Surveillance & Security News for October 2016

Dahua Technology sets a new record for LFW Facial Recognition

LFW evaluates the performance of facial recognition algorithms under unconstrained conditions Recently, the facial recognition technology team from Dahua Technology presented their results for Labeled Faces in the Wild (LFW), which is a worldwide authoritative facial recognition database test set. With a series of technical improvements, the Dahua FaceImage facial recognition system was not only ahead of Google, Facebook, Baidu, and Tencent, it also set a new LFW record and pl...

Download: 9 opportunities to upgrade your access control technology

The technologies behind physical access control are constantly evolving. It’s a fast-changing market that can leave end user organisations struggling to keep up. Smart cards still reign supreme, with good reason, but there are also new options today and on the horizon. Customers want to implement the most secure and up-to-date technologies, but constantly adapting their systems to keep up with the pace of change is impractical. Leveraging access control technologies in a way that both m...

Hytera adds PD985 to digital mobile radio portfolio

The PD985 DMR offers an exceptional audio experience through noise cancellation technology PD985, a new member of the already versatile DMR portfolio from Hytera brings an exceptional digital radio experience with a broad array of enhanced features to improve user efficiency and safety. Noise cancellation Hytera, a solution provider of professional mobile radio communications, has launched its latest DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) handset, the PD985, the flagship professional de...

Milestone Video Management and SpotterRF Radar secure Presidential Debate in Las Vegas

Milestone advanced IP video and SpotterRF Radar secured venue, ground and air perimeter SpotterRF, a provider of low-cost, compact surveillance radar (CSR), announces its collaboration with Milestone Systems and the NMS SpotterXP plugin that was used to secure both air and ground perimeter at the U.S. Presidential Debate held on October 19th at the UNLV Thomas & Mack Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the first such debate monitored not only for ground threats but also...

Middle Atlantic secures patent for Essex QAR Series Rack Design

The rack is recognised for innovative quick assembly design thus saving integrators' time Middle Atlantic Products announced it has secured patent number 9,301,605 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Essex QAR Series Rack. Featuring an innovative approach to rack design that speeds up integration and assembly, the Essex QAR Series Rack enables AV contractors to focus on multiple projects during their workday. "Middle Atlantic is dedicated to optimising the integ...

Pulse Secure launches promotion to simplify moving up to secure access

Secure Access NOW promotion offers free hardware upgrades with 50% discount on software to accelerate rollouts Pulse Secure, a provider of secure access solutions has announced “Secure Access NOW” - a major new upgrade programme to help enterprises modernise their access security for mobile and cloud.  Customers running legacy Juniper SA, IC, and MAG hardware providing SSL-VPN and Network Access Control services are able to upgrade their hardware to the latest...

BeyondTrust adds KeyData, Novacoast and Sila Solutions to its partner program

The BeyondTrust Managed Service Provider Program is first-ever PAM solution available for managed service providers to offer their customers BeyondTrust announces KeyData, Novacoast and Sila Solutions Group as the newest additions to the BeyondTrust Partner Program. These established identity and access management (IAM) and privileged access management (PAM) service providers are important additions to the BeyondTrust Partner Program, and contribute to BeyondTrust’s ded...

DHF develops TS 007 domestic door security standard to defeat lock attack

The BSI Kitemarked TS 007 cylinder solution withstands picking, drilling, snapping, bumping, and plug extraction A row over the online sale of lock picks and other thieves' tools to the general public has accelerated interest amongst locksmiths and security professionals in locks that successfully resist attack. Police chiefs have expressed concern over the ready availability of lock picks and similar devices and have criticised one leading online retailer for selling equipme...

Camden Door Controls makes multiple additions to Lazerpoint RF range

The Lazerpoint RF 915MHz spread-spectrum wireless system provides an option to add fixed frequency daughterboards to the receiver Camden Door Controls, a provider of door activation and locking devices, has expanded their Lazerpoint RF family of 915MHz spread-spectrum wireless products. The system encompasses the widest range of wall switch transmitters, 1, 2 & 4 button FOBs, touchless switches, and digital keypads available currently, and qualifies Camden as the only manu...

VDG Sense 2.4 is certified for ImmerVision Enables allowing panomorph dewarping and viewing

VDG Sense can now enable their users to instantly dewarp, capture and navigate within 360-degree panomorph images in live or recorded modes VDG joins more than 50 security industry ImmerVision-certified solution providers around the world in integrating The 360° Video Standard. VDG Sense can now enable their users to instantly dewarp, capture and navigate within 360-degree panomorph images in live or recorded modes. As well, VDG Sense offers greater coverage and flawless c...

ASSA ABLOY announces acquisition of Trojan Holdings Limited

ASSA ABLOY UK plans to further expand its product offering for its customers ASSA ABLOY has acquired Trojan Holdings Limited, a supplier of residential door and window hardware into the door and window fabricator market. Through this acquisition, ASSA ABLOY UK plans to further expand its product offering for its customers. Leveraging business capabilities Trojan Holdings Limited, formed in 1993, has sales of circa £20 million a year and employs 65 people in its facilit...

VPS Site Security provides security solutions that result in savings of over 60% in security budget

JCB Smart Towers combine the latest cameras with wireless networks, sensors, and power sources A dramatic switch from human guards to cost-effective smart technologies has been the trend in site security in the last year. Recent projects carried out by the construction specialist, VPS Site Security, have demonstrated savings of over 60% in security budgets, providing an improved, comprehensive security net 24/7 at lower cost.Costain, GallifordTry, Carillion, Taylor Wimpey and...

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