Surveillance & Security News for January 2018

WEY deploys advanced and cost-effective command and control rooms for Suntec City

Suntec City is a major multi-use real estate complex located in the Marina Centre neighbourhood in downtown Singapore, consisting of a shopping centre, a convention centre and office buildings. Managed by APM Property Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ARA Asset Management Limited, Suntec City comprises of five high rise office towers built around the world’s largest fountains, the Fountain of Wealth. Towers One to Four are 45 floor buildings representing the four fingers of a hand,...

WEY deploys fully integrated control room solution based upon WEY Distribution Platform for SIG, Geneva

As part of a major infrastructure project spanning several years, SIG refurbished their control centre for the power distribution system in Geneva, making it easier, safer and more efficient for dispatchers to respond to incidents. SIG services SIG is a Swiss public infrastructure company established in 1896. Majority-owned by the Canton and City of Geneva, its revenues exceed CHF 1 billion per year. SIG serves 265,000 clients providing drinking water, gas, electricity and thermal energy, and...

WEY Technology control room solutions enhance security at Landesmuseum Zurich

Whoever honours the homeland Switzerland visits this museum: The Landesmuseum Zurich. A huge medieval castle, it lies in the turbulent heart of the city. The values and history of the country that are preserved by the museum deserve the utmost protection. This is ensured by the security personnel at the front desk. The renovation of the museum (from 2013 to 2016) included a new security loggia. The goal was to ease the control and monitoring of all security systems and building technology from...

Why collaboration in the security industry is needed to increase cybersecurity in 2018

  2017 demonstrated the need for increased safety, security, and collaboration. We predicted that there would be an increase in the role of cybersecurity in 2017, and without a doubt there was great focus around the need for stronger network security protocols. Growing focus on cybersecurity Cybersecurity continues to be top of mind and organisations demand solutions that are cyber-secure. Manufacturers, integrators, and end-users must actively collaborate to develop policie...

The new alliance of humans and robotics in security solutions in 2018

  The past year has proved to be a year full of many changes both within our industry and for Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD). While we have experienced increased adoption of artificial intelligence-based solutions, the industry has been challenged with an ever-evolving technology landscape. Protecting enterprise organisations from both cyber and physical security threats will be an ongoing challenge the industry must grapple with. Greater adoption of robotic solutions To...

How integration and global expansion will help the security industry succeed in 2018

  Economic recovery has enabled companies to continue global expansion efforts. We’re seeing substantial growth with our enterprise clients – 45% year-over-year increase – and sound growth with our local markets – 14% year-over-year increase. Both existing and new clients are upgrading their current security infrastructure and investing in the development of long-term solutions. Convergence of physical security and IT security continues to trend. Threat...

How the cloud is bringing change into the security market in 2018

  In January of 2017, ISONAS forecasted that the year would be a transformational year in access control with strong movement to IP access control, and that the adoption of IP access control hardware and software would significantly outpace the growth of the overall industry. In retrospect, our forecasts were on point and accurate. The industry has seen robust growth in the high single digits, while IP access control is seeing growth rates of up to 30-35%. The market drivers...

Hanwha Techwin’s 2018 business plan revolves around 5 core values

Hanwha Techwin has welcomed the new year with a kick-off ceremony that took place at its Pangyo R&D Center, to announce its 2018 business plan. At the first new year’s kick-off meeting since his inauguration last August, Youn Chul Kim, President of the Hanwha Techwin security business, explained that Hanwha Techwin’s five core values, i.e. business ethics, good product range, best quality, affordable price and cyber security, must form the basis of the company’s business a...

Trillium joins Volkswagen Collaboration Space to develop vehicle cybersecurity solutions

Trillium Secure, Inc. has announced that it has been selected by Volkswagen Data:Lab Munich to participate in the Startup Collaboration Space, a program designed to join emerging companies with VW Group researchers in developing AI solutions for Volkswagen and the greater automotive industry. The Collaboration Space is entering a 2nd cycle of 14 weeks duration. Future car cybersecurity “With cyber carjackings quickly becoming a real threat, vehicular cybersecurity is no longer theoretic...

SCTX 2018 announces the launch of Integrated Security Showcase with live security operations centre

Organisers of Security & Counter Terror Expo, the UK’s leading national security event, have announced the launch of a unique live technology showcase at its 2018 event. The Integrated Security Showcase will feature a live security operations centre where visitors can see innovative technologies, solutions and services in action, helping them to identify unique solutions that can be used in a variety of installations to tackle the latest security threats. A carefully curated array of...

Trillium’s European Operations and Development Center offer AI-enabled vehicle cybersecurity

Trillium Secure, Inc., a developer of automotive cybersecurity technology, has launched its European Operations & Development Center in Brno, Czech Republic. With the new facility joining US and Asian centres to provide global coverage, Trillium is now capable of providing real-time global protection for the millions of commercial, public and private vehicles to be serviced by its SecureIoT C-SaaS platform. Trillium develops and deploys security patches and counter measures in real time as...

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools implement 3xLOGIC Hybrid NVRs across district

3xLOGIC, Inc., a provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, and a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500 winner, announced that Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (NC) have standardised on 3xLOGIC hybrid NVRs across their expansive school district. “This school district has always been ahead of the times, they’ve had video surveillance and access control in place for 15 years,” explained Chuck Harrelson, President, Sonitrol of the Triangle, and integrator and...

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