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Sales rep firms combine resources and contacts to increase footprint in the Midwest

Sales rep firms combine resources and contacts to increase footprint in the Midwest

October 19, 2018

Altronix will obtain an even greater presence in the Midwestern US with the mergers of long-time manufacturer rep partners PMA Marketing and Legacy Marketing, who together will operate under the Legacy Marketing brand. The combined resources and expertise of Legacy Marketing will further support systems integrators and resellers of Altronix power and transmission solutions across the […]

ASSA ABLOY appoints White Oak UK as finance partner

ASSA ABLOY appoints White Oak UK as finance partner

October 19, 2018

White Oak UK and ASSA ABLOY have announced a new partnership aimed at offering finance solutions to ASSA ABLOY UK customers.   The partnership, which is set to be rolled out across the majority of ASSA ABLOY’s B2B brands, will initially commence with Traka, whose intelligent key cabinets and locker solutions enable businesses to secure, […]

PerpetuityARC launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC launches Principles of Security Management course

October 19, 2018

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom-based course uses case studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It is the first course to be hosted at PD Ports’ training facilities in Teesside, North East England.   The Principles of Security Management […]

Apple Pay

Phishing email alert: Apple Pay impersonated in sophisticated attack

October 18, 2018

As cybercrime evolves, cybercriminals are developing new sophisticated attacks designed to infiltrate, interfere with and infect the computer systems of some of the world’s most trusted brands and companies. Apple Pay is the latest victim, with legitimate-looking receipts purporting to be from the company hitting inboxes and successfully duping some unsuspecting customers. These phishing emails were […]

MASterMind

Offering updated and improved integration with I-View Now and MASterMind partnership

October 18, 2018

I-View Now, a monitoring station video and signalling interface, has announced an updated and improved integration with monitoring station automation software platform partner MASterMind. The updated integration aims to improve signalling by utilising a dedicated MASrecv I-View Now Receiver, employing dedicated and proprietary signal types and formats to provide richer contextual information and video. Built […]

Synergy 3

New facial recognition integration for Synergy 3

October 18, 2018

Global surveillance business, Synectics, has announced that its Synergy 3 command and control software will now integrate with NEC’s NeoFace Watch facial recognition system, supporting person of interest (POI) tracking. Used as an open architecture command and control platform that monitors, manages and records surveillance video, alarms and events from multiple subsystems, Synergy 3 is […]

Extend Your Wi-Fi Range - 5 Tips for the Best Signal

Extend Your Wi-Fi Range – 5 Tips for the Best Signal

October 18, 2018

Wireless security is a great option for homes and businesses. However, with anything that uses the Internet, it’s only as good as the Wi-Fi connection. Our wireless security experts are sharing their tips and tricks from the best location for a wireless router to how to extend your Wi-Fi range. Use this advice to get […]

smart people identification

Utilising mobile access technology for smart people identification

October 17, 2018

People and access control specialist, Nortech, is now offering smart people identification using mobile access technology. The Nedap MACE platform consists of a cloud-based service, readers and the MACE app, allowing any access control system to use smartphones as access credentials. Capable of receiving and storing multiple virtual identity credentials, details can be presented to […]

VAX Access Control

Smartphone credentialing released for Vicon’s VAX Access Control system

October 17, 2018

Designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, Vicon Industries, has introduced mobile credentialing to improve the convenience and simplicity of its VAX Access Control solution. Allowing VAX customers to present their smartphone instead of cards or fobs to Bluetooth-enabled VAX door readers, users can enter their personal VAX credentials to their custom […]

ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY EMEA appoints new Vice President, Digital and Access Solutions

October 15, 2018

Stephanie Ordan has joined ASSA ABLOY as Vice President, Digital and Access Solutions EMEA, succeeding Chris Bone who became ASSA ABLOY Group Chief Technical Officer earlier this year. Stephanie’s initial focus will be on continuing to strengthen ASSA ABLOY’s position in access control solutions across EMEA, while overseeing efforts in the market education and product […]

personal protection

Personal Protection and Response Partnership Between CriticalArc and RAA Shortlisted for an OSPA Award

October 15, 2018

A transformative personal protection and emergency response solution, developed jointly by CriticalArc and RAA, one of South Australia’s largest mutual organisations and most trusted brands, has been shortlisted in the ‘OSPA’ Outstanding Security Performance Awards run by ASIAL, the Australian Security Industry Association. The RAA SafeZone Lone Worker App is an innovative partnership that delivers […]

DroneShield

DroneShield announces the release of new Drone Cannon Remote Weapon

October 15, 2018

In response to end-user requirements, DroneShield Ltd has released the DroneCannon Remote Weapon (RW), enabling third-party manufacturers to offer a combined ‘hard kill/soft kill’ layered counterdrone system. The lightweight ‘soft kill’ drone jammer has been designed for use with ‘hard kill’ remote weapon stations and can be used on a fixed site or vehicle solution. […]

Dahua Adds New Night Color Technology to Enhanced PoE Portfolio – Dahua North America

Dahua Adds New Night Color Technology to Enhanced PoE Portfolio – Dahua North America

October 12, 2018

IRVINE, Calif., October 12, 2018 – Dahua Technology, a leading video surveillance solutions provider, announced today two new additions to its eco-friendly patented enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE) product family. The DH-IPC-HFW4239TN-ASE 2MP Fixed Bullet and the DH-IPC-HDBW4239RN-ASE 2MP Fixed Dome are the latest offerings in the industry’s most flexible line of devices, enabling extended […]

Package Theft - 5 Tips to Combat Porch Pirates

Package Theft – 5 Tips to Combat Porch Pirates

October 12, 2018

The rise of online shopping has made everything from grocery to holiday shopping easier and more convenient. However, it has also made it easier for thieves, increasing package theft or ‘porch pirating’ as it is increasingly known. Package theft statistics show how much of a problem this has become. According to one package theft survey, […]

GDPR

GDPR compliance demystified with new online self-service tool

October 12, 2018

Information security specialists, Shred-it, has announced the release of a new online self-service tool designed to help businesses achieve General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. Following guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), GDPR Manager guides users through a six-step process from initial assessment to an outgoing action plan. This announcement comes after recent survey […]

3xLOGIC adds Allegion wireless lock integration to infinias access control solutions

3xLOGIC adds Allegion wireless lock integration to infinias access control solutions

October 12, 2018

3xLOGIC, Inc has successfully integrated of the company’s infinias access control software with Allegion’s Engage platform of wireless locks. Wireless locks are the controller, reader, power, door contact and lock hardware all bundled together in one device. Allegion Wireless Locksets integrated with infinias are modular and customised for either mortise or cylinder locks. These wireless […]

Deadline approaches for MilSim Asia 2019 conference papers

Deadline approaches for MilSim Asia 2019 conference papers

October 12, 2018

The deadline for papers to be considered as part of the conference programme at Military Simulation Asia 2019 is Friday October 12. This year, the main conference theme is “Introducing the Next Generation of Simulation and Training Technologies for Military/Law Enforcement”. MilSim Asia 2019 is currently inviting papers and R&D covering four main sections. For live […]

Regina board game cafe catches “ghost” on security camera

Regina board game cafe catches “ghost” on security camera

October 11, 2018

According to Carol Carman and Stephanie Smith the most convincing piece of evidence that Boards N Beans was haunted was when they finally caught a ghost on camera. Source link SummaryArticle NameRegina board game cafe catches “ghost” on security cameraDescriptionAccording to Carol Carman and Stephanie Smith the most convincing piece of evidence that Boards N […]

HID

HID Global combats counterfeiting with IoT-based brand protection solution

October 11, 2018

HID Global, has responded to the escalating issue of protecting major brands against counterfeiting and grey market activities by increasing its investments in its IoT-based brand protection services and expanding its community of partners who develop and deliver front-end experiences to global brands and consumers.  HID Trusted Tag Services make this possible by securely authenticating products from […]

Datapath

Datapath strengthen senior management team with new Project Director

October 11, 2018

Visual solution specialists and engineers, Datapath, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dave Leat as Project Director. With a proven track record in technical project management, Dave joins Datapath from GE Power and has previously held positions with the Brush Group, GKN Aerospace and Rolls-Royce. With past roles including Operations Director, […]

ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY wins Iconic Design Award with redesigned door closers

October 11, 2018

ASSA ABLOY’s elegantly-crafted redesigned door closer range has been recognised with a 2018 Iconic Award. Established by the German Design Council, the 2018 Iconic Awards: Innovative Architecture honour visionary architecture, innovative products and sustainable design. The respected design award recognises the importance ASSA ABLOY places on the design of its products. ASSA ABLOY’s door closer […]

