Surveillance & Security News for August 2018

March Networks launches hosted video solution for convenience stores

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent video solutions, is pleased to introduce a new software as a service (SaaS) offering for convenience stores. The secure, hosted service will deliver all the benefits of March Networks’ powerful Searchlight for Retail solution - including loss prevention, data analytics and operational audits reporting - for an average cost of just $4 a day. It leaves owners free to focus on their business rather than maintaining a video surveillance network...

Fastline Steel Services Ltd and Zaun Ltd collaborate to maximise their productivity in the international fencing market

Two giants of the UK perimeter solutions market are joining forces. Fastline Holdings has taken a small shareholding in Zaun Ltd by investing and Fastline owner Mike Fellows has joined the Zaun board. Synergies between the two businesses Zaun owner Alastair Henman said: "I am delighted that we managed to put this deal together after extensive negotiations and am excited to be welcoming Mike to the Zaun board." Fellows added: "There are tremendous synergies between the two businesses. Our comb...

Genetec and Appriss Retail integration enables instant video correlation with suspicious transactions to detect theft and fraud

Genetec Inc., global technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that its unified platform, Security Center has been integrated with Secure Store, a profit protection and exception reporting solution developed by Appriss Retail. With this integration, retailers can now immediately disprove or validate suspicious transactions by accessing the security video evidence associated with suspected fraudulent activity. Security Cent...

Wavestore appoints Reiss Spear as regional sales manager for North UK and Ireland

Reiss has worked within the electronic security industry for over 10 years and immediately prior to joining Wavestore, was a Senior Sales Executive for SECOM Plc. Reporting to Wavestore’s Sales Director, Simon Shawley, Reiss will be working closely with Wavestore’s distribution and system integrator partners to assist them in capitalizing on the increased demand for the company’s open-platform Linux-based VMS. Cameras and integrated technologies "Professional security has be...

Tony Redden appointed as international sales manager of Thinking Space Systems

Control room furniture manufacturers’ Thinking Space Systems have announced the appointment of Tony Redden as International Sales Manager. Tony joins Thinking Space as an experienced Sales and Business Development Manager, with over 25 years of experience in IT security and the telecoms market throughout EMEA. Tony has held previous positions in the Middle East, UK and Southern Africa, so is no stranger to international business. Tony will be instrumental in supporting the continuing gro...

Antaira Technologies expands industrial networking infrastructure range with IMC-C100-XX series

Antaira Technologies is a global developer and manufacturer of industrial networking devices and communication solutions for harsh environment applications and is proud to announce the expansion of its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the IMC-C100-XX series. Antaira Technologies’ IMC-C100-XX series Antaira Technologies’ IMC-C100-XX series is a compact industrial Ethernet-to-fiber media converter featuring a 10/100TX Ethernet port and a fixed fibe...

ExtraHop emphasises on importance of Network Traffic Analytics at Black Hat USA 2018

ExtraHop, global provider of analytics for security, is upending the SOC status quo at the Black Hat USA 2018 Conference. The company will be showcasing its Reveal(x) network traffic analytics (NTA) solution at Booth 1004, demonstrating how real-time analytics and machine learning eliminate the dark space within the enterprise. ExtraHop has received industry recognition from Gartner, EMA, and Ovum as these and other major industry organisations recognise the need for NTA at enterprise scale. Bl...

Bird Home Automation Group launches DoorBird D2101KV IP video door intercom with an integrated keypad

Berlin-based manufacturer, Bird Home Automation Group, has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of the new DoorBird D2101KV IP video door intercom. The new model is equipped with one call button and a multifunctional keypad which makes it ideal for single-family homes, hotels and commercial spaces that require a safe and efficient access control solution. The D2101KV IP video door intercom is the first DoorBird product that combines a doorbell with an integrated keypad. The backlit ca...

Black Sage offers event-based, counter drone protection for sports and large scale events

Black Sage now offers event-based counter drone protection (service) specifically for sports and other large-scale events. Stadiums and other open-air venues are particularly vulnerable to the growing risk posed by the proliferation of consumer drones and Black Sage is addressing this issue by offering a new service. Commercially available drones have quite literally added a new dimension to security threats not only in war zones, but also at large public gatherings here in the U.S. Operators w...

Wisenet Biometrics and Retail solutions, engineered by Hanwha Techwin & A.I.Tech set new Benchmark

The technology at the heart of the Wisenet Biometrics and Retail solutions, which have been jointly engineered by Hanwha Techwin and analytic specialists A.I Tech, has won the Business Intelligence category in the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2018. The awards are designed to recognise and reward innovative thinking and the delivery of benefits through advanced security solutions. They are run by Benchmark Magazine, the monthly publication which is widely regarded as the “Which”...

Videx enhances hands free 6700 series video monitors with a new matt black finish

Videx, the experts in access control and door entry, has enhanced its popular range of hands free colour video monitors with a new matt black soft touch finish. The monitors, which feature a 7-inch-high resolution colour LCD screen, are now available in both a matt black or satin white finish for a number of Videx’s popular door entry systems. Neil Thomas, National Sales Manager at Videx, said: “Video door entry is a very popular access control choice because it enables a resident t...

Everbridge secures FedRAMP Authorisation from U.S. Government

Everbridge, Inc., global supplier in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, has announced that it has achieved a FedRAMP Agency Authorisation for its Everbridge Suite solution. FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorisation Management Program) is a government-wide program that provides a standardised approach to security assessment, authorisation and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. Federal Risk and A...

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