Nortech Control Systems Ltd. Announces that they have been selected to join AMAG Technology’s rapidly growing Symmetry Preferred Partner Program. AMAG has certified the integration of Nortech’s uPASS Reach and Transit Ultimate long range readers which utilise proven Nedap technologies. Both of these products offer reliable Vehicle Access Control and are certified to be used with AMAG’s latest Symmetry Access Control software. The products require specific card types but these Wiegand readers are compatible with all Symmetry door controllers. Nortech is an independent company specialising in design, manufacture and distribution of innovative access control, card access, and vehicle access solutions. With over 25 years’ experience of providing people and vehicle access control solutions to its customers and partners in the security industry, Nortech are well positioned to offer training, technical support, and advice on the certified products to all AMAG’s customers and partners. Nedap’s uPASS Reach and uPASS Target Nedap’s uPASS Reach and uPASS Target are robust passive tag readers using UHF technology. They offer between 5 to 10 metre read range and are an ideal, long lasting, cost effective solution for access control or for monitoring the traffic flow in residential or commercial projects. Transit Ultimate Transit Ultimate on the other hand uses semi-active tags and RFID technology enabling automatic multi-lane, vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and at speeds of up to 125mph. It is used globally for high security applications and demanding vehicle access control applications in harsh environmental conditions. AMAG Technology’s Symmetry access control system AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Access Control Systems are designed for every type and size of organisation from small offices and colleges through to government agencies and multi-national corporations. Symmetry is easy to use and with a large range of features to increase security and improve productivity of security and facility management teams. David Ella, AMAG Technology, Vice President-Product and Partner Programs welcomes this new partnership stating, “Customers can now integrate access control with vehicle access to provide another layer of security in environments where controlling vehicle access is critical to security.”
The integration will dramatically enhance situational security management capabilities AMAG Technology welcomes KapLogic Corporation as a certified partner of the Symmetry Preferred Partner Program. As a certified partner, KapLogic’s Aegis PSIM intelligent integration software integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 access control software. AMAG Technology and KapLogic cooperatively tested and certified this integration. AMAG Technology is a security solution provider specialising in access control, intrusion detection, video management, policy-based platform solutions, and visitor management. Improved overall security “AMAG welcomes KapLogic to the Symmetry Preferred Partner Program,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Product Marketing, Dave Ella. “Joint customers will find the integration delivers superior monitoring, security management, and response times, improving overall security.” “With the AMAG Symmetry system and the Aegis PSIM Intelligent Integration Software, users dramatically enhance security situational management capabilities while easily merging existing systems for a truly integrated solution,” said Richard Beard, KapLogic President and Co-founder. Live monitoring KapLogic's integration to AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control software adds to Aegis live monitoring and control of Symmetry. The integration provides door control and status, input/output control and status, as well as alarm handling. As standard with Aegis integration, configuring icons tied to Symmetry devices is simple and easy. In addition to providing features of Symmetry in Aegis, the integration opens Symmetry events and alarms to full integration with the full catalogue of Aegis drivers. This includes video, intercom, industrial control, fire, and IT integration as well as location aware devices. Aegis is installed in all security verticals, including the U.S. Government. KapLogic Corporation is the developer of advanced security integration products. Aegis PSIM intelligent integration software provides seamless integration of multiple security systems providing simple-to-use yet powerful security monitoring. Aegis allows security systems such as access control, CCTV, alarm and intercom systems to be combined to form a truly integrated security system. Advanced alarm handling and event linking automate alarm response to give the operator real-time critical information in emergency situations. Save
As a certified partner, FLIR’s Latitude VMS integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System AMAG Technology, the security solution manufacturer specialising in access control, intrusion detection, video management, policy-based identity solutions and visitor management, welcomes FLIR as a certified member of AMAG’s Symmetry Preferred Partner Program. As a certified partner, FLIR’s Latitude Video Management System integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System. AMAG Technology and FLIR cooperatively tested and certified this integration. Enterprise level security “We are pleased to welcome FLIR to the Symmetry Preferred Partner Program,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Product Marketing, Dave Ella. “The integration will provide end users with high quality imaging coupled with a powerful access control system. Symmetry and Latitude deliver enterprise level security that can grow and adapt with an end user’s changing needs.” “FLIR is excited to be a certified video management systems provider as part of AMAG’s Symmetry Partner Integrations Program,” said John Distelzweig, Vice President & General Manager of FLIR Security. “AMAG customers can now combine the Symmetry V8 Access Control System with FLIR’s complete line of security solutions, including Latitude VMS, industry-leading thermal security cameras, and enterprise-level analytics.” FLIR’s Latitude VMS is an enterprise-level IP surveillance system with forensic-quality imaging and user-friendly operations consisting of dedicated, web-based and mobile client software. Users manage Latitude VMS through the Symmetry Access Control System in the Symmetry Video Matrix. Effortlessly view, playback, search and export while maintaining scalability and usability. Latitude collects relevant data and provides actionable information allowing users to make quick decision to better protect their buildings and people.
