The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge relies on customized security solutions from Bosch to ensure safe operations. The world’s largest sea-crossing bridge was opened by Chinese officials late October 2018. Spanning 55 kilometers in length, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge directly connects Hong Kong to Macao and then to the Chinese city of Zhuhai for the first time. At a total cost of USD 20 billion, it is a major boost for China’s Greater Bay Area, an emerging industrial and technological hotbed that is home to 68 million people and a showcase project for Bosch Building Technologies.
Bosch has expanded its professional services for integrators with the Boost Onsite Support offering available in North America. Designed to assist with the commissioning of large and complex installations, integrators selecting this service receive in-shop and/or on-site support from a Bosch technical expert as well as access to this specialist via email and phone throughout the duration of the project. The Bosch technical expert will provide review and guidance on the programming of Bosch security, safety and communications systems.
Bosch introduces the B444 Conettix 4G LTE plug-in cellular communicator, which enables seamless two-way IP communication over the Verizon 4G LTE cellular network in the United States. The B444 plugs into compatible Bosch products, including the B/G Series Control Panels, B465 Universal Dual Path Communicator, and the B450 Plug-in Communicator. Cellular communication is a reliable alternative to the standard telephone infrastructure and enables end users to eliminate expenses associated with up to two dedicated phone line connections per control panel.
Located one hour outside of London, the borough of Runnymede is a local government district with over 80,000 residents in the county of Surrey. It is one of the most prosperous parts of the London commuter belt and home to some of the UK’s most expensive real estate. In order to enhance public safety, the borough council contracted service provider Safer Runnymede. Working with Nottinghamshire-based systems integrator Central Security Systems, the experts installed a platform combining public safety technology with personal safety services such as care solutions for the elderly.
Through the cloud, dealers have a complete intrusion and access control offering with Bosch panels requiring no additional hardware or software. The cloud is an enabling technology that brings new opportunity to security dealers and integrators and a way to provide popular services to customers in every market vertical. A seamless integration between Bosch B and G Series Control Panels and Connect ONE® by Connected Technologies LLC makes it simple for dealers to add intrusion detection and access control services from a single panel while using one interface to manage every customer.
Bosch further increases personalized access control with new version of its Access Professional Edition. Bosch has further enhanced the convenience and ease of operation of its access control software Access Professional Edition (APE) in the just released version 3.7. The update adds new features such as assembly points for emergency situations, personalized permanent open and output signals, plus easier management of user access rights and data supporting companies to meet the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Bosch will showcase new hardware and software products and tools to make installations and upgrades easier and more attractive for integrators, integrated security systems that deliver significant business benefits for end users, and solutions to further increase data security in video surveillance. At ISC West 2018, Visitors to the Bosch booth will see a new app that makes planning and pre-configuration of video systems more efficient, an enhanced communicator for upgrading fire and intrusion control panel communications, and a video surveillance solution from Bosch and Genetec offering high level end-to-end data security.
Physical security that was often a second thought weighing against information security, is entirely changing its pose today. With threats starting from people inside an organization to external entities, organizations across the globe struggle for managing their security posture day by day. To help CTOs, CIOs, and CEOs find the right Physical Security Technology solution provider, a distinguished selection panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, and CIOReview’s editorial board has selected a list of Physical Security Technology solution providers that exhibit innovative technologies and strategies.
Cancun Airport is Mexico’s second busiest airport, after Mexico City, but the biggest for international passengers. The number of passengers has been growing quickly, from seven million in 1999 to approximately 23 million annually today. With the number of visitors increasing sharply, passenger safety and security has become more demanding and has required a comprehensive new security solution. Airport Operator ASUR decided to redesign video security to have one system operating across all four terminals.
Arteco announced that its Video Event Management and Video Intelligence Solutions are now integrated with Bosch Security Systems IP-cameras and security devices. The close integration between Bosch technologies and Arteco’s NEXT video event management system (VEMS) will support more of Bosch’s core functions, leading to stronger security and advanced capabilities to build advanced intelligence.