In a deal designed to enable its HIS dealers to do more complex systems integration jobs and provide more customized solutions, Honeywell announced at ISC West that it will integrate its security and building management platform with Boeing’s VSOC, it’s PSIM-type solution.
LAS VEGAS—What was new on Day 1 of ISC West 2011? As usual, there were a number of partnership announcements and a couple of acquisitions; new this year was lots of talk about physical security information management systems. PSIM announcements abounded on the show floor.
LOS ANGELES—The idea of mobile security has been around for a while, but according to some security industry observers, the proliferation of smartphone use and technology may signal the real advent of the mobile security market.
FAIRFAX STATION, Va.—PERS provider LogicMark will be touting what it calls a bridge solution between PERS and security at ISC West in Las Vegas in April. The unit can relay its signal through an end user’s traditional security system and be used in non-PERS type situations.
COPENHAGEN—Marking a milestone in its history, video management solution software provider Milestone will introduce its first hardware product—a bundled NVR (with Hewlett-Packard)—called XProtect Essential NVR at ISC West this year.
LAS VEGAS—It’s a good economic indicator for the security industry that show floor space for ISC West, which takes place here this year April 6-8, is 95 percent sold out, according to Ed Nichols, VP, strategic accounts, ISC.
Nichols expects all 300,000 square feet of the show’s available exhibit space at the Sands Expo & Convention Center to be totally sold out when the show starts. That means that ISC will be the same size that it was before the economic downturn, a good sign for the industry, Nichols said.