Surveillance & Security News for September 2019

Open Security & Safety Alliance celebrates its 1st anniversary in the security industry

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organisations from all facets within the security, safety and building automation space, celebrates its one-year anniversary. Within its first 12 months, OSSA attracted 30+ members ranging from device manufacturers, software developers and system integrators to distributors and system on a chip (SoC) companies – helping lay the groundwork for improved security, safety, buildin...

Leveraging AI technology to combat modern cyber security threats

Delfina Chain, Sr Associate Customer Engagement & Development at Flashpoint, discusses what resources defenders must access to in order to keep a finger on the pulse of the cybercriminal underground. Artificial intelligence (AI) is already being applied to diverse use cases, from consumer-oriented devices - such as voice-controlled personal assistants and self-directed vacuum cleaners - to ground-breaking business applications that optimise everything from drug discovery to financial portfo...

Traka makes 1,002 key management systems live in sales, service and PDI centres in the UK and Ireland

Traka Automotive, which boasts the UK’s most advanced networked key management solution for car dealers, has seen a 34 per cent rise in demand for its systems over the last 12 months and has now made 1,002 key management systems live in sales, service and PDI centres around the UK and Ireland. Traka Automotive electronic key management is proving a vital tool to aid productivity and security for dealerships looking for efficiencies by tightening systems and processes to help staff to be m...

MOBOTIX IoT camera solutions integrated with Genetec’s cloud-based Stratocast video management system

MOBOTIX has taken another step towards making its technology available and integrating it in partner systems. After extensive development processes and testing, all MOBOTIX IoT camera solutions have been integrated in Genetec’s cloud-based Stratocast video management system. Genetec, global provider of video management systems solutions, has been one of MOBOTIX’s most important technology partners for many years. Integration with MOBOTIX IoT camera solutions The integration of our...

Hoverfly showcases LiveSky UAS at Drumgrange’s stand at DSEI 2019

At DSEI last week, Hoverfly's LiveSky tether-powered UAS was in the air as the EO/IR sensor as part Drumgrange LTD's Integrated Shared Situational Awareness Solution, installed on a Polaris DAGOR A1 ultra-light tactical vehicle. Visitors to the Drumgrange stand S2-225 at DSEI were treated to the unique mobile ISR and communication capability. LiveSky video was available over the Silvus Technologies StreamCaster Tactical MIMO network and displayed on the MilDef DS rugged tablet, installed in the...

GSX 2019 Review: Emphasising integration, focusing on customer outcomes

Many exhibitors at GSX 2019 saw the show as a success, despite slower booth traffic on the second and third days. According to show sponsor ASIS International, there were more than 20,000 registrants from 125 countries around the world, including those who attended the conference as well as the exhibition. Exhibitors definitely put their best feet forward, enthusiastically promoting their technology breakthroughs, but how convincing were they? The comments from at least one attendee – a l...

Corps Security celebrates Security Officer Appreciation Week to thank dedicated security guards

As part of Security Officer Appreciation Week, Corps Security is hosting an inaugural ‘Thank Your Security Officer Day’ on Thursday 19th September to thank their dedicated security guards. Working in partnership with a range of clients, the management team at Corps Security will thank their security officers in person as well as sharing stories across several social media platforms to acknowledge those who go above and beyond delivering an unprecedented level of service. Security Off...

Keyzapp management system installed by Amthal Fire & Security at head offices for property protection

Amthal Fire & Security has installed a bespoke designed Keyzapp management system at its head offices, to ensure the safekeeping and accountability of client keys at all times. Electronic Fire and security company Amthal required a system to improve key management processes, especially as the business has seen significant growth with an increased number of customer keys being kept on site for property protection, maintenance and monitoring services. Audit control capability for key transac...

Hanwha Techwin launches Wisenet Q Flateye IR Dome Cameras for high humidity environment

The new Wisenet 5 megapixel Flateye IR dome cameras manufactured by Hanwha Techwin are designed for high humidity environments and for where condensation might occur because of temperature differences. A key feature of the Wisenet QNE-8011R and QNE-8021R domes is that they each have a flat surface cover which is applied to the front of the lens, instead of the dome cover. This reduces IR diffused reflection which is caused by moisture and in the absence of a normal transparent dome cover, also r...

ELATEC hires RFID technology expert, Klaus Finkenzeller as Innovation Manager

ELATEC, global developer and manufacturer of innovative RFID products, welcomes Klaus Finkenzeller to its corporate management team as Innovation Manager.  The qualified electrical engineer is a regarded international expert in the field of RFID technology. With the addition of this renowned specialist, ELATEC increases its innovation strength and consolidates its position as a global technology provider. RFID identification and application development Finkenzeller’s focus includes...

TE Connectivity gets named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for its good impact on the world

TE Connectivity, a pioneer in connectivity and sensors, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the eighth consecutive year, showcasing its long-term economic, social and environmental impact on the world. In fiscal year 2018, TE continued to implement sustainability initiatives across both operations and products. Since 2010, the company has achieved a 30% reduction in energy use and a 38% reduction in greenhouse gas emission. Demonstrating Similar Core Values TE extends its...

Percepto to address impact of drone technology on airport security at ACI EUROPE Security Summit 2019

Percepto, a global market expert for autonomous industrial drone solutions, will change the perception that drones are the enemy of the airport, at the ACI EUROPE Security Summit, which is being hosted in Tel Aviv, Israel, from 17th – 19th September 2019. In a presentation entitled ‘Drones in Airports Friends or Foes?’ Percepto will address how the latest innovations in drone technology can improve airport safety, security and operations. VP of Marketing at Percepto, Illy Grub...

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