SourceSecurity.com RSS - Corporate News SourceSecurity.com RSS - Corporate News from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/corporate-news.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Corporate News Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT TDSi recognises ABCA with ‘UK Partner of the Year – North’ awardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tdsi-recognises-abca-uk-partner-year-north-award-co-12721-ga-co-1645-ga.23425.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tdsi-recognises-abca-uk-partner-year-north-award-co-12721-ga-co-1645-ga.23425.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced ABCA as its &lsquo;UK Partner of the Year &ndash; North&rsquo; in its annual Partner Awards. The Award was recently presented to ABCA&rsquo;s Managing Director, Philip Miller, by TDSi Channel Partner Manager, Neil Hughes after <a class="orangebold" href="/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2017.html">IFSEC International 2017</a> in London.</p> <p>Speaking after the award was presented, Philip commented, <em>&ldquo;I am delighted and proud to accept this award on behalf of the entire team at ABCA. We work very closely with TDSi to ensure our customers receive the best security solutions. We specify TDSi products because they offer outstanding quality of service and value for money, which helps us provide our clients with very attractive levels of ROI in a highly competitive market. We very much look forward to continuing and growing our highly successful partnership.</em><em>&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>Technical...Bosch network cameras’ integration with Qognify’s Situator and VisionHub expanded for improved security management and operational benefitshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-network-cameras-integration-qognify-situator-visionhub-co-289-ga-co-9744-ga.23417.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-network-cameras-integration-qognify-situator-visionhub-co-289-ga-co-9744-ga.23417.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Qognify, the provider of big data solutions for physical security and operations, announces that it has expanded the integration of Bosch network video security cameras and Qognify&rsquo;s Situator and VisionHub, providing customers unique advanced technology and business benefits. This best-of-breed solution creates centralised management for the entire platform with direct integration of Bosch cameras to Situator (Situation Management / PSIM) and VisionHub (Video Management System).</p> <p><strong>Benefits of integration</strong></p> <p>The integration enhances security management and operational benefits by leveraging situation management, video, and visualisation capabilities:</p> <ul> <li>Centralised control and management through Situator&ndash; direct integration between Bosch&rsquo;s network video security cameras and Situator. The integration enables PTZ and PTZ-like control for moving and fixed cameras, automatic triggering of processes when predefined incidents...Arteco and ZKAccess present webinars on video surveillance and access control integrationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arteco-zkaccess-webinars-video-surveillance-access-control-integration-co-3093-ga-co-12725-ga.23415.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arteco-zkaccess-webinars-video-surveillance-access-control-integration-co-3093-ga-co-12725-ga.23415.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Arteco, a global provider of event-driven intelligent video management solutions, will present a series of seminars focused on highlighting the benefits of video surveillance and access control integration. Arteco will partner with ZKAccess to host a webinar on July 26, 2017, from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Eastern, and a lunch-and-learn event on Aug. 2, 2017 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Central, at the Accu-Tech branch in Dallas, to display the benefits of the combination of these two intelligent platforms.</p> <p>Organisations in a wide variety of markets are hungry for data and seek to gain as much information as possible about their business, daily operations, an emergency situation or security breach, and more. However, disparate pieces of information provide little value when trying to achieve this goal. To find the knowledge captured within data, it must be combined and presented in an intelligent way &mdash; allowing the user to make informed decisions based on a comprehensive view.</p>...Umbo Computer Vision partners with PSA Security Networkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/umbo-computer-vision-partners-psa-security-network-co-3292-ga-co-13947-ga.23413.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/umbo-computer-vision-partners-psa-security-network-co-3292-ga-co-13947-ga.23413.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>PSA customers will now receive direct access to Umbo CV&rsquo;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.</p> <p><strong>Umbo CV</strong></p> <p>Umbo CV brings machine learning to the forefront, boasting 98% accuracy. Customers love it&rsquo;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&rsquo;s capabilities. The company has been the recipient of numerous accolades and honours at <a class="orangebold" href="/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2017.html">ISC...NEC face recognition enhances security at 23rd Summer Deaflympics, Turkeyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nec-face-recognition-enhances-security-23rd-summer-deaflympics-turkey-co-14059-ga-co-14372-ga-co-15046-ga.23408.