Radio frequency Identification

Vicon introduces smartphone credentialing for its VAX Access Control System

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components brings a new level of convenience and simplicity to its VAX Access Control solution with today’s introduction of mobile credentialing. This new feature allows VAX customers to present their smartphones, instead of cards or fobs, to specialised Bluetooth-enabled VAX door readers. Smartphone and mobile credentialing Upon installation of a custom smartphone “wal...

Getac launches new F110-Ex tablet for exceptional productivity in hazardous environments

Getac has announced the launch of the new F110-Ex fully-rugged tablet, as an enhancement to its popular F110 model, designed to deliver unrivalled efficiency, reliability and safety to workers in hazardous environments.  In many industrial sectors, extreme temperatures, poor weather conditions and close contact with dangerous substances are all factors to contend with daily. Workers need devices they can rely on for efficient field maintenance, accurate safety checks and equipment monitori...

Questioning the wisdom of the U.S. ban on Hikvision & Dahua

I have been thinking a lot about the U.S. government’s ban on video surveillance technologies by Hikvision and Dahua. In general, I question the wisdom and logic of the ban and am frankly puzzled as to how it came to be. Allow me to elaborate. Chinese camera manufacturers Reality check: the government ban is based on concerns about the potential misuse of cameras, not actual misuse. Before the government ban, you occasionally heard about some government entities deciding not to use camer...

LOCKEN celebrates 15 years of innovation in the competitive access control solutions industry

LOCKEN was established in 2003, combining the knowledge and expertise of its three founders, Arnaud Flecchia, Roland de la Chapelle and Stéphane Conreux. Well established within the telecom and IT world, this threesome has transformed the business of access control: thanks to breakthrough technology, based on intelligent keys and user-friendly software, they brought to the market a solution that required no wiring or maintenance. This was a remarkable leap forward that has fully benefited...

IPS announces release of REI ANDRE Deluxe Near-Field Detection Receiver

International Procurement Services (IPS) announces the release of the Research Electronics International (REI) ANDRE Deluxe Near-Field Detection Receiver which offers higher frequency detection range, ultrasonic detection, new software and a new antenna which extends the frequency detection range to 12 GHz. ANDRE Deluxe Near-Field Detection Receiver The ANDRE detects signal activity and displays a histogram of signal strength over time The ANDRE detects signal activity and displays a histogram...

AES Corporation appoints Tim Lyon as regional sales manager for northeast US/Canada

AES Corporation, global manufacturer of long-range wireless private mesh radio alarm communication products and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Lyon as the new Regional Sales Manager covering all of the New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania territory. AES Corp. new regional sales manager Lyon brings over 16 years of successful sales operations and security experience to AES. In his new role, he is responsible for engaging new business development efforts,...