Surveillance & Security News for October 2016

Foodles Production (UK) Ltd fined £1.6 million after metal door injures actor Harrison Ford

The Door & Hardware Federation is the industry body representing the metal door and powered gate sectors The company responsible for a metal door that badly injured actor Harrison Ford on a Pinewood Studios film set has been fined £1.6 million. Ford was struck by a metal door during the production of a Star Wars film. Foodles Production (UK) Ltd, owned by Disney, had pleaded guilty earlier this year to two charges brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Th...

Pulse Secure expands global channel by adding over 500 partners in last 12 months

Over 250 partners have moved up the Connect Now Partner Program tiers through recognition of an ability to deliver customer excellence Pulse Secure, a provider of secure access solutions has announced a dramatic increase in the size of its global channel community over the last 12 months plus notable new partnerships in UK, US, France, Russia and China. Following the spin-off from Juniper in 2014, Pulse Secure has conducted a company-wide strategy to strengthen its channel rel...

Greenwave Systems Chief Scientist Jim Hunter speaks about Internet of Things at Broadband World Forum

Jim Hunter conveyed that the real opportunity in the Internet is in connecting it with people Learning from the past, taking security seriously, and protecting the consumer must be at the heart of developing propositions for the Internet of Things (IoT) because it’s all about personal data, advised Greenwave Systems’ Chief Scientist. Speaking at the Broadband World Forum, Jim Hunter told the packed show floor that the real opportunity in the Internet is in connect...

Magenta Security Services wins Best Green Business Award at Hounslow Business Awards

Magenta installed solar panels on the roof of the building that generates 40% of the electricity it needs Magenta Security Services has once again been recognised for its environmental initiatives, collecting Best Green Business Award at the recent Hounslow Business Awards. The award was given for Magenta’s green initiatives which have helped the company reduce its impact on the environment. Magenta Security is considered one of the most environmentally friendly compani...

Vision 2016: Matrox Imaging to demonstrate Design Assistant vision software working with Iris GTR smart camera

Matrox Iris GTR is smaller, faster, more cost-effective smart camera combined with latest flowchart-based vision software  Matrox Imaging announced that, at Vision 2016 (Stuttgart, DE, Nov. 7-11, booth 1F21) and Pack Expo (Chicago, IL, Nov. 6-19, E-7747), the latest Matrox Design Assistant vision software will be demonstrated working with the recently launched Matrox Iris GTR smart camera. Matrox Design Assistant 5 is the latest evolution of the flowchart-based integrate...

ONVIF Chairman Per Björkdahl to speak on standards and IoT at Amsterdam Security Conference 2016 and SKYDD Protection 2016

ONVIF consists of nearly 500 member companies in six continents and more than 7,000 Profile conformant products ONVIF, a global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that ONVIF Chairman Per Björkdahl will be speaking on behalf of ONVIF at the Amsterdam Security Conference 2016 in Amsterdam on November 1st and at SKYDD Protection 2016 in Stockholm on October 27th. He will speak to attendees at both events on the role of standards and...

Rajant Corporation collaborates with UgCS to develop AirMast Tethered Drone System

The AirMast Drone System is being demonstrated in Booth 73A at the 3rd annual Commercial UAV Show, London As the demand for drone usage increases across industry sectors, Rajant’s kinetic mesh networks that are equipped to meet the aerial broadband connectivity drones require to maximise business advantage. Industries, such as oil & gas, mining, military, governments, and telecom companies to name a few, have been seeking a solution that will enable their drones to...

eyevis UK and Milestone systems announce alliance partnership for high value security solutions

eyevis has developed a unique video wall Plugin within the Milestone XProtect system Security and control room video wall experts eyevis UK and Milestone Systems, the global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, have announced an alliance partnership. The two companies will work together to provide the best solutions for customers across the surveillance sector through the new eyevis video wall plugin for Milestone’s XProtect platform. Founded in...

Camden Tough video highlights features and benefits of Surewave Touchless Switches

The five-minute presentation details the many features, benefits, applications and options of Camden's next generation CM-330 SureWave™ touchless switches Camden Door Controls, a provider of door activation and locking devices, is pleased to announce the availability of its newest CAMDEN TOUGH video. The five-minute presentation details the many features, benefits, applications and options of Camden's next generation CM-330 SureWave™ touchless switches. ROHS and A...

Hikvision ranked no.1 in Scene classification category at ImageNet Challenge 2016

The challenge attracts participants from more than fifty leading research institutions worldwide Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, recently achieved the no.1 position in the Scene classification category at the ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge 2016. Object category classification and detection ImageNet, the global image database resource, hosts the Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge (ILSVRC) to establish a b...

Iris ID provides biometric identity verification technology to U.S. Private Vaults

The customers are enrolled in the Iris ID system within minutes U.S. Private Vaults, a Beverly Hills, California-based provider of anonymous safe deposit box rentals, has selected biometric identity verification technology from Iris ID. USPV rents safe deposit boxes like those found at banks, but with two primary differences – customers are identified only through iris patterns and the facility is protected by multiple layers of enhanced security.Accurate identification...

Johnson Controls and Department of Homeland Security sign CRADA on cybersecurity

The partnership will help secure buildings from cyber threats In an effort to improve cyber-threat information sharing and analysis, Johnson Controls, a global provider in energy efficiency, integrated solutions and building controls, announces a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Cybersecurity and Communications. The agreement will help secure our nation’s critical infrastructure from tho...

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