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My First ISC West Experience

I've known that I would be attending ISC West for about three months before the first day of the show. In that time frame, I've heard many things from those in the industry about the show.

3VR Announces Several Important Enhancements to its Video Management Software

3VR, a video data and technology company, today announced several enhancements to its video management software, VisionPoint VMS.  This includes support for 360 degree cameras, the addition of a Web-based OpCenter, and integration with tape-based storage solutions from Quantum.

Live from ISC West Day 2

Day 2 of ISC West featured demonstrations and dealer relations

HID Global Launches Mobility Initiative

HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, has introduced a mobility initiative that includes solutions, services, investments and alliances that expand the capabilities of trusted IDs on mobile devices across a growing range of access control, authentication and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

New Arlo Q Plus Camera Addresses Security Needs of Small Businesses

NETGEAR, Inc. is addressing the security needs of small businesses with the launch of its ArloTM Q Plus - 1080p HD Security Camera with PoE (VMC3040S). Arlo Q Plus has in-demand features such as: brilliantly detailed 1080p high-definition video, two-way audio, rolling seven days of free cloud storage for video recordings — and now also offers wired Ethernet connectivity that supports Power over Ethernet (PoE).

ISC West First Timer

Well, I finally made it to Vegas for my first ISC West experience. To say I was overwhelmed would be an understatement. Walking into the exhibit halls, there are so many booths, and large and amazing displays that it took a more than a few minutes to catch my breath and get down to business.

Opening Day is a Success

Just like Opening Day on the baseball diamond, Day One of ISC West has been a success. Lots of people filling the Sands Convention Center, lots of beer at about 4 p.m. and the promise that today will be equally, if not better, for the home team.

New Dortronics 4800 Series Smart Interlock Controller Combines Versatility with Economy

Dortronics has expanded their line of Smart Interlock Controllers with today's introduction of the new highly versatile and economical 4800 Series here at ISC West (booth #1037).

Razberi Launches Next Generation of IP Video Surveillance Appliances

Razberi Technologies is pleased to introduce Razberi ServerSwitchIQ, the new generation of all-in-one, intelligent IP video surveillance appliances. Built for security and engineered for performance, the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ product line is optimized to reduce the impact of megapixel cameras on the IP network.

March Networks Launches Video Installation Audit and Managed Services System Visualization

March Networks, a leading provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to introduce new service and support capabilities to help certified partners and customers access at-a-glance intelligence on their video surveillance networks.

Hikvision Supports STEM Education with Donation to Citizen Schools

Hikvision announces their support of Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for children in low-income communities. Citizen Schools mobilizes teams of educators and volunteers to lead real-world learning projects and provide academic support, helping students discover and achieve their dreams. A generous donation from Hikvision USA will provide classroom supplies for 500 students across seven states and encourage them to become more engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

Qolsys Partners with Monitronics to Deliver Security and Smarthome Platform

Qolsys announced today that Monitronics Security, the nation's second-largest residential security provider with more than 600 authorized dealers, has approved the IQ Panel and the Qolsys line of devices for their dealer program.

Live From ISC West Day 1

Day 1 of ISC West kicked off with some exciting innovation as well as some award winning products.

Axis Unveils a New Line of Video Solutions Designed for Small Businesses

It's hard to believe, but the first IP video camera from Axis was released 20 years ago with the AXIS Neteye. Now, not surprisingly, the company introduces more than 80 new camera models every year.

Forget Apple vs. FBI: WhatsApp Encrypts Messages for All Users

Forget Apple vs. FBI: WhatsApp Encrypts Messages for All Users

Messaging app, WhatsApp, has made a move to encrypt all messages sent and received on their platform.

OnSSI Showcases Ocularis 5 VMS at ISC West

OnSSI has a longstanding reputation for drawing big crowds to its demonstrations at ISC West, and this year's showcase of Ocularis 5 will prove to be no exception. Visitors to OnSSI's booth (#13074) are experiencing firsthand the benefits of the company's Ocularis 5 Video Management Software (VMS). The latest version of Ocularis features a number of updates and new technology integrations designed for faster and easier installation, configuration and operation; more robust network security, and improved hard drive efficiency while simplifying workloads and overall system management.

The Best Tweets From the First Day of ISC West

ISC West is underway and for those who may not be able to attend or constantly refresh Twitter feeds, I’ve gathered all the best tweets from the first day of the show.

Online Exclusive: Kisi Labs Unveils Drone Guard Technology as Futuristic Doorman

Online Exclusive: Kisi Labs Unveils Drone Guard Technology as Futuristic Doorman

First Indoor Drone Technology for Visitor Management Launching via Kisi Labs.

New Life From ISC West Page to Debut at ISC West 2016

New Live From ISC West Page to Debut at ISC West 2016

The ‘Live From’ page features an aggregated account of show activity, as well as live multimedia reporting from the show floor.

Ready for Vegas

Well, the day has come for ISC West. I'll be leaving very early this morning in order to land in Vegas and (fingers crossed) make it to the show in time for the keynote.

Christie to Display Video Wall Solutions at ISC West 2016

Christie will be displaying the latest video wall solutions for the physical security industry at ISC West 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Christie will feature solutions including the system and Phoenix Quad-T encoder; a side-by-side comparison of Entero HB 70-inch HD front access display cubes and Christie Velvet Merit Series 1.5mm LED tiles; and both 98-inch and 55-inch LCD flat panels.

Security Pros Running for a Cause

On Thursday, April 7, the security industry offers a unique way for professionals to give back – by participating in a 5K Run/2K Walk. All proceeds earned from the event will be donated to Mission 500, and organization that helps the security industry sponsor and save kids through the World Vision humanitarian organization.

IPVideo Corporation Enters OEM Partnership with Milestone Systems

IPVideo Corporation, a manufacturer of IP-based video surveillance and command center solutions, announced today that it has entered into an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) agreement with Milestone Systems, by which IPVideo Corporation will sell and support a rebranded version of Milestone's XProtect software platform

Starting the Stroll

Today begins my stroll from booth to booth at ISC West. Truly, it is a gallop so I won't miss products that I have committed to view. Funny part about these tradeshows, there are some who call a week before the show wanting some booth time. Good idea, but not going to happen. Launches Fully Integrated Doorbell Camera announced new cameras and enhancements to its video service today. has added the Wi-Fi Doorbell Camera - Skybell HD Edition to the Smart Home Security Platform, offering the first fully integrated mobile app experience with Skybell.

Galaxy Control Systems Demonstrates Advanced Capabilities of System Galaxy Software at ISC West

Galaxy Control Systems, a leading provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is highlighting the many advanced features of its popular System Galaxy Software here at ISC West

SRI Identity Introduces IOM Access Control Tablet to Converge Enterprise Security and Operations

SRI Identity, a line of business of SRI International, today introduced its IOM Access Control Tablet for mainstream access control applications.

WavestoreUSA Announces Technology Partnership with Blackbox USA covering Enhanced Evidence Protection

WavestoreUSA announces a technology partnership with Blackbox USA, which will be showcased during the 2016 ISC West Conference and Expo, April 6-8, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.

ISC West: New Products on the Scene

5 new products that are being introduced at ISC West this year.

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