SourceSecurity.com RSS - Applications News SourceSecurity.com RSS - Applications News from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/applications-news.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Applications News Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT Siklu millimeter wave wireless technology secures Cambridge City Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-millimeter-wave-wireless-technology-cambridge-city-council-co-11876-ga-co-6544-ga.24067.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-millimeter-wave-wireless-technology-cambridge-city-council-co-11876-ga-co-6544-ga.24067.htmlApplications NewsTue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The city of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, is a well-known historic English city located approximately 80 kilometres north of London on the River Cam. Settled in the first century, B.C., Cambridge is one of England&rsquo;s oldest and best-known cities, famously home to Cambridge University, one of the largest universities in the English-speaking world and one of the top five universities in the world.</p> <p>The city centre of Cambridge today is comprised primarily of commercial and historic buildings and large green areas such as Jesus Green, a popular park. Many of the roads in the city centre are closed to automobile traffic and have become pedestrian only zones to accommodate visiting tourists and a large student population. In recent years, Cambridge also has become a leading technology hub where many software, electronics and biotechnology start-ups are located, making it one of the most important technology centres in Europe.</p> <p><strong>Public-space CCTV camera system...360 Vision Technology supports Glasgow Operations Centre for public space camera scheme 4 years in a rowhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-glasgow-operations-centre-public-space-camera-scheme-4-years-co-6084-ga.24061.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-glasgow-operations-centre-public-space-camera-scheme-4-years-co-6084-ga.24061.htmlApplications NewsTue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The Glasgow Operations Centre (GOC), is the biggest integration of systems within the Technology Strategy Board (UK Government&rsquo;s innovation agency) Future Cities project, in Glasgow. This involved the integration of Public Space CCTV, Urban Traffic Management and the Cities Civil Contingencies.</p> <p>The GOC went operationally live in 2014, in time to support the management of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and provide comprehensive security surveillance for the city, three years on; Glasgow&rsquo;s City Council operated system is paying back its return on investment, assisting the council and police to effectively manage everyday situations across the city.</p> <p><strong>High-level public space system</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;The initial contact with Glasgow City Council first came from a chance demonstration of 360 Vision Technology cameras at the IFSEC 2013 exhibition. After being impressed by the company&rsquo;s ruggedised HD Predator&rsquo;s performance and...Bosch Remote Portal help Porto’s Serralves Museum manage rising numbers of visitorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-remote-portal-porto-serralves-museum-art-arure-visitor-management-co-289-ga.24043.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-remote-portal-porto-serralves-museum-art-arure-visitor-management-co-289-ga.24043.htmlApplications NewsMon, 20 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Porto is home to one of Portugal&rsquo;s most important art and architecture foundations, the Serralves Foundation, which governs the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art and Serralves Park. Both are National Monuments, Portugal&rsquo;s most important heritage classification.</p> <p><strong>Managing visitor flow</strong></p> <p>Over the past years, the Serralves Museum has become Portugal&rsquo;s most popular museum: visitors now exceed 300,000 per year. They are drawn by world-class cultural events &ndash; such as a recent exhibition of Spanish artist Joan Miro. Many of the more than 80 works had never before been shown publicly.</p> <p>With such high visitor numbers, the Serralves Foundation searched for support in managing their visitor flow. Administrators wanted to identify high- and low-traffic days, so they could adjust staffing levels and thereby prevent long queues at entrances and dangerous overcrowding of exhibition rooms.</p> <p><strong>Bosch FLEXIDOME...March Networks and KIND Financial introduce tracking and compliance solution for cannabis industryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/march-networks-kind-financial-introduce-tracking-cannabis-industry-co-1097-ga.24007.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/march-networks-kind-financial-introduce-tracking-cannabis-industry-co-1097-ga.24007.htmlApplications NewsTue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>March Networks&reg;, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, and KIND Financial, a provider of cannabis compliance technology, have partnered to deliver an enhanced tracking and security solution to the cannabis industry to help ensure seed-to-sale compliance. The solution combines video from high-resolution IP cameras with data from radio frequency identification (RFID)-tagged plants and packages, enabling operators to seamlessly track and visually verify inventory as it moves within cultivation and on to dispensaries.