from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/albania.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to deliver keynote address at ASIS 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dallas-mavericks-owner-mark-cuban-deliver-keynote-address-asis-2017-co-177-ga.23448.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dallas-mavericks-owner-mark-cuban-deliver-keynote-address-asis-2017-co-177-ga.23448.htmlEvents NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ASIS International announces that entrepreneur, technology visionary, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will deliver the keynote address at the Monday, Sept. 25 luncheon at the organisation&rsquo;s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place Sept. 25-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The premier event for security professionals worldwide, ASIS 2017 is expected to attract 22,000 operational and cybersecurity professionals from across the globe.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Every year ASIS brings the security community together to share ideas and experiences that help attendees better understand global trends and their security implications,&rdquo;</em> said Peter J. O&rsquo;Neil, CEO, ASIS International. <em>&ldquo;Mark Cuban&rsquo;s innovations as owner of the Mavericks along with his entrepreneurial, boundary-pushing achievements make him a natural fit for our keynote line-up. His address will help set the stage for the week of learning...Raytec introduces new range of VARIO2 IP Hybrid Illuminatorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-introduces-range-vario2-ip-hybrid-illuminators-co-2011-ga-npr.23447.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-introduces-range-vario2-ip-hybrid-illuminators-co-2011-ga-npr.23447.htmlProduct NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Raytec have released their new range of VARIO2 IP Hybrid Illuminators that combine 4 key technologies into a single package and immediately becomes the smartest and most connected illuminator in the security market today. Each illuminator combines Infra-Red, White-Light, IP connectivity and PoE technology into a single networked package &ndash; designed to deliver the right light for any situation, at any time.</p> <p><strong>Hybrid compact illuminator</strong></p> <p>VARIO2 IP Hybrid utilises Raytec&rsquo;s latest PLATINUM Elite twin-core SMT LEDs which are individually over 200% more powerful than previous generation LEDs. This allows Raytec to integrate all the performance of two full size illuminators (one Infra-Red and one White-Light) into one much smaller hybrid platform. Now security professionals get all the performance of two illuminators from a single package whilst reducing capital outlay, infrastructure and running costs.</p> <p><strong>Remote monitoring...ONVIF announces Release Candidate for Profile T for advanced video streaminghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onvif-announces-release-candidate-profile-advanced-video-streaming-co-8173-ga-npr.23445.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onvif-announces-release-candidate-profile-advanced-video-streaming-co-8173-ga-npr.23445.htmlProduct NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announces the Release Candidate for Profile T, a draft specification with advanced streaming capabilities that includes support for H.265 video compression and an expanded feature set that extends the capabilities of ONVIF video Profiles for systems integrators and end users.</p> <p><strong>ONVIF Profile T</strong></p> <p>ONVIF Profile T for advanced streaming employs a new media service that enables the support of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), based on the international H.265 video compression standard that specifies how to decode data into displayable video. Profile T-conformant clients support both H.264 and H.265 video compression, while Profile T-conformant devices support at least one of these formats. The new Profile also encompasses Transport Layer Security (TLS) enabled communications and new functionalities such as bidirectional audio streaming, standardisation of events,...SALTO mobile access control helps Australian Ski Lodge improve guest experience and operationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/salto-mobile-access-control-helps-australian-co-3322-ga-co-15053-ga.23443.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/salto-mobile-access-control-helps-australian-co-3322-ga-co-15053-ga.23443.htmlApplications NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Located in the heart of the stunning Falls Creek Village, Victoria, much of Elk&rsquo;s lodge-style accommodation has recently been completely rebuilt and the renovation has seen the addition of five deluxe suites and five luxury apartments.</p> <p>Sleek contemporary interiors by Coy + Yiontis architects with Nordic inspired furniture and fittings, luxury beds and linen, the latest heating, security and Wi-Fi systems, coupled with stunning alpine views from every room, now make Elk at Falls the place for skiing couples, families and groups to stay.</p> <p><strong>Room management monitoring capabilities</strong></p> <p>With regard to security, the renovation was the perfect opportunity to install the latest in access control technology to provide a convenient, comfortable, safe and secure experience for guests throughout their stay while giving the owners the control and room management monitoring they needed.