Smart Devices

Oncam Extends C-Series Product Suite with Introduction of C-08 Camera

Oncam has announced the launch of the C-08, a high performing, compact and easy-to-install 8MP camera that provides coverage of wide areas from a single viewpoint. Engineered and designed by Oncam and powered by the leading Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform, the C-08 achieves complete situational awareness, at up to 60 fps.

Z-Wave Alliance Releases 2022 State of the Ecosystem Report

The Z-Wave Alliance announces the release of its third-annual Z-Wave State of the Ecosystem Report. The newly available report – fielded in cooperation with Interpret – leverages a mix of syndicated data to provide a baseline of the overall smart home market landscape as well as data collected from a custom quantitative survey of 1,500 U.S.- based smart home device owners. The report uses this data to examine current and future smart home technology trends.

New Cisco Meraki Smart Camera Expands Range of Security Operations

Details matter, especially when it comes to safety and security. Was that an “O” or a “Q” on the license plate of the vehicle that entered the lot last night? Who exited the vehicle, and what were they carrying? What did they have when they returned, and how quickly can you locate the relevant video? If you don’t have the right camera system in place, it’s almost impossible to answer these crucial questions.

Honeywell Security Product Launch Enables Faster Response Time

Honeywell is launching Pro-Watch 5.5, the latest iteration of its Pro-Watch Integrated Security Suite. The Honeywell Pro-Watch Integrated Security Suite is a software platform designed for enterprise and critical infrastructure markets to help protect people and property, optimize productivity and ensure compliance with industry regulations — all while helping to reduce operational costs.

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.

Security & Safety Things Announces Winners of its Second App Challenge

Security and Safety Things GmbH is pleased to announce the three winners of its second App Challenge, a contest to spur creative development in video analytic applications. The winning apps were chosen from a pool of more than 30 proposals for solutions that addressed specific security and business use cases in the retail, transportation, stadiums and entertainment, and healthcare verticals.

IPVideo Announces New HALO Smart Sensor Release v2.5

IPVideo announced that it has released new product version 2.5 of the HALO IOT Smart Sensor providing instant Health and Indoor Air Quality readings and alerts. The HALO Smart Sensor, the worldwide leader for vape and vape with THC detection is now helping facilities monitor their indoor health and air quality. As part of the newest v2.5 software release, HALO provides both a real-time air quality and Health Index and sends alerts when either index falls into danger zones.

Omdia Report Finds Purpose-driven Smart Homes Will Lead to a Market Size of $178bn in 2025

Despite a turbulent 2020, the smart home market is poised for exceptional growth as the industry aims to bring intelligence to ‘not-so-smart’ smart homes, according to research group Omdia. The expansion beyond traditional retail channels and traditional use cases such as security will be achieved through partnerships and new technologies, ranging from Matter to Wi-Fi/radar sensing and edge-based systems that are deeply integrated into homes and buildings.

ProdataKey’s Access Control to Any Mobile Device or Laptop

ProdataKey (PDK) introduces the latest enhancement to its Pdk io software interface: Map View. The Map View feature allows users to upload custom maps and arrange device icons onto floorplans, making it possible to view and control each door’s status while looking at the full system layout on their phone, tablet or laptop. Multiple maps can be created for a single location, representing buildings, rooms, floors, or other areas.

SAFR to Showcase Latest Version of Computer at ISC West 2021

At ISC West 2021, SAFR from RealNetworks will showcase the latest version of its high-performance computer vision platform. Attendees will be able to see demonstrations of SAFR for Surveillance featuring VMS integrations with Genetec, and SAFR Inside edge integrations with Axis cameras as well as NVIDIA and Android platforms. SAFR for Access Control will also be on display along with a new Passive Liveness detection feature.

HID Global Supplies Republic of Estonia with Next-Generation ePassport Solution

HID Global announced it has delivered a redesigned ePassport booklet and document issuance software to Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board (PPA ). The European country, known worldwide as a pioneer of electronic identity and services, recently issued the new passport booklet, making it possible for citizens renewing their travel documents to receive the new ePassport. Document holders benefit from various forward-looking features.

