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Mister Car Wash Transforms Security Operations Nationwide with Interface

Mister Car Wash has chosen Interface Security Systems, a leading managed service provider to upgrade and optimize its video monitoring and alarm systems. With over 350 car washes nationwide, and rapid expansion plans, Mister Car Wash is committed to delivering a safe and consistent customer experience across all its locations. To address their unique safety requirements, Mister Car Wash chose Interface to overhaul its CCTV and alarm installations and create a foundation for consistently replicating safety and security best practices across all future locations.

New Altronix 2-Port PoE+ Switches Allow the Deployment of Two-IP Devices Over a Single Category Cable

Altronix continues to expand its industry-leading line of power and data transmission solutions with the release of new 2-Port PoE+ Switches. These latest additions to the NetWay Series provide installers with increased flexibility and efficiency by allowing two IP devices to be deployed over a single CAT6 cable.

Essence Group to Launch First 5G All-in-One Intruder Prevention System

Essence Group announced the launch of MyShield, a first-of-its-kind 5G-connected comprehensive intruder prevention system. The MyShield all-in-one device can be used either as a standalone solution connected to 5G CAT-M networks or integrated into any existing security system. It addresses the growing demand for preemptive intruder prevention, boosting protection of homes and businessesby forcing intruders out of premises before they are able to do harm. Its versatile design makes it ideal for use in a range of residential and commercial settings.

The Hidden Challenge Facing Thousands of Businesses

The Federal Communication said this in August 2019 in describing the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), also known as analog copper-wire phone lines or plain old telephone service (POTS). POTS is reaching retirement age after a very long run, starting on March 10, 1876, with Alexander Graham Bell famously barking, “Mr. Watson, come here, I want you,” to his assistant. After almost 150 years, it’s no surprise that other technologies –primarily mobile networks and voice over internal protocol, or VoIP, phone service– have eliminated the need for POTS infrastructure.

TRENDnet launches high-performance WiFi 6 product line

TRENDnet has just launched its WiFi 6 product line with the introduction of the high-performance AX1800 Dual Band WiFi 6 PoE+ Access Point, model TEW-921DAP. It features two concurrent WiFi bands to maximize device networking speeds, delivering up to 1201Mbps on the 5GHz band, and also up to 567Mbps on the 2.4GHz band. Improved coverage, faster speeds, and better capacity on the access point are made possible with integrated advanced technologies, such as 1024-QAM, OFDMA, and MU-MIMO.

Johnson Controls Introduces iSTAR Ultra LT Network Door Controller

Johnson Controls introduces the iSTAR Ultra LT Door Controller from Software House, a special edition iSTAR Ultra door controller that provides a full IP architecture and enterprise level features for small to mid-sized access control deployments. iSTAR Ultra LT centralizes all access control decision processing and secures network communications while allowing end users to use existing infrastructure and Power over Ethernet capabilities to reduce costs.

Shotpoint Gunshot Detection System Aids Investigators in Fatal Las Vegas Shooting

Databuoy announced that its Shotpoint gunshot detection and localization solution recently helped lead to the arrest of a man charged in a fatal shooting in Las Vegas. The shooting occurred at the popular Fremont Street Experience, a five-block pedestrian mall offering entertainment, restaurants, bars, and casinos. On Aug. 4, an early morning argument ensued between two men, with one eventually pulling a gun and shooting the other several times.

New Enhancements to March Networks’ Retail Solution Use AI and Cloud Technology

March Networks announced several innovative enhancements to its retail solution that use AI and cloud technology to help quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and other retailers cut losses from theft, improve customer service, and drive profitability. With mobile and online ordering more popular than ever due to the pandemic, streamlining curbside delivery is a top priority for retailers.

WKS Restaurant Group Selects Interface to deploy Video Verified Alarms across their 380+ restaurants

Interface Security Systems announced that WKS Restaurant Group, one of the fastest-growing multi-brand restaurant franchisees in the US is relying on Interface’s managed video verified intrusion alarm monitoring to eliminate false alarm costs and standardize security operations across over 380 restaurants. WKS is a licensed franchisee of El Pollo Loco, Wendy’s, Denny’s, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Blaze Pizza, and Corner Bakery Cafe.