</p> <p>Nick Burton, Managing Director of Steve Burton Security...UTC Fire & Security UK unveils new Interlogix TruVision camera models at IFSEC 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/utc-fire-security-uk-unveil-interlogix-truvision-camera-models-ifsec-2017-co-8096-ga-co-9724-ga-co-3045-ga.23442.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/utc-fire-security-uk-unveil-interlogix-truvision-camera-models-ifsec-2017-co-8096-ga-co-9724-ga-co-3045-ga.23442.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>UTC Fire &amp; Security UK will be featuring new additions to the Interlogix TruVision camera range at the IFSEC security exhibition in London, June 20-22, stand G1300. UTC Fire &amp; Security UK Ltd. and Interlogix are part of UTC Climate, Controls &amp; Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.</p> <p><strong>UTC TruVision PTZ units</strong></p> <p>The new TruVision 1080p HD-TVI PTZ units feature over-the-coax telemetry control that allows existing analogue cameras to be easily replaced without the need for additional cabling. Available in pendant and flush/ceiling versions, an IR variant allows for strong low-light performance. The cameras can also serve as a retrofit into legacy installations by connecting the unit with its standard 960H BNC output and RS-485/RS-422 connection.</p> <p><strong>TruVision Navigator 7.0 software</strong></p> <p>When paired with the TruVision Navigator 7.0 software, installers can connect the latest generation TruVision HD-TVI PTZ camera...Robot revolution: Uncovering the real value of security robotshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/real-security-value-robots-artificial-intelligence-co-14733-ga.23441.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/real-security-value-robots-artificial-intelligence-co-14733-ga.23441.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Robots have been in the spotlight lately, as tycoons like Elon Musk discuss the perils of automation and artificial intelligence (AI), and roving robots meet their watery demise. These recent events have unmasked a particularly interesting topic: The value of robots in the broader sense, especially as a security tool.</strong></p> <p>The emergence of robotics, automation and AI is not new, but the ongoing discussion about how best to use these continues to fuel critics and supporters alike. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport announced in early July that it is piloting a programme that utilises robots at the busy transportation hub to provide tips for getting through security faster; such as telling passengers to remove their scarves, jackets and belts before going through the screening process. Other robots being used in airports perform tasks such as providing passengers with directions to gates, escorting passengers to their destination or cleaning the floors.</p>...InfoSecurity Russia to host first English webinarhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/infosecurity-russia-host-english-webinar-co-10674-ga-co-14334-ga.23440.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/infosecurity-russia-host-english-webinar-co-10674-ga-co-14334-ga.23440.htmlEvents NewsTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Information security is one of the most popular ICT topics in Russia. Local companies have an increasing demand for information security solutions due to increasing cyber attacks, both in number and sophistication.</p> <p><strong>First English webinar</strong></p> <p>InfoSecurity Russia Team hosted the first webinar on Russian market insights. Large buyer, value added distributor and a global vendor successfully operating on Russian market shared their best practices and market entry tips.</p> <p>Moderator:</p> <ul> <li>Denis Batrankov, Palo Alto Networks Russia, Information security Consultant</li> </ul> <p>Panelists:</p> <ul> <li>Andrey Akinin, Web Control (one of the leading value-added distributors in Russia), CEO</li> <li>Lev Paley, System operator of the Unified Energy System of Russia, Head of IT Security Department</li> </ul> <p><strong>Topics for discussion</strong></p> <p>Over the course of the webinar, participants learnt about import approved...Nortech Control System appoints Norbain as its Distribution Partnerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nortech-control-system-appoints-norbain-distribution-partner-co-1233-ga-co-1918-ga.23438.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nortech-control-system-appoints-norbain-distribution-partner-co-1233-ga-co-1918-ga.23438.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Norbain, one of the UK&rsquo;s distributors of IP, CCTV, Access Control, and Intruder Detection solutions can now offer their customers Nortech&rsquo;s popular People &amp; Vehicle Access Control Products.</p> <p>They will distribute the full range of Nortech&rsquo;s security products including Access Control, Readers &amp; ID Devices, Long Range Identification, and Vehicle Detection &amp; Parking products all of which provide complete solutions across a wide variety of applications.</p> <p>Steve Blackler, Managing Director of Nortech welcomes this formal agreement saying, <em>&ldquo;The appointment of Norbain strengthens our distribution footprint and provides greater coverage for all of Norbain customers to be able to access Nortech&rsquo;s full range of people and vehicle access control products&rdquo;.</em></p> <p>Anne Wesley, Supplier Relations Manager for Norbain, comments: <em>&ldquo;We&rsquo;re delighted to join Nortech&rsquo;s Distribution Partner Program and are...Emergency Management for Airports Summit 2017 aims at enhancing airport securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-management-airports-summit-2017-aims-enhancing-airport-security-co-15047-ga.23410.