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BT Security expands cyber security capabilities by introducing Security Advisory Services practice

BT announces the launch of its Security Advisory Services practice, marking another step in the ongoing expansion of its cyber security capabilities. The practice will offer strategic security guidance and solutions to organisations across the globe, reflecting the market demand for expert guidance to navigate today’s complex cyber security landscape. BT Security Advisory Services will be led by Tris Morgan, with approximately 300 members of specialist staff based across the globe. They w...

DoorBird and ekey announce access control via fingerprint to IP video intercom

The new DoorBird IP video intercom provides an option for adding access control via an ekey fingerprint scanner. The D2101FV EKEY door station is equipped with a cutout for installing the ekey home FS UP I fingerprint reader. Visitors and homeowners can use all the functions of the smart intercom immediately after installation including opening doors via app or RFID key fob. Once the ekey module has been mounted, access can also be granted by fingerprint. The DoorBird app controls, RFID reader a...

Climax Technology set to showcase their smart home security system at ISC West 2020

Climax will once again be exhibiting at 2020 International Security Conference & Exposition, ISC West, in Las Vegas on October 5th-8th, 2020. The company sincerely invites all their customers to visit the company’s booth #10117 at the show. They will be demonstrating X1, the Alexa built-in voice-controlled smart home solution, for the delightful experiences and possibilities it brings on home automation. In addition, the company’s brand-new Mobile Mates Series realises complete...

Climax Technology announces the launch of BX-35ZBS outdoor bell box with effective visual and audible alerts

BX-35ZBS bell box is a battery-operated wireless outdoor siren generating a loud 104 decibel siren sound and strobe lights during an alarm to provide visible and audible alerts. Encased in a durable, IPX5 waterproof design, easy-to-install BX-35ZBS is a premium choice for the modern smart home. The BX-35ZBS is energy saving and environmentally conscious, requiring only two Alkaline batteries, yet still has a long battery life. The BX-35ZBS generates unique alarm sounds for fire and burglary to...

Climax launches WSS-4E smart scenario switch to provide enhanced smart home security system

WSS-4E is a smart scenario switch designed to easily trigger, at the touch of the button, four pre-programmed scenario conditions. The scenario conditions govern the behaviours of lights, garage door, window shade or other automation devices integrated with smart home security system. Homes can be fully controlled at one touch. With the WSS-4E, users can create a ‘Good Night’ scene to turn off all the lights in the home, set the thermostat to a cooler temperature, and draw the shade...

Climax launches SCM-8ZBS roller shutter control to enhance electrical safety and provide protection

The SCM-8ZBS is a roller shutter control providing easy operation that automatically or remotely rolls up/down, or stop/pause motorised roller shutters. SCM-8ZBS secures one's electrical safety by adopting zero-crossing detection and strain relief clamp, preventing sparks and providing protection from metal cutout. With the implementation of the SCM-8ZBS, motorised roller shutters can be configured to automatically open or close according to preset schedules and scenarios; SCM-8ZBS also allows...

PointCentral expands smart residential property management portfolio with Doorport Inc. acquisition

PointCentral, an Alarm.com company, has acquired New York-based Doorport, Inc. With the acquisition, PointCentral will add a unique smart intercom capability to the PointCentral Smart Property Management solution. Doorport‘s innovative smart intercom solution improves building access security and convenience at multifamily properties for residents, guests, property managers, and delivery personnel. The acquisition accelerates PointCentral’s push to provide a complete IoT solution th...

ADT by TELUS helps Canada’s small business community with a free three months subscription to its services

TELUS acquired ADT Canada creating ADT by TELUS and is now using their new capabilities to provide much needed security support to Canada’s small business community. With many small businesses having to close their doors or look for new ways to operate during this time, they need a way to watch and protect their properties and keep important assets safe. The threat of break-ins is all too real. In Montreal, a jewellery store owner is reeling after thieves made off with his two safes durin...

Climax launches GX smart care medical alarm compatible with Bluetooth devices to track medical data

Rapid aging population, high healthcare costs, and physician shortages are creating an increasing demand for care at home, especially for seniors with long-term health conditions. The GX features a LCD display that shows clock time, temperature, GSM signal strength and sensor faults to keep users fully informed at all times. GX smart care medical alarm is an all-in-one wellness, and personal safety medical alarm solution, bridging medical health monitoring and emergency alarm to keep seniors sa...

Climax Technology announces the launch of TSP-3 Touchscreen Keypad access control solution

Climax’s TSP-3 is a Touchscreen keypad. Featuring a 7” full-colour, high-resolution touchscreen, TSP-3 provides quick and secure access to arm/disarm/home arm the system and an intuitive way to operate the security system. Connected to the control panel via Wi-Fi network, TSP-3 displays an overview of the system with its intuitive graphic user interface. By gaining control over security and home automation sensors in the system, TSP-3 enhances convenience and comfort level of living....

Climax Technology announces the launch of SDC-1ZBS slim door and window contact

SDC-1ZBS is a discreet ultra-thin wireless ZigBee door contact that detects and reports the irregular opening / closing of doors and windows. At only 4 mm thick, SDC-1ZBS can be embedded within door and window frames, making it undetectable and ideal for security application, especially to hide from intruders looking to disarm the user’s security system. This slim and tapered door contact is easy to install and simply disappears within the user’s door and window frames, making their...

Climax Technology adds VDP-3 Video Doorphone to its suite of access control solutions

VDP-3 is an AC-powered video door phone that is designed for the user to view and speak with the visitor at the door with a smartphone from anywhere. With a built-in 1080p high resolution camera and night vision technology, this video door phone gives its users a clear and wide view, day and night. VDP-3 also has built-in motion sensor to capture alarm videos when irregular motion or presence has been detected. With its ultra-slim design, small size and multiple colour options, VDP-3 can easily...