Samsung has updated its SAMS access control management software with the addition of a number of user and installer friendly features. Available license-free for projects with up to 1000 users and 40 doors (up to 80 readers), SAMS now has a Muster reporting feature which can be configured to produce a report as to who is on site at any given moment, as well as automatically generate a list in the event of a fire alarm activation.
HID Global announced the company has acquired EasyLobby, provider of secure visitor management solutions. The company's product suite provides enterprise-class visitor registration, tracking, reporting, badge printing, asset and package management, web-based pre-registration, and employee/contractor time and attendance functionality, and is tightly integrated with a wide variety of access control, human resources and other systems.
The new casino hotel in Lille, France opened its doors in spring 2010 in the heart of the city. A veritable leisure center at the cutting edge of innovation, it has benefited from the latest technology available, most notably in terms of video surveillance. The Lucien Barrière Group therefore demanded a full IP system to ensure the protection of people and property and adherence to gaming regulations.
"The innovation is in the configuration", according to Bernhard Kempf, Head of Sales, Building Security at Bosch and, in the opinion of many security experts, he hit the nail squarely on the head. Really effective industry-specific security systems have ever shorter innovation cycles. Bernhard Kempf welcomed 150 international security specialists from the energy sector to an ‘Energy Summit‘ at the offices of Bosch in Berlin in November.
HID Global and Sony Corporation announced a jointly developed contactless smart card reader platform that embeds secure access control capabilities and Near Field Communication (NFC) functionality into laptops and other mobile devices.
Banks are a type of business that devotes special attention to security. One of the reasons for this is that having a good reputation is very important to them. Banks use video surveillance systems for both security purposes and gathering information needed for handling customer complaints. So it is not only necessary to equip bank offices with these systems, but also ATMs that are often situated far from each other and from bank branches.
Pivot3 started out in 2003 with the intention of radically simplifying servers, memory and networks and making them more affordable. It was the first manufacturer to bring a complete Pivot3 V-Stac storage & server solution especially for digital video surveillance and rich media onto the market. GIT-SECURITY.com spoke with Dieter Kondek, Vice President and General Manager International at Pivot3, about his company and about modern memory technology.
SimonsVoss Technologies further extends its European presence and opens the Nordic region sales office in Stockholm.
In view of the very positive business development during the last years SimonsVoss has decided to implement its own sales organisation to further develop the market. Daniel Rumack has been appointed as Sales Manager Nordic Region to lead those activities. Prior to joining SimonsVoss, Daniel Rumack was responsible for the sales and marketing activities for the Kaba AB access control products.
Gunnebo security group has acquired Johannesburg-based Alltech. The acquisition was made to strengthen Gunnebo's platform from which to develop and leverage its world leading Entrance Control offer to all African markets.
Alltech was founded in 1999, has an annual turnover of MEUR 3,7 and 28 employees. The company primarily develops, manufactures, sells and installs full and part height turnstiles, spike barriers and boom barriers.
IndigoVision, manufacturer of end-to-end IP Video security solutions, releases a new integration module for Software House C•CURE 9000 access control. This supports C•CURE 9000 versions 2.0 and 2.01 and has been tested and certified by Software House for use with SMS 4, IndigoVision's Security Management System platform.
This integration allows events and alarms from C•CURE 9000 systems to be sent across the IP network to ‘Control Center', IndigoVision's Video Management Software (VMS).