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SourceSecurity.com Top 10: What were security professionals reading in 2017?

SourceSecurity.com’s most trafficked articles in 2017 reflected changing trends in the market, from facial detection to drones, from deep learning to body worn cameras. Again in 2017, the most well-trafficked articles posted at SourceSecurity.com tended to be those that addressed timely and important issues in the security marketplace. In the world of digital publishing, it’s easy to know what content resonates with the market: Our readers tell us with their actions; i.e., where they...

Vanderbilt will exhibit access control management systems at Intersec 2018

Vanderbilt’s stand SA-G17 at Intersec 2018 will reflect the company’s increasing range of high-quality security solutions. Alongside products such as SPC and ACT365, will be SiPass® integrated (a product made by Siemens AG), ACTpro, SPC Connect, and the SiPass-SeeTec integration. SiPass integrated “Intersec is the world’s leading trade fair for Security, Safety and Fire Protection and has a reputation for producing quality visitors. So it is the perfect opportunity...

Siemens indoor positioning system enables buildings to interact with people

The Agnelli Foundation in Italy has had its historic headquarters in Turin transformed into a digitally responsive building via an innovative indoor positioning system from Siemens. New technology adapts to the real time needs of occupants, who can communicate with the building systems via an easy-to-use smartphone app. Redesigned headquarters The Giovanni Agnelli Foundation was founded in 1966 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the founder of Fiat, Senator Giovanni Agnelli and operate...

VIVOTEK fisheye network cameras help Bialystok update municipal traffic monitoring system

Bialystok, a beautiful historic city of 300,000 in the northeast of Poland, is one of the nation’s major population centres. Devastated in World War II and languishing for a long period afterward, the city has seen a renaissance in recent years, with restoration of its beautiful architecture and modernisation of infrastructure as the Polish economy has boomed. One particular change that has come upon this serene city with unexpected rapidity is the increase in car ownership, which has mor...

VIVOTEK fisheye network cameras help Bialystok update its municipal traffic monitoring system

Bialystok, a beautiful historic city of 300,000 in the northeast of Poland, is one of the nation’s major population centres. Devastated in World War II and languishing for a long period afterward, the city has seen a renaissance in recent years, with restoration of its beautiful architecture and modernisation of infrastructure as the Polish economy has boomed. One particular change that has come upon this serene city with unexpected rapidity is the increase in car ownership, which has mor...

Pelco and NAFFCO among companies returning for Intersec’s 2018 20th anniversary in Dubai

As preparations continue ahead of Intersec 2018, the 20th anniversary edition of world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection will be a notable milestone for a number of exhibitors that have grown with the exhibition since its inception in 1999. Pelco’s Intersec history Pelco by Schneider Electric is one of 13 companies at Intersec 2018 that exhibited at the inaugural edition 20 years ago, and will line up alongside more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countri...

Intersec 2018 prepares for 20th anniversary edition in Dubai

Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens its doors in January 2018 in Dubai. Intersec 2018 exhibitors and visitors The 20th anniversary edition will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countries, while over 31,000 visitors from 128 countries are expected to attend as they seek the latest solutions across seven show sections of Commercial Security, Fire &...

Viakoo records growth in automated system and data verification solutions through key integrator partners in 2017

Viakoo continues to post strong performance across the first three quarters of 2017 with a positive forecast for Q4. The growth is attributed to the deployment of Viakoo’s automated system and data verification solutions through key integrator partners, including Stanley Security, Siemens, G4S, and others.  In addition, increased compliance auditing requirements across multiple vertical markets have driven users to implement automated methods to document the performance and availabili...

Siemens advanced integrated technology solutions secure Salzburg Festival, Austria

The Salzburg Festival is considered the world’s finest drama and classical music festival. Siemens has equipped the specially built opera houses with state-of-the-art technology with advanced systems to ensure the perfect balance of comfort, safety and security. Founded in 1920 by theatre director and producer Max Reinhardt, the Salzburg Festival has grown into a cultural event of international stature. Today nearly 260,000 visitors attend the 14 performance venues where over 200 events ta...

Integrating security management into broader building systems

Security solutions should be about integration not isolation. Many organisations are considering their existing processes and systems and looking at how to leverage further value. Security is part of that focus and is a central component in the move towards a more integrated approach, which results in significant benefits. Gert Rohrmann, Technical Manager for the solutions division of Siemens Building Technologies UK, examines how by drawing data from a number of different sources...

Siemens delivers safety and sustainability at Carnegie Hall, New York

New systems were installed as part of an infrastructure upgrade to Carnegie Hall’s Studio Towers Carnegie Hall boasts a history of 125 years as a music venue and Siemens operates as their technology partner for the implementation of fire safety, electronic security and building automation, helping to make this iconic building safer, more secure and more energy efficient. Siemens Arts Programme Not only does Siemens protect Carnegie Hall but the company also supports an...

First edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia 2017 to lead upward trend of fire safety and security markets

Intersec Saudi Arabia 2017 is expected to host more than 100 exhibitors, including 22 launch partners Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the upward trend for the fire safety systems market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as stringent government regulations fuel demand for the replacement of existing and outdated equipment. According to consultancy firm 6Wresearch, the GCC’s fire safety systems market was worth US $ 1.36 billion in 2015, with Saudi Arabia (US $...