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-management-airports-summit-2017-aims-enhancing-airport-security-co-15047-ga.23410.htmlEvents NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Emergencies that occurred in an airport will not only lead to flight delays, cause major disturbance to millions of passengers, it could also tarnish the nation&rsquo;s reputation and result in fatality and economy losses. Join global airport operators and aviation authorities at Equip Global&rsquo;s renowned conference at Emergency Management for Airports Summit in London on 10 &ndash; 13 October 2017.</p> <p><strong>Bringing together crucial sectors</strong></p> <p>In addition to sharing key lessons learned from recent airport disasters relating to aircraft accident, firefighting and terrorism, the conference will bring together the six crucial sectors in managing an airport emergency to allow for a more comprehensive view. Besides emergency planners, airport fire and airport police, hear from emergency medical services, airlines, and airport terminal/airside operations on ways to minimise impact on airport business.</p> <p>Participants can expect a packed program with case...Maritime and Border Security Philippines taking place on ASEAN 50th Founding Anniversaryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/maritime-border-security-philippines-place-asean-50-founding-anniversary-co-4970-ga.23409.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/maritime-border-security-philippines-place-asean-50-founding-anniversary-co-4970-ga.23409.htmlEvents NewsTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Maritime and Border Security Philippines that is taking place 3 &ndash; 4 October 2017 in Manila, Philippines and comes at an opportune time as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrates its 50th Founding Anniversary. Taking place adjacent to the ASEAN EU High Level Dialogue this October, the National Security Council (NSC) Office of President, Philippines, and the National Coast Watch Council Secretariat (NCWCS) will be hosting Maritime and Border Security Philippines in conjunction with Clarion Defence &amp; Security.</p> <p>The defence and security community needs no reminding on the escalating tensions in the Asia Pacific. Seaborne terrorism in the Sulu Sea off south-west Philippines is a perennial issue. With the seas set to become ever more crowded, it is imperative to strengthen protocols that can prevent unintended incidents.</p> <p><strong>Focus areas</strong></p> <p>The Maritime and Border Security Philippines conference and exhibition will focus...ASSA ABLOY secures mobile access control permission management with CLIQ Connect solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-mobile-access-control-permission-cliq-co-9380-ga-co-12708-ga-npr.23427.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-mobile-access-control-permission-cliq-co-9380-ga-co-12708-ga-npr.23427.htmlProduct NewsTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>The new CLIQ Connect solution is a simple and cost-effective way for facility managers to administer mobile workers&rsquo; access control rights. Facility managers can update, amend, revoke or renew access rights remotely using the CLIQ Web Manager software and the latest Bluetooth technology paired with a mobile phone. This enables a mobile worker in any location to access locks. They simply open the CLIQ Connect app on their mobile phone to transfer updated access permissions instantly to their programmable CLIQ key via Bluetooth.</p> <p><strong>Remote access control</strong></p> <p>CLIQ is a locking system with high-end microelectronics powering programmable keys, cylinders and padlocks. It provides flexible access control and key management solutions for all kinds of locking applications, including those at critical infrastructure sites. With CLIQ, each employee or contractor has tailored, individual access rights based on the specific time and date needed, all stored in...Digital Barriers partners with Morphean to deliver class-leading business and security analytics as a VSaaShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digital-barriers-partners-morphean-deliver-business-security-analytics-vsaas-co-7121-ga-co-12276-ga-npr.23426.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digital-barriers-partners-morphean-deliver-business-security-analytics-vsaas-co-7121-ga-co-12276-ga-npr.23426.htmlProduct NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Morphean and Digital Barriers announce a new collaboration to offer Digital Barriers&rsquo; government-accredited video analytics and facial recognition solutions as an enhanced Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) solution across the Morphean video surveillance platform.</p> <p><strong>First SmartVis video analytics suite as a VSaaS provider</strong></p> <p>This combination will bring a market-leading solution to businesses looking to enhance their control over physical security and business intelligence, whilst reducing costs and IT complexity. Morphean will become the first European-based business intelligence and video management platform provider offering the SmartVis video analytics suite as a VSaaS solution into the commercial sector.