SourceSecurity.com RSS - Applications News SourceSecurity.com RSS - Applications News from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/applications-news.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Applications News Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT Securitas Protective Services Officers increase security patrols as a counter-terrorism measure in Britainhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/securitas-protective-services-officers-increase-security-patrols-counter-terror-britain-co-7962-ga.23751.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/securitas-protective-services-officers-increase-security-patrols-counter-terror-britain-co-7962-ga.23751.htmlApplications NewsFri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Following the recent attack in Parsons Green, the joint terror analysis centre increased the terrorism threat level to the UK from severe to critical.</p> <p>As a result, the government carried out additional counter-terrorism operations around the country to help protect people in public places.</p> <p>Securitas took the decision to proactively support the emergency services and military operations by asking their Protective Services Officers to provide additional patrols at transport hubs across the UK.</p> <p><strong>Additional security patrols</strong></p> <p>Over the weekend &ndash; 16-17 September 2017 &ndash; their teams completed an additional 223 patrols, in addition to their normal security duties, providing visible, uniformed reassurance and completing security patrols in crowded places.</p> <p>They co-ordinated these activities though their Securitas UK Operations Centre (SOC) and from the moment they made the decision, their mobile teams immediately provided...Prominent art museum uses NVT Phybridge CLEER24 Switches in security upgradehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/art-museum-nvt-phybridge-cleer24-security-upgrade-co-227-ga-co-14306-ga.23723.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/art-museum-nvt-phybridge-cleer24-security-upgrade-co-227-ga-co-14306-ga.23723.htmlApplications NewsTue, 19 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>An art museum needed to upgrade its older analogue CCTV system with newer IP security technology to improve monitoring and recording capabilities. However, the customer faced the daunting challenge of first upgrading the Coax infrastructure to Ethernet before the new technology could be implemented. NVT Phybridge was able to rapidly upgrade the older infrastructure to support the new Axis IP devices exactly when and where the customer wanted them.</p> <p><strong>Upgrading to IP-enabled surveillance</strong></p> <p>The customer wanted to upgrade its older CCTV system to newer, IP-enabled surveillance technology. The driving requirement for the upgrade was twofold; to improve safety and security monitoring of visitors and staff, and to capture higher-resolution video recordings for incident investigations.</p> <p>The main challenge was physically replacing the existing Coax with the new Ethernet infrastructure needed. The process would be lengthy, complex, and disruptive to the...Multitone Mall Call solution enhances security communications at Canary Wharf retail facilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/multitone-mall-call-solution-security-communications-canary-wharf-retail-facilities-co-1183-ga.23709.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/multitone-mall-call-solution-security-communications-canary-wharf-retail-facilities-co-1183-ga.23709.htmlApplications NewsFri, 15 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Multitone Electronics plc, a specialist in the design, manufacture and implementation of integrated communication systems, announces that its Mall Call communications system has been chosen by Canary Wharf Group for its retail facilities.</p> <p><strong>Security communication management tool</strong></p> <p>Peter Lomax, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Multitone, commented, <em>&ldquo;We are delighted that Canary Wharf Group has chosen to use Multitone&rsquo;s Mall Call solution to manage communications with retail tenants. With over 490 Mall Call Units being installed, more than 300 stores, banks, services and restaurants over five malls will be covered. Mall Call is designed as a dedicated communications tool and is perfect for a busy and extensive large-scale site, from sending service alerts to tackling crime and managing major events.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>The flexibility, reliability and security of Mall Call is perfectly suited to the needs of a large retail...Openview Security Solutions installs control room for Lancashire Hub CCTV Centralisation Projecthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/openview-security-solutions-installs-control-room-lancashire-hub-cctv-centralisation-project-co-3425-ga-co-12068-ga.23705.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/openview-security-solutions-installs-control-room-lancashire-hub-cctv-centralisation-project-co-3425-ga-co-12068-ga.23705.htmlApplications NewsFri, 15 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>OpenView Security Solutions (OSS), one of the UK&rsquo;s providers of CCTV and IT infrastructure solutions to the public sector, has successfully completed the design and installation of a new control room in Blackburn, Lancashire. The company was awarded the contract after an open tender process as part of the Lancashire Hub CCTV Centralisation Project to consolidate separate facilities across the county into a single super hub control room which will reduce costs and improve service delivery against collective community safety objectives.