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New Season of ASSA ABLOY’s Security Perspectives Podcast Takes a Deeper Dive into Industry Trends & Adoptions

ASSA ABLOY announces the return of their Security Perspectives Podcast for Season 2. Hosted by Jeremy Saline, Senior Director of Business Development, each episode features discussions with industry experts to shed light on the latest trends, cutting-edge technologies, and pertinent topics reshaping the security landscape.

Boon Edam Hosts Secured Entry Symposium

Boon Edam hosted the Secured Entry Symposium this past Wednesday, October 25th, at the company’s new Technology Center in Raleigh, NC. The event included exclusive training opportunities from event sponsors ASSA Abloy, LifeSafety Power, and Motorola Solutions, as well as demonstrations of Boon Edam’s latest secured entry solutions, followed by a networking cocktail reception.

ASSA ABLOY Joins the Mindful Materials Manufacturers Forum Created to Expand Building Industry Alignment

mindful MATERIALS (mM) announced the official launch of three building industry groups, known as The Forums, and ASSA ABLOY is excited to participate. The Forums represent owners and over 80 individuals from more than 40 leading companies across the manufacturing, architecture, design, engineering, and construction industries. The three groups that were formed this year are the Owners Forum, the AEC Forum, and the Manufacturers Forum.

ASSA ABLOY Brings Safety and Security to GSX 2023 With New, Innovative Opening Solutions

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in access solutions, returns to Global Security Exchange (GSX) to reconvene with the worldwide community of security professionals. Attendees can visit the ASSA ABLOY booth 3033 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX, from September 11-13, where the company will showcase its latest innovations for comprehensive door security and access control.

ASSA ABLOY Launches Expanded 360° Virtual Tour Across Education and Healthcare Markets

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announces an expanded version of its 360° virtual tour, which provides an immersive, interactive experience to illustrate the vital role of door security and access control in education and healthcare settings. The ASSA ABLOY 360° Virtual Tour takes users on a digital walkthrough of three venues: a university setting, a K-12 school, and a hospital.

ASSA ABLOY Integrates Aperio Wireless Technology with Verkada Command

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions completed the integration of their Aperio wireless lock technology with Verkada’s Command cloud-based management platform, delivering a fully integrated hardware and software solution that strengthens safety while simplifying management and lowering total cost of ownership. With the extensive locking hardware options available from ASSA ABLOY Group brands, the Aperio integration significantly expands the range of applications that can be managed by Verkada’s Command Access Control solution.

Designed for the Future: Next Generation Exit Devices from ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000 / PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions.

Erickson Senior Living Standardizes and Modernizes Physical Security Across its Enterprise with Genetec Security Center

Genetec announced that Erickson Senior Living has modernized and standardized its physical security systems across 16 of its communities with Genetec™ Security Center. The new platform enables the company to better protect residents, visitors and communities, and deliver a modern, streamlined resident experience, as threats and technologies evolve. Erickson Senior Living has been a trusted leader in senior living since 1983, today helping more than 28,000 residents live better lives in 21 communities across the U.S.

ONVIF, SIA Host Joint Webinar to Discuss “State of Standards”

ONVI and SIA will jointly host “The State of the Standards,” a webinar at 10:00-11:00 am EST (15:00-16:00 UTC) on January 26 to discuss the current and future outlook and market impact of technology standards on the evolving security technology industry. Peter Boriskin, chair of the SIA Standards Committee and chief technology officer at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Americas, and Leo Levit, chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee and director of systems integration at Axis Communications will offer their perspectives on how interoperability standards have accelerated the growth of the security industry and discuss current and future potential directions, impacts and areas of growth.

ALCEA acquisition to complement ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions’ critical infrastructure offering

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions announced that French-based ALCEA (SAS), whose acquisition was made known in August this year, will be merged into Global Solutions’ Critical Infrastructure business. ALCEA has a strong focus on access control and relevant vertical markets. The parties will present their combined offering at the Expoprotection trade show in Paris, 15–17 November. ALCEA’s has a turnover of approximately 20 million euros. The company is well established in the French-speaking market, in addition to France, also in South America.