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nec-face-recognition-enhances-security-23rd-summer-deaflympics-turkey-co-14059-ga-co-14372-ga-co-15046-ga.23408.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>NEC Corporation and NEC Telecommunication and Information Technology, Ltd. announces that the Turkish Ministry of Youth and Sports, organiser of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, selected NEC's leading face recognition technology to ensure the security and quality of experience for this year's Deaflympic participants.</p> <p>This is the first time that face recognition technology has been used as a key security measure for the Summer Deaflympics. NEC's face recognition technology is being implemented among kiosks and security access control systems, enabling rapid identification, and ensuring that participants and audiences enjoy a safe and secure experience.</p> <p>Samsun, a scenic province in the north of Turkey, will host the 2017 Summer Deaflympics from 18-30 July, featuring more than 5,000 participants from 109 countries across 21 categories.</p> <p><strong>Enabling a safer and secure environment</strong></p> <p>The secure access control solution was...SSAIB certifies MRP Alarms to latest ISO 9001 quality management systems standardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ssaib-certifies-mrp-alarms-latest-iso-9001-standard-co-1591-ga.23407.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ssaib-certifies-mrp-alarms-latest-iso-9001-standard-co-1591-ga.23407.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>SSAIB, the UK and Ireland&rsquo;s security, fire, and telecare certification body, has certified its registered firm, MRP Alarms, to the latest ISO 9001 quality management systems standard. Importantly, while Harrogate-based MRP Alarms was already audited to the previous (2008) version of ISO 9001 for the installation of wired and wireless intruder alarm systems, it sought benchmark certification to this updated ISO 9001: 2015 standard as part of the company&rsquo;s commitment to the highest level of quality assurance for its residential and commercial customers.</p> <p><strong>UKAS ISO 9001:2015 accreditation</strong></p> <p>MRP Alarms&rsquo; achievement follows SSAIB&rsquo;s own recent UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation to ISO 9001:2015, enabling SSAIB to audit companies to the revised standard. ISO 9001 helps organisations demonstrate to their customers that they can offer products and services of consistently good quality. It also acts as a tool to...WAMA appoints AVAS Integrated Systems as distributor in the USAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wama-appoints-avas-integrated-systems-distributor-usa-co-7460-ga-co-14660-ga.23406.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wama-appoints-avas-integrated-systems-distributor-usa-co-7460-ga-co-14660-ga.23406.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>WAMA Technology Ltd. is a CCTV technology company incorporated by a group of Hong Kong entrepreneurs. The company focuses on developing professional and cost-effective video surveillance solutions for the mass market&rsquo;s needs. WAMA management team has 20 years of concrete experiences in the CCTV industry and with a team of well experienced R&amp;D professionals, WAMA always delivers solutions using state-of-the-art technologies much quicker than other participants in the marketplace.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>AVAS Integrated Systems </strong></p> <p>AVAS Integrated Systems LLC, is a focused low voltage equipment distribution company located just west of Atlanta, GA. The company offers CCTV and related products to regional and national distributors, as well as to approximately 500 licensed dealers in USA. AVAS was founded in 2002 as a field services company installing and servicing commercial burglar alarm, CCTV, custom home automation and systems. In 2015, AVAS...Siklu signs distribution agreement with Norbain to expand presence in UK and Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-signs-distribution-agreement-norbain-co-1233-ga-co-11876-ga.23404.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-signs-distribution-agreement-norbain-co-1233-ga-co-11876-ga.23404.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Siklu Inc., the provider of millimetre-wave wireless solutions, announces that it has signed a distribution agreement with Norbain, an arrangement that will greatly expand its reach to security integrators and installers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.</p> <p>As part of the agreement, Norbain will carry and distribute Siklu&rsquo;s millimetre wave wireless radios for the security market. Norbain is considered one of the largest distributors of CCTV, IP, access control and intrusion detection solutions, primarily focused in the UK and Ireland. The company offers customers training courses, roadshow events and a digital catalogue of products.</p> <p><strong>Distribution of mmWave EtherHaul</strong></p> <p>Products offered through Norbain include Siklu&rsquo;s mmWave EtherHaul line of products, which are considered the leading enterprise wireless solution for connecting video surveillance cameras and streaming the data to a central command centre, especially when UK Fibre is...Hikvision and EZVIZ employees raise money for Jaques Children's Cancer Center in Long Beach, Californiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-ezviz-employees-raise-money-jaques-childrens-cancer-center-long-beach-california-co-15043-ga-co-12558-ga.23403.