Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

HID Global wins 2020 Blue Shield Technology Innovation award for HID ELEMENT

HID Global, a front-runner in trusted identity solutions, announced that its new HID® ELEMENT offering has earned the 2020 Blue Shield Technology Innovation Award at China’s 16th Security Document Summit (SDS). HID ELEMENT is a high-volume, fully modular desktop-based secure ID and financial card personalisation solution that has created a new category for mid-range and high-volume market segments, such as government entities, financial card issuers and service bureaus. Its UV inkjet...

Florida Department of Transportation announces certification of FLIR Systems’ intelligent traffic detection solutions

When companies introduce new products aimed at improving the efficiency of traffic and safety of all road users, a critical step in the process often includes testing those products by state Departments of Transportation (DOTs). Approved products list (APL) This testing and certification by DOTs ensure that new technologies are viable and acceptable solutions to be placed on each state’s respective approved products list (APL), which then allows adoption across city, county, and state ap...

FLIR Systems attains multi-million dollars funding contract from the US Army for ground robots sustainment

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced that it has received an additional US$ 30.1 million contract from the United States (U.S.) Army for sustainment efforts, tied in part to the service’s Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) and Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) ground robot programme. IDIQ contract The contract raises the maximum value on the company’s existing Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to US$ 88 million, covering maintenance, parts...

FLIR wins awards worth up to $23m from US CBP for improved ground and air surveillance capabilities

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has received awards from the United States (U.S.) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to deliver improved air and ground surveillance capabilities using advanced thermal imaging and drone technology. All awards are potentially worth more than $23 million, including for the delivery of the next-generation FLIR LVSS™ (Lightweight Vehicle Surveillance System) for CBP’s Mobile Surveillance Capability (MSC) program and delivery of FLIR SkyRaider&trade...

Delta Scientific receives SAFETY Act Certification

Active and passive barriers from Delta Scientific provide protection from high-speed vehicle attacks. Because the protection they offer is so consistent, 16 of their total products, including bollards, barricades, and crash gates, have received SAFETY Act Certification from the Department of Homeland Security. Essentially, this means that the products not only provide physical security but legal protection as well. SAFETY Act The Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act wa...

HID Global helps Bay State College bring students safely back to campus

HID Global, a front-runner in trusted identity solutions, announced that Bay State College safely brought its students back to its campuses in Boston and Taunton, Massachusetts using a digitised contact tracing solution that includes HID Bluetooth BEEKs™ Beacons to provide real-time location services. The HID® Bluetooth beacon is in the form of a simple badge holder that is used to carry existing ID badges for students, faculty, staff and guests. The beacons are part of a robust solut...

Gallagher collects double Platinum ASTORS award win

Global security manufacturer, Gallagher, has announced they are the proud recipient of two Platinum American Security Today 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards. Gallagher Command Centre was awarded Best Enterprise Access Control, and their Proximity and Contact Tracing Report was awarded Best Risk, Crisis Management Product. The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking secur...

Gallagher Security honoured as ‘Security Software Manufacturer of the Year’

Gallagher Security has again proved their excellence in the design of security software, after taking home the ‘Security Software Manufacturer of the Year’ honour at the prestigious Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2020 in the United Kingdom. The award recognises Gallagher’s outstanding innovation and commitment to high physical, integration, and cyber security standards. Their state-of-the-art site management software, Command Centre, and the revolutionary Proximity and...

AMAG Technology welcomes Vice President Global Sales

John Becker has joined AMAG Technology as Vice President Global Sales. John joins AMAG with extensive sales leadership experience and has built strong relationships with end-users, systems integrators and dealers. Experience Prior to joining AMAG, John was Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, at Discount Labels. There, he was responsible for the sales and marketing for the label division with more than 25,000 distributor partners/customers. Prior to that, John spent 13+ years at Tyc...

AMAG offers Zenitel Intelligent Audio in EMEA and APAC

AMAG Technology announces the expansion of Zenitel intelligent audio solutions beyond America to customers in EMEA and APAC. Organisations can purchase Zenitel’s IC-EDGE™, ICX-500 and Alphacom intercom systems through Amag. The audio solutions can be installed as a standalone system, or integrated with Amag’s Symmetry Access Control system to deliver seamless integration and unrivalled sound quality. Audio solutions The audio solutions are available immediately and are ideal...

VIVOTEK debuts its first iNSIGHT Series products driven by OSSA

Pushing forward with the surveillance industry revolution, VIVOTEK, a global IP surveillance solution provider, launches its iNSIGHT series fixed dome camera, the FD9392-EHTV-O, and AI-box, the IE9111-O. The iNSIGHT series presents the added value and a deeper understanding that goes beyond the surface. Driven by the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®), the initiative follows OSSA’s Technology Stack for video security devices that prescribes an open an...

AMAG Technology releases Symmetry CompleteView 20/20 5.2

Symmetry CompleteView 20/20 5.2 video management is now available from AMAG Technology. Symmetry CompleteView 5.2 functionality updates include: Operates with any ONVIF Profile S conformant device now that it is a conformant ONVIF Profile S client. Support for software triggers makes it easier to integrate with other systems from the UI Use Axis Joysticks, Hanwha Control Boards, and a number of additional cameras Improved schedule management Set thresholds for email notifications such as...

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