Crime prevention

Messe Frankfurt announces ex-MI6 Chief, Sir Alex Younger to headline Intersec 2022 international security event in Dubai, UAE

Intersec, the globally renowned emergency services, security, and safety event, has announced that ex-MI6 Chief, Sir Alex Younger is one of the first announced international headliners, speaking for the first time in the UAE, as a guest speaker. Ex-MI6 Chief, Sir Alex Younger Alex Younger joined the United Kingdom’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), also known as MI6, in 1991 and served as a Diplomat and Undercover Operative. He was appointed Chief or ‘C’ of MI6 in 2014 and...

Vismo to use what3words location technology to help organisations protect their employees

Vismo announces the rollout of what3words location technology on its global location monitoring and safety platform, to help organisations respond to incidents more effectively - and keep their employees as safe as possible. Vismo provides a proven, since 2012, resilient location monitoring and safety service to businesses, public sector organisations and NGOs, ensuring their travelling or remote employees can be located and protected while at work. It does this via the Vismo App, which is...

RaySecur appoints former Boston Police Commissioner, Ed Davis to the company’s Advisory Board

RaySecur, a security imaging technology company with the world’s first DHS Safety Act-designated millimetre wave (mmWave) desktop scanner, for mail and package threat detection, announced that former Boston Police Commissioner, Ed Davis has joined the company’s Advisory Board. Ed Davis will leverage his decades of law enforcement experience, in order to help RaySecur accelerate adoption of its flagship MailSecur mail and package threat detection solutions. MailSecur scanners MailS...

inter airport Europe 2021's 'Runway to recovery' concludes successfully in Munich

The 23rd edition of inter airport Europe, the International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design & Services, ended at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany after four show days. A total of 10,000 attendees from the global airport industry met this week to network, discover the latest trends and developments, and source innovative equipment and systems, of which 5,100 were trade visitors. Visitors have come from 79 countries to visit inter airport Europe this year; the most...

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...

Cities are smarter and safer with video analytics delivered through Synectics’ BriefCam integration

Professionals in charge of delivering smart and safe city programs can now accelerate the review of camera footage, more rapidly identify risks to public safety and infrastructure, and easily derive valuable operational intelligence from video content. This is due to a new bi-directional analytics-driven integration between BriefCam and Synectics’ Synergy command and control platform. Decreased footage review time In addition to allowing control room teams to apply sophisticated video a...