Surveillance & Security News for September 2020

Vanderbilt Announced Becoming The Latest Member Of Euralarm’s Security Section Of The Board

Vanderbilt has recently been welcomed as the latest member of Euralarm, joining the security section of the board. Euralarm’s security section This section represents the intrusion, access, and video sector and is a key stakeholder in organizations such as CertAlarm, CEN-CENELEC, IEC, and the European Commission. “As the newest member of Euralarm, Vanderbilt looks forward to working with a diverse number of stakeholders across the European continent. We are particularly looking fo...

Vanderbilt Provides Businesses With Smart Solutions To Enable Them To Get People Back To Work In A Safe Environment

As organizations start actively planning to open workplaces safely, Vanderbilt is providing customers with smart and reliable strategies to help create a safer environment for staff and visitors. The company has explored best practices for protecting employees and visitors when it comes to a building. Below they outline a scenario of how products can be used for remote security management. Example Scenario: The rise in staff working from home has increased even further since the COVID-19 lo...

FiRa™ Consortium And UWB Alliance Announce Joint Liaison Agreement To Create UWB-Enabled Ecosystem

The UWB Alliance and the FiRa™ Consortium have established a joint liaison agreement to align their areas of focus and agree upon a way to work together on areas of common interest. Leadership notes that this liaison will provide the two organizations with guiding principles to ultimately achieve the common goal of creating a UWB-enabled ecosystem and supporting use of UWB technology. As a part of the new liaison, the UWB Alliance will focus on matters arising from the promotion and safeg...

Vanderbilt Highlights The Working Of QR Code And The QR Code Reader To Provide A Secure Working Zone

QR codes can be issued from the existing access control system to visitor’s mobile phone granting them access to office, retail unit, or club. They are easy to use as all one needs is their mobile phone or access card with the QR code and the QR code reader. Codes can be regulated to visitors to keep track of what resources are being used within the facility. Secure and controlled environment After scanning the QR code, the reader sends the unique data captured in the code to the servic...

IDEMIA Announces MorphoWave Contactless Fingerprint Technology Outperforming Other Devices In NIST’s Latest Accuracy And Interoperability Test

IDEMIA announced that its MorphoWave™ contactless fingerprint technology outperformed all other devices in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s latest Accuracy and Interoperability Test on all criteria involved. The primary reason for carrying out the “Interoperability Assessment 2019: Contactless-to-Contact Fingerprint Capture” study was to test how well touchless systems work with legacy databases. NIST tested six sold contactless fingerprint sca...

Vanderbilt Releases A Product Spotlight On Recently Launched Facial Recognition Terminals With Temperature Detection

Earlier this month, Vanderbilt introduced Facial Recognition Terminals into their access control portfolio. These products are touchless technology that enables skin temperature measurement and masked individual identification during facial and palm verification at access points. They interface with Vanderbilt’s ACTpro on-premise and ACT365 cloud-based access control solutions, and communicate with the systems via a Wiegand output. From the company’s Product Management: “...

Vanderbilt ACT365 Releases Contact Traceability Reporting To Support Businesses Reopening Post COVID-19 Break

Contact traceability reporting is the latest feature to be added to ACT365, the cloud-based access control and video management system. The latest feature to the award-winning cloud system carries a wealth of features and benefits primed toward helping system-users adhere to new health and safety standards due to COVID-19. For instance, thanks to contact traceability reporting, users of ACT365 can now successfully: Track potentially infected employees and the doors they enter See people who...

Vanderbilt Discusses The Benefits Of Extended Ethernet For Maintaining Network Integrity

One important feature for a copper extension product could be to maintain the network integrity. This ensures that the network speed (wire speed) of the link is maintained at either 100Mbps or 10Mbs and that the connection is fully symmetrical. By doing this it is possible to integrate units into an Ethernet network with complete confidence that the links in no way degrades the performance of the network as they operate at the chosen speed. It should also be added at this stage that the line sp...

Vanderbilt Announces ACTpro Rules Mapping For Cleaning Frequently Used Doors

This is a simple rule that will help businesses implement new health and safety measures due to COVID-19. Following a few quick steps, one can setup notifications for when a door has been used a specific number of times to have its surface cleaned. This will ensure that the doors that are being more commonly used by customers and staff can be cleaned more regularly. How it works: One can create a new rule under Rules, titled “Clean door every 5 users.” Under Door, select the spe...

Vanderbilt Announces Solutions For Automated People Counting Systems And Occupancy Management

Vanderbilt has explored best practices for protecting employees and visitors when they come to a building. Below, Vanderbilt outlines a scenario of how the products can be used for area counting and pre-booking systems for occupancy management when social distancing. Example Scenario: Vanderbilt’s access control solutions can manage the number of people in an area at any one time. Automated people counting systems offer a method of counting and limiting access to certain areas. Oper...

Vanderbilt Launches On-Demand Webinar On Cloud Computing And Physical Security

During this webinar, one will explore why Physical Security and Cloud go together. Cloud computing: Enables users and businesses to run software and store data without installing it. Offers redundancy, stability, and security. Eliminates the problem of buying and maintaining software. Allows access from basically anywhere. Good security systems require regular updates, system backups, and a proper level of technical expertise from the installer and the end-user. This is often overlooke...

Vanderbilt’s ACT365 Cloud-Based Access Control Secures Entrances To Supermarket In Sweden

Installation company Nessence recently integrated Vanderbilt’s ACT365 cloud-based access control and video management system with Mobile BankID in Sweden. This is a citizen identification solution that allows companies, banks, and government agencies to authenticate and conclude agreements with individuals over the internet. This integration comes together to solve a brief put forward by the supermarket chain, ICA Sweden. Tobias Olofsson, Project Sales Manager at Vanderbilt, explains tha...

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