March Networks® and AMAG Technology are pleased to announce the certified integration of the March Networks Command™ Enterprise video management solution with AMAG’s Symmetry™ Access Control system. The integration provides organisations with a single, unified IP video surveillance and access control solution that enables better situational awareness, improved risk mitigation and more efficient security system management. March Networks surveillance in Symmetry Virtual Matrix March Networks, a global leader in intelligent IP video solutions, is now also a member of AMAG’s Symmetry Preferred Partner Programme. AMAG Technology is a leading provider of access control, video management and end-to-end security management solutions. “Several major AMAG customers have been asking us for an integration with March Networks, so we are very pleased it has come to fruition,” said AMAG Technology Vice President of Product Marketing Dave Ella. “Most access control users now see the value in linking video to their access control alarms and events. The integration will really help our customers respond more quickly and effectively to security incidents.” The integration enables customers to view live March Networks surveillance video in the Symmetry Virtual Matrix and playback recorded video on any authorised Symmetry client PC. It also supports the display and handling of March Networks alarms and basic system health alerts in the Symmetry client interface. Supported in Symmetry Access Control 8.0.2 and March Networks Command 1.10.1 or later, the integration works with any server running March Networks Command Recording Server software or any March Networks 8000 Series Hybrid NVR. Bringing together critical security solutions “We are pleased to partner with AMAG to provide this fully certified solution to our mutual customer base, and to the many organisations looking for a flexible and convenient option to bring together two of their most critical security solutions,” said Jeff Corrall, March Networks’ Integrations Business Development Manager. “The integration combines our best-in-class systems to save customers time and improve operational awareness.” March Networks Command and 8000 Series Hybrid NVRs provide live monitoring, investigation and enterprise-class video management for all-IP or hybrid IP/analogue video environments. Working together or as separate video surveillance solutions, they support a complete portfolio of IP cameras, encoders and analytics, as well as video-based business intelligence applications. Symmetry products give customers a comprehensive, end-to-end software platform so users can manage all of their security needs while reducing risk and meeting industry compliance. The security systems are installed worldwide and designed for organisations of any size – from the largest multinational or government agency to schools, hospitals and smaller office buildings. For further detail on the integrated solution, please visit the AMAG Technology website or get Symmetry access control information for Command and Network Video Recorders on the March Networks website.
