Surveillance & Security News for September 2018

GSX 2018 Day Two: Bluetooth Credentials, Facial Recognition, IoT Devices And AI

More good news for exhibitors on the second day of the Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Las Vegas. Brisk attendance continued early in the day, and then slowed somewhat in the afternoon, but most comments from exhibitors were positive. Exhibitors such as Lenel were “thrilled” with the show, and noticed the steady, good traffic and lots of sales leads. Lenel’s position at the front of the hall probably helped. New developments in mobile credentialing are a big trend at GSX, an...

Matrix Comsec To Showcase Video Surveillance And People Mobility Management Solutions At IISE 2018

Matrix Comsec, a manufacturer and provider of telecom and security solutions, is participating at IISE, Delhi, India, from 5th-8th October 2018. Matrix will be showcasing its video surveillance and people mobility management solutions at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. Matrix offers an enterprise grade video management solution designed, engineered and built specifically for growing multi-location organizations. The entire solution focuses on automating processes and enhancin...

Open Platform And Partnership The Key To An Open And Successful Business Ecosystem

To succeed in business, one must be brilliant at one thing. In many cases it’s a skill, such as art, coding, engineering or design. Or that one brilliant attribute can also be a personality trait or a business process. No business will be successful unless it is at least adequate, and preferably superb, in product development, sales, and customer engagement - not to mention finance, planning, marketing and recruiting.  Too many VMS producers are trying to do all these things themselv...

OpenView Alongwith Stockport Homes Installs Intratone’s Digital Noticeboards At Residential Tower Block Property

Stockport Homes is installing a new breed of digital noticeboards at residential tower block properties managed on behalf of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. These innovative new screens are being installed in communal areas by OpenView Security Solutions, the UK’S largest privately owned independent security company and a national supplier of fire, electrical and mechanical services to the public and private housing sector, and will provide real-time information to improve communi...

VIVOTEK Offers Digital Communications, Entertainment And Information Services To SBB In Serbia And Montenegro

Global provider of digital and analog cable television, broadband internet, and fixed telephony in Serbia, SBB brings nearly a decade of experience in serving the largest customer base in Serbia and Montenegro. SBB is a part of the United Group, which operates in six countries of the former Yugoslavia, with sibling companies Telemach, Total TV, NetTV Plus, and more. Their services bring the most popular news, sports, films, children’s programs, and a variety of other content to their grow...

Openpath Launches Mullion Smart Access Control Reader To Provide Better Security At Workplace

Openpath, a company on a mission to bring frictionless access and better security to our workplaces, reveals that 94% of its users now use their smartphone over a keycard to enter the office, an enviable accomplishment in an industry with shockingly low mobile adoption rates. Recognising a general lack of mobile adoption in the access control industry, Openpath launches the Mullion Smart Reader to fill out its portfolio of access control readers. The sleek, versatile and compact design of the M...

Open Security And Safety Alliance Provides A Standard Security Platform To Reputed Security Companies

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (‘the Alliance’) is a non-profit, non-stock corporation that brings together like-minded organizations in order to outline specifications for a common standardized platform for security and safety solutions which are accessible for everyone. The Alliance was formed in reaction to today’s market characterized by the continued evolution of the Internet of Things and the aggregation of data. Security and safety solutions are fragmented due...

DMP’s Farpointe Bluetooth Reader Offers Customers A Convenient Access Solution On Smartphones

Instead of keeping track of a key fob or card, some people may prefer using their smartphones to get into their businesses or secure work areas. Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) can now give those customers the convenience they prefer. Farpointe Data’s new CSR-35 Conekt Bluetooth Reader and CMC-2 Smartphone Mobile Access Credentials are the newest members of DMP’s expanded line of high-security access control products. Together, they allow iPhone or Android smartphones to function...

DMP Releases Several Enhancements For XR Series Control Panels With Improved Functionality

Whether you need to protect a single facility or an entire campus of commercial buildings, the UL listed XR Series Access/Burglary/Fire control panels by Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) are up to the task. With its recent XR Series Version 182 update, this can-do panel now offers even more features and functionality. XR Series Control Panel Now customers using the XR Series control panel have increased speed, reliability, and greater distance in controlling Z-Wave Plus devices using their Vi...

GSX 2018 Day One Reflects Consolidation And Acquisiton

The Global Security Exchange (GSX) seems smaller this year, which is not surprising given the absence on the show floor of several big companies such as Hikvision and Assa Abloy (although their subsidiary HID Global has a big booth). A trend affecting the number of companies exhibiting at GSX 2018, and other trade shows, is industry consolidation, which is impacting the show even beyond the fewer exhibitors this year in Las Vegas. GSX is the new branding for the trade show formerly known as ASIS...

ACK Data And DICE Corporation Join Forces To Showcase New Product Line At GSX 2018

Cliff Dice, President and CEO of DICE Corporation, and Scott Sereboff, CEO of ACK Data, Inc. are pleased to announce that the two companies have joined forces to create “Infinity RECALL,” a new system that stores data in the cloud for a fraction of the cost of traditional storage. Live Viewing And Data Analytics “Infinity RECALL will allow us to store our customers’ data in the cloud forever,” said Sereboff. With a small on-premises device, ACK Data’s Infini...

Blockpass Enhances Identity Verification Through Video Solutions With Fully-Verified Partnership

Digital identity verification provider, Blockpass, confirmed that they have signed a deal to invest in and partner with video verification solutions provider Fully-Verified. The move underlines Blockpass' commitment to becoming the premier Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) verification solutions provider. The deal also allows Blockpass exclusive access to the solutions provided by Fully-Verified. Banking-Grade Identity Verifications Blockpass offers shared regulatory com...

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