ONVIF® announced that it will be presenting at TechSec Solutions 2018, Feb. 26-27, 2018, as part of a panel discussion on trends in new technology in access control. Bob Dolan, who sits on the ONVIF Technical Services Committee, will be one of four panelists discussing ‘Access Control Holds the Keys to New Tech.’ The panelists will examine how far access control has come, where it is headed, and how it will help to shape the future of the physical security industry.
Camden Door Controls celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018. The company is marking the milestone by unveiling a bold new rebranding look, spanning a new logo, web site and design of its product guides and other collaterals. Camden is also commemorating its 30 years of success with the introduction of a new range of industry leading products, and a continued commitment to lead the way in providing first choice door locking, activation and access control solutions.
Southwest Microwave announce the availability of a new INTREPID™ Integration plugin from Honeywell Building Solutions, providing high-level interface between Honeywell’s Enterprise Buildings Integrator (EBI) intelligent building automation and enterprise management system, and Southwest Microwave’s INTREPID Series II perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS).
Innovative laser scanning technology from OPTEX, can now be integrated with the Genetec™ Restricted Security Area (RSA) Surveillance module, to deliver a new era in security and detection in outdoor and indoor environments for airports and other critical infrastructure sites. Via the RSA Surveillance module, OPTEX’s award-winning REDSCAN laser sensors can now send real-time events and alarm data to the Genetec unified security platform, Security Center, alerting control room operators to any intrusion in the surveillance area.
Participants and guests at this year’s TEC 2018, presented by PSA will have the opportunity to explore and compare the various types of door interlocking systems at an informative session presented by Skip Burnham, A/E Sales Manager for Dortronics Systems Inc. The course, titled Door Interlocks: Applications and System Design, will review the various types of door interlocks, mantraps, sally ports and their applications as well as discuss the different types of interlock controls and the accessories required for a fully functional system.
The world of physical security has undergone seismic changes in the last 10 years in video, analytics, and the utilization of security technologies for business intelligence. Technology that once was considered science fiction has now become a reality. In the education market, these technologies have come at a very opportune time with constrained budgets, administrative staff reductions, and tragic incidents requiring lockdowns and video observations reaching an all-time high. One of the greatest advancements that has come to market during this time has been cloud-based access control.
Are you talking about cabling, software that needs to be installed, megabits per second and hardware to the prospect? Don’t do it, because you’re probably just confusing them. Is that the way Nest or Ring goes to market? Quite the opposite: they focus on how the user’s lives will be more convenient and safer. Here’s the way to make security simple for the customer: cloud-hosted integrated platforms that manage every technology through a single common interface.
Boon Edam Inc., announced that Georgia Southern University’s state-of-the-art Recreation Activity Center (RAC) has deployed an integrated pedestrian access solution so only members can access the facility. A Boon Edam Trilock 60 tripod turnstile is integrated with Iris ID IrisAccess solution to enable swift user verification and access with a minimum of effort for students, faculty and staff.
Boon Edam, announced the expansion of the Enterprise Customer Group, a sales and service team originally launched in 2013 to help large national and global companies address the risks of physical breach at their facilities. The company has added four more people to the Group, now 11 in total, to deliver an exclusive level of entrance solution consulting, logistics planning and customer service at every stage of the sales process.
3xLOGIC, Inc. announced Ted’s Pawn, located in Norwood, OH, has successfully been using Video Verification technology to reduce false alarms and catch the bad guys before they’re able to gain entry to the store and adjoining storage lot. In the most recent incident at Ted’s, the Sonitrol operator received a video alarm feed showing a man entering the outdoor lot. The operator dispatched police and the suspect was apprehended in short order.