ONVIF has announced the Release Candidate for Profile A, a draft specification that establishes an interface for access control clients and expands the configuration options for ONVIF conformant access control systems.
HID Global announced a new standards-based identity and access management (IAM) solution for government agencies to more easily comply with the mandate to improve physical access and digital identity security. At the heart of this IAM solution is the new HID Crescendo Temporary Access Card, which gives visitors a more secure credential to enter government buildings.
AMAG Technology’s latest release of SymmetryWEB v3 is a web client version of Symmetry Access Control software that allows users to operate Symmetry and perform key functions via a tablet or smartphone. SymmetryWEB eliminates the need to install software, and a built-in web server makes set-up easy while lowering operating costs.
Identiv Inc. has expanded its partnership with PSA Security Network (PSA) to distribute Identiv’s complete line of Hirsch physical access control system (PACS) and security management solutions, including Hirsch Velocity Software, Hirsch Mx Controllers, Hirsch ScramblePad Reader Family, uTrust TS Reader Family, and uTrust TS Cards. Through this partnership, qualified PSA integrators will be able to offer the Hirsch system to their government, commercial and institutional customers.
SDC has added a new, labor-saving function called DoorSnap to its free, award-winning SDCSecurity App. DoorSnap allows users to take and submit pictures of door openings via Apple or Android smartphone or tablet and receive free access & egress solution recommendations for electrification retrofits.
The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is opening endless possibilities for exciting, new integrations, while further embedding security within the built environment. Every connected device within a building from HVAC to AV has the potential to interact with physical security in new ways that will result in improved safety, efficiency, comfort and long-term sustainability.
Arecont Vision announced an expansion of its Technology Partner Program by adding BriefCam, the video synopsis company. BriefCam’s video analytics offering is available in the Arecont Vision MegaLab as part of the partnership in support of mutual customers.
Qognify expanded the integration of Bosch network video security cameras and Qognify’s Situator and VisionHub. This solution creates centralized management for the entire platform with direct integration of Bosch cameras to Situator (Situation Management/PSIM) and VisionHub (video management system).
Resolution Products and Pella Corporation collaborated to include Insynctive Technology as an extension to Resolution’s Universal Translator product family. The new RE524XP was reported to be available this summer.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.