Surveillance & Security News for September 2021

Farpointe Data Promotes Alcala To Sales Manager, North America

Farpointe Data, the access control industry's OEM for RFID credentials and readers, has announced that long-time employee Francisco Alcala has been promoted to Sales Manager North America. "In his new role, Alcala will be tasked with growing Farpointe Data's North American sales to achieve the company's aggressive annual sales plan," explains Scott Lindley, general manager of Farpointe Data. "Fundamental to Alcala's success will be the roles, duties, and responsibilities which are focused on w...

National Training Center (NTC) Announces Flash Sale On Its Study Books And Training Guides From October 6 To October 8, 2021

National Training Center (NTC) study books are commonly used by security technicians, locksmiths, and life-safety professionals, for self-improvement, company education, and to prepare for examinations of all kinds. From October 6 to October 8, 2021, save on NTC training book purchases, as the National Training Center has announced a flash sale on its publications. The sale applies to all the NTC training books and guides, including: Red Book | Fire Alarm Certification Guide Orange Book |...

ASSA ABLOY To Showcase Door Security And Access Control Solutions At The GSX 2021

ASSA ABLOY’s presence at the 2021 Global Security Exchange (GSX) will focus on helping attendees identify opportunities to improve the safety, security, and health of their facilities. Visit Booth #1353 to see the latest innovations in comprehensive door security and access control.    “Amid the health, economic, natural, and social crises we’ve experienced in the past 18 months, the role that security plays in creating safe and healthy environments is more critical...

Security Industry Association Opens Applications For The SIA RISE Scholarship, Aimed At Young Professionals And Students

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened applications for the SIA RISE Scholarship, a program, presented by the SIA RISE community, for young security professionals and students. Through this year’s SIA RISE Scholarship, selected candidates will receive US$ 3,000 cash awards that can be used towards continuing education, student loan repayment, and professional development programs, such as training and certifications. SIA RISE Scholarship “Applying for an SIA RISE Schol...

Iris ID Looks At Growing Federal Government Use Of Iris Biometrics

Learn how the federal government is using iris biometrics for the collection of personal identity and authentication data by joining Iris ID, the global pioneer in iris recognition technology for 20 years, at Connect: ID 2021, Oct. 5-6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, Washington, D.C. Agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are vetting iris-based technology for uses such as identifying people crossing U.S. borders and processing passengers at airport secur...

Aeroturn Turnstiles Helps Organizations Nationwide Safely Re-Open With New Integrations To The Latest Touchless Security Technology

Aeroturn LLC, a leading turnstile manufacturer that offers 100% Made in The USA turnstiles announced that the company has managed to adapt to these uncertain times and take the reins of emerging trends. Aeroturn has been involved in the introduction of touchless facial recognition biometric credentials at multiple locations. Facial recognition system In the past year, Aeroturn along with its security integrator partner, Siemens-Beltsville, MD, developed the integration of a prototype faci...

Vicon Appoints Andronicus Turner And Jason Lloyd As New Regional Sales Managers

Vicon Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Cemtrex Inc., and leading designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware, and components, announced the appointment of both Andronicus Turner and Jason Lloyd as Regional Sales Managers. The appointments follow several other key additions to the Vicon team. Vicon is expanding rapidly to address escalating demand as end-users seek a reliable source of video surveillance and access control technologies fit for today&rsq...

ATG Access Launches Industry-First Long Span Swing Gate

ATG Access has expanded its physical security portfolio with the launch of the Vulcan Long-Span Gate, the industry’s first manual swing gate with a 12-meter clear opening to be successfully impact-tested to withstand impact from a 7,200kg vehicle traveling at 80kph.   The gate, which has been impacted tested to the IWA 14-1 standard, is effortless in operation, making it ideal for securing large width entrances into critical national infrastructure or busy crowded spaces....

Dahua Technology Unveils DeepHub Smart Interactive Whiteboard For Efficient And Collaborative Video Conferencing

Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, is introducing its Dahua DeepHub Smart Interactive Whiteboard – an IFPD (Interactive Flat Panel Display) device designed for modern meeting rooms and remote communication demands. Based on customer needs of digital transformation, Dahua Technology has been exploring the video conferencing market for years and has utilized its technological innovation capability to equip Dahua DeepHub with a user-friendly...

G4S Secures Aalborg University’s Buildings In Denmark In One Of Europe’s Largest Access Control Systems Implementation Project

With 4,500 card readers installed across 55 university buildings, Aalborg University in Denmark is G4S’s biggest integrated access control implementation in Europe. G4S access control system What started out as a simple security contract, providing a handful of officers at two university buildings, nearly 25 years ago, has grown into G4S’s biggest integrated access control implementation in Europe. Aalborg University, founded in 1974, is Denmark’s fourth-largest higher educa...

Hanwha Techwin Launches Serverless Wisenet Parking Guidance Solution

The introduction of the Wisenet TNF-9010 360° Parking Guidance device could not perhaps come at a better time with the city center and office parking lot once again often filling up to capacity. To maximize revenue for parking lot operators by optimizing occupancy levels and reducing congestion and queues, the Wisenet Parking Guidance Solution is designed to help drivers quickly locate vacant parking lot bays. AI-based vehicle detection With built-in AI-based vehicle detection functionalit...

Messe Frankfurt Brings Intersec 2022 To Deliver Industry Benchmark For The Security Industry

Intersec – the emergency services, security and safety event – will mark its return in 2022 with a ground-breaking, elevated new program uniting global and regional leaders as they explore solutions for the rapidly evolving challenges facing the industry. Never-before-seen additions to the event will see Cybersecurity and technology take center stage, along with some of the world’s best speakers in the UAE for the first time. The 23rd edition of the flagship event, under the p...

