Wireless security

Z-Wave Alliance highlights smart automated security solutions at ISC West 2018

The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organisation dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada with member companies in home security. In its fourth year at ISC West, the Z-Wave Pavilion will feature a variety of member companies who will exhibit their smart home solutions and products, focusing specifically on the smart home security space. The Alliance is also announcing a unique partnership wi...

Sielox offers layered approach to access control solutions at ISC West 2018

Sielox LLC, a provider of integrated access control solutions and lockdown systems, is featuring its latest solutions at ISC West 2018 (booth #7103), April 11-13 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. A new First-to-Market integration with Allegion will enable Sielox to help improve perimeter security in the K-12 market by integrating with the Von Duprin Remote Undogging (RU) and Remote Monitoring (RM) options. Using Pinnacle, Sielox’s premier access control and security management software, end...

Viakoo introduces IoT Tracker for IP device verification at ISC West 2018

Viakoo, a provider of automated system and data verification solutions for video surveillance and access control, is introducing a new IoT Tracker at ISC West 2018 (booth #33087). Designed to leverage their proven technology, the new IoT tracker helps to deliver verification for other IoT devices on the network. Viakoo’s unique solution has gained traction by providing a comprehensive system for ensuring that access and video surveillance devices are operating within expected parameters,...

Kwikset showcases five new electronic door locks at ISC West 2018

Without question, ‘innovation’ is the word that comes to mind when Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, showcases five new locks at ISC West 2018, April 11-13 in La Vegas. From keyless entry to smart-lock conversion kits and Z-Wave chipsets with improved wireless range, the five new locks paint a picture of a company that is placing a premium not only on innovation but forward-looking design, progressive technology and, of course,...

Siklu showcases SmartHaul Wireless Network Design Engine (WiNDE) at ISC West 2018

Siklu Inc., the provider of mmWave wireless solutions, is extending its gigabit solutions portfolio to offer the breakthrough SmartHaul Wireless Network Design Engine (WiNDE), which accelerates time to deployment by automating complex mmWave network designs. Siklu has long been an industry leader in gigabit wireless connectivity, positioned with the largest choice of Gigabit Wireless Access (GWA) and aggregation radios and delivering up to 10Gbps Full Duplex throughput in PtP and over 2Gbps in...

Ecolink from Universal Electronics showcases advanced wireless sensors and solutions at ISC West 2018

Ecolink, a brand in security and home automation products from Universal Electronics, will showcase the latest and most advanced wireless sensors and solutions at ISC West 2018, booth #2043 in April. This year, Ecolink will address the increasingly vital need for pro-security dealers to differentiate themselves across the smart home market in response to growing demand and competition. With more than 30 years of innovation and an unparalleled breadth of solutions, the Ecolink brand continues to...

Round Table Discussions

Was 2017 a good or bad year for security?

The end of the year is a great time to take stock of one’s accomplishments during the year, and to reflect on successes and failures, where we are and where we’re going. 2017 brought a lot of change to the physical security market, but were the changes positive or negative? Our Expert Panelists tend to be a thoughtful and reflective group, so we wanted to get their thoughts and insights at year-end about 2017 in the security market. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable:...

What are the pitfalls of do-it-yourself security systems?

“Don’t try this at home.” It’s a common warning, but how does it apply to security systems? With today’s systems becoming easier to install, and with customers becoming more tech-savvy, there is a growing market for “do-it-yourself” or DIY home security systems. The trend also extends beyond the home security market: Business end users may also think they can forgo a professional installer and handle installation in-house. The customer may save money by...

How is data changing the physical security market?

Big data is a buzzword, and data – presumably of all sizes – is a driving force in the physical security market. As systems become more sophisticated and expand their capabilities, the result is more data; in some cases, a lot more data. But a key question is: What do we do with the data? How do we use it to provide value? How do we interpret it, and transform it into useful information and/or intelligence? We presented the topic of data to our Expert Panel Roundtable and came away w...