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Synectics Synergy 3 integrates with NEC’s NeoFace watch facial recognition system to support person of interest tracking

Global surveillance business Synectics announces that its Synergy 3 command and control software now integrates with NEC’s NeoFace Watch facial recognition system to support person of interest (POI) tracking. Synergy 3 is an open architecture command and control platform that monitors, manages, and records surveillance video, alarms, and events from multiple subsystems, and non-security transactional data. Synergy 3 is the system of choice for many of the world’s most challenging su...

NEC collaborates with biometric systems company Tascent to create next-gen iris authentication

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced an investment in Tascent, Inc., a U.S.-based biometric system company, with the aim of accelerating the global expansion of its safety business. The amount of the investment is not disclosed. Recently, the demand for multimodal biometric identification to further bolster security is rapidly growing. Within this environment, the iris identification market is expected to experience significant growth. NEC has been developing biometric identification technolog...

AMAG Technology's Security Engineering Symposium focuses on security management practices

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. 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 honoured guests and AMAG staff. Chief Operating Officer, Howard Johnson present...

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...

NEC conducts cybercrime investigation training at INTERPOL’s Digital Security Challenge

NEC Corporation announced contributions to INTERPOL’s Digital Security Challenge (DSC) cybercrime investigation event held in Vienna, Austria, from February 19 to 21, 2018. This event was conducted for police of INTERPOL member countries to increase their cybercrime investigation capabilities. This was the third time the event was held, following sessions in Singapore in 2016 and 2017. On this occasion, participants from 27 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and South Ame...

NEC collaborates with UK-based IT services company Northgate Public Services

NEC Corporation has announced the acquisition of UK-based IT services company Northgate Public Services Limited (NPS), accelerating the expansion of its international safety business. NEC is buying NPS for £475 million from international private equity firm Cinven. This acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of January 2018. Software and services for public sector Established in 1969, Northgate Public Services develops software and services for the public sector, mainly in th...

NEC facial recognition deployed in all major cities across Georgia

NEC Corporation announces that it has provided an advanced surveillance system for cities utilising facial recognition to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, in cooperation with Capital Systems LLC, a leading system developer. The system began operation in June of this year, and works in combination with 400 CCTV surveillance cameras installed in Georgia's major cities, including the capital, Tbilisi. NeoFace Watch The system utilises NeoFace Watch, NEC's real-time facial recognition...

NEC face recognition enhances security at 23rd Summer Deaflympics, Turkey

NEC Corporation and NEC Telecommunication and Information Technology, Ltd. announces that the Turkish Ministry of Youth and Sports, organiser of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, selected NEC's leading face recognition technology to ensure the security and quality of experience for this year's Deaflympic participants. This is the first time that face recognition technology has been used as a key security measure for the Summer Deaflympics. NEC's face recognition technology is being...

NEC's facial recognition system installed at Seoul Sky observatory, South Korea

NEC Corporation announces that it has provided a facial recognition system to Seoul Sky, an observatory in Lotte World Tower, a 123-floor, 555-meter (1,823 ft.) high skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea. NeoFace Watch The system is used to monitor admittance to Seoul Sky, the world's third highest observatory, at a height of 500 meters. By utilising NeoFace Watch, NEC's real-time facial recognition software featuring the world's highest recognition precision, the system detects people who...

INTERPOL World 2017 to highlight latest innovations and best practices to combat future global security challenges

The stage is set for INTERPOL World 2017 as it readies to welcome over 10,000 law enforcement agencies, government bodies, academia, solution providers, security professionals, and buyers from around the globe. In its second edition this year, INTERPOL World, comprising the INTERPOL World Congress and Exhibition, promises an immersive experience covering the latest innovations, best practices, and thought leadership aimed at accelerating timely and accurate responses to future global security c...

INTERPOL World 2017 Congress promotes a unified approach to combat future crime

INTERPOL World 2017 is set to bring law enforcement agencies, government bodies, academia, security professionals and solution providers together over three days of networking and information exchange this July. The global exhibition and congress aim to stimulate collaborations between stakeholders to address crimes in the future. This year, the INTERPOL World Congress will see a brand-new conference structure to give attendees a more guided experience with an end-to-end approach. Featuring ove...

NEC establishes Security Operations Centre in the US

NEC's experience includes the provision of 24/7 security monitoring and emergency response to cyber incidents NEC Corporation and Infosec Corporation, a specialised security company belonging to the NEC Group, have announced the establishment of Infosec America, Inc. as a Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Santa Clara, California, USA. The new company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosec Corporation. Operation of this new SOC is slated to begin in April 2017. 24/7 securit...