Access control news

ievo access control pioneer releases details on upcoming products

 ievo has released details regarding changes and updates in its security productsin the marketievo are celebrating their second year trading with some very special announcements. Firstly ievo have renamed their original biometric reader and secondly having listened to customer feedback and providing them with continuous technical, marketing and customer support ievo will be building on this reputation to offer greater unrivalled technology, supreme products and after sales care.Tw...

Idesco’s Cardea reader proves outstanding performer in Finland’s Electric RaceAbout sportscar immobiliser system

  Idesco's Cardea passive RFID technology presented the lowest energy requirementsIdesco's Cardea reader has proven an outstanding performer in Finland's Electric RaceAbout sportscar immobiliser system. An electric sportscar jointly developed by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Lahti University of Applied Sciences and Lappeenranta University of Technology, Electric RaceAbout (E-RA) is a full-featured, albeit electric, sportscar boasting emission-free low energy consumption. N...

INSIDE Secure and IDT collaborate to offer single-package secure microcontroller and oscillator solution

The solution significantly reduces the bill of materials when designing USB tokens for authenticationINSIDE Secure and Integrated Device Technology recently announced that the two companies have collaborated to bring to market a compact, single-package secure microcontroller and oscillator solution that significantly reduces the bill of materials when designing USB tokens for authentication and digital signatures.  Available now in different package standards (SOIC8 or QFN20), the INSIDE/I...

Asia's leading security exhibition Secutech 2012 expects over 560 exhibitors to display security products

 Secutech will offer a broad spectrum of security products, including lenses, cameras, video servers, NVRs & DVRsRunning from 18 - 20 April 2012 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre, Taiwan, Secutech, Asia's leading security exhibition is expecting more than 560 exhibitors to showcase their latest electronic security, components of security, fire & safety and information security products and technologies.The three-day show is organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media...

CEM Systems to showcase its airport access control and integrated security solutions at Airport Exchange 2011

Airport Exchange 2011 will be held at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi on 29-30 NovemberCEM Systems, a brand of Tyco Security Products, will showcase its leading access control and integrated security solutions, specifically designed for airports at Airport Exchange 2011, ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, 29-30 November, Stand 2. On display will be CEM AC2000 AE (Airport Edition), the industry's only airport specific access control solution, and CEM's advanced range of hardware products and solutions for airports.  ...

Inside Secure introduces NFC based security chips for high-end consumer products

INSIDE Secure, a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, introduced the VaultIC150, a low-cost and compact turnkey NFC-based security solution designed for embedding into high-end consumer or luxury products that are often targeted by counterfeiters and cloners.By incorporating the VaultIC150 in their products, manufacturers of high-end consumer products (handbags, wine, watches, etc.) and consumables can track their products through distribution and retai...

Ecebs joins OSPT Alliance as new member to provide smart card security solutions

Ecebs will lend its vast experience in providing smart technology in transit systemsThe Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPTTM) Alliance recently announced that Ecebs, a leading provider of solutions for smart cards, terminals, and back-office transit systems, has joined as its latest member. As a full member of the Alliance, Ecebs will lend its vast experience in providing smart technology in transit systems to promote new market opportunities for solutions based on the CIPURSE (TM) open s...

Cryptography Research and Mikron announce agreement regarding use of CRI’s patents in Mikron products

CRI has developed a portfolio of over 55 patents covering countermeasures to DPA attacksCryptography Research, Inc. (CRI), a division of Rambus, and Mikron JSC (Mikron), a division of SITRONICS JSC, recently announced they have signed a license agreement regarding the use of CRI's patents in Mikron products, including Mikron's secure integrated circuits. Incorporation of CRI's patented technology can protect Mikron's tamper-resistant products against differential power analysis (DPA) and relate...

Keyscan introduces all-new CA150 single-door PoE access control unit

Keyscan is pleased to introduce the all-new Single-Door PoE (Power over Ethernet equipped) Access Control Unit – CA150. It is a culmination of engineering dedication and Keyscan’s commitment to innovation that has allowed us to continue to offer the highest quality access control solutions for over a quarter-century. “Never before have the access control needs of businesses large and small been so easily accommodated”, says Steve Dentinger, Keyscan Director of Marketing....

Connexion2 expands Identicom with new versions of App for iPhone and Android Phones

Connexion2 released both variants in October 2011 to help employers cater a wider group of lone workers Connexion2, manufacturer of the multi-award winning Identicom lone worker device (LWD), has further expanded its Identicom mobile offering with new versions of the ‘App' for Android phones and Apple's iPhone.  Offering much of the same functionality as found on Identicom, which is a dedicated device, the latest versions of Identicom mobile provide a lone worker a...

