PSA Security Network expanded its suite of cybersecurity products and service offerings designed for physical security systems integrators. New partnerships have been formed with IDmachines, Secure Global Solutions, and itSM Solutions which will give PSA integrators access to networked security solutions system diagnostics tools, system and network support solutions, and NIST Cybersecurity Framework training services to help them expand their own cybersecurity offerings and education.
Camera manufacturer Hanwha Techwin America and software development company Camcloud have partnered to offer cameras that push video directly to the cloud and offer automatic updates and setup from smartphone apps.
ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that it will speak at ISC West 2017 as part of SIA Education@ISC, the Security Industry Association’s educational program held in conjunction with ISC West. ONVIF is also a sponsor of ISC West and will be hosting the ONVIF Lounge at Booth LL1 within the Sands Expo, where attendees can relax and recharge their mobile devices.
LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, has recently published its 2017 IR LED/IR Laser and Optical Sensor Market Report. In the report, LEDinside states that that the global market scale of IR LED and IR laser components used in iris and facial recognition solutions will grow from $145 million in 2017 to $827 million in 2025.
SIGNET Electronic Systems Inc., a privately held systems integrator in New England and ranked No. 19 on the SDM Top Systems Integrators Report, has been named the winner of the 2016 Unified Systems Sales Achievement Award by industry partner Genetec Inc., a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions.
Homeowners using Samsung SmartThings or Wink to control their Kwikset SmartCode 910, 912, 914 or 916 smart locks will now be able to ask Alexa devices to lock their deadbolts. This feature is a result of the new API launch from Amazon to include smart lock through the SmartThings and Wink hubs.
Multiple forces for change are at work, but in a historically slow-moving market, what will break through first? In this access control-themed issue, check out the many articles that can help you keep tabs on trends in access control technology and business models. Check out more in 2017 April's Issue.