</p> <p><strong>Largest local authority installations</strong></p> <p>The new control room, which cost almost &pound;1million, is located in King George&rsquo;s Hall, Blackburn where seven operators and two supervisors monitor over 240 cameras across East Lancashire around the clock. It features a video wall that comprises 33 x 42&rdquo; screens, one of the UK&rsquo;s largest local authority installations.</p> <p>The official opening was...3xLOGIC video surveillance solution helps improve operations at Georgia convenience storehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3xlogic-video-surveillance-georgia-convenience-store-security-co-5589-ga.23689.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3xlogic-video-surveillance-georgia-convenience-store-security-co-5589-ga.23689.htmlApplications NewsTue, 12 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>3xLOGIC, a provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions announced that the BC Express Mart, near Macon, Georgia, has deployed a 3xLOGIC video surveillance system to stay one step ahead of crime and to improve store operations.</p> <p>The Lizella, Georgia 10,000 square-foot convenience store is owned by Belinda &amp; Clifford Calloway and is just one of the businesses the two entrepreneurs own. The location is a convenience store, gas station, and restaurant, and employs 8-12 people depending on the season.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The system was purchased about three years ago and was installed when this location was constructed,&rdquo;</em> said Calloway. <em>&ldquo;We&rsquo;ve had experience with three other video systems, and we&rsquo;re most pleased with 3xLOGIC&mdash;the ease of accessing and managing the system and the clarity of the images, we&rsquo;ll never go with another camera system.&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>Single GUI for numerous cameras</strong></p>...SALTO wire free electronic access control technology secures Victoria State Emergency Servicehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/salto-wire-free-electronic-access-control-victoria-state-emergency-service-co-3322-ga-co-15053-ga.23687.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/salto-wire-free-electronic-access-control-victoria-state-emergency-service-co-3322-ga-co-15053-ga.23687.htmlApplications NewsMon, 11 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>SALTO Systems has supplied its latest wire free electronic access control technology to Australia&rsquo;s State Emergency Service at Wodonga, Victoria.</p> <p>Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) works to ensure the safety of Victorian communities by responding to emergencies and disasters across the state. A volunteer-based organisation (each State and territory of Australia has its own independent State Emergency Service) VICSES provides emergency assistance to the community 24 hours a day, seven days a week.</p> <p>The lead agency during emergency responses in Victoria, they are also the largest provider of road crash rescue in the state. The service also assists the Victoria Police in search and rescue operations, and plays an important support role during major bushfire responses.</p> <p><strong>Upgrading from mechanical keypad system</strong></p> <p><em>"When VICSES decided to upgrade from its mechanical keyed system, they began to search online for suitable...ASSA ABLOY UK door closer products secure University of Edinburghhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-uk-door-closer-products-university-security-co-2434-ga.23684.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-uk-door-closer-products-university-security-co-2434-ga.23684.htmlApplications NewsMon, 11 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The University of Edinburgh has strengthened its relationship with ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, by specifying its high-quality door closer products across the site.</p> <p>Established in 1583 and with a student population of over 35,000, the University needed a reliable door closer solutions provider to help keep its students, staff and contract workers safe and secure.</p> <p><strong>Door closers for university accommodation</strong></p> <p>ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions has proven itself to be that provider. The company has supplied more than 300 of its DC500A CAM-Motion door closers and over 60 of its G460 slide rails during the last 18 months, installed in both new buildings and retrofitted throughout the university&rsquo;s public, commercial and residential sites.</p> <p>Cameron Duncanson, Maintenance Services Co-ordinator at the University of Edinburgh, explains: &ldquo;<em>We have been...Traka’s key management solutions enhance facility business process for staff and contractors at Coventry Universityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-key-management-solutions-contractors-coventry-university-co-1708-ga.23677.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/traka-key-management-solutions-contractors-coventry-university-co-1708-ga.23677.htmlApplications NewsFri, 08 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The top University in the Complete University Guide 2018 league tables has established Traka state-of-the-art management solution at the core of a clear business process for all staff and contractors working across its sites on a 24 / 7 basis.</p> <p>Control over keys and access cards for technicians and contractors&rsquo;, enabled with Traka, ensures access is only granted to authorised personnel for vehicles and sensitive areas, including the communications server room access, alongside roof access and associated PPE equipment usages and fire and security alarms.