Software House/Tyco Security Products
New from Software House of Westford, Massachusetts, a Tyco Security Products Company, is the iSTAR Ultra, a 32-reader network door controller built on the Linux platform. It moves the company’s controller technology into a true appliance-based platform, providing higher levels of security and scalability. Ideal for enterprise and government applications, iSTAR Ultra features dual GigE network ports and FIPS 197-certified AES 256 network encryption. Custom key management, embedded denial-of-service protection, DNS support, and an embedded Web diagnostics tool provide customers with the ultimate in network security and reliability.
The AXIS P1428-E Network Camera by AXIS Communications of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, offers 4K Ultra HD resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels at 30 frames per second. The outdoor-ready model features remote zoom and focus, a built-in slot for a micro SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, and I/O connectors for interfacing with external devices. Part of the new AXIS P14 Series of cost-effective, outdoor, bullet cameras, it is ideal for continuous video surveillance in parking lots and other exposed areas.
Research Electronics Internatonal
Research Electronics International (REI) of Algood, Tennessee, manufactures products that protect against intellectual property theft. The new smaller, lighter ORION 2.4 Non-Linear Junction Detector locates hidden electronics in walls, floors, ceilings, fixtures, furniture, or containers, even when they are turned off. An antenna-mounted line-of-sight display lets the operator focus on the target while sweeping. The ORION 2.4 transmits at 2.4 GHz frequency for detecting small electronics, such as SIM cards and cell phones. It weighs less than 3 pounds and extends to 51 inches.
G4S Secure Solutions
Risk360 from G4S Secure Solutions of Jupiter, Florida, is a customizable incident and case management solution designed to manage risk, improve business performance and compliance, and help reduce costs. It allows users to manage by events and outcomes, customized for each business. The solution offers comprehensive data security, requires minimal training time, and supports use on smartphones and tablets.
International Screening Solutions
International Screening Solutions of Kennesaw, Georgia, has launched WorldWatchPlus, a global due diligence screening system that integrates a global watch list, records of politically exposed persons, and media. Records are refreshed every day for accurate results; agencies and sources are disclosed to all subscribers. Batch uploads allow thousands of searches to run at once, and the solution supports the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act principles and complies with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
WIRELESS ACCESS CONTROL
ASSA ABLOY GROUP
ASSA ABLOY of Stockholm, Sweden, continues to expand its range of Aperio wireless devices that allow users to secure everything from doors to drawers. Aperio is a wireless platform that offers flexibility to address almost any application. Among the many applications are Adams Rite A100 keyless entry control for aluminum and glass doors, HES K100 cabinet locks, HES KS100 server cabinet locks, Medeco M100 eCylinders, SARGENT IN100 and PR100 commercial and institutional locks, and Securitron AS100 door position sensors and R100 surface-mounted readers.
ASSA ABLOY Group
Part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, Medeco, of Salem, Virginia, has introduced the M100 Prox with Aperio Technology, which offers an easy, affordable way to integrate access control with mechanical mortise locks simply by changing a cylinder. The retrofit lock eliminates the cost and inconvenience of adding wiring to the door. It works with most mortise and rim applications and provides flexible access control and alarm notifications. Users can receive real-time status monitoring with integrated tamper and low-battery signal notifications.
Honeywell of Louisville, Kentucky, has updated its Pro-Watch Security Management Suite to include enhanced integration capabilities. Designed with an open platform, Pro-Watch combines access control, video, intrusion, and other functions into one system. Now with an expanded wireless lockset and biometric reader portfolio, it enables users to place access control on glass doors, pharmaceutical cabinets, vaults, and in high-risk areas requiring multifactor authentication. Pro-Watch is compatible with Vindicator Intrusion Detection and integrates with Mercury standard protocol, offering a drop-in replacement for CASI-Rusco Micro/5 Boards.
All Traffic Solutions
All Traffic Solutions of State College, Pennsylvania, offers cloud-based technology integrated into its entire line of traffic-calming speed displays, message signs, and imaging products. The Web-based solution provides centralized, remote management of equipment from a central office to encourage safer and more organized traffic flow at all locations. Wireless connectivity and cloud technology make it unnecessary to go to the physical sign to change a message, download data, or check on battery status.
