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Which security markets are embracing touchless and contactless systems?

The idea of touchless systems has gained new levels of prominence during the last year, driven by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Contactless systems have been part of the industry’s toolbox for decades, while technologies like facial and iris recognition are finding new uses every day. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which security markets are embracing touchless, contactless systems and why? 

NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. appoints Michael Venoit as the new Vice President of Sales of Continental Access

Continental Access, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., is pleased to introduce Michael Venoit as the new Continental Access Vice President of Sales. Michael Venoit comes to Continental Access with a successful track record of strategically driving sales and growing revenue in security and access control, having previously worked for several well-known industry manufacturers. Managing Continental Access accounts We are happy to welcome Michael aboard, he’s got great energy...

What are the security challenges of protecting critical infrastructure?

Many of us take critical infrastructure for granted in our everyday lives. We turn on a tap, flip a switch, push a button, and water, light, and heat are all readily available. But it is important to remember that computerised systems manage critical infrastructure facilities, making them vulnerable to cyber-attacks. The recent ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline is an example of the new types of threats. In addition, any number of physical attacks is also possibilities. We asked this we...

photonicSENS and Qualcomm collaborate on high resolution single lens 3D depth-cameras

photonicSENS, a pioneering supplier of single-lens 3D cameras for next-generation depth perception has collaborated with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to accelerate the commercialisation of its industry-leading single lens 3D camera technology.  Beneficial features With a complete reference design based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform, smartphone manufacturers can benefit from dramatic enhancements in-depth map resolution for front-facing applications like enha...

Security Industry Association announces winners of the 2021 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2021 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards, the flagship awards program presented in partnership with ISC West recognising innovative security products, services, and solutions. Top among the winners – who were recognized June 17 during a virtual awards show – was Lumeo, receiving the 2021 Best New Product Award. SIA New Product Showcase Since its inception in 1979, the SIA New Product Showcase has been the securit...

SALTO Systems launch the SALTO Neoxx electronic padlock, a versatile locking and access control solution

Built to withstand all access control needs, the tough new SALTO Neoxx electronic padlock takes security beyond normal expectations. SALTO Systems has invested years of working with some of the best minds in the security industry, their community of security specifiers and installers, to build the most reliable and smartest electronic padlock on earth. SALTO Neoxx Padlock With exceptional attention to detail, premium materials, and all SALTO technology inside, their latest padlock, SALTO Neox...

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