Door access control

Matrix to exhibit biometric time-attendance and IP telephony solutions at HR Tech MENA Summit 2018

Matrix to showcase its intelligence solutions tailored for human resources professionals at HR Tech MENA Summit. The event organised on 7th May-8th May’18 at Palazzo Versace Dubai, is an apt platform for HR and IT personnel to network. From the Telecom domain, Matrix will display its Enterprise Video Collaboration Endpoint – SPARSH VP710. The IP deskphone equipped with seven inch touch screen helps HR professional to conduct a video call for proper evaluation of overseas candidate....

STANLEY Product and Technology to showcase security and access control solutions at IFSEC 2018

STANLEY Product and Technology, a provider of security, access control and door entry solutions, will be showcasing the latest innovations from its PACOM and PAC GDX brands at IFSEC 2018. Specialising in integrated security solutions, for over 35 years PACOM has been trusted by some of the most prestigious organisations around the world in sectors such as banking and finance, healthcare, education, critical infrastructure, logistics, telecommunications and utilities. By visiting Stand F222 vis...

Videx launches IP intercom door entry portfolio for commercial applications

Videx has launched its new IP intercoms that are ideal for a wide range of installations including office blocks, apartment complexes, hospitals and commercial buildings enabling the door entry system to utilise existing networks saving both cost and installation time. The Videx IP system is available as a convenient kit and as an expandable system which can be customised to suit the needs of any building. 12 gauge, 316 grade stainless steel vandal resistant entrance panels are available along...

Boon Edam’s Speedlane Lifeline optical turnstiles obtain UL/CSA certifications

Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that as part of a continuous policy to certify products to North American standards, the Speedlane Swing and Open optical turnstiles have been tested and certified to conform with UL standards 325 and 2593, and CSA 22.2 for Canada. UL Standards 325 and 2593, as well as CSA C22.2 (the harmonised standard in Canada) are the prevalent industry standards for ensuring the safe operation of doors, turnst...

ASSA ABLOY’s Customer Support app aids in security installations

To ensure that their customers always have the best help and support at their fingertips, ASSA ABLOY has announced an updated customer support app that offers new tools to ensure successful installations. Now available for download on Apple and Android mobile devices, the ASSA ABLOY Customer Support App provides a troubleshooting, e-learning and support experience that is immediate and intuitive. The app is powered with live, interactive video and live chat support from a technician. It also e...

March Networks introduces RideSafe video recording and management solution for passenger rail fleets

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent video solutions, has announced the March Networks RideSafe RT Series IP Recorder, a new video recording and management platform designed to help passenger rail operators improve security and incident investigation using integrated high-definition (HD) video and vehicle data. Available in two 20-channel models – the RT20E and the RT20EP with eight PoE ports for vehicles that require integrated camera power – the RideSafe RT Series IP R...

Round Table Discussions

How does the residential/smart home market impact commercial security?

The residential/smart home market is undergoing revolutionary transformation, with a flood of new products and technologies helping to make our homes more connected, easier to manage and, yes, smarter. These massive steps forward provide challenges, and also opportunities, for the security industry, which has played a major role in protecting homes and residents for decades. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How are changes in the residential/smart home market impacting securit...

Is the security industry shifting toward end-to-end solutions?

Products are the building blocks of systems and solutions. How those products are combined, and where the integration happens, is a variable in the physical security market. Before the advent of open systems, a single manufacturer typically combined his own products, using proprietary connections, into end-to-end solutions for customers. Open systems undermined that paradigm to some degree and made it possible for customers to pick and choose products from multiple manufacturers to be integrated...

What is the negative impact of hype in the security marketplace?

A busy trade show abounds with new products and expanded features, colorful signage and blinking video screens, all competing for attention from busy attendees. It’s a microcosm of how the security marketplace – or any market, for that matter – sells its products. But what happens if the reality turns out different to the sales pitch? What happens when product or system performance doesn’t quite live up to the claims? Some would call that hype, and it can lead to disillus...