Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products Group, Irvine, Calif., announced that MAXxess Systems Inc., a manufacturer of electronic access control and security systems, joined its list of Technology Alliance Partners (TAP). This partnership brings together the combined and complementary technologies of both companies to provide integrated video surveillance and access control across a wide range of security applications.

Security professionals who purchase MAXxess’ software solutions will now have the option to optimize their systems with a jointly developed programming interface (API) module that adds verification and consolidated management control for Toshiba’s Surveillix digital video recorders.