Campus security systems

Ava Security further strengthens its open cloud platform by merging sensor and video data for greater facility insights and intelligence

Ava Security has launched the ability to use third-party sensors with Ava Aware Cloud, the open data platform for building and facilities intelligence. By merging video security with sensor technology, organisations can unlock the enhanced situational awareness of security along with facility management, staff well-being, and productivity.  Open Ava Aware data platform Siloed unconnected systems are a big challenge for organisations seeking greater insights and better building security....

The New DICE adds Calipsa’s false alarm filtering solution to Matrix Interactive

The New DICE Corporation announces Calipsa’s false alarm filtering solution is integrated with Matrix Interactive. While the two companies both offer video analytics, the integration provides central stations and integrators that are already using Calipsa’s solution with the option to add advanced interactive and video services from Matrix Interactive. It will also allow DICE users to benefit from Calipsa’s pioneering AI technology. An open and generic platform With an open...

How important will body-worn cameras be moving forward?

The death of Michael Brown at the hands of police in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014, highlighted to the public, the importance of body-worn cameras. There was no bodycam footage of the Ferguson tragedy. Arguably, it would have shed additional light on the shooting. Since then, body cameras have become a tangible legacy of Ferguson, Missouri. Bodycam footage is seen as providing greater accountability and ensuring an impartial record that can support, or debunk, any claims of police miscondu...

Optilan opens new state-of-the-art UK headquarters

Optilan, a communications and security systems integrator announces that it has secured two new facilities in Warwickshire in the UK. The Company has leased a new manufacturing and storage facility and a separate UK-based office headquarters (HQ). These new facilities represent several key investments Optilan is currently making to support its future growth aspirations including the recently rolled out Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP). Innovation and commitment Warwickshire is recogn...

IDS launches all-in-one embedded vision platform with new tools and functions

At IDS, image processing with artificial intelligence does not just mean that AI runs directly on cameras and users also have enormous design options through vision apps. Rather, with the IDS NXT ocean embedded vision platform, customers receive all the necessary, coordinated tools and workflows to realise their own AI vision applications without prior knowledge and to run them directly on the IDS NXT industrial cameras. Now follows the next free software update for the AI package. In addition...

HID Global hails the renewed promise of mobile access

It’s been almost exactly a decade since HID Global launched the world's first university pilot of smartphones carrying secure mobile IDs. A lot has changed in the following 10 years. Today’s technology has matured, advanced, and proliferated across a variety of high-value use cases. To catch up on the latest developments in mobile access, we contacted Luc Merredew, Product Marketing Director, Physical Access Control, at HID Global.   Q: What has changed since the first pilo...