VIENNA, Va.—Version 7.5 of VidSys’ physical security information management software, released Sept. 17, offers enhanced operational features, including mapping and advanced search capabilities, the company said in a news release.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—Raymond Dean, a 39-year veteran of the security industry, has been unanimously chosen to receive the 2013 George R. Lippert Memorial Award by the Security Industry Association’s Lippert Award Committee.
LANCASTER, Pa.—ECKey’s new Smartphone access control and visitor management service increases convenience, productivity and security by allowing property managers to send encrypted electronic keys to anyone using a free app, the company said in a Sept. 13 news release.
INDIANAPOLIS—Through its Together for Safer Schools competitive grant program, Stanley Security is offering funding to help schools to obtain security products and services, the company announced in a Sept. 12 news release.
OLYMPIA, Wash.—Three thieves made it into the entryway of an Olympia rare coin shop, where they were stopped by a steel door. As they hammered away at the door, the shop’s Sonitrol verified audio detection security system activated.
CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Axis Communications, a major network camera manufacturer, is introducing two encoders it says will allow small- to medium-sized surveillance installations to cost effectively move to network video.
LAKE MARY, Fla.—Video from a home security system may help police investigating a recent alleged domestic altercation between George Zimmerman, the former Florida neighborhood watchman recently acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, and his estranged wife, Shellie.