Airports & ports security applications

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Nedap facilitates fast ground transport access at Auckland Airport

While 15 million passengers travel through Auckland Airport every year already, this number is anticipated to grow rapidly in the upcoming years. The Ground Transportations Plan was redesigned to ensure that service levels required meet the demands of the many passengers. To offer extremely reliable, fast and secure access to all ground transport vehicles, Nedap’s TRANSIT and MOOV were installed. Auckland Airport is the major connection between the world and 'the land of the long white cl...

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Siklu provides mmWave wireless solutions for John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Siklu Inc., global provider of mmWave wireless solutions, announced that the John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, has deployed mmWave radios from Siklu providing wireless connectivity for a remote building and the airport runway for the purposes of local area network connectivity (LAN, internet, VOIP). The airport, which is the largest passenger airport in central Ohio and second busiest in the state with over 150 flights daily, had a need for a wireless network to conne...

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Bosch's rugged surveillance cameras and VMS secure Finland’s icebreaker ship, Polaris

Finland’s foreign trade depends on shipping lanes and seaports that are ice-free, so the country operates the world's second-largest fleet of icebreakers. One of the latest ships, called Polaris, is equipped with Bosch video cameras and a Bosch Video Management System (BVMS) that ensure safe operations in some of the roughest cold weather that the planet has to offer. Polaris departs for the Bay of Bothnia – between Finland and Sweden – around the end of each year and stays th...

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Senstar installs perimeter intrusion detection system for US airport security

Senstar has announced it has delivered the perfect perimeter intrusion detection (PIDS) solution to protect the perimeter of one of North America’s largest cargo airports. Due to the facility’s unique perimeter security requirements, Senstar combined multiple technologies to form a comprehensive system that effectively protects the airport and keeps the nuisance alarm rate (NAR) low. “With a busy road running along one side of the airport’s five-mile perimeter, and peopl...

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Milestone's video management solutions facilitate incident management at Port of Antwerp

Milestone Systems, a provider of video management software (VMS), is the chosen solution for protecting the Port of Antwerp, the second largest seaport area in Europe, covering more than 12,000 hectares, the equivalent of 20,000 football fields.     Large areas like ports are very difficult to secure in a traditional way. Reporting incidents using only radio communications can lack information at an optimal level of detail and accuracy. It takes time for responders to reach incidents....

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Pivot3’s hyperconverged infrastructure solutions secure Charleston International Airport

Pivot3, a provider of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, has announced that Charleston International Airport (CHS) has standardised its IT and security infrastructure on Pivot3 hyperconverged solutions. CHS recently marked the completion of an ambitious upgrade project named the Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program. The $200-million initiative was designed to modernise and expand the facility to meet increased passenger demand, which jumped nearly 70 percent since 2010. &l...

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Avigilon Control Center provides software with HDSM to Associated British Ports for HD surveillance

To help comply with industry regulations, boost security, and improve operational efficiencies, Associated British Ports (ABP) needed an advanced, flexible HD surveillance system that could leverage the existing network infrastructure and easily integrate with the port’s current analogue-based system. ABP relies on Avigilon Control Center software with HDSM to seamlessly manage the HD surveillance system 24x7. At the Port of Grimsby, ABP installed two 11MP Avigilon HD cameras to monitor v...

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Tanzania government hires HID Global to deliver e-immigration solution and electronic passports

HID Global, a provider of trusted identity solutions, has announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID as its prime supplier for an end-to-end solution for issuing electronic passports as part of Tanzania’s transformative e-Immigration programme.  The new ePassport was unveiled publicly as part of the inauguration of the end-to-end solution provided by HID Global. The solution incorporates advanced physical and electronic security features, automated passport verificati...

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Princeton Identity uses Access500e identity management kiosk module to enhance security at Dubai International Airport

Princeton Identity Inc., a provider of the fastest, simplest and most secure biometric security system on the market, announced the deployment of its Access500e identity management kiosk module within the Dubai International Airport (DXB). The Princeton Identity solution identifies DXB travelers within one to two seconds, reducing time spent in security lines and enhancing the overall travel experience.  The Emirates Airlines terminals are the largest terminals within one of the world&rsqu...