from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/malawi.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Umbo Computer Vision partners with PSA Security Networkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/umbo-computer-vision-partners-psa-security-network-co-3292-ga-co-13947-ga.23413.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/umbo-computer-vision-partners-psa-security-network-co-3292-ga-co-13947-ga.23413.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>PSA customers will now receive direct access to Umbo CV&rsquo;s award-winning security solutions. Umbo CV provides the most advanced artificial intelligence platform available to the security industry, at a reduced cost. With cloud hosted solutions and A.I.-as-a-service, Umbo CV makes it easier to cement stronger customer ties and build sustainable recurring monthly revenue.</p> <p><strong>Umbo CV</strong></p> <p>Umbo CV brings machine learning to the forefront, boasting 98% accuracy. Customers love it&rsquo;s quick-to-learn, easy-to-use app and desktop portal, and low-cost of entry. From intrusion detection projects in the cannabis industry, to accurate and real-time human counting at major shopping centres, to prison violence detection, Umbo CV has made great strides in advancing the security industry&rsquo;s capabilities. The company has been the recipient of numerous accolades and honours at <a class="orangebold" href="/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2017.html">ISC...Johnson Controls announces American Dynamics victor VMS now integrates with Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection Systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/johnson-controls-american-dynamics-victor-guardian-indoor-active-shooter-detection-system-co-2900-ga-co-12742-ga-npr.23412.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/johnson-controls-american-dynamics-victor-guardian-indoor-active-shooter-detection-system-co-2900-ga-co-12742-ga-npr.23412.htmlProduct NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Johnson Controls announces that its American Dynamics victor Video Management Software now integrates with the Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System from Shooter Detection Systems, providing users with an automated solution to react in real-time to shots fired in a facility. By reducing the margin of human error, the solution helps to eliminate costly false alerts while enhancing the overall security of any school, business, or public venue building.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;We are excited to offer this integrated solution to our customers who are investing in technology to address the active shooter threat,&rdquo;</em> said Christian Connors, chief executive officer of Shooter Detection Systems. <em>&ldquo;By combining our indoor gunshot detection system with a robust video management system like victor, customers gain immediate, automated insights the second a shot is fired, providing exceptional situational awareness when every second counts.&rdquo;</em></p>...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...NEC face recognition enhances security at 23rd Summer Deaflympics, Turkeyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nec-face-recognition-enhances-security-23rd-summer-deaflympics-turkey-co-14059-ga-co-14372-ga-co-15046-ga.23408.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nec-face-recognition-enhances-security-23rd-summer-deaflympics-turkey-co-14059-ga-co-14372-ga-co-15046-ga.23408.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>NEC Corporation and NEC Telecommunication and Information Technology, Ltd. announces that the Turkish Ministry of Youth and Sports, organiser of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, selected NEC's leading face recognition technology to ensure the security and quality of experience for this year's Deaflympic participants.</p> <p>This is the first time that face recognition technology has been used as a key security measure for the Summer Deaflympics. NEC's face recognition technology is being implemented among kiosks and security access control systems, enabling rapid identification, and ensuring that participants and audiences enjoy a safe and secure experience.</p> <p>Samsun, a scenic province in the north of Turkey, will host the 2017 Summer Deaflympics from 18-30 July, featuring more than 5,000 participants from 109 countries across 21 categories.</p> <p><strong>Enabling a safer and secure environment</strong></p> <p>The secure access control solution was...HID Global mobile access and advanced smart card deployed at Cervantes High School, Guadalajara, Mexicohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hid-global-mobile-access-advanced-smart-card-deployed-cervantes-high-school-guadalajara-mexico-co-15044-ga-co-823-ga.23405.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hid-global-mobile-access-advanced-smart-card-deployed-cervantes-high-school-guadalajara-mexico-co-15044-ga-co-823-ga.23405.htmlApplications NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, announces that its mobile access and advanced smart card offering were selected by Cervantes High School in Guadalajara, Mexico to help create a safer learning environment. The solution protects the Cervantes educational community from threats posed by unauthorised visitors while turning the high school into a technology showcase where students, faculty and staff carry campus IDs on their mobile phones to securely access multiple entrance points on campus.