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Honeywell's cutting-edge security solutions showcased at ISC West 2024

Honeywell is showcasing key technologies from its security, fire, and life safety product lines at the 2024 International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West), April 10 - 12 in Las Vegas. This supports Honeywell’s recently announced plans to focus its portfolio on three compelling megatrends, including automation, underpinned by robust digitalisation capabilities and solutions. Convenience and efficiency "At Honeywell, we provide cutting-edge security solutions that help p...

Collaboration with ASSA ABLOY helps achieve LEED Gold certification for a new manufacturing plant

Improving sustainability performance is becoming a higher priority for building developers, owners and users. One consequence is the fast-growing demand for green building certifications — and therefore specification. Specialist input can make the difference between hitting and missing a project target. As experts in industrial design and construction, GBPBP PROJPRZEM was engaged by multinational Phillips-Medisize to create and execute the concept for a major new facility outside Katowice...

Johnson Controls and Everbridge renew partnership to foster customer resilience amid global challenges

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, has announced the renewal of its reseller partnership with Everbridge. The collaboration aims to assist security pioneers with a centralised view of physical assets and external risk factors—such as geopolitical threats or natural disasters—that could impact organisational safety and resiliency. Partnership with Everbridge “Not only do today’s security pioneers face the challenge of stay...

Gunnebo Entrance Control secures new appointment in European Marketing Lead

Gunnebo Entrance Control has appointed Rebeka Rivas as the new European Marketing Lead. In her role, Rebeka will spearhead strategic marketing initiatives across Europe, driving brand awareness and enhancing customer engagement. Born and raised in Spain, Rebeka is currently based in Germany where she previously worked in MarTech for a medical software organisation. Before this, Rebeka was based in the UK where she was working in the security and access control solutions sector. Rebeka Rivas W...

DHF subsidises ABBE accreditation fees

Tamworth-based trade association, the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), has announced that from 1st April 2024, it will be subsidising ABBE Accreditation fees for all courses, with Level 2 Awards costing £40 instead of £50, and Level 4 Awards costing £50, reduced from £60. As the Building Safety Act comes into effect, and the demand for a skilled workforce increases, individuals will be required to prove that they are competent to do their job on-site. DHF is urgin...

SharpEagle Technology awarded as most innovative industrial safety solutions provider 2024 - UK

SharpEagle Technology, a pioneer in the field of industrial safety solutions, has been honoured with the prestigious award for 'Most Innovative Industrial Safety Solutions Provider 2024' in the UK by Corporate Vision. This accolade highlights the company's unwavering commitment to advancing safety standards within industrial environments. Pioneering safety innovations At the forefront of industrial safety, SharpEagle Technology is dedicated to enhancing safety protocols across various sector...

Vismo to launch new version of its Locate & Protect App at IAHSS Conference and Exhibition

Vismo will launch the latest version of its Locate & Protect App at the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition 2024, at booth #713, from April 29 - May 1, in Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Universal Orlando, in Orlando, Florida, USA. Featuring improved support for new Android and iOS mobile devices including deploying the latest technology to swiftly access critical functions, the app also includes location risk Insights for t...

Omnilert announces the industry's first AI gun detection appliance

Omnilert, a foremost in active shooter solutions, announced the Omnilert Gun Detect™ Appliance, a fully integrated AI visual gun detection system that combines the hardware, software and services required to turn existing security cameras into an active shooter protection system for schools and universities, places of worship, small and mid-size organisations, as well as large, multi-site international business chains. This one compact appliance not only replaces large, complex and...

IDEMIA Secure Transactions received the NFC Forum Certification according to the CR13 for its NFC key card portfolio

IDEMIA Secure Transactions (IST), a division of IDEMIA Group, is a provider of payment and connectivity solutions for financial institutions, mobile network operators and automotive manufacturers. IST proudly received the NFC Forum Certification according to the latest Certification Release 13 (CR13) for its NFC key card portfolio. The compliance with this certification includes automotive car access NFC use cases as specified by the Car Connectivity Consortium® (CCC), a cross-industry org...

Genetec announces availability of Security Centre SaaS

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions announced the availability of Security Centre SaaS from its global network of certified partners. A massively scalable, open, and unified software as a service (SaaS) solution, the new offering will combine access control, video management, forensic search, intrusion monitoring, automation, and many other advanced security capabilities. Enterprise-grade offering “The p...

