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ASSA ABLOY to showcase integrated security and access control technology solutions at IFSEC 2018

Taking place from 19 – 21 June at ExCeL London, visitors to stand F320 in Hall S7 will discover the latest innovations to help ‘access smarter thinking’. Solutions from leading brands, including ASSA ABLOY Access Control, Abloy and Traka, will cover access control, identification technology, entrance automation and integrated security solutions. As Europe’s largest security exhibition celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, IFSEC International is ideally suited to ASS...

Hikvision launches new Turbo HD 5.0 security solutions comprising AcuSense DVRs and ColorVu cameras

To bring HD clarity to analogue surveillance systems, Hikvision launched its first-generation Turbo HD DVRs and cameras in 2013. Since then, subsequent generations of Turbo HD products have delivered a wealth of innovations, including ultra-low-light video recording and super-efficient bandwidth and storage usage – helping Hikvision customers to enhance their security and perimeter protection. Building on these revolutionary security advances, Hikvision has now announced the Turbo HD 5.0...

STANLEY Security unveils high-end Thermal Perimeter Detection solution

STANLEY Security, global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has broadened its alarm verification offerings with STANLEY’s Thermal Perimeter Detection, a solution that provides a reinforced layer of identification and verification protection against intrusion, theft and damage in outdoor spaces with the use of thermal sensors and intelligent analytics. With the mounting number of high-value assets being stored outdoors for multip...

BrainChip Studio to be integrated as a cognitive engine within Veritone aiWARE platform

BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (‘BrainChip’ or the ‘Company’), a developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning applications, announced that it has signed an agreement with Veritone, Inc. to integrate its AI-powered BrainChip Studio with the Veritone aiWARE platform. aiWARE is an operating system for AI that integrates an ecosystem of cognitive engines, which can be orchestrated together to uniquely reveal...

AimBrain introduces lip sync and audio in facial authentication module

AimBrain, the Biometric Identity as-a-Service platform, has raised the bar in user authentication by introducing optional audio and lip synchronisation into its facial authentication module to create AimFace//LipSync. Designed to prove liveliness and counter even the most sophisticated spoofing technologies, AimFace//LipSync provides AimBrain customers with stronger user authentication by combining facial recognition with a spoken challenge and lip movement analysis. Traditionally, defences aga...

Videotec integrates ULISSE COMPACT with DELUX technology for day/night video surveillance

Videotec is launching DELUX, the new imaging and encoding technology for outdoor surveillance that generates incredibly vivid and clear colour video images day or night. In particular, thanks to the camera’s increased light sensitivity, the DELUX technology can obtain bright images with well-defined colours in very low light conditions – even typical night-time conditions to 0.006 lux (0.0006 lux in black and white). The technology offers significant advantages for video surveillanc...

Round table discussions

How can smart camera features address concerns about privacy?

Ensuring privacy is often a concern for video surveillance systems, especially in situations where a system intended for “public” surveillance could somehow, perhaps inadvertently, view private areas or situations. The classic example is an apartment building whose windows are within the range of a video surveillance camera. How can you provide video surveillance without invading the privacy of the apartment dwellers? Integrators and end users often turn to technology for a solution....

How is the rise in terrorism impacting the physical security market?

Terrorism is in the headlines all over the world. After any such incident, many of us in the physical security market find ourselves asking: What could we have done to prevent it? Assessing risk and preventing catastrophes before the fact are part of our market’s DNA; and yet, too often the random nature of terrorist attacks and their targeting of public places leave us unsure of anything anyone could have done. How can we translate the benefits of our industry’s products into real-w...