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; a model with six locking points and 10,000 pounds of holding force is also available.
DRS Technologies of Parsippany, New Jersey, has expanded its line of WatchMaster IP thermal imaging cameras with the WatchMaster IP Ultra. This ONVIF-conformant networked camera combines the company’s uncooled 320x240 VOx technology with pan-and-tilt capability for exceptional coverage in challenging lighting and environmental conditions. The power-saving unit can be configured and installed easily into existing security infrastructure. It is available with a choice of three fixed-focus lenses. It also features a continuous 360-degree pan range and the ability to move up and down by 120 degrees.
C•CURE 9000 from Software House of Westford, Massachusetts, lets users control access to secure areas and manage emergencies with the area muster and de-muster feature. Users can tighten access control between restricted and hazardous areas using the cross-cluster anti-passback and area lockout capabilities. If a breach occurs, security personnel can respond quickly to alarms from any location in the facility. The software integrates with other security applications, such as fire, intercom, and real-time locations systems.
ACCESS CONTROL PLATFORM
HID Global of Irvine, California, has released its next generation of EDGE EVO and VertX EVO controller platform, which is open and scalable for deployment of a wide range of access control functionality, including remote management, real-time monitoring, report generation, and a custom rules engine that allows the use of system hardware for complimentary applications. The platform’s scalability enables a comprehensive range of future access control functions that are interoperable with wireless locks, such as keypad door commands and large-scale anti-passback.
AlliedBarton Security Services of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, provides highly-trained, responsive security personnel to many industries and approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Local, client-focused security officers and managers are supported by national resources developed from more than 50 years of security experience. The company’s focus on leadership and human capital management fosters a culture of quality and continuous customer satisfaction.
Implementing IP cameras and devices over analog infrastructure is easy using the eBridge 16CR IP Over Coax Receiver from Altronix of Brooklyn, New York. Legacy cabling systems can be easily upgraded to provide the benefits of IP technology without the expense of installing new cabling. The unit allows fast 10/100Base-T Ethernet digital communication over coaxial cable for more than 2,000 feet without repeaters. The 1U rack-mount receiver offer 16 channels and is designed to work with eBridge 1CT transceivers and hybrid cameras with Intersil’s SLOC technology.
Diebold, Incorporated, of Canton, Ohio, offers physical, electronic, and enterprise security systems, as well as managed services solutions that integrate security, software, and service. Solutions include intrusion detection and surveillance, barrier security solutions, and ATM security, as well as fire and life safety, monitoring, and logical security services. The company believes that being BOLD makes a difference in leadership and helps organizations address their most complex security needs.
The Brownyard Group of Bay Shore, New York, provides insurance and risk management for the security industry. Brownyard features a preferred “admitted” market for security firms, complete coverage, and in-house claim services. The Brownyard Educational Center offers training and education for security professionals, including premium reduction through risk management credits.
The new Security Center Mobile App from Genetec of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, delivers real-time monitoring and emergency information to a user’s Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, BlackBerry, or Android device. Security personnel can monitor and control video, access control, and license plate recognition systems. The app offers up to six video feeds on an Apple iPad and the ability to save video snapshots into a photo library. The application is simple to deploy and maintain.
RedCloud Enterprise is a Web-based access control solution that enables organizations of all sizes to secure their facilities, people, and assets across multiple offices, buildings or locations from any Web browser. Made by RedCloud, Inc., of Sterling, Virginia, the network appliance leverages an open architecture and integrates identity management and video surveillance to achieve scalability with low cost of ownership. It supports hardware from leading manufacturers, allowing organizations to leverage investments in hardware and retrofit industry-standard door hardware and readers.
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, weapons, and metallic arson evidence. Waterproof to 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.
Long perimeter fences are especially vulnerable in darkness, and the CAST LED Perimeter Light can reduce this vulnerability and enhance security. Made by CAST Lighting, LLC, of Hawthorne, New Jersey, the durable, energy-efficient luminaire mounts on chain-link fence posts and delivers targeted illumination along extensive perimeters. The easy-to-install light was named “The Most Innovative Product of the Year” at LightFair International 2012.
Samsung Techwin America
The SNO-1080R is a weatherproof infrared network camera from Samsung Techwin America of Ridgefield, New Jersey. It provides 30 frames per second in VGA resolution and dual H.264 and M-JPEG video streams. The WiseNetS DSP chipset delivers advanced features such as face detection, noise reduction, and super dynamic range. It includes a 2.3 – 7.9 millimeter varifocal lens, 15 infrared LEDs, power over Ethernet, and wall, ceiling, or surface mounting options.
