Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announced that its Innometriks Cheetah high assurance physical access reader has achieved UL 294 certification and the complete Innometriks Infinitas FICAM solution is now listed on the General Services Administration (GSA) Approved Product List (APL). These are two important designations for government agencies that need to deploy a secure and interoperable access control solution for high security areas.
The latest product offering from Vanderbilt, a global leader in state-of-the-art security systems, blends access control with video management as ACTEnterprise now supports integration with Eventys EX NVRs. Simple to set up and operate, Eventys network video recorders (NVR) offer powerful, seamless, reliable, yet inexpensive video recording of up to 16 IP-cameras. Now, ACTEnterprise allows cameras connected to an Eventys EX NVR to be associated with access control doors.
ViSTA Networking Solutions (VNS) is pleased to announce that its Network Video Recorder (NVR) configuration tool is now available for download from the VNS website. The VNS NVR Configuration Assistant generates an ordering part-number based on the user’s description of their surveillance application. The tool turns camera configurations, storage retention needs, and physical requirements into an NVR hardware specification that is just right for the project.
BluBØX Security Inc., an AI Cloud-Based Access Control and Video Platform manufacturer is proud to announce its new partnership with Milestone Systems, the globally leading open platform provider of IP video management software (VMS). Any existing or new Milestone XProtect™ Corporate or Expert system can easily be brought to the BluBØX™ Cloud with a BluSKY Milestone integration. In addition, the integration provides a vehicle for BluSKY AI, Access Control, Alarm Management, Visitor Management, Elevator Destination Dispatch, Intercom and Biometric applications to create a single unified security platform. The system can run simultaneously on-premise and in the cloud making it accessible from any device, anywhere, at any time.
Veracity will be promoting its new complete surveillance solution comprised of COLDSTORE™, (an innovative storage system that is uniquely and specifically designed for video surveillance), TRINITY™, (which allows “smart” IP-cameras to record to COLDSTORE without a physical NVR), and VIEWSCAPE™ (the management front end that provides the “GUI” as well as integration tools for systems ranging from access control and biometrics to building management and HVAC controls).
Free2Move, a mobility app for car-sharing providers including Car2Go, Flinkster, Multicity, Zipcar, and DriveNow, has selected the Jumio Netverify Trusted Identity as a Service to verify customer driver’s licences quickly and easily. Free2Move aggregates local available car share options on a mobile app, providing registered Free2Move users access to local car share providers. Customers register by scanning their photo ID using the camera of their PC or mobile device, and Netverify’s computer vision technology then extracts customer data from the ID.
3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, announced that Hyatt Guns, the largest gun speciality store in the US, has deployed 3xLOGIC thermal cameras to significantly increase security for the store. Sonitrol Carolinas installed the thermal cameras and oversees video monitoring of the cameras and other on-going needs.
Count this one among the no-brainers for Comcast: the cable giant is preparing a new offering called Comcast Business SmartOffice, which bundles IP-cameras for video surveillance with a cloud storage service and professional installation. It’s a simple package that appears to be targeted at small-to-midsized businesses needing basic video security. Users can view live and recorded video on a web-based platform or through mobile apps. Pricing is listed as starting at $140 per month for a package that includes four cameras and 30 days of cloud storage.
Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), an innovator in artificial intelligence and robotics and master distributor for SMP Robotics Systems Corp., announced it is enhancing its complete line of autonomous robotic guards with the NVIDIA Jetson embedded computing platform. Using NVIDIA Jetson, an embedded AI supercomputer ideal for intelligent machines, RAD robotics can achieve higher levels of autonomy, while adding advanced people and vehicle detection on the moving robot.
Genetec, a leading provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions, announced a technology partnership with SimonsVoss GmbH, a leading European manufacturer of electronic locks. Through this partnership, Genetec will be able to integrate the SimonsVoss SmartIntego Digital Locking Cylinder, Smart Handle, and Padlock Wireless Locks with Genetec™ Synergis™—the IP-based access control core system in Genetec Security Center, the company’s unified IP security platform. This will offer a cost-effective and scalable solution for a wide range of customers, including higher education, healthcare, retail, and governmental institutions.