Surveillance & Security News for January 2018

Connected Technologies integrates with security dealers for Connect ONE cloud-hosted security management platform

Connected Technologies, LLC, offers the most exciting and popular integrations for security dealers to leverage with the Connect ONE cloud-hosted security management platform. Connect ONE supports Nest indoor and outdoor cameras with the ability to view and control all cameras with a single interface, including multiple locations, on the same screen. The Nest cameras provide live audio with Connect ONE, on-demand and live viewing a video verification event. In addition, dealers installing the w...

CriticalArc’s SafeZone emergency response app secures Dublin City University staff and students

Dublin City University (DCU) is providing emergency supports to staff and students anywhere in the world through a mobile safety application called SafeZone which links users with the university emergency response team. Provided by technology firm CriticalArc, the app which DCU staff and students can download at no cost will enable students and staff to connect with DCU’s emergency response team if urgent help is required, first aid is needed, or an emergency occurs. Privacy protected sec...

VIVOTEK's total surveillance solutions secures DHL distribution center, Sao Paula

DHL, a division of the German logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL, is recognised as an international company, employing more than 350,000 people from more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. It operates an extremely efficient and complex network of logistics solutions that link customers from Zurich to Zambia. With businesses including DHL Express, DHL Parcel, DHL eCommerce, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight and DHL Supply Chain, the company provides a vast array of logistical...

Surveillance in 2017: 360-degree cameras a primary device for total situational awareness

The physical security market continues to experience growth as users look to capitalise on the promises of emerging technologies and because of this, 2017 proved to be a great year for Oncam. In fact, this year was the best year in Oncam's history in terms of sales, as 360-degree fisheye cameras have gone from being a “specialty” camera used only in certain applications to a primary device for enabling total situational awareness. Today, many of our customers leverage 360-degree ca...

Securing student accommodation with SMARTair™ access control

Given the choice, would you rather run security at a bank vault or at a student halls of residence? At least the bank job is straightforward: Keep the money inside, and everyone else out. If only protecting hundreds of young people was so easy.   Securing student accommodation Student accommodation blocks are usually large, with high traffic moving from bedrooms to common areas, canteens and libraries. A single resident travelling between her room, a study area, the gym and a...

Dahua ruggedised camera range goes through resilience tests for tough environment

Widely used in over 180 countries and regions around the world, Dahua’s products and solutions must be able to meet the demands of tough environments such as snowy mountains, plateaus, deserts, wetlands, rainforests and coastal regions. In order to achieve robust performance in the environment for which they were designed, Dahua’s products have undergone rigorous tests to meet very tough standards which in most cases exceed the normal industry practice and the datasheet specification...

Year in review: Top 10 security industry expert panel discussions from 2017

SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel covered a lot of ground in 2017 about a variety of topics resonating in the security market.   The most-read Roundtable discussion in 2017 was about a familiar and ongoing debate: What is an open system? Other hot topics that made the Top-10 list of Roundtable discussions included smartphones, buzzwords, standards and product life cycles. Here is a listing of our Top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable discussions posted in 2017,...

eneo’s Linux-based motion detecting IER network video recorders enable covert surveillance

eneo’s new IER series network video recorders have an embedded Linux operating system. They comprise 4, 8 and 16 channel models of up to 5MP resolution, and 16 and 32 channel models of up to 8MP resolution. WARP-supported security integration “The IER recorders are designed to allow integrators to simply and easily fit their own hard drives to suit system requirements,” explains Jussi Simonen, Business Development Manager for eneo. “With one, two or four SATA HDD bays a...

Dahua integrates advanced HDVCI surveillance with PoC Technology

Innovating to better serve users, Dahua, a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, has simplified the installation of HDCVI surveillance system with its Power over Coax (PoC) technology, which transmits both video, audio, control signals and electrical power over one single coaxial cable, eliminating the need for separate camera power supplies and minimising operation costs. Dahua has launched a whole package of new products based on PoC, including various types of HDCVI ca...

COMPRION’s The Design Validation nominated for SESAMES Awards during TRUSTECH 2017

The Design Validation, a new COMPRION test solution that enables manufacturers and integrators of NFC readers to validate their implementation early in the development phase is short-listed for the SESAMES Awards. The awards are part of the TRUSTECH show in Cannes, showcasing the best innovations in the trust-based tech industry. The winners of the awards will be presented in Cannes, at the Palais des Festivals on the French Riviera. Vector Field Probe “The main advantage of the Design V...

Companies will use security data to improve decision making in 2018

Companies have vast amounts of data at their fingertips to help them make better business decisions about how to secure their buildings and improve business processes. What we will see next year is more companies determining HOW to use their data to help make better business decisions. Physical identity and access management systems with intuitive dashboards will help users determine how to use their data to save money. For example, reducing manual processes can free up hours of time. CSOs can f...

Hikvision’s cyber security road show to feature interactive security education

Hikvision Canada, specialising in artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and a manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced the launch of its cyber security road show. ‘Cybersecurity Myths and Facts: Presented by Hikvision’, will take place in key locations across Canada (Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver) in the week of Dec. 4-8, 2017. Video surveillance best practices "Our challenge here at Hikvisio...

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