Access Control

Latest PlateSmart Vehicle Recognition Tools Bring ROI to the Film Industry

As AI and deep learning technology continue to grow and expand, what had been movie fantasy only a few years ago is today a reality. Industry innovator PlateSmart Technologies has ridden this evolutionary wave, deploying the company’s ever more cutting-edge vehicle recognition solutions to new customers and markets, including the motion picture industry by heightening vehicle perimeter security at major studios in New York and Georgia.

Johnson Controls Debuts Software to Detect Returning Persons of Interest

Johnson Controls introduces the exacqVision Facial Matching solution, an Artificial Intelligence enabled system that provides immediate notification of persons of interest who are returning to a retail business, venue, or other premises. Tyco will be displaying the solution at the NRF 2020 show in New York, January 12-14. Using highly accurate deep learning analytics, exacqVision Facial Matching serves as a “front door host,” with immediate recall of recognized visitors that arrive on-site.

Boon Edam Continues as Market Leader for Security Entrances in the Americas

Boon Edam announced that a recent IHS Markit report on the pedestrian security entrance market for the period of 2016-2018 showed Boon Edam as the continued market leader by a considerable margin in the Americas. The winning category covers “Pedestrian Entrance Control Equipment”, which is a broad range of security entrances including security revolving doors, mantrap portals, optical turnstiles, access gates, full height turnstiles and tripod turnstiles.

Camden Releases New Multi-Color Led Dome Light With Sounder

Camden Door Controls released a multi-color LED Dome Light with Sounder. These single gang CM-AF142SO multi-color dome lights are vandal and weather resistant, with field selectable color, continuous LED/Sounder alarm, and an adjustable sounder volume. When controlled by a door control relay, the dome light color can be changed to indicate door closed or door locked status. The attractive design and low current draw of the new multi-color LED dome light make it ideal for a wide range of applications.

Allegion Expands Partnership with CBORD to Offer Perimeter Security Solution to Higher Education Campuses

Allegion announced a new integration that strengthens perimeter security across colleges and universities in the U.S. Allegion’s Von Duprin® Remote Undogging (RU) and Remote Monitoring (RM) options will now extend the impact of CBORD’s card software system for greater control of secondary doors over perimeter access. The integration improves perimeter security by providing
electronic override of mechanical dogging so lockdown can occur from the CBORD interface.

HID Global to Showcase Seamless Access Control Experiences Using Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Technology at CES 2020

HID Global showcases a new world of more seamless and secure access experiences using Ultra-Wideband technology at CES 2020. With the growing use of smartphones for mobile access plus UWB technology in place, a user can simply approach a door and opens it automatically—all without additional intervention or any intentional action from the user. The door automatically locks when the user is on the outside of the designated secure area.

SALTO to Showcase Residential Electronic Smart Lock Technology at CES in Las Vegas

SALTO Systems will showcase its Keyless and Mobile Residential Electronic Smart Lock Line at the CES tech show in Las Vegas this January. With the residential home door line, SALTO now has a simple yet comprehensive smart door lock. SALTO’s residential solutions replace the traditional home or apartment door key with an electronic smart lock system that allows end-users to use a smartphone to control doors – including garages, service doors, and lobby areas.

Livly Unlocks Value for Property Managers and Residents, Taps LaMarco Systems for Integrated Security Solutions

Livly and LaMarco Systems announced a partnership that advances Livly commitment to improving the lives of everyone in the built world by enabling seamless deployment of the latest security technologies for tens-of-thousands of users of its transformative digital platform that simplifies multi-family living and management experiences. Livly offers a technology platform focused on next-level conveniences for property managers and residents.

ISONAS Takes Access Control To The Clouds For Historical Alabama Church With Its Cost-Effective Pure IP Solution

ISONAS, Inc., announced its access control solution was selected by Oakwood University Church in Huntsville, AL. The Oakwood University Church provides spiritual nurture to over 2,000 members and 1,600 students on the campus of Oakwood University, a Historical African American University founded in 1896. In the Spring of 2016, Oakwood University Church security personnel conducted a comprehensive security assessment of the campus and submitted its recommendations to the church’s Senior Pastor, Dr. Carlton Byrd.

London’s 40 Lime Street Revives Office Building with Boon Edam Revolving Door and Turnstiles

Boon Edam is proud to announce that a revived office building in London, 40 Lime Street, has installed an all-glass Crystal TQ revolving door at the main entrance, in addition to two sets of Speedlane Slide optical turnstiles for increased lobby security. 40 Lime Street is an investment and reinvestment company that has served the London market since 1985. It sits among some highly sought-after, iconic London landmarks, such as Lloyds London, The Shard and 20 Fenchurch Street.

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.

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.    

ProdataKey Releases Touch App for its PDK io Access Control Platform

ProdataKey announced the release of its Touch app for Apple and Android devices. The Touch app, which is available for free to all PDK customers, allows users to unlock entrances remotely with the push of a button on the mobile app. Only entryways matching the user’s permission level will be available to unlock. The Touch app is compatible with all pdk io systems and all doorways, regardless of the type of readers in place.

Boon Edam Publishes Whitepaper on Using Security Entrances for Regulatory Compliance

Boon Edam has published a useful whitepaper for security professionals titled “The Role of Security Entrances in Regulatory Compliance.” The whitepaper provides information and guidance on how security entrances can be selected and deployed to help organizations comply with regulations such as NERC, PCI, FDA, and others. The whitepaper aims to help the security manager understand the intent of access control requirements in regulations.

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation Redefines Security Solutions at ISC East 2019

Panasonic Security Systems is showcasing its solutions capabilities at ISC East. By combining its superior imaging technologies with new AI-driven software and analytics solutions, Panasonic i-PRO Security Systems offers comprehensive, customizable solutions to meet the most diverse range of users’ specific needs. Core solutions on display include the company’s fully integrated Video Insight™ 7 Video Management System and MionitorCast™ Access Control Platform.

Sielox Layered Access and Emergency Notification Solutions Take Center Stage at ISC East 2019

Sielox LLC is showcasing its latest innovations for access control and emergency notification and response at ISC East. The company’s layered security solutions address the challenges and complexities of providing a balanced combination of features and configurations to best accommodate each individual user’s specific application and need. Featured solutions on display include: new integrations with Allegion Over Network Reprogramming for networked Schlage locks.

New Altronix Tango Revolutionizes Access Control Deployment, Taking Advantage of 802.3bt PoE

Altronix is featuring its new Tango1B, PoE Driven Power Supply/Charger with Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery Backup at ISC East, booth 434. This game-changing power solution significantly reduces the overall costs to deploy access control and security devices by eliminating the need for a licensed electrician. 12VDC or 24VDC devices can be powered simultaneously via 802.3bt PoE input, providing tremendous savings!

Morse Watchmans’ Key Management Solutions on Display at ISC East

This week at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, Morse Watchmans is showcasing its KeyWatcher Touch key management solutions that protect important keys and physical assets, resulting in reduced downtime, fewer losses, and improved accountability. Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher Touch key management system features and patented SmartKey system with KeyAnywhere technology to make it simple to withdraw and return a key securely to any key cabinet in an enterprise.

Dortronics’ Showcases Innovative and Customized Access Control Solutions at ISC East 2019

Dortronics is showcasing several access control solutions at ISC East. Dortronics will highlight the capabilities of its 4800 Series Interlock Door Controller, Waterproof Pushbuttons, and Electric Strikes. The Dortronics Interlock controller is a cost-effective method for operating door interlock and mantrap systems of up to five doors, specifically for applications like cleanrooms, back areas for casinos and prisons, in addition to retail, healthcare, and professional buildings.