Access Control

Essence Group Partners with Securitas Direct Switzerland for Implementation of MyShield Intruder Prevention Solution

Essence Group announced it has partnered with leading security services provider Securitas Direct Switzerland to pilot the MyShield all-in-one intruder prevention system in the Swiss market. Securitas Direct will test the MyShield solution for mass deployment. Its easy integration with existing security systems will provide an enhanced level of security to residential and commercial users in Switzerland, acting as a ‘first responder’ to force intruders out of premises before they are able to cause harm.

Denning Electronics to market and sell SALTO Systems smart access control solutions in Illinois, Wisconsin

SALTO Systems has contracted with Denning Electronics to market and sell SALTO’s innovative products in Illinois and Wisconsin. Denning Electronics provides access control, security, communications, and surveillance sales support to distributors, security system integrators, engineering design firms, architects, and system users. SALTO hardware and software can be networked without wires to provide real-time intelligence and instant control, and easily integrates with existing systems to improve manageability and enhance the end-user experience.

Johnson Controls Acquires SES to Extend Access Control to Critical Infrastructure

ohnson Controls announced that it acquired Security Enhancement Systems LLC (SES), a provider of mobile-based, keyless access control solutions used in critical infrastructure, including telecommunication towers for major providers. SES integration of mobile, cloud and on-premise technology provides a complete solution for multi-site security. SES has pioneered highly optimized and versatile locking solutions for remote sites that include diverse security needs for perimeter control, equipment, shelters and other valuable assets for telecommunication, utilities, transportation and data centers.

Genetec Cautions Public Sector to Harden Physical Security Systems Against Digital Threats in Light of Rising Cyberattacks

Following a pandemic-exacerbated rise in data breaches and ransomware attacks, Genetec guided public sector organizations on how to reduce cyber vulnerabilities of physical security systems that are often overlooked. IP security cameras and other security devices were put in place to protect people, assets, and environments. But the same network connectivity that enables organizations to monitor operations and update software remotely presents a path into the network for cyber criminals. If they are not sufficiently modern or properly shielded, they can pose significant risk to cybersecurity. An attack that originates in a camera or door controller can find its way through the network to block access to critical applications, lock files for ransom, and steal personal data.

Complete Bosch System Secures Stations for the Town of Batavia Fire Department

The Town of Batavia, New York, Fire Department has installed a complete security system from Bosch to safeguard its two stations. The facilities are now secured by Bosch systems for video surveillance, access control, and fire detection. Twenty-seven FLEXIDOME IP 5000i cameras provide high quality images around the interior and exterior of the building to help deter unwelcome behavior. Video recording and management is provided by the DIVAR IP all-in-one 5000 solution. Having the same system design at each station ensures ease of use for fire department personnel.

Morse Watchmans Showcases Key Control Solutions at The Security Event 2022

Morse Watchmans is exhibiting at The Security Event this year, highlighting their latest solutions at Stand #3/K25. For over a century, Morse Watchmans has been known as an innovator of high-quality, cost-effective security technology. Specializing in state-of-the-art key management, asset management, guard tour, and key ring systems, Morse Watchmans delivers reliable, easy-to-use products to meet an organization’s growing security needs.

HID Global Introduces OMNIKEY Secure Element, the First Offering in Planned New Embedded and Desktop Reader Portfolio

HID Global announced the OMNIKEY Secure Element that sets a new simplicity standard for reader manufacturers and others integrating RFID-based security technology into connected solutions. It supports applications in connected workplaces, healthcare environments, education campuses, office buildings, and more. ID Global’s OMNIKEY Secure Element will succeed the iCLASS SE Processor and is the first step toward consolidating and optimizing the company’s desktop reader and reader module offering to create a smarter, unified embedded and desktop product portfolio.

TDSi Introduces GARDiS App for Additional Secure Access Control Flexibility

TDSi announce it will be introducing its new GARDiS App at The Security Event 2022 (5th-7th April at the NEC Birmingham, UK) where visitors can join TDSi on Stand 3/C40 for a live demonstration. Designed as a complementary tool, the GARDiS App provides a number of features including People Management (add, edit, or delete users from access authorisation), Live Events information, Door Control, and Visual Verification, through compatible Android and Apple iOS devices.

Suprema Showcases Industrial Solutions for North America at ISC West 2022

Suprema gave a preview of its third-generation product portfolio and displayed comprehensive industrial use cases of access control solutions at the International Security Conference & Exposition trade event —also known as ‘ISC West’— in the United States from March 23 to 25. Suprema showcased a new generation of access control products that focuses heavily on contactless solutions. The star of Suprema’s exhibit was BioStation 3, an all-in-one access control solution that provides multiple credential options from facial recognition and mobile access to QR codes, barcodes, and RFID cards. BioStation 3 will be released in the second half of the year.

