Cloud

ProdataKey’s New Wristband Credential for Active Lifestyles Combines Comfort with Convenience

ProdataKey now offers a unique wristband credential made of attractive, comfortable, and durable fabric. These stretchable, slip-on/slip-off wristbands are designed for users with an active lifestyle. They’re ideal for schools, community centers, gyms, public pools, and other locations where users may not want to carry a phone, wallet, or traditional card or fob. Both rugged and waterproof, they can be worn during any activity.

Zyxel Access Point and Security Service Bundle for Small Businesses Protects and Optimizes Connectivity for WiFi Networks 

Zyxel Networks announced the bundling of its robust Connect and Protect security service with select Zyxel WiFi access points. Available as a bundled option with Zyxel’s best-selling NWA1123ACv3 802.11ac Wave 2 Dual-Radio Ceiling Mount PoE Access Point and NWA110AX 802.11ax (WiFi 6) Dual-Radio PoE Access Point, the security service protects small business WiFi networks from cybersecurity threats and optimizes WiFi connectivity for the business and its patrons to improve connectivity and customer satisfaction.

3xLOGIC VIGIL CLOUD system across Europe

3xLOGIC announced the availability of its innovative VIGIL CLOUD system across Europe. Originally launched in the U.S. in 2020, VIGIL CLOUD extends the scope of 3xLOGIC’s award-winning VIGIL Video Management System into the cloud, and has proven popular among organizations looking for a powerful, scalable, and easy-to-use platform. VIGIL CLOUD™ extends the award-winning VIGIL Video Management System into the cloud with enhancements designed to harness the power, scalability, and ease of use that are the hallmarks of cloud security services.

Genetec AutoVu ALPR Cameras Enable New Services, Efficiencies for Sonny’s the CarWash Factory Franchises

Genetec announced that Sonny’s The CarWash Factory has integrated Genetec™ AutoVuTM Sharp V ALPR (automatic license plate recognition) cameras into its point-of-sale (POS) solutions used by car washes to create a frictionless retail experience for consumers, new marketing opportunities, and more efficient operations. Sonny’s is the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyorized carwash equipment with a network of more than 6,000 operators worldwide that tap its progressive approach including all the equipment, services, and resources needed to run a successful car wash business.

Chung-Ang University Researchers Develop a Meta-Reinforcement Learning Algorithm for Traffic Signal Control

Existing traffic signal controllers are often inadequate in handling traffic congestion and reinforcement learning (RL) has been adopted to solve this problem. However, RL usually works in a stationary environment, while traffic environments are nonstationary. Researchers have now developed a meta-RL model that adjusts its goal based on the traffic environment, maximizing vehicle throughput during peak hours and minimizing delays during relaxed traffic flow. The algorithm has a wide-area coverage and outperforms existing alternative algorithms.

3xLOGIC Adds Single Sensor Deployment Option for Gunshot Detection

3xLOGIC announced a new range of deployment options for users seeking to protect smaller areas in active shooter situations with the new Single Sensor Gunshot Detection solution. 3xLOGIC’s Gunshot Detection devices use patented concussive wave technology to detect the moment at which a gun is fired, and the bullet leaves the chamber. Upon firing, the force of the bullet leaving the chamber creates a concussive wave within a defined frequency range.

New SafeLINC Cloud from Johnson Controls provides real-time fire alarm control unit connectivity

Johnson Controls announces the release of SafeLINC, a cloud-based data-hosting infrastructure that gives users the power to remotely access and gather actionable data from their entire suite of fire alarm control units. SafeLINC provides users with a cloud-connected gateway and a cloud application platform accessible via web browsers and native iOS and Android mobile apps. Together, these components provide facility managers and technicians with real-time life safety infrastructure for faster, more effective emergency response, management capabilities and ongoing maintenance planning.

Naperville Police Department Strengthens Investigations and Community Collaboration with Genetec

Genetec announced that the Naperville, Illinois Police Department (PD) is closing investigations more quickly and has strengthened community collaboration by modernizing its operations with Genetec Clearance™ and by launching a Community Camera Registration Program. As part of a project to streamline investigations and evidence sharing, the Naperville PD sought an efficient and secure way to manage digital evidence. They wanted to move away from the manual, CD-based recording process they had in place, which required significant physical storage and staff resources.

Zenner, Datacake and Actility release a New IoT Indoor Air Quality solution for CO2 Monitoring

The solution is using LoRaWAN connectivity and includes CO2 monitoring sensor from Zenner, LoRaWAN Network Server and Management platform from Actility – ThingPark Enterpise, and the application from Datacake. The solution is extremely simple to set up and allows monitoring in real-time the concentration of CO2 to create a safer and healthier indoor ambient condition, protect employees, workers or students, and meet air quality regulations levels. It can be used in any indoor space, including classrooms, offices, meeting rooms, shops, industrial facilities, and public buildings, among others.

