Airports & ports security applications - Case studies

Vega Systems launches Redundancy Management Framework (RMF) to enhance airport security

Vega Systems Inc. has announced that their Redundancy Management Framework (RMF) software has begun operations at a prominent airport in the Middle East. The airport surveillance software plugin for Milestone XProtect enhances video security. Typically, without the software system, video surveillance down-times at critical infrastructure locations have the potential to create security loopholes. Vega Systems' RMF reduces live video disruption to milliseconds during server failure episodes while...

VIVOTEK and Technet Informatics, Ltd. install IP-based security cameras on shipping vessels in Greece

A maritime nation since antiquity, today Greece is one of the centres of the world shipping industry. At over 250 billion Euros annually, shipping accounts for more than six percent of the country’s GDP and employs nearly three-hundred thousand people. In an industry of this immense scale, onboard security is a primary concern. The demands on a sea-borne surveillance system for today’s shipping industry are as complex as they are challenging. Technet informatics needed a system that...

Traka’s bespoke management solutions employed at main UK airport for safe management of IEDs

Traka has been specified at a main UK international Airport to deliver bespoke solutions for the safe management of replica improvised explosive devices (IEDs), alongside intelligent key management systems. The UK airport, which cannot be named for security reasons, uses replica IEDs for training purposes across its security network, to ensure correct procedures are being followed in the unfortunate event of a real threat. Security management using replica IEDs The importance of secure manage...

Oakland International Airport selects Evolv Edge for employee screening and threat detection

As an innovator in airport security, Oakland International Airport (OAK) announced that it has installed the Evolv Edge, a physical threat detection and prevention system powered by artificial intelligence, to streamline its employee screening program. This installation enhances OAK’s security posture by protecting against metallic and non-metallic threats while simultaneously improving operational efficiency. Physical threat detection system OAK is committed to applying advanced, innovat...

Hikvision’s facial recognition solution facilitates efficient crime prevention and improves security

Public security threats along with increasing security demands from users continually pressure security manufacturers to create ever improving technologies. International news constantly peppers the public consciousness with reminders of present dangers. The public wants to know – can these events ever be prevented? Video surveillance and intelligence technologies For everything from safe city projects to home protection, developments are underway all over the world, with their relative...

Dahua provides a complete security solution for global airports

Though it has been statistically proven that taking a plane is no riskier than taking a bus, people do have reasons to put extra caution on air travel safety, especially in a time replete with terrorist threats. A major line of defence must be the various sections of the airports, which, as a gateway to the outside world and transportation hub of the city, has always been on the top of the safety list of the government and all related authorities. Dahua’s Airport Solution is an intelligen...

HID Global’s OMNICheck Plus mobile validation software helps the FAA to validate PIV credentials of employees

Government regulations continue to step up security demands at federal agencies, requiring identity cards to support multiple identity assurance factors and be validated at entries into a building or location. Because of the cost and infrastructure that goes along with many security upgrades, federal agencies must wait months or, in many cases, years to implement changes. The Federal Aviation Administration—an operating mode of the U.S. Department of Transportation—is no different....

Senegal’s Blaise Diagne International Airport installs smart parking management and surveillance system from Hikvision

Senegal’s Blaise Diagne International Airport has chosen to minimise its parking lot headaches and secure its massive freight zone with intelligent Smart Surveillance solution from the globally renowned supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, Hikvision. Officially opened by Senegalese president Macky Sall in December 2017, Blaise Diagne International Airportl Airport (AIBD) covers 4,500 hectares of land located near the town of Diass, 47km from the capital of Dak...

Qognify Situator enables the Gatwick Airport Integrated Security project

Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 228 destinations in 74 countries for 45 million passengers a year on short and long-haul point-to-point services. It is also a major economic driver for the UK, contributing £5.3 billion to national GDP and generating 85,000 jobs nationally. As a key national infrastructure and major transport hub, Gatwick Airport takes the challenge of maintaining the sa...

Bosch provides networked security solution for emergency situations at Bern airport, Switzerland

To optimally protect passengers, staff and property, airports must meet considerable requirements. Bosch makes a major contribution to airport security around the globe by providing integrated building solutions and services; in Germany alone, more than 180 million passengers a year benefit from the company’s security technologies. And the Bern regional airport in Switzerland is now also profiting from the skills of Bosch’s building specialists. Bosch’s experts fully complied...