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MedixSafe now offers Bluetooth-enabled mobile readers on cabinets

December 13, 2019SSN Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—MedixSafe, a leader in the access control market, announced that its Key Access Ready Enclosure (KARE) key control cabinets are now available with Bluetooth format card readers. This wireless technology enables users to access their KARE cabinets using their mobile devices as their access credential while still offering high-level security synonymous with MedixSafe's solutions. With this addition, KARE is now available in HID, Multi-Class and Bluetooth format card reader technologies,...

access control, Bluetooth-enabled access control, HID, MedixSafe, Wiegand


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HID settled in Austin

February 12, 2015SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Secure identity solution provider HID Global in February announced it had completed the consolidation of its world headquarters and North American Operations Center here. HID was also recognized by three organizations for successfully implementing sustainability guidelines in the design, construction and operation of its 250,000 square feet of manufacturing, office and warehouse space. “We are very proud of our accomplishments, and grateful for the tremendous support we've...

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David Sullivan named CEO of SDI

May 21, 2014Martha Entwistle

CHICAGO—Systems integration firm SDI today announced that David Sullivan, whose background includes leadership roles at IR and HID, has been named CEO. David Gupta, founder and former CEO of SDI, will now serve as vice chairman of the SDI Board of Directors.SDI grew rapidly in the past year, making two major acquisitions. It is now a $70 million company with plans for further growth.“IT IQ is a critical differentiator for us. We think [successful integration firms] need to have a strong...

David Gupta, David Sullivan CEO, Dawn Nash Pfeiffer, HID, i-sys, IR, PSIM, SDI, security systems integrator, Security Systems News


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Women in Security: 2013 Special Report

October 16, 2013Martha Entwistle

The editorial mission of Security Systems News is distinct from other publications in the security industry. We focus on breaking business news (as opposed to products, how-to information or case studies). More specifically, we focus on writing stories that will help our readers make good decisions about their businesses. In our November issue, we will dedicate one story in each section of our publication—Commercial and Systems Integration; Fire Installation; Monitoring; Residential; and Suppliers—to...

AT&T, betsy francis, COPS Monitoring, Deb Spitler, elizabeth hunger, elle daley, HID, Jennifer Jezek, karen head, Kratos PSS


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ISC West 2013: Day 1 & 2

April 12, 2013Martha Entwistle

Lots of people on the show floor on Wednesday! 29,900 square feet of exhibit space and 1003 booths, is what I heard.Wednesday started for me with the Axis Press Breakfast, where the network camera company introduced three new cameras and an upgraded Axis Camera Companion. In 2012, there were 60,000 downloads of the software, according to Axis' Fredrik Nilsson. The cameras of the future will be customized for customers with apps, the same way we currently customize our smartphones, Nilsson said. With...

Affiliated Monitoring, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Brecher, BSchmode, Byerly, CapitalSource, Defina, Diebold


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Integrators, specifiers, manufacturers mix at AMAG Technology SES

April 3, 2012Martha Entwistle

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—With about 90 consultants attending, the AMAG Technology Security Engineering Symposium, an educational and networking conference held here March 4-7, was the largest in the event's 11-year history. “We handpick the best consultants in the industry and invite them here,” said Jody Ross, AMAG director of business development. And this year, about “45 to 50 percent of them were new faces.”According to informal surveys at the event, business is good...

AMAG Technology Security Engineering Symposium, Assa Abloy, Dan Rothrock, Ed Chandler, Hawkeye Technologies, HID, Innometriks, Jody Ross, Miguel Llerena, NEC


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RFI Communications expands operation

March 13, 2012Martha Entwistle

SAN JOSE, Calif.—With a healthy book of business already in the Los Angeles area, RFI Communications & Security Systems, a Security-Net partner based here, has decided to open a fourth branch office.RFI has hired a branch manager, Scott Covey, to lead the new office, which the company expects to open at the beginning of April. The office will be located “in the North Valley area, likely in Burbank,” Dan Kilgore, RFI's managing director for enterprise sales, told Security Systems...

Dan Kilgore, HID, Honeywell, PSA Security, RFI Communications, Scott Covey, Stanley


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Consultants, manufacturers and integrators mix at AMAG SES

March 7, 2012Martha Entwistle

I spent the past two days at AMAG Technology's Security Engineering Symposium here in St. Petersburg, Fla. It was the 11th annual AMAG SES event, with about 90 consultants in attendance. “We handpick the best consultants in the industry and invite them here,” AMAG director of business development Jody Ross told me. More consultants than ever before attended, she said, and about “45 to 50 percent of them were new faces.” According to informal surveys at the event, business...

AMAG Technology’s Security Engineering Symposium, Bill Bozeman, Dan Kilgore, Ed Chandler, HID, Jody Ross, NEC, PSA Security, RFI Communications, SRI International Sarnoff


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Pilot shows smartphone potential

January 30, 2012Martha Entwistle

IRVINE, Calif.—With the announcement today of the completion of its smartphones-as-keys pilot project at Arizona State University, HID officials hope more integrators will begin to investigate how NFC-enabled smartphones might fit into their access control offerings in the future.Saying this project is just the beginning, Karl Weintz, VP business development, mobile access, for HID Global, said eventually smartphones will be able to “be used as a reader not just a credential.”The...

Arizona State University, Assa Abloy, AT&T, Gartner Group, HID, Karl Weintz, NFC, smartphones-as-keys, T-Mobile, Verizon


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More love for 'phone as credential'

November 7, 2011Martha Entwistle

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, released a report today that says “two-thirds of American college students are interested in using their cell phone in place of an ID card.” The press release I received said it was “independent research undertaken by Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies” but it did not include hard numbers, sample size or information about margin of error. While I assume I could get those...

Beverly Vigue, Denis Hébert, HID, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies


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