Bruce Kutsche joins as the company’s Senior Director of Solution Sales. Kutsche brings valuable security experience and leadership to strategically direct Sales initiatives, delivering smarter solutions that redefine intelligent Access and Entrance Control. Prior to joining Smarter Security, Bruce gained valuable experience within access control and integration, managing national and global account teams with companies such as Sensormatic, Tyco, and ADT.
StoneLock announced the official product launch of the StoneLock GO biometric reader, a next-generation biometric reader redefining security and authentication of users for physical access control. It is now available for purchase by enterprises of all sizes. Launching at a pivotal time for access control in light of a growing demand for contactless and privacy-grounded technology, the StoneLock GO is intentionally designed with proprietary, “faceless” recognition technology to protect users by safeguarding their privacy.
As part of an ongoing policy to certify products to North American standards, Boon Edam announced that the BoonAssist TQ manual revolving door has been tested and certified to conform with UL Standard 325 and CSA 22.2, a standard established by UL for door, drapery, gate, louver, and window operators and systems. This certification assures Boon Edam customers that the product has been rigorously tested by a 3rd party and found to operate in a safe and predictable manner at any installed location.
Cozaint Corporation announced the launch of the BOBBY-W wall-mounted physical security kiosk. The ‘Video Surveillance as a Service’ device has been designed to augment human security guard environments that need additional eyes and ears on their premises. BOBBY-W is based on a custom, Cozaint-built expandable platform that allows for the integration of a multitude of IoT sensors which allow for the monitoring and alerting of motion, water leaks, door/window opening, room temperature, lighting, and much more.
ProdataKey announced several updates to its “touch” Bluetooth reader and mobile app that further distinguish the pdk io solution as the most convenient, seamless, access control experience on the market. Unlike other mobile access control solutions, which require users to unlock and present their phone in place of a fob, PDK’s touch reader automatically senses encrypted credentials on locked phones carried by users, even when they’re deep inside pockets, bags and purses.
CleanSwitch provides a contact-free, hygienic method of opening doors. It works by means of a deliberate hand gesture within the detection range of 4 to 20 inches – helping to stop germs in their tracks. Thanks to its attractive design featuring colored LED feedback, CleanSwitch is an appealing, user-friendly addition to its environment. It takes just a few minutes to get the activation switch up and running. Even in moist or wet environments, CleanSwitch offers reliable protection.
Suprema announced that it has integrated its devices with Paxton’s access control system, Net2. The integration will enable organizations to use Suprema’s devices in combination with Net2. Clients using Paxton’s Net2 can now easily add Suprema fingerprint or face recognition devices to existing PIN or RFID card-based access control systems by installing Suprema Integration with Paxton Net2. User data is synchronized in real-time between the Suprema Integration and Net2.
StoneLock announced Greg Harman as the company’s new Regional Director of Sales. With an in-depth knowledge of sales, cloud-based solutions, technology, and enterprise security, Harman will provide strategic leadership to StoneLock’s North America sales team as the company continues unprecedented growth and expansion. Prior to joining StoneLock, Harman oversaw the successful launch of cloud-based access control solutions targeting the North American market.
LenelS2 and FLIR Systems announced that they had signed an agreement to integrate select FLIR thermal cameras with LenelS2’s OnGuard access control system. The integrated, non-contact solution joins the Carrier Healthy Buildings Program suite of offerings to support reopening and to assist in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and possibly other viruses in the workplace through thermal screening. FLIR designed the A500-EST and A700-EST as non-contact screening tools.
ISONAS announced that the ISONAS Pure IP access control solution has been installed at a new flagship distribution center for Premier Packaging, a leading packaging solutions company with facilities in 14 locations nationwide. In the summer of 2018, Premier Packaging was looking to implement an access control system to help secure their brand-new 320,000-square-foot facility in Louisville, Kentucky. After working closely on a recent project with Orion Networks Premier Packaging relied on its recommendation to implement a access control solution from ISONAS.
