single design in both rack mount / wall mount configurations. “PSA Security Network embodies the future of systems integration,” said John Olliver, Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. “We’re excited to continue to be part of this progressive, professional installation community, now as a Premier Vendor, and look forward to being of service to its members today and in the future. We know how important it is for integration companies to increase their service offerings and RMR, and that’s what our solutions are designed to do.”
The partnership allows PSA integrators to offer their customers a security system built with the latest technologies BluBØX Security Inc. recently announced a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute its web-cloud security system that provides access, alarms, visitors, video, and biometrics for the physical security industry. Through the new partnership, PSA Integrators will be able to offer their customers a security system built with the latest Cloud, Web, Mobile and Biometric technology. BluBØX Security Products create high margin recurring revenue (HMRR) for the integrators and lower upfront and total ownership costs for their customers. Progressive security integrators PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. The cooperative generates over $2B in annual sales of security, fire, and life safety systems. BluBØX is the only U.S.-based manufacturer and service provider of a true Microsoft Cloud-hosted physical security product that provides Access Control, Alarm Management, Video Surveillance, Visitor Management, Biometrics, and Elevator Destination Dispatch in a single unified platform. The system can be accessed from any device, anytime, anywhere and all functions are unified under a single database and user interface. This End-to-End solution was designed to provide cost-effective Enterprise-level functionality, but readily scales to meet the simpler needs of Small and Medium-size Businesses. “We are excited to begin our partnership with BluBØX,” said Craig Patterson, Director of Vendor Management for PSA Security Network. “They are a progressive new addition to our line card with their web-based security platform that will allow integrators the opportunity to bring together multiple security applications into a single platform.” “We are pleased to announce our partnership with PSA Security Network,” said Perry Levine, Vice President of Business Development of BluBØX. “We are confident that BluBØX’s products will bring an unmatched solution to PSA Integrators and provide their end user clients with leading products and services that are aligned with today’s technology.” “Our successful track record and the lessons learned from our first cloud security company provided the background to create a solution that both the Integrator and End User want. We are excited to be able to provide our competitive offering to PSA’s Integrators to help migrate their existing customers and attract new ones to this modern way of providing security,” says Patrick Barry, CEO of BluBØX Security Inc. BluBØX’s security products BluBØX’s flagship security product, BluSKY, is a simple yet powerful web-based Microsoft hosted security software platform that unifies all major security applications and works with any browser on any device, anywhere, anytime. BluSKY is patent-pending for its innovative real-time monitoring, status, and control of any number of security systems without the need to load or manage software on any device. BluSKY also provides an out-of-the-bøx cross-system, multi-site partitioned database for multi-tenant and large multi-site installations. BluSKY works with authentic Mercury hardware and can upgrade any of the 20+ Mercury-based systems in the marketplace to a modern mobile-web-cloud architecture. BluBØX’s Person Reader is a patent-pending multi-factor and multi-biometric reader that grants users access through a portal without the need for credentials. The Person Reader is a more secure and convenient replacement for cards and card readers and can be used anywhere you would use traditional access control. The Person Readers can be used to complement card readers or simply replace them altogether. The Person Readers are simple and natural to use: just look and be recognised.
Through this partnership PSA integrators will gain a competitive edge by offering lighting products to its customers AXTON Security Lighting Solutions recently announced it has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute AXTON’s infrared, visible and hybrid lighting solutions for security industry. Through this partnership PSA integrators will gain a competitive edge by offering unique and quality lighting products to its customers. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America who are responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire and life safety installations. The partnership “PSA is excited to begin our new partnership with AXTON,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management for PSA Security Network. “Several of our integrators have already seen the “AXTON light” and were instrumental in helping bring their quality line of security lighting products to the PSA line card.” “The only patented and true Hybrid lighting solution featuring infrared and visible light in one unit, deters crimes and makes it possible to record colour imagery in nighttime,” said Scott MacKenzie, Business Development Manager at AXTON. “AXTON’s Hybrid system is entirely event-driven, meaning the white light only comes on during the specific event preprogrammed through VMS or auxiliary devices. During normal nighttime operation IR light illuminates the scene. This makes it easy to comply with light pollution ordnances and provide visible light ONLY when needed.” AXTON security lighting solutions AXTON is the only true US-based manufacturer of security lighting solutions. All products are designed and built from the ground up in Salt Lake City, UT. AXTON offers a comprehensive selection of over 400 lighting products, from visible to hybrid lighting that will cover almost any application in mind. Small installers, Fortune 500 companies and top clearance government projects, all found AXTON to be an appropriate solution for their lighting requirements. Each and every unit is built to order by hand, regardless of the order size. Typically, orders are shipped within 24-48 hours from their Salt Lake City location near the airport. Every unit is QC tested multiple times and held to the highest performance and reliability standards before it leaves the facility. AXTON services AXTON offers Lifetime Warranty with advanced replacement on all of its products. If a unit malfunctions, they will send you a replacement to install, and sort out all the details later. All customer service and technical support is handled directly from their Salt Lake City location by live knowledgeable staff. Technical and installation questions, most likely, will be answered by the technician that actually built your units. Free of charge project planning and consultation is available for projects of any size, from a small gas station to a full blown refinery.
