Surveillance & Security News for August 2018

Master Lock offers wide selection of reliable products to protect valuable assets during natural disasters

Last year, natural disasters in the U.S. cost homeowners and businesses a record $306 billion, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 1. While natural disasters can occur at any time throughout the year, the U.S. government recognises September as ‘National Preparedness Month’, an effort to encourage Americans to prepare for emergencies. To help safeguard your valuables, The Master Lock Company provides peace of mind with trusted security products that he...

Axis Communications, BriefCam, Lenel, Milestone and Ruckus collaborate to enhance security and connectivity at 2018 LLBWS

Five leading manufacturers specialising in secure technologies have teamed to provide safety and security at the 72nd Annual Little League Baseball World Series (LLBWS) for the players, coaches and fans. For the first time BriefCam and Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS Company are joining Axis Communications, Lenel and Milestone Systems to provide video surveillance systems, access control and network connectivity for the 10-day tournament. The five technology providers have come together to develop a...

Matrix to showcase pure IP communication server at Channel Live’18, NEC Birmingham

Matrix, global telecom and security products manufacturer, in its maiden participation at Channel Live’18 will be unveiling its latest telecom solutions. PRASAR UCS IP-based server Matrix is set to explore United Kingdom’s enterprise Telecom and Security market with its most anticipated launch, Pure IP-based Unified Communication Server – PRASAR UCS. Along with this, Matrix will also be giving a sneak peek into their upcoming enterprise Telecom and Security solutions like Vid...

Sequr Access Sync offers automated cloud-based mobile access controls for perimeter security

Sequr, a cloud-based mobile access control trusted by customers such as UPS, announced Sequr Access Sync to automate perimeter security for modern buildings and offices. Sequr Access Sync intelligently connects organisations’ physical and cyber security systems to provide highly granular access management while easing administrators’ work. Physical and cyber security have historically been handled separately using different tools. In the cyber arena, everything from the CEO’s...

Traka to unveil latest intelligent systems and body-worn camera technology at Emergency Services Show 2018

Traka will be at The Emergency Services Show, unveiling its latest intelligent systems for securely storing and controlling access to vulnerable keys and vital equipment, including the latest body-worn camera technology. On stand L47, the industry leader in intelligent key cabinets and locker solutions will show how its bespoke systems are being utilised by the Emergency Services to better manage equipment, valuables and sensitive material. At the show, Traka will be demonstrating how its inno...

Ping Identity publishes industry trends and findings from CISO Advisory Council meeting

Ping Identity, the pioneer in Identity Defined Security, announced findings from its most recent CISO Advisory Council meeting. The Council is aimed at better understanding the challenges and opportunities impacting the modern CISO. Members have access to strategic guidance and support as they develop and grow their enterprise-wide security initiatives. This includes leveraging valuable insights and best practices related to infosecurity, privacy and compliance. Members of the 2018 council repr...

Allegion US, Keri Systems expand access control product offering with multi-family market

Allegion US, global provider of security products and solutions, announced the latest version of the Keri Systems’ software now supports Schlage locks in no-tour mode. Schlage locks The supported locks, which include Schlage Control, NDE and LE, are ideal for multi-family property managers looking to retrofit their existing properties with electronic access control on individual apartment spaces. This provides more security, eliminates unnecessary expenses around managing traditional key...

Security 101 opens 39th office in Cleveland, Ohio

Security 101, one of the fastest growing security integrators in the country, announced it has opened a new office in Cleveland. Security 101 - Cleveland joins Security 101 – Columbus in Ohio and will serve the Cleveland/Akron market. The new office is owned and managed by Matthew Houchen, an Ohio native and experienced security professional. Integrated security services provider Prior to joining the Security 101 team, Houchen worked as a security supervisor for a major online automotive...

KWIKSET unveils Control4-ready Signature Series motorised deadbolt with Home Connect Technology

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc., Hardware and Home Improvement Division, global provider of residential security systems, announces a new Control4 version of its Signature Series Deadbolt with Home Connect. Utilising the popular Kwikset single-cylinder deadbolt as its foundation, this keypad-less lock is ideal for homeowners seeking the safety and peace of mind of a Home Connect solution who are already using or are considering a Control4 Smart Home. Control4 Signature Series Deadbolt K...

ABLOY discuss security access improvements across hospitals at Health & Care Innovation Expo 2018

Security expert Abloy UK is inviting healthcare professionals to stand 239 at the Health & Care Innovation Expo 2018, to discuss innovative technologies that improve key management and security across all areas of hospital estates. Held at Manchester Central, the Health & Care Innovation Expo is the biggest NHS-led event in the calendar, running for two days on 5 and 6 September 2018.  The healthcare environment can be extremely demanding, with pressure to fulfil compliance, impro...

Hanwha Techwin introduces four stainless-steel dome cameras to Wisenet X series

The dome cameras, which are highly resistant to corrosion and acid, are designed to be deployed in challenging industrial environments where chemicals are used, as well as for transport and off-shore applications. Constructed of SUS316L standard stainless-steel, the new domes share a long list of innovative features built into other cameras in the award-winning open platform Wisenet X series, which when it was released in 2017, redefined the standard for high definition cameras. Supercharged by...

The evolution of facial recognition: from body-cams to video surveillance

Facial recognition has a long history dating back to the 1800s. To track down criminals, such as infamous bandits Jesse Woodson James and Billy the Kid, law enforcement would place “Wanted Alive or Dead” posters advertising bounties and soliciting public cooperation to help locate and even apprehend the alleged criminals. In addition to the bounty, these posters would include a photo and brief description of the crime, which would then be circulated to law enforcement agencies arou...

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