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Sage appoints Caroline Santiago and Jonathan Smithwick to expand their business operations

Sage Integration, a security integration provider serving enterprise Fortune 100 clients, has named Caroline Santiago as a Senior Account Executive and Jonathan Smithwick as Business Development Manager. The two are part of a growing team to accommodate Sage's rapid expansion during the past year. Santiago will develop new business, specialising in utility and petrochemical organisations while maintaining and growing existing business in Texas and all U.S. states east of the Mississippi River....

Johnson Controls introduces largest rollout of cloud-enabled cameras with the cloudvue gen3 series cameras

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, has introduced six new additions to the Cloudvue camera portfolio, greatly expanding the range of camera options and form factors for customers to leverage the power and convenience of cloud video surveillance. With this launch, Johnson Controls can offer customers one of the most robust portfolios of cloud-enabled cameras, which are in high demand thanks to substantial growth in the emerging cloud-based technolo...

Vision-Box to address advances in biometric technology at World Aviation Festival 2021

Vision-Box, a world pioneer in seamless travel, automated border management, and electronic identity management solutions, will be participating at the World Aviation Festival (WAF) being held at ExCeL London, between the 1st and 2nd of December. Digital identification technology At the festival, Jeff Lennon, the Vice President of Strategic Sales and Global Partnerships at Vision-Box will be speaking at a panel on Biometrics and Automation on the 2nd of December at 11.30 am GMT, discussing how...

Irisity announces the opening of its UAE office

Irisity AB (publ), an AI video analytics provider, continues its international expansion with the appointment of Marc Sanders as Sales Director for GCC, based in Abu-Dhabi, UAE. It continues its international expansion, opening a new sales office in the United Arab Emirates. The office, based in Abu-Dhabi, will be headed by Marc Sanders who will be responsible for managing the company’s sales activities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,...

4 smart ways to use security to power the business of the future

In the new era of work, our relationship with the workplace is defined by flexibility and mobility. Employees are working across the home, office, and blended spaces more than ever before, as well as working varied hours to suit the modern work schedule.  This new hybrid workforce model holds the potential for more diverse talent and better productivity, but it also comes with its challenges – one being how to ensure security, health, and safety in the workplace.  Strong a...

How are new management systems innovating the hospitality industry?

Technology has certainly become an intrinsic part of our day-to-day lives, from the retail industry, to food and beverage outlets, and even within the health and fitness industry. It’s all around us, in varying formats, making processes more efficient. It has refined some of our older approaches, and in the hospitality industry, this is certainly true. Technological advances are leading the way forward for the future of hotels, and with the sector now free from COVID-19 restrictions, venu...

Why is key management so important?

More and more business security practices are going digital. Mechanical keys are still the backbone of most corporate security plans, and it can be very expensive for companies to switch to electronic access control on a large scale. Therefore, enterprises need to choose the most suitable access control system. What is key management? Key management is the process of protecting, tracking, and scheduling mechanical keys. Why is this important? Because the key carries access to sensitive locatio...

Bosch provides their Praesensa public address and voice alarm system at Wycombe Wanderers’ Adams Park stadium

The Praesensa public address and voice alarm system from Bosch is at the heart of the new safety system at Wycombe Wanderers’ Adams Park stadium. The football club chose for digital infrastructure design specialist and system integrator Landways to design, fund and install this new system, alongside high-performance solutions for Wi-Fi and security, to help realise owner Rob Couhig’s ambitious vision for a great match day experience. Digital message storage The stadium officials e...

Euralarm welcomes new member Sitasys

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Sitasys, the Swiss pioneer in alarm management, best-in-class finger-print identification, and secure communication. The company will join the services section of Euralarm. Sitasys will benefit from Euralarm’s services in terms of representation towards European institutions and standardisation organisations. This includes the monitoring of legislative and standardisation issues relevant to the industry. Sitasys w...

3xLOGIC introduces all-in-one functionality for a variety of cameras

3xLOGIC, the provider of integrated and intelligent security solutions, has announced the availability of its All-in-One Functionality, currently available in its serverless camera bundle, indoor cube camera, and 56-degree thermal camera offerings. All-in-One cameras feature onboard storage and, with the purchase of appropriate licensing, allow the camera to function as a standalone VIGIL Server. The cameras can also be used in conjunction with a VIGIL DVR for redundant storage capability. Aff...

ImmerVision develops advanced vision system for IONODES new PERCEPT body camera

Immervision, the pioneering developer of advanced vision systems combining optics, image processing, and sensor fusion technology announced its ultra-wide lenses will be integrated into IONODES’ PERCEPT body camera. This collaboration will give businesses and the general public greater peace of mind, by providing physical security workers with a body camera that can effectively capture in real-time any potential security threats or issues in high resolution and never miss a detail through...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions’ Incedo Business access control solution offers greater versatility for Clockwise’s flexible workspaces

Following a change in employment practices, created by the COVID-19 pandemic, many office-based employees now follow a hybrid schedule, working where they are needed or find convenient. The fast-growing use of flexible offices and co-working spaces is a testament to this emerging trend. With employees coming and going as they please, a change in how security and access control are managed is an urgent, but overlooked aspect that many firms are just waking up to now. Clockwise, renowned office...

