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ISONAS reveals next evolution in IP access control at ISC West 2017

by vmstoday - on Mar 14th 2017 - No Comments

ISONAS announced that the company will be exhibiting their new line of software and hardware products at ISC West trade show. At the show, ISONAS will be featuring its Pure IP family of hardware products, their new mobile credential platform as well as Pure Access 2.0; all wrapped up in a new look and feel with a revamped brand and booth, revealing a new ISONAS. (more…)

Honeywell introduces new Performance Series IP cameras

by vmstoday - on Feb 8th 2017 - No Comments

Honeywell expands its Performance Series IP family to include new, affordable, easy to install 1080p and 4MP Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) IP cameras. The new Honeywell Performance Series IP cameras deliver high quality video, a superior user experience, easy video integration with other solutions, and improved user account security with enhanced risk reduction, all of which increases revenues and lowers installation, operation, and maintenance costs. (more…)

Arecont Vision releases MicroDome Duo compact twin-sensor megapixel camera series

by vmstoday - on Feb 1st 2017 - No Comments

Arecont Vision announces the expansion of the compact MicroDome ultra-low profile true day/night camera family with the release of its dual-sensor MicroDome Duo series. (more…)

Identiv launches Cisco-integrated IPCAM 3.0

by vmstoday - on Jan 31st 2017 - No Comments

Identiv announced the launch of Identiv Connected Physical Access Manager (ICPAM) 3.0, the latest update to Identiv’s management application for physical access that is tightly integrated into industry-leading Cisco technology, including Cisco Video Surveillance Manager (VSM 7.9), Cisco IP Telephony, and Cisco Instant Connect. ICPAM 3.0 includes support for Identiv’s award-winning, multi-door Hirsch Mx Controllers, bringing a wide range of features for enterprise-scale solutions encompassing large buildings, campuses, and multi-campus facilities. (more…)

IBM’s Watson Internet of Things engine scores top ranking in new analyst study

by vmstoday - on Nov 22nd 2016 - No Comments

In trying to enlarge its share of the public-cloud market, IBM has put a lot of emphasis on its Watson Internet of Things engine. It’s been building Watson since 2006, enhancing the artificial intelligence engine’s ability to use natural language processing and machine learning to sift through large volumes of text and data.

Today IBM celebrated landing in the upper-right corner of Forrester’s Wave ranking of 11 IoT providers (similar to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant) for the quarter. That position denotes both a strong product offering and a strong market presence. Close behind Watson were Microsoft’s Azure IoT Suite, GE’s Predix and PTC’s ThingWorx. Amazon Web Services’ IoT Suite trailed those entries. (more…)

Honeywell VISTA panels supports ScanPass mobile credential

by vmstoday - on Nov 11th 2016 - No Comments

Security dealers can now easily add the latest access control feature ScanPass Mobile Credential to their customer’s Honeywell Security and Fire VISTA installations. Powered by Connect ONE, ScanPass Mobile Credential is a high-security access control application never before available with the Honeywell line. The VISTA-128BPT and VISTA-250BPT control panels interface with ScanPass Mobile Credential through Honeywell’s V-PLEX polling loop technology or 4204 Relay Modules, opening up new access control specification possibilities for installers and their customers. (more…)

Arteco offers advanced NVR for small-to-medium enterprise field

by vmstoday - on Nov 3rd 2016 - No Comments

Arteco introduces the new Arteco-3000 network video recorder, optimized for high-performance and reliability in a small form factor, and designed for ease-of-integration.

Arteco-3000 supports 12 IP cameras at full HD resolution and is ideal for small enterprises, retailers, small businesses and distributed, multi-site installations, such as chain stores and logistics centers. The platform’s 64-bit architecture enables users to address today’s security and operational needs while ensuring scalability with evolving video data requirements. (more…)

Suprema goes wireless with BioMini Slim S fingerprint scanner

by vmstoday - on Oct 28th 2016 - No Comments

Suprema, Inc.  announced that it will reveal its ground-breaking fingerprint authentication scanner featuring ultra-slim sensor and wireless technology. The new FAP20-compliant BioMini Slim S fingerprint scanner provides a number of industry-leading features under its sleek design. Featuring range-leading powerful 1.0GHz CPU, BioMini Slim S provides high-speed extraction and matching of fingerprints on the scanner.

To improve user convenience, BioMini Slim S now supports true plug-n-play by featuring HID(human interface device) protocol. HID protocol enables users to scan fingers immediately after (more…)

IoT devices and the most massive DDoS attack on record (620 Gbps)

by Johnny R - on Oct 28th 2016 - No Comments

Originally, this story was focused on the DDoS attack on the KrebsOnSecurity site. While the bulk of this story is still focused on that specific attack, it has already been overshadowed by the massive attack that took down major service sites like Netflix and Twitter through an attack on DNS provider Dyn. The most recent attack may have drawn more attention to the threat but an analysis of the Krebs attack provides a clearer view of the details if only because effort was taken to identify the specific nodes that were launching the assault. One thing that both attacks have in common is that they were the result of exploitation of unaddressed, easy-to-fix weaknesses in both process and product.  (more…)

VIVOTEK adds five new products to its range of H.265 solutions

by vmstoday - on Oct 6th 2016 - No Comments

VIVOTEK, announced that it will add five new H.265/HEVC surveillance products to its current portfolio. These include one zoom bullet network camera, IZ9361-EH, two full-HD speed dome network cameras SD9161-H and SD9363-EHL, and two 5-megapixel fisheye network cameras FE9182-H and FE9382-EHV. These new products will allow VIVOTEK to complete its line of H.265/HEVC solutions with 24 diversified types of network cameras, 4 network video recorders, and advanced professional VMS (Video Management Software), VAST. All products utilise VIVOTEK’s Smart Stream II technology, which can reduce both bandwidth and storage consumption by up to 80% while offering the highest standards of image quality. (more…)