Surveillance & Security News for February 2017

OBI and Barco partner to deliver Operational Business Intelligence visualisation solutions

Barco delivers solutions that empower control room operators with real-time situational awareness Barco, a provider of networked control room visualisation solutions, has signed an agreement with OBI Partners, a United States-based company providing advanced business intelligence solutions to the utilities sector. Under this agreement, OBI Partners will leverage Barco’s X2O visual communications technology, which will enable the company to go to market faster...

ADI to distribute Dahua video surveillance products in the UK

ADI customers can now benefit from Dahua’s extensive range of security solutions, including VMS Dahua Technology, a manufacturer of video surveillance equipment, has signed a partnership agreement with ADI, which has a branch network for the distribution of security products in the United Kingdom. ADI and Dahua Technology ADI’s head office is located in Bury, Greater Manchester and offers the wholesale distribution of security and low-voltage equipment with over...

Barco launches OverView HVD5521 LCD video wall for use in control rooms

Barco further optimises the visual experience of super-narrow bezel tiled LCD video walls with OverView HVD552 Barco, a global provider of professional visualisation and networking solutions, announces a new product in its super-narrow bezel LCD video wall portfolio. The OverView HVD5521 is Barco’s most advanced tiled LCD video wall to date, offering operators a stunning visual experience. Designed for use in control rooms, the HVD features some unique innovations that...

IHS Markit research: Penetration of smart home systems to reach 7 percent globally by 2025

Service providers with vertically integrated ecosystems need to quickly market in-house innovation Highlights of smart home systems growth analysis Service providers with smart home offerings share core tenets that incorporate flexibility, innovation and ‘the experience’. As long as a service provider adheres to these values, the means of development and delivery of the ecosystem (proprietary or open) is inconsequential. IHS Markit projects the penetration of s...

Intersec 2017 concludes with new record in exhibitor and visitor participation

Intersec 2017 featured 17 of the world’s top 20 security solutions providers Global product launches, live demonstrations, new bilateral agreements, and updated UAE fire safety codes were among the many highlights that shared centre-stage, as the curtains came down on the world’s leading trade show for security, safety, and fire protection. Record participation Intersec 2017 concluded on 24th January, 2017, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition, wi...

Trace-in-Metal roof protection system granted Secured by Design accreditation

Thousands of microdots are infused into metal sheets marking them with a unique identifying code A North Yorkshire businesses’ revolutionary security system which protects lead roofs from metal thieves, has achieved the prized Police crime prevention accreditation Secured by Design. The process used by York-based Trace-in-Metal involves infusing thousands of microdots into metal sheets marking them with a unique identifying code. Such is the science behind Trace-in-Met...

What will Donald Trump's presidency mean for the security industry?

The border with Mexico is an obvious starting point for the security community. Many had assumed that 'wall' would mean a high-tech fence or possibly just a virtual barrier of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS), video surveillance with analytics and thermal imaging. However, during a press conference shortly before inauguration, Mr Trump put journalists straight. Unless there is a mountain or river already doing the work along the 2,000 miles to be protected, this really...

What is the biggest missed opportunity of security systems integration?

There are many benefits of security systems, and some may be more obvious than others. Certainly, when choosing security systems to be installed, end users have goals and expectations for the systems in mind. But are there other benefits or opportunities that customers may not have thought of? It’s an interesting question, so we asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: Considering security systems integration, what is the biggest (or most common) missed opportunity?

Airport Solution Indonesia to be held alongside Cyber Security Indonesia

Airport Solution Indonesia will be held at the Jakarta Convention Centre from 6-7th December F&E Aerospace, the organiser of the Dubai Airshow, Gulf Aviation Training Event (GATE), the MEBAA Show, Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME), Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Middle East (MRO ME), and the MEBAA Show Morocco, announces the dates, venue and co-location of 2017’s Airport Solutions Indonesia two-day exhibition and conference.  Airport Solution Indonesia 2...

Trimax signs up as reseller Airbus’ Professional Mobile Radio Communications Solutions in India

Airbus taps into the Indian market for mission-critical communications Airbus and Trimax IT Infrastructure & Services Limited signed a Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement to support the growth of Airbus’ Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) solutions in India. From now on, Trimax will sell PMR equipment and technology from Airbus in the South Asian country. In recent years, Trimax has become a leading provider of IT services in India in areas including connectivity, dat...

Intellicheck Mobilisa to attend National Sheriff's Association 2017 Winter Legislation & Technology Conference

Age ID provides the most up-to-date solution to the problem of spotting fake and altered IDs Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of technology solutions that are the antivirus to the epidemic of counterfeit IDs delivering real-time threat identification and identification authentication, announced it will participate in the National Sheriff's Association Winter Legislation & Technology Conference. The conference will be held February 4 to February 7 at the J.W. Marriott in W...

DHF searches for face of 2017 Gate Safety campaign

Gate Safety Week aims to raise awareness of the dangers posed by incorrectly installed automated gates Safety campaigners are once again mounting a high-profile drive to reduce the risks posed by unsafe automated gates – and this time school children will be playing a critically important role. The DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), the trade association which represents the automated gate industry, is looking for a school to be the "face" of this year's Gate Safety...

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