|By Marketwired .||
|February 12, 2013 12:01 AM EST||
RYE BROOK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- ImageWare Systems (OTCQB: IWSY), Wave Systems (NASDAQ: WAVX)
Mr. Richard S. Brent, C.E.O., Louroe Electronics, told us, "The application of audio monitoring enables many options for the professional integrator of security systems. Within the security marketplace there are several vertical sectors such as access control, perimeter management, loss prevention, and life safety. Outside security industry uses the opportunity for is virtually endless. Audio monitoring for patient services such as sleep treatment labs, and operating centers, family programs, such as child protective services are another non-security application. The Entertainment Industry such as casinos and theme parks. House of worship facilities are also a market for our products. Louroe Electronics provides integrated security solutions for a plethora of commercial environments."
For the complete interview with Richard Brent: http://www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_Lourue.html.
For more information about Louroe products: http://www.louroe.com/our_products.php
For Louroe Distributors: http://www.louroe.com/distributors.php
For more information about Audio & The Law: http://www.louroe.com/audio_law.php
For the Louroe Blog: http://www.louroe.com/blog.php
ImageWare Systems recently announced, "In addition to product development, ImageWare has been preparing for a major international deployment as the exclusive provider of biometric identity management for a prime contractor installing cargo scanning security at the Republic of Ecuador's major seaports. The initial deployment is currently scheduled to begin in the early part of 2013 at the Port of Guayaquil, the country's main seaport that handles a majority of its imports and exports. ImageWare expects to receive a fee for every port worker receiving credentials, as well as an annual management and maintenance fee, based on a percentage of the initial credentialing cost per worker. Depending upon the number of enrollees, the company expects the contract value to exceed $3.0 million over its seven year term."
"The high-end biometric secure credentialing solution we are providing for Ecuador is the same technology being deployed for the Los Angeles World Airports, which we announced earlier this year," noted Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO. "In fact, we can easily replicate this platform for virtually any port system that needs transportation worker identification cards in order to comply with the SAFE Port Act. Not only are our solutions easily deployable, for ImageWare they generally represent gross margins above 70% as well as a recurring revenue stream. Our unique patented technology has the potential to provide us strong, steady revenue growth, along with excellent forward-looking visibility."
For the complete interview with Jim Miller, ImageWare Systems, Chairman and CEO: www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_IMW.html
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ImageWare Systems Solutions: http://www.iwsinc.com/markets/overview
ImageWare Systems Products: http://www.iwsinc.com/products/overview2
For ImageWare Systems Investors: http://www.iwsinc.com/about-iws/investors/overview1
For more information: www.iwsinc.com (OTCQB: IWSY)
A Success Story With Water Treatment Facilities
Water treatment facilities are uniquely difficult to secure as bringing an audit-capable security solution to remote and widespread locations poses a challenge for traditional access control solutions. Water facilities need solutions that allow them to secure perimeters, track the movements of individuals, and prevent unauthorized access to their physical assets.
A large water utility in Australia began their search to improve access control and secure their geographically widespread infrastructure that spans across 23,938 square miles and serves a population of approximately 70,000 people. After extensive research, the utility chose the CyberLock system for its versatility, superior security features, and ease of installation.
Now each employee needs only on key to access any lock they've been assigned access privileges. Security has improved as lost or stolen keys are now easily blocked. Since installation, they have rolled out the system through their entire infrastructure. CyberLock cylinders now secure the entire pipeline system and hundreds of locks are installed in pump stations, switchboards, wastewater treatment plants, and depot facilities.
For more information about CyberLock products: http://www.cyberlock.com/cyberlock_products.html.
For the complete interview with Mr. James McGowan, V.P. of Sales and Marketing, Videx:
For CyberLock News & Events: www.cyberlock.com/news_events.html
For the CyberLock Solutions Center: www.cyberlock.com/solutions_center.html
For more information: http://www.cyberlock.com
Mrs. Ulrica de-Fort Menares, Director of Product Management for Cisco Medianet, told us, "An intelligent network must become more application-savvy. It must have the ability to determine the importance of a session based on its business value, and treat the session accordingly, end to end. One of the key medianet characteristics is its ability to become media-aware. Imagine this: The network can discover the type of endpoint and automatically configure the switch port for that type of device. This ability to plug and play any endpoint in the network is an example of tight integration between an intelligent network and an endpoint."
For the complete interview: www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_Cisco_UFM.html
Wave Systems Corp., the Trusted Computing Company, announced an expansion of its distribution channel, highlighted by strategic agreements with Infodat Technologies (http://infodatinc.com/) in India; TechSearch Corp. (http://techsearch.co.kr/_new_2012/00_main/main.php) in Korea; and Bangkok Systems & Software (http://www.bangkoksystem.com/bangkok/index.php) in Thailand. Wave is also expanding existing relationships in Singapore and other Asian-Pacific markets.