</p> <p><strong>HID mobile access</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Being able to present campus IDs using their mobile phones has been particularly attractive to students because of its convenience and novelty,&rdquo;</em> said Marist Brother Alejandro Gonz&aacute;lez Gonz&aacute;lez, Principal at Cervantes High School, Guadalajara. <em>&ldquo;The system has not created any bottlenecks at school entrances, and the administrative process has proven to be very...SSAIB certifies MRP Alarms to latest ISO 9001 quality management systems standardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ssaib-certifies-mrp-alarms-latest-iso-9001-standard-co-1591-ga.23407.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ssaib-certifies-mrp-alarms-latest-iso-9001-standard-co-1591-ga.23407.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>SSAIB, the UK and Ireland&rsquo;s security, fire, and telecare certification body, has certified its registered firm, MRP Alarms, to the latest ISO 9001 quality management systems standard. Importantly, while Harrogate-based MRP Alarms was already audited to the previous (2008) version of ISO 9001 for the installation of wired and wireless intruder alarm systems, it sought benchmark certification to this updated ISO 9001: 2015 standard as part of the company&rsquo;s commitment to the highest level of quality assurance for its residential and commercial customers.</p> <p><strong>UKAS ISO 9001:2015 accreditation</strong></p> <p>MRP Alarms&rsquo; achievement follows SSAIB&rsquo;s own recent UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation to ISO 9001:2015, enabling SSAIB to audit companies to the revised standard. ISO 9001 helps organisations demonstrate to their customers that they can offer products and services of consistently good quality. It also acts as a tool to...WAMA appoints AVAS Integrated Systems as distributor in the USAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wama-appoints-avas-integrated-systems-distributor-usa-co-7460-ga-co-14660-ga.23406.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wama-appoints-avas-integrated-systems-distributor-usa-co-7460-ga-co-14660-ga.23406.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>WAMA Technology Ltd. is a CCTV technology company incorporated by a group of Hong Kong entrepreneurs. The company focuses on developing professional and cost-effective video surveillance solutions for the mass market&rsquo;s needs. WAMA management team has 20 years of concrete experiences in the CCTV industry and with a team of well experienced R&amp;D professionals, WAMA always delivers solutions using state-of-the-art technologies much quicker than other participants in the marketplace.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>AVAS Integrated Systems </strong></p> <p>AVAS Integrated Systems LLC, is a focused low voltage equipment distribution company located just west of Atlanta, GA. The company offers CCTV and related products to regional and national distributors, as well as to approximately 500 licensed dealers in USA. AVAS was founded in 2002 as a field services company installing and servicing commercial burglar alarm, CCTV, custom home automation and systems. In 2015, AVAS...Siklu signs distribution agreement with Norbain to expand presence in UK and Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-signs-distribution-agreement-norbain-co-1233-ga-co-11876-ga.23404.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-signs-distribution-agreement-norbain-co-1233-ga-co-11876-ga.23404.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Siklu Inc., the provider of millimetre-wave wireless solutions, announces that it has signed a distribution agreement with Norbain, an arrangement that will greatly expand its reach to security integrators and installers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.</p> <p>As part of the agreement, Norbain will carry and distribute Siklu&rsquo;s millimetre wave wireless radios for the security market. Norbain is considered one of the largest distributors of CCTV, IP, access control and intrusion detection solutions, primarily focused in the UK and Ireland. The company offers customers training courses, roadshow events and a digital catalogue of products.</p> <p><strong>Distribution of mmWave EtherHaul</strong></p> <p>Products offered through Norbain include Siklu&rsquo;s mmWave EtherHaul line of products, which are considered the leading enterprise wireless solution for connecting video surveillance cameras and streaming the data to a central command centre, especially when UK Fibre is...Hikvision and EZVIZ employees raise money for Jaques Children's Cancer Center in Long Beach, Californiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-ezviz-employees-raise-money-jaques-childrens-cancer-center-long-beach-california-co-15043-ga-co-12558-ga.23403.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-ezviz-employees-raise-money-jaques-childrens-cancer-center-long-beach-california-co-15043-ga-co-12558-ga.23403.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Employees of Hikvision USA Inc., the North American provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, and its consumer-focused subsidiary, EZVIZ Inc., proudly sponsored a child in the 32nd annual Torch Run, an annual fundraiser for the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center (JJCCC) in Long Beach, California.