Designed Security, Inc.
The new Slimline Series from Designed Security, Inc., provides a refined visual and physical turnstile with barrier. Its smaller footprint enables customization to fit in smaller areas. Each unit can monitor the passage of 30 to 45 people per minute per lane and integrates with any access-control system. Made of lightweight but strong acrylic, it offers a sense of openness. It also features a programmable LCD display with audio wavefile capabilities, as well as next-generation optical-sensing technology for increased accuracy.
DAQ Electronics of Piscataway, New Jersey, is offering its military-proven StarWatch SMS platform to commercial users for solutions to counter today’s newest security threats. The platform facilitates integration of emerging technologies and standards, so security professionals can design and deploy layered systems including access control, intrusion detection, and video management using a single interface. It provides users with complete situational awareness. An open approach allows for the seamless incorporation of other security modules, such as CBRNE threat management.
CRIME SCENE METAL DETECTOR
Garrett Metal Detectors
New from Garrett Metal Detectors of Garland, Texas, is the CSI Pro metal detector. The crime-scene detector is designed for recovering ferrous, nonferrous, and stainless-steel metallic crime-scene evidence, such as bullets, shell casings, and weapons, as well as metallic arson evidence. Waterproof to a depth of 10 feet in fresh and saltwater environments, the detector offers multiple features to help identify and separate desired targets from trash targets. It includes headphones, a soft case, and a Garrett CSI Pro-Pointer—a hand-held pinpointer for recovering small metallic evidence.
Samsung Techwin America
Samsung Techwin America of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, has introduced pan-tilt-zoom dome cameras that provide 2-megapixel HD images indoors and outdoors even in challenging lighting conditions. Both the SNP-6320 (indoor) and SNP-6320H (outdoor) cameras feature wide dynamic range and true day/night capability to deliver clear, high-quality images in challenging or varying lighting conditions and with minimum illumination of 0.3 lux. The defog function improves images in poor environmental conditions such as fog and dust. Other features are intelligent video analytics, auto-tracking, and a pan/tilt speed of 700 degrees-per-second.
The Brownyard Group of Bay Shore, New York, provides insurance coverage and risk management solutions for the security guard, private investigative, and alarm industries. With more than 60 years of experience covering security concerns, Brownyard offers broad coverage through an “admitted” insurer. The company handles claims in an expeditious and knowledgeable manner via its in-house claims facility.
American Dynamics/Tyco Security Products
Illustra Flex cameras from American Dynamics of Westford, Massachusetts, a Tyco Security Products Company, combine full-featured IP video and affordability. True day/night and 3D dynamic noise-reduction technologies improve video quality and reduce storage requirements in low-light conditions. Wide dynamic range improves image quality of dimly lit objects against a bright background. The Illustra Flex line includes minidomes, box and bullet cameras, and the WiFi Cube. They are suitable for small to medium-sized businesses where affordable, high-quality video is crucial.
Boon Edam Inc. of Lillington, North Carolina, has added standard BoonConnect software technology to its Tourlock Security Revolving Door. The software allows facility managers to automate how the door will operate during certain hours and days of the week, while service technicians can set the number of cycles (360-degree rotations) between service calls; check the status of the motor, variable frequency drive, and security sensors; and specify e-mail addresses for alert notifications. BoonConnect also continuously performs a system diagnosis and automatically sends e-mail notifications when malfunctions occur.
WIRELSS FIRE SYSTEM
Napco Security Technologies
There is no need to run wires for fire protection with the Napco Commercial Platform from Napco Security Technologies of Amityville, New York. The platform simultaneously supports UL Commercial Wireless, addressable, and conventional devices, and 32 to 255 points of fire and/or intrusion alerts. The company also offers fire and intrusion panels, smoke detectors, alarms, and other devices. Installing wireless systems can save up to 75 percent of labor costs.