These new distribution partners are now authorized to offer their customers Wave's innovative solutions for data protection, data loss prevention, authentication, security compliance and malware protection.
"Today's cyber threats call for a unique and innovative approach, and one that builds on industry-standard hardware built directly into the endpoint. We're putting Wave's technology into the hands of top regional distributors whose relationships and trained service professionals offer a fast path to deployment," said Brian Berger, Wave's Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer. "Infodat is well-anchored in the Indian market and has earned the trust of its extensive client base. TechSearch is the trusted partner for Korea's IT industry; and Bangkok Systems & Software provides seasoned professionals on the ground in Thailand."
Under the terms of the agreements, Wave's distribution partners will offer both products and professional services. The distributors will offer Wave's EMBASSY® (http://www.wave.com/products) security software for managing hardware-based data protection and authentication, as well as the full Safend (http://www.wave.com/products) portfolio of products. Infodat Technologies has built a strong reputation in India and globally, providing technology services and business solutions for more than 16 years to help its clients innovate, automate information and optimize costs.
For complete details about these announcements: http://www.wave.com/news/
For Wave Webcasts and Presentations: http://www.wave.com/news/webcasts.asp
For the Wave Blog: http://blog.wave.com/
For Wave Solutions: http://www.wave.com/solutions
For Wave Products: http://www.wave.com/products
For our exclusive interview with Mr. Steven Sprague, CEO and President of Wave Systems: http://www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/Conversation_WAVE_trusted.html
See Wave's "White Paper" Network Security: How to Defend an Infinitely Expanding Frontier: http://www.wave.com/collateral/03-000273_TPM-SED_whitepaper.pdf
For more information: www.wave.com (NASDAQ: WAVX)
Two Important Research Reports Are Now Available for Security and Smart Grid Executives, Professionals and Investors
The Physical Security Business in 2012
This Report is the NEW 2012 Definitive Resource for Physical Security Market Research & Investment Analysis.
Why do you need this report?
Learn how the industry is reforming in order to develop new security products and systems which will satisfy what end users need to reduce operating costs and move security from a cost center to one that delivers a Return on Investment.
Review the Future of Emerging Technology Drivers. The shift from analog to IP has accelerated through the recession, as both manufacturers and consumers focus their spending on technology that can be scalable and deliver IT Convergence to meet existing and future requirements. Game changing technologies which are expanding future business opportunities include; Wireless, Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) and Managed Video (MVaaS), Situational Awareness technology including Analytics, PSIM and PIAM.
There is an enormous latent demand for physical security products waiting to be exploited in the emerging markets of the world. China for example currently has a penetration of one sixth of the USA but this stood at one tenth in 2011, so the Chinese market is growing rapidly by using up this latent potential.
Within its 186 pages and 19 charts and tables, the report sieves out ALL the key facts and draws conclusions, so you can understand what is shaping the future of the physical security industry.
Order your copy online for immediate access - www.securitystockwatch.com/research-reports/
The Smart Building to Smart Grid Interface Business
This Report is a Definitive Guide to Assessing the Future of this Fast Growing Business.
What is the Future Potential of the Smart Building to Smart Grid Interface Business?
Within its 89 pages and over 10 charts and tables, the report delivers key information to industry executives and investors.
Order your copy online for immediate access - http://www.securitystockwatch.com/research-reports/
Assembles Leading Smart Card, Payment and
Identification Experts in Las Vegas, April 23-25, 2013
With the Americas gearing up for EMV and NFC implementations in 2013 and beyond, participants at CARTES America (www.cartesamerica.com) will gather to discuss the issues driving these markets and explore the latest technologies and trends in smart cards, mobile payment, identification, and authentication.
The three-day conference and exhibition will return to Las Vegas, Nev., April 23-25, 2013, with an almost sold-out roster of exhibitors.
This year's CARTES AMERICA will feature 80 educational sessions with more than 100 presenters. The event will focus on the topics, trends and technologies to facilitate new business in the large and dynamic American market for innovative smart technologies.
The CARTES America preliminary conference program includes a number of sessions addressing three broad themes: EMV and NFC deployments, mobile & advanced payments and security.
CARTES America, produced by Comexposium, is endorsed by global and local partners such as the BayPay Forum, Eurosmart, GlobalPlatform, Global Prepaid Exchange, SIMalliance, and Smart Payment Association. Exhibitors and sponsors include ABnote, CPI Card Group, Gemalto, HID, Mastercard, Morpho, and Perfect Plastic.
Register to attend CARTES America and for more information, visit www.cartesamerica.com. Accredited members of the media are invited to register for free (http://www.cartes-america.com/Newsroom/Press-Accreditation).
