Boon Edam Inc., announced that Georgia Southern University’s state-of-the-art Recreation Activity Center (RAC) has deployed an integrated pedestrian access solution so only members can access the facility. A Boon Edam Trilock 60 tripod turnstile is integrated with Iris ID IrisAccess solution to enable swift user verification and access with a minimum of effort for students, faculty and staff.
Regroup Mass Notification, an industry leading provider of mass communication solutions, announced a strategic alliance with Code Blue Corporation, the pioneering manufacturer of emergency communication solutions, such as the iconic blue light Help Points® found at thousands of locations around the world. By partnering with Code Blue, mutual clients will be able to easily activate Code Blue speakerphones and public address systems through Regroup’s intuitive and easy-to-use messaging interface, enabling them to broadcast critical messages to large areas without requiring costly integrations.
Johnson Controls announced that Florida Atlantic University has selected the Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform to secure a new building that is part of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, a facility which houses research, administration, and a medical clinic. With C•CURE 9000, Florida Atlantic University can easily manage student access to classrooms and laboratories, which can range from 24-hour access to the building to limited facility access during examination time. In addition, the university needed to restrict access to medical record rooms, the pharmacy and other sensitive areas.
Code Blue Corporation renews its partnership with the Clery Center as a sponsor for Jeanne Clery Act Training events and during National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM). The Clery Center regularly hosts Clery Act training around the country, providing its members with exclusive services, expertise, resources and customized campus assessments.
Temperatures here in Montreal have once again settled into the low negative 30s. Rather than complain, we embrace the cold and head outside. And this year, it’s with the added benefit of getting ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. To be fair, we are not all Olympic athletes able to compete in bobsledding, skeleton, or moguls. But we do feel like winter sports are an essential part of our everyday lives. We feel personally connected with the event, and, for me, this extends to issues of security. A few years ago, I had the opportunity to talk with Juliette Kayyem, a professor who teaches on homeland security at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. At the time, she said something that has stayed with me ever since: “If you want to have a perfectly safe Super Bowl, don’t have a Super Bowl.”
Global Net Solutions (GNS), an innovator in facilities-based smart security and business intelligence solutions, unveiled its S-Badge, a revolutionary IoT-based security solution designed to improve safety and tackle insider threats and breaches in high security environments, such as airports, hospitals, school districts and college campuses, government agencies and more.
Johnson Controls is pleased to announce that the DSC iotega wireless security and automation solution is adding support for Apple HomeKit, enabling consumers to manage not only their security system but also other home automation abilities using Apple’s Home app or Siri on their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
3xLOGIC announced that Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (NC) have standardized on 3xLOGIC hybrid NVRs across their expansive school district. The district has 23 education and administration buildings, all equipped with a mix of analog and IP-cameras. At upwards of 90 to 100 cameras at some locations, Chapel Hill-Carrboro has video from several hundreds of cameras system wide.
Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) has executed a strategic agreement to supply its intelligent robotic solutions through Allied Universal Security Services. Allied Universal provides security service, systems, and solutions with over 150,000 security professionals to serve, secure, and care for people and businesses nationwide. RAD’s S5 Security Robots add significant benefits to the Allied Universal product and services portfolio by delivering a cost-effective solution to augment traditional guarding services. The robots will be leveraged to help Allied Universal customers supplement existing security professionals and improve safety, increase situational awareness and drive efficiency across the enterprise.
On the Move Systems is pleased to announce that Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), its wholly owned subsidiary, has deployed its first unmanned security guard robot at the headquarters of Romeo Power Technology in Vernon, Calif. The 113,000-square-foot facility will benefit from the addition of RAD robotic personnel and will augment the existing security, safety, and operational processes in place at the site.