Quantum Secure, a leading provider of enterprise-grade physical identity and access management (PIAM) solutions, has re-certified their SAFE Software version 4.9 with AMAG Technology’s Symmetry v8.0.2 Access Control Software and future v8.x versions. The integration allows for cardholder synchronisation between SAFE Software and Symmetry software. Seamless integration between SAFE and Symmetry “Quantum Secure’s continued ability to create advanced technology solutions makes them ideal partners and enables a seamless integration between SAFE and Symmetry,” said Dave Ella, Vice President of Product Marketing, AMAG Technology. “We’re pleased to update this certification with Quantum Secure.” The integration includes features such as the ability for both SAFE and Symmetry to synchronise cardholders, create access code add-ons and delete additions, receive automatic active and inactive cardholder updates, and an intuitive configuration that drives an excellent user experience. “This integration between SAFE’s PIAM platform and AMAG’s Symmetry’s access control system increases the ability to provide customers with an excellent solution for their identity management needs,” said Ajay Jain, CEO, Quantum Secure. “One of our top priorities is to continue to support our partner certifications.”
AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that SMI is a certified member of AMAG’s Symmetry™ Preferred Partner Programme. As a certified partner, SMI’s Mobile Verification System integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System. AMAG Technology and SMI cooperatively tested and certified this integration. Extending access control beyond physical boundaries “We are proud to welcome SMI to the Symmetry Preferred Partner Program,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Marketing, Dave Ella. “The integration will allow customers to control access virtually anywhere they choose using a handheld device and extending security beyond the typical perimeter.” “SMI are delighted to announce this new level of integration with Symmetry. We have been working with this platform now for a number of years – and this takes the overall product to a new level,” said Co-Founder of SMI, Dick Clark. “The combination of this software and some new mobile devices makes a very attractive product offering.” SMI‘s Mobile Verification System allows users to extend the reach of the Symmetry Access Control System beyond physical boundaries. Symmetry integrates with a range of mobile devices which has been jointly developed using the latest API from AMAG. The devices check the validity of a credential and display details of the registered cardholder. The transaction is passed to Symmetry and is available for reporting within Symmetry. A wide range of credential formats are supported. The overall system can operate in either on line or off line modes and support databases of any size. SMI are a UK based privately held software author. The company specialises in providing mobile extensions to access control systems. A combination of software and hand held devices are supplied to provide a total mobile solution – easy to install and fully compatible with the access control system in use.
Morse Watchmans announces that its KeyWatcher® Touch Key Management System is now integrated with AMAG Technology’s Symmetry V8.0.2 Access Control System. The AMAG Symmetry Integration Module allows users to provide access to KeyWatcher Touch assets to card holders from within the Symmetry system. Both Morse Watchmans and AMAG Technology cooperatively tested and certified the integration. Morse Watchmans now certified member of AMAG Technology's Symmetry Preferred Partner Program “The integration between these two technologies eliminates the time-consuming and potentially error-prone tasks of entering users into two separate systems,” said Fernando Pires, VP Sales and Marketing, Morse Watchmans. “We are very pleased that the KeyWatcher Touch key control system can be updated and managed through Symmetry, increasing the accuracy and effectiveness of both solutions.” "AMAG’s Symmetry System is used by an increasing number of large organizations for their access control, and to link together all aspects of their physical security,” said Dave Ella, Vice President of Product Marketing, AMAG Technology. “Being able to control traditional keys from within Symmetry is a major advantage, since all facility entry can be managed in one place. That provides considerable audit and compliance reporting benefits. We are happy to welcome Morse Watchmans to the Symmetry Preferred Partner Programme." Tamper-proof systems Morse Watchmans’ key control and management systems are an orderly and secure solution for addressing controlled usage and safekeeping of mechanical keys. The