Home Security Systems

ADT Cybersecurity Appoints Jimmy Treuting As New SVP Of Sales And Marketing

ADT, the leader in security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in North America, announced that it has hired Jimmy Treuting to lead sales and marketing for ADT Cybersecurity. ADT Cybersecurity was formed in November 2017 with the acquisition of Datashield and is focused on delivering Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services to commercial and enterprise businesses nationwide. Treuting brings over three decades experience in sales, marketing, customer impact and operations man...

Videx Launches New Video Entry System With 3.5” Handsfree Color Monitor

Access control and door entry provider Videx has introduced a new video entry system that boasts a 3.5” handsfree color monitor, integrated optional proximity for up to 50 users, that only requires two wires to link the door panels, videophones and PSUs together. Rob Sands, Technical Director at Videx UK, said: “The wiring of these systems is very simple, meaning installation is quick and easy, so they’re a great door entry solution for houses, flats, apartments and small offi...

TE Connectivity Named 2017 Top 100 Global Innovator By Clarivate Analytics

TE Connectivity Ltd., a connectivity and sensor solutions company, has been named a 2017 Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics. The annual report highlights the most successful organizations in the world that are active in innovation through research and development, protection of their IP and the achievement of commercial success. This is the seventh consecutive year TE has been recognized. "Innovation is at the heart of our culture and our company values, so we are proud to be recog...

Allegion UK Hires James Keith, New End User Solution Strategy Manager

James Keith joins Allegion following 13 years in product, brand and category management roles across automative, health and safety and home improvement industries. His previous roles have seen him engage in project-led work, managing full portfolios and implementing key product roadmaps. Keith’s role with Allegion will involve direct engagement and involvement with end users and the challenges they face, bringing complete solution packages to full fruition. He will deliver differentiated...

Gira To Showcase Latest Smart Building Solutions And Functions At MIPIM 2018

Gira, a worldwide full-range supplier of intelligent system solutions for building management, has announced its participation in the ‘world’s leading property show’, MIPIM, taking place between 13th-16th March 2018 in Cannes, France. 24,000 Participants And 100 Participating Nations With over 24,000 participants from 100 countries dedicated to the real estate industry, MIPIM gathers the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry for four...

Videx And Enterprise Security Technologies Join To Install Entry Management System At Connaught House

Videx, in partnership with Enterprise Security Technologies, has successfully installed a complex door entry management system at Connaught House, which provides private residential housing and commercial offices in the heart of London. The key access control requirements were to provide a secure easy-to-use system with 24-hour video door entry to visitors, and providing a clear image of the person arriving. The door entry panel also had to be designed to specific requirements so that it could...

Round Table Discussions

Is The Security Industry Shifting Toward End-to-end Solutions?

Products are the building blocks of systems and solutions. How those products are combined, and where the integration happens, is a variable in the physical security market. Before the advent of open systems, a single manufacturer typically combined his own products, using proprietary connections, into end-to-end solutions for customers. Open systems undermined that paradigm to some degree and made it possible for customers to pick and choose products from multiple manufacturers to be integrated...

What Are The Pitfalls Of Do-it-yourself Security Systems?

“Don’t try this at home.” It’s a common warning, but how does it apply to security systems? With today’s systems becoming easier to install, and with customers becoming more tech-savvy, there is a growing market for “do-it-yourself” or DIY home security systems. The trend also extends beyond the home security market: Business end users may also think they can forgo a professional installer and handle installation in-house. The customer may save money by...

What Are The Physical Security Challenges Of “Safe Cities”?

Cities are increasingly connected using information and communication technologies, a trend often referred to as “smart cities.” In much the same way, “safe cities” initiatives are uniting businesses, city officials, law enforcement and other stakeholders in an effort to maximize the safety of businesses and citizens and to minimize theft and crime. Safe cities programs seek to leverage a variety of resources, including public-private partnerships, to make urban communiti...