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ZKTeco’s innovative solutions for entrance control and security threats

Ensuring security, stability and mitigating threat is one the utmost duties of every organization; either in government-level or in private-level. With growing geo-political conflict, deterring threat through various hi-tech solution is of now highest importance. As such, security technology and entrance control has had to evolve specifically to tackle these growing threats. At ZKTeco, multiple new products have been launched to deal with these new security threats, as well as pre-existing ones.

Here are some of the products designed to help you cope with the challenging scenario that the new normal forces everyone to face. For ease of understanding, we have divided the products in to broad categories:

  • Entrance Control:

Entrance control is probably the most easiest way of deterring possible security threats. By maintaining who gets in and who gets out, you ensure the physical security of the perimeter. These security can be ensured through two segments: ensuring control over the pedestrian (people on foot entering and exiting the premises) and ensuring control over vehicle. ZKTeco offers a range of product on this regard. Here are few:

TS2000 Pro

The TS2000 Pro is a classic and affordable way to protect your establishment. It is a tripod turnstile that is perfect at blocking unwanted entry in an indoor setting. The TS2000 Pro can be used with the users’ fingerprint or designated RFID chip cards. Made out of stainless steel, this product will keep uninvited guests from entering your office space, or any other indoor space you don’t want any uninvited guests at. The product has been tested to go one million cycles on average before failing, so it will last you a very long time.

SBTL8000

The SBTL8000 is an indoor speed gate. Speed gates are a lot like turnstiles, just faster. They also take much less space overall, as well as being easy on the eyes. The sleek design alongside the materials used in it such as stainless steel and acrylic glass makes it a natural fit at your high-end establishment. It uses a modular input reader, allowing for easy upgrade and servicing of the product. The quicker response time will surely help your business get things done on time, making sure you don’t miss any important deadlines.

ProBG2000

The ProBG2000 series barrier gate is one of the fastest barrier gates you will find. If you want cars and other vehicles to enter and exit your premises as quickly as possible, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better option than this product. It can open and close at 0.9 seconds, which can also be adjusted to be slower if it’s a little too quick for your needs. It comes with a very long lifespan, as the average ProBG2000 can open and close for 5 million times before failure. It also saves a lot of energy compared to similar products on the market. Overall, this product is a must pick for any business looking to cut down on the time it takes to park.

  • Security Inspection:

Security inspection remain highly sought-after in security inspection applications to minimize internal threats. And this is usually done through inspecting objects and vehicles without causing any hinderance in the flow of the work. Commonly it is done through scanners, metal detectors, cameras etc. But the technology behind it is much wide and beyond. ZKTeco has a lot of these products that incorporate some really sophisticated technologies. Here are some of those products:

ZK-D100S

The ZK-D100S is an all-in-one metal detector for any institution to detect any sort of contraband. It uses a 9-volt battery, which comes standard with every product purchased, as well as a power adaptor and a user manual that will let your personnel use it most optimally. It has a waterproof rating of IP31, making it virtually unaffected by most weather conditions. Upon detection of contraband, the product makes very loud alarm noises, as well as flash built-in lights. It’s perfect for organizations that are sensitive to contraband, either coming into the establishment or taken from it.

ZK-D2180S

The ZK-D2180S is an entrance control system that eliminates the need to personally pat down every entrant. By walking through this product, the person walking through is exposed to the security personnel on whether or not they are carrying something illegal on them. it has 18 detection zones and 256 levels of sensitivity, making it extremely customizable. The loud alarm alongside the flashing lights will make sure your security team cannot miss anyone smuggling in things they are not supposed to. It also has a backup battery that may last anywhere from 4 to 8 hours depending on how heavily the entrance solution was used.

