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Fingerprint Cards’ global survey finds strong consumer appetite for biometric payment cards

The need for safer and more touchless ways to pay has escalated and consumers are embracing contactless cards as the preferred means of payment, with 77% using them regularly in-store. However, in parallel with the increased use of contactless are rising security and usability concerns. The pandemic has rapidly changed the way one pays and their attitudes towards how they want to pay in the future. “PIN codes have been annoying for a long time, but who would have thought a year ago that o...

HENSOLDT AG announces the appointment of Stefan Hess and Russell Gould to the Group Executive Committee

HENSOLDT AG is reorganising its sales organisation: Stefan Hess, Head of Public Affairs, will now also be responsible for the Governmental Business Development for Germany, France and the UK as well as with the EU / NATO. Russell Gould, Managing Director of HENSOLDT UK, is taking over responsibility for the international Business Development to further strengthen HENSOLDT’s business in global growth markets. Both will become members of the Group Executive Committee and succeed Sabine Hipp...

TDSi announces new features for their GARDiS range of software and hardware security systems

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce a raft of new features for its GARDiS range of integrated software and hardware security systems. Additional features for 2021 include integration options for Lift Control, Area Occupancy, and ANPR – which are all designed to assist with not only security, but also ongoing safeguarding of health and social distancing requirements. Common security needs Tina Baker, TDSi’s Software Project Manager commented, “The new...

Arrow Electronics enters into distribution agreement with 8th Sensus Inc. for EVE identity access management software in the UK & Ireland

Arrow Electronics has announced that the company has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with global Artificial Intelligence (AI) security company, 8th Sensus Inc. in the United Kingdom & Ireland regions. As the first distributor for 8th Sensus Inc. in the countries, Arrow Electronics will offer its channel customers 8th Sensus Inc.’ next-gen identity access management software, EVE. EVE, identity access management software EVE identity access management software uses p...

FlytBase and Hextronics webinar unveils Automated Aerial Security Solution for DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise

In light of the current global events, most of the human workforce is confined to their homes and business owners are actively seeking new ways to guard their personal and commercial assets 24x7. Automated drones to guard assets Using automated drones to guard assets round the clock has become a necessity, and businesses are reaping great value by adopting autonomous drones for security operations. Enterprises of all sizes need smart and scalable security solutions to protect their physical c...

Synectics secures IP-based video surveillance systems installation contract with Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann)

Synectics, a globally renowned company in the design, integration and support of advanced security and surveillance systems, announced that the company has won a new contract with Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) to upgrade all InterCity Mark 4 rolling stock on the Dublin to Cork route to an IP-based video surveillance solution, following a competitive bid process.   The IP video security system contract will see Synectics develops and installs an innovative safety-critical...

Unlocking human-like perception in sensor-based technology deployments

Like most industries, the fields of security, access and safety have been transformed by technology, with AI-driven automation presenting a clear opportunity for players seeking growth and leadership when it comes to innovation. In this respect, these markets know exactly what they want. They require solutions that accurately (without false or negative positives) classify and track people and/or vehicles as well as the precise location and interactions between those objects. They want to have a...

Evolv Technology expands Executive Team with new appointments as company accelerates growth

Evolv Technology has announced the appointments of a pair of executives with proven track records for guiding high-growth digital technology companies into global market leaders. Eric Pyenson joins as General Counsel from VMware Carbon Black (part of Carbon Black, Inc.) and A.J. De Rosa as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) from Orbital Insight. Evolv just completed its most successful year since being founded in 2013. Scaling operations across all functions, the company is the world’s first and...

GAI-Tronics releases new Temperature Sensing feature for its HUBBCOM family of access control products

GAI-Tronics, the globally renowned company in manufacturing industrial and commercial communication solutions, has announced the release of its new access control feature to the HUBBCOM family of products, Temperature Sensing. Temperature sensing Temperature sensing is a new way to facilitate a contactless check-in process for employees and authorised visitors in a building. “GAI-TRONICS is proud to have developed an access control feature that complies with WHO COVID-19 safety standard...

Allegion helps by reviewing building safety in specialised housing

Ensuring the safety of residents and staff in specialised housing environments has always been a priority for those in the sector. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK highlights the steps decision-makers must make to keep occupants in sheltered, extra care or supported housing safe and secure. Whether it’s adhering to fire safety or infection control guidelines, a topic that is never far from ones thoughts at the moment, there are many options that decision-makers can take to ensure maximum safety...

Synology Inc. releases RackStation RS1221+ and RS1221RP+ 2U 8-bay rackmounted storage servers

Synology Inc., globally renowned high-performance, reliable, versatile, and environmentally-friendly NAS servers and storage solutions firm, has announced the launch of the RackStation RS1221+ and RS1221RP+ (redundant power) 2U 8-bay rackmounted storage servers, which have been specially built to deliver high performance in a space-efficient and cost-effective manner. “The RackStation RS1221+ and RP+ storage server units are designed for small businesses, and indeed, ‘small’ t...

Dahua Technology UK & Ireland announces the launch of a new Consultants’ Support Programme to support CCTV and security consultants

A new initiative designed to deliver unprecedented levels of support for CCTV and security consultants has been unveiled by Dahua Technology UK & Ireland. The Key Consultants Programme for the UK and Irish markets will see Dahua harness its technical and product expertise to keep consultants up-to-date with developments in security technology, including regular and informative product and technology updates, training and CPD opportunities, and help with specifying the best equipment for the...

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