The migration of physical security onto IP networks has hastened the move away from proprietary system architectures toward open platforms. End-user demand for interoperable systems and unified interfaces is a key driver in this evolution; however, it is also easing integrator challenges and affording manufacturers new opportunities.
By Scott Hudson · April 25, 2014
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) launched the Physical-Logical Access Interoperability Working Group Monday at ASIS 2013.
September 24, 2013
ONVIF has announced the availability of the Release Candidate for Profile C, which enables interoperability between clients and devices of physical access control systems (PACS) and network-based video systems.
August 26, 2013
Although new, proposed standards for access control are expected to be presented this year, the market will still lag far behind the video surveillance industry due to the complexity of access control systems, according to IMS Research, now part of IHS.
June 11, 2013
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has released two new profiles — one for access control and the other for intrusion detection — as well as a tool for testing whether products conform to the profiles.
March 19, 2013
During the ONVIF Interoperability Demonstration & Cocktail Receptionat ISC West, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine caught up with ONVIF Steering Committee Chairman Jonas Andersson.
March 28, 2012
Verizon has joined the Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies dedicated to promoting Z-Wave as the standard in wireless home control.
February 22, 2012
ONVIF, a standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile S, the first in a series of profile introductions that will aid end users and system designers in determining interoperable components of a physical security solution.
January 17, 2012
SSI welcomes industry technology and standards authority Jay Hauhn as a regular contributor—Ed.
By Jay Hauhn · October 23, 2011
In an effort to streamline management of interoperable products, ONVIF has developed a Profile concept.
October 18, 2011