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Camden Door Controls unveils CM-75 Series Column push plate switches with built-in Kinetic no-battery wireless transmitters

Camden Door Controls has announced the market introduction of CM-75 Series Column push plate switches with built-in Kinetic no-battery wireless transmitters. Kinetic by Camden is an advanced 900 Mhz. 'power harvesting' wireless system that uses the energy created by the operation of the switch to power the wireless transmitter. Eliminating the batteries means avoiding annual maintenance charges, along with disposing of hazardous waste in landfill. CM-75 Series Column switches Kinetic by Camde...

Salient Systems puts the spotlight on the importance of video surveillance to prison security

For most people, prison ranks high on the list of places to avoid. Yet, take no pride: U.S. prisons are filled to capacity with individuals who have committed some type of crime that warrants incarceration. Prison Policy Initiative In 2018, according to data from the Prison Policy Initiative, there were 1.3 million U.S. adults in prison and 615,000 incarcerated in jails for crimes ranging from murder, manslaughter, illegal drug possession, burglary, theft, driving under the influence, property...

Salient Systems highlights the security trends to watch out for in video surveillance

Video surveillance technologies continue to evolve. Salient Systems looks at some of the fastest-growing areas in this sphere, including AI-based video analytics and cloud-based video access and recording. Market awareness will continue to drive interest, which will, in turn, drive available solutions and offerings in 2020 and beyond. Another trend to watch out for is more VMS interfaces offering greater access-to and control-of analytics information and access control systems. This relates to...

Salient Systems focuses on the key steps required to ensure maintaining cybersecurity of modern security systems

The security networks have evolved from where they were 20 years ago. With these changes, there have been many amazing advances in the scope of technology and the connectivity between the systems that comprise modern complex security systems. All these advancements have also brought concerns on how to secure these systems and the data within them. When looking through the headlines, it seems a new data breach or network vulnerability is exposed daily, and this is why securing the system should...

CSL announces extending partnership with Business Insight 3 to incorporate growing Business Intelligence market

Following many years of successful collaboration in the Security Systems sector, CSL and Business Insight 3 (BI3) will expand their partnership to incorporate the growing Business Intelligence market. CSL’s expert solutions, including CSL Router, will be supplementing BI3’s newest offerings to provide secure, reliable and rapidly deployable connectivity. Business Intelligence Business Intelligence focuses on the collation and analysis of data and metrics, based on the behaviour and...

Detection Technology releases industry-first standard detector subsystem for security CT applications

Detection Technology, a globally renowned provider of X-ray detector solutions, has unveiled the industry’s first off-the-shelf detector subsystem for security CT (computed tomography) applications. CT plug-and-play-type subsystem The plug-and-play-type subsystem, branded as Aurora CT, includes ready-made, multi-slice detector boards and a data acquisition system (DAS). Aurora CT speeds up time-to-market and decreases total costs of X-ray imaging systems that meet the most stringent secu...

ADT contributes US$ 1 million to assist over 100 non-profit organisations hit hard across the US by COVID-19

ADT, globally renowned security and automation provider that serves residential and business customers, has announced that it is providing US $1 million, through its ADT Always Cares program, to support over 100 non-profit organisations in 44 states and Puerto Rico affected by COVID-19. ADT Always Cares program The funds are being allocated in US $5,000 and US $10,000 increments to nonprofits in communities where ADT employees live and work. Local ADT teams are determining which charities to s...

Gunnebo announces the launch of infection control H-Sense gates to stop COVID-19 at the door

COVID-19 can be stopped right at the entrance to office buildings, schools, hospitals, factories and in public transportation using the hi-tech infection control products launched by Gunnebo, the Swedish global provider of smart access control solutions. The new family of access control solutions supports the smooth return to a safe working environment by providing automated infection prevention through contactless processes, maximised social distancing, and enforcement of body temperature and...

Honeywell AI-driven ThermoRebellion monitoring solution uses thermal imaging to detect elevated body temperatures

Honeywell has announced a new temperature monitoring solution that incorporates advanced, infrared imaging technology and artificial intelligence algorithms to conduct non-invasive, preliminary screening of personnel entering a facility. Honeywell's ThermoRebellion system uses thermal cameras and AI to detect elevated body temperature and can validate if an individual is wearing proper PPE. ThermoRebellion temperature monitoring solution The Honeywell ThermoRebellion temperature monitoring so...

Ajax Systems introduce Hub 2 to guard homes, offices, and personal boundaries

With Hub 2, a user will no longer need to live under round-the-clock camera surveillance to know why an alarm has gone off. Like the first generation of hubs, Hub 2 protects the user’s property against burglars, fire, and flood. But unlike its predecessors, it sends not only alarm notifications but also animated series of images from MotionCam motion detectors. Thanks to the optional Wings radio protocol, a built-in battery, and two SIM card slots, Hub 2 is independent of the guarded facil...

Ajax Systems releases MotionCam and Hub 2 as the next level of informative alarm systems

Even the most reliable security equipment is never fully protected from false alarms. Most of the time, they occur due to simple oversights, hyperactive pets, or incorrect installation. But when the security companies react to false alarms, they risk getting late in case of a real emergency. Some send security patrols to check the unverified alarms right away. The others count the detector triggerings before responding and lose precious minutes in the result. In any case, false alarms bring str...

Arteco VCA applies deep learning analytics to event-based video management

Arteco’s VCA video analytics system is their latest new product, signalling a move from machine vision-based analytics to deep learning video analytics. A server – separate from the Arteco video management system (VMS) – manages the algorithms for the analytics. Arteco has been field-testing the product for a year and a half and had planned to launch it officially at ISC West in March (which was postponed). In lieu of the trade show launch, the company has been presenting the p...

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