Mass surveillance

Mitigating threats to Critical National Infrastructure from terrorism remains a high priority at International Security Week

As International Security Week (ISWeek), 30 November – 3 December 2020, draws closer, experienced names in the industry are preparing to join together to dissect recent incidents of terrorism and how to combat extremism while protecting national assets. International Security Week The International Security Week marks five years since the shocking series of coordinated terrorist attacks across Paris, France which tragically killed 130 people. Recent incidents in Nice, France and Vienna,...

3xLOGIC unveils VIGIL suite of video solutions in the EMEA region to aid organisations leverage ‘Big Data’ elements

3xLOGIC, the globally renowned provider of server and cloud-based technology, has announced the launch of its VIGIL suite of video solutions, across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. VIGIL suite of video solutions The ecosystem, comprising software and hardware components, such as cameras, recorders, thermal imagers, people counters, and accessories, is designed to provide a scalable security solution that’s tailored to every business need. Business executives have...

FLIR Systems highlights how thermal technologies improve facility security and workforce safety

Blind spots in surveillance coverage, incompatible video and access control systems, lack of adequate perimeter measures are some of the common issues that facility directors must address with their security teams. At the end of the day, facility executives need technology that accomplish more with less and that expand situational awareness, overall system functionality, and real-time response capabilities, while generating cost savings. By leveraging technology like thermal imaging, this is pos...

Security Industry Association releases policy principles to be followed in the use of facial recognition technology

The Security Industry Association (SIA), the globally renowned trade association representing security solutions providers, has released its new policy principles guiding the development and deployment of facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technology SIA believes all technology products, including facial recognition, must only be used for purposes that are lawful, ethical and non-discriminatory. “SIA recognises that some community leaders have expressed deeply-held views...

OnSolve announces the acquisition of situational awareness provider Stabilitas

OnSolve, the global provider of mass notification and critical communication solutions for enterprise, small business, and government organisations, announced the acquisition of Stabilitas, a situational awareness provider that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify adverse events, analyse the risks posed by those events, and provide stakeholders with actionable threat intelligence. Critical event information Stabilitas’ AI solution constantly ingests more tha...

Tamron Co., Ltd. announces launch of three Shutterless Compact Long-Wavelength Infrared Camera Modules

Tamron Co., Ltd., a globally renowned manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, has announced the market launch of Shutterless Compact LWIR (Long-Wave Infrared) Camera Modules that support simultaneous thermal imaging and temperature measurement. The modules are expected to be available on August 28, 2020. General LWIR camera modules need to update internal referential data by operating a mechanical shutter at regular intervals, in order to achieve precision in thermal measurement and st...