Surveillance & Security News for April 2017

Galaxy Control Systems Publishes Whitepaper Entitled “Understanding Cloud Services For Access Control”

The whitepaper provides insights into the growing realm of cloud-based services In their ongoing commitment to educate and inform, Galaxy Control Systems published a new whitepaper entitled “Understanding Cloud Services for Access Control.” The whitepaper provides insights into the growing realm of cloud-based services and how they are changing the way access control systems can be deployed and used. Readers will find an overview of cloud technology and learn how...

Genetec Recognized By Mediacorp Canada As One Of The Top Employers In Montreal For 2017

Genetec enters its twentieth year of innovation as a developer of unified physical IP security platforms Genetec Inc., a provider of open-platform, unified IP security solutions, has been named as one of the top employers in Montréal by the editors of Mediacorp Canada Inc., for the eleventh consecutive year. Optimal Work Environment Organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, this annual competition recognizes Montréal-area employers that lead...

ComNet Enters Access-control Market With CNA100 And CNA200 Access Control Systems

Both CNAccess products are network compatible and operate seamlessly with any ComNet IP product ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of transmission and networking equipment, announces its entry into the Access-Control Marketplace. ComNet is introducing two systems; the CNA100 line, a 2 to 8 door solution for smaller applications and the CNA200 for up to 32 doors for bigger applications. This effort is ComNet’s first entry into...

Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 VMS Enhances Security At Holmsheidi Prison In Reykjavik, Iceland

Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 enables the prison staff to proactively respond to potential incidents Milestone Systems, the open platform company in network video management software (VMS), has joined forces with Security Center (Öryggismiðstöðin) and Verkís to provide an advanced security solution for Holmsheidi Prison in Reykjavik, Iceland. The solution combines Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 with CIAS fence and microwave detection systems. Complet...

Winsted Corporation Launches Spectrum-2 Consoles

Spectrum-2 consoles bring easy access to rack-mounted electronics Winsted Corporation, a provider of control room console solutions, announces the new Spectrum-2 consoles. Offering flexible equipment mounting options, ergonomic viewing angles and easy expansion, the Spectrum-2 consoles bring easy access to rack-mounted electronics for sophisticated multi-operator control rooms or single-bay workstations. Each rack-mount turret on the Spectrum-2 consoles conforms to 19”...

Intercoms Increasingly Popular In Education, Campuses And Multi-tenant Housing Markets

 Part 1 in our Intercoms in Security Series Lambert-St. Louis International Airport uses Code Blue intercoms Organizations are demanding a new level of interoperability among mission-critical security systems. Intelligible audio, the ability to hear, be heard and be understood, is critical to communication, which is essential to the core security processes within an organization, as well as to emergency situations. Intelligible audio provides a platform to optimize v...

Intercom Technology And Entry Security: Keeping Pace With Security Innovation

Part 2 of our Intercoms in Security Series The 2N Helios IP family intercoms present a comprehensive portfolio of security offerings for businesses and individuals Some integrators and end users may think of intercoms as older technology that isn’t required as part of a robust security system. Not true. Intercoms include innovative technologies that have developed rapidly, keeping pace with other categories. Just as cameras and access control systems have made techn...

Building Human Relationships In An Automated Customer Service World

Customers want and expect quality service, whether it is searching for an answer online or speaking to a live person via telephone or face-to-face How do you provide unparalleled, personalized customer service and support in a high-tech, self-service world? This blue ribbon is achievable by fusing the human component of superb customer care with user-friendly, cutting-edge solutions that are available around the clock. Technology has made it possible for customers to get assi...

CES 2017: Sigma Designs Introduces Z-Wave SmartStart Smart Home Installation

 Z-Wave’s Security 2 framework was developed in conjunction with cybersecurity hacking experts At CES 2017 earlier this year, Sigma Designs®, a provider of Smart TV platforms and IoT devices introduced the Z-Wave SmartStart, an enhancement to the Z-Wave specification that vastly improves service provider installation of Z-Wave devices in the smart home. Z-Wave SmartStart Z-Wave SmartStart pre-configures devices to the network before they reach the home, dramat...

Sigma Designs Demonstrates SmartStart And Discussed Security 2 At ISC West 2017

Security 2 requires manufactures to adopt the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry Sigma Designs®, a provider of Smart TV platforms and IoT devices, demonstrated SmartStart and discussed Security 2 (S2), with security dealers and integrators at ISC West 2017. IoT industry Security S2 is an important addition to the Z-Wave certification program that requires manufactures to adopt the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry. Starting April 2,...

Observables Delivers All-in-one Connected Services Platform For Professional Security Channel

Observables is transforming the dealer experience for critical infrastructure of IP devices in the security supply chain Observables™ has created a connected service platform that unifies access control, automation, surveillance and security into a singular system that brings security professionals a simplified, highly-connectable, reliable business solution that consumers will find easy-to-use, dependable and completely useful. Physical, Logical And Cyber Security Solu...

MivaTek ISC West 2017 Highlight: Affordable Mobile-cloud IoT Platform

The MivaTek solution allows installers to generate new recurring revenue streams and enhance existing offerings A mobile-cloud, IoT platform that will support video-verified, interactive security and healthcare solutions and can increase revenue potential for pro dealers was a highlight of MivaTek’s presence at ISC West 2017. MivaTek Interactive WorldWide Alarm Powered by MivaTek’s Mobile Cloud, Interactive WorldWide Alarm (WWAlarm) provides a dealer-exclusive pl...

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