</p> <p><em>"By employing Digital Barriers</em><em>&rsquo; SmartVis analytics, Morphean can rapidly augment safety and security capabilities across our clients</em><em>&rsquo; assets, leveraging the latest in AI analytics, no matter how...TDSi recognises ABCA with ‘UK Partner of the Year – North’ awardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tdsi-recognises-abca-uk-partner-year-north-award-co-12721-ga-co-1645-ga.23425.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tdsi-recognises-abca-uk-partner-year-north-award-co-12721-ga-co-1645-ga.23425.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced ABCA as its &lsquo;UK Partner of the Year &ndash; North&rsquo; in its annual Partner Awards. The Award was recently presented to ABCA&rsquo;s Managing Director, Philip Miller, by TDSi Channel Partner Manager, Neil Hughes after <a class="orangebold" href="/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2017.html">IFSEC International 2017</a> in London.</p> <p>Speaking after the award was presented, Philip commented, <em>&ldquo;I am delighted and proud to accept this award on behalf of the entire team at ABCA. We work very closely with TDSi to ensure our customers receive the best security solutions. We specify TDSi products because they offer outstanding quality of service and value for money, which helps us provide our clients with very attractive levels of ROI in a highly competitive market. We very much look forward to continuing and growing our highly successful partnership.</em><em>&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>Technical...The Emergency Services Show 2017 to focus on public safety and incident managementhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-services-show-2017-focus-public-safety-incident-management.23424.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-services-show-2017-focus-public-safety-incident-management.23424.htmlEvents NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>This year&rsquo;s Emergency Services Show returns to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham from 20 to 21 September with a strong focus on learning from past incidents and collaborating to protect the public and save lives. Attracting over 6,500 visitors and 400 exhibitors, The Emergency Services Show 2017 provides a unique opportunity to network and exchange ideas across the resilience, emergency planning and emergency services community, share best practice as well as to see and handle the latest technology and equipment.</p> <p>As recent terrorist incidents in the UK have demonstrated, collaboration is key to co-ordinating effective response and recovery. <em>&ldquo;We continue to face challenging and difficult times and these events continue to highlight importance of collaboration, partnership working and using digital tools to be able to respond quickly,</em><em>&rdquo;</em> says Luana Avagliano, Head of Resilience Direct, UK Cabinet Office who will be presenting a seminar on the...Cinegy exhibits latest improvements to video compression, automation, and playout solutions at IBC 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cinegy-exhibit-latest-improvements-video-compression-automation-playout-solutions-ibc-2017-co-15051-ga.23423.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cinegy-exhibit-latest-improvements-video-compression-automation-playout-solutions-ibc-2017-co-15051-ga.23423.htmlEvents NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout will showcase the new Cinegy TV Pack, the latest version of Cinegy Capture PRO, and an advanced Cinegy Multiviewer, the most flexible and efficient multiviewer the company has ever produced.</p> <p><strong>Cinegy TV Pack</strong></p> <p>Cinegy TV Pack is an all-in-one live production and playout package that provides, literally, everything needed to get a pixel-perfect TV channel on air at a very affordable price.</p> <p>Whether purchased outright or on a cost-effective annual subscription, Cinegy TV Pack does everything, and more, in a software-only environment. The pack includes Cinegy Air PRO plus Cinegy Type for real-time playout and multi-channel automation, including channel branding and CG; basic Cinegy Capture PRO for real-time ingest; Cinegy Multiviewer for multi-channel video monitoring; Cinegy Live for mixing and...VITEC to exhibit advanced video encoding and streaming solutions at IBC2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vitec-exhibit-advanced-video-encoding-streaming-solutions-ibc2017-co-15050-ga.23422.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vitec-exhibit-advanced-video-encoding-streaming-solutions-ibc2017-co-15050-ga.23422.htmlEvents NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>VITEC, a worldwide provider of advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, will showcase its new cutting-edge generation of the advanced, high-quality HEVC Gen2 codec for the MGW Ace 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encoder and MGW Ace decoder solution; the 4K HEVC MGW Vision encoder; the market-leading, broadcast-grade IPTV and digital signage platform, EZ TV; and the sophisticated PX Media Library media management solution, in booth 7.G23 at IBC2017, being held Sept. 15-19 at the RAI Amsterdam.</p> <p><strong>MGW Ace encoder and decoder</strong></p> <p>At IBC2017, VITEC will showcase its point-to-point HEVC streaming solution. The MGW Ace Encoder and Decoder is the industry's first entirely portable, hardware-based end-to-end 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encode/decode solution. Using VITEC's proprietary second-generation HEVC codec (Gen2), the powerful, yet compact, MGW Ace encoder provides an unmatched level of pristine video quality. In addition to offering unprecedented HEVC bandwidth...UNION introduces FastLatch, new range of latches and privacy bolts for residential usehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/union-introduces-fastlatch-latches-bolts-residential-co-3108-ga-co-1736-ga-npr.23421.