</p> <p>The Hikvision/EZVIZ team raised money for the JJCCC, which enabled the company to sponsor a Torch Run participant. All funds will go directly to support JJCCC&rsquo;s work to treat and support children diagnosed with cancer and their families.</p> <p><strong>Torch Run participant</strong></p> <p>Each Torch Run participant &ldquo;holds a torch as they run, walk, are carried, or are wheeled the 400 yards until passing the torch to the next waiting patient,&rdquo; according to the JJCCC. Hikvision and EZVIZ employees received recognition for their sponsorship at the event, which took place on June 11. JJCCC announced that this year&rsquo;s event...Camden Door Controls retains JClemente & Associates to service Southern California territoryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/camden-door-controls-retains-jclemente-associates-service-southern-california-territory-co-2646-ga.23402.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/camden-door-controls-retains-jclemente-associates-service-southern-california-territory-co-2646-ga.23402.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Camden Door Controls, a provider of door activation and locking devices, is pleased to announce it has retained manufacturers' rep firm JClemente &amp; Associates to service the Southern California territory. Jaime Clemente will serve as the sales rep and provide service and Camden product support to dealers and distributors.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Camden Door Controls looks forward to partnering with JClemente &amp; Associates to enhance our presence in the Southern California region,"</em> notes David Price, Marketing Manager, Camden Door Controls. <em>"Providing unsurpassed customer service is a top priority at Camden and it begins with responsive and knowledgeable sales representatives. Complementing Camden's dedicated internal sales staff, our outside sales force is comprised of some of the top manufacturers' representative (MR) firms in the security industry."</em></p>Lean Six Sigma tactics lead to increased airport efficiency and reduced flyer wait timeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/lean-sigma-tactics-increased-airport-efficiency-co-15014-ga.23401.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/lean-sigma-tactics-increased-airport-efficiency-co-15014-ga.23401.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>For many frequent flyers, the relationship between flyers and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been at times, turbulent. For the better part of the last two decades, going through airport security has been met with groans over long wait times as flyers are encouraged to get to the airport earlier and earlier. </strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">TSA Lean Six Sigma tactics reduce wait time</span></p> <p>However, the tide may be turning a bit, as recent reports have shown a decline in TSA&rsquo;s wait times, which can be attributed to the agency deploying Lean Six Sigma tactics for increased efficiency. Lean Six Sigma tactics are techniques that rely on collaborative team efforts to improve processes. Safety is the top priority, but, through lean tactics, TSA can speed things up while keeping everyone safe.</p> <p>In <a class="orangebold"...Pelco Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor cameras now integrate with industry’s leading VMS solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/pelco-optera-panoramic-multi-sensor-cameras-integrate-leading-vms-solutions-co-10023-ga-co-2566-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2784-ga-co-1286-ga-co-9744-ga-co-1753-ga-co-3335-ga-npr.23400.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/pelco-optera-panoramic-multi-sensor-cameras-integrate-leading-vms-solutions-co-10023-ga-co-2566-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2784-ga-co-1286-ga-co-9744-ga-co-1753-ga-co-3335-ga-npr.23400.htmlProduct NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Pelco by Schneider Electric, the provider of surveillance and security products and technologies, announces that its Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras are integrated with over 20 of the industry&rsquo;s leading Video Management System (VMS) solutions.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Panoramic cameras&rsquo; ability to increase situational awareness, lower TCO and increase security makes them an increasingly popular imaging solution with users and integrators alike. Pelco Optera panoramic cameras now integrate with the industry&rsquo;s leading VMS suppliers to ensure seamless integration for mainstream applications,&rdquo;</em> said Kevin Saldanha, Director of Product Management, Pelco by Schneider Electric. <em>&ldquo;These integrations allow the full power of Optera cameras to be seamlessly harnessed and easily managed for any application.&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>VMS integrations</strong></p> <p>Pelco Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras are integrated with the following leading...Body worn cameras: Overcoming the challenges of live video streaminghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/body-worn-cameras-overcoming-challenges-live-video-co-7121-ga.23399.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/body-worn-cameras-overcoming-challenges-live-video-co-7121-ga.23399.