Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., today announced that it has launched its first phase of video analytics, which includes line crossing, intrusion detection, and object counting within the Eagle Eye Cloud Security Camera VMS. This is the first analytics-based release, empowering customers to easily and instantly activate analytics on their cameras without having to install additional hardware or software. No on-site technicians or system upgrades are needed.
XenData, the global provider of high capacity data storage solutions, launches its CX-10 Appliance, which can manage a single hybrid file system across two storage tiers: 10 TB of on-premises RAID and unlimited Microsoft Azure blob storage. The appliance allows existing file-based applications to use cloud storage without the need for modification. The CX-10 has highly configurable RAID retention policies that determine which files are written to the cloud, local RAID, or both allowing users to set policy rules for different file types and folders.
Traditionally architected video surveillance does not have the ability to address the upcoming security concerns faced by a business. With increasing agility in business processes, video management software (VMS) service providers cannot afford VMS application to be down, even for a short time. With single-tiered VMS (monolithic architecture), it is nearly impossible to meet the dynamic and evolving surveillance requirements of the modern businesses.
Brivo, the global leader in cloud-based access control systems, announced the release of their new physical security assessment tool created to help businesses calculate the security risk of their facilities. A recent market survey conducted by Brivo discovered a massive gap between perceived safety and actual facility vulnerabilities. The survey found that 61% of facility managers were not concerned about their location’s physical security. Yet 40% were still using lock and key, and 62% used standard keycards and fobs. We feel that this is not a safe approach, especially in a world where technology is prominent and keycards can be easily lost, shared, or duplicated.
Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, announced a new Video Cloud IoT as a Service business based in California called ARCUS Global Inc. Owned by Canon Europe and built on the intellectual property, technology and expertise of Canon Group company, Milestone Systems, ARCUS Global Inc. will address the significant unmet global market demand from large enterprises for Video Cloud IoT as a Service for security and business optimisation. ARCUS Global, Inc., is a spin-off from Milestone Systems and is headquartered in California.
Galaxy Control Systems, a leading provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is demonstrating the recently released Galaxy Cloud Concierge solution at their booth (#233) at the 2017 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference & Expo. More than simply a hosted access control solution, Galaxy Cloud Concierge offers end users a complete turnkey, cloud-based, fully hosted and managed access control and monitoring solution that integrates video surveillance, visitor management, elevator control, locks and turnstiles onto a unified platform
Salto Systems S.L., announces the acquisition of the remainder shares in Clay, to become sole owner of the company and the purchase of a significant equity share in Poly-Control, the manufacturer of Danalock. With these important steps, Salto Systems, market leader in electronic locking, executes on its strategy by strengthening its leading position in both Cloud technology and Mobile Access, as well as Electronic Locks for the Residential market.
Cloud technology has resulted in a society that is always connected. For the security industry, this means it is now possible to remotely monitor many locations from hundreds of miles away. This is an area where Vanderbilt solutions carry particular depth. A browser and an internet connection are all that’s required to access Vanderbilt’s flagship cloud products, ACT365 and SPC Connect. ACT365 is an integrated access control and video management solution while SPC Connect is one of the strongest intrusion detection solutions on the market. Remote monitoring is a backbone feature of these solutions.
Toshiba Surveillance and IP Video Group, a business unit of Toshiba Information Systems, Inc., has expanded its line of Percept cloud-powered network video recorders designed to enhance the management of IP video networks. Percept has a universal sign-on that lets users access their recorders from anywhere, with almost any device. This does away with the integration hassles common with IP networks, so tech support time is reduced, plus system authorization is better safeguarded by the elimination of improperly stored passwords. Percept NVRs make it easier to export, share, and download video to the cloud, and to monitor the health of the recorder remotely using Toshiba’s MySurveillix service.
Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced the addition of SPC Connect to its SPC product portfolio, a hosted cloud-based solution designed specifically for installers to monitor, manage, and maintain SPC panels remotely from any location. The Vanderbilt SPC series of hybrid intrusion detection systems offer a cost-effective design and installation concept, with both wired and wireless capabilities for intrusion coverage. SPC can be tailored to small businesses, with applicability through large multinational enterprise organizations.
