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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.

ProdataKey’s New Rugged Readers are Weatherproof and Vandal-proof

ProdataKey announced the release of its new “rugged” readers for use with 125 kHz cards and fobs. The new units, available in single-gang and mullion style, with or without keypads, improve upon PDK’s former “ruggedized” readers by combining exceptional weatherproof and vandal-proof specifications within the same model. The new rugged readers feature an IP68 weatherproof rating, making them fully waterproof and dust-tight, and an IK10 impact-resistance rating – the highest rating possible. These qualities make them ideal for building exteriors, gates, commercial areas, industrial sites, and construction yards. They are also a good choice for schools, given their resiliency against student vandalism. The readers can be used as part of any pdk.io access control system.

Genetec Introduces AutoVu Cloudrunner, an Advanced Vehicle-centric Investigation System

At ISC West (booth #13062), Genetec will unveil AutoVu Cloudrunner™ (“Cloudrunner”), a new cloud-based vehicle-centric investigation system (VCIS) that detects, analyzes, and securely stores highly accurate vehicle identification data to support public safety investigations. Cloudrunner enhances community-led policing initiatives and provides law enforcement agencies, community associations, and campus security teams with a reliable way to identify vehicles connected to crimes, day and night, and in any weather condition.

VIVOTEK Unveils its New VSaaS, VORTEX, at ISC WEST

VORTEX, VIVOTEK’s new cloud-based video surveillance a service (VSaaS). By integrating deep-learning based cameras with cloud hosting services, VORTEX is able to process multiple data streams (video, audio, and analytics metadata), issue incident alerts, and perform video searches using metadata. The service is built on cloud architecture, making multi-site surveillance both simple and cost effective. VORTEX is accessible via APP or web browser, making surveillance control and management easier and smarter than ever. VORTEX will be on display at VIVOTEK’s booth (No. 22015) at ISC WEST 2022.

Cisco Meraki and Cogniac Partner to Automate Smart Spaces

The hybrid world has changed where and how we work. Supply chain constraints require more efficiency and make reducing waste more important than ever. Increased options and competition have changed the way consumers and businesses transact. In order to stay ahead, organizations need to rapidly adapt their current environments. This means continually evaluating their workspaces to improve the employee experience, actively managing resources and processes to improve sustainability, and finding new ways to engage their customers.

Genetec Unveils Streamvault Edge to Simplify Migration of Existing Security Equipment to a Hybrid-cloud Architecture

Genetec will unveil Streamvault Edge™ at ISC West (Genetec booth #13062). The Edge is an innovative new line of connected appliances that enables the easy transition to a hybrid-cloud infrastructure and marks the beginning of a new edge platform strategy for Genetec. Ideally suited for multi-site operations such as banking, retail, or businesses with remote or unmanned sites, Streamvault Edge enables organizations to modernize their security infrastructure while leveraging existing legacy sensor infrastructure. The Edge enables the gradual migration of security systems to a hybrid architecture without disrupting operations.

SureView Launches Cases

SureView Systems announced the launch of its new investigative and record management service platform, Cases. Cases’ simple, flexible and open architecture is the first to be developed specifically for security operation teams. Cases has been beta tested by corporate enterprises, government entities, and other organizations worldwide.

Calipsa adds Forensic Video Uploader Tool to its Suite of Advanced Video Analytics

Calipsa has enhanced its video search offering to enable security operation centers to conduct quick and efficient security investigations. The new forensic software, Investigate Uploader, allows users to upload any video file to the Calipsa platform, where its algorithms review the footage for genuine activity before presenting a summary of results. Investigate Uploader sits as a standalone product and joins Calipsa’s existing solutions for false alarm filtering, camera health checks, advanced real-time alerting and forensic video search.

Chariot Automotive Group is Miles Ahead with 3xLOGIC VIGIL CLOUD

3xLOGIC announced the successful installation of the 3xLOGIC VIGIL CLOUD solution for this growing company. Chariot Automotive Group sells new and pre-owned vehicles at five locations in north-central Indiana, along with quality parts and exceptional customer service. A nearly perfect 5.0 rating on Google underscores the fact that Chariot prides themselves on delivering a positive customer experience through ethical, dependable vehicle sales and service.

