Access Control

Johnson Controls Introduces Tyco Cloud for Secure and Simple Security

Johnson Controls has announced Tyco Cloud, a new cloud-based security suite developed to help customers move costly and complex security infrastructure for access control and video surveillance to the cloud. With Tyco Cloud, organizations can reduce costs, improve enterprise security management and scale security operations on-demand, providing unlimited possibilities to deliver security services over the internet. Tyco Cloud allows users to protect lives, assets, and facilities.

Genetec Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Access Control Software Manufacturers in the World According to Latest IHS Report

According to a recent report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit, Genetec has become one of the fastest-growing providers of access control software in the world. The IHS report showed Genetec rising to the number 3 position in the Americas region, and to the number 6 position globally in 2018. According to IHS Markit Genetec is the only security and public safety solutions developer to hold top-10 global rankings across all physical security industry sectors.

Suprema Introduces Latest Access Control and Biometric Solutions at Security Exhibition & Conference 2019 in Australia

Suprema introduces the company’s latest range of biometric security solutions at Security Exhibition & Conference 2019 in Sydney, Australia. At the show, Suprema will showcase FaceLite, its latest facial recognition terminal, 2nd generation fingerprint IP readers and enterprise access control solutions. Launched at ISC West in April this year, Suprema extends introduction of the FaceLite in Australia. The FaceLite provides the world’s best facial recognition performance in terms of matching speed.

ProdataKey and DW Enhance Security Offerings through Seamless Access Control/VMS Integration

ProdataKey is offering a powerful new integration between pdk io access control and the DW Spectrum IPVMS video management platform. This seamless, integrated solution allows DW Spectrum users to review all pdk io event data from within the IPVMS interface and enables more efficient and effective security monitoring through automated responses to access-related events. The result is a comprehensive security solution, accessible through a single interface.

Interlogix TruProtect Commercial Security Solution Wins ESX Innovation Award

Interlogix announced its TruProtect commercial security solution is a winner in the 2019 Electronic Security Expo (ESX) Innovations Awards. TruProtect combines intrusion monitoring, access control and video surveillance into a robust single platform. Interlogix is part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

Sielox Announces Release of Pinnacle v.10.4 Access Control Platform at ISC West 2019

Sielox LLC is showcasing versatile new enhancements to its Pinnacle v.10.4 Access Control Platform at ISC West 2019. New functionality allows users to seamlessly access the features of Allegion’s Schlage Engage Wi-Fi locks enabling them to be easily integrated with Pinnacle Schlage Wi-Fi access platform feature. Additionally, Allegion Schlage wireless locks can now receive firmware updates through Sielox’s 1700 controller using Allegion ONR technology.

Disruption vs Innovation: What Is The Next Big Disruption In Physical Security?

Aren’t these the same? No, but they are related. Innovation is taking an existing product or concept and building something new and different that meets a customer’s need, whether they knew they had the need or not. Disruption completely changes how a product or service’s value chain is consumed and displaces an existing market. Clayton Christensen has put a lot of thought and research into the concept of how true disruption occurs.

The Migration Of The Access Control Market

Access control and the overall physical security market continue to grow at a rapid pace with no signs of slowing down. Market research expects the access control industry to grow to over $10B by 2022 which is about 9% CAGR. So, what’s driving this growth? There are several trends and disruptive technologies that are driving acceleration in a category that has traditionally been slower to migrate.

How Turnstiles Are Being Used To Protect Corporate Campuses With Unmanned Checkpoints

Financial Institutions are a prime example of corporate campuses that should be investing in perimeter protection solutions to keep their employees safe at all times. Securing who can come in and out of a building at unmanned checkpoints is crucial. Companies need to be vigilant in helping to secure egress points. Aeroturn has been working with major campuses over the years and recently helped protect a financial institution who had a brand new $285M corporate location in Rhode Island that needed perimeter protection.