Blade6040

The Blade6040 is a top-of-the-line x-ray detection machine. It can provide effective inspection of mail, luggage, baggage, or any other similar items. It has a tunnel size of 640x420mm, making it big enough for most uses your business may see of it. It can identify toxic materials, guns, fireworks, explosives, knives, or any other dangerous substances that may cause harm to your establishment. The product provides a very high image quality of the contents of the bags put inside of it, as well as an on-board system that automatically detects suspicious objects, making your security team’s job a little easier.

As the year goes on, security problems will become increasingly bigger. The best your business could do to weather the storm is to evolve with this new situation to come out better than ever before. With ZKTeco, that just might be easier to do than you would think.

For more information, head over to the ZKTeco Bangladesh website.

Xiaomi introduces Mi Note 10 Lite in Bangladesh

Xiaomi today introduced the Mi Note 10 series in Bangladesh with the launch of the Mi Note 10 Lite. The newcomer offers a flagship 6.47’’ curved AMOLED display, a versatile 64MP quad camera setup, a powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730G SoC and a large-capacity 5,260mAh battery.

Additionally, the brand also announced the launch of six new service centers to strengthen its after-sales network in the country.

Display and Design

Sporting a first class 6.47’’ 3D curved AMOLED display and a 3D curved glass back, Mi Note 10 Lite provides a premium in-hand feel. With smoothly curved and tapered edges on four sides, Mi Note 10 Lite brings about an outstanding 91.4% screen-to-body ratio that will surely amaze with its immersive viewing experience. The in-screen fingerprint detection sensor is thinner, yet highly-responsive. Both front and back of the device are protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5.

Camera

Being part of the epic Mi Note 10 family, Mi Note 10 Lite also offers top-of-the-line camera capabilities in its class. Its versatile 64MP quad camera setting packs an industry leading Sony IMX686 sensor for quick snaps, and dedicated sensors for ultra-wide-angle photos, up-close macro shots, and gorgeous portraits. For video capturing, the phone packs inspiring functions like 960fps slow-motion capture, 4K video shooting and Vlog mode.

Performance and battery

On the performance front, Mi Note 10 Lite leverages the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730G Mobile Platform and the 8nm process technology. It’s 5,260mAh battery supports two-days’ usage* in one single charge with fast charging, thanks to the in-box 30W fast charger.

Ziauddin Chowdhury, Country General Manager, Xiaomi Bangladesh said “We are happy to introduce the Mi Note series for the first time in Bangladesh. As a part of our portfolio expansion, we have pleased to launch this device. The Mi Note 10 Lite is a great device in the sub 40K segment with a premium look packed with great hardwares.

Along with a great line-up of products, Xiaomi also aims at providing a great experience to our customers when they choose to associate with our brand. Service quality is one of our key pillars of success and to strengthen the same we are now expanding our after-sales network across the country with six new authorized service centers. We will continue striving to bring the best possible user experience through the right confluence of best specs, highest quality and honest pricing.”

Availability

Mi Note 10 Lite comes in an 8GB and 128GB storage variant and three colour options: Glacier White, Midnight Black, and Nebula Purple. Priced at BDT 39,999. it will be available for purchase from across Authorized Mi Stores, online channels and retail partners starting from September 17, 2020

The brand is also launching six more authorized service centers in Bangladesh. Spread across Cox’s Bazar, Gazipur, Pabna, Tangail, Narayanganj, and Jashore. With the addition of these new centers the brand now has a total of 19 Authorized service centers across Bangladesh.

Immersive entertainment at an affordable price with Samsung’s new gaming monitor

Work or entertainment, the resolution, and clarity of a screen are vital for amazing viewing experience and ease at work. A bezel-less monitor can always help in staying alert at work or watching favorite content without being distracted. Yet affordability is also a concern. To satisfy the entry-level customers’ need, Samsung Bangladesh has brought LS22R350 22” monitor with amazing resolution, higher refresh rate at an affordable price of BDT 10,500 only.

