Electronic door locks

Has consolidation shifted to the security integrator/installer market?

Consolidation – a decrease in the number of companies in a market achieved through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) – has been an important trend among manufacturers in the physical security market for many years. More recently, the trend has also appeared to extend to the integrator market. Larger integrators have been buying up other large integrators; in some cases, they have also been buying up smaller, regional integrators to expand their geographic coverage area. We wondered...

SALTO Systems expands team with Rose Jones as associate product manager

SALTO Systems, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has appointed Rose Jones to the new position of associate product manager. Jones is responsible for managing key areas related to the success and marketability of SALTO’s products and services including product introduction and launch, customer feedback, feature development and integration requests. She reports to SALTO Technical Director North & Latin America Luis Saldaña. “Rose has a tremendous amount...

Camder Door Controls welcomes Chris Lyons as US Regional Sales Manager

Camden Door Controls, a provider of door activation and locking devices, has announced the appointment of Chris Lyons to the position of U.S. Regional Manager. Chris is responsible for servicing Camden's customers from the East coast over to the Central American states. Chris brings to Camden extensive sales experience in general, and locking device sales experience, in particular. “Camden Door Controls is very proud to welcome Chris to our sales team," notes David Price, Marketing Manage...

SALTO Systems appoints Jordan Blatchley as Business Development Associate for New York

SALTO Systems has appointed Jordan Blatchley as Business Development Associate for New York. Based in New York City, Jordan promotes SALTO brand awareness by generating new end-user business opportunities, qualifying leads and channeling these to the best resources. He reports to SALTO Regional Sales Manager Gerry Rupper. “We are excited to have Jordan on the SALTO team in the role of business development associate,” said Rupper. “His ability to identify and pursue opportuniti...

Camden's electric strikes receive UL 294 listing

Camden Door Controls, a premier provider of door activation and locking devices, has announced it has received UL 294 (Access Control System Units Standard) listing for its complete new line of industry-leading electric strikes. These span Camden's Grade 1 ANSI, Grade 2 ANSI, Grade 1 ANSI Fire, Grade 1 ANSI and Mortise Fire, and Grade 1 RIM strikes. This new UL 294 listing is in addition to the UL 1034 Burglary and UL 10C Fire listings Camden has already obtained.

ASSA ABLOY integrates Aperio wireless technology with Identiv's Hirsch Velocity 3.6

ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, announced the integration of their Aperio wireless lock technology with the Hirsch Velocity 3.6 integrated solution from Identiv, a global provider of physical security and secure identification. The Aperio integration offers Identiv customers an easy, affordable way to connect additional openings to their existing Hirsch Velocity security management system. Aperio is a global wireless platform available across a broad range of loc...

Round Table Discussions

Has consolidation shifted to the security integrator/installer market?

Consolidation – a decrease in the number of companies in a market achieved through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) – has been an important trend among manufacturers in the physical security market for many years. More recently, the trend has also appeared to extend to the integrator market. Larger integrators have been buying up other large integrators; in some cases, they have also been buying up smaller, regional integrators to expand their geographic coverage area. We wondered...

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...

Has the gap closed between security fiction and security reality?

Among its many uses and benefits, technology is a handy tool in the fantasy world of movie and television thrillers. We all know the scene: a vital plot point depends on having just the right super-duper gadget to locate a suspect or to get past a locked door. In movies and TV, face recognition is more a super power than a technical function. Video footage can be magically enhanced to provide a perfect image of a license plate number. We have all shaken our heads in disbelief, and yet, our indus...