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-ezviz-employees-raise-money-jaques-childrens-cancer-center-long-beach-california-co-15043-ga-co-12558-ga.23403.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Employees of Hikvision USA Inc., the North American provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, and its consumer-focused subsidiary, EZVIZ Inc., proudly sponsored a child in the 32nd annual Torch Run, an annual fundraiser for the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center (JJCCC) in Long Beach, California.</p> <p>The Hikvision/EZVIZ team raised money for the JJCCC, which enabled the company to sponsor a Torch Run participant. All funds will go directly to support JJCCC&rsquo;s work to treat and support children diagnosed with cancer and their families.</p> <p><strong>Torch Run participant</strong></p> <p>Each Torch Run participant &ldquo;holds a torch as they run, walk, are carried, or are wheeled the 400 yards until passing the torch to the next waiting patient,&rdquo; according to the JJCCC. Hikvision and EZVIZ employees received recognition for their sponsorship at the event, which took place on June 11. JJCCC announced that this year&rsquo;s event...Camden Door Controls retains JClemente & Associates to service Southern California territoryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/camden-door-controls-retains-jclemente-associates-service-southern-california-territory-co-2646-ga.23402.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/camden-door-controls-retains-jclemente-associates-service-southern-california-territory-co-2646-ga.23402.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Camden Door Controls, a provider of door activation and locking devices, is pleased to announce it has retained manufacturers' rep firm JClemente &amp; Associates to service the Southern California territory. Jaime Clemente will serve as the sales rep and provide service and Camden product support to dealers and distributors.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Camden Door Controls looks forward to partnering with JClemente &amp; Associates to enhance our presence in the Southern California region,"</em> notes David Price, Marketing Manager, Camden Door Controls. <em>"Providing unsurpassed customer service is a top priority at Camden and it begins with responsive and knowledgeable sales representatives. Complementing Camden's dedicated internal sales staff, our outside sales force is comprised of some of the top manufacturers' representative (MR) firms in the security industry."</em></p>Panasonic’s Face Matching technology ranked highly by US NISThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-face-matching-technology-ranked-highly-us-nist-co-6080-ga-co-1277-ga.23398.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-face-matching-technology-ranked-highly-us-nist-co-6080-ga-co-1277-ga.23398.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Panasonic&rsquo;s Face Matching technology has ranking highly in benchmark testing by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, for the second year running.</p> <p>In co-operation with IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity), NIST tested a forthcoming version of Panasonic&rsquo;s facial recognition technology, which is currently being developed at the company&rsquo;s Innovation Centre. The benchmark test consists of eight challenges addressing verification, identification, detection, clustering, and processing of crowded images.</p> <p><strong>Top of the benchmark</strong></p> <p>The benchmarking is carried out with a pool of 67,000 face images, 700 face videos, and 10,000 non-face images, involving the comparison of miss and hit rates highlighted by each respective algorithm. The Panasonic algorithm came out top of the benchmark for cumulative match characteristic - the fraction of hits above a certain threshold of accuracy.</p> <p>The test is...ASIS International calls for volunteers to serve on active assailant standard technical committeehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-calls-volunteers-serve-active-assailant-standard-technical-committee-co-177-ga-co-9281-ga.23395.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-calls-volunteers-serve-active-assailant-standard-technical-committee-co-177-ga-co-9281-ga.23395.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for the new ANSI/ASIS Active Assailant Standard. This new standard will supplement the organisation&rsquo;s existing ANSI/ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention (WPVI) Standard published in 2011. Security professionals, legal experts, human resource practitioners, law enforcement personnel, threat/violence assessment/risk managers, and other qualified and related stakeholders are invited to participate.</p> <p><strong>Incident prevention and preparation</strong></p> <p>The standard will address incident prevention and preparation&mdash;to include security design considerations and protocols&mdash;as well as response strategies, and post-incident recovery best practices specific to active assailant events. While the original WPVI standard focused on prevention and intervention, the supplement focuses on issues and considerations...360 Vision Technology collaborates with Super Recognisers International for Predator ruggedised PTZ camerahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-collaborates-super-recognisers-international-predator-reggedised-ptz-camera-co-6084-ga.23394.