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School Dangers Organization appoints Jonathan Schweiger as Director of Strategic Partnerships

School Dangers Organization (SDO) has named Jonathan Schweiger as their new Director of Strategic Partnerships. School Dangers is a 501(c)3 organisation which strives to improve school security nationwide through advocacy, education and application of technology. Schweiger will work closely with the board of directors. His key objective is to identify and sign companies who have an interest in school safety. Opportunities to partner with SDO include sponsoring the Certified School Security Profe...

Development of integrated thermal imaging technology into evolving market verticals

Global and domestic threats have highlighted the need for tighter security across all verticals. One of the technologies that has redefined situational awareness and intrusion detection is thermal imaging. Once a technology exclusively manufactured for the military operations, thermal cameras today are deployed across hundreds of security applications and continue to see strong demand in existing and emerging commercial markets. With thermal technology, security personnel can see in complete...

FLIR introduces Saros outdoor perimeter security camera for commercial businesses

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the Saros line of security cameras, its next-generation outdoor security product line that combines multiple traditional perimeter protection technologies into a unified solution. This approach is designed to deliver accurate, actionable alerts and verified alarm data. The FLIR Saros camera line enables commercial businesses to implement state-of-the-art outdoor intrusion detection in a cost-effective manner. Traditional perimeter security systems can require su...

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Team to address Innovation Partnership with FLIR at IFSEC 2018

IFSEC International 2018 is set to welcome Christian Horner, Team Principal of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing and Zoe Chilton, Head of Technical Partnerships. In light of its technical success, Zoe and Christian will discuss the team’s Innovation Partnership with FLIR in the brand-new Keynote Arena. Advanced security monitoring technology A spokesperson from Aston Martin Red Bull Racing explained, “In order to secure its Milton Keynes site and protect its people and technology, Aston...

FLIR releases Saros, next-gen outdoor perimeter security camera line

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the Saros line of security cameras, its next-generation outdoor security product line that combines multiple traditional perimeter protection technologies into a unified solution. This approach is designed to deliver accurate, actionable alerts and verified alarm data. FLIR Saros cameras The FLIR Saros camera line enables commercial businesses to implement state-of-the-art outdoor intrusion detection in a cost-effective manner. Traditional perimeter security system...

FLIR unveils outdoor perimeter security camera line Saros for commercial businesses

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the Saros line of security cameras, its next-generation outdoor security product line that combines multiple traditional perimeter protection technologies into a unified solution. This approach is designed to deliver accurate, actionable alerts and verified alarm data. FLIR Saros security camera The FLIR Saros camera line enables commercial businesses to implement state-of-the-art outdoor intrusion detection in a cost-effective manner. Traditional perimeter securit...

FLIR introduces F-Series ID thermal security camera with built-in analytics

FLIR Systems, Inc. introduced the F-Series ID, a high-resolution thermal security camera with onboard analytics. The latest addition to FLIR’s F-Series family of premium thermal security cameras, the F-Series ID features a best-in-class 640x480 FLIR thermal sensor with up to 300 percent greater thermal sensitivity than previous F-Series models to provide crisp, detail-rich imagery in low-contrast conditions. The F-Series ID yields better image and range performance in the trusted F-Series...

AMAG Technology hosts annual Security Engineering Symposium 2018

AMAG Technology hosted its annual Security Engineering Symposium in Newport Beach, California, February 23-26, 2018 at the Balboa Bay Resort. Nearly 70 end users, integrators and consultants attended the highly interactive networking event. Threat Analysis AMAG Technology President, Kurt Takahashi and Vice President-Global Sales and Business Development, Jody Ross kicked off the conference with opening remarks and introductions of honored guests and AMAG staff. Chief Operating Officer, Howard...

FLIR Systems sells Lorex business to Dahua

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced that it has completed the sale of its Canadian security products subsidiary Lorex, Inc. in a transaction that also included its Toronto-headquartered small and medium-sized (SMB) security products business. Acquiring the business is Chinese video surveillance giant Dahua, which previously had served as the primary OEM supplier of video surveillance products to Lorex. Visible spectrum security services Together, these businesses generated $140 million of revenu...

Video analytics will be key to security ROI in 2018

The security industry was strong and healthy in 2017. High-end security markets, such as the power distribution and critical infrastructure sectors, saw continued growth and opportunity for perimeter security technologies like thermal imaging, video analytics and radar. For the low-end security markets, there was significant competition from Chinese manufacturers. Despite this challenge, we saw continued growth from premium Western security manufacturers in 2017 in which many introduced cost-ef...

FLIR Systems launches FB-Series ID thermal fixed bullet camera with intrusion and perimeter detection

FLIR Systems, Inc. introduces the FB-Series ID, the latest fixed bullet thermal security camera in the FB-Series family. Combining best-in-class thermal image detailing and high-performance onboard analytics, the FB-Series ID is ideal for narrow to wide area perimeter detection and sterile-zone monitoring. Improved analytic performance The FB-Series ID features accurate video analytics that are capable of classifying human or vehicular intrusions. Combined with FLIR’s custom Automatic Ga...

Download: How to catch shoplifters with thermal imaging

As a grocery store or supermarket owner, it is very hard to fight theft. Shoplifting and retail theft may not seem like a major deal, but to the small business fighting for survival, it has a big impact on the bottom line.   A disadvantage of traditional tools for fighting shoplifting is that they are most effective when the shoplifter is caught red-handed. Once the shoplifter has concealed the stolen product in his or her clothing or bag, it is very hard to see whet...