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AMP Releases Application Note With Code For Interfacing Intelligent Drives In Python Automation Projects

Applied Motion Products Inc. (AMP), the USA based motion control innovator, has released a new application note for programmers using Python, the popular computer programming language. Available from Mclennan, AMP’s European distribution partner, the application note includes sample Python scripts and resource information for establishing RS-232/RS-485 or Ethernet communications, along with streaming commands and handling replies for single- and/or multi-axis drive set-ups using AMP&rsquo...

Hikvision Innovative Alarm Solutions Enhance The Security Of Customers’ Homes And Businesses

Alarm systems have been available for decades, but many solutions offer little functionality beyond a sensor triggering an alert in the event of a break in. To take alarms to the next level, Hikvision is bringing a number of new and innovative technologies to market, allowing customers to meet their home and business security requirements more fully and to help expand the alarm business. No one can stay alert for a potential home or business security breach every hour of every day. That’s...

ETSI Technical Committee On Cybersecurity Releases ETSI EN 303 645 Consumer IoT Security Standard

The ETSI Technical Committee on Cybersecurity (TC CYBER) unveils ETSI EN 303 645, a standard for cybersecurity in the Internet of Things that establishes a security baseline for internet connected consumer products and provides a basis for future IoT certification schemes. Based on the ETSI specification TS 103 645, EN 303 645 went through National Standards Organization comments and voting, engaging even more stakeholders in its development and ultimately strengthening the resulting standard....

FLIR Systems Launches FLIR Screen-EST Software To Improve Skin Temperature Screening For COVID-19

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the FLIR Screen-ESTTM software for FLIR T-Series, Exx-Series, and A-Series thermal imaging cameras. The software provides automatic measurement tools that perform elevated skin temperature screenings of individuals in two seconds or less at entries, checkpoints, and other high-traffic areas while maintaining recommended social distancing guidelines. FLIR Screen-EST method “Governments and businesses across the globe are hard at work developing new processes t...

Mul-T-Lock’s Break Secure 3DS Anti-Snap Cylinder Excels In Providing Residential Security

With 73% of all domestic burglaries occurring through a door, it is now more important than ever that maximum-security locks are in place to offer protection from potential break-ins. Mul-T-Lock’s coveted Break Secure 3DS anti-snap cylinder has been specially designed to help locksmiths meet consumer demand for high security locks, and now it has excelled in recent tests – surpassing the British Standard Kitemark BS EN 1303:2015 test 10 times over. To achieve the highest Grade 6 in...

Hanwha Techwin Introduces New 4K Wisenet P AI Cameras Featuring Deep Learning Video Analytics

Life has just become much easier for control room operators and security personnel with the launch of 5 new Wisenet P ultra-high definition 4K AI cameras. In addition to capturing superb quality images, the new feature rich cameras from the Hanwha Techwin Premium range are equipped with deep learning video analytics which offer a high level of detection accuracy, while minimizing false alarms. The license-free deep learning video analytics simultaneously detects and classifies various obje...

OPTEX's WX Series Nominated As Finalist For Benchmark Innovation Awards 2020

OPTEX is proud to announce that their WX series has been nominated as this year's Benchmark Innovation Awards finalist. The awards are organized annually by Benchmark recognizing innovation and smart solutions in the industry. At OPTEX, the core philosophy is to deliver sensing innovating, a philosophy that they live and breathe. The models in the WX series are built upon OPTEX’s track record in providing sensing performance for outdoor intruder detection applications and include a panora...

ADT Contributes US$ 1 Million To Assist Over 100 Non-Profit Organizations Hit Hard Across The US By COVID-19

ADT, globally renowned security and automation provider that serves residential and business customers, has announced that it is providing US $1 million, through its ADT Always Cares program, to support over 100 non-profit organizations in 44 states and Puerto Rico affected by COVID-19. ADT Always Cares program The funds are being allocated in US $5,000 and US $10,000 increments to nonprofits in communities where ADT employees live and work. Local ADT teams are determining which charities to s...

Ajax Systems Introduce Hub 2 To Guard Homes, Offices, And Personal Boundaries

With Hub 2, a user will no longer need to live under round-the-clock camera surveillance to know why an alarm has gone off. Like the first generation of hubs, Hub 2 protects the user’s property against burglars, fire, and flood. But unlike its predecessors, it sends not only alarm notifications but also animated series of images from MotionCam motion detectors.  Thanks to the optional Wings radio protocol, a built-in battery, and two SIM card slots, Hub 2 is independent of the guarde...

Ajax Systems Releases MotionCam And Hub 2 As The Next Level Of Informative Alarm Systems

Even the most reliable security equipment is never fully protected from false alarms. Most of the time, they occur due to simple oversights, hyperactive pets, or incorrect installation. But when the security companies react to false alarms, they risk getting late in case of a real emergency. Some send security patrols to check the unverified alarms right away. The others count the detector triggerings before responding and lose precious minutes in the result. In any case, false alarms bring str...

Euralarm Urges European Commission To Postpone End Date Of The Co-Existence Period For LVD Standards Owing To COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis causes a burden for companies that have to finish their testing and certification programs because of standards that will be superseded. Examples are the EN 60950-1:2006 and EN 60065 that are used for conformity testing of fire and security products for the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU. Euralarm, therefore, urges to postpone the end date of the co-existence period of the EN 60950-1:2006 and EN 60065 with nine months. Test houses and notified bodies affected by COVID-19...

Climax Technology Announces The Launch Of BX-35ZBS Outdoor Bell Box With Effective Visual And Audible Alerts

BX-35ZBS bell box is a battery-operated wireless outdoor siren generating a loud 104 decibel siren sound and strobe lights during an alarm to provide visible and audible alerts. Encased in a durable, IPX5 waterproof design, easy-to-install BX-35ZBS is a premium choice for the modern smart home. The BX-35ZBS is energy saving and environmentally conscious, requiring only two Alkaline batteries, yet still has a long battery life. The BX-35ZBS generates unique alarm sounds for fire and burglary to...