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Are integrators and end users overwhelmed by too many choices?

Finding the exact right technology to solve an end user’s problem is challenging, but the rewards are great when an integrator gets it right. A wide range of available product types, price levels and added features increases the likelihood of identifying a technology to solve any problem. But with so many technology and product choices in the marketplace, identifying that one solution can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. We wondered whether a vast range of product choices is alwa...

ASSA ABLOY to feature integrated security and access control solutions for education sector at IFSEC 2018

ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, has unveiled the latest integrated security and access control technologies that it will be showcasing for education environments at IFSEC 2018. Held at ExCeL London on the 19 – 21 June, visitors to stand F320 in Hall S7 at IFSEC 2018 will discover the latest innovations to help ‘access smarter thinking’ for the education sector. Aperio access control technology Key innovations from the organisation’s leading...

Suprema to demonstrate GDPR-ready biometric access control solutions at IFSEC 2018

Suprema, a global provider of biometrics and security solutions, announced that the company will showcase GDPR-ready access control solution at IFSEC 2018 next month in London. As an EU's leading provider of biometric access control solution, Suprema has anticipated the regulation by providing key technical features to comply with GDPR. At the show, Suprema will provide full demonstration of its GDPR-ready solution to help systems integrators and customers understand trusted best practices to k...

CNL Software showcases updates to IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution at IFSEC 2018

CNL Software, a pioneer in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, announces that it will be showcasing the latest enhancements to its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution as an ecosystem partner on the Milestone stand C340 at IFSEC International 2018. CNL Software will demonstrate how its PSIM technology helps law enforcement, government agencies and the military, owners and operators of public and private critical infrastructure, large corporations and school districts, colleges a...

Senstar Symphony VMS supports GDPR compliance to meet data privacy regulations

With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) now in effect, Senstar is pleased to confirm its Symphony video management software (VMS) provides a set of privacy-related features that support organisations with GDPR compliance while maintaining situational awareness and operator efficiency.  General Data Protection Regulations The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) apply to all European Union members as well as all foreign companies that process EU res...

High-speed visitor screening systems will improve soft target security

Several recent terrorist and mass violence attacks have been directed at soft targets, or relatively unprotected locations where people gather such as outside a music venue or in the unscreened passenger areas at airports. Attacks in public areas have led to the development of new security technologies aimed at protecting soft targets. One company addressing the challenges is Evolv Technology and its Edge automated high-speed personnel screening solution. The system integrates walkthrough fire...

Round table discussions

Are integrators and end users overwhelmed by too many choices?

Finding the exact right technology to solve an end user’s problem is challenging, but the rewards are great when an integrator gets it right. A wide range of available product types, price levels and added features increases the likelihood of identifying a technology to solve any problem. But with so many technology and product choices in the marketplace, identifying that one solution can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. We wondered whether a vast range of product choices is alwa...

What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

Body-worn cameras are becoming more common every day, driven both by needs of the marketplace and technology developments. However, questions remain about the usefulness of the devices, and their future role in promoting safety and security. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

What is the impact of standards on security systems and technologies?

Industry standards make it possible for systems and technologies to connect and work together. Standards enable today’s integrated systems. But does adherence to standards stifle innovation? Does the necessity to interface using an industry-wide standard slow down the implementation of newer (and possibly not standards-compliant) capabilities? Or do standards eliminate extraneous variables, empower more integration and encourage greater innovation? We asked this week’s Expert Panel R...