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07/03/2012

Access control solution designed for small and medium enterprises

Access Control Technology (ACT) Ltd. has launched a new access control solution that has been designed to suit all types of SME's located in a single building and not requiring more than 32 protected doors.
The ACTpro 1500 single door IP controller can be set-up and administered via its built-in web server or through the established ACTwin software application. Key features include voltage monitoring, break glass monitoring, status LEDs for fault indication and cable management improvements such as a raised PCB and more space in the enclosure. It is expandable to up to 32 doors via ACTpro door stations and supports 15,000 users.

According to ACT, for sites with only one ACTpro 1500 the built-in web server is ideal for setting up and administrating the access control system. The web server reduces the potential for IT issues e.g. getting access to a PC, passwords, etc when installing applications. The simplicity of the web interface decreases the time spent on configuring and administering the system and on training the end user.

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Calzedonia selects Nedap as EAS partner

Global retailer turns to Nedap EAS

The Italian fashion retailer Calzedonia Group has selected Nedap as solution provider for security solutions such as electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems, video surveillance and intrusion detection systems. The multi-year contract encompasses the supply and installation of RF EAS hardware and consumables for loss prevention purposes. The first step entails the roll-out of EAS systems to about 50 Tezenis and Intimissimi stores. Worldwide, Calzedonia has around 4000 stores across 40 countries and the first installations were already completed in the last quarter of 2015.

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Shanghai is just one of the cities participating in the introduction of the new ISO standard for Smart Cities

Smart Cities need a proper foundation

Today the population is growing at an almost alarming rate and this issue is putting great pressure on the infrastructure of many cities.  It is only when communication, energy, safety, security and mobility of goods and people function seamlessly, that cities can offer their citizens quality of life and a flourishing economy. For city planners, the answer to these challenges, according to Siemens Building Technologies Division, is the “smart city.” The foundation of which is based on uniform standards for intelligent, secure and resilient infrastructure solutions.

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Rectron becomes a Vivotek strategic partner in South Africa

Vivotek partners with Rectron in RSA

Vivotek has partnered with Rectron South Africa a leading distributor of ICT and Consumer Electronics.  Rectron South Africa joins Vivotek’s current partner channel Miro distribution, which has a proven track record of supplying scalable wireless, networking, VoIP and IP video products to service the market. These successful partnerships, according to Vivotek, have strengthened and broadened the availability of Vivotek’s IP surveillance solutions throughout the South African market.

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 "I have a detailed and targeted plan to immediately put a stop to inversions and invest in the U.S., block deals like Johnson Controls and Tyco, and place an 'exit tax' on corporations that leave the country to lower their tax bill," says Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton shuns Johnson Controls merger with Tyco

Last week SecurityWorldHotel.com reported that Johnson Controls had agreed a merger with Tyco that reportedly would result in $500 million in operational synergies over the first three years after closing and in addition it would be expected to create at least $150 million in annual tax synergies.  In a statement recently Hillary Clinton has shunned this type of merger by calling it "outrageous" and went on to say, according to Reuters, that  as president she would block such moves using an "exit tax."
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