TRES is an RFID development company that provides both FCC approved Passive 900MHz & Active 433MHz PSA Security Network, the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, recently announced a new vendor partnership with Transponder and Reader Engineered Systems, Inc. (TRES), an RFID development company that provides both FCC approved Passive 900MHz and Active 433MHz tag solutions. TRES is an RFID development company with over 50 years of combined industry experience and has built a reputation for superior performing products, strong and consistent dealer support and minimal lead times for custom programmed RFID tags and labels. Providing a large array of tag form-factors allows TRES the versatility to uniquely satisfy a wide variety of project tag requirement form generic to custom. New opportunities for PSA integrators “We are pleased to announce their partnership with PSA Security Network,” said Steve Hale, vice president and CFO of TRES. “We are confident that TRES products will bring many diversified business opportunities to PSA integrators and provide their end user customers with unparalleled quality and innovation in the field of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).” With the ability to provide read ranges from 15 to 30 feet with their Passive 900MHz readers or 10 to 150 feet with their Active 433MHz technology reliably, the TRES product line revolves around three core RFID products: tres900 Long Range Passive Tag and Reader System that is widely used for gate and parking controls and perimeter security tres433 Active Tag and Receiver that boasts read ranges up to one-half mile and tags with replaceable batteries commonly used for asset or personnel tracking and theft prevention tres Intelli-Track software package designed specifically to provide real-time, intelligent RFID asset tracking “TRES has some of the best designed high performance RFID products out there,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management for PSA Security Network. “Our integrators are very enthusiastic about the product performance as well as the variety and economy of the TRES product line.”
The partnership will enable Razberi to distribute its innovative and market-leading IP video products Razberi Technologies — a leading developer of network video solutions for professional video surveillance and security applications — has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute Razberi’s innovative and market-leading IP video products. Distributing products through PSA Security Network “Razberi’s incredible growth and product development in the IP video industry over the last few years has led to the need to open additional avenues for product distribution to the security market,” said Razberi Technologies President Tom Galvin. “We’re pleased to announce that respected and industry-leading PSA Security Network has joined our efforts to deliver the Razberi™ ServerSwitch™ and supporting products to their network of valued customers.” Razberi Technologies is the developer and manufacturer of the patented Razberi™ ServerSwitch™ appliance — which combines a network video recorder, a PoE switch, storage, and industry-leading video management software (VMS) into one easy-to-use and install appliance. The Razberi™ appliances are a cost-effective alternative to enterprise servers and network switches. The Razberi™ appliance hosts multiple certified VMS products, providing system integrators the ability to assemble smaller, more compact systems that don’t require a large IT infrastructure. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative. By combining purchasing power and resources of the largest vendors with the strengths and personal attention to detail of locally-owned companies, these leading security systems integrators within the PSA network have access to the latest products, certifications, and best practices necessary to develop cost-effective security solutions. Razberi product line up "PSA Security is an excellent partner that offers more than just product distribution," says Randy Brem, Vice President of Sales North America, Razberi Technologies “Our network is composed of the most progressive security integrators throughout North America which represents the perfect customer for Razberi’s technology-driven and cost-saving products,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management of PSA Security Network. “We are impressed with the capabilities that Razberi will bring to our integrators by bringing together all of the elements of a video surveillance system in an easy to use and install package.” “PSA Security is an excellent partner that offers more than just product distribution,” said Razberi Technologies Vice President of Sales for North America Randy Brem. “Their commitment to service and their long-lasting integrator relationships bring added value to the delivery of our products.” In addition to the original ServerSwitch™, Razberi Technologies has recently released a line of products including the Enterprise ServerSwitch™ — a high performance line that offers twice the performance of the standard unit; VyneWatch Surveillance Health Monitoring System — a cloud-based system that keeps users informed of the status of the video recording devices, regardless of the VMS software used; and the LocBeri Cyber Security System — a new standard feature on all razberi™ units that allows the installer to prevent the unauthorised use of network ports with a single button.
Stone Lock Pro is a facial recognition access control device that provides instant, reliable confirmation of identity PSA Security Network recently announced a new vendor partnership with COPROMETROUSA. CoprometroUSA’s biometric access control product, Stone Lock® Pro, is a sophisticated facial recognition access control device that provides instant, reliable confirmation of identity with a very high level of accuracy. “We are very happy to be included in PSA’s offerings”, says Jeff Sebek, VP of Business Development for CoprometroUSA. “Customers who need the security and identity assurance offered by Stone Lock® Pro rely on companies like PSA and the integrators they support for the utmost in enterprise security. PSA’s owner/member structure and the strength of their relationships with their integrators provide an ideal channel opportunity for the Stone Lock® Pro product.” With Stone Lock® Pro, over 2,000 facial points are measured passively as the user approaches the Faceplate, providing instant confirmation of identity ( “PSA is excited to begin our partnership with CoprometroUSA, and the Stone Lock® Pro product is a welcome addition to the PSA line card,” says Craig Patterson, PSA’s Director of Vendor Management. “Stone Lock® Pro’s speed, accuracy and reliability make meeting the most stringent requirements of high-end access control a passive, easy experience for the user.”