Monitoring of Energy Networks: How to Make it Easy and Secure

Cloud and cyber security in critical energy applications – Digitalization and IoT is a clear trend within power plants and substations, just as it is in industrial automation. The Smart Grid is certainly a driving factor, but there are also other reasons for this change. Operators often find that only having data available in the control room is insufficient. Instead, they want to monitor transformers remotely, implement new maintenance concepts from anywhere, optimize utilization and commissioning, or retrieve environmental data online.

TRENDnet Introduces Hive, an Advanced Cloud Manager

TRENDnet has announced the introduction of TRENDnet Hive, an advanced network cloud manager designed to save users on cost and time by simplifying and centralizing network management and monitoring. Hassle-free remote access and management is made possible with TRENDnet’s reliable cloud service (and free mobile companion app coming out near the end of the year); no personal cloud or server is required.

Inseego Unveils the Ultimate 5G Industrial Gateway

Inseego introduced its Wavemaker PRO 2000e industrial gateway. Combining high-performance 5G with the most advanced 4G LTE capabilities, this solution delivers best-in-class throughput and reliability for industrial IoT and enterprise networks. With enterprise-grade hardware features, cloud-based remote device management and advanced security capabilities, the S2000e is designed to ensure 24/7 business continuity and safeguard critical connections.

SOC Proven to Reduce False Alarms by 80% in a Few Weeks

Vector Flow announces that their Security Operations Center (SOC) Automation Suite is proven to reduce false and nuisance alarms by over 80% in real-world applications. This enormous reduction in false alarms not only dramatically improves SOC efficiency and productivity, it lets SOC operators focus on real alarms and provide improved services. Juniper Networks, deployed the SOC Automation Suite and noticed a significant drop in false alarms within the first 24 hours.

We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort Selects Hanwha Techwin for Camera Quality and Functionality

Hanwha Techwin announced that We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort, has selected Hanwha cameras for its new state-of-the-art video surveillance system. First established as a bingo-hall style building by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation in the early 1990s, the facility received approval to be revamped into a fully-fledged gaming facility in 2017. To ensure the safety of staff and visitors, this also included a new video surveillance system.

Long John Silver’s “Network of the Future” with Interface

Long John Silver’s has chosen Interface Security Systems to enhance network connectivity across 430 of its restaurants. To build this “network of the future,” Long John Silver’s implemented Interface’s fully managed, restaurant-in-a-box solution that includes prefabricated network equipment ready for SD-WAN expansion, wireless WAN backup and VoIP connectivity. In order to continue offering consistent and satisfactory customer service, the IT team at Long John Silver’s needed a reliable, high-speed network for their restaurants.

Smart Cameras Optimize Building Usage For Dynamic Workplace

As vaccination rates for COVID-19 continue to rise, the global business community is advancing the conversation about returning to work. Employees that were housed in large private and multi-tenant office spaces in major urban and suburban centers are being presented an array of options, many of which include a part-time return to an office environment that prioritizes spaces for collaboration over desks at which individual employees sit and work.

ISONAS Implements Access Control at Chicago School District

ISONAS announced that the ISONAS Pure IP access control solution has been deployed at a school district in the southwest suburb of Chicago. With six buildings within the district, they wanted to be able to manage access at all buildings on one unified platform. The school district had three main priorities for the upgrade, which included controlling the flow of traffic during after-hour events, eliminating the need for keys to manually lock and unlock doors, and to finally have the ability to utilize remote access.

PSA Partners with Computer Networking Company NETGEAR

PSA announced the addition of NETGEAR to its network. NETGEAR will offer PSA a uniquely comprehensive portfolio of highly flexible and scalable network switches that fit every business’ needs. NETGEAR will additionally offer routers, extenders, wireless airbridges and WIFI range extenders to the PSA Network. NETGEAR provides end-to-end networking solutions serving the needs of both consumers and small to medium businesses delivering networking, storage and security solutions.

Oncam Further Enhances Top Performing C-Series 360-degree Video Surveillance Cameras with Multi-Mode

Oncam announced the release of updated firmware that transforms the already powerful and compact C-Series cameras into some of the most advanced and flexible cameras of their kind on the market. With the addition of Multi-Mode, users can choose from five different views and stream up to four of them simultaneously. Multi-Mode adds the flexibility, versatility and ultimately expands the use cases possible with 360-video technology.