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Portico strengthens team with the appointment of Jose Saez as the new Project Manager

Jose Saez has been appointed as Portico Safe’s new Project Manager to spearhead the company, Portico’s latest security offering. He joined the specialist provider of high quality, tailored guest services’ this summer, in order to lead Portico Safe, Portico’s security offering that is designed to complement existing front-of-house services, or become the singular point of welcome. Portico Safe Portico Safe facilitates guest arrival and departure journeys, with a soft, ye...

Messe Frankfurt and ACE Exhibition announce new dates for Intersec Saudi Arabia 2022 security event

New dates for the 4th edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia have been confirmed, with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s largest trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, now scheduled to take place from September 13 to September 15, 2022, at the Riyadh Exhibition Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Intersec Saudi Arabia 2022 The annual three-day event is organised by Saudi-based Al-Harithy Company for Exhibitions (ACE Exhibitions) Group, under licence from UAE-headquartered Messe Frankfur...

Veracity announces the appointment of Ashley Wyton as the Group Sales Director

Veracity has recruited Ashley Wyton as Group Sales Director, who joins the company’s management team with a focus on strengthening the organisation’s relationships with security system integrators and installers, along with managing and expanding the worldwide distribution network, outside of North America. Global security sector expert Welcoming Ashley Wyton to Veracity, Alastair McLeod, Veracity’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said “Ashley brings over 18...

Security Industry Association’s SIA GovSummit 2021 event returns on Sept 21 for part 3 hybrid conference

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda, speaker line-up and programme for Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference. SIA GovSummit 2021 is being held as a three-part conference, the first and second of which took place on April 28 and June 9, 2021, and the third part is scheduled for Sept 21, 2021.   SIA GovSummit Part 3 Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with pr...

Alcatraz AI announces that the company has achieved ONVIF certification

Alcatraz AI, a globally renowned company in physical security technologies, has announced that it has achieved ONVIF certification. ONVIF is a non-profit organisation with the mission to provide and promote standardised interfaces for effective interoperability of IP-based physical security products. ONVIF standards Alcatraz AI is applying these standards to its facial authentication solution, The Rock, which combines advanced AI and 3D sensing technologies, which provide facilities with enter...

Veridium partners with NIST to develop and test contactless fingerprint technologies for identity verification

In March 2021, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released Special Publication 500-334, which provides guidance on implementing the technology that allows the use of contactless fingerprints, acquired via the camera in mobile devices (e.g., an Android or iOS mobile phone), to be stored, transmitted, and matched against legacy fingerprint databases, operated by law enforcement and border protection services. Special Publication 500-334 Together with NIST and other in...

Viking Electronics unveil PSA-TB-IP adapter to convert an analogue paging speaker into an IP speaker with talk-back capabilities

Viking Electronics’ new PSA-TB-IP analogue to IP speaker adapter enables the re-use of analogue speakers, while adding talk-back capabilities. “We think the new Viking model PSA-TB-IP is an easy cost-effective way to convert analogue paging speakers into two-way IP talk-back speakers,” said Greg Yocom, Engineering Manager, Viking Electronics. PSA-TB-IP adapter The PSA-TB-IP adapter is equipped with a microphone, to enable talk-back paging and silent monitoring of the area. I...

Quantum Corporation announces definitive agreement to acquire hyper-converged software firm, EnCloudEn

Quantum Corporation (Quantum) announced a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of EnCloudEn, an early stage hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) Software Company. This agreement follows Quantum’s recent acquisition of the surveillance business assets of Pivot3, an early pioneer of hyper-converged infrastructure for video surveillance workloads. EnCloudEn acquisition The EnCloudEn acquisition will enable Quantum to expand the addressable market for the company’s video surveill...

Anviz Global announces the roll out of a new server for its CrossChex Cloud solution in the European Union

Anviz Global has announced the roll out of a new server for CrossChex Cloud in Europe, which fulfills the requirement of GDPR. Users can avail of the free trial with a faster connection and enhanced data security. CrossChex Cloud CrossChex Cloud is a cloud-based time and attendance management system, without any software, needed. It is a super-quick setup and easy-to-use system, which is dedicated to saving money for businesses, through employee time management, reducing administrative costs o...

Anviz Global announces the products to be discontinued and their replacement models

Anviz Global is dedicated to providing the highest quality solutions to customers. Their commitment to quality includes proactive management of the Anviz Global’s product lifecycle, in order to ensure a streamlined portfolio that helps users easily select the right solution for each application. Operational efficiency This process also provides operational efficiencies for Anviz Global and their partners, helping them to deliver on their commitment, to improve the way enterprises do busi...

Camden Door Controls release new ‘SER’ surface boxes with extension rings for SureWave and Kinetic switches

Camden Door Controls, an industry-renowned provider of innovative, high quality door activation and locking products, has introduced new ‘SER’ surface boxes and extension rings that provide a complete solution for new construction. Simple and robust solution In addition, the devices provide a simple and robust solution, when replacing round wired and manual push plate switches, with either Camden’s wired or wireless SureWave no-touch switches, or Kinetic no-battery wireless s...

Valsoft Corporation announces the acquisition of Bold Communications, as part of expansion plan in the United Kingdom

The owners of Innovative Business Software A/S (Innovative), Montreal-based Valsoft Corporation (Valsoft Corp.) have acquired UK-based security firm, Bold Communications, in a move to drive expansion of its presence in the United Kingdom. The acquisition will strengthen Innovative’s product offering, with the inclusion of Bold Communications’ CCTV alarm event handling and lone worker protection services. Innovative Business Software A/S is a global provider of security technology in...