Genetec announces support from Axis, Bosch, Hanwha and i-PRO for new Security Centre SaaS solution

Genetec Inc.,  a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions announced that its new enterprise-grade SaaS solution, Security Centre SaaS, gives organisations the complete freedom to choose the door controllers, cameras, and devices that work best for their business. Based on an open platform architecture, Security Centre SaaS enables organisations to connect direct-to-cloud with the latest Axis, Bosch, Hanwha, and i-PRO cameras. S...

Advantech establishes collaboration with Qualcomm to shape the future of the edge

Advantech proudly announced its strategic collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to revolutionise the edge computing landscape. This effort, combining AI expertise, high-performance computing, and pioneer connectivity, is set to propel innovation for industrial computing. This collaboration establishes an open and diverse edge AI ecosystem, paving the way for best-in-class solutions tailored to AIoT applications. Enabling seamless integration Miller Chang, President of EIoT at Advant...

DigiCert expands executive leadership team with appointment of Atri Chatterjee as CMO

DigiCert, a global provider of digital trust announced the appointment of Atri Chatterjee as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). As CMO, Chatterjee will head the global marketing organisation to promote the DigiCert brand, including the development and execution of the company's digital trust initiatives and campaigns, while partnering closely with the sales and product organisations to drive revenue. Chatterjee's experience Chatterjee joins DigiCert from ForgeRock, where he spent five years...

i-PRO announces support for Genetec Security Centre SaaS

i-PRO Co., Ltd. (formerly Panasonic Security), a global pioneer in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, announced support for Genetec™ Security Centre SaaS.  i-PRO will enable Security Centre SaaS support in its new edge AI-enabled cameras while also releasing an app for existing cameras in the field at no cost. Users of AI-enabled i-PRO cameras will be able to simply install an application on the camera to give direct access to Genetec Security Centre...

PureTech Systems adds i-Pro cameras to its portfolio as a reseller

PureTech Systems, a pioneer in geospatial AI-boosted video analytics, is excited to announce the addition of i-Pro cameras to its lineup of security products through a new reselling agreement. This initiative marks the next step in PureTech's offering. i-Pro cameras are renowned for their advanced surveillance sensing technology designed to meet the diverse needs of evolving security challenges. By incorporating i-Pro's cutting-edge cameras into its product portfolio, when coupled to PureTech&r...

dormakaba recognised for exceptional sustainability performance by pioneering industry ratings

dormakaba announces important acknowledgments for its progress on sustainable development. For the third time EcoVadis, the world’s largest provider of corporate sustainability ratings, awarded dormakaba a gold medal. This result places dormakaba among the top five percent of more than 130,000 organisations assessed worldwide. Furthermore, dormakaba, has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability by securing top rankings from the prestigious industry ESG ratings of Institutional Shareh...

Cohesity extends collaboration to strengthen cyber resilience with IBM investment in Cohesity

Cohesity announced a deepening of its cyber resilience collaboration with IBM. The enhanced relationship will accelerate the development of essential cyber resilience capabilities to address organisations' critical need for increased data security and resilience across hybrid cloud environments. With this announcement, Cohesity completes its Series F financing, with IBM joining NVIDIA as a strategic investor. Cyber resilience platform The most recent Cost of a Data Breach report spo...

ZE Government Solutions announces SBIR Phase II Award from the air force to develop coastal security and awareness on mobile platforms

ZE Government Solutions (ZEGS) announces it has been selected by AFWERX for an SBIR Phase II contract in the amount of $1,247,962.00 focused on coastal security and awareness to address the most pressing challenges in the Department of the Air Force (DAF). The ZE Coastal Alert System (Z-CAS) solution will be digital, portable, and self-sustaining designed to protect valuable USAF assets on Joint Base Charleston including the $7.5 billion in base property and capital assets spread across three s...

Johnson Controls launches new security lifecycle management with OpenBlue Services

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, designed Security Lifecycle Management with OpenBlue Services to help customers enhance building safety, manage risk, and maximise the value of investments made in security technology. The offering combines Johnson Controls OpenBlue suite of connected solutions, and the ability to monitor and manage security devices across vendors, with remote support services and meaningful insights from skilled engineers, as we...

Morse Watchmans features KeyWatcher Touch Key Control System at the 2024 Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention

Morse Watchmans, the foremost in key control and asset management systems, is exhibiting a comprehensive range of its top key control products at the 2024 Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention, April 10-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, WA. Morse Watchman’s award-winning KeyWatcher® Touch system will be on display alongside a suite of additional key control and intelligent inventory management solutions at booth #507.  Showcasing diverse applications &ldquo...

