Open Options of Carrollton, Texas, has released DNA Fusion V6. The new software features Flex API, an application programming interface for external applications. It can manage access control security via Apple and Android smartphones, as well as through the Web. The software offers support for the Schlage Handkey II geometry reader and a direct interface for the new Bioscrypt 4G Series readers. It also offers wireless intelligent lock interfaces with ASSA ABLOY WiFi and PoE locks, ASSA ABLOY Aperio, and Salto Wireless locks, and it provides extended features for Schlage AD Series wireless locks.
SRI International Sarnoff of Menlo Park, California, offers a new solution for integrating biometric identification into existing security systems. The IOM PassPort SL delivers the free flow and proven performance of Iris on the Move (IOM) technology in a flexible design. The versatile system includes face capture and dual-iris recognition components and can be integrated directly into existing turnstiles, infrastructures, and entrances. Individuals are identified as they walk through the system. With a processing speed of 30 people per minute and the accuracy of biometric identification, the system is ideal for high-volume security applications.
Arrow Lock and Door Hardware, of New Haven, Connecticut, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, has enhanced its QL97 series classroom intruder lockset with the Key Rotation Indicator Rose. The standalone component easily retrofits to the lockset to provide a clear visual direction so the teacher knows which way to turn the key to lock the door during an emergency. The QL is a lever lock that is easy to install and can retrofit any existing door. It is available in an array of finishes and functions, including the 97 Classroom Intruder function, which allows a teacher to use a key to lock the outside lever from inside the classroom.
The OnVu360 Management Platform from Oncam Technologies of Lowell, Massachusetts, uses an innovative, cloud-based architecture that is simple to install and configure, yet extremely adaptable. The power of the platform emanates from a small, preconfigured hardware gateway (or software on a local box, such as a set-top box or console) and its connectivity to backend services. The platform enables video recording and playback, analytics processing, user- and device-management, notifications, Web services for customized application development, and the dynamic addition of new services, including those created by third-party suppliers using the application programming interface. The system is designed for plug-and-play functionality.
Boston-based 908 Devices offers a new hand-held tool for trace-level chemical detection and identification. The M908 uses high-pressure mass spectrometry to provide users with analysis of chemical and explosive hazards. The battery-powered device is designed for operation by users in full personal protective equipment. Environmentally hardened to commercial and military standards, the detector analyzes trace or bulk materials in liquid, solid, and vapor forms. Alerts are provided in seconds.