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Synectics launches new eBook to help transport operators enhance their surveillance and security capabilities

Transport operators are facing growing challenges. They need to keep services running on time, amid continually changing restrictions and also factor in security, health & safety, emerging technology, and amenities. Transport surveillance and security The eBook ‘Data-Driven Transport Surveillance and Security’, produced by Synectics, looks at these challenges and provides a guide to best practice solutions, and approaches for tackling them, using data integration and analysis....

Synectics to release a tech note on cloud storage in partnership with CCTV User Group

Synectics releases a new ‘tech note’ exploring the benefits of cloud storage for enhancing security and surveillance operations. The guide focuses on hybrid cloud surveillance solutions which deliver maximum flexibility, allowing users to record, process, manage and store video and operational data on site, carry out these actions directly to the cloud, or seamlessly use a mix of both. Adopting cloud storage David Aindow, Business Development Director at Synectics, said: “Ha...

Global MSC Security announces that Fraser Sampson to call for public sector CCTV to prioritise human rights

Global MSC Security announces that Fraser Sampson, the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, will call upon local authorities to prioritise human rights, when investing taxpayers money into new CCTV equipment. He will make the keynote address at the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Bristol on Tuesday 19th October 2021. The Commissioner will use the platform to urge procurement processes to give e...

Global MSC Security announces that Peter Goodman will share how home office ACE initiative addresses public safety

Global MSC Security announces that former Chief Constable of Derbyshire Constabulary and now a Strategic Advisor to the Home Office’s Accelerated Capability Environment (ACE) initiative, Peter Goodman OBE QPM, will participate in the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2021. The event takes place in Bristol on Tuesday 19th October and this year focuses on the use of artificial intelligence in the surveillance industry. During his 33 years’ service working across three poli...

Security Industry Association names six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry. In the 2021 scholarship program – open to employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members – each honouree will be awarded $10,000 to use toward continuing education a...

Synectics slated to host the ‘Make Your Connection’ webinar on how technology is changing urban transport infrastructure

A webinar looking at how evolving technology can be leveraged to create smarter, safer workforce and passenger experiences has been announced by Synectics. ‘Make Your Connection’ webinar Taking place on Tuesday, 6th July, 2021, the ‘Make Your Connection’ webinar session will explore the role integrated command, control and communication solutions are playing in enabling urban transport providers to mitigate risk, manage operational efficiencies and improve passenger jou...

Synectics announces new Berlin hub to support current and future European customers

Synectics has opened its new German headquarters in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin. The security, surveillance, and operational management solutions business has launched a new hub to support existing and future customers across Europe. Led by public transportation technology specialist, Dr. Kerstin Wendt, an expert team of software developers, sales and customer success personnel will provide hardware and software support, training and dedicated systems development services to key customers...

S-Bahn Berlin GmbH sets the smart transport standard in Berlin with Synectics operational management system integration

The first phase in a pioneering smart transport project to transform security, passenger service, and operational management across Berlin’s S-Bahn rail network has officially gone live. Teams based at S-Bahn’s ‘4S’ operational headquarters are now, via the latest developments in Synectics’ Synergy hybrid cloud software platform, able to connect, respond, and collaborate with passengers and staff on-board trains, at stations, and with field personnel working anywhe...

Synectics plc releases Synergy software platform to enable organisations to efficiently manage real-time data across security networks

Synectics plc, the globally renowned control room surveillance solutions provider, has announced the release of its Synergy software platform, which enables organisations to monitor and manage increasing volumes of critical real-time data across their surveillance and security networks. New features of the Synergy software platform, such as enhanced mapping, system configuration, and edge recording mean that customers can save time, money, and resources, while enhancing their safety and securit...

Synectics unveils COEX 4K camera range to provide sharp image quality for critical monitoring

Synectics has unveiled details of its new COEX™ 4K camera range. The launch makes Synectics the first technology specialist to guarantee +70°C certification and 4K capabilities for fixed, PTZ, and TriMode models. The COEX range offers the most comprehensive suite of camera stations on the market for hazardous-area (and safe-area) applications. The global provider has a well-established reputation for specialist camera technology innovation based on customer-focused design, pioneering...

Synectics Mobile Systems and Quadrant Security Group merge to form Synectics Security

Synectics Mobile Systems (SMS) and Quadrant Security Group (QSG) have merged to form one of the largest independent security integrators operating in the UK - Synectics Security. Combining the on-vehicle expertise of SMS and QSG’s experience in providing electronic security solutions for complex, critical and heavily regulated environments, Synectics Security works with ‘best-of-breed’ technology partners to offer ‘one of the most comprehensive product and service portfo...

Synectics announces Synergy 3 interfacing with LenelS2’s OnGuard® access control security system

Synectics announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Synectics' command and control platform, Synergy 3, interfaces with the OnGuard® access control system, allowing customers to fully benefit from the respective feature sets with ease and peace of mind. "Synectics has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system," said John Marchioli, OAAP Prod...