3DX-RAY signs contract to supply small vehicle x-ray inspection systems to the Middle East

The SVXi systems will be used as a part of a project to secure entrances3DX-RAY, the x-ray inspection specialist, has announced recently that it has signed a new £1,460,000 contract to supply four of its SVXi small vehicle x-ray inspection systems to a customer in the Middle East. The SVXi systems will be used as part of a project to secure entrances to a city that has recently been under threat from terrorist activity. The threat of insurgents and IEDs is still prevalent and each system...

Elbit Systems awarded order supply of Armored Driving Trainers by IMOD

The advanced trainer is cost-effective, saving time and expenseElbit Systems Ltd. was awarded an order by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) for the supply of Armored Driving Trainers (ADTs) for several Israel Defense Forces combat vehicle types as well as for a Forward Observer Trainer (FOT) for surveillance and observation of Israel's borders.  The order is in an amount which is not material to Elbit Systems. Mounted on top a motion platform, Elbit Systems' Armored Driving Traine...

Hitachi and GenKey join forces to provide better security solutions

 Hitachi and GenKey entered into an alliance to provide high end security solutions Hitachi Europe Ltd. announced that it is entering an initial phase of collaboration with GenKey, a leading provider of ISO 24745 compliant Privacy Enhancing Technology (PET). In Hitachi's system the finger is scanned to create what is described as a biometric template. The system works by transmission of near infra-red light into the finger from LEDs inside the scanner. Light penetrates the finger and i...

NATO Senior Defence Economist to be keynote speaker at ASIS Europe 2012

  The ASIS 11th European Security Conference & Exhibition will take place in London on 15-17 April 2012 Mr Adrian Kendry, Senior Defence Economist and Head of Defence and Security Economics, at NATO Headquarters will be the opening keynote speaker at the ASIS 11th European Security Conference & Exhibition which will take place in London on 15-17 April 2012.Adrian Kendry was appointed Head of Defence and Security Economics in Political Affairs and Security Policy Division at NAT...

CNL Software attends security event IFSEC Arabia 2011

The event saw the launch of the globally renowned commercial and industrial security exhibition in RiyadhCNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, attended the premier IFSEC Arabia in Riyahd this week. The event saw the launch of the globally renowned commercial and industrial security exhibition in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to bring together international security and fire safety solution providers with the Government and commerc...

Counter Terror Expo to address security concerns in the run up to the 2012 Olympic Games

 Counter Terror Expo has warned that effective immigration controls are a prerequisite to national securityBritain's border security has been called into question less than a year before the country plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games.At issue is a government minister authorised pilot scheme to relax controls for certain passport holders. This authorised scheme envisioned perceived low risk individuals being allowed unfettered entry to the country. All others would be subjected to the...

ADT’s innovative HR strategy is recognised in the security industry

The security industry recognises ADT Fire & Security as a European leaderADT Fire & Security, Europe’s leading provider of fire and security solutions, has received a prestigious “Inspiration in HR Award” from specialist security recruiters SSR® Personnel at the 2011 Security Excellence Awards.  This award commends ADT’s development and implementation of initiatives to improve employee engagement, all within a short-space of time.Channelling feedback from...

BSIA launches free guide for using access control systems in the utilities sector

 The BSIA has launched a free guide to assist the utilities sector in access control systems The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has just launched a free guide to assist the utilities sector in the use of access control systems. The guide explains how access control systems can better improve the protection of sites such as water, oil and nuclear plants as well as administrative or production offices within the sector. It also provides case studies to exemplify the work of BSIA...

Gallagher launches Command Centre v7.00 security integration platform at events across the UK

 Gallagher's new Command Centre v7.00 ensures the security team sees exactly what they need to see on screenGallagher, a well-known leader in the security industry has released its latest product Gallagher Command Centre v7.00. Gallagher's Command Centre v7.00 security integration platform (previously Cardax FT) capitalises on its highly customisable and configurable capabilities. The new client ensures the security team sees exactly what they need to see, sized and placed on screen exactly...

HID Global’s SIO technology receives CARTES & IDentification 2011 SESAME award

 HID's SIO technology won the accolade for the most innovative solution of the yearHID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced its Secure Identity ObjectÔ (SIO) technology has won a CARTES & IDentification 2011 SESAME award for the most innovative solution of the year.  The company's SIO technology operates within the Trusted Identity PlatformÒ (TIPÔ) that enables digital credentials to be securely embedded into a variet...

