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Johnson Controls Acquires SES to Extend Access Control to Critical Infrastructure

ohnson Controls announced that it acquired Security Enhancement Systems LLC (SES), a provider of mobile-based, keyless access control solutions used in critical infrastructure, including telecommunication towers for major providers. SES integration of mobile, cloud and on-premise technology provides a complete solution for multi-site security. SES has pioneered highly optimized and versatile locking solutions for remote sites that include diverse security needs for perimeter control, equipment, shelters and other valuable assets for telecommunication, utilities, transportation and data centers.

Johnson Controls Announces IQ Pro for Commercial Markets

Johnson Controls announced the new IQ Pro, a hybrid panel utilizing the IQ Platform and key features from IQ Panel 4, PowerSeries Neo and customer feedback. IQ Pro will address the needs of commercial, SMB, large residential, campus, and K-12 markets. Building on the IQ Platform, the IQ Pro will support PowerG’s advanced sensor technology with industry-leading wireless range and extensive portfolio of life safety and security devices.

Johnson Controls Announces C•CURE IQ, New Cloud-Enabled, Unified Security Platform for Commercial and Complex Buildings

Johnson Controls has announced C·CURE IQ, a new cloud-ready software platform unifying the enterprise access control solution of Software House’s C·CURE 9000 with the power of American Dynamics VideoEdge solutions. The technology provides deployment flexibility – cloud, on-premises, hybrid, IaaS/SaaS – and is made for industries such as enterprise, government, airports, smart cities, manufacturing, healthcare, and others with Edge AI; reducing the total cost of ownership.

Johnson Controls Introduces iSTAR Ultra LT Network Door Controller

Johnson Controls introduces the iSTAR Ultra LT Door Controller from Software House, a special edition iSTAR Ultra door controller that provides a full IP architecture and enterprise level features for small to mid-sized access control deployments. iSTAR Ultra LT centralizes all access control decision processing and secures network communications while allowing end users to use existing infrastructure and Power over Ethernet capabilities to reduce costs.

Johnson Controls Incorporates Open Standard PLAI Adapter into C•CURE 9000

ohnson Controls introduces the PLAI Adapter for the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system, which connects to the PLAI Agent for physical access control system compatibility. This open standards approach enables enterprises to easily manage personnel identity and physical access across disparate physical access control platforms and other identity-based systems, reducing complexity and cost in system administration .

Johnson Controls Easy to Install KT-2 Two Door Controller is an Ideal Solution for Small to Medium Businesses

Johnson Controls introduces Tyco Kantech KT-2, an adaptable two-door controller that is cost effective and easy to install and operate for small to medium sized businesses. This new door controller expands Johnson Controls line of multi-door control solutions purposely designed for retailers, medical offices, warehouses and businesses with needs ranging from one door to thousands. The KT-2 seamlessly integrates into OpenBlue, the dynamic platform for connected, safe and sustainable building solutions.

Johnson Controls Pushes the Edges of Innovation by Adding Body Worn Camera, Autonomous Robot and Mail Screening Solutions

Johnson Controls is announcing the addition of body worn cameras and autonomous robots to its physical security portfolio along with the integration of package screening technology powered by RaySecur. These intelligent technologies further strengthen Johnson Controls comprehensive building security portfolio and enable customers to extend the power of their systems far beyond the capabilities of traditional access control and video surveillance.

Vector Flow Integrated with C•CURE 9000 and Johnson Controls

Vector Flow announces integration with the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 and Johnson Controls. The integration allows customers to manage personnel, automate physical access assignments more efficiently by leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make recommendations on access needed. The integration also optimizes the configuration of physical security devices managed by C•CURE 9000 thus reducing false alarms and increasing SOC productivity.

Johnson Controls Adds Cloud-based Access Control to Cloudvue Platform

Johnson Controls is introducing Cloudvue with access control, with the Tyco Kantech KT-1 one-door controller. This powerful technology collaboration enables centrally managed cloud video surveillance and access control across an entire organization from a single browser, part of the Johnson Controls commitment to providing technology so customers can maintain safe building environments, healthy business operations and seamless occupant experiences.