This high-performing 22-inch FHD monitor comes with an IPS panel to render spectacular picture quality. With 1,920×1,080 pixels and a maximum 75Hz refresh rate, this monitor will allow gamers an impressive experience and improve entertainment. The aspect ratio of the monitor is 16:9, the usual ratio of most of the contents. Crystal-clear clarity of the monitor will exponentially enhance users viewing experience without any visible lag or ghosting effect.

With a 3-sided bezel-less screen and slim Y-shaped stand, the sleek, minimalistic design and functionality, this monitor enables users to focus on what’s only on the screen, not what’s around. This monitor will improve the form and function of any home or office with the features like easy to set up, ergonomic adjustments, and discreet cable management system. It will also bring the minimalist look in a dual monitor setup.

The improved color and image contrast settings will give more vivid color, which will enhance gaming capability by giving the gamers the option to spot enemies hiding in the dark easily. There is a dedicated Game Mode to adjust any game to fill the screen and see more detail in every gaming session.

Advanced eye comfort technology will help to reduce eye strain even in more extended computing sessions. It has a Flicker-Free technology that visibly removes screen flicker and keeps eyes safe from getting tired. Blue light can be adjusted with the use of an upgraded Eye Saver Mode. AMD Radeon FreeSync keeps the monitor and graphics card refresh rate at sync to reduce image tear and stutter, giving uninterrupted and seamless fun.

Equipped with HDMI and D-sub ports, multiple devices can be plugged into the monitor. Moreover, this monitor comes with the Eco Saving Plus feature, which allows it to run on as low as less than 0.3W of electric use.

To ensure joyous computing experience, this monitor is brought by Samsung National distributor Smart Technologies Ltd. and now available in all major IT shops along with the opportunity to purchase from e-commerce sites.

Xiaomi launches Redmi 9C and Mi Smart Band 5 in Bangladesh

Xiaomi, global technology leader, today announced the latest addition to their budget line-up of devices in Bangladesh with the Redmi 9C. The brand also forayed into the wearable category for the first time with the introduction of the Mi Smart Band 5.

Ziauddin Chowdhury, Country General Manager, Xiaomi Bangladesh said “With each Redmi device, we are moving closer to making sure technology is available for everyone. The popularity of the Redmi series is a testimony to the trust that our consumers have shown in us. Our aim with Redmi 9C is to further democratize the technology we have developed for the budget segment. “

“At Xiaomi, we aspire to be one of the coolest technology companies, and being the world’s largest hardware incubator helps us create new-age products that are aware, connected and bring convenience to everyday life. We are not just a smartphone company. Every new offering that we bring across categories is a testament to that. We are thrilled to introduce a brand new category in Bangladesh with the Mi Smart Band 5 and hope that our Mi Fans and users will like it. “

Redmi 9C

This brand-new entry-level smartphone is equipped with a massive 6.53” Dot Drop display for an immersive viewing experience and a 5000mAh high-capacity battery that satisfies users who want to do more. Redmi 9C features MediaTek Helio G35, an octa-core gaming chipset which can go up to 2.3GHz.

Redmi 9C sports the AI triple camera that can quickly and easily capture crisp and clear images in a variety of situations. The device sports a 13MP main camera, 2MP depth sensor, 2MP macro camera and an LED flash. The AI selfie camera is powered by a 5MP sensor.

The back of the phone has a textured design that prevents fingerprints so that the device can retain its pristine look at all times. AI Face Unlock ensures that your device is secure from unauthorised access.. Like its predecessors in the series, Redmi 9C also supports dual 4G standby SIM cards with a dedicated microSD card slot, and comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Similar to other Redmi devices, Redmi 9C also upholds the highest levels of quality.   

Mi Smart Band 5

Consumers’ favorite fitness companion is now bigger and better than ever. Mi Smart Band 5 boasts a large 1.1” color AMOLED display with 20% more screen than its predecessor. Users can express their unique style by choosing from over 65 dynamic displays and six sleek band colors. With a vibrant display and sporty design, Mi Smart Band 5 makes fitness fashionable.