Samsung Electronics joins OSPT Alliance to develop commercialised semiconductor products

  The open standard policy of the OPST alliance raises the value of transit fare collection system The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance recently announced that Samsung Electronics has joined the OSPT Alliance. As a full member of the Alliance, Samsung will pursue the development of commercialised semiconductor products for building next-generation transit fare collection systems based on the CIPURSE™ open security standard."We are pleased to join OS...

Mission 500 seeks applicants for the 2012 Mission 500 CSR during ISC West in Las Vegas

 The purpose of the Mission 500 CSR Award is to honour companies in the security industry Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, is seeking applicants for the 2012 Mission 500 CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Award and Humanitarian Awards. The Awards will be presented at a special cocktail reception on March 29, 2012 during ISC West in Las Vegas.The purpose of the Mission 500 CSR A...

SALTO partners with BioCote to provide cleaner and safer access control products to customers

 SALTO Systems has collaborated with BioCote Ltd. to provide higher-quality security products in the marketSALTO Systems is pleased to announce a new partnership with BioCote Ltd, the market leading provider of silver ion based anti microbial coating technology.The agreement will see a range of SALTO access control products, initially its best selling XS4 escutcheon range including wireless on-line real time escutcheons, wireless ready escutcheons, stand alone escutcheons, AMOK escutcheons,...

LEGIC develops LEGIC MMT to improve security for Mifare-based environments

LEGIC will provide security components to enable its customers to offer solutionsLEGIC Identsystems Ltd, a leading provider of contactless smart card technology for people ID solutions is developing LEGIC MMT to improve security and convenience also for Mifare-based environments.LEGIC will provide security components to enable its customers to offer solutions which comply with the requirements of the technical guideline TR-03126-5 of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). A f...

Genetec ranks 374 on Technology Fast 500, Deloitte’s ranking of the fastest growing technology in North America

Genetec grew 212% during the period from 2006-2010 on fiscal year revenueGenetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions, recently announced that it ranked number 374 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the per...

Moxa’s two new Ethernet switches allow Layer 3 routing for railway networks

Moxa´s latest two additions to its ToughNet family of Ethernet switches, TN-5816 and TN-5818, add Layer 3 routing to give system integrators the flexibility to deploy applications across networks and expand the range of network routing functionality available to railway automation networks. Like all ToughNet switches, the TN-5816 and TN-5818 are rugged, high-performance Ethernet switches with the rigor to stand up to tough onboard operating environments. The TN-5818 also adds Gigabit Eth...

BSIA suggests VIPs to secure Close Protection for their visit to the UK for high-profile 2012 events

  BSIA's Close Protection section is recommending that VIPs choose a company belonging to the AssociationWith less than nine months to go until the UK celebrates several high-profile events including the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, time is fast running out for visiting VIPs and visiting dignitaries to secure Close Protection for their visit to the UK. As many thousands of individuals prepare for their arrival in London, the British Security...

INSIDE Secure to showcase security solutions at CARTES and IDentification 2011

The INSIDE booth will display a broad array of secure solutions INSIDE Secure, a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, recently announced that it will showcase its family of secure solutions at CARTES and IDentification 2011 for applications that range from payment and smart card readers to anti-counterfeiting, e-health and devfNFC handset integration. The INSIDE booth will display a broad array of secure solutions and demonstrate INS...

Suprema holds 2nd Global Partner Program for global security market

 Suprema manufactures fingerprint modules, biometric access control systems and e-passport readersSuprema Inc., a leading provider of biometrics and ID solutions, held its 2nd Suprema Global Partner Program (SGPP) from November 2 to 4 in Seoul, Korea. With 51 executive-level participants from 32 countries, the program covered new product introduction, marketing orientation, R&D roadmap and best practice presentations from partner companies. "While previous year's program was t...

Security solutions provider RISCO organises "Outdoor Adventure" trip in Greece

 The jeep tour was the grand prize of RISCO Group's yearlong Outdoor Adventure campaignRISCO Group, a leading provider of comprehensive security solutions, held its unprecedented "Outdoor Adventure" trip in the mountains of Greece. The jeep tour was the grand prize of RISCO Group's yearlong Outdoor Adventure campaign, where installers of RISCO Group's outdoor solutions including Wireless Barrier Beams, WatchOUT Outdoor Detectors, Twin Beams and Lumin8 Sounders had the opportunity...