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OPTEX Demonstrates Multi-layered Approach To Protecting Critical Infrastructure At Intersec 2018

Sensor manufacturer OPTEX will be demonstrating its multi-layered approach to protecting critical infrastructure – from the initial outer perimeter to the inner areas, including detection of unauthorized access. “In the Middle East region,” says Jacques Vaarre, Managing Director for OPTEX EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa), “we are focusing on the high security element of our intrusion detection portfolio that protects critical infrastructure as there is the requiremen...

OPTEX Europe Exhibits For First Time At Sicurezza 2017, Milan

OPTEX Europe will be exhibiting for the first time at Sicurezza in Milan to showcase its wider range of detection and LED lighting devices. The portfolio on show will cover perimeter protection and security, as well as transportation safety devices and vehicle sensors – a perfect opportunity to meet the team and discuss new applications. OPTEX Presence At Sicurezza Part of the OPTEX team present at the show will be Mark Cosgrave, Western Europe Divisional Manager for OPTEX EMEA and Sandr...

AMG To Discuss Specialist Network And Transmission Solutions During UK Security Trade Mission

AMG Systems is participating in a trade delegation to the Baltic states, helping to spread the word about the strength of the UK security industry and how AMG can play a part in providing solutions for security-critical projects in the region. The trade delegation, organized through the UK Department for International Trade, will visit Vilnius in Lithuania, Riga in Latvia and Tallinn in Estonia. Each event will be opened by the British Ambassador for that country, and will include presentations...

Dahua Technology USA Launches New Line Of Transmission Products At ASIS 2017

Video surveillance manufacturer Dahua Technology USA has launched a new line of transmission products. These network switches round out Dahua’s product portfolio to build complete, end-to-end, video surveillance solutions. PoE Switch Features Dahua’s full range of network switches are optimized for video surveillance systems. Most feature Layer 2 switch management to ensure uninterrupted video transmission, and they support most local and remote topologies including fiber opti...

HID Global To Acquire Mercury Security, Expand Reach In Physical Access Control Market

HID Global®, a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY specializing in trusted identity solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Mercury Security, an OEM supplier of controllers for physical access control. Mercury Security has over three million controllers installed at tens of thousands of sites worldwide, including at more than 90 of the Fortune 100 companies. Mercury’s intelligent controllers, interface boards and software complement HID’s readers, smart cards and mobile IDs for openin...

Does The Security Market Really Understand The Meaning Of 'cloud?'

There’s a huge cloud hanging over the physical security market, but in a good way. Cloud-based systems, whether for video, access control or another category, are on the verge of taking the industry by storm. The benefits of that mythical “cloud” are well-known, or certainly well-touted, in the market. It’s almost as if the word “cloud” has become a buzzword that can mean different things, or at least whatever the customer wants it to mean (as long as they buy...

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Does The Security Market Really Understand The Meaning Of 'cloud?'

There’s a huge cloud hanging over the physical security market, but in a good way. Cloud-based systems, whether for video, access control or another category, are on the verge of taking the industry by storm. The benefits of that mythical “cloud” are well-known, or certainly well-touted, in the market. It’s almost as if the word “cloud” has become a buzzword that can mean different things, or at least whatever the customer wants it to mean (as long as they buy...