Surveillance & Security News for March 2017

VIVOTEK provides IP surveillance system to Cea Point for retail store management

Founded in 1977, Cea Point Industrial Co. Ltd. initially specialised in the manufacture of men’s trousers, later shifting its focus to producing licenced products for various brands. Currently, Cea Point is Taiwan’s only licenced manufacturer for the Italian business casual brand Pebbles, British golf apparel brand Wolsey, Japanese brand Simple Life and British swimwear brand Zoggs, all of which are prominent brands in department stores and shopping centres across Taiwan. To accommo...

The IVX deploys Promise VSkyCube and VSkyStor for its cloud-based video surveillance solution

The IVX, Inc. is a revolutionary technology startup founded by industry veterans from Cisco, Jupiter and Motorola. The company is dedicated to providing innovative, high performance, fully integrated solutions for the public safety sector that effectively manage collaboration among multiple agencies and improve crisis management response time. The IVX enables real-time surveillance data collection, synchronisation and collaboration across the private and public safety sectors. Public safety cha...

Minimising video frame drops in video surveillance systems

Gaps in video from dropped video frames are a common problem. A web search on the phrase “dropped video frames” turns up links oriented towards gamers, YouTube videographers and even the world of video surveillance, discussing why frame drops happen and providing advice for coping with them. On Windows computers, video frame drops are a fact of life. Much of the advice can help reduce the number of frame drops, though never completely eliminate them. If you are an amateur filmmaker...

Identity management systems verify employee background screening checks

One leading company has developed an identity management system using patents that verify the identity of an applicant Most enterprises rely on background screening providers to report accurate and complete information without understanding the litigious landscape. Security executives often have little input in how background checks are performed or by what provider, as this has become the domain of human resources (HR). A growing trend finds employers and their backgroun...

Deep learning algorithms broaden the scope of video analytics

Over the years, video analytics has gained an unfavourable reputation for over-promising and under-delivering in terms of performance. One of the biggest complaints regarding video analytics has been its inability to correctly identify objects in situations which appear trivial to the human observer. In many cases, this has resulted in a tendency to generate substantial numbers of false alarms, while not detecting actual events accurately. This, together with a propensity for complex set-up proc...

Impact of MmWave Technology on network video surveillance solutions

CCTV security deployments require high reliability and availability in order to prove truly effective In recent years, there has been incredible growth in the security video surveillance market with law enforcement agencies embracing video surveillance to enhance security in problematic areas across cities. But these projects require connectivity to carry video feeds from multiple deployed CCTV cameras distributed over one or more sites, to the control room for viewing and rec...

London terror attack: Are other high-profile sites at risk?

The attack on Parliament in London is another reminder that a facility's security is only as strong as its weakest point. In this case, it was a frequently used gate in New Palace Yard that was left unlocked. Known as Carriage Gates, the entrance is generally monitored by police officers. Could the weakness have led to the attack? Could the attack have been prevented (or minimised) if the gate had been bolted shut? Planned ‘complete security overhaul’ Finger pointing in the wake of...

AMAG Technology previews Symmetry™ CONNECT identity management system at ISC West 2017

AMAG Technology will preview new identity management system Symmetry CONNECT at ISC West 2017 AMAG Technology is previewing Symmetry™ CONNECT, its new policy-based identity management system, at ISC West in Las Vegas between April 5th-7th. Symmetry CONNECT Symmetry CONNECT delivers an easy-to-use, automated software platform to manage employee, contractor and visitor identities, satisfy regulatory audit and compliance requirements and reduce the administrative costs of...

PinPoint Initiative will debut situation management solution at ISC West 2017

PinPoint features a modular system that has the flexibility to configure to an organisation's unique needs PinPoint Initiative, creator of the market's first emergency management and asset protection solution built on real-time location system (RTLS) technology, announced today it will debut its situation management solution during the 2017 ISC West Conference and Expo, April 5th-7th, in Las Vegas. PinPoint will host two open demonstrations at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Apr...

Allegion to showcase innovative security solutions at ISC West 2017

The Schlage LE wireless mortise lock with ENGAGE™ technology is easy to install, connect, manage and use Allegion, a global provider of security products and solutions, announced it will showcase its latest innovations, including the new Schlage® LE wireless lock during ISC West 2017 between 5th-7th April in Las Vegas. Shlage LE wireless lock The Schlage LE wireless mortise lock with ENGAGE™ technology is easy to install, connect, manage and use. It was devel...

IDIS to celebrate 20 years of innovation in video surveillance at ISC West 2017

IDIS will be hosting a press briefing at their booth at ISC West to recognise valued customers and media partners Returning to the exhibition at which it made the debut of IDIS America in 2015, the global surveillance powerhouse IDIS will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in the video surveillance industry at the ISC West exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. IDIS industry innovation Founded in 1997 by experts in computer science and artificial intelligence, IDIS has since grow...

Boon Edam announces new Vice President of Customer Experience and expanded sales team

Boon Edam has expanded its sales team to support continued strong demand for entrance solutions in the Americas Boon Edam, a manufacturer of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that the company has hired a new Vice President of Customer Experience and further expanded its sales team to support continued strong demand for entrance solutions in the Americas. New Vice President of Customer Experience Kevin Thomasson was recently hired by Boon Eda...

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