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Can you imagine what it would be like if you could only look at your CCTV cameras eight hours after an incident, when your security team finish their shift? That is what 99% of current body cameras offer. Most body cameras can only record video, which limits them to settling arguments after the fact &ndash; who said what first in an altercation with the police? What sparked an incident with the door security team at a nightclub?</strong></p> <p>This leads to a curious asymmetry of video and immediacy between members of the public and body camera users such as police officers. Whilst they are dealing with an incident, dutifully recording their work, everyone around them is streaming live video and audio direct to services such as Facebook and Periscope.</p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Challenges of streaming live video</span></p> <p>So why don&rsquo;t most body cameras stream? Mostly because it is very challenging to move video reliably over cellular which may seem...Panasonic’s Face Matching technology ranked highly by US NISThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-face-matching-technology-ranked-highly-us-nist-co-6080-ga-co-1277-ga.23398.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-face-matching-technology-ranked-highly-us-nist-co-6080-ga-co-1277-ga.23398.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Panasonic&rsquo;s Face Matching technology has ranking highly in benchmark testing by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, for the second year running.</p> <p>In co-operation with IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity), NIST tested a forthcoming version of Panasonic&rsquo;s facial recognition technology, which is currently being developed at the company&rsquo;s Innovation Centre. The benchmark test consists of eight challenges addressing verification, identification, detection, clustering, and processing of crowded images.</p> <p><strong>Top of the benchmark</strong></p> <p>The benchmarking is carried out with a pool of 67,000 face images, 700 face videos, and 10,000 non-face images, involving the comparison of miss and hit rates highlighted by each respective algorithm. The Panasonic algorithm came out top of the benchmark for cumulative match characteristic - the fraction of hits above a certain threshold of accuracy.</p> <p>The test is...Hikvisions security solutions enhances security at Centre Petite Échelle, Montrealhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvisions-security-solutions-enhances-security-centre-petite-echelle-montreal-co-14702-ga-co-12558-ga-co-15041-ga.23397.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvisions-security-solutions-enhances-security-centre-petite-echelle-montreal-co-14702-ga-co-12558-ga-co-15041-ga.23397.htmlApplications NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Hikvision Canada Inc., the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products, is working with Montreal-based integrator Intelgest to provide security cameras for the Centre Petite &Eacute;chelle in Montreal, an organisation that supports young people with special needs. The centre serves children age 12 and under who have one or more diagnoses such as autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and cerebral palsy.</p> <p><strong>Centre Petite &Eacute;chelle</strong></p> <p>Hikvision cameras will provide added security for the centre&rsquo;s new, larger facility. <em>&ldquo;It must be understood that the more space we have, the greater our need for surveillance cameras,&rdquo; </em>said Isabelle Julien, general director for the centre. <em>&ldquo;Without the cameras, it would be impossible for me to see the safety and the progress of our young people,&rdquo;</em> she added.</p> <p>The centre is open seven days a week and all services provided...Kwikset launches new Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit for keyless entry and home automationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/kwikset-launches-wave-smart-lock-conversion-kit-keyless-entry-home-automation-co-10900-ga-co-13132-ga-npr.23396.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/kwikset-launches-wave-smart-lock-conversion-kit-keyless-entry-home-automation-co-10900-ga-co-13132-ga-npr.23396.htmlProduct NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands Inc., the provider of residential security, announces Kwikset Convert, the company&rsquo;s new Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit. The kit will turn mechanical locks &ndash; even non-Kwikset locks &ndash; into smart, electronic locks, bringing the convenience of keyless entry and home automation to new consumer audiences.</p> <p><strong>Kwikset Convert</strong></p> <p>The Conversion Kit replaces the interior half of an existing lock without changing the exterior. Consequently, Kwikset Convert will appeal to design-focused homeowners who want the convenience of keyless entry and home automation that a smart lock brings while maintaining the style of the front door. Kwikset Convert can also be used for non-main entry doors where remote control/notification is desired.</p> <p>Featuring a traditional style that complements the d&eacute;cor of most homes, Kwikset Convert also helps bring home automation to consumers who have held off on buying smart...ASIS International calls for volunteers to serve on active assailant standard technical committeehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-calls-volunteers-serve-active-assailant-standard-technical-committee-co-177-ga-co-9281-ga.23395.