Genetec Receives SAFETY Act Certification Renewal from U.S. Department of Homeland Security for anti-terrorism technology

Genetec announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has renewed the SAFETY (Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies) Act certification for Genetec™ Security Center through 2028. The designation certifies the unified security platform’s technology that manages and monitors electronic security systems, including access control, video surveillance, and automated license plate reading.

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Barrier1 Features Expanded Portfolio of Crash Rated, Storefront Safety Bollards at NACS 2023

Tomcat S10 Storefront Bollard undergoing crash test

Barrier1 Systems is showcasing its robust offering of crash-rated security and safety bollards at NACS 2023 in booth #B5205, October 4th through 6th in Atlanta, GA. Barrier1’s vehicle barrier experts will be on hand to discuss the company’s range of crash-tested bollards, purpose built to protect convenience stores, gas stations and public facing retail establishments from the costly personal liabilities associated with storefront crashes.

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Shift in Mindset: Security Systems are Now Part of operational Transformation

Andrew Elvish

Security teams are sitting on a mountain of data and insights collected by their systems. This data isn’t only useful to respond to incidents, carry out investigations, or protect people and property. It can also inform and transform how organizations structure their operations and processes. Using security system data in this way is a significant shift in mindset that has taken place over the past few years.

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viisights Integrates With Eagle Eye Networks to Bring Real-time Behavioral Video Analytics to the Cloud

viisights announces a technology integration with Eagle Eye Networks, the global leader in cloud video surveillance. This seamless integration combines Viisights’ state-of-the-art behavioral video analytics technology with the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS (video management system). The integration leverages the strengths of both companies to provide customers with cutting-edge solutions for enhanced security and business intelligence.

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BriefCam Attains LenelS2 OAAP Certification Under LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program

BriefCam announced its certification under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) for its interface with the LenelS2™ OnGuard® Security Management System software. LenelS2 OnGuard users can now centrally receive and review BriefCam video analytics-driven alerts directly in the OnGuard Alarm Viewer.

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ASSA ABLOY Joins the Mindful Materials Manufacturers Forum Created to Expand Building Industry Alignment

Forums Signaling Building Industry Alignment

mindful MATERIALS (mM) announced the official launch of three building industry groups, known as The Forums, and ASSA ABLOY is excited to participate. The Forums represent owners and over 80 individuals from more than 40 leading companies across the manufacturing, architecture, design, engineering, and construction industries. The three groups that were formed this year are the Owners Forum, the AEC Forum, and the Manufacturers Forum.

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Athena Security’s Concealed Weapons Detection System Selected by Champions Club Texas

Athena Security’s Concealed Weapons Detection System was selected by Champions Club Texas to protect patrons, members and staff at a first-of-its-kind hospitality destination in Houston that features a full-service hotel, lounge and bar with Southern-inspired cuisine and private-membership poker. Located in Houston’s expanding Westchase community, Champions Club Texas is celebrating its grand opening as a destination offering something for everyone, from business travelers seeking comfortable accommodations with well-appointed amenities to locals looking for a unique night out.

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IDIS Video Tech Comes Out Top in Public Demonstration of Cybersecurity Measures

IDIS video technology’s industry-beating reputation for robust cybersecurity was given a further boost last month in a series of ethical hacking attempts at the ESS+ International Security Trade Fair in Bogotá, Columbia, which attracted over 15,000 visitors and 150 exhibitors. IDIS was one of only three vendors willing to submit their technology for a public Video Security Product Hacking event and defeated all attempted attacks.

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Camden CX-DE1200 Maglocks & Accessories Provide a Complete Solution

Camden Door Controls announce that its CX-DE1200 Series of single and double door delayed egress magnetic locks are now available with a full complement of system accessories and mounting devices to provide a comprehensive solution for all applications. Available accessories include sounder, speaker station, reset switch, signage, and mounting devices. The CX-DE1200 magnetic locks are designed to provide the best performance and value in healthcare, childcare, retail, and institutional applications.

