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Samsung Access Control controls lifts as well

The SSA-PE1202 can control access for up to 384 floors to allow employees, residents or authorised visitors to use an access control card, a fingerprint or RFID reader to gain access to a specific floor of a building.Up to 50,000 users can be registered to use up to four reader devices in each lift, whilst non-volatile memory, with 20,000 event buffer capacity, can store user and time schedule information in the event of a power loss.The SSA-PE1202, which integrates with the Samsung's SSA-P...

Schlage AD-Series wireless portable reader from Ingersoll extends the reach of access control systems

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, announced that its new WPR400 Wireless Portable Reader provides a handy cache mode option for offline applications ranging from attendance, event admission, checkpoints, signal testing, mustering, perimeter expansion, and more. It is fully compatible with Schlage AD-Series and PIM400's."The WPR400 Wireless Portable Reader let...

Cassidian responds in a record time to post earthquake disaster in New Zealand

 Post earthquake communication breakdown in Christchurch was supported by Cassidian an EADS company Cassidian, an EADS company, quickly responded to multiple requests for increased mission critical communications capacity in the aftermath of a 6.3 earthquake that hit the country of New Zealand on February 22, 2011. The powerful earthquake struck near Christchurch, the country's second largest city with a population of 386,000 taking out buildings and power lines, and interrupting both landl...

Morse Watchmans highlights six-module KeyWatcher® cabinets at ISC West

 The KeyWatcher is configured with 6, 8 and 16 location SmartKey® modules along with card and locker modulesMorse Watchmans, the security industry's premier manufacturer of key control and asset management solutions, featured a six-module KeyWatcher cabinet at this year's ISC West. Selected to show its flexibility and the breadth of options possible in designing a system, the KeyWatcher cabinet on display was configured with 6, 8 and 16 location SmartKey® modules, along with ca...

ABUS Security-Center presents Secvest 2WAY FG3550E wireless window handle

ABUS Security Center is presenting the new Secvest 2WAY FG350E wireless window handle another member of the mechatronic wireless detector family. The window handle is the discreet solution for external perimeter protection. It is compatible with the Secvest 2WAY and Secvest IP wireless alarm systems and is also a practical alternative to wireless opening detectors. The wireless window handle not only locks windows or balcony doors, but also reliably transmits the status (open or closed) of the w...

COMPRION introduces new File Tree Express editing tool for Smart Card users

File Tree Express is an intuitive tool designed for customers like mobile phone manufacturers, network operators, test and system houses and development departments who need to access data on their Smart Cards. The new File Tree Express product range consists of two different versions.File Tree Express Basic provides functions such as Scan, Edit, Copy/Paste, Find and Save files and file trees. The tool is intended for customers who want to change the contents of a data field or want to create th...

COMPRION’s SWP and HCI test cases are now confirmed by GCF and PTCRB validation

COMPRION's SWP and HCI test cases running on the conformance test system ‘UT Platform' are now validated by GCF. Thus, the UT Platform is the only system available offering SWP/HCI terminal tests validated by GCF and PTCRB.GCF has issued a Work Item (WI-133) to verify SWP and HCI functionality in mobile handsets. The process of introducing SWP/HCI tests into the GCF certification scheme has been finalised making the test cases available for validation. WI-133 covers test cases specified by...

Delta Scientific’s 20-foot MP5000 portable vehicle barricade system passes M40 ASTM crash test

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced the successful full scale crash test and product release of Delta’s 20-foot (6.1 m) MP5000 portable vehicle barricade system. The MP5000 is a towable, rapid deployment vehicle barricade developed for locations that have large vehicle traffic. The full scale crash test was conducted by an independent test lab following ASTM test criteria f...

Linear introduces two new PERS long range transmitters

 Linear LLC showcased its range of smart PERS transmitters at ISC West 2011Linear LLC introduced two new Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Long-Range Transmitters that are smaller, lighter and more powerful. Both were showcased at Linear's exhibit at ISC West, booth 20086, as well as at the SIA New Product Showcase, booth 10074.Redesigned to be smaller, more attractive and lighter weight, the new DXS-LRP Pendant and DXS-LRW Wristband work with the company's PERS 2400B and 3600B Con...

Germany's security applications market to grow at a rate of 55 percent by 2015

 Germany Trade & Invest witnessed increased investor interest in the security market which is growing steadily Germany's market for security applications is on its way to 55 percent growth between 2008 and 2015, or nearly 7 percent annually. This compares to 5 percent annual industry growth worldwide. Expected to reach revenue of over EUR 31 billion per year by 2015, Germany Trade & Invest has witnessed increased investor interest in this growing segment. To assist companies looking...