</p> <p><strong>Solving anomalies</strong></p> <p>Using the March Networks Searchlight&trade; for Retail data analytics platform, licensed growers, producers, and retailers can run searches on a wide range of data contained in the RFID tags, including a plant&rsquo;s ID code and its last detected location. In the case of an anomaly, such as missing inventory, users can quickly access the associated video footage to see exactly where the item went and...Siemens indoor positioning system enables buildings to interact with peoplehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-indoor-positioning-system-enables-buildings-interact-iot-co-1546-ga.24001.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-indoor-positioning-system-enables-buildings-interact-iot-co-1546-ga.24001.htmlApplications NewsTue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The Agnelli Foundation in Italy has had its historic headquarters in Turin transformed into a digitally responsive building via an innovative indoor positioning system from Siemens. New technology adapts to the real time needs of occupants, who can communicate with the building systems via an easy-to-use smartphone app.</p> <p><strong>Redesigned headquarters</strong></p> <p>The Giovanni Agnelli Foundation was founded in 1966 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the founder of Fiat, Senator Giovanni Agnelli and operates as an independent non-profit research and cultural institute active in the field of human and social sciences.</p> <p>The Foundation&rsquo;s completely redesigned headquarters opened in mid-June 2017; featuring 3,000 square metres of co-working space, it is an innovative example of digital and ecological architecture. The redesign demonstrates that the Internet of Things (IoT) can be successfully applied not only to new-build construction, but also to...Veracity HIGHWIRE installation at Scottish manufacturing plant helps deter thieveshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/veracity-highwire-installation-scottish-manufacturing-plant-prevent-crime-co-3329-ga-co-1813-ga.23970.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/veracity-highwire-installation-scottish-manufacturing-plant-prevent-crime-co-3329-ga-co-1813-ga.23970.htmlApplications NewsThu, 02 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Metal fabrication plants are one of the most challenging manufacturing environments. Although highly-controlled, the sites are vibration-heavy with high levels of heat and noise, plus the sheer size of the materials being moved around makes them a complex place for people to work. Security is vital, not just for health and safety, but to protect the high value ingots, finished goods and even waste products that are expelled through the fabrication process.</p> <p><strong>Combatting crime</strong></p> <p>In 2006, a Glenrothes-based manufacturing plant in east Scotland became aware of a number of break-ins occurring at its premises. The company produces centrifugal castings, couch and press rolls for the paper and other industries, using various materials including stainless steel, bronze and polycast. The incidents were mainly from an area at the side of the main building where the bags of bronze chippings were collected for waste disposal.</p> <p>To combat the crimes, the...EyeLynx provides remote monitoring solution to protect Thames Water hubshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eyelynx-remote-monitoring-solution-protect-thames-water-co-9891-ga-co-11797-ga.23967.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eyelynx-remote-monitoring-solution-protect-thames-water-co-9891-ga-co-11797-ga.23967.htmlApplications NewsWed, 01 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Thames Water Utilities has asked a provider of CCTV and video analytics to devise a temporary light-touch remote monitoring solution to protect its &lsquo;Always Ready Hubs&rsquo; in portable cabins at strategic sites.</p> <p><strong>SharpView recording and management</strong></p> <p>EyeLynx Limited, part of the Zaun perimeter protection group that has worked with Thames Water on its AMP6 framework for more than four years, has created a solution based on its iconic SharpView video recording and management software.</p> <p>EyeLynx has installed its SharpView recorder and CCTV cameras at a number of strategic locations across the Thames Water estate, together with infrared sensors and audio alarms, powered by solar batteries and networked with 4G connectivity. It makes the installations almost maintenance-free, while they beam HD video and other sensor data for live monitoring and recording remotely.</p> <p><strong>Security device alarms</strong></p> <p>SharpView systems can...Aiphone emergency towers help Toronto’s Baycrest Health Sciences improve employee and visitor safetyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/aiphone-emergency-towers-toronto-baycrest-health-improve-employee-visitor-safety-co-96-ga.23956.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/aiphone-emergency-towers-toronto-baycrest-health-improve-employee-visitor-safety-co-96-ga.23956.htmlApplications NewsTue, 31 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Baycrest Health Sciences, a Toronto-based global leader in geriatric healthcare and research &ndash; with a special focus on brain health and aging &ndash; recently installed Aiphone IX Series emergency towers in its 500-space parking lot to improve the safety and security of employees and visitors.</p> <p><strong>Aiphone emergency towers</strong></p> <p>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 Rotman Research Institute on its 22-acre campus. The hospital is also fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.</p> <p>According to Martin Green, Baycrest&rsquo;s manager of security, telecommunications and emergency preparedness, three new Aiphone IX Series emergency towers in the parking lot replaced a system that had become unreliable.