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Milestone Systems promotes Dr. Barry Norton to the post of Vice President of research to strengthen their research department

Milestone Systems promotes Dr. Barry Norton to Vice President of research. Dr. Barry Norton joined Milestone Systems in May 2018 as Director of research. In his new role as Vice President of research, Barry will also—in addition to continuing leading Milestone’s growing research department—be responsible for increased collaboration with universities. This will help move forward with machine learning, especially in relation to computer vision. Dr. Barry will be instrumental in...

What are the security challenges of protecting critical infrastructure?

Many of us take critical infrastructure for granted in our everyday lives. We turn on a tap, flip a switch, push a button, and water, light, and heat are all readily available. But it is important to remember that computerised systems manage critical infrastructure facilities, making them vulnerable to cyber-attacks. The recent ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline is an example of the new types of threats. In addition, any number of physical attacks is also possibilities. We asked this we...

Post-pandemic cities spark safety concerns for three-quarters of Brits

As lockdown restrictions ease and public mobility increases, new research reveals three-quarters (75%) of people have health, safety, and security concerns when visiting their nearest city, signaling a need for new security innovations and greater public reassurance on their return to UK cities. Following high profile cases such as the disappearance of Sarah Everard, the London Bridge terror attack, and recent road cyclist deaths, the public has a heightened awareness of the safety and sec...

Milestone Systems unveil ‘Developer Champions’ initiative to recognise outstanding members of its Developer Community

By awarding the newly created title of ‘Developer Champion’, Milestone Systems recognises and celebrates the most outstanding members of its Developer Community. To kick start the initiative, which launches in June 2021, Milestone has selected five international technology professionals from the Milestone Developer Community, who will be the first to carry the prestigious title of Developer Champion. Milestone Integration Platform SDK Software developers are a vital part of Milest...

LenelS2 OnGuard access control system and Milestone XProtect VMS jointly added to U.S. Air Force’s Intrusion Detection System Equipment List

LenelS2 has announced its OnGuard physical access control system and Milestone Systems XProtect video management solution (VMS) have been added to the U.S. Air Force Intrusion Detection System Equipment List (IDSEL). LenelS2, the globally renowned company in advanced security systems and services, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions. Following a rigorous qualification process, including extensive testin...

What are the latest trends in perimeter security technology?

Perimeter security is the first line of defence against intruders entering a business or premises. Traditionally associated with low-tech options such as fencing, the field of perimeter security has expanded in recent years and now encompasses a range of high-tech options. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the latest trends in perimeter security technology?

Hanwha Techwin adds five new high-definition AI cameras to provide users with cost-effective AI technology

Hanwha Techwin has added 5 new 2-megapixel high-definition AI cameras to its Wisenet P series. The new cameras are designed to complement the 4K models which were launched in 2020, by making it more cost-effective for users to benefit from AI technology. As is the case with the existing 4K models, the new cameras are equipped with Deep Learning AI video analytics which delivers a high level of detection accuracy whilst minimising false alarms. It does so by simultaneously detecting and classify...

Which security technologies will be useful in a post-pandemic world?

In the past few weeks, the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel has brightened, providing new levels of hope that the worst of the pandemic is behind us. Dare we now consider what life will be like after the pandemic is over? Considering the possible impact on our industry, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which security technologies will be most useful in a post-pandemic world?

2N to host a virtual event to highlight the benefits of integrating cyber security, office access and video analytics under one platform

2N, the provider of IP intercom systems, has come together with four other tech firms to promote the practical benefits of bringing together building cyber security, smart office access, and video analytics within one unified platform. The companies will showcase the practical benefits to installers, integrators and building users during the latest 2N On Air event at 2pm BST on Thursday, May 20th. The event comes as evidence grows of UK firms rethinking building space in 2021; a survey of 500 H...

What new technologies and trends will shape video analytics?

The topic of video analytics has been talked and written about for decades, and yet is still one of the cutting-edge themes in the physical security industry. Some say yesterday’s analytics systems tended to overpromise and underdeliver, and there are still some skeptics. However, newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) are reinvigorating the sector and enabling it to finally live up to its promise. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What new technologies a...

Agent Vi's latest integration with Milestone

Agent Vi’s AI-Powered video analytics software platform- innoVi is seamlessly integrated and embedded within Milestone’s XProtect video recording and management platform, enabling end-users to operate through a single client application.  The integration allows customers to receive, display and manage events of interest in real-time from multiple video sources. The events are then sent as alarms to Milestone’s XProtect Smart Client.  Through the innoVi- XProtect int...

Calipsa integrates their false alarm reduction platform with Milestone Systems' XProtect VMS for airports and train terminals

Calipsa, a provider of deep-learning powered video analytics for false alarm reduction, announces the compatibility of its false alarm reduction platform with Milestone Systems' XProtect corporate VMS designed for use by organisations such as airports and train terminals. XProtect corporate's enterprise users deploy large numbers of cameras and will benefit from Calipsa's 90 percent false alarm reduction rate. Alarm reduction platform When XProtect corporate receives an alarm from a connected...