</p> <p><strong>Live reports and instant notifications</strong></p> <p>A highly developed email system created within Traka&rsquo;s specialist software presents live reports and instant notifications along with a complete audit trail capability, including attendance and curfew notifications and even illegal handover notifications, all adding to the accountability of staff, technicians and contractors alike.</p>...Hikvision cameras streamline operations at Spinner’s Pizza, North Carolinahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-cameras-streamline-operations-spinner-pizza-co-3425-ga.23659.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-cameras-streamline-operations-spinner-pizza-co-3425-ga.23659.htmlApplications NewsMon, 04 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>A security camera provided by Hikvision USA Inc., the North American provider of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, was installed by Holmes Security to help Spinner&rsquo;s Pizza in Fayetteville, NC to improve efficiency.</p> <p>Established in 1999, Spinner&rsquo;s Pizza is a popular restaurant with a dedicated following and a very busy lunch crowd. Owner Spero Poulos thought of using a &ldquo;Pizza Cam&rdquo; to streamline operations during their busiest times. &ldquo;<em>Holmes Security had installed Hikvision cameras for security in and around the restaurant. We decided, why not use it for the service efficiency and accuracy?&rdquo;</em> said Poulos.</p> <p><strong>Full coverage of pizza buffet with kitchen monitor </strong></p> <p>The restaurant owner needed to improve efficiency. The combination of a camera with a kitchen monitor <em>&ldquo;keeps the staff from running to the buffet just to check what needs to be cooked.&rdquo;</em>...Castel audio-video intercom technology secures Waddesdon Manor estate in Buckinghamshirehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/castel-audio-video-intercom-technology-waddesdon-manor-buckinghamshire-co-11662-ga.23650.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/castel-audio-video-intercom-technology-waddesdon-manor-buckinghamshire-co-11662-ga.23650.htmlApplications NewsThu, 31 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Castel&rsquo;s audio-video intercom has been selected to protect the beautifully ornate, French ch&acirc;teau-style Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire. Built in the 1870s for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, the house was used for filming some of the exterior scenes in Downton Abbey.</p> <p>Waddesdon Manor is part of a magnificent estate that is now a National Trust property, although the Rothschild family continues to have an active involvement in the property through a charitable trust. The house and gardens receive 400,000 visitors a year, who flock to a variety of attractions across the 120-acre estate.</p> <p><strong>Castel CAP IP-V1B-P unit</strong></p> <p>System integrators Chiltern Technology have installed Castel&rsquo;s full IP/SIP intercom entry stations at seven locations around the site. The model chosen is the CAP IP-V1B-P, which is a PoE unit in 316-stainless steel that ensures optimum performance in all weathers and also provides vandal-resistance.</p> <p>Graham...Boon Edam revolving doors chosen for Manhattan Regional Airport’s “design for the future” strategyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-security-revolving-doors-manhattan-airport-kansas-co-286-ga.23649.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-security-revolving-doors-manhattan-airport-kansas-co-286-ga.23649.htmlApplications NewsThu, 31 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Boon Edam Inc., a manufacturer of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that Manhattan Regional Airport in Kansas relies on Boon Edam Tourlock 120S one-way security revolving doors to keep its passenger hold room fully secure. The doors were chosen to meet the throughput and overall customer satisfaction needs of the airport&rsquo;s fast-growing passenger traffic.</p> <p><strong>Airport expansion plans</strong></p> <p>Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK), located in the picturesque and growing Flint Hills region of Kansas, cut the ribbon on its new terminal earlier in 2017. More than triple the size of the old facility, the new 42,000-square-foot building emerged from the footprint of the existing terminal in an unusual manner. The airport essentially cut its existing terminal in half, and then demolished, rebuilt and, expanded each half during separate phases&mdash;while maintaining operations the entire time.</p> <p>The growth in aircraft arrivals,...Aiphone visible emergency call points protect students at Dundee Universityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/aiphone-visible-emergency-call-points-installed-co-96-ga.23647.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/aiphone-visible-emergency-call-points-installed-co-96-ga.23647.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Dundee University is installing highly visible emergency call point pedestals throughout its campus as part of a comprehensive range of measures to ensure a rapid response to any Emergency Incidents.</p> <p>The bespoke designed pedestals have been manufactured specifically for Dundee University by Aiphone, one of world&rsquo;s most respected and reliable communication solution brands. They incorporate Aiphone IX IP intercom stations which enable students and staff to instantly communicate with security personnel within the University&rsquo;s control room if they see any suspicious activity or feel unsafe.