Security Product News & Launch Announcements

QNAP Launches TVS-x73e 4/6/8-bay NAS, Featuring AMD RX-421BD Quad-core APU

QNAP Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the high-performance TVS-x73e series – an SMB NAS lineup featuring an AMD RX-421BD quad-core APU, up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD slots (for SSD cache acceleration with Qtie auto-tiering), the unique USB QuickAccess port, dual 4K HDMI output, and hardware-assisted 4K video transcoding acceleration. Private Cloud Designed for versatile business needs, the secure and scalable TVS-x73e series provides a pair of PCIe slots for flexi...

S2 Security Launches New Security Management App, S2 Mobile Security Professional

S2 Security, developer of complete enterprise security solutions, announced the release of S2 Mobile Security Professional, a security management app for smartphones and tablets. S2 Mobile Security Professional allows both security managers and staff to operate their S2 access control and video management systems from anywhere, dramatically improving productivity, decision-making and response time. The new app is a complete reimagining of the award-winning S2 Mobile Security Officer. With a str...

Johnson Controls Releases New ExacqVision Update With New Features

Johnson Controls introduced the latest version of exacqVision video management system (9.0), which adds important features that help ensure the overall health of a customer’s security environment while providing tools that aid in faster mitigation of security events. exacqVision is well known for its focus on providing critical information on the health and performance of the VMS. This latest release brings that same attention to access control and intrusion panels, incorporating health a...

Johnson Controls Supports Apple HomeKit With DSC Iotega Wireless Security Solution

Johnson Controls is pleased to announce that the DSC iotega wireless security and automation solution is adding support for Apple HomeKit, enabling consumers to manage not only their security system but also other home automation abilities using Apple’s Home app or Siri on their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. The recently launched iotega system, from DSC, is an intuitive, completely wireless and fully secure system, using encrypted, long-range wireless PowerG sensors, which provides homeo...

IC Realtime Launches AI Search Engine Ella For Security And Surveillance

IC Realtime, a provider of digital surveillance and security technology, has announced the introduction of Ella, a new cloud-based deep-learning search engine that augments surveillance systems with natural language search capabilities across recorded video footage. Ella uses both algorithmic and deep learning tools to give any surveillance or security camera the ability to recognize objects, colors, people, vehicles, animals and more. Ella was designed with the technology backbone of Camio, a...

Zwipe And Gemalto Partner Up To Create Biometric Card Payments

Biometric technology company Zwipe has announced that it has partnered with Gemalto, a worldwide card manufacturer, to pilot the first battery-less dual-interface fingerprint activated payment card with Bank of Cyprus. 2018 Upcoming Pilots Gemalto has confirmed multiple upcoming pilots in 2018, with the first of these being with Bank of Cyprus. Commenting on the cooperation, Sylvie Gibert, SVP of Payment Cards at Gemalto said, “We have spent the last 18 months extensively evalu...

VIZpin Announces Launch Of VIZpin ROLES, Simplifying Access Control Administration

VIZpin, a provider of Smartphone Access Control, has announced the launch of VIZpin ROLES. This major update to the popular Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) greatly simplifies system administration for small, medium and large access control applications. With VIZpin ROLES, you can grant access to large groups of users using a pre-defined list of readers with unique schedules for each reader so managing complex operations is now fast and convenient. It also provides significant savings by eli...

WaveLynx Technologies Announces Release Of SIA-Standard OSDP Access Reader

WaveLynx Technologies, a developer of customizable physical security readers and credentialing, announced the release of their newest wall mount access reader to their Ethos product portfolio. The Ethos product line are the first access readers manufactured to leverage the full extent of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) V2.1.7 specification with the use of Secure Channel-encrypted communication and remote upgrade and maintenance capabilities....

REI Launches Counter Surveillance Equipment To Prevent Fraudulent Exam Testing Sites

The newly-launched ANDRE Advanced Near-field Detection Receiver from Research Electronics International (REI) is helping to prevent fraud at exam testing sites. Commonly used for counter surveillance operations and intelligence protection, the ANDRE is now also helping educators prevent cheating during examinations by detecting covert electronic transmissions. Radiofrequency Detection According to Brazilian news reports, eleven individuals were arrested last year for using electronic...

ADT Adds Video Alarm Verification Services To Its Award-winning ADT Pulse Platform

ADT, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in North America, has announced the availability of video alarm verification services that have been specifically designed for small and medium-sized businesses through its ADT Pulse solution. Video-enhanced Alarm Systems A multi-step verification process, which includes video alarm verification, has the potential to vastly cut down on false alarms and increase police response. Video-enhanced alarm systems can provid...

Aiphone Enhances Emergency Tower Design For Accurate Incident Management

Aiphone Corp., a manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, has announced enhancements to its emergency enclosure products. Towers and wall boxes now feature built-in UL Listed electrical boxes to easily satisfy local electrical codes. The new modular tower designs also include an optional CCTV camera arm module. Now a second camera can be mounted to the top of the towers, providing security personnel with a second line of sight to more accurately assess and respond to situation...

Matrix's Elevator Based Access Control Employs Biometric Or RFID Card Credential

Security issues corresponding to controlling access, is perceived as prime concern and a strenuous challenge in various sectors like corporate office, manufacturing units, BFSI, healthcare and hotels. These arduous challenges require meticulously planned access control strategies. Implementation of such strategies can be employed at exit/entry doors and at data centers. Along with the conventional approach, it is being enhanced with advanced features, to control access and improve security with...