Security devices

Bosch focuses on data and IoT-enabled integrated security solutions at ISC West 2018

At ISC West 2018, Bosch Security and Safety Systems will showcase new hardware and software products and tools to make installations and upgrades easier and more attractive for integrators, integrated security systems that deliver significant business benefits for end users, and solutions to further increase data security in video surveillance. Visitors to the Bosch booth will see a new app that makes planning and pre-configuration of video systems more efficient, an enhanced communicator for up...

Panasonic to launch i-PRO Extreme multi-sensor camera at ISC West 2018

Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America will unveil the industry’s first quad 4K Multi-Sensor video surveillance camera at ISC West 2018 Booth 10037 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, April 11-13. Part of the new Panasonic i-PRO Extreme line of video surveillance cameras, the Multi-Sensor delivers extreme image quality – 4x4K (33 MP), 3840x2160, 15 FPS – for evidence capturing from any angle which makes it perfect for use in safe city and traff...

Allegion to exhibit K-12 perimeter security solution at ISC West 2018

Allegion, a global provider of security products and solutions, will showcase its latest innovations, including a new K-12 perimeter security solution, during the 2018 International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West), April 11-13, in Las Vegas. Allegion’s team of industry experts will be at booth #20043 to discuss these new products, industry trends and emerging technologies. Remote undogging faciltiy The Von Duprin Remote Undogging (RU) and Remote Monitoring (RM) options expa...

How could Trump’s tariffs impact the security industry?

President Trump has recently proposed a series of tariffs that could disrupt global trade and impact the global physical security market, among many others. He first proposed tariffs targeting aluminium and steel imports; in effect, the proposal would place a 25 percent tax on steel and a 10 percent tax on aluminium entering the United States. Rising prices, rising tariffs The resulting higher prices of imported aluminium and steel could raise the costs of a range of goods manufactured in the...

ASSA ABLOY UK expands advanced door closers portfolio with designer finishes and enhanced colour-suiting

ASSA ABLOY UK Specification, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, has revealed a new, distinctive and stylish design for its range of advanced door closers. The new design, a significant step in the evolution of the company’s comprehensive door control portfolio, will appeal to architects and specifiers looking for a range of finishes and enhanced colour-suiting. With every possible application catered for, the new-look range in combination with othe...

ISC West 2018 to focus on cyber protection for surveillance and physical security with industry experts

In today’s highly interactive and interconnected world, cybersecurity is not restricted to the IT department – it threatens and affects every connected device in every department. As connectivity continues to expand, the risks will increase. In this environment, surveillance and physical security systems will continue to play a critical role in keeping organisations, staff and visitors safe. It is vital to understand what the cybersecurity threats are to physical security systems, ho...

Round Table Discussions

What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

Body-worn cameras are becoming more common every day, driven both by needs of the marketplace and technology developments. However, questions remain about the usefulness of the devices, and their future role in promoting safety and security. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

How does the IT department influence security purchases?

In recent years, information technology (IT) departments at end user companies have often been seen as adversaries of traditional security departments – or, at least, as a thorn in their side. One of the issues is territorial: As physical security products have migrated to use of Internet protocols and the network infrastructure, the IT and security departments have clashed – erm… make that interacted – more and more often. New realities such as cybersecurity have made i...

How do you measure return on investment (ROI) in the security market?

Measuring return on investment (ROI) has long presented a challenge to the security marketplace. Investment in security is often viewed as a necessary cost whose benefits cannot be measured. For example, how do you measure the value of an event that doesn’t happen (i.e., that has been prevented)? The difficulty of measuring ROI doesn’t diminish customers’ appetite for it, however. Today’s choosy customers are driven more than ever by the bottom line and expect any and all...