Honeywell Pro-Watch customers will be able to implement access control on more doors by integrating the Schlage AD-Series wireless platform into their security management suite, eliminating the need to run wires to each access point, reducing time and associated labor costs. Schlage AD-Series wireless electronic locking systems provide options — credentials, styles and modes — that add to the Pro-Watch system’s flexibility, scalability and control. For instance, Pro-Watch customers can now simply and efficiently extend their present card systems to wireless portable readers, elevators and parking gates.
Modular Security Systems Inc. (MSSI) announced in October 2008 that it had received a formal notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its intellectual property application for the now patented Modular Access Control (MAC) Portal. Six years later, in October 2014, MSSI announced it received another patent for the MAC Portal in the European Union applicable to the 38 member states European Patent Organization.
Kaba Access and Data System Americas, Winston-Salem, N.C., acquired Keyscan Inc., Whitby, Canada, a specialist in innovative, wired access control solutions. Kaba stated that the acquisition will allow the company to strengthen its product offering in North America by offering Keyscan’s wired solutions for complete access control in virtually any commercial building, in addition to its traditional standalone and wireless systems.
ADS Security is a successful oxymoron. The company has a unique ability to combine the stability of a traditional, nationally recognized security company with the freshness of a young company with trending offerings. The results are solid growth, raving fans, and a bright future.
ECKey, Lancaster, Pa., announced that Chester County, Pa., chose ECKey access control technology to install at its cell tower sites to provide more effective protection for such critical infrastructure.
STANLEY Security, Indianapolis, announced that it expanded its network of value-added resellers (VARs) to distribute its suite of EyeLock iris-based identity authentication products and technology solutions.
HID Global®, Austin, Texas, used the ASIS Int’l Annual Seminar and Exhibits venue this fall to announce the release of its HID Mobile Access® solution. The company said it delivers a more secure and convenient way to open doors and gates, while introducing a simple secure identity management process.
Sentry360 integrated Salient Systems’ CompleteView video management system (VMS) with its high-megapixel surveillance camera line. CompleteView is built for seamless IP camera support and is available in CompleteView ONE, CompleteView Pro or CompleteView Enterprise.
Genetec™ and Mercury Security announced a closer technology partnership geared to benefit both Genetec and Mercury customers with a broader, open-platform choice when moving to Genetec’s Synergis IP access control solution. Genetec customers will be able to leverage Mercury’s complete line of door controllers and associated modules for both new and existing systems.
As the cover asserts, security systems integration work is in demand from all corners of the market, giving 2020 Top Systems Integrators boundless opportunities in traditional systems as well as on fast-growing hosted/managed security solutions.
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