Mobile / In-Vehicle

Johnson Controls Incorporates Open Standard PLAI Adapter into C•CURE 9000

ohnson Controls introduces the PLAI Adapter for the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system, which connects to the PLAI Agent for physical access control system compatibility. This open standards approach enables enterprises to easily manage personnel identity and physical access across disparate physical access control platforms and other identity-based systems, reducing complexity and cost in system administration .

MicroSys Partners with Leading AI Chipmaker Hailo to Launch High-Performance, Embedded AI Platform

MicroSys Electronics announced its partnership with Hailo to launch its miriac AIP-LX2160A embedded platform hosting up to 5 integrated Hailo-8 AI accelerator modules. The new edge server-grade AI solution enables high-performance and scalable AI inference capabilities at the edge. The new, application-ready AI platform offers industries a high bandwidth and power-efficient solution at the edge, benefiting a wide range of applications in Industry 4.0, automotive, heavy machinery, and more.

HID Global Improves Mobile Ticketing for NFC-Enabled Devices

HID Global announced that it is the world’s first ticketing solution provider with a software development kit (SDK) that is fully certified and compliant to Calypso HCE standards for secure and convenient mobile ticketing on smartphones. The certification specifies how to protect ticket data stored in the mobile device’s wallet, helping transport operators to effectively fight fraud by preventing tickets from being duplicated, transferred or altered.

DHS Awards $750K to Texas Small Business for Urban Detection and Identification of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program awarded $750,000 to Texas-based small business Cobalt Solutions Inc. to develop a detection and tracking sensor system that can identify nefarious small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in an urban environment. The DHS SBIR Program selected Cobalt Solutions Inc. for a Phase II award after they successfully demonstrated the feasibility of their 5G Passive Radar UAS Tracking and Targeting (5G-PRT) sensor system.

Over 1.5 Million Users Now Managing Their Digital Identity Using ONT ID, Ontology’s Decentralized Digital Identity Application

Reflecting a major endorsement for decentralized identity, Ontology announced today that ONT ID, its decentralized digital identity application, has surpassed 1.5 million users. ONT ID uses blockchain and cryptographic technology to connect people, data, and services in a decentralized way. It allows users to take charge of their digital identity by giving them control of how and when their information is shared, and with whom.

ACRE Brands Prepare for the Future of Access Control with Mobile Credentials

In an increasingly technology-dependent world, individuals are looking to leverage their smartphones as much as possible, and mobile credentials can be beneficial for both operational and security purposes. Mobile credentials offer numerous advantages over traditional keys and cards and can serve as a safer and much more convenient alternative.
With the pandemic still causing uncertainty in businesses reopening, and employees returning to the office, mobile credentials are a touch less, cost-effective, convenient, and secure option for organizations.

Delta’s Single Shallow Foundation Bollard Gets M30 Rating

Delta Scientific announces the successful testing of its ASTM F2656-20 M30/P1-certified Model DSC633, a single shallow foundation bollard design that stops and destroys a 15,000 (6.804 kg) pound test truck with -8.82 feet (-2.69 m) of static penetration and -3.63 feet (-1.1 m) of dynamic penetration. The simulated bomb load remained intact and contained on the truck bed. The test vehicle weighed 15,000 pounds (6,804 kg) and was traveling over 30 miles per hour.

Farpointe Data Extending Mobile Access Control Platform

Farpointe Data will show that access control system manufacturers, integrators and dealers will be able to provide their customers with a broadened line of Conekt smart phone mobile access control products with multiple new customer-requested reader models. On display for attendees to use at the ISC Show will be a reader that combines BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) radio capability with support for 125 KHz proximity technology, Conekt compatible keyboard readers.

Suprema’s New X-Station 2 Supports Mobile Access, QR Codes and RFID Cards

Suprema announced the new product launch of the X-Station 2, a versatile intelligent terminal with credential options of mobile access, QR and barcodes as well as RFID cards and PIN. X-Station 2 enables flexible access control system design by supporting multiple credential options. The terminal is compatible with most types of existing RFID cards including EM, MIFARE, iCLASS, DESFire and FeliCa, but also lets users go card-less by offering mobile credential options including QR codes and barcodes.

Utility, Inc. Rolls Out Innovative RocketIoT 3.0 System

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.

New PureTech Patent Affords More Accurate and Timely Man Overboard Detections

PureTech Systems announced the issuance of a patent by the United States Patent Office – “US Patent 10,922,552, System and Method for Man Overboard Incident Detection”.
Detecting man overboard events is a common problem for naval ships, cruise ships, and other large vessels. The newly awarded patent for PureTech Systems addresses some of these issues. The timely detection of man overboard events in the cruise industry and other related markets is difficult.

New RAC5 Online Multi-floor Controller Improves Elevator Security

The new RAC5 multi-floor access controller (MFC) from dormakaba improves security for high-traffic elevator use, particularly in multi-family living environments. It is designed to operate in online or standalone applications. In online mode, the RAC5 MFC connects to a building’s IT network and has the capability to restrict access up to 64 floors per device. RAC5 provides ideal access control and security for multi-family facility elevator applications.

V6S – The Rugged, Consolidated In-vehicle Platform for Intelligent Fleet

Managing a distributed fleet with hundreds to thousands of vehicles remotely can get overwhelming. By deploying the LTE-ready vehicle PC on the trucks, fleet managers can rely on telematics technologies to digitalize in-vehicle tasks and remotely monitor those distributed trucks and buses with a consolidated fleet management solution. The V6S enables onboard fleet management solution that includes monitoring, navigation, tracking, communication, and data logging.

TDSi Launches new GARDiS Bluetooth Low Energy Reader

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi announced the launch of its new GARDiS Bluetooth Low Energy reader, which enables the authentication of security credentials from a compatible mobile device. This provides convenient, fully secure, cost-effective and safer contactless access for security operators and users. Research shows that 98% of security users view access control using a token or card as a constraint on their daily routine, whilst 68% would like to use their mobile smartphone to grant access.

AIoT Intelligent Traffic Management Eases City Traffic Congestion

It is not difficult to imagine the state of traffic flow during peak hours in a city, and increased traffic accidents also indirectly result in more social costs. Over 70% of the population is projected to congregate in cities in the future but transportation infrastructure will not see an equal proportionate increase. Solving traffic congestion and improving transportation quality given such infrastructure limitation will be the most important objective in managing city traffic.

Mobile and Touchless Access Products a Necessity in the New Era

The coronavirus has drastically changed personal and professional views and expectations about cleanliness in buildings and high traffic environments. Convenient, reliable and safe for both the properties and visitors, dormakaba’s Mobile Access Solutions and Touchless Access Solutions are excellent choices to reduce hand-to-door contact in high contact public areas such as healthcare facilities, restaurants, schools, offices and restrooms.

PlateSmart Chosen to Replace Hundreds of Rekor/OpenALPR Installs Across Western PA

Thanks to a new relationship with a key Pittsburgh, Pa.-area systems integrator, PlateSmart announced its AI-based automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)/vehicle recognition software is replacing Rekor installations on hundreds of citywide surveillance cameras throughout Western Pennsylvania. More than 100 law enforcement agencies will now be able to enjoy the speed, accuracy, and reliability of PlateSmart’s industry-leading vehicle recognition solutions.

Delta Barrier Stops 3rd Intruder at Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi in 15 Months

Delta Scientific announced that, on Thursday, May 21, just after 6 am, a terrorist tried to speed past a Delta Scientific MP5000 portable barrier onto the Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi. The intruder shot at the gate’s base security sailor but struck her bullet-resistant vest. According to the Associated Press, the sailor, who survived, then rolled over and hit the switch that raised the barrier, preventing the terrorist from gaining access to the base.

Lanner Offers Pre-validated Rugged In-vehicle Computers

Due to increasing initiatives for intelligent transport systems (ITS) applications such as connected vehicles and smart public transit, the demand is driving the growth of the in-vehicle computer system market. In addition, advancements in specialized vehicles such as connected ambulances, fire trucks, and cash-in-transit vehicles would be instrumental to the growth of the in-vehicle computer system market.

New Allegion Survey Finds Majority of Millennials Have Their Sights Set on Multifamily Living, Though Security Still a Top Priority

Allegion revealed the results of a national survey that provides insight into millennials’ preferences for multifamily living and how they prioritize safety and security. The survey, “Home Safe Home: How Millennial Preferences Are Redefining Multifamily Living,” highlights millennials’ habits, behaviors and tendencies when it comes to their living situation and expectations for the future, and evaluates their sense of security at home.