tamper-proof systems are designed so that only authorised users, using pre-programed PIN codes, access cards or biometrics, can access keys; on-board advanced technology automatically records all access activity. In addition to the newly added functionality, Morse Watchmans’ AMAG Symmetry Integration Module allows users to: Add/modify/delete cardholders and badge data to/from the appropriate KeyWatcher Touch users from within Symmetry Assign KeyWatcher Touch users to sites based on Symmetry access codes Configure KeyWatcher TrueTouch alarms and transactions that are passed to Symmetry via events and alarms Configure card format used with Symmetry to pass the correct badge data to the KeyWatcher TrueTouch server Allow configuration of an anti-egress feature that keeps users from leaving an area when holding a particular asset, and can also allow access to additional areas when an asset is held
As certified partner, OnSSI’s Ocularis 5 video management software integrates with AMAG Symmetry V8 access control AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) is a certified member of AMAG’s Symmetry™ Preferred Partner Programme. As a certified partner, OnSSI’s Ocularis 5 video management software integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 access control system. AMAG Technology and OnSSI cooperatively tested and certified this integration. “The integration provides our customers with more diversity when it comes to choosing a video management system for their security needs,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Product Marketing, Dave Ella. “Users can view Ocularis video via the Symmetry Virtual Matrix and better manage security overall.” Improved security and situational awareness “The correlation of video and access control provides users with an effective and intelligent solution that improves overall security and heightens situational awareness,” said OnSSI VP of Sales and Marketing, Ken LaMarca. The integration allows Ocularis video to be displayed within the Symmetry security management system as well as having Symmetry alarms displayed in Ocularis. Features and benefits of the integration include the ability to view live Ocularis video in the Symmetry Virtual Matrix, full video playback availability at all Symmetry client PCs and capability to add Ocularis cameras to Symmetry graphics. The integration also allows customers to display and action Ocularis alarms in Symmetry, as well as transfer Symmetry alarms to Ocularis for video triggers when using the Symmetry XML open integrations module. Ocularis 5 is OnSSI’s innovative and cost effective open platform video management software (VMS) designed to enhance security while simplifying the daily workload. Ocularis can scale up to accommodate an infinite number of cameras to match a growing system’s needs. Ocularis lets users record both analogue video and video from integrated IP network cameras.
As a certified partner, 3VR VisionPoint VMS integrates with AMAG Symmetry access control system AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that 3VR is now a certified member of AMAG’s Symmetry Preferred Partner Program. As a certified partner, 3VR’s VisionPoint™ VMS integrates with AMAG’s Symmetry™ Access Control System. AMAG Technology and 3VR cooperatively tested and certified this integration. “We welcome 3VR to the Symmetry Preferred Partner Program and look forward to a long-term relationship with them,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Product Marketing, Dave Ella. “The integration with 3VR’s VisionPoint VMS allows live or recorded video from the 3VR system to integrate with Symmetry access control alarms and events. The integration also allows end users to have more choice when it comes to product selection.” AMAG & 3VR integration “Integrating 3VR’s VMS with access control systems like Symmetry allows us to give customers visual context around the information gathered from badges, access codes and alarms,” said Uma Welingkar, Vice President of Product Management for 3VR. “This partnership helps customers make sense of the data they are gathering so they can make informed decisions and take appropriate actions.” The 3VR VisionPoint VMS integration with the Symmetry Access Control system provides a single console that uses the Symmetry interface to search and view live and recorded video using specific events triggered in Symmetry. The integration provides the ability to manage and view 3VR VMS servers and associated channels. Customers can use the Symmetry Virtual Matrix to view video and manipulate PTZ cameras, and can play back recorded video from any camera connected to 3VR’s VisionPoint VMS. Customers can also monitor and report on events within Symmetry based on 3VR’s motion detection capabilities.
