Author: Jay Bartlett

Rekor Systems Appoints Christopher Kadoch as Chief Technology Officer

Rekor Systems announced it has appointed Christopher Kadoch as its Chief Technology Officer. Kadoch will lead the engineering team with a focus on product development and innovation. Kadoch is an artificial intelligence and video analytics solution and applications expert with more than 20 years’ experience building AI applications within various business and technology markets.

Costar Technologies Returns to the Desert for ISC West 2020!

Costar Technologies will meet with members of their International Sales and Executive Teams in Booth No. 8045, from March 18th through March 20th at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. They will be announcing their latest video surveillance solutions first-hand while engaging in interactive demonstrations of their products, all connecting to multiple live locations

IPConfigure Releases Orchid Core VMS 2.8.0

IPConfigure Orchid is used by customers ranging from small business owners to some of the world’s largest global retailers. Recognized for its reliability and ease of use, Orchid provides local and remote access to live and recorded video through an intuitive web browser interface, with the same user experience on both workstations and mobile devices. Orchid supports over 4,500 IP cameras through the ONVIF Profile S specification.

SALTO Systems to Showcase Electronic Locks & Access Control Management Solutions at ISC West 2020

SALTO Systems will showcase the latest in technologically-advanced electronic locks and access control management–including a new line of residential smart lock solutions–at ISC West this March in Las Vegas. The latest version of SALTO ProAccess SPACE 6.0 access control management software allows systems administrators to utilize the latest SALTO SPACE features and security enhancements on SALTO BLUEnet smart locks.

iProov’s Cross-platform Biometric Technology Now Available Beyond Mobile

iProov’s Verifier product is now available in a host of new physical environments, including kiosks. iProov has revolutionised the process of remote identity authentication, enabling banks and governments to authenticate customers and citizens via mobile or online app for access to secure services. This latest innovation enables organisations to use the same technology to offer secure, high-value transactions in low-security branches and other physical locations.

iProov Expands Its Presence in U.S. Biometric Security Market

iProov™ announced that it has expanded its footprint in the U.S. market and opened a North American headquarters location in Catonsville, Maryland. Used for ID verification in applications such as onboarding and border control, and for strong customer authentication in banking, healthcare and enterprise access management, Flashmark is the company’s unique process for guaranteeing liveness and authenticity of an individual.

Boon Edam to Introduce New Compact Turnstile and Demonstrate Integrated Solutions at ISC West

Boon Edam announced they are introducing a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, in a world premiere, at the ISC West 2020 in Las Vegas on March. In addition to showcasing this newest member of their premium optical turnstiles, the company will also be showcasing fully integrated solutions that address physical perimeter security and control pedestrian access. Boon Edam is also the official turnstile sponsor of the show.

Zigbee Alliance Announces New Chairman of the Board

The Zigbee Alliance announced that John E. Osborne II will transition his role within the Alliance to Chairman Emeritus and Bruno Vulcano of Legrand Group will assume the position of Zigbee Alliance Board Chairman, previously held by Osborne. The changeover takes effect this week at the conclusion of the Alliance’s 60th Member Meeting. The move comes at an opportune time as the Alliance shifts into a new gear to set the course for the IoT industry.

French-Language College Improves Security with Aiphone IX Series 2 Video Intercoms

La Cité, Ontario’s largest French-language college, recently upgraded parking lot security on its main Ottawa campus with the installation of 15 IX Series 2 video intercom assistance towers from Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products. With the press of a button, the towers enable students, staff, and visitors to directly communicate with the campus security staff.

Rekor Selected by SecurePark Technologies to Deploy Cutting Edge Parking Management Solutions

Rekor Systems, Inc. announced it has signed a licensing agreement with SecurePark Technologies to enable the resale of Rekor’s cutting edge iP360 Parking Ticket & Permit Management Software Suite. Built using cutting edge Microsoft technology, iP360 creates seamless and efficient processes for registered owner information management, adjudication management, payment integration, letter creation, and reporting.

Milestone XProtect VMS 2020 R1 New Release

Every 4 months or so Milestone releases a new release of their XProtect Video Management Software. Some are steady level climbs of incremental features. Others are larger steps into new territories. The 2020 R1 is somewhere in between. With a slew of incremental improvements with a few larger changes that have big potential to improve security operators lives. With XProtect Smart Client alarm notifications, operators can receive pop-up notifications.

