– Portal for Safety and Security en STid wins the Award for Best Access Control Mobile App at ISC West, Las Vegas The Security Industry Association (SIA) awarded STid with its Mobile Apps trophy for its secure and intuitive access control solution, STid Mobile ID. The SIA awards are a key moment for the security industry, introducing over 30,000 professionals from the sector to the most secure and innovative solutions on the market. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:44:00 +0000 Panasonic: Comparing Lifetime Costs of Security Cameras at Ifsec Panasonic Business is set to launch a new direction for its European security business at Ifsec 2017, asking the industry to change how CCTV is perceived and procured. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:59:00 +0000 Uhlmann & Zacher: Electronic Door Fitting at SecurityExpo Munich Uhlmann & Zacher is participating in the SecurityExpo in Munich and will present new and innovative products from the world of electronic locking systems. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:38:00 +0000 Safe City in 30 Days As the second largest city in Neuquén Province and one of Argentina’s most important oil producing regions, Cutral-Có was in need of a solution to safeguard both its citizens and infrastructure. In just 30 days, a Dahua Safe City video surveillance system comprised of 242 devices was set up completely. It enables the city to become a pioneer in modern urban security development as well as a national technology hub. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:28:00 +0000 Analogue Solution for up to 8MP Hikvision announces that its new Turbo HD 4.0 range, which boasts ultra-low light performance and the ability to send power as well as 8MP video images over conventional coaxial cable, will be available from Q3 2017. The latest-generation Turbo 4.0 products also take advantage of Hikvision’s new H.265+ video compression technology, which provides savings on both bandwidth usage and storage requirements. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:22:00 +0000 Flir: Compact and Lightweight Pan/Tilt Unit Flir announced the newest member of their motion control systems pan and tilt units (PTU), the new Flir PTU-5.   Standing only six inches tall when fully integrated, the new Flir PTU-5 can hold up to five pounds on its top bracket, packing incredible performance into a compact package. Fully sealed and weather-proof rated to IP67, the PTU-5 is a low-cost unit that is easily integrated in- and outdoors.  Features: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:57:00 +0000 Facing Off to Security Challenges at Swiss Ice Hockey Club SCL Tigers Top Swiss ice hockey club SCL Tigers have put the freeze on disruption at matches thanks to the installation of a new Panasonic security camera system. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:15:00 +0000 Securing Italy’s Financial Sector: Vanderbilt and Citel Spa Vanderbilt has announced a new partnership with Citel Spa for Italy’s financial and industrial sector. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:28:00 +0000 Wavestore: New Version 6.6 of its Video Management Software Wavestore has launched v6.6 of its VMS to deliver enhanced functionality to systems integrators and end-users alike. This new version is available as an upgrade for existing users and will be shipped as standard with all new orders. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:33:00 +0000 Garry Carson Appointed as UK Technical Manager at VCA Garry Carson has been appointed to the newly created role of UK Technical Manager for VCA. Working closely alongside the UK sales team, Garry will be responsible for ensuring VCA’s fast expanding list of UK customers are provided with the highest level of pre and post sales support. This will include the provision of training to assist end-users in achieving maximum benefit from the video analytics incorporated into all VCA’s own brand cameras and appliances. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:59:00 +0000 Switches and Media Converters Deliver Fiber and Power Altronix introduces its NetWay Spectrum Series of advanced hardened PoE switches and Ethernet over fiber media converters here at ISC West. This new NetWay Spectrum Series delivers greater flexibility and integration for systems deploying fiber optic cabling. “Adaptive transmission technologies continue to support the growth of IP video and access systems,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Our new NetWay Spectrum Series provides the versatility to support fiber or copper infrastructure.” Sun, 16 Apr 2017 12:03:00 +0000 Hanwha Techwin Global Partnership with Nvidia Hanwha Techwin’s security business group, under the leadership of President Lee Man-Seob, has agreed to establish a partnership with AI (Artificial Intelligence) company Nvidia. This is intended to strengthen the competitiveness of AI-based security products and solutions. Sat, 15 Apr 2017 11:25:00 +0000 MicroDome G2 with Integrated IR for Ultra-Low Profile Day/Night Surveillance Arecont Vision announces the future expansion of the compact MicroDome G2 ultra-low profile camera family with the unveiling of new models with built-in infrared (IR) illumination. “We continue to deliver amazing capabilities in extremely small packages,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President Product Development, for Arecont Vision. “The addition of integrated IR to our Made in USA MicroDome G2 series brings a highly-requested feature to an already feature-rich professional surveillance camera series.” Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:35:00 +0000 Pelco: New Direction and Initiatives at ISC West 2017 ISC West attendees meet the new Pelco. The company is taking strides to re-establish its position as a global leader in surveillance and security, with new technologies, integrations and quality advancements along with significant support initiatives to provide value and meaningful innovation to the security industry community. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:23:00 +0000 OnSSI: New Ocularis VMS at ISC West 2017 OnSSI introduced the latest enhancements to its Ocularis Video Management System (VMS) at ISC West. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:14:00 +0000 Compact MicroBullet Megapixel Camera Arecont Vision announces the introduction of a new series of megapixel cameras, the MicroBullet family. The MicroBullet is an extremely compact and affordable bullet-style camera, yet is loaded with advanced features developed by Arecont Vision. MicroBullet will be on display in the Arecont Vision booth, #8405, at the ISC West International Security Conference and Exposition, held in the Exhibit Hall at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 5 – 7, 2017. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:23:00 +0000 Multiple New Thermal and Visible Security Cameras Flir Systems announced Flir United VMS 8.0, the latest version of the company’s flagship video management solution (VMS), and three high-performance security cameras, including the Flir PT-Series HD (High-Definition) thermal and visible camera system, the Flir Quasar 4K fixed box camera, and the Flir Ariel 3MP (3-megapixel) corner camera. All three cameras integrate with Flir United VMS 8.0 and expand the company’s end-to-end line of security solutions. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:12:00 +0000 Hanwha Techwin: Jens Wittkamp New Business Development Manager DACH Hanwha Techwin Europe has appointed Jens Wittkamp as a Business Development Manager for DACH. Jens, who has worked within the electronic security industry for 17 years, was until recently Account Manager for the Enterprise Cabling & Security Solutions division of Anixter. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:35:00 +0000 Euralarm: New White Paper on Outsourcing Maintenance of Fire Safety and Security Systems Euralarm recently published a new white paper on outsourcing the maintenance of fire safety security systems, specifically intended for building owners and managers. The purpose of the white paper is to bring awareness of the risks of outsourcing maintenance and to give guidelines on how to avoid or minimise these risks. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 07:15:00 +0000 Quantum Secure Safe Piam Platform Continues Growth Quantum Secure, part of HID Global, continues to grow its roster of end users for its Safe platform. 2016 growth was seen in the application of all Safe core technologies and was additionally fueled by further expansion of the Safe offerings including safe Tenant Manager, Safe Sports and Events and Safe Predictive Risk Analytics Updates. By industry, exceptional growth was seen in government, aviation, finance, utilities and high-tech markets. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:01:00 +0000 News from the World of Digital Lock and Access Systems from SimonsVoss A world without keys – that is the vision of SimonsVoss. To what extent their vision of the world of digital lock and access systems has already become reality could recently be seen on the exhibition stand of the company at Security in Essen. Matthias Erler from GIT SECURITY spoke with Bernhard Sommer, Managing ­Director of SimonsVoss, about new solutions, products and trends – as well as thethe SimonsVoss Partner Program. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 11:26:00 +0000 Siqura Becomes TKH Security Solutions As of the first of April 2017, all security vision products from Siqura will be branded TKH Security Solutions. This change comes as a direct response to the large number of partners and end users that utilise Siqura products and services, and want to engage in small, medium and large scale security and safety projects with the TKH Group. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:03:00 +0000 25 Years GIT SICHERHEIT - Jubilee Issue June 2017 The leading German trade journal for safety and security GIT SICHERHEIT is celebrating its 25 years jubilee. Of course, the publishing team is proud of it. Important: without its users and readers this would not have been possible. So the whole team would like to say thank you for this! Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:17:00 +0000 How Cyber Savvy Is Your Security Supplier? The melding of information technology and physical security has reaped many benefits for the security industry and its end users, making systems faster, smarter and easier to manage. But the downside has been the real and perceived ­vulnerability that comes with network-based systems. Here are a few questions that come in handy while choosing a supplier to find out how cybersecurity ready they are. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 11:34:00 +0000 Solving Complex Access Problems Xesar is the innovation from Evva. Developed and manufactured in Austria, the electronic locking system offers companies a wide variety of products and application options. Thanks to Xesar release 2.2, Evva is enhancing the functions of numerous smart features. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:59:00 +0000