Tyco Security Products Signs the Boston 100% Talent Compact

WESTFORD, MA, May 3, 2017 — Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, has recently signed on to 100% Talent: The Boston Women’s Compact, a first-in-the-nation, business community-driven effort to level the playing field for working women. By signing the 100% Talent Compact, Tyco Security Products has joined forces with the Boston Women’s Workforce Council, a public-private partnership between the City of Boston and Boston University, and close to 200 other Boston-area employers to close the gender wage gap.


ONVIF Speaks on Changing Security Landscape, Prominent Role of Standards at IAPSC 2017

SAN RAMON, Calif. – May 4, 2017. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced today that it will speak at the annual conference of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) on May 7-9, at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Tex. The IAPSC’s 2017 conference focuses on how the scope of a security consultant’s role is changing as the physical security industry evolves to address such issues as cyber/IT threats and crowd security.


Tyco Security Products’ Nigel Spinks to Lead Liaison Committee for The Monitoring Association

Spinks will Chair Associate Members Group for the former Central Station Alarm Association WESTFORD, MA, April 5, 2017 — Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announces that Nigel Spinks has been named Chairman of the Associate Members’ Liaison Committee for The Monitoring Association, formerly known as the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA). Spinks, who is the Global Senior Director Communication Service…


Tyco Security Products Enhances SG-System 5 with PSTN Line Cards, New Automation Methods, SureView Systems Integration

LAS VEGAS April 5, 2017 –– Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announced today that Sur-Gard, the industry leader in monitoring station solutions, now supports PSTN line cards on the SG-System 5 receiver to give central stations the flexibility to monitor both IP and PSTN alarm signals to create our most powerful receiver solution to date.

With this enhancement, SG-System 5 can support a combination of 24 IP or PSTN line cards. More than 150 communication formats are supported through the PSTN line cards, which features patented Automatic Hand Shake (AHS) technology to remember the required handshake and/format of the incoming events resulting in an expedited signal processing time.


Tyco Security Products’ iSTAR Ultra Video Takes Home Top Honors in SIA New Product Showcase Awards

WESTFORD, MA. April 5, 2017 –– Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announced that its iSTAR Ultra Video solution from Software House was honored with the Best New Product Award in the Access Control Software & Controllers category of the 2017 SIA New Product Showcase, awarded at ISC West in Las Vegas, Nev. Sponsored by the Security Industry Association, the annual SIA NPS is one of the top accolades for product innovation in the industry.


Johnson Controls Appoints New Global VP, GM of Security Products

MILWAUKEE – (April 5, 2017) – Johnson Controls has announced that David Grinstead has been named Vice President and General Manager, Global Security Products, a newly created position within Johnson Controls, to oversee all of the company’s security products operations. Grinstead will be responsible for the organization’s sales, marketing, product management, innovation, engineering and operations, which includes nearly 3,000 employees. In his new role, Grinstead will lead and direct technology leadership growth in such market categories as access control, video surveillance and intrusion and helping to accelerate these offerings from a security perspective as part of the overall building management solution.


Safer, Smarter Living with iotega

Next Generation All-In-One Security & Smart Automation Platform Las Vegas, NV, April 5, 2017 — Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announces the launch of iotega, its next generation wireless security and automation platform designed to provide safer, smarter living for homes and businesses. iotega is an innovative security and lifestyle management platform, which is supported by Tyco Security Product’s trusted,…


Tyco Security Products Debuts EntraPass Go Pass Support for Apple Watch®

Kantech mobile app delivers industry-first Apple Watch® credential WESTFORD, MA — April 4, 2017 – Tyco Security Products introduces EntraPass Go Pass support for Apple Watch®, the industry’s first Apple Watch® mobile credential that allows card holders to use the watch as a mobile access control credential, facilitating quick entry and exit through access points without an access card. EntraPass Go Pass…


Tyco Security Products Highlights Comprehensive Portfolio of Unique Integrations at ISC West 2017

WESTFORD, MA. April 4, 2017 –– Tyco Security Products returns to ISC West at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas April 5-7 in Booth 20005. The exhibit will highlight the integrated cyber-secure management platforms and solutions ranging from complex enterprise environments to smart, active households. These solutions provide end users with actionable intelligence and deep operational benefits far beyond traditional core security functions allowing a comprehensive view of their operations.


CEM Systems releases latest version of AC2000 Security Management System

BELFAST, UK, 30 March 2017 – Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, announces the release of AC2000 v8, which offers new features that increase the performance, simplicity and scope of the AC2000 access control system suite from CEM Systems. These include AC2000 Data Partitioning and enhancements to AC2000 Security Hub command and control application. CEM Systems has also released enhancements to the emerald Intelligent Access Terminal range with the emerald TS100f and TS200f fingerprint terminals.