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Vector Flow Receives LenelS2 Factory Certification under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program

Vector Flow announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Vector Flow’s AI-Enabled Physical Security Automation Platform interfaces with the OnGuard® access control system to automate many aspects of the identity lifecycle, maximizing productivity and enhancing integrated security measures.

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Z9 Security Certifies Mavin Technologies as z9/op=n for Azure Access Controllers

Z9 Security announce that Mavin Technologies is now z9/op=n certified for its hardware support of Azure Access controllers. Mavin added support for Azure Access by integrating the z9/op=n unified technology platform into their management software. The z9/op=n integration not only offers Mavin VARs and customers a wider range of access control hardware options, but also provides ongoing and significant cost and time savings for the company.

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Texas A&M University-Kingsville Enhances Student Safety and Wellbeing Support with Roll-Out of Multi-Function SafeZone Platform


Texas A&M University-Kingsville is prioritizing safety and wellbeing for its 9,000-plus students and campus staff with the roll-out of SafeZone technology from CriticalArc. SafeZone is a unified platform for safety, security, emergency management, and wellbeing support, and a leading solution for the higher education and healthcare sectors. It offers significant advantages over traditional solutions with higher user engagement.

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Interface Systems Opens New Distribution Center in Dallas, TX

Interface Systems announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art distribution center in Dallas, TX.
In addition to creating new jobs, the 31,000-square-foot facility enhances Interface’s distribution capabilities to better serve its nationwide customers with expedited services. The Dallas distribution center is located close to Interface’s interactive Security Operations Center (iSOC) in Plano.

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Quanergy’s 3D LiDAR Security Solution Proven to Thwart Intrusion Attempts at Middle Eastern Army Barracks

Quanergy Solutions successfully implemented its groundbreaking 3D LiDAR security solution at a prominent army barracks in the Middle East, resulting in a significant reduction in false alarms and the accurate detection of true intrusion attempts on base. The country’s military had long faced challenges with the barrack’s existing perimeter intrusion detection system, which relied on camera-based analytics and thermal cameras.

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Cozaint Introduces New ALICEnvr Cloud-Storage Video Surveillance System


Leveraging Seagate’s Lyve Cloud Infrastructure, ALICEnvr Protects Small Businesses with Scalable Video Retention Security. Cozaint Corporation is announcing the launch of its latest innovation, the ALICEnvr™ cloud-storage video surveillance system. This cutting-edge solution utilizes the power of Seagate Lyve™ Cloud storage infrastructure to provide small businesses with an unparalleled video surveillance experience.  The ALICEnvr system […]

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Teledyne FLIR Introduces AI-Optimized Thermal Camera for Enhanced Intrusion Detection

AI-optimised thermal camera

Teledyne FLIR announced the release of its new FLIR FC-Series AI, the latest model in its signature fixed camera (FC) series. The FC-Series AI is a thermal security camera with onboard AI analytics that accurately classifies humans and vehicles for early intrusion detection for perimeter protection and remote site monitoring. With video analytics that combine deep neural network (DNN)- and motion-based analytics, the FC-Series AI offers industry-leading intrusion detection, enabling users to expand situational awareness and make better-informed decisions that increase safety and improve coordination and efficiency.

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Guesty Chooses AU10TIX for Identity Verification and Fraud Prevention

AU10TIX announced that Guesty has selected AU10TIX’s fully automated identity verification (IDV) solution to help meet global regulatory requirements and minimize fraud risk. Guesty offers a complete solution to manage the complex needs of property managers and hospitality professionals in all category segments. As such, it is responsible for meeting the hospitality industry’s Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements and ensuring safe standards and practices of the customer onboarding processes.

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The Case for Containerization in Software Development and Deployment

Development of software applications such as a Video Management System (VMS) often encompasses many external elements such as Run Time Libraries, which automate many of the common programming tasks that are required to interact with and take advantage of the Operating System software such as Windows. In addition, a database is commonly used to index the video images to a time and date format for ease of searching and retrieval.

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