Sarnoff Corp. was the big winner at Wednesday’s New Product Showcase (NPS) hosted by Security Industry Association (SIA) at ISC West, earning the coveted “Best New Product” award.
March 23, 2010
Countries in Europe and the Pacific Rim have begun implementing advanced biometric technology such as facial and iris scanning at borders and airports, a trend one expert says will continue its growth spurt in 2010.
January 13, 2010
Installing security contractors need a thorough understanding of secure identification and personal verification technologies in order to sell end users on biometrics applications.
January 07, 2010
A major trend in both physical and logical access control, particularly as the two converge, is moving to biometric authentication technologies for a more accurate, secure method of verifying identities. However, not all biometrics are created equal - a truth that Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler, Mo., learned the proverbial hard way.
January 06, 2010
SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION queried installing security contractors to find out to what degree biometrics has become a part of their product and installation services portfolio. Slightly more than half of respondents report they sell or install biometric devices with finger readers the most predominant among several types.
December 31, 2009
California State University, Fullerton, installed biometric readers for access, time and attendance reporting at its Titan Recreation Center. The center, which employs 120 students, uses Schlage HandKey and HandPunch readers to control and monitor access into the building.
December 21, 2009
Are you still searching for that one unique Christmas present that is sure to impress your security industry colleague, or perhaps even a family member or friend? I recently ran across a little gadget known as the iWallet that should appeal to the security-minded.
December 14, 2009
Amnityville, N.Y.-based NAPCO has added its first indoor/outdoor biometric keypad to its line of Gemini products. The BioReader keypad can be integrated with most brands of alarm panels with a keyswitch, according to the company. It can also be used as a standalone alarm and garage door access control.
SSI Staff · October 22, 2009
Amityville, N.Y.-based Marks USA presents the 175 BIO, a hi-tech fingerprint recognition system. According to the company, it eliminates the risk of replication or unauthorized use.
SSI Staff · October 12, 2009
Austin, Texas-based Smarter Security Systems releases its FastScan Vascular Reader (VR), a biometric reader for access control. FastScan VR, which reads unique hand vascular patterns, provides identity verification.
SSI Staff · October 04, 2009