Verint to showcase new portfolio of security solutions at IFSEC 2011

  Verint, a specialist in networked IP video solutions, exhibited its next-generation Nextiva IP video portfolio Verint, a worldwide leader in networked IP video solutions, exhibited its next-generation Nextiva IP video portfolio including a new Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) platform, Nextiva Video Management Software and Nextiva Business Analytics. Nextiva PSIMVerint's Nextiva PSIM leverages information from various standalone security and public...

OnSSI’s technology partners FST21 and Intransa demonstrate powerful video surveillance solutions at ISC West 2011

 ISC West 2011 saw demonstration of powerful video surveillance solutions by OnSSI, FST21 and IntransaOnSSI called on technology partners FST21 and Intransa to demonstrate powerful video surveillance solutions at ISC West 2011. Implementation of FST21's SafeRise intelligent access control system and Intransa's video and storage modules further showcased the extreme functionality and open platform capabilities of OnSSI's newly released Ocularis v.2.0."The combination of FST21's and...

Morse Watchmans introduces unique remote box for KeyWatcher® system at ISC West

 Morse Watchman displayed the KeyWatcher Remote Box at ISC WestMorse Watchman's KeyWatcher Remote Box, was on display at ISC West, which enables security management to better limit and manages physical security vulnerability through improved key control in facilities where protection of the key cabinet itself is mission-critical. Unique in the industry, the Remote Box provides an additional layer of protection by enabling the KeyWatcher itself to be placed in a secure room and requiring a s...

HID launches innovative authentication solutions at National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

 HID demonstrated authentication technology innovations at NSTIC 2011HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity showcased its strong authentication solutions at the release of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, on April 15, 2011. HID demonstrated various authentication scenarios using a Blackberry, a PC token and a Web token on a sample website. A consumer can use strong authentication technology to access various different Internet...

Schneider Electric to promote converged critical security systems at Counter Terror Expo

  According to Schneider Electric converged security systems based on network IP provide better securityAt this year's Counter Terror Expo Schneider Electric is promoting the benefits of intelligent, converged critical security systems. According to the company a converged approach can help organisations to effectively manage the ever-increasing, ever-changing threat of international terrorism, and can reduce capital and operational expenditure. Critical security systems have tradition...

Smarti hybrid portable access control unit to be launched at IFSEC 2011

  Smarti Hybrid is portable access control unit for maximised securityLast year on IFSEC, TAB Systems launched the new smarti Guardeon unit and won the Best Access control Product award . This year at IFSEC 2011 Tab Systems plan to launch a new portable access control unit and a TCP/IP Relay controller called smarti TCP/IP Relay Box.Smarti Hybrid is a portable access control, presence tracking and building automation solution. For mobility the unit is equipped with WIFI, mobile connect...

Nedap to showcase revised graphical user interface for AEOS 3.0 at IFSEC

 Invexs 190 card reader will be introduced to the British market at IFSEC 2011 At IFSEC 2011, Nedap Security Management will present AEOS 3.0 with a completely revised graphical user interface for the intuitive and user-friendly operation of AEOS. The management platform AEOS can combine several security disciplines on one single controller and within one server environment. Everything can be handled from one single user interface, making it easier for system users to handle alarm...

Secutech 2011 to serve as a platform for electronic and information security

  Secutech 2011 will showcase IP related products and intelligent security solutions in Taiwan this year Secutech, the international exhibition and conference for the electronic and information security, and fire and safety industries is expected to attract more than 3,000 IP related products and intelligent security solutions at its 2011 show to be held from 20 - 22 April at the Nangang Taipei World Trade Center, Taiwan. More than 25,000 professional buyers are expected...

Morse Watchmans features the SmartKey® Single Locker Module at ISC West

 The SmartKey® Single Locker Module is used for safeguarding and storing small itemsMorse Watchmans featured the SmartKey® Single Locker Module, used for safeguarding and storing small items, at this year's ISC West show. The locker can be integrated into any of the KeyWatcher cabinets to hold documents, CDs, weapons, cell phones, and other small objects."The SmartKey single locker module is an important feature in our product portfolio because it expands the capability of the...

Panasonic to unveil its latest range of Toughbook mobile computing solutions at Counter Terror Expo

 Panasonic's Toughbook helps in mission critical situations where IT failure isn't an option and quick results are necessary Counter Terror Expo 2011 will play host to Panasonic Computer Products Europe and the latest range of Toughbook mobile computing solutions. In its 15th year of market leading operation, Toughbook is as dedicated as it was on day one in providing need-specific, customised solutions that meet the mission critical needs of operatives working in situations where IT failur...

