Audio over IP company Barix announced Paging Cloud, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that brings paging into the smartphone-enabled mobile era. Integrating easily with almost all existing paging and public address systems, Paging Cloud records paging messages and sends them directly to registered smartphones, enabling visitors in environments such as schools, museums and airports to hear announcements or emergency information on their own mobile devices.
Johnson Controls announced that its flagship access control and event management system, Tyco Software House C-CURE 9000, is supported on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), enabling customers to take advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing with the choice of best-suited service providers.
Allegion announced the debut of Overtur Mobile. The new mobile-friendly solution expands upon Allegion’s Overtur platform to simplify the design, construction and management of openings through improved communication, collaboration and efficiency.
Kidde is the first smoke alarm manufacturer to receive certification to the UL Standard for Smoke Alarms, UL 217, 8th Edition, set to take effect in May of 2020. The new Kidde smoke alarms utilize Kidde’s TruSense sensor and are designed to reduce common cooking nuisance alarms and respond faster to different types of fire. Kidde is part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.
Security Funding Associates announced their affiliation with InfoSafe, an Invisus cyber security compliance and certificationprogram. SFA will have the rights to market the InfoSafe program to alarm dealers and central stations nationally, and then roll out specialized cyber security solutions to alarm subscribers.
CEDIA has released its latest white paper, which explores the ever-changing universe of cabling for home technology professionals. Infrastructure Cabling for Voice, Data and Video takes a deep dive into applications, standards, and recommendations for uses of a variety of cable families.
Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) is an access control communications standard developed by SIA to improve interoperability among access control and security products. With the protocol now in wide use by many top product developers, including Cypress Technologies, HID Global, LenelS2, Mercury, WaveLynx and others, knowledge of how to design, specify and configure OSDP systems is becoming vital for security systems integrators, government security teams, corporate security practitioners and specifying consultants.
As the cover asserts,security systems integration work is in demand from all corners of the market, giving 2019 Top Systems Integrators boundless opportunities in traditional systems as well as on fast-growing hosted/managed security solutions.
Also in June, insight on how to choose a thermal camera, "Rethinking Keypads for Better Access Control", and much more.