3xLOGIC Introduces ANPR Utility As A Part Of Their Pioneering VIGIL Suite Of Products

3xLOGIC, the provider of integrated and intelligent security solutions, announces the introduction of an automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) utility as part of its pioneering VIGIL suite of products. Designed as a cost-effective solution for use in a wide range of applications where post-event investigations require precise imaging to identify number plates, the ANPR utility is highly effective in environments such as parking lots and garages, as well as fuel stations, multi-tenant reside...

Alcatraz AI To Exhibit The Rock, Facial Recognition Technology Solution At Connect:ID 2021 Conference

Alcatraz AI, a globally renowned company in physical security technologies, will showcase its state-of-the-art product, the Rock, at Connect:ID 2021 conference, on Booth 309. This will be Alcatraz AI’s first time attending the conference, which is taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on October 5-6, 2021. Alcatraz AI's Rock software Powered by Machine Learning, Alcatraz AI’s Rock operates autonomously to recognize the face as the credential...

Johnson Controls Chooses Ava Robotics To Power The New Tyco Security Robot, Designed For Business Applications

Johnson Controls has chosen Ava Robotics, a globally renowned company in designing and developing intelligent robots for workplace applications, to improve human productivity, safety and quality of life, by powering its new Tyco Security Robot. Tyco Security Robot Tyco introduced the Tyco Security Robot, powered by Ava Robotics, in the Tyco Demo Room & Innovation Center, at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021 Conference, taking place from September 23-25, 2021, in Orlando, Florida. Ta...

Messe Frankfurt Announces That Secutech Vietnam Will Now Take Place At A Future Date

Instead of its originally scheduled late-September timeslot, Secutech Vietnam will now take place at a future date. The postponement is due to recurring outbreaks of COVID-19 across Vietnam, as well as travel restrictions and periodic lockdowns. The rearranged fair will take place at the Friendship Cultural Palace in Hanoi, with the new dates to be announced in due course. “Given the current situation in Vietnam, this step is in the best interest of all parties,” says Ms Regina Tsai...

Video Surveillance As A Service (VSaaS) From Integrator And User Perspective

Technology based on the cloud has become a popular trend. Most IT systems now operate within the cloud or offer cloud capabilities, and video surveillance is no exception: virtually every major hardware and software vendor offers cloud-based services. Users benefit from the cloud due to its numerous advantages, such as ease of implementation, scalability, low maintenance costs, etc. Video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) offers many choices, so there is an optimal solution for each user. Howev...

Eaton Launches A Range Of GRP Cameras For Use In Hazardous Area Communications

Power management company Eaton announces the launch of a pioneering range of GRP cameras for use in hazardous area communications. Corrosion-free and much lighter in weight than their metal counterparts, the new GRP cameras offer end-users significant improvements in a lifetime performance, as well as reduced transportation, operating and maintenance costs. Eaton GRP cameras are ideally suited to remote monitoring of process and security activities in harsh environmental conditions or explosive...

PSA Security Network And USAV Partner With TSI APAC Hub To Expand Network In Asia Pacific, Middle East And Africa Regions

PSA Security Network (PSA), the world’s renowned consortium of professional systems integrators and USAV has announced a new partnership with TSI APAC Hub (TSI), for PSA and USAV. This partnership in the Asia Pacific (APAC), and the Middle East and Africa (MEA) will increase PSA and USAV outreach to the system integrators and technology partners, in APAC and MEA regions, who provide solutions and services in various verticals, such as cinema, corporate, education, energy and utilities, go...

Allegion And Gallagher Announce Their Integrated Electronic Access Control Solution Approved By The US Government

Allegion US (Allegion plc), a globally renowned provider of security products and solutions, and Gallagher (Gallagher Security), a global security manufacturer, have announced that the US Government has approved their new electronic access solution. Schlage AD-302 FIPS 201-2 is integrated with Gallagher’s Command Center security software platform and is the first electronic lock listed on the General Services Administration (GSA) Approved Product List (APL), expanding access to key govern...

Ping Identity Acquires Singular Key To Provide No-Code Identity Security Integration

Ping Identity Holding Corp., (‘Ping Identity’), the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, acquires Singular Key, a provider of no-code identity and security orchestration. Singular Key streamlines the integration of identity services, providing a no-code method of creating workflows across multiple identity technologies and platforms, including identity verification, fraud, risk, access management, privileged access, and identity governance into a unified identity fabric...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Announce Integration Of Its Aperio Wireless Technology With Qumulex’s QxControl Unified Cloud-Based Solution

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions has announced the integration of their Aperio wireless lock technology with QxControl, from Qumulex, Inc., a global innovator in cloud-based, unified video surveillance and access control solutions.  ASSA ABLOY - Qumulex partnership “The vision for Qumulex was to offer a cloud-based video and access control solution that also allows you to manage both together, in an open architecture environment,” said Tom Buckley, the Vice President (VP) for Mark...

Interface Provides Video Verified Intrusion Alarm Monitoring To WKS Restaurant Group

Interface Security Systems, a managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, announces that WKS Restaurant Group, one of the fastest-growing multi-brand restaurant franchisees in the US is relying on Interface’s managed video verified intrusion alarm monitoring to eliminate false alarm costs and standardize security operations across over 380 restaurants. WKS is a licensed franchisee of El Pollo...

Robo Shadow Launches Cyber Security Platform Which Offers Software Reporting For All The Devices

UK-based cyber security start-up, Robo Shadow, launches their initial product set as they attempt to take on the big guns in cyber security. The platform boasts a range of features including vulnerability scanning, hardware and software reporting for all the devices, reporting on Windows Defender centrally (removing the need for third-party anti-virus) and much more. Terry Lewis, CEO and Prolific Tech Investor, states that "We want to democratize cyber security, by removing the cost and the com...

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