Alertus has been engineering netcentric emergency alert systems for universities and colleges PSA Security Network recently announced a new vendor partnership with Alertus Technologies. Alertus leads the industry in unified facility notification and has been engineering netcentric emergency alert systems for universities and colleges, K–12 schools, corporations, industrial sites, medical centres, the Department of Defense, and other government organisations for more than a decade. The Alertus Notification System provides “one-touch” instant command and control of all enterprise alerting modalities throughout large area, high-occupancy facilities. The Alertus system consists of a customisable array of emergency notification products and cutting-edge technology, including wall-mounted Alert Beacons, computer desktop alerting, USB panic button, LED marquee display, text-to-speech interface for public address and giant outdoor speaker systems, fire alarm interface, VoIP phone alerting, digital signage and cable television override, and mobile phone apps that allow for the distribution and receipt of emergency alerts. The outcome is a seamless integration of all netcentric IT assets, new and legacy facility infrastructure, and innovative audible visual notification appliances to serve gaps in coverage. “We are pleased to team with PSA and its members to serve the tens of thousands of corporate and institutional facilities where retrofitting their expansive facilities with conventional public address speakers is typically cost prohibitive and impractical,” says Jason Volk, CEO at Alertus. “The combination of Alertus’ innovations in mass notification with PSA members’ expertise and professional implementation services will protect lives and ensure business continuity when an emergency or crisis strikes.” “Our partnership with Alertus will offer PSA members a leading edge technology for mass notification,” says Craig Patterson, PSA’s director of vendor management. “Alertus’ unique capabilities will open new opportunities to serve unfulfilled customer needs and tap into the immense growth potential of mass notification solutions and services.”
Windy City Wire’s RackPack Field system allows integrators to transport and install cables in less time with fewer technicians PSA Security Network is excited to announce a new vendor partnership with Windy City Wire, a leader in low-voltage wire innovations since 1994. Windy City Wire’s patented RackPack® Field Systems Solution provides value beyond the wire! This system allows integrators to transport and install more cable in less time with fewer technicians, and they back it up with an unheard of money back guarantee. This partnership provides PSA Security Network the ability to utilise Windy City Wire’s national footprint and strong network of inventory to fully support PSA’s high-end integrators and owner members needs. Windy City Wire and PSA are both committed to providing innovative products and services to their customers, while constantly focusing on improving efficiencies across the board, which is why Windy City Wire officials feel this partnership is a perfect fit. “We are excited to be part of the PSA family, with our consistent focus on productivity and creating efficiencies in the field, we are enthusiastic about bringing value to the members that go beyond just buying a commodity,” Dan Hughes, National Sales Manager for Windy City Wire commented. “As a company, we will continue to focus on innovations putting not only ourselves, but our customers in the best possible position to win on a daily basis. We look forward to a long-standing partnership with this great network of companies.” “PSA is excited to begin our partnership with Windy City Wire, whose exceptional customer service and overall passion for what they do make them a welcome addition to the PSA line card," says Craig Patterson, PSA’s Director of Vendor Management. “WCW’s ‘SmartWire’ brand is a solution that provides so much more than just a low-voltage wire offering we typically associate a wire vendor with.” Windy City Wire was thrilled to make its PSA debut at PSA-TEC 2014 in Westminster, CO on May 7th.
BCDVideo’s connection to HP and line of servers and switches enhance PSA IP video appliance offering BCDVideo will be offering its full product line to PSA’s integrators. As HP’s Global OEM Partner for Video Storage, BCDVideo manufacturers Access Control Servers and IP Video Recorders, all including BCDVideo’s SMARTtechnology products, which allow worldwide remote management and restore on any system. BCDVideo also offers customised HP-branded Client Viewing Stations and network switches, to complete the project infrastructure. “PSA is excited to have BCDVideo back in the mix”, says Craig Patterson, PSA’s Director of Vendor Management. “BCDVideo’s connection to HP and their quality line of servers and switches further enhances our IP video appliance offering and makes them a perfect addition to the PSA line card.” The company’s just-announced EVO series of NVR’s are also available to the PSA integrator community. These affordable, high-performance solutions come pre-loaded with a choice of Milestone XProtect Essential, OnSSI Ocularis PS, or Axis Camera Station. The EVO Series solutions are available in 8, 10, 20, or 40-channel models. “The PSA partnership is strategic and consistent with BCDVideo’s continued growth. The level of security expertise within their member base, as well as the on-going education offerings that PSA makes available coincide with our philosophy of selling a solution designed to deliver performance over the course of the project, rather than just quoting a box. We never have been a one-size-fits-all type of manufacturer, which is why we offer our builds on such a wide range of platforms.” states Tom Larson, BCDVideo’s Director of Sales & Engineering.
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