LenelS2 Delivers Indoor Location Service to Enable Easier Building Navigation

LenelS2 introduced its Indoor Location subscription-based service for businesses and other organizations using LenelS2’s BlueDiamond mobile app version 2.1.8 for smartphones. This new premium mobile app service complements LenelS2’s touchless access solutions by providing users with: the ability to quickly pull up a map to determine current location within a building, search for points of interest, use turn-by-turn directions for efficient navigation and unlock doors directly from a building map.

New Public View Monitors from Hanwha Techwin now Feature Built-in Cameras

Hanwha Techwin announced the immediate availability of a new range of easy to install and affordable Public View Monitors (PVMs) designed to help retailers deter crime. The new Wisenet PVMs offer a complete built-in SSL-connected 2-megapixel camera, eliminating the need for system integrators to install and connect a separate supporting camera. The three new PVMs can be easily placed at store entrances, shopping aisles, cash registers, or self-service checkouts.

Lorex Technology Launches New 2K Wired Video Doorbell

Lorex Technology announced the launch of the newest addition to their suite of industry-leading smart security products, the Lorex 2K QHD Wired Video Doorbell with Person Detection. Featuring built-in Person Detection, the 2K QHD Wired Video Doorbell now alerts homeowners of activity around their doorstep, with notifications sent to the Lorex Home app when motion from a person is detected. This smart motion feature limits the number of unnecessary notifications.

AirDroid Business Introduces Geofencing Solution to Enhance Efficiency and Device Security for Businesses

Sand Studio announced AirDroid Business Geofencing, a location-based solution for businesses to monitor and track device location, automate tasks and receive notification alerts all in one place. With Geofencing, organizations that have vehicles, personnel or valuable assets in the field can use tracking data and workflows to enhance security and optimize operational efficiency. Geofencing integrates seamlessly with AirDroid Business’ easy-to-use yet powerful device management solution.

Security and Safety Things Opens App Challenge for Developers

Security and Safety Things GmbH has launched its App-Challenge, a contest offering developers the chance to present their solutions to leading industry players and compete for 3 x 10000€ in prize money as well as the opportunity to present their winning application on the Security and Safety Things booth at GSX 2020 in September or a similar event depending on the COVID-19 situation. All developed applications will be listed on the company’s open Application Store.

Vista Networking Solutions LPR Appliance Review

Security.World has reviewed the recently released LPR Appliance from Vista Networking Solution (VNS). The VNS V7300 LPR Appliance appears to be the only PlateSmart-powered integrated appliance available on the market at this time. From access control to allow cars in or keep them out, to crime scene investigation, parking lot enforcement, and even to identifying customers -especially VIP customers as they approach your business.

HHHunt and ADT Announce Partnership to Integrate Smart Home Technology in Multifamily and Student Housing Communities

ADT announced a new flagship partnership with HHHunt to install smart home and property automation technology into new and existing HHHunt multifamily and student housing communities. ADT adds HHHunt to its growing list of prominent real estate partners enhancing their communities with smart home solutions. ADT will work with HHHunt to install more than 7,700 apartment homes in 19 communities.

Aiphone Adds Smartphone App to the GT Series Multi-Tenant Video Intercom

Aiphone Corp. now has a mobile app available to new and existing installations of the popular GT Series multi-tenant video intercom. The convenient app will enable users to screen visitors directly from a smartphone, whether at home or away. The app, which requires the new GT-TLI-IP mobile app network adaptor, allows tenants to use smartphones to answer calls and unlock doors; view video and conduct two-way conversations in Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G communications.

Smart Devices Creating an Exponential Increase in Online Security Threats

Malware continues to be the largest threat that users are facing today. This is according to Travis Witteveen, the CEO of Avira Antivirus, who kindly agreed to talk exclusively to PreciseSecurity.com. He has also discussed which are the main challenges the industry is currently facing and how the cryptocurrency market became an investor vehicle today, among other things. At the same time, he said that smart devices are creating an exponential increase in online security threats.