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Are integrators and end users overwhelmed by too many choices?

Finding the exact right technology to solve an end user’s problem is challenging, but the rewards are great when an integrator gets it right. A wide range of available product types, price levels and added features increases the likelihood of identifying a technology to solve any problem. But with so many technology and product choices in the marketplace, identifying that one solution can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. We wondered whether a vast range of product choices is alwa...

Secutech 2018 to showcase advanced safety and security solutions

Secutech 2018 opens this week as demand for advanced products and solutions in the safety and security sectors continues to grow. Renowned as an influential driving force behind the fast-changing security market, the upcoming three-day show will take place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 25 – 27 April, and will welcome 427 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions. As the show opens its doors for the 2018 edition, buyers from around the world will have the opportunity to sourc...

Secutech India 2018 set to open amid strong demand in security and fire safety industries

Secutech India 2018 opens this week amid growing industry demand for products in the security, fire and safety industries. The trade fair will take place in Mumbai from 5 – 7 April at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, and will provide regional buyers the opportunity to source products from some of the world’s leading safety and security brands. With India’s accelerating economic growth continuing to drive industry demand, the fair presents an ideal opportunity for leading players...

Has the gap closed between security fiction and security reality?

Among its many uses and benefits, technology is a handy tool in the fantasy world of movie and television thrillers. We all know the scene: a vital plot point depends on having just the right super-duper gadget to locate a suspect or to get past a locked door. In movies and TV, face recognition is more a super power than a technical function. Video footage can be magically enhanced to provide a perfect image of a license plate number. We have all shaken our heads in disbelief, and yet, our indus...

Milestone Systems celebrates 10th successful participation at IntersecExpo 2018

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in network video management software (VMS) celebrated its 10th successful participation at the IntersecExpo in Dubai recently. The region’s leading security and safety trade fair this year saw more than 29,000 visitors from 120 countries. At the Milestone booth, visitors showed a keen interest in the latest release of the XProtect Video Management Solution, the company's visions for intelligent technologies and innovative solutions from the Mile...

Milestone Systems elaborates on Intelligent Video Systems at Intersec 2018, Dubai

At Intersec 2018, Milestone will highlight the future of video management systems. Director Christian Ringler, Milestone will give a keynote on the exciting possibilities of intelligent video. The Milestone partners will showcase best in breed solutions at the Milestone booth. Milestone Systems, the open platform company in network video management software (VMS) celebrates its 10th consecutive year at Intersec January 21-23rd in Dubai. Milestone invites you to their stand in Saeed Hall 1, Stan...

Milestone Systems celebrates 10th consecutive year at Intersec 2018 in Dubai

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in network video management software (VMS) celebrates its 10th consecutive year at Intersec January 21-23rd in Dubai. Milestone invites you to their stand in Saeed Hall 1, Stand H28 to learn more about how intelligent video systems will shape the future and to find new, cutting-edge propositions from the Milestone partner community. There will also be a dedicated Milestone media community event at Dubai World Trade Center on January 20th at 6pm. Memb...

2018 security trends: AI continues to grow as business systems integrate

Throughout 2017, customers have been increasingly looking for technological answers to a plethora of their business needs, and the surveillance industry has seen a rapid boost because of this. In particular, we’ve seen more organisations harness video to fulfil much more than just their security requirements. Combining physical and cyber security Businesses are now using surveillance to address areas such as health and safety, sales and marketing as it fast becomes more of a business opp...

Secutech Thailand 2017 edition enjoyed impressive visitor numbers

Secutech Thailand 2017 proved itself as a leading security, fire and safety trade fair for Thailand and its neighbouring countries. The three-day fair drew 8,326 visitors from around the world. The show, held from 16 – 18 November 2017 at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, hosted 150 world-renowned exhibitors and showcased a full spectrum of cutting-edge smart security solutions and technologies. Market demand for smart security solutions Commenting on the 2017 edition&rs...

How can security systems be used to predict bad things?

It seems there are more “bad things” happening than ever before. We hear news every day of workplace shootings and terrorist attacks, of smash-and-grab thefts and child abductions. Beyond the possible human tragedy involved, such events pose a persistent question to anyone involved in the realm of security: Could we have prevented it? The first step toward prevention is to predict or foresee an event before it happens. Too often, technology enters the picture after the fact, most com...

Dahua receives Seagate Partner award and celebrates ten years of partnership

On October 30th, Seagate Technology LLC and Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd. held a ceremony to commemorate ten years’ partnership at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center of China. Dahua Technology VP and General Manager of the Domestic Business, Mr. Zhang Wei, and Seagate Technology Global VP and President of China Region, Ms. Sun Dan, were present at the ceremony to celebrate their ten years’ partnership and join hands in riding the new wave of artificial intelligence in...

Secutech Thailand 2017 to focus on smart and safe city discussions in three-day fringe programme

Secutech Thailand is set to open to the trade from 16 – 18 November in Bangkok. To align with the local market demand and trends, the 2017 edition will reveal a complete blueprint of a smart and safe city to an estimated 15,000 trade visitors. More than 150 global brands and companies will feature various updated applications in smart factory, high-rise buildings, hotels, home and retail. These applications will be fully integrated with the latest technologies such as intelligent video, ef...

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Seagate SkyHawk partners with Rasilient Systems to protect against frame drop

Frame drop is one of the key problems in IP surveillance systems. The consequence of dropped frames is recording gaps, which translate into lost images that can consequently mean loss of valuable business intelligence or severe financial damages. Integration of Seagate Skyhawk To solve this problem, Rasilient Systems, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of purpose-built surveillance recording servers and storage systems partners with Seagate to include Skyhawk drives in all their systems. &ldq...

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Seagate® SkyHawk™ takes storage to new heights with British Airways i360

British Airways i360 is a 162-metre (531 ft.) tall observation tower on the seafront of Brighton on the UK’s south coast, which opened in August 2016 on the site of the historic West Pier. Conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects, the creators of the London Eye, British Airways i360 is the world’s first vertical cable car and the world’s tallest moving observation tower. Just as the original pier welcomed Victorian society to ‘walk on water’, British Air...