Sielox Debuts Extensive New Portfolio of Layered Security Solutions at ISC West 2022

Sielox is debuting four new powerful yet highly cost-effective solutions here at ISC West 2020 in booth 12109. Introductions include new releases of the company’s industry renowned Pinnacle™ Advanced Access Control Platform, AnyWare™ Browser Based Mobile Access Control Solution, CLASS™ Emergency Notification and Response Solution, and the all-new 2700 Intelligent Access Controller.

Dortronics Showcases Versatile Yet Cost-Effective Interlock Controllers at ISC West 2022

Dortronics Systems is showcasing their intelligent, fully integrated, and user-configurable PLC interlock Controllers at ISC West 2022 (booth #2036). Dortronics PLC Interlock Controllers, otherwise known as mantraps, provide systems designers and installers with highly cost-effective and versatile door control solutions for a wide range of commercial and industrial applications.

DITEK Features Latest Advancements in Surge Protection Technology at ISC West 2022

DITEK is featuring state-of-the art technology at ISC West 2022, March 23-25 in Las Vegas. DITEK solutions protect critical electrical systems —from fire alarms to video surveillance— by safely diverting excess voltage to ground, avoiding costly repairs and downtime. DITEK’s wide range of solutions provide system designers, engineers, and installers peace of mind that equipment will remain safe from the devastating effects of power surges and spikes.

RightCrowd Highlights Presence Control Security Wearable Solution at ISC West 2022

RightCrowd is featuring the RightCrowd Presence Control solution at ISC West 2022, booth #31049. RightCrowd Presence Control introduces multi-factor authentication for physical security and helps organizations more effectively manage common security threats such as tailgating, credential theft, and contact tracing.

RightCrowd Features Suite of Intelligent Workplace Access Solutions at ISC West 2022

RightCrowd is showcasing their expanded product suite at ISC West 2022 at booth #31049. RightCrowd’s intelligent workplace access platform provides an integrated set of solutions, enabling organizations to keep their people safe and their workplace secure and compliant. Visitors to the RightCrowd booth can receive a demonstration of the full suite of intelligent workplace access products featured in the booth.

Brivo Top Security Trends in 2022: Hybrid Work Fuels Demand for Cloud-Based Access Control

Brivo recently entered into a definitive merger agreement with Crown PropTech Acquisitions (NYSE: CPTK), released the 2022 Top Security Trends Report which reveals that cloud-based access control and high-quality physical security data are paramount when it comes to unlocking a resilient hybrid work plan. The report, which is the Company’s fifth annual trends report, offers insights into the state of hybrid work and how security solutions will enable the digitization of the built world to make hybrid work efficient for both employers and employees.

Z-Wave Alliance Announces First Z-Wave Long Range Certified Device: Ecolink 700 Series Garage Door Controller

he Z-Wave Alliance announces that, Ecolink is the very first to complete Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) certification, with the submission of the Ecolink 700 Series Garage Door Controller. Z-Wave LR ushers in a new era of Z-Wave connectivity and brings expanded options for the smart home, multi-dwelling units and hospitality use cases. Core benefits of Z-Wave LR include increased coverage, increased scalability, optimized battery life, and of course, interoperability and backwards compatibility.

Abloy Unveils Keyless Padlock with Removable Shackle

Abloy Oy unveiled a digital, keyless padlock with a removable shackle. The new lock is the latest addition to the ABLOY BEAT product family and to ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions’ digital portfolio for critical infrastructure. All products in the BEAT range are designed especially for professional physical protection of critical infrastructure, businesses and industry sites. While securing property, they also offer customers improved operational efficiency, reducing both logistics and costs. The solution is intended to be used in sectors like telecom, transportation, water and energy.

Tansa Global and Orion ECI Feature Full Height Turnstiles at Intersec 2022

Orion ECI and Tansa Global have entered into a strategic partnership to expand the global reach for both companies. This new business relationship was featured at the 2022 Intersec Show in Dubai. Full Height Turnstiles are a specialty for Tansa Global but lead times and geographical distance were challenging as the company looked to increase sales within the US Market.

Alcatraz AI Presents Access Control Solutions for Touchless Identity and Tailgating Detection at ISC West 2022

Alcatraz AI announced they will be showcasing their state-of-the-art, autonomous access control system, the Rock, at ISC West 2022 (Booth 21124). Alcatraz AI provides organizations with autonomous access control through AI-powered facial authentication that works in real-time, making spaces safer. The security conference will be taking place at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 23-25, 2022. International Security Conference & Exposition –also known as ISC West– is the leading comprehensive & converged security trade event in the U.S. The company will be showcasing its cutting-edge access control solution, the Rock, that transforms the way you enter secured spaces using your face as your credential.