Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

Gallagher offers visitor management system at Contact Energy

Contact Energy owns and operates 11 power stations, produces 80-85% of their electricity from renewable hydro and geothermal stations, and has natural gas and diesel fired power stations to help keep the lights on when the hydro and wind plants can’t operate. Safety is a top priority at Contact. They strive for zero harm and place the wellbeing of their employees, contractors, customers, the public, and the communities in which they operate, front of mind in everything they do. They neede...

Gallagher security equipment installed at Waihi Beach Lifeguard Services

Waihi Beach Lifeguard Services is a volunteer organisation that provides lifeguard services at Waihi Beach, New Zealand. Over 15,000 people pass through the clubrooms every year, and with theft becoming a problem the club knew it was time to step up its security. During the busy New Zealand summer season from mid-December to the end of January, regional lifeguards are at Waihi Beach every day to keep beachgoers safe and respond to emergencies. The club also has a 24-hour emergency call-out squa...

Gallagher's integrated security solution deployed at Rua Bioscience

Since 2016, the cannabis industry has advanced quickly and so has the company. They’ve become a world pioneer in the research and development of plant genetics, specialising in cannabinoid extracts. With this in mind, a security solution was required to detect, deter, and defend the three sites in which Rua Bioscience operates within New Zealand. Integrated security solution “When the medicinal cannabis regulations were released in December 2019, we needed a security system in pla...

Stark property develops Panama app with Gallagher’s access control to ensure secure environment for all

Stark Property’s shared working environment sees about 150 people from 40 different companies co-working across their Panama properties. Stark Property sought to overcome the challenges of a shared working space by fostering a sense of community within the Panama buildings, streamlining processes, and ensuring a safe and secure environment for all. Panama app Stark Property worked with digital technology developers, Dynamo6, to develop the Panama app. Easy to operate, the app integrates...

Tatua Dairy integrates Gallagher monitored pulse fence to minimise health and safety risks while maintaining product quality

The Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company manufactures markets and sells specialised dairy ingredients and food products, 90% of which are exported around the world. Tatua’s security system was recently upgraded to ensure world-class access control and boundary security that enhanced Tatua’s globally recognised food safety and quality programme. This upgrade has provided additional assurances for customers who purchase the company’s food and ingredient products. Layered security s...

FLIR launches an upgraded identiFINDER R440 premium handheld radiation detection system

FLIR Systems, Inc. announces the launch of the upgraded FLIR identiFINDER® R440, the next-generation of its field-trusted premium handheld radiation detection system. The new identiFINDER R440 delivers dramatically improved resolution and sensitivity, so operators can identify and respond to radiological threats faster and with greater accuracy. The R440 now includes two powerful detector options. A high-resolution Lanthanum Bromide (LaBr) variant delivers up to two-and-a-half times the res...

Security & Safety Things highlight the rise in deployment of AI, IoT and cameras in smart traffic surveillance

Security cameras are not new in traffic surveillance with video technology already deployed to catch speeding, red-light runners and monitor traffic density, in order to avoid traffic jams. With the rise of AI, IoT and smart cities, it's time to think about taking traffic video surveillance to the next level. This article highlights how security cameras equipped with AI can help make roads and highways safer. Smart traffic surveillance Traffic sensors are specialised in detecting ‘simple...

HID Global boosts campus safety and efficiency for American School of Guatemala

HID Global, a front-runner in trusted identity solutions, announced that the American School of Guatemala has selected its Seos credential technology to modernise its physical access system. The solution significantly improves campus security and traffic efficiency for students and parents and enables staff to easily issue and manage access credentials. “We’ve significantly improved the management of vehicle traffic by reducing the time it takes parents to access the parking lot. We...

Gallagher appoints Kahl Betham as the Chief Executive Officer for the Gallagher Group

Gallagher announces that Kahl Betham has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for the Gallagher Group, a pioneer in the design and manufacture of security, animal management, and fuel systems solutions. After almost six transformative decades with the company, Sir William Gallagher will shift to the role of President of Gallagher Holdings Limited, with an ambassadorial focus. In November 2018, the company announced a succession planning process was underway when Sir William outlined his inten...

AMAG Technology releases Symmetry CompleteView 20/20 5.3

AMAG Technology announces the release of Symmetry CompleteView 5.3, which offers many enhancements including a new level of consistency to the user experience across the Desktop, Web and Mobile clients. Features New in 5.3 is the CompleteView iOS app: Users can easily and instantly access live video, playback and export recorded video and control cameras with PTZ function from a smartphone. Securely stream audio and video from any analogue or IP cameras, encoders, and NVRs connected to the...

Gallagher appoints Dan Butler as the Director of Marketing and Sabrish Venugopal as the Technical Business Development Manager

Gallagher’s fast-growing Australian team is expanding once again, welcoming Dan Butler in the newly created position of Director of Marketing – APAC & IMEA, and Sabrish Venugopal, as Technical Business Development Manager – New South Wales. Dan joined global security manufacturer, Gallagher, in 2014, coming from a stainless-steel manufacturer where he was Marketing & Communications Manager. Delivering outstanding solutions He worked at Gallagher’s Head Office i...

Userful extends its enterprise solutions for the digital workplace with new products and services

Userful Corporation, the provider of the software-defined AV-over-IP platform for the enterprise, announced seven (7) new product offerings that will be released throughout the first quarter (Q1) of 2021 to support IT teams executing digital transformation projects. Userful’s Visual Networking Platform enables centralised management and control of an enterprise’s visual applications and AV services over its network. These new product offerings extend the reach of the platform enabli...

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