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Genetec’s KiwiSecurity privacy protector module re-certified with GDPR by European Privacy Seal

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that the KiwiVision Privacy Protector from KiwiSecurity has been re-certified with the European Privacy Seal (EuroPriSe). The European Privacy Seal is awarded to IT-based products that are compatible with European data protection laws and excel in privacy protection. KiwiVision Privacy Protector is the unified real-time video anonymisation module in Genetec Security...

Dahua announces release of DSS Pro powerful central management system

Dahua Technology, a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, announces the release of DSS Pro - its Windows-based VMS (Video Management System) product. Utilising an advanced modular design, DSS Pro is a powerful central management system featuring high flexibility, advanced scalability, and superior reliability. DSS Pro is a Security VMS Software developed by Dahua using Client Server(C/S) architecture. It enables the flexible deployment of multiple modules to meet customer...

OnSSI showcases Ocularis 5 video management software at ISC East 2017

OnSSI showcases the latest enhancements to its Ocularis Video Management Software (VMS) at this year’s ISC East show, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Visitors to the company’s booth (#613) at ISC East can view a demo of the new Ocularis 5 to fully experience and appreciate all of its benefits and features. “We’re excited to demonstrate how the latest enhancements to Ocularis provide users with a powerful, yet easy-to-use VMS platform that accommodates the lates...

Genetec joins Microsoft CityNext and partners at Smart City Expo in Barcelona

Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will join four world-class technology partners at Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) this week, from the 14th-16th November, to showcase its latest community safety initiatives and security software solutions used in today’s modern city environments to help ‘Protect the Everyday’. Committed to increasing public safety and collaboration inside cities and commu...

Arteco video management solutions integrated with Hanwha Techwin Wisenet 5

Arteco, a global provider of event-driven intelligent video management solutions, announced that its Video Event Management and Video Intelligence Solutions are now compatible with the new Hanwha Techwin Wisenet 5 chipset. Arteco's intelligent solutions, including license plate recognition and other edge-based retail and security analytics, deliver advanced capabilities to Hanwha customers. Through the combination of these leading technologies, organidations can gain new levels of insight throu...

NVIDIA launches Metropolis Software Partner Programme for software partners to build new products

Opening up NVIDIA’s effort to put deep learning to work creating safer, smarter cities, the Metropolis Software Partner Programme, brings together a dozen software partners. The programme offers a curated list of applications that makes it easy for systems integrators and hardware vendors to build new products. Together, NVIDIA and its software partners seek to take advantage of the more than one billion video cameras that will live in our cities by the year 2020 to solve a dizzying arra...

Round Table Discussions

What is an open system? Is there a consensus in the marketplace of the definition of “open?”

Open systems are great at providing freedom for end user customers. But does the term “open system” mean the same thing throughout the industry? In the bad old days before the introduction and broad acceptance of open systems, security vendors produced proprietary systems that used only their own hardware and software. This locked in a customer to a specific vendor’s product line, and if another vendor offered a better product, the only way to get it was to switch to that vendo...

Expert views on PSIM, analogue HD, video analytics and more

Some Expert Panel Roundtable topics are more challenging than others. Occasionally a question will “stump” the panel – i.e., no one will choose to answer it. Other times, only one or two panellists will step forward to answer a question. One comment does not a “panel” make. Taken together, however, these varied comments offer their own range of insights into the evolving physical security market. Let’s look at some of these assorted Expert Panel comments over...

When do video systems yield information other than images?

A clear image is the desired end-result of video systems – or is it? In a growing number of applications, it’s not the image itself, but rather what information can be gained from the image, that is most important. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to comment on some of the ways information from video is valuable to end users. Specifically, we asked: In what applications does information derived from video images provide more value than the images themselves?