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Optex demonstrates outdoor and residenctial detection technologies at Security Essen 2018

Optex are preparing for a busy Security Essen show, where the sensor technologies company will demonstrate how the different detection technologies can improve security systems. Optex are showcasing new firmware for 2D Lidar scanners, with models now ranging from less than 20m to a 100m pre-warning zone, along with a new PIR to add to our outdoor intrusion range. For residential applications, they will be exhibiting the newly launched Shield PIR series that feature a volumetric 12m 90-degree m...

Genetec unveils Security Essen 2018 show lineup

Genetec Inc., global manufacturer of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced its show lineup for Security Essen 2018. In its 21st year of delivering global innovation for physical IP security, Genetec will demonstrate Security Center, its scalable, open-architecture security platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic number plate recognition (ANPR), communications, and analytics. Genetec will also feature its family of...

Hikvision enhances HEOP programme with expansion of Technology Partner Program during IFSEC 2018

At IFSEC 2018, Hikvision will introduce a major expansion of its partner programme. This will offer partners a wealth of technical and commercial resources, including go-to-market support, in-depth technical support, development and integration toolsets, and streamlined communications with Hikvision experts. The expansion to the TPP is being announced in the run-up to the Q3 launch of a strengthened Hikvision Embedded Open Platform (HEOP) programme, with online licensing accessible. The HEOP, w...

Electronic Security Expo announces winners of 2018 Innovation awards

ESX has announced the winners of its 2018 Innovation Awards program, which recognises outstanding products and services that drive the electronic security and life safety industry forward. Judges selected winners from a pool of applications from manufacturers and service providers, serving the industry with innovative end-user offerings and tools that help dealers, integrators and monitoring professionals become more efficient and profitable. The winners selected are recognised as next-gen pro...

Hikvision displays the capabilities and power of Artificial Intelligence at IFSEC 2018

Hikvision, a global supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, will have an unmissable presence at IFSEC International 2018. With the largest stand at the event (D300), visitors will have the opportunity to view and examine the latest technology that is defining the surveillance industry. Hikvision’s innovations include self-learning Artificial Intelligence (AI), deployable across a wide range of vertical market sectors. On demonstration will be queue and crowd mana...

Optex to launch Viik vehicle sensors at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018

OPTEX, a manufacturer of detection solutions, is to launch a new series of highly reliable and very easy to install vehicle sensors in Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Intertraffic – the world’s leading trade show for traffic solutions – held between 20th and 23rd March in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The ViiK vehicle sensor series will comprise two models: the OVS-01GT, designed for gate, barrier or industrial door activation and the OVS-01CC as a moving vehicle counter...

OPTEX REDSCAN laser sensors integrate with Genetec RSA Surveillance module to protect critical infrastructure

Innovative laser scanning technology from OPTEX, can now be integrated with the Genetec Restricted Security Area (RSA) Surveillance module, to deliver a new era in security and detection in outdoor and indoor environments for airports and other critical infrastructure sites. Via the RSA Surveillance module, OPTEX’s award-winning REDSCAN laser sensors can now send real-time events and alarm data to the Genetec unified security platform, Security Center, alerting control room operators to a...

Genetec to showcase Security Center and Citigraf with other business analytics solutions at ISC West 2018

Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced its plans for ISC West 2018 (booth #26065, Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV). The company will feature the latest version of Security Center, its flagship unified security platform, and demonstrate Citigraf, its new decision support system for comprehensive response coordination. Genetec Citigraf is designed to help reduce response time to crimes and provide in...

OPTEX introduces IBERIA team and new product portfolio at SICUR 2018

OPTEX, a sensor manufacturer, will be demonstrating its whole product portfolio at Sicur for the first time and introducing its newly created Iberia team. Mark Cosgrave, Western Europe Divisional Manager for OPTEX EMEA, said “Spain and the Iberian Peninsula is an important region for OPTEX and there is a clear demand for highly reliable, high-quality sensor technologies. To meet this exciting challenge, we have created a dedicated team of native speakers to support our network of approved...

OPTEX demonstrates multi-layered approach to protecting critical infrastructure at Intersec 2018

Sensor manufacturer OPTEX will be demonstrating its multi-layered approach to protecting critical infrastructure – from the initial outer perimeter to the inner areas, including detection of unauthorised access. “In the Middle East region,” says Jacques Vaarre, Managing Director for OPTEX EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa), “we are focusing on the high security element of our intrusion detection portfolio that protects critical infrastructure as there is the requiremen...

Optex launches independently programmable BX Shield motion detection sensor

The sensor manufacturer Optex has launched the new BX Shield (BXS) series sensor in the EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) region, a range of curtain motion sensors that are ideal for protecting windows and the immediate boundaries of a building or site. Complementing the best-selling VX Shield series launched in autumn, the new Shield concept combines great usability with versatile design. Enhanced signal recognition logic The BX Shield series includes four PIRs, two on each side, and the d...

OPTEX Europe exhibits for first time at Sicurezza 2017, Milan

OPTEX Europe will be exhibiting for the first time at Sicurezza in Milan to showcase its wider range of detection and LED lighting devices. The portfolio on show will cover perimeter protection and security, as well as transportation safety devices and vehicle sensors – a perfect opportunity to meet the team and discuss new applications. OPTEX presence at Sicurezza Part of the OPTEX team present at the show will be Mark Cosgrave, Western Europe Divisional Manager for OPTEX EMEA and Sandr...