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Quanika distribution deal with SensaTek to deliver a new generation of integration projects for Australian integrators

Australian systems integrators can now deliver a new generation of seamless, end-to-end security solutions powered by Quanika’s Enterprise and VisitorPoint software, following a distribution agreement between the two companies. Quanika Enterprise enables out-of-the-box integration with world-pioneering tech from Axis Communications including its full range of network cameras, door controllers, and audio devices as well as a choice of video management software. Users can connect, off-the-s...

How important will body-worn cameras be moving forward?

The death of Michael Brown at the hands of police in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014, highlighted to the public, the importance of body-worn cameras. There was no bodycam footage of the Ferguson tragedy. Arguably, it would have shed additional light on the shooting. Since then, body cameras have become a tangible legacy of Ferguson, Missouri. Bodycam footage is seen as providing greater accountability and ensuring an impartial record that can support, or debunk, any claims of police miscondu...

The automated future of retail and how to secure it

While the foundation of autonomous retail has been built up over the past few years, it is only now that retailers are beginning to fully experiment with the technology. There were an estimated 350 stores globally in 2018 offering a fully autonomous checkout process, yet this number is forecast to increase dramatically with 10,000 stores anticipated by 2024. This acceleration in the growth of unmanned retail stores has, in part, been boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic and a demand for a more cont...

What are the security trends in energy and utilities?

Many of the threats facing the energy and utility sector are related to cybersecurity, as recent incidents have confirmed. Another problem is that operating systems for utilities tend to be outdated, which presents extra challenges in a connected world. There are also physical security demands, not to mention regulatory and social issues. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the security trends in energy and utilities?

Schools navigate eEmergency response with Milestone XProtect integrations

For schools around the United States, increased violent crime and active shooter situations have brought a sharp focus on safety, and polls show the growing fears among American parents. In response, a Northeast K-12 School district planned an upgrade for their access control system and the deployment of new video security technology. To ensure the safety of staff, students, and the community as a whole, the district safety committee took a careful approach to school security by insisting that...

Which technologies are transforming airport security?

Air travel is returning to pre-pandemic levels. COVID and its aftermath have added new compliance and operational concerns for airport security, and social and political volatility around the world emphasises the need for constant vigilance. A range of new technologies are enhancing airport security, not to mention providing new tools to simplify processes throughout the airport. We asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: Which technologies are transforming airport security? 

Agent Vi partners with Axis to offer video surveillance solutions

Agent Vi has partnered with Axis to offer end-to-end intelligent video surveillance solutions for real-time event detections and alerts, video investigation, and business intelligence applications. As a longtime member of the Axis Communications Technology Integration Program, Agent Vi has been solving complex customer problems since 2005, enabling customers to maximise their surveillance investments. With deep knowledge gained over numerous successful Axis- Agent Vi deployments globally, Agent...

BriefCam announces availability of video content analytics on Axis cameras

BriefCam, the provider of video content analytics and VIDEO SYNOPSIS® solutions, announces availability for BriefCam video content analytics on Axis deep learning cameras in December 2021. Edge video processing on Axis deep learning cameras is a new hybrid deployment option for the BriefCam platform that reduces the total cost of ownership of a real-time video analytics deployment, enables operation in low-bandwidth environments, and makes for faster real-time alerting. Video analytics dep...

Strategic integration for Inner Range and AXIS Communications

Access control manufacturer Inner Range has announced a new integration for its flagship system, Integriti, with global CCTV brand AXIS Communications. The new integration creates more choices for customers building bespoke security solutions. It also opens up new business opportunities for Inner Range via its parent firm, global distributor Anixter, which also sells AXIS products. Enterprise-level access control system Tim Northwood, director of Inner Range, said, “Our enterprise-level...

SIA recognises Gabrielle Shea as the 2021 recipient of the Industry Advocate Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) names Gabrielle Shea – Public Policy Manager, government relations and public policy at NEC Corporation of America – as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Industry Advocate Award, which recognises leadership in public policy. Shea will be presented with the award on September 21 at Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, SIA’s annual public policy and government security technology conference. The SIA Industry Advocate Award – formerly the SI...

Solis Energy to showcase wide range of power solutions at GSX 2021

Solis Energy Inc., a manufacturer of outdoor power systems for the industrial automation and control, transportation, telecommunication, security, and government markets, announced that the company will be showcasing its wide range of power solutions at GSX 2021 taking place on September 27th – 29th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. As one of the largest security trade shows in the world, GSX offers an event that unites global security professionals and delivers the ve...

Axis Communications and Jabil innovate video surveillance breakthroughs

With innovation in its DNA, Axis Communications has been at the forefront of breakthroughs in video surveillance since developing the first network video camera in 1996. Also responsible for introducing the world’s first HDTV-compliant cameras and video encoders, Axis delivers hundreds of leading-edge products for security, safety, and operational efficiency. As part of the company’s pioneering approach, Axis often teams with manufacturing solution providers to keep pace with aggres...

