Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

FLIR Foresight ADAS/AV Thermal Camera auto calibration enables accurate 3D perception day or night

Autonomous and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) enable vehicles to rely on a variety of sensors, including thermal imaging, to create an accurate 3D perception of the environment. That 3D perception is created by combining the images of two cameras together as a stereo pair, known as stereoscopic vision. Those stereo pair cameras can be visible or thermal or otherwise, to capture depth perception through the ability to measure distances by triangulating the cameras with objects in the f...

HID Global enables comprehensive digital certificate automation via single cloud portal and subscription fee

HID Global, trusted identity solutions announced the HID HydrantID® Account Certificate Manager (ACM) solution that eliminates manual, risk-prone processes for tracking, installing, and renewing privately-issued as well as trusted Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) certificates. The solution supports the industry’s broadest range of certificate automation requirements under a single annual subscription fee. Secure cloud-based platform “HydrantID ACM solves...

Bosch shares the changes in their board of management to enhance and grow business and improve customer experience

Uwe Raschke (63) and Dr. Michael Bolle (59) will be leaving the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH on June 30, 2021, following decades of successful work for the company. Uwe Raschke will be retiring, while Dr. Michael Bolle is stepping down in order to pursue opportunities in the high-tech and startup sectors. The shareholders and the supervisory board are grateful for their many years of dedicated service. “Uwe Raschke has made a number of vital contributions both within and outsi...

State Center Community College District chooses AMAG Technology and DCL Technology

AMAG Technology, a world pioneer in unified security solutions that help organisations mitigate risk, announces that State Center Community College District (SCCCD) has selected its Symmetry Security Management System to install throughout all campuses. SCCCD will install AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control, Symmetry Intrusion, and Symmetry Blue Bluetooth readers. SCCCD chose DCL Technology as its integrator to deploy the system. Built-in intrusion system SCCCD encompasses four community col...

HID Global wins two homeland security awards for its mobile biometric reader and cloud-based identity management solutions

HID Global, trusted identity solutions announced that American Security Today (AST) has recognised its HID NOMAD™ 30 Pocket Reader and WorkforceID™ solutions as winners of the 2020 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards. Law enforcement mobile device The HID NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader enables end-users, such as law enforcement officers, to pair their own mobile devices with biometric reader hardware and perform matching within minutes while in the field. The pocket reader...

FLIR Systems wins $8.0M R&D contract for next-generation chemical detection technology

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has won a contract worth up to $8.0 million from the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Joint Science and Technology Office (DTRA JSTO) to rapidly develop next-generation chemical detection solutions based on ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) and mass spectrometry (MS) technology. FLIR will team with Purdue University to advance their cutting-edge research in ion mobility design and two-dimensional mass spectrometry (2D MS/MS) into a modular, fle...

Amag Technology’s shares chip shortage affects credential production - Is it time to go mobile?

The pandemic has caused a global supply-chain shortage of chips used in access credentials. Ordering replacement cards has become even more difficult and may have a huge impact on lead times causing a disruption in your security program. Some MIFARE products may have a lead-time of at least 10 weeks, while other products and a variety of Java Cards are being forecast at up to 26 weeks for chip supply. It’s time to think about transitioning to a mobile access control solution. AMAG’s...

Gallagher’s UK CPNI CAPSS high security system achieves UK cyber security standards

Global security manufacturer, Gallagher, is excited to release their latest certified high security solution to market. The Gallagher UK CPNI CAPSS high security system features compliances to the Cyber Assurance for Physical Security Systems (CAPSS) standard, and the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) Readers and Tokens standards. This latest approval demonstrates Gallagher’s significant investment in delivering high security solutions for governments in the five...

HID Global is named a leader in Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Global” 2021 Report for second year in a row

HID Global, trusted identity solutions announced that it has again been positioned in the Leaders quadrant in the most recent Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Global” report. HID® Location Services “We are proud to again be named a Leader in a Gartner’s 2021 Magic Quadrant,” said Mark Robinton, Vice President of IoT Services with HID Global. “HID® Location Services, including the latest Workplace Safety solution for contact trac...

How Delta Scientific products enhance stadium security?

Stadiums and arenas are entertainment venues that can hold thousands of people at one time. They most often host sporting competitions, but they are sometimes also the sites of other events, such as concerts. Gatherings of so many people make stadiums soft targets for violence and terrorism. Fortunately, Delta Scientific has a wide range of products that can help to enhance the security of arenas or stadiums. Safety and security standards Responsibility for security at a stadium is often shar...

FLIR announces first Extech Non-Contact High Voltage Detector for personal safety

FLIR Systems announced the availability of the Extech DV690 its first non-contact high voltage detector with a detection range of up to 69,000 volts (69 kV). The industrial-grade DV690 provides early warning alerts of energised electrical components for utility line workers, telecommunications installers, first responders, search and rescue teams, and tree removal services. Features The DV690 features five flexible mounting options: handheld, around the neck, clipped to a belt, strapped to a...

Arlo launches essential indoor camera

Arlo Europe launches its latest device, the new Arlo Essential Indoor Camera. The latest innovation to join Arlo’s Essential range, the Essential Indoor Camera is available to pre-order from 1st March, shipping from 1st April 2021. Designed to protect the things one loves most, the new indoor camera offers advanced technology for complete protection as well as privacy for peace of mind.  24/7 protection Joining the Arlo Essential range, the new indoor camera joins ot...

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