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ISC West 2018 day 2: Security manufacturers embrace AI and the cloud

More crowded aisles and productive conversations continued to set the tone on the second day of ISC West in Las Vegas. No big technology breakthroughs have surfaced, but there is plenty of interest, and some degree of curiosity, about whether (and when) the recent hype about artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning will translate into usable products. Vertical market solutions “Yesterday we saw a tremendous amount of traffic in the booth, and today is more of the same,” said...

Avigilon to preview Appearance Search video analytics technology at ISC West 2018

Avigilon Corporation (‘Avigilon’), provider of trusted security solutions, announced it will preview the next evolution of its award-winning Avigilon Appearance Search video analytics technology at ISC West 2018. Available in its upcoming Avigilon Control Center (ACC) 6.10 video management software, Avigilon Appearance Search technology will allow users to initiate a search for a person by selecting certain specific physical descriptions, including hair and clothing colour, gender,...

Open platform access control the focus at MercTech4 event in Miami, Florida

Open architecture in physical access control is built around Mercury Security’s access control panels, the de facto standard embraced by more than two dozen access control original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Mercury and several of its OEMs teamed up March 3-4 to present MercTech4, a conference in Miami aimed at updating security consultants about the latest developments related to the Mercury platform. MercTech4 highlighted a new generation of access control products, which are incre...

Avigilon launches Avigilon Blue cloud service platform for security and surveillance

Avigilon Blue is a powerful and advanced cloud service platform for security and surveillance that is purpose-built for Avigilon partners and their customers. The first release of Avigilon Blue provides managed services for video surveillance, powered by patented Avigilon self-learning video analytics. The platform enables partners to remotely connect to, manage, and service more customer sites with fewer resources. For customers, Avigilon Blue provides easy and secure system access, smart notif...

Avigilon enhances visitor safety with HD CCTV surveillance solution at Whistler Blackcomb

The largest ski and outdoor sports resort in North America required a high-performance HD video surveillance system that can ensure visitor and employee safety, protect company assets and reduce theft in its retail and rental division. Located just 125 km north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Whistler Blackcomb is a worldclass ski resort that accommodates over two million skiers and snowboarders annually. One of the main venues during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Whistler Blackco...

Avigilon high-definition surveillance system ensures visitor and asset protection at Sioux City Public Museum

With a history dating back to the 1850s, the Sioux City Public Museum has evolved from its original focus on natural science to a broader emphasis on preserving the area’s heritage, offering a variety of educational programmes, events, and historical exhibitions valued at more than $2 million. Having outgrown its former location in a prominent Victorian-era mansion, the museum moved to a new downtown site in April 2011—a modern, open-concept building that has become known as one of t...

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...

Avigilon surveillance solution deployed at Megabangna Shopping Centre, Thailand

With 4 million square feet of space, the Megabangna Shopping Centre is the first shopping centre of its kind in Thailand. Implementing a comprehensive security system was an important part of ensuring the safety and security of customers, and the Centre’s loss prevention strategy. By addressing gaps in coverage throughout the shopping centre, the security team knew that they could more easily track down lost items for distressed visitors, monitor suspicious activity, and in turn prove or...

Avigilon surveillance system safeguards Slovakia’s Slovnaft Aréna hockey rink

Slovnaft Aréna, Slovakia’s oldest hockey rink, is home to the leading Slovak ice hockey team, HC Slovan. Located in the capital city of Bratislava, Slovnaft Aréna recently underwent an extensive renovation in preparation for the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship, extending its seating capacity to 10,000 spectators, and adding a new training hall, along with a 760-car underground parking garage. As sports and entertainment events around the gl...

Avigilon High-Definition Surveillance System enhances security for Chatham-Kent Police Service

Covering a 2,400 square kilometre area with 110,000 residents, the Chatham-Kent Police Service (CKPS) is dedicated to making its community the safest in Ontario, Canada. With a force of 171 officers and 70 civilian employees, the CKPS has been adopting new technologies to better protect the public and ultimately, prevent crime in its community. Consequently, the CKPS has deployed the Avigilon High Definition (HD) Surveillance System at its headquarters to boost security onsite and deliver detail...

Avigilon HD Surveillance System safeguards patients and staff at Atlanta’s Southside Medical Center

Since 1967, Southside Medical Center has been providing affordable healthcare and related services to the insured, underinsured, and uninsured in downtown Atlanta. As one of the oldest and largest community health centres in Georgia, Southside Medical Center has continued to advance healthcare in the area by becoming the first Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) of Excellence to offer additional services beyond primary care. “We are in a new era and are moving forward with plans to ha...

Avigilon’s video surveillance solutions ensure patient and staff security at East Texas Medical Center

As is the case with any medical facility, East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) has a great need for reliable security solutions. With patient and staff safety at the forefront of their business, ETMC’s security team is responsible for managing a comprehensive security system across their multi-facility healthcare organisation. Not only is that security system necessary to protect staff and patients, but also ETMC as an entity. The propensity of questionable incident reports among patients, inc...