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...

Surveon launches Milestone certified EonServ 7000 Series surveillance NVR

Surveon Technology, the enterprise NVR solutions provider, introduced its Milestone certified EonServ 7000 Series, which provides Milestone system integrators the best price-performance option for enterprise surveillance tenders. With Milestone XProtect Corporate VMS, the EonServ7000 Series supports up to 680 channel 2MP cameras with continuous recording and 436 HDDs with high density 4U 60-bay expansion enclosure. It is the perfect surveillance NVR for a wide range of industries, including air...

Oncam enhances Evolution 05 and 12 Stainless Steel camera line for surveillance in extreme environments

Oncam, the provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced the release of its new and improved Evolution 05 and 12 Stainless Steel Camera line with design enhancements that further position the device as the ideal solution for surveillance needs in the most demanding environments. Oncam's Evolution Stainless Steel cameras provide resilient protection in areas where resistance to the elements and compliance to stringent regulations are paramount. The updated...

Trending Today features Swann Communications as business leaders and lifestyle innovators on Fox Business

Electric Productions presents ‘Trending Today’, a television series airing Saturday, February 23 on Fox Business at 12:00 PM EST featuring Business Leaders and Lifestyle Innovators. This episode of Trending Today features Swann Communications, the pioneer of DIY security systems. Swann is a global leader in security monitoring, consumer electronics and security-centric solutions for the smart homes and businesses of today and tomorrow. Surveillance and monitoring technology ...

Ping Identity announces new programs and benefits for its Technology Alliance Channel program partners

Ping Identity, global identity defined security solutions provider, has announced new programs and benefits for its Technology Alliance and Channel Program partners, including a new online partner directory, app integrations catalog, education and training services, on-demand resources, and enhanced services designed to improve partner products and drive business. Ping is also recognising Microsoft, Optiv and ProofID for their shared commitment to deliver innovative identity solutions to the mar...

Nortech’s bollards and Nedap’s ANPR cameras secure premises of The North West Ambulance Service HQ

As part of a new centrally controlled vehicle security system, The North West Ambulance Service has recently updated the security of its premises at its Lancashire regional headquarters using Nortech’s stainless steel bollards that house Nedap ANPR cameras. The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust operates around 1,000 vehicles to provide 1.1 million emergency and non-emergency patient journeys. It was established in 2006 by the merger of ambulance trusts from Greater Manchester,...

MOBOTIX and Konica Minolta collaborate on new deep learning-enabled camera platform

MOBOTIX and Konica Minolta are currently developing a new camera platform that specifically meets the requirements of deep learning methods and will lead to innovative recurring revenue models for both companies: MOBOTIX camera platform The new MOBOTIX camera platform, jointly developed with Konica Minolta, is based on the distributed intelligence in our camera system and is crucial for artificial intelligence and at the same time the key for the communication of our products with other sensor...

Airbus equips the 55th Munich Security Conference with mission-critical communication solutions

Together with Munich’s municipal utility operator “Stadtwerke München”, Airbus has equipped the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) with mission-critical and encrypted communication solutions. The organisers thus opted for a highly modern Tetra system – for the eighth time in a row. It supported around 120 personnel who coordinated logistics and protected high-level participants in the fields of international politics, business and media. The Airbus technology com...

Registration open for Mission 500’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2019

The Mission 500 5/2K fundraiser is a tradition for many attendees at ISC West. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mission 500’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West to help children and families in need across the U.S. Registration to participate in this year’s event, scheduled for April 11 at 7:30AM, is now open at www.security5kreg.com. For those who are unable to attend the event but wish to donate or sign up as a virtual runner can do so by visiting the registration website...

RISCO Group unveils Agility 4 wireless, modular and multi-layered security system

RISCO Group, globally renowned intruder alarm and security solutions provider has launched a new wireless product designed to deliver an enhanced performance for UK installations. The Agility 4 is a wireless, modular and multi-layered security systemAgility 4 multi-layered security system The Agility 4 is a wireless, modular and multi-layered security system which includes a new range of accessories available immediately with more add-ons expected to follow. With an enhanced choice of communi...

Getting the most value out of your ISC West experience

Las Vegas is a city that bombards you with choices: dozens of glitzy hotels and casinos, a plethora of restaurants and eateries to satisfy any craving and an endless variety of entertainment guaranteed to delight and amuse. With so many options, it’s hard to decide where to spend your time. The same goes for ISC West. Like the city in which it’s being hosted, ISC West 2019 is going to bombard you with more options than ever before. Dozens of new technologies and vendors as well as o...

Evolis announces creation of subsidiary, Evolis Japan K.K. to accelerate business development in Japan

Evolis announces the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Tokyo, Evolis Japan K.K. The globally renowned French card issuance company designs, manufactures and commercialises a complete range of personalisation and issuance solutions for plastic cards in various markets such as retail, hospitality, banking or public administrations across the globe.Evolis has been present since 2008 in Japan through a distributor. The creation of a local subsidiary aims at strengthening relations with local...

Senstar releases Symphony 7.2 intelligent VMS for video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions

Senstar, a global provider of video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions (PIDS), is pleased to announce the release of Symphony 7.2, the latest version of its intelligent video management software (VMS). The award winning Senstar Symphony delivers an all-in-one solution for video management, video analytics, PIDS integration, and alarm management for deployments of all sizes. Key highlights: Securely share video clips with 3rd parties with integrated cloud video upload fea...

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