Viscount recently patented a method of using QR codes for mobile-based access control. Viscount Systems has been awarded U.S. Patent 8941465 B2, outlining a system and method for physical access control using QR codes and mobile devices, as part of its Freedom Access Control Solution.
exacqVision is now certified with the latest version 8.0 of AMAG’s Symmetry access control system . The Symmetry integration allows exacqVision users to view live and recorded video from Exacq-managed cameras within Symmetry’s client software. Now, with version 8.0, users can enable and disable motion alarms for each camera. Together, exacqVision and Symmetry provide users a complete end-to-end system increasing situational awareness and visitor identification management.
Viscount Systems (OTCQB:VSYS), a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, has been awarded its third U.S. patent for its Freedom Access Control solution, building on the technology’s already strong intellectual property foundation. U.S. Patent 8907763 B2 outlines the system and method for mustering individuals during an emergency using mobile devices.
At one time, the function of an access control system was simply to enable facilities to control the ability to enter and leave without using hard keys, while creating a logging system with no paper. Access control systems have evolved into multi-faceted tools that can control the movement of people and assets, support video, and integrate cameras as well as financial and vending systems — all with the use of one smartcard or token. Because of this complexity, it’s essential to follow the proper steps in planning access control systems.
Available at No Cost to U.S. Airport Operators is the recently produced document Standard for Airport Security Access Control Systems. DO-230D provides guidance on acquiring and designing airport security access control systems, testing and evaluating system performance, and operational requirements.
Honeywell announced enhancements to its Pro-Watch security management system that allow integrators to cost effectively accommodate virtually any access control need through expanded support for wireless locksets and biometric readers. Pro-Watch 4.2 is now compatible with multiple biometric reader options, along with added support for several brands and types of wireless locks – including options from Allegion (AD-400 Series), Assa Abloy (Aperio Line), and Salto (Sallis and SVN) – that enable the system to protect previously hard-to-reach doors and locations.
Viscount Systems (OTCQB:VSYS), a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, announced it has received a second U.S. patent for its Freedom Access Control solution, building on the technology’s strong IP foundation. U.S. Patent 8854177 B2 outlines the system and method for storing user permissions for multiple disparate physical devices in a unified permissions database, connected to a network in common with the products.
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) integrated with access control systems from multiple Milestone Solution Partners will be presented at this month’s security industry events: SECURITY Essen in Germany and ASIS International in Atlanta, Georgia.
Video Insight VMS will unveil its latest version of VI Monitor v6 —which includes MonitorCastEDU, an access control product designed specifically for the multi-campus education market— at the upcoming ASIS 2014 conference in Atlanta. This latest version of VI Monitor v6 is designed to provide K-12 schools and universities the necessary access control features needed to enhance day-to-day security without adding additional cost.
Paxton announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with the award-winning Avigilon Control Center (ACC) video management software. The integration will enable users to manage building security more easily through a unified security center. The integration with ACC provides users with a complete operating experience, which includes the benefits of both access control and video management software under a single interface.
All of the recent news reports about the mishandling and hacking of card information has made both consumers and institutions more leery of using a card only to verify the card holder, especially at openings that need a higher level of security. There is an increasing demand for an affordable way to use biometrics to authenticate the card holder without having to replace already-installed readers and equipment.
Boon Edam, Inc., announced North Carolina State University (NC State), in Raleigh NC, has installed Boon Edam Speedlane 996DA (Drop Arm) optical turnstiles at the main entrances of both its recreational facility buildings.
Viscount Systems (OTCQB:VSYS), a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, today announced that it has been awarded additional contracts to secure U.S. Federal Government facilities in Washington, D.C., and Ohio for the Department of Homeland Security – United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Code Blue Corporation announced that it has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Code Blue’s ToolVox interfaces with the Lenel OnGuard access control system to enable customers to monitor the status of the ToolVox emergency communication management platform and all calls placed from Code Blue phones. “Code Blue has […]
The next technology wave for the video surveillance market is for it to become the head end for all IP enabled appliances and sensors in the customer’s enterprise. The migration is obvious as you currently have the video surveillance infrastructure in place, which has the bandwidth, IP enabled connectivity, and trained personnel to lead this […]
Vanderbilt Industries, a global leader in access control innovation, today announced the introduction of lite blue™, a new 2-door web-based access control system with expansion capabilities to 8 devices. lite blue boasts the same easy-to-use software as the company’s bright blue® Intelligent Access Management System and is easily upgradeable to a full bright blue 32-door […]
Georgia State University (GSU) is centered in historic downtown Atlanta. Its urban surroundings provide approximately 32,000 students with a distinguished education, as well as access to the city’s government, culture, and business organizations. The University is considered a commuter school with 61 percent of first-year students living on campus and 17 percent of all undergraduates […]
The market for wireless access control remains embryonic. Just 6% of businesses have a fully wireless system, according to an IFSEC Global survey of businesses across a wide range of sizes and sectors. In addition, 17% of premises employ a hybrid solution, a mixture of wired and wireless access systems. This low installed base obviously […]
Lets Healthcare Organizations Easily Migrate from Mechanical Locks to Electronic Access Control. Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions, will show ASHE Annual exhibition attendees how easily they can migrate from mechanical locks to electronic access control to secure more openings at a lower cost than other electronic locks […]
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that on June 24-25 over 150 government officials, security professionals, integrators, and contractors came together at Delta’s Fredericksburg, VA, office to view anti-terrorism barriers, bollards, crash-rated gates, and other equipment including new products. Visiting an average three […]