ADT Commercial Security obtains platinum certification from Honeywell

 ADT Commercial Security has achieved Platinum certification in the Dealer Service Certification Program from Honeywell Honeywell announced that ADT Commercial Security has achieved Platinum certification in the Dealer Service Certification Program for Honeywell's security enterprise-level products, which includes the Pro-Watch® Security Management platform.Platinum certification acknowledges an integrator's dedication to investing in training and certification of Honeywell pr...

HID and ActivIdentity to exhibit access control and converged solutions at Infosecurity Europe 2011

 Infosecurity Europe is set to take place at Earls Court, London from 19 to 21st April HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that it will showcase the latest advances and offerings in physical and logical access control and converged solutions as well as secure issuance at next week's Infosecurity Europe 2011. Together with ActivIdentity, HID will highlight its expanded offering that delivers a unique portfolio of intelligent identity assuran...

Avigilon integrates NVMS with Software House C-CURE 9000 Security and Event Management System

Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced that its award-winning Avigilon Control Center Enterprise Network Video Management Software (NVMS) with HD Stream Management has been integrated successfully with the Software House C-CURE 9000 security and event management system for improved enterprise security management.Avigilon Control Center Enterprise NVMS includes a number of integration options that enable the exchange...

Fermax introduces new door entry kits compiling a range upto 24 homes

Fermax introduces the new door entry kits with a range that reaches up to 24 homes. They now include the new Cityline panel, tough and smart, with all the material necessary to carry out a door entry installation. And with an unbeatable price-quality relation.The professional market has been waiting for months for the new kit range, so characteristic of the Valencian brand. And Fermax has not let them down. First of all because the new City Audio Kit is totally complete, ranging from the kit sol...

Access Control Integration gets simplified with HID’s ActivEntry 2.4

HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity in conjunction with ActivIdentity, a recently acquired HID Global company, announced the release of ActivEntry 2.4. The solution is part of HID's federal identity compliance initiative that combines HID Global and ActivIdentity products and services to meet Personal Identity Verification (PIV) standards and certifications as mandated by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12). ActivEntry enables Federal Age...

Panasonic unveils its latest Toughbook tablet

Panasonic Toughbook has unveiled details of a new diagnostic tablet at Volkswagen's Transparent Factory this week. The rugged industrial tablet has been designed with support from global car manufacturers for conducting the latest diagnostics on engines, automobiles, trucks and machines in either the workshop or field environment. The latest device builds on the company's successful industry track record having supplied 150,000 Toughbook devices to the world's top 20 automotive manufacturers ove...

Opengear launches its award winning servers and routers into the UK market

Opengear, a leading provider of remote infrastructure management solutions, has launched its award winning range of console servers, device servers and cellular routers into the UK market. Opengear is a pioneer in open source management appliances and cloud services that simplify control of complex distributed systems and networks. By supporting open source Linux and open standards, Opengear helps its clients reduce costs and increase interoperability by providing a fully integrated turnkey solu...

Lenel’s OnGuard Mobile Monitoring application now supports major smartphones

With the latest OnGuard Mobile Monitoring application, Lenel Systems International, Inc. announces support for the Android™, Windows® 7, iPad™, iPhone® smartphones and other wireless devices. Previously available only on BlackBerry® smartphones, the new application meets today's growing business demands for additional choices in mobile equipment for monitoring corporate and government facilities. Lenel is a business of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Techno...

Second Mission 500 Security 5K Race at ISC West 2011 proves to be a great success

 The funds raised by Security 5K/Mission 500 Charity Run will be channelised to benefit the needy childrenThe second Security 5K/Mission 500 Charity Run in Las Vegas on the second day of ISC West raised more than $80,000 to benefit Mission 500, a charitable organisation engaging security professionals to sponsor children in need through the World Vision organisation. Proceeds from the April 7th event will sponsor 240 children for a full year - providing food, water, education, healthca...

11th ASIS European Security Conference & Exhibition to be held in London

 ASIS 11th International European Security Conference & Exhibition will be held in London, UK in April 2012ASIS International has announced that its 11th European Security Conference & Exhibition will take place in London, UK on 15-17 April 2012. This event follows a very successful 10th European Security Conference & Exhibition held this month in Vienna, Austria.The 2012 Conference & Exhibition will kick off on Sunday 15 April with the President's Reception. Over the follow...