LenelS2 highlights comprehensive cloud offerings and advancements in BlueDiamond Mobility at ISC West 2024

LenelS2, the global pioneer in advanced security systems and services, will showcase new and upcoming innovations that have been developed with customers in mind, with a focus on cloud-solution enhancements at the annual International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC West 2024), in Las Vegas on April 9 - 12. LenelS2 is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, a global pioneer in intelligent climate and energy solutions. OnGuard Cloud Highlights at ISC West will include a deep dive into...

SALTO WECOSYSTEM announces winners of North America Partner Awards at ISC West

SALTO WECOSYSTEM, a provider of access control, ID management, and smart locker solutions, proudly announced the recipients of its esteemed partner awards during a special breakfast ceremony held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at the annual ISC West trade show in Las Vegas. Colin DePree, Sales Strategy, SALTO WECOSYSTEM North America, extended his heartfelt congratulations to the award winners, expressing gratitude for their relentless commitment to excellence. Access control and security "We a...

Nice announces new line of extended range sensors for elevated security

Nice, a global pioneer in Home and Building Management solutions announced the E+ Extended Range Sensors by 2GIG®, a new line of devices bringing enhanced security coverage to residential and commercial properties. By expanding its portfolio with extended-range sensors, Nice aims to provide end users with the peace of mind that they are protected with the latest technology while delivering new business opportunities for integrators. Enhanced security solutions “At Nice, we’re...

Revolutionise access management with Yale Pro 2 smart locks

Yale, a pioneer in smart home security, announced the launch of Yale Pro® 2, the brand’s latest product line for the professional and multi-family market. Yale Pro 2 delivers the next generation of smart lock solutions to revolutionise how builders, integrators, and multi-family customers streamline access management and improve building security. Yale Pro 2 Yale Pro 2 includes the trusted convenience and security features that Yale smart locks are known for, including a variety of...

ASSA ABLOY's Centrios revolutionises security with new access management solution

Centrios debuts at ISC West and addresses the North American small business market with a new access control platform comprised of an intuitive, secure app, web interface, and purpose-built electronic locks and readers. Additionally, the business Centrios, a brand and platform developed within ASSA ABLOY, leverages ASSA ABLOY’s scale and capacity to innovate with a bold new start-up strategy and digital-first, customer-centric approach. Digital access management “The small busines...

IDEMIA Smart Identity and NIMC agreed to renew their long-standing collaboration

On February 28, 2024, IDEMIA Smart Identity and NIMC agreed to renew their long-standing collaboration and upgrade NIMC’s biometric system to become the most advanced biometric system in the world, comparable only with Aadhaar in India. The powerful biometric matching system will be able to handle 1 million 1:1 and 1:N identity verification searches per day. The initial system was designed to support 100 million records but has already reached around 90 million records and requires this e...

Heald perimeter security safeguards York, including iconic Shambles

Heald, a pioneering manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation systems, has installed and secured several locations within the York public realm, including the world-famous street, Shambles.   Cathedral city of York The cathedral city of York, North Yorkshire, welcomes over 8.9 million visitors annually and is home to historic landmarks and thriving high streets.  As vehicle-borne incidents remain a threat to locations with high footfall, the decision to implement adequate peri...

World first code of practice on ethical use and deployment of facial recognition technology released by BSI

The first ever British Standard code of practice focusing on the ethical use and deployment of facial recognition technology (FRT), developed on recommendations by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), has been released by the British Standards Institute (BSI). Facial recognition technology The code of practice, Facial recognition technology - Ethical use and deployment in video surveillance-based systems – Code of practice (BS 9347:2024) - has been developed by the BSI, in i...

Jason Scott joins Sectigo as Chief Information Security Officer

Sectigo®, the industry’s most innovative provider of comprehensive certificate lifecycle management (CLM) announced the newest member of its senior executive team with the appointment of Jason Scott as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  Jason Scott Jason Scott will oversee all aspects of cybersecurity at Sectigo including data, infrastructure, network, applications, and products. He joins the company with more than 20 years of experience including leadership roles at t...

Allegion expands mobile credential offering with Google Wallet™

Allegion US, a major security products and solutions provider, announced support for Google Wallet mobile credentials to provide a seamless and secure way for employees to access their workplace facilities using their Android smartphones. This innovative offering is set to revolutionise the way workforces interact with company infrastructure and streamline daily operations. Security of Google Wallet A Leap Forward in Workplace Efficiency and Security Allegion's support for employee badges in...