VIZpin Access Control: Open Doors with Your Phone

VIZpin Access Control: Open Doors with Your Phone

Frequently forgetting your access card?  Looking for a way to open doors with your phone? VIZpin may just be your answer. The use of mobile devices in access control systems – especially for credentialing – is a popular topic again.  PSX’s own Scot MacTaggart was recently quoted in a Security Systems News article that acknowledges the […]

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Roundup: S2 Magic Monitor Use Cases

Roundup:  S2 Magic Monitor Use Cases

Seen above:  A break room display using S2 Magic Monitor gives emergency evacuation instructions during an active shooter drill. S2 Security’s “Magic Monitor”:  More than a video surveillance client It’s common for vendors and end users in the technology field to explain new products using the terminology and familiar context of existing products.  Before cars, we […]

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S2 NetBox Software v4.8 Now Available

S2 NetBox Software v4.8 Now Available

S2 NetBox Software v4.8 Now Available S2 Security has just announced the availability of S2 NetBox 4.8, the latest version of the company’s electronic access control and security management software.  This upgrade includes support for the new release of Magic Monitor, greater control of scheduled actions, custom history reports and new system health tools. S2 users with […]

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Roundup: Video Surveillance Demo Downloads

Roundup:  Video Surveillance Demo Downloads

Video Surveillance Demo Today’s list covers public links to video surveillance demo software from PSX Security partners, so you can try before you buy.  Some products will essentially install themselves, and some will require a degree of technical knowledge (but for the most part won’t require an actual degree). Most of these require a form to be completed […]

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College and University Security

College and University Security

College and University Security Solutions on Display at NJCUPSA / IACLEA PSX will attend the Eleventh Annual NJCUPSA/IACLEA Regional Conference at Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey April 13th – 15th, 2016. PSX will feature S2 video surveillance systems and card access, a high-performance solution with real-time video monitoring, live video tours, and […]

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Roundup: Mobile Apps for Security Systems

Roundup: Mobile Apps for Security Systems

Mobile Apps for Security Systems:  Smartphones and tablets have changed all aspects of business, including the security management function.  This Roundup offers direct links to those apps for the convenience of security managers using some of the products we work with at PSX. The list doesn’t include any interfaces that work from a mobile browser.  Just single-purpose apps. […]

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Avigilon NVR Premium: A Leap Forward

Avigilon NVR Premium:  A Leap Forward

The Avigilon NVR Premium announcement was made in their bustling ISC West booth. At ISC West 2016 this week, Avigilon Corporation announced their new “NVR Premium” product, a network video recording server capable of supporting “up to 300 HD (high definition, typically defined as 720p or higher) camera streams” and available with RAID 6 storage capacity up […]

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Video: Hanwha Techwin Analog HD CCTV – WiseNet HD

Video: Hanwha Techwin Analog HD CCTV – WiseNet HD

Hanwha Techwin, the company behind Samsung and WiseNet branded surveillance technologies, has announced that it is joining the ranks of video security manufacturers offering HD quality video transmission over legacy analog cabling. Based on Nextchip AHD technology, the new cameras are capable of transmitting 1080p HD video up to 500 meters over RG6 coaxial cable, and can do […]

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Learn to Use the Milestone XProtect Smart Client

Learn to Use the Milestone XProtect Smart Client

Milestone XProtect 2016 Client Training: XProtect offers clients the tools they need for managing a large-scale surveillance system. Clients can respond to incidents quickly, ensure reliable and uninterrupted video recording, and manage multiple sites from one centralized location. Please see the videos below for training on Milestone XProtect Milestone XProtect Live Playback Milestone XProtect PTZ […]

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