Alcatraz has named Sarah Lawler-Muzquiz as Director of Channel Sales. Lawler-Muzquiz is the latest addition to the team for Alcatraz. Based in Los Angeles, Lawler-Muzquiz builds influential, executive-level relationships and drives sales, marketing, account management, and technical training in the engineering, construction, and integrator channels for end users. Lawler-Muzquiz joins Alcatraz from Johnson Controls where she served in various roles, including Account Executive for Building/Connected Technologies, Strategic Owner Account Manager, and Sales Engineer.
Boon Edam announces the 40th anniversary of the launch of the company’s renowned Tourlock security revolving door. The demand for this reliable security entrance, first built in 1980, continues to grow as the risks to organizations due to unauthorized entry increase. Today, the Tourlock is used in thousands of facilities worldwide including commercial campuses and government buildings due to its high level of throughput and ability to prevent unauthorized access without the need for manned supervision.
To further develop effective and customized solutions for Seek Scan, one of the most affordable thermal temperature screening solutions meeting FDA guidelines during the COVID-19 public health emergency, Seek Thermal today announced it has made APIs available for access control, VMS and other integrated network capabilities. The Seek Scan thermal imaging system is specifically designed and calibrated to quickly automate body temperature screening using skin temperature as a proxy.
ISS announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). ISS’ SecurOS Video Management System now interfaces with the OnGuard Access Control System, providing users with a seamless surveillance and access solution that accommodates ISS’ comprehensive portfolio of natively developed, intelligent analytics. The solution uses SecurOS’ ACS user interface to receive and display events and cardholder data.
Delta Scientific announced that they have reached a milestone in achieving job number 10,000. That translates to over 9,800 wedge barricades, 1,100 gates, 5,300 beam barriers, 23,000 bollards and thousands of traffic spikes and gate arms. The first order was entered into the system in 1974 for what is now the Sabre Tooth Traffic Control with Tire Spikes that enforces “One Way” traffic flow for parking facilities or other single direction vehicle lanes.
As people around the world adjust to a new normal, the health and efficiency of our buildings —and how they influence personal health— is critically important. LenelS2 announces its portfolio of solutions, part of Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program, designed to help protect people and assets, and to help optimize building health and efficiency. Touchless Access allows building occupants to eliminate a significant number of access touch points through the implementation of industry-leading BlueDiamond mobile credentialing technology.
ISS offers a trifecta of solutions as part of its “Plan for a Safe Return to Work” initiative. Built to seamlessly operate on the ISS SecurOS platform, the solutions include: FaceX Facial Recognition for touchless access control credentialing and authentication; FaceX Temperature Detection to automatically measure individuals’ body surface temperature; and FaceX Mask Detection to automatically detect the presence or absence of face masks which are increasingly required for admission into various facilities.
Suprema announced the launch of Suprema Thermal Camera that can be used in combination with FaceStation 2, the company’s face recognition device, to detect users with elevated skin temperature. Suprema Thermal Camera is expected to enhance security and safety at sites by combining face recognition and skin temperature measurement. Suprema solution has increased the accuracy and consistency of the temperature measurement by using the face recognition algorithm.
Accounting for personnel and visitors during an emergency evacuation is now easier. dormakaba’s Keyscan Aurora Access Control System integrates with XPressEntry, an industry leading emergency evacuation and employee mustering solution utilizing handled badge readers from Telaeris. Together, the readers and software keep track of facility occupancy by monitoring existing access control software to verify that personnel and visitors are evacuated safely and accounted for during emergency situations.
SALTO Systems has released the NCoder – a contactless smart card for next-generation access control systems that integrates the encoding capabilities of a powerful updated design encoder with a built-in desktop reader function. The SALTO NCoder configures permissions and user access plans for user credentials or hospitality guests. It is compatible with a wide range of RFID cards and mobile keys. SALTO NCoder’s SPACE standards-based design puts systems operators in complete control.