PSA Security Network
Westin Westminster / Westminster Colorado
May 6-10, 2013
PSA Security Network's signature event, PSA-TEC, will take place at the Westin Westminster in beautiful Westminster, Colorado May 6-10, 2013 with the exhibit floor open on Wednesday, May 8. PSA-TEC 2013 offers hundreds of hours of education and networking, focusing on Business Optimization, Physical Security, IT, Managed Services, and Industry and Manufacturer certifications -- all specific to the physical security professional.
PSA-TEC is open to all industry professionals. From TECHS to EXECS we offer all of the training for all levels and roles, all in one location. In addition to the many educational courses and tradeshow, PSA-TEC also offers many networking opportunities for attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors alike. From gold sponsored hospitality suites to casual gatherings, such as our annual jam session and bowling tournament, there is something for everybody.
For a limited time, attendees can take advantage of early-bird pricing to receive a discounted rate on the registration fee. Please visit www.psaTEC.com for more details and to register for courses and TEC networking events.
PSA-TEC, because it's your job to know!
Security Document World 2013
The Global Hub for Next Generation Citizen & Government ID Solutions
21-23 May 2013, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK
Following the outstanding success of SDW 2012, which saw a packed exhibition floor with over 90 companies exhibiting and more than 1,300 attendees, this 'must-attend' event will return to the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London UK on 21-23 May 2013.
The show will continue to track all the cutting-edge developments surrounding the security document industry, from the latest in next generation "e-" documents to the cutting-edge developments being made by manufacturers of advanced physical security features. The show also explorers the identity architecture within which these documents are used, and specifically their use in intelligent border control systems.
With more than 90 companies on the exhibition floor, and an exciting three-day conference programme, this event is designed for government officials, document examiners, company executives and technologists in the ePassport, visa, eID, driving license, registered traveller, law enforcement, employee ID, security printing, biometric and smart card industries.
Find out more at: www.sdw2013.com
SIA Government 2013 Summit
Washington, DC / June 4-5
W Hotel / 515 5th St. NW / Washington, DC
* Join your security industry colleagues on Capitol Hill
* Meet with members of Congress and staff
* Engage with speakers and attend sessions on issues important to the industry
Bob Woodward to be keynote speaker at Government Summit 2013
Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and best-selling author, Bob Woodward will be the keynote speaker at the Security Industry Association's (SIA) Government Summit.
Mr. Woodward has been hailed as one of the greatest journalists of all time. He has spent more than four decades as a reporter and associate editor for the Washington Post. He is the recipient of almost every major American journalism award, including the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Reporting on the Presidency. His work early in his career on the Watergate scandal with colleague Carl Bernstein helped the Post win the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. His remarkable role as the main reporter for the Washington Post on the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks contributed to another Pulitzer, the National Affairs Pulitzer Prize, in 2002.
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Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
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The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, and physical persons. In the IoT vision, every new "thing" - sensor, actuator, data source, data con...
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How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it's a mix of architectural styles ...
Nov. 27, 2014 03:00 PM EST Reads: 1,256
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
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The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, discussed single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example t...
Nov. 27, 2014 03:00 PM EST Reads: 1,431
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of t...
Nov. 27, 2014 01:00 PM EST Reads: 1,631
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
Nov. 27, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 1,243
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of...
Nov. 27, 2014 10:00 AM EST Reads: 1,195
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, described an IoT-specific approach to user experience design that combines approaches from interaction design, industrial design and service design to create experiences that go beyond simple connected gadgets to create lasting, multi-device experiences grounded in people's real needs and desires.
Nov. 27, 2014 08:00 AM EST Reads: 1,198
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With "smart" appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user's habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps, abiding by privacy concerns and making the concept a reality. These challenges can't be addressed w...
Nov. 27, 2014 07:45 AM EST Reads: 1,491
The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates hundreds of DNS queries. In addition, as more internet-enabled ‘Things' get connected, people will rely on DNS to name and find their fridges, toasters and toilets. According to a recent IDG Research Services Survey this rate of traffic will only grow. What's driving t...
Nov. 27, 2014 07:00 AM EST Reads: 1,461
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
Nov. 27, 2014 06:45 AM EST Reads: 1,297
Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys.
Nov. 27, 2014 06:45 AM EST Reads: 1,353
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC, and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) i...
Nov. 27, 2014 04:00 AM EST Reads: 1,190
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Nov. 27, 2014 04:00 AM EST Reads: 1,145
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services ...
Nov. 26, 2014 02:00 PM EST Reads: 1,592
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat, described how to revolutioniz...
Nov. 24, 2014 07:00 PM EST Reads: 1,707
Bit6 today issued a challenge to the technology community implementing Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC). To leap beyond WebRTC’s significant limitations and fully leverage its underlying value to accelerate innovation, application developers need to consider the entire communications ecosystem.
Nov. 24, 2014 12:00 PM EST Reads: 1,601
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from hardware to software, or as we like to say, it’s an Internet of many different things. The difference ...
Nov. 24, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 1,728
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June, 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world.
Nov. 24, 2014 09:00 AM EST Reads: 1,764