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'20 under 40' integrators panel

February 25, 2015Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Cybersecurity, working with IT and the rewards of working in the security industry were topics touched on during the “20 under 40” Integrators' Perspective educational session at TechSec 2015, which took place here Feb. 3-4.Four members of the “20 under 40” integrators Class of 2014 participated in the discussion: Sarah Jennings, COO, QuickPass; David Sime, VP of engineering and delivery, CONTAVA; Jim Lash, director of advanced IT installation, Diebold;...

CONTAVA. Jim Lash, David Sime, Diebold, NFC, PSIM, Quickpass, Sarah Jennings, Security Systems News, Sharon Shaw, tech systems, TechSec 2015

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Systems integration market to increase 9 percent by 2018

November 19, 2014Amy Canfield

WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The security system integration market worldwide rose nearly $5 billion to $59.5 billion from 2012 to 2013 and is expected to increase more than 9 percent through 2018, according to a new report from IHS Research, based here.The North American market should see an increase of 7 to 8 percent through 2018, senior research analyst Paul Bremner told Security Systems News.Large companies looking to streamline are primarily fueling the market growth, Bremner said. After struggling...

access control, IHS Research, integrators, NFC, Paul Bremner, Paul Everett, SaaS, Security Systems News, VSaaS

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HID Global at ISC West    

March 25, 2014SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Secure identity solutions provider HID Global will demonstrate its latest secure identity solutions and emerging technologies that leverage Bluetooth LE and NFC at ISC West. The company will highlight its new iCLASS SE Encoder for locally encoding credentials and managing keys, and showcase its Lumidigm multispectral imaging technology, software, and biometric fingerprint sensors that authenticate identities.[ The HID Global...

Bluetooth LE, HID Global, ISC West, NFC, Security Systems News

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Viscom Systems' tech guru on tech to look out for

March 12, 2014Martha Entwistle

WATERTOWN, Mass.—As ISC West 2014 nears, security experts, like Viscom Systems' Bill Clements, have some predictions about what technologies we'll see at this year's show and which technologies will have an impact on the industry.Clements believes there are “two biggies.” On the access control side “it's going to be NFC. That's going to be huge. Everyone at schools and on campuses is looking for it now and it will eventually spill over into the business world,” he said.And,...

Bill Clements, Milestone, NFC, physical security, security integrators, SSN, Viscom, VMS

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Blackboard tests native NFC at two universities

November 20, 2013Leah Hoenen

WASHINGTON—Using campus cards to unlock dorms and pay for meals and laundry could become a thing of the past if educational technology company Blackboard has its way.A new Blackboard pilot program is moving native near field communication (NFC) beyond access control and enabling students to use the contactless technology in many aspects of life on and off campus through Blackboard Transact, a contactless commerce and security solution.Teaming up with Quinnipiac University and Tulane University,...

Blackboard Transact, Jeff Staples, native NFC, NFC, Quinnipiac University, Tulane University

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HID's Hébert evaluates 'move to mobile'

April 15, 2013Martha Entwistle

LAS VEGAS—A talkative crowd had gathered and a long line formed outside of a Venetian ballroom well before the doors opened for Denis Hébert's annual HID Global Strategy Briefing and luncheon on April 11.This year's address focused on the opportunities and potential pitfalls the security industry needs to be aware of as access control goes mobile.The move to mobile access control holds great promise, especially in the hospitality vertical and residential space, Hébert said. The enterprise space,...

Denis Hébert, HID Global, NFC, Security Systems News

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Smart cards, NFC to boost market for access control credentials

January 28, 2013Rich Miller

Smart cards and near field communication (NFC) are set to drive new growth in the $400 million global access-control credential market, according to a new study by IMS Research.Smart cards are expected to lead the next generation of credentials used for physical access control, representing approximately 40 percent of the global market. Secondary uses for these credentials include electronic payments and identity management.Blake Kozak, a senior analyst for IMS Research, said NFC and personal identification...

access control, IMS Research, near field communication, NFC, PKI, public key infrastructure, Security Systems News, smart cards

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Tyco's Jay Hauhn on technology opportunities post-split

October 3, 2012Martha Entwistle

BOCA RATON, Fla.—With Tyco now a standalone company, it will be easier for Tyco Integrated Security to research and deploy new technology, Jay Hauhn, chief technology officer, VP of industry relations for Tyco Integrated Security, told Security Systems News.As an independent company, Tyco Integrated Security can focus “entirely on delivering leading security solutions to our commercial business clients,” Hauhn said.The innovative application of “cloud offerings, mobility and...

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HID Global completes NFC-enabled smartphone pilot at two enterprise businesses

September 25, 2012SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—HID Global on Sept. 25 announced the completion of two pilot programs validating how Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled smartphones allow employees to open doors with a mobile device.The pilots were conducted at the headquarters of Netflix, a digital TV and film subscription service, and Good Technology, a company that specializes in enterprise mobility solutions, using HID Global's iCLASS SE platform.This is the first time HID has tested the technology at commercial businesses....

Arizona State University, Good Technology, HID Global, Netflix, NFC, Security Systems News

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Access control industry to evolve with near-field control

September 24, 2012SSN Staff

WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The $400 million global access control credential market is set to be rejuvenated by smart cards and near field communication (NFC), according to a study published by IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS. Smart card credentials, which represent approximately 40 percent of the global credential market, are expected to lead the next generation of credentials used for physical access control and secondary applications such as electronic payment, identity management and...

access control, credential, IMS, NFC

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