Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

Dahua Technology invests in cybersecurity and network security

In the AIoT era, the world is getting smarter. Everything is going to have an online “ID” and then connected into a vast net of IoT devices, like a laptop computer, a mobile phone, a connected thermostat, or a network security camera. Cybersecurity in the AIoT era According to a Markets and Markets report, IoT is extensively used by smart cars to smart manufacturing and connected homes and building automation solutions. However, currently, there are no unified global technical stan...

ASSA ABLOY's Code Handle digital locking solution helps transform interior door security in just 26 seconds

A new Code Handle digital PIN lock can be fitted to a standard interior door in less than half a minute. In this short space of time, security for private offices, stock rooms, staff toilets, equipment stores, consulting rooms, home offices, boardrooms and more can get a major security upgrade, with no wires, no keys and no need to run an access control system. Code Handle Code Handle is a locking handle with a built-in digital PIN keypad. It adds keyless electronic security to almost any int...

Open Options announces web-based access control solutions

Open Options, a provider of innovative access control solutions, continues to build upon its commitment to innovation with the launch of Fusion X. This new web-based access control software includes all the benefits of the robust DNA Fusion platform but requires no software installation, or dedicated PC required. Fusion X The built-in web server allows programming and maintenance from any Internet-enabled browser and is designed using Flex API v2, based on the flexible Html5 platform. With Fu...

ISS SecurOS™ Soffit provides innovative and unique solution

ISS – Intelligent Security Systems, a foremost supplier of intelligent Video Management System (VMS) and analytics for myriad security and business intelligence applications, has released its unique SecurOS™ Soffit Intelligent system that escorts pedestrians using dynamic illumination to prevent accidents at crosswalks. A recent survey, conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association, points out that most pedestrian fatalities occur on local roads, at night and away from inter...

Actuate announces closure of Series A funding round to enhance its AI software for smart security cameras

Actuate, the globally renowned provider of automation and intelligence software for smart security camera systems, has announced that it has closed its Series A financing of US$ 8 million to expand the capabilities of its computer vision technology and build on the company’s growing portfolio of customers. The funding round was led by Tribeca Venture Partners and joined by Scribble Ventures, OCA Ventures, and Context Ventures, with additional support from existing investors, including Bli...

Cylera announces addition of Core to Cloud to Global Channel Partner Programme

Cylera, the foremost healthcare IoT (HIoT) cybersecurity and threat intelligence company, has announced the addition of Core to Cloud to the company’s Global Channel Partner Programme. Based in the U.K. Core to Cloud delivers innovative cybersecurity solutions that enable secure digital business in a world of growing threats. “With in-depth industry experience and a strong focus on healthcare, education, compliance and security, Core to Cloud creates bespoke solutions that effective...

Belgium’s Arta’a Arts Centre installs Boon Edam all-glass revolving door to achieve safety with high design

Boon Edam Inc., a front-runner in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced that the Arta’a Arts Centre in Aalter, Belgium has installed a Crystal TQ revolving door, bringing the Arts Centre into full compliance with European safety requirements. The all-glass door also enhances the environment by creating a comfortable entryway full of natural light. Constructed in 2020, the Arta’a Arts Centre houses numerous facilities, including the Academy for Music, Litera...

Hexadrone launches serial production of Tundra modular drone with Fischer Connectors' miniature connectivity solutions

Hexadrone unveiled its first serial drone, the Tundra, a ruggedised, multi-functional, modular drone that will be industrially manufactured in a factory under construction in France. The Tundra uses ultra-rugged, miniature Fischer UltiMate™ and Fischer MiniMax™ connectivity solutions, able to withstand the harsh environments the drone may need to operate in. First French modular, multi-rotor drone Resulting from more than three years of development, the Tundra is the first French m...

Bosch Security Systems GmbH unveils the latest FLEXIDOME IP starlight 8000i X series cameras

The new FLEXIDOME IP starlight 8000i X series cameras offer enhanced image quality for low-light scenes and fast-moving objects, thanks to two resolution offerings of 2- or 4-megapixels and next-level HDR X and starlight X technologies. HDR X and Starlight X technologies HDR X enables the cameras to optimise video capture in scenes with fast-moving objects with a dynamic range up to 144 dB, ensuring perfect exposure, while reducing motion-related artefacts and blur in the daytime. The new Star...

The future of accommodation: when coliving and PropTech combine

As technology develops at an ever-faster rate, the possibilities for where and how new innovations can be used are endless. The property sector is one such area where new technology, such as smarter video surveillance, is being used to improve the quality of life for families and communities by increasing security as well as implementing changes based on new insights. Specifically for the coliving movement, cloud-based video surveillance is helping operators to improve the communal spaces for t...

Security & Safety Things highlight the importance of smart surveillance in facilitating airport security

In the past, security managers were primarily concerned with global terrorism. That has changed with the COVID-19 pandemic threatening the health of passengers at airports. Even if the number of passengers remains at a low level in many airports, surveillance won’t become any less complex. In fact, the opposite is true. Hygiene regulations raise new requirements for passenger processing and control. Reason enough for security managers to rethink airport security methods and evaluate how s...

AMAG releases latest version of Symmetry CONNECT and Symmetry GUEST

AMAG Technology recently released a new version of Symmetry CONNECT Identity Management and Symmetry GUEST Visitor Management. These enhancements are centered on globalisation as well as increasing the capabilities of the Public API, including the ability to schedule visits. Enhancements include: The hosted Symmetry CONNECT and GUEST environment now support both English and Spanish languages. With this update, the language preference can be set at both the identity and group level. Addition...

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