The Retransfer Plastic Card Printer (PR-C201) from Team NiSCA of Somerset, New Jersey, offers 600 dpi, 24-bit color printing of more than 160 cards per hour. It allows users to print full-color, full-bleed images in color via the retransfer process, which uses dye sublimation to print an image in reverse directly onto the film base. The printer thermally transfers the image and film onto the card surface. The printer is available with an optional encoder, a magnetic stripe encoder, a contact encoder, and/or a contactless encoder.
AlliedBarton Security Services
As a leader in the learning and development field, AlliedBarton Security Services of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, connects training with talent planning to create a clear learning path for both new and existing employees. Methodologies include online courses on the AlliedBarton|EDGE, virtual training, video instruction, and instructor-led programs. Solutions are matched to each individual’s learning style and prepare employees to anticipate clients’ security needs and respond to issues promptly and appropriately. Enhanced convenience and accessibility combine with compliance tracking and reporting to assure that training is up to date.
GAI-Tronics Corporation of Mohnton, Pennsylvania, has designed its NEMA 4X Telephone for extreme or wet environments where protection from the elements is mandatory. The Model 354-001 Series Telephone features rugged protection for security or general communications applications. The phone includes a noise-cancelling microphone, metal keypad with protective rubber boot, and stainless steel front panel and handset cord. A ring-detect relay option is offered for controlling an external ringer or strobe. The phone enclosure is available in gray, orange, or yellow.
Exacq Technologies/Tyco Security Products
Exacq Technologies, Inc., of Fishers, Indiana, a Tyco Security Products Company, has released version 6.4 of the exacqVision video management system software. The new version enables users to set the network address of certain IP cameras; as long as the camera is connected to the same network, the software will be able to discover the camera, assign an IP address, and connect it to the system. This simplifies installation, maintenance, and system expansion. The first phase includes some Illustra cameras from American Dynamics; future software releases will add more models and manufacturers.
HID Global of Austin, Texas, helps users optimize their access control today and in the future. The company offers a range of applications, including smart cards, microprocessor cards, and NFC-enabled smartphones. The iCLASS SE platform is an open and adaptable solution that enables customers to future-proof their access control systems for greater security and flexibility.
Altronix eBridge Ethernet over Coax/PoE Adapters provide a cost-effective transmission solution for IP video, data, and power over coaxial cable, enabling legacy infrastructure to support PoE and PoE+ edge devices. Made by Altronix of Brooklyn, New York, the eBridge can transmit IP full-duplex data by itself or simultaneously with PoE, PoE+, and Hi PoE at data rates up to 100 Mbps. Data can be transmitted up to 500 meters without repeaters. Receivers are available in models with one to 16 ports for indoor and outdoor applications.
Napco Security Technologies
Napco Security Technologies of Amityville, New York, has launched the LocDown program for school security solutions, incorporating products from its Marks USA, Alarm Lock, and Continental Access divisions. Solutions range from simple local lock-down capabilities from inside a classroom door or with a teacher’s key fob to campuswide solutions across local or enterprise networks that integrate access control, alarm, video, and visitor management functions. The company also offers a security audit tool for schools, called the School Access-Control Vulnerability Index, or SAVI.
ASSA ABLOY Group
ASSA ABLOY Group brands Corbin Russwin of Berlin, Connecticut, and SARGENT of New Haven, Connecticut, have introduced HID multiCLASS SE technology to their IP-enabled PoE and WiFi campus access-control locks: the Corbin Russwin Access 700 and the SARGENT Passport 1000. The SIO-enabled technology offers multilayered security and simultaneous support for multiple credentials. These locks allow easy transition from magnetic stripe to any contactless credentials and NFC-enabled mobile phones. They integrate into existing enterprise, transactional, and housing systems using PERSONA Campus software.
Lenel of Pittsford, New York, continues to advance its OnGuard Integrated Platform to support innovative and integrated security solutions. Designed around open standards, the software allows customers to better protect and manage their people, property, and assets, with flexible migration options. Migration to OnGuard is simpler than ever for current Facility Commander Wnx users. The company offers step-by-step tools to make the transition seamless. Customized migration plans cover everything from planning and installation to operational phases.
