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Genetec announces Transit Portfolio platform to unify security and operations for transit organisations

Transit agencies have traditionally relied on multiple single-purpose proprietary systems that don't interconnect. To help security, IT, operations and vehicle maintenance staff work together,  Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced a portfolio of solutions designed to help transit organisations unify their security and operations from a single intuitive interface. The Genete...

Businesses realise data is critical and physical security for servers is more important than ever

Businesses, large and small, create data which needs protecting, whether in an onsite server room or co-located at a data centre. When a business imagines a corporate data breach, they’re probably picturing black-hat hackers pursued by cybercrime investigators. The reality is often more mundane. Only around a half of breaches involve hacking, according to one recent report. Gaps in the physical security, the business’ data and servers are equally important targets. Perhaps the compa...

Allied Universal’s HELIAUS artificial intelligence platform helps to keep facilities secure during COVID-19

Allied Universal®, a security and facility services company in North America, announces that their advanced artificial intelligence platform, HELIAUS®, is helping to keep facilities secure during the COVID-19 pandemic. HELIAUS® is an advanced artificial intelligence platform designed to improve safety and reduce risk by enhancing on-site guarding services. To support Allied Universal's customers' return to workplace initiatives, the company has enhanced the HELIAUS® technology p...

Hikvision’s Flow Control and Mask Detection Solutions help facilitate social distancing as businesses restart operations

Health organisations around the world have created the common awareness that maintaining a safe distance between people is one of the best practices to avoid being exposed to COVID-19 and in slowing its spread. Effective social distancing As various countries and regions push to reopen businesses and relax stay-at-home orders, social distancing remains an ongoing requirement. More than that, crowd density information is also considered a significant reference in managing the ‘social dist...

Videx identifies increased demand for IP-based access control systems during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all industries in different ways. For healthcare and medical organisations, operational management approaches have changed right across the sector and not just on the clinical front. Videx, a manufacturer and supplier of access control and door entry systems, has seen a sharp rise in demand for IP based intercom systems. The contagiousness of the coronavirus coupled with the high volume of patients admitted to hospital with the disease has increased the need t...

Automatic Systems introduces temperature monitoring integrated solutions in response to COVID-19

Automatic Systems, an industry renowned manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle entrance control access systems, is pleased to bring to market its Temperature Monitoring Integrated Solutions. This new introduction comes in proactive response to the COVID-19 pandemic and offers the safeguarding capabilities that fighting the virus demand. These newly developed monitoring solutions, developed for the Automatic Systems pedestrian products, detect if an individual seeking access is wearing a face ma...

Salient Systems emphasizes on how surveillance solutions ensure cannabis compliance

The legalised marijuana industry is the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. If the trend towards legalisation spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry. According to data by Ameri Research Inc., the global legal cannabis market was valued at US$ 14.3 billion in 2016 and is forecast to grow US$ 63.5 billion by 2024. The rising demand of marijuana for recreational use and medical use is a key factor driving the growth. Highly regulated cannabis marke...

Salient Systems focus on three ways in which a VMS can help facilitate hospital security

A healthcare facility or hospital is unlike any other organisation. It’s generally open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is expensive equipment in many areas, patient records and confidentiality that needs constant protection, in addition to parking facilities and door access control needs and medicines that need to be kept secure. Hospital and healthcare security Hospital and healthcare settings use video surveillance in many ways, as the security needs of these in...

HID Global unveils emergency badging solution to secure access control credentials amid global health crisis

Organisations globally are facing an urgent need to rapidly onboard hundreds of key employees, such as medical staff, nursing staff and other staff members, on a daily basis across multiple facilities and sites. HID Global, a worldwide renowned provider of trusted identity and identity management solutions, has introduced an emergency badging solution to help manage the secure issuance and administration of staff badges and access control credentials for employees as they navigate the current g...

Salient Systems highlights what cannabis operators need to know with widespread legalisation and medical use of cannabis

The cannabis market is one of the fastest-growing markets. By the end of 2025, Grand View Research estimates that the global legal cannabis market will grow to US$ 66.3 billion. Its increasing legalisation and use in the medical field, as well as recreational applications, are some reasons driving its growth. Cannabis market However, there are stringent rules and regulations regarding the products’ cultivation and sale. According to Adherence Compliance, a Denver-based company that speci...

Motorola Solutions improves video security and analytics portfolio to enhance staff safety in COVID-19 times

Motorola Solutions, announces a number of additions to its video security and analytics portfolio. These security solutions are designed to support organisations as they explore options for moving staff safely back into their offices or facilities. The offerings focus on the key elements of safety and security around COVID-19, including prevention, protection and response. “Enterprise organisations are exploring the best way to return back to the workplace, where ensuring the safety and s...

InfectProtect unveils SteriSecure, an access security device which locks the door on viruses

InfectProtect unveils a pioneering new access security product to help reduce infection within the workplace, allowing businesses to reopen safely in these uncertain times. SteriSecure SteriSecure is a bio-security device which integrates into a buildings current access control system to ensure 100% of people who gain access have clean, sanitised hands. It works as a relay device that sits in-between the access control panel and the entry method (door, turnstile, etc.), only passing on the un...