Synectics announces the release of their Tech Note to explain video analytics for free

Synectics has released its latest ‘Tech Note’ to help business and organisations explore how video analytics can transform their security and surveillance operations. The free ‘Tech Note’ highlights how operators can maximise intelligence and analytics from real-time video data. It draws on Synectics deep experience in the design and deployment of advanced surveillance solutions for highly regulated and specialised industries around the world. Martyn Rowe, Head of Produc...

Synectics announces new capabilities in Synergy 3 command with smarter cybersecurity and AI integration

Synectics announces a series of new customer-driven capabilities in its advanced Synergy 3 command and control platform to deliver unparalleled system protection, incident detection, and third-party integrations. Synergy 3 is an intelligent surveillance and security solution, integral to the efficient operation of control rooms around the world. The latest Synergy 3 update focuses on the delivery of real-time data and systems integrity in line with rapidly evolving customer and industry concern...

Synectics awarded critical-infrastructure contract to protect vital power network

Synectics has secured a multi-site protection contract for a customer whose infrastructure assets are considered critical to national security. Responsible for maintaining an energy network that supplies over 3.9 million homes and businesses, the customer required a centralised system to guard against both physical and cyber threats at five key sites – each recognised as a national asset with corresponding levels of access clearance. The Synectics solution, driven by its Synergy 3 command...

Synectics to provide integrated surveillance solutions for prestigious sites across London

Synectics has secured a competitive public space contract to provide integrated surveillance solutions for a number of prestigious sites across London, the UK's capital. Comprising government properties, heritage sites, and high-profile public event venues, the contract builds on Synectics' reputation as the surveillance solution of choice for London's public space protection. The successful award can also be attributed to the company's ability to deliver tailored, open-architecture solutions i...

Synectics launches Synergy 3 platform which offers fisheye camera view and live monitoring features

Synectics commences the roll-out of Synergy 3 2019, the latest release of its command and control platform for demanding surveillance and security environments. Introducing enhanced customisable mapping, camera management, and third-party integration capabilities, the feature-rich platform is the most customer-centric iteration of the software to date and aims to make the Synergy 3 experience more user-friendly. The new release will be available across Synectics’ key markets, spanning tra...

Synectics secures Nottingham Trent University with its enhanced surveillance solution

Surveillance solutions business Synectics develops and delivers a solution to help enhance safety and security monitoring at Nottingham Trent University. With more than 28,000 students and 3,100 staff to protect, surveillance footage at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is captured by over 1,300 cameras covering the estate of 75 buildings. Each of the university’s three main campuses has a 24/7 control room and its own security team, ensuring that safety measures enable free movement whil...

Synectics partners with AnyVision to utilise facial recognition data within its Synergy 3 platform

As part of its ongoing effort to create new opportunities for customers and partners, Synectics establishes an integration partnership with AnyVision, a pioneer in AI-based facial, body, and object recognition. This allows users of Synectics’ systems to utilise facial recognition data within its Synergy 3 command and control platform, and leverage this by combining with site-wide sub-systems data through the intelligent automation capabilities of the platform. This approach to combining a...

Synectics demonstrates solutions to deliver airport-wide situational intelligence at Airport IT and Security 2018

Professionals visiting Airport IT & Security 2018 are invited to attend a seminar on how to optimise data from disparate systems in order to boost efficiency, improve passenger experience, and maximise investment in technology. In line with airport digitisation and unified operational centre trends, the session (14:10, Wednesday 5th December, Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol) will look at how command and control software can be used to integrate and contextualise data from a wide range of...

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...

Synergy 3 platform enables European untility centre to monitor and control vital security and safety systems

One of Europe’s largest utilities operators is upscaling the reach and capability of its Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) by using command and control technology to enable centralised security monitoring and management of its national network of sites and assets. The integrated, interoperable solution developed and deployed by Synectics using its Synergy 3 platform, will enable the organisation to monitor and control vital security and safety systems from more than 60 diverse sites. These sit...

Synectics’ Synergy 3 surveillance solution protects inmates and staff at a European Category A prison

An integrated surveillance and security management solution, developed and deployed by Synectics, is helping to improve staff and inmate safety at a major European Category A prison. The vast site, which houses over 750 inmates, comprises multiple buildings, including cell blocks, visiting zones, gym and exercise areas, and special focus zones, all of which are monitored by over 2000 cameras. A command and control solution was required that would allow operators to monitor and manage all camer...

Synectics’ Synergy 3 now interfaces with Lenel’s OnGuard® access control security system

Synectics has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Synectics’ Synergy 3 interfaces with the OnGuard® access control system and works with more than 135 security products. Factory testing complete “Synectics has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to OnGuard. Synectics’ customers are now able to fully and seamlessly benefit from the respective feature sets with e...