</p> <p><strong>IP intercom stations</strong></p> <p>The Aiphone&rsquo;s IX intercom system features PoE (Power over Ethernet) which has minimised installation time and costs as there is no need to provide separate power supplies for each pedestal. Scottish Communication, one of the UK&rsquo;s leading independent communication equipment specialists who were awarded the...eyevis UK video wall successfully secures Oxford Street store for five years, 24/7http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eyevis-uk-video-wall-case-study-retail-london-co-675-ga-co-5268-ga.23646.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eyevis-uk-video-wall-case-study-retail-london-co-675-ga-co-5268-ga.23646.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Technology supplied by eyevis UK has helped protect customers and prevent crime during five years of continuous operation in the security control room at a leading national retailer&rsquo;s flagship Oxford Street store.</p> <p>eyevis UK provides video display and audio visual solutions to a range of clients and has supplied CCTV control rooms for power stations, local authorities, banks, road traffic monitoring, emergency services, blue chip retailers and Government buildings.</p> <p><strong>Video wall for retail stores</strong></p> <p>Its work with the prestigious retailer was part of a project with Orion Security&nbsp;Solutions, which designs, installs and maintains integrated security&nbsp;systems. The name of the store cannot be revealed because of its policy of not publicising details of its security operation. eyevis UK installed a video wall comprising 5x2 42-inch narrow bezel LCD displays, a Netpix 4800 video wall controller and eycon software.</p> <p>eyevis UK...STANLEY Security completes security system upgrade for Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/stanley-security-security-system-upgrade-believe-in-tomorrow-foundation-co-9380-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-2283-ga.23642.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/stanley-security-security-system-upgrade-believe-in-tomorrow-foundation-co-9380-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-2283-ga.23642.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>STANLEY Security, a manufacturer and integrator of security solutions, has completed a fully integrated security system upgrade that benefits Believe In Tomorrow&rsquo;s hospital housing programme for families of children receiving treatment at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Children&rsquo;s Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The hospital housing facilities that received significant security enhancements are the Believe In Tomorrow Children&rsquo;s House at Johns Hopkins and the Believe In Tomorrow House at St. Casimir.</p> <p><strong>Upgrade for outdated security system</strong></p> <p>Discussions began late last year between Believe In Tomorrow Children&rsquo;s Foundation and STANLEY Security when it was determined that both facilities&rsquo; security systems were far outdated. To provide a more secure environment for families utilising this housing, both located in the midst of downtown Baltimore, STANLEY Security donated their time to upgrade each system including the...Total Recall Corp’s CrimeEye video surveillance aids Chattanooga Police Department in homicide casehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/total-recall-corp-crimeeye-video-surveillance-chattanooga-police-homicide-co-227-ga-co-4781-ga-co-2566-ga-co-11599-ga.23639.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/total-recall-corp-crimeeye-video-surveillance-chattanooga-police-homicide-co-227-ga-co-4781-ga-co-2566-ga-co-11599-ga.23639.htmlApplications NewsThu, 31 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The Chattanooga Police Department&rsquo;s investment in the CrimeEye&reg; video surveillance solution from Total Recall Corporation is already paying off. Video footage recorded via the CrimeEye-RD-2 rapid deployment video system was used to identify and arrest a suspect in the July 26 homicide of Desmond Clay.</p> <p><strong>Investigating and resolving crime</strong></p> <p>Clay was shot multiple times while driving and was found dead after his vehicle crashed into a local business. To investigate the crime, the Chattanooga Police Department retrieved video footage of the victim&rsquo;s car recorded by an outdoor CrimeEye-RD-2 rapid deployment portable video unit. On the video footage, Chattanooga Police Department identified a white Hyundai Sonata following the victim&rsquo;s car just prior to the shooting.</p> <p>Chattanooga Police Department located the Hyundai Sonata and found a handgun in the centre console. The suspect admitted that the gun found in his vehicle was the...Top American football schools deploy Delta portable counter-terrorist vehicle barriershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/top-football-schools-deploy-delta-portable-co-10263-ga.23630.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/top-football-schools-deploy-delta-portable-co-10263-ga.23630.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Delta Scientific, the manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, has announced that leading universities, including six of the Associated Press (AP) top-10 rated pre-season football schools, are staying one step ahead of terrorists and errant drivers on their campuses by identifying vulnerable areas and securing them within minutes with Delta MP5000 temporary, portable barriers. These mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers carry a K8 rating (M40 ASTM rating), stopping 7.5 ton (6400 Kg) vehicles traveling 40 mph (64 kph). With vehicle attacks becoming terrorists preferred choice of creating panic, many universities are adding such defenses.