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-collaborates-super-recognisers-international-predator-reggedised-ptz-camera-co-6084-ga.23394.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>360 Vision Technology, the CCTV design and manufacturing company, announces the partnership with Super Recognisers International (SRI), world leaders in CCTV investigation. Acting in an advisory role, SRI will be liaising with 360 Vision on future performance innovations for the company&rsquo;s high-performance Predator ruggedised PTZ camera.</p> <p><strong>Super Recognisers International</strong></p> <p>Headed up by Kenny Long, SRI combines a specialist team of experienced investigators and super recognisers. Super recognisers represent 1-2% of the population with the capability to remember 80% of facial detail they have seen, versus just 20% of detail for people with ordinary recognition ability. Originally serving in the Metropolitan Police, Kenny was quickly identified as one of the country&rsquo;s most talented super recognisers, and tasked with helping to identify and bring to justice some of the UK&rsquo;s most notorious criminals.</p> <p>Commenting on the new advisory...TDSi appoints Paula Warburton as new Finance and Operations Directorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tdsi-appoints-paula-warburton-finance-operations-director-co-1645-ga.23389.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tdsi-appoints-paula-warburton-finance-operations-director-co-1645-ga.23389.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Finance and Operations Director, Paula Warburton. Paula takes on the vital role which will see her lead the company&rsquo;s financial, commercial and operations development.</p> <p>Paula joins a growing team, based at TDSi&rsquo;s UK headquarters in Poole, Dorset. In recent months, the company has appointed a new Finance Assistant, Luke Kleszcz and experienced Marketing Manager, Francesca Meyrick.</p> <p><strong>Previous experience</strong></p> <p>Paula has an impressive track record in financial strategy qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2000 and assuming her first role as Financial Director in 2007. Prior to joining TDSi, Paula worked as the Group Financial Director for a prominent property and construction surveying services organisation.</p> <p>Managing Director of TDSi, John Davies commented, <em>&ldquo;TDSi is fast-moving international business that requires strong financial...3VR appoints Tony Montes as Sales Director for the eastern United States and Canadahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3vr-appoints-tony-montes-sales-director-eastern-united-ststes-canada-co-2603-ga.23388.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3vr-appoints-tony-montes-sales-director-eastern-united-ststes-canada-co-2603-ga.23388.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>3VR announces that Tony Montes joined the company as Sales Director for the eastern United States and Canada. Previously, Montes held senior security roles at top retail brands including David Yurman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Macy&rsquo;s department stores where he worked directly with loss prevention managers to define physical security standards and implement surveillance systems for stores nationwide.</p> <p><strong>Previous experience</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;The future of the retail store is rapidly evolving with the growth of mobile shopping and digital in-store experiences,&rdquo;</em> Montes said. <em>&ldquo;As stores develop strategies to address these trends, they still have to prevent everyday losses and ensure a safe store environment for customers and employees. 3VR&rsquo;s VisionPointTM VMS offers retailers a single platform that can search and analyse video content in real-time to investigate theft and understand customer behaviour as the shopping experience...Matrix launches new website for access control and time-attendancehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-launches-website-access-control-time-attendance-co-6908-ga.23387.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-launches-website-access-control-time-attendance-co-6908-ga.23387.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Matrix Access Control and Time-Attendance solutions, which have been globally competing for more than eight years in the security domain, announces the launch of its newly revamped website for Access control and Time-Attendance solutions. This refurbished site offers easy and immediate access to essential product information, solutions, applications, and other details to the user.</p> <p><strong>New website features</strong></p> <p>Furthermore, to enhance user experience and easy navigation, the revamped website has been designed to be responsive, making it accessible from any Laptop/PC/Tablet/Smartphone. The website also offers updated newsletter, press releases, events, blogs, and a platform to connect with social media. To make it more customer centric, we have also added new presentations, mailers, product videos, customer testimonials and case studies.