Security installation

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...

Boon Edam Inc. Collaborates With BIMsmith To Provide BIM Content To Architects And Designers

Boon Edam, a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced the availability of Building Information Modeling (BIM) content for its products through an exciting partnership with BIMsmith, a building product data platform that offers a suite of free cloud tools for architects and designers. By offering expertly crafted BIM content that integrates seamlessly with leading North American design program Autodesk Revit, Boon Edam closes an important efficien...

Hikvision USA Employee Matthew Elder Awarded SIA RISE Scholarship

Hikvision USA Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions, announced that a Hikvision employee, Matthew Elder, has been awarded a Security Industry Association (SIA) RISE scholarship. Launched by SIA in 2016 to foster career development of young professionals in the security industry, the SIA RISE group membership is open to professionals that are under age 40 or ha...

Johnson Controls’ New C•CURE Go Install App Facilitates Easy Integration With ISTAR Ultra LT

Johnson Controls announces the introduction of the C•CURE Go Install app for use with the Software House iSTAR Ultra LT. The new app provides a more efficient, convenient means of configuring or updating information on the iSTAR Ultra LT controller without having to physically access the unit. Working with an embedded Bluetooth antenna that can be turned on and off remotely to ensure network security, users simply log into the C•CURE Go Install app to perform a host of tasks, includin...

NSI Releases New Update For CCTV Installations Code Of Practise

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has launched a new edition of its CCTV code of practice – for the design, installation and maintenance of CCTV surveillance systems - NCP 104 Issue 3. This edition includes guidance on protecting systems from cyber risks, and emphasises the importance of thoroughly assessing customer security risks and requirements when developing CCTV system design. Customer Assurance Customers buying CCTV surveillance systems designed, installed and maintained t...

ASSA ABLOY To Demonstrate Aperio Technology In Education Sector At Bett Show 2018

ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be exhibiting at Bett Show 2018 to demonstrate its innovative Aperio wireless locking technology in the education sector. Taking place 24 – 27 January at ExCeL London, ASSA ABLOY Access Control will be partnering with technology reseller Net-Ctrl on stand C61 to showcase its intelligent Aperio system. The access control technology can help education establishments cut costs, improve se...

Round Table Discussions

Why Should A Customer Continue To Buy “premium” Surveillance Cameras?

Remarkable changes are happening in the video camera market for surveillance applications, including the emergence of lower-priced products that offer features that previously were only available at a much higher price point. Deflating prices of cameras are sometimes referred to as a “race to the bottom” – foreshadowing a market of low-cost cameras that all provide similar features. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to comment on camera pricing trends and how c...

Is The Role Of Manpower More Or Less Important For Security Today?

Even the most effective technologies usually require some level of human involvement. What new technologies do, generally speaking, is change the nature of a human’s role. Most jobs in today’s world are vastly different than 50 years ago, in many cases because of the changing role of technology. In the physical security world, what specific impact does technology have on the human element of systems? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Have recent developments in secu...

Are Mergers And Acquisitions Good Or Bad For The Security Industry?

Consolidation is a reality in the security and video surveillance market. In the last several years, we have seen a variety of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving scores of companies of all sizes. But what is the impact of M&A activity on the companies involved, on their customers, and on the industry as a whole? We posed this question to our Expert Panel Roundtable: Do mergers and acquisitions have a net positive or net negative impact on the security market (and why)?