exacqVision video management system (VMS) from Johnson Controls is now at version 8.8 with their latest release that delivers new tools that improve situation awareness and additional control features for both administrators and users. To better react to imminent events that could potentially affect business, users can now embed a web page as a panel within the exacqVision client to get important information such as weather updates or breaking news headlines.
Johnson Controls introduces the newest versions of its C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform from Software House to now include greater credential security and flexibility in smart card encoding by integrating with two new smart card technologies. New personnel and credential management functionalities for the Software House C•CURE 9000 v2.60 SP1 (standalone) and v2.61 (unified with victor from American Dynamics) adds support for NXP MIFARE DesFire EV1 and EV2 smart card encoding.
Johnson Controls introduces the next generation of Illustra Flex 3MP Mini-Dome, Bullet and Box cameras with features such as P-iris lenses and TrickleStor technology to provide optimal image quality and reliability, and the convenience and efficiency of bandwidth management of the camera using Illustra IntelliZip compression technology. Going beyond H.264 and H.265, the embedded Illustra IntelliZip technology monitors and then adjusts system streaming parameters, matching the camera’s field of view activity.
Johnson Controls’ newest version of its victor Unified Video Management Systems and VideoEdge Network Video Recorders from American Dynamics, provides a transformed, contemporary user interface and new detection and analytics features for increased visibility of the security environment. With victor/VideoEdge 5.0, the updated feature set includes license plate-recognition, perimeter detection, edge-based SD-card failover redundancy and several other advanced surveillance features, delivering greater and faster command and control capabilities.
Johnson Controls introduces comprehensive and automated visitor management as a core component of the C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform with a new self-service Kiosk Application and optional stand offerings that connect through the C•CURE Portal. The new release provides auto-generation and assignment of temporary credentials for visitors, and customizable access control workflows for more efficient management of access credential requests.
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 announced that its American Dynamics victor Video Management Software now integrates with the Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System from Shooter Detection Systems, providing users with an automated solution to react in real-time to shots fired in a facility. By reducing the margin of human error, the solution helps to eliminate costly false alerts while enhancing the overall security of any school, business or public venue building.
exacqVision 8.6 offers a host of new features that improve the user experience and overall system protection. exacqVision’s search capabilities now let users leverage event information from intrusion and access control systems for a more comprehensive security picture. This release also makes it easier for organizations to tag and retain important video. Every release provides an opportunity to provide more stringent protections against cyber-attacks, and 8.6 now offers complex passwords and system lockout criteria, making exacqVision a more hardened VMS than ever before.
Johnson Controls today announced its board of directors has appointed Lynn Minella vice president, chief human resources officer effective June 14. She will also serve as a corporate officer. Minella succeeds Simon Davis who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
In a May 2017 letter to its customers, Johnson Controls announced that it would begin phasing out the Tyco Security Products brand. David Grinstead, vice president and general manager of security products for Johnson Controls’ Building Technologies & Solutions division, stated that the Tyco name itself would be retained as a security technology brand within the company’s product portfolio but that Tyco Security Products as a business unit would take on the Johnson Controls brand.