open platform

Why embracing an OPEN approach to security is so important

Why security is stronger when working with partners who have embraced a transparent approach to technology, sustainability and communication. Read More

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 5 – ONVIF and the benefits of open standards in physical security

In this episode, Leo Levit provides an overview of ONVIF and the general trend towards open and interoperable standards in physical security. Read More

How the KNX open protocol can support smart building systems integrators

Explaining the value the KNX open protocol can bring to systems integrators and why it can open up new business opportunities for installers. Read More

ONVIF expands interoperability work with open source development

ONVIF has announced it is implementing open source for its network interface specifications for physical security technology. Read More

Security vs. Scalability: Why not both?

Jeff Bransfield, RS2 Technologies, explains why businesses should no longer have to choose between security vs scalability in the field of access control. Read More

Wavestore Launches Version 5.5 of its Open-Platform Video Management Software

Wavestore has introduced a slew of improved features in the latest Version of its open platform VMS. Read More

3 Trends Shaping the Surveillance Sector in 2015

Genetec's Simon Barnes believes cloud hybridisation, open platforms and high performance computing are driving and reflecting end user needs and installer priorities. Read More

Pro-Watch Security Management Suite V4.2 Released in India by Honeywell

Pro-Watch combines visitor management, access control, IP video surveillance and intrusion and Integrates “seamlessly” with third-party systems. Read More

Open-Platform Surveillance Technology Could be Vulnerable to Hackers, says MOBOTIX CEO

The CEO of German surveillance firm Mobotix has raised concerns about the headlong rush towards open-platform technology in the surveillance market. Read More

Roundtable with MOBOTIX CEO Klaus Gesmann: Part One – Decentralised VMS and Eschewing an Open Platform

IFSEC Global visited German surveillance innovator MOBOTIX in its rural Kaiserslauten HQ for an audience with its new CEO, Klaus Gesmann. Read More

License Plate Recognition App for Samsung Techwin WiseNetIII Cameras Launched by Arteco

Ideal for airports, ports, car parks, distribution centres, industrial parks and critical infrastructure type environments. Read More

Open-Platform Technology and the Future of Video Surveillance

Versatile and future-proofed open-platform VMS technologies are increasingly the norm, writes Samsung Techwin Europe head of product and marketing Peter Ainsworth. Read More

Atul Rajput on the New Access Control Solution from AXIS

AXIS' Regional Director for Northern Europe gives the lowdown on the company's latest surveillance innovations and its first foray into the access control market. Read More

Video: How Samsung are “Changing the Face of IP”

In this video tour of the Samsung Techwin stand at IFSEC Peter Ainsworth explains how Samsung is “Changing the Face of IP" Read More

Relive IFSEC & FIREX International 2014: Videos, Pictures, Downloads and More

IFSEC International 2014 lives on through IFSEC – hosting a plethora of videos, reviews and presentations from three days at London ExCeL. Read More

Samsung Introduces Open Platform to “Change Face of IP”

“We are taking existing technology and making it efficient. We are changing the face of IP,” says Tim Biddulph, IP product manager at Samsung Techwin Europe. Read More


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