RISK 360 from G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. of Jupiter, Florida, is an incident and case management solution that helps expose and mitigate risk. Featuring powerful tools to manage and investigate incidents, it is accessible via the Internet and adapts to each environment. The mobile application is a smartphone app that gives security officers the ability to report events as they occur, providing management with the data needed to make informed decisions.
EasyLobby of Needham, Massachusetts, an HID Global business, automates the entire process of registering a visitor and printing a badge. Users capture detailed visitor information in seconds without typing. They can create watch lists for unwanted visitors. Other options include Web-based preregistration, access control integration, and iPad or kiosk visitor self-registration. The affordable software is feature-rich, customizable, and easy to use and install.
Rapiscan Systems of Hawthorne, California, has launched the HE50 hand-held explosives detector. The unit puts trace-level explosive-detection sensitivity in a lightweight, hand-held device for high-throughput security situations. It uses noncontact inhalation sampling to detect minute explosive residues without damaging the interrogated surface. The unit offers fast, reliable, and accurate identification of explosives. The intuitive design and user interface makes it easy to use, and it requires no calibration.
ONLINE ACCESS CONTROL
Kaba Access Control
Kaba Access Control of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has introduced the E-Plex Enterprise System with Wireless Option to provide the benefits of a wired, online access control system with the flexibility of standalone locks. Features include centralized access control management of both wireless and standalone locks, emergency global lockdown and remote unlock, broad credential support, and real-time events and alarms. It offers fast data transfer, long battery life, and mesh redundancy.
AISight, created by Houston-based BRS Labs, is a behavioral recognition solution for video surveillance. The software learns and memorizes both behavioral patterns and objects in diverse environments. It analyzes visual data by combining behavioral analytics and machine learning. When observed behavior falls outside what is normal for an environment, alerts are generated. The system reports unusual and suspicious behaviors without requiring human intervention.
Concentric Security of Sykesville, Maryland, provides a single point of contact for assessments, consulting, construction, maintenance, and training for turnkey security solutions that are unique to a project’s needs. Services support an existing facility or assist in new facility design. Construction includes installation of equipment and controls, upgrades and retrofits, and integration of multiple systems. The company specializes in perimeter security solutions for homeland security and force protection applications that meet the federal guidelines and standards.
Research Electronics International
Research Electronics International (REI) of Algood, Tennessee, provides equipment and technology to protect against the loss of intangible assets and intellectual property. The OSCOR Blue Spectrum Analyzer detects unknown, illegal, and disruptive rogue transmissions across a wide frequency spectrum. The TALAN Telephone and Line Analyzer inspects, analyzes, and tests digital telephone lines and other wiring for taps and other eavesdropping devices. The ORION Non-Linear Junction Evaluator detects hidden electronic devices. The company’s Center for Technical Security offers technical surveillance countermeasures training.
The AXIS Camera Companion from Axis Communications of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, is a complete video surveillance solution for small systems with up to 16 cameras. It consists of cameras, SD cards, software for PC and mobile devices, and network equipment. Video is recorded to the SD card inside the camera, so there’s no need for a separate recording device or computer during operation. It offers HDTV image quality, live viewing from anywhere, and an easy-to-use interface.
The Onity Wireless Lock (OWL) from Onity of Duluth, Georgia, offers decision making at the lock. Because it employs standalone power and an intelligent on-board internal database, the system can accommodate up to 5,000 cardholders. It continues to operate, granting or denying access, even when power and network connectivity are lost. Building the controller technology into the lock creates a smart, inexpensive solution to door wiring and network infrastructure. The network and door architecture is economical and reliable.
Digital Identification Solutions
Digital Identification Solutions of Stuttgart, Germany, is a worldwide provider of secure credential solutions with sales, marketing, and support centers in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas. In North America, reliable modular EDIsecure ID card printers offer unique security features. Advanced Web-based IDExpert SmartACT software helps create and manage secure identity credentials and access cards. Other products include a desktop laser engraving module and passport and visa printing solutions.
Ameristar Fence Products
The Stalwart IS (Impasse Secure) integrates design elements of a high-security fence with an antiram barrier. Made by Ameristar Fence Products of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the barrier has multiple antiram ratings to suit any project. Made of high-tensile steel and pregalvanized inside and out, it offers superior corrosion protection. Its framework is a raceway for wiring, conduits, and security cabling required around a perimeter. Each component is crafted to discourage scaling and cutting of the barrier for a high level of delay and a visual deterrent.