Interface Systems Shares Best Practices with Retailers for Cybersecurity Month

As retailers integrate their digital and physical shopping experiences to future-proof their business models, it’s never been more important to be aware of the cybersecurity vulnerabilities that can be created by digital transformation. As cybersecurity awareness month becomes a focus of discussion in October, Interface Systems shares best practices on how to prevent retail cyber-attacks and mitigate fraud. Retail chains face a variety of security challenges, from connected POS (Point of sale) systems and devices to online ordering and delivery applications. Retailers’ data lakes, which combine their customers’ data with credit card information, make them particularly attractive targets for cybercriminals.

Wasabi and Hanwha Announce Smarter Video Surveillance Storage Integration

Wasabi Technologies announced a new integration with Hanwha Techwin that delivers a fully scalable, cost-effective cloud storage solution for the Wisenet WAVE VMS to reinforce the surveillance industry’s next generation architecture needs. By leveraging a combination of on-prem and cloud technology, users of Wasabi hot cloud storage and Wisenet Wave VMS can support high camera counts, high-definition resolutions, high frame rates, and long retention periods with exceptional reliability, affordability, and availability to meet the demands of video surveillance deployments while protecting video with the industry’s strongest security practices.

Suprema Joins FiRa Consortium to Accelerate the Future of Walk-through Access Security

Suprema joined as a member of the FiRa Consortium, a consultative body that establishes standards for ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, the next-generation of wireless communication. The FiRa Consortium is a global organization established for the goal of promoting widespread adoption of UWB by improving the stability of the technology, as well as its distance and location measurement accuracy. UWB is a short-range wireless communication (RF) technology that uses broadband frequencies to measure distances with an accuracy of centimeters.

VIVOTEK Launches Highly Anticipated VORTEX AI Surveillance Cloud Service Solution

VIVOTEK to announce the launch its highly anticipated cloud-based video surveillance as a service (VSaaS), VORTEX, in the United States, marking not only the company’s grand debut in the subscriptions market but also its ability to consolidate camera, app, web, cloud and deep learning technology into a cohesive and powerful AI surveillance solution. To celebrate the successful launch of VORTEX and rapidly gain market exposure, VIVOTEK is offering its VORTEX video management software and cloud storage service for free license with any VORTEX cameras purchased between September 1 and December 31, 2022.

ACRE Propels the Digital Transformation Forward with Cloud-Based Access Control and Services

As we continue to see advancements in physical security, the presence of the cloud has caused considerable changes in the access control space. Cloud-based access control provides reliable, real-time control of your facilities and can also be openly integrated with third-party systems (such as video surveillance) to help mitigate and prevent risks within the organization. The cloud ultimately eliminates old hardware and improves on new security protocols with minimal work from the end-user. One of the critical parts of cloud-based access control is that it frequently leverages the power of data.

LenelS2 Introduces OnGuard Security Management System Version 8.1

LenelS2 announced the release of the OnGuard security management system version 8.1, empowering security teams with several major user interface enhancements, more unified security management, cloud- enabling features and access to deeper analytics that help facilitate intelligent decision-making. Version 8.1 provides major updates including more fully featured browser clients, modernized desktop clients, deeper integration with the Magic Monitor unified client and Milestone video management systems, support for scripted cloud deployments and more.

Qognify VMS Combining True Enterprise-Class Video Management with Advanced Cloud Capabilities and Flexible Deployment Options

Qognify launched its new video management software Qognify VMS. Qognify VMS is designed to meet the specific physical security needs of organizations around the globe. It is based on field-proven technology components, which are used by many customers in thousands of security projects worldwide. As a true next-generation VMS, it combines the powerful core of an enterprise-class VMS with unique added values such as low total costs of ownership, business process support, advanced ecosystem integrations and cloud readiness.

3xLOGIC Person Detection Analytic Reduces False Alarms, Improves System Effectiveness

3xLOGIC announced a preview at ISC West of the new Person Detection analytic for the company’s flagship 3xLOGIC VIGIL CLOUD surveillance software. VIGIL CLOUD™ extends the award-winning VIGIL Video Management System into the cloud with enhancements designed to harness the power, scalability, and ease of use that are the hallmarks of cloud services. Building on 20+ years of experience in recording and managing video, VIGIL CLOUD brings a new paradigm to physical security through a powerful Case Management system that empowers users to share critical information and insights easily and quickly with team members and other stakeholders.

Johnson Controls Announces C•CURE IQ, New Cloud-Enabled, Unified Security Platform for Commercial and Complex Buildings

Johnson Controls has announced C·CURE IQ, a new cloud-ready software platform unifying the enterprise access control solution of Software House’s C·CURE 9000 with the power of American Dynamics VideoEdge solutions. The technology provides deployment flexibility – cloud, on-premises, hybrid, IaaS/SaaS – and is made for industries such as enterprise, government, airports, smart cities, manufacturing, healthcare, and others with Edge AI; reducing the total cost of ownership.

DRAGONFRUIT Innovative Split AI Technology

Dragonfruit Frontier, a new fully integrated VMS and video analytics solution, runs AI in the cloud as well as on a powerful on-premise base station. The patented Split AI technology solves the challenge of the tradeoff in video processing – high hardware cost to process video on-prem or high bandwidth costs to transport video to the cloud. With Split AI, the AI models work in tandem, both on the small yet powerful base station and the auto-scaled Dragonfruit cloud.