Security Platform integrates with Mercury Access control hardware.

Press Release Summary:

Comprised of hardware and software modules, StarWatch SMS facilitates design and implementation of multi-layered systems by security professionals to suit complex environments. Mercury Security access control technology integration lets installers and site managers familiar with Mercury Security configure and deploy security solutions using StarWatch SMS software tools. Available for use in commercial security applications, system offers open connectivity to diverse devices.

Original Press Release:

Daq Announces Starwatch SMS Platform Now Available with Mercury Access Control Hardware

Global leading Mercury Security controllers now integrated into StarWatch SMS security suite enhancing access control capabilities

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- DAQ Electronics, a leading manufacturer of high-end security software and equipment, announced today that the company’s StarWatch SMS security platform is now available with access control technology from Mercury Security. This technology integration allows installers and site managers familiar with Mercury hardware to easily configure and deploy security solutions using powerful and intuitive StarWatch SMS software tools.

David Green, President of DAQ, commented, “By combining the pedigrees of DAQ’s military-proven StarWatch SMS system and the extensive access control functionality of the Authentic Mercury™ hardware platform, we immediately enhance core capabilities for all of our customers while simplifying installation and configuration for experienced Mercury users. We are pleased to partner with one of the most widely used and respected equipment providers in the industry.”

A cornerstone for U.S. Department of Defense access control, intrusion detection and video management solutions for over two decades, StarWatch SMS is now available for use in commercial security applications. The system offers true open connectivity to a diverse array of devices, including native integration with world-class controllers from Mercury Security and multiple video and intrusion detection options. StarWatch SMS enables security professionals to easily design and implement multi-layered systems to suit even the most complex environments.

About DAQ Electronics

DAQ Electronics is a leader in the field of high-speed electronic automation, serving applications in both the physical security and electric utility markets. Our security technology provides advanced solutions for access control, intrusion detection, and video management and has been installed in some of the most secure locations in the world, including US military bases and the Pentagon. Within the smart grid, electric utilities use our intelligent SCADA modules to control and monitor the generation, transmission, and distribution of power. Visit the company’s website at

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DAQ Electronics, LLC

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Piscataway, NJ 08854

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