DRAGONFRUIT AI Launches Frontier –Cloud VMS with Video Analytics Included– for Multi-Location Enterprises

Dragonfruit has announced Dragonfruit Frontier, a new Cloud VMS with AI Analytics included. Frontier delivers a fully integrated experience, combining consumer-grade usability with enterprise-grade capability. Frontier is designed for multi-location enterprises that are not able to deploy expensive GPU hardware across all their sites (for On-prem AI), and do not have enough upload bandwidth for Cloud-based AI. Dragonfruit’s patented Split AI (US 11265591) helps scale even advanced AI, like Liquid Spill Detection, to hundreds of such locations while keeping bandwidth requirements low – even at 4G speeds. Pricing starts at just $1,000/location/year.

3xLOGIC Introduces Enhancements to VIGIL CLOUD Mobile App

3xLOGIC has added Smart Search capability and a Network Video Recorder plugin to its VIGIL CLOUD mobile app. Through its intuitive interface, the mobile app makes tasks like viewing video, case management, and viewing and reacting to notifications available using common gestures and movements common within many other mobile applications. With the mobile app, users can easily access VIGIL CLOUD from anywhere, at any time, on their smartphone to quickly navigate through the solution’s most important features.

Elisity Launches Micro Edge for its Cognitive Trust Solution

Elisity announced the availability of Elisity Micro Edge, extending the Cognitive Trust platform as a containerized application on Cisco Catalyst 9000 series switches, or as a virtual machine (VM) on a hypervisor for Cisco Catalyst 3850 series switches. It also provides the capability to further control the Cisco Catalyst 3850 series switches. With Elisity Micro Edge, organizations can unleash the full power of their Cisco switches with a lightweight, centrally managed edge deployment of the market’s most innovative identity-based zero trust access platform.

ProdataKey Expands High-Security Red Line with New Controllers Ideal for Midsize to Large-Scale Projects

ProdataKey has introduced four new controllers that expand the flexibility of its high-security Red line: the PDK Red 8, Red Max, Red Gate, and Red Pedestal. The new PDK Red 8 and PDK Red Max are all-in-one multi-controller and power supply enclosures designed to streamline ordering and installation of access control hardware in midsize to large-scale commercial projects. The Red 8 features a 10-amp power supply and two PDK Red 4 boards capable of supporting a total of 8 doors.

SAFR Shares it’s Top Physical Security Predictions for 2022.

SAFR shared its top predictions for the physical security industry in 2022. These include letting go of fears around AI, embracing hybrid cloud solutions and embracing pandemic-driven use cases. Their current conversations about AI are frequently fear-based. Coverage in the media has been dominated by depictions of rampant bias and invasions of privacy. The trend for 2022 will be to move away from this fearmongering and towards more balanced perspectives.

HID Global Offers its European Customers PKIaaS with Full Local Data Residency, Failover and Redundancy

Increasingly European enterprises must comply with regulations for establishing local residency of data and security infrastructure. HID Global now delivers its Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) as a Service (PKIaaS) with high availability and redundancy via a hybrid of data centers and cloud regions operated within the EU, enabling what it expects to be a growing number of European customers to simplify regulatory compliance.

EnGenius Launches First Wi-Fi 6E Access Point for SMB Market

EnGenius Technologies announced the release of the very first Wi-Fi 6E access point designed for the SMB market. Featuring the Qualcomm Networking Pro 1210 platform, the ECW336 Wi-Fi 6E indoor ceiling mount tri-band access point has been developed for use in the recently unleashed 6 GHz spectrum. The EnGenius Cloud ECW336 access point marks the company’s first venture into 6E territory. Experts predict that as many as 500 million Wi-Fi 6E compatible devices will spill onto the market in the next three years, enjoying massive, pristine Wi-Fi real estate.