</p> <p><strong>Reducing risk of terrorist vehicle attacks</strong></p> <p>"<em>Unfortunately, most college procurement offices won't let us or other vendors announce their purchases</em>," advises Greg Hamm, Delta Scientific vice president of sales and marketing. "<em>We feel...Matrix biometric solutions: Managing time and attendance in a retail applicationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-biometric-solutions-managing-time-attendance-retail-co-10086-ga-co-6908-ga.23612.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-biometric-solutions-managing-time-attendance-retail-co-10086-ga-co-6908-ga.23612.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Retail is a scalable industry, one which is prone to expand with the growth of business. As businesses grow, retailers are faced with numerous challenges to overcome, many of which come with an increase in infrastructure, branches at multiple locations and manpower.</p> <p>Secondly, customer satisfaction is a major factor which the retail industry needs in order to survive. Negligence from an employee&rsquo;s end can prove fatal to retailers and may have a great impact on their business. Hence, keeping a check on employees&rsquo; behaviour, including attendance and leave becomes critical for retailers. However, retailers often do not have the necessary infrastructure that would help them maintain a systematic and accountable data of their employees&rsquo; attendance and leaves. A biometric time-attendance system can definitely prove beneficial for retailers in such cases.</p> <p><strong>Putting a stop to employee malpractices</strong></p> <p>Technological advancements have...Bosch video surveillance system secures new Eurasia tunnel for a safe and fast traffic flowhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-video-surveillance-system-secures-eurasia-co-11238-ga.23627.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-video-surveillance-system-secures-eurasia-co-11238-ga.23627.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The time of long commuting is over &ndash; at least for numerous Istanbul citizens. Due to the new Eurasia Tunnel, the time of travel can be shortcut from up to 110 minutes to less than 15 minutes &ndash; nearly 107 meters under sea level. The most advanced subsea tunnel connects the European part of Istanbul with the Asian part of the city. Bosch is playing a key role in the venture by providing a comprehensive safety and security solution consisting of a video surveillance system, a fire alarm system and an access control system. All systems are managed by Bosch&rsquo;s Building Integration System (BIS), and are open to third-party integration.</p> <p><strong>Smart surveillance in tough conditions</strong></p> <p>With an expected 120,000 vehicles per day basis passing through the tunnel, &ldquo;<em>the safety of Eurasia users is our number one priority in the operation phase</em>,&rdquo; the operators state. The flow of this immense number of cars is analysed on a 24/7 basis...HENSOLDT Radar proves capability against asymmetric threats from UAVshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hensoldt-radar-proves-capability-asymmetric-threats-uav-detection-co-14732-ga.23622.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hensoldt-radar-proves-capability-asymmetric-threats-uav-detection-co-14732-ga.23622.htmlApplications NewsThu, 24 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The SPEXER 2000 3D radar developed by HENSOLDT proved its excellent detection capabilities; in particular against asymmetric threats, on the occasion of two customer demonstrations under real operational conditions.</p> <p>&ldquo;<em>Powerful sensors are essential for protection against asymmetric attacks</em>,&rdquo; said HENSOLDT CEO Thomas M&uuml;ller summing up the demonstration results. &ldquo;O<em>ur SPEXER 2000 3D provided proof of its capabilities at a demonstrator level in a direct comparison with radar systems of all sizes</em>.&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>Advance warning in emergency situations</strong></p> <p>During the first demonstration at Putlos military training ground near Fehmarn, the radar, as a &lsquo;mobile platform&rsquo; onboard the US destroyer USS James E. Williams, detected live fire in the form of very low flying Milan anti-tank missiles launched from the mainland. And what&rsquo;s more, it achieved this in record time and with the greatest precision....Harpenden Town Council opens new smart doors With Amthalhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/harpenden-town-council-opens-smart-doors-amthal-co-12412-ga.23620.html?utm_source=News - Applications News&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/harpenden-town-council-opens-smart-doors-amthal-co-12412-ga.23620.htmlApplications NewsThu, 24 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Amthal has installed a state-of-the-art front door entry system at Harpenden Town Council offices that interfaces with a new phone system, to create a more efficient access process and smart security solution for the benefit of staff and visitors.</p> <p>Harpenden Town Council, which represents the largest parish in the St Albans District, aims to work closely with the community to promote the area as a place to live, a place to work, a place to invest and a place to visit.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Sophisticated internal access control system</strong></p> <p>Operating from Harpenden Town Hall, the Council originally sourced Amthal to install a sophisticated internal access control system to ensure the security of all who work and visit the office building.</p> <p>With the installation of a new cloud based telephone system, the Council once again called on the services of Amthal to recommend a compatible front door intercom system to ensure the efficient running of the office and...