Surveillance & Security News for February 2019

ALMO installs Mobotix thermal imaging cameras at Newcastle tower blocks for faster fire detection

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN), which manages more than 26,000 properties on behalf of Newcastle City Council, is taking an innovative approach to fire safety with a pilot project utilising thermal imaging cameras in tower blocks. The ALMO has installed the thermal imaging cameras in three of its 45 multi-storey blocks across the city in a trial partnership with OpenView Security Solutions, with the project attracting praise from Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service. Mobotix M16 thermal cameras...

Hikvision Northeast regional team partners with Mission 500 to provide backpacks for needy students

Employees from Hikvision USA Inc., a provider of security hardware equipment and software solutions, worked with non-profit Mission 500 to assemble 250 backpacks with school supplies for students who attend East Hartford, Conn.-area Title 1 schools. Members of Hikvision’s Northeast regional team volunteered at Mission 500 partner World Vision’s Teacher Resource Center in East Hartford, Conn. The resource centre warehouses donated learning and classroom supplies that are provided to...

Dahua Technology announces preliminary financial data for the year of 2018

Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd. (“Dahua Technology”), a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, announced its unaudited preliminary financial data for the year of 2018. During the year of 2018, Dahua Technology achieved a total operating revenue of RMB 23,665,688,106.22 (USD: 3.45 billion), representing a year-on-year increase of 25.58%. Operating Profit amounted to RMB 2,696,619,590.13 (USD: 0.39 billion), representing an increase of 2.44% as compared to the corr...

Boon Edam’s Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles installed at a renovated office space in Glasgow

Boon Edam Inc., a global provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced that a recently renovated office space in Glasgow, Scotland, 191 West George Street, has installed Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles for increased physical security and uncompromising aesthetics. A rising trend in the United Kingdom is the renovation of older office spaces. With a continuously growing workforce, cities across the country are transforming corporate offices into multi-le...

BriefCam's video content analytics platform achieves certification with Milestone XProtect VMS

BriefCam, the provider of Video Content Analytics and Video Synopsis solutions, announced that its extensible video content analytics platform has again achieved certification with Milestone Systems’ XProtect video management software (VMS). BriefCam works seamlessly with third-party products, providing partners and end-users alike with freedom of choice, while delivering a disruptive, scalable and easy to use video content analytics platform. BriefCam, a Milestone Platinum Technology Pa...

Redvision’s X-SERIES rugged PTZ dome cameras and VEGA housings available with a polycarbonate camera window option

Redvision’s X-SERIES rugged PTZ dome camera range and the VEGA, rugged camera housings now have a tough, polycarbonate camera window option available. The PTZ and housing are both designed for tough, outdoor surveillance applications, so the new, ultra-tough window is a welcome enhancement. “Low-light performance is not compromised, and the new polycarbonate window is optically correct, like our standard, toughened glass window,” explained Stephen Lightfoot, Technical Director...

Milestone Systems unveils new Technology Partner Program, Milestone Marketplace

The global video management industry is seeing innovation like never before, creating new opportunities that transform the way video management technology is used - not only to protect people and assets, but also to help optimise business and improve the way people live and work. Milestone Marketplace Milestone Systems’ open platform makes these innovations easily available to buyers - integrators, consultants and end-customers - enabling the industry to build intelligent solutions toget...

ONVIF to highlight the role of access control in smart buildings at PSA TEC 2019

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that it will be a featured speaker at the upcoming PSA TEC 2019, the premier education and networking event for systems integrators, to be held March 11-14, in Denver, Colorado. To highlight the role of access control in the burgeoning smart building market, David Busco of Anixter will present on behalf of ONVIF in the session “Driving the Future: How Interoperability Standards in Access Contro...

MOBOTIX intelligent IP video systems ensure enhanced security and safety from hacking threats and cyber-attacks

MOBOTIX, global manufacturer of premium-quality secure IP video systems, is responding to the latest news about the use of non-secure hardware and software in IT or network infrastructures. Global players from the U.S. have already reacted and banned certain manufacturers from public contracts. Australia has also forbidden the use of products from certain manufacturers that are under suspicion of facilitating unauthorised access to data or not being able of warding off hacker attacks via cells o...

CNL Software to exhibit IPSecurityCenter PSIM software at Connected Security Expo during ISC West 2019

CNL Software, globally renowned open, adaptable, scalable, and secure Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solutions provider, will be showcasing its latest IPSecurityCenter PSIM software at the Connected Security Expo at ISC West in Las Vegas April 10-12, 2019. IPSecurityCenter PSIM software CNL Software will demonstrate how its PSIM platform helps law enforcement, government agencies, the military, public and private critical infrastructure, transportation networks, corporations a...

Altek brings AI to The Edge with Vision AI chips, AI commercial surveillance cameras, and 3D depth image sensing modules

Altek Corp., global digital imaging company based in Taiwan, is introducing three new technologies: Vision AI chips, AI commercial surveillance cameras, and 3D depth image sensing modules with the theme of ‘Bringing Vision AI to The Edge’. The company’s vision AI chip and AI commercial surveillance cameras enable high-resolution smart surveillance by supporting AI human/object detection, event detection and behavior recognition. The entire AI process is conducted in the camera...

PPSS Group’s SlashPRO Slash Resistant Clothing protects police and security professionals from knife attacks

UK based PPSS Group has recently seen record sales for their SlashPRO Slash Resistant Clothing brand, offering tested, certified and reliable levels of cut resistance. Poverty and social exclusion, religious and political extremism, drugs, social media as well as serious mental illnesses have all been blamed for the global rise of knife crime. SlashPRO Slash Resistant Clothing is made from 100% Cut-Tex PRO, a highly acclaimed, cut resistant fabric made in Great Britain The news of individuals...

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