With a retail store and kitchen, along with an additional location for its nationwide delivery program, Soupergirl's lock-and-key strategy was no longer sustainable. The company needed a cloud-based, single access platform for video surveillance and access control that would allow owner Sara Polon to issue mobile credentials, as well as manage and visualize location happenings remotely.
As the owner and CEO of Alarm Guard Security, Mike Chaudhary, like virtually every business, was feeling the financial pinch of the COVID-19 epidemic. Despite serving all of Canada and four U.S. states, system sales were taking a nosedive. Chaudhary realized he needed to modify his business model in a way that would eliminate or at least greatly reduce physical contact with customers, by both his sales force and his installers.
Telguard announced that it’s partnering with sister company AMETEK Land to offer the VIRALERT 3 integrated human body temperature screening system as part of its security distribution channel offering.
ISS – Intelligent Security Systems, a supplier of intelligent Video Management System (VMS) and analytics, has added SecurOS Hand Sanitizer to the company’s offering of COVID-19 return-to-work solutions. The new analytics, built on artificial neural network (ANN) and imaging technology from Intel, is designed to detect if an individual has not properly cleansed their hands in a designated area where handwashing and/or hand sanitization is mandated.
Ontic, a provider of unified protective intelligence software platforms announced the integration of the Workplace Assessment of Violence Risk (WAVR-21) into its SaaS-based protective intelligence platform. In addition, Ontic announced a partnership with SIGMA Threat Management Associates, integrating SIGMA’s Workplace threat assessment module into the Ontic SaaS-based software platform.
LenelS2 and FLIR Systems Inc. announced an agreement to integrate select FLIR thermal cameras with LenelS2’s OnGuard access control system. The integrated, non-contact solution joins the Carrier Healthy Buildings Program suite of offerings to support reopening and to assist in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and possibly other viruses in the workplace through thermal screening.
To further develop effective and customized solutions for Seek Scan, a thermal temperature screening solution that meets FDA guidelines during the COVID-19 public health emergency, Seek Thermal has made APIs available for access control, VMS and other integrated network capabilities.
LenelS2 announced a portfolio of solutions, part of Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program, that enable touchless access, occupancy management, enhanced access control and proactive screening, allowing organizations to operate more safely and efficiently.
CONTRACE will work with RAS Watch to provide trained, qualified individuals to clients whose goal is to identify potential exposure to COVID-19 and halt the spread of the disease across an organization.