Surveillance & Security News for June 2018

Code Blue launches Centry - a compact IP video help point powered by EmerComm

Code Blue Corporation is pushing the security industry forward into the next generation with the introduction of Centry, a compact IP video Help Point now available from the industry manufacturer of emergency communication solutions. Code Blue's Centry is the first Help Point to include a camera integrated right into its faceplate, the first to include an embedded Station Beacon Light, that will bring the visibility of a blue light phone indoors, and the first device to be Powered by EmerComm,...

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia integrates safety, security and service

The 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament is bringing 32 national teams and more than 400,000 foreign football fans from all over the world to 12 venues in 11 cities in Russia. Fans are crowding into cities including Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan. Given continuing global concerns about terrorism, security is top-of-mind. Protection of the World Cup games in Russia is focusing on an “integrated safety, security and service approach,” according to officials. Combining the term “sec...

ASSA ABLOY updates door closers for smooth and secure door opening and closing

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, has updated its door closers to give the range a new appearance. The new design marks a step forward in the evolution of ASSA ABLOY’s comprehensive door control portfolio, while still retaining the same levels of quality, durability and innovation that installers have come to expect from the company’s door closer offering. The new, modern look extends across ASSA ABLOY’s extensive range including rack and pinion, as w...

Milestone Systems to accelerate innovation with major investment in six key technology areas

Milestone Systems will increase innovation capacity by 45% by 2019 year-end and deliver on its promise to develop unique innovations that will meet future market demands in six key long-term innovation areas. These innovation investments will take place in multiple locations between Copenhagen, Sofia and Barcelona. The objectives of this investment are to increase development capacity of disruptive innovations within deep driver integration, advanced rendering, IoT and metadata sources, online...

Meesons to unveil anti-tailgating physical entrance control solutions at IFSEC 2018

Meesons, a supplier and installer of a wide range of innovative anti-tailgating entrance control solutions, will be unveiling an industry-first at this year’s IFSEC, 19-21 June, ExCeL London. This much anticipated event is set to revolutionise the way physical entrance control solutions are specified, it will take place on Tuesday 19 June, the first day of IFSEC, at 12.00 noon on Stand H130. Attendees to the unveiling and certificate presentation will gain an insight into how Meesons is...

Arecont Vision unveils Total Video Solution for European customers at IFSEC International 2018

Arecont Vision, the industry pioneer in IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, will demonstrate the company’s new Total Video Solution here at IFSEC International 2018. Arecont Vision executives will join members of the European sales team in stand D400, June 19 – 21, 2018 at the ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, UK. A presentation of Arecont Vision’s remote setup technology will also be on the conference agenda. IFSEC 2018 will be the first p...

Milestone highlights benefits of high-performance networked VMS at IFSEC 2018

Milestone Systems, the global number one open platform provider of networked video management software (VMS), will once again be exhibiting at IFSEC International 2018 in London, June 19-21 – Booth C340. The theme from Milestone this year is the benefits of high performance in business video systems, enabling Milestone community customers to do more with less, driving down the total cost of solutions. Milestone will be showing the highest performing VMS server at IFSEC; the combination of...

Advantages and pitfalls of electronic locking solutions

The concept of door locks means something totally different in our current age of smarter buildings that house data-driven businesses. Hardware locks and keys are still around, but they co-exist with a brave new world of electronic locks, wireless locks, networked systems, and smarter access control. Locks can also increasingly be a part of a smart building’s flow of data. The opportunities of these new technologies and approaches are significant, but there are also pitfalls. I heard an in...

How important is packaging in the commercial security market?

High-quality products are the building blocks of successful physical security systems. How they are packaged may sometimes be seen as an unimportant detail or an afterthought. But should it be? Effective packaging can serve many functions, from creating a favorable customer impression to ensuring the product isn’t damaged in transit. Packaging can also contribute to ease of installation. On the negative side, excess packaging can be an environmental concern, especially for customers who ar...

IFSEC International 2018 to reflect increased convergence of physical and cyber security

With IFSEC International fast approaching, 27,000 security professionals are preparing to come together at London’s ExCel to share the latest technology and best practices in the physical security industry. Last year’s show reflected the latest trends shaking the security market, including Big Data and cybersecurity. This year, we can expect speakers and exhibitors to develop these themes in line with recent developments. The industry will need to respond to end users’ questio...

The benefits and challenges of in-camera audio analytics for surveillance solutions

Audio is often overlooked in the security and video surveillance industry. There are some intercom installations where audio plays a key role, but it’s not typically thought about when it comes to security and event management. Audio takes a back seat in many security systems because audio captured from a surveillance camera can have a different impact on the privacy of those being monitored. Audio surveillance is therefore subject to strict laws that vary from state to state. Many state...

Avigilon showcases AI and video analytics integrated H4 Multisensor camera line at IFSEC 2018

Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, announced that it will preview its new H4 Multisensor camera line at IFSEC 2018. The new H4 Multisensor camera line is Avigilon’s most advanced multisensor camera. It provides a wide coverage, with three or four individually configurable camera sensors that can be positioned for monitoring virtually any area. Each camera sensor incorporates patented Avigilon self-learning video analytics and works with AI video search engine Avigilon App...

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