Surveillance & Security News for June 2018

Argentina selects HID Global to deliver new electronic cover for its passport

HID Global, global provider of trusted identity solutions, has announced that the government of Argentina has selected HID Global to upgrade its ICAO electronic passport to a newer generation that will reduce costs, improve security and enhance the reliability of data reading at border control points. Enhanced data security and vetting   The Argentine government is transitioning its electronic booklet from a printed antenna to a new copper wire antenna, which is more reliable, having a s...

Cova Security Gates installs perimeter technology for Nigerian construction company Julius Berger

A landmark mixed-use development in Nigeria has been secured by the latest British perimeter technology. Crash-tested bi-folding speed gates with inlaid SR security-rated mesh panels have been installed at Nestoil Towers on Victoria island, Lagos, along with crash-tested bollards and blockers. Cova Security Gates from Crawley – creators of the crash-tested speed gate – won the contract to supply and install from Nigerian construction company Julius Berger. Nestoil Towers is a 15-s...

DDN acquires Intel’s Lustre File System business to expand growth in analytics, AI and hybrid cloud

DataDirect Networks (DDN) announced its acquisition of Intel’s Lustre File System business and related assets for undisclosed terms. This important acquisition reinforces DDN's presence as the global market leader for data at scale, while providing Lustre customers with enhanced field support and a well-funded technology roadmap. The acquisition also enables DDN to expand Lustre’s leading position from high performance computing (HPC) and Exascale into high growth markets such as ana...

ACRE CEO named as IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer 2018

ACRE, global integrated technology solutions and services provider announced that CEO Joe Grillo has been named as a 2018 IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer in the Security Tech Leaders category for his ability to drive technological innovation and elevate the industry globally.  2018 IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer The list of influencers, which is selected by a panel of highly respected judges, seeks to recognise fire and security professionals who are influential i...

PureTech Systems announces new features in PureActiv 14.2 geospatial video management and analytics software

The release of version 14.2 of the PureActiv geospatial video management and video analytics software was announced and includes a series of features focused on user map interaction, system deployment and reliability. The release of the new capabilities come just 10 months after the release of version 14.0, aided by PureTech Systems’ rapid software development process based on agile methods. Key features of the PureActiv 14.2 release include: Support of KML map import – A key featu...

Dallmeier releases Primeline camera series for seamless daytime and night operation

With the new Primeline series network cameras, Dallmeier introduces a potent addition to its existing portfolio consisting of the Nightline series with extreme light sensitivity and the Topline/Ultraline series with very high to ultra-high resolution. With the news series, Dallmeier can offer its customers outstanding cost-effectiveness for medium requirements. The new cameras are available as either the DF5100HD-DN/IR box camera with wall mounting or DDF5100HD High Definition dome cameras Dall...

STANLEY Product and Technology designs app-based PAC8 access control solution for SMEs

Designed as a scalable system for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), the pioneering PAC8 access control solution from PAC, a STANLEY Product and Technology company, uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and app-based functionality to offer a whole new level of reliability and flexibility. IT and mobile communications have had a dramatic effect on the security industry by facilitating the development of new technologies that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago. When it comes to ac...

IDIS marks year of advanced integration projects with partner awards at IFSEC 2018

A series of major integration projects by SECOM Plc and iC2 CCTV were highlighted at IFSEC with a special award ceremony on the IDIS stand C140. At the presentation, EET Europarts Ltd was given special recognition for its excellent service in distribution over the last twelve months. Global Partner Summit Each year IDIS recognises key achievements by partners with an event on its IFSEC stand followed by a drinks reception. This is just one of a number of initiatives by the company – incl...

PACOM 8003 hybrid security control panel reduces false alarms and helps in intrusion detection

PACOM Systems, part of STANLEY Product & Technology, a provider of security and access control solutions, is helping users reduce false alarms with the PACOM 8003 intelligent security control panel. A true hybrid panel, the PACOM 8003 is capable of delivering both advanced access control and robust, EN Grade 3 intrusion detection across applications of all sizes; from simple two-door installations to campuses and multi-site estates. Built to ensure compliance with widely recognised EN 50131...

Jacksons Fencing 'Protecting the Future' report highlights architects’ views on school safety

A third of architects say that schools have weak points in their perimeters and entrances Multiple entry points are the biggest access control challenge affecting schools (90%) Nearly all architects are familiar with Secured by Design standards (95%) 71% of refurbishment specifications are identical to the original ones Jacksons Fencing, the UK perimeter security manufacturer, releases insights into architects’ views on school safety from its report ‘Protecting the Future&rsq...

Robotic Assistance Devices releases AI-powered wall-mounted security solution SCOT Wally

Robotic Assistance Devices, Inc. (RAD), an innovator in the delivery of artificial intelligence-based solutions that empower organisations to gain new insight, announced it has released its latest version of the Security Control and Observation Tower (SCOT): Wally, a wall-mounted security solution that harnesses the power of AI to enhance an organisation's situational awareness, communication abilities and control. SCOT Wally provides organisations with 110 degrees of visibility and takes full...

Renvico chooses the LOCKEN access control solution to secure wind farms

Wind farms produced a record 15% of Britain’s electricity last year, equating to more than twice the output from coal. There is no question that wind-generated electricity, which is non-polluting and renewable, is steadily gaining ground. Renvico is one of the major European players within this market, and has recently opted for the latest generation of electronic access control to secure its growing wind farm business. Renvico’s wind farms are geographically dispersed in remote loc...

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