Panasonic System Communications Company Europe News

Panasonic to demonstrate facial recognition technology with Genetec Security Center at Security Essen 2018

Panasonic, global provider of facial recognition solutions, will showcase its technology features in the Genetec stand (Hall 5, Booth #G30) at Security ESSEN 2018, the world’s most important trade fair for security in Germany. As a technology partner in the Genetec ecosystem, Panasonic will demonstrate the benefits of facial recognition with Genetec Security Center, engineered to benefit end-users with innovative solutions for security camera analytics. FacePRO facial recognition system F...

Pointer becomes first UK integrator to achieve ‘premium partner’ status with Panasonic

Pointer Limited has become the first UK integrator to achieve ‘premium partner’ status as part of the newly relaunched Panasonic security partner programme. The Japanese manufacturer refreshed its channel partner programme earlier this year and installers and integrators involved in video surveillance installations were invited to participate, with status determined by level of product training, sales volume and end user feedback. Electronic security systems Premium partner status...

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...

Five best practices for protecting video surveillance systems against cyber threats

There’s no denying that cyber-crime is one of the biggest threats facing any organisation with the devastating results they can cause painfully explicit. Highly publicised cases stretching from the US government to digital giant Facebook has made tackling cyber security a necessity for all major organisations. The consequences of breaches have just become more severe, with new GDPR rules meaning any security breach, and resultant data loss, could cost your organisation a fine of up to four...

UBM announces a successful IFSEC International 2018 with 27,353 visitors and 10% increase in visitor density

UBM EMEA is proud to announce yet another successful IFSEC International. 2018 marked the show’s inaugural year of change following an intensive customer-led insight project, which saw demands from the security industry steer the show towards a high level integrated security summit. As evidence of its success, IFSEC International 2018 welcomed 27,353 visitors and a 10% increase in visitor density. Gerry Dunphy, Brand Director of IFSEC International commented, “It’s a privilege...

Tavcom Training presents ‘The Future of Security Training Theatre’ at IFSEC International 2018

Tavcom Training, part of the Linx International Group, has announced it is once again delivering the free educational programme for ‘The Future of Security Training Theatre‘ at IFSEC International 2018, with sponsor Panasonic UK. The Theatre will deliver a range of essential CPD accredited presentations on cutting-edge subjects that are key to technical security professionals. Renowned for over ten years as the ‘Tavcom Theatre’, this year, following an extensive researc...

OnSSI showcases Ocularis v5.5 VMS at ISC West 2018

OnSSI is displaying the latest VMS technology enabling the improved management and security of network video surveillance and security systems at ISC West (booth #13074). The company’s flagship Ocularis v5.5 VMS sets new benchmarks in performance and control with new automation features that encompass system integration, operational workflow, security and system health, as well as improvements in image quality, bandwidth usage and storage requirements. The technology innovations in Oculari...

OnSSI selects SP DYNAMIC as manufacturers’ representative for Ocularis 5 sales management

OnSSI, a provider of the comprehensive video management software (VMS) solution Ocularis 5, has declared SP DYNAMIC as a manufacturers’ representative for Canada. SP DYNAMIC, in Waterloo, ON, Canada will manage sales for the OnSSI Ocularis 5 VMS to dealers and systems integrators across Canada. SP DYNAMIC, led by President, Steve Peters, has more than 25 years of experience in customer service, sales skills, marketing and experience working with physical security solutions, for a variety...

EET Europarts acquires Pro-Vision Distribution to enhance CCTV surveillance and security offerings

EET Europarts is pleased to announce the acquisition of a distributor of CCTV and access control equipment in the UK, Pro-Vision Distribution Ltd. The company is an authorised distributor for over 60 brands from manufacturers that are highly respected throughout the industry. “I am very excited to announce the acquisition of Pro-Vision, the company has an excellent reputation in the CCTV and security market place with vendors such as Bosch, Pelco, Panasonic, Idis and Hanwha Samsung”...

Panasonic shares best security practices to mitigate GDPR compliance risk

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable from 25 May 2018 with the intention of strengthening and unifying data protection for all individuals within the EU. Sanctions for data breaches are as much as €20million or up to 4% of a company’s annual worldwide turnover. Practically, it strengthens the requirement for consent prior to any marketing contact for instance and means that personal data cannot be transferred to countries outside the EEA, unless they guar...

ONVIF hosts 2017 membership meeting for company updates and future plans

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting in late October, providing an update to members on the accomplishments of ONVIF in 2017 and its outlook for the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile A in 2017 and the ongoing development of Profile T for advanced video streaming, activities which are enabling the growing prevalence of the nearly 9,000 ONVIF conformant products in bid and...

Panasonic’s Face Matching technology ranked highly by US NIST

Panasonic’s Face Matching technology has ranking highly in benchmark testing by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, for the second year running. In co-operation with IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity), NIST tested a forthcoming version of Panasonic’s facial recognition technology, which is currently being developed at the company’s Innovation Centre. The benchmark test consists of eight challenges addressing verification, identification...