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Lockdown-Enabled Locks<p>​Westinghouse Security of Davenport, Florida, added a lockdown function to its RTS Lock series. The locks are designed to address the needs of users who require that doors can be locked immediately in case of an emergency. To employ lockdown, users press the programming up and down arrow keys simultaneously and hold for five seconds. Because the arrow keys are inside the room, the user need not access the exterior side of the lock. When successfully locked down, users can see “Device Secured” on the lock’s screen. Only someone with authorized credentials can access the door from the outside when it is in lockdown.</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/Westinghouse.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />
Body Scanner<p>​The SOTER RS low-dosage full-body scanner from ODSecurity of Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, combines ultra-low radiation with maximum visibility for use at airports and prisons. Within seconds, the unit reveals metallic and nonmetallic objects such as weapons, narcotics, and gemstones. Even ingested or camouflaged items can be detected, because the scanner distinguishes between human tissue and other materials.&#160;</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/ODS.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />
System on Chips<p>​Ambarella, Inc., of Santa Clara, California, introduced the S5L family of 4K System on Chips (SoCs) with advanced analytics and low power use to enable the next generation of IP cameras. The S5L is designed for professional IP cameras and includes 4K high dynamic range processing, multi-streaming, on-chip lens distortion correction, and dual video inputs. The S5LM targets the home monitoring market, including battery-powered cameras and doorbell cameras. Both chip families feature advanced analytics and support the company’s SmartHEVCTM (H.265) and SmartAVCTM (H.264) algorithms to deliver video with low bitrates and excellent quality. Analytics include object and person detection.&#160;</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/Ambarella.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />
Video Wall Software<p>​Hiperwall, Inc., of Irvine, California, unveiled next-generation Hiperwall Premium Suite video wall management software designed with fault tolerance, limitless resolution, and overlapping display boundaries. Because no proprietary hardware is required, it is cost effective and budget friendly. The solution features software with a simple user interface designed for nontechnical users and requires no specialized servers or switches. The software features an ultra-high resolution display capability with scalable size that can support a combination of objects, including still images up to 1GB resolution, HD and UHD videos, and streaming content and PC applications. Hiperwall Core Suite is an entry-level system that provides the basic Hiperwall capabilities.</p>
Mobile Weather Alerts<p>​IBM and Atlanta-based The Weather Company, an IBM Business, introduced Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved populations in developing countries. The technology can notify residents about potential severe weather events or disasters, even in areas with limited Internet connection and disrupted cellular networks. The mesh technology will be available via the Weather Channel app in emerging markets. The app uses peer-to-peer connections within the mesh network to send alerts via smartphone, and it links other nearby phones to extend the signal.&#160;</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/IBM.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />
ETHERNET OVER COAX <p>​Altronix of Brooklyn, New York, is expanding its line of eBridge Ethernet over Coax solutions with the introduction of the new eBridge 800E Managed 8-Port EoC Receiver with Integral PoE Switch. This device is an all-in-one multiport media converter with a built in PoE switch and network communications. It is an ideal head-end solution to integrate coax infrastructure with IP devices such as cameras and accessories. The compact unit features two 1-gigabit uplinks, eight ports providing up to 30 watts of full power per port, and a media converter. The receiver is compatible with eBridge100TM and eBridge100ST hardened transceivers.</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/Altronix.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />
Access Systems<p>​A new line of physical access systems from dormakaba of Reamstown, Pennsylvania, includes security revolving doors, personal interlocks, full-height turnstiles, sensor barriers, and tripod and waist-height turnstiles to control access to building entrances, perimeters, and restricted areas. Security Revolving Doors provide a practical and secure solution for any interior access point. An optical separation system accurately detects more than one person in a revolving door and allows or denies passage as appropriate. Full-height turnstiles are recommended for securing perimeters, and modular versions enable individual combinations of multiple units to accommodate bicycle doors, integrated doors, and emergency egress.&#160;</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/dormakaba.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />
Compliance Software<p>​London-based Citicus Limited updated its risk and compliance management software with the ability to conduct privacy impact assessments as required by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. The software provides a triage assessment of information systems or initiatives that involve the collection and processing of personal data. Risk factors to personal data can be identified objectively and evaluated to determine the overall level of risk. The software can then identify and manage actions to mitigate the risk and track compliance.</p>
EAS Tags<p>​Checkpoint Systems of Thorofare, New Jersey, created its smallest Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) tag with organized retail crime leave-behind protection. Designed for high-theft retail categories, the 2928 S Swat Micro Tag optimizes protection without obscuring branding and product information. The clear RF EAS label includes visible circuitry and messaging for visual deterrence against theft. It offers the added protection of an indelible graphic that’s left behind on product packaging if the tag’s EAS circuitry layer is forcibly peeled away; this makes stolen goods more difficult to fence. The tag is easily deactivated at point of sale for an improved customer experience. Custom printing options enhance targeted protection and store branding.</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/Checkpoint.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />
Mobile Access<p>​Tyco Security Products of Westford, Massachusetts, announced that its EntraPass Go Pass now supports the Apple Watch mobile credential that allows cardholders to use the watch for quick passage through access points without an access card. It extends the power of the EntraPass Go Pass mobile phone application to the Apple Watch environment. All user activities are recorded on the EntraPass server. Cardholders download the app to a mobile phone and then accept a credential invitation from the system administrator. Once accepted, end users can gain access to a door by pressing the appropriate icon of the door in the app on the phone or the Apple Watch.&#160;</p><img alt="" src="/ASIS%20SM%20Product%20Images/Tyco.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />