Product Focus

ProdataKey Adds Custom Fields to Its pdk io Access Control Software

ProdataKey now allows for “custom fields” within the interface of its pdk.io software. Custom fields increase PDK’s solutions’ overall functionality by allowing administrators to include a wide range of pertinent data associated with each user. Address, location, floor, unit number, or any other field can be added to the pdk.io user database, providing more ways to identify employees and tenants accurately and categorize them into meaningful segments.

Monitoring of Energy Networks: How to Make it Easy and Secure

Cloud and cyber security in critical energy applications – Digitalization and IoT is a clear trend within power plants and substations, just as it is in industrial automation. The Smart Grid is certainly a driving factor, but there are also other reasons for this change. Operators often find that only having data available in the control room is insufficient. Instead, they want to monitor transformers remotely, implement new maintenance concepts from anywhere, optimize utilization and commissioning, or retrieve environmental data online.

FUJIFILM Launches LTO Ultrium 9 Data Cartridge

FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. is pleased to announce the launch and availability of its FUJIFILM LTO Ultrium 9 Data Cartridge (LTO-9). Fujifilm’s LTO-9 complies with the ninth generation LTO Ultrium*2 standards for magnetic tape storage media, marking a new standard of performance for backing up and archiving large volumes of data. Fujifilm’s LTO-9 uses proprietary technology to offer up to 45TB of storage capacity (18TB for non-compressed data), a 50% increase from the previous generation of LTO tape*3.

Altronix Introduces Rack Mount NAC Power

Altronix introduces the latest additions to its extensive line of NAC Power Extenders with a unique rack solution. These new units are ideal for installations where wall space is limited or not an option, providing system designers flexibility when specifying fire alarm systems. LADA offers 2-Class A or 4-Class B outputs and model R1042ULADA offers 4-Class A or 4-Class B outputs. Both provide 24VDC at 10A and interface with virtually any Fire Alarm Control Panel.

Wavestore v6.28 Introduces Intelligent Event Rules and Powerful Forensic Search of Stored Video Using Video Analytics Metadata from Cameras.

Wavestore v6.28 represents a major step forward as it enables highly accurate real-time event detection and powerful forensic search using video analytics metadata from selected ONVIF cameras. This allows events to be triggered only when specific circumstances occur. For example, if a car went through an exit where only trucks are permitted, or more than 4 persons in an area where there is a limit. There are many rules to choose from, including box entry and exit, object removed, object idle, and crowding of people or objects.

Ophthalmologist Takes DIY to New Extremes with i-PRO’s 4K Imaging

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America’s medical imaging division has a longstanding reputation for delivering Ultra HD micro-head cameras for today’s most sophisticated surgical robotics, scopes and diagnostic devices with outstanding results and reliability. A prime example of this would be the Sorgini Eye Institute’s use of the Panasonic i-PRO 4K Ultra HD Micro Camera for ocular surgery. Located in the city of Greater Sudbury, the Sorgini Eye Institute is the only permanent excimer laser clinic in Northern Ontario.

ProdataKey Adds Anti-Passback to Access Control Capabilities

PDK has added Anti-Passback to the programmable features of its pdk io cloud access control platform. Anti-Passback requires individuals who have scanned through an entry reader to scan out through a corresponding exit reader before their credentials can be used to re-enter the premises. By requiring credentials to be used in an “in–out–in” sequence, cardholders cannot “pass back” their access card or credential-enabled mobile device to another person.

Round1 Entertainment Secures New Facilities Using Hanwha Techwin Cameras and Wisenet WAVE

Hanwha Techwin announced that Round1 Entertainment, a multi-entertainment facility offering bowling, arcade games, billiards, karaoke and another activities in an indoor facility complex has chosen Hanwha cameras, NVRs and WAVE VMS to secure several of its US-based facilities. Until recently, security at Round1 centers in the US focused mainly on internal and external theft.

Genetec Announces GSX Product Lineup

Genetec will showcase the latest version of Security Center, the company’s flagship security and analytics platform; the latest generation of its AutoVu Sharp V ALPR cameras, and Mission Control, the company’s situational intelligence and decision management system. Genetec will also feature solutions to help organizations migrate from their obsolete access control systems and replace outdated technology that could leave them vulnerable to cyber threats.

Qognify Improves Incident Detection, Response, Investigation and Video Protection with Ocularis 6.1

Qognify launched version 6.1 of its Ocularis video management software (VMS), that harnesses the power of market-leading video content analytics for earlier incident detection, improved real-time response and faster investigations. It also adds new capabilities to protect recorded footage against unauthorized screen recording and sharing.

