Surveillance & Security News for January 2018

OnSSI collaborates with Vaxtor for enhanced ANPR

OnSSI is pleased to announce a new integration partnership with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) software company Vaxtor Corporation. The integration enables Vaxtor’s advanced ANPR analytics to be deployed across OnSSI’s industry-leading Ocularis VMS platform. With these integrated analytics Ocularis can recognise, capture and archive data on licence plates, railway vehicles, USDOT numbers, shipping containers and more. “Partnering with Vaxtor allows Ocularis to...

Dahua secures G20 summit to ensure smooth running and safety of officials

The G20 Summit is an annual meeting of leaders from 20 major economies to discuss global issues. In 2016, China hosted its first-ever G20 forum in the south-eastern city of Hangzhou. Securing the leaders of multiple countries is no easy task, and would require many months of preparation by thousands of labourers in order to ensure the two-day forum, transportation, and cultural activities ran smoothly. China’s largest security project The G20 World Summit was one of the largest security...

HID Global supports facial recognition with iPhone X for HID Approve Mobile App

HID Global®, a provider of trusted identity solutions, announced that its HID Approve™ two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform, now supports Apple’s iPhone X Face ID facial recognition system. The company expects facial recognition to play an increasingly important role in its authentication offering, combined with threat and fraud detection. “With the growing demand for an optimised user experience, facial recognition is a great addition for banks and e...

Nedap AEOS access control system secures Swiss Re buildings

Swiss Re, a global reinsurer, will equip 48 of its buildings with the latest version of AEOS, Nedap’s physical access control system. Through a state-of-the-art badge system, using Mifare Desfire card technology, employees with specific safety and security clearance will be able to access dedicated Swiss Re buildings. The implementation of AEOS is part of the Global PACS project to replace ageing access control systems in Swiss Re buildings around the world. The AEOS system is designed to...

IDIS provides surveillance equipment for Qatari jewellery chain to comply with department regulations

Qatari retail chain Al Sulaiman Jewellers is using the latest IDIS technology to upgrade its network surveillance system and comply with rigorous government security standards. Under regulations implemented by the Security Systems Department of the Ministry of the Interior (SSD-MOI), businesses including gold retailers are required to install advanced measures including IP-CCTV systems. All IDIS equipment now complies with standards required by governments across the Gulf region, thanks to ongo...

Eagle Eye Video API Platform augmented to support advanced system integration

Eagle Eye Networks, Inc. has announced the enhancement of the Eagle Eye Video API Platform to support large scale deployments with advanced integration requirements. The Eagle Eye API Platform delivers a robust set of enterprise wide APIs for customers’ use in easily integrating storage, analytics, indexing, and 3rd party interfaces with both live and recorded surveillance video. The Eagle Eye Video API Platform can be used for integration, analysis, big data research, or the development...

Fujifilm’s Anti-Shock and Vibration technology ensures constant performance for machine vision cameras

Industrial imaging systems are frequently subject to strong accelerations, shocks, and vibrations. This is especially true for mobile systems, like robot-guided 3D scanners, but also for fixed installations. Fujifilm has investigated the impact of shocks and vibrations on industrial fixed focal lenses via a dedicated test procedure. In many cases, the procedure leads to a significant reduction of the resolution and to a shift of the optical axis. However, the intensity of the effects depends hea...

Arteco's newly revamped mobile app available for download on Apple App Store and Google Play

Arteco, a global provider of event-driven intelligent video management solutions, announced the availability of its redesigned and intuitive Arteco mobile application. The mobile app, which is designed to increase mobility and enhance the user experience, is available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Designed for iOS and Android devices, the Arteco app delivers instant access to key functions of the Arteco Video Event Management Software (VEMS) platform and enables users to...

IDIS launches covert modular cameras at Intersec 2018

Surveillance manufacturer IDIS has unveiled its Covert Modular Cameras (DC-V3213XJ) at this year’s Intersec, at the Dubai World Trade Center. Available in options featuring a 4.3mm or 2.5mm fixed lens, the new covert cameras offer easy installation with new and existing DirectIP® network video recorders (NVRs) so that customers can simply add the cameras to their current systems, effectively protecting their existing investment. Adaptability in new features The new covert cameras al...

Arecont Vision showcases PoE-enabled network video recorders at Intersec Dubai 2018

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced the availability of the AV NVR all-in-one network video recorder series. The new AV NVR is on display at Intersec Dubai 2018, and is the first network video recorder to be offered by Arecont Vision. “Customers have increasingly requested that Arecont Vision provide them with an NVR platform for their small to mid-sized project requirements,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President of Product Development, A...

Arecont Vision unveils MegaDome UltraHD IR dome camera at Intersec Dubai 2018

Arecont Vision, a manufacturer of IP-based megapixel cameras and technology, has unveiled the newest member of the MegaDome feature-rich camera series. The new MegaDome UltraHD camera is on display here at Intersec Dubai 2018, in stand A11. “The MegaDome family continues to lead the dome camera segment with the many features and capabilities built into this installer-friendly camera series that our customers have come to expect,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President of Product Develo...

Princeton Identity uses Access500e identity management kiosk module to enhance security at Dubai International Airport

Princeton Identity Inc., a provider of the fastest, simplest and most secure biometric security system on the market, announced the deployment of its Access500e identity management kiosk module within the Dubai International Airport (DXB). The Princeton Identity solution identifies DXB travelers within one to two seconds, reducing time spent in security lines and enhancing the overall travel experience.  The Emirates Airlines terminals are the largest terminals within one of the world&rsqu...

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