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/union-introduces-fastlatch-latches-bolts-residential-co-3108-ga-co-1736-ga-npr.23421.htmlProduct NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, has launched the FastLatch, a new range of push fit tubular latches and privacy bolts. Designed with a stylish and modern appearance for interior doors, FastLatch is both aesthetically pleasing and easy to install due to its revolutionary round forend, reducing installation time and offering a professional finish.</p> <p>Available in a choice of three high quality finishes &ndash; polished chrome, polished brass and satin nickel, FastLatch is supplied with both round and square corner strike options, enabling a quick and simple installation or retrofit.</p> <p><strong>Tested for residential use</strong></p> <p>FastLatch has been tested to 800,000 closing cycles, to ensure it lasts for decades of residential use, reducing maintenance and replacement costs.</p> <p>Karen Hubbard, Mortice-Product Manager at ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, said <em>&ldquo;FastLatch...SALTO’s XS4 Mini access control solution secures Swarovski store in Sydneyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/salto-xs4-mini-access-control-solution-secures-swarovski-store-sydney-co-15049-ga-co-3322-ga.23420.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/salto-xs4-mini-access-control-solution-secures-swarovski-store-sydney-co-15049-ga-co-3322-ga.23420.htmlApplications NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Established in 1895, Swarovski is the leading global producer of cut crystal and is represented in more than 120 countries around the world. When it came to security, the Swarovski store in Sydney, Australia, selected Bells Locksmiths to install SALTO&rsquo;s XS4 Mini access control solution.</p> <p>Located in Pitt Street Mall, a pedestrianised section of Pitt Street in Sydney&rsquo;s central business district and one of Australia's busiest, most cosmopolitan shopping precincts, the newly opened store wanted to secure access to its back of house store room.</p> <p><strong>Comprehensive access control solution</strong></p> <p>As a business retailing exclusive, high-value merchandise, the company wanted a comprehensive access control solution that would protect its premises and property as well as contribute to reducing shrinkage. Given that over 35% of annual stock losses across the retail sector as a whole are caused by theft and fraud by staff, controlling access to ensure...Milestone implements integrated video surveillance solution for Thailand’s power producer, EGAThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/milestone-implements-integrated-video-surveillance-solution-thailand-egat-co-1151-ga.23419.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/milestone-implements-integrated-video-surveillance-solution-thailand-egat-co-1151-ga.23419.htmlApplications NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Milestone Systems, the leading provider for open platform IP video management software (VMS), announced the successful implementation of an integrated video surveillance solution for Thailand&rsquo;s largest state-owned power producer, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT).</p> <p>Thailand&rsquo;s leading state-owned power utility manages hydropower plants in classified and sensitive areas, relying heavily on video footage to monitor sites and enhance security. As a single plant sometimes requires more than 200 cameras, EGAT needed a scalable and cost-efficient video surveillance system. Being situated over an hour away from the city was also a challenge. Without a unified video surveillance system, monitoring and surveying the water level of 14 dams across the country proved challenging, with inappropriate response times leading to floods and potential loss of lives.</p> <p><strong>Selecting XProtect VMS</strong></p> <p>8 Bit Solution, a trusted provider of...Hikvision and Milestone team up to enhance security at Aalborg waterfront, Denmarkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-milestone-team-enhancing-security-aalborg-waterfront-denmark-co-3425-ga-co-1151-ga.23418.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-milestone-team-enhancing-security-aalborg-waterfront-denmark-co-3425-ga-co-1151-ga.23418.htmlApplications NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Hikvision and Milestone Systems are supporting a project to find an innovative solution for improving safety and security along the waterfront in Aalborg, Denmark. They teamed up with Aalborg Municipality, the North Jutland Emergency Services, Aalborg University&rsquo;s Faculty of Engineering and Science, and security company Actas AS to find a solution that utilises Hikvision thermal cameras.</p> <p>The system works with a combination of thermal cameras (which will be set up between Limfjordsbroen and Honn&oslash;rkajen during the trial period) and one controllable camera for use in active searches. Aalborg University is mapping risk areas and developing a ground-breaking program that can &ldquo;recognise&rdquo; accidents and raise an alarm.</p> <p><strong>Notifying emergency services</strong></p> <p>When someone exhibits dangerous behaviour along the waterfront, either on land or in the water, the emergency services will be notified. A camera on Limfjordsbroen will be...