Aperio wireless lock technology from ASSA ABLOY of Stockholm, Sweden, can be used in most lock applications, including SARGENT IN100 and PR100 commercial and institutional locks, Adams Rite A100 locks for aluminum and glass storefront doors, Medeco M100 eCylinders, and HES K100 cabinet locks. The wireless platform allows users to expand access control using existing platforms. It uses short-distance wireless communication between the lock and an Aperio hub. The system uses AES 128-bit wireless encryption and supports HID 125 kHz proximity and 13.56 MHz iCLASS credentials.
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 that 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.
The iGWatch IP Identify face search solution offers an automated subject database search and instantly narrows down possible matches from thousands to one or more individuals in seconds. The system, from iView Systems of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, uses integrated quality and lighting measures to ensure maximum accuracy of potential matches. With full integration into the iTrak Incident Reporting and Risk Management Platform, the complete identification and reporting platform provides incident reporting, investigation management, and risk analysis.
Intevo from Kantech of Brossard, Quebec, Canada, is an easy-to-deploy integrated security platform that is simple to configure and includes a customized dashboard for easy system management. It is preloaded with the company’s EntraPass Corporate Edition security management software and IP video software from American Dynamics. Intevo also supports DSC PowerSeries and MAXSYS alarm panel integration, as well as EntraPass Web client and Go Mobile client.
GAI-Tronics Corporation of Mohnton, Pennsylvania, has designed its RED ALERT WiFi VoIP Telephones to provide direct point-to-point communications over an existing wireless local area network. They operate from an external 12-48 VDC power source. Besides standard telephone operation, they feature real-time alarm reporting via e-mail or Syslog, allowing system supervisors to monitor the telephones’ activity. Four user-configurable inputs and two outputs are included. ADA-compliance features include a Braille HELP label and “call received when lit” indicator.
Talk-A-Phone Co. of Niles, Illinois, has designed a lightweight emergency phone tower that can be installed by a single person. A multilayer powder coating on aluminum construction reduces waste and polluting emissions. The ETP-MTE Eco emergency phone tower is nine feet tall and features an always-lit LED blue light. Modular construction allows for easy upgrades, while optional internal mounting plates and shelves provide clean mounting solutions for accessories. It accommodates any Talk-A-Phone analog or VoIP flush-mounting emergency phone.
LICENSE PLATE READER
Perceptics LLC of Knoxville, Tennessee, offers an automated license plate reader that can capture state, province, or country of origin identification on all plate types. The LPR-HR works for retro-reflective and nonretro-reflective plates in day, night, and bad weather conditions with a 95 percent accuracy rating. It can also read plates on cars going as fast as 120 miles per hour. The reader comes with a money-back guarantee.
Kwantek of Louisville, Kentucky, has introduced New Hire Onboarding to its PreHire Solution. The service eliminates employee hiring paperwork by leading each new hire through a simple online workflow to complete standard employment forms, such as W-4, direct deposit, policy review and acknowledgment, and more. Because all employee documentation is completed and stored electronically, managers can gather onboarding paperwork across multiple office locations and facilities.
Middle Atlantic Products
Series Protection technology from Middle Atlantic Products of Fairfield, New Jersey, provides instantaneous surge suppression. The patent-pending technology protects audio and video systems from damaging surges and is available in a new family of power distribution units. It has robust nonsacrificial circuitry that ensures reliability. Every model automatically disconnects devices from sustained irregular voltage events and performs automatic recovery when the event ends. Models are available in hardwired, half-width, and full-width versions.
FLIR Systems of Arlington, Virginia, offers a fully integrated wide-area surveillance solution that includes diver detection (via a partnership with Sonardyne). CommandSpace Argus is a preconfigured solution that provides best-in-class sensor performance at a low cost. Radar and camera technologies are designed to work together, and a sophisticated software platform provides point-and-click access to multiple radars and cameras, alarms, event management, and video recording. The company also offers CommandSpace Adaptive Command & Control, an integrated software platform that coordinates full-service security solutions.
Brivo Systems of Bethesda, Maryland, has introduced a cloud-based physical access control system designed for government agencies. CloudPass provides flexibility, unlimited scalability, and maximized security delivered in a Software-as-a-Service model. The HSPD-12-compliant service makes deployment simple. Field hardware automatically and securely connects to a dedicated, federally compliant hosting center. The fault-tolerant and redundant architecture ensures continuity of operations.
HIGH SECURITY DOOR
The Tourlock 180+90 Security Revolving Door from Boon Edam of Lillington, North Carolina, offers high bidirectional throughput, safe operation, and early return on investment. Optional next-generation antipiggybacking technology, StereoVision 2, eliminates the possibility of two persons’ sharing one compartment. Optical and near-infrared sensing technologies accurately build a three-dimensional image that discriminates between a person and a briefcase or bag. The door is used in many government and Fortune 1000 company facilities.
