Intelligent Schools

Intelligent Schools | #TpromoCom #School #SmartBuilding | Can you define an intelligent building? The term has gained wider and wider recognition since the 1980s. It has meant smart heating, smart cooling, and both smart heating and cooling—first one, then the other, then both. Today, finally, despite nearly 40 years of varied meanings, the term “intelligent building” is beginning to achieve a fixed definition.

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“At HID Global, we define intelligent buildings as buildings in which one can leverage the access control infrastructure to create more seamless and intuitive user experiences,” says Ashish Malpani, director of Product Marketing with HID’s Department of Extended Access Technologies.

But that is what comes next, says Malpani. “Today intelligent buildings are mostly focused on energy and energy savings,” he continues. “These goals are achieved by optimizing building systems so that they use more and less energy depending on the needs of current building occupants.”

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Keeping Your Cloud Safe in the Cloud World

Keeping Your Cloud Safe in the Cloud World: Chrome Enterprise’s unique approach to endpoint security | #TpromoCom #Cloud #Security #Chrome | It’s not just about firewalls and anti-virus. Security is becoming strategic.

82% of CIOs expect their IT and security strategy to be tightly integrated, according to our State of the CIO survey. That’s no doubt driving increases in security spending. Depending on who you ask, security consumes anywhere from 10 to 15 percent of overall IT budgets.

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Two Nabbed Using Credit Card Skimmer To Steal Bank Info, Shelton Police Say

Two Nabbed Using Credit Card Skimmer To Steal Bank Info, Shelton Police Say | #TpromoCom #CreditCard #ATM #Bank | Jordy Diggins, 28, of Mount Vernon, and Jahquane Rennix, 19, of Queens, and were arrested by Shelton Police on Wednesday, April 10, following an investigation into complaints from residents that their bank accounts had been comprised, said Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango.

During the investigation, police learned that the victim’s credit cards were used at Walgreens in Shelton. Bango said. The victims stated they still had possession of their credit cards.

Shelton Police were able to obtain video of the two men using the fraudulent credit cards on April 8, at the Shelton Walgreens.

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Contactless cards are just catching on in the US — years after the rest of the world

Contactless cards are just catching on in the US — years after the rest of the world | #TpromoCom #Access #CardReader #Credential | For many foreign tourists visiting the U.S., checking out at the register feels like a trip back in time.

Inserting cards, entering pin codes and signing receipts are a thing of the past in countries that have embraced contactless payments. The world’s biggest economy, however, is just starting to catch on to the trend.

An estimated 3% of cards in force in the U.S. are contactless, according to a study published in 2018 by consultancy A.T. Kearney. That compares with roughly 64% in the U.K. and as high as 96% in South Korea.

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Pelco Showcases New Analytics, Cameras, Services, and Previews its Enterprise Video Surveillance Cloud Service

Pelco Showcases New Analytics, Cameras, Services, and Previews its Enterprise Video Surveillance Cloud Service | #TpromoCom #Camera #VideoSurveillance #Event | Pelco™ by Schneider Electric, the trusted global provider of end-to-end video security solutions, will be exhibiting products, solutions, and services for several market segment applications at ISC West 2019 this week.

Pelco will lead with its forthcoming cloud-enabled video surveillance service for commercial and enterprise scale deployments as part of its phased delivery of capabilities and services that ties Pelco’s VMS, VideoXpert, into their cloud-based architecture. Today’s video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) limits broader customer and System Integrator adoption with a common set of challenges. These include economic, technical, regulatory, and perceived risk concerns. Pelco’s pragmatic vision and architecture address these issues as voiced by both current cloud users as well as System Integrators.

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SSI Names 2019 SAMMY Sales and Marketing Award Winners

SSI Names 2019 SAMMY Sales and Marketing Award Winners | #TpromoCom #SSI #Marketing #Award | LAS VEGAS — SSI welcomed security professionals from across North America to the 24th Annual SAMMY Awards this evening to celebrate security dealers and systems integrators for their marketing, business, installation and overall excellence.

Held at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino on the eve of ISC West, winners were announced in each of 12 categories, including grand prizes for Installers of the Year, Integrated Installations of the Year and Overall Integrated Marketing Program of the Year. A Community Service award was also bestowed for volunteerism and charitable endeavors.

SSI received almost 160 SAMMY entries from installing and monitoring security systems contractors from throughout North America. Also honored were the 2019 SSI Industry Hall of Fame inductees.

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Press Release: NVT Phybridge Warns All Partners, Customers and Stakeholders Regarding Potential Fraudulent Communications, Requests and Misuse of Company Identity

NVT Phybridge Warns All Partners, Customers and Stakeholders Regarding Potential Fraudulent Communications, Requests and Misuse of Company Identity | #TpromoCom #Cyber #Fraud #Identification | In the wake of fraudulent messages concerning the IT industry, NVT Phybridge wishes to alert its partners, stakeholders, customers, suppliers, and all third parties that could be the target of such malicious solicitations.

NVT Phybridge has been made aware of instances of attempted identity theft designed to deceive current or potential company stakeholders through the use of fraudulent tactics. This notice is a reminder that valid and legitimate email addresses belonging to NVT Phybridge follow the naming conventions below:

  • firstname.lastname@nvtphybridge.com
  • firstname.lastname@phybridge.com
  • FirstnameinitialLastname@nvt.com
  • department@nvtphybridge.com
  • mailto:firstname.lastname@nvtphybridge.com
  • function@nvtphybridge.com

Any communications received appearing to be from NVT Phybridge that do not follow the above conventions are not from NVT Phybridge and should be reported immediately to support@nvtphybridge.com. NVT Phybridge will not be held responsible for any harm and/or damages that may result from the fraudulent use of its name or reputation. Accordingly, you should employ an appropriate level of caution to verify the identity of persons corresponding with you. If you suspect you have received a fraudulent message from a correspondent purporting to represent NVT Phybridge, please contact NVT Phybridge to verify its validity. NVT Phybridge is implementing preventative measures in an effort to help prevent and/or combat these malicious tactics.

NVT Phybridge is headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, Canada; with regional sales managers operating throughout the United States of America, México, Colombia, Europe and India – as well as some regions within Asia and the Middle East. Click here for a full list of sales managers in each region.

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Market for lone worker monitoring services growing

Market for lone worker monitoring services growing | #TpromoCom #Monitoring #Workplace #LifeSafety | The market for lone worker protection solutions and services in Europe and North America is forecasted to grow to 260 million in 2022, up from 110 million in 2017, according to the “People Monitoring and Safety Solutions – 6th Edition” from Research and Markets.

The number of users of dedicated lone worker safety devices based on GPS and cellular technology on the European market is estimated to grow from 500,000 users in 2017 to reach 1.1 million users at the end of 2022. In North America, the number of such users is estimated to grow from 155,000 in 2017, to reach 375,000 at the end of 2022.

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