ISONAS Inc., a leading Pure IP™ access control system manufacturer, announced that the company will be releasing Pure Access 2.2 in May 2017, marking the one-year anniversary of Pure Access. Launched in 2016, Pure Access, is an industry leading, cloud-based access control software application that provides users the ability to manage their access control from anywhere at any time, on any device.
Feenics Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based access control solutions, launched its enterprise Keep by Feenics™ platform that delivers extreme scalability, unprecedented flexibility and advanced security. The new cloud-based access control as service (ACaaS) platform integrates native visitor management, and incorporates RESTful API that dramatically simplifies integrating complementary systems plus connecting Keep to applications outside of the organization. The solution’s mobile capabilities also make it possible for customers to monitor and manage systems on the go.
BluBØX Security Inc., an AI Cloud-Based Access Control and Video Platform manufacturer is proud to announce its new partnership with Milestone Systems, the globally leading open platform provider of IP video management software (VMS). Any existing or new Milestone XProtect™ Corporate or Expert system can easily be brought to the BluBØX™ Cloud with a BluSKY Milestone integration. In addition, the integration provides a vehicle for BluSKY AI, Access Control, Alarm Management, Visitor Management, Elevator Destination Dispatch, Intercom and Biometric applications to create a single unified security platform. The system can run simultaneously on-premise and in the cloud making it accessible from any device, anywhere, at any time.
According to a new study commissioned by Schneider Electric, companies across industries are increasingly leveraging the cloud for security applications, with 42 percent of respondents indicating they currently run security applications in the cloud and almost half (45 percent) stating they are likely or extremely likely to transition security operations to the cloud in the future. Organizations utilize the cloud for existing applications including data storage, human resources, email, and security are eager to continue adopting it for security operations.
Incorporating SALTO’s proven reliability and stability in cloud-based access control, SALTO KS offers a solution to anyone who is looking for vastly better functionality and performance than is possible with a traditional solution. SALTO KS provides a flexible access control management system that requires no software installation or the added expense of a fully-wired electronic product. All that is needed is an online device with an Internet connection. Providing end users with cloud-based SALTO KS Keys as a Service reduces cost and almost eliminates the need for maintenance.
A.C. Moore opened its first arts and crafts store in 1985 in Moorestown, New Jersey, United States. Today, the national retailer sells an assortment of merchandise in over 130 locations on the Eastern coast. With over 40,000 items offered at each store at any given time, A.C. Moore prides itself on offering its customers the best product selection, value and service. As a progressive retailer, A.C. Moore is always keen on implementing processes and technologies to keep its stores up-to-date and its customers happy. So when Steve Werner, Director of Loss Prevention, was brought onboard, he went straight to work on identifying areas to improve processes and refocus resources on the customer experience. Almost immediately, the process for reviewing cashier transactions came into focus. Store managers would spend over an hour every day reviewing cash register transactions, pointing the loss prevention (LP) team to dubious behaviors or suspicious activities, if they were spotted.
Hanwha Techwin America announced that several of its WiseNet III and Wisenet Lite Series cameras have been certified on the Stratocast Cloud Integration for the Genetec Inc. cloud-based video-surveillance-as-a-service (VSaaS) solution. Building on the two companies’ already strong partnership, this seamless integration allows end users to benefit from the combined strengths of the Stratocast cloud-based video surveillance service.
Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China has announced the integration of its IP-cameras to Ivideon cloud service. The integration involves Lite series, ECO Savvy 2.0 series, and Wi-Fi series IP-cameras, which offer 1.3 and 3 megapixels resolution. Eco Savvy 3.0 series and XVR (Penta-brid Video Recorder) are to follow in the coming weeks.
Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., announced the Eagle Eye Contract Vault, a complete cloud based system for recording and archiving video of important business transactions. The video recordings are stored long-term in the Eagle Eye Cloud Data Centers with descriptions and metadata for easy search and retrieval. Using the Eagle Eye Video API both audio and video analysis can be completed on the recordings to extract key data. Currently the system is used for recording contracts for vacation ownership, home loans, and personal loans. Other applications include estate planning, human resource actions, and financial transactions.
Strand’s video surveillance software is a “lean client,” which designates the server for a majority of the data processing. This setup ensures stability in the surveillance system, and allows users to control their system from any location in the world without having to download client software.