Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

G4S and ASIS International partner to co-host Security Summit 2021

Rachelle Loyear, Vice President of Innovation and Product Management, G4S Americas and Marko Šukilović CPP, Business Development Director and G4S Academy Partner, G4S Serbia, will be sharing their expertise and hosting a discussion on Enterprise Security Risk Management, on Tuesday, 4th May, at the Security Summit 2021. “The summit is a welcome opportunity after a difficult year to actively engage with our fellow security professionals and share our experiences and expertise,&rdquo...

Security & Safety Things highlight ways in which healthcare operations can enhance patient safety with smart cameras

In the past year, hospitals, eldercare and other healthcare facilities have found themselves overwhelmed with new patients, COVID-19 regulations and other side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As efforts focused on the mitigation of pandemic health risks for patients and staff, routine and elective procedures were halted, only to seesaw back and forth, as conditions shifted around the globe. Now, decision makers for healthcare facilities find themselves in search of solutions to help navigate...

Delta Scientific introduces an anti-climb pedestrian door to address pedestrian trespassers

Installing effective security infrastructure on a property involves a thorough risk assessment and deploying a comprehensive solution that takes all possible threats into consideration. For example, if the security solution only addresses the threat of vehicular attack and disregards the risk associated with pedestrian trespassers, one may be leaving themselves unnecessarily vulnerable to breaches by unauthorised personnel on foot.  Delta Scientific understands the risks that trespasses b...

Gallagher Security announces the launch of Gallagher Care Plan, a tailored system and support package for customers

Global security manufacturer, Gallagher Security, has launched Gallagher Care Plan, a tailored system and support package, designed to deliver significantly more value to software maintenance customers. Gallagher Care Plan Through the Gallagher Care Plan, customers will have access to added value and benefits, including an extension of the current five-year hardware warranty on selected Gallagher security solutions, allowing customers total warranty protection for up to 10 years. As with a nu...

Bosch introduces first cameras driven by OSSA based on Inteox open camera platform

Bosch introduces the first cameras based on its Inteox open camera platform starting with the MIC inteox 7100i. The new MIC inteox cameras share the same distinctive characteristics as the rest of the MIC camera family, such as robust housing and high-quality imaging, and support predictive solutions with machine learning; neural network-based video analytics, and third-party software apps for customised applications. Connectivity with S&ST store These Inteox cameras can be classified as...

FLIR wins DARPA contract worth up to $20.5m to develop new protective fabrics for chem-bio defense

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has won a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to rapidly develop novel fabrics with embedded catalysts and chemistries that can fight and reduce chemical and biological threats upon contact. The revolutionary fabrics will be incorporated into protective suits and other equipment such as boots, gloves, and eye protection that can be worn by troops on the battlefield, medical experts, healthcare workers, and more. FLIR received $11....

AMAG Technology releases Symmetry CompleteView v5.5

AMAG announces the release of Symmetry CompleteView VMS v5.5. Symmetry CompleteView VMS v5.5 includes a variety of quality and stability improvements, minor features, and minor updates to the user experience. Server and camera configurations With Symmetry CompleteView v5.5, one can import and export camera configuration with a CSV file. This capability is backward compatible with 4.x exports and can be used to easily backup, restore, move, or analyse the cameras in a system. It can also expo...

HID Global empowers qiiosk Ltd to meet rising demand for truly touch-free dining experiences

HID Global, a pioneer in trusted identity solutions announced that qiiosk Ltd. uses its HID NFC Tags to meet skyrocketing demand from restaurants and diners for its product Menu Tile, to give a completely contact-free dining experience. HID NFC Tags With HID NFC Tags, qiiosk was able to respond quickly to the demand for solutions capable of addressing the “new normal” of contactless dining, takeout, and delivery. The company’s enhanced solutions enable restaurant-goers to se...

FLIR's Thermal technology used for locating buried landmines

Over 100 million landmines are still in place from conflicts occurring over the last five decades in more than 60 countries and territories. Landmines are deadly, blocking access to transport, water, energy, food production, and education, affecting the physical-socio-psychological well-being of up to 60 million people. A breakthrough for remotely locating the position of buried landmines in arid (and perhaps semi-arid) environments is worthy of mention on April 4th, the International Day for M...

HikCentral Professional 2.0 now supports a broader range of security and business applications with a new user interface

Hikvision launched newly updated HikCentral Professional 2.0 security software (“HCP 2.0”), which blends feeds from multiple systems onto a single platform. HCP 2.0 can be configured to link video security devices, alarm, and access control systems, and more, including third-party systems through the OpenAPI – for easy centralised management of a variety of security and business applications. Frank Zhang, President of Hikvision’s International Product and Solution Center...

Esri UK creates end-to-end drone solution for emergency services with heliguy™ partnership

Esri UK announced a new partnership with drone specialists heliguy™ to complete its end-to-end drone solution for the emergency services industry. The final piece in Esri UK’s strategy to offer all parts of the drone workflow, the partnership will provide customers with drone hardware, payloads, and pilot training from heliguy, combined with Esri’s drone flight planning, data capture, data processing, and GIS software.  Drones for emergency services Esri UK and heliguy w...

G4S enhances security at Bamburi Cement sites without impacting on the high intensity of their operations

Bamburi Cement, based in Kenya, is the largest manufacturer of cement in Eastern Africa, producing around 5,000 tonnes of it every day. Its operations are vast, with two mega plants located in Mombasa and Athi river that run 24/7. Each plant fills 300 trucks with cement on an average day, creating a formidable logistical operation. Anyone who has used cement to mix concrete knows the importance of having the correct ratio of water, cement and sand - too much water and one is left with an unmana...

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