ProdataKey (PDK), manufacturer of a cloud access control platform built for mobile, recently announced the release of its Touch app for Apple and Android devices. The Touch app, which is available for free to all PDK customers, allows users to unlock entrances remotely with the push of a button on the mobile app. Only entryways matching the user’s permission level will be available to unlock. The Touch app is compatible with all pdk io systems and all doorways, regardless of the type of readers in place.
TOSIBOX® Lock 500 is a high-performance connectivity device that offers unprecedented possibilities to protect, manage, and build new IoT solutions. The router with its own firewall has a massive VPN throughput of 70 Mbps for data consuming applications with end-to-end encryption for up to 50 concurrent VPN connections. Integrated WiFi, a built-in LTE modem, dual-SIM slots and the functionality of TosiOnline™ automatic reconnection of dropped connections provides unparalleled reliability and the ability to effortlessly transfer big amounts of data. The industrial power connector, industrial housing, integrated DIN rail mounting bracket, and digital I/O makes it ideal for demanding industrial environments. TOSIBOX® Lock 500 was chosen as Product of the Year 2018 by Control Engineering Poland and was selected as a finalist for the Control Engineering 2019 Engineers' Choice Award.
Altronix continues to expand its line of networking products with the release of their new NetWay5B 5-Port Hardened Switch. This compact IP switch is designed to mount in virtually any Altronix enclosure and easily combines multiple IP devices over a single Ethernet cable – back to the head-end. It is especially suitable in their Trove series where multiple IP access controllers from the industry’s leading manufacturers are deployed. NetWay5B eliminates the need to run dedicated cables for each deployed device. It features five 10/100/1000 data ports with speed/activity LED indicators, and is powered via PoE or any 12 or 24VDC UL listed power source. As with all Altronix products, the new NetWay5B is manufactured in the U.S.A., and backed by a lifetime warranty.
SecureCircle secures and manages unstructured data in a “zero-trust” world. Differing from other solutions, SecureCircle automatically detects and transparently protects data no matter its form throughout its lifecycle.Instead of deciding which files or content to protect, SecureCircle protects them all, allowing administrators to select which to remove. Based on patent-pending Transparent File Encryption, SecureCircle protects against internal and external threats without altering the way users collaborate, share and use files. SecureCircle helps organizations meet data security and compliance requirements.
Brady has announced the launch of their BradyPrinter i5100 Industrial Label Printer. This new industrial printer provides the perfect mix of smarts and performance for an easier, more productive printing experience. The i5100 provides the fundamental print capabilities needed to get high-volume and high-mix projects done. With intelligent printing options and intuitive user interface, this printer makes high-mix printing much easier than traditional thermal heat transfer printers, giving users more time to focus on important tasks. The i5100 printer features an intuitive touchscreen control panel with colorful icons, buttons and sliders to navigate between screens, make printer setting changes and understand the printer with ease.
Sony Electronics Inc.
The new SNC-HMX70 security camera by Sony maintains an all-round 360-degree hemispheric view with no blind spots—ensuring full situational awareness in a wide range of indoor surveillance applications. The camera’s fixed lens and high-resolution 12-megapixel CMOS sensor stream crisply detailed, high-resolution video at a smooth 30 fps. This assures that people and objects are seen clearly. Harshly backlit windows, lobbies and entrances are no problem for the SNC-HMX70. Intelligent Auto Exposure analyzes front and backlighting in the scene, fine-tuning exposure for perfect footage in any lighting conditions. The camera’s wide 92dB dynamic range captures crucial image detail, even in highcontrast scenes with extremes of light and shade.
Genetec Inc. unveiled AutoVu Flexreader, a new offering that brings powerful ALPR (Automatic License Plate Recognition) capabilities to suitable IP video surveillance cameras supported by the Genetec Security Center unified platform. AutoVu Flexreader enables organizations to use existing IP cameras to identify and track license plates of vehicles. End users can additionally benefit by extending their security operations to access the full ALPR feature set of Security Center AutoVu, and take advantage of valuable data-mining tools and graphical reports. Unknown or suspect vehicles can trigger specific alarms and activate video surveillance recording to help decrease response time and support investigations.
Johnson Controls Inc.
