Surveillance & Security News for November 2019

Omnitron introduces new IEEE 802.3bt 100Watts ruggedised switches that aid PTZ surveillance cameras

Omnitron Systems, a provider of Power Over Ethernet (PoE) and fiber network products, introduced its new 100Watts RuggedNet Industrial GHPoEBT and OmniConverter Commercial GHPoEBT IEEE 802.3bt Switch product lines. The new compact Gigabit products include 60 and 100Watts per port and are ideal in applications requiring fiber or copper data connectivity to multiple remotely high-powered devices such as PTZ surveillance cameras, Wi-Fi access points and 5G devices. Multi-mode fiber ports The man...

Panasonic Security Systems showcases VMS and access control solutions at ISC East 2019

Panasonic Security Systems, a business unit of the newly formed Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd., is showcasing its impressive solutions capabilities at ISC East booth #435. By combining its superior imaging technologies with new AI-driven software and analytics solutions, Panasonic i-PRO Security Systems offers comprehensive, customisable solutions to meet the most diverse range of users’ specific needs. Core solutions on display include the company’s fully integrated Vi...

VIVOTEK introduces its advanced video management software VAST 2 for business management

In the new version update of VIVOTEK’s video management software VAST 2, several advanced user-centered functionalities will be unveiled. The new features include the Deep-Learning Technology Smart Search II, Cyber security Management Solution, and License Plate Recognition Integration. With this update, users can enjoy the intuitive interface of VAST 2 while achieving a higher level of management efficiency. Video Content Analytics Three new user-oriented benefits will be highlighted in...

SureCloud launches new Risk Advisory practice for integrated cyber security and risk assessment services

SureCloud, the provider of cloud-based, integrated risk management solutions and cyber security services, has announced the launch of its new Risk Advisory practice. SureCloud Risk Advisory SureCloud Risk Advisory will deliver a range of integrated cyber, risk and advisory services, uniquely underpinned by its cloud-based platform. This means organisations will have a central point of access to a range of risk assessment, base lining, information assurance and governance services and associate...

SureCloud hires new Vice President and Director of risk advisory division

SureCloud, globally renowned provider of cloud-based, integrated risk management solutions and cyber security services, has further enhanced its senior management team with the twin appointments of Ben Jepson as Vice-President and Craig Moores as Practice Director, of SureCloud’s new Risk Advisory division. Jepson will have overall responsibility and Moores will be accountable for the delivery capability within the new practice. Both join from global cyber security specialist NCC Group an...

Can AI video analytics ever really be intelligent?

Video surveillance is commonly associated with security. But in most cases, it's used to record incidents and assist in investigations after the fact rather than prevent undesirable events. Artificial intelligence–powered video analytics is a highly promising trend that fundamentally changes the way things work. Extracting manageable data from a video stream can help recognise risky situations early on, minimising damage and, ideally, completely avoid emergencies. At the same time, AI sign...

How to remain secure when attending a security trade show

With so many high-end professional security companies in attendance, a security trade show is perhaps the least likely environment for criminal activity. Would criminals really choose to mess with the leaders in global security?  While it may seem counter-intuitive, personal and corporate security needs to be a priority for every attendee – no matter how secure you may feel. If you are attending a security trade show where you will be surrounded by security experts, you should still...

BriefCam announces a mobile application to enhance investigation capabilities on the go

BriefCam, the provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® and Video Content Analytics solutions, announces the expansion of its best-in-class video content analytics product portfolio with a Mobile Application that adds powerful on-the-go investigation capabilities. The BriefCam App, which runs on both Android and iOS devices, derives exponential value from surveillance system investments by making video searchable on-the-go. Delivering a seamless extension With natural language textual search based on c...

Qognify to demonstrate integrated video solutions with Cayuga and Umbrella at Intersec 2020

Qognify, the trusted advisor and provider of physical security and enterprise incident management software solutions will be present at Intersec 2020. The company will demonstrate the latest version of its state-of-the-art video management system, Cayuga as well as its newly released, web-based central management platform, Umbrella. Focusing on the outcomes of customers that place a premium on physical security, safety and operations, both products enable organisations especially in the logisti...

Top things you need to include in your construction site security checklist

One of the responsibilities of construction project managers is to account for risks during the initial planning for a project and mitigate them. With all the tools, construction materials, and heavy machinery during the initial stages of a project, the construction site is a dangerous place to be at. However, this is not the only risk that project managers need to protect a site from. With plenty of valuables both physical and virtual within a construction site, it is also a prime target for t...

UK Government releases strategy to tackle growing security threat of drones

The UK Government has been working to reduce the risks associated with illegal drone use since a high-profile incident at UK’s Gatwick Airport in December 2018, when a drone sighting triggered a three-day shutdown of the UK’s second busiest airport, disrupting the travel plans of 140,000 people and affecting 1,000 flights. To address growing security threats by drones, the UK Government has released its ‘Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Strategy’. ‘Counter-Unmanned Aircr...

BCD International to expand its business by opening a Middle East branch in Dubai

BCD International, Inc. is pleased to announce the receipt of its commercial license from the Dubai Development Authority. In January 2020, the company will open its Middle East branch in Dubai Internet City, Dubai. The office will serve as the regional headquarters for Video Storage Solutions (VSS), one of the company’s major divisions. VSS will expand its global presence in the METAI region to supply authorised security distributors with video recording and storage appliances that are p...

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