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Azena Expands Smart Camera Platform With New Integration Options, Enhanced Device and Project Management

Azena has announced upgrades to its open platform for smart cameras that offer new integration capabilities for smart cameras into existing video surveillance systems and tools for more efficient device management for systems integrators. With this deeper functionality, integrators using the Azena platform and the AI-enabled video analytics from the Azena Application Store, have wider control over large groups of devices, apps, and configurations running on their customers’ smart cameras with the Azena Operating System.

Miami Marlins Reduce Parking Wait Times with Genetec AutoVu Free Flow and Post Payment

Genetec announced that the Miami Marlins Major League Baseball team has dramatically reduced parking wait times and improved parking payment compliance at its home stadium, loanDepot park, using Genetec™ AutoVu™ Free-Flow and the AutoVu™ Mobile Post Payment plug-in. The high-tech stadium is located in a residential neighborhood in downtown Miami with a challenging roadway infrastructure and few mass transit alternatives.

ASSA ABLOY Academy Introduces New Learning Experience Platform Clearly in a Class Of Its Own

ASSA ABLOY unveils a newly redesigned and easier to use Learning Experience Platform (LXP) for ASSA ABLOY Academy, the company’s industry-leading e-learning and in-person training system. The ASSA ABLOY Academy LXP is designed to educate door and hardware professionals about proper installation techniques, how to identify common issues, maintaining code compliance, and the latest product innovations to help enhance building safety, security, convenience and performance. The site features a full spectrum of training, from fundamentals through intermediate courses to advanced level learning.

Suprema Launches BioStation 3, Setting a New Standard in Access Control

Suprema has launched BioStation 3, a contactless access control device specializing in post-pandemic facial recognition. BioStation 3 is a new generation access control solution created through the integration of 20 years of Suprema expertise in access control and authentication. In addition to facial recognition, which is a representative contactless authentication method in the post-corona era, various contactless login options such as QR code, barcode,mobile access card, RFID card, etc. are provided to improve user convenience. .

Creating Synergy between VIVOTEK’s Total Smart IP Surveillance Solution and USGBC LEED Gold-certified DET Plant 7

The Delta Electronics received the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification in the New Construction category from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The certifications categories include Sustainable Sites, Energy & Atmosphere, Materials and Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality, Water Efficiency, Innovation in design, and Regional Priority Credit.

Wasabi and Hanwha Announce Smarter Video Surveillance Storage Integration

Wasabi Technologies announced a new integration with Hanwha Techwin that delivers a fully scalable, cost-effective cloud storage solution for the Wisenet WAVE VMS to reinforce the surveillance industry’s next generation architecture needs. By leveraging a combination of on-prem and cloud technology, users of Wasabi hot cloud storage and Wisenet Wave VMS can support high camera counts, high-definition resolutions, high frame rates, and long retention periods with exceptional reliability, affordability, and availability to meet the demands of video surveillance deployments while protecting video with the industry’s strongest security practices.

New version of i-PRO Active Guard turns VMSs into powerful search engines for real time alarm notifications and post-event searches

i-PRO announced the latest version of its Active Guard plug-in. The AI-based plug-in can turn video management systems (VMS) into powerful search engines capable of real-time searches or deep forensic analysis. Already supported by leading VMSs including Genetec Security Center and i-PRO Video Insight, the latest version now adds support for Milestone Systems’ X-Protect and i-PRO’s ASM300 software, and features the industry’s largest number of search attributes and new UI enhancements.

VIVOTEK to Showcase Its Next-Generation VMS, VAST Security Station, at Security Essen 2022

VIVOTEK announced that it would be showcasing its power intelligent video management software, VAST Security Station (VSS), for the first time at Booth 5C42 in Hall 5 of this year’s Security Essen in Germany. Post-hoc video investigation and evidence processes are often long and difficult. With the VIVOTEK VSS and its powerful AI analytical tools, evidence identification and collection efficiency can be significantly enhanced. The built-in Deep Search functionality further allows users to run constrained searches by history, scene, or attribute and consolidated searches using data from multiple cameras.

Azena Returns to GSX with New Apps, Platform Integrations to Expand the Boundaries of Analytics

Azena is returning to GSX 2022 to demonstrate a host of new solutions available on its open platform – the world’s largest and fastest growing marketplace for smart cameras. The smart camera platform and Application Store, including enhanced solutions for healthcare, oil and gas and new integration capabilities with robotics, will be on display at the Azena booth #1931, September 12-14, at Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta.

Alcatraz AI Showcases Autonomous Access Control Solutions for Touchless Identity Authentication at GSX 2022

Alcatraz AI announced they will be showcasing their autonomous access control solution, at GSX 2022 (Booth 3555). The security conference will be taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on September 12-14, 2022. Powered by ASIS International, GSX brings the entire world of security together in one place. GSX allows security leaders and practitioners from every industry and sector to gain the knowledge and capabilities you need to anticipate security’s evolving variables and navigate the risks.