Detex Corporation of New Braunfels, Texas, has introduced a maximum-security, multipoint lock with three-bolt construction. The ECL-230X-TDB is designed with a larger deadbolt that goes deeper into the frame than other locks in the category. Connecting rods are solid steel. Life safety- and code-compliant, the lock serves as both panic hardware and a maximum-strength locking device. It includes a photoluminescent sign, 100-decibel alarm, and three locking points per door. Combined with three DX Bolts, the lock can withstand 16,000 pounds of pull force.
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America
The WJ-NV300 i-PRO SmartHD Network Disk Recorder is a stand-alone network video recording solution from Panasonic System Communications Company of North America of Newark, New Jersey. Designed to deliver an all-in-one surveillance solution out of the box, it delivers full camera viewing, control, and recording capabilities through a built-in, mouse-driven graphical user interface. Featuring 16 channels of Full HD recording and field-expandable up to 32 channels, the unit supports a total recording bandwidth of up to 128 Mbps. Support for an optional hard disk RAID capable expansion unit can extend video storage up to 80 terabytes.
DSC/Tyco Security Products
DSC of Concord, Ontario, Canada, a Tyco Security Products Company, has introduced the PowerSeries Neo, a hybrid platform that integrates a wide spectrum of intrusion industry needs, from residential to scalable enterprises. Capitalizing on PowerG wireless intrusion technology, it combines the flexibility of a modular, hardwired system with the simplicity of a wide range of compatible wireless devices, including keypads, communicators, and peripherals. PowerG two-way wireless communication enables the system to hop between wireless frequency channels so that if one is jammed, it will move to a free frequency.
ACCESS CONTROL SOFTWARE
DSX-AES256 software from Dallas-based DSX Access Systems, Inc., contains government-approved AES-256 bit encryption technology that can be implemented systemwide. Communications to each location can be encrypted with a unique key for that location’s field controllers. The software encrypts communications to all panels in the designated location without using add-on devices. Because encryption technology is inherent in the software and controllers, implementation is easy. All 1040 Series and 1022 controllers can be flash-upgraded to the AES-256 bit version.
Abloy Security of Irving, Texas, has introduced a range of tough locks that can withstand severe weather conditions and environmental extremes. ABLOY Super Weather Proof Padlocks are available in mechanical and electromechanical models. The electronic locks use the company’s CLIQ programmable locking technologies for the added security of electronic access control. The padlock’s cap seals the shackle and protects the keyway and cylinder against dust and water. All padlocks feature case-hardened boron-steel shackles for physical strength. The patent-protected keys cannot be duplicated.
Atlanta-based Salto Systems has introduced the XS4 GEO Electronic Padlock, a versatile locking solution that is fully integrated with Salto’s XS4 and XVN Virtual Network platforms. It can handle up to 4 million individual users and record an audit trail of the last 1,000 events at the lock. The padlock can read, receive, and write information via a choice of credentials, including i-Button, HID iCLASS, LEGIC Advant, Mifare, DESFire, Skidata, and Inside Picopass. Access information encrypted on the cards can be instantly deleted from the system without rekeying or changing locks.
ITC Capital Partners
ITC Capital Partners of West Point, Georgia, offers a select group of seasoned and dynamic security and K9 industry partners to serve multiple security needs for the industry. The company is featuring the Vapor Wake technology, which uses specially trained dogs to screen for explosives in wide area, high-pedestrian-traffic scenarios and choke-point entrances and exits. The technology was developed and patented by Auburn University. AMK9 Academy is now the home of Vapor Wake for sales and training, and Stapleton Group offers Vapor Wake Canine Team services to the industry.
CyberLock, Inc., of Corvallis, Oregon, has introduced a new Wi-Fi enabled, programmable smart key. Users can upload keyholder schedules and permissions to the CyberKey Air without physically connecting the key to a communication device, and audit trails can be downloaded the same way. The key is the newest addition to the CyberLock access control system, which uses electronic lock cylinders, programmable keys, and CyberAudit software to manage access and provide security to all locking points in an organization.
