Testing & Approvals

DMP Integrates With LifeSafety Power To Facilitate Power-Supply And Access Control Installation

Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) and LifeSafety Power have announced an integration delivering a customized enclosure that simplifies installing power supply and sub-assemblies for access control. “A lot of our dealers have told us they like using LifeSafety power supplies and enclosures,” says Adam Kinder, product manager for DMP Access Control. In combination with our controllers he adds, “It’s a solution that requires no modification.” DCLASS Integrated DMP Po...

AutonomouStuff Deploys Quantum Storage Solutions To EmpowerAutonomous Vehicle Development

Quantum Corp. named AutonomouStuff LLC its primary partner for storage distribution in the automotive market, enabling them to deliver Quantum’s comprehensive end-to-end storage solutions for both in-vehicle and data center environments. Quantum’s StorNext-powered scale-out storage provides high-performance ingest of data into the data center when test vehicles return to the garage, thereby speeding time to result for sensor-generated in-vehicle data. Quantum in-vehicle storage is d...

Selecting The Right Security Systems Integrator For Casino And Gaming Facilities

Security teams at casinos and gaming facilities are challenged daily to balance a welcoming and guest-focused attitude with a firm and capable presence to prevent and handle security issues, manage surveillance and security systems, and protect employees, guests, and assets. And all of this needs to be accomplished while complying with strict gaming regulations. An experienced security systems integrator can assist you with many of those challenges, including the very important job of ensuring...

How The Convergence Of Physical Security And Cybersecurity Will Benefit Businesses

The physical security industry is rapidly changing, ever evolving, and one that is growing faster than most other sectors of the greater global market. The latest research shows that the forecasted growth rates will be a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2% and a total market revenue opportunity of $41.27B through 2022. These economic indicators make the industry a very attractive investment for entrepreneurs and for investment from large corporations from other industries. At ISC West 2...

Boon Edam’s Speedlane Lifeline Optical Turnstiles Obtain UL/CSA Certifications

Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that as part of a continuous policy to certify products to North American standards, the Speedlane Swing and Open optical turnstiles have been tested and certified to conform with UL standards 325 and 2593, and CSA 22.2 for Canada. UL Standards 325 and 2593, as well as CSA C22.2 (the harmonized standard in Canada) are the prevalent industry standards for ensuring the safe operation of doors, turnst...

Camden's Electric Strikes Receive UL 294 Listing

Camden Door Controls, a premier provider of door activation and locking devices, has announced it has received UL 294 (Access Control System Units Standard) listing for its complete new line of industry-leading electric strikes. These span Camden's Grade 1 ANSI, Grade 2 ANSI, Grade 1 ANSI Fire, Grade 1 ANSI and Mortise Fire, and Grade 1 RIM strikes. This new UL 294 listing is in addition to the UL 1034 Burglary and UL 10C Fire listings Camden has already obtained.

Round table discussions

What Is The Biggest Mistake Customers Make When Buying And Installing Security Systems?

Sometimes you see it coming and want to scream out: “Don’t do that.” We all make mistakes, but it’s hard to sit and watch others as they go down the wrong path. It’s especially difficult when the errant party is a customer, and when their wrong move might somehow end up reflecting badly on you as a technology or security systems provider. Much better to anticipate the problem by expecting the possible mistake before it happens. We asked this week’s Expert Pane...