StoneLock Integrates with Johnson Controls Access Control

StoneLock announced the official integration Johnson Controls Access Control, together with providing contactless security and event management technologies that enhance security, privacy, and ease of use. Released in 2020, the StoneLock GO delivers a true frictionless authentication of users and simplified enrollment intentionally built to protect the user’s privacy through its proprietary, “faceless” recognition technology for global enterprises.

Delivering Seamless Frictionless Access Control

Johnson Controls and Alcatraz AI have collaborated to provide a comprehensive suite of AI-powered security solutions and services to meet the growing need for frictionless entry and advanced building security. Leveraging its own data-powered access control technology combined with Alcatraz AI’s advanced facial authentication platform, the Alcatraz Rock, Johnson Controls offers comprehensive industry-leading solutions to protect occupants and assets from building intruders and enable healthier hands-free entry.

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.

Johnson Controls Launches Intelligent Frictionless Access Control For High-Security Environments

Johnson Controls has launched Tyco Illustra Insight, an intelligent frictionless access management solution for work environments where there is a requirement for a high level of security without disrupting the constant flow of employees, contractors and visitors. The solution offers an unobtrusive, stress-free way for authorized people to smoothly move around buildings, places and spaces, and yet provides security personnel with a highly effective solution.

Johnson Controls Strengthens its Tyco Illustra Essentials Camera Range

Johnson Controls has added four new models to its Tyco Illustra Essentials IP camera range. The new fourth-generation Essentials mini-dome, varifocal mini-dome, bullet, and varifocal bullet cameras, which supersede their respective older models, are all equipped with built-in adaptive IR illumination which enables them to capture up to two-megapixel HD resolution images of objects in total darkness up to a distance of 30m (98ft).

Johnson Controls Adds Cost-effective, AI-Driven Face Mask Detection to ExacqVision VMS

Johnson Controls is announcing exacqVision 20.09, which offers an integrated, cost-effective face mask detection solution that can quickly put information into the hands of facility decision-makers to help maintain safe environments for employees and visitors. Based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics versus pixel-based analytics, exacqVision 20.09 with Face Mask Detection offers improved accuracy and a scalable, efficient solution.

Johnson Controls Introduces Tyco Software House iSTAR Edge G2

Johnson Controls is introducing a reliable, cyber-hardened IP edge access control device for up to four doors. One of the most powerful, flexible and secure edge access controllers, Tyco Software House iSTAR Edge G2 provides effortless upgrades from existing edge controllers, is OSDP compatible and supports embedded high assurance FICAM operation without additional third-party hardware, making it an ideal solution for both government and commercial users.

Johnson Controls Releases Mask Detection, Intelligent Person Search and More in Victor/ VideoEdge 5.6 update

Johnson Controls introduces the latest generation of the Tyco American Dynamics victor/ VideoEdge solution, which introduces powerful features such as Intelligent Person Search, Area Occupancy, new Event Management hub, 64-bit client, and NVR Network Interface Card bonding for increased bandwidth. New victor/ VideoEdge AI features give security operations an advantage over potential threats with shortened response times and more accurate intelligent search capabilities.

Introducing the New Tyco Illustra Flex Multi-Sensor Camera

Johnson Controls has further expanded its Tyco Illustra range with the launch of a new Flex multi-directional camera. Designed to provide a highly cost-effective solution for monitoring activity over wide-open spaces, the second generation Illustra Flex multi-directional camera is equipped with four separate image sensors which can be individually positioned and angled to provide up to 360-degree coverage via four separate non-stitched video streams.

Johnson Controls Acquires Qolsys, Inc. to Capitalize on Emerging Technologies

Johnson Controls announced it has acquired the remaining stake of Qolsys, after owning a majority since 2014. Qolsys enhances Johnson Controls’ global innovation platform delivering next-generation security and smart building solutions. By applying data from both inside and outside buildings, Johnson Controls OpenBlue digital platforms empower customers to manage operations while delivering safety and security in dynamic and agile environments.

Johnson Controls introduces Innometriks Cheetah SE Bio High Assurance Smart Card Reader

Johnson Controls is introducing the Innometriks Cheetah SE Bio High Assurance Smart Card Reader with fingerprint biometric matching. The card reader’s advanced system and seamless architecture allow for efficient integration with a range of physical access control systems with its secure and open-based OSDP protocol. With this update, enrollments are captured and stored in a central database and matched via OSDP or stored directly on a smartcard,