RFID

Electronic Security Expo 2018 to focus on life safety and monitoring solutions

Electronic Security Expo 2018 has added booths to the expo floor, accommodating influx of vendors wanting to meet with passionate security professionals this June. “We’re finding companies are excited to have a focused show where they can have quality interactions with real decision-makers from some of the most influential security, life safety, and monitoring companies around,” says ESX VP of Business Development, Jessica DaCosta. The recent expansion adds space for new exhi...

MOBOTIX AG appoints Hartmut Sprave as Chief Technology Officer

The MOBOTIX AG Supervisory Board appointed Hartmut Sprave as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and reappointed Klaus Kiener as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for another three years. Hartmut Sprave succeeds Dr. Oliver Gabel, who had resigned in November, and his experience includes many years in software and hardware development. He is expected to take up his role by 1 September 2018 at the latest.  In 1991, he co-founded MacroSystem Digital Video GmbH and had served there as CTO...

Checkpoint Systems unveils Alpha OptiLok tags for enhanced eyewear protection

Checkpoint Systems, a global supplier of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS), RFID solutions and Alpha High-Theft Solutions for the retail industry, introduced the Alpha OptiLok, its next generation of specialised tags for eyewear protection. The new hard tag offers an improved and refined design to enhance the ease and speed of application/removal without any security compromises. It is based on a well-proven adjustable grip mechanism used in previous eyewear tags, but with an ingenious lock...

Lenel introduces BlueDiamond mobile ecosystem with Bluetooth/RFID readers for faster door access

The Lenel BlueDiamond mobile ecosystem, a complete cloud-based, keyless mobile credential management platform from Lenel, continues making door access faster and more convenient with a new smartphone app that anticipates user’s door selections, reducing authentication time. Lenel, a provider of advanced security systems, is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. The BlueDiamond mobile ecosystem includes an intuitive mobile app, innovative multi-f...

ISC West 2018: Invixium unveils IXM TITAN – a multimodal, multifactor, multipurpose biometric solution

Invixium, a manufacturer of next-generation biometric products for enterprise access control, time and attendance and smart home markets, introduced its IXM TITAN at ISC West 2018 (booth #6109). TITAN incorporates facial recognition and fingerprint or finger vein biometric modalities into one multifunctional device capable of access control, time tracking, video surveillance and video intercom applications. “Biometric authentication is now relevant and continues to trend across many marke...

Morse Watchmans showcases RFID-powered AssetWatcher at ISC West 2018

Morse Watchmans, a provider of key control solutions, is now bringing their extensive key management expertise to help organisations keep valuable assets secure. At ISC West 2018 Morse Watchmans will be showcasing their RFID-powered asset management system, AssetWatcher, at booth #12109. “AssetWatcher gives our customer control over the management of important assets, including mobile devices, weapons, tools, and many other important items,” said Fernando Pires, CEO at Morse Watchma...

Round Table Discussions

What will be the impact on the security market of the “Internet of Things”?

People using computers to surf the Internet is "so 20th century". Today, the big trend involves machines using the Internet to communicate, exchange and analyse data in what has widely become known of as the Internet of Things. Various security devices are among the IoT components, and how devices connect effectively using the Internet – even devices not related to security – will constitute a large part of the future business of security integrators and installers, whether in the re...