Alcatraz AI Partners with Switched On Space to offer the Alcatraz Rock Autonomous Access Control Globally

Alcatraz AI has announced that they are partnering with Switched On Space, an information technology and services company, to bring autonomous access control to international markets. This new strategic partnership with Switched On Space will provide greater exposure and expand Alcatraz AI’s facial authentication solutions to create safe spaces in buildings to the growing UK and Europe markets.

IMB Banks on Boon Edam’s Elegant Entrance Security at New Wollongong Building

Boon Edam announced that IMB Bank in Australia has installed a series of Boon Edam entrances, including all glass revolving doors, slimline optical turnstiles and a swinging access gate at its new building in Wollongong, New South Wales. IMB moved into the new building in early 2021, and immediately sought to make the entrance open and welcoming to visitors, with entrance security inside to protect valuable data, intellectual property and people.

New Altronix Dual Output Power Converter Provides PoE+ and 12VDC Simultaneously

Altronix continues to expand its industry-leading portfolio of NetWay PoE solutions with the release of their new NetWay3012P PoE+ Adapter/Converter. This new device provides 12VDC and PoE/PoE+ to power two devices simultaneously, accommodating PoE cameras and external microphones, control boards, switching equipment and more! NetWay3012P passes PoE+ from any midspan/injector and converts PoE to 12VDC up to 2A with a total of 30W combined.

ACRE Brands Prepare for the Future of Access Control with Mobile Credentials

In an increasingly technology-dependent world, individuals are looking to leverage their smartphones as much as possible, and mobile credentials can be beneficial for both operational and security purposes. Mobile credentials offer numerous advantages over traditional keys and cards and can serve as a safer and much more convenient alternative.
With the pandemic still causing uncertainty in businesses reopening, and employees returning to the office, mobile credentials are a touch less, cost-effective, convenient, and secure option for organizations.

Support More Doors with New Altronix High-Capacity Trove Solution

Altronix announces a new Trove Access and Power Solution, which increases capacity to accommodate more Mercury access hardware with or without Altronix power from a single enclosure – saving valuable space. The unique angle bracketed system provides a scalable option which allows system designers the flexibility to accommodate more Mercury access hardware, Altronix power and sub-assemblies, all in one Altronix Trove3 size enclosures.

FLIR Introduces Neutrino SX8 Mid-Wavelength Infrared Camera Module and Four Neutrino IS Series Models

Teledyne FLIR introduced the Neutrino SX8 mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) camera module and four additional Neutrino IS Series models designed for integrated solutions requiring HD MWIR imagery with size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP+C) constraints for commercial, industrial, defense original equipment manufacturers (OEM), and system integrators. Based on Teledyne FLIR HOT FPA technology, the Neutrino SX8 offers high performance,

Genetec Introduces New Generation of SharpV ALPR Cameras

Genetec announced the next generation of its AutoVu™ SharpV ALPR camera. This new version provides a future-proof fixed ALPR solution that can be deployed anywhere easily. It is built to deliver machine learning-based ALPR and vehicle analytics on the edge, ensuring high performance in all conditions. Designed for fixed ALPR installations, the new SharpV can be up and running in minutes, thanks to multiple features like embedded 4G/LTE/ GPS and motorized lenses with zoom and auto-focus.

Boon Edam Entrances Now Available on BSD SpecLink

Boon Edam announced that its most in-demand entrance products are now available on SpecLink, an online specification platform to help architects, engineers, specifiers, building owners and designers simplify and improve their approach to creating and collaborating on building project specifications.
SpecLink is a cloud-based tool created by Building Systems Design, Inc. that streamlines workflow, improves collaboration and increases productivity.

TRENDnet Introduces Hive, an Advanced Cloud Manager

TRENDnet has announced the introduction of TRENDnet Hive, an advanced network cloud manager designed to save users on cost and time by simplifying and centralizing network management and monitoring. Hassle-free remote access and management is made possible with TRENDnet’s reliable cloud service (and free mobile companion app coming out near the end of the year); no personal cloud or server is required.

Allegion to Launch First & Only Retrofittable Operator Designed to Easily Automate Interior Openings

Allegion announced the launch of the LCN6400 COMPACT series low-energy automatic operator for touchless access and accessible operation on interior doors . Designed for use in a variety of institutional and commercial facilities, it is the only auto operator on the market that has the ability to easily convert existing LCN 4040XP mechanical door closers to touchless solutions, for automated opening and closing when combined with an actuator.