Surveillance & Security News for August 2021

LiveView Technologies partners with Skinwalker Ranch to continue investigation of the paranormal activity on the property

LiveView Technologies (LVT), a provider of cloud-based video surveillance and analytics, partners with Skinwalker Ranch near Ballard, Utah, to help in the continuing investigation of the paranormal activity on the property. The ranch was featured in two seasons of The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch, which airs on the History Channel and has drawn a global audience. Video surveillance technology “Skinwalker Ranch is one of the world’s hot spots for otherworldly activity, and the scient...

GET Dynamic partners with Comelit and ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions to provide smart home automation for Live Oasis Deansgate residents

Property developers and residents at luxury apartment development - Live Oasis Deansgate, are the first to benefit from an all-encompassing building automation system, which is operable from one single app, designed by GET Dynamic, in partnership with Comelit and ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions. Smart mobile-first solution The new smart mobile-first solution, being debuted at Live Oasis in Manchester, enables property owners, YPP Lettings and Management Company Ltd, to more efficiently manage the...

Foundation for Advancing Security Talent announces an extension of their free job listings for ESA and SIA

The Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) announces an extension of its free job listings for Electronic Security Association (ESA) and Security Industry Association members in an effort to aid in the industry’s economic recovery and workforce development efforts following challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. ESA and SIA members will now be able to list jobs on the FAST Jobs Board for free through August 31, 2022. SIA and ESA members can post jobs for free by taking th...

Paxton’s launches Entry, a smart, simple video intercom system

Paxton Access, a pioneering technology manufacturer, has developed Entry, an award-winning video intercom system that can be installed standalone or on an efficiently scalable, networked system. What is Paxton’s Entry system? The complete Entry video intercom system, originally launched in 2012, is made up of just three components: a door controller, external panel, and interior monitor. This plug-and-play system allows users to grant access and make informed decisions through visual ide...

Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) – what you need to know about modern and future proof access control security?

Access control and management of trusted identities are the building blocks of security, safety, and site management policies for many businesses and organisations. The current pandemic has compounded this with the introduction of new policies and regulations, particularly around social distancing and contact tracing. Most organisations will have some form of legacy access control in place, ranging from the most simplistic options, such as locks and keys, to technology-based systems. The issue...

Scotch & Soda turns online and offline shopping into a new experience with Checkpoint Systems

Customers shopping in Scotch & Soda clothing will have soon a much stronger chance of finding and purchasing the right trousers, skirt, jacket, or shirt, thanks to the retailer’s new three-year partnership with renowned RFID solutions provider, Checkpoint Systems. RFID labels for inventory accuracy Checkpoint Systems will tag, on average, 10 million Scotch & Soda garments with the latest generation of RFID labels per year, providing it with improved inventory accuracy across its...

AMG Systems to showcase their new products and technology at The Security Event 2021

A lot has changed at AMG Systems since they last hit the road, with exciting new products, marketing, and technology. It’s been over 18 months since they last had the chance to exhibit, and they’ve had many exciting developments within AMG in that time. They’ve extended their sales, technical support, software, and product development teams, as well as creating the first in-house design and marketing department. New brand development Their product range has also been widely...

Dahua Technology introduces version 8.0 of their DSS video management software to the North American market

Dahua Technology, a video-centric, provider of smart IoT solutions, is introducing version 8.0 of their DSS Video Management Software (VMS) to its North American market. The software upgrade incorporates a smaller file size for the installation package, faster startup time, and an easy-to-deploy secure design. It also boasts high scalability and performance to maximise the investment of DSS users. DSS 8.0 is designed for ease of use, efficiency, and flexibility. Multiple deployment methods allo...

Vincennes city deploys Assa Abloy's programmable electronic keys for safer, smarter access control across its facilities

Running a unified locking system for multiple municipal services may bring operational efficiencies. However, if the system is based on mechanical locks, it can also create time-consuming headaches. When keys go missing, for example, or user access requirements change, mechanical security does not have the flexibility to adapt quickly. For this reason, Vincennes city administrators sought a modern, electronic replacement for a master-key system whose lock-chart ran to 4,000 keys. Several locati...

UVS partners with Dynniq to secure control room project

A strategic partnership formed between video wall technology experts Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) and mobility solutions company Dynniq, has secured its first major control room project win. The partnership was formed to offer a turnkey solution for a traffic control room incorporating a UVS video wall solution with Dynniq’s Urban Traffic Management Control system, ImCity. Cloud-based platform ImCity is a cloud-based platform that has been designed to offer a flexible and open integr...

Hanwha Techwin provides cameras, NVRs and WAVE VMS to secure US-based facilities of Round1 Entertainment

Hanwha Techwin a supplier of IP and analogue video surveillance solutions, announces that Round1 Entertainment, a multi-entertainment facility offering bowling, arcade games, billiards, karaoke, and other activities in an indoor facility complex has chosen Hanwha cameras, NVRs and WAVE VMS to secure several of its US-based facilities. Until recently, security at Round1 centres in the US focused mainly on internal and external theft. As the company began building more sports challenge zones, how...

Quantum Corporation announces definitive agreement to acquire hyper-converged software firm, EnCloudEn

Quantum Corporation (Quantum) announced a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of EnCloudEn, an early stage hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) Software Company. This agreement follows Quantum’s recent acquisition of the surveillance business assets of Pivot3, an early pioneer of hyper-converged infrastructure for video surveillance workloads. EnCloudEn acquisition The EnCloudEn acquisition will enable Quantum to expand the addressable market for the company’s video surveill...

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