Office security systems

STANLEY Security adopts digital asset mapping technology for more efficient security system maintenance

STANLEY Security, one of the UK’s primary security providers, has adopted an innovative asset mapping technology to provide customers with more efficient system maintenance & servicing than ever before. ‘Connected Assets’ is an advanced digital asset mapping technology that enables STANLEY Security to quickly and easily map out an entire security system and all its individual elements. It allows for detailed additional information to be included, including images of equipme...

IrisAccess and SimplyWork unveil iCAM R100-integrated biometric timeclocks at ISC West 2018

Iris ID, a provider of iris recognition technology, announced its iris recognition cameras will be incorporated into time and attendance clocks from SimplyWork, a provider of cloud-based time and attendance and other workforce management applications. The new timeclocks will be showcased April 11-13 at the International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC West 2018) in Las Vegas. The SimplyWork biometric time clock uses employees’ iris biometrics to authenticate their identity as th...

Videx launches new video entry system with 3.5” handsfree colour monitor

Access control and door entry provider Videx has introduced a new video entry system that boasts a 3.5” handsfree colour monitor, integrated optional proximity for up to 50 users, that only requires two wires to link the door panels, videophones and PSUs together. Rob Sands, Technical Director at Videx UK, said: “The wiring of these systems is very simple, meaning installation is quick and easy, so they’re a great door entry solution for houses, flats, apartments and small off...

Orion Entrance Control to supply customisable access control solutions to PSA Security Network

Orion Entrance Control, Inc., a manufacturer of innovative optical turnstile solutions, has joined PSA Security Network in a partnership that will offer Orion’s customisable, technologically-advanced speed lanes to thousands of security professionals in the PSA marketplace. “We’re thrilled to join the PSA Security Network of industry professionals and to be able to offer our optical turnstile, speed lane, and lobby security products to this growing sector of the market,”...

Utilising the cloud in evolving access control systems in 2018

In 2017, SALTO Systems led the market with increased emphasis on two growing sectors within access control: Mobile technology and cloud solutions. Strengthening market positions Mobile access control applications are now a must across all security verticals. The hospitality sector, for example, is quickly seeing smartphones replacing room keys and check-in lines with mobile apps like SALTO’s JustIN Mobile. This technology replaces the need for an access card by securely sending a mobile...

Matrix and Smoothtel and Data Solutions to provide telecommunication products to Kenyan market

Manufacturer of Telecommunications and Security systems Matrix designs systems that fit in the various needs of Healthcare, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Retail, BFSI and other industries. After understanding the need of modern enterprises, the company has tailored some innovative solutions such as Mobility, Multi-location Connectivity, Unified Communications and more. Commitment to modern communication With a legacy of delivering value-oriented solutions, Matrix has managed to form a strong bas...

Round Table Discussions

What if a customer expects more than a security system can deliver?

Sometimes customers expect more out of a security system. A brand new security system just doesn’t perform as the customer expected it would. In fact, one might argue that the many variables in today’s complex systems make it more likely than ever that some element of a system might not measure up to a customer’s expectations. What happens then? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What happens if a customer’s expectations of system performance are greater...

Looking at security in light of the Paris attacks

What lessons, if any, are there to be learned from the recent attacks in Paris? Recent events in Paris highlight the deadly and changing face of terrorism in 2015. Two gunmen armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles attacked the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on 7 January, killing 12 people in all, including eight Charlie Hebdo employees and two national police officers. Two days later, the terrorism continued with a hostage crisis at a printing firm at Dammartin-en-G...