There are fewer than 3,000 dealer-owned central stations in the industry, but there are tens of thousands of security dealers operating without a central station who offer monitoring through the use of third-party central stations.
Codebench Inc., Coconut Creek, Fla., a provider of TWIC / HSPD-12 / FIPS-201 authentication and physical access control middleware, formed a partnership with Quintron Systems Inc. to provide the federal government and its agencies with a high assurance access control solution that meets guidelines as outlined by the National Institutes of Standards and Technology.
Matrix Systems, a Miamisburg, Ohio-based access control and security management solutions provider and manufacturer, is forming a value-added reseller (VAR) network to provide sales, installation, integration and customer support for its new product offerings, Frontier™Web Essentials and Frontier™Universe.
The following information was released by the Security Industry Association (SIA): The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently took action to defend the use of electronic security technologies in two states. The New Hampshire legislature is considering a bill (H.B. 244) that would ban most public and private uses of biometrics in the state.
Quintron Systems Inc., Santa Maria, Calif., supplier of advanced interoperable voice systems and physical access control/intrusion detection systems, announced two new major contract awards for its DICES communications equipment.
Once again in 2011, the security industry will come together at ISC West in Las Vegas to learn about must-see developments and acquire tools to better their businesses. ISC will offer educational sessions April 5, 6 and 7 presenting technology panels, executive forums, PSA-led education and several education tracks including end-user – physical security, central station, access control and hosted security.
HID Global, Irvine, Calif., a provider of solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that its parent company, ASSA ABLOY, completed the acquisition of LaserCard Corporation, a provider of secure ID solutions.
In our September issue, we present the "The Bigger Picture of Enterprise Access Control". See "Low Light Camera Performance Continues Its Rapid Rise" and find out how "Transformative Leadership: The Past Can Predict the Future" in this month's SDM Magazing.