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Addressing The Latest In Fire Safety And Disaster Prevention In Taiwan And APAC At Fire & Safety, Secutech 2020

Fire & Safety, concurrently held with Secutech Taiwan 2020, will have international and local manufacturers showcasing products and solutions for best practices in fire safety for various verticals as well as effective disaster prevention and mitigation technologies. Countries from the APAC region is expected to see an increase in fire safety demands as increase in infrastructure developments requires both in pass and active fire safety equipment. Government regulation also plays a major ro...

Top 10 Security Industry Mergers & Acquisitions In 2016

Merger and acquisition activity has become a familiar topic in the physical security market. In 2016, SourceSecurity.com covered M&A news involving some of the industry’s largest companies, including high-profile names such as Tyco, Honeywell, Hikvision, ADT, and Ingram Micro. Here’s a look at the top 10 M&A stories in 2016, as covered by SourceSecurity.com:   1. Johnson Control And Tyco merge Johnson Controls and Tyco announced their merger into one comp...

Identiv Enters Into Bilateral Partnership With 3M

Identiv's uTrust TS Reader technology is being integrated into 3M's MiY multi-factor authentication biometric devices Identiv, Inc. recently announced that it has entered a bilateral partnership with 3M, an innovative technology company that serves consumer, electronics and energy, healthcare, industrial, and safety and graphics markets. Initially, Identiv's uTrust TS Reader technology is being integrated into 3M's MiY multi-factor authentication biometric devices. Both Identi...

3M Cogent MiY Readers Integrated With Schneider Electric’s Andover Continuum Integrated Security And Building Management Solutions

Schneider Electric’s Andover Continuum Integrated Security and Building Management Solutions are now further enhanced with the latest generation of 3M Cogent MiY (Make it Yours) Biometric Access Control Readers. 3M Cogent MiY readers are now integrated with Andover Continuum CyberStation 1.91 or greater. The first complete integration of the MiY solution for user and credential management into a third party software, leveraging MiY’s framework, provides biometric capture and cardhol...

HID Global Joins Secure Identity Alliance To Secure Government ID Solutions

HID Global provides governments worldwide with highly customizable identity solutions for citizen ID programs HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced it has joined the Secure Identity Alliance, the industry’s reference body for secure documents and eServices. HID Global brings expertise to the secure government-to-citizen ID market worldwide with solutions that provide advantages over traditional paper-based documents, such as more...

3M Receives Three Year Contract For Its Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System With DIAC

3M CABIS provides fast, accurate fingerprint and facial recognition matching The Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has awarded 3M a three-year contract to provide software and services for DIAC’s new Biometric Identification System. The new System is designed to handle the acquisition, quality checking, matching and storage of biometric data. DIAC’s mandate is to 'build Australia’s future through the well-managed movement...

3M Cogent’s MiY Outdoor Biometric Access Control Reader Secures Port Of Long Beach

The MiY reader allows for fast authentication, which is critical for the operation of a very busy seaport SSA Marine, the company that manages the Port of Long Beach in Southern California, was having difficulty finding a security card reader to meet security requirements of TSA’s Transportation Worker Identification Card standard. The Port of Long Beach is the second-busiest seaport in the United States and a leading gateway for trade with Asia. It employs 30,000 peopl...

3M Cogent’s MiY-ID Gov Biometric Access Control Reader Achieves Biometric Authentication System Certification

MiY-ID is 3M Cogent's award-winning, multi-functional biometric access control reader 3M Cogent, a global leader in providing biometric identification solutions to government agencies and commercial enterprises, recently announced that its MiY-ID Gov biometric access control reader is the first product to be certified as an approved biometric authentication system by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in accordance with FIPS 201 standard. At a high-level, the Biome...