The new iteration of the Pro-Watch security management solution for enterprise and critical infrastructure markets from Honeywell, Pro-Watch 4.3.5, is a connected buildings enterprise management platform. It equips organizations with the tools to protect their people and assets by combining access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection and other business critical functions. Pro-Watch 4.3.5 now features support for both iOS and Android and improves operator efficiency by allowing facility managers to control badging, badging verification and manage door controls via smart phones and devices. The solution uses an encrypted open standard communications protocol — Security Industry Association’s OSDP — in its reader communications and integrates with third-party solutions, including CASI/iSTAR controller replacements, biometric readers and mobile credentials.
Johnson Controls introduces its multi-functional Software House TST-100 Touchscreen Terminal, which provides an enhanced end-user experience at the door. Featuring an intuitive touchscreen user interface, native intrusion functionality and compatibility with legacy and IP-based door controllers from Software House, the TST-100 Touchscreen Terminal allows users to have more flexibility and control at the reader level, the company says. The 4.3-in. graphical LCD touchscreen comes with a range of colourful icons and custom command menus.
Altronix has expanded its Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions series. New additions to the Trove series include Altronix integrations with Bosch, DMP, Honeywell, Kantech and Sielox access. These new models join the line of Trove solutions which accommodate AMAG, CDVI, HID/Vertx, KABA/KeyScan, Mercury and Software House access controllers. The Trove2 Access and Power Integration Solutions are designed for larger applications and allow Altronix power/accessories combined with access controllers from manufacturers to be wired and pre-tested prior to on-site installations. Meanwhile, the Trove1 Access and Power Integration Solution, a more compact version of the Trove2 for smaller applications, accommodates CDVI, HID/VertX and Mercury access controllers. All Trove enclosures include a cam lock, tamper switch and mounting hardware.
The Kensington VeriMark Fingerprint Key combines biometric performance and 360-degree readability with anti-spoofing technology and fingerprint activated collaboration capabilities. Designed to meet Windows Hello security requirements, the key allows users without a fingerprint sensor in their computers to enjoy the benefits of the faster, more secure login that Windows Hello affords. Businesses whose employee computers do not have biometric authentication capabilities, can deploy the fingerprint key without having to replace an entire fleet of laptops.
Visitor Pass Solutions, a division of Data Management Inc., has developed a new brand for its temporary badge product line. The company says the One Day Time-Expiring Visitor Badges bolster security protocols and simplify visitor management at schools, healthcare facilities, corporate campuses and more. The new badges change colour overnight to display the word “VOID,” preventing reuse the next day. Visitor Pass Solutions says this means the badges don’t need to be collected at the end of a visit. The product will be formally unveiled at ASIS 2017, September 25-28, in Dallas, Texas.
The iSTAR Ultra LT Door Controller from Software House is a special edition iSTAR Ultra door controller that provides a full IP architecture and enterprise level features for small to mid-sized access control deployments. iSTAR Ultra LT centralizes all access control decision processing and secures network communications while allowing end users to use existing infrastructure and Power over Ethernet capabilities. iSTAR Ultra LT features a scalable architecture that includes support for up to eight card readers and 500,000 cardholders. The control module maintains the local access control database and makes all access decisions, centralizing access control management for operators. iSTAR Ultra LT can be shared with several Ethernet door modules. Its encryption and authentication ensure that communications between access controllers and doors are cyber secure.
C•CURE 9000 v2.60 offers advanced access control policy enforcement and customization, after-hours reader groups, expiring clearances and other notable features, as well as increased operational efficiency. This latest version of the C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform also supports IPV6 address protocols for the iSTAR Ultra door controller and introduces a new C•CURE 9000 Web Client user interface. Enhancements give end users the ability to configure the platform to create a new event after a number of consecutive rejections. With this feature, end users can define the threshold for event creation by configuring the number of consecutive retries allowed within a given time period.
The OBSG-LG-CV-Wave Turnstile from Orion Entrance Control is an Optical Barrier Swing Glass-Low Glass-Clear View Wave turnstile with an open look – accentuated by 3/8-inch transparent glass on the sides and 3/8-inch tempered swing glass. Integrated into the pedestal is the Safran MorphoWAVE biometric reader that captures fingerprints with one contactless movement or “wave.” The throughput yield is one person per second which provides any lobby with a modern option for turnstile security. Also offered by the company: Infinity Remote Lane Control Software (IRLC-SW) and Surface Pro 4 Touchscreen/Armodilo Case.
NetBotz 250 from Schneider Electric is a scalable rack access control and environmental monitoring appliance that proactively monitors critical IT assets in real-time, protecting against physical threats, environmental risks or human error that can disrupt IT operations and reduce reliability.
Galaxy Control Systems has received new FICAM certification for its System Galaxy software and for its CS Infrastructure System Galaxy software. Both are now listed on GSA’s Approved Product List (APL) under the PACS Infrastructure category. Also approved is the Validation System for Galaxy Control Systems-Endpoint in the PACS Validation System category.
The CEM Systems AC2000 Security Hub is an alarm management application for centrally managing events within the AC2000 access control system and its integrated sub-system including video, fire, intruder and building management systems. AC2000 Security Hub from Tyco Security Products offers a single, central interface for all command and control functions.
Princeton Identity Inc., formerly a line of business of SRI International marketed under the SRI Identity brand, launched in late August as an independent company. Princeton Identity will focus on identity management and biometric authentication. It will continue to build on SRI’s successful legacy of biometric technologies for a wide range of government and commercial applications, as well as for mainstream physical identity access management (PIAM) applications.
February 27-28, 2018