Johnson Controls has announced the expansion of its high-resolution IP camera portfolio with new models of Illustra Flex Mini-Domes and Box IP cameras in 4K resolution. These new cameras are designed to offer a high-image quality and feature rich surveillance option intended for a wide range of applications. The versatile Illustra Flex cameras feature effective bandwidth management technology and highly reliable and redundant recording features that ensure continuous and cost-efficient video streaming. Illustra IntelliZip compression technology provides powerful dynamic bandwidth management beyond H.264 and H.265 to offset increased video storage requirements from high resolution video recording.
Vicon Industries Inc.
Vicon Industries, Inc. introduced the new V988 line of 4K cameras, which deliver the sharp, highly detailed image quality of Ultra HD video. Available in dome and bullet style cameras, these new cameras feature a 3.6-11 mm motorized varifocal lens and IR illuminators, making them appropriate for use in a wide range of applications and lighting conditions. Video captured by these cameras allows users to take advantage of the full display potential of today’s 4K monitors and provides incredible detail without pixilation when zooming into recorded video for investigative purposes. Power over Ethernet eliminates the need for power cables, simplifying installation and reducing associated labor costs.
NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc.
The Alarm Lock Division of Napco Security Technologies, Inc. introduced a new, easily deployed, keyless school security measure for controlling access to classrooms, or any doors, in an emergency, with its ArchiTech Wireless Access Locks with remote key fob-activated lockdown, securing one lock or a global lock group, in seconds, at the first hint of trouble. Once lockdown is activated, a bright red strobe light is illuminated on the inner door to give occupants, i.e., sheltering in place, greater peace of mind that the door is securely locked down. Retrofit any standard door lock, with the ArchiTech cylindrical locks that provide keyless access for up to 5000 users, plus 500 auto lock/ unlock event schedule.
As the adoption of 4K Ultra HD video, emerging artificial intelligence (AI) applications and analytics drive the rapid growth and evolution of data in surveillance, Western Digital Corp unveiled the Western Digital Purple microSD card, purpose-built for the complex and dynamic data demands of modern surveillance cameras and edge systems. Whether it’s a business employing surveillance video to keep their assets secure or a retailer utilizing surveillance to accurately analyze shopping behavior through video facial recognition, capturing and assessing every moment is critical. Optimized for 24/7 surveillance video capture, surveillance system operators can count on Western Digital Purple microSD card to support continuous surveillance.
Siklu announced the EtherHaul 8010FX (EH- 8010FX). With 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) full duplex capacity, and operating over the interference free 70/80GHz E-band spectrum, the new EtherHaul 8010FX provides a reliable fiber extension solution where fiber exists, and greenfield Gigabit connectivity. The main features are: 10Gbps full-duplex Point to Point (PtP) operation in the lightly licensed 71-76 / 81-86GHz band, with multiple 2000MHz channels, support for both optical and copper 10GbE interfaces, and a selection of halffoot, one foot or two foot antennas.
March Networks introduced the next evolution of its powerful Searchlight software. Used by leading banks and retail organizations worldwide to extract valuable information on customer service, merchandising, operations, compliance and more, March Networks Searchlight helps businesses improve performance and profitability. Integrating clear surveillance video, business data and highly accurate analytics, the software also enables organizations to proactively detect fraud and theft, and reduce investigation times by as much as 90 percent. With the launch of Searchlight 4.6, customers benefit from new dashboards and reporting capabilities that make it even easier to analyze, compare and share critical information.
Hanwha Techwin America
Hanwha Techwin America announced a new line of NVR (Network Video Recorder) servers designed specifically for the Wisenet Wave VMS (Video Management System). The company also announced is a turnkey WAVE client workstation pre-installed with Wisenet WAVE for hassle-free deployment. The servers are optimized, tested and backed by Hanwha tech support so that integrators can start an install with minimum prep time. The Wisenet WAVE servers are available in two tower form factors and two rack form factors with varying specifications to meet various customers’ needs. All servers support Wisenet and ONVIF conformant IP cameras. The new servers are available immediately from Hanwha’s national distribution partners.
Matrix unveiled its indigenously designed COSEC Facial Recognition. Matrix COSEC Face Recognition is based on innovative, deep learning technology, which evolves as per regular user interaction in different conditions. It identifies a user quickly and accurately with 1:1 or 1:N identification method. The technology checks liveness of a face with 99.53 percent accuracy. It accepts the user’s mobile as a credential, which eliminates hardware cost and makes the verification process simple and secure. With contactless authentication, Matrix COSEC Facial Recognition technology reads the user’s face through COSEC APTA application. It ensures contactless authentication and identifies a user’s face in less than one second.
