Simplifying The Path To Success

Darren Giacomini

Advances In Infrastructure That Reduce Complexity: As BCDVideo closes out another expo attending ISC West 2019, one theme resonated throughout the show. System Integrators are looking for ways to deliver better solutions, leverage emerging technologies, and advance the capabilities of physical security infrastructures. One of the focal points for BCDVideo this year is hyperconvergence systems, or Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI). Read more on why this truly is a game changer for the video surveillance market.

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Baldwin Launches New Touchscreen Electronic Deadbolt With Z-Wave Technology

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Baldwin Hardware unveiled Baldwin Touchscreen with Z-Wave technology, which allows it to wirelessly communicate with security and home automation systems. Beautifully Baldwin, the new TouchScreen combines SecureScreen and Z-Wave technology with bold Baldwin design to create a simple electronic solution. Available as Stand Alone or with Z-Wave to provide maximum choices. Simply activate the screen with your fingertips and enter a four- to eight-digit code for easy unlocking.

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IDEMIA Launches RapID X1 Handheld Technology, Providing Real-Time Mobile Identification to Law Enforcement Officers

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IDEMIA announced the launch and immediate availability of RapID X1, a handheld wireless device for biometric fingerprint identification. This new and innovative technology has a FBI Personal Identity Verification (PIV) FAP 30 certified sensor, which ensures the highest quality fingerprint images for its size. RapID X1 places the power of mobile identification and authentication into the hands of law enforcement to identify potential suspects in the field, and assist officer safety.

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PlateSmart ARES ALPR Helps Keep Students and Staff Safe

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A private Missouri college found itself challenged recently in managing high volumes of traffic coming onto its campus. From students to staff to members of the local community availing themselves of the campus’ many popular resources—including a museum and a restaurant—it became clear to the school’s security team that traffic management needed improvement to keep staff and students safe. Thus, the college chose the innovative PlateSmart ARES ALPR solution.

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Suprema ID introduces Android-based mobile fingerprint enrollment solutions at ConnectID 2019

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Suprema ID announced that the company’s RealScan-G10 and RealScan-D series scanners are now compatible to Android solution for greater mobility. Developed for increasing demand for mobile fingerprinting, the new Android solution allows greater mobility and solves limitation in power supply when used in outdoors. For enrollment kits, size has been reduced dramatically by replacing larger laptops with compact mobile device such as tablets and smartphones.

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Security 101 Opens Two New Offices in New York State

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Security 101, one of the nation’s fastest-growing security integrators, has opened two new franchise offices to serve the New York state area. Security 101, New York (Long Island) and Security 101, New York (Lower Hudson Valley) join the existing Security 101 – New York (Metro) office to offer superior security service coverage to commercial and business operations throughout one of the nation’s most populous regions.

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ACRE to Acquire Indiana Based RS2 Technologies

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ACRE announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RS2 Technologies in Munster, Indiana. This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its access control business and product portfolio. Following on from the recent acquisition of Open Options in December of 2018, ACRE continues to build its access control strength and reach in the North American market. ACRE’s portfolio now consists of Vanderbilt, Open Options, RS2 and ComNet.

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LuxTurrim5G Ecosystem Expands with New Connected Zone Bus Stops from Teleste

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Last year, Teleste built a smart and safe bus stop at the Nokia Campus in Espoo, Finland, as a part of the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem. The innovative bus stop has been designed to improve safety and security for public places through Teleste’s Connected Zone concept that was launched in 2018. With the new bus stops the project also anticipates the pilot of an autonomous bus route that is being planned for this summer as a part of the LuxTurrim5G test network.

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Axis Communications Launches 7th Generation of ARTPEC Chip

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Axis nextgen chipset delivers an array of new capabilities and features. In its continued effort to innovate and meet market needs, Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, announced the launch of the 7th generation of their chipset. ARTPEC 7 will bring an array of new capabilities and features to Axis network cameras, namely even better imaging, enhanced security features, powerful compression and ability to run analytics on the edge.

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Suspected Russian-speaking Threat Actors “TA505” Continues Cybercrime Spree Against Global Retailers & Financial Institutions

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Investigation from CyberInt’s Research Lab has connected a single gang to a range of attacks against retailers and financial institutions around the world using legitimate remote access software. CyberInt’s managed detection and response solutions protect the world’s leading companies. The group has used the same tactics, techniques and procedures along with the repeated nefarious use of an off-the-shelf commercial remote administration tool, “Remote Manipulator System”.

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