SD Cards

SD Cards – The unsung heroes of video surveillance

October 11, 2018

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains the importance of SD cards and provides some useful tips on what to look out for when buying them. Although they are small and often tucked away, we should never take them for granted. SD cards can make a significant contribution towards end-users […]

physical security

XtraSales and On The Road Marketing announce strategic alliance

October 11, 2018

In a proactive response to the increasing convergence of the physical security and professional AV industries, XtraSales, Inc., a manufacturer’s rep serving the professional and commercial security sector, and On the Road Marketing, a Pro AV manufacturer’s rep firm serving manufacturers in the commercial audio and video industry, have announced a strategic alliance. The companies […]

Biometric

Princeton Identity deploys Biometric Conex to campuses and facilities ensuring quick and accurate clearance

October 10, 2018

Princeton Identity Inc. has announced the deployment of its Biometric Conex, designed to assist customers with quick and accurate personnel authentication for campuses and facilities. The Conex is a 20-foot long standard shipping container outfitted with on-the-move facial, iris and fingerprint biometric capture technology, which can be operational in less than 24 hours. The first two […]

Dallmeier

Video surveillance at the shopping centre

October 10, 2018

Video technology solutions from Dallmeier help ensure an undisturbed shopping and leisure experience at Plus City in Pasching near Linz “E2K2 – please take me to the nearest ice cream café.” At the moment, this type of exchange is still carried out via a display rather than by voice control, but the speaker is still […]

cyber security

Airbus and Atos awarded major cyber security contract to protect key EU institutions

October 10, 2018

Airbus Defence and Space, through its Airbus CyberSecurity unit and partnering with Atos as coprime entity, have been selected by the Council of the European Union to provide cyber security expertise, products, services and solutions to help protect the IT systems of 17 European institutions, services and agencies. This framework contract makes the consortium, in […]

Infoblox

Infoblox offer Managed Service Providers new Core Network Solutions

October 10, 2018

Infoblox Inc. has announced a new programme that combines its DNS, DHCP and IP address management (DDI) with DNS-based security solutions and a consumption-based pricing model. Responsible for providing secure cloud-managed network services, Infoblox’s new solution will enable Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to fill a gap in their service portfolio. DDI infrastructure is critical to […]

Arecont Vision Costar

Strategy for success – Arecont Vision Costar details plans for future growth

October 10, 2018

Arecont Vision Costar has announced its key product portfolio, business plans and executive leadership team following the initial launch of the business earlier this year. Providing IP-based megapixel cameras and video surveillance solutions, the new company is a business unit of Costar Technologies Inc., a corporation that designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a range of […]

Bosch secures Brazilian hydropower substations for CELPE

Bosch secures Brazilian hydropower substations for CELPE

October 10, 2018

Brazilian infrastructure company, Companhia Energética de Pernambuco (CELPE), has opted for an integrated security system from Bosch to cover its hydropower substations. CELPE is the main supplier of electricity in the country’s Northeastern state of Pernambuco. Headquartered in the state capital Recife, CELPE serves a population of more than 8.8 million inhabitants across the state’s […]

Send For Help joins the FT Future 100 UK list

Send For Help joins the FT Future 100 UK list

October 9, 2018

Send For Help — a lone worker protection firm in the world which provides 24/7 emergency response via personal safety alarms — has been featured in the ‘FT Future 100 UK’ list, and FT.com. The list selected by an expert panel led by FT journalists, features fast growing UK companies that are also making an […]

Hikvision achieves Common Criteria certification

Hikvision achieves Common Criteria certification

October 9, 2018

Hikvision’s DS-2CD3 and DS-2CD5 IP cameras have achieved the certificate of Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (abbreviated as Common Criteria or CC) with assurance type EAL2 augmented with ALC_FLR.2 (EAL2+). The company states that this certification demonstrates its commitment to global customers on reliability and cybersecurity. As one of the most widely recognised […]

SmartPathPoE Technology protects against cyber attacks via IP endpoints

SmartPathPoE Technology protects against cyber attacks via IP endpoints

October 9, 2018

The world is moving to the Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities and smart buildings.  A vital element of this digital evolution is the ability for organisations to connect the “things” – IP Endpoints, back to the application securely, without creating openings for Cyber-attacks. If you’re involved with IP digital modernisation, NVT Phybridge invites you […]