S2 Security Overview

S2 Security is a manufacturer of security management systems that integrate access control, intrusion detection, video monitoring and other security functions. S2 is founded by John Moss, who previously founded Software House, now a division of Tyco. S2 is widely perceived as a next-generation alternative to legacy access control companies. S2 integrates with many video management systems.

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  • ...  One of the most well-known access control leaders, S2 Security's John Moss said: Will this help replace Software House? In this note, we examine...
  • This guide provides in-depth recommendations for service / maintenance and a sample service...
  • Hi all, Anyone know how to export all users/Card ID's from S2 Netbox? i can't seem to find the option and I know that every other AC software that I've ever...
  • Axis has now made its second acquisition in the past 3 months. And it is another company most...
  • Do not feel bad if you hear the 'Great Conversation' and think of Plato, Plutarch or...
  • ...support and includes over 150 partners, exceeding competitor programs like C-Cure's ~75 partners or S2's ~25 partners.  OAAP development partners work with Lenel to create deep manufacturer written...
  • ... This is moderately higher than a similar Lenel, Software House, S2, or DSX based system that would cost ~$700 - $1200 for similar two door systems and be ~$500 per...
  • Winners Losers Fall 2015 on Oct 12, 2015
    There's a lot of losing right now, unfortunately. The industry is moving into year 2 of sharp...
  • ... We have selected Milestone and S2 as our primary global solutions for new deployments or upgrades for video management and access...
  • S2 Netbox on Aug 27, 2015
    One of our facilities wants to replace its existing card access system with S2 Netbox. Anybody have knowledge/experience with S2? Thx!
  • I obtained the latest version of the new "S2" version of HCVR5216A-S2 for testing. These models have no controls on the front panel and look...
  • Does anyone have any experience using an S2 access control system with a Schlage Hand Key II that has a built in iClass reader? I have the...
  • ..." "S2. Boasts they are an enterprise system, however they are far from it." "S2 has been pretty bad....
  • ..." "S2 Access Control. The people were hard to work with, it matters to us." Winners Two themes...
  • ... In particular, Ambarella's S2 chip (announced 2 years ago in fall 2012) is likely the most common chipset used by new 4K...
  • Does anyone have personal experience with the S2 NetBox VR converged EAC/VMS solution? I'm familiar with the NetBox access control, so I'm...
  • Access Control Server Guide on Sep 09, 2014
    ... S2: A differentiation of S2's offerings are that they are completely 'serverless' designs,...
  • ...out included Arecont Vision, Avigilon, Axis, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Lenel, Milestone, Pelco, Sony, S2 and Verint. But which ones were the worst and which the best? Today, we review integrator's...
  • ...elder incumbents like Honeywell, Lenel and Software House? Or can newer providers like Brivo, Genetec or S2 make a dent? Just like we did with favorite IP cameras and favorite VMS software, in this...
  • ...platform still lacks integration with leading access platforms such as Lenel, SoftwareHouse, or even S2 that have developed competing VMS platforms. With this update, the supported access platforms...
  • S2 Limitations on Jan 08, 2014
    What are the most common and distinct limitations with S2 in terms of functionality for large multi-campus environments of 5-600 reader capacity? Cheers!
  • ... Especially for larger systems, UL 294 is common, including devices from: Mercury Security, C*Cure, S2, Maxxess, Sargent, etc. However, certification is done on a component basis, and there may be...
  • ... NLSS and S2 are possibilities but they both have their own video side already (which Avigilon would not...
  • ...Examined Milestone Spring 2012 New Releases ACTi New Low Cost HD Cameras (TCM) New IQeye 7 Series (76x) S2 Enters Surveillance Market First Covert MP Camera Released (Axis) Dropcam HD VSaaS...
  • ... A few vendors, like Genetec, NLSS and S2 are integrating both into a single software application but that is a distinct minority...
  • ... NLSS and S2 The SV-16 is priced in between two likely competitors: the NLSS Gateway Micro, and the S2...
  • ... This week, S2 Security, entered the converged market with the release of its VR series combining access...
  • ...most of the major manufacturers, such as GE's DirecDoor, Honeywell's NetAXS-123, Infinias Intelli-M, S2's MicroNode, and the Software House iStar Edge. It should be noted that Axis entering the...
  • ...2 Release Summary | Salient Systems Salient: S2 Salient press release draft v3 8 18 10 (2) IndigoVision: HD PTZ IP Dome Cameras - IndigoVision...
  • ...from established competitors providing integrated solutions for distributed smaller sites including S2's integrated security management system, Exacq's embedded series, 3VR's smart recorder,...
  • ... They now OEM Agent Vi and S2 for analytics and access, respectively. Vicon is giving software licenses away for free for any...
  • S2 Company Update on Mar 07, 2009
    ...the (3) global offering (not on the website but will provide centralized management across the various S2 product offerings). The video widget is designed to make video integration into S2's client...