</p> <p>The new website has an appealing and professional look, clean uncluttered design, improved functionality to...Dahua cameras now compatible with ASUSTOR’s Surveillance Centrehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-cameras-compatible-asustor-surveillance-centre-co-10420-ga-co-4261-ga.23385.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-cameras-compatible-asustor-surveillance-centre-co-10420-ga-co-4261-ga.23385.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Dahua Technology, a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, announced that it has completed an integration with renowned cloud storage and video surveillance brand ASUSTOR. Over 100 Dahua camera models are now verified as being compatible with ASUSTOR&rsquo;s Surveillance Centre, bringing a premium surveillance solution to the market. Now users will be able to create an economical and large scale surveillance system on their trusted ASUSTOR NAS devices.</p> <p><strong>CMS Lite central monitoring software</strong></p> <p>ASUSTOR&rsquo;s Surveillance Centre runs on all ASUSTOR NAS devices and provides 4 free camera channels (more than the industry standard). Users can also expand camera channels according to their needs using purchasable licenses. Surveillance Centre features the centralised monitoring software CMS Lite which allows users to centrally manage up to 128 IP cameras in different locations on 32 ASUSTOR NVRs, significantly enhancing management...Dahua insists on establishing global network security ecosystem for end users, installers and device manufacturershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-insists-establishing-global-network-security-ecosystem-co-4261-ga.23382.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-insists-establishing-global-network-security-ecosystem-co-4261-ga.23382.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Cyber-security has increasingly become a topic of global concern. Especially after being attacked by a large-scale DDoS, the global public security network almost paralysed. Dahua insists on creating safety value, and trying to call attentions to establish a global new network security ecosystem, protecting network security for end users, installers and device manufacturers.</p> <p><strong>Security policies for IoT protection</strong></p> <p>It is not an exaggeration to say that the world is in deep crisis caused by &ldquo;Network Security Gate&rdquo;. Especially, in 2016, an American website for online jewellery sales was attacked by hackers. The website was working at its usual rate of 3500 times per second in the HTTP request (garbage request). Following analysis of the original data package by a security researcher, it was found that these HTTP requests were all from IP cameras. A DDoS attack launched by a botnet consisting of 25000 cameras was the biggest CCTV...Genie CCTV signs distribution partnership with Midwichhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genie-cctv-signs-distribution-partnership-midwich-co-742-ga-co-7909-ga.23375.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genie-cctv-signs-distribution-partnership-midwich-co-742-ga-co-7909-ga.23375.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 13 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Genie CCTV Ltd, a British Manufacturer of multi technology CCTV and Biometric Access Control Solutions announces to the Security Industry its premier partnership with Midwich, a Distributor of Commercial AV and Security hardware.</p> <p><strong>Complimenting growth</strong></p> <p>Established in 2001, Genie has become a trusted household brand within the security industry and the technology partnership will complement the growth of Midwich&rsquo;s Security Divison.</p> <p>Products like Genie&rsquo;s CPNI approved Virdi Biometrics will attract new potential clients for Midwich as well as expand their Biometric product offerings to their existing customer base.</p> <p>Furthermore, the premier partnership between Genie and Midwich has synergies in the HD-SDI broadcast field, which will benefit the distributor&rsquo;s AV customers by introducing new solutions, supplying alternative quality products, and promoting confidence in equipment from Genie.</p> <p>Steve Baker &ndash; CEO...ONVIF launches Profile A for broader access control configurationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onvif-launches-profile-broader-access-control-configuration-co-8173-ga.23368.html?utm_source=News - Corporate News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onvif-launches-profile-broader-access-control-configuration-co-8173-ga.23368.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 12 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announces the final release of Profile A for broader access control configuration that establishes a standardised interface for access control clients and expands the configuration options of ONVIF conformant access control systems. The release marks the first open specification that allows for the mixing and matching of access control devices and clients within a system, facilitating interoperability for multi-vendor projects.</p> <p>ONVIF Profile A encompasses daily access control functions for granting and revoking employee credentials, creating and updating schedules and making changes to access control privileges within the system. Profile A deepens interoperability within the access control market by increasing functionality and system management functions at the client level, enabling the configuration of credentialing, scheduling and access privileges through the Profile A-conformant...