AMAG Technology and Communications Engineering Company (CEC), a systems and technology integrator, are partnering to bring CEC customers an affordable access control solution with straightforward interfaces.
The CyberLock system from Videx, Corvallis, Oregon, helps secure access to Seattle Public Utilities' 12,500 acre land that supplies water to 1.4 million people in the greater Seattle area. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) uses the CyberLock system of electronic locks and programmable keys to track multiple personnel and control access to physical assets.
Aiphone Corporation, Bellevue, Wash., an international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, announced a new distribution partnership with Milwaukee-based Cornell Communications Inc., an emergency call systems company.
Edge devices can be a boon to dealers and integrators both in sales and installation, particularly in the access control field. Easier wiring makes them cost-effective for doors that previously didn’t use electronic security. Yet, the traditional centralized panel solution is far from dead, and indeed still preferred by some integrators. What does the edge look like today for access control systems, and how can it benefit your business?
For years, the physical security industry has predicted the “tipping point” in the video surveillance market as the point in time when Internet protocol (IP) video will outsell analog video. But are you paying attention to the other tipping point? Yes, access control has a tipping point of its own — the point when smart cards will outsell legacy cards.
Mercury Security Corp., a provider of open platforms for access control and Tridium, a provider of open platforms for device-to-enterprise integration and building automation, announced a technology partnership to integrate their respective platforms.
HID Global, announced the availability of its pivCLASS® Government Solutions portfolio, an integrated product suite that enables the U.S. federal government, government contractors and other facilities to comply with federal identity mandates without having to replace their existing physical access control system (PACS).
In our August issue, we present "State of the Market: Smart Home". Check out the winners of "The 14th Annual Monitoring Center Excellence Awards" and "3 Recommendations for Making the Most of Today’s Intercoms". Also, check out the "5 Critical Factors for Video Power & Transmission Success".