As a certified partner, Farpointe’s Ranger long-range readers and transmitters integrate with AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that Farpointe Data is a certified member of AMAG’s Symmetry™ Preferred Partner Program. As a certified partner, Farpointe Data’s Ranger® Long-Range Readers and Transmitters integrate with AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control System. AMAG Technology and Farpointe Data cooperatively tested and certified this integration. Farpointe Data Ranger receivers Farpointe Data’s Ranger® long-range readers and transmitters allow doors, gates or barriers to open or close up to 200 feet (61 meters) from the high frequency credentials. The readers operate with the Symmetry Access Control software and all three controller product lines: Symmetry M2150, Symmetry SR Controller or Symmetry EN door controller and do not require additional software or licenses. “We welcome Farpointe to our Symmetry Preferred Partner Program and look forward to a long relationship and many satisfied customers,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Product Marketing, Dave Ella. “The addition of the Farpointe Data long-range reader and transmitters allows AMAG to offer our customers an access control solution for applications where a door or barrier needs to be opened from a long distance, such as for vehicle access applications.” “Ranger receivers are a terrific solution for long range physical access control applications such as entering buildings, lifting gates and vehicle barriers, moving aircraft in and out of secure hangars, arming and disarming alarm systems as well as situations calling for emergency duress,” emphasises Scott Lindley, Farpointe Data president. “Instead of using a long range card, which could activate more than one device or door at a time, the transmitter holder selects exactly the mechanism to be immediately triggered.” Industry-leading readers & credentials provider Farpointe Data, a leader in the design and manufacture of radio frequency identification (RFID) access control products, is now a DORMA Group Company. DORMA is a leading global manufacturer of premium access solutions and services that enable better buildings. Farpointe’s products include the 125-kHz Pyramid Series Proximity® line of proximity readers and credentials, the 13.56-MHz Delta® contactless smartcard readers and credentials, and the 433-MHz Ranger® line of long-range receivers and transmitters. Farpointe’s exacting RFID designs, superior manufacturing, competitive pricing, and excellent performance have earned the trust of the company’s partners— access control system manufacturers around the world—making Farpointe Data an industry-leading provider of readers and credentials.
AMAG Technology certified partner, Bosch Security Systems, certified its digital recording solutions with Symmetry™ v8.0.1 access control system. AMAG Technology is an integrated security provider of access control, video management and visitor management solutions. Symmetry products give customers a comprehensive end-to-end software platform so users can manage all their security needs while reducing risk and meeting industry compliance. AMAG Technology and Bosch cooperatively tested and certified this integration through AMAG’s Symmetry Preferred Partner Program. Strengthening relations “Bosch’s continued commitment to our Symmetry Preferred Partner Program ensures our joint customers that they will always have the most up-to-date technology available to them when they are ready to upgrade,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Product Marketing and Symmetry Preferred Program Manager, Dave Ella. “Integrating high quality images from Bosch video solutions with the security and productivity features of Symmetry is a powerful combination that delivers improved situational awareness to security personnel,” said Brad Eck, Integration Manager, Bosch Security Systems, Inc. “By certifying our devices with Symmetry v8, we ensure our mutual customers can benefit from the improvements in security management delivered by the software that result in greater overall facility control.” Integration benefits The integration of Bosch digital recording solutions with AMAG’s Symmetry v8.0.1 security management system allows operators to verify events and alarms by viewing live and playback video from Bosch devices directly in the Symmetry user interface. Supported Bosch recording solutions include the DIVAR IP family of storage and video management solutions, the unique Video Recording Manager which provides automatic balancing of video streams to optimise storage space and improve retention times, the DIVAR AN family of recorders that deliver the full benefits of 960H analogue cameras, and much more. The certification of Bosch recording solutions allows mutual customers to benefit from the detailed images delivered by Bosch cameras. This includes fixed and pan-tilt-zoom cameras featuring starlight and dynamic technology for challenging lighting conditions, panoramic cameras that offer a full 180-degree or 360-degree overview without blind spots, affordable HD and megapixel cameras for everyday surveillance, and much more. Security personnel gain the visual information they need to respond more accurately and efficiently to system events.
