Construction security systems

IrisAccess and SimplyWork unveil iCAM R100-integrated biometric timeclocks at ISC West 2018

Iris ID, a provider of iris recognition technology, announced its iris recognition cameras will be incorporated into time and attendance clocks from SimplyWork, a provider of cloud-based time and attendance and other workforce management applications. The new timeclocks will be showcased April 11-13 at the International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC West 2018) in Las Vegas. The SimplyWork biometric time clock uses employees’ iris biometrics to authenticate their identity as th...

Abloy UK relaunches Foundations Plus course specifying requirements for electronic access control locking

Security expert Abloy UK has relaunched its popular Abloy Foundations Plus course, which covers minimum performance standards, Dynamic Lockdown and the Constructions Product Regulations. The Foundations course covers the majority of standards applicable to doorsets - from hinges to door selectors - and helps delegates to understand the needs of a door, from its location within the building to the purpose the door must fulfil. The Foundations Plus course is an advanced add-on to the Foundations...

Quadrant Security Group to showcase its critical credentials at SCTX London 2018

Quadrant Security Group (QSG), a leading provider of turnkey electronic security systems for complex, critical, and highly regulated environments, is to attend this year’s Security & Counter Terror Expo taking place at London Olympia (6-7 March 2018). With over 45 years of systems integration experience, QSG is trusted by organisations vital to UK infrastructure, including transport operators, law enforcement, financial institutions, event and retail venues, government and local autho...

Videx and Enterprise Security Technologies join to install entry management system at Connaught House

Videx, in partnership with Enterprise Security Technologies, has successfully installed a complex door entry management system at Connaught House, which provides private residential housing and commercial offices in the heart of London. The key access control requirements were to provide a secure easy-to-use system with 24-hour video door entry to visitors, and providing a clear image of the person arriving. The door entry panel also had to be designed to specific requirements so that it could...

Andrew Shaw appointed as the new architectural consultant for Allegion UK

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion UK has appointed Andrew Shaw as “architectural consultant” for its UK and Ireland businesses to build and strengthen relationships in specification. Andrew joins Allegion UK following more than 20 years of experience in architectural sales in the construction industry. Beginning his career as an architectural technician, Andrew worked on major projects such as The Albert Dock in Liverpool, before moving on to Marley Building Materials...

Connected Technologies introduces Connect ONE cyber-security interface

Hacking, data theft and security system compromise: it’s in the news daily. And as the internet of Things (loT) continues to introduce more network-connected sensors and devices, security dealers need to offer customers cyber-hardened products. The Connect ONE web-hosted service from Connected Technologies, LLC is purpose-built with safeguards that make it extremely difficult for unauthorised persons to use bots and other malicious tools to access systems. Network access control with buil...

Round Table Discussions

Which non-security uses of video are catching on?

For many years, generally speaking, the use of video surveillance has been seen as an extension of an end user customer’s security system. However, recently, we have also heard about how video can help customers more generally, providing benefits that extend beyond security and encompass better operations and management. Easier economic justification is one important aspect of looking more broadly at the benefits of video surveillance to the enterprise as a whole. Better return on investme...