Johnson Controls has announced the addition of a bullet form factor to Tyco’s Illustra Flex 4K camera line. The latest model provides increased detail and efficient bandwidth management technology. Featuring a tough enclosure, the Flex Bullet camera is ideal for exterior applications of small to medium size offices, retail boutiques, schools, and small bank branches looking for a rugged camera that can withstand harsh environments.
Johnson Controls announces a new line of cloud-powered network video surveillance cameras with Tyco’s Smartvue Camera 2 Cloud. Tyco’s Smartvue Camera 2 Cloud offers a secure, simple to install, easy-to-use cloud-based video surveillance management service – no on-site servers, storage or components are needed. The cameras are ideal for securing retail establishments, convenience stores, franchises, healthcare facilities, K-12 education buildings and smart cities, and work independently or added as a remote extension to an existing Smartvue network.
Johnson Controls announces S19, the next generation of its Smartvue intelligent cloud video surveillance platform. Tyco’s Smartvue S19 delivers secure and cost-effective cloud surveillance solutions to retail establishments, convenience stores, franchises, healthcare facilities, K-12 education buildings and smart cities, providing support for local privacy requirements and regulations across 140 countries.
There are ways to grow a business other than investing in existing assets and finding new customers. The physical security sector has witnessed a steady flow of M&A activity in recent years and there’s no sign of it abating. Keen to exploit growing demand for end-to-end solutions, some of the industry’s biggest beasts have snapped up brands in adjacent industries to broaden their portfolio.
SureView Systems, a global provider of central station and command center monitoring solutions, has partnered with Tyco Security Products to deploy Tyco’s Sur-Gard (SG)-System 5 with their Immix platforms. The combined solution will provide video verification capabilities as part of a single platform. The unique SG-System 5 alarm receiver supports the visual verification features for DSC PowerSeries Neo, Tyco Security Products’ wireless intrusion platform. These devices have the capability to send a visual “clip” along with the digital alarm that, via the integration with Immix, can be instantly viewed and acted upon by a monitoring agent.
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.
Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, introduces its HD Video Solution, a new value-based solution that provides superior video quality while leveraging analog infrastructure. The cost-effective Holis HD Tribrid Video Recorders support SD analog cameras, Illustra Essentials IP cameras, and a brand-new line of HD cameras, allowing customers to achieve excellent video quality never before attained over coax.
Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announces that Nigel Spinks has been named Chairman of the Associate Members’ Liaison Committee for The Monitoring Association, formerly known as the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA). Spinks, who is the Global Senior Director Communication Service Provider Sales at Tyco Security Products, is a long time member of The Monitoring Association and will lead a committee that serves as the voice for manufacturers who are members of the association.
Tyco Security Products introduces EntraPass Go Pass support for Apple Watch®, the industry’s first Apple Watch mobile credential that allows card holders to use the watch as a mobile access control credential, facilitating quick entry and exit through access points without an access card. EntraPass Go Pass for the Apple Watch extends the power of the EntraPass go Pass mobile phone application to the iOS Apple Watch environment. Once the application is downloaded to the phone paired with the watch, the “Go PASS” icon will appear on the watch indicating to the user that the app is now ready to be used on their Apple Watch.
Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announced that Sur-Gard, the industry leader in monitoring station solutions, now supports PSTN line cards on the SG-System 5 receiver to give central stations the flexibility to monitor both IP and PSTN alarm signals to create their most powerful receiver solution to date. With this enhancement, SG-System 5 can support a combination of 24 IP or PSTN line cards. More than 150 communication formats are supported through the PSTN line cards, which features patented Automatic Hand Shake (AHS) technology to remember the required handshake and/format of the incoming events resulting in an expedited signal processing time.