Surveillance & Security News for March 2020

Redvision releases a tough washer bracket for its recently launched, X2-COMBAT rugged, PTZ camera

Redvision, the UK’s renowned manufacturer of high-performance, CCTV cameras and housings, now offers a washer bracket for its newly-released, X2-COMBAT rugged, ball PTZ camera. Will Hucker, General Manager at Redvision, explains, “The RVX2-WASH bracket is firmly attached to the 4” PCD base mount of the X2-COMBAT using M8 bolts." "It includes a single delivery, universal nozzle to squirt water onto the camera’s window. This is cleaned away by the camera’s silicon wi...

Hanwha Techwin launches Wisenet Retail Insight for business intelligence in Europe

Hanwha Techwin has introduced a business intelligence application which enables retailers to gain a greater understanding of customer behaviour and buying patterns. Wisenet Retail Insight utilises people counting, heat mapping and queue management applications running on board selected Wisenet Q and Wisenet X fixed lens and fish-eye cameras to display statistical analytics on a centralised dashboard, along with other practical information such as weather reports. Accessed from anywhere on the n...

Pulse Secure announces a distribution partnership with Inforte to expand its business in Turkey

Pulse Secure, the provider of software-defined secure access solutions, announces a new distribution partnership with Inforte to grow and better support its channel community across Turkey, and to meet accelerating demand for Zero Trust access security. Inforte is a value-added distributor specialising in the new generation of information security solutions. Inforte provides innovative services to support its community of over 100+ partners with pre-sales and post-sales services, logistics, mar...

Digital Monitoring Products, Inc. announces its XR Series control panels now upgraded with Smart Video Analytics support

Digital Monitoring Products, Inc. (DMP) has announced that its XR Series control panels have added an intelligent new layer of security and awareness, giving users the ability to selectively monitor their properties and capture video for specific activities. Now, users can choose from a variety of specific camera analytic events they want to be made aware of, either by an email, text message or push notification to their Virtual Keypad app. These events can also be sent to a control station rec...

Athena Security rolls out line of high-tech AI thermal cameras to accurately spot Coronavirus carriers during US primary polls in three States

AI technology solutions firm, Athena Security is rolling out a line of artificial intelligent thermal cameras, which will be critical in the coming weeks. Containing Covid-19 spread With voters congregating at the primary polls in three US states, exponential spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is inevitable. The infected voters, many of whom will be ignorant that they have the contracted the virus, will spread it to countless others. In the coming weeks, those infected with the virus will n...

Safeture gets new customers for its cloud-based software to enhance employee safety

Safeture AB announces that several new customers have signed up for its cloud-based software to help manage safety and reduce risk for their employees. The increasing awareness of corporate duty-of-care for employees continues to drive demand for Safeture’s software globally. The new direct customers who have obtained the company’s platform include the Swedish firm SwedFund, electric racing championship Formula E and U.K. giant Imperial Tobacco, which has some 32,700 employees. Safe...

Link11 offers its Cloud-based DDoS protection solution to public sector organisations free of cost during COVID-19

Link11, renowned European firm in the field of cyber-resilience and cyber security, is offering its DDoS protection solutions free of charge to public sector health, government and public education organisations during the highly contagious phase of COVID-19. Public sector organisations are particularly vulnerable to cyber-attacks, and the availability of critical public infrastructures is more important than ever as people look for genuine sources of information related to the virus outbreak....

Consortio Security adopts workforce management software SmartTask to improve operational performance

Consortio Security has adopted employee scheduling and workforce management software SmartTask to streamline internal processes and improve operational performance. The solution will be used to better manage and monitor a team of 330 security officers that provide a range of services at 250 customer sites including manned guarding, key holding, mobile patrols and alarm response. This will enable the company to reduce its administrative burden, while enhancing the service it provides to customer...

AAEON BOXER-6638U rugged embedded box PC joins the effort in COVID-19 pandemic response and prevention

AAEON, a provider of IoT and AI edge computing solutions, is helping to power the pandemic response with the BOXER-6638U rugged embedded box PC. Featuring Intel Core i3 processors, the BOXER-6638U brings the power of industrial computing to mobile X-ray machines, used to perform chest X-ray scans of suspected COVID-19 patients. This vital equipment helps increase the speed and accuracy of diagnosis, and prevent the spread of the pandemic. The spread of Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19, previous...

Revader Security safeguards Merthyr Valleys Homes with its redeployable CCTV cameras

Revader Security has supplied a fleet of rapid redeployable CCTV cameras to Merthyr Valleys Homes, a housing association which owns and manages over 4,200 homes across Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. The Transit range of mobile cameras are ruggedised outdoor surveillance solutions which have been proven over many years to deter crime and secure the vital video evidence necessary for prosecution. The CCTV team at Merthyr Valley Homes are able to regularly reposition each camera around the locality...

Quantum Corporation completes the acquisition of the ActiveScale business from Western Digital

Quantum Corporation announces it has completed its acquisition of the ActiveScale™ object storage business from Western Digital Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp. The acquisition expands Quantum’s leadership role in storing and managing video and other unstructured data using a software-defined approach. Jamie Lerner, President and CEO, Quantum commented, “The strategic acquisition of ActiveScale bolsters our existing product portfolio and expands our ad...

Accellion guides people working from home with enterprise content firewall to avoid data security risks

Accellion, Inc., provider of the enterprise content firewall that consolidates, controls, and secures sensitive third party communications, announces key capabilities that protect the sensitive data remote employees access, share and collaborate on while working from home. Hackers tap into a treasure trove of PII, PHI, and IP when they leverage home network vulnerabilities like weak passwords, unpatched software, and connected IoT devices such as smart TVs and virtual assistants. Now, confident...

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