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,
PSA announced the addition of Tyco Cloud to its Managed Security Service Provider Program (MSSP). Tyco Cloud is a cloud-based physical security management suite from Johnson Controls developed for video surveillance, access control, intelligence, and integration services on an open and modern microservices architecture. Tyco Cloud provides the cost efficiency of software as a service with the simplicity of secure cloud connected hardware.
Johnson Controls introduces the exacqVision G-Series PoE, an easy-to-use video recording solution that offers the full sophistication of exacqVision VMS on an affordable NVR, without the hassle of wiring cameras to a power supply. Ideal for customers with smaller facilities, this compact NVR offers substantial flexibility with a generous PoE budget, delivering 15 watts simultaneous on all ports, and up to 30 watts on any port.
Johnson Controls introduces the Tyco HD Encoder, an ideal solution that allows HD and SD analog cameras to function within an evolving IP infrastructure. The product is supported by both exacqVision, American Dynamics and VideoEdge. Available in one-and four-channel options, the Tyco HD Encoder allows users in networked environments to retain HD and SD cameras while adding IP cameras over time, leveraging the benefits of IP while utilizing their existing analogue infrastructure.
Johnson Controls introduces the exacqVision Facial Matching solution, an Artificial Intelligence enabled system that provides immediate notification of persons of interest who are returning to a retail business, venue, or other premises. Tyco will be displaying the solution at the NRF 2020 show in New York, January 12-14. Using highly accurate deep learning analytics, exacqVision Facial Matching serves as a “front door host,” with immediate recall of recognized visitors that arrive on-site.
Patriot One Technologies announced an integration partnership with Johnson Controls International. The signed agreement follows successful PATSCAN Platform demonstrations at the ISC West Conference and Cisco Live. The integrated solution and subsequent ongoing development efforts will become part of overall security system deployment projects with Johnson Controls’ key clients, including sports franchises and a global transportation client.
Johnson Controls has updated its Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with new tools to optimize its security operations. Enhancements include metatags, broadened search capabilities and enhancements in video association, along with adding an additional layer of security with Multi-Factor Authentication mobile integration. C•CURE 9000 v2.80 users now have the ability to add two-factor authentication without needing to upgrade readers.
Johnson Controls has announced Tyco Cloud, a new cloud-based security suite developed to help customers move costly and complex security infrastructure for access control and video surveillance to the cloud. With Tyco Cloud, organizations can reduce costs, improve enterprise security management and scale security operations on-demand, providing unlimited possibilities to deliver security services over the internet. Tyco Cloud allows users to protect lives, assets, and facilities.
Johnson Controls announces the release of the newest version of Tyco victor video management and VideoEdge NVR systems designed to provide users with mission-critical, enterprise-level solutions, while also furthering the solution’s cyber position and evolving the unification between victor/VideoEdge and Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform. The release of version 5.4 offers dynamic features to flexibly support hundreds of cameras.
Johnson Controls introduces exacqVision VMS v19.06, with updates that include automatic transfer of video after a server failover, a new access control integration, support for ONVIF network loss recording, improved motion zone configuration and enhanced network security for mobile app users. The latest version of exacqVision offers Enterprise Manager customers a more robust failover solution. In a failover scenario, transferring recordings from a spare NVR to the primary is critical.
Johnson Controls has released the new Detect360 Active Shooter Response system. The system combines reliable gunshot detection with industry-leading notification technology to provide immediate warning when a gunshot is fired within a building. By providing early notification and precise location of the shooter, the ASR system gives occupants time to find safety and allows police and security personnel to mitigate the threat up to 60 percent faster.
Johnson Controls has released the newest version of Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software, enabling new functionalities such as expanded audit features and other enhancements for a more streamlined experience for users. For faster auditing and troubleshooting, EntraPass v8.10 users can run audit reports based on cards, components and operators, including a detailed report of who made changes to a card or component and when the changes were made.
Johnson Controls announced that its flagship access control and event management system Tyco Software House C-CURE 9000 is supported on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), enabling customers to take advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing with the choice of best-suited service providers. With C-CURE 9000 deployable in the cloud, integrators and end users can leverage leading cloud service providers such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform.
Johnson Controls, Microsoft Corporaton and the Middle East’s sustainability pioneer, Bee’ah, announced an agreement to enhance Bee’ah’s new headquarters in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, with a sweeping array of artificial intelligence and smart building solutions powered by Microsoft. Using its Digital Vault offering and extended capabilities built on Microsoft Azure, Johnson Controls will work with Microsoft to outfit the new building with intelligent edge systems, devices and software.
Johnson Controls has announced that PowerG, the leading security technology with all the benefits of wired security, but without the wires, has achieved the top levels of Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) certification, making it one of the most reliable security solutions in Canada. PowerG wireless devices are the first to be certified with ULC levels 1, 2 and 3 Commercial Burglary Approval when installed with PowerSeries Neo or PowerSeries Pro security systems.
Johnson Controls has updated its popular Illustra Pro camera family with the Illustra Pro Mini-Dome, featuring new Smart Wide Dynamic Range that optimizes video quality while minimizing configuration time. The Pro Mini-Dome is ideal for a wide variety of deployments in both medium and large-sized facilities. By effectively reading the scene, the Mini-Dome can adjust contrasting and overall scene balance without operator intervention.
Johnson Controls announced that the Tyco Visual Intelligence from Software House, a unique metric-based reporting tool for C•CURE 9000, has received the award for Best New Product in the Convergence and Integrated Software and Solutions category. The award was presented at the 2019 SIA New Product Showcase, during ISC West. Sponsored by the Security Industry Association, the annual awards program is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the security industry.
Johnson Controls has introduced a simplified approach to enterprise video management with its improved exacqVision Enterprise edition video management solution. Enterprise Manager, which was formerly sold separately as the Enterprise System Manager, is now an integrated part of the exacqVision Enterprise edition VMS, giving users ready access to enhanced health monitoring, user management, update management and high-availability edition video no additional cost.
Johnson Controls announced that its PowerSeries Pro is the first ever commercial grade security system to harness the long-range communication technology of PowerG and is designed to handle large-scale installations. The system offers the highest level of cyber protection features and encryption technology without the need for a wired communication path. PowerSeries Pro is developed for commercial use and can support up to 248 zones.
Johnson Controls announced that it has combined its Tyco Access Control and Video Solutions businesses into a single operational unit to more closely align the two disciplines and optimize future technology developments for cyber resiliency, business efficiency, and intelligence. The combination of the two units will enable strategic organizational focus on four key technology pillars: cybersecurity, cloud solutions, unification and automation.