Continental Access of Amityville, New York, offers a cost-effective solution for compliance with FIPS standards for personal identity verification (TWIC, FRAC, and CAC) in its CA 3000 v2.8 enterprise security platform. The software integrates alarms, locks, video management, and access in an interoperable system that can be scaled for one to 16,000 doors. The robust software and controllers team up to deliver fast door-open times and full data downloads in minutes.
ACCESS CONTROL APP
The ASSA ABLOY Security Continuum mobile application makes it easy to choose the appropriate access control locking solution for any door opening. New from ASSA ABLOY of Stockholm, Sweden, the app guides users through the selection process. Once the right solution is selected, it can be added to a projects list for easy reference or e-mailed to an ASSA ABLOY integrated solutions specialist for further consultation. The app is available for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices.
TruPortal access control solutions from Interlogix of Bradenton, Florida, deliver reliable, high-end technology that installs quickly and easily. Ideal for small to mid-sized installations, the Web-based application requires no additional server. The exclusive Install Wizard makes configuration simple and quick. The technology works seamlessly with the company’s TruVision video line to streamline compatibility and service issues.
Designed Security, Inc. (DSI)
The Entry Sentry Tailgate Detection System from Designed Security, Inc., of Bastrop, Texas, uses 32 infrared sensors to detect tailgating through any door or hallway and notifies security when more than one person enters at a time. Its advanced sensor technology recognizes inanimate objects, and adjustable sensitivity helps eliminate false alerts. The easy-to-install solution can be configured to trigger local or remote alarms, and it integrates with access control systems.
Perspective by PPM 2000 of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is a solution for reporting incidents, managing investigations, and building cases. Users can query data for trending, risk mitigation, and performance metrics, enabling them to assess events and make informed decisions that reduce the risk of litigation, optimize resource allocation, and demonstrate return on investment. It covers planning, response, documentation, and investigation, and it offers innovations for mobility, workflow, and dynamic link analysis. The solution can be configured for a single department or implemented across an enterprise.
Protection 1 of Boynton Beach, Florida, specializes in delivering custom-designed, multisite commercial security solutions. The national company has 65 local offices across the United States to serve customers where they are. A single team provides a seamless approach that includes design, installation, monitoring and ongoing technical support. Service includes 24-hour security monitoring. The company has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau for its excellent service.
Southwest Microwave, Inc., of Tempe, Arizona, combines smart-sensor technology and seamless networking capabilities in the INTREPID MicroWave 330. Advanced digital signal processing enables detection of intruders and continuous monitoring of alarm and tamper switch status, signal strength, and detection parameters. Field-selectable digital algorithms filter environmental disturbances to minimize nuisance alarms. The system offers superior beam control within narrow corridors, and six crystal-controlled modulation channels and built-in synchronization allow multiple sensors to operate simultaneously.
MorphoAccess VP, a reader that fuses fingerprint and finger vein technology in a single device, was awarded the title of Best New Product in the Security Industry Association’s 2012 New Product Showcase. Made by MorphoTrak of Alexandria, Virginia, the access and time reader can be configured for extreme security applications, with mandatory matching of both the fingerprint and veins simultaneously, or used for fingerprints or veins alone. Compatible with new and legacy systems, its IP-65 rating makes it suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
The PR-C201 retransfer printer from Team NiSCA of Somerset, New Jersey, offers high-speed printing of high-quality images on more than 160 cards per hour. Retransfer printing technology uses dye sublimation to print a high-resolution image in reverse directly onto the film base; the printer then thermally transfers the image and film onto the card surface via heat and pressure. The printer is available with an optional encoder, magnetic stripe encoder, contact encoder, and/or contactless encoder.
The EAX-300 Battery Powered Door-Propped Alarm from Detex Corporation of New Braunfels, Texas, sounds an alert when a secure door is propped open. It can be field-set for door-open times ranging from one second to two minutes. A 100-decibel alarm alerts employees, then silences when the door is closed. A 9-volt battery powers the alarm, and installation is quick and easy.
AlertEnterprise of Fremont, California, delivers security convergence software to safeguard critical infrastructure from fraud, theft, and sabotage. It offers physical-logical identity and access management that automates and enables policy enforcement. It links existing access control and video surveillance systems with enterprise applications for situational intelligence and incident management, and it enables real-time risk analysis based on multiple information sources, including identity databases, enterprise identity and access management systems, and more. Its visitor management system manages multiple visitor types across multiple applications and control systems.
