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NEC Corp. and Infrared Cameras Inc. to deploy thermal temperature screening and facial recognition technology at Hawaii's airports

NEC Corporation, NEC Corporation of America and their partner, Infrared Cameras Inc., were selected by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) to provide thermal temperature screening and facial recognition technology at Hawaii's public airports to help protect the community and identify passengers with a potentially elevated body temperature. The companies combined resources to submit a unified proposal for the project. Preventative measures against COVID-19 "Taking these steps to impl...

Future uncertain for live facial recognition in U.K. law enforcement

Police in the United Kingdom have been testing the effectiveness of live facial recognition (LFR) for several years now, but future uses of the technology have been called into question. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), an independent authority that seeks to uphold information rights in the public interest, has weighed in on issues of data privacy related to LFR, and Members of Parliament (MPs) have called for a moratorium on uses of the technology. The big question is whether...

A brief report on happenings at ISC East 2018

Thousands of security professionals gathered Nov. 14-15 at the Javits Center in New York City to explore new products, solutions and technologies, network with security luminaries and obtain high-quality industry education. ISC East, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), is the Northeast’s largest security industry event; more than 7,000 security professionals attended or exhibited at this year’s conference. Following day 1 of ISC East, SIA gathered industry luminar...

IoT global standards initiative, oneM2M, to host testing event in Japan

The third Interop event will allow participants to run Conformance Testing to further refine their products oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it will host its third interoperability event in Kobe, Japan, from Tuesday, November 29 to Friday, December 2, 2016.  This event follows the success of its two previous test sessions. Interoperability and functionality Interop 3 – co-organis...

NEC Corporation provides face recognition solution at Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Colombia

The stadium is now equipped with the NeoFace Watch face recognition technology NEC Corporation and NEC Colombia announced the provision of face recognition technology at Atanasio Girardot Stadium, in Medellin, Colombia, the country's second largest city, in order to contribute to the safety, security, and enjoyment of audiences for leading sports events. In recent years, the city of Medellin has made dramatic improvements in the area of public safety. As part of making furthe...

NEC Corporation’s biometric identification system registers more than 1 billion people for India’s Aadhaar Program

NEC's biometrics identification system contributes to the world's largest identification system The number of people registered for India's Aadhaar Program operated by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which is the largest system of its kind in the world, surpassed one billion this April. NEC Corporation provides a large-scale biometrics identification system that utilises fingerprints, face images, and iris images for this national identification system....

NEC NeoFace facial recognition system deployed by South Australia Police

The strength of NEC's NeoFace technology lies in its tolerance of poor quality images and surveillance video NEC Australia, a technology services company, together with NEC Corporation announces that it has been selected to deliver South Australia Police's facial recognition system, its latest weapon against crime in the state to support forensic, investigative and front-line policing operations. The facial recognition technology will help South Australia Police (SAPOL) solve...

ExpressCluster - Open Options and NEC offer new back-up option for DNA Fusion users

NEC ExpressCluster addresses fast recovery and continuous protection needs of business critical applications Open Options, the open architecture leader in access control, has partnered with NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, to offer DNA Fusion access control software users a high availably and redundancy solution. “Companies invest thousands of dollars in security syste...

Integrated Biometrics to showcase enrolment and verification products at Connect:ID 2016

Integrated Biometrics will also be exhibiting their popular fingerprint biometrics scanner portfolio Integrated Biometrics LLC, developers of the compact, lightweight, most reliable energy-efficient FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners in the world will be sharing best practices and unveiling an exciting new, game-changing product at Connect:ID March 14-16 in Washington, D.C. Biometric solutions for challenging situations The biometrics industry leader will be showcasing its e...

Security & Counter Terror Expo 2016 to provide knowledge for protecting nations and assets

The Security & Counter Terror Expo will provide valuable knowledge to those tasked with protecting nations and assets Over recent years the threat of terrorism has increased exponentially and today terrorist activity is undertaken on an almost a daily basis. In 2015 alone, there were more than 380 recorded terrorist attacks by violent non-state actors for political or unknown motives. These attacks are now wide reaching and intercontinental. The Nigerian government is...

Promise Technology focuses on video surveillance partners at Security Show 2016, Japan

The VessOne channel bundle for Japan includes the Vess A2200 NVR with hard disk drives integrated by Promise At Security Show Japan, Promise Technology announced the VessOne channel bundle for Japan which includes the Vess A2200 NVR appliance with hard disk drives integrated by Promise along with the latest IP cameras from Brickcom and the customer’s choice of video management software (VMS) from either Milestone Systems or Brickcom. VessOne offers easy one-stop sho...

AMAG Technology hosts 15th Annual Security Engineering Symposium (SES) in Orlando, Florida

AMAG's seminar provided networking and engagement with experts about technology trends and end user expectations AMAG Technology hosted its 15th Annual Security Engineering Symposium (SES) in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Shingle Creek February 19-21, 2016. Attendees experienced a weekend of educational seminars, networking and engagement with experts about technology trends and end user expectations. AMAG Technology is the worldwide leader of end-to-end security managemen...