Author: Jay Bartlett

TDSi Launching New GARDiS Product at Intersec2020 in Dubai

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi will be joining its Vitaprotech Group partner SORHEA on stand SA-N37 at Intersec 2020 in Dubai, from 19th-21st January 2020, where it will be unveiling and launching an exciting new GARDiS product. Joining John on Stand SA-N37 will be TDSi’s Business Development Manager, Mica Negrilic. The Dubai event in January 2020 will be TDSi’s first shared exhibition stand with a Vitaprotect Group partner since the company announced its acquisition by the Group in June 2019.

New Genetec Research Shows Almost 4 in 10 Security Cameras Can Be at Risk of Cyber-attack Due to Outdated Firmware

Outdated camera firmware, and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defence. As the number of interconnected security devices keeps on growing, keeping pace with the latest updates can be tricky and very time-consuming. According to new research* conducted by Genetec as many as 68.4%—or almost 7 out of 10—cameras are currently running out of date firmware.

MedixSafe Now Offers Bluetooth-Enabled Mobile Readers on its Key Control Cabinets

MedixSafe announced that its Key Access Ready Enclosure key control cabinets are now available with Bluetooth format card readers. This wireless technology enables users to access their KARE cabinets using their mobile devices as their access credential, while still offering the high level of security synonymous with MedixSafe’s solutions. With the latest addition of this Bluetooth technology, KARE is now available in three different technologies to achieve access –HID, Multi-Class and Bluetooth format card readers– with a key override built right into the electronic lock.

Moscow-City Skyscrapers Streamline Parking Access and Control with Secure RFID

FEIG ELECTRONIC announces deployment of the UCODE DNA RFID security and parking contactless identification solution in the Moscow International Business Center, known as Moscow-City, one of the world’s largest business district projects. The management of Moscow-City not only selected long-range, passive UHF RFID to implement in its controlled parking areas, it also chose to implement UCODE DNA, the highest form of secure RAIN RFID technology, developed by NXP Semiconductors.    

Panasonic Presents New Company Roadmap at Partner Summit

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America, brought together their reseller and integration partners for three days of education and networking as they presented the roadmap for the new company’s products, technologies and solutions. The Partner Summit, held in Tucson, Arizona, presented an opportunity for the Panasonic Security and Public Safety channel personnel and technology providers to learn and interact in a relaxed setting.

Maxxess eFusion Adds Integration with OpenEye

Maxxess Systems announced the integration of OpenEye Web Services with Maxxess eFusion security management software. eFusion is presently installed in thousands of facilities around the globe enabling security personnel to more precisely monitor and assess potential and emerging threats, and quickly respond to emergencies. This new integration enables the Maxxess monitoring software to retrieve video from OpenEye video surveillance systems through OWS and view it natively in eFusion.

Yesway Selects March Networks Searchlight for Retail for Enhanced Asset Protection and Security

March Networks announced that the rapidly growing U.S. convenience store chain Yesway has selected its Searchlight for Retail solution for advanced video surveillance and analytics. Yesway is currently deploying March Networks Searchlight for Retail in 136 locations across Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming.  The c-store chain, which is operated by an affiliate of Brookwood Financial Partners, LLC, is expanding across the U.S.

ONVIF Reflects on 2019 Activities in Annual Meeting

ONVIF held its annual membership meeting in November, providing ONVIF members with an overview of important activities of 2019 and plans for the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the growth of ONVIF, as well as plans for new profile development. ONVIF Chairman Per Björkdahl highlighted the forum’s achievements over the past year, particularly the market’s continued support for the profile concept.

SALTO Systems Names Colin DePree as Residential Business Leader

SALTO Systems has appointed Colin DePree as Residential Business Leader. Based in Minneapolis, Colin oversees the commercialization of the Danalock product line in North America. Danalock smart locks are simple in appearance and are easy to install yet offer sophisticated security today’s smart homes require. Prior to joining SALTO, Colin served as Director of Sales and Sales Manager for Pro-Tec Design Security & Investigations.