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VRgineers collaborates with NVIDIA for optimising performance of its VR headset

VRgineers is unlocking a new level of high visual performance and realism in virtual reality with NVIDIA. Combining high-resolution, true-to-life VR imaging with next-generation, high-performance graphics opens possibilities never seen before in enterprise VR. For the first time, with the use of the new NVIDIA Quadro GV100 GPU, even complex 3D scenes, high-poly models and high-resolution textures perform smoothly at full refresh rates in VRgineers’ high-resolution VR headset, using its pot...

Oncam adds recessed camera models to Evolution-05, Evolution-12 product portfolio

The new recessed cameras safeguard people and assets without compromising aesthetics Oncam, a provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced the addition of a recessed camera model to both its Evolution-05 and Evolution-12 camera lines. A benefit to any interior design and a necessity for applications where aesthetics are critical, the new recessed cameras further diversify the company’s offerings.Superior design and easy to installB...

Biometric security: Growth and challenges in fingerprint technology and new devices

Biometrics is most useful as an additional level of authentication — determining that you are who you say you are Over the years, the growth of biometric security technology has faced challenges of cost and pushback from users. Prices have been higher than more traditional technologies. In addition, users did not advocate storage of their personal biometric data by employers or the government. “I believe this is changing,” says Rueben Orr, CPP, vice preside...

Convergence of IT networks and physical security

Kevin Brownell, principal physical security consultant at PTS Consulting Group, considers convergence of IT networks and physical security. He argues that current best practice shows that they no longer need to be separate disciplines and reassures installers that their diversity has been exaggerated. Brownell describes experiences of working with IT managers who no longer see networked CCTV and access control as ‘black arts’ and are buying into the idea of IP security as an integr...

Avigilon Control Center software integrates with S2 Security’s NetBox security management system

Avigilon, a leader in high-definition and megapixel video surveillance solutions, recently announced that its high-definition video surveillance software solution, Avigilon Control Center, integrates with S2 Security’s S2 NetBox, a 100 percent browser-delivered security management system that offers integrated access control, alarm and temperature monitoring. The integration of the S2 NetBox and Avigilon’s high-definition surveillance solutions provides end-users, from small, single...