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;While upgrading our security equipment we recognised we needed a higher calibre parking lot...Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance deploys Matrix centralised biometric time-attendance systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/indonesia-ministry-finance-deploys-matrix-centralised-biometrics-time-attendance-co-6908-ga.23950.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/indonesia-ministry-finance-deploys-matrix-centralised-biometrics-time-attendance-co-6908-ga.23950.htmlApplications NewsMon, 30 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>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&rsquo;s finances and assisting the leader in the state&rsquo;s finance and asset. Therefore, the Ministry of Finance can be considered as the guard of state finance.</p> <p><strong>Business challenges</strong></p> <p>After having a word with Ministry officials, Matrix realised that the organisation faced many issues when users had to place their palm on the surface of the palm geometry reader; including making the devices dirty. Moreover, such devices were not able to reflect real-time attendance in the system. Hence, they were not getting correct time-attendance data for timely and accurate salary payment.</p> <p>To resolve these challenges, they wanted the latest contactless technology for...Hanwha Techwin video surveillance protects Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality buildings in Turkeyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hanwha-techwin-video-surveillance-protects-kocaeli-government-buildings-turkey-co-1437-ga.23943.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hanwha-techwin-video-surveillance-protects-kocaeli-government-buildings-turkey-co-1437-ga.23943.htmlApplications NewsFri, 27 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Over 1,800 video surveillance cameras supplied by Hanwha Techwin have been installed to help protect local authority and government buildings located throughout the Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey.</p> <p>With a history which can be traced back to 1320, Kocaeli&rsquo;s fast expanding economy has seen it grow to be becoming one of the 10 largest municipalities in Turkey with a population of 1.8 million people.</p> <p><strong>Wisenet camera solutions</strong></p> <p>Hanwha Techwin has worked closely over the last twelve months with 10 separate system integrators who were awarded the installation contracts for various phases of a project which has seen a large number of different models specified from the Hanwha Techwin range of Wisenet cameras. Each of the 1,800 cameras were carefully selected to ensure they were able to operate effectively and capture high quality images in their respective installed locations, regardless of the environmental or lighting...Bosch’s Internet of Things expertise is making hospitals smarthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-internet-of-things-expertise-making-hospitals-smart-co-289-ga.23935.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-internet-of-things-expertise-making-hospitals-smart-co-289-ga.23935.htmlApplications NewsThu, 26 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Preventing the theft of expensive medical equipment, stopping unauthorised persons from entering restricted areas, and informing the OR of a rescue helicopter&rsquo;s arrival: with the help of intelligently connected cameras, video technology, and much more, things that used to be impossible at hospitals &ndash; or were only possible as stand-alone, non-digital solutions &ndash; are now child&rsquo;s play thanks to Bosch&rsquo;s internet of things (IoT) expertise.</p> <p><strong>Theft of hospital equipment</strong></p> <p>According to the insurance industry, the theft of endoscopic devices results in millions of euros in damages for hospital operators throughout Europe. Sensor-based video technology in corridors and at points of entry and exit can provide crucial evidence for prosecuting criminals. Prevention is equally important. Intelligently controlled lighting, connected motion detectors on doors and windows, and intrusion alarm systems scare off burglars, prevent theft,...Vicon end-to-end surveillance solution secures Indiana’s MHP Medical Centre in Shelbyville, UShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vicon-surveillance-solution-secures-indiana-mhp-medical-centre-co-1756-ga.23934.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vicon-surveillance-solution-secures-indiana-mhp-medical-centre-co-1756-ga.23934.htmlApplications NewsThu, 26 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, has announced the completed installation of an end-to-end Vicon surveillance solution for Shelbyville, Indiana&rsquo;s new Major Health Partners (MHP) medical complex and surrounding campus.</p> <p>The enterprise solution combines video management capabilities for cameras throughout the main hospital, oncology centre, orthopaedic centre and administrative data services building.</p> <p><strong>Patient privacy needs</strong></p> <p>Indianapolis-based systems integrator Open Control Systems (OCS) worked with hospital administrators to install Valerus VMS software, several NVRs with high storage capacity and close to 200 indoor and outdoor Vicon IP cameras. The Valerus solution is completely browser-based, providing credentialed MHP staff with the flexibility to use web-enabled devices of their choice, including desktops, laptops, tablets and phones, for...eyevis provides 24/7 monitoring and security technology for wind farms in UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eyevis-24-7-control-rooms-green-energy-wind-farms-uk-co-675-ga.23933.