At Asis show in Chicago Axis surprised the security world with the announcement of entering the physical access control market with the new Axis A1001 IP based door controller. The market leader for IP video surveillance launches a product that is a platform for two different solutions. Axis Entry Manager (Axis A1001 with built-in web based software) is a ready-made solution for small- to midsized business - such as offices, industries and retail stores - with typically 10 doors and basic access control requirements.
CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, have secured the prestigious Khalifa Port & Industrial Zone (KPIZ), Abu Dhabi with the CEM AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) system. The system was installed at Khalifa Port by CEM Approved Reseller Tyco Fire & Security U.A.E. Khalifa Port, the state of the art gateway to Abu Dhabi was officially opened in December 2012. Khalifa Port is crucial to the ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company) megaproject which includes Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).
Effective campus security is a difficult assignment for any university as it mostly depends on knowing who is on campus and where and when they have access. But when your on-site student accommodation is located in five buildings spread over two campuses' that are almost 40 miles apart, it becomes even more of a challenge.
In our first GIT SECURITY issue this year we introduced the emerald access control terminal to our readers. We now interviewed Philip Verner of CEM Systems to find out more about the departure from traditional reader design to innovative terminal design that is revolutionising the security industry.
GIT-SECURITY.de: Mr Verner, you recently launched the CEM emerald Intelligent Access Terminal. It‘s not just a standard access device, is it?
Assaults against NHS staff have increased considerably in the past few years with fears that extended waiting times and workforce cutbacks are to blame. Often these attacks don't result in a successful prosecution against the perpetrators. ISM were approached by Birmingham City Hospital to help address this rising problem and to provide a major incident control software solution for the impending Olympic games. ISM recommended Genesys2, their market leading integrated security management software.
emerald is the evolution of the traditional access control reader. With its sophisticated design and innovative LCD touch screen, emerald offers advanced access control reader functionality, integrated Voice over IP (VoIP) Intercom and a range of remote server based applications.
To be seen at trade show "SicherheitsExpo Munich" on stand F25: Version 6.7 of AC2000 features enhanced AC2000 WEB functionality, new emerald advertising, alarm escalation and much more.
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World leaders meeting for the annual G8 Summit in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, are using access control technology from SALTO Systems.
Lough Erne Golf Resort is where leaders from Britain, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, and the EU are meeting to discuss major global economic, political, and security challenges, including energy and climate change, food security and nutrition, Afghanistan's economic transition and transitions taking place across the Middle East and North Africa, most notably the situation in Syria.
Until recently it was hardly possible to combine several brands of electronic offline locks of different kinds of suppliers in one access control system. However, this is a demand of many large European companies, who have announced not to invest in electronic offline locks anymore, as long as there is no standardization available. To meet up to this demand, Assa Abloy, Dorma, Nedap and Zugang GmbH have developed a new standard, the Standard Offline Access Application (SOAA).
While smudged makeup could be considered a minor emergency, the breakout of a fire or someone going on the rampage in a public building is a far more urgent situation that demands an instant reaction. SimonsVoss has enhanced their 3060 access control system with a solution for just such situations.