Airport access control

High-speed visitor screening systems will improve soft target security

Several recent terrorist and mass violence attacks have been directed at soft targets, or relatively unprotected locations where people gather such as outside a music venue or in the unscreened passenger areas at airports. Attacks in public areas have led to the development of new security technologies aimed at protecting soft targets. One company addressing the challenges is Evolv Technology and its Edge automated high-speed personnel screening solution. The system integrates walkthrough fire...

STANLEY Security collaborates with Shooter Detection Systems to install and service gunshot detection solutions

STANLEY Security, global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has announced a partnership with Shooter Detection Systems LLC (SDS), major gunshot detection solutions provider. As an authorised dealer, STANLEY Security is now certified to sell, install and service SDS products and services.  SDS’s Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System combines acoustic gunshot identification software with infrared gunfire flash detec...

Qognify to unveil machine learning based Access Control Insights solution at ISC West 2018

Qognify, a big data solutions provider for physical security and operations, announced that it will introduce ACI, an Access Control Insights solution, during ISC West 2018. Using machine learning data analytics, Qognify ACI uses smart pattern recognition to transform data from access control systems into information that can be used to improve security and operations.  Access control systems (ACS) are a central component in security management, holding a wealth of data with significant op...

Top practical strategies for biometric adoption

Biometric identification technologies today are becoming pervasive. Many smartphones offer fingerprint unlock options, and most organisations have at least considered the technology as a solution for their identification and access needs. While biometrics have dramatically improved in the past several years to deliver faster, more efficient and more secure solutions, not everyone is ready for the change. New York MTA case study But does that mean that organisations need to hold off on implemen...

2017 security trends: Lone wolf terror encourages vehicle access control system installations

With the changing “lone wolf” style of terrorism, there will be a trend toward many more installations of vehicle access control systems and smaller numbers of units. Where a university, military base or airport might have 20-plus systems scattered among its grounds, there will be a growing number of smaller applications needing one, two or three systems. These will include customers such as primary and secondary education facilities; pedestrian locations such as shopping centres,...

Alarm Lock Systems launches new multi-platform website, ideal for mobile devices

Alarm Lock Systems, a division of NAPCO and a leader in access and egress solutions for education, healthcare, government, retail, airports and industry, is excited to announce the launch of their new website at www.alarmlock.com. Multi-platform capability The redesigned website boasts a brand new look with multi-platform capability, ideal for mobile devices. Visitors can register for training classes, find their local sales rep or distributor with a handy locator map, or download free marketi...