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eyevis-24-7-control-rooms-green-energy-wind-farms-uk-co-675-ga.23933.htmlApplications NewsThu, 26 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Control room video wall providers eyevis UK have won a contract to supply 24/7 monitoring and security technology for wind farms generating green energy for the whole of the UK.</p> <p>The installation will oversee and protect hundreds of onshore wind turbines across the north of Scotland and work is due to start in the next couple of months.</p> <p><strong>Integrated mobile phone camera application management</strong></p> <p>The control room systems will also involve an integrated mobile phone camera application, which allows engineers out on site to transmit data and photographs direct to the video walls.</p> <p>The project, for one of the major providers of green energy for major UK utilities and independent power providers, coincides with the country&rsquo;s move towards a low carbon economy and a reduction in the reliance on fossil fuels.</p> <p>eyevis UK will be supplying video walls comprising of eyevis 55-inch extremely narrow bezel industrial LCDs with eyevis Netpix...Bosch delivers energy efficient solutions for public buildings and facilities to Morbegno, Lombardy in Italyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-delivers-energy-efficient-solutions-public-buildings-facilities-morbegno-lombardy-italy-co-289-ga.23930.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-delivers-energy-efficient-solutions-public-buildings-facilities-morbegno-lombardy-italy-co-289-ga.23930.htmlApplications NewsWed, 25 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The town of Morbegno in the Italian Alps near the Swiss border will be relying on the competence of Bosch Energy and Building Solutions Italy to boost energy efficiency in its public buildings and other facilities within the scope of a long-term project financing contract.</p> <p><strong>2017 Safe Parks Project</strong></p> <p>Among other things, it includes installing LED technology in all public lighting and in the interior lighting systems of municipal buildings, upgrading the municipal heating systems while continuing to maintain the existing district heating network, bringing the fire protection systems and warning signs in all municipal buildings into line with current standards, installing new public lighting systems within the scope of the &ldquo;Progetto Parchi Sicuri 2017&rdquo; (2017 Safe Parks Project) and carrying out both routine and any required special maintenance of the upgraded systems.</p> <p>The contract also calls for modernising panelboards and replacing...One Dalton makes use of next-gen security from Milestone Systems and Evolv Technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dalton-gen-security-milestone-systems-evolv-technology-co-1151-ga.23922.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dalton-gen-security-milestone-systems-evolv-technology-co-1151-ga.23922.htmlApplications NewsTue, 24 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>As the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street rises to claim its place on the Boston skyline, details inside the building are also taking form. One Dalton developer, Richard L. Friedman, President and CEO, Carpenter &amp; Company, set out to find the most innovative companies in the security industry, tasking them with developing a plan for Boston&rsquo;s tallest residential building.</p> <p><strong>Seamless and safe security</strong></p> <p>The result of Friedman&rsquo;s search is three key partnerships: former Head of the U.S. Secret Service Mark Sullivan, now principal and co-founder of Global Security &amp; Innovative Strategies (GSIS); Evolv Technology; and video management software company Milestone Systems.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;We plan to offer luxury in all forms at One Dalton, everything from 24-hour room service and a stellar spa to a seamless and safe security plan. As always, we are looking ahead for the ideas and technology that will continue to...Milestone and Axis Communications optimise video surveillance in City of Hartford, Connecticuthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/milestone-axis-partners-optimise-safety-hartford-connecticut-co-227-ga-co-4559-ga-co-1151-ga-co-15168-ga.23913.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/milestone-axis-partners-optimise-safety-hartford-connecticut-co-227-ga-co-4559-ga-co-1151-ga-co-15168-ga.23913.htmlApplications NewsFri, 20 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Milestone&rsquo;s open platform IP video management software (VMS) is combined with network cameras from Axis Communications to provide ongoing security upgrades for the City of Hartford, Connecticut. The police can prevent and respond quickly to incidents throughout the city, as well as manage the swell of activities during public events.</p> <p>The Milestone open architecture has enabled integrations with third-party analytics software from BriefCam, The Hawkeye Effect and ShotSpotter that help the police department save time and maximise efficiency.</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>New IP camera system</strong></p> <p>The City of Hartford first began expanding and upgrading its surveillance capabilities in 2013 when its new Public Safety Complex and police headquarters opened. The city enlisted Vulcan Security Technologies to help select and implement a new IP camera system that could expand to include hundreds of cameras and ongoing upgrades with new innovations.