PSA announced the appointment of Matt Barnette as its next Chief Executive Officer; PSA’s current CEO, Bill Bozeman, plans to retire from the organization in 2021. Barnette most recently served as Vice President of Physical Access Control Solutions North America Business Unit for HID Global and previously held the role of President at Mercury Security. Barnette is a seasoned veteran in the physical security industry with over 30 years of experience in management and executive roles.
HID Global announced that it has extended its open-architecture controller line with the introduction of HID Aero. Building on the proven success of its Mercury intelligent controller platform delivering total security beyond the door, HID Aero extends flexibility and access control choices to a wide range of businesses, while future-proofing an organization’s investment as requirements change.
Genetec announced that it is now offering multiple FICAM certified options for its Security Center Synergis™ access control system. In a market that has been traditionally weighed down by limited solutions that are often proprietary, these new options offer nonproprietary, open-architecture choices to efficiently validate Personal Identity verification for federal employees and contractors. Genetec offers two FICAM-certified options.
Genetec announced that Mercury Security part of HID Global, the global leader in OEM access control technology, has awarded Genetec the highest level in their partner program, Platinum Premier. The Platinum Premier status recognizes Mercury’s select business partners who demonstrate continued market growth, strong integration with Mercury solutions, and shared interest in the open architecture approach to access control.