04/27/2009 - The SmartLane is a third-generation optical portal from Automatic Systems of Port Washington, New York. The detection system manages the detection of adults, children, disabled individuals, and accessories like luggage without human intervention.
03/25/2009 - Kouba Systems of Bastrop, Texas, has released a new single-housing tailgate detection system with lock output relay. The system simplifies the installation process by eliminating the need for through-beam sensor alignment.
03/25/2009 - The Stanley-Precision Delayed Egress exit device from Stanley Security Solutions of Indianapolis is available with the Apex 2000 Series exit devices. The delayed egress feature provides a 15- or 30-second delay of egress following an exit attempt, allowing for a crisis response.
02/23/2009 - SARGENT Manufacturing of New Haven, Connecticut, has created a multisensory, intuitive guide to safety in its Beacon exit device. It features a built-in laser, strobe light, audible message, and electroluminescent lamp working together to lead building occupants towards emergency exits.
02/23/2009 - The Access 700 lockset with PERSONA Campus software is an intelligent, one-card solution for economical, effective campus access control. Made by Corbin Russwin of Berlin, Connecticut, the battery-powered Grade 1 quality lockset is available with a keypad and magnetic-stripe reader or in a magnetic-stripe-only version.
01/27/2009 - The S6303FH HiTower Pro is a mechanical fire-rated mortise exit device that is controlled by an electric actuator installed in the frame. New from Security Door Controls of Westlake Village, California, the device has all access control and monitoring wires in the frame.
01/27/2009 - Atlanta-based Salto Systems Inc. has developed the new Salto Advanced Panic Bar Solution that can be fully integrated with Salto Virtual Network Technology, allowing users to include it in the management of their access control systems.
12/18/2008 - Idesco Corporation of New York City has launched the Access Touch touch screen terminal with an integrated computer including an internal RFID reader. It can be used as an independent standalone unit or connected wirelessly to the company’s readers to operate as the control unit of a totally wireless access control system.
11/21/2008 - Smarter Security Systems, Ltd., of Austin, Texas, has launched three new and four improved models of its Fastlane optical turnstiles. Enhancements to existing turnstiles include upgraded barrier arms that are quiet and can change direction midcycle for faster throughput, as well as new indicator lights and a power outage-failsafe option that enhances safety.
11/21/2008 - Matrix Systems of Dayton, Ohio, has upgraded its Frontier access-control software to include a fault-tolerant door-controller option with triple-tier data distribution redundancy for assured connectivity. Version 5.7.5 is a comprehensive security solution that provides real-time monitoring for access doors and alarm points for local and remote locations.
11/21/2008 - Nedap Security Management of Groenlo, The Netherlands, has introduced AEOS 2.2 Enterprise Edition, with improved management features and expanded security options. Security Levels is a new feature that gives security managers more control of access to their premises in crisis situations.