Security product news & launch announcements

Pelco by Schneider Electric unveils GFC Professional 4K camera that provides crystal clear clarity

Pelco by Schneider Electric, global provider of intelligent video surveillance solutions, announced the release of the GFC Professional 4K, a video camera delivering 8 MP resolution detail for demanding video security applications with heavy foot and vehicular traffic. The GFC Professional 4K is also designed to support challenging lighting conditions that are typical in city surveillance, airports, seaports, traffic, gaming facilities, corrections, commercial, and hospitality deployments. GFC...

Hikvision’s Turbo HD PIR Camera features alarm accuracy and improved detection capabilities

From towers and moats to modern walls and wire mesh, physical perimeter fortifications have been around for millennia. Today’s technology brings us various types of electronic perimeter protection systems, mainly detecting or possibly preventing would-be intruders from crossing over into protected areas. Now, most traditional perimeter protection systems use active infrared detection. However, this type of detection method falls short in stability and reliability. Just before an intrusion...

Hanwha Techwin unveils Wisenet Q Flateye IR dome cameras for humid environments and dark settings

Hanwha Techwin’s new Wisenet Flateye IR dome cameras have been designed for high humidity environments and for where condensation might occur because of temperature differences. Wisenet Flateye IR dome cameras The main feature of the new H.265 domes, which are part of the Wisenet Q series, 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...

Hikvision expands PanoVu range with ultra HD 32 MP panoramic camera

Hikvision, global provider of innovative video surveillance solutions, has added an ultra HD 32 MP panoramic camera to its award-winning PanoVu camera range. Seamless panoramic image The new DS-2CD6984G0-IH(S)(AC) 32 MP PanoVu Series Panoramic Dome Camera uses four 1/2" Progressive Scan CMOS sensors to deliver a true 180-degree horizontal panorama, as well as a vertical field of view of 95 degrees. The four video images are stitched together by the camera itself, which intelligently outputs a...

The Boring Labs’ Boring Toolbox reduces the time spent on managing Milestone XProtect VMS by up to 97 percent

The Boring Labs announces its Boring Toolbox, a series of functional tools that help enterprises and integrators more efficiently manage medium-to-large distributed video surveillance/security networks using Milestone XProtect Express+, XProtect Professional+, XProtect Expert and XProtect Corporate. Initial tools include hardware/device name, password and device-group management that reduce the time spent on these manual functions by up to 97%. “While working as a leading Milestone integr...

BriefCam announces video content analytics platform v5.3 with highly accurate face recognition capabalities

BriefCam, the provider of Video Synopsis and Deep Learning solutions, announces v5.3 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform. BriefCam v5.3 introduces new breakthrough capabilities across all three of the platform’s seamlessly integrated solutions, delivering a powerful and innovative approach to making video content searchable, actionable and quantifiable. BriefCam’s v5.3 highly accurate face recognition extends its real-time alerting, search and quantitati...

FLIR Systems unveils high-end TruWITNESS mobile sensor platform for smart cities

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced FLIR TruWITNESS, an industry-first wearable sensor platform designed for city-level security and public safety operations. TruWITNESS combines video, audio, location data, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, and cloud and management software in one solution, allowing organisations to reach a new level of situational awareness. TruWITNESS wearable sensor platform TruWITNESS is designed for any public safety organisation that requires on-scene, real-time mobil...

Telguard expands integration of HomeControl Flex home security system with voice commands for Amazon Alexa

Telguard released new voice commands for HomeControl Flex, its interactive service solution. Using Alexa, HomeControl Flex subscribers can arm their security system and ask the status of the alarm system. Voice-operated alarm systems “Our commitment to helping security dealers succeed in the residential market is at the core of what we do,” said George Brody, President of Telguard. “Helping them stay current with connected home technology gives them the advantage of integrati...

Pivot3 unveils A&E Program to streamline design and deployment of IoT and security solutions

Pivot3, global provider of security, Internet of Things (IoT) and hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions, has announced the introduction of the Pivot3 Architect and Engineer (A&E) Program. This initiative will provide architects, engineers and consultants with the resources and support needed to make intelligent decisions when specifying infrastructure platforms at the core of enterprise-class IoT, video surveillance and security solutions for their clients. Pivot3 A&E Program The Pivo...

Aiphone launches improvements to IX2 IP intercom and security system

Aiphone has announced significant improvements to its full IP IX intercom and security solution. The new and upgraded features built into the new IX2 series include improved audio and camera functionality, large touch screen monitors and communication with up to 9,999 door stations. IX2 IP intercom and security solution “With no server or licence fees, the IX2 system offers highly affordable P2P full IP video entry security, internal communication and multicast paging,” said Wyatt...

ASSA ABLOY highlights critical features of CLIQ access control in bank security

It is hard to think of somewhere with more critical security needs than a bank. While cyber-security grabs the headlines, in the day-to-day business of banking, physical security of people and assets is paramount. We’ve all seen the heist movies. Of course, in the real world, bank security is more complex than fitting the biggest titanium door you can find. Buildings, ATM housings and cash-in-transit delivery services all have totally different workflows, but each demands high-security lo...

Comprion offers validated PSM and eDRX tests for mobile IoT devices for minimum power consumption

The mobile network standardisation body 3GPP introduced two new features – PSM (Power Saving Mode) and eDRX (extended Discontinuous Reception) – minimising power consumption of IoT devices and extending their battery power up to ten years. In IoT applications such as container tracking, intelligent meters, or agriculture sensors, the devices do not need to send or receive data continuously. Oliver Wruck, Director MNTS at Comprion, explains: “Being an important member of the mo...