Surveillance & Security News for October 2020

Paxton’s Net2 Access Control System Integrates Additional Thermal Scanners

Paxton has released an online video tutorial which explains how thermal scanning can help buildings installed with Net2 become more COVID-secure. They have also updated the systems software and have six new thermal scan integrations available to boost installer and end-user flexibility. Developing solutions Paxton has been developing solutions throughout 2020, which help reduce the spread of the virus in sites installed with their access control system Net2. While researching relevant updates...

Integrated Design Limited Unveils Door Detective Compact Entrance Control Solution To Help Enterprises Adhere To COVID-19 Guidelines

Integrated Design Limited (IDL) has developed a new cost-effective and rapidly deployable entrance control solution that can help business owners adhere to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and help keep staff and customers safe. Based on existing, proven technology, the Integrated Design Limited’s customized Door Detective Compact entrance control solution has been adapted to enable robust and straightforward population monitoring and control at single entrance doorways. Door Detect...

Synectics Security Hires Colin Butlin As Operations Director

Synectics Security has appointed one of the industry’s leading project management and planning specialists to join its senior team as Operations Director. With over 20 years of experience in the UK operational and security-focused project delivery, spanning both service provider and client-side roles, Colin Butlin is the first external appointment announced as part of the new-look company. He will be working closely with Synectics Security’s Managing Director, Iain Stringer, and Com...

Has Facial Recognition Won The Race For Biometric Authentication?

Fingerprint identification had once been the most widespread biometric technology around the world. However, many argue that this technology has quite a lot of shortcomings. For instance, even expensive fingerprint reading scanners have a hard time identifying dirty or wet fingers, plus, some people's fingerprints are unreadable. Furthermore, being vulnerable to the temperature and precipitation, such scanners consequently cannot be used outdoors. Plus, fingerprint reading scanners do not meet...

Claroty Adds Remote Incident Management To Their Platform To Enhance Cybersecurity Operations

Claroty, the pioneer in operational technology (OT) security, announces new enhancements to the Claroty platform, making it the industry’s first OT security solution to offer remote incident management as a fully integrated capability that spans the entire incident lifecycle. The platform now enables cybersecurity teams to detect, investigate, and respond to security incidents on OT networks across the broadest attack surface area securely and seamlessly from any location. Standard opera...

Johnson Controls Announce Its C•CURE 9000 Security System Integration With HID Global’s Origo Mobile Identities And Seos Technology

Johnson Controls, the globally renowned technology provider for smart and sustainable buildings and architect of the OpenBlue digital platforms, announced the integration of its Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with HID Global’s Origo Mobile Identities and Seos credential technology. This integration allows for the secure storage and over-air provisioning of access credentials to an end user’s smartphone to be used in lieu of a traditional ac...

MOBOTIX Launches S74 Video System To Provide Customized Video Surveillance Solution

With the new S74 video system, MOBOTIX is significantly expanding the MOBOTIX 7 platform possibilities. Their new model is a high-performance IoT camera that includes up to four modules, which allows for more flexibility than any other MOBOTIX video system. With its concealed camera housing, the camera acts exceptionally discreetly. Only the modules in the various mounts are visible. Equipped with connection cables up to 3 meters long, these optical, thermal and functional modules can be placed...

W Series And Acronis Enter Into Multi-Year Cyber Protection And Security Partnership

W Series, the international single-seater motor racing series for female drivers only, is delighted to announce a new cyber protection and security partnership with Acronis, a globally renowned provider of cyber protection solutions. Global Cyber Security Partner The multi-year agreement sees Acronis become W Series’ new Global Cyber Protection and Security Partner, providing bespoke technology solutions for W Series’ on-track racing program, which will resume in 2021 and the W Ser...

West London Security Installs CCTV Systems At Vauxhall City Farm To Enhance Visitor Safety

The new CCTV system installed by WLS at Vauxhall City Farm, is according to its Chief Executive, Monica Tyler, being used to its full potential to ensure that the 50,000 visitors who visit the farm every year, are able to safely enjoy all its facilities. “Our previous CCTV was well past its ‘use-by’ date. Although it was still working, it lacked the functionality we needed to ensure around the clock security of our animals and property, as well as ensuring compliance with our...

LenelS2 Announced Interface Between OnGuard Access Control System And DMP Intrusion Detection Systems

New interface expands functionality, increases compliance in highly regulated markets and simplifies administration and deployment LenelS2 announced an interface between the OnGuard® physical access control system and the DMP XR550 and XR550E intrusion detection systems. The interface expands functionality, increases compliance in highly regulated markets and greatly simplifies the administration and deployment experience. LenelS2, a pioneer in advanced security systems and services, is a p...

BAE Systems Unveils Athena 1920 High-Definition Thermal Camera Ideal For Long-Range And Demanding Applications

BAE Systems has unveiled its full high-definition thermal camera core, Athena 1920, which combines exceptional infrared image clarity with a wide field of view. The compact, light, and low-power thermal camera core delivers superior imagery and uncompromising performance, and is ideal for long-range and demanding applications, including security, surveillance, and targeting systems. “Our thermal core enables a new class of sensing systems for everything from aerial reconnaissance to perim...

Alcatraz And New York Security Solutions Partner To Accelerate Deployment Of Touchless Access Control Solutions Across The US East Coast

Alcatraz, globally renowned developer of secure touchless access control products, has partnered with New York Security Solutions, Inc. (NYSS) to sell and market the Alcatraz Rock platform, in the US East Coast market. Touchless access control solutions “At New York Security Solutions, Inc., we take pride in the effort we put into choosing a security product to recommend to our clients and as technology geeks, we have been very impressed with the Alcatraz Rock platform and its ability to...

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