iDENT LLC and Limitless Integrations LLC announced the launch of the patent pending iDENT MODSTM (Mobile Onsite Detection System) that will include Patriot One Technologies Inc.’s PATSCAN Multi-Sensor Threat Detection Platform with specific modules for the early detection of weapons and potential-health related threats, such as viruses. The iDENT MODS unit has been designed to be used in key public gathering locations, such as stadiums, arenas, entertainment venues, and other secure facilities.
Hanwha Techwin America announced a new app for systems integrators. The new Wisenet QR Scanner App is designed to help quickly create a list of all Wisenet devices associated with a specific project, without having to take the products out of their packaging. The QR code is found on the outside of the product carton, the bottom of the device, as well as on an included extra sticker for Wisenet modular cameras.
3xLOGIC announced Glasscock Independent School District (TX) has embarked on Phase Three of their ambitious plan to convert to a largely wireless, keyless access environment, supplemented by some hardwired doors as well. VGI Technology, San Angelo, TX, is managing the installation of this on-going project. VGI also provides access control and video surveillance to 40 school districts across Texas.
Hanwha Techwin America announced the Wisenet TNV-8010C 5MP corner mount camera. The new camera features a more compact design and has been specifically designed to make it impossible for a ligature to be tied around it, as well as very difficult for someone to remove it by force. The vandal-resistant and waterproof TNV-8010C also offers a robust solution for other demanding applications, such as the monitoring of activity at ATMs and inside elevators.
ProdataKey announced that the company has made it easier to connect third-party solutions with pdk io software through the use of webhooks. Webhooks are an enhancement to the pdk io API, allowing the software to send automated notifications to a receiving URL when specified events occur. They can be created for any number of access control events, such as opening a specific door, opening any door, the entry of a specific employee, or the addition or deactivation of a user.
Boon Edam announced a new BoonTV event, “The Key to Closing the Biggest Gap in Physical Security: Unauthorized Entry.” In this event, JC Powell, Vice President of Sales, reveals the assumptions and misconceptions around entrance security in physical security planning and how to effectively bring reliable entrance control to a facility to avoid costly risks and liabilities. The BoonTV episode begins by addressing the audience with two fundamental questions.
ZeroEyes has been selected by the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) of Wisconsin to help improve security on its campuses. ZeroEyes’ proprietary solution will identify visible guns if present and send alerts to school administrators and security personnel within three to five seconds, helping to stop violent threats before they occur. KUSD is the third-largest school district in Wisconsin. with over 21,000 students and 4,200 employees.
3xLOGIC is launching its VIGIL suite of video solutions across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The ecosystem, comprising software and hardware such as cameras, recorders, thermal imagers, people counters, and accessories, is designed to provide a scalable security solution that’s tailored to every business need. Business leaders have increasing amounts of data available to analyse, with the total amount of data in the world forecast to reach 59 zettabytes in 2020.
Brivo announces the launch of Brivo Access, a unified security platform delivering new digital transformation capabilities for organizations worldwide. Brivo Access sets a new standard for access control with the industry’s first integrated business intelligence (BI) tools and machine learning technologies to transform data into actionable insights. Brivo Access will improve the ability of the CISO/CSO to manage more comprehensive data sets and have a more holistic view of the business.
Renesas Electronics Corporation and Altran announced that they have co-developed a wearable solution for social distancing based on Ultra-Wideband technology. Earlier this year, Renesas announced it had licensed UWB technology from 3db Access AG, a fabless semiconductor company specializing in secure UWB low power chips to augment Renesas microcontrollers. The platform’s form factor, a wristwatch, combines the Renesas Synergy™ S128 MCU featuring HMI capacitive touch with licensed secure ranging UWB technology.
Protecting sensitive data in surveillance systems is key to maintaining video authenticity, personal privacy, and adequate cybersecurity measures. XProtect 2020 R3 includes a new level of encryption from Microsoft called Cryptography New Generation (CNG) that adheres to the highest level of cybersecurity and data protection on the market today. XProtect’s new encryption modules include stronger data protection, increased cybersecurity, evidence authenticity and password-protected configuration.
Dortronics Systems introduces the latest addition to its portfolio of intelligent, fully integrated and user-configurable PLC interlock devices. The new 48900 PLC Interlock Controller is a cost-effective solution for implementing door interlock and mantrap systems with up to nine doors. The fully integrated single-board solution provides installers with complete programming control of all operating and configuration options without the need and expense of complex software.
Pedestrians of all abilities will find it easier to use manual revolving doors thanks to the new Crane Motion Assist from dormakaba. In addition, Motion Assist will not impede the architectural vision for a building and is easier to install than competitive products. Motion Assist’s motorized 360-degree rotation can be retrofitted or installed new. Its simple installation is designed to eliminate callbacks.
PACE Security has added the Alcatraz Rock autonomous access control platform to its solutions portfolio. Based in Southern California, PACE Security has been delivering innovative approaches to security integration for 25 years. PACE provides complete solutions from engineering to the implementation and installation of equipment and complete customer training for seamless integration of access control, closed circuit television, and security.
Altronix is further expanding its Trove™ Series with an access and power integration solution exclusively designed to support Hartmann Controls. The pre-configured kits will accommodate up to 8 or 16 doors each and are scalable for large systems. These new Trove models are pre-configured with Altronix power and accessories to support Hartmann Controls for up to 8 or 16 doors each. All Trove solutions simplify board layout and wire management while providing maximum flexibility and scalability.
Supra announced that its TRAC-Box key management solution has been selected by Oregon-based Guaranty RV Super Centers to help secure and track keys while keeping pace with a growing demand for recreational vehicle (RV) travel. Supra is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, a leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions. Located in Junction City, Oregon, Guaranty is the state’s largest dealer of recreational vehicles.
ProdataKey has released a whitepaper that explores the differentiating features and distinct advantages of a Mobile-First access control platform. Built from the ground up with the needs of the mobile user foremost in mind, Mobile First platforms are designed with the mobile experience as the default method by which integrators, technicians, system administrators, managers, tenants, and employees engage with the system.
Identiv announced the release of Freedom Cloud, the cloud-based Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) offering for the Freedom Access Control solution. Freedom features the industry’s lowest equipment footprint and its cloud, subscription-based service gives organizations the option to pay as they go and only for what they need, equaling less investment and greater cash flow. Freedom Cloud empowers users to control their PACS via Freedom’s intuitive browser-based web administration.
In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Israel’s Pangea will supply workplace protection systems to Liberty Latin America, one of the leading communications companies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Pangea multi-sensor solution integrates thermal imaging, video analytics and biometric access control technologies for screening large volumes of people entering buildings and public spaces.
As touch-free access and entry to buildings become the standard for businesses to remain open and promote a safe, healthy environment, dormakaba continues to innovate new technologies to minimize touchpoints. The new dormakaba RCI 912 Series wireless, battery-powered actuators utilize proven infrared motion detection technology to ensure consistent, dependable touch-free activation.