For much of history, identification systems have relied on face-to-face interactions and physical documents and processes. But digital technologies are transforming how identity is authenticated around the globe. In an era of growing security concerns, governments, corporations and property managers must elevate the importance of a trusted identity while balancing the demand for convenient and […]
Kwikset announces the release of its latest smart lock, the WiFi-enabled Halo Series. Available in contemporary and traditional models, the smart locks connect directly to the user’s network router via WiFi and can be operated, managed and monitored through a smartphone using the Kwikset app. Though no smart home hub is required, you can lock and […]
Schlage NDE wireless locks from Allegion now integrate with Sielox access control and emergency notification. Sielox says it is the first to complete the integration to include this new generation of Schlage NDE wireless locks, providing schools with enhanced security and greater control in emergency situations. “The new Schlage NDE wireless lock with interior push button […]
Camden Door Controls, a provider of door activation, control and locking products, introduces its CX-12 Plus door interface relay. Designed for easy interconnection of automatic doors with access control, time control, telephone entry and fire alarm systems, it provides bi-directional sequencing of two door operators in vestibule applications, according to the company. The new “Plus” […]
Manufacturer of access control pedestals Pedestal PRO has released a freestanding entry station tower for Aiphone’s GT series products. Pedestal PRO’s 64TOW-AIP-001-304 is a low-profile, brushed stainless steel tower designed to accommodate the Aiphone GT-DMBN-SSP video entry station component. The company says its modern shape, featuring a tapered top and mirror-finished corners, complements the public […]
Have you ever wanted to know how efficient your building’s systems were? Those data points that could lead to actionable business insights are hard to find using conventional methods. However, smart building technology like building control and automation gives many organizations the knowledge they need to streamline efficiency and meet sustainability goals. In turn, building […]
IP security wasn’t always revered — in fact, it was a topic of suspect by many A/V professionals only a short few years ago. But with advances in encryption and other cybersecurity measures, things like IP-based monitoring systems started cropping up all over the place. But Swedish-founded company Axis Communications says it was the first to […]
In an effort to make the lives of border control officers easier, the European Parliament voted to integrate separate databases into one large space for personal identification information.
Airports are beginning to scan the faces of passengers boarding flights in an effort fast-tracked by the Trump Administration.
Tyco says the PowerSeries Pro is its first commercial intrusion security panel that can handle large commercial installations while eliminating the need for wires on sensors or keypads.