</p> <p>Due to its...NW Systems IP video unlocks multiple security & operational efficiencies at Chester Zoo, UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nw-systems-ip-video-chester-zoo-animal-welfare-health-safety-co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-co-6869-ga-co-268-ga.23912.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nw-systems-ip-video-chester-zoo-animal-welfare-health-safety-co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-co-6869-ga-co-268-ga.23912.htmlApplications NewsSun, 22 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Chester Zoo has grown rapidly since its foundation in 1930 so that today it is spread across more than 125 acres, and is home to more than 15,000 animals and 500 different species. It attracts more than 1.9 million visitors each year - making it the most popular UK visitor attraction outside London.</p> <p>&nbsp;With further growth planned, Chester Zoo began a site-wide vulnerability assessment, led by the zoo&rsquo;s then head of security, Nigel Peers, out of which flowed a series of recommendations for modernisation of the zoo&rsquo;s security.</p> <p><strong>Zoo security requirements</strong></p> <p>The Zoo needed a fully-integrated and networked camera system to enable the security team to spot and act on all threats faster; tighten perimeter security; improve visitor and staff health &amp; safety monitoring; and support keepers in assuring the welfare of the animals in their charge. &nbsp;</p> <p>The new system needed to be centralised to support the...Coca-Cola trusts Matrix to secure manufacturing units at Pirangut and Kudus in Indiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/coca-cola-trusts-matrix-secure-manufacturing-biometric-india-co-6908-ga.23910.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/coca-cola-trusts-matrix-secure-manufacturing-biometric-india-co-6908-ga.23910.htmlApplications NewsSun, 22 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Coca-Cola&rsquo;s history began in 1886 and it has since become one of the most valued brands, with a net worth $74 billion. The company owns and markets more than 500 beverage brands across 200+ countries. Over the last 23 years, ever since its re-entry to India in 1993, the company has gone on to establish an unmatched portfolio of beverages.</p> <p>Along with its bottling partners, through a strong network of over 2.6 million retail outlets, the company has touched the lives of millions of consumers. Its brands are some of the most preferred and most sold beverages in the country.</p> <p><strong>Search for solution to secure premises</strong></p> <p>Coca-Cola has established its manufacturing unit in Kudus and Pirangut, Maharashtra, India and was looking for biometric solutions to secure their premises. Coca-Cola required individual servers at both locations. Their prime requirement was to restrict unauthorised user entry to secured areas. Moreover, they required user punch...Traka UK offers the key to success with new London Underground key management systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-uk-key-management-london-underground-co-9380-ga-co-1708-ga.23909.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-uk-key-management-london-underground-co-9380-ga-co-1708-ga.23909.htmlApplications NewsSun, 22 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Traka UK has installed a bespoke key management system at London Underground to ensure the safekeeping and accountability of service vehicle and tool keys at all times. The world famous public transport system called upon the services of Traka after an intense search to establish a key management solution, and help ensure a smooth running service, for the benefit of staff and passengers.</p> <p><strong>Intelligent key cabinets installed</strong></p> <p>Traka installed intelligent key cabinets that automate the key issuing process and manages the receipt of keys back into the system; whilst ensuring only authorised personnel can gain access, and only then to designated keys. The specialist software also offers full audit control capability for all key transactions without the need for a dedicated member of staff 24/7 manually issuing and recording them.</p> <p>Says Phil McCusker, Signals Maintenance Manager &ndash; North Signals for London Underground: <em>&ldquo;The...Boon Edam revolving doors fight problem weather at Andamar Shopping Mall in Veracruz, Mexicohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-revolving-doors-fight-problem-weather-veracruz-mexico-co-286-ga.23908.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-revolving-doors-fight-problem-weather-veracruz-mexico-co-286-ga.23908.htmlApplications NewsSun, 22 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Since opening in October 2014, Andamar Lifestyle Center struggled to contain strong Veracruz winds, which consistently left its swinging doors open and exposed the facility to heat, humidity, and sea breezes. In turn, this allowed the shopping centre&rsquo;s air conditioning to escape, resulting in a second challenge: higher electricity expenses.</p> <p><strong>Retail door access challenges</strong></p> <p>Andamar Lifestyle Center is home to over 100 different stores spread throughout the nearly 2 million square feet of retail, restaurant, and lesiure space. Taking the mall&rsquo;s estimated 5.3 million annual visitors into account, and the fact that 40% of them are entering through the main entrance, the air infiltration and loss situation became unsustainable. As a result, Rosa Mar&iacute;a Bueno, director of Andamar, began looking for solutions.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;At first, we tried to find a way to solve the problem without getting rid of the manual doors that were already...