Surveillance & Security News for February 2019

Artificial intelligence: why you should enable deep learning and video analytics

Constantly optimising deep learning algorithms yields better video analytics performance, even in complex applications such as facial recognition or in scenarios with variable lighting, angles, postures, expressions, accessories, resolution, etc. Deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence (AI), holds the potential to enable video analytics to deliver on long-promised, but not often delivered performance. Our AI series continues here with part 2. Adapting existing hardware Today, low-co...

Matrix IP video surveillance solution secures a major industrial and manufacturing firm based in Satara, Maharashtra

A manufacturing giant in Maharashtra has the distinct mark of making India’s 1st Diesel Engine and Iron Mold Ploughs. The company’s legacy dates to 1922. This company is the reason behind a new wave of industrialisation in some of the towns in Maharashtra while preserving their rich heritage. Wide area monitoring The company is spread across a wide area, employing more than three thousand people. Being an established and trusted brand, maintaining quality is crucial and therefore,...

CLCS, ILS and Kaye offer specialisms and sector expertise to form the High Security & Safety Group

As strong, heritage brands in the high security and rail industries, CLCS, ILS and Kaye each offer their own specialisms and sector expertise. By bringing these well-known brands together under one new group, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland will provide a stronger, more comprehensive offering to different sectors. High security locking solutions Each brand enjoys its own areas of expertise, with CLCS a prominent supplier of high-security locks to custodial, secure healthcare, gov...

INSA report examines use of publicly available electronic information for security determinations and insider threat monitoring

As the U.S. government reforms its security clearance process, it must address the use of publicly available electronic information (PAEI)—specifically social media and commercially available databases—for personnel security determinations and insider threat purposes, according to a new white paper issued by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA). The Use of Publicly Available Electronic Information for Insider Threat Monitoring, developed by the INSA Insider Threat...

LOCKEN to exhibit robust, contactless access control technology at Security & Counter Terror Expo 2019

LOCKEN’s innovative cable free access control, based on contactless technology, provides maximum reliability and the most robust access management solution on the market, guaranteeing instant opening. Access management solution Connected via a Bluetooth module and combined with smartphone technology, the new key opens up an infinite range of services for the user. Cylinders are installed without wiring and are resistant to all climatic conditions (IP69). The solution is certified by ATE...

Vigitron announces major new product releases for ISC West 2019

Vigitron, Inc, the manufacturer of complete networking solutions designed for security applications announces major new product releases for ISC West 2019. These products cover areas of PoE Midspans, Network Health Monitoring, Testing and Installation Tools, Building Infrastructure and Network Switching. Reliable and cost-effective products “Vigitron continues to lead as a comprehensive source of networking solutions,” stated Neil Heller, Vigitron’s Vice President of Business...

Adapting servers for IP video surveillance systems: choosing the right solution

Choosing the right server for a video surveillance application comes down to one question: What does the customer expect from the system? Is it a retail location with two cameras that only needs video stored for 24 hours? Does the system need failover protection? What are the ramifications if a system goes down? Does business have to stop? How fast does the customer need to have access to video? Is it a regulated industry where immediate access is a requirement? How mission-critical is the vid...

Reconeyez launches alarm system with video verification for enhanced outdoor security

A battery powered alarm system with video verification has been launched by Reconeyez, providing a new high quality and flexible solution for outdoor security, with a particular emphasis on mobile/temporary security as well as permanent outdoor asset and infrastructure protection. The completely standalone system can be used where there is no mains power and the PIR cameras work with a battery powered 2G/3G/4G bridge to send alarms and images back to a control room for verification purposes. K...

Genetec Inc. recognised as Platinum Premier partner by HID Global’s Mercury Security

Genetec Inc., global technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions has announced that Mercury Security, part of HID Global, global player in the OEM access control technology segment, awarded Genetec the highest level in their partner program, Platinum Premier. The Platinum Premier status recognises Mercury's select business partners who demonstrate continued market growth, strong integration with Mercury solutions, and shared interest in...

Matrix provides IP cameras and network video recorders to a manufacturing company in Maharashtra

A Manufacturing giant in Maharashtra has the distinct mark of making India’s 1st Diesel Engine and Iron Mold Ploughs. The company’s legacy dates to 1922. This company is the reason behind a new wave of industrialisation in some of the towns in Maharashtra while preserving their rich heritage. Centralised surveillance solution Large area to monitor - The company is spread across a wide area employing more than three thousand people. Being an established and trusted brand, maintainin...

Videx expands GSM range by introducing 2270 device compatible with its VX2200 system

Videx, an expert in door entry and access control, has expanded its GSM range, introducing a new device compatible with its flagship VX2200 system, both 2 wire audio and 6 wire video versions, that enables audio calls to be made from any of the VX2200 entrances to a mobile phone or land line. Strengthening Videx’s presence in the GSM entry market, the 2270 is a 2G/3G device which is suitable for new and existing systems within residential apartments. It has the ability to call up to 180 a...

Altronix unveils NetWay Spectrum hardened PoE+ switches with industry’s first LiFePO4 battery backup

Altronix, globally renowned power and data transmission solutions for the professional security industry, continues to lead with products that deliver maximum performance, and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with the introduction of the industry’s first Lithium Iron Phosphate battery backup solution. Now available in Altronix’s new series of NetWay Spectrum PoE+ Switches, these optimised chargers accommodate LiFePO4 batteries with significantly longer shelf life and much more eff...

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