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.
CHICAGO—The historic 680 Lake Shore Drive building, also known as Lake Shore Place, has installed an electronic fire emergency plan for first responders in its management office and on a touch-screen computer in its lobby.
PHILADELPHIA—Among a slew of new offerings that network video provider AXIS Communications was showing at the September ASIS show were a new 60 frames-per-second encoder and an updated version of its free software client AXIS Camera Companion.
PHILADELPHIA—G4S Secure Solutions on Sept. 11 announced the release of a new incident and case management software, called RISK360, designed to help security directors analyze risk and better allocate resources.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill.—Protection 1 acquired two commercially focused companies in August, deals that build density in Alabama and New Mexico and fit into Protection 1’s drive to grow its commercial/national accounts division into a $100 million business.
PHILADELPHIA—Protection 1 has added “deep IT and integrated systems knowledge” with the acquisition of Integration Logistics, a systems integrator based in Newark, Del., said Jamie Haenggi, Protection 1 CMO.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—End users will play a prominent role for Honeywell at ASIS 2012, scheduled for Sept. 10-14 in Philadelphia. Members of the Honeywell Integrated Security End Users Committee, an advisory group of directors and chief security officers, will be on hand to meet with other users of Honeywell’s Pro-Watch Security Management Suite and recruit potential new members.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden and DEER PARK, N.Y.—In acquiring Alarm Controls Corp., ASSA ABLOY is gaining a company that has the “ability and willingness to do custom work,” said Scott Baker, president of ASSA ABLOY Electro-Mechanical Specialties and OEM Group.