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Vanderbilt adds Facial Recognition Terminals with Temperature Detection to the access control portfolio

Vanderbilt, a provider of state-of-the-art security systems, announces the induction of Facial Recognition Terminals with Temperature Detection by ZKTeco into their access control portfolio. These products are touchless technology that enables skin temperature measurement and masked individual identification during facial and palm verification at access points. They interface with Vanderbilt’s ACTpro on-premise and ACT365 cloud-based access control solutions, and communicate with the syst...

Digital Guardian announces inaugural DG Data Trends Report which highlights the increased risk due to remote work

Digital Guardian announced that it has released a new research report, The DG Data Trends Report, which assesses the risk of sensitive data loss during the COVID-19 crisis. The research is based on aggregated and anonymised data from nearly 200 customers of Digital Guardian’s Managed Security Program around the globe. It represents a wide range of organisation sizes and industries, including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, and business services. As they continue to work fro...

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...

VIVOTEK launches crowd control solution to comply with social distancing regulations during COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing has become a standard public health intervention around the world. It is proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the spread of illness during an outbreak. Retail sectors have adopted several practices such as limiting the number of in-store customers, in-store social distancing markers, investing in protective equipment, and increasing upper-limits on contactless payments. At the same time, an increasing number of retail, healthcare,...

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...

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...

Gunnebo announces the launch of infection control H-Sense gates to stop COVID-19 at the door

COVID-19 can be stopped right at the entrance to office buildings, schools, hospitals, factories and in public transportation using the hi-tech infection control products launched by Gunnebo, the Swedish global provider of smart access control solutions. The new family of access control solutions supports the smooth return to a safe working environment by providing automated infection prevention through contactless processes, maximised social distancing, and enforcement of body temperature and...

Union Community unveils multimodal iris recognition biometric system, UBio-X Iris with rising demand in COVID-19 period

Union Community Co. Ltd. has newly developed its iris recognition terminals (UBio-X Iris) that can recognise IRIS at a distance of 50cm. Sales are expected to increase this year with the launch of contactless new products such as face recognition devices. Amid the on-going COVID-19 crisis, the demand for the non-contact biometric method is growing popular and biometric recognition solutions firm, Union Community has announced to launch an iris recognition system on the 12th of May, 2020. UBio-...

Dahua hosted a webinar on the role of thermal cameras in preventing COVID-19 spread with Omdia

Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, hosted a webinar on May 6th, 2020 with Omdia. The webinar is themed on how can thermal cameras help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Omdia is the new global technology research powerhouse, established in 2019 with the combination of the Informa Tech’s research brands (Ovum, Heavy Reading, and Tractica) and the acquired IHS Markit technology research portfolio. Collaborating with Dahua Technology, the comprehensive w...

TDSi launches Track and Trace module for EXgarde software to detect people infected with COVID-19

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is proud to announce the launch of the new free Track and Trace module for its powerful EXgarde security management software. Track and Trace is designed to help organisations investigate and map the movement of people potentially infected with COVID-19 (or any other dangerous pathogen), so those who have come into potential contact can isolate or seek medical testing/assistance. Fighting the spread of COVID-19 Access control systems are very well placed...

ELATEC highlights important usage of RFID systems for user authentication at healthcare facilities

The healthcare IT ecosystem has become increasingly complex over the last decade. Connected medical devices, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), quality measurement systems and other innovations have transformed the way patient care is delivered, how outcomes are measured and monitored, and how patients connect with healthcare providers. But with greater connection and complexity come greater risk and responsibility. Hospitals and other healthcare organisations have to comply with strict rules un...