Surveillance & Security News for October 2018

Meesons receives internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 certification

Meesons announces that it has achieved certification to the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 standard. Achieving ISO 9001:2015 demonstrates Meesons’ commitment to customer service and quality in delivery, through an effective quality management system. Meesons is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of anti-tailgating Security Portals and Speed Gates for use as physical entry barriers at building entrances. The range, which includes the UK’s first and only Security Portal...

WBE announces strategic partnership with International Security Expo for The Security Event 2019

Western Business Exhibitions (WBE), host of the industry’s newest exhibition ­­– The Security Event – powered by Security Essen, is pleased to announce another ground-breaking strategic partnership with Nineteen Events and International Security Expo. The collaboration aims to provide clarity to the marketplace and demonstrate the comprehensive coverage of complementary industry segments that each platform offers. The Security Event is a brand-new exhibition for the UK...

ClanTect launches ‘ClanConnect’ communications software module for high-speed data connectivity

ClanTect, the UK-based provider of Motion Detection Systems for the security sector, is proud to announce the launch of its powerful new ‘ClanConnect’ communications software module. ‘ClanConnect’ provides a high-speed and secure communications gateway, connecting a wide dispersed network of remote terminals, with the head office host system. This provides for the rapid and tamper-free 2-way transmission of data and programs. The benefits for security operations within l...

Seagate Technology launches SkyHawk Health Management feature at Security China 2018

Seagate Technology plc, a provider of data storage solutions, announced a new SkyHawk Health Management feature at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security 2018 in Beijing. SkyHawk Health Management (SHM) is the industry’s first embedded drive monitoring software designed for data prevention, intervention, and recovery with Seagate’s Skyhawk & SkyHawk AI surveillance-optimized hard drives in Network Video Recorder (NVR) and Digital Video Recorder (DVR...

Bosch installs integrated security solution at Brazilian energy provider CELPE’s hydropower substations

Brazilian infrastructure company Companhia Energética de Pernambuco (CELPE) is the main supplier of electricity in the country’s Northeastern state of Pernambuco. Headquartered in the state capital Recife, one of the most important economic and urban hubs in the country, CELPE serves a population of more than 8.8 million inhabitants in the 184 municipalities of Pernambuco. As part of the Brazilian government’s commitment to clean energy, the CELPE grid also contains several hy...

What new video technologies can help overcome privacy concerns?

There is no expectation of privacy in a public space. That’s the premise on which most video surveillance applications are justified. But new concerns about privacy, specifically the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, are changing expectations. And what if a camera must be positioned where a private area happens to be within its range? Fortunately, there are technology approaches to solving these dilemmas, as our Expert Panellists explain. We asked: What new technologies...

Tavcom Training expands distance learning and account management teams with two new appointments

Tavcom Training, a subsidiary of Linx International Group, and the global provider of accredited security systems training courses, has announced the appointment of eLearning Developer Peter Panayi and Account Manager Effie-Mae Sims. Both will be based at the Tavcom Training Centre in Hampshire, UK, and will focus on growing the success of its rapidly expanding prospectus of classroom and distance learning training courses. Security systems training courses Tavcom Training boasts a wide range...

What are the challenges of AI for physical security?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a current buzzword in the physical security market – and the subject of considerable hype. However, AI sometimes get negative press, too, including dire warnings of its potential and eventual impact from some of our most prominent technology thinkers. We decided to take the issue to our Expert Panel Roundtable with this week’s question: What are the negative impacts and/or new challenges of AI for physical security?

ZorroSign announces release of enhanced support for mobile biometrics to electronically sign documents

ZorroSign Inc., pioneer of real electronic signature and document fraud and tampering detection system built on blockchain, announces the release of its enhanced support for advanced mobile biometrics to electronically sign documents. Users of Samsung and Apple mobile devices can use their biometrics to log into the ZorroSign application, sign documents and manage other tasks. This enables ZorroSign users to sign documents anywhere and at any time. Using a smartphone or tablet, users can eSign...

Johnson Controls’ exacqVision v9.6 offers impactful insight on VMS data, recording features and software integrations

Johnson Controls has introduced exacqVision video management system (9.6), which empowers users to gain unprecedented insight into their VMS data, while leveraging powerful integrations and essential recording features during network loss. exacqVision VMS 9.6 With massive amounts of data continuously being generated by security cameras, access control, intrusion systems and other integrations, exacqVision 9.6 lets users analyse their data to make better business decisions. For example, securit...

Nortek launches Smart Areas partitioning for 2GIG GC3 security panel with enhance functionality

Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC) announces the launch of Smart Areas partitioning for the 2GIG GC3 security panel, making it the first and only self-contained wireless security system with zone partitioning. The new functionality makes the benefits of partitioning easy and available to more homeowners than ever before, and is available immediately to every GC3 system – even installed systems – via the new v3.2 firmware release, with no added hardware modules required. Partiti...

Bosch Security extends support for system integrators with onsite commissioning services

Bosch has expanded its professional services for integrators with the Boost Onsite Support offering available in North America. Designed to assist with the commissioning of large and complex installations, integrators selecting this service receive in-shop and/or on-site support from a Bosch technical expert as well as access to this specialist via email and phone throughout the duration of the project. Bosch security, safety and communications systems With this level of onsite support, install...

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