G4S Secure Solutions
G4S Secure Solutions of Jupiter, Florida, provides its security officers with training and award-winning mobile software to help maximize performance, compliance, and transparency. Secure Trax software provides customized facility inspections, real-time incident reporting, accountability, and metrics, such as GPS tracking, automated time and attendance, and verified check-in. The officers are carefully recruited, screened, and trained to meet the needs of a particular site. Managers can add G4S Insight, a Web-based platform, to aggregate metrics into reports, measure effectiveness, and more.
The IQeye R5 Series bullet cameras from IQinVision of San Juan Capistrano, California, are full-featured, multimegapixel H.264 Main profile indoor and outdoor cameras. With support for up to three-megapixel resolution, these versatile cameras provide multiple, individually-configured H.264 and simultaneous MJPEG streams. Featuring on-camera storage and built-in infrared, the bullet cameras are perfect for commercial and public applications. Additional cameras offer various resolutions, on-camera storage, and IP66 outdoor enclosures.
FaceVACS-VideoScan from Cognitec of Dresden, Germany, compares faces to facial image databases and instantly finds known persons of interest. Security staff can track individuals online or receive alerts on mobile devices. The technology can also identify authorized individuals or high-ranking customers in real time. The technology can be used for counting visitors and monitoring movement in time and space. For example, it can send an alarm if too many people gather in a specific area and measure waiting times to direct traffic.
Commend Intercom Systems
The VirtuoSIS is a software-based intercom server from Commend of Mahwah, New Jersey. Designed to integrate into the flexible, dynamic world of virtual IT environments, it offers the same functionality as hardware-based systems, with lower investment and operating costs. Because it is embedded into the virtual server infrastructure, it can take advantage of the backup and security mechanisms of the larger system, ensuring high availability.
ASSA ABLOY Group
Ecoflex technology, available from ASSA ABLOY Group brands Corbin Russwin of Berlin, Connecticut, and SARGENT of New Haven, Connecticut, is an innovation in mortise lock technology, reducing energy consumption by up to 96 percent compared to standard electrified mortise locks. It offers the flexibility to consolidate power supplies and reduce operating costs. Combined with the Securitron EcoPower power supply, it can reduce power usage even more. The mortise lock can be used for 12-volt and 24-volt applications and can be field-configured for fail-safe or fail-secure operation.
Kantech/Tyco Security Products
Kantech of Brossard, Quebec, Canada, a Tyco Security Products Company, has introduced the KT-1 single-door controller. With its single button programming and on-board Ethernet port for direct network connection, the KT-1 controller is quick and easy to install. Because of its unique form factor, the controller can also be installed in a variety of locations, from plain view to a traditional security cabinet. Combining the KT-1 controller with EntraPass security management software, including EntraPass Web and the EntraPass GO mobile app, creates a highly scalable solution.
ComNet of Danbury, Connecticut, has introduced a solar-power product line to provide operating power for remote applications. The NetWave Solar off-the-grid power systems are designed for use where a remote camera or wireless repeater is needed but no power is available. NetWave Solar is a complete system for providing remote power to edge communications equipment. The kit includes a high-quality photovoltaic solar panel, outdoor enclosure, power controller with integrated power injection module, mounting hardware, and optional sealed lead-acid batteries.
Lenel of Pittsford, New York, is committed to developing innovative security technology and progressive solutions. From advanced software and system controllers to intelligent readers and input/output modules, Lenel delivers cost-effective access control for applications of almost any size. Using open architecture, the company provides flexible and reliable options to support current and future security needs. Video management offerings provide stand-alone and integrated solutions. Through education, technical support, professional services, and custom solutions, Lenel works to create a superior experience for every customer.
Prosegur of Madrid, Spain, offers services in guarding, corporate technology, cash transit, and residential alarms. It offers integrated and specialized security services combined with the most advanced technologies and the best professionals to provide maximum efficiency for the business management of companies. Integrated security solutions include: manned guarding, cash in transit, cash management, electronic security systems, executive protection, fire protection systems, and residential security. The company currently operates out of 400 offices in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Oceania.