Arcules – XProtect Hybrid VMS Solution

The Arcules VSaaS integration with XProtect on-premise VMS is the first step in Milestone’s journey to provide an answer to the increasing interest in cloud-based VMS solutions. This first version provides a flexible and feature-rich hybrid video surveillance solution ideal for organizations looking to centralize their dispersed video surveillance operation. The solution combines the best of both worlds: the scalability of VSaaS and the functionality of on-premise VMS.

Allegion US Launches Schlage Alx Series as a First in Modular Design for Cylindrical Locks

Allegion US announced the launch of the Schlage ALX Series – a first in modular design for cylindrical locks. The ALX Series cylindrical, grade 2 lock is an evolution of the earlier AL Series, which was based on Walter Schlage’s first commercially sold lock, the A button lock. This first cylindrical design lock was so innovative in its time that it changed the industry, and so enduring a design that it is still offered today.

HHHunt and ADT Announce Partnership to Integrate Smart Home Technology in Multifamily and Student Housing Communities

ADT announced a new flagship partnership with HHHunt to install smart home and property automation technology into new and existing HHHunt multifamily and student housing communities. ADT adds HHHunt to its growing list of prominent real estate partners enhancing their communities with smart home solutions. ADT will work with HHHunt to install more than 7,700 apartment homes in 19 communities.

SAFR Appoints Eric Hess as Senior Director of Product Management

SAFR announced the appointment of Eric Hess as Senior Director of Product Management. Hess will lead the product strategy and will be responsible for expanding and accelerating the core SAFR application globally, with a particular emphasis on the public safety and gaming markets. Eric Hess is a well-known expert in the use of video analytics and facial recognition technologies for expedient resolution of criminal investigations.

MIPS 2020 Dallas – An Open Invitation for Business, Technology, and Security

Milestone Systems is hosting the 2020 Milestone Integration Platform Symposium conference, in Dallas, Texas on February 17-19, 2020. Partners, customers and influencers are invited to register for the special two-day event. Milestone will feature a variety of speakers and topics, including TEDx speaker Anders Sorman-Nilsson, and one of the Top Ten Futurists in the world, Gerd Leonhard. The event will also include an exhibition pavilion featuring products and programs from leading partners.

New ProdataKey and Pedestal PRO Partnership Delivers Quality, Convenience and Value to PDK Customers

ProdataKey announced a partnership to offer three custom pedestal solutions designed for turnkey mounting of pdk io readers. The pedestals allows for reader placement in free-standing locations where wall-mounting is not possible, including lobbies, entryways, parking lots, office space and gated properties. As all pedestal dimensions and mounting holes align perfectly with pdk io devices, PDK dealers benefit from simplified installation and consistently clean, precise mounting.

ProdataKey’s Two New Controllers add Enhanced Convenience and Flexibility to it’s Powerful Cloud Platform

ProdataKey will introduce two new door controllers at the upcoming ISC West 2020. Visitors at the event will be among the first to view the company’s new eight-door “eio” and the two-door “dio.” Each offer expanded benefits and functionality when used as part of a PDK io system. The 2-door dio unit includes a power monitoring feature that alerts dealers to any power-related issues. onboard ethernet, with auto-discovery powered by PDK io, simplifies installation and setup.

Linx International Group Makes Security Training More Accessible and Affordable for Armed Forces Personnel

Linx International Group announced it is supporting members of the armed forces, veterans and the wider military community. A wide range of 28 classroom and online courses, focusing on security management and technical skills are available now from PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training with a 20% discount. The Defence Discount Service is the only official Ministry of Defence discount service for the Armed Forces, Veterans and Defence Community.

Panasonic i-PRO to Unveil New Vision for the Future at ISC West 2020

Panasonic Security Systems is poised to reaffirm its long-held position as a global leader in the professional security and surveillance marketplace at ISC West 2020. With a new vision, Panasonic i-PRO will take center stage at ISC West 2020 to officially launch its new business strategy and solutions roadmap. The Panasonic i-PRO exhibition will focus on providing users with meaningful innovations tailored to their specific challenges employing the latest developments in AI-enhanced software and intelligent edge devices