US DOJ Sues to Block ASSA ABLOY’s Proposed Acquisition of Spectrum Brands’ Division

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to block ASSA ABLOY AB’s (ASSA ABLOY) proposed $4.3 billion acquisition of the Hardware and Home Improvement division of its rival, Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc (Spectrum). ASSA ABLOY and Spectrum are two of the three largest producers of residential door hardware in the concentrated, $2.4 billion U.S. industry. If the merger were to go through the DoJ says that Assa Abloy would have a “near monopoly” on premium mechanical door hardware and more than a 50 percent share in smart locks.

ASSA ABLOY Academy Introduces New Learning Experience Platform Clearly in a Class Of Its Own

ASSA ABLOY unveils a newly redesigned and easier to use Learning Experience Platform (LXP) for ASSA ABLOY Academy, the company’s industry-leading e-learning and in-person training system. The ASSA ABLOY Academy LXP is designed to educate door and hardware professionals about proper installation techniques, how to identify common issues, maintaining code compliance, and the latest product innovations to help enhance building safety, security, convenience and performance. The site features a full spectrum of training, from fundamentals through intermediate courses to advanced level learning.

At Europe’s Newest Multipurpose Arena, Nokia Arena, Doors Open with Mobile Phones

Europe’s newest multipurpose arena, Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland, includes state-of-the-art access management. Security and access control systems are integrated with arena staff shifts and logistics. Mobile devices and wristbands are used as keys. Rapid emergency exit is also central to the arena, which draws 15,000 people. Solutions for the arena have been provided by Abloy Oy.

The PSIA Elects Jason Ouellette, Johnson Controls and Ewa Pigna, LenelS2, as Officers

PSIA announced it has elected Jason Ouellette, as its Chairman and Ewa Pigna, the Chief Technology Officer for LenelS2, a part of Carrier Global Corporation, as its Vice-Chairman. In addition, Peter Boriskin, the Chief Technology Officer for ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Americas, will continue in his role as the organization’s treasurer. The PSIA membership develops specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data and intelligence throughout the physical security and enterprise ecosystems.

LenelS2 Announces NetBox Version 5.3, Supporting BlueDiamond Touchless Access

LenelS2 announced the release of LenelS2 NetBox Version 5.3 access control software that brings complete BlueDiamondä support to the NetBox ecosystem as well as expanded support for ASSA ABLOY and Allegion products. LenelS2, a global leader in advanced security systems and services, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating, and air conditioning, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

HID Global Names Björn Lidefelt President and CEO

HID Global announces Björn Lidefelt has been named President and CEO. Björn joins the company after serving as Chief Commercial Officer at HID parent company ASSA ABLOY, where he oversaw branding, communications, commercial development and strategy. He also has extensive experience in international sales and marketing, having spent more than nine years in Asia Pacific markets including China and Malaysia.

Sielox Layered Access and Emergency Notification Solutions Take Center Stage at ISC East 2019

Sielox LLC is showcasing its latest innovations for access control and emergency notification and response at ISC East. The company’s layered security solutions address the challenges and complexities of providing a balanced combination of features and configurations to best accommodate each individual user’s specific application and need. Featured solutions on display include: new integrations with Allegion Over Network Reprogramming for networked Schlage locks.

ASSA ABLOY Acquires LifeSafety Power

ASSA ABLOY has acquired LifeSafety Power, a leading US supplier of smart integrated access control power solutions for OEMs, integrators and end-users. LifeSafety Power was established in 2009 and has some 65 employees. The main office is located in Libertyville, Illinois. Sales for 2019 are expected to reach about USD 30 million with a good EBIT margin and the acquisition will be accretive to EPS from start. The ASSA ABLOY Group is a global leader in access solutions.

ASSA ABLOY Integrates Aperio Wireless Technology with Sielox Pinnacle Access Control Platform

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announces the integration of their Aperio™ wireless lock technology with the Pinnacle Advanced access control software and 1700 Intelligent Controller from Sielox LLC, a designer of innovative Layered Security Solutions since 1979. Aperio will integrate with Version 10.4 of Pinnacle Access Control Platform.

HID Global Announces Support for Student IDs in Apple Wallet

HID Global announced support for Seos® enabled student IDs in Apple Wallet. Beginning this fall, students, faculty and staff at Clemson University will be able to add their IDs to Apple Wallet and use their iPhone and Apple Watch to access buildings on campus, purchase meals and much more. To support student IDs in Apple Wallet on iPhone and Apple Watch, HID provides Seos-enabled credentials, HID iCLASS SE and HID OMNIKEY readers.