Smart Devices

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.

Identiv Makes Products More Intelligent and Allows Consumers to Engage, Track, and Authenticate in the Internet of Things

Identiv announced that the company is expanding its partnership with Les Bouchages Delage to deliver Internet of Things ready solutions for near field communication connected bottles in the wine and spirit industry. Identiv and Les Bouchages Delage originally partnered while collaborating on an intelligent NFC bottle cap for a luxury cognac brand. Now, the two companies are expanding their partnership by equipping a wide variety of Les Bouchages Delage cap designs with Identiv’s NFC technology.

Why Mobile Access is More Secure than Card Systems

The ability to use mobile phones as access credentials is one of the biggest trends in a market that historically has been slow in adopting new technology. Research analyst Gartner has predicted that, by 2020, one in five organizations will be using smartphones instead of traditional physical access cards to access offices and other premises. Yet, this new information comes directly on the back of a focus by users to assure that their card-based access control systems are secure.

oneM2M hosts IoT Workshop in India as the Country Continues with Smart Cities Mission

As Government of India continues to deliver on its vision to build Digital India with ambitious programmes such as 100 smart cities, oneM2M, C-DOT, TSDSI and ETSI will bring together key Internet of Things (IoT) actors for a conference at the C-DOT campus, in New Delhi. The conference will look at how to secure an open future for IoT/M2M applications. The conference is co-organised by C-DOT, TSDSI and ETSI, supported by the EU-India project and Indico.

SnapAV and Control4 Combine to Transform Global Smart Home Industry

SnapAV and Control4 Corporation announces the completion of their merger. Unified into a single organization, Control4® becomes a professional smart home brand in the company portfolio, SnapAV continues to bring technology professionals an end-to-end partner that invests relentlessly in growing the industry. The combination of these two industry-leading companies brings together a robust product catalog of in-house brands and third-party products

Johnson Controls announces VideoEdge integration with EntraPass go Mobile App

Johnson Controls is introducing the integration of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass go Mobile App with the Tyco American Dynamics VideoEdge software, enabling remote management of access control, video and intrusion tasks for seamless, on-the-go security system operation from a mobile device. The American Dynamics VideoEdge integration with the EntraPass go Mobile App provides a single easy use interface for managing, responding and controlling aspects of your VMS.

Avalue Smart Traffic Solution – AI Makes Effective Traffic Management Possible

In the midst of explosive demand in smart cities worldwide, Avalue Technology with its years of experience in artificial intelligence and foothold in the Taiwan market has been picked by the Industrial Development Bureau as its industry partner to introduce AI into traffic management in Taoyuan City and subsequently implementing integrated solutions into other cities. Avalue will also seek opportunities arising from smart cities overseas under New Southbound Policy.

BH Management and ADT Partner to Bring Innovative Smart Home Technology to New Multi-family Units

ADT announced a new partnership with BH Management Services to offer smart technology integration and convenience services. Through the partnership with ADT, BH Management Services will outfit residences with ADT security, automated smart door locks, and smart thermostats. ADT’s smart technology is coupled with enterprise-scale property automation software provided by Point Central. ADT monitoring services will be included as a portion of monthly rent charges.

Control4 Delivers the Smart Home OS 3

With more than a thousand new capabilities across lighting, whole-home music and video, security, comfort, and more Control4 Smart Home OS 3 sets a new standard for the smart home. OS 3 is available now and can be experienced in Control4 Certified Showrooms around the world on #C4Yourself day, June 13. Control4 announces Control4 Smart Home OS 3. Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is designed to unify hundreds of connected devices within the home.