2N networked video intercoms take entry protection to a whole new level with two-way communication, video surveillance, access control and more
February 5, 2020
Intercoms have come a long way from the simple, standalone buzz-in devices electricians used to install at the door. Now we have network-based intercoms loaded with features for tighter entry control and more perceptive situational awareness. Built on open standards, they’re designed to easily integrate with other facility systems like video surveillance, VoIP communications and access control – which makes them ideal complements to your security solutions portfolio.
Allegion, a leading provider of security products and solutions, and CBORD, a leading provider of campus card technology solutions, announced a new integration that strengthens perimeter security across colleges and universities in the U.S. Allegion’s Von Duprin Remote Undogging (RU) and Remote Monitoring (RM) options will now extend the impact of CBORD’s card software system for greater control of secondary doors over perimeter access.
IDIS America, the regional headquarters for South Korea’s largest in-country manufacturer of surveillance technology, kicks off several weeks of focus on the unique challenges and concerns related to campus security in the Americas, beginning with an appearance at this week’s 2019 Campus Safety conference in Dallas and continuing through August with outreach focusing on the unique suitability of the high-performing, cost-effective IDIS Total Solution to meet the widely varying (and, at times, highly specific) needs of campuses, large and small, in the Americas.
The University of Toronto is located in the downtown area of the city, so the campus has foot traffic from approximately 100,000 students and patrons every day. Ensuring the safety of its students is a tall order, and the responsibility falls on the university’s public safety unit — the campus police.
Baycrest Health Sciences, a Toronto-based global leader in geriatric healthcare and research with a special focus on brain health and aging, recently installed Aiphone IX Series emergency towers in its 500-space parking lot to improve the safety and security of employees and visitors.
The University of Antioquia (UdeA), is a public, regional, research university spread across the city of Medellín, Colombia, with University City as its main campus. The university is comprised of eight campuses, three schools, three institutes and an administrative building. It also hosts the University Museum, the University Theater, the Central Library and the university’s sports arena. Nearby is the Department of University Research (Sede de Investigación Universitaria - SIU), where specialized research projects are conducted and where the highest technological resources of the UdeA are housed.
While ISC and SIA teams are hard at work for the entire security industry on a daily basis, these efforts of improving businesses and careers to ensure those who are served by the industry are safe and secure are seen being demonstrated at ISC East.
ASSA ABLOY announced its partnership with StarRez, a provider of student housing software solutions. The partnership enables seamless integration between ASSA ABLOY’s PERSONA Campus™ software and StarRez’s student housing solution, making it possible to manage electronic access control for student housing via the same StarRez platform used for other housing management functions.
As the cover asserts, security systems integration work is in demand from all corners of the market, giving 2020 Top Systems Integrators boundless opportunities in traditional systems as well as on fast-growing hosted/managed security solutions.
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