IntraLogic Solutions introduced its comprehensive next generation security video management software for school districts, municipalities, retail and commercial facilities. IntraLogic Solutions VMS 3.0 (ILS-VMS 3.0) has been developed to meet the changing technology demands of clients around the world. A global leader in security technology development and integration, IntraLogic Solutions works with hundreds of school districts, colleges and universities, government agencies, health care facilities, transportation authorities, and commercial facilities. ILS-VMS 3.0 is ideal for schools and facilities that require advanced, efficient and powerful solutions.
Camden Door Controls
Camden Door Controls announced the release of another new strike, the CX-ED1259L Grade1 RIM strike for Pullman latches. Offering superior strike quality and performance, the CX-ED1259L 1/2" thick slim line surface mount strike is UL 1034 burglary listed. It delivers unparalleled application flexibility, with field selectable voltage, fail safe/fail secure operation and mechanical adjustment of the strike body.
Viking Electronics Inc.
Viking’s K-1900-7-IP is a durable, attractive, and easy to use VoIP SIP hot line phone, capable of withstanding harsh conditions and abuse. The K- 1900-7-IP calls a number when the handset is lifted. Once the call is answered two-way communication is established. If the first number is busy or doesn’t answer, up to 4 additional numbers can be dialed in a roll-over sequence. . This is ideal for controlling lights and cameras, or for activating a door strike or mag lock to grant the caller access to the facility.
Vicon Industries Inc.
Vicon’s Valerus VMS Software is designed to eliminate pain points typically associated with video management solutions. Its ease-of-installation, easy-touse web-based interface and true open platform simplify every aspect of the user experience. Advanced features include powerful search engines for finding video evidence, dewarping and viewing controls for hemispheric cameras, and an enhanced health dashboard to quickly assess system performance and diagnose problems. Valerus can be easily integrated with third-party software.
Bosch Security Systems
Bosch introduces a complete new lineup of intelligent cameras within its midrange portfolio. The all-new fixed dome and bullet IP 4000i, IP 5000i and IP 6000i cameras now have Essential Video Analytics built in as a standard feature. This enables these network video cameras to understand what they’re seeing, generating metadata to add sense and structure to the video footage. Instead of simply capturing and storing video data, metadata can now be used alongside the video footage to improve levels of security.
Camden Door Controls
Camden Door Controls has added the new CX-LRS series latching relays, enabling the use of momentary ‘request for assistance’ switches, to their line of next generation emergency call systems. The CX-LRS latching relays give customers the option for either push button or key switch system reset.
3xLOGIC’s newest, integrated video/access control software platform doesn’t stop at the powerful feature of pushing notification to a user’s cell phone, or that customers use their cell phone as credential, or even that it enables total remote system administration from a mobile device. Such ease is achieved through an automated, cloud-based programing tool--simply scan a QR code from a smartphone and installation is virtually complete.
The Tac-Tote magazine carrier exploits the vast amounts of ballistic steel encountered within protective strategies of a Nuclear Power Plant, Maritime Defense measures, or Law Enforcement Special Operations Units. Carrying three AR-15 magazines, a Tac-Tote magazine carrier can be placed on any available steel infrastructure in a manner which works best for the end user. This is made possible by utilizing four strong custom manufactured magnets which are sewn into the back wall of each Tac-Tote magazine carrier.
MedixSafe introduced KARE, Key Access Ready Enclosure, which is a heavy duty key control cabinet with an HID format card reader and key override built right into the electronic lock. The KARE reader features a Wiegand output so it can be connected to any access control panel. It gives the user control over their keys by limiting access to authorized users only and knowledge of who has accessed keys and when.
Vanderbilt ACT365 is a cloud-based access control and video management platform that delivers control from anywhere, at any time and on any device. The software allows live view and video playback, access control reports and alarms with video evidence, and real-time mustering to ensure the safety of employees during an emergency. Users also have the ability to instantly enable or disable cardholders as needed for multiple sites, as well as lock, unlock or pass doors from anywhere.