STANLEY Security announced its investment in Evolv Technology. This investment – backed by STANLEY Ventures, the venture capital arm of Stanley Black & Decker – forms a strategic partnership between the two companies. Evolv Express, the company’s touchless security screening system, makes it possible for venues of all kinds to keep visitors safe from concealed weapons, pandemic health threats, and intruders.
Interface Systems shared its predictions for security technology trends that will impact multi-location consumer-facing businesses in 2024. Addressing ever-changing business security threats will require new capabilities to rapidly analyze massive amounts of data from a variety of sensors.
Smarter Security announce the launch of our latest Door Detective model, the Door Detective SG, featuring groundbreaking Sidegate Detection® technology. This next-gen addition to the Door Detective line is set to transform the landscape of access control and door security, offering enhanced capabilities that address the evolving needs of modern facilities.
HID announces its HID Origo Technology Partner Program, which is the company’s first program dedicated to partners with a focus on mobile technologies. Designed in response to the evolving security landscape, growing regulatory demands, and mounting privacy concerns, the new program is expected to be a game changer, providing technology partners with the tools they need to innovate and grow market share in today’s digital-first world.
Safety and security are basic human needs, and essential to a thriving society. But in today’s challenging cultural climate, how do you best protect the public? How can cities—or any entity—build lasting trust, transparency and value? And how do we learn from the transformation that’s already occurring in law enforcement? In this episode of Connect, you’ll learn why integration, or better yet, unity, is the key to success.
Commend Americas announced new enhancements to its partner program and support structure designed to maximize partner success and provide predictable profitability while bringing Commend solutions to market. Aimed at deepening the company’s relationship with key partners, the program includes a three-tier system, expanded training options, and greater access to joint marketing and qualified leads. Commend’s partner program was streamlined to include a more clearly-defined tiering system organized around three levels: Silver, Gold, and Platinum Partners.
Genete shared the results of its state of the industry report. Based on insights from over 2,000 physical security leaders from around the world, the report looks at how the role of physical security continued to evolve in 2021 as organizations adapted to changing conditions. Physical security continues to evolve from being seen as a tool for mitigating risk, to playing a much more significant role in organizations’ digital transformation. The survey showed that more than two-thirds (69%) of respondents described physical security and related data as “mission-critical”.
Intrinsic ID announced that it will be exhibiting at CES 2022 as part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) EU pavilion. Intrinsic ID was one of 20 companies selected by the Council for this delegation, which represents the most promising and innovative advancements from the region. Intrinsic ID, which has a long, successful track record of providing device-level security and authentication solutions to semiconductor companies and device makers, will use its presence at one of the world’s most influential technology events.
In a move welcomed by those in the aviation industry, Port of Antwerp has become the first seaport to initiate unmanned air traffic management in a busy and complex port environment. In doing so, they are the first non-aviation authority to become a fully-fledged geozone manager. As geozone manager, the port will be responsible for managing ground risk related to above-the-ground activity, with respects to operational and working drones.
Intrinsic ID launched PUF Cafe, a website dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in PUF technology and ensuring it meets the evolving security needs of our data and devices for today and in the future. Intrinsic ID encourages security professionals from industry and academia, working with or interested in PUF technology, to join the community and help drive the evolution of this important root-of-trust security implementation for a wide range of vertical markets.
ADT Commercial announces that it has purchased premier fire, life safety and security provider and integrator, CLS Technology, Inc., based out of Katy, TX. The purchase of CLS Technology further deepens ADT Commercial’s capabilities to serve mid-market, national and large-scale commercial customers in the Houston, TX area. This marks the organization’s 24th acquisition.
CLS Technology, Inc. has been a high-quality commercial integrator serving the metropolitan Houston area.
There has been an exponential shift in technology within the security industry. Driving that shift is a variety of factors, including but not limited to greater customer demand for security systems and what they can provide, along with the sheer volume of smart products. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2028, there will be one indoor surveillance camera per five employees in the U.S. and one per employee in China.
Viakoo has launched a new website to reflect the company’s evolved focus on enterprise device management. The new website features the Viakoo Action Platform and its four core pillars: Service Assurance, Firmware Updates, Password Verification and Certificate Management. To help IT professionals better manage critical enterprise IoT device and physical security applications, the new website also features a wealth of insightful information and resources.
BCD International released its Harmonize Conductor VMware plug-in, exclusively available on its REVOLV portfolio of hybrid hyper-converged infrastructure (hHCI) products. REVOLV is an innovative hHCI solution that reduces or even eliminates inefficiencies often presented by infrastructure in the video surveillance space: large hardware footprint, high power and cooling costs, multiple OS, and software systems, and limited resources dedicated to each server.
Allied Universal announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Service Works Inc. (SWI) – security and IT infrastructure integrator in the tri-state area offering turnkey and custom solutions to clients nationwide. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Headquartered in New Jersey with additional offices in Manhattan and Long Island, SWI provides end-to-end service, from design to maintenance, to clients in the commercial, education, industrial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and government institutions across the United States.
BACnetInternational, KNX Association, OCF, Thread Group and the Zigbee Alliance announced they are working together to better align commercial buildings with users’ connectivity needs and to improve the integration of smart building products. Together they are promoting a secure multi-standard IP-based infrastructure as a backbone in building automation to replace the inefficient, still-widespread use of siloed solutions.
Verint Systems Inc. will host an interactive webinar on Thursday, April 30, at 11 a.m. MDT, featuring leading security and fraud practitioners who will discuss how to address security challenges and evolving risks in today’s complex financial services market. The panelists will highlight how they address current COVID-19 concerns, as well as how they focus on being prepared for when the time comes to operate on a normal schedule.
Openpath announced a partnership with Lincoln Property Company. Openpath has been selected as LPC’s technology partner to standardize and bring best-in-class technology solutions across its current portfolio and planned developments of commercial spaces. Openpath’s award-winning platform focuses on integrated technology to provide frictionless mobile access and scalable cloud-based solutions that can also integrate with legacy systems.
HID Global announced that the government of Argentina has selected its HID goID to power the country’s digital version of its mandatory National Identity Document. The collaborative effort between HID, Argentina’s Ministry of Interior, Public Works and Housing through the National Registry of Persons (Renaper), and the Ministry of Modernization makes Argentina the first country in the world to offer a true national identity credential within a mobile app to its citizens.
Boon Edam announced they are demonstrating an integrated optical turnstile solution at the ISC East exhibition in New York City. Boon Edam is also the official turnstile sponsor of the show, which runs from November 20-21. Boon Edam entry experts will also be on-hand to discuss the entire range of security entrance solutions available, including the Tourlock 180 security revolving door and Circlelock mantrap portals.