Surveillance & Security News for October 2017

ASIS 2017 delivers reinvigorated security education and networking in Dallas

A blockbuster keynote lineup, revamped education programme, revitalised networking events, and a reimagined exhibit floor energised ASIS International’s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) last week in Dallas, Texas. The show, organised by the association for security management professionals, convened September 25-28 and attracted 22,000 global registrants from 96 countries. The event was produced in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA and drew positive reviews from attendees, ex...

Security 101 appoints Art Perez as global accounts director of applications engineering

Security 101 - a globally-recognised security systems integrator - announced the hiring of Art Perez as global accounts director of applications engineering. The West Palm Beach-based global accounts team helps businesses mitigate threats and vulnerabilities to protect people, property and profits by solving complex challenges with uniform security programs delivering true standardisation across multi-site organisations. Security and risk management expertise Over the past 26 years, Perez has...

UNION showcases door hardware portfolio at MLA Expo 2017

UNION, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be showcasing its latest door hardware products at this year’s Master Locksmith Association (MLA) Expo. Taking place at Telford’s International Centre from the 6 – 8 October 2017, the MLA Expo is Europe’s largest exhibition trade show for the locksmith industry. UNION’s latest solutions, which will be exhibited on stand H2.22, will demonstrate how the company’s products...

Honeywell releases Pro-Watch 4.3.5 security management solution for connected buildings

Honeywell, a provider of access control, intruder detection, video surveillance and integrated security solutions for connected buildings, has announced the next iteration of the Pro-Watch® security management solution for enterprise and critical infrastructure markets – Pro-Watch 4.3.5. Pro-Watch 4.3.5 is a connected buildings enterprise management platform that equips organisations with the right tools to protect their people and assets by combining access control, video surveillanc...

Hanwha Techwin’s Bob (H.Y.) Hwang discusses company rebranding and plans for future change

You may not have consciously noticed, but a major manufacturer of video surveillance solutions, which was previously known as Samsung Techwin, has successfully changed its name to Hanwha Techwin and at the same introduced the Wisenet brand as its main product brand name. Company and product rebranding The rebranding of the company and its products and solutions, which by all accounts been achieved without any disruption to its business or that of its customers, was a logical step to take follo...

Pelco and NAFFCO among companies returning for Intersec’s 2018 20th anniversary in Dubai

As preparations continue ahead of Intersec 2018, the 20th anniversary edition of world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection will be a notable milestone for a number of exhibitors that have grown with the exhibition since its inception in 1999. Pelco’s Intersec history Pelco by Schneider Electric is one of 13 companies at Intersec 2018 that exhibited at the inaugural edition 20 years ago, and will line up alongside more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countri...

Dahua Technology PSPO 3D Scene Flow Method ranks top in KITTI Flow 2015 Benchmark

As is shown on the KITTI Vision Benchmark Suite official website, Dahua Technology PSPO 3D Scene Flow Method set a new world record and took the 1st place in KITTI Flow 2015 Benchmark on September 28th, 2017 - with an Fl-all result of 6.15%. Dahua’s PSPO method ranked number one KITTI vision benchmark suite is a benchmark to evaluate computer vision performance. Established by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, it is the world's fir...

Mark Douglas joins Texecom as Sales Director

Texecom is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Douglas as Sales Director.   Mark joins Texecom from Pareto Law, where he was responsible for development and delivery of a range of sales training and development programmes. Prior to Pareto, Mark held senior Sales Director roles with HRS UK, American Express and the UK Post Office. Mark has a degree in Economics from Liverpool University. Commenting on Mark’s appointment Jim Ludwig, Managing Director said:  “Ma...

Las Vegas Massacre demands reevaluation of hospitality sector security

The massacre in Las Vegas is both sadly familiar and terrifyingly novel. Because of the recent series of violent attacks on innocent people gathered in public places, high body counts are no longer unheard-of, although the 59 dead after the Las Vegas tragedy sets a depressing new record. These news stories have become so grimly commonplace as to dull our collective sensitivity to their shock. However, the modus operandi of the latest attack, apparently by a “lone wolf” – caref...

Qognify’s Situator and Operational Intelligence Center globally secures a banking institution

Qognify, a provider of big data solutions for physical security and operations, announced that one of the world’s largest banks and financial services companies has selected Qognify Situator and its Operational Intelligence Center (OIC) module to help manage its global security and operations. The Qognify solution will manage security for locations in over 200 countries. The bank has been using Qognify’s video management solution as part of its security program for over ten years no...

Identiv partners with Zwipe providing biometric access control card services

Identiv, Inc. announced that the company has partnered with biometric technology company Zwipe for access control card formatting services. Identiv’s U.S.-based card service bureau is programming the radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in Zwipe’s biometric credential line, providing all physical access control system (PACS) formats from Identiv’s portfolio. Pre-formatted smart card formatting schemes In order to encode its biometric cards in a wide variety of formats,...

Texecom hires Michael Stembridge as Technical Director

Texecom has announced the appointment of Michael Stembridge as Technical Director. Michael joins Texecom from sister Halma company Avire, a global manufacturer of safety, display and monitoring solutions for elevators, where he held the role of Global Technical Director.  Michael has previously held roles with Imtech Traffic & Infra (Divisional R&D Director and UK Engineering Director roles), Racal Acoustics (Head of Engineering and Engineering Programme Manager), and Ultra Electro...

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