Genetec Recognized as Fastest Growing Access Control Software Provider in the World According to New Omdia Report

According to the latest report from research organization Omdia, Genetec has been recognized as the fastest-growing access control software provider in the world for the second year in a row. The report shows Genetec taking market share from other access control vendors and strengthening its number two position globally (up from 4th in 2019). Regionally, Genetec experienced the most organic growth in the Americas and was the fastest-growing software provider in EMEA.

SALTO Partners with Southwest Architectural Sales to Increase Presence in Texas and Neighboring States

SALTO Systems to provide a keyless experience for modern buildings, has hired Southwest Architectural Sales (SWAS), LLC, to sell and market SALTO’s innovative security products in Texas and neighboring states in the South. Headquartered in Dallas, SWAS is a manufacturers’ representative that works with construction Division 8 and Division 10 manufacturers in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Robustel Release Next Generation IoT Gateways Featuring EDGE Computing and RobustOS Pro a new Debian Based Operating System

Robustel are always looking for new and innovative ways to service customers in key industrial verticals. Since the company’s founding in 2010 the key directive has been to listen and engage with the market to provide solutions that meet real world requirements and a competitive price point allowing for the scale and potential of massive IoT. With the release of Robustel’s first generation 5G Industrial Gateway the R5020 in 2020, the company has seen a massive global trend in customers relying on Cloud IoT infrastructure to deliver a variety of IoT solutions across all verticals;

Interoperability Demo of Dynamic Identity Management Specification Set for GSX 2022

ON TUESDAY, September 13, the exhibit floor at GSX 2022 will host a virtual demonstration of two specifications developed by the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA). The PSIA’s Physical Logical Interoperability (PLAI) specification and its Public Key Open Credential (PKOC) specification will be showcased by a number of industry leaders in the access control market. This demonstration will feature eleven partners involved in access control, credential, and biometrics markets, and provide an in-person experience for participants relying on a single trusted source.

Big on Features, Small in Size i-PRO to Showcase Latest AI Multi-Sensor, PTZs, at GSX 2022

At GSX 2022 in booth 3633, i-PRO will showcase its latest range of AI-empowered cameras and AI-based analytics. i-PRO has focused its development on compact designs, easy installation and an open platform that supports industry-leading AI-based edge analytics, powered by Ambarella SoC’s. Equipped with the highest levels of cybersecurity, the new cameras represent some of the smallest form factors available on the market.

Sony unlocks in-camera forgery-proof technology

Sony announced the availability of its in-camera forgery proof photo technology for corporate business users. Using digital signatures processed at capture, Sony technology supports to detect any modification to an image thus protecting it from fraudulent usage. Following widespread issues with unauthorized editing and misconduct around digital photo data, Sony has developed forgery-proof technology, based on standard cryptography, for corporate users to safeguard images against future misuse.

TSI Expands its Outdoor Environmental Air Quality Monitor Portfolio with BlueSky Model 8145

BlueSky™ outdoor environmental air quality monitors provide trusted results to help protect what’s important. TSI is excited to announce the expansion of the BlueSky™ Outdoor Environmental Air Quality Monitor product line. The newest addition, the BlueSky™ Air Quality Monitor Model 8145, is designed to meet the needs of those looking to utilize low-cost gas sensing (CO, CO₂, NO₂, SO₂, O₃) capabilities, in addition to measuring particulate matter (PM) mass concentrations, temperature, relative humidity (RH) and barometric pressure (BP).

Key Digital KeyCode Open API Enables Third-party Network Control of External Hardware

Digital control, processing and signal distribution networks have revolutionized the AV systems industry for the better. Yet, many AV networking systems do not have the ability to control disparate external hardware components that lack network interface capabilities. Key Digital hardware sharing the TCP/IP network can be configured to monitor a defined port, intercept and translate the text stream and deliver it to the target device via IR or RS-232. The bi-directional ports can also receive data, such as a command acknowledgement or status report, and return it to the source network.

Milestone Verification of the PERCEPT Body Camera and the inclusion in the Milestone Marketplace

IONODES and a Milestone Technology Partner, announces the completion of the verification process of the PERCEPT Body Camera to offer confirmed compatibility with the Milestone XProtect software. The PERCEPT Body Camera is an IoT-connected open-platform wearable device designed for commercial and enterprise applications. It features 4G LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity, immersive 180° video at 4K resolution, flexible recording options and full shift battery life, making it ideal for customers that need a real-time body worn monitoring and recording solution.

New State of Access Control Report Underscores Growing Demand for Future-Proof Mobile Solutions

HID Global announces the 2022 State of Access Control Report, providing insightful perspectives of the market’s current state and trends. Produced by IFSEC Global in partnership with HID Global, the report surveyed just over 1,000 respondents from across North America (56%), EMEA (29%) and Asia Pacific (15%) to detail trends in the procurement, installation, specification and operation of physical access control solutions. The report describes the current state of the market, the technology being used, and trends that security and IT professionals are witnessing and foreseeing in the years to come, including: