Retail security applications - Case studies

NICE Investigate digital evidence management solution helps UK retail businesses, such as Boots UK, counter crime via rapid information sharing

The volume of data necessary to solve crimes continues to rise across the United Kingdom and sharing information quickly is instrumental in solving cases. With this in mind, NICE has announced that it’s NICE Investigate digital evidence management solution is now helping connect businesses and police forces. NICE Investigate system NICE Investigate system enables enterprises and police forces to work collaboratively on investigations, in order to speed the delivery of justice, by ensurin...

HENSOLDT airborne surveillance radar ordered by CAE Aviation

Sensor solutions specialist HENSOLDT will supply its new airborne multi-mission surveillance radar PrecISR to one of the biggest airborne surveillance providers, CAE-Aviation, Luxembourg. HENSOLDT was awarded a contract to deliver one PrecISR™1000 until year-end to CAE Aviation for installation underneath a King Air Beechcraft B350 aircraft for an undisclosed customer.  The contract was signed after PrecISR had proven impressive SAR/MTI capabilities during successful flight demonstra...

Milestone research finds majority of Brits unsure what a smart city is, despite billions of investment

New research has found that more than half (55%) of the UK population don’t know what a smart city is, despite global spend reaching $124 billion in 2020 and at least 18 cities across the UK already having rolled outsmart technology. When asked if they understand what is meant by smart city, just 18% of people said that they are very familiar with the concept, while 28% said that they think they have a rough understanding. On the other hand, a fifth (20%) of people had never even heard t...

Milestone survey says smart tech crucial to rebuilding trust in public transport after pandemic

Smart technology must be at the heart of British public transport systems to help regain public trust in its safety and security, suggests new research into public opinion of smart cities. Despite 85% of the UK’s rail network running, the research by Milestone Systems has revealed that almost four in 10 (39%) are now more reluctant to use public transport, and one in 10 (10%) would not use public transport at all due to worries about infection risk. Improved infrastructure to gain back t...

Jashanmal, a Middle East retailer attracts more customers with innovative LED and LCD displays from Hikvision

To increase footfall in its Dubai Festival City Mall showroom, and to create a winning in-store customer experience, leading Middle East retailer Jashanmal has deployed a unique LED and LCD solution from Hikvision. Attracting customers in competitive retail environments Customers visiting large malls and retail parks can access a world of products in a single location. But while malls attract large crowds, stores need to create unique offers and experiences for customers to maximise footfall a...

Scotch & Soda turns online and offline shopping into a new experience with Checkpoint Systems

Customers shopping in Scotch & Soda clothing will have soon a much stronger chance of finding and purchasing the right trousers, skirt, jacket, or shirt, thanks to the retailer’s new three-year partnership with renowned RFID solutions provider, Checkpoint Systems. RFID labels for inventory accuracy Checkpoint Systems will tag, on average, 10 million Scotch & Soda garments with the latest generation of RFID labels per year, providing it with improved inventory accuracy across its...

Vincennes city deploys Assa Abloy's programmable electronic keys for safer, smarter access control across its facilities

Running a unified locking system for multiple municipal services may bring operational efficiencies. However, if the system is based on mechanical locks, it can also create time-consuming headaches. When keys go missing, for example, or user access requirements change, mechanical security does not have the flexibility to adapt quickly. For this reason, Vincennes city administrators sought a modern, electronic replacement for a master-key system whose lock-chart ran to 4,000 keys. Several locati...

G4S helps protect chemicals at Synthomer’s operational centre in Czech Republic

A revamped G4S security solution at the chemical industry company Synthomer’s operational centre in the Czech Republic ensures that employees and valuable assets are protected from potential threats. The Sokolov region in the western Czech Republic, not far from the German border, is home to an operational centre for the British chemical industries company Synthomer, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of water-based polymers. Synthomer’s polymers are used to manufacture ma...

HENSOLDT to support Frontex maritime surveillance project

Edge sensor technology developed by HENSOLDT will strengthen Frontex maritime surveillance in the Mediterranean Sea and contribute to the protection of Europe’s strategic south-eastern border. In the frame of a technology pilot programme, HENSOLDT’s ARGOS-II HD Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) system will be deployed on two tethered aerostats and deliver extensive security surveillance. The project is operated by Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency which has the manda...

IMB banks on Boon Edam’s elegant entrance security at new Wollongong Building

Boon Edam Inc., a global pioneer in security entrances and architectural revolving doors announced that IMB Bank in Australia has installed a series of Boon Edam entrances, including all-glass revolving doors, slimline optical turnstiles, and a swinging access gate at its new building in Wollongong, New South Wales. IMB moved into the new building in early 2021 and immediately sought to make the entrance open and welcoming to visitors, with entrance security inside to protect valuable data, int...