Port security

Hikvision’s Smart Dock Management solution helps maximise logistics performance

To meet rising consumer demands for parcel delivery, particularly for goods bought online, logistics companies need to manage their loading docks as effectively as possible. However, dock managers often lack the real-time information they need to make fast, accurate decisions. They may not be able to see, for example, which docks are available, which are in use, and which will soon be free. Without these vital insights, vehicles often wait unnecessarily, when they could be loading or unloading,...

Securitas trains future talent through Kick Start Scheme

“The scheme is designed to develop well-rounded, qualified, and capable individuals who bring real value to the organisations they work for,” explains Claire Palmer, Kick Start Co-ordinator, Securitas UK. Provide skills and experience “Companies can use it to create new six-month job placements for people aged 16-24 who are on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. The aim is to give them the skills and experience they need to find work after completing...

SMARTSHOOTER to exhibit SMASH 2000 Plus Fire Control System and SMASH Hopper LRCWS solution at the DEFEA exhibition

SMARTSHOOTER, a globally renowned designer, developer, and manufacturer of innovative fire control systems that significantly increase the accuracy and lethality of small arms, will present its SMASH 2000 Plus Fire Control System and SMASH Hopper Light Remote-Controlled Weapon Station (LRCWS) at the DEFEA exhibition in Athens, Greece.  Ideal for defence, HLS, maritime patrol, border control, strategic infrastructure protection, and counter-UAS missions, SMASH is a combat-proven Fire Contro...

Dedrone achieves CPNI Certification for counter-drone technology platform, DedroneTracker for the second consecutive year

Airspace security technology solutions provider, Dedrone has been awarded certification from the U.K. Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) for its counter-drone technology platform, DedroneTracker for the second time, following Dedrone’s successful certification in 2019.  DedroneTracker DedroneTracker detects, identifies, and locates drones by using multi-sensor capability combining radio frequency, radar, and optical sensors. The CPNI counter-drone standard e...

Secure access control is helping to shape the post-pandemic world

With the continued rolling back of COVID restrictions in the UK, there is a palpable sense of relief. A mixture of mass vaccinations, widespread testing, and track and tracing of the infection is helping to enable a healthy bounce back for businesses – with secure access control taking an important role in facilitating this. However, rather than just being a reaction to the wake of the pandemic, there is every sign that the economy, and consequently the security sector as well, are both r...

HENSOLDT’s airborne surveillance radar, PrecISR, offering superior precision and aircraft integration, passes QinetiQ’s acceptance test

Globally renowned sensor solutions specialist, HENSOLDT has successfully passed the Factory Acceptance Test of its new airborne multi-mission surveillance radar, PrecISR. In an online demonstration conducted, the PrecISR 1000 airborne multi-mission surveillance radar proved its capabilities to the customer, QinetiQ GmbH, an international provider of airborne special missions operations, based out of Möchengladbach, in Germany. PrecISR 1000 airborne multi-mission surveillance radar The ra...