Whatever your workout style, Mi Smart Band 5 has you covered. With 5 ATM water-resistant certification, the device can accompany users in and out of the water – from the pool to the track or the surf to the shower. With 11 exercise modes – including indoor cycling, elliptical, yoga, rowing machine, and jump rope – Mi Smart Band 5 captures your workout progress, no matter how you move.

Beyond fitness, Mi Smart Band 5’s PPG heart rate sensor is now up to 50% more accurate, so you can always stay in touch with your cardiac health with more indicative data on your sleep status, stress levels or even monthly cycles. Additionally, this device gathers all the matrices and outputs a Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI) value for you to easily understand your health level.

To power a larger screen and newly added features, Mi Smart Band 5’s battery supports up to 14 days of continuous usage. And when it is time to recharge, there’s no need to remove the tracker from its band thanks to Mi Smart Band 5’s all-new charging solution. Conveniently snap it onto its charger via its magnetic back, and let the charging begin!

VivoBook S Series impresses with style and performance

ASUS VivoBook S14 / S15, the latest models in the VivoBook S series, are designed to appeal to a younger audience. The new generation of VivoBook S is available in 14-inch, and 15.6-inch sizes and four distinctive colors, each presenting a unique personal style. Created using 3D nano-printing technology to provide an ultra-smooth surface, the chassis of the VivoBook S is made of aluminum alloy that is finished in a diamond-cut design that emphasizes it’s refined, simple lines.

The Build

The new VivoBook S 14 and 15 series features an ultraportable design that doesn’t weigh you down. The profile of each model is less than 17 mm and the individual models weigh only 1.4 kg and 1.8 kg, respectively. The NanoEdge display on the new VivoBook S series pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with even narrower top and side display bezels. This results in up to an 88% screen-to-body ratio for unrivaled immersion in a much more compact package. The 178° wide‑view panel offers exceptional color reproduction to give users stunning visuals, even when sharing the screen with family, friends or colleagues.

Performance

VivoBook S14 / S15 are powered by up to 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10510U processors and NVIDIA® MX350 dedicated graphics for efficient multitasking on the go and feature an array of I/O ports to ensure compatibility with a wide range of peripherals.

VivoBook S14 / S15 also comes with the latest AMD Ryzen mobile 4000 U-series CPU processors — one of the most powerful mobile processors from AMD available on the market today. The CPU also integrates the latest AMD Radeon™ graphics. Compared to the previous generation of Radeon graphics, the new generation can provide up to an amazing 59% upgrade of per-unit computation power.

VivoBook S series features up to a 1 TB PCIe SSD for faster and reliable storage. The series comes with 8 or 16 GB of RAM with up to 3200Mhz speed, depending on the variant. VivoBook S14 / S15 also features superfast Intel® WiFi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.0 and integrated fingerprint sensor for password‑free secured login.

Other Key Features

The audio system of the new VivoBook S series has been certified by audio specialists Harman Kardon that ensures the louder volume, richer bass and enhanced surround effects compared to other similar-sized laptops. Despite its compact form factor, the new VivoBook S series features a comfortable, full-sized backlit keyboard with keys that have an almost 19 mm wide pitch. This is the same as a desktop PC keyboard and contributes to typing comfort and accuracy. A comprehensive set of I/O ports ensures that VivoBook S14 / S15 are compatible with most peripherals. Each VivoBook features a USB-C port that can support fast charging, display connectivity and data transfers. Each also features a full-sized HDMI 2.0 that supports 4K video output, a USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A port and a 3.5 mm combo audio jack.

VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 feature a high-quality battery to keep you going for longer, providing nearly 15 hours of battery life on a single charge, including fast charging. It also features integrated ASUS Battery Health Charging technology that’s designed to reduce battery expansion during charging to help ensure that the battery stays in good condition, so it lasts longer.

