Home automation

See more in smarter ways with VIVOTEK’s advanced IP and cybersecurity solutions at IFSEC 2018

VIVOTEK, global IP surveillance provider, is proud to showcase its latest IP surveillance solutions at IFSEC 2018, taking place from June 19 to 21 at ExCeL, London. Located at booth B252, VIVOTEK will present its strategy, “See More in Smarter Ways,” in a range of exceptionally smart IP surveillance systems including cybersecurity, transportation, 180-degree panoramic and intelligent 360-degree solutions. Also showcased will be automation solutions built in cooperation with LOYTEC e...

AMG Systems to participate in Cortech Open Innovation Event at IFSEC 2018

At IFSEC International 2018 in London, AMG Systems is taking part in the Cortech Open Innovation Event – a free, CPD-accredited seminar and demonstration for security end users, consultants and main contractors. COIE is designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to see the latest advances in building, fire and security control technology and discover how smarter interoperability between these systems can reduce cost and risk, improve operational efficiency and provide greater situ...

Mivatek provides Smart Connect platform and devices for Asia Pacific Telecom’s Home Guardian programme

Mivatek Smart Connect (formerly “Mivatek”) announces the signing of a partnership agreement with Asia Pacific Telecom (APT), whereby APT will use Mivatek Smart Connect’s plug-n-play Smart Home solutions and service. Mivatek’s mobile-cloud IoT platform and smart devices will form the foundation of APT's Home Guardian programme - a DIY MIY Smart Home service available to 2.6 million APT's customers. The new APT Home Guardian programme is the company’s first offering...

Oncam announces strategic partnership with BDF Sicurezza Latina

Oncam, global provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, has announced partnership with BDF Sicurezza Latina to provide the company's full suite of products to Italy as the country's first Oncam distributor. The strategic partnership offers customers the ability to incorporate Oncam's innovative technology into their security plan to help increase situational awareness and aid in investigations. The new 180-degree product range delivers something truly unique to...

National Security Inspectorate appoints Robert Conlon as Head of Standards

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), UK’s renowned independent certification body specialising in the security, guarding and fire sectors, announces the appointment of Robert Conlon as Head of Standards. This newly-created position demonstrates NSI’s commitment to continually enhancing its technical know-how and expertise within the industry in which its approved companies operate to recognised British and International standards.  In his new role, Conlon will oversee NSI...

ADT partners with Cofense to provide phishing detection solutions

ADT Inc., a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, and Cofense, provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions worldwide, have announced a partnership to offer phishing detection and response to ADT customers. ADT Cybersecurity provides enterprise and mid-market businesses with managed detection and response (MDR) services to combat advanced cyberthreats in real time. This service is now augmented by Cofense Tr...

Round table discussions

How can you get the most out of ISC West?

A big trade show, such as the upcoming ISC West, has a lot to offer for attendees. If anything, a big show has “too much” to offer; there is certainly more to experience than any one person could get around to. How, then, can attendees maximise the value they get out of ISC West? For advice, we go to our Expert Panel Roundtable, all seasoned veterans of many big trade shows. Specifically, we asked this week’s panel: How can attendees get the most out of a big trade show like IS...

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...

What technology buzz will dominate the security industry in the second half of 2016?

Here we are already at mid-year, and 2016 has been an eventful one for the security marketplace, dominated by mergers and acquisitions and lots of new products coming to the market. But what’s the outlook for technology in the second half of the year? What technologies will draw the most attention and drive the market into 2017? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What technology buzz will dominate the security industry in the second half of 2016?