Stanley CSS Launches Innovative Cloud Video Storage, Time & Attendance & Mobile Apps and Revolutionary In-Motion Iris Biometrics
Naperville, IL (September 19, 2011)—Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Inc. (Stanley CSS) announces a rich new line of cloud services and mobile applications. The new offerings include eVideo Cloud Storage, web-based time and attendance, smart phone security alarm control, revolutionary in-motion iris biometrics and dynamic enhancements to the industry leading eServices eExecutive Dashboard and eServices Mobile Apps– all to be unveiled at ASIS International 2011 in Orlando.
"With the debut of these new products and enhancements, Stanley CSS is definitely strengthening its technology leadership position in the security industry," states Felix Gonzales, Stanley CSS Vice President Strategic Initiatives. "'Revolutionary' is a word that's used frequently in business, yet for everything Stanley CSS is doing and has been moving toward throughout the year, revolutionary is absolutely the right description. We are showcasing our advanced technology throughout the duration of ASIS and beyond."
Stanley CSS is unveiling the following new products, eServices and eServices enhancements at ASIS 2011, continuing to exceed standards and expectations as an industry leader.
eVideo Cloud Storage
With Stanley's innovative eVideo Cloud Storage solutions, customers can have secure, convenient and cost-effective cloud storage solutions and the option of affordable, high-resolution local storage with the latest in NAS (network attached storage) technology. Using the very latest in cloud storage technology, supplied in collaboration with EMC Corporation, customers now have world-class enterprise level storage and affordable local storage options.
Customers are able to mix and match storage options, upgrade their outdated video-hosting technologies and access all their video storage 24/7 anytime, anywhere online. By implementing Stanley CSS' eVideo Cloud Storage solution, customers ultimately benefit by eliminating unnecessary costs involved with on-site storage of video information.
"With the significant advancement of download/upload bandwidth and technologies, cloud storage solutions are a perfect answer to redundant offsite storage, affordable local storage and 24/7 remote access to live and recorded video.
By partnering with EMC, Iomega and Axis Communications, best in class technology companies, Stanley is delivering to customers innovative, affordable and proven video storage options," stated Lance Holloway, Director Technology Strategy for Stanley CSS.
With eAttendanceManager customers now have a powerful and affordable web-based time and attendance solution for day to day business functionality. Stanley's eAttendanceManager uses the most advanced and up-to-date secure web technology to allow for effective, real-time communication between employees and human resources wherever they have access to the internet. With this anytime, anywhere functionality, employees can make requests for absences, vacations and schedule changes from an IP based terminal or anywhere online.
The eAttendanceManager platform is feature rich with the capability of global updates, auto report generation, audit trail, definable work patterns, historical reviews, custom badging, schedule planner and more. Stanley eAttendanceManager can streamline routine workforce management tasks, reduce absenteeism and save companies time and money.
"We are excited about eAttendanceManager services. Customers have asked for expanded services to help them run their business operations. Time & attendance data and management require a high level of security and protection but also need to be delivered in a robust, flexible and user friendly format so customers can save time and money in managing employee staffing, attendance, vacation and holidays. Stanley's expertise in security and online services makes this a perfect fit for Stanley and our customers," stated Ryan Fritts, Manager Business Innovation for Stanley CSS.
With eAlarmManager, Stanley places smart control of the customers' security system right in their hands wherever they go. Tapping into the crucial need for efficient, online and on-the-go solutions that can be accessed on a multitude of interfaces – from iPhones and iPads to Blackberries and laptops – Stanley CSS announces the launch of the eAlarmManager, Smart Control at a Touch.
The eAlarmManager service allows subscribers the ability to control their security systems, while on-the-go or online. With eAlarmManager customers can easily and quickly arm or disarm the system, bypass and force arm, know the system status and more. eAlarmManager uses IP and GSM technology and can be used via Stanley's online eServices and Mobile Apps at anytime from anywhere.
"eAlarmManager follows Stanley's product and service development path for providing smart, web-based services that customers can have access to at any time, but more importantly help them make better decisions and take real-time security actions," stated Lance Holloway, Director Technology Strategy for Stanley CSS.
eInform Customer Notification – Stay in the Know with Stanley
With Stanley's eInform service, Stanley raises the bar even higher for the customer experience and satisfaction. With Stanley's eInform, customers receive real-time information updates, whether at work, at home or on the go. At ASIS, Stanley is introducing Service En Route, a key component of its eInform services.
The eInform service notifies customers via email when the service call is scheduled allowing customers to schedule their work day. The customer is further notified when the service technician is en route providing critical information including GPS location of the technician, estimated time of arrival, name, photo and qualifications of the technician as well as details of the service request.
"Through eInform, customers receive the needed notification to ensure timely and critical information about work being done. eInform allows customers to stay completely in-the-know with Stanley CSS, and the real-time status of the services and/or products being supplied to them, to guarantee the highest levels of customer satisfaction," stated Ryan Fritts, Manager Business Innovation for Stanley CSS.
Affordable, Best in Class Biometrics
Stanley CSS is introducing a new and extremely affordable iris biometric solution, the EyeSwipe® Nano. The Hoyos EyeSwipe® Nano is transforming the world of access control by offering a biometric identity management product that is uniquely low-cost and the pinnacle of accuracy.
"The Nano offers all the features of the best in class EyeSwipe product line at a price-point that allows it to be implemented at every door in a facility, including outdoor use. The Nano is offered at a price that is superior to the less-accurate, traditional access control systems," stated Lance Holloway, Director Technology Strategy for Stanley CSS.
As one of the most advanced, cost-effective and efficient iris identity management systems available, Hoyos' in-motion, at-a-glance iris identification readers ensure maximum convenience with unprecedented accuracy. Stanley entered into an exclusive partnership with Hoyos Corporation in April 2011, distributing Hoyos' suite of iris identity management products to a wide breadth of customers and applications.
Like all Hoyos iris readers, the EyeSwipe Nano® makes use of one of an individual's proven biological constants – his or her iris. With approximately 2,000 points of identification that are variable from person to person, the human iris is the most stable biometric template available with an error rate of one in 100 million squared. In cost-effectively providing the utmost in security with high-throughput, the EyeSwipe Nano® makes 100% biometric security solutions possible for a wealth of applications.
To learn more about these innovative Stanley CSS services and products being featured at ASIS, as well as the rest of Stanley CSS' wide array of security solutions offerings, please visit www.stanleycss.com.
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Editor's Note: A part of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), Stanley Convergent Security Solutions is the second largest electronic security company based on total revenue and one of the largest system integrators in the United States and Canada. Stanley CSS has over 75 offices serving over 120 of the largest metropolitan markets in North America. Stanley CSS designs, installs, monitors and services security systems for industrial, government, commercial, residential and national account customers. Stanley CSS represents a network of resources, state-of-the-art technology and a culture dedicated to excellence; where its employees have the training, the equipment and the processes they need to deliver the finest security solutions in the industry. Stanley CSS provides the best of both worlds, a local company with global resources and one of the most trusted names in security serving over 300,000 customers in North America.