Building security

Virtual worlds disrupt building security & facility management

From satellite imagery to street views to indoor mapping, technology has disrupted our past world. This has left us dependent upon new ways to visualise large spaces. This new world has brought many benefits and risks. But what does that mean for the security professional or facility manager today and what technologies can be used to secure buildings and improve facility operations? A brief history of 3D technology Starting May 5, 2007 (inception 2001), Google rolled out Google Street View to...

ASSA ABLOY to highlight energy saving products and efficient access control solutions at Greenbuild 2018

When seeking sustainable options for your project, it helps to have a team committed to your success. ASSA ABLOY offers an approach to sustainability that focuses on more than just products – it also includes the expertise of our people, the partners we have in the industry and the resources you need to be successful. At Greenbuild 2018, ASSA ABLOY (booth #819) will be presenting a number of exciting products that are not only healthy but help the bottom line. ASSA ABLOY’s Eco Suite...

Pivot3 unveils A&E Program to streamline design and deployment of IoT and security solutions

Pivot3, global provider of security, Internet of Things (IoT) and hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions, has announced the introduction of the Pivot3 Architect and Engineer (A&E) Program. This initiative will provide architects, engineers and consultants with the resources and support needed to make intelligent decisions when specifying infrastructure platforms at the core of enterprise-class IoT, video surveillance and security solutions for their clients. Pivot3 A&E Program The Pivo...

Secutech Thailand 2018 to focus on fire and safety regulations for the regional smart city sector

With smart city projects on the rise across Thailand, international security brands have converged at the 6th edition of Secutech Thailand in a bid to connect with regional buyers and project owners. Stricter fire and safety regulations enacted by the government have also led to heightened demands for fire and safety equipment, which will be a popular product category during the show. The high demand has translated into an expansion in show scale at Secutech Thailand, which continues its year o...

Reset releases mobile access solution to secure smaller buildings and lower power consumption

Reset, a competent checking and contractor management system in the UK releases its Reset Access Mobile solution. Revealed at the IHEEM (Healthcare Estates Annual Conference) in October, the Reset Access Mobile terminal is ideal for use in smaller buildings and dispersed estates which may be visited less frequently or lack mains electricity. Each Reset Access Mobile terminal is fully self-contained and, incorporating contactless technology requires no external data or power. Reduce costs for c...

Unlocking profits for integrators in the ever-evolving world of access control

Whether you are a veteran in the access control world or have never installed a card reader before, there are always ways to increase profits in the ever-evolving world of access control. The hope is that by considering a few key focal points, you can find ways to increase market share. Whether we are releasing an electronic lock through a simple intercom button or using biometric and multi-authentication based on a database; the tactics for bringing on more revenue is the same. Learning to focu...