The new FC-Series of thermal cameras from FLIR of Wilsonville, Oregon, use Wide Dynamic Range Thermal for superior image quality. Combined with optimized video streams, WDR thermal provides accurate results from analytics—even in challenging environments, such as facing the rising or setting sun. FC-Series cameras also provide simultaneous analog and IP video outputs, so they work with legacy installations and are ready for network upgrades. They are backed by FLIR’s 10-year detector warranty.
MBM Corporation of North Charleston, South Carolina, offers a shredder model with an automatic oiler.The Destroyit 2604 makes large-capacity shredding easy and convenient. The electronic capacity control indicator helps prevent paper jams, while automatic oil injection ensures optimum performance at all times. Features like the multifunction control element and an electronically controlled safety shield make it safe. Heavy-duty, hardened steel cutting shafts are covered by a lifetime warranty. A strip-cut and two cross-cut models are available in addition to a super micro-cut model for maximum security.
Alabama Metal Industries Corporation (AMICO) of Birmingham, Alabama, has introduced the ANC Composite Fence System. The revolutionary barrier does not conduct electricity and is invisible to radar. Available in different thicknesses and openings for specific security needs, it is also nonmagnetic, fire-retardant, and corrosion resistant. The easy-to-install system is ideal for the energy industry, air and marine transportation, and utility substations.
The Picolo.net HD4 from Euresys of Angleur, Belgium, is an IP video encoder with four HDcctv/HD-SDI inputs delivering multiple encoded streams over the IP network. HDcctv supports the connection of full HD 11080p30 or 720p60 cameras over at least 100 meters of standard RG59 cable. The encoder encodes the HD video using H.264 or M-JPEG, and streams it over the IP network. The streaming API is compliant with ONVIF, ensuring seamless interoperability with video management software from major manufacturers.
Par-Kut International, Inc.
Par-Kut International, Inc., of Harrison Township, Michigan, specializes in the manufacture of portable steel buildings for security checkpoints, guard booths, and customs inspection booths and enclosures. Buildings are electrically complete and include rigid welded steel frame, doors, windows, insulation, floors, and countertops. The company can provide architectural detailing to fit the needs of virtually any setting, working with different roofs, windows, awnings, finishes, and accessories.
The CheckVideo High-Definition Outdoor Bullet Camera (CV135) is a megapixel security camera that includes video analytics, digital video recording, and video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) in a complete, cloud-based intelligent video solution. Made by CheckVideo of Reston, Virginia, the camera monitors video for events and sends real-time alerts. Because it detects people and vehicles—not just motion—it reduces nuisance alarms. Alerts can be sent to e-mail, smartphones, remote monitoring services, or the secure CheckVideo Web Portal, where video can be accessed remotely.
REMOTE KEY PROGRAMMING
Medeco High Security Locks (ASSA ABLOY)
Medeco High Security Locks of Salem, Virginia, allows key system administrators to remotely program Logic and M3 Logic keys from any location using its CLIQ Web Manager Web-based software. There is no need to visit a door or have possession of a key to change access rights or capture audit information, which can be sent or retrieved from the key via an IP Remote Wall Programming Device. Devices communicate via power over Ethernet or a standard Internet connection.
New one- and two-megapixel pan-tilt-zoom cameras from Avigilon of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, offer highest image quality, precise positioning, and predictable high-speed tracking. Customers benefit from lower bandwidth and storage requirements, yielding cost savings and a need for less hardware. The cameras offer 20X optical zoom and 12X digital zoom and 30 frames per second. They feature a custom-designed bubble for high-definition video, and are made specifically to monitor expansive areas. They come with a three-year limited warranty.
Nasatka Security, Inc., develops and manufactures turnkey security integration solutions, especially vehicular access-control devices for maximum-security applications. Additional products include CCTV, video surveillance, intrusion detection, and passive barriers. Among its latest offerings is a 20-foot mobile barrier, which is also available in 12- and 16-foot models. These versatile barriers can be deployed and operational in 12 minutes, protecting targeted facilities, entry control points, and special events. There is no surface, footing, or barrier anchoring preparation required.
Honeywell of Louisville, Kentucky, has integrated its high-security Vindicator intrusion detection system into its Pro-Watch security management platform. The solution offers a single interface for monitoring access control and alarm events. Users can have advanced monitoring and reporting capabilities using a layered approach to reduce security threats. The technology drives seamless integration to any third-party system.
The Command Centre from Gallagher of North Kansas City, Missouri, delivers centrally configured and managed access control, intruder alarm, and perimeter securing. Residing on an organization’s IT network and storing cardholder information enable the software to automatically execute business policy by enforcing compliance with regulations. The platform supports multiple zones within a single site or multiple facilities and uses the most secure encryption technology. Integrated intruder alarm management keeps security personnel informed of all incidents.