From the moment the Security Industry Association (SIA) opened the submission process for this year’s SIA New Product Showcase in late 2018, entries began rolling in, and more than 40 companies submitted their products for consideration. This afternoon, they’ll learn if their hard work paid off when the winners of the 40th annual New Product Showcase are announced at 3:30 pm on the ISC West Main Stage.
The adoption of technology within security operations is table stakes, and the use of equipment like IP cameras is a practice that is synonymous with surveillance. Since the introduction of this type of equipment dates back more than 20 years, however, security professionals are quickly realizing that their use of technology must consider new threats and advancements in today’s workplace. Innovations in machine learning, computer vision, and robotics are expected to have a profound impact across multiple product categories in security operations.
Legrand’s first fire-rated speaker enclosure, the Nuvo NV-BRKIC-BC, meets ASTM E119 requirements and integrates flawlessly with Nuvo speakers and rough-in brackets to improve speaker performance regardless of where it is installed.
ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile Q, the specification that features quick and easy discovery, setup and configuration of conformant devices as well as advanced security features.
After repeated intrusions highlighted the lax security situation at the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), art students took matters into their own hands by raising the money necessary to fund a project that led to the installation of Schlage HandKey readers on the six-building complex.
AMAG Technology, Torrance, Calif., recently invited some of the security industry’s top consultants to Tampa, Fla., to learn more about the company’s solutions, partners and end users at its Security Engineering Symposium (SES).
In just a short time since beginning its upgrade to a new retail system from Ottawa-based March Networks, Quik-E Foods, headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., has already experienced operational improvements for its 12 convenience stores and five automated car washes. The system also has helped the company resolve some serious incidents.