Residential Security


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Considered a fast-growing segment, the home controls sector has experienced numerous changes in recent years thanks to the introduction of affordable, user-friendly technologies.

CDW G Supports Law Enforcement Information Sharing Initiative

Forty law enforcement agencies in the Texas Panhandle collaborate to improve officers’ access to information.

Stanley Black & Decker Announces Offer to Acquire Niscayah

Stanley Black & Decker recently announced that it has made an offer to acquire all of the outstanding common stock and warrants of Niscayah, a commercial security and monitoring company specializing in electronic security services and solutions based in Stockholm, Sweden, for SEK18.00 per share in cash.

Wireless IP Video Keeps Watch Over Pakistani Community

IndigoVision’s complete IP video security solution, including the latest HD IP cameras, is helping to protect a luxury residential community in Pakistan.

IQinVision Megapixel Cameras Help Protect Denmark College Residential Complex

IQinVision recently announced that Sonderborg Kollegierne, a dormitory campus in Denmark, has initially installed approximately 75 IQeye indoor and outdoor HD megapixel cameras to provide enhanced security for the students in residence. Necom is the integrator for this ongoing project.

NIST Tool Aids Decisions On Fire Sprinkler Systems For Homes

For the many states, communities, new-home builders and prospective buyers now mulling over the pluses and minuses of installing residential fire suppression sprinklers, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a free online tool to help them sort through the costs and benefits of the technology.

Neighborhood Burglary Alerts to Be Launched at ISC West

The program will refer to the burglary by street name within the mail piece, and reference the source of the data as well as an inducement for neighboring homeowners to sign up for free future burglary alerts via e-mail.

System Sensor Technology Helps Bring Fire/Life Safety System Online At Residential Development

360 State Street, Connecticut's greenest and largest residential development, is the first new major residential construction in New Haven in more than 15 years. As part of this pioneering project, FIRETECH Engineered Systems of West Haven, Ct., designed and installed the complete fire and life safety system.



Residential Care Facility Uses Avigilon Technology

Avigilon recently announced that Damar Services, a residential care facility for children with developmental disabilities in Indianapolis, has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System to ensure clients’ health and safety and as an effective training and performance validation tool.

Featured

  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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New Products

  • FEP GameChanger

    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3