Genetec provides unified security platform to enhance security solutions for Westfield UK

Genetec Inc. (‘Genetec’), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions announces Westfield UK has standardised on Genetec Security Center across its Stratford City and London sites. Together, the two locations attract over 73 million visitors per year and generate £2.1bn in retail sales. “It was immediately apparent that Genetec would be an important strategic partner for us today and tomorrow,” explains...

Mythic’s AI chip leverages analogue technology for faster speed, less power

For security professionals who thought analogue systems were a thing of the past, a new approach by Mythic Inc. demonstrates that everything old is new again. Using older technology in a new way, the Mythic M1076 Analogue Matrix Processor leverages analogue computer chips from a previous generation to drive new levels of artificial intelligence (AI) performance with lower power requirements.  Low power and high speed  Mythic provides power-efficient AI at the edge, including inside...

TopSource provides a comprehensive payroll solution to Retail Hub Solutions

Retail Hub Solutions Ltd. is a subsidiary of Raymond Ltd. Retail Hub is engaged in sales of all Raymond brand like: Raymond Premium Apparel ColorPlus Park Avenue Parx Makers Notting Hill Multi-location existence Retail Hub required full HRIS and employee self-service module. Employee data collection was an issue due to the pan-India multi-location existence of the client. Employees were not getting payslips & Income tax reports on time. This led to incomplete employee data colle...

TopSource helps MT Educare to streamline the entire payroll process and offer automation solution

MT Educare, a coaching institute since 1988, is a trusted brand in-classroom coaching and e-learning across India. With multiple locations and substantial growth, timely processing of staff and faculty payroll is crucial for MT Educare. With teaching faculty working at different locations for a varied time duration, capturing this diverse input correctly was a challenge. Besides, the confidentiality of payouts has been a major concern for MT Educare. Also, their HR team spent considerable time...

The importance of sustainability for ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions

It is estimated that more than 80% of a product’s environmental impact is determined by its design. Hence, getting it right from the beginning is better than trying to improve an existing product. ASSA ABLOY’s approach is to embed sustainability in product development from the very start. Only by understanding the full life-cycle impact of each solution, can we truly tackle the embodied and operational carbon within our built environment. This approach demands new ways of thinking,...

Crossing the divide - automating security processes across physical, business and IT domains

Security is a critical requirement for all organisations. Getting security right involves the correct mix of people, processes and technology working together. However, many enterprise companies don’t look at the full mix that encompasses information security, and instead split their physical security and business continuity teams away from their IT security departments. According to research by ASIS, around half (52 per cent) of companies have converged two or three out of their physica...

Abloy UK secures Thames Water Contract

Abloy UK has been awarded a three-year contract with Thames Water, valued at an estimated ∼750k, to upgrade existing locking systems between now and June 2024. Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company, serving 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley. Cylinders and padlocks Products specified for the project include padlocks and a range of cylinders, which will be used to secure a variety of areas and assets. These include treatment plants and pu...

Visualising sound with the Teledyne FLIR Si124, an ultrasonic leak detection camera

It is possible to visualise sound and the user doesn’t have to be an acoustic engineer to make sense of it either: the FLIR Si124 industrial acoustic imaging camera produces a precise acoustic image that is overlaid in real-time on top of a digital camera picture. The blended visual and sound image is presented live on screen, visually displaying ultrasonic information and allowing the user to accurately pinpoint the source of the sound. Acoustic imaging is used for two primary purposes:...

Vanderbilt’s ACT365 integration helps protect marina facilities in Danish city

In the beautiful marina in the Danish city of Vejle, Vanderbilt’s ACT365, a cloud-based access control and video management system, was recently installed. The brief The marina wanted an access control system that could integrate with their booking system, Harba. Solutions provided There are 750 members with boats in the Vejle marina, and through the Harba booking system, they are issued a 6-digit personal PIN code or a tag. With this PIN code, they can then access and use the facil...

Azena to host ESCON 2021 conference to explore innovation in AI video analytics

Azena is announcing that it will host ESCON 2021, a free to all ecosystem conference for smart security stakeholders, on 2 December from 3-6 pm CET. Broadcast live from the BMW Welt, Munich’s iconic landmark, ESCON will bring together leaders in the AI video analytics space to discuss the future of Artificial Intelligence and IoT technologies in the security and safety industry. Actionable operational intelligence “The potential of AI, IoT and video analytics and the influence on t...

Dahua Technology’s Smart Traffic Management Solution helps enhance road safety and reduce traffic congestion in global cities

Traffic congestion and road accidents are the toughest challenges faced by traffic management agencies across the world. With rapid global urbanisation, the growing amount and type of vehicles has led to more road-related issues every year. According to a MarketsandMarkets report, the global number of cars and commercial vehicles on the road will nearly double by 2040, putting tremendous pressure on the existing urban infrastructure. Traffic management strategies Various countries have formul...

Calipsa’s 2021 Video Monitoring Report shows continuous security industry growth, despite COVID-19-related staff issues

Despite the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in five video security systems-related businesses reported growth in the past 12 months, according to a 23-nation survey conducted by Calipsa, the market renowned provider of Deep Learning-powered video analytics. Slightly less than half of the businesses reported growth in a 2020 report. Calipsa 2021 Video Monitoring Report The Calipsa 2021 Video Monitoring Report is a look inside the industry and its biggest trends. The...

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