AMAG Technology announces the integration of their Symmetry™ Access Control and Video Management system with ASSA ABLOY’s IP-enabled locks. The integration allows the expansion of Symmetry to doors not normally included in a traditional security system via a facility’s network infrastructure. Reduced installation and material costs ASSA ABLOY’s IP-enabled offering includes a broad range of WiFi and Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) locks from ASSA ABLOY Group brands CORBIN RUSSWIN and SARGENT. IP-enabled locks lower the total cost of ownership by using existing or planned network infrastructure to reduce installation time and material costs. The WiFi locks connect to Symmetry through a facility’s 802.11b/g/n WiFi network, and the IEEE 802.3af compliant Power over Ethernet (PoE) locks connect to Symmetry through the Local Area Network (LAN) utilising a single Ethernet cable for both power and data. “Customers can easily and affordably expand their Symmetry system to include those extra doors that often are not addressed in an original security design due to budget constraints,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Product Marketing, David Ella. “The Symmetry and ASSA ABLOY IP lock integration provides an effective alternative for facilities of all types and sizes.” "The integration of ASSA ABLOY IP-enabled locks with AMAG's Symmetry platform allows facilities to leverage their IT infrastructure to bring electronic access control deeper into the building," said Martin Huddart, President, Access and Egress Hardware Group, ASSA ABLOY Americas. "We are excited to expand our partnership with AMAG to offer customers even greater flexibility to maximise their security coverage." The integration will be available with Symmetry v8.1, due out in early 2016. All versions of Symmetry currently integrate with ASSA ABLOY Aperio® wireless lock technology.
The program is now managed by Vice President of Products, David Ella, a Symmetry product expert AMAG Technology, a leading provider of access control, video management and end-to-end security management solutions, announces its Symmetry™ Preferred Partner Programme. Formerly known as the Symmetry Extended Business Solutions Programme, the new name reflects how important this program is to AMAG and its technology partners to come together and deliver an integrated solution for our joint customers. AMAG selects product manufacturers who are leaders in their respective specialised fields to become partners. The programme is now managed by Vice President of Products, David Ella, a Symmetry product expert who has been with the company for over 25 years. Quick and easy software integration “AMAG customers can select products with confidence knowing the software integration between the products has been certified by AMAG with their specific software version – something which has not always been possible to be confident of in the market today,” said AMAG Technology, Symmetry Preferred Partner Programme Manager, David Ella. “I am excited to be managing the Symmetry Preferred Partner Programme and working closely with our partners to provide leading-edge access control based technology solutions for end users around the world.” The programme provides technology companies the opportunity to integrate their products with AMAG’s Symmetry access control system. Both company’s products undergo rigorous testing prior to obtaining certification. AMAG certifies every integration ensuring future deployments of the integrated solution are developed properly. Organisations can choose an integrated security solution in confidence as the product integration with the partner products has been Certified by AMAG.
AMAG Technology, a leading provider of access control, video management and end-to-end security management solutions, is pleased to announce that longtime partner, Quantum Secure, part of HID Global, has integrated its Physical Identity and Access Management System, SAFE v4.9 with the latest version of AMAG’s Symmetry access control software. AMAG Technology and Quantum Secure cooperatively tested and certified this integration. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Quantum Secure, and offer first-rate product integrations to our customers,” said AMAG Technology, Symmetry Partner Program Manager, David Ella. Deploying best-practices SAFE Physical Identity and Access Management infuses industry best-practice processes to streamline access request and approval processes across multiple types of people, user-access profiles and physical access systems, allowing users to create business policies/rules and workflows using graphical “drag and drop” functionality, without any programming knowledge. As a result, security managers can deploy proven best practices using graphical whiteboards, enabling diverse physical security systems worldwide to conform to consistent corporate policies. Benefits of integration An integration between SAFE and Symmetry access control offers many benefits to end users such as: Bi-directional cardholder synchronisation Bi-directional access code adds and deletes Automatic active/inactive cardholder updates Simple, intuitive configuration and user experience This is one of the first products to be certified as a member of AMAG's new Symmetry Partner Program. The program is growing rapidly to reflect the position of AMAG as a product of choice for larger and more complex access control projects. Quantum Secure was founded in 2004 and provides solutions for managing identities and provisioning access in physical security infrastructure.
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