LenelS2 Transforms Video and Unified Security Solutions
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -
LenelS2, a global leader in advanced access control systems and services, will showcase three new user interface (UI) options for Lenel Network Video Recorder (LNVR) customers at the International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC) West in Las Vegas. The company will also introduce new cloud-based offerings to enable customers’ cloud journeys and other key partnership integrations. LenelS2 is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.
LNVR customers can now use OnGuard® Monitor for video-assisted mobile monitoring, OnGuard® Surveillance for lightweight video viewing and Magic Monitor™ for unified security management. Using OnGuard Monitor and OnGuard Surveillance as complete browser-based solutions, customers can make video viewing available to all appropriate employees without installing UIs at each workstation, while ensuring permissions are enforced.
Magic Monitor joined the company’s product portfolio in the fall of 2018 when Lenel acquired S2 Security, forming LenelS2. Magic Monitor’s unified UI expands OnGuard’s capabilities with the addition of digital signage and internet-streamed TV. The integration of OnGuard data into Magic Monitor allows the display of events and alarms, LNVR video, cardholder photo verification at selected doors and interaction with the OnGuard hardware tree, as well as cardholder search and management. Additionally, Magic Monitor tightly integrates with video management software from Milestone, which maintains a long-standing and recently expanded distribution relationship with LenelS2.
“When integrated with the OnGuard platform, the easy-to-install and customizable Magic Monitor software empowers customers’ operations centers, as well as controls messaging across their facilities for safety, informational or marketing purposes,” said Jeff Stanek, president, LenelS2. The combination of Magic Monitor, OnGuard Monitor, OnGuard Surveillance and Milestone XProtect®, ensures we have a unified security and video solution for every customer application.”
LenelS2 also announced convenience enhancements to its BlueDiamond™ mobile credentialing solution. BlueDiamond Pathways™ and a new Phone as a Badge (PhaaB) feature enables authorized users to enter offices and meeting rooms while leaving their smartphones in a pocket or bag.
Expanding on the ability to host OnGuard in the Microsoft® Azure® environment, which began with OnGuard version 7.4, LenelS2 has added support for hosting OnGuard in the Amazon Web Services® (AWS) cloud environment. LenelS2 is also releasing a Cloud Deployment Guide providing operational and logistics details for decision-makers who will be deploying OnGuard in an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS).
In addition to the new product features above, several new OnGuard system partner integrations were also announced. Support for the latest Bosch® B-series control panels and XR-series boards from DMP® enable OnGuard users to monitor alarms and the status of intrusion devices, as well as leverage OnGuard’s ability to arm and disarm alarm systems. Also, OnGuard now supports integration with CertiPath TrustVisitor?, a state-of-the-art visitor management platform designed specifically for federal agencies using an approved OnGuard HSPD-12/FIPS 201 physical access control solution. TrustVisitor enables users to know in real time exactly who is in any facility.
The integration of Zenitel’s new intelligent communications platform, IC-Edge™, provides OnGuard users with a simple and powerful way to incorporate voice communications into customers’ unified security strategy, enabling better decision making and faster incident response through unrivaled sound quality, interoperability, security and ease of use.
“We are very excited to work with respected industry leaders like Bosch, DMP, CertiPath and Zenitel,” said Stanek. “Our OnGuard open architecture design enables users to tailor intrusion, visitor management and communications technology to meet their specific needs.”
These new integrations and products will be on display April 10-12 at ISC West, in booth #18019 in the Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas.
LenelS2 is a global leader in advanced physical security solutions, including access control, video surveillance and mobile credentialing. Our technology includes web-based and mobile applications enhanced by cloud-based services. Incorporating open architecture, LenelS2 provides scalable, unified security management solutions to customers ranging from global enterprises to small- and mid-size businesses. Easy to install and use, LenelS2 products are supported by an experienced, responsive team dedicated to providing exceptional service. LenelS2 serves segments worldwide including corporate, education, healthcare and government. LenelS2 is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.