Verdict

The VivoBook S series is a laptop designed to provide a stylish and smart experience to a younger audience. And the price tag justifies that. If you’re looking for an affordable machine with the latest features and performance upgrades, the S series should be your go-to.

Xiaomi launches high-end smartphones Mi 10 Ultra, Redmi K30 Ultra

Global technology leader Xiaomi launched two new high-end smartphones, the Mi 10 Ultra and the Redmi K30 Ultra on August 10th in their 10 years anniversary event in China. While Mi 10 Ultra promises amazing 120W rapid charging, the Redmi K30 Ultra comes with 120Hz refresh rate AMOLED screen.

Mi10 Ultra

The Mi10 Ultra is the fourth smartphone in the Mi10 series for Xiaomi and was released in China as part of the 10th-anniversary celebration of the Mi brand. It comes with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED punch-hole monitor and 120Hz refresh rate. It is operated by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and comes in four variants for RAM / Storage: 8GB/128 GB, 8GB/256 GB, 12GB/256 GB, and 16GB/512 GB.

The Mi10 Ultra comes with a quad rear camera system for photography, comprising of a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle photographer, a 12-megapixel portrait snapper, and a 120x ultra-zoom telephoto device. The handset has a 20-megapixel selfie camera at the end.

Redmi K30 Ultra

The Redmi K30 Ultra boasts a 6.67-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display at 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by 7 nm MediaTek Dimensity 1000 + which is combined with up to 8 GB of RAM. The device also boasts up to 512 GB of capacity.

The camera is the highlight of the phone with four rear cameras and front pop-up imaging. The four rear cameras include a primary 64MP camera, an ultra-wide 13MP camera, a 5MP macro lens and a depth sensor. Selfie pop-up attacker stops at 20MP. It is backed up by a 33W high charging 4,500mAh battery and runs MIUI 12 based on Android 10.

Samsung starts pre-order for Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20

Pre-order for Samsung’s latest power phones– Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G is starting from August 10, 2020, and continue till September 7, 2020, with attractive EMI facilities and cashback offer.

The 6.7-inch Galaxy Note20 and 6.9-inch Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G are the most powerful Note series yet. The Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G are offered at a price of BDT 99,999 and BDT 1,34,999 respectively.

Galaxy Note20 has 8GB of RAM and powered by 4,300mAh battery, whereas Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G has 12GB of RAM and is powered by 4,500mAh battery. Both devices are equipped with 25W fast charging and can reverse charge at 9W.

Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G both have a triple rear camera to capture every moment. Galaxy Note20 series lets the user to use features like ‘Link to Windows’ and ‘Samsung Dex’. Galaxy Note20 comes in two colors – mystic green and Mystic Grey, while Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G comes in mystic bronze and mystic black.

Upon pre-order, customers will receive a cashback of BDT 10,000 for Note20 and BDT 15,000 for Note20 Ultra 5G or a pair of free Galaxy Buds Live, subject to the lucky draw.

Customers can also avail the interest-free EMI facility for making the payment of the remaining amount at the time of delivery. While pre-ordering, customers will be eligible for up to 12 months EMI for Galaxy Note20 and 18 months EMI for Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G. The interest-free EMI is applicable with selected bank credit cards only.

City Bank Amex Cardholders will get an additional Tk. 5,000 cashback on Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, when purchased with EMI upon taking delivery on 1st Day. Amex credit cardholders can also avail interest-free EMI of up to 18 months for Note20 and 24 months for Note20 Ultra 5G.

Samsung Bangladesh is also providing exchange offers, and an additional BDT 11,000 exchange value will be added to the regular exchange price of selected models. This additional cashback is available for both Note20 and Note20 Ultra 5G.

Customers will enjoy attractive data bundles from GP, Robi-airtel & Banglalink.

