S2 Security announced the release of S2 Mobile Security Professional, a security management app for smartphones and tablets. S2 Mobile Security Professional allows both security managers and staff to operate their S2 access control and video management systems from anywhere, dramatically improving productivity, decision-making and response time. The new app is a complete reimagining of the award-winning S2 Mobile Security Officer.
VIZpin, the market leader in Smartphone Access Control, has announced the launch of VIZpin ROLES. This major update to the popular Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) greatly simplifies system administration for small, medium and large access control applications.
3xLOGIC announced a newly-expanded Certified Partner Program for new dealers all the way up to existing National Account partners. The program will be offered to current and potential partners via their 3xLOGIC Regional Sales Manager and it will continue to evolve with new benefits added over time. All existing 3xLOGIC dealers will be reviewed and those who meet the CPP criteria will be invited to participate in the program.
3xLOGIC —a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ winner— announced a new, no-cost feature has been added to their infinias access control software: push notifications. Users receive push notifications directly to their mobile device using 3xLOGIC’s Site Access mobile app available for both iOS and android devices. infinias Push Notification allows users to proactively manage their access control system instead of just reacting to a problem. With infinias Push Notification, users can be notified when a door is propped open, left open, or in an override state, such as Lockdown. Users are also notified when there is any activity before or after normal work hours.
The integration between Suprema’s BioStar 1 and 2 and Arteco adds real-time access control events into Arteco. BioStar solutions can now be managed from within the Arteco VEMS interface, streamlining usability and boosting event management. Through the Arteco mapping interface, operators can check door status and manage locks, demonstrating the benefits of managing multiple connectors through the Arteco UI.
SecureCircle has announced the launch of its flagship security product, SecureCircle, which is the first security product designed to meet the challenges of securing and managing unstructured data in a “zero-trust” world. Differing from other data security and access control solutions, SecureCircle automatically detects and transparently protects data no matter the form it takes throughout its lifecycle.
The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (CGI), a leader in garage door opener and access control solutions, filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC) on Thursday, November 30, 2017. Lawsuit Alleges Infringement on Three Patents for Inventions that Improve Safety and Energy Efficient Operation of Garage Doors and Gates; Patented Technology Used in Chamberlain® and LiftMaster® Brands
Pelco by Schneider Electric has joined forces with AMAG Technology to deliver a truly integrated and scalable access control and surveillance system management solution enabling end-users across a wide spectrum of applications to make faster and more informed decisions.
Genetec has announced a new version of Security Center, an open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. Security Center 5.7 allows users to make insight-driven decisions based on security and analytics data. This latest version also adds privacy protection for individuals, efficiently distributes HID mobile access control credentials, and ensures business continuity with native access control failover.
Boon Edam announced that the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) has recently completed a major renovation project featuring a new South entrance with a Boon Edam manually revolving door called the BoonAssist TQ. A major expansion designed by Frank Gehry in 2008 with lead support from the family of Ken Thomson makes the AGO a highly-photographed architectural landmark. The AGO has been undergoing improvements and renovations for a number of years and the most recent project was an ambitious one. In a joint effort with the City of Toronto and the local community, the AGO worked to revitalize Grange Park, a 4.5 acre green space located behind the Gallery.