Genetec provides Security Center with the Omnicast video surveillance solution at the Groupama Stadium in France

The Groupama Stadium — also known as the Grand Stade de Lyon— is a sports and recreation complex and soccer stadium that is located in the eastern metropolitan area of Lyon, France. With a maximum capacity of 59,186 seats, the venue hosts approximately 30 events per year such as sports games, concerts, and performances. The stadium is the third-largest stadium in France and the twenty-seventh in Europe. Situated in a town with only 25,000 residents, the stadium hosts twice as many s...

The Very Group, a global retail powerhouse, deploys Genetec security solutions to safeguard its new, purpose-built facility

The Very Group is the UK’s largest integrated digital retailer and financial services provider. It offers 1,900 brands to its four million customers globally. Due to the company’s growth, they built a new state-of-the-art fulfilment centre, close to one million square feet in size, in order to centralise operations and drive efficiency. Purpose-built and automated facility The Very Group has historically operated from three fulfilment centres, located in the north of England. Due t...

Security Industry Association names six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry. In the 2021 scholarship program – open to employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members – each honouree will be awarded $10,000 to use toward continuing education a...

AXIS People Counter offers actionable insights that go beyond counting people

Axis Communications announces the release of an updated version of AXIS People Counter. This application offers a consolidated product with additional functionalities included as features. AXIS People Counter runs embedded in compatible indoor Axis cameras and provides reliable counting of people in both directions simultaneously so visitor trends can be quickly analysed, and peak visitor times identified. This updated application also offers the opportunity to estimate occupancy levels in rea...

Axis Online Events: A season of thought-provoking discussion and debate

Axis’ Dominic Jones reviews the recent program of online events covering a wide range of industry topics and garnering much attention from partners, customers, and prospects alike. When the COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to running physical events, it was a natural and exciting step for Axis to launch and host its own Axis Online Events. In the first half of 2021, Axis has brought together key industry speakers alongside Axis’ own experts to discuss in a virtual setting a range o...

MBX Systems release new Kori mobile surveillance cart platform for fast turnkey deployments for computer vision AI applications

In a major time and cost savings for developers of camera-based surveillance applications, MBX Systems now offers a mobile cart platform, combining a modular housing that can accommodate different workstations and cameras, engineering services to match the right hardware to the use case, and integration services for enabling surveillance application developers to deliver turnkey software/hardware solutions. Kori mobile surveillance cart platform The new Kori platform can be integrated with tec...

LENSEC launches perspective VMS Version 4.4.1 that will provide users access to integrations with intrusion

LENSEC, the provider of IP-based video surveillance management, announces the release of its perspective VMS Version 4.4.1 that will provide users access to integrations with intrusion, access control, and video surveillance companies and the ability to pair critical video data with input sensors from access control and intrusion detection platforms. In consecutive months, LENSEC has released Version 4.4.0 and 4.4.1 to allow customers access to a broad array of new features and integrations wit...

Electronic Security Association successfully wraps up their virtual ESX 2021 by delivering educational content and networking opportunities

The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2021 Virtual Experience, presented by the Electronic Security Association (ESA), wrapped up on June 17, delivering a wide breadth of educational content, product innovations and networking opportunities. Security professionals from all corners of the industry attended ESX to hear from thought leaders and industry experts on business strategies and best practices. The Main Stage delivered thoughtful strategies for security dealers, integrators, and monitoring c...

Security Industry Association announces the 2021 agenda and speaker lineup for AcceleRISE event

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2021 agenda and speaker lineup for AcceleRISE: The Challenge, an essential experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals in the security industry. The 2021 AcceleRISE event – taking place virtually August 23-25 – will challenge tomorrow’s security leaders to test their limits, escape their comfort zones and grow their industry expertise. “AcceleRISE is a unique learning experience for up-...

SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc. to showcase latest version of computer vision platform at ISC West 2021

At ISC West 2021, in booth #11109, SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc., the premier facial recognition platform for live video, will showcase the latest version of its high-performance computer vision platform. Attendees will be able to see demonstrations of SAFR for Surveillance, featuring VMS integrations with Genetec and SAFR Inside edge integrations with Axis cameras, as well as NVIDIA and Android platforms. SAFR for Access Control SAFR for Access Control will also be on display along with a new...

Security Industry Association announces winners of the 2021 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2021 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards, the flagship awards program presented in partnership with ISC West recognising innovative security products, services, and solutions. Top among the winners – who were recognized June 17 during a virtual awards show – was Lumeo, receiving the 2021 Best New Product Award. SIA New Product Showcase Since its inception in 1979, the SIA New Product Showcase has been the securit...

Physical access control: Critical steps to ensure a smarter future

Steven Kenny, Axis Communications, looks at the benefits of physical access control systems within smart environments, and how knowledge gaps and dated methods can inhibit adoption. Physical security is becoming more dynamic and more interconnected, as it evolves. Today’s modern access control solutions are about so much more than simply opening doors, with digitalisation bringing multiple business benefits, which would simply not be possible using traditional models. Digital transformat...