Surveillance & Security News for January 2018

Galaxy Control And Allegion’s Schlage Integrate To Offer Enhanced Cloud-Based Door Access Control

Galaxy Control Systems, a manufacturer of access control solutions, announces that it has enhanced the level of integration between its System Galaxy Access Control and Cloud Concierge products and Schlage NDE and LE wireless locks from Allegion, a prominent global security products and solutions provider. “This new integration is a win-win for both integrators and security end users,” said Rick Caruthers, Executive Vice President, Galaxy Control Systems. “We are thrilled to p...

Siklu's MultiHaul Radios Selected By City Of Wichita To Support New Security Network

Siklu Inc., the global market leader in millimeter-wave solutions, has announced that its MultiHaul auto-aligned radios were selected by the City of Wichita to provide the wireless connectivity for 72 fixed bullet, dome and PTZ cameras from Axis Communication that make up the surveillance network deployed in the city’s Old Town district. Genetec Security Crime Monitoring Center The City of Wichita deployed Siklu MultiHaul radios instead of running fiber throughout the city, which would h...

Dahua Recognised As ‘2017 National Intellectual Property Role Model Enterprises’ For Innovative Security Technology

Dahua Technology has been officially crowned by the State Intellectual Property Office (hereinafter referred to as “SIPO”) as one of the ‘2017 National Intellectual Property Role Model Enterprises’. Its patented ‘HD digital video signal transmission methods and devices, cameras, and aggregation equipment’ are recognized as a winner of the 19th China Outstanding Patent Award. According to the notice issued by SIPO on December 20th, Dahua is one of the 182 compa...

Matrix Comsec: How Efficient Visitor Management Software Ensures Accurate Office Security

Rapid growth of globalization has led to attraction of a large number of visitors in the organizations on a daily basis. These visitors include suppliers, customers, potential new hires, sales representatives, guests, government officers, employees’ relatives and sometimes a completely unknown person. One of the critical challenges for any organization is efficient and thorough checking of every visitor entering the premises. For overall safety and enhanced security of an organization, it...

SecurAmerica Acquires ERMC, Becoming Fifth Largest U.S. Security Company

SecurAmerica, a leading U.S. man-guarding security company has announced the purchase of ERMC, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. With headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, SecurAmerica, headed by the legendary entrepreneur Frank Argenbright, will continue its relentless focus on growth. With this expansion of infrastructure, the combined business will operate in over 650 locations, employ more than 8,000 security officers, and have annual revenues of over $300 million. SecurAmerica will now be the fi...

Aiphone IX Series And Software House C•CURE 9000 Integrate For Enhanced Access Control And Incident Management

Aiphone, a manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, has announced Johnson Controls’ approval of Aiphone IX Series video intercom integration with its latest Software House C•CURE 9000 access control and event management platform. Adding the integration package allows all IX Series video intercom components to be used within the Software House C•CURE 9000 platform. IX Series door intercom events can create changes on a C•CURE 9000 visual site map and trigger thi...

MIDDLE EAST ELECTRICITY Leading Trade Event For Power Industry Undergoes Major Expansion

Middle East Electricity (MEE), the region’s leading annual international trade event for the power industry, is undergoing major expansion in 2018 to service the shifting demand dynamics of the regional sector. To aid ongoing growth, Informa Exhibitions, the event organiser, has launched a dedicated Energy Storage & Management Solutions sector for the show, which is hosted by the UAE Ministry of Energy and runs at the Dubai World Trade Center from March 6-8 next year. Informa will also...

Identiv Enters Middle East Market With Distribution Partnership With Development Trading Company (DTC)

Identiv, Inc. announced the company has entered into a distribution partnership with Development Trading Company (DTC), the first and leading security printing and services company in Saudi Arabia. In partnership with DTC, Identiv will bring its portfolio of highly secure smart card reader technology and credentials to the Middle East for the first time. This global expansion reflects Identiv’s goal to make affordable, high-security access and identification solutions universally available...

Securexpo East Africa 2017 Exhibition Postponed Until January

Following the announcement that the Kenyan Presidential elections will be re-scheduled for the 26th of October, organizers of Securexpo East Africa 2017 have stated that the exhibition will be postponed until January from the 31st to the 2nd of February. In a statement to the press, the exhibition’s Regional Director, Alexander Angus said “Elections always contain an element of uncertainty. We had originally hoped the election would not affect the exhibition at all, however, in ligh...

Watergate Lock Leading To President Nixon’s Fall Is Headed To Auction

The lock burglars picked to break into the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters at the Watergate Complex in 1972, will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on December 14, 2017. The cover-up by the Nixon administration would be known as “Watergate” and led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974.  Five burglars tampered the four-pound brass lock from stairwell at the Watergate Complex in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 1972 to vandalize the Democra...

Security System Interoperability To Become Standard In 2018

At ONVIF, we believe our perspective for 2017 turned out to be reasonably accurate. We did see an increasing interest for interoperability all the way to system-to-system level; not only within the security industry, but also in neighbouring industries where the prospects for IoT have drastically improved. I believe the industry as such has matured in its relation to IoT and today we can imagine how IoT will play a part of smarter and safer system deployments. Increased Cybersecurity Threat T...

ASSA ABLOY UK Specification Provides Security Solutions To One New Street Square, London

ASSA ABLOY UK Specification, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door-opening solutions, brings high specification security solutions to One New Street Square, in London. Using its capabilities in security design and specification, ASSA ABLOY UK Specification delivered a bespoke range of complete doorset solutions worth £345,000 to London’s new retail and office building near Farringdon Station. 204 Complete Doorset Solutions The 16-story commercial building, One New Street...

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