Surveillance & Security News for October 2018

Johnson Controls simplifies enterprise-level security operations with victor and VideoEdge 5.3 VMS solutions

Johnson Controls announces the latest version of the victor and VideoEdge flagship video management solution (VMS). This release features an array of tools to improve analytic reporting and streamline device and user management across multi-location installations. The victor client on VideoEdge hardware platforms allows users to leverage high-performance video streaming, audio, video intelligence and an expansive feature set for improved real-time command and management. victor and VideoEdge VM...

Bosch Building Technologies along with four other security companies establish Open Security and Safety Alliance

Bosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Pelco, and Vivotek Inc. jointly established the Open Security & Safety Alliance, Inc. This alliance is a non-profit, non-stock corporation that brings together likeminded organisations in order to outline specifications for a common standardised platform for security and safety solutions. “With this initiative, we set the foundation for the creation of a secure and reliable ecosystem for the security and safety industry t...

Plasco ID appoints new COO to lead expansion of identification solutions business

Plasco ID, global integrator of identification solutions, announces it has hired Jeff Bill as its Chief Operating Officer. Bringing a valuable combination of industry experience and proven results, he will focus on business operations and strategic initiatives. Physical card access control A veteran in visual and physical card access control, Jeff formerly held the position of President at Bristol ID, global technology card business; prior, he served as General Manager for Brady’s Peopl...

OpenEye and Connected Technologies partnership yields seamless integration between OWS Cloud and the Connect ONE platform

Connected Technologies LLC, maker of a powerful cloud-hosted security management platform and OpenEye, an innovator in cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence and loss prevention, announced an exciting new integration between OpenEye Web Services (OWS) and Connect ONE. OpenEye OWS Connect ONE by Connected Technologies is a cloud-hosted integrated security management platform which provides a single user interface to control intrusion, access control, critic...

Meesons announces to be the official sponsor for ASIS International’s seminars and events through 2019

Meesons announces that it is now an official sponsor of the UK Chapter of ASIS International, the world's largest membership organisation for security management professionals. As part of the sponsorship, Meesons, supplier of market Security Portals and Speed Gates, will have a presence at all ASIS quarterly seminars and events through 2019. Alongside this, Meesons will be the event sponsor for the Winter Seminar, which is taking place at the Francis Crick Institute, the landmark biomedical res...

Nortech’s technical director Amer Hafiz highlights evolution and importance of identity credentials in access control

Amer Hafiz, technical director at Nortech Control Systems, reviews the evolution of identity credentials in access control. Access control is defined as ‘the selective restriction of access to a place or other resource’. For an automatic access control system to function, it requires a means of identifying individuals to determine their access rights. The form of identification can be anything from a memorised password or PIN (personal identification number) to biometrics (measuremen...

Changing regulations promote better care of consumer digital privacy

There are two types of people in the world as it relates to privacy. Those that care about their privacy and sadly, those that don't. This divide continues to be further separated with the constant flood of cyber security breaches that we hear about. We, as consumers, can no longer get a cheap hamburger without hearing that once again, the information we want to be kept secret, has been breached. The old phrase of "you can lead a horse to water but you cannot make him drink" rings true as we a...

Dahua's HDCVI 5.0 surveillance technology boasts enhanced clarity, intelligence and security features

Dahua Technology is proud to present the world with HDCVI 5.0, the latest instalment to a revolutionary series for the global surveillance industry initiated in 2012, which brings clarity, intelligence and security to an unprecedented level. For those who are not already familiar with the field, there’s no need to rush into jargons of technical details behind the acronym. Simply imagine a really good security guard you hire that happens to enjoy exceptionally sharp eyesight unaffected by...

Hannover Messe 2019 to focus on industrial production through technology integration

Smart sensors, intelligent drives, modular production, automated logistics systems and holistic solutions for intelligent manufacturing – Hannover Messe has it all. The world’s premier trade fair for industrial technology will open its gates under the motto ‘Integrated Industry – Industrial Intelligence’. The motto reflects the organiser’s desire to show how the close integration of automation, power transmission and fluid power and software and IT can superc...

Bloomsbury Institute attains high-end security access control with ASSA CLIQ Remote solution

One of the UK’s top business and management schools, the Bloomsbury Institute, has upgraded its access control capabilities to the award-winning ASSA CLIQ Remote wireless locking technology from ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions. Based in central London and formerly the London School of Business and Management, the Bloomsbury Institute delivers full-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, accounting, finance and law, which are awarded by the Universi...

Hikvision showcases extensive range of alarm system solutions at Security Essen 2018

Hikvision showcased their latest alarm solutions at Security Essen, with a keen focus on integration, demonstrating the company’s commitment to providing extensive security solutions to customers for a wide range of applications. The Hikvision alarm solutions demonstrated the full range of products and technologies available and how they can all be utilised together –covering any security need – all from one provider. Intrusion and video verification “We had a great sho...

Comelit along with Building Protection Systems provides visitor access control solution at Omagh Hospital

Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex opened in 2017, designed by Todd Architects has recently won Building of the Year – Public Award at the Building & Architect of the Year Awards. The complex presents two wards with 40 single in-patient rooms and aims to promote patient privacy and dignity whilst complying with the latest infection prevention and control standards. A further 22 recovery beds are available for patients recuperating from Day Case Surgery. Working with Building Prot...

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