Public security

National Security Inspectorate announces NCP 119 for the ‘Provision of Labour in the Security and Events Sectors’

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s premier specialist Certification Body within the security and fire safety sectors, announces the introduction of a new Code of Practice (NCP 119) for the ‘Provision of Labour in the Security and Events Sectors’, effective 1st April 2020. NSI is now accepting applications from labour provision and guarding services providers. The new Code of Practice has been developed to enable companies providing labour to security companies...

Axis expects body-worn camera system to expand the technology use cases

Axis Communications has introduced a body-worn camera solution, which the company says represents a natural extension of their corporate vision, business strategy and core competence. The new body-worn cameras and other elements of the system will provide Axis new opportunities to grow by tapping into existing and new customers. The fast-growing body-worn camera market is an attractive one, and Axis sees opportunities to extend the use of body-worn cameras beyond the current core market of poli...

NSI supports UK government’s categorisation of essential key workers at this time of crises

With recently introduced social distancing measures, Key Workers essential to the running of public and other services across the UK including the NHS and critical infrastructure, have been categorised by Government. The intent is to ensure health and safety for the public at large during the pandemic and efforts to control COVID-19. NSI’s view is clear: approved companies working in security and fire safety deliver every day essential services ranging from a wide variety of guarding serv...

AI-based solutions from viisights help recognise behavioural patterns among people to help curb Covid19 spread

Coronavirus (Covid19) pandemic has hit the world unprepared for its consequences on the healthcare system and economic life. As a result, the number one priority for countries and states is to flatten the infection curve and provide them with time. Essential policies adopted to achieve this are directed at changing and controlling human daily behaviour. AI-based solutions viisights has Artificial Intelligence-based solutions to help authorities enforce those policies, help prevent the virus sp...

Hikvision offers free online training courses in using thermal cameras for fever screening application

Hikvision UK & Ireland has announced offering security installers, integrators and end users the opportunity to undertake free online training on its fever screening thermal products and solutions. Hikvision thermal cameras Hikvision’s newly developed thermal cameras can be configured to aid high level screening by detecting elevated skin-surface temperatures, and are suitable for use in rapid preliminary fever screening in office buildings, factories, railway stations, airports and...

Alertus adds a new feature ThreatWatcher to its Recipient Mobile App to track the movements of COVID-19

Alertus Technologies LLC, a provider of mass notification and critical communication solutions, announces it is releasing a new feature to its Alertus Recipient Mobile App, ‘ThreatWatcher™ Mobile,’ that will allow users to track their recent movement against those users who reported having COVID-19. The ‘Pandemic Alerts’ feature of ThreatWatcher™ Mobile will be free and accessible to the public in response to the increasing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pand...