SightLogix News

Best practices for reducing outdoor video nuisance alerts

Thermal cameras see heat rather than light, so they are a perfect “human detector” Safeguarding outdoor assets in a reliable and cost-effective manner often comes down to a single requirement: Accurate intruder alerts and timely information about the unfolding event. While there are many technologies available for outdoor security, smart cameras with video analytics have emerged as the solution of choice for detecting intruders in real time outdoors. Yet the best...

SightLogix thermal intrusion detection cameras deployed at Torp Sandefjord Airport, Norway

SightSensors are thermal cameras with integrated video analytics, automatically detecting intruders Airport security has been greatly enhanced for Torp Sandefjord Airport, Norway through the deployment of SightLogix smart thermal intrusion detection cameras. Installed in 2014, the solution has been providing long-range, automated protection over key areas of the airport. Airport security risks As a popular alternative to Oslo Airport, Torp Sandefjord serves approximately 1.5...

Smart thermal cameras emerging as cost-effective outdoor security solution

Thermal cameras with video analytics detect with great accuracy in bright sun,fog, rain and other conditions Smart thermal cameras are rapidly becoming the intruder detection solution of choice for securing outdoor assets. Whether for smaller-range applications like protecting entranceways or gates, or securing large perimeters around energy, utility, chemical, or transportation assets, thermal cameras paired with video analytics offer an accurate detection solution that provi...

Security projects capital spending grew in 2015 amidst larger adoption of thermal cameras and analytics

Capital spending continues to open up in 2015, providing funding for security projects that may have been delayed from prior years. Overall, it was a solid year for the security industry. From a SightLogix perspective, we have seen an increased rate of repeat business as existing customers expand the number of assets they need to secure.      Smart thermal cameras provide ideal outdoor intrusion detection 2015 saw an accelerated adoption of thermal cameras with video analytics...

SightLogix’s ‘The Smart Video Security Handbook’ guides security professionals

SightLogix has written a concise guidebook to assist site managers, security directors, policy makers, architects and engineers, and integrators responsible for planning, selecting, and installing a smart video-based security system. Titled “The Smart Video Security Handbook,” the book contains real-world information and advice on all the steps necessary to create and implement a truly effective video security system, while offering a roadmap about how the technology may be used in t...

Thermal video cameras for rail infrastructure security: Effective and cost-efficient intrusion detection

The open and exposed nature of rail yards exposes railway assets to tremendous risk  The importance of rail transportation in driving the U.S. economy cannot be overstated. In recognition of this, America’s railroads are investing in the infrastructure and technology necessary to improve security for the tracks, bridges, tunnels and other vital components that make up this critical transportation network. The unique security requirements of these assets present a nu...

SightLogix SightWrap, SightSensor XA thermal intrusion detection cameras for outdoor security at ASIS 2015

SightSensor XA product line has been expanded to detect inbound intruders up to 595 meters away SightLogix, the technology leader for smart thermal cameras, is showcasing new thermal intrusion detection solutions here at ASIS. Innovations on display include SightWrap, a smart thermal security service that makes military-grade intrusion detection available for a low monthly cost, and the enhanced wide-area SightSensor XA smart thermal camera that can cover an area the size of a...

Frank De Fina to receive 2015 George R. Lippert Memorial Award posthumously from SIA

SIA will present Mr. De Fina’s family with the 2015 Lippert Award during SIA honours night gala The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced the selection of Frank De Fina, former senior director, strategic sales, for Hikvision USA Inc., to receive the 2015 George R. Lippert Memorial Award posthumously. Mr. De Fina passed away unexpectedly in July 2015. At the time of his death, he was serving on the SIA Board of Directors. The SIA Lippert Award Committee,...

John Romanowich, SightLogix CEO to participate at SIA’s webcast on remote security challenges for energy sites

The webcast will centre around authentication, access control, perimeter security and surveillance of pipeline assets SightLogix President and CEO John Romanowich will participate with other industry experts to discuss the challenges faced by the petrochemical and energy sectors in securing remote sites. This Security Industry Association (SIA) webcast will be held Sep 23, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT, and will center around authentication, access control, perimeter security and...

Frank De Fina – remembering a security industry icon

Frank De Fina’s death this week came as a shock to everyone in the security industry. The industry has lost both a giant presence and a good friend. He made his mark as a talented executive at some of the biggest companies in the security industry. The “Dark Restaurant Society” I saw Frank De Fina a lot in dark restaurants. I was honoured to be among the security industry journalists invited to his twice-yearly press dinners, held at nicely accoutred (if dimly lit) restaurant...

Frank De Fina, Hikvision USA's Senior Director, passes away

De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including Samsung-Techwin, SightLogix, and Hikvision Frank De Fina, a security executive whose career spanned more than two decades at Panasonic, died suddenly over the weekend. Since leaving Panasonic in 2008, De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including security industry players Samsung-Techwin, SightLogix, and Hikvision, where he was employed at his death. 26 years at Panasonic A statement from...

AMAG introduces Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 VMS and PowerProtect NVRs

AMAG Technology announces the release of Symmetry CompleteView Video Management System version 4.5 and four new Symmetry PowerProtect NVRs. Earlier this year AMAG announced a deepened partnership with Salient Systems, Inc. where AMAG now offers Salient’s CompleteView VMS, PowerProtect NVRs and TouchView Mobile App video solutions as part of the Symmetry product line. This is the first software upgrade and NVR addition since the initial announcement in March. Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 &ld...