LED perimeter lights from Cast Lighting of Hawthorne, New Jersey, are easy to install, operate, and maintain. The low-voltage Perimeter Security Series attaches to any chain link fence to provide targeted, glare-free illumination along the perimeter of any facility. These lights can save more than 80 percent of materials, labor, and energy costs compared to traditional lighting systems. Offering both temporary and permanent applications, the perimeter lights have been installed at airports, data centers, construction sites, hotels, warehouses, and a variety of other security-sensitive properties.
Security Industry Association
SIA Technology Insights (STI), published by the Security Industry Association (SIA) of Silver Spring, Maryland, provides in-depth analysis of the latest electronic security technologies and trends. Written primarily for security practitioners, articles are authored by experts in the security industry, are vendor and product-neutral, and are exclusive to the publication. The Fall 2014 edition, which is being launched at the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, provides insights into cybersecurity, physical security information management, school security, and more. All editions are available on the SIA Web site.
Napco Security Technologies
Napco Security Technologies of Amityville, New York, invites security professionals to become Connected Home experts via the iBridge Dealer Program. The iBridge Connected Home allows residents to control their security, video, thermostat, and lighting via a tablet or smartphone. Dealers receive preferred multitier pricing discounts, sales and technical training, turnkey marketing materials for print and online, an advertising co-op fund, lead generation, support hotlines, and more.
Lockmasters of Nicholasville, Kentucky, has introduced the LockOne LKM7000 Lock Series, a revolutionary pedestrian door lock device that provides both life safety and high security. The single-motion egress feature on the FF-L-2890 compliant lock series, when integrated with a high-security FF-L-2740A combination lock, meets all the requirements to safely secure classified areas. Five models offer exit-only to tiered levels of security, and they are compatible with high-security combination locks and a variety of access control devices.
TruVision megapixel cameras from Interlogix of Lincolnton, North Carolina, a United Technologies company, cover a wide range of application requirements where high-quality resolution and ease of use are important. Available in wedge, dome, bullet, and pan-tilt-zoom options, the cameras deliver superior optical quality to cover indoor and outdoor environments. Designed to PSIA and ONVIF standards, open standards cameras facilitate simple integration into any IP system. With multiple, high-performance megapixel options, the cameras meet a multitude of security challenges, including adverse lighting environments, broad fields of view, and capturing detailed facial images.
Southwest Microwave of Tempe, Arizona, has expanded software development kit (SDK) options for its INTREPID perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) with the addition of the Remote Polling Module II SDK. It provides enterprise-scale end users with an interface between third-party physical security information management or monitoring systems and INTREPID Series II fence, buried cable, and microwave detection technologies. Supporting local or remote device configuration and alarm reporting capabilities, it offers a range of control and monitoring functionality and storage of events in alarm history.
ASSA ABLOY Group
ASSA ABLOY Group brands Corbin Russwin of Berlin, Connecticut, and SARGENT of New Haven, Connecticut, offer the IN120 Wi-Fi lock, which uses 802.11 Wi-Fi infrastructure and a flexible feature set. Easy installation and cost-effective operation allow facilities to expand access control coverage to more doors. It is available in mortise lock and cylindrical lock configurations. Featuring HID multiCLASS SE technology, it supports heightened identity security and multiple credentials, including NFC-enabled mobile phones.
Protection 1 of Boynton Beach, Florida, offers a Signal Chat service for its business customers. The text event notification service allows users to resolve opening and closing schedule exception notifications via a chat session on a smartphone; staff can chat by texting the central monitoring station professionals. The text alert format promotes greater end user participation and can help reduce costs and time associated with notification and resolution. Signal Chat also aids in reducing false alarms to law enforcement agencies by providing timely verification.
Tyco Integrated Security of Boca Raton, Florida, works with customers to understand their unique business situations in order to develop fully integrated solutions that meet a company’s specific security challenges. Tyco offers dedicated local service from more than 10,000 highly-trained security professionals and world-class monitoring centers. Tyco Integrated Security can help reduce risk, improve safety, increase efficiency, and help customers stay focused on the future of their businesses.