ORLANDO, Fla.—There was plenty of news being made at ASIS 2011, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center Sept. 19-21. Below are some editor round-ups from ventured out onto the show floor to collect news and other goings-on.
SANTA CLARA—The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA), a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, on Aug. 30 announced it has elected Larry Lien of Proximex as its new chairman and Marine Drive of Honeywell as vice chairman.
YARMOUTH, Maine—The security industry bodies that have stepped forward to advocate for a standardized future for physical security have all made moves and issued press releases recently that tout progress being made. SIA, PSIA and ONVIF all say that in the short time since ISC West, more and more compliant products have been released and have been demonstrated to work seamlessly together.
In a deal designed to enable its HIS dealers to do more complex systems integration jobs and provide more customized solutions, Honeywell announced at ISC West that it will integrate its security and building management platform with Boeing’s VSOC, it’s PSIM-type solution.
LOUSIVILLE, Ky.—Honeywell announced recently two new additions. Honeywell on Feb. 1 announced Tony Foglia has been promoted to director of global accounts for Honeywell Systems. And on Feb. 2 it announced that Franco P.L. van Heijningen has joined Honeywell Systems in the role of general manager for its Vindicator Technologies business. Vindicator offers electronic security systems that protect critical assets and personnel within the government, military, commercial and industrial markets at more than 1,500 highly sensitive sites across the globe.