Smart Devices

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.

What is the Internet of Things and Why is it Growing?

Have you ever heard the term the Internet of Things? Do you have any idea what it is? After you’ve read this piece you will have a better grasp of this technology. And as an added bonus you will also understand why it is growing at such a rapid pace on a global scale. Now, everyday appliances, devices, and computers (or also known as things) are fitted with the capabilities to also access the internet. This opens up endless possibilities for process automation.

Mobile Service Providers Preparing to Fortify Security in Anticipation of 5G Deployments

According to a new survey fielded by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, in partnership with A10 networks, mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases, but they also believe much-improved security will be essential to realizing that potential. Operators still have a significant amount of work ahead to fortify their networks for the coming of 5G.

SENTELLIGENCEone Developing Market Disruptive Smart Ambient Air Monitor

SENTELLIGENCEone announces the company is in the final development stages of a Smart Ambient Air Monitor, or SAAM. The SENTELLIGENCEone SAAM technology will have Artificial Intelligence and communicate via a smart device to notify users of a potential catastrophic event. SENTELLIGENCEone is a scientific instrument company currently in development of safety and security devices, including a Smart Ambient Air Monitor, counterfeit or contaminated food using a proprietary technology.

Baldwin Launches New Touchscreen Electronic Deadbolt With Z-Wave Technology

Baldwin Hardware unveiled Baldwin Touchscreen with Z-Wave technology, which allows it to wirelessly communicate with security and home automation systems. Beautifully Baldwin, the new TouchScreen combines SecureScreen and Z-Wave technology with bold Baldwin design to create a simple electronic solution. Available as Stand Alone or with Z-Wave to provide maximum choices. Simply activate the screen with your fingertips and enter a four- to eight-digit code for easy unlocking.

Sonitrol Launches TotalGuard Smart Hub & Wireless Devices

Sonitrol announces the launch of TotalGuard Smart Hub & Wireless Devices that offer a more robust security solution to the small and medium business markets. This new offering includes a variety of wireless sensors that connect to the new TotalGuard Smart Hub, expanding reach and alarm capabilities. Sonitrol’s TotalGuard solution, launched in 2018, targets the small to medium business market by offering affordable, professional security.

Interlogix Introduces the New Simon XTi-5i System Supporting More Zones and More Options

Interlogix introduces Simon XTi-5i, a self-contained, wireless security system. An update to the Simon XTi-5 system, the new platform supports 80 wireless zones, features a 5-inch color LCD touchscreen and is compatible with a wide range of devices through leading service providers. The new system features a selectable user interface that matches the Alarm.com interactive services mobile application in color, style and icons – simplifying the user experience.