Surveillance & Security News for October 2016

CLIQ® locking system protects REWE's new logistics centre in Germany

German supermarket REWE Group's new full-range national warehouse covers 53,000 square metres and is situated in the north of Berlin. About 350 employees ensure that more than 355 REWE, nahkauf, Karstadt and Coop supermarkets — along with Hit self-service stores — are supplied with around 10,000 different items. The building is protected by a CLIQ® locking system which was planned and installed by the specialist security company Guett-Dern GmbH, based in Cologne. The flexible lo...

VIVOTEK provides seamless safety and security for airport transportation system

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) is one of five airports in Taiwan with regular international flights, and is by far the busiest. Last year, TPE dealt with approximately 34 million passengers, ranking TPE the 11th busiest airport worldwide in terms of international passengers. TPE comprises two terminals, each harbouring roughly half of the passengers. A comprehensive transport system is established within the airport to transport passengers between terminals and in/out of the airport....

Growing need for open protocols in the security industry

If all the components within a security and wider IT network have the ability to interact together, they can offer so much more than their individual capabilities The widespread use of open protocol systems is one of the most important developments in the security and safety sector for decades. With a heavy reliance upon various security softwares (even for physical security), using open systems has gone from being a desirable selling point to a necessity in the security indus...

ONVIF looks ahead following a year of growing impact for the open industry forum

ONVIF will be eight years old in the next several weeks. It has been interesting to watch the open industry forum’s impact on physical security since it began in 2008 with a goal to develop a global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products. ONVIF’s influence has accelerated just in the last year, with the number of ONVIF-conformant products in the market growing from about 5,000 a year ago to more than 7,000 today – more than a 40 percent increase. ON...

Fusion and multi-modal biometrics strengthen physical security systems to fight against terror and crime

Multi-modal biometrics refers to a technology that combines a number of biometrics working together as a multifactor solution Global terrorism is on the rise. For many years, the West felt immune to these incidents, often asserting that these were problems felt only in countries with heated conflicts, such as Syria, Iraq, Israel and Nigeria. However, recent terror attacks have taken place in both Europe and the United States: Belgium, France (Paris and Nice), Orlando, various...

ShotSpotter Flex technology applied in six new cities to prevent crime and reduce gun violence

The total new ShotSpotter coverage mileage is 118 miles for a total coverage area of more than 400 miles SST, a global leader in gunfire detection and analysis, announced that six new cities − including San Diego, California and San Antonio, Texas − have selected its ShotSpotter Flex technology to help the local law enforcement agencies prevent and reduce gun violence in their cities. SST also announced expanded coverage areas for eight cities already successfully...

Arteco to outline best practices in video management and business intelligence in new webinar series

Arteco’s webinar to further enhance event-driven security within individual applications Arteco, a global provider of event-driven video management solutions, announced a focused webinar series that highlights the design features, benefits and use cases of select platforms within the Arteco solutions suite. Enhancing event-driven security The global webinar series consists of four separate sessions that will span the course of the remainder of 2016. The series aims to...

Identiv’s FICAM solution to be demonstrated at new government office open house

Identiv will present live demonstrations of existing Hirsch platform installations and hardware at the open house Identiv announced that it will demonstrate its FICAM government solution during Identiv’s Government Office Open House on November 3, 2016 at Identiv Federal Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. Identiv’s Government Office Open House will provide an opportunity for government customers and partners to see Identiv’s end-to-end Federal Identity, Cre...

ODSecurity SOTER RS body scanner to boost airport and prison security worldwide

The SOTER RS is a low dosage full body scanner which combines ultra-low radiation with maximum visibility A racketeering scheme at Maryland’s largest state prison, The Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI) in Westover, USA was uncovered following a tipoff from a prison guard. On September 29th, 2016, 80 people including 18 correctional officers, 35 inmates, and 27 “outside facilitators” (someone on the outside that delivered goods to the correctional office...

D-Link launches Vigilance Full HD surveillance starter kit for small businesses

The DCS-4802E camera is easy to install and can be integrated into a highly affordable video surveillance solution D-Link has launched its new Vigilance Full HD surveillance starter kit (DNR16-4802-2) for small businesses and consumers looking to make their first investment into video surveillance. The kit includes a 16-channel PoE Network Video Recorder (DNR-2020-04P) and two Full HD outdoor mini dome cameras (DCS-4802E). The DCS-4802E camera has the smallest footprint of all...

Tyco introduces video intelligence analytics at the edge for Illustra IP cameras

Illustra's new video intelligence analytics alerts operators to relevant video based on pre-defined rules Tyco Security Products introduces video intelligence analytics at the edge for Illustra IP cameras to improve security operations and reduce response time. Illustra now offers its IP camera customers powerful video intelligence analytics to automatically analyse captured video and alert users of specific motion detected activities. The new intelligence analytics alert ope...

Genetec Security Center helps Levi’s Stadium in California to host safe and successful events

Genetec Security Center combines video surveillance, access control, ALPR and other business systems Home of San Francisco 49ers invests in unified video surveillance and access control to protect crowds of visitors, safeguard practice facilities and ensure event successes Business challenge Located in Santa Clara, California, United States, Levi’s Stadium is the recently built 1.2 billion-dollar home of the National Football League (NFL) team, San Francisco 49ers. Si...

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