Security devices

Six reasons security integrators should adopt cloud technology today

As technology advances, the world is becoming increasingly connected, changing the way users think about and interact with security systems, which continue to evolve across all verticals and applications. With this change comes new opportunity for security integrators; security systems are advancing, creating new needs for products and services — some of which can be met through the adoption of cloud-based service systems. Cloud technology is no longer a dreamt-up version of the future of...

Matrix's SATATYA IP IR professional dome cameras uses Sony STARVIS sensor and higher MTF lens

Matrix project series IP cameras are built using Sony STARVIS sensor and higher MTF lens to offer enhanced image quality, especially during the low light conditions. Powered by True WDR algorithm, these cameras offer consistent image quality even in highly varying lighting conditions. Built-in intelligent analytics including intrusion detection, trip wire, etc. ensure real-time security. Moreover, H.265 compression and automatic motion-based frame rate reduction save bandwidth and storage b...

Tony Redden appointed as international sales manager of Thinking Space Systems

Control room furniture manufacturers’ Thinking Space Systems have announced the appointment of Tony Redden as International Sales Manager. Tony joins Thinking Space as an experienced Sales and Business Development Manager, with over 25 years of experience in IT security and the telecoms market throughout EMEA. Tony has held previous positions in the Middle East, UK and Southern Africa, so is no stranger to international business. Tony will be instrumental in supporting the continuing gro...

Bird Home Automation Group launches DoorBird D2101KV IP video door intercom with an integrated keypad

Berlin-based manufacturer, Bird Home Automation Group, has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of the new DoorBird D2101KV IP video door intercom. The new model is equipped with one call button and a multifunctional keypad which makes it ideal for single-family homes, hotels and commercial spaces that require a safe and efficient access control solution. The D2101KV IP video door intercom is the first DoorBird product that combines a doorbell with an integrated keypad. The backlit ca...

SALTO XS4 One escutcheon is a standalone electronic lock with comprehensive RFID capability

The new SALTO XS4 One escutcheon is a revolutionary stand-alone electronic lock that packs a lot into an attractive, slim and functional handle set. Electronic lock with RFID capabilities It brings together the convenience of an offline point, with easy installation to almost any door and no wires, with virtually the same kind of power and performance of an online point. It offers comprehensive RFID capability including DESFire, DESFire EV1, Mifare Classic, Mifare plus, Mifare Ultralight C and...

How to optimise mobile access control authentication with smart devices

Considering how much the modern smartphone has become a common everyday tool and cultural icon, it’s hard to believe it has only been with us for a relatively short space of time. The first Apple iPhone was launched in 2007 and yet in a little over a decade the smartphone has become as essential as our keys or wallet. From its conception as a multi-faceted communications device, it has morphed into something far more integrated in our daily lives. Services such as Apple Pay, Android Pay a...