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Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise

by vmstoday - on Apr 20th 2017 - No Comments

Microsoft is launching IoT Central today, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that gives enterprises a fully managed solution for setting up their IoT deployments without needing the in-house expertise necessary for deploying a cloud-based IoT solution from scratch. It’s basically IoT-as-a-Service.

In addition, the company is bringing its Azure Stream Analytics to edge devices, making it easier to provision new IoT devices, and it’s launching a completely new analytics service for time series data. (more…)

3xLOGIC and Bold Technologies partner to offer advanced video solution

by vmstoday - on Apr 12th 2017 - No Comments

3xLOGIC, provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, announced that Bold Technologies, provider of alarm monitoring and PSIM software, has recently completed the integration of its ManitouNEO with the 3xLOGIC VIGIL video platform. The integration leverages all aspects of the ManitouNEO Video Control Center (VCC) and the 3xLOGIC VIGIL software and Multi-Sensor NVR solution. (more…)

Rajant’s wireless network technology selected for Sharp Intellos A-UGV

by vmstoday - on Apr 11th 2017 - No Comments

Rajant Technology announced that Sharp Electronics Corporation will use its Kinetic Mesh technology as the wireless communications infrastructure for the Sharp INTELLOS Automated Unmanned Ground Vehicle (“A-UGV”).

The mobility, reliability and scalability of Rajant’s network were key reasons for the company’s selection. Its BreadCrumb radios, InstaMesh networking software, military-grade security and cryptography support the autonomous applications and network infrastructures of some of the largest companies in the world. (more…)

Galaxy Cloud Concierge delivers cloud-based real-time management

by vmstoday - on Apr 10th 2017 - No Comments

Galaxy Cloud Concierge is a complete turnkey, cloud-based, fully hosted and managed access control and monitoring solution that includes professional 24/7 management and supports industry standard access technologies. (more…)

Axis Communications turns on IoT magic at ISC West 2017

by vmstoday - on Apr 7th 2017 - No Comments

Axis showcased some of their new technology and their vision for expanding from just traditional Video Surveillance to IoT security. Martin Gren the co-founder of Axis Communication spoke about Axis history of IoT devices, even before there was the concept of IoT. Neteye 200 Axis first IP connected device, and what could be considered IoT back in 1996. (more…)

Tyco Security Products debuts EntraPass Go Pass support for Apple Watch

by vmstoday - on Apr 5th 2017 - No Comments

EntraPass Go Pass for the Apple Watch extends the power of the EntraPass go Pass mobile phone application to the iOS Apple Watch environment. Once the application is downloaded to the phone paired with the watch, the “Go PASS” icon will appear on the watch indicating to the user that the app is now ready to be used on their Apple Watch. A list of the end user’s favorite doors will appear once the app is opened and the user can simply tap on the appropriate door to gain entry. All user activities are recorded on the EntraPass server for the system administrator. (more…)

D-Link Introduces Innovative Surveillance Mode Interface at ISC West 2017

by vmstoday - on Apr 5th 2017 - No Comments

D-Link® today introduced its next generation Surveillance Mode graphical user interface (GUI), further enhancing its award-winning portfolio of business surveillance and networking solutions. D-Link’s Surveillance Mode provides system administrators with an intuitive web based management interface for an easy way to set up, configure and manage D-Link’s Smart Managed Switches – including the 10-port DGS-1100-10MP and the 26-port DGS-1100-26MP PoE models1. (more…)

Newly Consolidated Panasonic Security Business to Provide Integrated Security Solutions

by vmstoday - on Mar 29th 2017 - No Comments

Panasonic Corporation of North America announces that its Panasonic Security Business Group has formally integrated the company’s security camera and related devices business with the business of Video Insight, the video management system software and storage company that Panasonic acquired in 2015. (more…)

Stonelock to showcase latest innovations in Facial Recognition Technology at ISC West

by vmstoday - on Mar 28th 2017 - No Comments

StoneLock, today announced that it is participating at ISC West, April 4-7, 2017 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

StoneLock® Pro’s proprietary near infrared (NIR) technology measures over 2,000 points of reflectivity at the sub-dermal level and creates an encrypted reference file that never contains personally identifiable information (PII), making it less susceptible to typical security and privacy-laden vulnerabilities associated with photo-based facial recognition systems. With an accuracy rate of less than one in a quarter million, (less than 0.0004% False Acceptance Rate) it is ideal for users who recognize the inherent weaknesses of standalone access badges or PINs that can get lost, stolen, or shared. (more…)

Qognify introduces VisionHub Qblock converged infrastructure

by vmstoday - on Mar 22nd 2017 - No Comments

Qognify, provider of big data solutions for physical security and operations, announced the launch of Qblock. Qblock is a unique offering built on industry’s leading technology from Dell EMC to address the growing need for securely and efficiently storing critical video data. The Qblock converged infrastructure is designed specifically for the surveillance industry, optimized with Qognify’s state-of-the-art video management solution. Qblock meets the needs of clients who have expanded surveillance environments and/or critical video data with storage intense requirements. This integrated solution can scale to support thousands of video channels with easy, centralized management, avoiding complex storage migrations. (more…)