Interoperability, open system alliances as well as industry news impacting security end-users all are part of the opening of the 2009 ASIS event in Anaheim.

Interoperability is the Word: PSIA-compliant Devices at ASIS

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance, a global consortium of physical security providers focused on developing and promoting standards for IP-enabled devices, will showcase the interoperability of PSIA-compliant products during an ASIS demonstration.

At the plug fest, leading IP device manufacturers including GE Security, IQInVision, Milestone Systems, Arecont Vision, Everfocus, HikVision and Synectics will demonstrate and test the interoperability of IP products implemented with the PSIA 1.0 API Media Device specification. The demonstration will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, at 3 p.m. at the Hilton Anaheim, adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center.


Open-System Vendors Demonstrate IP Interoperability

Four leading open-system vendors announced today that they will be supporting a joint live demonstration of IP technology interoperability at ASIS 2009. Exacq Technologies, Firetide, IQinVision and Pivot3, will show how standards-based solutions from open-system vendors can be easily integrated and supported in the field. End users, specifiers, and resellers will see how these open-system vendors are collaborating to speed adoption of the latest technologies to the market.

Show attendees can visit Pivot3 Booth 453, Exacq Booth 347, Firetide Booth 447, and IQinVision Booth 353 for specific technology integration questions and answers.


Linear Completes Consolidation Of International Electronics, Inc.

Linear LLC has completed the transition of all business operations of International Electronics, Inc. (IEI) to Linear’s headquarters. No changes have been made with the IEI sales team, which remains in place as the primary liaison for the IEI product family.

Evolving to leverage both technology advances and the Internet, IEI’s product lines include access control solutions for single doors, PC based networked systems and embedded browser based integrated access control security management systems.

Now that the operations transfer is complete, Linear is committed to investing in improving its support functions. With additional staff, and ongoing training initiatives, both customer service and technical support staff will continue to raise support levels for IEI and Linear products.


Keltron Ethernet Signaling System Receives UL Listing

Keltron Corporation, a provider of life safety event management systems is pleased to announce that the company’s newest alarm monitoring system, the Keltron LS Net Ethernet Signaling System is now UL 864 ninth edition listed. The system enables dispatchers and administrators at campuses, multi-building facilities and municipalities to monitor alarms using their existing Ethernet communications infrastructure. In Booth 2853 at ASIS.

Partnership News to Deliver Integrated, Intelligent Video Surveillance

VideoIQ, with its intelligent surveillance camera with a built-in DVR, and Milestone Systems, a provider of open platform IP video management software, announced during the first day at the ASIS International Exhibits that VideoIQ’s iCVR product line is now integrated with Milestone XProtect. VideoIQ iCVR cameras and encoders now work with version 6.5 of Milestone XProtect Enterprise and version 2.0 of XProtect Corporate IP video management platforms. Milestone’s open video management software enabled the integration to leverage the capabilities of the VideoIQ iCVR to provide cost-effective and easily-installed video analytics systems. The integrated solution uses the XProtect interface for monitoring alarms, viewing live video and responding to security threats identified by the VideoIQ iCVR. In addition, XProtect Enterprise allows access to the video stored in the iCVR as if it were a single channel DVR, providing the bandwidth savings that have made the iCVR so popular. Integration also includes management of the audio, alarm inputs, alarm output and PTZ controls in the iCVR through both Corporate and Enterprise platforms.

Check in out at Milestone Systems Booth 4445


Enterprise Resiliency Assessment Service Launched at ASIS

iJET Intelligent Risk Systems, a provider of global intelligence and business resiliency services, started talking availability of its Enterprise Resiliency Assessment service. A critical exercise for any organization serious about implementing a comprehensive risk management, continuity or resiliency program, the Enterprise Resiliency Assessment provides an in-depth, third-party evaluation of an existing program. The service benchmarks programs against industry peers, identifies successes to build upon and highlights gaps upon which to improve. Ultimately the Enterprise Resiliency Assessment service helps companies focus their resiliency efforts where it will have the most advantage, enabling them to operate in today’s volatile business climate with a competitive advantage.

iJet in Booth 1015


Dortronics’ Electric Strikes Receive UL Listing

The Dortronics 3300 Series Electric Strikes were tested to withstand a 1,000 lb. pull test, run through 250,000 cycles and are now UL Listed Burglary Resistant Electric Strikes. On display at ASIS 2009, the popular series is compatible with most aluminum door frame cutouts and is suitable for most wood and hollow metal door frames. The 3300 Series Electric Strikes come complete with an ANSI strike plate for hollow metal door frames or with a 9-inch-tall strike plate for installation on wood door frames. Both styles can accommodate a deep door latch keeper.

Dortronics in Booth 639