Regarding this Md. Muyeedur Rahman, Head of Mobile, Samsung Bangladesh, said, “In this era of connectivity, we are always eager to bring the latest innovations to our customers to improve their performance and productivity. Enhanced technology used in the latest Note20 series will phenomenally balance work and personal life and add a great value to the Galaxy ecosystem.” 

Both these power devices can be pre-ordered from Samsung’s official stores and online (www.note20preorder.com). Besides, pre-order is available through GP Shop, Robi Shop, Banglalink Shop, Evaly, Pickaboo, and Daraz. 

Xiaomi introduces Redmi 9A in Bangladesh

Xiaomi, global technology leader announced the release of Redmi 9A in Bangladesh today. After launching Redmi 9 earlier this month, this is the second smartphone in the series to have been introduced in the country. As an entry-level smartphone, the device touts a powerful chipset and premium features. 

This brand-new smartphone is equipped with a massive 6.53” Dot Drop display for an immersive viewing experience. It also comes with a 5,000mAh high-capacity battery that satisfies users who want to do more and enjoy more on their phone. 

Redmi 9A features the MediaTek Helio G25, an octa-core gaming chipset, which allows for a smooth day-to-day operating experience. It also sports the AI-optimized 13MP rear camera that can quickly and easily capture crisp and clear images in a variety of situations along with a 5MP front camera.

Ziauddin Chowdhury, Country General Manager, Xiaomi Bangladesh said regarding the launch, “At Xiaomi, we aim to make remarkable smartphone experiences accessible to everyone. Redmi 9A with its powerful 5,000 mAh battery and a 6.53” Dot Drop display is a perfect amalgamation of exceptional performance and honest pricing. Mi Fans and consumers will definitely appreciate the hardware and software that comes with the Redmi 9A and we hope to continue bringing the best to them from the house of Redmi.”

Price and Availability:

Redmi 9A will be available in three colour variants: Granite Gray, Peacock Green, Sky Blue. The 2GB+32GB variant will be available for BDT 9,999 across Authorized Mi Stores, and retail partners starting from July 23, 2020.

Samsung releases the Galaxy M21 in Bangladesh

Samsung has launched two variants of the smartphone – one with 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage for BDT 18,999 and another is 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage for BDT 20,999. The variant of 6GB ROM with 128GB internal storage was launched online on June 27, 2020. All the devices got sold out within 10 minutes of its launch. 

On this occasion, Md. Muyeedur Rahman, Head of Mobile, Samsung Bangladesh, said, “Since the launch of M-series in 2019, the devices have won the hearts of our cherished customers, especially young millennials, with its excellent array of specifications in budget-friendly prices. The widely popular Galaxy M series is a testimony to Samsung’s deep commitment to creating products and innovations to enhance the lives of consumers. In keeping with this objective, we are pleased to bring Galaxy M21 with a robust battery along with great specifications.”

The smartphone is packed with a super-powerful 6,000mAh battery that will last throughout the entire day and night. The type C fast charging feature ensures 3X speed as compared to regular charging, especially for the 15W in-box charger. 

The Samsung Galaxy M21 comes with a bright and attractive 6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ Display that gives users a great visual experience. On the camera front, there is a versatile and powerful triple camera system to ensure great shots under all lighting conditions. It’s 48MP primary camera comes with f2.0/aperture. The 8MP ultra-wide camera has a 123-degree field of view, allowing users to see as much as the human eye. 

The third 5MP depth camera helps users capture the subject and the background separately to get beautiful Live Focus shots. The Galaxy M21’s 20MP front camera comes with built-in filters and different camera modes so that users can take the best possible selfies. Probing the interiors, the device is powered by Samsung Exynos 9611 Octa-core processor that not only enhances user experience through excellent network speed but also allows smooth multitasking and it runs on Samsung’s latest One UI 2.0 based on Android 10.

Samsung Galaxy M21 comes in two colors – Midnight Blue and Raven Black. Both the smatphnes are available in all Samsung’s official platforms.