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-calls-volunteers-serve-active-assailant-standard-technical-committee-co-177-ga-co-9281-ga.23395.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for the new ANSI/ASIS Active Assailant Standard. This new standard will supplement the organisation&rsquo;s existing ANSI/ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention (WPVI) Standard published in 2011. Security professionals, legal experts, human resource practitioners, law enforcement personnel, threat/violence assessment/risk managers, and other qualified and related stakeholders are invited to participate.</p> <p><strong>Incident prevention and preparation</strong></p> <p>The standard will address incident prevention and preparation&mdash;to include security design considerations and protocols&mdash;as well as response strategies, and post-incident recovery best practices specific to active assailant events. While the original WPVI standard focused on prevention and intervention, the supplement focuses on issues and considerations...360 Vision Technology collaborates with Super Recognisers International for Predator ruggedised PTZ camerahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-collaborates-super-recognisers-international-predator-reggedised-ptz-camera-co-6084-ga.23394.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-collaborates-super-recognisers-international-predator-reggedised-ptz-camera-co-6084-ga.23394.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>360 Vision Technology, the CCTV design and manufacturing company, announces the partnership with Super Recognisers International (SRI), world leaders in CCTV investigation. Acting in an advisory role, SRI will be liaising with 360 Vision on future performance innovations for the company&rsquo;s high-performance Predator ruggedised PTZ camera.</p> <p><strong>Super Recognisers International</strong></p> <p>Headed up by Kenny Long, SRI combines a specialist team of experienced investigators and super recognisers. Super recognisers represent 1-2% of the population with the capability to remember 80% of facial detail they have seen, versus just 20% of detail for people with ordinary recognition ability. Originally serving in the Metropolitan Police, Kenny was quickly identified as one of the country&rsquo;s most talented super recognisers, and tasked with helping to identify and bring to justice some of the UK&rsquo;s most notorious criminals.</p> <p>Commenting on the new advisory...Digital Barriers launches SmartVis live facial recognition for body-worn camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digital-barriers-launches-smartvis-live-facial-recognition-body-worn-cameras-co-7121-ga-npr.23393.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digital-barriers-launches-smartvis-live-facial-recognition-body-worn-cameras-co-7121-ga-npr.23393.htmlProduct NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Digital Barriers plc has announced SmartVis Identifier, the world's first live facial recognition system for body worn law enforcement cameras. The integration of the company&rsquo;s world-class EdgeVis and SmartVis technologies provides defence, security, and law enforcement agencies with real-time facial recognition against multiple watch lists and databases.</p> <p><strong>SmartVis facial recognition technology</strong></p> <p>The SmartVis facial recognition technology is already available for standard smartphones and has now been adapted to run live on the company&rsquo;s body worn cameras designed for frontline law enforcement. Combined with EdgeVis &ndash; the world's most effective mobile live streaming solution, already in use with flagship agencies around the world &ndash; it makes streaming from body worn devices both operationally and financially viable.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;SmartVis facial recognition has been designed to do the job that traditional facial recognition...J&S Franklin DefenCell joins Maccaferri MacSafe hostile vehicle incursion prevention systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/franklin-defencell-joins-maccaferri-macsafe-hostile-vehicle-incursion-prevention-system-npr.23391.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/franklin-defencell-joins-maccaferri-macsafe-hostile-vehicle-incursion-prevention-system-npr.23391.htmlProduct NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>MacSafe is a new hostile vehicle incursion prevention system, developed in response to a need to upgrade security in public places. It is designed to integrate public safety discretely into the landscaping of highly trafficked areas such as airports, schools, hospitals, and tourist attractions; providing high performance with low visual impact.</p> <p><strong>MacSafe system</strong></p> <p>The MacSafe system consists of a minimum two high tensile steel cables, anchored at each end with a patented energy dissipation system. The cables are supported on tubular steel posts which are secured to ground foundations.</p> <p>The force of the vehicle impact is distributed through the cables and posts and absorbed within the patented energy dissipaters. The energy is absorbed through compressive deformation and not by friction. This ensures better and more reliable performance throughout the long-life of the barrier. The system is crash test rated and accredited by the UIAU (University...