Openpath announces a new cloud-to-cloud integration with
Schlage NDE and LE mobile enabled wireless locks from Allegion. This new integration provides a greater selection of cost-effective security solutions across an organization’s entire deployment and makes Openpath one of the only physical access control providers in the commercial space to natively support a Bluetooth credential with Schlage locks.
AxxonSoft has launched version 4.5 of the Axxon Next intelligent VMS. This version introduces new GPU acceleration capabilities and AI video analytics, self-diagnostics service, support for licensing server, enhanced web client, and new server and GUI features. Axxon Next now supports hardware-accelerated video decoding on integrated Intel® GPUs (Intel Quick Sync Video technology) and NVIDIA graphics cards. The decoded video can be analyzed with any standard or AI video analytics.
LenelS2 announced a North America distribution agreement with its OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) partner, Splan, a next-generation visitor check-in software solutions company. The agreement enables LenelS2 and its value-added reseller network to provide a more comprehensive touchless building access experience that includes visitor management. Splan’s visitor management solution integrates with LenelS2’s market-leading OnGuard and NetBox systems as well as BlueDiamond mobile credentials to more fully realize Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program.
The revolutionary Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt connects to your home from anywhere with built-in WiFi. Pair with either the Schlage Home app or the Key by Amazon app to grant access to trusted friends and family with customized access codes, and know when your lock has been accessed. It’s total control and peace of mind at your fingertips. Use the Schlage Home app on your smartphone to lock/unlock your door from anywhere, no additional accessory or hub required.
Cloud-based access control solutions are able to deliver remote access and instant management to protect the premise. As access control and video management are already key security systems, the shift to an open platform model is only growing. For example, Vanderbilt’s solution allows access to the system from any device, allowing flexibility for staff working remotely. Currently, the majority of Enterprises and many SMBs have either already made or are making the process of shifting resources to the cloud.
Johnson Controls is introducing Cloudvue with access control, with the Tyco Kantech KT-1 one-door controller. This powerful technology collaboration enables centrally managed cloud video surveillance and access control across an entire organization from a single browser, part of the Johnson Controls commitment to providing technology so customers can maintain safe building environments, healthy business operations and seamless occupant experiences.
Essence Group announced the launch of WeR@Home+, a next generation security and home management platform. Essence is partnering with European security services providers, including Securitas Direct Switzerland, to pilot the new offering. WeR@Home+ leverages state-of-the-art IoT technology to expand Essence Group’s existing WeR@Home
smart home management offering, including connectivity to LTE networks, a new family of connected security devices, and a rich set of reporting and analytics tools for service providers.
Days after announcing record growth from Q1 2021, Utility, Inc. launches its latest iteration of the RocketIoT in-car video and communications system. The newly improved RocketIoT 3.0 includes software updates and enhancements, as well as the launch of the new purpose-built, multi-use vehicle video camera to improve upon the ecosystem of devices and services Utility, Inc. offers. The innovative updates increase messaging capabilities across the system of vehicles.
mCloud Technologies announced it is offering its AssetCare™️ solutions for HVAC and indoor air quality to small business customers of three major North American energy utility providers, two in the continental United States and one in Canada. mCloud will bring its full suite of IoT- and AI-powered capabilities to drive meaningful energy savings and help businesses ensure their buildings are compliant with government-mandated health and safety regulations in three of the largest and policy-forward parts of the US and Canada.
HID Global announced the general availability of WorkforceID™ Authentication solution, the latest addition to its cloud platform for creating a seamless, effortless experience for issuing, managing and using identity credentials in physical and digital workplaces. Workforce ID Authentication builds upon HID’s proven and widely deployed multi-factor authentication platform for consumer applications including online and mobile banking. It joins a growing suite of trusted workforce identity solutions.
LenelS2 announced the release of its Elements system, a cloud-based, purpose-built access control and video management system delivered as a SaaS solution. The Elements system is designed to be easily installed and simple to use with a mobile-first, intuitive user interface. Information is available at any time and accessible from anywhere. By leveraging the power of the cloud, businesses benefit from automated updates, reduced on-site maintenance and predictable monthly billing.
ProdataKey announced the release of a seamless integration with Rhombus Systems. In joining forces, the two companies –each known for their best-in-class cloud offerings– bring to market the industry’s easiest-to-implement, easiest-to-use, comprehensive access control and AI-assisted video management solution. The integration is free to PDK dealers and available immediately. The PDK/Rhombus integration allows users of a Pdk io access control system to easily associate readers with Rhombus cameras.
Bosch Building Technologies has installed a comprehensive intrusion alarm system at one of China’s most visited cultural sites: the Mausoleum of Qin Shihuangdi in the city of Xi’an. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to a 2,000-year-old army of clay statues, the world-famousTerracotta Warriors, guarding the tomb of China’s first emperor. Several hundred TriTech motion detectors are deployed to protect the 16,300-square-foot museum against theft and damage.
OPTEX is expanding its Intelligent Visual Verification solution by introducing a 12 Channel Visual Verification Bridge. This powerful gateway is the new hardware device that allows security professionals to connect ONVIF compatible cameras and alarm sensors to the Cloud based Visual Verification Portal powered by CHeKT. Aimed primarily to monitored alarm systems, the solution provides central station operators the ability to visually verify alarm threats within seconds, and respond accordingly.
WatchGuard Technologies announced a series of new capabilities that make WatchGuard Cloud the ideal security platform for managed service providers (MSPs). With a new single, centralized interface for delivering and managing network security, advanced threat detection, MFA, and more, MSPs will benefit from simplified client management while enabling rapid, efficient and profitable growth. With WatchGuard Cloud, MSPs can create policy templates for easy, repeatable security deployments across many subscriber accounts.
2021 -Videonetics announces technology integration with Wasabi. Through this integration, Videonetics and Wasabi will provide low-cost, high-performing, and resilient storage for surveillance files in a highly secured cloud storage solution. With no vendor lock-in or hidden service fees, Videonetics customers will be able to easily deploy a cloud storage option that allows them to scale-up or scale-down capacity based on their current needs.
DigiCert helps companies provision and manage digital certificates at any point during the product lifecycle with the new release of the IoT Device Manager. Manufacturers can now embed certificates on chipsets prior to and during manufacturing, or directly to an edge device, for complete end-to-end device security. IoT Device Manager is built on DigiCert ONE, which enables rapid, automated PKI deployment as a customer-managed, on-premises or cloud solution, or managed by DigiCert for any environment.
Hanwha Techwin announced its top five key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. They include AI moving to the edge, open platforms, cloud, cybersecurity, and privacy. Increased computing power along with improved AI algorithms are driving the trend towards AI and machine learning to be run on IoT devices instead of expensive and resource-hungry on-premises data servers. Next-generation security edge devices will be able to serve as sensors for detecting video data, radar, thermal imaging, and more.
Calipsa announced that its false alarm filtering platform is being used by Richmond, British Columbia-based Radius Security. Radius Security is the security systems and monitoring branch of Vancouver Fire and Security and the first Canadian monitoring center to adopt the cloud-based Calipsa technology. Calipsa’s false alarm reduction technology uses artificial intelligence with deep learning technology to filter out false alarms with a 99.5% accuracy rate.
Brivo announces the launch of Brivo Access, a unified security platform delivering new digital transformation capabilities for organizations worldwide. Brivo Access sets a new standard for access control with the industry’s first integrated business intelligence (BI) tools and machine learning technologies to transform data into actionable insights. Brivo Access will improve the ability of the CISO/CSO to manage more comprehensive data sets and have a more holistic view of the business.