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Viscount Patents QR Code-Powered Mobile Access Control Solution

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 Integrates With AMAG’s Access Control Security System

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 Awarded Patent to Increase Security for Schools and Business During Crisis Lockdowns

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.

Access Control Systems: Six Key Planning Steps

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.

Standard for Airport Security 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 Brings Wireless Access Control to More Doors

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 Secures Second U.S. Patent for IT-Centric Freedom Access Control Platform

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.

Access Control Integrations Handle Physical Security From Milestone XProtect Video Interface

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 Bundles Access Control With It’s Enterprise VMS at No Extra Charge

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 Net2 Access Control Integrates With Avigilon Control Center

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.