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Hanwha receives UL Cybersecurity certification for Wisenet 7 cameras

September 25, 2020SSN Staff

TEANECK, N.J.—Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announced that it has received the UL CAP (Cybersecurity Assurance Program) certification for its recently-launched range of IP cameras featuring Wisenet 7 SoC (System on Chip). The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) aims to minimize risks by creating standardized, testable criteria for assessing software vulnerabilities and weaknesses in embedded products and systems. This helps...

Cybersecurity, Hanwha Techwin, UL


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Nortek Security & Control rebrands to Nortek Control

September 24, 2020SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control LLC has rebranded to Nortek Control, noting that the name change “comes at a time where the business is evolving from a manufacturing-focused company to delivering technology solutions.” With headquarters in Carlsbad, the over 700-employee company has a large portfolio of brands covering a variety of business lines, including security, control, power/AV, access, health & wellness, and analytics. While Nortek Control is still heavily...

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Cybersecurity accrediting body approves first 11 LPPs

September 23, 2020SSN Staff

BALTIMORE, Md.—The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB), which serves as the authorized training, credentialing and accreditation ecosystem for CMMC, has just named the first 11 Licensed Partner Publishers (LPPs) to join the CMMC-AB ecosystem. “This is just the first wave of organizations that will support the certification process with training curricula. This is exciting for us because we now have partners that are in this with us together and can...

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Johnson Controls adds AI-driven face mask detection

September 22, 2020SSN Staff

MILWAUKEE—Johnson Controls recently announced exacqVision 20.09, which offers an integrated, cost-effective face mask detection solution that can quickly put information into the hands of facility decision makers to help maintain safe environments for employees and visitors. Based on AI analytics versus pixel-based analytics, exacqVision 20.09 offers improved accuracy and a scalable, efficient solution for organizations where public health and safety is a priority such as retail stores,...

AI, artificial intelligence, Johnson Controls


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AMAG Technology's Symmetry mobile app supports return to work

September 17, 2020SSN Staff

HAWTHORNE, Calif.—AMAG Technology, a G4S company, expands Symmetry Mobile functionalities to support return-to-work strategies for businesses as they reopen. The added features provide additional controls for a person’s access to corporate sites and facilities, in addition to more screening questions to help reduce the risk of potentially infected employees accessing corporate sites. “Symmetry Mobile provides an easy-to-use return-to-work remote technology solution that provides...

access control, AMAG Technology, mobile app, Symmetry


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Alula launches wireless outdoor siren

September 15, 2020SSN Staff

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Today, Alula announced the latest addition to its line of outdoor security products — the RE636 Wireless Outdoor Siren, an extended perimeter warning device that produces high volume alert sounds and visual strobing. “In an emergency, there’s no time to waste, and we’ve seen tragic instances where first responders weren’t able to find the right house,” Dave Mayne, VP of Products for Alula, said in the announcement. “With the outdoor...

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ASSA ABLOY launches interactive egress calculator

September 15, 2020SSN Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn.—Today, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions introduced the ASSA ABLOY Egress Calculator, an interactive tool that helps select the proper code-compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes. “ASSA ABLOY has always been committed to not only providing customers with the best possible solutions, but also with tools and training that educate them on how to make strategic decisions about their...

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Johnson Controls introduces Tyco Software House iSTAR Edge G2

September 14, 2020SSN Staff

CORK, Ireland—The iSTAR Edge G2 provides powerful, flexible and secure access control operation at the network edge enabling cyber-hardened, standalone physical access control. iSTAR Edge G2 provides: An optional PoE module that provides ample power for two doors, while allowing the controller to leverage existing network infrastructure to reduce installation costs;  Local alarm and event buffering in the event communication to the host is interrupted; Users an advanced access...

Access Control Technologies, Cybersecurity, Johnson Controls


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Essence SmartCare launched MDsense fall protection

September 14, 2020SSN Staff

HERZLIYA, Israel—Current fall detection solutions suffer from inaccuracy and lack of reliability with a high ratio of false alarms reported by major service providers as the greatest pain point in dealing with senior falls.  “Current fall monitoring systems leave the responsibility for alerting carers about a fall to the resident,” Dr. Haim Amir, Essence Group founder and CEO said in the announcement. In response, Essence SmartCare, part of Essence Group, creators of...

Essence Group, Fall Detection, PERS


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Zigbee's Project CHIP standard becoming a reality

September 8, 2020SSN Staff

DAVIS, Calif.—Zigbee Alliance’s Project Connected Home over IP Working Group recently updated the industry on its progress, outlining the Project’s growth and introducing the newly detailed architectural stack diagram for the open standard. Here’s a summary of the details as well as a link to the working group’s full blog post:  December 2019 – the date the group set out to create a unifying standard for the smart home industry.  September...

Assa Abloy, Resideo, smart home, Zigbee, Zigbee Alliance


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